Falcon News

Do What is Right * Perform With Excellence * Respect Others

April 20, 2015

Living and Learning the Falcon Way

HEB ISD Core Messages

1. Students are responsible for their learning.

2. Quality teachers and effective schools are essential to students’ learning.

3. Parents and patrons are vital partners in the educational process.

4. A safe environment for every student and employee is a prerequisite to learning.

5. Decisions and actions, at all levels, focus and support effective student learning.

Vision and Mission

Vision We are the ones empowering students to perform with excellence.

Mission As a Hurst Hills Falcon, I will soar to excellence, by showing respect and responsibility, and doing my best to reach my goals.


Campus is closed to visitors Monday, Tuesday , and Wednesday this week due to STAAR testing. Our 5th grade students will show what they know in math on Monday. Tuesday is math STAAR for 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade. Wednesday is the day for our 3rd, 4th, and 6th graders to shine in Reading and 5th grade will amaze us with their science skills. All of our students have worked hard this year and we know they have the strategies to soar to success!

School Spirit Days!

We've got spirit, yes we do!

We would like our students to show their school spirit by wearing their school shirt or special attire on the following designated days:

April 23: College Colors Day!

April 24: Falcon Fanatics! Spirit Day: School Shirt

April 27-May 1: Stand up to Bullying Week Dress up Days (listed below)

Important Dates

April 20-22 STAAR Testing: Campus Closed to Visitors

April 20 5th Grade Math STAAR

April 21 Math STAAR Grades 3,4,6

April 22 Reading STAAR Grades 3,4,6 and 5th Grade Science STAAR

April 23 College Colors Day

Report Cards Go Home

April 27-May 1 Stand up to Bullying Week and Book Fair Week

April 30 Kinder Graduation Pictures

Field Day PK-1

May 1 Field Day 3-6

Stand Up to Bullying Week: April 27-May 1

Stand up to bullies by being a HERO!

Who's a HERO? Helping Everyone Respect Others

How? By being a heroic bystander, we can end bullying once and for all! We will have a different theme each day, a door decorating contest, and we will also have a special guest on Tuesday.

Monday, April 27 "HEROS Don't Bully" Dress up as a superhero or an American hero (camouflage)

Tuesday, April 28 "Black Out Bullying" Wear black

Wednesday, April 29 "Promote Peace" 70's day/peace signs

Thursday, April 30 "Be Extraordinarily Unique" Crazy Hair Day

Friday, May 1 "Stand Up to Bullying" Wear crazy socks to Field Day!

Field Day

It's time to have some friendly competition and show what we have learned in PE this year! Falcon Field Day is April 30th for PK, Kinder, and First Grades and May 1 for Second-Sixth Grades. A detailed schedule will come home soon so mark your calendars and come join the fun!

Kindergarten Kick-off

Monday, May 4th, 6pm

Hurst Hills Elementary 525 Billie Ruth Lane, Hurst, TX, United States

Do you have a child who will be 5 by September 1st or know someone who does? Come to the Kindergarten Kick-off on May 4th, 2015 to pre-register your child. You will hear a brief presentation about what to expect in kindergarten, meet some of the HHE staff, find out what you need to register your child, and receive a welcome packet with some summer activities to prepare your child for their first year of school.

Be a Falcon Volunteer!

Remember, background checks will take up to 48 hours to process. NOTE – the box in the upper right corner of background check page will be RED “Pending”, or BLUE “Up to Date”. The background check is not complete until box is... BLUE.

We will require the following documentation to be brought to the VIPS badge sessions:
1) A printed out paper copy of a completed background check showing the volunteer’s 2015 background check expiry date (your VIPS credentials).
2) A photo ID (driver’s license or passport).
3) Your old VIPS badge, if available (will be destroyed).
We cannot accept an image of a completed background check on a smartphone or device. You MUST bring a print out of your new VIPS credentials.

Testing Day Treat!

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