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11-5-18 Message From Mrs. Sanchez


2 Hour Delay- Tuesday, November 6

All WCPSS Schools will run on a 2 hour delay on Tuesday, November 6. Harris Creek Elementary will open for arrival at 10:45am. Students should be at school by 11:15am. Harris Creek Elementary is a voting site. All voters must enter and exit through the gym and are not permitted anywhere else in the building. No students will be allowed in the gym at any time tomorrow. Be sure to go vote!


Veterans Day Celebration- Friday, November 9 at 10am

Our 2nd graders, student council, and color guard will be putting on a Veteran's Day Celebration on Friday, November 9 at 10:00am in the gymnasium. All Harris Creek Veteran family and friends, as well as active duty members are invited to attend the celebration. Students will be allowed to attend the celebration if they will be accompanying a Veteran or Active Military family member or friend. 2nd grade, student council, and color guard parents are welcome to come and see their students perform. 


Celebrate your Veteran or Active Military Family Member or Friend

Students have been encouraged to create a poster to honor their Veteran or Active Military family and friends, that will be hung on the wall of the main hallway during the celebration. Students can pick up a sheet of construction paper- red, white, or blue, outside of the art room. They are encouraged to include a picture, name, branch of service, and any other information they would like to include about their person. They will turn these in to Mrs. DeMartz by Thursday afternoon. 


Family Heritage Night- December 6 from 5:30pm-7:30pm

Mark your calendars for the evening of Thursday, December 6 to participate in our International/Family Heritage Night. We have such an amazingly diverse school family. We want you to teach others about your family heritage and share your traditions. We will have tables available for families to set up, stage for dancing, etc. Our families will be the entertainment and we will learn from each other.  

Family Heritage Night Sign Up

Here is the flyer for more information: Family Heritage Night Flyer


Parent Workshop on Strengthening The Family "Team" and Fostering Resiliency Monday, November 19 

Our student services team is excited to host a parent workshop on November 19th! The focus will be on strengthening the family "team" and fostering resiliency. We hope you will join us for one of the three sessions offered on this date at 8:00am, 11:00am, and 4:30pm.


5th Grade Parents: Let's Talk About Middle School, Wednesday, November 28 from 5:30pm-7:00pm

Please join our school counselor, Gwen McLean, to learn more about Middle School transition and Middle School options on Wednesday, November 28 from 5:30pm-7:00pm in the Media Center. 


Holiday Store

The PTA will have a holiday store open every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from November 7 through December 14. Students will have the opportunity to shop at the holiday store for their family members. The store will be open from 8:45am-9:15am. Classes will have the opportunity to view the items available and students can take notes on what they would like to purchase, as well as the cost, so they can communicate with their parents on cost. 


Eagle Run

Thank you, students and parents, for a successful Eagle Run! As a school, we raised just over $32,000! We are so appreciative of your generousity and helping us to raise money for much needed technology!


Parent Academic Team Night Survey

Thank you to the parents that were able to make it to our 1st ever Parent Academic Team Nights! We would appreciate any feedback from parents that did or did not come to the event, to help us increase attendance for our future Parent Academic Team Nights. Please take 2-3 minutes to complete this survey. 

Parent Academic Night Feedback


Additional Reminders/Announcements:


Tracks 1, 2, 4 Fall Picture Make Ups on Thursday, November 8.


Track 2 Tracks Out after Friday, November 9.


No School Monday, November 12- Veterans Day Observance


Track 3 Returns on Tuesday, November 13.


PTA Krispy Kreme Fundraiser is postponed until Spring.


School Spirit Night- November 16 from 4-8pm at SkyZone. 


Early Release- Tuesday, November 20 @ 1:15pm


No School- Wednesday, November 21-Friday, November 23- Thanksgiving Break


Book Fair will be at the school Monday, December 3 through Wednesday, December 12. 


Spanish Parent Academy Wednesday, December 5 at 6:30pm