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Principal's Letter 4/5/21

What's Happening at Hunter?

Week of April 5, 2021


Good Afternoon Hunter Magnet Elementary School Families!

I hope that you are enjoying your Spring Break!

Here are a few updates and reminders for the week of April 5, 2021:

There will be no Virtual Monday Folder for this week.  The VMF will resume on Monday, April 12, 2021.

Monday, April 5, 2021 is a Calendar Out Day for WCPSS Traditional Calendar Schools.  This means there is no school for students and staff on this day.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 is a Teacher Workday.  There is no school for students on this day.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 is also a Teacher Workday.  This change was made to the Traditional Schools' Calendar at a recent WCPSS School Board meeting.  There is no school for students on this day.

Virtual Academy Students and In-Person Learning Students will have school on Thursday, April 8, 2021 and Friday, April 9, 2021.

If you made a request for Virtual Academy or In-Person Learning by April 1, 2021, your request will be reviewed on April 5, 2021 and April 6, 2021.  Families, who made a request, will be emailed information by the evening of Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

Our Interim Assistant Principal, Ms. Debra Pearce, will begin on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

Fourth Quarter Electives begin on Thursday, April 8, 2021.


We exceeded our Moveathon goal!  More information will be provided to families this week about the total amount of donations received and when the incentives will be provided for the enjoyment of our students.  A huge thanks to our students, families, the PTA, and staff for making this a successful event!  Improvements to our playground equipment, outdoor seating, and outdoor learning spaces are on the horizon!


As we finish this school year, don't forget I am focusing on these three goals:

1. Establishing positive relationships with students, families, staff, and the community of Hunter.

2. Ensuring the social emotional needs of our students and staff are acknowledged and met.

3. Providing dynamic learning experiences for our students.


It has been a pleasure working with you and your children this past month!

Don't forget Hunter Stars are Hunter Strong!

Happy Passover!  Happy Easter!  Happy Spring!



Mr. Shane Barham, Principal
It's Happening at Hunter!