September 23, 2022
Message from the Principal
Hello Gator Families-
We have had a wonderful week at GES with our Literacy night and all the amazing learning happening in our building. Thank you to all the families who came for the event. From my view, I love watching our students grow in their skills while reading a book and making connections to self, to other texts and to the world. When you read with your children, ask them about the connections they are making or ask about the characteristics of the characters! We appreciate the wrap around support we are able to provide between home and school.
We are only two weeks away from our largest fundraiser of the year! The Gator Gallop is such a fun day and our PTO has done an amazing job of making a fun obstacle course for our students to go through this year. Please check the PTO newsletter for more information.
Parent teacher conferences will be happening after fall break. Please be on the lookout for a sign up from your child's teacher in the next few weeks. Parent conferences take place over a four week time period.
Next Friday, September 30 will be our first eLearning day! Students will have activities on Canvas to access for the day and teachers will be reviewing those with our students. Students will not attend school in the building. Teachers will be in training throughout the day and not available for questions. Students can ask questions when they return to school on Monday. We appreciate your flexibility and understanding on these days as they are very important for our staff to have continued professional development.
Thank you for sharing your children with us and have a wonderful week.
September 27- Picture Retakes
September 30 - eLearning Day ( Students will NOT attend school; staff will be in training)
Picture Retakes are Tuesday, September 27
Retake Picture Day is 9/27/22! If you're satisfied with your child's picture, no further action is required.
If you purchased and were unhappy with your Picture Package, please send your Picture Package to school with your student on Retake Day. Your Retake Picture Package will be produced and shipped to the school four weeks after Retake Day. Please note, if your child is photographed on the original and Retake Picture Days, the Retake picture will replace the original picture in certain products, like the yearbook.
Students who were absent or not yet enrolled for Picture Day should come to school prepared to have their picture taken. If you have not preordered, please use the Retake Order Code 69614KF to place your order at https://inter-state.com/Order. Download a printable order form below to pay by check or exact cash. To see your Order History, check your Inter-State Account.
Find answers to Retake Day questions here.
SEL At Home Resources
Click on the links to see the SEL lessons for the next two weeks.
Message from HSE Admin about Lunch Visitors
We know that many of our families have enjoyed the opportunity to eat lunch with their student(s). However, due to safety and space limitations in some of our schools, district administration has made the difficult decision to keep our student lunches closed to all outside guests at this time.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and encourage you to look for other opportunities to engage with your student(s), their class, and our schools. There are many ways to get involved! If you have any questions or concerns, contact Jimmie Lake, Chief Operations Officer, at 317-594-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wrigley came to visit a few classes on Friday so that students could practice their reading skills!
Mrs. White's class
This kindergarten class learned about the benefits of therapy dogs, good citizen dogs and the many different types of certifications dogs can go through!
Gator Gallop, Dine to Donate, Fall Festival...the PTO Corner has it all!
The Gator Gallop is Oct. 7! This week's issue of the PTO Corner has full information about the day's activities along with a Dine to Donate this week, the Fall Festival and much more. Click here to read the PTO Corner.
Have you checked your student's course fees and/or lunch balance?
Course fee statements were sent via email on Tuesday, Sept. 6th. You will find balances for both in your Skyward Family Access on the Course Fee and Food Services tabs. If you have paid but see a balance please note that it may take 7-10 business days to post to Skyward.
Fees may be paid with a check or exact cash in the office or by credit/debit card through eFunds. How to use eFunds: Please note, eFunds and Skyward are not connected. You will need to obtain the total amount due in Skyward and then log into eFunds. From the main menu in eFunds you will need to choose "Pay Optional Fees" and enter the amount that you are paying.
Questions regarding fees and payment of fees may be directed to email@example.com.
2022 Liger XC Mile Thursday, October 13
The 2022 Liger XC Mile will take place on Thursday, October 13th at Hamilton Southeastern HS!! This race/run/walk is for ALL K- 6th grade students in the Hamilton Southeastern School District. School team scores will be kept by school. Register Online at RaceRoster.com. Search Liger.
Online entry includes a t-shirt with all competitors’ names & schools on the back! And the always awesome LIGER Logo!! Medals for top 5 finishers in each grade- both male and female. Ribbons for all Finishers.
- Online with shirt by Monday Oct 10th, 11:59AM. $22 (Name on Shirt and Bib)!
- Enter by Oct 5 and receive a personalized race number!
- Same day registration available at race site: $30 –limited number of shirts on race day.
Why: To promote health & fitness throughout the district and introduce the lifelong sport of running.
Check out the attachment for full details.
Mudsock Youth Athletics
Winter Program Registration:
Registration for our recreational basketball programs for both boys and girls remains open at myathletics.com. The leagues welcome athletes in Kindergarten through 8th grade. The girls season runs from November through early March. Boys (K) play January through March, (1st - 6th) November through March, and (7th/8th) January through March. Find the girls basketball information packet here. Find the boys basketball information packet here. Some divisions will form waitlists soon so thank you for registering now to play.
Travel Basketball Tryout Information:
Registration for tryouts for Fishers (3rd-8th) and HSE (3rd) girls travel basketball is open at myathletics.com along with Fishers and HSE (3rd-6th) boys. Find everything you need to know for girls here and boys here.
Help us in recognizing and appreciating our talented, hard-working, and dedicated employees by submitting a R.A.V.E. (Recognizing All Valuable Employees) Review. All HSE staff members are eligible for nomination and may be recognized multiple times. To submit a R.A.V.E. Review, click here to fill out a quick and easy online form and share why the individual is a 5-Star employee.
Recipients will receive a R.A.V.E. Review window cling to proudly display their nomination in their workspace, a certificate and letter of recognition with their review. Each month, one R.A.V.E. Review recipient will be selected at random by the Hamilton Southeastern Education Foundation for a $100 gift card. Thank you for your support!