CARES Values

  1.  At HMLS we are all “caring” community members promising daily to be a..

Cooperative Classmate

Active Problem Solver

Responsible and Respectful Learner

Empathetic Community Member

Safe Choice Maker

The HMLS Parent Teacher Committee (PTC)

The HMLS Parent Teacher Committee (PTC) is a partnership between caregivers and staff.  We are committed to enhancing and maximizing the education of every student, and supporting school and family interaction. Please look for updates on ParentSquare under HMLS Family Connections.   


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The HMLS School Site Council

The school site council is a collaboration of parents, teachers, and staff that gathers once a month to create community and inform school practice and policy. EVERYONE is welcomed! We meet three times a year. Reach out to the principal to learn more and join @


Salem Public Schools District Core Values

Belonging – We believe all members of our community are valued and that our relationships are built on empathy and respect.

Equity – We believe in promoting social justice to ensure an inclusive school community where all members are empowered and engaged.

Opportunity – We believe all students should receive a personalized experience to achieve academic success, find joy in their learning, and have multiple choices for their post-secondary plans.

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