Category Archive: General News

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Meet the Teacher

Meet the Teacher!  Please come out to meet your child’s 2018-19 school year teacher on Thursday, August 23 from 4-6pm. Classroom rosters will be posted on the main doors of HES by 3pm on Friday, August 17 (Kindergarteners will receive a letter that will include their teacher and staggered entry date). Looking forward to seeing our …

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CMS Volunteers

If you are new to CMS or have not registered to volunteer, please visit https://www.cmsvolunteers.com  All volunteers must be registered to help in CMS schools.  If you would like to remain an active volunteer for the 2018-2019 school year, you must also log in and verify your information.  Thank you!

Supply Packs

SCHOOL SUPPLY PACKS FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR New school year and new school supply company!  School supply packs for the 2018-2019 school year are available now to order online! EduKits are custom made to include the supplies selected and approved by our school. Click HERE to place your order!

HB514

HOUSE BILL 514: FACTS & MYTHS On Tuesday, May 15 members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education discussed the implications and impact of HB514, particularly our families in North Mecklenburg. Please take the time to read the CMS facts and myths regarding this bill. HB514 impacts and facts: http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/mediaroom/Documents/HB514%20Town%20Hall%20Handout%205-15-18.pdf

Thank You Corporate Sponsors!

The PTA at Huntersville Elementary School would like to give a big THANK YOU to our corporate sponsors for donations that go directly toward making our school such a wonderful place for our students and staff! The Melting Pot  – Lake Norman: www.meltingpot.com/charlotte-lake-norman-nc/ Zimmerman Family Wellness: www.zimmermanfamilywellness.com Wine & Design: www.wineanddesign.com/calendars/lake_norman Hand and Stone Massage: www.handandstonehuntersville.com Sabrina Perry …

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2018-19 PTA Executive Board

PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR  The Nominating Committee would like to present the 2018-2019 HES Executive Board slate:  President-Courtney Fossett Treasurer-Whitney Morrow Secretary-Barrie Rojahn VP School Support-Kelly Revels VP Communications-Lisa Price VP Advocacy-Bemnet FantuDownes VP Fundraising-Heather Smallwood These lovely ladies were voted in Tuesday, May 1.  We thank everyone for participating in the creation …

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A Word from Mr. Ruppenthal

Hopefully you remembered to “spring forward”  and set your clocks ahead one hour. The change in time brings welcome longer hours of daylight but it is initially difficult to adjust to. Please make every effort to have your child on time for school tomorrow morning. The change also means it will be darker in the …

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Volunteer at the Welcome Desk

WELCOME DESK NEEDS YOUR HELP We are looking for volunteers to man the Welcome Desk to help visitors Sign In and greet them with a smiling face. The link to sign up is below. Shifts are for only 90 minutes and volunteers are welcome to bring a book or, if they wish, complete small tasks …

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Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Chaiken for being named the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year!! Way to go and well deserved!

HES Boosterthon

Our Huntersville Elementary Fun Run was a HUGE success! To everyone who supported our school and came out to the Fun Run, THANK YOU! Thanks to you, Huntersville Elementary was able to profit $37,000!

HES Tours

HES TOURS Welcome to Huntersville Elementary School!  Tours begin in the lobby of our school and usually last about 45 minutes – 1 hour.  Future students are welcome on the tour.  All prospective parents are required to sign in at our welcome desk and will be issued a pass for the tour.  We have multiple dates available.  If …

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Car Rider Line

Car Rider Line For the safety of our students, staff, and fellow parents, please remember to follow the rules of our car rider line, particularly in the afternoon. Here are some important reminders about our car rider policy: 1. Find where the back of the line ends, which is typically weaved into the lower parking …

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2017 Annual Newsletter

2017 Annual Newsletter

ONE Access

Discover e-books & more with ONE Access! What does ONE Access offer? ONE Access has two components this year-something for CMS students and something for CMS staff. For CMS students: ONE Access, or “One Number Equals Access,” uses students’ school identification numbers instead of separate library cards. With their ONE Access account, students can: *Access …

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Amazon Smile

Shopping on Amazon? Shop Amazon Smile and donate money to HES at the same time! When customers shop at Amazon Smile the AmazonSmile Foundation donates .5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization selected by the customer. Each quarter, the Amazon Smile Foundation will make a donation to HES PTA. Please help …

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Be There Dad

BE THERE DAD HES HEROES – Be There Dad Committee Huntersville Elementary is excited to have a “Be There Dad” chapter back this year. http://betheredad.org We are called the H.E.R.O.E.S. of HES. If you are a dad interested in being a HERO or for more information on our HEROES program, please contact Willie Hester at …

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School Leadership Team – Open Positions

School Leadership Team (SLT) Open Positions Any parent interested in joining the Huntersville School Leadership Team should please email SLT Chairperson Tracy Russell at tracy.russell@cms.k12.nc.us The primary purpose for the School Leadership Team is to develop, monitor and revise the School Improvement Plan. The SLT also discusses and provides input on a number of school …

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PTA Member Discounts

Are you a Member of the HES PTA? Check out some of these great discounts for members HERE!

Shoparoo

         A Way to Help HES Raise Money This year we are excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! This is Huntersville Elementary School’s 2nd year to participate. We have over 114 supporters this year and have already earned over $100! Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the …

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