What We're Talking About

We are looking forward to another great year at HCES – where “Helping Children Experience Success” is our goal. Your PTA board has been busy planning events and programs for this school year. In order for your PTA to have another successful year, your participation is welcomed and needed. Become a PTA Lifesaver!

At HCES, we have been very fortunate to have an active PTA. Last year... Read More

The PTA is in the process of seeking leadership.

If you would like to make a positive impact on your child(ren)'s education, please consider a leadership position on the PTA board. Detailed Descriptions for the various offices can be found at If you are interested in one of the positions, complete and submit the "Willingness to Serve... Read More

Fuel Up to Play 60 is a program founded by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with USDA, that empowers students to take charge in making small, everyday changes at school. Students can win cool prizes, like an NFL player visit or Super Bowl tickets, for choosing good-for-you foods and getting active for at least 60 minutes every day. We want kids to make a difference not only... Read More

It's only a few days until our awesome Highland Creek Elementary Mother Son Event! If you purchased tickets, below is some important information for your reference:

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014
Charlotte Checkers Game | Time Warner Cable Arena
Pre-game festivities will begin at 12:30 p.m. when we “Rock the Roof” with all of our Highland Creek Families in our own private room... Read More

Nothing says family fun quite like a fiesta! It's an energetic, positive party that celebrates tradition, family, and community. And it's the perfect match for a Scholastic Book Fair- where family participation
is always the center of the week long reading event. So bienvenidos to our Book Fair Fiesta.

The students will be scheduled to visit the book fair Mon Jan 27 - Friday,... Read More

On October 3rd, people across the country read the children's book Otis by Loren Long, to support Jumpstart's Read for the Record National Campaign. Highland Creek Elementary was honored to kick off our Reading Challenge 5,000 with Charlotte Mayor Patsy Kinsey, reading Otis to the HCE kindergarten students!

The new HCE Reading Challenge 5,000 is a healthy reading competition that... Read More