Husky Happenings

June 15, 2017

Harvest News


Attention HES Families,


Please stay in touch throughout the week with our school and PTO FB and Twitter pages.

FB is Harvest Elementary School

PTO FB is Harvest Elementary PTO

Twitter is @HarvestElem

PTO Twitter is @PTOHarvestElem


Harvest Elementary Summer Office Hours - The Harvest Elementary front office is Open from Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


NEW Pre K Class!! - See information below about our NEW Pre K Class we have added for the 2017 - 2018 school year! We only had 1 Pre K Class last year, so we are very excited to be adding a second class for the upcoming school year! We will have Two Pre K Classrooms.


Class Supply Lists - The Grade Level Class Supply Lists are located in this S'more Link:

https://www.smore.com/m7h28


Steps to Remove Your Email Address from the Harvest Listserv Group:


1. Go to our School Website http://harvest.mcssk12.org/

2. Go to "About Us"

3. Scroll Down & Click "LISTSERV"

4. Scroll Down & Click "Harvest Elementary School"

5. Click "My Groups" (Left Side Column)

6. Click "Leave This Group"



Title I Survey - In an effort to improve system practices, Harvest School is conducting a Title I Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey.

In order to complete the survey, please go to: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/9685120 Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.



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SAVE THE DATES FOR 2017 - 2018


Friday, July 14 - Class Lists will be posted on the gym doors.


Monday, July 24 - Harvest Round Up will be @ 6:00 P.M.


Tuesday, July 25 - Pre K & K Orientation @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26
1st Grade Orientation @ 4:00-5:00 p.m.
2nd Grade Orientation @ 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 27
--3rd Grade Orientation @ 4:00-5:00 p.m.
--4th Grade Orientation @ 5:00-6:00 p.m.
--5th Grade Orientation @ 6:00-7:00 p.m.


Wednesday, Aug. 2 - Students 1st FULL Day back to school.


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Nurse Dawn News - Find Health Forms, 5th Grade Immunization, Recall Information, and a End of Year Note from Nurse Dawn on this S'more Link.

https://www.smore.com/1enrh

All HES students with medication received a letter, Monday, May 1, 2017, concerning when and how medications will be dispersed as the school year comes to a close. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. ~ Nurse Dawn


Library - Checkout these Summer Reading Links below:

Huntsville Madison County Public Library

@HMCPL

http://hmcpl.org/summer

Monrovia Branch

https://hmcpl.org/branches/monrovia

Scholastic Summer Reading

http://www.scholastic.com/ups/campaigns/src-2017/


Please look for lost books this Summer! We have several books missing from our inventory.

Please stay in touch with Library Media Center News by liking the Harvest Elementary Library FB page or follow on Twitter @HarvestElemLMC

Library S'more Link:

https://www.smore.com/rd7f4


Box Tops Collection - Please continue to clip Box Tops and return them to our school when we return to school in August.


**Exciting Happenings at Harvest...

Project Lead the Way - A hands on approach to teaching science. This is a grant that we are involved with which will help our students get involved with learning and creating. We received 50 New iPad Air 2's through the PLTW grant. These have been given to 3rd - 5th grade classrooms participating in PLTW.


UAH STEM Grant - Our school has partnered with UAH engineering students to participate in a STEM grant.

The UAH students have completed the marble roller coaster and delivered it Friday, April 7 for our ACE students to utilize it. Next school year, we will make opportunities for all students to participate with this STEM activity.


Title I - We are a Title I School which benefits our students. The government has given Harvest Title I funds this year which will be used for Professional Development, Technology, and other resources. We received 24 New iPads from Title 1 funding. The Library Media Center received a Promethean Board and Projector. Our students and teachers participated in some Writing Lesson provided by Title 1 funds, also.


NEW Webpage - We are using an Edlio webpage. You can access teacher canvas pages from this webpage. Here are the links below:


Madison County School Page:

http://www.mcssk12.org/


Harvest Elementary Page:

http://harvest.mcssk12.org

Harvest Elementary School

Charlotte Owen, public relations

Hydi Phelps, principal

Franetta Ryans, assistant principal