Huntingburg Elementary School

March 8, 2019

HES

Hungry for Knowledge

Establishing and Achieving Goals

Succeeding in Life

Accelerated Reader Winners

Students in grades 1-5 may enter the drawing for each AR quiz they take and receive above 80%. Way to go, Juan Moran Nunez, Nolan Byrd, Angel Mares Sifontes, Makenna Hiter


Just a reminder that students may look up books and point values on arbookfind.com.

Nurse Notes -

Please be sure to update any and all emergency contact information for your child by calling the office or sending a note to your child's teacher.

Music Programs -Save the Date

5th graders present “Jukebox Time Machine”

March 19th at 6:30 PM

at SHS Auditorium

4th graders present “On the Shoulders of Giants”

March 11th 6:30 PM

at SHS Auditorium

Southridge Singers (Huntingburg/Holland combined choir):


  • Spring Concert SHS Auditorium March 18 6:30
  • National Anthem IU vs Minnesota Men's Baseball Game April 27

Box Tops

Thank you to everyone who submitted Box Tops! We had a total of 2,526 this collection cycle. Congratulations to Mrs. Thompson's room. They are the winners for this collection. They will receive $75 more an activity of their choice.


That puts our total for the year at $658.70. This money helps fund the teacher stipends, field trips, end of the year party, and much more!


Please encourage your child to keep collecting! We will collect again next year. The first collection will be in mid-October.

Girl's Basketball Skills Camp

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Raider Pride Dress-up Days

Dress Like an Idol Day
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Classroom Activities

Second Grade Shenanigans

2nd grade students took part in a tie decorating contest while working on the story Mr. Tanen’s Tie Trouble. Mr. Tanen is a principal who is known for his numerous, decorative ties! Our second graders were very creative! The top 3 ties were chosen from each classroom; then, grand prize was awarded to the tie with the most votes. That tie belonged to Sophia Underhill! The students who created the top 12 ties got to wear ties belonging to our principals- Mr. Whitehead and Mr. Murphy- for a day!
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Third Grade News

3rd graders from Mrs. Main's class show their school spirit on Pajama Day!
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Thanks to some generous parents, Mrs. Kappner’s class enjoyed several healthy and delicious “Dr. Seuss” snacks this week. Today we used sliced bananas and strawberries to make cat hats. A big THANKS to our parents!
Mrs. Kappner’s students brainstormed with partners to make a graffiti wall of examples of cause & effect that they found in the book A Bad Case of Stripes.

Fabulous Fourth Grade

Last week, Mr. Widolff's class sampled some lettuce they have been growing in their room. Everyone tried it, and most everyone wanted seconds!
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Fantastic Fifth Grade


Mrs. Underhill's 5th graders doing the cup stacking challenge. They used the data from the challenge to find mean, median, mode, and range, a skill they'd practiced in math last week.

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Art w/ Mrs. Meyer

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Library Media w/ Mrs. Bardwell and Mrs. Humbert

Read Across America Week!!

"We've Been Booked" - Classrooms have been getting "booked" this week. A bag with a book inside for the class to read aloud together may have shown up hanging on the outside of their door. After they've read the book, they secretly "book" another classroom by hanging it on their door. It's been a fun way for all the classes to enjoy a shared read aloud.

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DEAR Time -Drop Everything And Read

The entire school, including teachers and students dropped what they were doing and we read as a school.

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Bookmark Design Winners- Congrats!! We are going to have the winning bookmarks printed to pass out to other students.

Tegan Taylor

Grayson Bolling

Yazenia Cordova

Zoe Payne

Ameryn Fetter

Cecila Young

Makenzi Ring

Addison Cox

Allison Calderon

Tryce Hemmer

Austin Messmer

Kevin Aldana

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No Overdue Book winners picking out their prizes.
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Extra! Extra!

The students love Mr. Gonzalez and are really going to miss him when he goes A Kids’ Place
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