Hillcrest Middle School

We are PATS - Proactive, Accepting, Teachable and Successful!

Exciting News!

  • Middle School Exemption Policy for THIS YEAR ONLY:

    Students will be exempt from their 4th NINE WEEKS EXAM in a class if the following criteria is met:

     *70 Average for 4th Nine Weeks

    *No Major Discipline Issues that result in ISI or Suspension.

    Students who are EXEMPT from 4th Nine Weeks Exams will receive their last graded assignments on Friday, May 21, 2021.


    For students who are NOT EXEMPT and/or who are

    on campus May 24-28:

    Final Exam Schedule

    Monday, 5/24 – Review Day

    Tuesday, 5/25 – English, Math & AM Electives

    Wednesday, 5/26 – Science, SS & PM Electives

     Thursday, 5/27 - Half Day (Dismissal at 11:30 am)

    Friday, 5/28 - Half Day (Dismissal at 11:30 am)



    Congratulations to our Honor Roll Students

    for 3rd 9 Weeks:

    A honor ab


    Thank you to our STUDENT ATHLETES for working hard this season - on and off the field!




    Congratulations to the HMS teams in Mrs. Hinton's classes that won top awards in the Alabama Stock Market Game! 
    5 teams from our school placed in the top 10 teams at the state level!  They began with a $100,000 portfolio, researched companies, & made online trades to earn huge profits.

    Stock Market Game Winners!

    1st place with $148,000 - Rowan Haynes & Shadedra Collins
    3rd place with $121,000 - Maelyn Tinker, Madison Long, & Ivan Cortes Garcia
    5th place with $117,000 - Carson Coleman, Jaida Thomas, Rachael Shanklin, & Adyson Greene-Jenkins
    7th place with $113,000 - Rianna Adams, Sidney Lowery, Jaida Thomas, & Jaelin King
    8th place with $112,000 - Emily Ervin, Kylee Templeton, & Diniya Boston
    Again, congratulations to these hard-working students!  We're so proud of you!



    Congratulations to our PTLA Team for receiving a grant award for our Recycling Project!

    Teacher Team Members: LeeAnn Robertson, Rachel Patterson

    Parent Team Members: Amber Faulkner, Brandy Frost





    6th Grade Testing Dates:

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - April 19, 20 and 21

    7th Grade Testing Dates:

    Thursday and Friday - April 22 and 23

    8th Grade Testing Dates:

    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday - April 26, 27 and 28

    *Testing starts at 8 am and will finish around 11 am each day.


    For more information about the ACAP Summative Assessments or to try out a practice test, please visit https://wbte.drcedirect.com/AL/portals/al.  Once you visit the website, find “ACAP SUMMATIVE: Online Tools Training”.  Select the grade level and subject that applies. 



    FOR 6th and 7th Graders - ATHLETIC TRYOUT INFO


    Monday, April 26th, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm (6th Grade Only)

    Tuesday, April 27, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm (7th Grade Only) 



    Monday, May 10 at 3:30 pm (Girls Only)

    Tuesday, May 11 at 3:30 pm (Boys Only) 

    *Tryouts will be held at the high school football field.



    Monday, May 10 - Friday, May 21

    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm






    Boys' Basketball Tryouts

    Wednesday, April 28th 

    3:30 HHS Gym




    Congratulations to our Honor Roll Students

    for 2nd 9 Weeks:

    AB Honor Roll


    a honor roll



    For Future Reference (In the event of an A/B Day Schedule):

    Generally, students are divided alphabetically

    for A Days and B Days. 

    A Days: Students with last names A-K.

    B Days: Students with last names L-Z.

    There are exceptions to this rule.  ALL CAMPUS LEARNERS will be notified of their scheduled day before they leave on Friday, December 11.




    2019-2020 Yearbooks are here!

    Remote Learners: Call the Main Office to pick up yours or

    contact Ms. Fladstol (sfladstol@tcss.net) to order your copy for $40!



    Church of the Highlands Brings Snacks for Teachers

    Thanks to the Church of the Highlands

    for bringing snacks and sodas for teachers!

    We appreciate your support.


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Our Partners

  • Thanks to our wonderful Adopt-a-School Partners for supporting the students and staff at Hillcrest Middle School! 
    Milo's         Shelton State     TTL
     Thanks also to DCH Sports Medicine for providing training services for our student athletes. 
    Special thanks to Dairy Queen for a Community Partnership!
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  • Hillcrest Middle School makes a B 

    on the Education State Report Card!!!!


    report card

    We are happy for the growth shown since last year!

    We also know that the growth needs to continue.  Parents will receive a letter soon about our detailed plans for growth that will include challenging our students in the classroom through deeper thinking, quality questioning and hands-on learning.  We also want to focus on ATTENDANCE and the importance of students coming to school EVERY DAY.


    To view the specific results, view information on the State Department Website.

    You can also learn more about the results by clicking here.


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