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Calling all Super Heroes (especially the mathematically inclined)

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Our final PTA meeting of 2015-2016 was May 2, 2016. We celebrated our wonderful volunteers and installed our new executive team. We looked back at the amazing year we’ve had and the many gifts and serves we’ve been able to provide our teachers and kids this year. Our Treasurer, Tia Ruth, announced her resignation. She [...]

Spring Fever!

Monday, February 29th, 2016

It’s hard to believe March is here and Spring time fun is near. Some dates to remember: Spring Break is March 7-11 and NO SCHOOL on March 14 for teacher work day. Spring Fling is April 1st at 5:30! Join us for dinner, games, raffle, Vendor Village, and Marty the Magician!!! Look for your pre-order [...]

New Year, New “To-Do’s”

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Happy New Year! 2016 is sure to be an another year full of ways to get involved at Hickory Hills and within our Springfield community. Working together, we make Hickory Hills Elementary School one of the BEST in Springfield. Upcoming activities and important dates are: General PTA Meeting & 1st Spring Fling Planning Session- Jan. [...]

Winter Break!

Friday, December 11th, 2015

The holidays are quickly upon us and so are the opportunities to give! Our Hickory Hills community is always so generous throughout the year, and now is another example of our amazing generosity. The Holiday Gift Basket collection is underway and boxes are getting filled to the brim with non-perishable food items and hygiene items. [...]

Welcome Back, Spartans!

Monday, August 10th, 2015

This is an exciting week to be a Spartan! SNEAK A PEEK on Tuesday, August 11 from 4:00-5:00 pm. Elementary students will find class lists posted in the Commons, Main Entrance and Nurse’s Hallway. Then students can enjoy the playground and purchase tasty treats from Kona Ice. MEET THE TEACHER on Wednesday, August 12 from [...]

Signing off. . .

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

                      Hello everyone!  I am writing my last post to you as PTA president. It’s been a blast. Field Day 2015 is “in the books”, as my friend Sarah told me a while ago. It has been a day full of sunshine, good food, good [...]

Field Day is TOMORROW!

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Here are descriptions of Field Day Game Rotations for 2015– how to run them, and equipment that will be used (provided). If you are walking with your child during FIELD DAY, you will want to familiarize yourself with the games. Check them out! Don’t forget to have your child wear the appropriate color shirt to represent his/her grade: [...]

T-Minus 3 days and counting. . .

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The end of school is almost near!  Field Day preparations continue.  For those who have volunteered, here is the latest from Tonya Fisher, FD Chairperson: Field Day, Tuesday, May 19, 2015: Thank you for volunteering! I am finishing the rotation schedules and will have them to you all by Friday, May 15 as planned. I will deliver [...]

Congratulations HH Teachers!

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Congratulations to the following teachers who won the daily raffle prizes.  It was a great week to celebrate our teachers and show them the appreciation they deserve.  Thanks to our Hospitality Team-Tamara Scully and Amanda Squires-for their preparation and work to make this week extra special for our HH Teachers. Monday: $50 Gift Card to [...]

Book Fair Class Schedule

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Want to know when your child visits the book fair?  Visit http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/hickoryhillsschool. Mrs. Stone’s 1st grade class, Mrs. Demel/Mrs. Price’s 2nd grade class, and Mrs. Williams’ 4th grade class all won the Box Tops Challenge in February. This means that all the students in these classes get a $5 gift certificate from PTA to spend [...]