Welcome to the Hammond Middle School! Our PTA sponsors and supports many programs and events for HMS students, staff and the school community. These include: Student Enrichment, Structured Social Opportunities, Character Development, Student Assistance, Staff Appreciation and Providing Volunteers. Please see the upcoming events at the bottom of this page for PTA meeting dates and times. I encourage everyone to attend our meetings and learn more about Hammond Middle School and the PTA.
In August of 2018, HCPSS will open Elementary School #42 in Hanover, MD. Attendance area adjustments will be necessary. A feasibility study was recently completed. Proposed changes are recommended at all school levels. Please review the following documents for detailed information:
All interested parties have an opportunity to express concerns or make suggestions regarding the proposed changes via a survey. Please click here to complete the survey. The Attendance Area Committee will review feedback provided from this survey.
Attendance Area Committee Meetings
Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the following dates:
Fall Regional Meetings
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., Wilde Lake High School
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m., Howard High School
Board of Education Public Hearings and Work Sessions
Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m., Public Hearing I
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., Work Session I
Thursday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., Work Session II
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m., Public Hearing II
Thursday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Work Session III
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., Work Session IV
8th Grade Memories Video
The 8th Grade Memories Video is available to parents of 8th graders with a password. Please click here to access the video.
PTA Needs YOU
We are looking for volunteers to coordinate: Spelling Bee, Shopping Benefits, Reflections, Hershey Park Tickets fundraiser and 8th Grade Farewell Celebration.
We will have a Box Tops Back-to-School contest in September, and flyers with more information will be given out at the beginning of the new school year. Please keep clipping and saving those box tops, and we'll see you in the fall.
Please Join the PTA
If you haven’t had a chance to join yet, then please don’t wait and join today. Please:
click here to fill your membership form and pay ONLINE (using PayPal).
click here to print the membership form (you will have to send it to school with payment)
We thank you for your support.
Link Your VIC Card to HMS
Please help benefit our school everytime you do grocery shopping. You need to link your card to HMS every year.
Harris Teeter - HMS Code – 7585; Register your VIC card online by clickinghereor by calling 1-800-432-6111
Tissues and Hand Sanitizer
Help keep the common cold out of the classrooms and keep our kids healthy. Please bring donations of tissues and hand sanitizers to the front office.
Show Your Viking Side
Please check our inventory by clickinghere and contact Karen Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about payment and delivery.
August 23, 2017 - Meet & Greet with the Principal 6:00 - 7:00 PM
August 29, 2017 - PTA Meeting 6:30 - 7:30 PM
August 31, 2017 - 6th Grade Orientation 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
September 1, 2017 - Open House & Ice Cream Social 2:00 - 3:30 PM (students come to get their schedules and have ice cream)