It’s that time of the year again.  Time to get your overdue books and fines taken care of.  There are lists at the library, the office window and the lunch room.  If your name is on the list, please see Mrs. Becksford.  Please turn your library books in on time.  Thank you!


Open Basketball for Girls has been cancelled for tonight.


Student of the Month - Congrats to the following Student of the Month students.  Please stop in the office and pick up your special lunch invitation. 5th: Maya Wettlaufer, Hannah Glupker, Drew VanHouten, Esther Lauer, 6th: Colin Hamlin, Josh Langeland, Solomon Klaasen, Alyssa Franck   7th: Emily Johnson, Jacob Foidl, Tyler Berkimer, Lauren DeWys  8th: Edison Nonthaweth, Ben Rizzo, Alyssa Struer, Mila Tasma.



Student Council meeting Friday at the beginning of 3rd hour for 7th and 8th grade reps ONLY in Media Center


Drama Club - Don’t forget!  Auditions are coming up for JACK AND THE MAGIC BEANS on Monday and Tuesday, November 6-7 at 6PM in the cafeteria at the Middle School.  No sign up is needed - just come with a smile and vivid imagination!  Parents:  The time may go longer depending on how things go.


RC Club will meet TODAY after school.


Sporting Events this week:


Tuesday, November 7 - Basketball @ Holland Christian 4:00 p.m. - 850 Ottawa Avenue, Holland

Tuesday, November 7 - Girls Swim/Dive @ The Holland Aquatic Center (against HC) - 550 Maple Ave., Holland

Thursday, November 9 - Basketball - Home 4:00 p.m.




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Previous Announcements:


Weekly Thursday morning soccer open gyms - and Thursday in the WEST GYM! The open gym is offered from 6:00 am. to 7:00 am. for any middle school students (5th-8th) interested in playing little morning soccer! This is strictly for fun and some morning exercise. A great way to wake up!


Reminder about sports and appointments - If you are in a winter 1 sport, please remember that if you leave school for an appointment or come late to school due to an appointment you MUST return to school with a note from the doctor/ortho/dentist office in order to practice/try out/play in the sport you are involved in.  No note = no participation for that day.


Attention Rubiks cube fanatics:  We are starting a rubiks cube club at HMS!  The club will meet from 2:50-3:30 on   (starting this Wed., the 18th) in Room 43, which is Mrs. Schuiteman’s room.  If you have a rubiks cube, please bring it!  If you do not, you may still attend.  There will be a small supply of cubes to use.  Please, please make sure you have a ride home at 3:30.


TMBC (Teens Ministry Bible Club) will be held in the band assembly room on the First and Third Monday of every month from 2:50 to 3:50.  Snacks, Drinks, and Bibles will be provided along with a lesson. Please make arrangements to have a ride home by 4:00.




For Parents:


Tulip Time is looking for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders interested in becoming Dutch Dancers! Kinder Dutch Dance information and registration can be found at


Student Absences You may call our attendance line at 269-751-2248 or email Kelli at


Facility Use  Facility use guidelines can be found