• Students of the Month

    Congratulations to HMS April Students of the Month. Please click on the full story for more details.

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    Thursday, May 18th at 1:00pm, in the HMS gym.

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    Boundary requests for the 2017//2018 school year will be accepted until May 1, 2017. Forms can be obtained from the MSBSD website or from the front office at any school. All students not in our boundary that are interested in coming to Houston Middle School next year will need to fill out a form and turn it in for approval. If your student is on a current Boundary Exemption for HMS, you will need to fill another one out for the next year for approval. Please contact Mrs. Aldeman at 892-9505 with any questions. You can download the form by clicking the "Full Story" link to the right.

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    Click "View Full Story" for the link to access your student's Hawk Points account!

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         Questions? Comments? Please feel free to email us at HMS@matsuk12.us
        Attention Parents/Guardians!
        On Thursday, April 27th, at 6pm, Houston Middle School will be hosting an information session/open house for incoming 5th graders and their Parents/Guardians.  After a brief presentation, everyone that attends can visit the 6th grade hallway and meet with some of our current students and teachers.  We look forward to seeing you at HMS!
        Houston Middle School April News
        Please keep up to date with Houston Middle School by reading our Newsletter.     

        Select the link below to access Houston Middle School's Newsletter

        Congratulations to our April Students of the Month.
        "Students of the Month are recognized for outstanding performance in all areas. Students of the Month show positive leadership qualities, good citizenship, and are ambassadors for Houston Middle School. You are appreciated!"
        Please click the link below to see April students.
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        Benjamin Howard - Principal

        Phone: 907-892-9502

        Shelley Ax - Office Administrator
        Phone: 907-892-9501

        Orin P. Wear - Assistant Principal
        Phone: 907-892-9503

        Tanya Boehm - Safety Officer
        Phone: 907-892-9523

        Dana Overfelt - Counselor
        Phone: 907-892-9506

        Kathy Aldeman - Registrar
        Phone: 907-892-9505

        Physical Address
        12801 W. Hawk Lane
        Houston, AK 99694 
        Mailing Address
        PO Box 520920 
        Big Lake, AK 99652 

            Houston Middle School's Steps Toward Educational Progress & Partnership (STEPP)
        Please visit the following website: http://www.indistar.org/app/login.aspx
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        2016 -2017 School Report Cards to The Public

        Houston Middle School Parents,

        As a requirement of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, states and school districts must issue annual report cards to parents. The purpose of the report card is to provide parents with information about the district and their child’s school in terms of teacher qualifications, academic achievement, and school/district accountability. To access the report cards, please click  HMS School Report Card to The Public

        If you would like a written copy of our school’s report card, please contact: Benjamin Howard, Principal Houston Middle School.

        HMS Announcements

           Honor Roll Assembly Schedule
          Honor Roll and Attendance Assembly schedule will be as follows during the first
          15 minutes of class for the following grade levels:


          Quarter 1, November 8, 2016

          8:10am-8:25am 8th Grade

          9:10am-9:25am 7th Grade

          10:05am-10:20am 6th Grade



          Quarter 2, January 26, 2017

          8:10am-8:25am 6th Grade 

          9:10am-9:25am 8h Grade 

          10:05am-10:20am 7th Grade


          Quarter 3, April 12, 2017

          8:10am-8:25am 7th Grade 

          9:10am-9:25am 6th Grade 

          10:05am-10:20am 8th Grade

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        •  I-Parent 
          If you have not registered for i-Parent or have not used your account and forgot your information, please contact the CallCenter@matsuk12.us at 761-4357 for assistance with your account or to get set up with an account. 

          Having an I-Parent account will speed up the time it takes during the
          Registration process each year for your student.  It will also allow you access to your child's grades and attendance from the teachers grade book.  Open your account today!
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        • lunchParent Online Click Here
          Purchase school lunches or monitor your child's lunch activity anytime!
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        District News

        • arrow MSBSD START TIMES - 2016-2017
          School start/end times will remain the same for the 2016-2017 school year.
          Elementary schools time is 9:15 to 3:45.
          Middle/secondary schools time is 7:45 to 2:15.
          There are exceptions for northern schools:
          Willow start time is 8:20. Dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 1:40 on W.
          Talkeetna begins at 8:30. Dismissal at 3:05 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 2:05 on W.
          Trapper Creek begins at 8:30. Dismissal at 3:00.
          Su Valley Jr/Sr High School begins at 8:30. Dismissal is at 2:54.
          Glacier View School begins at 8:30. Dismissal is at 2:56.
          If your child attends a charter school, confirm the time with your school.
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        • arrow SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS
          Click here for 2016-2017 School Supply Lists
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          For information on School Registration visit MSBSD iEnroll
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        • arrow MSBSD GOES MOBILE!
          Click here for more information on the MSBSD mobile app, how to get started, and downloading the app. You may also download and read a mobile Fact Sheet or print it for easy reference.  Go mobile with the MSBSD! at www.matsuk12.us/mobile.
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          Interested in applying to Alaska Middle College? Download an Application Flowchart to see how.  You may also visit their website for more information.
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          Parents—Online Absence Reporting. Parents now have a method to report online student absences. A written note or telephone call is still acceptable, but online reporting is easy through iParent.
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        Upcoming Events at HMS

        MSBSD and HMS Alerts
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        HMS Monthly Newsletter
        For a complete list of Houston Middle School upcoming events, please follow our Monthly Newsletter.
        HMS Athletics
        Sign up for Arbiter Live and follow your favorite HMS teams. 
        2016 - 2017 Houston Middle School
        Family & School Compact
        A Family & School Compact for Success is an agreement that explains how parents/guardians, teachers, and students will work together to make sure he or she reaches or exceeds grade level requirements.  Please Click to View the 2016 - 2017 compact.

        Hawk Gear

        • Hawk Gear is finally here for the 2016-2017 school year!

          Prices are:

          Red & Black Hoodie $25

          Camo Hoodie $35

          T-Shirts Red & Black $20 

          Black Camo Red

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        HMS Community Use Calendar

        Use this Calendar to request facility use at Houston Middle School.

        Upcoming Events at MSBSD