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HES HERO 5.13.22

HES HERO

 

 At HES we are committed to creating a safe and nurturing environment that partners with families to promote high expectations, critical thinking, and the belief that other people matter. Students will leave HES equipped to be global life-long learners who are advocates for change.

 

May 16 – Interims Home Tr 3 and 4            

May 19 - 5:30 K orientation F2F

               6:30 PTA

               7:00 Virtual Reflections

May 24 – EOG - Tr 1 ELA Grades 3-5

May 25 – EOG – Tr 1 Math Grades 3-5

May 26 – EOG - Tr 1 Science Grade 5

June 2 – Last Day Track 1

June 3 – Track 2 Returns

 

EOG Testing

We are rapidly approaching the time of year when students in grades 3-5 have the opportunity to show what they have learned this year by taking the EOG.  These assessments are required for all students in designated grades.  Please help prepare your child by ensuring they have minimal evening activities and get a good night’s rest prior to testing.

  • On the days indicated as EOG testing days we implore all parents to have students at school by 8:15 a.m. so students have time to use the restroom and get settled before testing begins promptly at 8:30. If students arrive after this time they will need to wait in the office and test on another day.

 

  • Please notify your child’s teacher if student will not be in attendance any day so class is not waiting.

 

  • Students are not permitted to wear Smart watches during testing. We encourage you to have your child leave the watch at home on testing days.

 

Career Week:

We are holding a career week on 5/16-5/20. We would love if you could participate! If you want to share about your job/career or know anyone who has a career that might interest the students, we have created a Flipgrid that you can add videos to. We ask that you answer the following questions in your video and keep it to a max length of 10 minutes. 

  1. Please introduce yourself and provide a brief introduction on the schooling needed for your profession.

2 Explain your career using kid-friendly, age-appropriate language.

  1. What makes your job exciting?
  2. Share a fun fact about your career.
  3. Share how a typical school subject like math, reading, science, etc is used in your day-to-day career.

 

During that week teachers and students will be able to view the different videos daily and explore different professions. 

 

Thank you so much for your continued support! The link to submit a video to the Flipgrid here: https://flipgrid.com/4b1ef295 

If you have any questions you can reach out to our counselors Mrs. Meese (kmeese@wcpss.net) or Ms. Scardecchio (cscardecchio@wcpss.net) with any questions. 

HES Reflections Deadline Extended:

2022 HES REFLECTIONS  

Attention: HES Artists, Writers, & Photographers!

It’s time for the Heritage Hurricanes’ Reflections Art Program

Submit your most creative & imaginative works of art & literature

inspired by the 2022 theme “ TOGETHER We Can...”.

   "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller 

Show us the theme "TOGETHER We Can..." in your own creative way!

Please click here for more information  and how to submit your entries

               Entries are due by May 16th

All participants will be recognized in a virtual ceremony on May 19th at 7PM.

            Please email Visual Arts Specialist, Emily Weisz, at eweisz@wcpss.net or 

            PTA Reflections Chair, Kathy Hanrahan, at kathylhanrahan@gmail.com if you have any questions.

  

Track 1 Parents:

If your child takes medication at school, please plan to pick it up on June 6 or 7 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Any medication not picked up will be discarded.

2022 - 2023

If you have a child or know of a child that will be age 5 by August 31 please encourage them to enroll for kindergarten as soon as possible so we can plan appropriately.

PTA:

Teacher Appreciation:

May 16-20 is Teacher Appreciation Week for tracks 1&3.  See the flyer here for info for the week.  Let's shower our teachers with the appreciation they deserve!

PTA Meeting:

Mark your calendars for MAY 19! We will be holding our PTA meeting at 6:30 IN PERSON and we would love to see you there!  This is our FINAL meeting of the year and will be discussing end of the year business as well as nominations for PTA positions for next year!  If you have interest in learning more about the opportunities to get involved with the school next year, please join us May 19!

Need more info about PTA positions for next year?  Check out the list HERE

As we near the end of the school year, PTA would like to thank you all for being such a valuable asset to our school and for your support of our PTA.  We look forward to another great year ahead!