Welcome to Hot Springs Middle School. I am Liz Baker, the middle school principal. I am in my 4th year in Hot Springs and it is an honor and privilege to serve as the principal of such as an exemplary and student centered learning community. Our middle school is comprised of approximately 185 6th - 8th grade students and about 20 staff members. We have a traditional 7 period day with an advisory period. We offer 5 core subject areas and several exploratory classes in middle school. All core courses are aligned to the South Dakota Department of Education Standards. We adhere to the Bison B's to guide us to attain educational and behavioral excellence.