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Hoosier Road Elementary School's Newsletter for 8/1/22

Upcoming Events

Please visit the HRE website to find all of our upcoming calendar events by clicking here.

Important Dates for the Beginning of the Year

Kindergarten Meet the Teacher August 1st 6:00pm (parents only)

First Day of School for K-4 August 3rd 7:40am - 2:10pm

PreK First Day of School August 8th

1st - 4th Grade Meet the Teacher August 8th 5:45 - 6:15pm & 6:30 - 7:00pm (parents only; two identical sessions)

School Hours for 2022-23


Morning Classes 8:15AM-11:15AM

Afternoon Classes 12:15PM-3:15PM

Grades K-4

Breakfast eaters 7:25AM

Buses Unload/Car rider line begins 7:30AM

Tardy Bell Rings 7:40AM

Students Dismissed 2:10PM

Student ID/Lunch Number

All of our students are assigned a student ID number when they first enroll in the HSE school district. This number will stay with each child for the entirety of their time at the district from kindergarten through 12th grade. Students will need to know this number from memory so that they can enter it in the keypad when purchasing a school lunch or logging into different accounts. Parents and guardians can find this number under their student's profile tab in skyward. It is labeled "other id". Please help your child learn their number as it is important that they know it. Parents and guardians will also want to know this number as it will be needed when paying for book fees with a check or when adding money to your child's lunch account. Please let the office know if you have trouble locating this number in your child's skyward account.

ParentSquare Information

Hamilton Southeastern Schools is launching ParentSquare for school communication for the 2022-23 school year! ParentSquare will allow us to communicate with students, staff and families via email, text and app notifications.

ParentSquare automatically generates an account for each parent/guardian, using their preferred email address and phone number. We encourage families to access their accounts so they can download the mobile app and update their preferences on when and how they are notified.

Learn more here

How is your child getting home from school?

You will be receiving an email with your School Dismissal Manager login credentials and instructions soon. If you've used SDM in the past, your login credentials should remain the same. Please be on the lookout for this email as it is extremely important that all of our students have the correct dismissal instructions set to ensure they get home safely from school this week!

First Day Shirts

If you were unable to join us for our Open House on July 28th, you may stop by the school during regular office hours tomorrow to pick up your child's first day shirt.

Back to School Forms and iPad Rental Distribution

Please login to your skyward account and click on the Back to School Forms link. You will need to complete the forms for all of your children that will attend school within the HSE district. It is important that you complete and submit these forms as soon as possible.

Students that did not receive their device at our open house will receive their iPad after school starts.


In an effort to insure the safety of our student body and staff, we ask all drivers to follow these guidelines when dropping off and picking up students:

  • Absolutely NO CELL PHONE USAGE in the car line. Full attention must be given while unloading and loading children.
  • DO NOT PULL AROUND OTHER VEHICLES in the car line, unless directed to do so by staff members. SINGLE FILE TRAFFIC ONLY while unloading and loading children.
  • Children should exit and enter vehicles from the PASSENGER SIDE ONLY. This insures students a safe path to the sidewalk. PARENTS SHOULD REMAIN IN THE VEHICLE AT ALL TIMES. Staff members will assist those students who need help exiting or entering a vehicle. For student safety, we DO NOT allow parents to park vehicles and walk up to receive children unless previously approved through school administration.
  • Common driver courtesy is required at all times.
  • If there are no staff members outside, please park and walk your child into the office. You will be required to sign your child in.

Visiting and Volunteering

Hoosier Road Elementary always has many opportunities for parents to become involved. Whether it’s through volunteering in the classroom or a PTO event, attending classroom activities, etc., you must have a valid background check on file. Background checks are valid for three years. Please allow up to 6 business days for checks to be completed. Please follow this link for complete directions:

We want you to be able to interact with our students but we also need to adhere to strict safety guidelines set forth by our school district. Look for an email from Safe Visitor Solutions which will issue a bar code unique to you. Please bring that bar code (on your phone or on paper) on your first visit to HRE so we may take your photo! Thank you for your compliance and for helping to keep all of our students safe.

School Supply Lists for the 2022-23 School Year

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We Need You! HRE's Cafeteria is Hiring!

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COME HELP US PROVIDE THE IMPORTANT MEALS THE STUDENTS NEED TO MAKE FOR A GREAT SCHOOL DAY. Flexible hours, same schedule as your students and more. Support our schools and become involved in our district. We are a great team!

Public Safety Partners at HRE

As we start the school year, our public safety partners with the City of Fishers, City of Noblesville and Hamilton County will be very intentional about being visible at schools across the district. You may see police officers, fire fighters and paramedics in and around HRE. Their goal is to not only be visible for our community members to see them, but they also want to continue to build the relationships with our staff and students. Please do not be alarmed if you see a police car, ambulance, or firetruck in our parking lot.


We have had a number of parents wanting to find ways to schedule playdates, parties, etc. with their children’s classmates. HSE has made this possible with our Online School Directory. This service is only available for those families that choose to “OPT IN”.

You may select what information you would like other parents to see (such as address, phone numbers) for birthday invitations and the like. If you would like to “OPT IN” please follow the steps below:

  • Login to Skyward
  • Click on “MY ACCOUNT” tab in the upper right corner
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and find the School Directory section
  • Choose which information you would like to share
  • Click Save in the upper right corner

Please note that the only people that will have access to this, are the families at Hoosier Road Elementary. If you have older children at other schools, their information will only be shared with the families at their school. We hope this will help our students to be able to stay connected outside of school hours.

Operation Back to School

Community Insider

Please click on the following link to view activities and upcoming events within the district.

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