Category Archive: General News

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A Word from Mr. Ruppenthal

A Word from Mr. Ruppenthal It’s mid-year already??! Didn’t it just seem like yesterday that you were purchasing back to school supplies and clothes? Yet the calendar says it’s the middle of January and the end of the 2nd quarter – we are officially halfway through the school year. Now is the perfect time to …

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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.

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 Wednesday, January 17 at HES so we can start a conversation in our community about the issues, …

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Father/Daughter Dance

FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE Attention Dads and Daughters!  Join us for an evening in “Hollywood”. We are rolling out the red carpet for our annual father/daughter dance which will be held on Friday, January 26th at 6:00 PM in the HES gymnasium. Refreshments and cookies will be served. We will also have a photographer on site for a …

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HES Boosterthon

HES BOOSTERTHON IS BACK! Parents! The 2018 HES Boosterthon Campaign is almost here! It’s a 9-day program that kicks off with a Pep Rally on Tuesday, January 23rd. Families will then gather pledges for every lap their student runs (30-35 laps), and we’ll celebrate at the Fun Run on Thursday, February 1st. With our big …

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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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PTA Advocacy Alert

PTA Advocacy Alert WHAT: House Bill Law 13 (HB-13) –  Legislators should provide funding for reduced K-3 class sizes and phase in mandate during special session January 10.  WHY is this important? Starting in July, the average class size in K-3rd grades will drop from 20 students this school year to roughly 17. Charlotte-Mecklenburg school …

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Thank You Corporate Sponsors!

Huntersville Elementary School would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to our corporate sponsors! MAGICAL TRAVELERS – Robin Bailey LOAN DEPOT- Vin Marcello REMAX PROS- Michael McNulty & Carolyn Brown PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF HUNTERSVILLE- Cheryl Jenkins THE GOLF STUDIO AT NORTHSTONE- Eric & Julee THANK YOU TO MARC ALLEN ORTHODONTICS FOR MAKING OUR BUDDY’S BEST AWARD WINNERS FEEL EXTRA SPECIAL!!

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!

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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