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2016-17 District Calendar

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2016-17 HMS School Calendar

Grade 7 Course Selection

Grade 8 Course Selection

Grade 9 Course Selection

Current Information

Information for Grade 7 Families:

Dear Families of our future Hatzic Middle Crusaders,

We would like to welcome all of our future Grade 7 students to Hatzic Middle School in September.  This year we are having a Welcome to Hatzic first week of school and are requesting that grade 7 students not bring school supplies for the first two days of school.  On Wednesday, September 8th, the students will be assigned a locker and will be able to place their supplies away. While we are not sending out a specific school supply, the students will need to bring the usual school supplies. Teachers will be sending out course syllabus’ to the students and, if there is anything specifically needed for the class, the item(s) will be listed.

One tool that our current families have found very helpful is the Hatzic Middle School app for smart phones.  This app outlines the class schedule, notifications and updates from the school as well as quick access to the website, school contacts and news.  Please see our website for information on downloading this app.

Wishing everyone a wonderful summer,

Shirley Gibson

Principal, Hatzic Middle School  

 

Report cards will be available Thursday, June 30. If someone other than the legal guardian is to pick it up (grandparent, the student, etc.), please call the office staff to let us know.

Nova Allaire and Sam White and with their mural.  The girls designed and painted the mural for the courtyard, featuring the word welcome in English and Halq'eméylem. 

HATZIC MIDDLE AWARDS NIGHT

Last night, June 13th, many of our students were recognized for their excellence in academics and athletic programs at HMS. There were over 600 guests in attendance! A special thank you to Mr. Vos and his team for organizing such an amazing event that recognized students who work resiliently!

COPS FOR CANCER

Hatzic Middle raised a whopping $2,400 for the Cops for Cancer program this Spring! Great job Hatzic - way to show care and compassion for your community!

Trinity Western Omada Team Building Field Trip

What an amazing field trip for Hatzic student’s grades 8-9.  Leaders from all areas of the school (Weight room Club, Yearbook, Environmental Club, Leadership, Peer Tutors, and Peer Mediators) were invited to participate on the High Ropes Course and the Omada Team Building workshop at Trinity Western University.  This activity helped to foster trust, teamwork and communications amongst the participants.  What a great day sponsored by our Fund it Forward Program.

 

Mrs.  Chezzi and Ms.  Mar

 

ARTS

Congratulations to Lea Tauriainen!  Her planner cover design was selected to appear on the Hatzic Middle School 2016 – 2107 planner!

Congratulations to visual art students who recently won awards at the Mission Art Gallery Exhibition “Young Voices”

Taranjot Duggal, Best of Show

Elizabeth Pedersen, Sculpture category

Madison Smith, Photography category

Ashley Smith, Honourable Mention

 

Hatzic Middle School Growth Plan

 

Importance Notices from the Ministry of Education

Parent Notice - New Curriculum Information 2016.17

Changes to Provincial Assessment Chart - 2016.17 Curriculum

QAs- 2016.17 Curriculum

 

NOTICE TO ALL PARENTS: Please do not pick up or drop off your children at the back of the school due to bus and safety concerns. Thank you

Please note that student term awards (Honour Roll and Effort Roll) will not be distributed during the school year any longer. There will be an Awards Night celebration near the end of the school year announcing excellence awards in all subjects, and hard work. Invitations will be sent home with students within the next few weeks.

 

Congratulations to Nikki Baban, Tanner Geringer, and Gracie Dougan on being the HMS recipients of the District of Mission Community Service's Student Leadership Awards! These students work hard and dedicate their time to the community! A huge thank you and congratulations to these students!

Nikki Baban, Tanner Geringer, and Gracie Dougan

 

Parking 2016-17 

PARKING NOTICE:

Please take note of the parking pass only area.  We have noticed an increase in traffic to the flag pole area.  This area is for families with assigned parking passes.  We appreciate your support in reducing the traffic congestion to increase student safety while dropping off and picking up at the school.  Thank you.

As shared at the PAC meeting, only vehicles with parking permits are permitted to stop and wait at the roundabout (front office).

We are excited to announce that this year at Hatzic Middle we are offering an agenda app for the school community!

The app is available for iOS, Android, and RIM. Go on to the appropriate app store and search 'Hatzic Middle School' to find the app and download at no cost. Please find the instructions here.

Please find the rotation schedule for the 2016.17 year here.

 

Grade 9 Review Letter - Fraser Valley Health


About us

Hatzic Middle is a comprehensive high school located in rural Mission, approximately 4 km east of the City of Mission, British Columbia, Canada. Overlooking the Fraser River with the Westminster Abby in the background, Hatzic Middle is situated in a beautiful location. Our 650 plus students come from both city and rural areas, bringing with them diverse educational interests and challenges. Our academic year is from September to June with students in Middle School (Grades 7 - 9).

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General Information

Attendance

Parents - Please remember to call the office at 604.826.3651, within 48 hours, if your child will be absent, or if your child has an appointment. Any student that does not have a parent's permission to be excused will be marked away with an unexcused absence. Also, please take note that we DO NOT accept email or text messages, a parent must call in.

New Registrations

When registering, please bring a copy of the student's last report card, a birth certificate and a document containing your address (proof of residency)with you.

Bussing

In order to ride a district school bus all new and returning riders must register. School District policy applies to all applications and can be viewed here on our website.

Students that qualify to use district transportation services but who have not registered by June 30th will not be guaranteed a seat on a bus. Any registrations received after the June 30th deadline will incur a 20% surcharge fee.

Flooding, Snow or Inclement Weather Information

Parents/guardians are advised to listen to one of the following radio stations for updates on weather conditions, with winter weather approaching:

Decisions about school schedules and bus route changes are almost always made in the early morning before school. This allows for the most current weather information to factor into the decision. This information is communicated immediately, generally before 6:30 a.m., using the methods above. Click on the snowman to get redirected to the latest news:

Inclement Weather

Cell Phone, i-pods and other electronic devices

Students may use these devices before school, after school and during the lunch hour. Devices may not be permitted in the classroom without teacher permission.

 

Contact Us:

Hatzic Middle School
34800 Dewdney Trunk Rd
Mission, BC V2V 5V6
Tel: 604.826.3651
Fax: 604.820.9209
email: Office

Shirley Gibson
Principal
email: Shirley Gibson

Wayne Chow
Vice-Principal
email: Wayne Chow

Kulvinder Dhaliwal

Administrative Assistant

email: Kulvinder Dhaliwal

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Year at a Glance

September 18 - Non-Instructional Day - School not in session

September 28 - School Pictures

October 12 - Thanksgiving - School not in session

October 22 - School Picture Retakes

October 23 - Professional Day - School not in session

November 11 - Remembrance Day - School not in session

November 13 - 11:58am Dismissal (Half-day assessment)

November 27 - Non-Instructional Day - School not in session

December 21 - January 1 - WINTER BREAK

February 8 - Family Day - School not in session

February 19 - Professional Development Day - School not in session

February 22 - Professional Development Day - School not in session

March 14 - 28 - Spring Break

April 15 - 11:58am Dismissal (Half-day assessment)

April 28 - Parent-Teacher Conferences (3:20pm-5pm/6pm-8:30pm)

April 29 - Non-Instructional Day - School not in session

May 2 - Professional Development Day - School not in session

May 18 - Family of Schools Dinner @  4pm

May 20 - Non-Instructional Day - School not in session

May 23 - Victoria Day - Students not in session

June 21 - Final Day of Regular Classes

June 30 - Report Card Pick up at 830 am