Friday, October 29, 2021

H-BC Families:

H-BC OPERATING ReferendumMake sure to be informed of the upcoming Operating Referendum Election set for Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 8 am until 8 pm Voting locations:  Beaver Creek City Hall and Hills Legion.  Here is more information.  It is important you vote on this important matter!  Please contact Mr. Holthaus with any questions 

FALL FESTIVAL FUN!   Our thanks to the H-BC PTO, Walley’s Nursery and Elementary Parents for their contributions to our Fall Festival.  Our thanks also to the Patriot Grad High School Student Council for helping with the games.   Ask your child/ren about the fun afternoon.



TEACHER CONFERENCE SCHEDULER:  An email was sent to all K-5 parents with a link to sign up for a conference November 11 or 16.  Thank you for signing up promptly.  NOTE:  Signing up with the classroom teacher is required.  Seeing other teachers is optional.   If you did click to see all the teachers and it was a mistake, please let the office know.


VETERANS DAY PROGRAM - Thursday, November 11th, 9:00 am, H-BC Jr/Sr High School in Hills.  The community is invited to this program honoring our veterans.    H-BC Students and Faculty will take part.  Elementary students will be bussed to Hills.  Students are encouraged to wear red, white & blue.

VOLLEYBALL CAMP:  Grades 1-6 Camp continues Saturday, October 30 and November 6.

After School Care - Drop Ins Welcome!    Peac is Patriot Enrichment After School Care.  Parents are welcome to enroll K-5 students for a day or set up a regular schedule.  Peac is open from 3:15pm to 5:30pm on all scheduled/full school days.  Kids attending Peac are having a great time and parents appreciate the convenience & of the program.   Daily, monthly, and yearly rates are available.  Please contact Tedra at or call the office 507-673-2541 extension 1100 to learn more.

H-BC NEWS ON KQAD 800 AM -  Did you know Mr. Holthaus and Mr. Kellenberger broadcast H-BC news & events on KQAD 800 AM Tuesday mornings at approximately 6:50?  Tune in for the latest news.  

H-BC Elementary was identified as one of the top 50 elementary schools in the state of MN!

 LINK to Article

End of Quarter Friday, November 5

Begin Quarter Monday, November 8

  • District Special Election--Tuesday, November 2--8 am-8 pm Hills Legion and Beaver Creek City Hall.

  • Photography By Mark here for afternoon LPA students - Wednesday, November 3

  • Early Dismissal - Friday, November 5 - 12:45 pm

  • Daylight Savings Time Begins...Fall Back one hour on Sunday, November 7.

  • Veterans Day Program at the Jr/Sr High School in Hills - Wednesday, November 11

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences - Thursday, November 11- Scheduled Evening Times

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences - Tuesday, November 16- Scheduled Evening Times

  • Early Dismissal - Wednesday, November 24 - 12:45 pm

  • No School -Thursday & Friday, November 25 & 26

NUT AWARE SCHOOL: H-BC Elementary School is a peanut/tree nut allergy aware area.  There will be no classroom projects with peanut butter or peanut shells.  Please do not send any of these projects into the classroom with your child.  It is our hope that parents, who send a lunch from home for their child, CHOOSE NOT TO send foods containing peanut butter or nuts.

DAILY COVID SCREENING  Please remember to go through the health screener each day before sending your child/ren to school.

AM BUS CHANGES:  For morning bus changes please call the HBC  bus line--make sure to identify your student and the bus number they are riding:  507-962-3240 press 4.

Please reach out to me if you have any needs.  Phone- 507-673-2541 or email