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Heritage students win 28 awards at scholastic competition(0)

January 16, 2015
01-15 HMS scholastic art winners

BY Bryan Navarette A-J Media When Jaden Garcia heard he had received a Gold Key award in the Regional Scholastic Art Competition, he was excited. “I was yelling, screaming and running down the halls,” the Heritage student said, laughing. “I was breaking a lot of rules.” Heritage Middle School won 28 awards, including 13 Gold […]

Heritage students win 28 awards at scholastic competition

Frenship spelling bee champ wins in 15 rounds

Stridency. Bountiful. Presumptuous. Bloviate. Matriculation. Revanche. Isochronous. Arraignment. Freudian. Sotto voce. Antics. Secure. Intact. Sulking. Hammock. Those were the 15 words Ana Venasquez had to spell correctly to become Frenship Independent School District’s champion speller at the district spelling bee Friday, Feb. 7. Nine school champions from Frenship’s elementary and middle schools lined up at […]

Heritage Middle School gains new assistant principal

There’s a new face at Heritage Middle School this year, and it doesn’t belong to a sixth-grader. Dennis Hearn is a new assistant principal at the school, coming to HMS from a teaching position at Terra Vista Middle School. Hearn taught sixth- and eighth-grade social studies at TVMS, eventually becoming the department head of social […]

Heritage teacher meets president

Heritage Middle School teacher Jeremy Wagner got to speak with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office last week. It’s just one of the perks of being the Texas Teacher of the Year. Wagner said when he was lined up waiting for his turn to speak with the president, he was telling himself to get […]

Adopt-A-Book program helps stock Heritage MS library

Adopting a child might be a complicated and noisy proposition, but Heritage Middle School has an alternative — adopt a book. Lisa Patterson, a member of the HMS PTA, started a program when her daughter was a new student at Oak Ridge Elementary School. The Birthday Book Club has helped stock Oak Ridge’s new shelves […]

Fundraisers planned to stock shelves at Heritage Middle School library

Parents and teachers at Heritage Middle School have made books for the school library their goal. In the past, a new school received funding from the state of Texas to furnish library shelves with books. But with budget cuts, funding for opening new schools no longer exists — including that which would have provided books […]

Heritage Middle School cuts ribbon on new building

Politicians of the local, state, federal and student council level rubbed elbows with school administrators, a few parents and Frenship High School band members at the ribbon cutting for Heritage Middle School last week. In the span of five years, Frenship Independent School District has gone from having four grade levels in two intermediate-level schools […]

Frenship schools kick off new year

New school clothes and supplies were in abundance as pre-kindergarteners through seniors in the Frenship Independent School District started school Monday, but some of the middle school students started the year in a brand new building. At Heritage Middle School, students, teachers and Principal Greg Hernandez were in agreement the first day of school in […]


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