We are excited to announce that we will be doing a Countdown to Christmas with a 12 Days of Christmas special dress event. The dress days are designed to use things you already have at home or that can be easily made at home, and as always, participation is optional. Uniform bottoms will be required if not specified. Also all attire must follow Handbook Guidelines for Free Dress Days. We hope that you will join us as we countdown the days!
Due to severe weather, the Spring Fling has been rescheduled. We cannot wait for you to join us this Thursday, April 7th from 3:30-5:30pm for PTO’s Spring Fling!
As HNCE closes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we hope
that you and your family remember the importance of equality, love, and friendship.
May we spend this day thinking of ways to out do one another in love and kindness.
We also want to wish you a happy 2016 and review our happenings so far this school year.
Community Playground Build
On Friday, August 15th our HNCE parents and PTO came together to build a wonderful new
playground for K-2 students. This playground was funded through the PTO’s 2014-2015
cookie dough fundraiser and was designed by the 2014-2015 5th grade student council.
On Friday, September 11th grandparents flooded HNCE to read with students, meet teachers, and see classrooms. It was a fantastic way to celebrate the day!
See You At The Pole
On Wednesday, September 13th HNCE participated in the nationwide student led prayer at the flag pole. A song was led by a former HNCE student and a message was given by James Reardon.
This exciting week at HNCE continued with a ribbon cutting opening ceremony for our project fit playground on Thursday morning. Mrs. Cuevas and Coach Ball opened the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Foundation grant funded playground with keynote speakers Eugenia King and Alan Dedeaux and fitness demonstrations from 5th grade students.
Veteran’s Day Assembly
HNCE’s 5th grade student council took part in honoring veterans from all over the gulf coast with an assembly and breakfast with students on Wednesday, November 11th.
Another fun packed week at HNCE continued with our annual fall festival on Thursday, November 12th and Friday, November 13th. This year our PTO presented a carnival themed festival filled with games, inflatables, concessions, a photo booth, and even a sampling of our grade level gardens’ harvests! This delight filled evening concluded with grade level song performances and a “pieing of the principals” fundraiser.
HNCE would like to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! We hope that you enjoy your holiday, and we can’t wait to see you again on Monday, November 30th.
We would also like to announce that our student council raised over $1,000 to help feed families in need with its turkey feather fundraiser! There’s been many a plump turkey at HNCE this week, but the plumpest of them all was Mrs. Shaw’s 4th grade class!
Through this fun competition and the can food drive many families received supplies for Thanksgiving. We as a school were able to teach our students the importance of giving back to a community that we are so thankful for. Thank you for all of your help and support in this endeavor and for all that you do for your students to make HNCE great!
This Thursday HNCE’s PTO will be hosting their annual Fall Festival! This is a great time for the community to come together to enjoy games, food, and fun. Each grade level will be performing at the festival, and the WINGS Scholastic Book Fair will be open for the final time of the week. This festival will be from 3:30-5:30pm. We hope to see you there!
WINGS will host our Fall Book Fair Nov. 9-12, 2015. Students are invited to shop during their library day – Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. Thursday is a make-up day during specials time. The Book Fair will also be open during Fall Fest Thursday Nov. 12th from 4 – 6 p.m. in Building 300, in our WINGS classroom. The Book Fair will be closed on Friday. You may access and order from our Book Fair Web Site until November 21, 2015
Thank you for your support of our 2015 Fall Book Fair.
This past Tuesday, the Rotary club visited the third grade class of HNCE. For the past several years the Rotary Club of Central Hancock County has generously donated dictionaries to third grade students. This week they were able to join us on campus and watch as students excitedly accepted and plundered through their new gifts!