The Middle Seat

May 18, 2022

School Supply Boxes

Supply Boxes for the 2022-2023 school year are now on sale! This year there is FREE delivery to your house!!

PTO Meeting May 19

The HMS PTO will have a meeting at 9 am on May 19. Use the zoom link below to join.

Chromebook End of Year Collection

HMS will be collecting student Chromebooks at the end of the year. Students will turn them into their 1st period teacher.

5th Grade/New Parent Orientation

HMS will welcome 5th grade parents and new parents to an orientation on May 24 at 7 PM in the West Gym. Portions of the orientation will be recorded and posted in the Middle Seat for all families.

Activity Night

Thank you to all the volunteers at Activity Night. It was a great success - meaning the students had a good time.

Media Center Painting

Looking for something to do the week of June 13 - 17? We are looking for all willing and able volunteers to assist in painting our media center. Bring your own brush/roller. There will be a sign up in the Middle Seat for families to sign up.

Cheer Tumbling Program Offered

If you are an incoming 7th or 8th grader interested in cheering during the 2022-23 season, consider participating in the Highland Cheer Tumbling Program, in partnership with the Medina Gymnastics Academy. The 10 classes will run from June 13-August 15 (the week of July 4 class will be held on July 6) at Highland Middle School from 4-6 p.m. Participants are advised to wear slip-resistant socks on the trampolines for health and safety reasons.

Please download and complete the REGISTRATION & WAIVER FORM and include payment by Friday, May 27 to the Highland Middle School Office, Attention Laura Keeling. Questions? Email

Middle School Volleyball Tryouts

Tryouts for the HMS 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams will occur on August 1st and 2nd from 11:30 - 1:30 in the high school gym. A physical is needed to try-out.

Middle School Cross Country

Practice begins August 1 at 8:00 am at the HMS track. See this flyer for more details.

Summer Camps

Highland Athletic Summer Camps

Football Camp

Wanake Summer Camp Flyer

Assignment Pages

You can check each week for the assignments that your child will have for the upcoming week. Keep in mind that plans can change throughout the week.

Lunch Menu

May Lunch Menu

June Lunch Menu

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending free meals to all students through the 2021-2022 school year.


  • There is the option to purchase Ala Carte items and additional entrée items at each school. To purchase ala carte items or additional items you may send in a check or cash in an envelope with your child’s name, and grade on the outside of the envelope. You may also deposit money into their student lunch account via PaySchools Central

  • To qualify for school fee waivers, if applicable, please fill out the Free and Reduced Lunch Application on Final Forms.

Spirit Wear

Have your kids grown out of the Hornet spirit wear already?! You can always get some at the link below and a portion of your purchase contributes to the HMS PTO.

PTO Chromebook Covers

The HMS PTO is selling a Hornet Chromebook Case. The case is a soft black zip-up case with a Highland Hornet on it. There are two ways to order

  1. Use the Order Form to place your order. The forms should be dropped off in the office. These can be mailed to HMS or dropped off in the office. Once we receive the order form, your child will get the cover delivered to them in a day or two.

  2. Order online on the HMS PTO Webpage. Click on the Donate button. You can pay through PayPal or credit card. Be sure to put in the notes section the name of your child, and what the donation is for “Chromebook Cover.” The cost is $17.

PTO News

PTO Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month at 9:00 am. The next PTO meeting will be on May 19.

Kim Haws-Falasco, President

Morgan Domokos, Vice President

Koula Makris, Secretary

Abby Boyce, Treasurer

Committee Chairs

Interested in volunteering? Fill out this form to express your interest. PTO Committees

Hospitality - Amy Lyons

Supply Sale - Jessica Gaydos

Activities - TBD

PTO Website

Highland Middle School PTO is on Facebook