Category Archive: General News

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Making IT Happen

In your child’s Thursday folder that was sent home September 6,  you will find a flyer announcing the PTA’s annual Making IT Happen fundraiser which begins Friday, September 7th and will end on Friday, September 28th. This fundraiser allows you to make a one-time donation in lieu of school wide fundraising projects. To keep HES an Interactive Technology Leader in …

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PTA Reflections 2018-2019

National PTA 2018-2019 Reflections Contest Theme: Heroes Around Me Let your creative juices flow! Submit a Work of Art for “Heroes Around Me” in one or more of the following categories: Dance Choreography Film Production Music Composition Literature Photography Visual Arts (2D or 3D) Special Artist Entries will be considered for local, regional, state and …

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Show your School Spirit

Show your School Spirit Hopefully by now all of you received your Spirit Wear order form. If not, forms are available at the welcome desk. This is your chance to get the latest HES spirit wear designs. Completed order forms are to be returned, with payment, by September 21. No orders will be accepted after …

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School Leadership Team

School Leadership Team (SLT) Open Positions We are seeking parents to be a part of our School Leadership Team (SLT). The purpose of this group is to collaborate and work with school staff and administration in establishing school goals, discuss topics related to HES, and make recommendations for improvements. Below are some upcoming meeting times …

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Back to School Notes

A Word from Mr. Ruppenthal A hearty welcome to all of our Bulldog families to the 2018-2019 school year! It is always so fun to see all the smiling faces return during the Back to School Open House and the first week of school. You can almost feel the excitement, anticipation and hope that a …

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2018 Annual Newsletter

Annual Newsletter Check out the 2018 Annual PTA Newsletter.  This has information for the beginning of the school year as well as pertinent dates for the first quarter.

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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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!

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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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 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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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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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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