Hornet Herald

April 8th

Happy Friday!

We had a great week back returning from spring break, even though some winter weather delayed our return. I know our students enjoyed playing with the snow during recess at different times throughout the week. It was fun to have our campus full of excited students.

April, May and June are always full of events. There are always a lot of different things going on and opportunities to get involved. Please continue to refer to these newsletters for reminders of dates and upcoming activities.

In May, we will begin our state testing for 3rd-5th graders. Our students take the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA). If you have a 3rd-5th grader, please take some time to talk with your student about the SBA and think about ways we can work together to support your student during testing. The SBA is a tool we use to monitor student growth and achievement, participation in the assessment is important.

Read below for information on:

Kindergarten Registration

Free Club Offerings

Spring Pictures

Multicultural Night


Upcoming PWT Events

Kindergarten Registration is OPEN!!!!!

  • You are able to register your child for Kindergarten if they will turn five on or before August 31st.
  • Registration will be online: https://www.hocksd.org/Content/onlineenrollment
  • Documents Needed: Birth Certificate, Immunizations, Proof of Residency (utility bill, rental agreement, or mortgage statement)

Club Offerings!

We are excited to be able to offer two FREE after school clubs for students in 3rd-5th grade.

We will have a cross-stitching club as well as a Pokemon club.

Registration will open on Monday, April 18th through our community education website. There will be fifteen slots available for each club.


If you have any questions, please contact bess.colpron@hocksd.org

Spring Pictures, Rescheduled for 4/22

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Please join us on Tuesday, 4/19 for our Multicultural Night!

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PWT Sponsored Boosterthon coming up!

We are kicking off our Hockinson Heights Hornet Hustle program on April 19th! This year students will be running 30-35 laps at the Fun Run on April 29th It’s going to be a FUN experience for ALL students and comes with a brand-new character theme, called Sports City Worldwide! Not only will this help our school raise some much-needed funds, but it will also engage your students socially & emotionally.

How can you help?

  • Register on mybooster.com! Our goal is to get 100% of our school registered. (Need help: CLICK HERE for a how-to)

  • SHARE your student’s donation link with friends & family!

  • Donate if you are able to.

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Upcoming Reminders


Character Trait: Perseverance

April 19th Multicultural night

April 22nd Spring Pictures

April 25th Visit from Middle School Principal and Counselor to our 5th grade classrooms

April 29th Boosterthon Fun Run

April 29th District Visual Arts Show


Character Trait: Cooperation

May 2nd 5th Grade to visit the Middle School

May 5th - 27th SBA Testing

May 12th TK/K Concert

May 16th 5th Grade Parent Night - Preparing for Transition to Middle School

May 24th 5th Grade Concert

May 26th 4th Grade Concert

May 30th No School

Water Bottles Reminder

Please send your child to school with a refillable water bottle each day. Students will be drinking from these water bottles throughout the day, as our drinking fountains will not be accessible due to COVID precautions.

Are you interested in Volunteering?

If you would like to volunteer at one of our HSD schools please fill out the HSD Volunteer Application and return it to any school office or the district office.

Hockinson Heights Elementary

All students will be proficient in reading by the end of second grade and maintain proficiency until the end of fifth grade, because we believe reading is the key for all students to achieve their dreams.