HPE Patriot Post
Harrison Parkway Elementary
April 24, 2015 Edition
Year-to-Date HPE attendance average is 96.73%
HPE Expectation/Goal is 97%
Rotation Day 4
Upcoming Events at HPE
24th - 4th quarter, Midterm
27th - May 15th, ISTEP Part 2 (3rd, 4th grade)
27th - PTO Fundraiser, Texas Road House
28th - PTO Meeting, 6:30-7:30 pm
1st - Kindergarten Field Trip
1st - PTO Movie Night
4th-8th - Teacher Appreciation Week
7th - 2nd grade Music Program, 2:00-3:00 pm
8th - 4th grade Field Trip
15th - Kindy 500
15th - PTO Party on the Playground, 6:00-9:00 pm
18th - Welcome Meeting at HPE for DES and SCE families new to HPE, 5-7 pm
18th - Welcome Meeting at New Britton Elem. for HPE families being redistricted, 5-7 pm
21st - 4th grade Track Meet at Riverside Intermediate
26th - Field Day
27th - Field Day (rain date)
30th - Last Day of School
Lunch Menu-Week of April 27th
Mon. - Day 5 - Breaded Chicken Sandwich
Tues. - Day 6 - Scrambled Eggs with French Toast
Wed. - Day 1 - Pizza Calzone
Thurs. - Day 2 - Taco Scoops
Fri. - Day 3 - Cheesy Breadsticks with Marinara
HPE Cafeteria News
When sending money in for your child, please include their full name (no nicknames), student ID, and teacher's name. Please write your student's ID number on the memo line of the check.
Parents are welcome to join their child for lunch or to sit with them. Please call the office by 9:30 am the day you would like to visit. We can not accommodate requests after 9:30. If you would like to order a lunch, please let the office staff know when you call. Also, if you are volunteering in your child's class in the morning and wish to stay for lunch, please inform the front office before 9:30 am.
Please remember not to use cell phones during lunch. Per HSE policy taking pictures is not allowed.
Outside food from restaurants is not allowed due to potential food allergies of other students.
We have some extra yearbooks on hand. They are $15.00 and checks should be made payable to HPE. First come, first serve. If you are interested in getting one, please send a check in with a note or envelope marked Yearbook and your child's name, and we'll get it to you as soon as possible.
HPE Music News
Thursday, May 7th, 2 pm
Second Grade Music Program
Student Arrival and Dismissal Procedures - Safety
Lost & Found
Fall Creek Intermediate
HPE 4th graders had a special visit this week with Gov. Pence. We are so proud of our HPE Patriots!
Holidays and Observances
1st - Festival of Ridvan (Baha'i Observance)
4th - Budda Day (Buddist Observance)
5th - Election Day
6th - National Teacher's Day
7th - Lag B'Omer (Jewish Observance)
10th - Mother's Day
14th - Ascension Day (Christian Observance)
16th - Isra & Mi'raj (Muslim Observance)
16th - Armed Forces Day
21st - Declaration of the Bab-Baha'i (Baha'i Observance)
23rd - Shavout (Jewish Observance)
24th - Shavout (Jewish Observance)
24th - Pentecost (Christian Observance)
25th - Shavout (Jewish Observance)
25th - Memorial Day - No School
29th - Ascension of Baha'u'llah (Baha'i Observance)
Please see below for more information on upcoming PTO activities at Harrison Parkway.
HPE Party on the Playground
Please join us Friday, May 15 from 6-9 pm (rain or shine) for “Celebrating Old Friends and Welcoming the New at Party on the Playground.” The event is free this year so we can truly welcome new HPE students from DE and SCE as well as say goodbye to good friends moving to new schools. We will continue to have bounce houses, outdoor games (weather permitting), face painters, food trucks, and a DJ. In addition, the silent auction returns with awesome vacation packages, local business gift certificates, and the infamous grade-level baskets. Some notes about the event: 1) anyone bouncing must have a wristband, and in order to get a wristband, a waiver must be signed, 2) please bring lawn chairs, blankets, etc., as there is very little outside seating at the school, and 3) food is available for purchase. We had great weather for our inaugural Party on the Playground but have not had much ‘success’ in that arena then – let’s hope the good weather finds us again this year. Regardless, we look forward to seeing you and your families when we Celebrate Old Friends and Welcome the New.
Tuesday, April 28th
Monday, April 27th
Texas Road House
PTO Movie Night
Friday, May 1st; 6:15-8:35 pm
"How to Train Your Dragon 2"
A prize give-away will also take place!
PTO Movie Night
Friday, May 1st; 6:15-8:35 pm
"How to Train Your Dragon 2"
A prize give-away will also take place!
FISHERS COMMUNITY NEWS
Please see the sections below for more information about activities in our school district and community.
HSEHS Drama Club & Choir Department Present...
The Purdue Varsity Glee Club
Hamilton Southeastern High School Leonard Auditorium
13910 E. 126th Street, Fishers, Indiana 46037
Friday, April 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Proceeds to benefit the HSE Drama Club, Choir Department and the Drama Club Scholarship. Make a donation directly to the Drama Club Scholarship Fund
Show Tickets: Adults $15.00 Students $10.00
(Doors open @ 6:30 pm, general admission/open seating)
Dinner Tickets: $10.00 Join the Glee Club for dinner @ 5:00 pm
(limitedseating/Famous Dave’s catering)
Ticket Order Form HSEHS-Purdue Varsity Glee Club Fundraiser Show
Any questions, please contact Cindy and Harry Straut
at email@example.com call 317-417-1850
Summer Keyboarding Camp
This summer, an Introduction to Keyboarding is being offered in Fishers to incoming 4th and 5th graders for the 2015-16 school year. This week-long, half-day camp will help beginning students discover the technique and typing skills necessary to make them successful both in school and life. Campers will spend each day typing on desktop computers, engaging in fun activities, and learning why the touch-type method is important. Campers will receive a drink and snack each day. All campers will leave camp on Friday with a keyboard binder and handouts that will help them continue on their journey of becoming a proficient typist. For more info please visit WWW.KEYBOARDINGCAMP.COM
Hamilton Southeastern FFA - 2015 Spring Plant Sale
The Hamilton Southeastern FFA will once again be offering a great variety of bedding plants, hanging baskets and combination patio pots (at reasonable prices) for Mother’s Day and your spring gardening and outdoor decorating needs. Tomato plants and a few other vegetable plant varieties & herbs will be available for purchase as well. As in the past, the plant sale will be held on the east side at HSE High School Greenhouse - East of Olio Rd on 126th Street. The sale will begin: April 25 and will continue through May 9th. The plant sale hours are from 3 pm-6 pm throughout the week (M-F) and from 8 am-4 pm on Saturdays and from 11 am-2 pm on Sunday.
Stop by and check out our great selection and thank you for supporting the HSE FFA program! Go to our website for more information on flowers.
Parent and Family Nights
Parents, families, and staff are invited to attend the following evening presentations at Sand Creek Intermediate School. These presentations are designed to help families and parents respond to common issues facing their children and youth. All are welcome.
Thursday, April 30: “Setting Effective Boundaries with Children” by Jeff Foutty, Ed.S., HSE School Psychologist
Thursday, May 14: “Helping High School Students Cope with Anxiety” by Greg Eaken, Ph.D., HSE Behavior Specialist
All presentations will be offered on two occasions on the scheduled dates. The times include an afternoon session beginning at 1pm and an evening session beginning at 6:30pm. Each will last approximately 30-45 minutes in the Sand Creek Intermediate media center (please enter the school through the front doors). Opportunities for questions will follow. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore the HSE Family Resource Center at SCI following the presentations. Child care will be available for evening sessions if requested.
Sand Creek Intermediate School
11550 East 131st Street
Fishers, IN 46038
Fishers Tri Kappa Garage Sale
Shop at the Fishers Tri Kappa’s garage sale on Saturday, May 2nd from 8am to noon! It will be held at Fishers Junior High School located at 13257 Cumberland Road (just north of the intersection of Cumberland and 131st Street).
The sale will feature items such as gently used adult and children’s clothing, toys, DVD’s, cd’s, books, furniture, small appliances, sports equipment, home décor and much more!
Movies in the Park Return to the Nickel Plate District
Fishers Parks & Recreation’s spring Movies in the Park presented by XFINITY™ have returned and they offer free entertainment for residents of all ages! Movies begin at sunset and take place at the Nickel Plate District amphitheater.
Arrive early to visit the XFINITY™ booth and stock up on movie snacks at the concession stand. The City of Fishers’ G.I.V.E. Committee will be selling candy, popcorn and soda during the show. This season features some of the newest and most exciting movies, including:
Planes – Fire and Rescue – May 1
The Boxtrolls – May 8
Dolphin Tale 2 – May 15
Earth to Echo – May 22
Big Hero 6 – May 29
Fishers Parks & Recreation strives to offer diverse, community-wide events that families of all ages and ability levels can enjoy. Movies in the Park presented by XFINTY™ now has closed captioning available for every movie. Invite your friends, call your neighbors and spend the evening enjoying a great movie in the Nickel Plate District. Don’t forget to share any photos from the movie series on our Facebook page, to us on Twitter @FishersParks , or tagging us on Instagram using #FishersMovies. Additional information about Movies in the Park can be found on the City of Fishers website .
Passport to Prevention
Children's Bureau, Inc.
Community Partners for Child Safety
Serving Hamilton, Hancock, Madison & Tipton Counties
Spring Fling - Passport to Prevention
Saturday, May 9th, 2015
Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Hall A
12:00 - 3:00 pm
Fun for the whole family! Games and free food!
Lots of safety information
FREE safety items
FREE Raffles, including a boys’ bicycle, a girls’ bicycle, 10 bike helmets and a Noblesville pool pass!
HSSF Charity Golf Classic
The Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation presents the 14th Annual...
CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC
‘FORE’ Our Schools!
Monday, June 1, 2015
River Glen Country Club
Date: Monday, June 1, 2015
Place: River Glen Country Club
Start Time: 8:30am
Lunch: At Tournament Completion (1pm)
Fee: $785 per foursome ; $195 per individual
REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:
Unlimited Range Balls, 18 Holes Round, Cart, Sun King Tasting, Lunch, & Goodie Bag
Ugly Golf Pants, Hole in One, Longest Drive, Longest Putt, Closest to Pin, and Door Prizes
Title Sponsor $6500
Lunch Sponsor $3000
Impact Sponsor $2000
Beverage Sponsor (Product)
Prize Sponsors $1500
Foursome with Hole Sponsor $950
Hole Sponsor $250
Proceeds benefiting all 20 local, HSE schools & the 21,000 students they serve. Specifically, this year’s proceeds are dedicated to elementary literacy efforts, secondary STEM through Project Lead the Way, mental health and guidance programming, & social justice efforts district wide. Registration and payment must be received by Wednesday, May 20 in order to guarantee entry & full benefits.
Storm Troopers Set to Invade the Fishers Library
Grab your blasters! Ready your lightsabers! The Star Wars Day Festival is returning to the Fishers Library! You don’t want to miss the intergalactic fun and activities planned for Saturday, May 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This free, family-friendly event will feature Daniel Wallace and Adam Bray, New York Times bestselling authors of Ultimate Star Wars. The festivities will include an outta sight laser light show with Professor Steve, light saber training with Indy Lightsaber Academy and appearances by our favorite Star Wars characters from the 501st Legion.
Throughout the day, children can participate in a Jedi Training Camp, photo opportunities, games and activities with chances to win prizes, and the opportunity to see the work of Sillof, a custom Star Wars toy designer. Whether you are interacting with real robots or making your own Yoda ears, this event has something for Jedi Masters and Padawans alike. For more information, visit www.hepl.lib.in.us.
Fall 2015 Open Registration for football, cheerleading, soccer, girls volleyball, fall baseball, cross country and boys and girls winter basketball will begin on May 1 and continue through May 31 (basketball registration remains open through August 31). Registration forms will be available on the S.P.O.R.T.S. website, at the S.P.OR.T.S. office, at all HSE schools and the Fishers Library. Parents may also register online and can pay online with a credit card or can print the registration form and submit it to the S.P.O.R.T.S. office with cash or check payment. Credit cards are not accepted in the office.
S.P.O.R.T.S. Youth Volleyball is open to girls in grades 4th-8th for the 2015/2016 school year. Registration begins May 1 through S.P.OR.T.S. Enrollment numbers are limited so register early!
S.P.O.R.T.S. Youth Volleyball Competitive League Evaluations - for girls entering 5th and 6th grade in the fall of 2015 and interested in playing in the competitive league in the fall, will take place on Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20. Girls must be registered for volleyball through S.P.O.R.T.S. to tryout. Registration begins May 1. Click here for more information.
S.P.O.R.T.S. Youth Volleyball is seeking board and committee members. There are a variety of open positions with varying time commitments. The season is ten weeks, mid-August to mid-October and ends before fall break. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Janet Berg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fishers-HSE Youth Cheerleading registration opens May 1 through S.P.O.R.T.S., www.hsesports.org. Cheer is open to girls in grades K-6 for the 2015-2016 school year and that live in the HSE school district. Join the Fishers-HSE Youth Cheer Facebook page, https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=757658427586403
Fishers-HSE Youth Football will hold an informational Open House and Knights callout meeting on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fishers Town Hall. Follow the league on Twitter at @FishersYouthFB for all league information.
12690 Promise Road
Fishers, IN 46038
HSE Schools Summer Sports Camps
The Hamilton Southeastern Schools Summer Sports Camps brochure is now on the HSE website. Please click on the link below to access it:
Swim Lessons at Fishers High School
Welcome to the FAST Tigers Progressive Swim program. Lessons are for thirty minutes twice a week for three weeks Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday. Swim level determination and payment must be completed at the time of registration. To register go to www.fasttigers.com and click on the swim lesson tab. Registration is easy and all completed online.
Sessions for Spring and Summer lessons will be available on the following dates. You must enroll separately for each session you want to attend. Each session will meet for six classes unless otherwise indicated at the time of registration. E-mail questions to email@example.com To register log into Fasttigers.com and click on the swim lesson tab on the left side of the page.
SPRING/SUMMER LESSON DATES:
Spring Three: May 4-21
Registration begins Monday April 20. Lessons run between 4:30-7:30pm
Summer One: June 8-25
Registration begins Monday May 11. Morning and Evening times available. 10:00am-1:00pm and 4:30-7:30pm
Summer Two: July 6-23 Registration begins Monday June 15. Morning and Evening times available. 10:00am-1:00pm and 4:30-7:30pm
The Fishers Area Swimming Tigers (FAST) is a competitive swim program that practices at Fishers High School. Studies show that participation in the sport of swimming battles childhood obesity and positively effects the students academic achievement. For an evaluation, call Head Coach Jay Chambers at 317-691-2695, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can be found on our website: www.fasttigers.com. Follow us now on TWITTER @FastLessons
Click here for information about Fishers Parks and Recreation programs.