Beginning of the Year Reminders!


A Note From The Principal!

Hello Haynesfield Family,

We missed you this summer! We hope this letter finds you enjoying the last days of summer and anticipating the first days of school. The start of a new school year is upon us, and we want to share information with you that will help us begin a successful school year.

  • You will use the same car tag for student pick-up that you used last year. Please display this number on your rearview mirror when picking up your child from school this year.
  • To stay up-to-date follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
  • To receive weekly emails from the school, please make sure your email is updated in PowerSchool.
  • We encourage you to follow your child’s progress using PowerSchool and to sign up for notifications in Canvas.
  • Be sure to check out our school website for links to our school supplies lists, our 2023-24 school calendar, arrival / dismissal procedures, K - 5 Learning Guides, summer reading and more.
  • The first day of school is on Friday, August 4. The hours for this day are 8:10-10:10 a.m. Breakfast will be served. Students will report to their classrooms on this day.
  • School is closed on Monday, August 7. Tuesday, August 8 is the first full day for students.
  • Please make plans to attend Open House on Thursday, August 3 from 5:00-7:00. This will be a great opportunity to visit your child’s classroom(s) and meet your child’s new teacher(s).
  • The Back-to-School Bash is Friday, August 18. With the Haynesfield pool being closed, our PTA is providing inflattables for our celebration. Be on the lookout for information coming home in the first couple of weeks of school.
  • Please review our arrival and dismissal procedures HERE. (They are also discussed below)
  • Early Morning Program drop-off available beginning Friday, August 4. We will have C4K providing our after school care. That program will begin August 21. A representative will be at our Open House on August 3.

I look forward to working with you as a partner to ensure the best education for your child. Please accept my invitation to visit Haynesfield and to be a part of your community’s school. Together we will make a positive difference for your child. We look forward to seeing your child on Friday, August 4. If we can assist you any way before that day, please call.


Tanika Hardin

Haynesfield Staff Line-Up!

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Please help me welcome these new faces to our Haynesfield Family!

Open House August 3

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4th/5th Grade Laptop Deployment

Laptop deployment for 4th and 5th graders will happen during our Open House and Party on the Grounds. If you are an upcoming 4th or 5th grader, make sure to stop by the Library during open house to pick up your device.

Please make sure to have Returning Student Information completed, as well as, taken care of any missing or damaged items fees prior to deployment.

Upcoming Dates

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

Friday, August 4:

Early Dismissal/2 hour day

Monday, August 7:

Teacher Work Day/No school for students

Tuesday, August 8:

First Full Day of School

Begin A/B schedule for PK/K

Friday, August 18:

Back to School Bash

2 Hour Day - Friday, August 4

  • School hours 8:10p.m.-10:10p.m.
  • We will have morning LEAP but no after school care. Morning LEAP drop-off begins at 6:45 a.m. and ends at 7:30 a.m.
  • Back doors will open @ 7:50 for all students
  • Students in grades 4-5 may enter through front of the building which also opens @ 7:50a.m.
  • All students go straight to their classrooms upon arrival unless getting breakfast from our cafeteria.
  • Please see below for drop-off and pick-up procedures/traffic patterns
  • Breakfast is served on this day
  • Lunch is not served on this day

Attention Kindergarten Parents!

-Letters were sent last week with specific information about your child's homeroom teacher and staggered schedule

-Supply list is located on the webpage

-Parent Orientation Monday, Friday, August 4 @ 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m. (A parent must attend with the student. The student will leave with the parent @ 9:30)

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures/Traffic Patterns

Before and After School Care

Both Before and After school programs are registering K-5 students for the 2022-23 school year. The Before School LEAP Program will begin on Friday, August 4. The Afternoon program, C4K will begin August 21.

Please contact our LEAPs coordinator, Karen Duncan, at with questions or to add your child’s name to the morning list.

Below is information on our After school program, C4K.

Coalition for Kids is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide educational and social guidance to children in our community. C4K After School Program is a safe place where kids can grow educationally, physically, and emotionally.

Our after school program includes:

  • Help with homework
  • Reading and math assistance
  • Music and art lessons
  • Athletics
  • Special preventive programs for violence and substance abuse
  • A free snack and dinner.

We operate Monday – Friday until 5:30pm at each Bristol elementary school. Registration information is available for the 2023-2024 school year by visiting . If you have any questions, you may contact Amy Strickland, Bristol Regional Director, at 423-434-2031 ext. 823 or email

Back to School Bash!

-Friday, August 18


-Water inflattables provided by PTA

-Look for information coming home in the first two weeks of school regarding this event

Attendance Matters

Attendance is essential for the progress of a student at school. The following are some rules/regulations to remember regarding the district attendance policy. Make sure to pay close attention to this section of your handbook which is available online.

-Anyone arriving after the school day has started are required to check in through the office.

-If students need to leave school early, parents/guardians should sign those students out through the office

-Provide a doctor's excuse when possible

-A total of 5 absences will be excused, for reasons listed on page 4 of the handbook, based on parent/guardian notification via call-in, email, or note. Once the limit (5) has been reached, parents/guardians will receive a letter requiring doctor's excuses for future absences.

-A maximum of 3 days will be available for family cultural/educational activities annually. Forms are available in the office and on our school website. These forms must be filled out PRIOR to the requested days.

-After an accumulation of 3 unexcused absences, a student will enter into Tier 1 for attendance interventions which will include a conference with an attendance supervisor or designee and an attendance contract.

Safety Procedures

PTA News!

PTA Purchases Add To Our Learning Environment

Special thanks to Haynesfield PTA, parents and the school community. PTA helped with the purchase and installation of our new digital sign during the first semester of the 22/23 school year.

The PTA wrapped up the 2022-23 school year with a great walk-a-thon dedicated to the purchase of wind screens for our playground fences.

They also helped with teacher appreciation week and end of year treats-Kona Ice for all our students.

Join our Facebook page to get the most up-to-date information.

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District Information!

Our ONLINE free and reduced meal application is now open for the school year. Parents - get a jump start on the new year! Fill out an online meal application at and then visit to add funds to your child’s account if needed. We can’t wait to nourish your kiddos!
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