Hofius Happenings

May 2022

Dates to Remember

10: 6th - 8th Grade Math STAAR Test

11: 6th - 8th Grade Reading STAAR Test

12: Hofius Choir Pop Show at 6:30 PM

13: All library books due

18: Final Exams begin (see schedule for specific testing dates)

23: Band Spring Concert

24: Hofius Cheer Spirit Day at Walk On's Sports Bistreaux

24: Meet the Hawks Incoming 7th & 8th Grade Athletes Parent Meeting at 6:00 PM

25: Final Exams end (see schedule for specific testing dates)

25: 6th Grade Chromebook Collection at 1:45 PM

26: 6th Grade Awards Ceremony at 9:00 AM- by invitation only

26: 7th Grade Chromebook Collection at 9:10 AM

26: 7th Grade Awards Ceremony at 1:30 PM- by invitation only

26: 8th Grade Chromebook Collection at 1:45 PM

27: 8th Grade Awards Ceremony at 1:00 PM- by invitation only

27: 8th Grade Celebration at 2:00 PM- students and official volunteers only

All current 6th and 7th graders will turn in their smart tags on the last day of school.


STAAR Testing

Please review the schedule for Hofius STAAR testing and make-up dates. Most students will be testing online through the Cambium testing platform and need to bring a fully-charged Chromebook to school.
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Final Exams Schedule

Please take note of the upcoming Hofius final exams testing dates for high school credit courses scheduled for May 2022.

Arts In Action Award

Three Hofius Hawks received the Arts In Action Award from the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for their leadership, hard work, talent, and beautiful character!

Way to go Leah, Grace, and Karizma!

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Hofius Art

Our intermediate level visual arts students competed in the TAEA Jr VASE competition. The entries were incredibly impressive and brought home many awards. Jr Vase presents medals to the students that receive a rating of 4 of excellence. The top 10% of each division receive the rating of platinum. Congratulations to our Hawks who had high rating entries!

Thirty students received gold medals, multiple perfect scores and 4 outstanding artists got platinum medals.

Mrs. Awad, Mrs. Dudzik, and Mrs. Lenard are extremely proud of all our talented Hawks!

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Hofius Band

The Hofius Band has been busy in a very successful competition season during the spring. The Symphonic Band and Concert A Band earned Sweepstakes at the UIL Concert & Sight Reading Evaluation!

W e performed at the UIL Concert and Sightreading Evaluation. The 3 Concert judges and 3 Sightreading judges all gave us First Division, Superior ratings which equals a SWEEPSTAKES!!!
-On Saturday, we performed at the Gator Music Festival. The three judges at the contest all gave us a First Division, Superior rating AND they named us GRAND CHAMPION of the contest!!!!!! This means that we beat all 49 bands performing at the contest, including high school bands!!!

Outstanding Section Awards from Gator Fest: Low Brass, Trumpet, Percussion, Clarinet, Trombone, French Horn, Flute, and Low Reed (Bassoon, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Sax, and Bari Sax)

Outstading Solo Awards from Gator Fest: Lyndon Nickerson, Walter Wiesmiller, Peyton Keggins, Drake Hussey, and Dylan Weaks

We are beyond proud of our students and their accomplishments this year! It is amazing that our students are accomplishing at such a high level after our school has only been open for four year. Thank you for being such an amazing support system for our students!

The Band Spring concert will be on May 23rd in the Hofius Gym. We hope to see you there!

Hofius Choir

The Hofius Choir Pop Show is May 12th at 6:30pm in the Hofius Cafeteria. We can't wait to see you there!

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Hofius Orchestra

Come to see our award-winning orchestras in concert at their Spring Concert here at Hofius. The concert is on Thursday, May 19th and it starts at 6:30pm in the Cafeteria.
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Hofius Theatre

On Monday May 2nd, the Hofius Theatre Department inducted 26 new members in their Junior Thespians Troupe 89661 and celebrated our fantastic year in the Theatre Department. Students have earned points through rehearsals, performance and competitions. 1 Point equals 5 hours worth of work in the theatre. To be inducted students must have 10 points or more.

Our Thespian Officers inducted the following Theatre students: Aiden Amjadi, Tristan Campbell, Chloe Debord, Oliva Silva, Izabella Zurita, Kenzie Collins, Payton Grant, Esmeralda Herrera, Eran "EJ" Smith, Jacob Temporal, Reed Eastman, Reagan Wilk, Steven Lebile, Diana Zuniga, Brianna Millikin, Maggie Wahlquist, Hannah West, Isaac Chavez, Emma Fehlis, Annalee Judge, Lee Carter, Kate Hobbs, Liam Anstey, Lexie Escobar, William "Ozzie" Joyner, and Harper Forsythe. Students had points ranging from 10 points to 24 points this year! We are so proud of all of their hard work!

We celebrated our year with Specialty Awards and Accomplishments for students that have dedicated their time and effort to our Theatre Department. Congratulations to our Rising Star 6th grader, Reed Eastman; Rising Star 7th grade, Annalee Judge; Rising Star 8th grade, Lee Carter. Our Breakthrough Star was Liam Anstey and Most Dedicated went to Harper Forsythe. Our 21'-22' All Star Actors Awards went to Carly Nugier and Aiden Algaze. Congratulations to all!

Remember our Troupe Motto: "Act Well Your Part, There all the Honor Lies!" -Alexander Pope.

Hofius Theatre Directors

Jennifer Lushbaugh

Melissa Bordelon

Hofius Cheer Fundraiser

Please join Hofius Cheer for a Spirit Day at Walk On's Sports Bistreaux on Tuesday, May 24th for lunch or dinner. Mention Hofius Cheer to your server to help support your cheerleaders!
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Hofius Library

All library books are due May 13. Students can check their library accounts to see what they need to return by following the instructions linked in the video below. If a book is lost, please email lnalley1@kleinisd.net to get the replacement fee added to School Cash for payment. Thank you!

VIDEO: How to check student Library accounts

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Meet The Hawks incoming 7th & 8th Grade Athletes Parent Meeting

We will have our Meet The Hawks Athletics Informational Parent Meeting Tuesday May 24th. We encourage all parents/ guardians of incoming 7th & 8th Grade Athletes for the 2022-2023 school year to attend.

Who: Meet The Hawks incoming 7th & 8th Grade Athletes Parent Meeting

What: Discuss Physicals, Summer Camps, RankOne Forms, Fall sports

When: Tuesday May 24th 6:00PM-7:00PM

Where: Boys- Competition Gym/ Girls Auxiliary Gym (enter from the front of the school)

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Hofius Strength & Conditioning Camp - Summer 2022

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2022 Klein ISD Summer Sport Camps

Hofius Intermediate stakeholders share the campus vision that every hawk enters the nest with a promise and soars with a purpose.