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Dean Rusk Music Program

Dean Rusk offers the most comprehensive middle school music program in Cherokee County with award- winning band, chorus, and orchestra programs. The music staff has a combined total of more than 60 years of teaching experience. We would love for your student to begin or further their music education with us. Music classes meet daily

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Spring Book Fair

Book Fair Week: Monday – Friday, 5/7-11… The book fair is open every day from 8:00-3:00 except on Friday.  We close at noon on Friday to break down. Thursday, 5/10…  Grandfriends Breakfast from 8:30 – 10:30.  Grandfriends will check-in with volunteers in the lobby.  Family Night, 3:00 – 8:00.  We will be open throughout the Art

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End of Year Celebrations

Grade Level Date and Time Kindergarten Bailey   Tuesday, May 22 from 9:00-10:00 in classroom Haney   Wednesday, May 23 from 11:45-12:45 in classroom Stewart  Wednesday, May 23 from 9:00-10:00 in classroom Van Hout   Friday, May 18th from 11:45-12:45 in classroom 1st Grade Aubin   Tuesday, May 22 from 9:45-10:45 in classroom Buckner   Tuesday, May 22 from 9:45-10:45 in classroom

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Field Day Dates and T Shirts

Field Day Dates…. May 16th Kindergarten/ 8-10am; May 16th Grades 1-2/ 9:45-2pm; May 17th 3-4 grades/ 815-2pm; May 18th 5th grade/ 8:15-2pm GAME ON! Field Day T-Shirt Order Form Hello HFES Families: Field Day is quickly approaching, and I am going to have Field Day shirts available for purchase for $7 each! All proceeds benefit the PE

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HFES Science Olympiad Team Headed to State!

More than 500 Cherokee County School District students competed in the Cherokee County Elementary Science Olympiad, with four teams now headed to State!   Clark Creek ES STEM Academy Team Maroon and Mountain Road ES Team Red tied for first place – a first in the event’s history, with Hickory Flat ES Team 1 placing

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Read Across America Week

Dr. Seuss’s birthday is next week.  We have a full week of Seuss-tastic fun planned! Each day next week will be themed with fun for everyone. Monday – “Fox in Socks”…  Wear wacky socks Tuesday – “Green Eggs & Ham” …  Wear green Wednesday – “Wacky Wednesday” …  Wear, clothes backwards, inside-out, etc. Thursday –

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Paws and Claws Pet Supply Drive

Our spring “Paws and Claws” pet supply drive will be held Mar. 2-9!  We will be collecting supplies for the Cherokee County Humane Society.  Students at different grade levels can bring in donations as shown below: Kgn.—cat or dog toys 1st grade—garbage bags 2nd grade—dog or cat treats 3rd grade—canned cat or dog food 4th

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Jump Rope for Hearts

Jump Rope for Heart is February 14-16 during regular PE classes. We are already collecting $$ for the American Heart Association. Forms have gone home, so please check out the information on the front of the envelope to find out how to register and even download the APP. This sway will help give info too-

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Tall and Small Ball

Brought to you by your HFES Foundation Thursday, February 8th 6-8PM HFES Cafeteria DJ, Dessert table, Photo booth and fun! $20 per couple/$5 each additional HFES Princess Where Princess Unite and Soar on the Dance Floor! Photo Booth by Mr. Gunderlock! $5 per 3 photo strip/Cash Only/Paid at the dance T-shirt Order Form and money

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2017 Winter Parties

See below for classroom Winter Party times.  Please email your student’s teacher for more information. Kindergarten        Stewart – 9:00 Wed., 12/20       Bailey – 11:30 Wed. 12/20       VanHout – 11:30 Wed. 12/20       Haney – 11:30 Thurs. 12/21 First Grade:   9:45 – Thurs. 12/21 Second

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