District-wide ENews Notes

November 3, 2022

Upcoming Dates

  • Mon., Nov. 7 - Sports Booster Club Mtg., H.S. Lobby Conference Rm., 7 p.m.

  • Tues., Nov. 8 - Board of Education Mtg., BOE Rm., 7 p.m.

  • Fri., Nov. 11 - Professional Development Day/Parent Conf.;Students Not in Session - Vacation Care Available

  • Fri., Nov. 11 - Sat., Nov. 12 - High School Drama Production "It's a Wonderful Life," H.S. Aud., 7:30 p.m.

  • Tues., Nov. 15 - District Health and Safety Committee Mtg., 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Wed., Nov. 16 - Music Booster Club Mtg., H.S. Chorus Rm., 7 p.m.

  • Fri., Nov. 18 - Middle Schoool Musical Production Roald Dahl's Matilda, Jr., the Musical, District Aud., 7 p.m.

  • Sat., Nov. 19 - Middle Schoool Musical Production Roald Dahl's Matilda, Jr., the Musical, District Aud., 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Mon., Nov. 21 - HFLEA Executive Committee Meeting, High School, 3:15 p.m.

  • Tues., Nov. 22 - Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m.

  • Wed., Nov. 23 - Fri., Nov. 25 - Thanksgiving Recess - No School

**NOTE: Please recognize that the District's online calendar will house the most accurate District and building events.

Capital Project Phase III

At the Board of Education meeting held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, the Board reviewed the District's Capital Project Phase III presentation and approved the date for the Capital Project Phase III Vote to be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. Polls will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. on the Board of Education room at the High School.

HF-L's Phase III Capital Project Committee, comprised of staff, community members, Board of Education members, and other stakeholders met over multiple months to plan and consider the proposed work for the next upgrades and improvements to HF-L's school buildings. The committee gave consideration to the District's mission and vision, project cost, and long-term strategic initiatives. The final scope of work for a Phase III Capital Project was approved by the Board of Education at their October 25, 2022 meeting and will now be taken to a vote by the community.

For more information regarding HF-L's Capital Project Phase III, visit our website at https://www.hflcsd.org/page/capital-project-phase-3.

HF-L High School Drama Club presents: It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

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HF-L Middle School Presents: Roald Dahl's Matilda, Jr., the Musical

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HF-L BIL Registration

Registration is now open for HF-L BIL! BIL is a recreational basketball league with a focus on learning the basics while having fun and getting exercise with a bunch of friends. Leagues are available for 3rd/4th grade, 5th/6th grade, 7th/8th, and 9-12th grade. All games are played locally at one of the four HFL school gyms. Games or practices are approximately once a week on weeknights, and are typically scheduled throughout January, February, and March.

Registration form can be found by clicking the image to the right. For more information click on the link: https://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=hflbil

Play Your Strengths: An Introduction to Positive Psychology

New Class Offering: At Peaceful Kids, we study happiness for a living, and we are passionate about sharing our knowledge with others. Research in the new field of positive psychology shows there are many ways to increase well-being. In this course, we cover some of the basic concepts of positive psychology including utilizing character strengths to cultivate well-being. Through independent reflections and group activities, participants will learn what their own top strengths are then experience the value of leveraging those personal strengths for even greater well-being. Participants will leave with tools to utilize personally and to help others.

Date: 12/01/2022

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Location: HFL High School room 106

Free and Reduced Lunch Application

ATTENTION FAMILIES: If you did not send in a meal application for this school year, the grace period for last year's application has now expired and you will need to fill out a new application to continue to receive the benefits.

Did you know that your family might qualify for the free and reduced meals even if you haven't in the past? The income eligibility guidelines have expanded. Please take a look to see if you qualify.

Children need healthy meals to learn. The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District offers healthy meals every school day. For the 2022-23 school year, breakfast costs $1.80 and lunch costs $3.05.

Your family may be eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. Fill out the application below to see if your family qualifies. The application as well as the instructions for the application can also be found on the Food Services website at https://www.schoolnutritionand... as well as in the District calendar which is sent home on the first day of school with the youngest in the household.

Did you know applying for free and reduced meals financially helps not just our food service department, but the district as a whole?

2022-2023 Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals

Application Instructions

2022-2023 Income Eligibility Guidelines

Letter to Parents for School Meal Programs

HF-L CSD Partners with Paper

The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District is happy to continue 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.

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Vacation Care

November 11 Vacation Care registration is open, space is limited. Field trip to Altitude Trampoline Park and swimming at the high school pool.

To register click on link: https://www.familyid.com/hfl-community-programs/cougar-vacation-care-november-11-2022-parent-conference-day-professional-development

HF-L Nordic Ski Swap and Sale

HF-L Nordic Ski Swap and Sale HFL Middle School Quaker Meeting House Rd, HF Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 9 am—1 pm (9 am-noon for used) New and Used XC Ski Equipment & Clothing available for Children and Adults! Drop off Used XC Ski Equipment & Clothing to Sell at the Sale, Friday, November 18th from 6-8 pm at the Middle School Cafeteria Nordic Ski Hot Waxing and Binding Mounting will also be available on Saturday Supports Local XC Ski Programs and Trail Grooming

Honeoye Falls – Lima Youth Wrestling Club

Honeoye Falls – Lima Youth Wrestling Club Regular Season Registration For Beginners and Advanced Wrestlers Registration Night: November 14, 2022 Schedule: November 14, 2022 to March 30, 2023 Practice Times: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 6pm – 8pm Location: Manor School Gym (Parking Lot Side)

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Community Events

Mendon Public Library

Mendon Public Library Ongoing Programs:

  • Story Time Tuesdays, 10 - 10:30 am Preschool Story Time at the Library open to preschoolers and their caregivers. Join Miss Kelly for songs, stories, and simple crafts each Tuesday.
  • Paws to Relax Tuesdays, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm
  • Tech Training Wednesdays, 3:00 - 6:00 pm

Special Events:

  • Henna for Tweens & Teens, Wednesday, 11/9/2022 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Knit Nook, Thursday, 11/10/2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Medicare Info Sessions with Excellus, 11/17/2022, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM

The 25th Annual Rochester Children's Book Festival

The 25th Annual Rochester Children's Book Festival is back in person this year on Saturday, November 5th, from 10 am - 4 pm at our new venue: the Student Alumni Union at RIT. Meet 47 authors and illustrators of books for children, tweens, and teens. Enjoy over 20 free presentations throughout the day on the craft of writing and illustration by award-winning and best-selling authors and illustrators such as Tui Sutherland, Bruce Coville, Jane Yolen, and Leslie C. Youngblood, along with read-alouds from favorite authors and illustrators, including Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Michelle Knudsen, and James Howe. Plus free book-related crafts to take home. Admission is free for all children and adults. For more information and the full schedule of events, please visit: rcbfestival.com