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WELCOME to the Highland Middle School website!!  Our goal is to keep families updated on all the latest events taking place at HMS.   Through a school-wide culture of collaboration and high expectations, the mission of Highland Middle School is to create learning experiences that increase student achievement and prepare students for high school.
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HMS Guidance Counselors

Mrs. Donna Wicker:  Department Chair, 7th Grade Counselor

Contact Info: 641-2059, Ext. 1027


Mrs. Jenny Zabel:  6th Grade Counselor    

Contact Info: 641-2059, Ext. 1802


Mrs. Danielle Tschida:   8th Grade Counselor

Contact Info:  641-2059, Ext. 1088



The counselors are pleased to announce that the Student of the Month nominations are out.  Teachers were asked to nominate a student from their classes who had high Academic Achievement for the month of September.  This means the students have one of the best grades in the teacher’s classes.  The following students are asked to report to the auditorium immediately following announcements to receive your certificate.


8th Grade:  Gessica Aca Juarez, Aliyah Brewer, Ethan Carney, Celeste Chavez, Breanna Downing, Callie Gibbs, Taha’an Gordon, Elizabeth Goins, Stefany Jaramillo-Rios, Shaylee Kennedy, Sierra Milam, Hailey Precup, Harmony Smith, Allison Stephenson, Mariyah Summitt.

7th Grade:  La’Myia Bean, Olivia Butler, Nancy Cano Diaz, Alex Christianson, Makenzie Fetty, Promise Gardner, Jacob Gray, Keilay Guyot, Chloe Howells, Ty’marion Hudson, Jaydan Lientz, Ashiyah Mitchell, Dionte Poole, Natalli Ramirez, Jessica Rodriguez-Montes, Jacob Rust, Ti’arious Waughfield, Michael Westmoreland.

6th Grade:  Isabella Avery, Gabriela Bautista-Parker, Milo Butler, Deakin Crouse, Luke Gipson, Sanaa Gordan, Logan Humphrey, Jaelan Jackson, Jannah Jones, Nicholas Kestner, Dani Patton, Eliece Pennucci, Haylie Petry, Kanye Rochell, Keira Shelton, Jaidah Smith, Amani Tilford, Gabriella Zornes.

            Congratulations to all of these students. 



The counseling department is pleased to announce the November Students of the Month.  For this month, teachers were asked to focus on the character trait of Kindness.  In all of their classes, who is generally a very kind person?  Who tends to be nice to others, no matter what?  Although there are many, many kind students in our building, we are especially proud of the students who were nominated by their teachers.

8th Grade:  Athena Barnard, Aiyana Baymon, Rebeka Belt, Celeste Chavez, Dakota Clegg, Rahkal Cooley, Bre Downing, Dilyn Fuller, Autumn Hannan, Evan Henry, Gavin Hulett. Alexis Jones, Kaleb Lennen, Himiko McAnally, Dylan Moore, Kimberly Prince, Elijah Rothell, Andrew Sheets, Alex Williams,

7th Grade:  Elvin Acree, Ashlie Arteritano, Patience Bammel, Deakin Borden, Caelin Clark, April Diaz, Joshua Dixon, Isaiah Dugan, Madison Fetty, Zitlaly Gomez, Zach Grier, Karmia Haws, Reeve Jarrell, Chevis Kellum, Randi Lawson, Matik Paige, Micayla Pate, Trinity Pratcher, Fabian Ramirez, Natalli Ramirez, Nallely Santiago, Isabella Shelley, Talaysha Simonds, Sydney Thompson, Ryan Villanueva-Cobos

6th Grade:  Kadance Chaney, Autumn Coon, Ashlyn Fippen, Sydnee Flahardy, Makenzie Fleet, Natalie Garringer, Zhariea Hampton, Ariana Hepfer, Eliana Hernandez-Contreras, Jerry Hine, Mandy Hinton, Emily Johns, Trai Keeney, Kari-Lynn Kimmerling, Lauren McShane, Mya Ogburn, Matt Poyer, Alexandria Rentaria, Steven Reyes, Elena Rodriguez Busby, Jacob Romine, Destiny Sanchez, Hailey Schnuckel, Jaidah Smith, Kaydence Swallows, Dominick Warren