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H-Elementary Parent Connection 11/15/19
H-Elementary Parent Connection 11/15/19
Todd Holthaus
Friday, November 15, 2019

HBC Elementary Parent Connection

Friday, November 15, 2019

Today was a momentous day in the life and times of the Hills-Beaver Creek School District!  Mrs. Fischer, Mr. VanWyhe and I were able to represent the school district in accepting the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Award for H-BC Elementary School in front of 362 other schools in Washington DC!  Thanks to all the hard work of students, staff and parents for making this happen!  Make sure to see the agenda for this coming week and come to the Blue Ribbon Open House and Program set for Thursday, November 21.  The Blue Ribbon Program begins at 6:30 pm.  Proud to be a Patriot!

See the information on ROCK County SHARE Program for those in need.  If you need or someone you know is in need this time of year.  The Rock County SHARE Program is here for you.  See all the details here....

Parent Teacher Conferences:  Are scheduled for Tuesday, November 19.  Reminders for scheduled times have been sent out. If you have questions or need a reminder of your scheduled time call the Elementary Office at 507-673-2541 x10 or email your child's classroom teacher.


Thank you to Mrs. Oftedahl and all the participants in this year's H-BC Veterans Day Program.  Proud of H-BC's appreciation of our Veterans.

BIG WEEK THIS WEEK...American Education Week-- This next week-November 18 HBC Elementary will celebrate American Education Week.  The week is a celebration of America's Public Schools and H-BC Elementary's Status as a National Blue Ribbon School.  Here are the week's activities:

Monday, November 18--Student Lift Off in the Morning---Student Assembly to Kickoff the week's activities

Tuesday, November 19--Students wear Blue Day..Parent/Teacher Conferences late afternoon and evening.  Also, students may choose to bring $1 to Donate towards Rock County SHARE Program

Wednesday, November 20--Dress up as teacher day.

Thursday, November 21--Celebrate Blue Ribbon Award from 6:39-7:30 pm--treats and ceremony. 6:30 pm Program at the Elementary School to recognize Blue Ribbon Designation.  Following the 6:30 pm program cake and refreshments provided during the open house. All events held at the H-BC Elementary School in Beaver Creek.

Friday, November 22--Grandparents/Special Persons Day, RSVP  Thank you to Security Savings Bank For Sponsoring the meal and Cookies for this event!!.--Kookies with Kids--Students will be provided with a cookie in their classroom as part of the Blue Ribbon Celebration.  Students will be given Blue Ribbon T-Shirt and have their picture taken with a Drone by Photography by Mark.

Basketball apparel orders close Nov. 17th

Support the varsity basketball teams this winter season with some new apparel through this link:  Closes on November 17.

Bullying Reporting Form-- Here is the link for reporting bullying.

Other Items:

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences 11/19
  • American Education Week 11/18-11/22
  • Blue Ribbon Celebration Thursday, November 21--6:30 pm
  • Grand Parent/Special Person Day, Friday, November 22--Thank you Security Savings Bank for Sponsoring
  • Early Dismissal 12:45 on Wednesday, November 27.  
  • No School on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29
  • Happy Thanksgiving!

Mr. Holthaus

HBC Elementary Principal

507-673-2541 ext 11