• Viking Victors

    We came. We conquered.


19-20 All County Band

  • Flute
    Noriya Stiff  2nd
    Cheyenne Compton 8th

    Krystal Hatcher 3rd
    Gianna McDonald 4th
    Dimitris Brown 6th
    Nicholas Jewell 7th

    Bass Clarinet
    Allyson Linn 2nd
    Isabella Carusso 3rd

    Alto Sax
    Evan Belzer 3rd
    DeeDee Griffin 4th
    Brody Grovenger 1st alternate

    Baritone Sax
    Isabella Surry 1st

    Chris Helms 2nd
    Brian Basham 3rd
    Conner Foley 4th
    Nakana Tapaonan 8th
    Aiden Boswell 11th
    Samuel Kuzinski 12th
    Tyler Johnson 13th

    Ryan Frazier 2nd
    Hunter Holderman 3rd

    Justice Merchant 1st

    Gabrielle Stewart 1st
    Alaysia Gaddy 4th

    Angel Nambo 2nd
    Leland Childress 4th

    Devin Camack 1st
    Ella Ryan 3rd

19-20 Football

  • HMS Football won the conference championship.

18-19 Math Counts

  • HMS earned Trophies for BEST Rookie Team 2019 and 5th Place Team overall!!!
    Top three performers for HMS:
    Overall placement:
    8th - Jackson Mesaros
    24th - A'Samantha Lopez Mendez
    35th - Emelie Hemingway

    Math Counts

17-18 UNCP Honors Band

  • Congrats to the following band students for being chosen to perform with the UNC Pembroke Honors Band:
    Amy Farina
    Amanda Foy
    Alexis Vest
    Shelby Hendricks

17-18 HOB Art Show

  • Harnett Off Broadway Art Show winners this year from Highland Middle School
    Alicia Hyde: Best in Show
    Helena Thompson: 1st place
    Tyler Matthews: 2nd Place

17-18 All County Band

  • Congrats to the following students for participating in the All County Band Clinic.
    Leandra Brignoni
    Emelie Hemmingway
    Payton Nunn
    Alexis Vest
    Seth Needham
    Tristan Stewart
    Amanda Foy

16-17 The Quill

  • Congratulations to The Varsity Quill team for placing 5th at the state finals.
    Emily Heiges (Team Captain) -- Narrative
    Jenica Bowes -- Argumentative Writer
    Alyssa Wilson -- Problem/ Solution
    Helena Thompson -- Informational
    Helena Thompson took 1st place in informational.

16-17 The Quill

  • Congratulations to The Varsity Quill team for advancing to the state finals.
    Emily Heiges (Team Captain) -- Narrative 
    Jenica Bowes -- Argumentative Writer
    Alyssa Wilson -- Problem/ Solution
    Helena Thompson -- Informational

16-17 BOB Competition

  • Congrats to the HMS BOB Team for their 2nd place finish in this year's competition.

    Battle of the Books

16-17 HMS Spelling Bee

  • Helena Thompson is the HMS Spelling Bee Champion.

16-17 NCASA Competition

  • HMS received 1st place in Art Showcase Regional competition and are advancing to the NCASA State.
    Printmaking: K'mani Leonerio
    Sculpture: MariBeth Lamb
    Digital: Chandler White
    Painting: Elizabeth Castillo
    Mixed Media: Lysette Romero
    Collage: Fiona Migos
    Drawing: Tywan Brown

15-16 Dance Team

  • Congratulations to our Dance Team who took 2nd on Nov 14 and will be advancing to the State Competition December 5th.

15-16 NCASA Competition

  • Congratulations to the following students who had work submitted to the NCASA competition.
    Therisa Brown    
    Angie Sandres
    Camilla Ulloa      
    Haylie Suruy
    Lanessa Bryson  
    Luke Striegel
    Rhendyn Allen    
    Izzy Gamble

19-20 Boys Soccer

  • Boys Soccer Team won the conference championship with an 11-1 record.

18-19 Science Olympiad

  • Congratulations to the following Science Olympiad winners:

    1st Place - Fossils - James Merchant and Callie Hughes

    2nd Place - Herpetology - Justice Merchant and Ethan Claybaugh

    4th Place - Crime Busters - Reagan Butts and Callie Hughes

    7th Place - Disease Detectives - James Merchant and Abby Moore

18-19 Spelling Bee Champion

  • Congratulations to HMS Spelling Bee Champion Jonathan Marroquin.


Special Visitor

  • Gregory Sheppard, opera singer and a professor at NYU, will spend some time with our chorus students on their upcoming concert pieces. He will also be doing an assembly for the 8th-grade students. For more information, visit his webpage https://www.gregorysheppardbass.com/

17-18 Mathcounts

  • HMS Mathcounts ranked 2nd place overall. Ayden Taylor was the second place individual overall.

17-18 All County Chorus

  • Congratulations to the following students for being selected to perform with the Harnett County All-County Chorus at Campbell University on October 12.
    Faith Adams
    Riley Buckwell
    Hanna Church
    Cameron Curva
    DeMarcus Davis
    Nicolette DeChamplain
    Jolie Dwyer
    Addison Farleigh
    Alyssa Graham
    Shannon Hale
    Shalyna McCants
    Kaelynn Needham
    Dalton Spillman
    William Stewart
    Xander Straub


16-17 Personal Finance Challenge

  • Congratulations to Mrs. Jones 8th grade students for placing 2nd and 3rd place in the North Carolina 2017 Personal Finance Challenge Competition, Middle School Division the following winners were 2nd place team: Isai Gomez-Salazar, Jayden Gorton, Dakota Hendrick, and Braelyn Hines. The 3rd place team consisted of : Daijon Amos, Harleigh Clark, and Sebastian Dzienisiewicz

16-17 Science Olympiad

  • Congratulations to Zavier Novak for placing in the Science Olympiads for Hovercraft.

16-17 Mathcounts

  • 2nd Place finish over all
    Zach - 1st place individual overall Sebastian won the head to head countdown round.

    16-17 Mathcounts

16-17 All County Honors Band

  • Representing HMS in the All County Honor Band are:
    Alyssa Wilson - Flute
    Natalie Garcia - Alto Sax
    Rebekah Muiller - Trombone
    Gaige Townsend - Percussion
    Brandon Grovenger - Percussion
    Rachel Foy - Euphonium

15-16 All County Honors Band

  • Representing HMS in the All County Honor Band are:
    Keyana Gutierrez Gurule (clarinet)
    Rachel Diaz (trumpet)
    Lauren Graham-McNeill (trumpet)
    Zikeria Parks (baritone)
    Devan Bass (baritone)
    Fory Hooste (tuba)

19-20 CrossFit Competition

  • Congratulations to the following CrossFit Champions!

    6th Grade - Paul Peterson & Tristan LaDelle

    7th Grade - Nathan Vecellio & Natalie Jansen

    8th Grade - Michael Vecellio & Jayleen Barco

    Overall Champion - Nathan Vecellio & Natalie Jansen

18-19 Wrestling

  • HMS Wrestling

18-19 Football

  • Congratulations to the football team for being conference champions for the 3rd year in a row.

17-18 Battle of the Books

  • Congratulations to the BOB team for their 3rd place victory!

17-18 HCS Spelling Bee

  • Congratulations to Helena Thompson. She is the HCS Spelling Bee winner for the 2nd year in a row.

17-18 Quill

  • Varsity Quill Team scored 4th place in the Eastern North Carolina Regional Quill Competition. The team consisted of: Helena Thompson, Emily Heiges, Carole Brock, and Mystique Barnes. Helena Thompson scored 1st place in the Eastern Regional Quill Competition for the informational category of writing. Please congratulate Helena if you see her! Our Junior Varsity Quill Team scored 1st place in the region in the Regional Quill Competition. The team consisted of: Jianni Estrada, Jonathan Marroquin, Felecia Wells, and Mia Mallett. Jonathan Marroquin scored 1st place in the region for Junior Varsity Informational and Felecia Wells scored 1st place in the narrative category for the region. :)


17-18 Football

  • Congratulations to the HMS Football Team for their successful season!
    Undefeated, 6-0 Conference Champions!
    Back-To-Back Conference Champions!
    8th Graders Record - 11-1 in two years!
    Great Season!


16-17 Pennies for Patients

  • Shout out to Ms. Baskin's Homeroom; they won the pizza party for raising the most for Pennies for Patients. When told they had the option of having the party or donating the proceeds back to Pennies for Patients, they chose to donate it back.

16-17 HCS Spelling Bee

  • Helena Thompson is the Harnett County Spelling Bee Champion. Congratulations and good luck to her as she moves on to the next level.

16-17 Board Meeting

  • HMS at Board Meeting

16-17 All District Band

  • Alyssa Wilson
    Rebekah Muller

16-17 Young Authors Winners

  • Haylie Suruy
    Leanna Coleman
    Margeret Franscoeur
    Emelie Hemingway
    Adrianna Tavares

15-16 Young Authors Contest

  • Congratulations to Jordan Matheny who is our lone Young Author's Winner for her submission 'Ramona'.

15-16 Liberty Classic

  • Congratulations to the HMS Cheerleaders and coaches. They took 1st place at the Liberty Classic in Fayetteville, NC on Saturday, January 9th.