Staff will be live on Thursday, 1/21/21 from 5:30-7:00 pm to answer questions.
At Short Pump Middle, Jimmy Milcarek is a teacher who is known for his positivity.
During virtual learning he gives his students weekly challenges where the winner gets a pizza delivered by him.
Dr. Amy Cashell, the superintendent of HCPS surprises Jimmy with the Yay of the Day award.
Puma Blast 9-25 (important announcement)
Happy 2021! Jan. 4-8 is a big week for information on specialty centers! Locations will host a virtual Open House for parents and students to learn more about each specialty center. Mrs. Sharpe, our 8th grade school counselor, has shared this information with your Puma also.
Please see below for a calendar of events and direct links to learn more about each location. The online application is available until Jan. 15, 2021
There are deadlines for requesting a variance, as allowed by HCPS policy, to another HCPS school. The deadline to request a variance for students currently in grades 8 – 11 is February 15, 2021. The deadline for students currently in grades 1 – 7 is March 15, 2021. Students entering kindergarten for the 2021- 2022 school year have 30 days from the date of enrollment to request a variance. Students who move after the deadline have 30 calendar days from the date of a move to request a variance.
Scripps and Short Pump Middle School will host classroom spelling bees
on November 18-19, 2020, via English Class.
This year’s spelling bee will be virtual, and parents must register their
child to participate on the Scripps website, beginning 11/9.
This video provides steps on how to register.
Participating students must be registered by November 16, 2020 @ 11:59pm.
Please contact your child’s English teacher for more information.
Three HCPS middle schools offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, which includes a comprehensive curriculum for students who are highly motivated and who have demonstrated the ability to achieve academically.
Application are now being accepted and are available in all elementary and middle school counseling departments. *Private school applicants must contact the IB Programs Office at Tuckahoe MS for an application.
Public Info Session/Virtual Open House Schedule
Thursday, October 15, 2020 – Fairfield MS 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 – George H. Moody MS 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 -Tuckahoe MS 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Participation is free! Events happening now through November 4th!
Students are encouraged to participate live so they can ask questions and interact with the college admissions counselors. Visit https://www.strivescan.com/virginia/ to see participating colleges, event dates, register and learn more!