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Announcements 9-28-21

Highland Hills Middle School Afternoon Announcement for Tuesday, September 28, 2021

If Ms. Durham read Out of My Mind to you in elementary school, you may be excited to know that book 2, Out of My Heart will be released on November 9th.

Fall Break – October 4 – 15 (Fall Intercession will be from Oct. 4 – 8th)

Athletics Announcements (We also have an athletic bulletin board located in the Commons near the pool)


  • HHMS Girls Soccer wrapped up their undefeated season on Friday! The varsity team beat New Albany 6-0. Amelia Kaml, Caroline Kemp, Cassie Oliver, and Heidi Duncan each scored one goal, and Taylor Moore scored two. The JV team tied New Albany 1-1. Bella Stenberg scored for the Lady Jags. Congrats to the entire team for an awesome season!

  • Congratulations to the girls 6th grade Volleyball team who defeated Hazelwood last night in an exciting match. Outstanding contributions made by Jenna Woten, Autumn Engle, Macy Sorg, Lillie Furmall, Faith Naville and Sarah Yeager.

  • We wish all our Volleyball Teams the best of luck in the Clark/Floyd Tournament.


Here are the tryouts that will occur the week we return from fall break.

8th grade Boys Basketball ~ 10/18, 10/19, 10/20 from 5:30-7:00pm

7th grade Boys Basketball ~ 10/18, 10/19 from  7:00-8:30pm

8th grade Girls Basketball ~ 10/18, 10/19, 10/20 from 5:30-7:00pm

7th grade Girls Basketball ~ 10/18, 10/19, 10/20 after school until 5:30pm

6th grade Girls Basketball ~ 10/19, 10/20, (from 7:00 – 8:30 both days) & 10/21 after school until 5:30pm

5th grade Girls Basketball ~ 10/18, 10/19, 10/20 after school to 5:30pm

5th and 6th grade boys tryout the week of December 15th.

Athletes must have a physical on file to try out.

2021-2022 HHMS Open Gym Basketball Schedule


Tryouts for the school teams will not occur until we return from Fall Break.

  • 5th & 6th Grade Girls Basketball ~ There will also be an open gym for girls basketball on Tuesday for 5th & 6th Grade from 5:30-7:00.  Runs through fall break. Contact Mr. Miller for any questions.

  • 6th Grade Girls Basketball ~ Open Gym will be on Friday after school until 5:30pm until Fall Break. Coach Jenks will lead.

  • ​​7th Grade Boys Basketball Open gym – 7th grade boys: Coach Reed will lead

9/24 (Friday) – 5:30 – 7:00

  • 8th Grade Boys Basketball ~  will have an “Open Gym” from 5:30 – 7:00pm on Thursday until Fall Break. Coach Metz will lead

Clubs (We have a club bulletin board located in the Commons near the Cafe’)

  • Intramurals is for any student who is interested in playing sports before the school day begins.  We play a different sport every week.  Drop off for intramurals is door 28.   If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Fox.

    • 7th and 8th grade is on Thursdays from 7:30 – 8:30 am.

    • 5th and 6th grade is on Fridays from 7:30 – 8:30am.


Sep. 30 and Oct. 1

Falcon ball

Oct. 21 and 22


Oct. 28 and 29


Nov. 4 and 5

Wiffle Ball

Nov. 11 and 12


Nov. 18 and 19


Dec. 2 and 3


Dec. 9 and 10


Dec. 16 and 17

Dodge Santaball


  • The Chess Club meets every Monday after school until 5pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend, no experience required.  The club will meet in Mrs. Milliner’s room (A102).

  • The Book Club for 5th & 6th grade students will meet on Mondays afterschool until 5:00pm in the library.  See Ms. Durham if you have any questions. (Oct. 25, Nov. 8, and Dec. 6)

  • Dungeons and Dragons ~ If you play Dungeons and Dragons or would like to learn how to play.  You are welcome to come to the newly formed Dungeons and Dragons club.  We will meet starting the Thursday after fall break until 5:00 in Mrs. Lopp’s room A323.


Good luck to any of our Jaguars that perform or play this evening.  Remember that there are three things that YOU can control: your attitude, your actions, and your effort.  Give it your best!  Have a great afternoon.


Covid Information:


  • If your student is in quarantine, please remind them to get on Google Classroom to work asynchronously so they do not get behind on their classwork.


  • If any household members have a pending covid test, please contact our school nurse, Heather Murray at 812.542.8501 or via email: hmurray@nafcs.org You may also email Mrs. Ivey @ wivey@nafcs.org.


  • Masks are mandated INSIDE the school building.  Students riding to/from school on a bus must wear a mask due to the federal mandate.  Thank you for your support and cooperation.  We want to keep everyone safe.



Textbook Rental Fee Invoices~ will go in the mail/email the last week of September with payment being due by Oct 29, 2021.


OTHER Announcements

  • Important Dates:

  • October 26 ~ Picture Retakes (in the library)

    • Parents will be able to order pictures online this year.  You will get a specific email with your student’s picture on it to place orders.  (5th Grade – Use 1st Period Teacher; 6th Grade – Use your 2nd Period Teacher; 7th/8th – Use your 7th Period Teacher)

  • October 27 – Report Cards will go home with students

  • October 28 – No School for students; 5th & 6th Grade Parent/Teacher Conferences; 7th & 8th Grade Teachers will have Professional