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  • No School

    Thursday, November 23 or Friday November 24 for Thanksgiving Holiday.

  • Parent University Dec. 5th @ 6:30

    We are excited to announce our first Parent University on Dec 5th at 6:30-8:30.  We will show the movie Most Likely to Succeed.

    Most Likely To Succeed is a thought-provoking documentary feature film that reveals the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world.

    The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize education as we know it, inspiring school communities to reimagine what students and teachers are capable of doing.

    To date, MLTS has screened for thousands of audiences around the world, igniting conversations and empowering change along the way.

    We will have a brief discussion after the movie. 

    Child care will be available for free.  We will also pop fresh popcorn during the movie!

  • PAC Raffle


    Tickets need to be returned, sold or unsold by November 27.

    If you need additional tickets they are available in the school office.

    If you have lost your tickets, please let your homebase teacher know.



    Students who sell five or more tickets* will be eligible for the prize drawings of:


    • HD E-Reader/Tablets with $10 gift card • Bobcat Hockey gift pack (4 game tickets and meals) • Theo Art School gift cards ($40 value) • Scheels gift cards ($25 value) • SkyZone gift cards ($30 value) • Target gift cards ($20 value) • Grand Theater pass packs ($20 value) • Barnes & Noble gift cards ($15 value)


    ….plus daily winner prizes


    Winners announced daily on the Horizon Middle School Website and Facebook.

    If a student sells 5 tickets they receive one entry in the drawing for the above prizes, and an additional entry for every ticket sold above 5.


    Questions, please call Karen Dunlap 208-940-2277 or email freckles_91@icloud.com.

  • Order a Yearbook and a chance to win


    Secure the memories of the 2017 - 2018 school year with a yearbook.

    As a little holiday bonus, if you order online by November 27, 2017, you'll be automatically entered for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card.*

    click here to order a yearbook from Jostens

  • Submit Yearbook Pictures Here!

    Click Here to add pictures to the HMS Yearbook drive!

    These pictures will be considered for the 2017-18 HMS Yearbook!

  • Order a Yearbook and Husky Gear

    Order your Horizon Middle School Yearbook today! The link is included below and on the HMS website. Order BEFORE October 6th and get four free icons with personalization. Yearbooks are only $20!

    If you have pictures of any school groups or activities you would like considered for the yearbook, please email lisa_symens@bismarckschools.org

    Also, we have a new opportunity at Horizon to custom design and order Horizon Husky Gear through Jostens. 

    Order our Horizon Yearbook online through Jostens today!


    Click here to order Horizon Huskies Gear!

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  • Sexting Brochure

    Information on sexting, which is taking and sending nude photos on a cell phone. This is a safety, relationship and law enforcement issue in our community.

    Below is a brochure and a website to learn more about the issue.



  • Absence procedure

    Absences - if you plan for your child to be absent for any reason, please send a note to the attendance office three days in advance to get a “RAD” (Request for Advance Dismissal).  This will serve as a notice to teachers and to gather assignments.  The RAD should be completed and turned into the attendance office.  

    Leaving the School During the Day - Please submit a note with the reason before 1st Period the day of the request.  A “Cut-Slip” will be given to the child excusing him/her from class at the noted time.  If the student is leaving with a person other than Parent or Guardian that must also be noted.  Please arrive to the school office as close to the noted time as possible.  This process should reduce the number of classroom interruptions.  

    Students must check in or out of the office every time they leave the building.

    Medical excuses will be given with notes issued by the Drs. Office.

    All notes must be signed by a Parent of Guardian.  

  • Important North Parking information

    The road on the West side of the school building will be closed due to construction until further notice.  

    North Side Traffic – When dropping students off for school, please use the North side crosswalk correctly.

    Please do your best to use the Front of the School to Drop off students but if you do use the north side crosswalk, please be sure to have your student use the crosswalk. 

    There should be absolutely NO parking on the North side road across from busses where the sign says,”NO PARKING”.

    Thank you for your help in keeping everyone safe during our busy traffic times. 

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  • Open Gym on weekends

    Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is offering an Open Gym Program for youth and adults to use neighborhood gymnasiums on Saturdays and Sundays in a supervised, free play environment. It is a free program which runs through March 4, 2018. Times and school locations can be found on the BPRD website at www.bisparks.org.

    Court reservations will be taken for adult teams interested in practicing at the World War Memorial Building or Simle Middle School.  Reservations can be made for the weekend by calling 222-6454 between 8:30 am and 5 pm on the Friday preceding weekend play.  Each team will have a court for one hour.

    The Open Gym Program is provided by BPRD in cooperation with Bismarck Public Schools.

  • Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving Break, no school

    There will be no school November 23-24.

  • Nov. 27 School Board Meeting

    The Bismarck School Board will meet at 5:15 pm at the City-County Building at 221 N. 5th Street. The public is invited to attend the meeting or watch it LIVE on cable channel 2.

  • Dec. 11 School Board Meeting

    The Bismarck School Board will meet at 5:15 pm at the City-County Building at 221 N. 5th Street. The public is invited to attend the meeting or watch it LIVE on cable channel 2.

  • Dec. 22-Jan. 1 Holiday Break, no school

    There will be no school December 22-January 1. School resume Tuesday, January 2.

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