School day hours are as follows:
8:03 am - 2:50 pm
Late Bus 3:40 pm Delayed Opening 10:03 am - 2:50 pm Half-day with lunch 8:03 am - 12:43 pm Half-day no lunch 8:03 am - 12:28 pm Emergency Early Dismissal 12:43 pm*
*Parents of students in the Encore program are asked to pick up their children as close to the 12:43 dismissal time as possible.
It may be necessary to adjust cycle dates if there are days off for inclement weather.
Cycle 1- 9/6/17-10/27/17
Cycle 2 - 10/30/17-1/5/18
Cycle 3- 1/8/18-2/23/18
Cycle 4- 2/26/18-5/4/18
Cycle 5- 5/7/18-6/21/18
Report Card Dates:
It may be necessary to adjust report card issuance if there are days off for inclement weather. Physical report cards are not issued. You must go onto Parent Access to view your child's report card.
November 27, 2017
February 9, 2018
Additional Dates to be added (April, June)
Our Mission: Hammarskjold Middle School is committed to providing all of our students with an optimum opportunity to grow intellectually, socially, physically, and emotionally. Special emphasis is given to cooperation with and concern for others. Students are encouraged to question, explore, and create. Striving for excellence is stressed and recognized as being critical to the development of a positive attitude toward life. Above all, we want our students to possess dignity and self-worth, and to value the unique worth of each individual.
In order to accomplish our mission, our learning environment will provide:
a challenging curriculum with flexibility to meet the needs of each student
a variety of teaching strategies to address all learning styles
students with relevant learning experiences which will enhance their intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs
students with an integrated approach to learning
students with a nurturing, orderly, and safe environment to help ensure a smooth transition from the elementary school to the middle school, and from the middle school to the junior high school
students with a school environment which promotes the development of strong character, risk-taking, creativity, and self-discovery.
All of our classes at Hammarskjold Middle School are heterogeneously grouped so that students can learn to appreciate each others strengths and to work cooperatively toward a common goal. A combination of both independent and cooperative learning strategies will be used to implement the curriculum. Throughout all curriculum areas, our major focus is to equip our students with the necessary critical thinking and problem-solving skills to facilitate future learning.
The staff and parents of Hammarskjold Middle School will continue to work cooperatively to provide an educational program of excellence for all of our students.
During the 1995-96 school year, Hammarskjold Middle School was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.