Category Archive: General News

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EOG Proctors Needed

EOG TESTING – PROCTORS NEEDED!  Attention Parents, Guardians, & Community Supporters: Have coffee on us! We need your help. Proctors help classroom teachers administer the EOG and offer support to students on test days. You will need to attend one of our proctor trainings on Thursday, May 24 either at 8am or 3:15pm in the Media Center …

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A Word from Mr. Ruppenthal

What a busy week we had! MAP testing was in full swing. Donations were collected all week for the Mile of Quarters to benefit Special Olympics. The 3rd Quarter Student Recognition Assembly was held Friday morning and the Run for the North was held yesterday at JM Alexander MS. Whew! We can pretty much count on all the remaining weeks to be chock full of …

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Mother/Son Bingo Night

MOTHER SON BINGO NIGHT! Attention moms of boys!!! The annual PTA mother/son bingo night is Thursday, April 26 at 5:30 PM in the cafeteria. ALL RSVP FORMS ARE DUE BY APRIL 23! We need to provide final head counts for food and bingo supplies so please return your blue form (coming in 4/12 Thursday folders) …

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Kindergarten Musical

“How Does Your Garden Grow” Kindergarten Musical May 1 – 6:30pm in the HES Cafeteria Participating students are to report to their classrooms at 6:00pm. Prior to the musical, there will be a general PTA meeting along with PTA Board Elections at 6:15pm. Please plan on attending this informative update of PTA events.

We Need You!

We Want YOU For PTA!!! The Nominating Committee is still accepting nominations for the 2018/2019 HES PTA!  A nomination form with a list of positions, along with a brief description and estimated time commitment are HERE. You may fill out a nomination form for yourself or you can nominate someone else for a position.  Please consider …

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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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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

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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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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