Arndt Cheerleading Tryouts
May 21-24, 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
Click HERE to download the tryout packet with required information/forms.
*Physical, Insurance, and Concussion forms may be downloaded from the Athletics Page (Forms & Documents Link).
Careers in Catawba County Summer Internships (Rising 9th Graders)
June 25-29, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Daily Tours and Speakers: Appalachian University, Gaston College, NC Works, Catawba County Justice Center, Catawba Medical Center, etc.
Choose "2018 Summer WBL Application." There are a limited amount of spots open. See Mrs. Sims with questions.
We need around 40 volunteers to proctor each day during EOGs (7:50 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)! We could use your help ANY or ALL of these days (May 25, 30, 31; June 4). Students who secure a proctor will be eligible for a Skateland trip on June 7. To sign up please call Arndt, e-mail Jennifer Stodden or Holly Poovey, or just sign-up at http://bit.ly/Proctor2018 Please pass this information on to grandparents, neighbors, college students, community members, etc.
2018 Innovation Camps
Summer Learning Opportunities in S.T.E.M.: Future Engineers July 9-13; Robotics July 16-20; Builders Boot Camp July 16-20
Time(s): 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Cost: $350 per student (includes instruction, materials, lunch, snacks, and t-shirt)
Application Deadline: Apply at nccet.appstate.edu by 3/31/18
Click here to download a brochure.
Students choose 2 out of the 3 each year.
Each course is on a Semester A/B schedule.
Therefore, each class is 9-weeks in length each year.
Each course is taught in a computer lab.
Courses are largely project-based.
Students will also study a variety of business activities and careers in the areas of Finance, Business Management, Information Technology and Marketing. Teamwork and Communications will be emphasized.
Any students who have requested a summer internship, please check your emails for information. If you would like to apply, there are still openings at some of our summer locations. Please see your counselor for additional information.
The HMA PTO still has PDQ cards available. The cards have a $10 face value but can be purchased for $6. Stop by the HMA office between 8am and 4pm to purchase your cards!
Chad Spencer from Davidson College will be presenting on Financial Aid and College Affordability next Thursday, May 10th. The event which will be held in the Bunker Hill High School Cafeteria and begins at 6:30 p.m. All students and parents in the district are welcome to attend.
We Need Your Help During Testing
We will need approximately 40 volunteers to proctor each day. HMA could really use your assistance from 7:50 am to 12:15 pm on any or all of these dates. If you are able to help, please fill out this form. If you are unable to volunteer but know other individuals (grandparents, neighbors, college students, community members, etc.) who would volunteer as proctors, please pass this information and link onto them. The form can be accessed at http://bit.ly/Proctor2018
Students who secure a proctor will be eligible for the Skateland trip on June 7, 2018, at 11:30. To sign up for proctoring please fill out the form using the link, or call the office at 828-256-9545, or email Jennifer_Stodden@catawbaschools.net or Holly_Poovey@catawbaschools.net
Thank you for your help!
Role of the proctor:
EOG Testing Schedule
May 25 - Science EOG
May 30 - Reading EOG
May 31 - Math EOG
June 4 - Social Studies EOG
June 5 - Math 1 EOC
(Students who secure a proctor will be eligible for Skateland trip)
End of Year Events
We are entering the last nine weeks of our school year. With this being said, we understand this also becomes a busy time of year for our families. Below are important dates for your student:
May 10 - Chorus Concert
May 11 – 8th Grade Dance – Dress code applies – please send donations for the dance to your homeroom teacher in an envelope labeled “8th grade Dance”
May 21 – Band Concert
June 6 – 7th and 8th grade Crawdads 4th nine weeks reward trip
June 7 – 7th grade awards at 9:00 am
June 7 – Skateland reward trip - Students who secure a proctor will be eligible for the Skateland trip on June 7, 2018, at 11:30. To sign up for proctoring please go to http://bit.ly/Proctor2018 or call the office at 828-256-9545, or email Jennifer_stodden@catawbaschools.net or Holly_poovey@catawbaschools.net
June 8 – 8th grade awards at 9:30 am
Monday 5/7 - Baseball/Softball @ NVMS /// Soccer vs NVMS
Tuesday 5/8 - Baseball/Softball vs JFMS /// Soccer @ JFMS
Thursday 5/10 - Chorus Concert - 7pm Corinth Church
Thursday 5/10 - Chick fil A (Hwy. 127) Spirit Night - 5pm to 9pm
Friday 5/11 - 8th Grade Dance
HMA is recognized as a state leader for student growth, ranking in the top 5% of all North Carolina schools for student growth index. We offer a variety of academic and extra-curricular programs. The H.M. Arndt website details many of these outstanding opportunities.