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
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
Four years ago we decided to take a different approach to our fundraising activities. In the past we would outsource our fundraising to companies which specialized in raising money for schools, however this service came at the steep cost of 40-50% of our donations. To get
more out of our efforts "Invest In ME" was created. This has allowed us to keep 100% of the profits... Read More
All children deserve opportunities to explore and be involved in the arts. The arts play a critical role in students’ success, in school and beyond. The Reflections Arts Program encourages creativity and lifelong learning while offering recognition for artistic endeavors. The PTA Reflections Program is designed to enhance quality arts education for students in preschool through grade 12.... Read More