January 2020 HHASD Newsletter

Inspire. Persevere. Grow.

District Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, challenging, student-centered learning environment focused on preparing students for their future through supportive parent, staff, and community partnerships.

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This edition is extra special... not only are our students welcoming you to a new year, they have an exciting announcement for you to hear!

https://youtu.be/Z_RVBHoXyw0

Ms. Nicole Gammon, 3rd grade teacher at FLES

Please enjoy the seventh in our new staff video series: Ms. Nicole Gammon teaches third grade at FLES and...

#1 Her favorite song is Firework by Katy Perry.

#2 She enjoys watching the Avengers series.

#3 She likes camping with her Brother, Mom, Dad and Dog.

Gammon introduction

RMS & FLES Winter Concerts

Click here to see photos of the FLES Winter Concert

These photos taken by McMangal Photography. They are made available for you to download. Many thanks to the McManigal family!

Moraine Park Technical College and J.W. Speaker Junior Achievement Field Trip

Jazzercise for the Whole Family!

Start the New Year off right! Jeni Kastner will lead an hour-long cardio/strength Jazzercise class at FLES on Tuesday, January 14th at 3:45 pm. This event is open to all district families and friends. See the flyer for more details.
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YMCA Kid's Day Out!

Kids Day out on Winter Break days on: 12/23, 12/30, 12/31 Register by clicking on the this button! See the attached sheet to sign-up!

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WOW! What a turnout! We had over 80 entries for the Yearbook Cover Contest. The entries were narrowed to ten, and our students voted on the 2019/20 cover this week. What was the winning cover? Which four covers earned runner-up status and will be on the back of the cover? You will have to wait until June. In the interim, here are a few of the honorable mentions...
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What's that?

A huge thank you to Community Partner Kwik Trip, who after being in business just under a month, reached out to contact HHOPS to make a donation. Ms. Shianne Krogman, HHOPS Treasurer was on-site to accept the donation on behalf of HHOPS on December 19, 2019. Many thanks, and welcome to the community Kwik Trip!
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2020/21 Academic Calendar

The 2020/21 Academic Calendar was approved at the December meeting. Some professional days may need updating, but the student days are accurate. School starts on September 1, 2020; the last day of school is June 3, 2021 (pending snow/cold days).

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Director's Corner

Click the button above to read about the minimum required immunizations according to the Wisconsin Student Immunization Law.

Open Enrollment Program

Open Enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year

The Public school open enrollment program in Wisconsin allows parents to apply for their children to attend a public school in a school district other than the one in which they reside. The regular open enrollment application period for the 2020-21 school year begins on February 3, 2020, and ends at 4:00 pm on April 30, 2020. The best way to apply is online, the online application is available at https://dpi.wi.gov/open-enrollment during the application period.


The Holy Hill Area School District Board of Education will review enrollment numbers and approve the number of open seats for the 2020-2021 school year at the January board meeting.


Join Our Team

Printable Application. (Apply for teaching positions at: https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/)

Are you a parent, family member, or family friend, of one of our HHASD students? Do you like to spend time in the schools? Would you like to get paid for your time? Set your own schedule? Have the option of working half- or full-days? We are seeking substitute staff for both guest teachers and paraprofessionals.


What are the qualifications?


Guest Teachers: guest teachers must hold an associate's degree or higher from an accredited degree-granting institution


Paraprofessionals: a paraprofessional must hold a high school diploma and have completed two years of post-secondary education (48 credits) or an associate's degree or have met a rigorous standard of quality and be able to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics (or, as appropriate, reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness) by taking and passing one of the Hiring Requirements Options.


Applications to both are below.


If you are unsure if you meet any of the qualifications, but are interested in either or both types of positions, please contact our office and we will gladly help you!

Washington County Library Survey

The Washington County Library Board has asked the local libraries and schools to survey as many Washington County Residents as possible. Please consider taking this five questions survey... it should take two minutes to complete. Thanks in advance!

Box Tops for Education - Program Updates

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January

2 - School Resumes

6 - Board Meeting

23 - Screenagers Movie Showing and Talkback at Terrace 167

24 - National History Day

29 - PM Conferences

30 - No School, AM Conferences

31 - No School, Professional Learning