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″ […]
Our Fall break challenge is to “Get Off the Island”. Your task is to build a boat that can safely take us from the island back to the mainland. Your boat needs to float and move through the water. We will have grade level boat races during school on Thursday, October 19th. The winner from […]
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.
Check out this wonderful article about our sweet Campbell. Thank you to our Girls on the Run coaches – Mr. and Mrs. Poczontek, Mrs. Icenhower, and Mrs. Skidmore, for your time and dedication to bring out the best in our students! http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20170503/student-with-spina-bifida-inspires-girls-on-run-teammates
Click here to learn more about Hands On! summer STEAM programs. There are several programs that HES students can take advantage of during our June break!
Click here to watch Mrs. Wilcox’s class talk about their solar system project on WLOS’ Never Stop Learning. Great job, 3rd graders!
Not only is she one of the bravest teachers at HES, who also has a LOT of heart (pun intended!), but 5th grade science teacher Sherry Coren has also recently been recognized as the 2017 Outstanding K-8 Educator in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education by the N.C. Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center’s Board […]
First grade had a special guest reader to help celebrate “Read Across America” for Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Sheriff Charles McDonald shared the Dr. Seuss favorite, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish with all the first graders. Even better – he brought stickers for everyone! Thank you Sheriff McDonald for helping us celebrate Read […]