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Harpers Ferry Middle School 1710 West Washington Street Harpers Ferry, West Virginia 25425 (304) 535-6357 Eric Vandell, Principal

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  • Important Message for Parents! 
    Parents dropping their child off at school after 7:52, must come into the school to sign in their child.
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  •  Quinlan Keys pic  

    Quinlan Keys: Top 3% in Johns Hopkins' Gifted Program

    Quinlan getting his award.  He was in the top 3% globally,  out of 32,000 kids who tested last year. "Johns  Hopkins has a gifted program for youth called Center for Talented Youth.  They perform a talent search to find gifted kids and offer them online classes, summer camps and day/weekend classes, around the world.  To qualify,  students have to pass one of the two tests they offer.  These tests are above grade level and are offered to kids 2nd-12th grades.  They had over 38,000 kids (all ages and from all over the world) test this past school year.  Quinlan went to a ProMetric Testing Center in June and took their Scholastic and College Ability Test.  Since he just completed 6th grade, he was tested at the 9th grade level.  He scored High Honors, which is the top 3%.  There were over 300 students being honored yesterday (all in the top 3%), from 30 states, Canada, China and other countries. 

    Congratulations Quinlan! Harpers Ferry Middle is proud of your accomplishment! 

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  • October 27-31:  RED RIBBON WEEK
        - We would like to hold a door decorating contest.  The theme this year is "Love Yourself.  Be Drug Free."  
            *We will submit pictures of your doors to the National Family Partnership.  If one of your doors is chosen, HFMS will be awarded $1000.00 and an iPad.  
        - Each day has a drug-free theme:
            ~ Monday, October 27:  Pledge to Be Drug Free - wear red to signify that you pledge to be drug free.
                * Red ribbons will be distributed in first period classes.
                * A pledge banner will be signed by students during lunch.
            ~ Tuesday, October 28:  Dream of a Drug Free Future - dress for success with career-inspired clothing.
            ~ Wednesday, October 29:  Educate Yourself About Drugs - college or school shirt day
                * Teachers wear college colors and talk with students about your school and degree
            ~ Thurday, October 30:  Join the Fight Against Drugs - wear camo
            ~ Friday, October 31:  Stay Drug Free for Every Decade - dress in your favorite decade's clothing
        - Small prizes will be passed out at random for students who are participating in Red Ribbon Week activities.​
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  • 8th Grade Students will be taking the ACT EXPLORE on Monday, October 27th and Tuesday, October 28th.
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  •  YEARBOOKS
    Yearbooks will be sold every morning from 7:30-8:00 AM beginning October 27th-31st by the main office. Prices will be $28 for a regular yearbook and $30 for a yearbook with your students name on it. Ordering packets are to be distributed to your child in their 8th period class on October 24th and should be filled out for the proper ordering to be accomplished. It is recommended to order a yearbook at this pre-sale time rather than later as the price for a regular yearbook will be $32 after October. Any questions please contact Ms. Carver at the school :)
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  • Drama News literature
    Harpers Ferry Middle School is proud to present "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.  
    The play will take place in the Ranali-Wiltshire Auditorium at Harpers Ferry Middle School. 
    The performance will take place on December 12, 2014.
    Tickets will go on sale December 1, 2014.
    We hope to see you there to support the Drama Club!   
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  •  Box Top Logo  

    Save Your Box Tops for Education!

    Look for Labels! Stop by the library and pick up at Box Top sheet for recording your Box Tops!
    Cut and Glue Box Tops on Recording sheet! 

    Please bring to library and turn in!  For every 10 Box Tops on a Tiger Paw Recording Sheet, you can put your name in for a drawing!

     
     
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    Enterovirus D68 Focus of State Initiative
    The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) are working closely together throughout the school year focusing on making sure infection control guidelines and prevention measures are in place in West Virginia schools to combat Enterovirus D68.
     
    Enteroviruses are very common viruses; there are more than 100 types. Enterovirus infections are typically seasonal occurring in the summer and fall. People infected with enterovirus can have respiratory, rash, neurologic, gastrointestinal and cardiac illness. Most infected people have no symptoms or only mild symptoms, but some infections can be serious.
     
     
     
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