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1001 Parnell Court
Deltona, FL 32738
(386) 575-4113
    Parent Letters for Testing Season

    Please read the file titles below and open the appro​priate letter based on your child's grade level.

    8th Grade Science Spring 2020

    7th and 8th Grade Spring 2020

    7th Grade Civics Spring 2020

    6th Grade Spring 2020

    ​Family Engagement Survey

    Please take a moment and click on the link below to complete our Family Engagement Survey.  Your feedback is appreciated:

    Survey Link​​

    ​Want to Become a Volunteer?

    If you would like to become a VIPS (Volunteer in Public Schools), please select from the options below:

    English Application

    Spanish Application

    Online Application Instructions:

    • Fill out the online application form on any computer or the Raptor Kiosk at any school. Be sure to use your full legal name and birthdate.
    • Have your government issued ID scanned at a school or district site. Your ID must match the name and birthdate you provided on your volunteer application.
    • Once approved, you will receive an e-mail to the address you provided in your application. Approvals are immediate if there are no alerts from the background check.
    • All volunteer approvals will expire on June 30, 2020, requiring volunteers to renew. Your ID will not need to be scanned again unless your name has legally changed.

    NOTE: The Raptor system that is used to check in visitors and volunteers has been upgraded. Any volunteer who was cleared prior to June 3, 2019 will need to have his/her ID re-scanned. IDs will not transfer as part of this upgrade. A new application will not be required until July 1, 2020​​.

    Virtual Instruction Policy Enrollment Letter

    VIP Enrollment Letter 2019-2020

    Parent and Guardian Contact Information

    Please click here to provide your contact information.

    HMS Program of Studies

    Program of Studies 2019-2020

    Warnings for Parents About E-Cigarettes and Vaping

    Warnings and Further Vaping Information

    Academic and Behavioral Concerns

    Should parents or guardians have questions regarding students’ academic or behavioral concerns, the first, and best, place to start is with the teacher. Only the teacher directly involved will be able to answer your specific questions. Should you feel the need for additional assistance after speaking with the teacher, the School Counselor should be consulted.

    How to Access Gradebook 

    Keep up with your ​child's academic progress and attendance using the Gradebook App through VPortal​:

    VPortal Access Link


    The ParentPortal allows you to monitor your child's progress in school by providing Internet access to grades, attendance, discipline, academic history, and standardized test results in a secure password protected environment:

    High School, College, and Career Planning

    When it comes to career options, there are so many from which to choose. Make smart career choices by matching careers that fit best with your personal characteristics and researching labor market information. Build a personal portfolio at:

    2019-202​0 Heritage Middle School Business Partners

    Partnership activities include:

    • Provide incentives and awards;
    • Financial contributions;
    • In-kind service to volunteer, mentor, tutor, or serve on councils/advisories;
    • Donation of equipment;
    • Adoption of a particular school or event;
    • Release time for employees to volunteer in schools;
    • School sponsorship of programs, seminars and workshops.

    If you would like to become a Heritage Middle School Business Partner, please call (386) 575-4113 and request to speak with Dr. Owens or Ms. Bonilla.

    Math Class Resources

    Math Parent-Student Resources

    HMS Family Center

    The HMS Family Center is a liaison between home and school. Our primary focus is to provide resources to be able to assist parents with the tools they need to further enhance our student's education and daily life. We've implemented many new and exciting programs to further stimulate parent involvement. Ms. Pina looks forward to creating a strong and productive partnership with all of our parents.

    The following services will be provided:

    • Monthly Speakers
    • Computer Access
    • Resources
    • Translator

    The HMS Family Center is located in the Media Center, room 701. It will be open during regular school hours. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Mrs. Pina at extension 45067.

    Hygiene Information

    Hygiene PowerPoint

    Tardy Policy

    Students are expected to be at school and in their classes ON TIME. Tardy is defined as not being in the designated classroom/area when the bell rings. Tardies are counted on a nine-week basis. For each tardy an automated call goes home. Consequences are as follows:

    1. Warning/Connect Ed
    2. Warning/Connect Ed
    3. Parent phone call/teacher consequence
    4. Referral and each tardy thereafter

    School Emergency Guide

    During and following an emergency situation, school and district officials must act quickly and follow established emergency protocols to safeguard students and staff, secure schools, and communicate accurate information in a timely manner. Parents can assist greatly by helping with preparation before the emergency.

    School Emergency Guide for Parents

    In Case of Evacuation

    In the event where Heritage Middle School should be evacuated, parents are to pick their children up at the following location:

    Pine Ridge High School
    926 Howland Blvd.
    Deltona, FL 32738

    (386) 575-4195

    Media operations for the above stated event will be conducted at the following location:

    Publix at Deltona Commons
    605 Courtland Blvd.
    Deltona, FL 32738

    Certified School Counselors

    6th Grade House: Counselor (Guidance Director) - Michelle Scully, ext. 45031

    7th Grade House: Counselor - Becky Crowe, ext. 45084

    8th Grade House: Counselor - Lesley Mills, ext. 45085


    Parent Involvement Team 

    The purpose of the Parent Involvement Team is to promote parent involvement within our school. It offers ideas and inspiration to encourage moms of all ages, as they go about their most important daily task of raising children.


    Feel free to contact Mrs. Pina with any questions you might have at extension 45067.