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HES Walk to School Day 10.4.2023

HES HERO 10.2.23


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.

Walk to School Day

Track 1 & 3 families, this exciting day is on Wednesday, October 4th.  Please return the permission slip sent home in Monday folders! 

On the morning of Oct. 4th, the schedule will be as follows:

  • Bus riders will be dropped off at the middle school.  Our staff will meet students there and escort them to HES.  Those eating breakfast will be escorted to the cafeteria.

  • Carpoolers will be encouraged to be dropped off at Smith Creek Soccer Center beginning at 7:55am. Our staff will greet students at the soccer fields and escort them to HES.  Parents are strongly encouraged to walk with their students if possible. Walkers from Smith Creek will begin walking at 8:15am.

  • Remaining at School - We will have staff at the front entrance for any student not participating as well as in the cafeteria for breakfast and in the main office for medication and regular duties.

  • We will all convene on the back soccer field at 8:45am for the pledge, the National Anthem and a welcome from Wake Forest Mayor, Vivian Jones


PTA Reminders!

NEW Spirit Wear for the 23-24 school year is available! Orders close October 6th. Orders will be delivered in late October. You can shop HERE.


The HES Fall Into Fun Festival will be here before we know it. The festival will be on October 20th from 4:30pm - 7:00pm. As always, we need your help to make this event a success. We are in need of donations. If you are able to donate, please sign up here Fall Fest Donations

We are also in need of volunteers to help with the event. Please sign up here Fall Festival Volunteers to help with the event.