The Hardy Herald

March 12, 2018

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One District, One Book

One District, One Book kicked off to a great start last week. Students enjoyed a wonderful skit introducing the characters and they even had a chance to see a real pig! Thank you for your cooperation and reading Charlotte's Web over the next few weeks. Please log onto to our school website for the audio read aloud version of the book. Chapters in Charlotte's Web are listed under the student icon on the website.

Agriculture or "AG" in the Classroom

A guest from the cooperative extension agency will be reading to students and sharing their knowledge of bees this week.

Spirit Sticks

Spirit sticks will be on sale Wednesday morning in room 24.

Smithfield High School Reading Buddies

Students from Smithfield High School will be visiting and reading to kindergarten students on Tuesday.

Hardy Fast Pass Information

Please click on the PDF below to read about the new dismissal procedures that will start on Monday, February, 5th at 3:30 PM.

School Information


  • We are looking for volunteers to read to our kindergarten and first grade students. If you are interested in volunteering and reading with our students, please contact Linda Henk @ lhenk@iwcs.k12.va.us
  • Reading every day is very important for your child’s continued growth. Children that read for at least 1 hour a day will grow more than 2 years during the school year. Please encourage your child to read for at least 30 minutes (2 steps) a day.
  • BREAKFAST/ LUNCH ACCOUNT BALANCE- If you owe money on your child’s lunch account, please remember to pay the balance ASAP. The cost of breakfast is $1.20 and lunch is $2.45. Reduced lunch prices are FREE for breakfast and $. 40 for lunch. If you have not submitted the lunch form to receive free/reduced lunch, please submit the form ASAP. Once the form is submitted, free/reduced lunch should take less than a week to process. If you are having difficulty with paying for lunch, please see Mrs. Denson. You may upload money onto your child’s account at www.lunchprepay.com or send in cash or check. The class with the most forms submitted will receive a special treat from the cafeteria.

Hardy Elementary School

Hardy Elementary is a GREAT school. Our vision is to create a learning environment that will enable each child the ability to discover his/her own unique gifts and talents. This is done by creating flexible learning spaces, ongoing communication between families and teaching our students how to be GREAT (Growth, Respect, Empathy, Accountability and Trustworthiness) and demonstrate GREAT citizenship.

Dates to Remember


  1. March 29- Kindergarten Expo- "It's in the Bag"
  2. April 2-6- Spring Break- All school closed.