WHAT'S COOKING at HPA SFW - Week of 03/07/2022

HPA MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE SELECTION NIGHT - 03/07 The HPA Middle School is hosting a course selection night for all incoming 6th/7th/8th grade students for the 2022-2023 school year on Monday, March 7th @ the middle school campus....1256 Jim Wright Freeway:

  • Incoming 6th graders: 6:00pm

  • Incoming 7th graders: 7:00pm

Please click here for the detailed flyer SPRING OPEN HOUSE - 03/10 Please join us for our Sping Open House on Thursday, March 10th. There will be two sessions as follows:

  • 6:00pm-6:30pm Last Names A-M

  • 6:30pm-7:00pm Last Names N-Z

You will have an opportunity to see some of the great things your student has been working on at school. We hope you will be able to attend! SPRING BREAK - 03/14-03/18 We wish all of our families an enjoyable, relaxing and safe week! School resumes on Monday, March 21st. YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE Yearbooks for the 2021-2022 school year are now on sale for $25.00. Please click the following link to complete an order form: http://simplyyb.entouragego.com/YBStore/YearbookStoreMain.asp?yearbook_id=54837 HEALTH PROTOCOLS The use of face coverings at school is recommended. Please keep your student(s) at home if:

  • your student is showing signs of illness...click here for a list of symptoms to look for that may be Covid-19 related

  • you or your student are awaiting test results for Covid-19

  • your student, or someone in the home has tested positive for Covid-19

Notify our school immediately with any positive Covid-19 results by emailing:

Click here to view the "Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services" plan Click here to view the "Elementary Healthy Bites" Newsletter for March 2022 SATURDAY SCHOOL To maintain compliance with TEA requirements, and make up instructional minutes, Saturday School may be assigned to students for:

  • attendance

  • behavior

  • 10+ tardies within a six week period

  • 10+ early dismissals within a six week period

  • Saturday School hours are 8:00am-12:00pm

  • students need to be dropped off and picked up on time

  • students dress in their regular HPA uniform

  • please follow the coned lanes for drop off and pick up


SCHOOL HOURS

  • Our school hours are 8:00am-4:00pm

  • School doors open at 7:30am

  • Please do not leave your student unsupervised at the front doors before that time

  • Students should remain in their vehicles until 7:30am when staff members and student leaders are on duty

  • If your student gets dropped off by a daycare or other driver, please make them aware of this important safety procedure

  • Afternoon dismissal begins at 3:45pm...please make sure your student is picked up no later than 4:00pm

  • We appreciate your cooperation with these drop-off and pick-up procedures

LATE ARRIVALS

  • All students should be seated in their classrooms by 8:00am to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance and morning announcements with their classmates

  • Classroom instruction begins at 8:05am

  • To minimize classroom disruption, and ensure that each student has the best start possible to the school day, all students need to arrive on time

  • Students arriving after 8:05am are considered TARDY

  • We understand that circumstances arise occasionally, but ask that every effort is made for a timely arrival each morning

EARLY DISMISSALS

  • Please be sure to arrive before 3:30pm for an early dismissal

  • For early dismissals due to doctor appointments, please provide a doctor's note

FOOD DELIVERIES

  • Food deliveries are not allowed

  • If a student forgets to bring lunch, please feel free to drop it back off before 9:00am

  • Food items sent in for parties/celebrations need to be store-bought and brought in by the student in the morning...someone will be available to help students to their classrooms

IMPORTANT SAFETY PROCEDURES/GUIDELINES

EARLY MORNINGS

Please click here for Early Morning Safety Procedures and Guidelines.

INCLEMENT WEATHER - MORNINGS

Please click here for Safety Procedures and Guidelines when mornings are rainy or very cold.

INCLEMENT WEATHER - AFTERNOONS

Please click here for Safety Procedures and Guidelines when afternoons are rainy or very cold.

LOT TRAFFIC - SAFETY GUIDELINES

Please click here for Safety Procedures and Guidelines on school property.


UNIFORMS

  • Students need to be in uniform daily, Monday-Thursday, unless otherwise specified

  • Uniforms may be purchased from Academic Outfitters

  • Solid (no graphics) red or navy hoodies may be worn at school

  • Click here for the HPA uniform dress code

SPIRIT FRIDAYS

  • Every Friday is SPIRIT FRIDAY and students may wear a spirit t-shirt with jeans, khakis, shorts or skirts

  • Shorts/skirts need to be fingertip length

  • The uniform polo is not considered a spirit t-shirt

  • Students not in spirit wear will need to dress in regular HPA uniform

  • Students may wear distressed jeans, however, leggings must be worn underneath jeans with holes at or above the knees

UPCOMING EVENTS

03/07 - HPA Middle School Course Selection Night (6th grade, 6:00pm/7th grade, 7:00pm @HPA Middle School campus, 1256 Jim Wright Freeway)

03/10 - Spring Open House (6:00pm-6:30pm A-M/6:30pm-7:00pm N-Z)

03/14-03/18 - Spring Break

03/21 - Classes resume

03/22 - School Board Mtg. (7:00pm-9:00pm)

04/02 - Spring Dance Recital, grades 3-6 (@HPA k-1 campus, 8300 West Freeway)


Thank you for sharing your student(s) with us! We appreciate your continued support as we work together to ensure a fun, safe and successful school year for all.


Diana Greenhouse

Elementary Principal

HPA SFW

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