Sunday, September 13, 2015

Week of September 14th

Quote of the Week: 

Monday is a B day.

21st Century Community Learning Centers

21st Century Enrichment Program begins tomorrow, 9/14!

Explore the aspects of theater, learn about robotics, explore the culinary arts, or learn about crime investigation (CSI) and more. Help personalize the program to fit your interest. It begins with an application. Please see Ms. Hayes for an application during lunch or pick up one in the main office. Let’s make this program one that benefits you and our entire community. Here's 2 min. video about the program:

6th and 8th Grader Share Freedom Fridays

This past week, Ms. Rucker's 6th grade and Ms. Micheletti's 8th grade classes came together to share freedom Friday!

Counseling News

Morning Mentors

Do you want to be a mentor, but you work 9-5? Come join us before work as a Morning Mentor.

What: Develop a relationship with your mentee during his or her school breakfast.

Where: Hilsman Middle School.

When: Between 7:00-8:15am. 3-4x’s/month.

For more information visit


Phone: #706.549.6800 x227

Please share this with your friends in the community!

Food 2 Kids Donations

Please help feed a child in need by donating to Food 2 Kids. During the month of September, we will be collecting donations of peanut butter. There will be a large bin located inside the front entrance of the school.

For more information visit

Upcoming Small Counseling Group

We are now taking referrals for a Skill-Building Group. This will be specifically for students having a difficult time transitioning this school year and those who could benefit from a small group regarding organization, study skills, time management, and coping skills. Please contact Ms. Moore, if you would like your child to participate in this small group.


SET Trash Hunger Campaign

Hilsman Middle School recycles to Trash Hunger! Money that is earned from recycling is donated to UNICEF & the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Items recycled for the Trash Hunger Campaign need to be separated from your regular recycling. 

Hilsman ships the following items to Terra Cycle and earns 2¢ per item: 
Capri Sun Drink Pouches 
Energy Bar Wrappers 
Health & Beauty Product Containers 
Solo Cups 

Hilsman recycles these items locally: 
Cellular Phones 
Digital Cameras 
Hand-held Games 
Ink Cartridges 
Laptop computers 

Help us Trash Hunger! Save these items and recycle them at Hilsman Middle School!

PTO News

PTO will have their first meeting of the year on September 16th at Hilsman. Meeting time is 6:00 p.m.

Our PAB representatives do wonderful job of keeping us informed. Here is a link to the unofficial meeting notes from the August meeting:  Click Here


Many sports are underway! 

Tuesday  9/15/15          Volleyball @ Coile    4:30

Thursday 9/17/15          Cross Country@ Malcolm Bridge  4:30

Cedar Shoals:
Monday 9-14-15         C-Team Football vs. Stephens Co. 5:30 ( Rescheduled from 9-10-15 )

Tuesday 9--15-15       Softball vs. Lanier ( DH ) 5:00/7:00
                                   JV- V Volleyball @ Apalachee 6:00/7:00

Wednesday 9-16-15   Softball @ Dacula ( DH ) 5:00/7:00

Thursday 9-17-15       Softball @ Gainesville 5:00
                                   Varsity Volleyball @Eastside 5:00/6:00
                                   9th Football @ Madison Co. 5:30

Friday 9-18-15           Varsity Football vs. Lanier 7:30

Saturday 9-19-15       Cross Country @ Apalachee 8:45

GO JAGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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. To watch our weekly Panther News show, click here.

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 2022

7th grade- Class of 2021

8th grade - Class of 2020


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CCSD App (It's Free!)

Upcoming Events - Mark Your Calendars!

September 14  21st Century Enrichment Program begins
September 16  PTO Meeting  6:00 p.m.
September 24  STEM Night 6-7:30 p.m.

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