Please be aware that a new safety plan has been put into place by the Harrisburg School District. If the office staff is unfamiliar with the individual who is visiting or signing out a student, they will need to show identification. If parents arrange for someone other than themselves to pick up their student, please make them aware of our policy and inform the office of whom will be coming. Thank you.
Winter Activity Mark your calendars for Friday, December 7th for a "Winter Wonderland 'North' Pole Party! We will have gingerbread building contests, karaoke, minute-to-win-it Christmas games, a movie, dodge ball, lightning, volleyball, board/yard games and a hot chocolate bar! The event will run from 6:00-8:00 PM. The cost is $5 along with student ID. #hnmspride #northpoleparty
After school clubs and PM Power Hour have been cancelled today due to the weather.
Annual Food Drive Student Council is inviting all HNMS students and staff to participate in our annual canned food drive. In honor of our 125th year celebration, we will be filling 125 meals for local Harrisburg families. We began to collect items and will run the drive through Friday, November 30th. In order to make this a success, we will need specific items this year. As you begin preparing for the upcoming holiday season, please consider picking up a few extras of these items: -instant potatoes -gravy packets -stuffing -canned veggies: green beans, corn, peas -cranberries -canned fruit -pudding/jell-o We will also be including paper products (plates, silverware, napkins, etc.) and hygiene products (shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothbrush/paste, etc.). Thank you for helping share the holiday spirit. HNMS Student Council #hnmspride #tistheseason
A reminder there will be EARLY RELEASE tomorrow and NO SCHOOL Thursday or Friday. Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃 🐯🇺🇸
Lily is a 5 year old student at Horizon (sister of HNMS 8th grader Gavin) who faces numerous medical hurdles each day. She is facing a major surgery in mid-December which will require a lengthy hospital stay hours away from home. Go to www.teespring.com/lilyshields and order from lots of colors and sizes. Please join us in supporting the family in this fundraiser where 100% of money raised will go to the Shields family for lodging, gas, meals, and medical expenses. Thank you in advanced for supporting a fellow Tiger! The flyer can be found on our website http://harrisburgdistrict41-2.org/o/north-middle-school/browse/36743 #hnmspride
Call us, maybe? 📞🐯 Incoming calls have been restored. Thank you for your patience while Midco resolved the issue.
The Harrisburg School District wishes you safe travels this Thanksgiving. May love, joy and happiness be yours! As a reminder, there will be Early Release on November 21, and No School November 22/23. 🦃🇺🇸🐯
October is Bully Prevention Month Our Focus for PBIS this month will be RESPECT! October 29-November 2 is Red Ribbon Week Dress up days: Monday: Wear RED: Promote standing up against the use of Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco Tuesday: 6th graders: 60’s; 7th graders: 70’s; 8th graders: 80’s; "Drugs are Old School, stay tobacco/drug and alcohol free" Wednesday: PJ Day- Relax and Enjoy Life: Stay clear of Drugs/Alcohol/ Tobacco Thursday: Duo Day- Friends support each other and help one another stay clear of Alcohol/Drugs/Tobacco Friday: HNMS Day- HNMS Students stay away from Drugs Tobacco
If you've been to our commons lately, you've noticed our little Christmas tree set up. We're not Hobby Lobby and jumping ahead with decor, we're promoting the Giving Tree! There are "ornaments" with different gift card suggestions. We encourage students, parents, and staff to take an "ornament", purchase the gift card, and return both to the office. These gift cards will be given to families throughout the district who want to give their family a better Christmas than they can financially do themselves. Thank you in advance for giving to this cause. If you need assistance in this area, please fill out the GivingTreeLetter found here http://harrisburgdistrict41-2.org/o/north-middle-school/browse/36743 and return to the office.
October is Bully Prevention Month Our Focus for PBIS this month will be RESPECT! Monday, October 22: Pay it forward-Students can stop into the school counselor's office and write a compliment to others on sticky notes. If you receive a sticky note, please pay it forward Tuesday, October 23: Mix it up day during lunch Wednesday, October 24th: Challenge Day (for select group of 7th and 8th students) I can’t think of a better way to come together and take a stance against bullying! Friday, October 26th: Everyone Wear Orange to Stand up against Bullying #hnmspride #pbisrespect
Clear your calendar and plan on attending the North Middle School Performing Arts Departments' rendition of Cyrano de Burger Shack on November 1st and 2nd at 7:00 PM at the HNMS PAC. Tickets are $5 for grades 9 through adult; $3 for grade K-8; under school age are free! Go to http://www.harrisburgpac.com/ for tickets.
HSD is joining with the South Dakota Department of Health to provide FREE flu vaccines to our students in grades Kindergarten-12th grade on Wed., Nov. 14 @ NMS from 4-8pm. To expedite the process, fill out these forms http://harrisburgdistrict41-2.org/o/north-middle-school/browse/36743
Harrisburg Elementary & Middle School Parents and Guardians: Join us for Harrisburg Family EdCamp on Saturday, October 27 from 8a-12p at South Middle School. This FREE event is designed to support parents and strengthen families through sessions offered by the Harrisburg District Staff and community partners. Sessions will center on supporting learners at home in reading and math, providing safeguards for families in an increasingly digital world, managing life's demands with a busy family, working through difficult behaviors at home, and many others! A complete session guide will be made available next week. Breakfast and childcare are available to participants at no cost AND we will have lots of fabulous door prizes thanks to the generous donations of area businesses and organizations that value strong families. We ask that all participants register for a FREE ticket through this link to help us plan for breakfast and sessions. http://bit.ly/FamilyEdCamp We look forward to seeing you at the Inaugural Harrisburg Family EdCamp! #hnmspride
The North MS PAWS is selling another round of apparel. Forms are found on the website here https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/242860/PAWSOrder2018.19Take2.pdf Forms and payment are due to the North MS office by Wednesday, October 17. #hnmspride
The following events have been CANCELLED due to the wet conditions... • MS Cross Country meet vs Yankton (team to turn in jerseys to Coach Hofer) • 7th Football @ Dell Rapid • 7th and 8th Football practice #hnmspride
TICKET NOW ON SALE FOR THE NMS MUSICAL, CYRANO DE BURGERSHACK!!! WWW.HARRISBURGPAC.COM
TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE HOLIDAY CONCERT, PRAIRIE CHRISTMAS!!! WWW.HARRISBURGPAC.COM
For the next week, HNMS FCCLA will be having a clothing drive to support Hawthorne Elementary School in Sioux Falls who are in immediate need of new shoes and new sweatpants for their students Kindergarten through 5th grade. The drive runs through Thursday, October 4 with final donations taken during Parent/Teacher Conferences. Advisories will be competing for points towards two prizes: POINTS New Sweatpants/leggings - 1 point New Shoes - 4 points Money donation in $6 increments - 1 point per $6. PRIZES - advisory with the most points Week 1 - Cookie Siesta (Announced Monday, October 1) Week 2 and Overall Winner - Ice Cream Social and delivery of the donations The real winners are Hawthorne students!! Thank you in advance for giving to this cause. #hnmspride #hawthornehelpers
Infinite Campus has released some new apps for Parents & Students! http://harrisburgdistrict41-2.org/article/64295?org=district
Conferences at Harrisburg North Middle School are fast approaching. Please consider donating items so we can feed the teachers And staff during this busy day. HNMS PAWS will be providing the meat and cheese trays as well as the buns for the meal. We are asking for your help in proving the extras to help show our teachers and staff how much they are appreciated. Thanks for all your help! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c44aaa82aa46-hnms1 #hnmspride
Athletic Announcements 9/20... • Tennis match cancelled for today, rescheduled to tomorrow 9/21. Practice pending. • NMS Cross Country meet cancelled today. No make up date. Practice pending. • No 7th or 8th grade Football games or practice today.
No Power Hour or ICU PM this Friday (9-14-18) due to early release. #hnmspride
Infinite Campus is a wonderful way to keep track of your student’s progress at school both behaviorally and academically. The document on the website http://harrisburgdistrict41-2.org/o/north-middle-school/browse/34882 outlines how to navigate through Infinite Campus and how to check items such as grades and behavior incidents. The handout also explains activity eligibility, academic accountability policy, and standards-based grading.
Our ICU program is up and running! ICU is a program we use to help communicate with parents about assignments that are missing or that need to be redone. Parents are able to log in to our database at https://www.icudatabase.net/harrisburgnorthms/ (which can also be found on our website). By using your student’s login and password, you will be able to see a list of any and all assignments on the ICU database. Check out the ICU Powerpoint http://harrisburgdistrict41-2.org/o/north-middle-school/browse/34882 that explains all the finer details of our ICU program.
Don't forget to download our new HSD app! Students can subscribe to "NMS Students" for all the latest school happenings! Parents can subscribe to "North Middle School" and "Harrisburg School District" for school and district information. iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/harrisburg-sd/id1326346609?ls=1&mt=8 Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apptegy.harrisburg
MySchoolBucks is now active for the HSD 2018-19 school year. Load up your children's accounts or check their balances so they're ready for the first day of school! 🍎 🚌
Attention HSD Parents & Guardians: We recently conducted a test of our mass communications system. You should have received a message from us via your email address, a voice message and a text If not, please reach out to our business office to verify your contact information.