Hobomock Elementary School

Weekly Update- December 20, 2019

Important Dates

December 23 – January 1 – NO SCHOOL WINTER BREAK!

January 3 – 5th & 6th Grade Band Rehearsal during school; please remember your instruments

January 7 - Chorus Rehearsal (HES Library) 7:15 am

January 7 - 5th & 6th Grade Band Rehearsal during school; please remember your instruments

January 7 - HES PTO Meeting (HES Library) 7:00 pm - All caregivers are welcome to attend any PTO meeting throughout the school year. November Mtg Min available here: http://bit.ly/2PglgCF

January 8 – Winter Concert Assembly (café) 8:45 am – Band & Orchestra please remember your instruments

January 8 – HES Winter Concert (PHS) 6:30 pm – performers arrive in concert attire at 6 pm

January 27 - Managing Anxiety-presented by District Social Workers (HES) 6:30 pm

Save the Date!

May 11-15 – 6th Grade Camp Bournedale – Overnight chaperones needed, sign up here: http://bit.ly/CampBVolunteer

May 30, 2020 – Parents Night Out – Save the Date!

Our focus for the month of December is citizenship!

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Congratulations to these 40 students that have worked so hard on our character traits of Fairness and Independence! These students were recognized for their efforts at our community meeting .

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Our students did an incredible job on their inventions and presentations for the "Sharks".

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Essay winners presented at the annual Patriot Pen Ceremony.

Students across the district participated in the #HourofCode campaign this week.

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Wondering where your child will stand for the Hobomock Chorus Concert? See Below!

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Looking for something fun to do on a snow day? Take the Snow Day Challenge! Snap a photo and email it to Titanpride@Pembrokek12.org. We will share it on our social media. Don’t forget to tag it with everyone's favorite hashtag! #TinkerTime

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Absence Line- Email System

Please note that the email absence notification system is back up and running. If your child will be out of school, please call the absence line that has been in place or simply email the absence to HobomockAbsence@Pembrokek12.org

Please be sure to include your child's name, grade, and reason for absence including any symptoms they are displaying. Thank you!

Before School Drop Off

Please remember that before school drop off provided by Hobomock begins no earlier than 8:00 AM. Students will still enter through the side door of the building. Students have been arriving a bit early and our staff does not arrive until 8:00 AM to monitor the children in the cafeteria. Thank you for your cooperation.

Student Services Calendar of Events


January 27, 2020: Managing Anxiety-presented by District Social Workers

March 23, 2020: Behavioral Management-Managing and Reducing Challenging Behaviors -presented by Kathleen Dorn, BCBA

May 11, 2020: How to Manage Social Conflict (including the use of the Social Thinking Curriculum)-presented by District School Psychologists

All events will take place at Hobomock Elementary School’s Library @ 6:30 pm

In Case You Missed It...

Executive Functioning and Homework Strategies-presented by Bryanna Murphy; PCMS School Psychologist
Executive Functioning and Homework Strategies Presentation

Hobomock PTO Updates

We are heading into cold and flu season.

If your child will be absent please call 781.294.2003 or email HobomockAbsence@pembrokek12.org Please include your child’s name, grade, and reason for absence including any symptoms they are displaying. Add this to your contacts now so you have it if you need it!

Follow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/hobomock

To read what happened at the latest school committee meeting click below!

Interface Referral Service

Free assistance available to all Pembroke residents to find a Mental Health Provider that will fit your needs. Call 1-888244-6843 M-F, 9-5 pm. This matching service is free and confidential.

Keep Helping All Year Long!


Get the app, snap a pic of any receipt and earn $ for Hobomock

Amazon Smile

0.05% of qualified purchases will be donated to Hobomock

Bay State Textiles

Fill the bin behind the school with bagged clothes, linens, and shoes that have lost their usefulness.

Box Tops for Education

DOWNLOAD the new app! No more clipping, just snap a pic of your grocery receipt and Hobomock gets paid.

Stop & Shop A+ - register your card today

Register your card today to earn for Hobomock!

We are always collecting metal lids from containers of frozen juice concentrate and candle stubs for the 3rd Grade Colonial Days Field Trip. You may leave any contributions in the bin in the Main Lobby.

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Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more updates and pictures of activities happening at our school.

Community Notices

For additional information and more about other town events, check the Community Notices Virtual Backpack!

Here you will find information about upcoming town events such as youth sports, camps, town recreation, etc. We hope that this new “Community Notices” virtual backpack will help streamline communication between the community and school district.

We recommend checking the backpack weekly. If you would like to submit to the backpack you may do so through our broadcast email request form on our website.

We are thrilled to announce that Camp Invention will be returning to Pembroke in June 2020!

Calling all parents! If you are searching for a fun, weeklong program for your students entering grades 1-6, you're in luck! Pembroke is hosting Camp Invention: Elevate from Monday, June 29-Thursday, July 2, 2020.

Let your child's imagination run wild while exploring connections between, science, technology, engineering, and innovation. This fun-filled camp runs from 8 AM - 4 PM.

Cost to attend: $285

Early Bird Registration Discount: DSB25 ($25 off)- Discount Ends March 31, 2020

Extended Registration Discount: DSB15 ($15 off) - Discount valid April 1- May 12, 2020

Previous Camper Discount: ALUMNI35 ($35 off)- Discount ends February 11, 2020.

Pembroke Employee Discount: HOST ($30 off)

Camp Invention Elevate - Camp Invention Champions™

Pembroke Youth Baseball and Softball Registration

Pembroke Youth Baseball and Softball Registration -November 1, 2019- February 29, 2020

Registration for the 2020 Spring Baseball and Softball season is open now through 2/29/20. There will be a $25 late fee for all registrations after 1/31/20. Players that register after 2/29/20 will be placed on a waitlist and are not guaranteed a roster spot.

All registered players from 1st to 8th grade are invited to attend our free spring baseball and softball hitting clinics.

The clinics will be held on the following dates: 2/29, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, and 3/28 (if we cannot get outside).

Clinic Times:

10 AM – All 1st Graders

11 AM – Baseball 2nd grade

12 PM – Baseball 3rd grade

1 PM – Baseball 4th grade

2 PM – Baseball 5th and 6th grade

3 PM – Softball 2nd grade

4 PM – Softball 3rd and 4th grade

5 PM – Softball 5th and 6th grade

6 PM – Baseball and Softball 7th and 8th Grade

Again, these clinics are offered as part of your spring registration fee. To attend the clinics you must be registered by the 2/29/20 deadline.

Do not wait! Register today!