Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary

Husky Herald- May 2019

CBH School Beliefs

  • We have caring hearts and helping hands
  • We are responsible for our actions and our part in learning
  • Through cooperation we achieve our goal
  • We respect people and property

Upcoming Events

May 3 Pastries for Parent 7:15 – 7:45 am @ Haw Campus (All CBH families welcome)

May 9 PTA Meeting 7:00 @ Haw Library

May 22 Field Day @ CB campus

May 27 No School

May 28 End of Year Celebration 6:00-8:00 PM @ CB

May 30 Last Day of School!

Teacher Appreciation Week

We will celebrate the work of all of our educators during the week of May 6-10!! Thank you for taking a moment to recognize the time and commitment these educators share with your children each day. We have the most amazing staff at CBH!

Kindergarten Round-Up

Monday, May 6 at the Hawthorne Campus

*This event is for 2019-2020 Kindergarten students

and their parents

3:15 to 3:45 pm for last names A through L

4:00 to 4:30 pm for last names M through Z

Progress Reports

Please note that all progress reports for the end of the year will be sent home with your child on the final day of school (May 30th). The packet will also include the school supply list for next year.

Save the Date... Kindergarten Music Programs

Please join us. All are welcome!

Where: Hawthorne music room


  • Monday, May 13 Pobst: 11:55-12:35
  • Wednesday, May 15 Hickey 11:55-12:35
  • Thursday, May 16 Zuther 11:55-12:35

A note to our guests:

Please plan to arrive no earlier than five minutes prior to start time, to allow travel time for classes in and out of the music room.

We look forward to sharing our music with you!

Mary Maynard-Music Teacher

PowerSchool Access

PowerSchool Access


Please make sure that you have access to your POWERSCHOOL account before the end of the school year. I will be sending out information to you in July with instructions regarding registering for the 2019-2020 school year and the before school assessments. You will need to have marked “YES” to receive Connect Ed messages and “YES” to receive Text messages. Please be sure your phone number, email address and home address are up to date. You will need to be able to log into your POWERSCHOOL account to register for the 2019-2020 school year. If you need assistance, please contact me before the end of the school year and I will help you reset your account, so you are ready to go in July. For those current families that have a kindergarten student starting in 2019-2020, I will add your student to your POWERSCHOOL household account in July for you. Thank you!

Tricia Bry

News from Mrs. Jorgenson

In May we will be finishing up our career lessons.

In kindergarten students will be learning about different jobs in our community and identifying what they would like to be when they grow up.

In first grade students will be learning about various jobs and will be playing a career memory game.

In second grade students will learn about which “good worker traits” they need to be successful in a job. Students will be making their own good worker traits tool chest.

In third grade students will be using a computer program called “Paws in Jobland” to explore career options.

In fourth grade students will be finishing up their career interest inventories. Please watch for the career booklets to come home in the first two weeks of May.

In fifth grade students will review how jobs are organized into clusters. Students will participate in a career sorting activity called “career cluster pizza”.

CBH Library News

CATCH A GOOD BOOK! Whether you are playing baseball, soccer, or tennis; fishing, camping, or swimming this summer, it is a great time to read. The Fargo Public Library sponsors a summer reading program that will enable you and your children to check out their materials, participate in summer activities, and see what other services they offer. Their web site address is:

Many families read about tourist attractions before visiting them and know what to look for when arriving. If a child continues to read during the summer months, they are ready to start school in the fall without missing a beat. Have a great summer! I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the start of next school year.

THANK YOU to the Hawthorne Book Fair volunteers!! We appreciate your help with this event.

Mary Halvorson, CBH Librarian

Orchestra Information


The orchestra teachers will be coming to 4th grade music classrooms during the month of May to show your child the instruments of the orchestra (violin, viola, cello and bass) and demonstrate the characteristics of each. Orchestra classes will begin next fall for 5th graders who are interested in being a part of the program.

Students and their parents/guardians are asked to attend one of the following rental nights from 5:00-7:00:

  • Thursday, May 16th at Carl Ben Eielson
  • Tuesday, May 21st at Ben Franklin
  • Thursday, May 23rd at Discovery

At the event, you can sign up to rent an instrument and purchase supplies. Also, please plan on attending one of the parent information sessions either at 5:00-5:30 or 6:00-6:30. The parent information session will give you a chance to ask any questions and learn about opportunities you will have in orchestra. Plan to spend a total of about one hour. You may go to one of the three music stores in the area if you are unable to attend any of these rental nights.

Please call or email Kat Cooper you have specific questions:


Enrichment Summer School

The Fargo Public Schools Elementary Enrichment program offers a wide variety of classes for children who have completed grades 2-5. The summer enrichment courses are intended to strengthen students’ self-esteem, learn new abilities, and encourage lifelong learning through creative and enriching activities. You can register online for courses by clinking the following link:

JUNE 10 to JUNE 28

8:00 am – 10:00 am

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

All Classes held at: Bennett Elementary School- 2000 58th Ave. South Fargo, ND 58104

Transitions Summer School

Transitions Summer School is a teacher referred program. It is designed to provide additional support for students, in the area of math and/or reading, who are in need of extra instruction for them to be successful for the upcoming school year. Registration forms are due by April 15th. Parents will receive a confirmation letter from the Transitions office by June 10th, informing you of your child's placement.

DATES: July 8th-26th (Monday-Friday)

TIMES: 8:00 AM -12:00 PM

WHERE: Elementary Buildings

Attendance Policy: Students enrolled in the "Transitions" Summer School Program are expected to be in attendance a minimum of 13 days of the 15 class days scheduled. Students who are absent are expected to make up the work they missed during their absence.

Please contact Rebecca Folden, Summer School Director, at 446-4404 with any questions.

PTA News

Please click the link below for the PTA newsletter.

Fargo North Activity Newsletter

Please see the link for the May newsletter.

Safe Routes to School Study

In 2019, the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments (Metro COG) is working with the City of Fargo to create a Safe Routes to School plan. The goal of Safe Routes to School (SRTS) plans and programs is to increase the number of students walking and biking to school through encouragement and education programs, as well as physical improvements to streets and sidewalks.

The 2019 Fargo SRTS Plan will recommend how to make walking and biking to school easier, safer and more comfortable for students and families. Recommended improvements will be made for all elementary and middle schools within the City of Fargo including Fargo Public Schools, West Fargo Public Schools, and Private Schools.

In the upcoming months, there will be a number of exciting activities involving the school community. Parent and caregiver surveys will be sent home (either electronically or hard copy) to gather valuable insight from families about walking and biking to school. Later in the spring, project staff and other members of the school community will be visiting each school to observe arrival and dismissal and assess walking and biking conditions near schools. There will also be four public open houses held around the City to talk about the project and learn more from the community.

Please contact your school principal if you'd like to be involved. You can learn more at the project website:

Thank you for an AMAZING year!

The staff at Clara Barton Hawthorne school would like to thank all of our students and parents for a great year. We look forward to working together next year during the 2019-2020 school year. We wish everyone a restful summer. Stay safe and we will see you August 20th for Back to School Night and August 22nd for the first day of school!

Just a reminder, Clara Barton will be closed starting on June 1 due to construction. Please contact Hawthorne with any needs.

Enjoy the SUMMER SUN!

Clara Barton Elementary (Gr. 3-5)

Ms. Folden, Principal