Peek at the Week

May 1, 2015

One of the most important things we adults can do for young children is model the kind of person we would like for them to be. --Carol Hillman

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SUPER STORY SATURDAY!

Our 5th grade leaders invite Pre-K- 2nd grade students to join them at the Dacula LIbrary on Saturday, May 2 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. for Super Story Saturday! Our student leaders will be there to promote reading and encourage all of our young friends to join us. Our Super Story time will last from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Mark your calendars and come out to enjoy an afternoon of fun with stories, puppets, and songs!
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Save the Date!

The Harbins Maker Faire will be held on May 8, 2015 in conjunction with our Harbins 20th Birthday celebration! We will celebrate 20 Years of Leading and Learning! We invite our parents to join their student for a "Maker" activity as part of our 20th celebration. We hope you will join your student during their assigned "Maker" time to celebrate our 20th birthday and enjoy the hands-on learning with your student. Experience firsthand with your student just one of the many engaging learning activities they get to experience at Harbins every day! Mark your calendars!


2015 Maker Faire Schedule

9:30-10:30 Grades 4 and 5

11:30-12:30 Grades 2 and 3

1:30-2:30 Grades K and 1


If you cannot make it to the Faire, please know that we will have the students Maker projects displayed on your child's field day for you to see and enjoy. We hope to see you there!

Leadership Academy Graduation

We invite our parents to join us for our Leadership Academy Graduations on the dates and times listed below. We will recognize students for their work in Leadership Academy this year with special recognition for our student-leader speakers and our students who signed Book of Honor. We hope you will be able to join us! All will be held in the Harbins Cafe.

  • Kindergarten Wednesday, May 6 at 8:45
  • 1st Grade Monday, May 11 at 8:45
  • 2nd Grade Tuesday, May 12 at 8:45
  • 3rd Grade Wednesday, May 13 at 8;45
  • 4th Grade Friday, May 15 at 8:45
  • 5th Grade students will be recognized at the 5th grade celebration on Monday, May 18.

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Lunch Charges

It has been an honor feeding your children this year. With only 14 days left in this school year we are asking that you please check your student's meal accounts for any charges that are due. The payments for these charges can be made by sending in cash or checks and also by making payments on MyPaymentsPlus. Unfortunately after May 6th we can no longer charge your child's account for any meals or extras.

Free and Reduced Lunch for for 2015-2016 School Year

As of July 1, 2015 the free and reduced forms will be available for the 2015-2016 school year. Every student that is on Free and Reduced lunch now and will need to be next year has to complete this form. If this applies to you, you will need to complete before school starts in the fall. These forms will be available on-line. If you choose to complete on-line it will only take 24 hours to get processed. Paper copies of these forms take 5 - 7 days. More information will follow this summer.

Yearbook

DEADLINE FOR PRE-PAID ORDERS IS FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015. YEARBOOK SALES WILL THEN BE SUSPENDED UNTIL AFTER DISTRIBUTION ON MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015. IF THERE ARE ANY EXTRA BOOKS AFTER DISTRIBUTION, THEY WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE ONE FINAL TIME ON FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015. Only have about 90 books left.

Kindergarten Registration is Thursday, May 2!

Online Registration for incoming Kindergarteners has begun! Our annual Kindergarten Registration Day is on Thursday, May 7th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Look for the link in the “News” section of the Harbins website for more Registration info, or visit GCPS’ all-new Kindergarten registration page http://publish.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/gcps/home/public/parents/content/general-info/kindergarten-registration

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Box Tops

Don't forget to collect and send in your Box Tops. Turn trash to cash for Harbins ES! Collection sheets can be found on our web page for your convenience. The collection box is in the front lobby. Thank you for your support!

Fridays Are Spirit Days!

Wear your favorite Tiger spirit shirts on Friday to show your school spirit! Help your class win the School Spirit Paw!
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