Hero Happenings!

Hellstern Middle School 

Issue 7, September 9, 2019

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Our Conferences are Changing!!!

This fall we are creating opportunities to do SO MUCH more when you visit us. You will want to plan for a little extra time either before your appointment or after to take advantage of the evening. Please check out this link!

MAP tests in September
Sonic Tryouts for GIRLS Sonic Tryouts for BOYS

MAP tests in September

We will be giving the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment to our Math classes on Sept. 9 & 10. Please avoid check-outs & late arrivals on these days. Thanks!

Sonic Tryouts for GIRLS

Tryout to be on the 6th grade Hellstern girls basketball team. The team is part of the Sonics Basketball program. Tryouts are on September 10th from 6-7pm in the Hellstern gymnasium.

Sonic Tryouts for BOYS

Tryout to be on the 6th grade Hellstern boys basketball team. The team is part of the Sonics Basketball program. Tryouts are on September 17th from 5:30-7pm in the Hellstern gymnasium.

PTO News

Five Mile Camp is coming!! Our Library Media Center

PTO News

Be sure and follow the PTO Facebook page. They are currently asking for volunteers to work at the upcoming Hero Hangout on Sept. 27th. You can also donate food to sell for concessions. Remember, you to purchase a PTO sponsorship. 100% of the funds collected go directly back to Hellstern. Just a few of the things you see in our building purchased by the PTO are the team signs, water bottle filling stations, & new lobby furniture! Information about sponsorships are in your student's agenda.

Five Mile Camp is coming!!

Our HMS 7th graders go to 5 Mile Camp in Quapaw, Oklahoma. Our 7th grade students have attended this field trip for several years now. We will be taking approximately 55 students each day over two weeks this fall. The dates for this field trip are Monday, Sept. 30 - Friday, Oct. 11. Students will be gone from 7:45 am - 3:45 pm on their field trip day. Students will be scheduled by their advisory teacher and their team. The cost for participating is $4.99. Students participate in team-building, horseback riding, ropes courses & much more! Contact your team about being a chaperone.

Our Library Media Center

Our library offers so many resources and special events to our students. We have authors visit, host the Book Bowl, offer digital & print resources, and provide a space for students just to enjoy a great book! Please take a look at their latest newsletter and see what's new in the hub of our school.

Meet Our Heroes!

Every week we want to introduce you to fabulous Heroes that work at Hellstern. We have some of the best teachers and staff in the world and can't wait for you to get to know them!
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Our teachers share news from our school on Facebook!

Upcoming Dates


9th & 10th - MAP testing Math

10th - Hellstern GIRLS basketball tryouts

11th - 9/11 First Responders Breakfast hosted by EAST (7-8am)

13th - Pep Assembly @ 2:31pm

16-20 - Book Fair in the Library!

16th - Student-Led Conferences (3:15-7:15pm)

17th - Student-Led Conferences (3:15-6:15pm)

17th - Hellstern BOYS basketball tryouts

26th - Band Pictures (during class)

26th - HBHS Homecoming Parade (Our school walks to HBHS to support the Wildcats!)

27th - Hero Hangout (1:30-3:15pm)


1st - Fall Pictures

18th - No School

21st - No School (Teacher meetings)

25th - Hero Hangout

Athletics Calendar

Athletics Calendar


9th - Volleyball @ CJHS vs. Fulbright (4:30pm)

10th - Volleyball @ Washington (4:30pm)

12th - HMS Football @ Rogers Heritage vs. Kirksey (5:30pm)

16th - Volleyball @ Oakdale (4:30pm)

17th - Volleyball @ CJHS vs. Kirksey (4:30pm)

19th - HMS Football @ Har-Ber vs. Woodland (5:30pm)

23rd - Volleyball @ CJHS vs. Lincoln (4:30pm)

24th - Volleyball @ George JH (4:30pm)

26th - HMS Football @ Har-Ber vs. HTMS (4:30pm)

30th - Volleyball @ Woodland (4:30pm)