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VDOE State Testing Dates for Hugo Owens Middle

Student working on laptop: SOL Testing DatesStudents at Hugo Owens Middle will be taking SOL tests on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 28 – Writing SOL (Multiple Choice) Grade 8
Tuesday, April 4 – Writing SOL (Writing Prompt) Grade 8
Wednesday, April 19NEW Integrated  Reading and Writing Field Test Grade 8
Friday, May 19 – Civics SOL Grade 6
Tuesday, May 23 – Reading SOL Grades 6, 7, 8
Thursday, May 25 – Science SOL Grade 8
Wednesday, May 31 – Math SOL Grades 6, 7, 8
Monday, June 5 – Civics SOL Expedited Retakes
Tuesday, June 6 – Reading SOL Expedited Retakes
Wednesday, June 7 – Science SOL Expedited Retakes
Thursday, June 8 – Math SOL Expedited Retakes

Spirit Week is March 13-17

HOMS Spirit Week: March 13-17. Show your spirit!Spring Spirit Week is March 13-17!
Monday- Wear Purple
Tuesday- Hawaiian Shirt Day
Wednesday- Dress like a Teacher/ Teachers Dress Like Students
Thursday- Crocs and Crazy Socks Day
Friday- Wear Green for Go Green Day

Spring Dances

Two young people dancing: Spring DanceHugo Owens Middle School will be hosting two upcoming spring dances. One dance will strictly be for 6th graders and the second dance will be for 7th and 8th graders combined.

6th grade permission slips will be sent home Tuesday, February 28 and Wednesday, March 1. 6th grade dance tickets will be sold on Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3.

7th and 8th grade permission slips will be sent home Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 8. 7th and 8th grade dance tickets will be sold on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10.

All tickets are $10. Signed permission slips must be brought in with payment during ticket sale days. Ticket sales only take place during homeroom.

Mustang Market Donations Needed

Be IntentionalMustang Market is where our students use their Mighty Mustangs to “shop” for rewards. Mustang Market promotes a positive and safe school. We are in need of chips, snacks, and candy to stock Mustang Market. Click here to view our Amazon wish list. If you wish to purchase items outside of Amazon, please drop them off at our front office. Email Ms. Ball with questions.

Washington DC Field Trip Donations Needed

Photos of Washington DC landmarks: Washington DC Trip Support our 8th Grade StudentsHugo Owens Middle School is currently seeking donations for our upcoming 8th Grade field trip to Washington DC. You can view our Amazon Wishlist by visiting this link. We are also accepting student sponsors. If you would like to sponsor a student who may not be able to otherwise attend, please contact Ms. George.

See Something, Say Something

Our district offers several communications platforms that provide students, parents, and staff the opportunity to engage in a two-way dialogue.

Quick Tip logo
Quick Tip is an anonymous way to make school administrators aware of a specific safety concern.

Let's Talk logo
Send the school district your questions, concerns, suggestions, and or compliments through Let’s Talk.

Chesapeake Crime Line logo
Chesapeake Crime Line provides a way for citizens to report criminal activity to local authorities.

Additional guidance on how to express a concern is available to our students and their parents.
For emergencies, please call 911