8th grade photos needed

8th Grade Parents

Please send any HMS school related pictures to uaclassof2024@gmail.com for the 8th Grade Video.  Please label in the subject area grade level and activity and in the message names of students.


Frozen Friday Cultural Arts

Frozen Friday Cultural Arts Program
This week  is guitarist Francisco Rojas.  He was a big hit with the students and teachers last year. These lunch time programs are sponsored by your PTO through membership fees, No Fundraising Fundraiser contributions and the Upper Arlington Arts Council.


Golden Apple Awards

The Upper Arlington Civic Association is excited to announce that our annual Golden Apple Award nominations for 2020 are here! This prestigious award can go to ANY faculty or staff in our schools. Whether your nominee is an outstanding teacher, administrator, nurse, custodian, secretary, aide, paraprofessional, counselor, resource officer etc… they ALL make a difference in the lives of our children.

Voting begins January 6th at 7 am & ends February 28th at 11:59 pm

Your vote(s) count! The winner of the Golden Apple at each school is decided by YOU! Any parent, student, colleague or community member can make a nomination. You can also nominate more than one person! Our schools are a huge part of what make this community an amazing place to live! Vote for your favorite faculty or staff member to say thank you to those who shape the lives of our children.

The schools within our district are:

Preschools– BEARS, Burbank, Covenant Presbyterian, Kare-A-Lot, Kiwi’s Clubhouse, Holy Trinity, Mountview Christian, Riverside United Methodist, St. Andrew’s, Upper Arlington Lutheran & Wellington

Elementary Schools– Barrington, Greensview, Tremont, Wickliffe & Windermere, Mountview Christian Kindergarten

Middle Schools– Jones & Hastings

High Schools– Upper Arlington High School & Wellington

Catholic Schools– St. Agatha & St. Andrew

Visit http://www.UACA.org to fill out a nomination form

The Golden Apple Awards are Not Sponsored by the Upper Arlington School District


No Fundraising Fundraiser

It is time again for the PTO’s most popular fundraiser: the “No Fundraising Fundraiser” – no calling, no selling, and no attending special events. We are just asking you to consider a tax deductible $30 donation directly to the Hastings PTO – this money goes directly to the classrooms.  This is our last fundraiser of the year!  Learn more >>


UA Middle School Dance Club

The Junior Dance Club of Upper Arlington invites all 7th and 8th grade students of Hastings and Jones to attend dance club this year. It will be held in the Hastings Commons Wednesdays January 8,15,22,29, February 5 & 12. Each student had a written invitation sent to their address with detailed information on December 1st. Registration is open and we are only accepting online payments this year. The Sign Up Genius will allow you to sign up your student, pay and volunteer for a chaperone spot if you wish. Please only sign up once, first come, first serve. This year’s fee is $30 for 6 lessons. **NO REFUNDS AFTER FIRST CLASS**

For Boys:
Dress shirt and tie. Shirt tucked into belted pants or cords. Loafers or dress shoes.
NOT PERMITTED: athletic shoes, heavy boots, Crocs or jeans.
For Girls: Dress or skirt with a blouse (skirts fingertip length or longer, shoulders covered). Tunics (fingertip length) over leggings also acceptable.
NOT PERMITTED: bare shoulders (use a shrug if necessary), athletic shoes, UGG boots, flip-flops or Crocs. Also, no pants of any kind, capris or jean skirts.

Parents will be contacted if the guidelines are not followed. Any unacceptable behavior will result in removal from the dance club for the remainder of the season.

Things to Know…

  • There will be no refunds after the first session.
  • Scholarships are available.
  • We cannot assume liability for any personal property. Please leave cell phones and other valuables at home. Any found items will be placed in Hastings’ Lost & Found.
  • The sessions will be canceled only if UA schools are closed such as for a snow day – or by special announcement made at the end of the school day. Every effort will be made to make up canceled sessions, but there is no guarantee.
  • Parents must observe dismissal times so the next session can begin promptly. Students not picked up in time will have to wait outside.

Class Times:

  • 7th Grade classes are 7:30pm-8:20pm
  • 8th Grade classes are 8:30pm-9:20pm

If you have any questions or need financial assistance please email uajuniordanceclub@gmail.com.


Open PTO Positions

All Positions are open to any HMS Parent/Guardian PTO Members

Open PTO positions for 2020-2021:
Executive Board
Co-Treasurer- Outgoing Funds

Committee Chairs
Charitable Donations
School Supply Sale (starts in February of 2020)

If you have any interest or questions about the Executive Board positions or chairing any of these committees or being on the committee, please let me know. You do not have to be a PTO Chair now or have any PTO committee experience to volunteer for any position. Your desire to volunteer is enough. You do have to be a paid PTO member. If you have already contacted me about your interest, please don’t hesitate to let me know again.

Please contact Meghan Harder at hastingspto@gmail.com for more information.

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