• The Week in Review at HMS: Notes from Dr. Cockley

    Week of January 8, 2024
     
    Happy New Year!

     

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    In 7th grade science, students are starting their Lego derby car builds and trialing how they function before the big race!

     

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    6th grade math students work together in our beautiful team learning area, solving multi-step problems to find the area of composite shapes.

     

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    Collaborative project in 8th grade language arts! Students research how to conduct a journalistic interview, in preparation for a presentation to their peers. 

     

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    Students in 6th grade Science are investigating elements of physical and chemical properties by conducting hands-on experiments.

     

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    7th grade LA students participate in a readers' workshop!

     

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    Thank you, Mrs. Wilkerson, for meeting with our teachers in small groups today, continuing our conversations about sense of belonging, dignity, and meaningful relationships! We are so fortunate to work with this amazing group of educators, in support of all of our students!  

    AND…we love seeing all that Browns gear!!!

     

    Important Notes:

    HMS Announcements - Please feel free to visit this site daily for up-to-date announcements for our students and school!

     

    Quarter 2 Report Cards and Information:

    • Quarter 2 report cards will be available by Friday, January 12, at 4:00pm in HAC. Each quarter, the report card is available electronically by clicking on the Grades icon in HAC
    • A paper copy of the report card is sent home only for the first and last quarter of the school year.

    • At Hudson Middle School, we calculate and publish Honor Rolls for Semester 1 and Semester 2.

     

    1/18/24 "What You Do Don't Know, and Why You Should" for Parents/Guardians

    • Hudson Community First and The Hudson Police Department are proud to sponsor “What You Don’t Know, And Why You Should”.

    • Thursday, January 18, 7:00 pm in the Hudson Middle School Auditorium

    • This presentation will inform and educate Hudson parents and other adults on how to help children navigate the ever-changing world around them including poor choices, social media, peer pressure, common substances used by young people in Hudson and legal consequences.

    • We hope to see you there!

     

    1/19/24 CCP Parent Meeting at Hudson High School

    • Announcement from Hudson High School: Monday, January 29, 2024 - CCP (College Credit Plus)* Information Presentation, at 7:00pm in the High School Auditorium. If a current 6th-12th grade student is interested in taking CCP classes in Summer 2024, Fall 2024, or Spring 2024, parents and students must attend this presentation. 
    • *Note from our HMS Guidance Department: Keep in mind, these are not "college prep" courses at Hudson High School. This is for the student who needs academics at the college level and meets the qualifications necessary to do so. 

     

    1/22/24 8th to 9th Grade Parent/Student Night at Hudson High School

    • Announcement from the High School: Dear 8th Grade Parents/Guardians, We hope that you are able to join us on Monday, January 22, 2024, at 7:30 pm in the High School Auditorium for the 8th to 9th Grade Parent Presentation. Students are also welcome.


    1/26/24 HMS Student Assembly: Be Kind and Smart Online 

    • As a reminder from my email to families: on Friday, January 26, 2024, during student grade-level assemblies, Hudson Middle School will welcome a representative from the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office who will present to our students: “Be Kind and Smart Online.” The focus of this presentation is on internet safety education topics such as how to avoid cyberbullying, online predators, and sending/receiving inappropriate photos and content. The content has been tailored to each grade level, through collaboration with our school counselors and administrators.
    • If you’d prefer that your child not attend the student assembly, please contact Kim Cockley, HMS Principal, via email at cockleyk@hudson.k12.oh.us by Monday, January 22, and an alternate location will be arranged.

     

    HMS Staff Shout Outs: 

    • Has an HMS staff member made a difference for your child? We love to show appreciation for our amazing staff at HMS! Here’s an opportunity to share more personally if a staff member has made a difference, no matter how big or small. I will be sure to recognize their efforts individually and quietly. HMS Staff Shout Out Google Form