Parents need specific information in order to help their students achieve their goals. Here, parents will find information and resources needed to get your child to the next step in life. Don't forget to also check out the "Parents Downloads" area of this web site.

General Information

Want to know more about T. L. Handy?  Motto?  School Colors & Mascot?  Click on "About Us" tab at the top of the HMS home page. A short history of the school is also located there. You'll find all sorts of facts about a school that first opened its doors in 1923!

Volunteering at HMS

Anyone volunteering in Bay City Public Schools must have a volunteer application on file with the district office.  This includes anyone driving for a school event, volunteer coaching, chaperones, etc.  Click the above link to view and print an application.  Completed applications should be returned to Amy Basket at 910 N. Walnut St., Bay City, MI 48706.


Need a Skyward account?  Please contact the Main Office.  Information needed: your name, student's name & grade

More Resources

Link to BCPS Parent Information page - Click HERE  

Link to HMS Library Catalog & Resources page - Click HERE


Cost for copies not returned or damaged beyond repair:

  • 8th - Glencoe Algebra 1, honors:   $90.00 (new)
  • 8th - Holt Earth Science:  $62.60
  • 8th - Biology Principles & Explorations:  $20.00
  • 8th - Glencoe Physical Science:     $20.00
  • 8th - American History, Early Years to 1877:  $20.00
  • 8th - Elements of Literature, course 2:  $20.00
  • 8th - Copper Sun (novel): $19.00  (hardbound)
  • 8th - The Giver (novel):  $18.00 (hardbound); $10 (paperback)
  • 7th - Eastern Hemisphere:  $20.00
  • 7th - Elements of Literature, course 1:  $20.00
  • 7th - Tangerine (novel): $18.00  (hardbound)
  • 6th - Literature 6th:  $20.00
  • 6th - Western World:  $20.00
  • 6th - Walk Two Moons (novel): $8.00  (follettbound)
  • 6/7/8 - other novels used: cost varies depending on book form (hardbd, follettbound, paperback)
  • German I:  $20.00
  • Spanish I:  $20.00
  • French I:    $20.00

Consumables:   Math text or ELA Springboard honors text (replacement copy) -  $10.00

Rebind Fee:  $10.00 (when textbook must be rebound due to student damage/misuse)