• ERA - Bonnie Kidd

    Pictured: Bonnie Kidd and Superintendent Jordan

  • 5th grade Social Studies with Mrs. Partain

  • Art Mural

    Mrs. Collura's 8th grade Art students created a mural depicting the journey from Middle School to High School

  • Exploring 6th grade Science with Mrs. Wignall

  • Native American Research

    Ms Sander's 8th grade Social Studies

  • 7th Grade Projects

    Cell Exploration Projects from Mrs. Key's classes

  • Research of Artifacts

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    Are you Reading 20 minutes each night? 20 minutes nightly is required of ALL students to meet AR goals

  • 8th Grade Social Studies

    Using clay from the HMS campus...

  • 7th Grade Science

    Cell Exploration in Mrs. Key's class...

  • Visiting Author-Matthew Cody

    Author Visit-Thank you to McIntyre Books!

  • Media Center

    Use your library media center everyday!

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Horton Middle School Parent/Family Involvement Survey
 
As partners in your child’s education, your input is valued. This survey asks for your opinions about what Horton Middle School does to get you involved in your child’s education for this school year. Please take a few minutes to respond to this parent survey. This information will be used to help evaluate and strengthen parental involvement within our school. The School Improvement Team at Horton Middle School would like to thank you for taking the time to complete this important survey.  Your feedback is greatly valued and sincerely appreciated.​  The survey will be available until February 28.  

Please click here to take the Horton Middle School Parent/Family Involvement Survey.
 
 

Horton Bullying Reporting Form

 

 

A reporting system for Horton Middle School has been created to appropriately identify, report, investigate, and respond to situations of bullying and harassment.

 

There are several methods for reporting suspected bullying incidents:

 

> You can contact Horton Middle School by phone and report it to school personnel

> You can make a report in person

> You can complete the online Horton Bullying Form

 

This form can be completed HERE, and can also be found under the "For Families" and " For Student" menus located on the left hand side of the Horton website. 

 

 

 

ZUMBA-ZUMBA-ZUMBA
Looking for a way to have fun, get fit, and support Horton?  Come on out to Zumba class every Wednesday in the Multi-Purpose room from 6-7.  The cost is $3 per person Children under 12 are free.  All of the proceeds go directly to the school.  This class will make you smile and lift your mood.  Give it a try!  
Wildcat Reindeer Runners!

Congratulations to Horton's Reindeer Run Team!  Ms Delk, Mrs. Wagoner, Mrs. Collura, Mr. Hall, Mr. Darnell, Mr. Walgate and Mr. Sudol all braved the cold to show some Horton Pride at this year's Pittsboro Reindeer Run 5K.  Great job team!

Donors Choose
Donorschoose.org is a great way to participate in education projects at  our school.  If you know of someone that might  like to donate,  please send them this link and the instructions on how to do so. You might also like to share this information on your Facebook account.  We have several great ideas from our teachers on there now--
"iPads in the Art Room"
 "Making Stewards of our Earth"
 
Instructions:
2. In the box for zip code put 27312
3. Look for the ones from Horton Middle School "currently there are 2 on the front page"
 
 
Labels for Education
What a wonderful opportunity to earn supplies for our school using the labels from every day products that you purchase for family use! All it takes is a little effort to remove the UPC label or provide the cap imprinted with the UPC label. This would be a great service project for your children. Send in your labels or caps from the following products. Once again, thank you for your support!
 
Volunteer Approval Process
Dear Parents and Members of the community,

Horton Middle School is always in need of parent and community volunteers to assist in various tasks such as Field Trips, Teacher/Media Assistants and Test Proctoring. We always appreciate your willingness to help and value your time and efforts. Before you choose to volunteer, please remember to complete the VOLUNTEER APPROVAL PROCESS implemented by the Board of Education.

If you completed the volunteer application last year, it must be renewed this year also....The process for renewal is simple and easy but must be completed. Click on the link below for the original volunteer process and the renewal process. 

volunteers-needed.district.chatham.k12.nc.us/modules/groups/integrated_home.phtml

Thank you in advance for your willingness to play such an important part in our school community
Volunteer your Time
Help yourself and Horton this school year!
Spend some volunteer time at the PTSA Thrift Shop.
Rising 7th graders can volunteer 100 thrift store hours for a FREE Washington DC trip in the 8th grade. 7th Graders can start earning hours as of July 1, 2014 towards their trip. 
You can volunteer an additional 100 hours for a parent/guardian to attend the trip also.
ALL volunteers can pick whom your volunteer hours will benefit: your teacher, a club, athletics, the DC trip, the media center.....
You can volunteer by emptying a drop box or attending a work group. 
You get to double your Thrift Shop volunteer hours during the summer!
Use this link to sign up and search by creator's email to find the correct sign-up items.... (hortonptsa@gmail.com)   http://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=c.SignUpSearch
 
If you have any questions, please contact Paula Wade at rexandpaula@gmail.com

 
Sign Up Genius
Summer is a wonderful time to volunteer time and effort at the PTSA Thrift Shop to help Horton earn money for student activities and supplies. The extra funds are used in so many ways!:
Field Trips and Classroom Supplies
Computers and Digital Cameras
Document Cameras
Purchase of Rewards and Awards for Students
Picnic Tables on the campus
Flowers and Plants to beautify our campus
Campus Benches and Playground Equipment
And so much more!
 
Please consider working at the PTSA thrift shop this summer and through out the year. The rewards are endless!
 
Use this link to volunteer for any of the thrift shop tasks: Once you access this link, search for our Horton page by  using the "Search by Creator's email" of hortonptsa@gmail.com

http://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=c.SignUpSearch


 
PTSA Information
Even in the summer, our hard-working PTSA officers are busy planning events and activities for the HMS family. Here is a friendly reminder of our wonderful PTSA officers for 2014-2015
   President - Jason Hartness
 VP - Tammy Trotter
 Secretary - Julia Terrell
 Treasurer - Liz Jones

Please offer your assistance to them through out the year!