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HES HERO 10.20.2023

HES HERO 10.20.2023


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.


Upcoming Dates

Oct 20         HES Fall Festival 4:30pm - 7:00pm

        Tr 3 Last Day

Oct 23         Tr 4 Returns

Oct 26         October Bday Lunch (Tr 4)

Nov 7         Teacher Workday - No School for Students

Nov 10         Vacation Day - No School

Nov 13         Tr 3 Returns

Nov 14         PTA Spirit Night - Marcos Pizza

Nov 15         Picture Make-ups

Nov 17         November Bday Lunch (All Tracks)

Nov 22-24    Holiday - No School

Nov 27- Dec 1    HES Holiday Gift Shop

Nov 30          HERO Awards (Tr 1)

          PTA Meeting & Holiday Chorus Program (Tr 1) 6:15pm  

Dec 1            Dec Bday Lunch (All Tracks)

                     Tr 1 Last Day

Dec 7            Holiday Chorus Program (Tr 3 & 4) 6:30pm 

Dec 20          HERO Awards (Tr 3 & 4)     

Dec 22          No School - Winter Break 


We hope you will join us for fall fun, food and games at the Fall Festival today from 4:30-7:00pm!


Instructional Assistant of the Year

We are excited to announce that Tricia Sintef is our HES Instructional Assistant of the Year!  She is an outstanding support for students each day and we hope you will help us in celebrating and congratulating her on this honor when you see her in the morning carpool line or while visiting school. Congratulations Mrs. Sintef!


Kindergarten Enrollment

Enrollment is open for Kindergarten for the 2024-2025 school year for students who will be 5 years old by August 31, 2024.  If you have a rising Kindergartener, please begin the enrollment process by visiting our website at If you have friends that live in our base, please encourage them to begin the process as well! If you have questions regarding this process, please contact our data manager, Mary Canny at  Early enrollment will help us to begin to plan for next year!

PTA News

Thank you to everyone who donated to Staff Goody Day for Tracks 1 & 3. Staff Goody Day for Track 4 will be on October 31st. Please donate to show our teachers how much we appreciate them: Track 4 Staff Goody Day

Please send in non perishable donations by October 27th and all perishable items the morning of October 31st.


The HES Students Against Hunger Food Drive is October 31st through December 1st. Each week we will be collecting different food items to donate to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.


10/31-11/3 is Clean Your Pantry Week

11/6-11/10 is Wacky Snacky Week

11/13-11/21 is Keeping It Clean Week

11/27-12/1 is Lunch Favorites Week


A flier will be going home with your student with more details on items to donate. We also need volunteers to help empty boxes, organize/separate food, and take food to the food bank. If you are able to help, please sign up Student Against Hunger Food Drive


Mark your calendars! Our Holiday Gift Shop will be back again this year November 27th- December 1st. We will have a variety of items for children to shop for, and we will be offering free gift wrapping! More details, plus a link to item and price details are coming soon! If you are interested in helping with the Holiday Gift please sign up here: Holiday Gift Shop Volunteers


If you'd like to stay informed please like Heritage Elementary School PTA on Facebook or follow us on Instagram HESPTANC


Visit Join the PTA to become a PTA member for the 2023-2024 school year! All members must rejoin every year. We welcome and love volunteers, and we appreciate all those willing to take time out of their schedules to attend PTA meetings. However, joining the PTA does not mean you have to volunteer or attend meetings. Joining requires no time commitment. Your membership dues alone help support our school.