District-wide ENews Notes

November 17, 2022

Upcoming Dates

  • Fri., Nov. 18 - Middle School Musical Production Roald Dahl's Matilda, Jr., the Musical, District Aud., 7 p.m.

  • Sat., Nov. 19 - Middle School Musical Production Roald Dahl's Matilda, Jr., the Musical, District Aud., 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Mon., Nov. 21 - HFLEA Executive Committee Meeting, High School, 3:15 p.m.

  • Tues., Nov. 22 - Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m.

  • Wed., Nov. 23 - Fri., Nov. 25 - Thanksgiving Recess - No School

**NOTE: Please recognize that the District's online calendar will house the most accurate District and building events.

Capital Project Phase III

At the Board of Education meeting held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, the Board reviewed the District's Capital Project Phase III presentation and approved the date for the Capital Project Phase III Vote to be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. Polls will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. on the Board of Education room at the High School.

HF-L's Phase III Capital Project Committee, comprised of staff, community members, Board of Education members, and other stakeholders met over multiple months to plan and consider the proposed work for the next upgrades and improvements to HF-L's school buildings. The committee gave consideration to the District's mission and vision, project cost, and long-term strategic initiatives. The final scope of work for a Phase III Capital Project was approved by the Board of Education at their October 25, 2022 meeting and will now be taken to a vote by the community.

For more information regarding HF-L's Capital Project Phase III, visit our website at https://www.hflcsd.org/page/capital-project-phase-3.

HF-L Middle School Presents: Roald Dahl's Matilda, Jr., the Musical

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HF-L High School Drama Club presents: It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

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HF-L Ski and Snowboard Club Registration

HF-L Community Programs is pleased to announce that registration for the 2022-2023 season of Ski & Snowboard Club is now open for all HF-L students in grades 4-12!

The Club will once again spend the season at Bristol Mountain.

This year’s Ski Club will be held on Tuesday nights, starting on Tuesday, January 10. Subsequent dates will be 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/28 and 3/7.

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HF-L Music Boosters Holiday Plant Sale

The Music Boosters is offering plants for sale (Poinsettias, Cyclamen, Christmas Cactus) as well as holiday centerpieces great for decorating or giving as gifts. Ordering deadline: November 28th Plant Pick-up: curbside only at HF-L Middle School Friday, December 16th- 3:00PM-6:00PM and Saturday, December 17th- 9:00AM- Noon Online purchases- http://www.hflcsd.org/arts/music/music_boosters

Play Your Strengths: An Introduction to Positive Psychology

New Class Offering: At Peaceful Kids, we study happiness for a living, and we are passionate about sharing our knowledge with others. Research in the new field of positive psychology shows there are many ways to increase well-being. In this course, we cover some of the basic concepts of positive psychology including utilizing character strengths to cultivate well-being. Through independent reflections and group activities, participants will learn what their own top strengths are then experience the value of leveraging those personal strengths for even greater well-being. Participants will leave with tools to utilize personally and to help others.

Date: 12/01/2022

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Location: HFL High School room 106

HF-L Nordic Ski Swap and Sale

HF-L Nordic Ski Swap and Sale HFL Middle School Quaker Meeting House Rd, HF Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 9 am—1 pm (9 am-noon for used) New and Used XC Ski Equipment & Clothing available for Children and Adults! Drop off Used XC Ski Equipment & Clothing to Sell at the Sale, Friday, November 18th from 6-8 pm at the Middle School Cafeteria Nordic Ski Hot Waxing and Binding Mounting will also be available on Saturday Supports Local XC Ski Programs and Trail Grooming

HF-L CSD Partners with Paper

The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District is happy to continue its partnership with Paper, a digital tutoring service. This service is available to all HF-L students in grades 4-12 and will provide free, unlimited access to virtual tutoring sessions. These sessions are 1:1 and are available 24 hours a day. Students can access this using their ClassLink portal.

Using Paper, students get homework help, writing feedback, and study support on demand. Teachers gain insights into learning gaps. Administrators have visibility into where support is needed.

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Community Events

Mendon Public Library

Mendon Public Library Ongoing Programs:

  • Story Time Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30 AM Preschool Story Time at the Library open to preschoolers and their caregivers. Join Miss Kelly for songs, stories, and simple crafts each Tuesday.
  • Paws to Relax Tuesdays, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Tech Training Wednesdays, 3:00 - 6:00 PM

Special Events:

  • Library Closed for Thanksgiving, Wednesday, 11/23/2022, 1:00 PM Library Reopens after Thanksgiving, Saturday, 11/26/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Amerks at MPL! Monday, 11/28/2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Overdose Prevention and the Opioid Crisis In Monroe County, Tuesday, 11/29/2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Narcan will be distributed to those in attendance)
  • Alcohol Ink Ornaments for Kids, Thursday, 12/8/2022, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Mama Goose on the Loose: Sing in the Holidays! Saturday, 12/10/2022, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Bivona Child Advocacy Center - Holiday Lights Tour

Bivona Child Advocacy Center is partnering with brightly decorated homes this holiday season to raise funds awareness for the center and its services. Our Holiday Lights tour provides a fun, family-focused tour of the area's most decadently decorated homes from December 10-25th. You can purchase a Sleigh Box and embark on a holiday adventure with family or friends from the comfort of your own car as your schedule permits, weather allows, and as often as you like! The Sleigh Box pickup event with Santa will take place at Bivona on Saturday, December 10. Sleigh Boxes are $50/each and ideal for a family of four. Limited quantities available. Sleigh Boxes must be purchased online by December 8. Purchase yours now at bivonacac.org/hlt. For questions please contact Bivona’s Senior Events Manager, Ashley Dotter at (585) 935-7812 or events@bivonacac.org.

Wild Wings Raptor Sanctuary Fundraiser

SHOPPING to support the Birds @ WILD WINGS RAPTOR SANCTUARY fundraiser. Wild Wings Raptor Sanctuary, 27 Pond Rd., Mendon Ponds Park Nov. 25, 26,27. 9-3:00. The Gift Shop filled with unique items to support the care of these birds and animals. Birds out with volunteers for better interaction! Thank You!