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Hickory Middle School


You are now in Hawk Country!

1997 Hawk Blvd   Chesapeake, VA 23322   Phone: 757.421.0468   Fax: 757.421.0475  Email: hmshawks@cpschools.com     Principal: Dr. Debbie Hutchens
Office Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm    Monday-Friday    School Hours: 8:50am-3:28pm     Grade Structure: 6th, 7th, 8th    Mascot: Hawks

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How we "SOAR the Hawk Way" at HMS

Our Vision

Our vision is to create stimulating learning experiences for children that excite and motivate them to develop into driven knowledge-seekers for life. Our entire educational family vows to commit itself to the differentiated needs of all children so that collaboration compels success aimed at the advancement of every child’s academic, social, and emotional well-being.


Our Mission

Our mission at Hickory Middle School is to develop professional learning communities with a strong, child-centered focus that inspire commitment and collaboration in order to promote educational and digital literacy in a technologically fluent society.

 

Our Motto
Expanding Minds
Achieving Excellence

 

HMS Writing Pledge

I will:

  • Capitalize the first letter of every sentence.

  • Capitalize the pronoun "I".

  • Capitalize the first letter of proper nouns.

  • Use appropriate end punctuation.

  • Indent each paragraph.

  • Write complete sentences.

  • Write without using "text" language (Ex.: idk, u, cuz, etc.).

 I pledge to SOAR into writing!

Meet Our Guidance Counselors

Meet Our Guidance Counselors!

Guidance Director-Stacey Vinson
6th Grade Counselor-Rene Green
7th Grade Counselor- Sarah Roberson 
8th Counselor- Cindi Dashiell
Student Services Coordinator- Claudia Leuhrs

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Enrollment      Course Info    

Enrollment Steps to Enroll a New HMS Student

 

Welcome to HMS!  The following are the necessary steps to enroll your child:

 

1.       Email HMSHAWKS@cpschools.com to request an enrollment packet.  Put “ENROLLMENT PACKET” in the subject line.

2.       Call 757-421-0468 to make an appointment with our Guidance Department for enrollment.

3.       When you receive the enrollment packet, print all pages and fill them out completely. 

4.       Page 8, THE AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION, is needed by the school as soon as possible.  This allows us to get the needed information from your child’s last school.  Fill out that form and email/scan to HMSHAWKS@cpschools.com or fax to 757-421-0475.

5.       Be sure to bring the following to your appointment with Guidance:        

a.       Completely filled out packet

b.      Proof of address.  At the school level, HMS can only accept a gas, water or electric bill that shows usage.

c.       Birth Certificate

d.      Last Report Card

e.      Shot Record with PROOF of TDAP

 

Please note that it may be required for your student to take the Orleans Hanna Assessment to determine math placement at the time of the appointment.  No preparation is required.

 

   
     

 

The Chesapeake Public School System is an equal educational opportunity school system. The School Board of the City of Chesapeake also adheres to the principles of equal opportunity in employment and, therefore, prohibits discrimination in terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, sex, national origin, color, religion, age, or disability.

 

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