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2015 Mini-Term

2015 Mini-Term

Today during Morning Meeting, faculty members briefly described their visions for this year’s mini-term explorations.  Yes, mini-term is a month away!  We are excited to start Tuesday afternoon, December 15th, 2015.  Our kick off will take place in Room E.  We are thrilled to welcome back Dana Lyons.  Dana is…

Stormy Weather Information

Stormy Weather Information

Stormy Weather Information: With the season’s stormy weather comes fallen trees, power outages, flooding, snow, and ice. The most important thing to know is that Hyla follows the Bainbridge Island School District when it comes to delays or school closures due to weather.  Should you wonder if Hyla will have…

Ringing the bell

Ringing the bell

  When the bell rings to call the Hyla community in from break or lunch, an amazing thing happens: The frisbee stops flying. The cargo net and ga-ga ball pit are evacuated with a sense of urgency. Groups of kids who have been talking with friends begin walking to their next…

Electives – Round Two

Electives – Round Two

Middle school students thrive on choice and variety. One way we support that need at Hyla is through our elective classes. Every quarter, Hyla students choose a general elective class, and a PE elective class from a diverse set of offerings created by faculty members. The broad range of activities…

Gaga Ball: a metaphor for Hyla

Gaga Ball: a metaphor for Hyla

One of the most exciting additions to our campus in the 2014-2015 school year came from our students. When the 8th grade class came back from their retreat at Camp Indianola, they were all abuzz about a game called Gaga Ball. So excited, in fact, that they took the initiative…

Electives – Round 1

Electives – Round 1

Middle school students thrive on choice and variety. One way we support that need at Hyla is through our elective classes. Every quarter, Hyla students choose a general elective class, and a PE elective class from a diverse set of offerings created by faculty members. The broad range of activities…

Summer Camp Registration is Open

Summer Camp Registration is Open

Summer Camp at Hyla is back! This year, we are offering two one-week sessions featuring half-day courses in art, theater, science, sports, and engineering. Families may register for a half-day or full-day option for one or both weeks. When: Session I: June 22-26; Session II: June 29 – July 3…

Hyland Games

Hyland Games

The 2nd Annual Hyland Games features outdoor field and carnival style games, prizes, raffles, live music, food trucks and plenty of family fun! Sunday, May 17th Noon – 3:00 PM Hyla Middle School 7861 Bucklin Hill Road Bainbridge Island, WA  98110   In the spirit of traditional Scottish Highland Games,…

Improv at Hyla

Improv at Hyla

          Last week our 7th grade students took to an empty stage for Hyla’s annual Improv night. Building on the strong ensemble work from last year, students worked together in a collaborative process, learning the art of adaptation and a new expression for creativity. Through a series of improvisation and…

Parent Ed TIP

Parent Ed TIP

As part of our parent education program, “Parenting Right in the Middle,” we offer online TIPs for busy parents. TIPs stands for “Tools for Intentional Parents.” Here are two great resources for keeping normal tween behavior from setting your hair on fire: Looking for a way to move through reactivity? This…