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Shop AmazonSmile :)

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

            Do you shop through Amazon? If so, please designate your shopping with AmazonSmile, a website operated by Amazon that allows customers to enjoy the same features you know with Amazon.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know.  Same products, same prices, same service. The difference is that when customers shop [...]

Send in your Teacher Thank you Notes!

Monday, April 20th, 2015

              Teacher Appreciation is May 4-8. Please send in your child’s appreciation notes to your homeroom classroom no later than Friday, April 24. Teacher letter templates were sent home 2 weeks ago in student folders.  You may make as many copies as you like.  There are mail boxes for these letters in each homeroom [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Week

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

              The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers. ~Terri Guillemets Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.  ~Elizabeth Andrew Two quotes about the relevance and sacrifice of volunteers. This week marks National Volunteer Week, a program established to inspire, recognize, and encourage people to find [...]

New & Returning Students: We Need Your T-Shirt Size!

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

            The PTA Board will be working over the summer to secure business sponsors to underwrite the cost of our 2015-2016 Spartan Spirit T-Shirts.  In an effort to provide each elementary student with a FREE T-shirt to place on students’ desks on “Meet The Teacher” Day next August, we will [...]

Field Day 2015

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

                Hickory Hills Elementary Field Day—May 19, 2015 The end of school is almost here which means Field Day preparation has begun!!  If you would like to participate in Field Day activities please sign up through SignUpGenius.com.  The link is below and should be emailed to you through [...]

Thank you Spring Fling Supporters

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

HHPTA acknowledges its raffle, vendor, and volunteer donors listed below.  We thank them on behalf of our school.  Please show them your support.  We also want to thank our homeroom parents who collected items for the themed basket silent auction.   Basket items were donated by area businesses or provided by the families. 2B Well Acacia Spa Affordable Splendor [...]

Kindergarten Prep Class TUESDAY

Monday, April 13th, 2015

A Kindergarten Prep Class for incoming K-students will be held Tuesday, April 14, in the HH Library and led by Parents as Teachers’ Renee Thornton.

Spring Fling Carnival TONIGHT!

Friday, April 10th, 2015

                  Tonight is our Spring Fling carnival. Activities begin at 5:30. The SF committee has spent much time on this event and I want to thank all those who worked to make it successful. Carnival Games held in the classrooms are free to the kids. Students will [...]

Board and Membership Meeting – April Minutes

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Hickory Hills Elementary Board and Membership Meeting–April 6, 2015 In Attendance: Michelle Benzen, Lori Chisholm, Sarah Dorrel, Michele Douglas, Lisa Ebisch, Tonya Fisher, Abby Kleiboeker, Maggie Krogh, Amanda Langsford, Kim Mayer, Sarah Odom, Barb Ray, Beki Rhein, Emily Russell, Tia Ruth, Jody Schaad, Tamara Scully, Sara Swaim, Renee Thornton, Hillary West Lori Chisholm, PTA President, [...]

Election Day April 7

Monday, April 6th, 2015

                5 candidates are running for 3 open seats on the SPS Board of Education. Swayne Loftis, Francine Pratt, Jill Patterson, Patty Ingold and Bruce Renner attended a March forum sponsored by Springfield Council of PTAs. Claudette Riley of the Springfield News-Leader covered the forum and her report [...]