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Week of May 13th - 17th

Week of May 13th, 2024


Teacher Appreciation: 

Teacher Appreciation Week was a huge success and our amazing teachers were showered with love. We want to thank our wonderful PTA for all that they did during this special week! 


Thank you to all our caregivers who donated and volunteered their time and efforts. In addition, a big thank you to Whitney Gilliom and Natalie Boyd for their creativity, leadership and passion for Teacher Appreciation this week and every week.



Upcoming Dates: 

May 14th: Band Concert at 7 pm (Ligon)

May 16th: Kindergarten Orientation at 9:30 am

May 16th: Dance and Chorus Concert at 7 pm (Hunter)

May 17th: Last day of SSA due to EOG Preparation Groups

May 21st: Orchestra Concert at 7 pm (Ligon)

May 27th: No School

May 28th: Volunteer Celebration 2:30 pm 

May 30th: Last day of electives

June 3rd: Math End of Grade Testing at 9:30 am (Grades 3 - 5 only)

June 4th: Reading End of Grade Testing at 9:30 am (Grades 3 - 5 only)

June 6th: Science End of Grade Testing at 9:30 am (Grade 5 only)

June 10th: 5th grade Moving Up Ceremony - 12 pm -


Volunteer Celebration: Join us on May 28th from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm in the courtyard with a special display of students' gifts and talents! We are ‘popping’ with excitement to thank all our amazing volunteers for 'popping in' and making a difference. Enjoy some popcorn and good company as we celebrate the heart of our community. Don't miss out—mark your calendars and let's celebrate together! We really want to butter you up! RVSP here 



Panorama Family Survey: Please take a few minutes to provide feedback about your child's experience at Hunter.  The survey closes Friday, May 17th. 


Your opinions are valued and can help us improve learning experiences for your child and future students at Hunter!  The short survey which is available in multiple languages can be accessed at


Please select Hunter from the dropdown menu.  If you have more than one student at Hunter, you may choose to submit multiple surveys to represent their different experiences.  Thank you!




SSA Scores: Scores will be sent home in your students Monday Folder. Please connect with Mrs. Dillon or Mrs. Hord with any questions. 



EOG Remediation & Readministration Summer Program: Students in Grades 3rd-5th will take the End-of-Grade (EOG) State Test at the end of this school year. Should your child meet the criteria for our EOG Remediation and Readministration program you will receive an invitation for your child to attend the program after the EOG testing window closes for our school on June 12, 2024. For your planning purposes, the program dates for the end of the school year are: June 13 and June 14. Transportation will be provided, and breakfast and lunch will be available.


Preparing for EOGs - WCPSS Resources 

Here are some other online resources for parents:

Coffee Chat: Thank you to those who attended our principal coffee chat. Should you have any additional questions throughout the year feel free to complete the following form to connect with Mr. Moore:

PTA Updates


SAVE THE DATE for these upcoming events:

May 16: Kindergarten Orientation, 9:30am

May 22: PTA General Membership meeting, 7:30pm, Google Meet

May 23: Book Exchange

June 7: Assistant Principal Meet and Greet, 9:15am



Ongoing: Lunch Duty

Book Exchange: Volunteer to Help

PTA survey: Fill out here!

5th Grade Families

We are working on a slideshow for our 5th graders to commemorate their time at Hunter! If you have any photos of our students from over the years, please send in jpeg format to Katie Rittershaus.


General Membership Meeting

Join us, virtually on Wednesday, May 22nd at 7:30pm for the last PTA meeting of this school year! 


Book Exchange

Save the date for the Hunter Book Exchange! On May 23rd, Hunter students will have an opportunity to "shop" at the annual Book Exchange event for 1-2 books. The best part - this event is absolutely free! Help make the event a success by donating your gently used K-5 level books at morning carpool or the back bus loop Tuesday, May 14th through Wednesday, May 22nd. NO Pre-K or board books please!

We will need your help to make this a special day for Hunter kids - Sign up to volunteer here with carpool book drop off, set-up or helping kids on Exchange Day!


PTA Survey

Hunter PTA wants to hear from YOU as we plan for next year! Please fill out this anonymous survey about what you thought worked this year, what didn't and what you would like to see. This survey takes less than 5 minutes to fill out but is invaluable to our planning process.