Henry Hawk News

Summer Edition 3: July 26, 2021

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A Message From The Principal

Dear Henry Families,

The sunflowers are blooming thanks to our wonderful Henry Garden Committee for bringing our garden to life this summer.

This is the last week of our summer programs. The following programs end on these dates:

  • Summer Bridge+: Friday, July 30th
  • KOTK: Friday, July 30th
  • OLCE: Thursday, July 29th
  • Summer Gains: Thursday, July 29th
  • CSI: Thursday, July 29th

Urban Initiatives:

We will have the opportunity to have Urban Initiatives come to Henry to conduct fun soccer activities for our students focused on Self Awareness and Emotional Health. This will take place on Thursday, July 29th on the Turf. (Gym if there is inclement weather.).

  • 8:30-9:10 - KOTK
  • 9:10-9:50 - OLCE
  • 9:50-10:30 - CSI - North
  • 10:30-11:10 - CSI - South
  • 11:10-11:50 - Summer Gains (1st-4th)
  • 11:50-12:30 - Summer Gains (5th-8th)

We want to thank our Henry Teachers for supporting our students this summer

  • KOTK: Ms. Ortiz, Ms. S. Rodriguez, Ms. Castillo, and Ms. Millan
  • OLCE: Ms. Figueroa, Ms Cortes, Mr. Aragon
  • CSI: Ms. Ramos, Ms. Sotelo, Ms. Barrera, Ms. Garfias, Ms. Leslie
  • Summer Gains: Ms. Krasinski, Ms. Pace, Ms. Gasser, Mr. Banna, Ms. Conklin, Ms. S. Ortega, Ms. I Rodriguez
  • Bridge+: Mr. Hussey, Ms. Hajissa, Ms. Lazaro, Ms. Hell
  • Sub: Ms. Flores
  • Office: Ms. V. Ortega, Ms. Padua

Technology Used for After Summer Programs

Students in the summer programs will need to leave their computers at the school.

Limited Office Hours Week of August 2nd through August 13th

There will be limited office support from August 2nd through August 13th as the office staff will on vacation for two weeks. If you need to get in contact with administration, please come to Door #2 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. or email Lora Abraham at ldabraham@cps.edu

Also don't forget that the new school year will begin earlier this upcoming year on Monday, August 30th which is BEFORE Labor Day.

Please be sure to review the important information in our newsletter. Our next newsletter will be sent out on Monday, August 16th.

Have a great few weeks

Juan Gutierrez, Principal


Mary Ann Reynolds, Assistant Principal


Lora Abraham, Assistant Principal


What's New?

Construction Update (NEW!)

Chalk Art: CSI Art Program (NEW!)

Vaccinations at Roosevelt H.S on Wednesdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Parent Workshop (Morning and Evening Sessions) - August 4, 2021 (NEW!)

CPS Back to School Bash - July 30, 2021 (NEW!)

Henry Back To School Bash Planning Session - July 28, 2021 (NEW!)

Spirit Wear (Orders Due By July 30th)

School Supply Lists (Found on our Henry Website)

Summer Meal Distribution Site

Yoga for Parents

Construction Update

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Construction has been in the process these last few weeks and should be completed before the start of the new school year.

So what is being done? The large chimney in the middle of the main building is being torn down. Checkout the picture above to see the progress. Next Henry Hawk News Summer Edition will show a side by side picture to see if there is a difference.

Chalk Art: CSI Arts Program

Henry's Art Teacher, Ms. Leslie, worked with students in the CSI Arts program and created beautiful masterpieces using chalk on our sidewalks in front the of school. Check out the pictures below!

Vaccinations at Roosevelt H.S. on Wednesdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Parent Workshop (Morning Session): Back to School and Beyond

Wednesday, Aug. 4th, 9am

Google Meet

Morning Session 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Join with Google Meet


Join by phone

‪(US) +1 405-649-0106‬ PIN: ‪201 629 133‬#

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Parent Workshop (Evening Session): Back to School and Beyond

Monday, July 26th, 6:30pm

Google Meet

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Join by phone

‪(US) +1 386-603-2529‬ PIN: ‪671 871 892‬#

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CPS Back to School Bash

When: Friday, July 30th

Where: Roosevelt High School

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Henry Back To School Bash Planning Session

Wednesday, July 28th, 1:30pm

Google Meet


We are looking for parent volunteers to help plan our annual Back to School Bash, which will be held on August 27th from noon to 3pm.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Henry Spirit Wear On Sale Until Friday, July 30th

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School Supply Lists

School Supply Lists can be found on the main page of our Henry Website. Click the button above.

Summer Meal Distribution Site

Henry will be a meal distribution site this summer. Meal distribution will be from June 21st through August 20th from 9:00-1:00.

Yoga For Parents

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Patrick Henry School

Stay Well,

Mr. Gutierrez, Ms. Reynolds, and Mrs. Abraham