HBC Elementary Parent Connection


H-BC Elementary School Families:

Pride Store-   H-BC Elementary students participated in the Positive Behavior Interventions PRIDE Store today….Your child may be coming home with some trinkets or certificates.  This is in response to points they earned for their demonstration of positive behaviors.

Grades 3-6 Swimming Lessons-  Swimming Lessons run March 8-19.  We are pleased to provide this important life skill. No lessons on early dismissal days 3/11 and 3/17.  Students need to remember their swimsuit, plastic bag & towel. If you haven’t sent in payment and registration, please do so.  Thank you!

Birthday Treats- Reminder: At this time, students cannot share birthday treats/snacks.  H-BC Elementary PTO does provide classroom treats for each birthday.

Lego Robotics- 4th & 5th graders that registered for the Lego Robotics will continue on Tuesday/Thursday through March 18.

Elementary Basketball Camp:    Saturday, March 6 (tomorrow) is the last day for the Saturday Basketball Camp.  Thank you Mr. VanWyhe for leading this year's camp.  Thank you to Mr. Gerhke for filling in this past Saturday.

H-BC Elementary School Early Dismissals:   March 11, 17 and 25

Looking ahead--

March 19 No School for current Kindergarteners All Day Kindergarten Round Up for 2021-2022.      Kindergarten Students--Parent Meeting 8:15-9:15 am.

March 26 end of 3rd Quarter

March 29 NO School for Students

March 30 4th Quarter Begins

April 1-5 No School

April Early Dismissal dates:  04/14, 04/23, 04/29

April 19 6:00 pm Preschool Registration for new students

May 21 - K-5 Puppy Relays 

Please reach out to me if you have any needs.  Phone- 507-673-2541 or email t.holthaus@isd671.net






The Minnesota Energy Assistance Program (EAP) can help

Too many low-income Minnesotans have to choose between paying their energy bill and other necessities - food, medicine and healthcare. Minnesota’s Energy Assistance Program offers eligible residents help to pay their energy bills so they do not have to choose between life’s necessities. Spread the word.


Energy Assistance Program (EAP) facts

§  Renters & homeowners are eligible.

§  Assets such as the home are not considered in determining eligibility.

§  Grants range from $300 to $1,600, based on household size, income, and fuel cost.

§  The average grant is about $550.

§  In addition to the initial grant, additional Crisis funds are available to:

-        Help pay a past due bill or get an emergency fuel delivery.

-        Help homeowners get their broken furnace repaired or replaced.

How to apply for EAP

§  Households contact their local EAP service provider to apply for EAP.

§  Households find their EAP provider:

-        By calling 1-800-657-3710 & entering their zip code, or

-        On this list of service providers by county or tribe at https://mn.gov/commerce/consumers/consumer-assistance/energy-assistance/eap-provider.jsp.

§  29 local EAP service providers including Community Action Programs, counties, tribal governments and non-profits serve all areas of the state.

§  Find general EAP information at https://mn.gov/commerce/eap.jsp .