Huntingburg Elementary School

December 14, 2018


Hungry for Knowledge

Establishing and Achieving Goals

Succeeding in Life

W.O.W. Winners and Raider Pride Winners!! Awesome job, Students!!

5th grade -

W.O.W Winners- Mya Menke, Mitchell Rasche, Matthew Fox, Ella Wilkey, Alberto Alvarenta, Edgardo Zelaya

Raider Pride Winners -Justin Leathers, Reagan Anderson, Jaslyn Soto, Ainsley Hoblitzel

4th grade -

W.O.W. Winners -Karen Navarro, Eli Engert, Addie Cox, Angel Sifontes, Kaelin Bell, Bryleigh Williams, Jefferson Ramos, Kelee Volz

Raider Pride Winners -Lilya Whipking, Parker Steckler, Kade Siekman, Sam Gasser

3rd grade -

W.O.W. Winners -Diego Garcia, Noah DeKemper, Ava Fessler, Nathan McCullagh, Oliver Sivori, Addison Weyerbacher, Bryanna Cavillo Comacho, Ethan Marcum

Raider Pride Winners -Grayson Bolling, Brookelyn Beard, Marializ Lopez De Paz, Matthew Wagner

2nd grade -

W.O.W. Winners - Mason Bayer, Audrey McAninch, Jessy Dubon, Sawyer Steckler, Summer Wilson, Sophia Bright, Kaida Hartings, Jeselyn Mora

Raider Pride Winners -Isabelle Bolte, Nolan Byrd, Marcella Valenciano, Arturo Duron

1st grade -

W.O.W. Winners - Johana Brovo, Addison Ecret, Leigha Blume, Jose Freeman, Gabriel Byrne, Katie Thacker, Tessa Anderson, Jarely Dubon

Raider Pride Winners -Veronica Navarrete, Thomas Veeck, Adriana Lopez, Ivan Cruz

Accelerated Reader Winners

Students may enter the drawing for each AR quiz they take and receive above 80%. Way to go, Gabriel Byrne, Deacon Schwinghammer, Sam Gasser, Ethan McCullagh, Audrey McAninch,

Elizabeth Troutman, Gabriela Gomez, and Lilya Whipking!!

HES Spelling Bee

The school spelling bee was held on Thursday, Dec. 13th. Congrats to all the classroom winners! A special congrats to the overall winner, Broghan Fuhs, and runner-up, Luke Kauffman!!
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Upcoming Musical Programs -You won't want to miss them!!

Huntingburg Elementary

Kindergarten Present

"The Very, Very Gingerbread Man"

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

Where: SHS Auditorium

Time: 6:30PM

Huntingburg Elementary

1st Grade Present

"Bring On The Snow"

When: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018

Where: SHS Auditorium

Time: 6:30PM

Raider Court Kidz

Who: Students in grades 1st thru 5th that would like to show

their spirit for the Southridge Raider Boys Basketball Team

What: Two lucky students will be drawn randomly prior to

the start of each varsity home game to participate in the

starting line-up of the Raiders and to sit on the bench with

the team. They will also receive a Raider Court Kidz tshirt.

Where: The drawing will take place before the each varsity

game so we may be ready for the starting line-up of the

varsity game. Make sure you are there early enough to sign

up! The sign up box will be located in the southwest corner

of Memorial Gym by the office.

When: Two Raider Court Kidz will be selected for each

varsity home game. It will be a new drawing each week so

be sure to sign up at each game. You would be invited to

sit with the team for the first half of the game and then the second half is optional.

Southridge Singers

Southridge Singers Christmas Concert is Dec. 17th 6:30-7:00 at the SHS Auditorium

Girls: wear black pants/skirt and a white shirt - red or black scarf if you want

Boys: wear black or dark pants and a white shirt - black or red tie if you want

Chicas: use pantalón / falda negra y una camisa blanca - bufanda roja o negra Chicos: use pantalones negros o oscuros y una camisa blanca - corbata negra o roja

To join me on Remind:

Smartphone: open your web browser and go to

Then follow the instructions to download the Remind app and

Receive updates about singers right on your phone

Get Text Notifications (without a smartphone): Text the message hacak2 to the number 81010

Nurses Office Notes:

**Desperately needing new or gently used size 4T to Small pants and shirts for boys and girls.

IF your child received a Vision Screening Letter please get those back to school with the Doctors signature as soon as possible.

Dear Parents:

In response to the Indiana State Department of Health’s immunization requirements, the Dubois County Health Department will be holding immunization clinics at your school.Requirements for 6th grade: Tdap and Menactra. Tdap is the tetanus booster with pertussis (whooping

cough). Menactra protects students from meningococcal virus.Clinics for the 5th grade students will be held in late January or early February 2019. We are notifying

parents now for your convenience. The registration site is now open. Please utilize online registration and do so as soon as possible so that we can help with any questions or concerns.. If you need help registering, please contact Kate LaMar at 812-683-3372 EXT 3005. We will send out reminders to parents as the date get closer.

Clinic date at your school: 1/30/2019

Registration must be completed by: 1/18/2019

To register go to

 Please enter code: IN07917 to access your school’s site

 Select your school from the drop down box

 Enter your demographic information, including insurance information

 You will need to indicate the type of insurance that covers your student. If no insurance, please

indicate. (Your student may still receive vaccinations).

 We will review all records prior to clinic day and administer all indicated vaccines unless we are

notified by the parent (contact the health department- 812-481-7056)

Please note the registration forms mentions influenza vaccine, we will NOT offer influenza vaccine at

these clinics. If you have questions regarding registration, the entry of your insurance information, or

vaccine questions, please contact the Health Department at 812-481-7056.

Dubois County Health Department

Indiana State Police Program on Cyberbulling

Grades 3-5 attended the informative convocation about being safe and appropriate online.
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5th grade Basketball Season is Here!!

5th grade Girls next game -Jan. 3rd at Holy Trinity at 6:00pm

5th grade Boys next game -Dec. 17th at Home vs St. Bernard at 6:30pm

*Click the link below for the full schedule.

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Classroom Activities

Kindergarten Happenings

Mrs. Kaetzel's class is working hard at centers.
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First Grade Fun

Mrs. Prusz's Class -

Rojer Serrano is busy taking the reading portion of the middle of the year DIBLES test.

Rylan Hargett, Fabian Gonzalez and Diego Miranda are doing group with compare and contrast.

Yulissa Leon is making her report on animal groups

Kimberley Miranda is so excited about her X-tra math certificate!

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Second Grade Shenanigans


Third Grade News

Mrs. Zink's homework lunch celebration. These students didn't get three strikes in the entire nine weeks for missing homework. Mrs. Zink bought them lunch from Wendy's! Keep up the great work!
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Ariana Leon, a third grader in Mrs. Main's class, has completed her iReady math facts in all four operations! Congratulations, Ariana!

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Justina, in Mrs. Kappner's class, has completed all levels of XtraMath - addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division!
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Mrs. Kappner's Class - First photo: Ashlyn and Noah are putting surprises in their classmates' stockings

Second photo: Carlos and Henry are working in Moby Max

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Fabulous Fourth Grade

Book Character Day
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Fourth grade had a presentation with Allison Werne and her guide dog Seal. We read the story The Right Dog for the Job this week and we had her come in and talk to the 4th grade about her experience with having a service dog.
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Fifth Grade Fun

5th Grade Field trip to see the Nutcracker in Owensboro
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The fifth-grade language arts classes read the novel Frindle. It was one of our fifth-grade novel units. They had a great time learning about how Nick created a new word despite Mrs. Granger's feelings. In the end, Nick and Mrs. Granger developed a long-lasting bond! Below are pics of Mrs. Mundy's and Mrs. Underhill's classes holding the novel and a "FRINDLE" aka pen! They loved it!
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Ms. Brown's classes been working on creating Christmas themed surveys on Google Forms, analyzing that data and creating line plots from that data.
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After reading the above level reader story, NO SNOW!, students in Mrs. Hurst's Kindergarten High Ability class imagined what the bear and mice would do next. They creatively wrote, illustrated, and presented their ideas. Their conclusions included playing baseball or tee ball , eating Doritos, drinking water, and planting, smelling and picking flowers,
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Art Class with Mrs. Murphy

Mrs. Mathies 1st grade class is busy at work.
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Computer Lab with Mrs. Weisman

Students are learning how to use the computer's home row keys.
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Library Media with Mrs. Bardwell

Hour of Code - In connection with Computer Science Education Week, we promoted the Hour of Code to our students. Through simple games students were introduced to the basics of coding. Several of the Southridge High School iTechs were there to help the students. It was a great experience for all.
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Fourth and Fifth grade completed a Book Hunt activity to practice locating materials in the library.
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