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!
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
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.
Can’t make it to the school next week for our Book Fair? That’s okay, you can now shop the Book Fair online!
The HCE Scholastic 'Online' Book Fair open for shopping 9/20-10/4. Any books purchased via the site will be delivered to the school and immediately distributed to students. It's a great way to share wish lists with family & friends both near & far.
BJ’s is supporting Highland Creek Elementary by donating $5 for every renewed or new BJ’s membership acquired through Diana Grover Sept 6 - Sept 20.
Memberships are $40 dollars and with this offer you get an extra three months on your 12 membership for a total of a 15 month membership.
Renewals and new memberships must be purchased between Sept 6 and September 20, 2012.
Anyone can participate in this offer so tell your neighbors, friends and family, just remember to say you are supporting Highland Creek Elementary.
Please see information below about volunteer opportunities for the HCE PTA Golf Tournament. Volunteer sign ups will close on Friday, September 6 at 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in a position and able to volunteer, please click the sign up genius link at the bottom of the page. Also, please submit t-shirt sizes to John Auman by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6. Sign Up Genius Link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0944AAA62AAA8-hcepta1
The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way! At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents.
Mark your calendar for our Family Event where the whole family can join in the fun. And, you can contribute books to your child's classroom library. The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading.
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.