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HES HERO 6.24.22



 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.


June 27 – Last Day Track 2,3,4 

July 7 – First Day Tracks 1 and 3/Staggered Entry for Kindergarten

July 13 – 4:00 – 5:00 K Meet the Teacher

July 14 – First Full Day for Kindergarten Track 1 and 3



A huge congratulations goes out to all of our students and the entire HES community.  This was a phenomenal year as students re-entered the building and began to experience school with some normalcy.  Their dedication and perseverance served them well and will continue to bring them much success. Thank you PTA and parents for all of your support and encouragement throughout the year.


Register NOW!

We are continuing to monitor our student enrollment VERY closely.  If you know of a child that will be 5 by August 31, 2022 please encourage the family to register them for kindergarten NOW.  If you have a student currently attending HES who will not be returning please email so she can update the system.


Apply for free and reduced-price school meals

All students currently receive free school meals supported by federal funding due to the pandemic. This funding is set to end on June 30, 2022. In order to receive free or reduced-price meals for next school year, families need to submit a meal benefits application. All families must complete an application for the 2022-2023 school year starting July 1 in order to receive benefits. Please allow 10 business days for processing. 

We need you to complete a 2022-2023 meal benefits application so our school can be eligible for extra funding next year. If you have not completed a free or reduced-price meal application and think your child may be eligible, please apply online or request a paper copy from the main office after July 1. Paper applications can also be requested by calling 919-588-3535 or 919-856-2920 or emailing  

2022-23 meal prices

  • K-5 Breakfast $1.50 and lunch $3.00
  • 6-12 Breakfast $1.75 and lunch $3.25

Transportation assignment notifications for 2022-23:
All families registered for WCPSS bus transportation should have received an email this week, from transportation, stating the bus route and times for the 22-23 school year.  Bus route colors may have changed from the current year.  Please read the email carefully to prepare your child for the new year.   If you did not receive an email this week please email to verify you have registered.