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HMS Regional Code-a-Thon Winner!

Mrs. Carson’s 7th and 8th grade computer classes joined schools from around the country for a week-long Code-a-Thon contest sponsored by Learning.com. During the week of November 14 – 18 students had free access to Easy Code, an easy-to-implement coding curriculum that challenges to help students learn to code in a real programming language. The winners of the 2016 Code-a-Thon was North Heights Junior High School in Texarkana, Arkansas. Robert E. Howard Middle School is the Code-a-Thon Regional Winner. We won a year-long subscription to Easy Tech and Easy Code Premium for our school. Robert E. Howard Middle has full access to the curriculum from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. All teachers and students will have access to Easy Tech & Easy Code at no cost to the school or district. Congratulations students on your hard work and collaborative efforts in successfully completing the Code-a-Thon--not only have you learned a skill for life, you have provided your schoolmates with the same opportunity. "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.--Benjamin Franklin.

 At Robert E. Howard Middle School

The students at Howard Middle School will embark on a “Journey Around the World” on December 12, 2016. Our students will have an opportunity to participate in our first school-wide Project-Based Learning activity for the 2016-2017 school year.  Students will travel to various countries and research how they celebrate the Winter Holidays in their countries or cultures.  Each grade level has selected a particular continent and region to study.  The Exploratory team will provide extension activities such as musical selections, cultural games, cultural dances, greeting cards and artwork to enhance this school wide activity. 

Robert E. Howard Middle School Honors Our Veteran’s Day 

Robert E. Howard Middle School recently honored our nation’s veterans at its first annual Veteran’s Day program Friday, November 11th. The veterans were served breakfast and then recognized for their services to our country by the faculty, staff, parents, and student body in a program. The speaker for the occasion was Shontate C. Morley, Gunnery Sergeant of the U.S. Marines. The veterans and widows of fallen veterans were graced with a musical selection and a special tribute provided by the students enrolled in the AVID program. Immediately following the program, light refreshments were provided and served by the student ambassadors to all veterans and their spouses.

      

Family-Friendly Guide to SC Academic Standards

A good educational system provides many tools that help children learn. Parents and families are a big part of a child's success team because a great deal of learning goes on outside the classroom. The information on this site can help you become familiar with what your child is learning at school and it includes activities to reinforce and support your child's learning, selected book titles for additional reading, and Web site addresses for extended learning.   

This website provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school for the school year 2016-2017. 

Please peruse the academic standards for each grade level by clicking on the link below.

 http://www.scfriendlystandards.org/middle6.htm

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