Huskie Highlights

Hemlock & K.C. Ling Elementary Newsletter

The Week of March 8th - 12th

Peek at the Week

Monday, March 8th

Scholastic Book Fair


Tuesday, March 9th

Scholastic Book Fair


Wednesday, March 10th

Scholastic Book Fair

Open Mic Night (Held virtually) - starts at 6:00 p.m.


Thursday, March 11th

Scholastic Book Fair

Parent-Teacher Conferences

1/2 Day for Students - Dismissal @ Hemlock Elementary 11:02 a.m., Ling 11:09 a.m.

*Wear your reading month t-shirts


Friday, March 12th

1/2 Day for Students - Dismissal @ Hemlock Elementary 11:02 a.m., Ling 11:09 a.m.

Dress-up Day - Reading exercises your brain! Wear your exercise clothes!

Weekly Update From Mr. Killingbeck

This is the 26th week of the school year, and due to many of our staff receiving their 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, we had remote asynchronous learning last Friday and this Monday, and Tuesday.


From the feedback, it appears that many of you understand the difficulties we encounter with limited substitutes available in every position that led to this decision and appreciated the opportunity to plan verse the potential last-minute disruption of services.


It continues to be exciting to report that we have not had any new school-related cases of COVID-19 or school-related quarantines since our return to school after the holiday break. Click here to review our COVID-19 Dashboard with data updates in real-time. This link brings pertinent information together into one easy-to-access place.


In other matters, we, along with law enforcement, continue to investigate allegations made against a middle school teacher. At this time, the teacher in question has been removed from the district's website, not permitted to be on campus or have contact with the school community (students, parents, and staff), and has been placed on non-disciplinary paid leave while the investigation is ongoing.


As you look ahead at the calendar for March, we only have one remote learning day that remains for the month, which is Friday, March 26th. That day will be asynchronous learning as well to provide everyone flexibility as we head into spring break.


I have been able to talk with many members of our school community, I want to thank you so much for your continued support of our Hemlock Huskie Pack and all the continued positive energy for our school system. The Hemlock Public School District's mission and vision are to innovate, collaborate, and educate our community of learners.


If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let me know.


All the best,


Don

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Table Talk with the Instructional Team

The Scholastic Book Fair is BACK Next Week!!!!

The Scholastic Book Fair is back! Students will be shopping March 8th-12th. The classroom shopping schedule will be posted next week. You can view the online book fair flyer using the link below or shop online HERE!
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Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences & Half Days

Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on March 11th & 12th. Similar to the fall, these conferences will be held virtually. Teachers will be scheduling a Google Meet or phone call with soon. These dates will also be half days for students.

Congratulations to our February Leaders of the Pack!

Kenny - Lucas Lamb


Aldrich - Emma Smith

Bouchard - Lila Stevenson

Klopf - Sawyer Husen

Schantz - Hayven Reppuhn


Kaczmarczyk - Brooklyn Wingett

Olinger - Tanner Holmes

Siler - Kaiden Burback


Bohn - Harper Saxton

Hammond - Eva Enciso

Langworthy - Hannah Wizner

Sensabaugh - Jayce Buckley


Grandy - Andre Desta

Green - Ben Murphy

Engelhart - Faith Cordingly


Eaton - Chase Barrigar

Hingston - Dylan Roka

Tack - Camden Peters


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Spring pictures are March 16th! Order forms will be coming home next week!

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Young Fives & Kindergarten Online Registration - Please Help Spread the Word!

Parents of children, who will be age five by December 1, 2021, are encouraged to register their child for Young Fives or Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year. A formal registration night will not be held this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Young 5's/Kindergarten 2021/2022

It's time to register for preschool!

How do I find the registration form?

1. Go to www.hemlockps.com

2. Click on the Early Childhood Center under the school tab.

3. Click on the menu tab.

4. The preschool registration will be located on the bottom left side of the page.

Hemlock Elementary & K.C. Ling Cafeteria News

Breakfast and lunch will remain FREE to all students thru the remainder of the 20-21 school year.
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Youth Soccer Registration

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Technology Update from Mrs. Kato

Did you know that Hemlock Public School offers parents the ability to see what learning is happening in each classroom across the district? Keeping parents and teachers connected is important when it comes to supporting every learner. Whether you are a parent of a virtual learner or in person, keep up to date with what is going on in your child's classroom through our online Hemlock Hub website. You can access the Hemlock Hub by going to hemlockps.com and clicking on "Access our Learning Hub" or by clicking here.
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Happy Birthday!

3/8 Everly Hammond, Max Nyquist, Ethan Valley

3/10 Austin Crook

3/11 Brantley Murphy

3/12 Cayden Keel, Zane Reichle, Riley Willman

3/13 Easton Mead