April 29, 2022
Thursday, May 5 - Cinco De Mayo activities for students
Monday, May 9 - PK Mother's Day Tea
Tuesday, May 10 - No School - Election Day
Wednesday, May 11 - PK, K, 1st, 2nd End of Year Trip to Hovatter's Zoo; parents are invited to meet us there - Parents are invited.
Thursday, May 12 - WVGSA - Math for 3rd, 4th, 5th - You're a Smartie
Friday, May 13 - WVGSA - Writing for 3rd, 4th, 5th - Donut Stres
Monday, May 16 - Walk the Halls for BUHS Seniors
Tuesday, May 17 - Upshur County Wellness and Field Day for 3rd, 4th, 5th graders
Wednesday, May 18 - WVGSA - Science - 5th Graders - Blow the Top Off the Test
3rd / 4th End of Year Field Trip to East Marion Park and Launchpad - parents are invited
Thursday, May 19 - Upshur County Schools Move Up Day; Professional Learning Day; Only Incoming K, 6th, 9th graders attend next school
Friday, May 20 - Professional Meeting Day - No Students
Tuesday, May 24 - 5th Grade Field Trip to Pittsburgh Zoo - Parents are invited.
Wednesday, May 25 - WV Soil Tunnel Trailer for PK - 2nd; Pool Party for 3rd, 4th, 5th - parents are invited to meet us at the pool.
Thursday, May 26 - Our Spring Concert AND Recognition are being held at the same time.
Recognition and Music Performance
* PK - 9:30 a.m.
* K & 3rd - 10:30 a.m.
* 1st & 4th - 1:00 p.m.
* 2nd & 5th - 2:00 p.m.
Buddy grades are combined to allow students to cheer on their buddies from the school year.
Friday, May 27 - Last day of school for students; 12:30 Dismissal; End of 4th Quarter
Teacher Appreciation Week - Week of May 2
PK Trip to Moonreel Dairy Farm
K Field Trip to Appalachian Glass & Lewis County Park
1st & 2nd Grade Field Trip to Seneca Rocks
3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Field Trip to Stonewall Jackson State Park
On this date, students will be learning about Cinco de Mayo traditions and about Mexican culture. We will end the day with a parade of "floats" made by the students.
If you can donate any of these items, please send them to school by May 4.
Update on Absence of Mrs. Phillips
If you need Mrs. Phillips, don't hesitate to email (email@example.com) or call / text to 304 613 8928.
Teachers and staff members are willing to assist in any way possible during my absences.
The schedule for our testing is:
May 11 - Reading
May 12 - Math
May 13 - Writing
May 18 - Science - 5th grade only
As you schedule doctor appointments, days off, etc. please avoid these dates as much as possible. All students will need to take the tests and it is much easier for them to take the test with their classmates.
End of Year PTO Sponsored Field Trips
Parents are encouraged to attend these trips.
May 11 - PK, K, 1st, 2nd Grade visit Hovatter's Zoo
May 18 - 3rd & 4th Grade - Go to East Marion Park and Launchpad Trampoline Park
May 24 - 5th Graders Visit Pittsburgh Zoo
*** Students must ride the bus to the field trip but may be picked up by parents at the end of the trip.
Student Council Sponsored Human Society Supply Drive A Success
Important Dates for Upshur County Schools
May 10- No School- Election Day
May 17- Fred Eberle Graduation at 6:00pm
May 19- Move Up Day for incoming Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grade students.
May 19- 12:30 Dismissal – Professional Learning
May 20- No School – Professional Learning
May 27- 12:30 Dismissal – Professional Learning
May 27- Last Day for students
May 27- End of 4th Quarter/Second Semester
May 27- B-UHS Graduation – 6:00pm at B-UHS
June 3- Final Grade Card Sent Home
Our Family Handbook - Also available on our website
Our Vision, Core Beliefs, and Goal
Our Core Beliefs / Mission
We at HES are dedicated to providing all students with knowledge and skills to become college and career ready in an environment emphasizing the PAX Good Behavior Game, which includes peace, productivity, health and happiness with the core belief “I better my world, and I better myself.”
It is our desire to:
- Provide a nurturing, consistent environment which emphasizes the development of the individual child’s social, emotional, physical, and academic growth.
- To teach all children so they may achieve their highest academic potential utilizing authentic learning experiences, to build a foundation to become college and career ready, and to be lifelong learners.
- To guide all children in becoming leaders, problem solvers, and listeners.
- To encourage appropriate relationships through parent and community involvement in the school.
Hodgesville Elementary School will have an increase of at least 1.0 GE growth for 40% of our students as based on beginning of the year to end of the year data for 2021 – 2022 end of year assessments for Math and English Language Arts.