Posted on June 1, 2018

From the Principal

Welcome to Helena Middle School 2017-2018

Helena Middle School Students and Parents,

Helena Middle School is a place for everyone! HMS provides students engaging learning experiences in a safe, responsible and respectful environment. Our universal expectations follow suit: BE SAFE, BE RESPONSIBLE, BE RESPECTFUL, BE A LEARNER.

Students and parents, HMS is a community school. In this document and with invitations to come, you will find opportunities to contribute and participate in the positive educational experience found at HMS for students. Our students and parents are crucial in our learning environment. Students and parents at HMS are instrumental partners in shaping the best educational experiences for our students.

The Middle School years are very, very important for students. Students hone learning skills, study habits, behaviors, relationships and decision-making skills in preparation for the next level. The foundation for high school is built in these years. Middle School counts greatly.

Best wishes to you and your student(s) in the upcoming year. My door is open to you. “It’s about the kids!” I value and cherish student and parent input and involvement. Have a great year!


Josh McKay, Principal

Posted on November 6, 2017

See the movie Wonder and earn money for the HMS Library!

Wonder Tickets Click here to purchase tickets to Wonder to benefit HMS Library!

OPENS Nov. 17 Purchase tickets on Nov. 17, 18, 19 to Benefit HMS Library

Posted on November 10, 2016

Positive Media

I’d like to take the time to share with you stories that inspire love and kindness due to the fact that mainstream media doesn’t always portray these stories.


Any of these stories

Any of these stories



Share these stories and have a great day

What if we revolved in the positive encouraging stories instead of usually reporting the bad? What if we chose our words to build one another up instead of tearing them down? What if we only spoke about others to peers with good words about them instead of bad? What if political campaigns only ran positive commercials promoting good that’s being done instead of the bad?

What if America could be…?

Whatever we choose…to respond and value others today or not.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only LIGHT can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.
BE LOVE-Life=not what you gain but what you GIVE

Brad Knox

Health and Physical Educator

Helena Middle School

1025 N Rodney St

Helena, MT 59601