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2018 Spring Special Olympics  

It's time for the 2018 Spring Houston County Schools Special Olympuics! The event will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Houston County High School.  This will be an outdoor event, so please be sure that your Special Olympian wears a long sleeved shirt and brings a jacket.  They will also a lime green Special Olympics t-shirt to wear that day.  We plan to layer their shirts. 

If you plan to join in the fun, let us know so that we can save room for you to sit under our tent.

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Special Egg-citing Egg Hunt!!  

On April 7th, Perry will be hosting its first Egg Hunt for the Special Needs community and their families and friends. This is a free event for all participants .

For more information, click on this link:


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Holiday Greetings!!  

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'Twas the Week Before Thanksgiving Break...  

The Newsletter is posted with notes about November.  *Please take the time to read/download it.


*Pay special attention to the note in the Apple about Thanksgiving Lunch this week.

Also, permission slips for 2 CBI trips will go home on 2 separate nights this week.  Please sign and return them as soon as possible.



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Homework 10-30-2017  


Tonight's Homework is the standard homework for the first week:

Picture or Definition for Vocabulary Words

Spelling Words 3X's each

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Family Football Night  


As we support the 8th Grade HMS Football Team in the County Championship game

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7:00pm at the MAC.

Our class has supported the team this season using the HMS Family Living Center and other resources dotated by our community!

(See our October newsletter featuring one of our favorite players!)

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CBI Trip Friday  


This Friday, we will be traveling to the Rock Ranch in Barnesville, Georgia.  The fee for the trip is $10.00.  The students MUST have a new permission slip signed and returned in order to attend this trip.  If you did not receive a permission slip, please go to the Newsletters and Presentations and Forms page and download a form.  You may email it to me, or send it with your child in the morning.


As always, if you have any questions, feel free to contact me!

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CBI Trip Procedure Change  





At the beginning of the school year, a CBI Field Trip form was sent home which was intended to cover or students for the 2017-2018 School Year. 

Going forward, you will recieve a separate permission slip for each CBI trip and Field Trip that we have.  If there is a fee, you will also receive that information on the notice.  

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It's Almost Time....  

The 2017 Houston County Schools Fall Special Olympics - Middle and High School is scheduled for this Friday, October 20, 2017 at Houston County High School.  Students from our class will participate in Soccer, Softball Skills and in Bocce Ball. Make plans to come out and support you favorite Exceptional Athlete.  We plan to arrive at HoCo around 9:40am, and return to HMS before 2:00pm. Lunch will begin around 11:45 at HoCo.

  • The High Temperature for Friday is predicted to be 80°F, so dress for the weather
  • All personal items should be labeled with the student's first and last name.
  • Bring a towel to sit on.
  • Sack lunches will be provided, but we encourage students to bring $5 to purchase snacks and drinks throughout the day.

       •T-shirt (we will provide t-shirt)

        •Jeans, athletic pants, etc.

        •Athletic shoes

  • Water bottle (we’re providing bottled water for each student
  • Deodorant
  • Snacks
  • Money ($5) to purchase concessions

Contact Mrs.Hollis with any questions.



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Homework Starts on 9-26-2017  

Homework starts again Tuesday, 9-26-2017.

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Progress Reports  

Progress Reports go home Thursday.  All students will receive an IEP Progress report, as well as a grade report.  Returning Houston County students will also receive         2016-2017 GAA results. Please be sure to sign and return the GRADE REPORT only.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

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Due to mid term evaluating, students who have complete their homework this part of term will have no homework this week.  Those with missing assignments will be given time during the day and in the evenings to complete their assignments. 

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CBI Trip Tuesday  


This Tuesday, September 19, 2017, we will be traveling to the Kroger Supercenter on Highway 96 and stopping by The Goodwill on Houston Lake Road.  Students will need $5 for lunch.

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CBI Trips: Coming Friday  



We will begin our CBI Trips this Friday, by visiting Fountain Lake Park.  Students will not need money for lunch for this trip. 

Our second trip will be to the Kroger Supercenter on Highway 96, and students will need money for lunch on that trip.




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Holiday Greeting  

We will see our class again on Tuesday, Septermber 5, 2017!

Enjoy your Holiday Weekend.

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Online Book Fair  

Although the HMS Scholastic Buckaneer Book Fair has sailed, you may still purchase books for your children online until Tuesday, Spetember 5, 2017, at


Thanks for all your support for the book fair!

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Supplies Needed  

It's already that time of year! We need tissue, hand sanitizer and baby wipes to help keep everyone as healthy as possibble.  If you havent already, please send any or all of these items to school with your child.

Newsletter 8-29-2017  

(The Newsletter is posted!!) 

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Newsletter is up!  


This week's Newsletter is posted!

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We have break time daily.  Healthy snacks are encouraged.  If you would like to send snacks for the week or the month, we can store them in the classroom. 

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Please remember...  

Please be sure that your child has any devices, Assistive Technology and supplies that they need each day so that we can make each moment count, and they don't miss a thing!

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The weekly Newsletter is posted.  Please check Newsletters and Presentations to view.

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Homework begins Tuesday night.  Please check the light blue homework folder nightly for announcements, and homework assignments.

Homework should not take more than 20 minutes to complete.  If you find that it exceeds this time limit, please contact me as soon as possible, so that we can make the necessary adjustments.

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We're so excited to kick off the 2017-2018 school year with you!! Check this page frequently for announcement, newsletters and other exciting news about our upcoming school and classroom activities!


Weekly Newsletter and Homework  

The weekly Newsletter can be found in the Newsletter and Presentations Section. 

Homework sheets may be found under the Homework Assignments and Forms Section.


This is  work in progress, so this procedure is subject to change.  Check the announcements frequently, or contact me at any time if you have questions.