Back to School Update

August 16, 2023

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Updates from the PTA

Garden Workday 8/19- Join Eagle families for the last garden workday of the summer this coming Saturday, August 19 from 9-10:30am. We will be harvesting long beans, okra, cucumbers and basil. Families can pick and take what they'd like. Donut holes from Dunkin Donuts will also be available, first come, first serve. Contact Joanna Lee with questions ( If you're new to the school, the garden is located behind the school.

Join Eagle Families for coffee and bagels for the first PTA meeting of the year on August 31st 7:50-8:50am in the school cafeteria. Come learn about ways to get involved at the school and meet other parents. Can't make it? No problem. The PTA will meet three times total this year 1/11/24 6-7pm, 5/9/24, 6-7pm. To learn more about ways to get involved, check out the PTA website or reach out directly to Sarah Brincefield at There are many opportunities to volunteer on campus or on your own time and we need helpers!

Fall Blacktop Bash - Friday, September 8th 5:30-7:00pm. It's that time of year again! Come and admire the newly repaved blacktop and let the kids play while you meet other Estes Hills parents. There will be pizza by the slice for sale, a taco food truck, Kona Ice and Alsies Cream on the blacktop. Pizza will be cash or check only. All food trucks will take cards. Estes Hills merchandise will also be for sale (cash or check only).

Estes Hills PTA Website

Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 23rd from 5:30-6:30 in the media center. This event is for parents only and childcare will not be provided.

1st-5th Grades Meet Your Teacher

Meet Your Teacher will take place on August 24th from 6:00-7:00. This is a drop-in event and no presentation will be given by the classroom teachers; therefore, you may come at any time between 6:00-7:00.

**Families will receive a call by 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 23rd to inform them of their child's teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.

**Bus information will also be provided at this time.

Tentative Dates for August and September

August 23rd Kindergarten Orientation 5:30-6:30
August 24th Meet Your Teacher 6:00-7:00
August 28th First Day of School
August 28th Fall Fund Drive Begins
August 31st PTA Meeting 7:50-8:50
September 4th Labor Day (No School)
September 5th First Day of School For Pre-K
September 8th Back to School Bash 5:30-7:00
September 13th 3rd Grade Beginning of Reading Assessment
September 14th & 15th 3rd Grade BOG Make-ups
September 18th First Day of Coin Drive
September 21st SIT Meeting 3:00-4:00 in the media center
September 22nd Last Day of Coin Drive
September 25th Teacher Workday (No School for Students)
September 27th Fall Pictures
September 28th Cookies and Curriculum 5:00-6:40
September 29th School Pride Day (Wear an EHES shirt or the school colors: yellow, green, and/or white)
September 29th Progress Reports Emailed Home