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Elective Offerings, Round Two

Elective Offerings, Round Two

Round 2: PE and General Elective Choices On Monday, October 27th, 2014, during last period, students will sign up for the second round of electives. This second round will begin after fall conferences on Monday, November 3rd, 2014. Students will be choosing one PE elective and one General Elective. Take…

Drama – Summer viewing suggestions

Drama – Summer viewing suggestions

Hello sixth grade students and families. Here are the suggestions I mentioned in the drama letter you received. Whether you decide to see a live performance or view a filmed version of a play, please enjoy the experience. Remember to write a short refection about the play you see and…

Astronomy Night and Star Tour – join us!

Astronomy Night and Star Tour – join us!

Please join us for this FREE event: Astronomy Talk and Night Sky Tour with an astronomer who works on the Hubble Space Telescope! Friday, 6/20 8 pm – 10 pm Hyla Middle School 7861 Bucklin Hill Road, Bainbridge Island, WA We are thrilled to host Henny Lamers, internationally acclaimed astronomer…

Exploration Week, 2014

Exploration Week, 2014

Take a read through the exciting Exploration Week offerings for 2014 Portland Culinary Arts Leaders: Jill Elliott and Laura Jones Funny hats, food trucks, obsessive baristas, urban gardening, and bike lovers: Portland is practically a laboratory of all that’s hip and cool in North America right now. If you love…

Mini-term

Mini-term

Hyla’s mini-term is fast approaching! The Hyla community is making plans to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 20, 2014.If you have checked your calendar, you may have noticed that we will be participating in Seattle’s March on Martin Luther King Day. We invite you all to march with us. The 8th grade…

Round 3:  PE and General Elective Choices

Round 3: PE and General Elective Choices

On  Tuesday, December 17, 2013, during last period, students will sign up for the third round of electives.  This second round will begin on Monday, January 6, 2014.  Students will be choosing one PE elective and one General Elective. Take some time to discuss the choices as a family!  Students…

Welcoming Andrew Lovejoy

Welcoming Andrew Lovejoy

We are thrilled to welcome Andrew Lovejoy to our faculty next year as PE teacher, Ultimate Frisbee and track coach, elective teacher and head of a clean crew! Andrew is a 1997 graduate of Hyla and a 2005 graduate of Carlton College. It was a game-changing day when former Hyla…

Remembering Manvel Schauffler

Remembering Manvel Schauffler

One of Hyla’s founders, Manvel Schauffler, (always known as “Schauff”) died in January at the age of 88 in Portland. In Paul Carroll’s words, “Schauff devoted his life to schools, and especially middle schools. He was the head of Catlin Gabel School from 1967 – 1980, and then taught for…