Sunday, August 10, 2014

Welcome Back, Panthers!

Quote of the Week: "Don't let anyone steal your dream. It's your dream, not theirs." - Dan Zadra

What an amazing way to kick off our school year! HilFest was better than ever, with over 1300 in attendance! We are looking forward to a great school year, where we can work together to make our dreams reality!

 If you are new to Hilsman, this blog serves as one of the main communication tools from school to home. Each week between Friday and Sunday, I will update the Panther Pointers blog with the latest news and information concerning Hilsman. Did you know that you can receive the Panther Pointers automatically each week by subscribing to the blog?  All you need to do is enter your email in the "Follow by email" field at the top right corner of the blog page.  You will receive a confirmation email, and once you have confirmed, you are set! Our goal is to have all our families subscribed.  This is your one stop information spot for all things related to Hilsman! See below for more information on ways to stay connected to Hilsman.

More Ways to Connect

Here are several other ways to stay connected to Hilsman.

Follow us on Twitter!

Hilsman Middle has a Twitter account.  This is one more way you can stay connected to Hilsman, keep up to date on all Hilsman news, and receive links to information related to your child's education.  Follow us on twitter @HilsmanPanthers.


Hilsman has a Facebook page that is updated regularly. Go to the Hilsman Middle School Facebook page and Like Us! You can also join the Hilsman Middle PTO Facebook page. It is a great forum for parents to get information and ask questions.

Team Websites

You can also visit the team website for the teaching team to which your child belongs. From there, you can access individual teacher webpages, resources, and Hilsman news. 


Remind 101 is now Remind. Remind is a great way to receive important updates on Hilsman happenings. To sign up to receive reminders and news flashes click on the link for the appropriate grade below for three easy choices to sign up:

6th grade - Class of 2021

7th grade - Class of 2020

8th grade - Class of 2019

School Council

This year we have two openings on our School Council. We will be posting information this week about the elections. Please consider getting involved at Hilsman by running for one of these positions.

Picture Day

Picture Day is Friday, August 22, 2014. Stay tuned for more info coming soon!


Our announcements are now a daily Google Presentation, which can be viewed by clicking here. In these announcements there is information regarding sports tryouts, club meetings, etc. 

Upcoming Events - Mark Your Calendars!

August 22         School Pictures (Students may be out of uniform)

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