HRE Weekly Bulletin

December 14th to December 18th

This week at a glance...

Tue, Dec 15th: Staff Planning Meeting, 8:00

Tue, Dec 15th: Staff Popcorn Bar provided by PTO

Tue, Dec 15th: Admin Team Meeting @ Admin, 9:30

Wed, Dec 16th: Love Indiana Boxes Due

Thur, Dec 17th: PTO Board Meeting, 9:30

Thur, Dec 17th: 3rd Grade 3D Presentation, 11:45

Thur, Dec 17th: HRE Staff Party, 5:00

Fri, Dec 18th: 2nd Quarter/1st Semester Ends

Fri, Dec 18th: Kona Ice Event, see schedule below

Kona Ice Schedule for 12/18

Here is the Kona schedule for Friday, December 18th...

  • 12:45-1:30, Kindergarten (Kindergarten hallway)
  • 1:30-2:00, 4th Grade (Cafeteria)
  • 2:00-2:30, 1st Grade (Cafeteria)
  • 2:30-3:00, 2nd Grade (Cafeteria)
  • 3:00-3:30, 3rd Grade (Cafeteria)

We will have classroom teachers line up your students based on the size Kona they are purchasing (largest to smallest). You can hand your envelope to the Kona folks as you enter and tell them how many of each size you have. Permission/Opt-out slips will go home on Monday. If you have students who do not return a form at all and you feel it is because of financial need, then you may put them at the end of your line so they can receive a treat. Please use your judgement and only do this for students who NEED it. If you have any questions or concerns please be sure to let me know.

Specials Schedule for 12/18

Here is the special area schedule for Friday, December 18th. First through fourth grade will meet in the gym. Kindergarten will design their own Discovery Time schedule for this day.

  • 9:15-10:00, 4th Grade
  • 10:00-10:55, 3rd Grade
  • 12:45-1:30, 1st Grade
  • 1:35-2:20, 2nd Grade

When we return at a glance...

Mon, Jan 4th: Staff PD, 9:00-11:30

Mon, Jan 4th: Lunch Provided by PTO, 11:30

Mon Jan 4th: Teacher Workday, 12:00-4:00

Tue, Jan 5th: Students Return

Wed, Jan 6th: Elementary Principal's Meeting @ CRE, 8:30

Congrats Julie Buck!

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Kindergarten teacher, Julie Buck, was named our staff member of the week. She was caught getting a GRIP by showing Integrity and Purpose this week. Julie cares for her students like they were her own children. She is always upbeat and her energy is a good way! :) Thanks for all you do Julie!

Don't forget to nominate a colleague who you catch "Getting a GRIP"! Nomination slips are here in the office.

Background Check Procedure Reminders

Please be sure to do the following items regarding parent background checks...

  • Check background list prior to each scheduled event
  • Check the expiration date of the background check prior to each event
  • Check to be sure the anti-bullying video has been viewed
  • If you have any questions please see the HRE office staff for assistance

Additional Staff Meeting on 12/15

Each year we have up to six hours of additional PD that can be planned at the building level. We will be using our first one of the year on Tuesday, December 15th. We will plan to meet in room 1 at 8:00. Our topic of discussion is an upcoming opportunity that classroom/grade level teachers will have to incorporate a PBL activity. This will be a brainstorming session and will be centered around our Math and Science night in February. I know it's a busy time, but I wanted to present this information to you before winter break so you could have some time to process. Please let me know if you have any questions.