Hero Happenings!

Hellstern Middle School Newsletter, Springdale, AR

2020-2021 Issue 33, May 17, 2021

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Hat Day - $1

We are raising money for Carver's Coloring Crew! Bring $1 and wear a hat on Friday, May 21st.


Please put it on your calendar! Locker day will be Sunday, August 8th from 1-3pm. This is a time when your child can:
  • find his/her locker and practice the combination
  • purchase Hellstern gear
  • find out what team he/she is on
  • meet some staff
  • walk the building and familiarize yourself with it

We will have more info on this event published in July. Please mark your calendars now and be sure to sign up for next year's newsletter using the below link. This is CRITICAL to stay informed.

Also, here is a printable version of the district calendar if you need one.

Sign up for the 21-22 "Hero Happenings" - click here

We will start using this new mailing list in June 2021 to communicate about next year.

Congratulations to Rigley Graham - the NWA Amazing Shake Champion!

Heroes of the Month - May

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Teacher of the Month - Dawne Mitchell

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Congratulations Herobotics! They won the Engineering Excellence Award at the state competition!

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Cross-Country parent meeting

If you missed the Cross-Country parent meeting - here are the slides with the information.

Congratulations to the Black History Month mural winners!

Springdale Parks & Recreation Lifeguards needed!

Springdale Parks and Recreation is looking for Lifeguards for the Springdale Aquatic Center this summer!! This is a great summer job opportunity for your students!!

If interested, they can apply at https://www.springdalear.gov/789/Current-Job-Openings

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20 - Band Solo & Ensemble (3:30-6pm)

20 - 7th graders check-in their Chromebooks & chargers

20 - Defenders/Chargers field trip

21 - Hat Day $1 - Money donated to Carver's Coloring Crew

21 - 6th graders check-in their Chromebooks & chargers

21 - EAST Day Out

25 - 7th grade field trip

25 - Olympians/Legends field trip

26 - All Stars/Avengers Staycation

26 - Virtual awards ceremony @ 8am

26 - Best Variety Show EVAH (virtual audience/live performances - 1:30-3:15)

27 - 4th quarter ends/Last student day

Check out the Springdale Schools CTE highlights!

CTE stands for Career & Technical Education - Springdale Schools affords students amazing opportunities every day!!

Summer Opportunities - See Below

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Young Writer's Camp (Grades 4-6)

The University of Arkansas's National Writing Project is offering a FREE 2-Week Writers Camp for current 4th-6th graders in Springdale Public Schools that will be held at Southwest Junior High June 7th-18th from 8:30-2:30 each day.

We will write, play games, make new friends, and participate in a variety of camp activities (competitions, making fun snacks, etc..). To sign up, complete this form or email Karen.Johnson@sdale.org. LIMITED spots available. Sign up by 5/17 to guarantee a spot.

Young Writer's Camp (Grades 7-10)

Young Writers Camp for 7th- 10th graders at Lakeside.

The camp is tuition free. It begins June 7 and lasts until June 18 from 8:30-2:30 Monday- Friday. There is also free transportation provided by the district to and from the camp.

There will be competitions, snacks, and tons of exciting games both inside and outside.

Attached is a flyer/registration form for the camp. Parents can either register their students online through the Google Form or email jmcgee@sdale.org. Registration forms are due by May 17 at the latest.

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Off to the Races With Road Rally
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