The Copes Connection
Family Engagement Newsletter from Principal Kristin Copes
Our Weekly Family Engagement Newsletter to our Hofer Families
November 10th, 2023
The 2023 School Report Card was published on OCTOBER 30th and Hofer has been designated as EXEMPLARY SCHOOL!!
KINDLY CONSIDER NOMINATING ONE OF OUR TEACHERS FOR THE 2024 JOLIET AREA GREAT TEACHER AWARD!
School Start Time
BEING PRESENT IS A GIFT TO US! Come to school to receive the GIFT of LEARNING!
Celebrate Illinois Family Reading Night
Congratulations to the HOFER KIDS who have achieved 95% EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE for OCTOBER!!
41.7% of our PRESCHOOL students had EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE
63.8% of our KINDERGARTEN students had EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE
65.7% of our FIRST GRADERS had EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE
71.6% of our SECOND GRADERS had EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE
71.8% of our THIRD GRADERS had EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE
63.6% of our FOURTH GRADERS had EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE
63% of HOFER STUDENTS were recognized for EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE in OCTOBER!
OUR GOAL FOR AN OVERALL IMPROVEMENT PERCENTAGE FOR NOVEMBER IS 78%!
Hofer Clubs are GOING and GROWING at HOFER!
What Clubs are COMING SOON?
3rd Grade Kindness Club, 4th Grade Student Council, 3rd and 4th Grade STEAM/Science Club, Art Club for Grades 1-2, Art Club for Grades 3-4, Game Club for Grades 1-2, Wee Deliver Grade 4
SAVE THE DATE: FAMILY ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY: OUR GRATITUDE IS AP-PARENT LUNCHEONS FOR GRADES K-4 IN NOVEMBER!
Veterans Day at Troy Hofer!
FAMILY ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY
SAVE THE DATE FOR HO HO HOFER HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! CHECK OUT THE TIMES BELOW FOR PREK-4TH GRADES AND 4TH GRADE CHOIR!
HOFER HOME for the HOLIDAYS 2023
Dear Hofer Families,
On Wednesday, December 6th we cordially invite you to our annual “Hofer Home for the Holidays” from 4:00-8:00pm! Come and join us for an evening of singing, book readings, literature, sweet treats and celebration of our school family! The doors open at 4:00pm for Christmas shopping as we will have a Scholastic Book Fair for your convenience. We will also be selling holiday cookies, our famous HO HO HO HOFER Hot Cocoa and TCBY frozen yogurt in some yummy holiday flavors (presale form went home). We will also have a surprise guest dressed in RED here from 4:00-6:00 pm!! You can have a picture taken with him for a cost of $4!
Please note the food items and pictures are CASH ONLY!
Our schedule for the evening is as follows with students singing seasonal songs for their loved ones.
4:45-5:00 PreK-Mrs. Bishop/Mrs. Flynn/Mrs. Jones
5:00-5:15 K~Mrs.Brooks//Mrs. Eichberger
5:15-5:30 K~Mrs. Dempsey/Mrs. Feltes
5:30-5:45 1~Mrs. Nahs/Mrs. Pokrajac
5:45-6:00 1~Mrs. Musson/Mrs. Hochstatter
6:00-6:15 2~Mrs. Kohrt/Mrs. Adamowski
6:15-6:30 2~Mrs. Cwudzinski/Mr. Ancel
6:30-6:45 3~Ms. Guinn/Mrs. Gorsch
6:45-7:00 3~Mrs. Hicks/Ms. Johnson/Miss Belavich
7:00-7:15 4~Mrs. Komosa/Mrs. Santerelli
7:15-7:30 4~Mrs. Offerman/Ms. Stubitz
7:30-7:45 4~4th Grade Choir
Please plan on joining us for a wonderful, holiday evening at our traditional,
Annual Hofer Home for the Holidays TOGETHER again in our Ho Ho Hofer school home!!
World Kindness Day is November 13th! Let’s show an act of kindness in our BeKind Hofer Community! What will yours be?
SAVE DATES: MARK THOSE CALENDARS!
FAMILY ENGAGEMENT AND SCHOOL HAPPENINGS..CHECK OUT!
NOV. 8-15 PARENT LUNCHEONS SEE THE DATES ABOVE, INVITES HAVE BEEN SENT K-4
NOV.16 FALL LEARNING CHALLENGE TO GO HOME!
Nov. 17 FUN PASTA FUNDRAISER TO GO HOME
NOV. 20-21 PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES. PREK-4
NOV. 22-23 NO STUDENT ATTENDANCE
DEC. 1 FALL LEARNING CHALLENGE DUE
DEC. 4-15 WINTER MAP ASSESSMENT
DEC. 6 HOFER HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS PREK-4
DEC. 8 PAC MEETING 10:00-11:00
DEC. 15 POLAR EXPRESS DAY AT HOFER PREK-4
DEC. 18-22 JOLLY WEEK AT HOFER
DEC. 22-JAN. 8-NO STUDENT ATTENDANCE WINTER BREAK
JAN. 12--ONE BOOK ONE SCHOOL BOOK REVEAL! WE CAN'T WAIT TO SHARE WITH YOU!
JAN. 18-- PAC SPONSORED FAMILY ENGAGEMENT MOVIE NIGHT AT HOFER! PREK-4
JAN. 25 ME ANY MY SWEETIE (DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE) PREK-4