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SC Ready / SC PASS Testing

State testing begins Monday, April 29. It is very important that each student is here on the day of testing, if your student is here for every test they will be rewarded once all testing has been completed.  Please make sure your student gets plenty of sleep the night before each test and eats a well-balanced breakfast in the morning of the test. Each student is encouraged to do their very best.


Dates for 8th grade testing 

ELA 1 Monday April 29th

ELA 2 Thursday May 2nd

Math Wednesday May 8th

Science Tuesday May 14th


Dates for 7th grade testing

ELA 1 Tuesday April 30th

ELA 2 Monday May 6th

Math Thursday May 9th

Social Studies Wednesday April 15th


Dates for 6th grade testing

ELA 1 Wednesday May 1st

ELA 2 Tuesday May 7th

Math Monday May 13th

Science Thursday May 16th

End of Year Awards: Tuesday, May 28 in the Gym
ALL grade levels may dress up for awards. You are NOT allowed to dress down. NO jeans.  If you plan to dress up, please remember to follow the school district dress code policy listed on pages 15 and 16 in your Student Discipline Handbook.  A copy of the handbook is posted on this website, for your reference.

8th Grade—8:45am

7th Grade—10:15am

6th Grade—12:30pm

*Parents - please park in rear of school near the Gym.
*Teachers/Staff - please park in front of building on the grass
Academic Awards for 3rd Nine Weeks: April 9
Academic Awards for 2nd Nine Weeks: February 7
Academic Awards for 1st Nine Weeks:  November 13
8th grade at 8:45am
7th grade at 9:30am
6th grade at 10:15am
School Pictures:  Friday, November 9
6th and 7th grade students may dress down ONLY if they are purchasing a packet of pictures. 8th grade students are asked to dress up for pictures. Questions, please see Mrs. Medlin.
Annual Title I Meeting - September 17 at 5:00pm in the cafeteria
Open House - September 17 from 4:00 until 6:00pm
Special Announcement:
Students who arrive after 8:30am MUST be signed in by a parent or guardian in the main office. If you have any questions, please contact the school at 843-658-6830.
First Day for Students - August 20 - Welcome, Hawks!
In case items have not been added to this page, please remember to check our NHMS school calendar for activities and events. 
Click on links below to access the following:
Monthly Newsletters for Parents
Beginning of Year Letter to Parents
Registration Day Flyer (Aug. 7) - District Wide - 7:30am until 5:30pm
Moving to the Middle Letter to Parents (6th Grade Orientation)
Moving to the Middle Flyer (Aug. 15)
Supply Lists by Grade Level for 2018-2019
Uniform Dress Code 2018-2019
Notice to Parents: Registration this year will be conducted online. Parents may do this prior to visiting the school or in the computer lab on campus.  A link to the notification by our school district is provided
SC Governor's School of the Arts & Humanities

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