Newsletter

Hickory Creek Happenings:
HCES mission:  Educate Every Student, Every Day, Every One Learning
WC Schools mission:  One Team, One Goal, High Levels of Learning for All

This will be our last newsletter for this school year.  We want to wish our 5th Grade students the best as they move on to Warren County Middle School or another school.  Also, we are looking forward to another group of Kindergarten students joining our Hickory Creek family.  For your convenience, the 2019-2020 school calendar is at the end of this newsletter.  We hope everyone enjoys their summer!!

FUN DAY
Hickory Creek PTO is providing a “Fun Day” for all of our students on Friday, May 10th.  A big “thank you” to our PTO for this special day for the students at Hickory Creek Elementary.

PRE-K GRADUATION
Pre-K Graduation is scheduled for Monday, May 13th, at 11:30 a.m. in the gym.

FIELD DAY/WET DAY
Field Day for students in Pre-K thru 2nd grade is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th.  Field Day for students in 3rd grade thru 5th grade is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15th.  Wet Day for students in 3rd grade thru 5th grade is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th.  Wet Day for students in Pre-K thru 2nd grade is Wednesday, May 15th.  On wet day, please make sure that your child brings a change of clothes with them to school.  

5TH GRADE CELEBRATION
5th Grade Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 16th, at 9:00 a.m. in the gym.

PERFECT ATTENDANCE/YEAR END AWARDS
Awards Day at Hickory Creek Elementary will be held on Thursday, May 16th, at 1:00 p.m. in the gym.  Please mark your calendar—more details to come.

KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION
Kindergarten Graduation will be held on Monday, May 20th, at 6:00 p.m. in the gym at Hickory Creek.

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
As noted on the original 2018-2019 school calendar, Wednesday, May 22nd, is a Professional Development Day for teachers/staff.  There will be no school for students.

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
Thursday, May 23rd, is the last day of school for this school year.  This is an abbreviated day, 7:45 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.  Students come to pick up report cards and attendance will be taken.  Buses will not run.

REMINDER:
Read with your child.  It is the most important 20 minutes of your day.

Dates to Remember:
May 10—Fun Day sponsored by our PTO
May 13—Pre-K Graduation at 11:30 a.m. in the gym
May 14—Field Day for students in Pre-K thru 2nd grade
May 14—Wet Day for students in 3rd thru 5th grade
May 15—Field Day for students in 3rd thru 5th grade
May 15—Wet Day for students in Pre-K thru 2nd grade
May 16—5th Grade Celebration at 9:00 a.m. in the gym
May 16—Awards Day at 1:00 p.m. in the gym
May 20—Kindergarten Graduation at 6:00 p.m. in the gym
May 22—Professional Development Day for teachers/staff.  No school for students.
May 23—Last Day of School; Report Card pickup from 7:45—9:45 a.m. (No Buses)

2019—2020 WARREN COUNTY SCHOOL CALENDAR

August 5, 2019                           Registration (Abbreviated Day 7:45 a.m.—9:45 a.m.)  No Buses
August 6, 2019                            No School for Students
August 7, 2019                            First Day of School for Students
September 2, 2019                     Labor Day (No School)
September 13, 2019                   Fair Day (No School)
October 4, 2019                          End of 1st Quarter Grading Period
October 7—11, 2019                  Fall Break (No School)
October 21, 2019                       Report Cards Distributed
November 7, 2019                      Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.
November 26, 2019                    Professional Development for Teachers/Staff (No School for Students)
November 27—29, 2019            Thanksgiving Break
December 20, 2019                    End of 2nd Quarter Grading Period
                                                       Abbreviated Day (7:45 a.m.—9:45 a.m.) Buses will run
December 20, 2019 -                  Holiday Break (No School)
January 3, 2020                           Holiday Break (No School)
January 6, 2020                           Professional Development for Teachers/Staff (No School for Students)
January 7, 2020                           Students Return from Holiday Break
January 13, 2020                         Report Cards Distributed
January 20, 2020                         Martin Luther King Holiday (No School)
January 30, 2020                         Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.
February 17, 2020                       Presidents Day Holiday (No School)
March 13, 2020                           End of 3rd Quarter Grading Period
March 16—20, 2020                   Spring Break (No School)
March 30, 2020                           Report Cards Distributed
March 31—April 3, 2020            Pre-K and Kindergarten Screenings—location TBA
April 10, 2020                             Good Friday (No School)
May 20, 2020                              Professional Development for Teachers/Staff (No School for Students)
May 21, 2020                              End of 4th Quarter Grading Period—Report Cards Distributed
                                                      Last Day of School (Abbreviated Day 7:45 a.m.—9:45 a.m.) No Buses
                                                      Warren County High School Graduation


        **Building Principals, upon request, will have the flexibility to change the date of their
           Parent/Teacher conference in their building to meet their individual needs.