See below for classroom Winter Party times. Please email your student’s teacher for more information.
Hickory Flat invites you to our Veteran’s Day Celebration to honor our community’s Veterans! We are asking the school community to please invite any family and friends who are Veterans and would like to join us for this special celebration.
When: Friday, November 10th at 12:30-Veteran’s are asked to park by the New Gym (entrance on Hickory Road) and please arrive at 12:00 to be seated.
Where: Hickory Flat Elementary School New Gym
Following the assembly, a reception will be held in the cafeteria for all Veterans and their student.
Please kindly RSVP by email with the following information to email@example.com if you have a Veteran that will be attending:
Name of Veteran
Rank and Branch of Service
Email address of Veteran
Name of Student
Grade and Homeroom Teacher
Beta Club and student council will be coordinating our annual fall food donation drive. Students will bring in items from Friday, Nov. 3 – Thursday, Nov. 16. Our donations will go to MUST Ministries. The food will be provided to needy families in our area with holiday meals!! Last year, MUST Ministries provided holiday dinners to nearly 1,000 local families. Let’s bring even more this year to help others in our community!!
These are the donation requests for each grade level:
Kgn. Students—bring box of instant mashed potatoes or bag of marshmallows
1st Grade Students—bring box of stuffing or can of soup or cans/envelopes of turkey gravy
2nd Grade Students—bring canned corn or canned green beans or canister of instant tea (unsweetened)
3rd Grade Students—bring canned cranberry sauce or canned fruit or small bag of sugar
4th Grade Students—bring canned chicken broth or box of macaroni and cheese or cranberry sauce
5th Grade Students—bring cake mix or cake frosting or canned yams
It’s time for the Hickory Flat Fall Book Fair!
10/26-11/3 8am-3pm (noon Friday 11/3)
Grand Opening, Thursday 10/26 5-8 pm
Family Night, Wednesday 11/1 3-6pm
You can also visit our Online Book Fair:
Hickory Flat Online Book Fair
It’s a great way to have friends and relatives shop for your student!
Pre-order the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, The Getaway, scheduled to come out on November 7th! Books will be delivered to the school.
RED RIBBON WEEK
|Wear Red, White and Blue
UNITE against Drugs
|Put a LID on Drugs-Wear a Hat||#BeKind
To your Health-
WORK OUT WEAR
|Wear RED for DRUG FREE||TEAM UP AGAINST DRUGS-
Wear Team Jersey
The Cherokee County School District swept top Georgia PTA Awards for Principals, school nurses and school PTAs! The Georgia PTA presents statewide awards to outstanding educators, PTAs and parents at its annual conference, and CCSD claimed an impressive list of high honors. The CCSD winners were recognized by the Cherokee County School Board and Superintendent of Schools at the Board’s September meeting.
“We’re extremely proud to see our parents and employees applauded at the State level, as they our vital to our School District’s success,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said. “The PTA devotes thousands of volunteer hours in our schools, raises significant funds for school needs and advocates on behalf of our schools, our teachers and public education… and we can’t thank them enough for their dedicated service.”
Whitney Nolan, Principal of Hickory Flat ES, won the Outstanding Principal Award for elementary schools. “Just to be nominated for this award by our nationally recognized PTA at Hickory Flat is both an honor and a blessing!” she said. “Serving this community as principal is one of the most fun and rewarding experiences of my life. I have stated many times that as the leader of Hickory Flat Elementary, I do not want the community to follow me — I want the community to join me. Being selected as the Outstanding Principal Award recipient for doing what I absolutely love makes it that much sweeter.”
The 2017-2018 Reflections Theme is:
“The Reflections Arts Recognition Program is a national arts recognition and achievement program for students. Since 1969, over 10 million students across the nation have taken part in this popular PTA program.
The excitement and enthusiasm that the program generates for students, parents, schools and communities is unmatched with the majority of Georgia PTA’s participating in the program at all PTA levels.
That’s why the Reflections Program provides an excellent opportunity for students of all ages to:
As an added bonus, in showcasing and celebrating student talent, the Reflections Program increases community awareness of the importance of the arts in education.” – Ga PTA
There are 6 different categories to choose from: Dance/Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography & Visual Arts.
There are 4 forms in the Reflections packet: entry form, consent form, summary of rules, and a packaging sheet.
If you have additional questions-please email Kathryn Montgomery at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due date for all entries is October 16, 2017 by 2pm in the LIBRARY.
The following forms may be printed out for the clinic and returned with your child as needed.