Greater HMS Family Gathers for Centennial

Decades’ worth of Huntington Middle School alumni, current and former faculty, and parents filled the school’s cafeteria last Wednesday morning to celebrate its centennial.
Those in attendance found a table with dozens of yearbooks and class photos from HMS during its lifetime, including its first class from February 1918. A slideshow throughout the centennial breakfast also showcased images from earlier times. Continue reading “Greater HMS Family Gathers for Centennial”

HMS Takes First Place in Science Olympiad

The second year for Huntington Middle School’s Science Olympiad team is proving successful, with the team recently sweeping its way to first place in the regional competition on Feb. 17.
The team now looks to make a splash at the upcoming state competition at Caltech in April. This year’s finish was an improvement over last year’s second-place finish at the Antelope Valley Regionals, which was a pleasant surprise for the then-inaugural team as it rode the bus back home. (Weather had canceled the award ceremony.) Continue reading “HMS Takes First Place in Science Olympiad”

SMUSD to Explore Ways to Secure SMHS, HMS

Citing the past installations of safety and security measures at both of the district’s elementary schools, the San Marino Unified School District Board of Education will revisit the conversation of securing its campuses, this time focusing on Huntington Middle School and San Marino High School.
This focus emerged from the conversation the board had with district staff at its meeting this week. The presentation highlighted the various ways the district protected itself and its students from potential violent incidents, particularly in light of the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida school on Feb. 14. Continue reading “SMUSD to Explore Ways to Secure SMHS, HMS”