Mission Statement

    We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.  


    The Power of One!

    "To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world".
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    To ensure student safety, car riders and walkers should not arrive at school before 7:45 a.m.

    All students must be picked up no later than 4:15 pm.

    For more information, please contact Ms. Lakin at 343-2139.

    Daily Announcements

    Congratulations to Rita Bates, Heyward Gibbes'  2014-2015 Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Heyward Gibbes' Mrs. Eartha Moye-BrownRichland One's 2014-2015 Middle School Classified Employee of the Year!

    The Parent Portal allows you to check grades, assignments and attendance. Please see the link from the school page under Parent Resources. For more information, please contact Ms. Lakin at 343-2942 extension 2139.

    Parents, please take the attached Parent Involvement Survey so we can better serve you and your student! Or, if you prefer, take the mobile survey here:
    Title 1 Heyward Gibbes Middle School Survey SL.docx

    Upcoming Events

    Tue, Dec 2 - Fri, Dec 19
    MAP testing
    Mon, Dec 15 - Wed, Dec 17
    Toy Drive
    6th Grade- Girl toys / 7th Grade-Boy toys / 8th Grade- Both
    Thursday, December 18
    Winter Arts Festival: HGMS Orchestra and Chorus
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Toys will be accepted for the toy drive.
    Mon, Dec 22 - Fri, Jan 2
    Winter Break

    Monday, January 5
    School resumes
    Monday, January 12
    End of Second Reporting Period

    From the Principal

    Heyward Gibbes Middle School Welcomes
    Our New Principal, 
    Ms. Sarah Smith
    Welcome AdvancEd to Richland One.  Our school leadership team, teachers, parents, and community members have worked together to assess our schools overall needs and to celebrate small achievements.   Our School Renewal Plan reflects our goals, outlines our plan of action, and documents our evidence to ensure that we are satisfactory progress towards meeting these goals.   We have a very busy and exciting year of quality teaching and learning. 
    Our theme for this school year is The Power of One! where child has an advocate to ensure academic success. We have worked extremely hard to provide our students with high quality instruction, a student-centered learning environment with the primary goal of improving student achievement in all content areas.  Our commitment to increasing literacy, numeracy, vocabulary, and inquiry skills are the keys to our success.  We encourage student to complete homework, study, and read daily.

    Welcome to the 2014-2015 academic school year at Heyward Gibbes Middle School.