3rd Grade cabbage Farmers

Pine Hills Nursery donated cabbage plants to our 3rd Grade students about 7 weeks ago. A representative from the nursery came back today to weigh the cabbages and determine who had grown the largest cabbage. Congratulations to the top 4 farmers! Thank you to all the students who participated and worked hard to grow and care for their cabbages. We would also like to thank Pine Hill Nursery for working with our students and helping them to learn about growing plants.

12 Days of Christmas

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!

Reading Fair Winners

We are very proud to announce the winners of this years HNCE Reading Fair.

Kindergarten –

1st Place – Ezra Cuevas
2nd Place – Waylon Grant
Honorable Mention – Dustin Seawright

1st and Second Grade Family –

1st Place – Dawson Ahlers
2nd Place – Wyatt Grant

3rd Grade –

1st Place – McKaylin Cuevas

4th and 5th Grade –

1st Place – Raleigh Seal
2nd Place – Steven Frierson
3rd Place – Gage Ferrell
Honorable Mention – Drake Ferguson

4th and 5th Grade Group –

1st Place – Brynn Ladner & Kamdyn Shaw
2nd Place – Emma Atwell & Laila Ladner

All participants were entered into a drawing for a $40 gift card. The winner was Caroline Bruce.

Congratulations to all of the winners and good luck to all of those advancing to the next level of competition.

Just a few of the amazing boards entered in the Reading Fair.


Red Ribbon Week @ HNCE

We had so much fun celebrating Red Ribbon Week at HNCE (October 22nd thru October 26th). This celebration was established as a national drug awareness campaign in 1988 after the death of Drug Enforcement Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. This week represents taking a stand against alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. It also means that people all over the country are dedicating themselves to healthy lifestyles.  We should exercise, eat right, get plenty of rest, and try to help our friends stay free of drugs.

Students “Put Drugs to Sleep” and were “Tackling Drugs” on some of the dress up days during this fun filled week.

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