1-8-20 Harris Creek Message
Happy New Year Harris Creek Family!
Please read below for some updates and information about our school.
Family Heritage Night- Thursday, February 13- 6-8pm
We are excited to host our annual Family Heritage Night at Harris Creek Elementary to celebrate our beautiful diversity. I encourage you and your family to join in the celebration to share information about your heritage and come to learn about others in our school community. Please check out the flyers in English: Family Heritage Night and Spanish: Family Heritage Night- Spanish
Please join us for this exciting night!
Vistors for Lunch
We welcome parents, grandparents, and family members to come in and have lunch with their child. Please keep these expectations in mind:
- Students are allowed to choose only 1 friend to join them for lunch.
- Visitors and students will sit at the provided tables on the side near the outside doors.
- Vistors can bring in outside food to share with their child only. Outside food can not be shared with the friend due to unknown allergies or dietary restrictions.
- Visitors are welcome to purchase school lunch.
Welcome Mrs. Bonham as our Media Coordinator!
Mrs. Bonham is our new Media Coordinator. She most recently taught at Rolesville Middle School as a 6th grade teacher and previously taught 4th grade at Harris Creek. We are excited to have her back and she is enjoying getting to know all of our students.
Welcome Ms. Carmen Howley as our full time Receptionist!
Ms. Carmen Howley started today with us as our full time receptionist. We are excited to have her join our school family. Ms. Howley comes to us with years of school receptionist experience. Please be patient as she learns our school and WCPSS processes and procedures. Ms. Howley is bilingual, speaking English and Spanish. Stop in to introduce yourself and welcome her to our school family.
Report Cards for Tracks 1, 2, and 3 will come home on Monday, January 13.
Report Cards for Track 4 will come home on Monday, February 3.
Parent Partnership Night
Come to learn what your child is learning in class and see his/her progress. Learn strategies to help your child at home. Connect with the teacher and other parents from the classroom/grade level. Research shows that students do better when the teachers and parents partner together for the child.
Tracks 1 & 3- Tuesday, January 21 @ 5:30pm and 6:30pm
Tracks 2 & 4- Tuesday, February 4 @ 5:30pm and 6:30pm
Track Change Request
If you are interested in being considered for a track change for next school year, 2020-2021, stop by the office and fill out a Track Change Request. We will consider track changes based on class size laws and track change request submission dates. Track changes are not quaranteed but our current Harris Creek students will be considered for track changes, if we have room, prior to us assigning spaces to students new to Harris Creek. Track Change Request period is from 1-7-20 to 1-31-20.
United Skates Of America Skate Party- Thursday, January 23 from 6-8pm
Come out for our next Spirit Night at United Skates of America on Thursday, January 23. The class with the most representation will win a pizza party for those in attendance that night.
Friday Night Paint Party
Do you love painting walls? Are you looking for something to do on Friday, January 31 in the evening? Are you trying to figure out a way to give back to your school?
Join us on Friday, January 31 from 6-8pm for a Paint Party! We will be touching up the walls on the 2nd floor hallway. They have not been repainted in 10 years and really need some attention. You don't have to be a professional painter but we do ask that only adults paint.
Sign up to volunteer here: Paint Party Sign Up 1-31-20
Are you one of the 207 members of the PTA? If not, consider joining!
We are only at 207 members in our Harris Creek PTA with 70 of these being staff members. Please consider supporting our PTA by joining and supporting the PTA.
Here is the link to join: PTA Website Join The PTA
Wishing you many blessings in 2020!