Category Archive: General News

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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 Holiday Shoppe is Coming!

Monday, Dec. 4 – Friday, Dec. 8 7:30-8:00 every morning 10:30-1:30 (during lunch and recess with teacher’s permission) Imagine your child’s delight when he/she surprises you with a secretly chosen gift! Gifts range in price from $0.50 to $20.00 with most items between $2.00 and $5.00.  PTA “elves” have shopped and selected hundreds of popular and useful items with quality in mind.  Students are assisted in …

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Staff Appreciation Cookie Walk

HES COOKIE WALK Calling all bakers!!!! Please help us welcome the holiday season in with a Cookie Walk for our fantastic HES Staff and Teachers on Friday, December 15th.  This is one of their favorite events of the year. We are requesting that each volunteer makes 4 dozen cookies. Please drop off your cookies in 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!

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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National PTA School of Excellence!

National PTA Names Huntersville Elementary School a 2015-2017 National PTA School of Excellence! We are very excited to announce that Huntersville Elementary School has been named a National PTA School of Excellence! As a National PTA School of Excellence, HES made significant progress to welcome and empower families to support student success and school improvements …

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HES Ranked 9th!!

Check out this link!  HES was ranked 9th out of over 300 schools in North Carolina!  Go Bulldogs!!