Parent Connection


Friday, March 11, 2022 

H-BC Families:

Daylight savings time:  Remember to move your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night before bed.  Sunday, March 13, 2022, 12:00 am, we “Spring Forward”.

Kindergarten Round Up:  Friday, March 18th is Kindergarten Roundup Day. Year 2022-2023 Kindergarten Students will have kindergarten for the full day.   The District hosts this day to benefit students transitioning to Kindergarten next year.   Next year’s Kindergarten parents will meet with H-BC Elementary staff from 8:15 am until approximately 9:15 on that day.  The current 2021-2022 kindergarten students do not have school March 18.  All fall of 2022 Kindergarten Students are encouraged to attend.  

Preschool Registration Night:  Monday, March 21, at 6:30 pm at the Hills-Beaver Creek Elementary School. Registration children  who will  turn 3 or 4 by September 1. Children must be potty trained.  Come check out our Little Patriot Academy Program.  You will be glad you did!!!

Roller Skating Party:  See all the details on the attached flyer for the Skating Party on Friday, March 25, in the Elementary School Gym.   Grades K-5 skate from 5:30-7:00pm and Grades 6-8 skate from 7:00-8:30 pm.  $1 admission and the Student Council will have concessions and pizza for sale.  Skates will be provided!  Students do not have school on the 25th.  Come for the skating party in the evening!

Thank you Big Sioux Basketball League Coaches:   As the Big Sioux Youth Basketball League season comes to an end.  We extend our sincere thanks to the coaches who have given so much of their time. 

Thank you:  Derek Sammons, Rex Metzger, Travis Broesder, Jodi Taubert, Cheri Leuthold, Tim Bosch, Pete Gehrke, Tyler Bush, Dan Wegener and Josh Rheault. 

FFA Farm Safety:   HBC Elementary will host the HBC Secondary FFA as they teach elementary students about Farm Safety.  This event will occur on March 22.  Note: There will be live farm animals and other pets may be present.  Please notify the office if your child is allergic to any animals.

School Social Worker Week:   March 6-12 was National School Social Worker Week.  We are thankful for Mrs. Bruer and all she does for H-BC!

Down Syndrome Awareness:  On Monday March 21, 2022 we will celebrate our friends diagnosed with Down Syndrome.   Students are encouraged to wear crazy socks.  Wearing brightly colored socks signifies the extra chromosome that people with Down Syndrome usually carry.   Rock Your Socks!

Early Childhood Family Education: ECFE classes will continue in March on Tuesday nights. ECFE is designed for families with children from birth to five. For more information contact Macy Ellingson at

  • March 18 - Kindergarten Round Up Day for next year’s Kindergarten class

  • March 18 - No School for current 21-22 Kindergarten Students

  • March 21 - 6:30 Little Patriot Academy 22-23 Registration Night

  • March 21 - Down Syndrome Awareness Day - Students are encouraged to wear crazy socks

  • March 23 - End of 3rd Quarter Marking Period

  • March 24 - Begin 4th Quarter

  • March 25 - No School/Staff Development

  • March 25 -  Roller Skating Party

Please follow us on Facebook - @hbcpatriots1 This is a great way to see all the amazing happenings at HBC Public Schools!

2022-2023 School Calendar: The Hills-Beaver Creek Board of Education approved the 2022-2023 School Calendar at its meeting on 2/28/22.  Here is the LInk to the 2022-2023 School Calendar.

The District Newsletter: Be sure to read the March newsletter, it's full of H-BC happenings.

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.



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