Falcon News

Do What is Right * Perform With Excellence * Respect Others

April 27, 2015

Living and Learning the Falcon Way

HEB ISD Core Messages

1. Students are responsible for their learning.

2. Quality teachers and effective schools are essential to students’ learning.

3. Parents and patrons are vital partners in the educational process.

4. A safe environment for every student and employee is a prerequisite to learning.

5. Decisions and actions, at all levels, focus and support effective student learning.

Vision and Mission

Vision We are the ones empowering students to perform with excellence.

Mission As a Hurst Hills Falcon, I will soar to excellence, by showing respect and responsibility, and doing my best to reach my goals.

School Spirit Days!

We've got spirit, yes we do!

We would like our students to show their school spirit by wearing their school shirt or special attire on the following designated days:

April 27-May 1: Stand up to Bullying Week Dress up Days (listed below)

May 8: Falcon Fanatics! Spirit Day: School Shirt

May 15: Falcon Fanatics! Spirit Day: School Shirt

May 22: Falcon Fanatics! Spirit Day: School Shirt

May 28: Falcon Fanatics! Spirit Day: School Shirt

May 29 : College Colors Day!

Important Dates

April 27-May 1 Stand up to Bullying Week and Book Fair Week

April 30 Kinder Graduation Pictures

Field Day PK-1

May 1 Field Day 3-6

May 4 FACI Program Campus Visit 9:15-10:30

VIPS luncheon @ Campus West 11:00

Kindergarten Kickoff in cafeteria at 6:30 PM

May 5 Mooyah Night

May 6 2nd grade math DBA

3rd grade writing CBA

May 7 Suzuki Achievement Celebrations

FACI Parent Night 6:00-6:30 PM

PTA Meeting and Falcon Choir concert 6:30-7:30 PM in the cafeteria

May 8 Sixth Grade field trip to Buinger CTE

Third Grade field trip to Fort Worth Zoo

May 10 Mother's Day!

May 11 Progress Reports go home

May 12 Campus Closed for STAAR Testing 5th grade Retest

Kinder walking field trip

May 13 Hurst Librarians visit

May 14 Grade 4 Social Studies CBA

Talent Show Auditions @ 3:00 in cafeteria

May 15 Grade 5-6 Social Studies CBA

Fourth Grade Austin Adventure

Talent Show Auditions @ 3:00 in cafeteria

May 16 3rd Annual 6Stones Black and Blue Run @ Pennington Field

May 19 Georgeanne Gallian Scholarship Awards @ Bell HS 6:00 PM

May 20 Pre-AP 6th Grade ELA CBA 2

May 21 Falcon Choir NRH2O Trip

Kindergarten Awards 8:30 AM in Cafeteria

CKPK Awards 1:00 PM in Cafeteria

Cici's Pizza Night

May 22 Falcons Got Talent Show in Cafeteria at 7:00 PM

May 25 Memorial Day Holiday: NO SCHOOL

May 26 First Grade Awards 8:30 AM in Classrooms

Third Grade Awards 1:;00 in Cafeteria

May 27 Fourth Grade Awards 1:00 PM in Cafeteria

Second Grade Awards 2:00 PM in classrooms

End of Year Family PicNic 5:00

May 28 6th Grade Walking Field Trip lunch 11:15

Fifth Grade Awards 1:00 in cafeteria

Sixth Grade End of Year Party at 5:30 PM

May 29 Last day of school

Noon Dismissal

Sixth Grade Awards 8;30 AM in cafeteria

Report Cards go home

Stand Up to Bullying Week: April 27-May 1

Stand up to bullies by being a HERO!

Who's a HERO? Helping Everyone Respect Others

How? By being a heroic bystander, we can end bullying once and for all! We will have a different theme each day, a door decorating contest, and we will also have a special guest on Tuesday.

Monday, April 27 "HEROS Don't Bully" Dress up as a superhero or an American hero (camouflage)

Tuesday, April 28 "Black Out Bullying" Wear black

Wednesday, April 29 "Promote Peace" 70's day/peace signs

Thursday, April 30 "Be Extraordinarily Unique" Crazy Hair Day

Friday, May 1 "Stand Up to Bullying" Wear crazy socks to Field Day!

Field Day

It's time to have some friendly competition and show what we have learned in PE this year! Falcon Field Day is April 30th for PK, Kinder, and First Grades and May 1 for Second-Sixth Grades. Parents, Please sign in in the office if you will be visiting that day. All guests will need to be wearing an office sticker. April 30th PK-K-1 Field Day will start at noon. May 1st 2-6 Field Day will start at 8:30.

Kindergarten Kick-off

Monday, May 4th, 6pm

Hurst Hills Elementary 525 Billie Ruth Lane, Hurst, TX, United States

Do you have a child who will be 5 by September 1st or know someone who does? Come to the Kindergarten Kick-off on May 4th, 2015 to pre-register your child. You will hear a brief presentation about what to expect in kindergarten, meet some of the HHE staff, find out what you need to register your child, and receive a welcome packet with some summer activities to prepare your child for their first year of school.

Be a Falcon Volunteer!

Remember, background checks will take up to 48 hours to process. NOTE – the box in the upper right corner of background check page will be RED “Pending”, or BLUE “Up to Date”. The background check is not complete until box is... BLUE.

We will require the following documentation to be brought to the VIPS badge sessions:
1) A printed out paper copy of a completed background check showing the volunteer’s 2015 background check expiry date (your VIPS credentials).
2) A photo ID (driver’s license or passport).
3) Your old VIPS badge, if available (will be destroyed).
We cannot accept an image of a completed background check on a smartphone or device. You MUST bring a print out of your new VIPS credentials.

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