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Red Ribbon Week
October 22-26, 2018
"Life is Your Journey. Travel Drug Free!"
HES Activities for the week:
Monday: "Code Red" Everyone will wear red from head to toe to help raise Drug Awareness.
Tuesday: I CAN be drug free! Bring a canned good to be able to wear your favorite hat or cap to support Spooky to be Hungry Drive.
Wednesday: Too Bright for Drugs! Students and faculty wear shades to show that they are too cool for drugs.
Thursday: It's Crazy to do Drugs! Wear crazy socks or hairstyle!
Friday: Wear your favorite jersey! Wear your favorite team jersey to show support of a drug free life.
*There will be an ice cream party as a reward on Friday, October 26th for the two highest classes who participated during Red Ribbon Week!
HES is participating in the Spooky to Be Hungry Food Drive October 1 -31. Please bring in your donation and support this worthy cause. The Golden Harvest Food Bank is asking for non-perishable, commercially prepared food with a special request for canned fruit, canned meats, and canned vegetables. Glass products, baby food, and baby formulas cannot be accepted. The class that collects the most can goods and non-perishable items will get a pizza party or an ice cream party!
The Georgia Department of Education Parent Survey is available for HES parents to complete online using their personal computer, smartphones, or tablet. The website address is http://gshs.gadoe.org/Lists/Parents/NewForm.aspx. The information from the survey will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Parents are welcome to complete the survey at HES in the media center. For more information, please contact Mrs. Enfinger at 706-592-4561 ext. 212.
Perfect Attendance Contest
September 4, 2018 – May 10, 2019
Hephzibah Elementary students with perfect attendance from September 4, 2018 – May 10, 2019 will be entered to win prizes such as these new bikes donated by T.R. Brooks and a $50 Walmart gift card donated by American Custom Fence Co. There will be more prizes added as donations are being sought for this contest.
10 tardies and/or early dismissal = 1 absent
1 out of school suspension = 1 absent
For more information or to donate to this worthy cause, please contact Mrs. Danforth at 706-592-4561.
Hephzibah Elementary School (HES) is a candidate school for the Primary Years Programme. We are pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy – a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Hephzibah Elementary School believes is important for our students. HES IB PYP Brochure
Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and it programmes, visit http: www.ibo.org.