Peek at the Week

March 13, 2015

Children need to be challenged and pushed, not to the point where they give up but to the point where they think, "Wow, look at me go!- Robert Meehan

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Mark your calendars, wear your favorite outfit and best smile on Tuesday, March 17 for spring pictures! Individual and class pictures will be made on that day. Watch for the information that was sent home with your child!

Junior Beta Club Shoebox Project

The 5th Grade Junior Beta Club will be participating in the United Way, Shoebox Project and will be collecting toiletry items like toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, etc. Trial sized items are best. These items will be delivered to homeless shelters for women and children. We will be collecting items until March 20th. We appreciate your support of a successful Shoebox drive. Thank you for your donations!


2015 Gwinnett County Public Schools Festival of the Arts

Select Harbins Elementary School Artists will be representing Harbins at the Annual County Art Show, where every school in the County is represented for a week in support of the Arts. Archer cluster schools artwork will be on display at the Gwinnett County Public Schools Instructional Support Center at 437 Old Peachtree Road NW, Suwanne from March 12th @ 5PM until March 20th @ 3PM

Facility Hours during the show are as follows- M-F, 7AM- 8PM, Sat., 7AM- 4PM, Sun., 1PM- 6PM

Along with our cluster, Artists from Central, Duluth, Mill Creek, Mountain View, North Gwinnett, and Give Center East and West, Oakland School and Phoenix High School will be featured during this time.

Please, come and support Harbins artists and those of our cluster and county. Help keep Arts in our schools and show our artists that we

support them in their success.

Report Cards Go Home on March 20

Take time to review your child's grades with him or her and help your child set achievement goals for the last 9 weeks!


We are so proud of our Gwinnett Regional Science and Engineering Fair participants! Kudos to these Harbins Tigers on a job well done! Check out their pictures with their projects below.

  • Abby earned Honorable Mention.
  • Megan earned 2nd place.
  • Brandon earned 3rd place.
  • Emily earned 3rd place.
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Harbins Elementary Field Day Tee Shirts

Field Days are still a few months away, but it's time to purchase a Field Day tee shirt if you want one for your student. An order form is attached to this week's Peek at the Week email and on our web page for your convenience. Each shirt is only $5.00. The deadline to order is April 1st. No tee shirt orders will be accepted after the deadline. Get your orders in early! The dates for this year's field days are listed below. MARK YOUR CALENDARS and come out to cheer on your favorite student!

May 11th

9:00- 11:30- 3rd

12:00-2:30- 4th

May 13th

9:00-10:30 -K

11:00-12:30 -1

1:00-2:30- 2

May 15th

9:00-12:00- 5th

Grades 4 & 5 Chorus, Drama, Dance Team Spring Performance

Join us for a wonderful evening of Rock and Roll on March 26th at 6:30 p.m.

2nd Grade Presents Seussical the Musical on April16 at 6:30. Join us for a fun show!

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Harbins Career Fair is on March 26th

Students will learn about exciting career possibilities during their time at the Career Fair.
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Attention Parents of Rising 6th Graders (2015-2016)

Parent Informational Meeting at McConnell Middle School

You are cordially invited to attend McConnell Middle School’s 5th grade Parent Orientation Night Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30 pm in McConnell’s cafeteria.

You will have the opportunity to meet our sixth grade Teachers, Counselor, and Administrators. Learn about the Sixth Grade schedule and connection classes. WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!!

(There will be a 6:00 meeting for parents of a rising Probe(FOCUS) and/or Special Education student prior to our 6:30 program.)

Box Tops

Don't forget to collect and send in your Box Tops. Turn trash to cash for Harbins ES! Collection sheets can be found on our web page for your convenience. The collection box is in the front lobby. Thank you for your support!


If you want to be sure that your student gets a copy of the 2015 yearbook, we strongly encourage you to order your book now. We sell out of books every year, and considering our higher enrollment numbers, we are certain that trend will continue. Don't delay!

Order your special Harbins 20th Anniversary Yearbook today!

Fridays Are Spirit Days!

Wear your favorite Tiger spirit shirts on Friday to show your school spirit! Help your class win the School Spirit Paw!
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