Hometown School Newsletter

February 15, 2022

Bencik's Buzz

Hometown Families:

We continue to have a busy February. This week we will finish Kindness Week. Students are showing tons of kindness to each other. As we look at the end of the month, next week is parent teacher conferences and the end of second trimester. Please do not forget to sign up for our virtual conferences. Please log on to Skyward to pick your times.

There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, February 21st in observance of President's Day. We will also have a half day next week Thursday, February 24th due to conferences. Make sure to wear your pajamas.

Tuesday, February 22nd is Bus Drive Appreciation Day. If you take the bus to and from school, take a minute to thank the driver for getting you to school safely.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Please sign up for Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences. We will host conferences on February 24th from 5-8pm and February 25th from 11:30-6:30pm. Directions for using Skyward are linked below.
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5Essentials Parent Survey- WE NEED YOUR VOICE

We only have 2% of the parent voice! Please consider taking the survey.

As a parent, this opportunity will allow you to share your thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness. You and your student's identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and anonymous. To get started with the survey head to d123.org/five.


There will be no school on Monday, February 24th due to President's Day.

TPS and Kindergarten Registration- NOW OPEN

If you would like to register your children for Tuition Preschool please use the link below. Kindergarten registration is also open. Please use the second link to register your child for the next school year. We can't wait to meet all of our new learners.

TPS registration:




Family Literacy Luau

Hometown will be hosting a Family Literacy Night. The flyer is attached. Please send the RSVP back so we have an accurate number of materials. Families will learn different strategies to help their children in reading. We are looking forward to a fun event!

Canvas and Cookies

Please join us for Canvas and Cookies on March 3rd at 6pm. The cost will be 5.00 per student. There will be a limit of students. This is a first come first serve event. Please RSVP to reserve your spot. See the attached flyer.

Spring Book Fair

The book fair will be the first week in March. Please see the attached flyer to volunteer. We are still looking for volunteers to help.

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Alison Korduck

Every week we will shine a spotlight on one of our very own Hometown Staff members. This week we will meet Ms. Alison Korduck.

How long and what grades have you taught?

I have been teaching at Hometown for 6 years and I have taught 5th grade.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

I love to travel so really I would go anything! If I had to choose, I would go to Spain. I had a trip booked to drive down the coast of Spain with my family in the summer of 2020 and had to cancel due to COVID. I am hoping we can still do it in the future!

What is the best thing about working at Hometown?

The best thing about working at Hometown are the people! I could not be more thankful to be surrounded by the amazing staff, students, and families. Everyone is so supportive of one another and have such big hearts!

What is your favorite food?

Anything Italian! I will never say no to pasta or pizza.

Who is someone you admire and why?

I admire my parents the most. They are my role models. I am so blessed for the many valuable lessons they have taught me and I admire how they have persevered through anything and everything. Hard work and determination are something they instilled in me at a young age and I could not be more thankful.

If you see Ms. Korduck around the school make sure you say hello!!