Hyattsville Middle School

UPDATE: HMS selected for P3 funding, pending Thursday vote

September 17, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — This is a developing story. Second update on September 19: Dan Broder, the chair of Hyattsville’s Educational Facilities Task Force, announced in a Sept. 19 email to the HOPE email group that the PGCPS Board of Education voted to pass the resolution authorizing the [read more]

P3 funding package for HMS may be announced soon

September 11, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — At the Sept 4. Educational Facilities Task Force (EFTF) meeting, Pamela Boozer-Strother, a member of the Board of Education for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), said that “we should just be weeks” away from the finalization of the PGCPS public-private [read more]

HMS supply wish list gets community support

February 18, 2019

By COLLEEN D. CURRAN —Teachers at Hyattsville Middle School (HMS) started their spring classes with school supply donations made possible by HMS administration, the Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) and the local community. Buying classroom supplies is a common and even chronic struggle [read more]

New funding strategy may expedite HES, HMS projects

January 9, 2019

By BEN SIMASEK — As Hyattsville’s population continues to grow and its schools age, local officials and advocates are coordinating closely with Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) to ensure that the area’s education facilities meet the needs of young students. By the 2021 school [read more]

School murals in Hyattsville energize students, the community

October 22, 2018

By COLLEEN D. CURRAN — Parents, local artists and supportive faculty deserve credit for the new indoor and outdoor murals that energize the Hyattsville Elementary and Middle schools. The murals at both schools appeared around the same time this summer but are products of different projects. [read more]

Hyattsville students participate in national school walkout

March 20, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — “This cannot keep happening.” That sentiment echoed across the city as students in Hyattsville joined millions in the nation in a school walkout to protest gun violence on March 14. Students at Northwestern High School, Chelsea School and Hyattsville Middle School [read more]

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]
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