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Our Digital Directory is up!

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Be on the lookout in students’ Friday Folders for log-in instructions to HHPTA’s 2014-2015 Digital Directory. This is a great accomplishment for our PTA and we are proud to provide this resource to our HHE Families. This is our first year having an online version of class, staff, and family listings. There is also SPS Transportation [...]

How your Holiday Shopping can help HHE

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

      The holidays are upon us.  This year, give the gift that gives twice with SCRIP Gift Cards.  Visit www.shopwithscrip.com to register and to see the list of popular companies who will give Hickory Hills Elementary a donation when you buy a gift card.  Popular purchases last year were Starbucks, Old Navy/Gap, Macy’s, Walmart, and many more. Thinking of a holiday gift for [...]

Spartan Sprint Sponsor Thank You

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Tuesday, November 18 from 3-9 pm

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Support HHPTA Tuesday night, November 18, at Chuck E. Cheese as part of our On Going Fundraising efforts. Come and play at Chuck E. Cheese at 3500A Glenstone Avenue in Springfield from 3:00-9:00 PM. A donation will be made to HHPTA based on family participation, which includes food, merchandise, and token deals purchased at the register. NOTIFY [...]

Can you help?

Monday, November 17th, 2014

HHPTA Friends: We are seeking volunteers for the PTA Clothing Bank this Thursday, November 20, from 3-5 pm who are willing to sort and hang clothes which are then offered to SPS students in need. Every 5 weeks our school “takes a turn” supplying volunteers to assist visitors of the Clothing Bank. The Clothing Bank [...]

FREE Webinar courtesty of #ShareAwesome

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

The best gift a parent can give is his or her time… As we approach the holiday season, we want to provide you valuable tips and tools to have positive conversations with kids about using technology gadgets, tweeting, texting—you name it, we’re covering it! Learn the skills your family needs to make safer, smarter decisions, [...]

#ShareAwesome Final Days

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Great news from National PTA: “Our friends at Microsoft just informed us that 10 lucky winners will get a chance to win the spankin’ new Microsoft Surface Pro 3! In addition, the grand prize winner will win a $2,500 scholarship. Join National PTA and LifeLock as we countdown the last two weeks of the #ShareAwesome [...]

Thank You RIF of Springfield

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

1st and 2nd graders at HHE were given a free book today courtesy of Reading is Fundamental of Springfield. We thank Lori Enyart, RIF Chair for HHPTA for her leadership at our school. Also, thanks go to the parent volunteers who helped with the first distribution and the 5th grade STUCO students who helped by [...]

Box Tops Winners

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Our first Box Tops collection was a success.  We collected 11,786 BTs!  This is $1,178 for our school!  Below are results by class: Kindergarten: Heasley–857;  Roach–257;  Zeh–948* 1st Grade: Range–720;  Stone–374; DeGood–1,024* 2nd Grade: Demel/Price–672; Wilks–340; Gordon–726* 3rd Grade: Call–851; Chance–516;  Hite–951* 4th Grade: Fetter–850;  Williams–1,330* 5th Grade: Schaefer–613; Byrd–656* *Congratulations to the winning class [...]

Board and Membership Meeting Minutes–November

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

(PLEASE REVIEW MINUTES BEFORE OUR DECEMBER MEETING.  NOVEMBER MINUTES TO BE APPROVED ON DECEMBER 8, 2014) Hickory Hills Elementary Board and Membership Meeting–November 10, 2014 In Attendance: Lori Chisholm, Michele Douglas, Brandy Hickman, Abby Kleiboeker, Maggie Krogh, Amanda Langsford, Sarah Langston, Sarah Odom, Barb Ray, Emily Russell, Tia Ruth, Lauren Sawyer, Jody Schaad, Renee Thornton, Hillary [...]