Category Archive: General News

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HES Scholastic Book Fair

HES SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR FEB. 19-23 Our HES winter book fair runs from Monday, February 19th though Friday, February 23rd. It is open from 7:30am-3pm every day.  We will also be open on the night of the Multicultural Fair (Thursday Feb 22).  We need some help from our parents/guardians to help our younger students find their age appropriate …

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Multicultural Fair at HES

Our 4th Annual Multicultural Fair is February 22! Our 4th annual Multicultural Fair is coming soon!  This is an opportunity for HES families to share a culture they love with others, as we all celebrate the diversity of our school. We are in the sign-up stage of the event and are looking for families who would …

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City BBQ Spirit Day

Huntersville Elementary is having a Fundraiser at City Barbeque! Be sure to scan the barcode on Friday, March 2, 2018 and we will receive 25% back! Print Flyer with Barcode Here

Digital Citizenship Night

Digital Citizenship Night Many parents today share an interest – and even sometimes a bit of concern – about their kids’ digital lives. As part of Common Sesnse’s Connecting Families program, we are hosting a Digital Citizenship Discussion Night Tuesday, March 6 at HES so we can start a conversation in our community about the issues, …

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Thank You Corporate Sponsors!

Huntersville Elementary PTA would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to our corporate sponsors, for their contributions to support the wonderful staff and students here at Huntersville Elementary School! Thank you! Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa – Huntersville, NC Zimmerman Family Wellness Dr. Matt Zimmerman

A Word from Mr. Ruppenthal

It’s been a busy new year! The long winter break and the snow days lulled our kids into a pattern of “vacation mode” that has been hard to shake. Now that the dust has settled we find ourselves in one of the busiest times of the year. Mid-year assessments are now complete and our teachers …

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PTA Advocacy Alert

PTA Advocacy Alert Reprieve on K-3 class size mandate This week we can take a deep breath regarding the class size mandate! A legislative deal announced Thursday means North Carolina elementary schools won’t have to reduce class sizes this year that school officials said could potentially threaten art, music and physical education programs. Legislators have …

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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!

African American History Month Celebration

African American History Month Celebration We have lots of exciting activities coming up to mark African American History Month during February. The theme for 2018: “African Americans In Times of War.” Starting February 1st, every day kids are invited to appear as a guest on the Morning News Show to present a 2-minute researched and …

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Tutors Needed

Interested in a Paid Tutoring Position? We are looking for a reading tutor to work with small groups of 4th and 5th grade students. The position would run roughly from February to May for 2 hours each morning, four days a week. Please contact Mr. Ruppenthal at Jeffrey.ruppenthal@cms.k12.nc.us if you are interested.

A Word from Mr. Ruppenthal

And in the blink of an eye the holiday season is upon us! Elementary schools are fun places to be during this time of year. As the winter break approaches the excitement and anticipation felt by the children becomes more and more palpable.  All of the holiday related “happenings” in our school adds to the …

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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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Yearbook Pictures

YEARBOOK PICTURES ATTENTION PARENTS! If you have any pictures of your children during school functions and would like them to be included in the yearbook, please send them to yearbook committee at HESYearbookBulldogs4Life@gmail.com. Feel free to send any you have to that email address throughout the year! Keep in mind, shots that are not zoomed in have better quality. …

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Tutoring Opportunities

TUTORING OPPORTUNITIES Calling all parents, grandparents, high school friends, middle school students or anyone looking to help make a difference! Please consider tutoring our students on a weekly basis!   We have several opportunities: Amigos de Buddy after school program Amigos de Buddy began on Monday, September 25.  We meet with the children every Monday and Tuesday and …

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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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Spirit Store

Bulldog Spirit Store The Spirit store is in the cafeteria and is open from 7:30-8:00am every Wed., Thurs. and Fri. The grade level schedule is: WEDNESDAYS – kindergarten and 1st grade THURSDAYS – 2nd and 3rd grade FRIDAYS – 4th and 5th grade  Please report to class first for a Spirit Store pass before coming! Volunteer interest? Please …

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2017 Annual Newsletter

2017 Annual Newsletter

2017-18 PTA Executive Board

PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD SLATE FOR 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR  The Nominating Committee would like to present the 2017-2018 HES Executive Board slate:  President-Courtney Fossett Treasurer-Cheryl Davy Secretary-Barrie Rojahn VP School Support-Cheryl Wade VP Communications-Lisa Price VP Advocacy-Bemnet FantuDownes VP Fundraising-Heather Smallwood These lovely ladies will be voted on before the kindergarten musical on Tuesday, April 25th. …

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New CMS Volunteers Please Register

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.  Thank you!

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