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    ~ Hiddenite Elementary School Mission Statement ~

    Hiddenite Elementary School is a family that seeks to create responsible citizens and lifelong learners who achieve academic excellence, personal growth, and success in a safe, positive, and diverse environment.  

    On the mark

     Click HERE to view March Breakfast Menu

    Click HERE to view March Lunch Menu

    read-a-thon

    It's time for the Hiddenite Elementary School Read-a-thon!

    Read-a-thon promises to be a fun, exciting journey that starts Monday March 22nd 2021. We will get your children excited about reading.

    We know you have limited time but want the best education for your child. That’s why we hope everyone will activate their reader's account as soon as possible. This is where you can record and view your reader's progress.

    We encourage you to activate your reader’s account today by clicking on 

    https://www.read-a-thon.com/readers/r/hydIrh and following the simple instructions.

    Covid

    Communication to parents regarding temperature screening: 

    • The infrared thermometers used in our schools read the surface temperature; therefore, if your heat is on in the car the reading may be higher. 
    • Tips to avoid this include: turn the heater down for a few minutes prior to arriving at school, turn vents so they are not blowing on the child directly, and remove caps, toboggans, or hoodies prior to arrival to school. 
    • If a student has an elevated temp during the drop off screening, we will ask the driver to pull over and we will recheck the student in about 10 minutes. 
    • Please have patience as the process may take longer than it has in the past due to weather conditions.  
    • From information received from the NC Department of Health and Human Services infrared thermometers are safe for use in reading the surface temperature of a child or adult.  Infrared thermometers measure the body's surface temperature without emitting any radiation or signal to do so.  The human body itself emits radiation in the form of heat.  That heat is called infrared radiation.  An infrared thermometer reads the heat radiation coming off of the skin of the forehead; it receives radiation, it does not send radiation.  The amount of heat radiation being picked up from a child is converted by a thermometer into a temperature value.  Sometimes a child that is flushed and hot from being outside or in a warm car will read as having a fever because they are temporarily putting out a lot of body heat radiation.  If they are allowed to rest and cool off they will read normal later.   

     

    ~ 2020-2021 Principal Newsletters ~

    Click on the monthly links to access newsletters 

    January Principal Newsletter

    January Principal Newsletter-Spanish

    November Principal Newsletter

    October Principal Newsletter

    September Principal Newsletter
    Boletín Principal de Septiembre-Español


     

  • NCStar Information and Login

    • Above you will find a Google Slides presentation that was shared to parents at a meeting about HES LPS status. 
    • As we work toward our goals as a school you can access our progress and information through NCStar. 
    • We will be entering in data on NCStar starting in the near future to track our progress on the 12 key indicators to improving a school. 

    Below is how you can access this information through NCStar: 

District Newsroom

  • The Alexander County School System is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you have questions or concerns regarding the accessibility of the website or if you are unable to access a page or document on the website, you may contact the Communications Department via email at rmeade@alexander.k12.nc.us or by phone at 828-632-7001.

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