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HES Weekly Announcements 2.19.20

HES Weekly Announcements 2.19.20

We have had a great week of learning and teaching at HES.  We welcome back our track 3 students this week.

Inclement Weather:

With impending inclement weather please take special notice of the following items:

  • In the events schools are dismissed early tomorrow students will utilize their regular means of transportation unless teachers receive a written message from parents indicating a change.
  • We have spoken to the daycare providers and all have indicated they will pick up in case schools dismiss early. You may need to verify with them in case of an adjusted closing time.
  • PTA meeting for tomorrow night has been rescheduled until next Thursday 2/27 at 7:00 p.m. We will still have our informational sessions for Read to Achieve (Gr. 1,2,3) Middle School Math Registration (Gr. 5) and Single Subject Acceleration (Any Grade)

TRACK 1 GRADE 1 and 2:

Select Track 1 Grade 1 and 2 parents have received a special invitation for your child to attend Read to Achieve Camp during your child’s upcoming March track-out.  We must have the permission form returned by FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21, 2020.

Harlem Globetrotters:

Our chorus will be singing the National Anthem at the PNC Arena prior to the Harlem Globetrotters event on March 15.  All HES families have the option of purchasing reduced price tickets to support our students and attend this event.  Please click on link below.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1boOm0mjF8hlmiLL3B1sTy08AXIEGA32i

Gold Banners:

The following classes were awarded with the Gold Banner for the 2nd quarter from our specialists. Keep up the great work!

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Brantley

Gordon

Poulsen

Keen

Marks

Powell

Hacker

John

Hogge

Overby

Keyes

Townsley

Langdon

Watters

Holloway

Perret-Gentil

Michel

Franklin

 

Reid

Mokhiber

Lee

 

Compton

Alford

Woolsey

 

Ellenberger

Zelenak

Mayer

 

Bunn

Murphy

 

 

 

Hylton

 

 

 

 North Carolina’s Severe Weather Awareness Week:

All WCPSS schools will take part in the Statewide Tornado Drill scheduled for Wednesday March 4 at 9:30 a.m.  Students and staff will practice procedures in case of a tornado warning.

Book Drive:

Saturday was donation day for the Wake Up & Read book drive!  HES brought in 4,534 books!!!   These donations greatly surpassed our amount last year of 1,705! Way to go Hurricanes!!!  Thank you so much!

 PTA news:

Join us at Culvers for our next Spirit Night TONIGHT, February 19 starting at 5pm!  Come enjoy a delicious meal with your HES friends while supporting your PTA.

 

Our next PTA meeting will be HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED UNTIL NEXT THURSDAY, February 27th at 7pm.  Please note all PTA Board Nominations are due by the meeting time as well.  Parents are invited to attend the meeting as we discuss upcoming PTA business followed by Informational Curriculum Sessions (Gr. 1,2 and 3 - Read to Achieve Camp info; Grade 5 – Registering for MS Math; Any grade – Single Subject Advancement.

 

Our “Lights, Camera, Auction” Family Dance is just around the corner!  Have you bought your ticket yet?  Go to https://squareup.com/store/hes-pta-2/ to purchase your tickets.  You can expect a fun night of music, dancing, friends gathering, and some pretty incredible items being auctioned off that you won’t want to miss!  More details on the silent auction items coming soon! Mark your calendars for Friday, March 6 from 5:30-7:00. See you there!