Elementary Patriot Connection 01/21/2023


Saturday, January 21, 2023

H-BC Elementary Families:

Thanks to all of our families for your flexibility over these past weeks with all the weather related school postponements and cancellations.  You have been asked to do much!  Be on the lookout for the school cancellation plan coming soon!  

Shout out to all of our paraprofessionals, as we recognize them for the work they do at H-BC Elementary School.  Please join me in thanking them for the work that they do!  Make sure to check out the rest of the information in this Connection…Remember NO SCHOOL on MONDAY, January 23.

NO SCHOOL:   No School for students, Monday, January 23, 2023.  This is a professional development day for staff

PARAPROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION WEEK:  Join us January 23-27 as we celebrate our H-BC Elementary School Paraprofessionals!  



JUNIOR CLASS FUNDRAISER:  The Junior Class is selling Eileen’s Colossal Cookie Dough and Hot Stuff Frozen Pizza’s as a fundraiser for the After Prom Party.  Please call a student in the Junior class to order.  Orders are due January 30th. 

Winter Spirit Week: Week of Jan. 30th - Feb. 3rd

    • Monday, 1/30 - Winter PJ Day (wear your favorite winter pajamas)

    • Tuesday, 1/31 - Warm Donations Day - Bring NEW socks, scarves, mittens or socks to donate

    • Wednesday, 2/1 - Warm Cocoa Day - Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa during your snack time

    • Thursday, 3/2 - Warm Fuzzy Socks Day - Wear a pair of your warmest and fuzziest socks

    • Friday, 3/3 - Dress Like a Snowman Day - Bundle up and dress like a snowman!!! 

    • Friday - February 3rd - 6:30 - 8pm Family Movie Night in the gym at the Elementary (Student Council Fundraiser). Admission and snacks provided for cost TBD.

January District Newsletter:  https://5il.co/1mffp 

EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION:  Our ECFE Program is a great way for parents to spend quality time with their child.  Children ages 0-5 are welcome to H-BC Elementary School each month from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.  Mark your calendar for these upcoming dates: January  24, February 7 and 21.   Please contact m.ellingson@isd671.net  with any questions.

AFTER SCHOOL CARE:  PEAC - Patriot Enrichment After School Care is available for “regulars” and “drop-ins”.   Call the office or email Mrs. Voss for more information: t.voss@isd671.net

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

Mark Your Calendar:  

  • Monday, January 23- No School/Staff Professional Development

  • Wednesday, February 15 - Early Dismissal 12:45 

  • Thursday, February 16- Scheduled Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:45-7:30

  • Friday, February 17- No School

  • Monday, February 20 - No School

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