District-wide ENews Notes

February 3, 2022

Upcoming Dates

  • Tues., Feb. 15 - HF-L PTA Meeting, High School, 8 p.m.
  • Tues., Feb. 15 - Safety Committee Meeting, Zoom, 3:45 p.m.
  • Tues., Feb. 15 - Board of Education Meeting & Budget Study Session, High School Cafe., 6 p.m.

**NOTE: As the school year begins, please recognize that the District's online calendar will house the most accurate District and building events.

Due to the current and forecasted weather conditions, all after school and evening activities have been cancelled for Honeoye Falls-Lima Central Schools, today, 2/3/22. Students will be dismissed at their regularly scheduled time. Please note that the busses will be taking extra care on the ride home, so your child may arrive home slightly later than normal today. Please note that Cougar Care students will still go to Cougar Care but we do ask that parents pick their students up as soon as possible. 

Inside HF-L Winter 2022


In compliance with the Open Meetings Law*, the Board of Education of the Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District, has announced a gathering at DoubleTree Inn, Jefferson Road, Henrietta NY, in connection with MCSBA Legislative Breakfast on Saturday, February 5, 2022. There is no agenda, and no board business will be discussed**.

The District greatly appreciates everyone's participation in the ThoughtExchange regarding their thoughts and questions on optional mask usage in school.

Please follow the link below to explore the full results of the exchange.


Alumni Hall of Fame Seeking Nominations

The Honeoye Falls-Lima Alumni Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Hall of Fame Induction Class. The Hall of Fame was established in 1995 to recognize distinguished graduates of Honeoye Falls, Lima, and Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School Districts who have distinguished themselves with exceptional achievements and contributions to their school, community, and country. By recognizing these exceptional graduates, we can provide positive role models for the present-day students in the Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District. Nominees, living or deceased, must be a graduate of Honeoye Falls, Lima, or Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School Districts and have graduated at least ten years prior to nomination. The nominee must have demonstrated significant contributions to their community and/or country, with emphasis on post-secondary achievements. The selection committee will follow an open nomination procedure with anyone eligible to nominate a qualified graduate. Please note that completed nomination packets are due May 1st. Nomination packets may be downloaded from the HF-L Website (www.hflcsd.org/page/hall-of-fame) or obtained in the District Office, 20 Church Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472. Questions may be directed to Rhonda Schaefer at (585) 624-7010 or rhonda_schaefer@hflcsd.org. The list of Inductees is also on the HF-L Website (www.hflcsd.org/page/hall-of-fame).

HF-L Lacrosse Winter Training

HF-L Lacrosse Winter Training is now HALF OFF for the remainder of the session. Training is for boys and girls in grades K through 12 on Thursday nights. Please see our flyer and our website, www.hfllax.org for more details!

Every Student, Every Day

The District created a video entitled Every Student, Every Day, that highlights district-wide research-based practices that include Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Habits of Mind, Professional Learning Community (PLC), and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). The HF-L instructional program has a proud history. In the modern era not only are the end results continuously moving, but the speed of change, the modernization of the workforce, and the pandemic are all relevant to the work seen at each building.

Spanish for the Elementary Years

Registration is now OPEN for the winter Spanish For The Elementary Years class offered at our school at dismissal. There are only a limited number of spots available in the class. (First come, first register…previous participation does not guarantee a spot). If you are interested in registering your child, please do so sooner than later to secure a spot in the class.

The link to register is: https://registration.hflcsd.org/searchResults.cfm?searchId=3

New material and vocabulary are introduced in each 6-week session. The program uses a 5-year cycle of lesson plans! Class is open to new and returning K-5th grade students looking to learn and build a Spanish foundation vocabulary base. Click here for a short informational video about the class - https://youtu.be/eFUWq5xdzbg.

Vacation Care

Vacation Care is available for February break for students' grades K - 5. Tuesday, Feb 22 - Friday, Feb 25, 6:30 am - 6:00 pm located at Manor School. Field Trips and fun daily activities are planned! To avoid program cancellations please be sure to register early! For more information or to register click on the link below:


HF-L Youth Softball Registration

HF-L Youth Softball - Register NOW through March 15. Girls in grades K-6. Go to www.hflyouthsoftball.com

HF-L Partners with Paper Tutoring Service

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The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District is happy to announce its partnership with Paper, a digital tutoring service. This service is available to all HF-L students in grades 4-12 and will provide free, unlimited access to virtual tutoring sessions. These sessions are 1:1 and are available 24 hours a day. Students can access this using their ClassLink portal.

Using Paper, students get homework help, writing feedback, and study support on demand. Teachers gain insights into learning gaps. Administrators have visibility into where support is needed.

UPDATE: Paper is now offering live parent webinars. They are every 2 weeks in English and Spanish. 45 mins, parents sign up through that page and they will receive a Zoom link by email. https://pages.paper.co/webinars-for-parents-and-guardians

Community Events

Mendon Public Library

Mendon Public Library is open M-Th, 9 am - 8 pm. Friday and Saturday, 9 am - 3 pm. We will be closed for Staff Training on Friday, February 4. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Upcoming Weekly Events:

  • For Kids: Tuesday Story Time, 10 am
  • For Adults: Alternating Wednesday Night Sit N Stich and alternating Thursday Morning Knit Nook.
  • Medicare Information Sessions on alternating Mondays.

Special Events, please register for all programs below:

  • Take Your Child to the Library Winter Story Time with Miss Kelly, Sat 2/5/2022 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Adult Program: Creating Balance Program with Lori Goldsmith, Sat 2/5/2022 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Young Kids Program: Fireflies Mini Meet-Up, Wed 2/9/2022 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM MS & HS Crafting Event: Bookends and Binder Craft Night, Wed 2/16/2022 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Victoria B Plein Aire Painting Demonstration, Sat 2/19/2022 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Also, please complete our planning survey. We want to hear from everyone - library patrons and non-library patrons - so that we can learn how to serve you better. Email link (https://selfserve.decipherinc.com/survey/selfserve/1ed1/211201) or QR code below will take you to the anonymous survey. Thanks!

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Food Security Assessment Survey in Livingston County

The results of the survey will help Livingston County to determine how many households in the county are dealing with food insecurity as well as their knowledge of and access to helpful resources. The survey should take between two and five minutes to administer.

Please Note:

  • Before you start the survey, if you, or anyone in your household has taken the survey before do not take the survey.
  • This survey is completely anonymous, and no information will be recorded that would allow responses to be traced back to the respondent.
  • This survey is entirely optional, and there will be no consequences if you choose not to participate.
  • Respondents also have the option not to answer any questions that they feel are too personal or that make them feel uncomfortable, additionally they have the right to opt out of the survey at any time.

Please use the following link when conducting this survey.

Livingston County Food Security Survey