Hofius Happenings

November 2018

Dates to Remember

November

5th-7th: Basketball tryouts

15th: Hofius Dedication 6-6:30pm

15th: GT informational meeting 6:30-7:00

15th: Progress Reports

19-23: Thanksgiving Holiday

2018-2019 Calendar

Click here for the 2018-19 District Calendar

Hofius Spirit Shirts

Order online using School Cash

Cell Phone Policy

The following guidelines will apply to the possession and use of mobile devices: • Students may use mobile devices, which include smart phones or watches, in an instructional setting only for approved classroom assignments/projects. • Using mobile devices to take pictures, videos, or to transfer information and documents or files during class is prohibited unless specifically approved by the teacher. • Students will be permitted to use their mobile devices before and after school, between class periods, and during lunch, as long as students follow KISD Student Guidelines for Acceptable and Responsible Use of Technology Resources. • The use of any mobile device or any device capable of capturing images or videos is strictly prohibited in locker rooms or restroom areas while at school or at school-related or school sponsored events. • Students must set their mobile devices to emit no sound or vibrate at all times. • Unauthorized, non-KISD technology should not be connected to the Klein ISD wireless or wired network. If used inappropriately, students mobile devices will be confiscated and returned at the discretion of the principal. The student may also be subject to disciplinary actions. Students should understand that possession of the above permitted devices can pose a risk of loss or theft. It is strongly recommended that students properly label and take steps to ensure safekeeping. The school will not be liable for loss or damage due to theft, negligence, or any other circumstance.

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

School offices do not open until 8:00 a.m. Students are not to arrive on campus prior to 8:00 a.m. unless attending a pre-arranged event with teacher supervision (i.e., practice, tutorials, morning detention).


Reminder: Please refrain from early dismissals after 3:40pm (unless an emergency), as this creates issues for carpool. Safety is our first priority.


Students are to leave or be picked up from campus by 4:05 p.m. unless attending an activity supervised by an adult. When it becomes a frequent recurrent to arrive early and/or stay late, parents will be contacted to remedy the situation. After repeated attempts in working with the parents and if the school administration feels a student is unsafe due to early arrival/late departure from campus, principals will seek other means to remedy the situation.

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Quick Reminder

Messages for Students: Only messages of an emergency nature can be relayed to students. It is hoped that parents can plan ahead with their children for the unusual weather conditions or other situations that would alter the method by which children return home.

Counselor's Corner

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we know that this can be a difficult time for some of our families. Please contact your grade level counselor if you are in need of any assistance.


Click here for information on how to contact the counselor:

https://hofius.kleinisd.net/staff/counselors

Basketball Tryouts

Attention all 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in trying out for the Hofius basketball team. Tryouts will be held November 5th- 7th in the main gym.


Girls: 7:00 - 8:15 A.M.

Any questions please see Coach Rodriguez/Coach Bain


erodriguez7@kleinisd.net

lbain1@kleinisd.net


Boys: 4:15 - 5:45 P.M.

Any questions please see Coach Spears

jspears1@kleinisd.net

Running & Strength Club

If you like running or want to get stronger, we have the club for you! Hofius Running & Strength Club meets Every Thursday, starting Oct.25th, 7:30am. You need a permission slip- see Coach Dube.


kdube1@kleinisd.net

Cross Country

Cross Country had their District Meet on Friday, Oct. 12th at Strack intermediate.

7th Girls Placed- 3rd out of 10 schools

7th Boys Placed- 3rd out of 10 schools

8th Girls Placed- 3rd out of 10 schools

8th Boys Placed- 1st out of 10 schools- FIRST EVER DISTRICT CHAMPS at HOFIUS!!!

Individual District Champ 2nd year in a row- Derek Waite!!

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