Storied Pancake Breakfast Returns to HKMS

After a long absence due to the pandemic, the beloved tradition of the Hellen Keller Middle School pancake breakfast returned on Nov. 19. HKMS Assistant Principal Anne Mohr was delighted to be able to revive this memorable event for students and their families.

“For forty-five Continue reading “Storied Pancake Breakfast Returns to HKMS”

The Library Bus Rides Again

After a hiatus of a few years due to Covid restrictions, an ER9 bus is once again ushering Helen Keller Middle School children to the Easton Public Library after school.

The Library provides programming for middle school kids as well as a safe and welcoming space for them to meet Continue reading “The Library Bus Rides Again”

HKMS Hosts Back-to-School Night for Parents

Parents of Helen Keller Middle School students got a taste of middle school life during the HKMS’s back-to-school night. The annual open house was the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic that HKMS welcomed parents in person for the annual event.

New Easton Signs

To the Editor:

Our thanks to all who participated in creating the beautiful new signs for Easton. They beautifully depict the town’s characteristics that are increasingly rare elsewhere and cherished by those who live here. Clearly we have talented artists among our students! What Continue reading “New Easton Signs”

Closing Ceremony Honors Class Who Overcame Challenges

Helen Keller Middle School recently held its Closing Ceremony for the eighth-grade class of 2022 near the pond outside the school.

“This is the first eighth-grade class that has been affected by the Coronavirus every single year from the end of sixth grade to the beginning of this Continue reading “Closing Ceremony Honors Class Who Overcame Challenges”

New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled

There are barns, cows, pigs, tractors, reservoirs, fish, and trees. Lots of tress. Those are the images that come to mind when Easton elementary and middle school students think of their hometown. They are also the images that will grace two new ‘Welcome to Easton” signs welcoming Continue reading “New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled”

HKMS’s Outdoor Classroom to be Re-Dedicated in Honor of Former Principal

A re-dedication ceremony of the Joan Parker Outdoor Classroom will take place at Helen Keller Middle School on May 5 to honor Joan Parker, a former principal at the school who passed away in 2010. Shortly after her passing the outdoor classroom was created in her memory. Her vision Continue reading “HKMS’s Outdoor Classroom to be Re-Dedicated in Honor of Former Principal”

HKMS Raises Funds During Mikey’s Madness Month

Throughout the month of March, students at Helen Keller Middle School participated in Mikey’s Madness, a charity campaign organized to raise money to buy toys and electronics that help to alleviate the boredom children battling cancer often experience in hospitals.

Helen Keller Students Return to the Stage With Live Production of ‘Annie Jr.’

Students at Helen Keller Middle School returned to the stage for the first time in two years with a spirited production of the musical “Annie Jr.” on March 3 and 4.

“I thought it was amazing,” said Chris Ferrari, whose daughter Lucia Ferrari played Grace Farrell in the show. “These Continue reading “Helen Keller Students Return to the Stage With Live Production of ‘Annie Jr.’”

Program at Helen Keller Middle School Makes Up for Lost Learning During Covid

Learning disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have left students at Helen Keller Middle School struggling to meet their grade level expectations much like other students across the United States.

Prior to the pandemic, 80% of students at Helen Keller Middle School were Continue reading “Program at Helen Keller Middle School Makes Up for Lost Learning During Covid”