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Hoosier Road Elementary School's Newsletter for 11/4/22

Upcoming Events

Please visit the HRE website to find all of our upcoming calendar events by clicking here.

Thank you to everyone that has sent in candy donations! We will continue to take donations through 10am Monday! As of Friday morning, we have collected 262 pounds of candy for the troops!

Lantern Walk Sunday, November 6th 5:30pm (adjusted time)

Veterans Day Program November 10th 9:00-10:00am (details below)

Fall Book Fair November 14th-17th (details below)

Harvest Food Drive November 14th - 18th (details below)

Military Care Packages Collections November 14th - 18th (details below)

Special Persons Night November 17th 6:00-7:30pm (details below)

Spirit Day: All About You November 22nd

Picture Retakes December 15th

Yearbooks On-sale Now (details below)

What's Cooking?

** Due to supple shortages, the cafeteria will be serving Bosco Sticks on November 9th**

Please note that the online menu was recently revised. If you have a printed copy of the menu, you will want to print the latest revision.

For complete breakfast and lunch menus, please click here.

When packing your child's lunch, please remember to avoid packing candy, soda, and glass containers. We also ask that students not bring fast food in the cafeteria.

If you would like to monitor what your child is buying you CAN put restrictions on their account. Please call or email with those requests to

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Winter Assistance Deadline is TODAY!

It is hard to believe that the winter months are quickly approaching. Every year Hoosier Road offers support to students and their families to help make these next few months a little warmer and their winter break more joyful. This year, in an effort to ensure that we are supporting all of our students through the winter months, we are reaching out to all of our Hoosier Road families for help. If you are in need of support this season or if you are interested in supporting a family this year, please click the link below and answer the questions accordingly. Please be sure to complete this form by the end of the day on Friday, November 4th.

Thank you for your ongoing support of our students and their families. Our HRE family is truly the best.

Lantern Walk this Sunday!

Join us at 5:30pm on Sunday, November 6th for our annual Lantern Walk tradition to brighten and embrace the darkness of winter together!

Please park in the front lot and walk around the side of the building by the woods. If you didn't pre-purchase a lantern, there may be a few extras that can be purchased for $10 (cash only).

All proceeds will go to the Kristal Sergi Scholarship. Thank you for supporting the memory of one of our own.

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This Month's Read-a-loud

Our school-wide read aloud for November is Stolen Words. All of our teachers will be reading this book with their class, but we encourage you to read it as a family as well.

Veterans Day Program

Hoosier Road's much anticipated annual Veterans Day Program will be held in the gym on Thursday, November 10th at 9:00AM. Doors will open at 8:45 AM for the performance . Please enter through Door 10 (near the gym). Our first through fourth graders will all be performing. Due to space limitations, we are asking that only one parent per participating student attend; sorry, no siblings. However, if you would like to bring a veteran or someone currently serving in our armed forces as a special guest, they are welcome and encouraged to attend.

To speed up the entrance process and help with seating, there will be two lines located at the gym door (exit 10) -- one for parents with veterans and one for parents only. This is considered a public event so no background checks will be required.

Our first through fourth graders are very excited to celebrate Veterans Day through singing, reading and honoring those who have served our country so that we may enjoy all of our freedoms.

Fall Book Fair

The fall book fair is this month! Please click here for details about this year's book fair!

eWallet is a safe and convenient alternative to sending students to school with cash. Plus, family and friends can contribute too!

Key features:

  • Great way for students to select their own books
  • Funds are immediately available
  • Free and fast eWallet account set up

Click Here to Set-Up Your eWallet for HRE's Book Fair

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Harvest Food Drive

Please consider donating to the Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank. These food items go to families right here in Fishers that need food. The following are the top 15 items needed the most. Look for the big yellow barrels (in front of the mirrors/across from the art room) to donate your food!

1. Canned Chicken and/or Tuna

2. Canned Meat Stews or Chunky Meat Soups

3. Canned Fruits

4. Chef Boyardee with meat cans

5. Pasta Sauce - cans preferred

6. Microwaveable or Bagged Rice or Pasta or Potato Sides

7. Cereal Boxes - i.e. Cheerios, Chex preferred

8. Peanut Butter and Jelly - small jars preferred

9. Canned Vegetables - Peas, Carrots, Potatoes,

10. Pancake Mix and Syrup

11. Helper Mixes

12. Mac and Cheese Individual Cups or Boxes

13. Individual Packed Fruit and/or Applesauce Cups

14. Granola Bars or Microwave Popcorn

15. Ketchup and Mustard

***Please just no corn or green beans because they have plenty of these items already.

Candy and Care Package Collections

HRE students have been donating their extra Halloween candy for our troops overseas. We have extended the deadline to Monday morning. Please send in your candy donations no later than 10am Monday, November 7th.

We will also be collecting Puzzle Books and Chewing Gum to be added to military care packages. The goal is to collect 300 of each. Please send in these donations anytime from November 14th - 18th.

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Order Your Child's Yearbook Now!

Hoosier Road Elementary is once again offering high quality yearbooks for sale to all of our families! The staff at HRE are in the process of designing our yearbook. If you would like to reserve a copy for your student, you may order online by clicking on the following link.


School Code: 73897R

Our standard softcover yearbooks will cost $20 and our hardcover yearbooks are $25. You will also have the option to personalize the yearbook with your student's name for an additional $1. All orders must be placed online using a debit or credit card. We will not be accepting any paper order forms.

*All personalized yearbook orders must be placed no later than January 27, 2023. If you do not wish to personalize your child's yearbook, you may order now through March 10, 2023. These are firm deadlines.

Community Insider

Please click on the following link to view activities and upcoming events within the district.

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