Helena Elementary School

Announcements January 28th-February 1st

Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, January 30th

Group Picture Day

Jump Rope for Heart Kick-Off

Drama Club


Thursday, January 31st

Coding Club

Environmental Club


Monday, February 11th

APT Meeting 6:15-Media Center

Report Cards

Please take time to review your child's Report Card and any iReady or mClass Reports that were attached. Feel free to contact your child's teacher with questions.

If you did not receive a report card but did receive a letter requesting a conference, please contact the teacher ASAP to schedule. The report card will be reviewed during the conference.

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A Visit from Wool E. Bull

As a part of our DOJO Day Celebration, Wool E. Bull came for a Visit!

Bully Busters Unite-Anti-Bullying Program

Thanks to the Durham Bulls for such a great program!



Check Out this Video from the Event

Wool E. Bull Video

Yearbook Sale

Order your Yearbook Today! $15 per copy before 3/15. Make checks payable to Helena Elementary or order online @ www.schoolannual.com

Contact Whitney Hunt with questions-huntw@person.k12.nc.us

Southern Middle School Orientation-Monday, January 28th (5:30-7:00) Fifth Grade Students Only



To all of our 5th grade parents, this is a friendly reminder that Southern Middle School will be hosting an Orientation for potential parents and students together on Monday, January 28th floating from 5:30-7:00.

You will have an opportunity to participate in tours, see academic offerings, meet 6th grade teachers and ask staff questions. There is no need to RSVP for this event.


The is a great opportunity to see all of the WONDERFUL things happening at SMS!

Attention 5th Grade Parents-Pastries with Panther Parents

Does the thought of the transition from elementary to middle school worry you?

Come find out what Southern Middle School is all about.

Get answers to your questions and see what school looks like while school is in session.


January 17th

February 19th

March 6th

Sessions begin at 8:45 and end by 10:30


RSVP using the following link:

Pastries with Panther Parents


THIS EVENT IS FOR 5TH GRADE PARENTS ONLY

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Fourth and Fifth Grade Winter Dance

Come out and support Helena’s APT!


Who: All Helena 4th and 5th Graders

When: Friday, February 8th 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

Where: Helena Elementary Multipurpose Room

Cost: $5 per student


Concessions will be sold for $1 each.

Please sign and return the bottom of this slip with your $5 NO LATER than Friday, February 1st.

(This form has also been sent home as a paper copy)


Winter Dance Permission Form



NOTE: THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO 4TH AND 5TH GRADE STUDENTS

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School Daycare

Helena Elementary School Before and After School Care is no longer taking applications this school year.

Please contact Mitzi Short with any questions. shortm@person.k12.nc.us

BOX TOPS-GREAT SNOWBALL FIGHT

Great Snowball Fight for Box Tops contest!

January 14 through February 26. For every 10 Box Tops turned in your child's class will earn 1 "snowball" to throw at the class of their choice.

So start clipping! Please remember that any Box Tops that are outdated or damaged (ex. date has been cut off or with an expiration date before 3/1/19) do not count towards the total.

THANK YOU for all your help.

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Helena Association of Parents and Teachers-APT

Helena Elementary APT (Association of Parents and Teachers) is our own version of PTA. All funds raised directly support our Students and Teachers.

A fee for joining is NOT required.

Meetings are scheduled monthly. Any parent wishing to attend is invited.


The next APT Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 11th in the Media Center.

APT Meeting Schedule