HCS Scholar Newsletter
Important Information From Mrs. Klaehn
Week 5 Already!
Dear HCS Scholars,
How are we already embarking on the 5th week of the school year? In many ways, it feels like it's already flying by. At the same time, there have been days that have felt like years. I'm sure you can relate.
One of the things that I've noticed is that it has taken serious effort on everyone's part to adjust to being back in school with everyone, five days a week. I know that some days, emotions run pretty high. Hear me now: this is normal! I recently met with the principals from other schools in our region, and they are all experiencing the same thing. Please know that we hear you, we see you, and we are striving every day to meet the needs of each and every one of you. Sometimes you might have to wait to see someone, whether that person is one of our counselors, our dean of students, or even me. Even though you have to wait, we will get to you.
This coming week is a short one for you, and the following is a short one for all of us. I hope that you enter the upcoming four-day-weekend with the ability to rest and recuperate. Instead of packing your weekend with 8,475 things to do, try sleeping in or taking a long walk instead. Get some fresh air, an do something that is good for your soul.
Please take a look at the topics in this newsletter, and let me know if you have any questions. I'll see you on Monday!
Teacher of the Month~September
I cannot begin to stress to you how appreciated and valued your teachers feel when you acknowledge them; thank you!
After School Expectations
Beginning on Monday, October 4th, any students in grades 6-8 who wish to leave campus to purchase snacks elsewhere must have a written note from a parent granting permission to do so. Otherwise, students in grades 6-8 will not be permitted to sign out.
Poster Contest for Students in Grades 6-8
Student Voices Wanted!
- October 13th
- December 15th
- February 14th
- April 18th
Meetings will take place from 2:15-3:15 PM in the conference room located in the middle school hallway, room 2014. If you would like to be on this team, please email Mrs. Klaehn: firstname.lastname@example.org .
How to Advocate for Students
Albany, NY 12248
The Honorable Kathy Hochul
Governor of New York State
New York State Capitol Building
Albany, NY 12224
3. Commissioner Betty A. Rosa
New York State Education Building
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
188 State Street
Legislative Office Building
Albany, NY 12247
Seating at Lunches
Mrs. Ioti-LaFave is working on a new way to track seating, and as soon as this is ready to launch, we will do so. In the meantime, we need to you do your part in following this guideline that has been placed upon us by the New York State Department of Education. When you finish eating, you are welcome to put your mask on and move to a different spot to talk to a friend. What we cannot have, however, is students moving all over, jumping from table to table, while still eating and unmasked.
Thank you, in advance, for helping us keep you safe!