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Hawk News from The Principal

Dear HCES Family,

Thank you for your amazing support during the Sweetheart Ball and Reading Night!  We loved having you all on campus.  The students were so excited during both activities.

We will begin DIBELS testing this week for our K-3 students. We are excited to see how much progress we've made.

Who can believe we have less than four weeks of school left?! Thank you again for your support of our faculty and staff during this year. We can not thank you enough. If you have volunteered this year at the school, please consider attending our Volunteer Breakfast on May 6. More information in the Hawk Talk.

Teachers have begun sending information about mystery field trips. Please do not spill the beans about where the students are going. If you choose to tell your student, please remind them it is a surprise so they do not ruin the mystery for the other students. We all want the students to be surprised!

We continue to welcome families during lunch. However, federal guidelines prohibit outside food (i.e., chick-fil-A, McDonald's, etc.) in the cafeteria. If you would like to eat restaurant food with your child, you are welcome to check them out for lunch and sign them back in at the conclusion of lunch.

While schools are open and attempting to return to normal activity, school campuses are closed. This means that ALL visitors must sign/scan in with their ID. I am sure everyone understands the significance of this requirement. There is no exception to this rule. I always think of it this way: what if there is a fire? How will fire fighters and admin ensure that everyone is accounted for? Please remember that safety is our top priority. Please make sure your contact list is accurate. Only those who are on your child's list in PowerSchools will be able to see/eat with the child. Once visitors are signed in, it is important that they maintain a sense of purpose. Roaming the building could create a safety concern. Parents can celebrate birthdays by purchasing ice cream from the cafeteria. Your teacher can provide more information on this. Due to our student growth, the cafeteria is crowded. Guests may need to sit at a different table with their children. Please refrain from taking pictures of other students. Please remember that we must respect the privacy rights and wishes of other families.

Upcoming Events

  • 2022-2023 Registration NOW OPEN
  • Teacher Appreciation Week - May 2-6
  • STAR Reading - May 10
  • STAR Math - May 11
  • Fifth Grade Sock Hop - May 12
  • AR deadline - May 13
  • PBIS Celebration - May 13
  • Mystery Field trips - May 16-19
  • Spring Fling - May 20
  • 5th Grade Bridging - May 23 @ 8:30
  • Last student day/Report Cards - May 25, Students dismiss at 11:30!

Thank you so much for your support,

Dr. Perkins