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Welcome to Haynes Middle Health/Medical Science Design Center

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510 West Trinity Lane
Nashville, Tennessee 37207
Phone: (615) 262-6688 Fax: (615) 258-3962
 
http://www.haynesms.mnps.org

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Parents...Click here for a printable handout of TCAP Test Taking Tips to help your child do their very best!

Please Don't forget:  Saturday School is being offered to assist students in their preparation for TCAP testing. 
Remaining session are on:
April 26th
from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon
Snacks will be served!!!

Parent Learning Opportunities and Meetings
John G. Lane, Family Involvement Specialist with MNPS Student Services-Whites Creek Cluster, is now offering Parent Coffee Talks, Luncheon Sessions, Evening Parent Meetings and other gatherings and events at the Haynes campus for any parent with questions regarding:

  1. Attendance/Late Arrival
  2. Grade Speed
  3. Transitions
  4. Testing Tips and How Parents Can Help Students Prepare
  5. Common Core Curriculum
  6. Standardized Testing: It's  Impact on Your  Child, School and  District. Any interested parents are asked to contact Dr. Dennis at Haynes (615-262-6688) with a request for a session on any of the above topics.  Please allow one week to allow time to secure the guest speaker. 

                      Haynes is a Paideia Philosophy School      Paideia Logo
                     
The Paideia (py-dee-a) philosophy "celebrates the fundamental notion that to be fully educated is a lifelong adventure that only begins with an individual's formal schooling."   A comprehensive course of study is followed that incorporates three complementary instructional techniques:

1. Didactic instruction;
2. Intellectual coaching: and
3. Seminar discussion
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We, at Haynes, are very excited about the creation of the many student projects and student seminars that are integral parts of the Paideia program. Click here for more information about the Paideia Philosophy: National Paideia Center an affiliate of The University of North Carolina.  It is going to be an exciting year as we prepare our students for the future.    

Haynes Vision Statement
Haynes Middle Health/Medical Science Design Center will prepare students for the ever changing demands of the 21st century by utilizing innovative, research-based instructional practices.


Haynes Mission Statement
The mission of Haynes Middle Health/Medical Science Design Center is to provide a holistic educational opportunity in a safe and nuturing environment.  By utilizing a rigorous curriculum, students will become productive global citizens.

Please take a look on our site to read about the unique programs both Academic and Extra Curricular that are offered at Haynes. Be sure to visit our Faculty pages to learn about the educators who make them all happen.

Join Haynes on Twitter      Our twitter account is @HaynesMiddle   
 
Click here for a look at the monthly:  Haynes Calendar 
Click here for the:  MNPS District Calendar

Upcoming Important Events and Dates at Haynes:

April 2nd: Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
(PARCC); 7th grade only
April 7th: REPORT CARDS ISSUED
April 7th: Visit to East High School (8th grade)

April 8th through 10th: Achievement Network (ANet) Math and Reading Assessment
April 18th:  Spring Holiday, No School, Students Do Not Report
April 23rd:  Progrss Reports Issued
April 30 - May 7: District TCAP Testing Window
May 5th; 8th grade only: End of Course Exam for Algebra I

May 26thMemorial Day Holiday, No School, Students Do Not Report
May 30th:
  Half day for students; End of the school year

Each month Haynes posts the
Literary Focus for Learning. 
This Month's 
Literary Focus is
Language and Vocabulary

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Principal's Welcome Message:

It is with great pleasure I welcome you to the 2013-2014 school year. At Haynes It is our vision is “to prepare students for the ever-changing demands of the 21st century by utilizing innovative, research-based instructional practices.”   
Dr. Tonya Dennis

Middle Years: Working Together for School Success is a Monthly Middle School Newsletter provided by MNPS for parents. Its purpose is to provide busy parents with practical ideas that promote school success, parent involvement, and more effective parenting.  Please click on the link above to access this newsletter. 

Another great resource for parents is the newsletter Home & School Connection.  It's purpose is to provide busy parents with practical ideas that promote school success, parent involvment, and more effective parenting. Please click on the link above to access this newsletter.


April 2, 2014

Dear Parents,

We are only a few weeks away from TCAP! In preparation beyond our daily classwork, our final round of A-Net testing will be administered April 8th-10th, 2014.  Additionally, we are still hosting Wildcat Academy sessions to provide academic assistance to students in the areas of Math and English/Language Arts.  Sessions are free and will be held from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon on the following Saturdays:
            
            April 5, 2014
            April 12, 2014
            April 26, 2014

Our students have been working very hard this year to be academically proficient and advanced!  In an effort to maximize their full potential on TCAP testing days, please consider the following:

        Be sure that your child attends school on time and is relaxed.
        Provide a healthy breakfast.
        Encourage your child to do their best.

Please take note of the following important dates for the month:

        April 7th, Report Cards
        April 7th, Visit to East High School (8th grade)
        April 8th-10th, A-Net Testing
        April 18th, Spring Holiday (No School)
        April 23rd, Progress Reports
        April 29th-May 6th, TCAP Testing

Thank you for making your child's education a priority!

Sincerely,

Dr. Tonya R. Dennis                                            Ms. Michelle D. Hendricks
Principal                                                                Assistant Principal
 
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School Supplies graphicClick here for a printable version of the  Haynes School Supply List