Hyattsville Middle School

HES, HMS building projects delayed, proposed funding decreased

June 19, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — With school summer vacation here, school construction projects may not be uppermost in anyone’s mind. However, public schools and their facilities are often significant factors for families moving into an area. Not to mention those who already live and are raising children [read more]

HMS achieves permanent status for creative writing program

May 17, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — Starting spring 2018, applicants for the creative writing program at Hyattsville Middle School (HMS) could start hearing wishes of “Break a leg!” prior to their auditions. The HMS community successfully campaigned for the permanent reinstatement of its creative writing [read more]

PHOTOS: Dance showcase brings books and paintings to life

April 9, 2016

BY GABRIELA MARTÍNEZ — High school and middle school students from Prince George’s County showed off their dance skills during the Prince George’s County Schools 19th Annual Dance Showcase on Saturday, March 19. With the help of their dance instructors, the students created  elaborate [read more]

City prioritizes Route 1 parking garage, school infrastructure

November 21, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Nov. 4, the City of Hyattsville hosted a legislative priorities breakfast at Busboys and Poets for county and state officials, business owners and local leaders. The breakfast was an opportunity for city officials to present a progress report and ask for support for other [read more]

VIDEO: Hyattsville Middle School choir sings at Nationals game

September 2, 2015

BY ROSANNA LANDIS-WEAVER — On July 2, 2014, the Hyattsville Middle School choir was the first middle school to perform the Star Spangled Banner at a professional sports event when they sang the anthem before the Nationals Game. When they were invited back in 2015, director Reuben Burrows — who [read more]

New Hyattsville Middle School principal selected

August 17, 2015

New Hyattsville Middle School Principal Thornton Boone speaks with the SGA president at the July 30 community Meet and Greet. Photo courtesy Caroline Selle. BY CAROLINE SELLE — Thornton Boone is the new acting principal for Hyattsville Middle School and is expected to be confirmed as principal [read more]

HMS to welcome a new principal

July 18, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — This fall, Hyattsville Middle School (HMS) will welcome a new principal. Once hired, he or she will join a slew of other relatively new school administrators in the city: In 2014, University Hills Elementary, Northwestern High School, and Edward M. Felegy Elementary (which [read more]

Hyattsville Middle School performance at Nationals Park

May 11, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Hyattsville Middle School Creative Performing Arts Choir is scheduled to perform the Star Spangled Banner at the July 6 Washington National game. According to the school, it must sell 200 tickets through the link below to participate in the performance opportunity. [read more]
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