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Incoming 6th Grade Information - 2013-2014
SCHOOL HOURS OF OPERATION
- Student Day - 7:45 am to 2:20 pm - Late Bell is 7:45
- Student Supervision begins at 7:30 am. Please do not drop your student off before then.
- Main Office - 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
- Teacher Day - 7:30 am to 2:30 pm
- Pick Up/Drop Off - front parking lot only
No parking or stopping on Memorial Drive
Memorial will hold an orientation night for new 6th grade students on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Students and parents will have an opportunity to meet their teachers and administrators and find out what the expectations are for sixth grade. Schedules will be distributed to all students on the night of orientation as well as the first day of school.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
The first day of school is scheduled for Tuesday,September 3, 2013. The Memorial School student day runs from 7:45 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Parents are asked not to drop off their students before 7:30 a.m. On the first day of school 6th grade students will meet in the cafeteria. Students will then move to homerooms at 7:40 and receive a copy of their schedule. On the first day of school 6th grade students follow a special schedule.
6th grade students will eat lunch as an entire grade at 10:28 a.m. Lunches presently cost $1.75/$2.00 and milk is 40 cents. Students may instead purchase a-la-carte items such as bagels, pizza, salads, various fruits and desserts. Breakfast can also be purchased for $1.25/$1:50. It is important that students recognize the need for choosing a healthy lunch.
If your child has money left in his/her account at the end of June, the money will be available the first day of school, September 4th. If the student’s account has a zero balance the parent will be responsible for providing lunch money for their child. Any money owed to the school lunch program should be mailed to: Hudson School Food Service, 20 Library Street, Hudson, NH 03051.
You can make online deposits, check your student’s account balance, and view account activity by logging onto www.mymealtime.com. If you do not already have an account, please contact the Food Service Department by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org to request online access. You will need to provide your student’s full name and school when requesting a “pass code” to access his/her account.
Every student in the Memorial School is issued an assignment book on the first day of school. This book not only contains daily pages for homework assignments, but school rules and other necessary information. Students, parents, and teachers can use the assignment books as an important tool of communication. Parents are asked to check assignment books on a regular basis.
The 6th Grade Guidance Counselor for your students will be Mrs. Karen O'Brien. The Guidance Department offers individual, small group, and classroom guidance services including study skills.
INCOMING PARENT AND STUDENT TOURS
Our counselors will be available Tuesday and Wednesday, August 20th and 21st, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The counselors will be giving tours of Hudson Memorial for interested parents and students also on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21st and 22nd. These group tours will start in the main lobby of the school at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. No appointment is necessary.
On the first day of school, students will be issued individual lockers as close to their homerooms as possible. Students can rent a lock for $9.00, with the money returned when the lock is given back at the end of the year. For building security reasons, locks must be rented from the school. Personal locks are not allowed. 6th grade students do not use book bags/back packs to carry their belongings to class.
SPORTS, CLUBS, ETC.
Sports and clubs are offered throughout the school year. Fall interscholastic sports are Boys and Girls Soccer, Girls Volleyball and Boys/Girls X-Country. .
All students trying out for fall interscholastic sports must have a physical form on file in the nurse's office prior to tryouts.
**ALL PAPERWORK IS DUE NO LATER THAN AUG 21ST**
Tryouts Schedule (Subject to Change)
- Boys Soccer Aug 27, 28, 29 (approximately 18 roster spaces)
- Girls Soccer Aug 27, 28, 29 (approximately 18 roster spaces)
- Girls Volleyball Aug 27,28,29 (approximately 10-14 roster spaces)
X-Country will begin by having a sign-up meeting on September 4th. X-Country participants must have their permission/physical forms turned into the Athletic Department by Wednesday August 28th. Students participating in X-Country will be able to take the late bus home on TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY ONLY!!!.
Intramurals are offered throughout the school year. A physical is not required to participate in intramurals, however a specific parent permission form is necessary. In 2013-2014 school year, HMS will offer the following intramural programs: Dodgeball/ Basketball hybrid in the Fall, and Volleyball in the spring
Clubs at Memorial are offered at various times of the year. Some examples of clubs that have been offered are Art Club, Drama Club, Ski Club, and Bowling Club.
Students must listen to daily announcements for the formation of sports teams and clubs. It is their responsibility to pick up needed forms and applications and to return them on the proper date. Announcements for sports and
The Memorial School PTO meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month in the Media Center at 7:00 p.m. The PTO is a very active organization that operates many fund-raising events, student, family, and school activities during the year. These meetings also give parents an opportunity to have input on school decisions and to voice concerns. The PTO and Volunteer Program work hand-in-hand with the Memorial School to make it a better place for our students.