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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fifth-graders from several Frenship Independent School District elementary schools toured Heritage Middle School last week.
HMS is scheduled to open in August, but Julie Johnson, who has taken on some of the duties of one of two new assistant principals at HMS, said the dry weather has helped construction to move further ahead.
Parents and students will be able to tour the school Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m.