• THMS Band
    .performs for the students
  • Highlights of
    the advantages in participating in Beyond the Bell activities.
  • THMS Pride
  • Students wave good bye
    to their favorite teachers!
  • Saying good bye!
    Enjoy your summer!
  • THMS Teacher of the Year
    Mr. Ian Linden
  • Mr. Lechota's 8th Grade Class
    use the laptops to write a paragraph as part of the The Transforming the Classroom Grant.
  • Mrs. Avalos geometry class
    is using indirect measurement to find the height of the wind turbine
  • Mr. Linden's class
    use the iPads in Math class as part of the Transforming the Classroom.
  • Congressman Bob Goodlatte
    visits THMS STEM Academy.
  • Bike to School Day
    brings out bike repair guys.
  • Mr. Strawderman's Drama class
    learn the art of film making.
  • Teachers learn different strategies
    for teaching during the SIOP fair.
  • Seasoned Directors
    M. Foster & S. Posey
  • TSA members come home
    with awards from State Competition.
  • Ms. Hagmaier's 8th Grade class
    use their laptops from the Transforming Classroom Grant to create and edit a writing project.
  • THMS STEM Academy presents bat houses to Parks&Rec
    Students researched, designed, and built the houses. The houses will be placed in local parks to help the endangered bat population.
  • PE Classes
    learn how to play Tchoukball.
  • Mrs. Haney's Class
    use the computers to create interactive power points to help with SOL review.
  • Hands Across THMS
  • Walking the Track
    for Bike/Walk to School Day
  • Community Event at Waterman
    starts with a game of basketball
  • Awards Ceremony
    honoring the 8th Grade students
  • 8th Grade Choral
    sing during the Awards Ceremony
  • THMS Retirees!
    We wish you the best!
  • PE Classes
    play a game of flag football.
  • Students Help with Traffic
    between bikers and walkers
  • Students make goodies
    to sell during the play.
  • Beyond the Bell Gives
    to the SPCA.
  • Mrs. Avalos' algebra students
    use a linear model to try to determine how many cups it would take to reach the ceiling. Then they test their conclusion.
  • Mr. Burk cooking hotdogs
    at the Community Event at Waterman Elementary
  • Over 90 bikes participated
    for Ride/Walk to School Day
  • Mr. Linden
    is lifted by a student using a simple machine during STEM Day.
  • Mrs. Braun's Class
    used FaceTime to interview a chef from Washington, DC
  • THMS's New Concession Stand Sign
  • STEM Academy
    water their fruit trees that were purchased with a grant from HEF.


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Directions to School: Interstate 81 to Exit 247 (US 33 West). US 33 West to Thomas Harrison Middle School (road will pass around Harrisonburg Court Square). School is approximately 2 miles from Court Square on US 33 West, left side of road.

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