Congratulations to the Eaton Girls Basketball team for winning the 22-23 HCS Middle School Championship!
2022-2023 Teacher of the year!
Congratulations to Mr. Freddie Shealey who was chosen as the 2023 Eaton Teacher of the Year. Mr. Shealey teaches 8th grade mathematics. He is firm, fair, consistent and caring, going the extra mile for his students. Mr. Shealey serves as our GEAR Up Data Coordinator, teaches our math enrichment lab, Homework Club, chaperones dances, and serves as a check in check our mentor for students.
Mr. Shealey consistently eats with the students in the cafeteria and tutors students after school. He goes around the school during his planning to assist students and staff, and uses his own funds to reward his classes. Mr. Shealey’s students show tremendous growth under his tutelage. Please congratulate Mr. Shealey and thank him for being the 2023 Eaton Teacher of the Year.
PTA Rock and Roll Reflections
Music in the parks festival
The Eaton Fundamental Middle School Eagle Ensemble (7th & 8th-grade chorus students) participated in the Music in the Parks Festival on May 21, 2022 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The students won the first place award in their category with a superior rating of 92.5 out of 100. They also won best junior high/middle school choir overall.
The Power in You
On Friday, March 20th Eaton held SOL Pep Rallies for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. The Bethel Drumline, directed by Mr. Jerry Lancaster performed for the students during class changes and during the assemblies in the Gym. The motivational speaker was Mr. Carlton Ashby, former teacher and Newport News School Board member. He is the author of "The Power in You, Making a Difference in the 21st Century Child." Mr. Ashby spoke to the students about the "Power in You."
2021-2022 Support Staff of the Year
Congratulations to our School Security Officer Mr. Michael Baker who was selected as Eaton’s Support Employee of the Year. This award goes to support personnel who are skilled, dedicated and knowledgeable about their jobs and are respected by students, parents, and colleagues. These team members provide exemplary customer service and model the core values of Hampton City Schools.
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Ms. Jessica Scott who was selected as the 2022 Eaton Teacher of the Year. Ms. Scott teaches 7th grade Math. She creates an engaging and fun classroom with high expectations. Ms. Scott serves as our Math instructional leader and our Eaton Basketball commissioner. She has been instrumental in supporting our fellow Eagles by providing instruction for students when her colleagues are out.
2021-2022 PTSA Awards
PTSA Reflections Winner
Congratulations to Savannah Abbott who won the Award of Excellence in the state of Virginia Reflections contest for Photography Special Artist. Savannah finished first in the school, first for the city of Hampton, first in the Peninsula District and second in the state of Virginia. Please make sure to congratulate Savannah for her award.
Eaton is pleased to announce that Vice-Mayor JImmy Gray is partnering with Mrs. Karen Parker's 6th grade homeroom. Mr. Gray has adopted this homeroom and provided funds for all students to be student representatives of our Parent Teacher Student Association. VIce-Mayor Gray will also be speaking with our students in the near future. Many thanks to Vice-Mayor Gray and Mrs. Karen Parker for providing opportunities for our students and helping to support HCS PTSA initiatives!
PTSA Reflection Winners
Celebrating 25 years of service
Eaton Middle School would like to thank Barbara Keener and Santa Williams for 25 years of service. Congratulations to both of you!
Eaton Teacher of the Year 2020-2021
Eaton Support Staff
of the year
Ms. Speight is here and accessible, ready and willing to help each and every day to make sure Eaton SOARs above the rest!
Make sure to congratulate Ms. Speight!
6th Grade return to school
Thomas Eaton Middle School provides students and their families a comprehensive educational experience. We have high expectations of our students while providing an orderly and safe environment. Eaton students and parents sign a collaborative contract with the school, agreeing to complete assignments and exhibit positive behaviors. Eaton excels in the arts, extracurricular activities, community partnerships, service learning, and environmental experiences. Transportation is not provided for students.
2019 - 2020
Teacher of the year!
National Celebration of
Youth Art Month Show
Congratulations to Hanna & Jaylen!
PTSA Reflections Award Ceremony
Category & Winners:
Literature - Mashari Holloway, Nehemiah Perez, Isreal Hopson
Music Composition - Johnathan Bjonnes
Photography - Maryah Spruill, Kiegan Rollins
Visual Arts - Haga Hassan, Hanna McFarland, Aiden Gick
Special Artist - Adah Daniels, Zachary Brantley
Congratulations to All District Band
Watch the full interview with EMS new AP Jerrelle Griffin
Thomas Eaton Fundamental Middle School Assistant Principal
Jerrelle Griffin will join Eaton Middle School this coming school year as an assistant principal, replacing Leon Edwards.
She has served as an assistant principal at Syms Middle School for the past two years. Prior to Syms Middle, she was an assistant principal at Jones Magnet Middle School and a learning facilitator at the Performance Learning Center. Before joining Hampton City Schools, Griffin taught biology and earth science for Newport News Public Schools.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology from Hampton University and her master’s in educational leadership from Regent University.
National Junior Honor Society
Sock it to Homelessness Campaign!
Our National Junior Honor Society is currently collecting new socks and gloves for the homeless. Please bring your donations to room 216 to help keep our homeless in Hampton warm this winter.
Eagle News Morning Show
Ashley Smith from 13NewsNow visited the broadcast journalism club on February 21, 2019. Ashley Smith spoke with students about her career as a news anchor and the importance of finding an internship in the field you wish to have a career in.
Honor Band and Chorus
Congratulations to Alexandria Northrop and Da'Rel Brooks for being featured soloists. Alexandria and Da’Rel were selected as the Outstanding Female and Male musician of the Honor Band Event!!!
Congratulations to Darius Elliott and Maria Kavota for being selected as Outstanding Female and Male musician of the Honor Chorus Event!!!
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