Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year!  We are excited to have you be a part of our journey together at HMS where EVERY STUDENT IS KNOWN!

I. Important Dates

August 5:  Fall sports parent meeting (6:00 – HS gym)

August 15 6th grade/new student "Picnic with the Principal" (6:00)

August 22:  Open House/Schedule Pick up (1:00-7:00)

September 3:  First Day of School (early release 2:00)

II. Important Names and Numbers

Middle School office: 419-768-2781

Mr. Matt Bradley, Principal

Ms. Lynn Thompson, Dean of Students

Mrs. Brianne Jaynes, School Counselor

District office: 419-768-2206

Mr. Dan Freund, Superintendent

Mr. Jon Mason, Treasurer

Athletic Department: 419-768-4098

Mr. Mike Delaney, Director of Athletics

III.  School supplies

Our school supply list is sorted by grade-level.  If you need help with purchasing some items, please contact Mr. Bradley.  You can view the list here:  [link]

IV. Daily Schedule

The school day starts at 7:30 am and ends at 2:25 pm.  Students may enter the building at 7:00 am and should report directly to the gymnasium.  Students are dismissed to to their lockers at 7:25 am.  Breakfast is served from 7:15-7:25 am.  Students will have a block (two periods) of English and Math. Each class period is 43 minutes in length.

Students should be picked up and dropped off at the front of the building/main entrance. The lot behind the school is reserved for school buses.  Parents and family members:  when signing out a student, the individual must be listed on the students’ emergency medical information

V. Final Forms

We utilize Final Forms for all paperwork/forms. To log in, please visit:https://highlandmorrow-oh.finalforms.com/.  If you do not have a computer at home, we will have computers available at open house for you to sign up.

VI. Technology

We are fortunate to be able to provide each student with a Chromebook (computer) that they carry throughout each school day.  Students do not take Chromebooks home; instead, they pick them up each morning and return them each afternoon.  We utilize many tech tools to aid in the learning process at HMS, such as.

**Personal cell phones are to be kept in lockers at all times. Students will have their phones confiscated if they are being used.

VII. Cafeteria

Cafeteria prices: Breakfast

Regular price: $1.00
Reduced price: $0.30

Cafeteria prices: Lunch
Regular price: $2.75
Reduced price: $0.40

Charging policy: Students may not exceed $10.00 in charges or they will be served an alternate lunch. A la carte items cannot be charged.


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are 18 years of age or older ("eligible students") certain rights with respect to the student's education records.  More information can be found here:  [link]

IX:  Follow HMS on social media

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/HighlandMiddleSchool

Instagram:  @hms_scots

Twitter:  @HMS_scots


We hope this information helps you and your student start the 2019-2020 school year successfully. We look forward to seeing you!

-Matt Bradley, Principal

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