March 25, 2022
Week of March 28 - Spring Break - No School
Monday, April 4 - Return to School
Tuesday, April 5 - Basket donations due for PTO Spring Bash
Wednesday, April 6 - PTO needs volunteers to help prepare baskets for the Spring Bash - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 7 - 25 cents for Popsicle Friday Due - 1 per child
Friday, April 8 - Popsicle Friday
Saturday, April 9 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. PTO sponsored Spring Bash and Vendor Show at the Outpost on Brushy Fork Road!
Monday, April 11 - Carnegie Science Center Steam presentations for students
Tuesday, April 12 - PTO 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 13 - Flying Higher Presentation with Live Raptors - 1:30 p.m. - Parents are invited to attend this unique "Easter Party" with their students. Please be here by 1:15 p.m.
Thursday, April 14 - 12:30 Dismissal; Students will participate in Safety Day and receive a special Easter surprise
Friday, April 15 - OSE Day - No school
Monday, April 18 - No Students - Professional Learning Day
Tuesday, April 19 - 4th Quarter Midterm - please check your Schoology account for updated grades
Friday, April 22 - We will have Earth Day activities for students
We Need Donations for Our Spring Bash
Classrooms Earn 1 Minute of EXTRA RECESS for each item donated!!
Close Before You Doze
Congratulations to Colton for Representing Upshur County at the Regional Math Field Day
Congratulations to Marcus for 3rd Place at the Regional Social Studies Fair
Kindergarten Practiced Sight Words with Shaving Cream!
Student Helpers for Spring Bash
A paper letter was sent home on Tuesday for students to sign up to assist!
The schedule for our testing is:
May 11 - Reading
May 12 - Math
May 13 - Writing ********NOTE THE DATE CHANGE**********
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.
BUHS Senior Scholarship
Please share the following information with any seniors you know:
To participate in the competition, you must meet the following criteria:
- Attended Hodgesville Elementary School for at least 3 years
- Plan to pursue higher education (college or technical school) after completion of high school
- Provide proof of enrollment in a higher education facility prior to receiving the scholarship money
Please submit an essay addressing the following topics:
- How has your education contributed to who you are today?
- Discuss how your interest in your field or major developed and describe your experience in the field – such as volunteer work or internships – and what you gained from this involvement.
- Briefly describe your long and short term goals.
- Why are you the best candidate to receive this scholarship?
Applications are due Friday, April 29 by 3:30 p.m.
This information will also be available on our website and on our Facebook site.
The following trips are planned:
April 25 - Kindergarten will visit Appalachian Glass in Weston for a demonstration and lunch at Lewis County Park.
April 26 - 3rd - 5th grade will visit Stonewall Jackson State Park and ride the Little Sorrel
April 27 - PK will visit Moonreel Dairy Farm in Harrison County
April 28 - 1st and 2nd grade will go to Seneca Rocks and hike with National Foresters
Unfortunately, these trips are for students only.
Permission forms are attached with more details about each trip.
Please complete the form asap.
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.
Permission forms attached. Please complete the forms asap.
Important Dates for Upshur County Schools
March 28-April 1- No School-Spring Break
April 13- SAT School Day – Juniors at B-UHS take SAT at school
April 14- 12:30 Dismissal- Professional Learning
April 15- No School – Out of School Environment (OSE)
April 18- No School- Professional Learning and Faculty Senate
April 19- Mid-Term Fourth Quarter
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.