Hawk Flock Family News


Start to the School Year, Great End to 2022

As we get closer to winter break, which begins next week, we are continuing to work hard and support students to be successful and engaged here at Hedden. I love walking the halls and visiting classrooms, as it's so rewarding to see the great work taking place. Hedden has always been such a wonderful place to work and learn and the start of this school year has proved that to be as true as ever. As we look to close out 2022 and slip into 2023, in just a few short weeks, we hope to carry our success and momentum into the new year.

Before we get to our break we do have a couple events coming up that we hope our students will be able to participate in, to include our PTO craft night tomorrow and Mini-Spirit Week starting next Monday. If we don't see you here at Hedden before our break begins, then I hope you have a wonderful break and are able to have as much joy and relaxation with friends and family as you can handle. Have a wonderful holiday season and a very Happy New Year!

Please continue to take a look at the information and resources below including the upcoming events and dates for your calendar.

Kind regards,

Don Sims

Principal Hedden Elementary

P.S. Keep encouraging kiddos to read at home, whether on their own or with others;-)

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(-; Family Survey: Celebrations & Traditions ;-)

Have you given your input yet?

If you have filled out and returned the survey already, thank you. If not, please take a look and give us your insights.

As part of our continued collaboration with families and caregivers, we are hoping to get your input using a survey that we put together. In the hopes of getting to know our families and community even better, we're asking our families and caregivers to provide us with information regarding celebrations and traditions that you observe. Teachers have sent home paper copies for our families and caregivers to fill out, but here is a digital copy that you can either:

1. Make a digital copy and fill it out then share with your students teacher via email.

2. Print a copy and fill it out then send it with your student to hand to their teacher.

3. Again, if you have already fill this out and returned, don't worry about this request.

We appreciate you giving us your time and insight!

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+*-*+Student Drop Off Expectations +*-*+

Reminder that Family Drop Off each morning is at 8:55 Tuesday through Friday and 9:55 on Mondays. Staff supervision is not out there prior to these times. Please help us keep all our students safe and accounted for by dropping them off at the appropriate times.

Thank you for supporting us in keeping students safe.


Upcoming Events & Dates

Wednesday, December 14th

  • PTO Hosts Holiday Craft Night
  • Hedden Gym from 5:00 to 6:30

Wednesday, December 21st

  • ALL students in Fife will be released early.
  • Hedden dismisses at 11:50

Thursday, December 22nd to January 4th

  • No School
  • Enjoy the down time with friends and family and ring in a new year!

Thursday, January 5th

  • First day back from break
  • Regular start at 9:10 and dismissal at 3:20

Monday, January 16th

  • No School
  • We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and accomplishments

Friday, January 20th

  • Early Dismissal
  • Teachers will be organizing data for Progress Reports

Friday, January 27th

  • No School
  • Teachers will be finalizing 1st semester Progress Reports

Monday, January 30th

  • "Second Semester" begins
  • For Hedden this means that 5th grade & 4th Grade change their specialist schedules