Go for the Gold with our Winter Olympics STEM Challenge Your team arrived in PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Olympic games, but your bobsled didn’t! Now you have to build a new one in time for the bobsled […]
Saturday, December 2nd, the Hendobots from HES competed at the First Lego League Tournament in Cherokee, NC. The Team is made up of 4th and 5th grader students and is sponsored by Mrs. Lindsey Skidmore. They did a great job and represented HES very well. Way to go Hendobots!
HES students are invited to participate in a MATH FAIR this year. The Math Fair will take place on February 12 and 13th. Winners from the HES Math Fair will be invited to attend the Regional Math Fair held at Appalachian State University on Saturday, March 24th. For our planning purposes, we are asking that […]
Our 4th grade wax museum was a definite hit! Read the article from the Times-News/BlueRidgeNow about it here.
“North Carolina has some really great people!”, one of the 4th graders exclaimed. On Friday, the HES 4th graders presented their wax museum portraying famous North Carolinians past and present and they did a wondeful job. They were featured on Friday’s WLOS Never Stop Learning segment. Watch it here. […]
These 4th graders want you to “Yabba Dabba Do” your reading strategies! Check our their video and catchy tune! […]
Parents, Do you anticipate that it will be difficult to provide Christmas gifts to your children this year? If so, our partnership will be working with local churches, faith communities, agencies, and businesses to make Christmas more special by providing clothing and toys for children whose families may have financial hardships and choose to participate. […]
Our boat race rescue will take place on Thursday, Oct. 19th during the school day. The grade level winners will race during the family picnic at 6 p.m. You do not need to send your boats to school until Oct. 18th at the earliest. 2nd – 5th grade participants: We will be using 5 1/2″ […]
Chess Club will be starting on October 9th. For more information on times, dates, and cost, or to get your application please click on HES CHESS CLUB. Mrs. Jones also has information and applications in the front office.
The Fall Book Fair will begin on Friday, September 8th and continue through Wednesday, September 13th. It will be open on Friday (9/8) from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and on Monday (9/11) through Wednesday (9/13) from 7:30 – 3:30 For more information or to volunteer, click on Book Fair!
HES was featured on WLOS’ Never Stop Learning for being a STEM School of Distinction. HES is the ONLY elementary school in Western North Carolina to be recognized by the NC State Department of Education as a STEM School of Distintction. Go Cubcats! Click HERE to see our segment!
5th grade teacher, Sherry Coren was featured on a WLOS Never Stop Learning segment! She was being honored for her Outstanding Educator Award and showing what an AWESOME science teacher she is. Some of our wonderful 5th graders were also a part of this segment. Click HERE to see the segment.