September 2019 HHASD Newsletter

Welcome Back!

District Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, challenging, student-centered learning environment focused on preparing students for their future through supportive parent, staff, and community partnerships.


This year our theme continues to build on #CommUNITY and connectedness -- understanding that together, we can create clarity, focus, power, and direction... all leading to the success of #TeamHHASD #TeamFLES and #TeamRMS. As we move into 2019/20 know that you are a valued and connected part of our district. #TogetherWeCan

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Welcome to September!

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Ms. Allison Hedrick, FLES School Counselor

Please enjoy the third in our new staff video series: Meet Ms. Alli Hedrick. Alli is the new School Counselor at Friess Lake Elementary School.

https://youtu.be/1XCWT1hJN10

Our students (and staff and parents) in action!

DOT Update

East West access along WIS 167 and through the roundabout/intersection opened on August 28th. WIS 164 both north of the entrance to Friess Lake Elementary School and south of WIS 167 remains closed to all but local traffic.

The DOT appreciates your assistance in utilizing alternate north-south routes until WIS 164 south of WIS 167 opens in mid-September, and all of WIS 164 opens in mid-October.

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HHASD in the news

A Panel of Teachers Dish on Back-to-School

How exciting is this!!??!! Two of our #TeamHHASD members were featured on the Morning Blend on August 12, 2019.

8/22/19: Local developer to purchase former Plat School

Self-storage unit company owner Peter Briggs accepts offer

There is still time to get ready for September 3rd...

School Supply Shopping!

Are you a last minute shopper? Amazon can help! Take care of your back-to-school shopping needs and support the HHOPS by purchasing through Amazon Smile. Click on this button for directions, or one of the links below for building supply lists.

2019/20 Y-Care Registration

The Kettle Moraine YMCA will be offering before- and after-school care, as well as "Kids Day Out" events for most non-school days during the 2019/20 school year. Click on the button above to view the complete brochure and registration information.

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2019/20 Busing Survey

If you have already done so, thank you! If not, please complete this form (by clicking on the button above) for EACH child so that GO Riteway can begin planning routes for the 2019/20 school year.

Efficient Bus Routes...

... are optimized through your help. By completing this survey, you assist Riteway in creating the most efficient routes possible. No response is the same as indicating you need transportation every day. By notifying Riteway of your routines and preferences they can alter routes planned and pick-up/drop-off times. Bus schedules will be made available by Riteway as we near the start of the school year.
Director's Corner

School will soon be starting and it is important to ensure that your child’s immunization records are up to date. Click the link to read about the minimum required immunizations according to the Wisconsin Student Immunization Law.

Supporting Neurodiversity in the IEP

The Department of Public Instruction Special Education Team is partnering with the Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities for a joint meeting being held on September 27th from 8:00am-3:00pm at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1611 West Canal Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233. This meeting is FREE and open to educators, families and other staff members who are interested in learning about Supporting Neurodiversity in the IEP. Dr. Markeda Newell is the keynote speaker and she will be discussing bias as it relates to a comprehensive special education evaluation with a lens of neurodiverse students (i.e. students with autism, emotional behavioral disabilities, other developmental disabilities, etc.). This meeting will also include a panel discussion with parents/families and numerous breakouts focusing on neurodiverse students and evaluation, IEP development and IEP implementation. Registration at: https://forms.gle/TmQL8BqzvK3R4omB8


Box Tops for Education - Program Updates

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Join Our Team

Printable Application. (Apply for teaching positions at: https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/)

The Village is Hiring...

Riteway is Hiring...

On your mark, get set, GO! The new school year is approaching quickly and we are reaching out to YOU, yes you read that correctly! The driver shortage the school bus industry is experiencing has reached a CRISIS level. We are always looking for qualified drivers for routes, events, weekend work and athletic/activity trips throughout the school year. How awesome would that be if YOU were the driver for your son/daughter. We are offering a $1,500.00 sign on bonus for qualified candidates on board by September 30, 2019.

Get paid to be a spectator! Parents, grandparents, coaches and assistant coaches can drive. You may already be driving your personal vehicle to the event so why not save GAS and drive the BUS!

I ask that you think about this wonderful opportunity. Visit our website www.goriteway.com, click on “Drive With Us” to see our available job opportunities throughout the company. You may always stop in person at our terminal to fill out an application and have a same day interview.

We truly appreciate YOUR consideration. GO Raiders! GO Dolphins!

September 2019
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We are excited to see you on the 3rd!

September

3 - Welcome Back! First Day of School!

18 - GaGa Ball Tourney at FLES

Mark Your Calendars!

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