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back to school HCES New Student Registration and Back To School Night
Hickman County Elementary School will host registration for new students soon!

New students and their parents are encouraged to register in the school’s front office on the days of August 5, 6, 7, and 8.   The front office will be open from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. each day.

Parents should bring items such as birth certificate, immunization records, and other pertinent documents.

Also, Back to School Night at HCES is August 8.   Doors open at 5 p.m.   Students in grades K-6 will be able to obtain school supplies and many other materials that night, while preschool students will have their own bag of treats to pick up as they meet their teachers.

 
High School Registration Dates Have Been Set
The following registration dates have been set for Hickman County High School for the 2019-2020 school year:
 
Tuesday, August 6--Grades 11 & 12--8:30 a.m.--2:30 p.m.
 
Tuesday, August 6--7th Grade Orientation--5:00 p.m. 
(Supply lists and some supplies will be provided). 
 
Wednesday, August 7--Grades 8, 9, & 10--8:30 a.m.--2:30 p.m.
 
Thursday, August 8--New Students (Grades 7-12)--10:00 a.m.--2:00 p.m.
 
Any student who is unable to register during the above dates may register on Thursday, August 8 from 5:00 p.m.--7:00 p.m. 
 
 
Summer Feeding Program
Our summer feeding program kicks off Monday June 17th - Friday June 21st and AGAIN Monday July 8th- Friday July 12th! This program is absolutely FREE for all children 18 and younger! Breakfast will be served from 8-9 a.m. and Lunch will be served from 11:30-12:30 p.m. at Hickman County Elementary School. Summer is tough financially on many families and this is a great way to get them out of the house even for a little while to get a hot fresh meal!!  

 
field day HCES Field Day
Hickman County Elementary School students recently enjoyed rebooted version of Field Day, as organized by Jeff Boaz, HCES Physical Education teacher.   This year’s version focused on teamwork, active participation, and group events.   Field Day was a huge hit with both staff and students, based on smiles during the event and comments thereafter. Click Read more for Photos. 
perfect attendance Perfect Attendance
Hickman County Elementary School recently recognized its students who achieved perfect attendance for the 2018-19 school year.

Seventeen students made it to school each day this year, earning a seat at the annual attendance awards program.   The students participated in a game resulting in prizes for each student.  The prizes included two boys bicycles, two $25 Wal Mart gift cards, a girls bicycle, and cash prizes ranging from $20 to $100.  Donations received included the two boys bikes from the local Masonic Lodge, the Wal Mart cards given by Baptist Hospital in Union City, Tenn., a girls bicycle donated by a HCES staff member, and cash given by anonymous donors.

 
Outstanding HCES Staff
Congratulations to Trina Fuller, Teacher of the Month and Tyler Burgess, Employee of the Month.... 
testing Ready for testing !

To help alleviate some of the pressures of the upcoming state K-PREP assessment, Hickman County Elementary hosted a “Stress Free Day” for its students the day before the test.

Students were able to participate in fun activities such as face-painting, kickball, volleyball, Twister, and balloon races, and treats such as snow cones and popcorn.  The day ended with each homeroom performing their group’s chant, created at one of the stations, and the unveiling of the newest Proficient-Distinguished banner hanging in the HCES gym.

As students entered the building Tuesday, they were surprised with a make-over of the school to a beach theme.   The entire HCES staff stayed after school on Monday to redecorate the school with this year’s beach theme and slogan of “Seas the Day.”  Both student entry-ways and the school’s hallways were given the beach touch, drawing oohs and ahs from students.

 
THIRD GRADE PLAY THIRD GRADE PLAY
Hickman County Elementary School’s third grade classes recently performed the play King Midas on back-to-back days.  Under the direction of third grade reading teacher Carol Byassee, both her homeroom and that of Tracy Fussell’s presented the plays to parents and family members, HCES students, and staff. 
Andreus Hunter is honored by Berea representatives. Berea Names Hunter as Legacy Scholar
Andreus Hunter was honored recently by Berea College as a Carter G. Woodson Legacy Scholar for outstanding accomplishments in the areas of academics, service, and leadership.
 
According to Kahlil Baker, Berea College Coordinator of Minority Services, this award honors the late Dr. Carter G. Woodson, an esteemed alumnus of Berea College.  A respected historian, Dr. Woodson is known worldwide as "The Father of Black History."
 
"This award is named in his honor as a means of recognizing African-American high school juniors who have demonstrated outstanding character, academic achievment, and leadership - as exemplified in the life of Dr. Woodson and the legacy of Berea College," says Baker.
 
choir Choir performance
The Hickman County Elementary and Middle School choirs recently performed their spring concert at the HCES gym.

The HCES choir, in its first year under the direction of Cody Pinson, music teacher, sang several songs for the crowd

 
Help Fund Scholarships

*ATTENTION ALL

HICKMAN COUNTY GRADUATES*

It’s time for Hickman County Alumni to help the 2019 graduates achieve their dreams of attending college!

 
student of month Elementary Student of the Month Awards
 Hickman County Elementary recently recognized its Students of the Month for April.  The character trait emphasized in April was Lead by Example.  
archery Archery Team Headed to State
Sixteen Hickman County archers will make the journey for the state archery competition, scheduled for late next week at the Expo Center in Louisville.  
board presentation HCES Students present projects at board meeting
Fifth grade students, Shamarian Gray, Abbi Frizzell and Abbey Bellew presented their Black History Month research projects at the Hickman County Board of Education meeting.  Click Read More for details. 
black history Black History Month at HCES
Hickman County Elementary staff and students recognized Black History Month in various ways during February.   Teachers incorporated research and discussion of African American leaders and achievements into daily lessons, and special projects related to the topic were featured in many classes.  Click Read More for details... 
backpack donation Backpack Donation
Representatives from the local WoodmenLife organization recently donated more than 20 backpacks to the Family Resource Center at Hickman County Elementary School.   The donation, part of the community outreach program for chapter 978 of the WoodmenLife organization,  is on behalf of the fraternal organization’s effort to help the community.   “We knew at this time of year that many students have backpacks that need to be replaced,” said Wanda Holbrook, treasurer for the local WoodmenLife.  The donation was made recently to Vickie Batts, director of the Hickman County schools’ family resource center, and Richard Todd, HCES principal.   
reading week Elementary School Celebrates Reading....
I Love to Read week will be celebrated Feb. 25-March 1st at HCES. Guest readers, DEAR time, StoryFest and much more! Click full article for schedule of events and theme days. 
Governor's Cup Winner Graham Carroll poses with his medal. Carroll Headed to State
HCMS 8th grader, Graham Carroll, is on his way to compete at the state level in science.  On Saturday, February 2, Carroll placed second in science written assessment at the Regional Governor's Cup academic competition held at Carlisle County Middle School securing his spot in Louisville next month.  
Choir performance
The Hickman County Elementary and Middle School choirs performed Tuesday at HCES for family, friends, and the public.  Both choirs, under the direction of Cody Pinson, music teacher for Hickman County schools, performed both Christmas songs and classic tunes. 
ugly sweater winners HCES Ugly Sweater Contest
Hickman County Elementary School held an ugly Christmas sweater contest Friday for both staff and students.    
HCHS Lighthouse Team Member speaks to Rotary Club. Moore Speaks to Rotarians about Recent Community Service Day
HCHS Lighthouse Team Member Jenna Moore recently spoke to the Rotary Club providing details about the county-wide Community Service Day on October 5th. 
Conservation Contest
Mrs. Cole has sent home information about a contest
students may enter. 
Click the link for more information.
 
HCHS students view Kentucky history performer. HCHS Students Learn Kentucky History
HCHS students recently experienced a Kentucky Chautauqua featuring Harry Smith playing the role of Kentucky Militiaman Private William Greathouse. 
HCHS Students Attend ACT Boot Camp
Four HCHS students recently participated in a week-long residential summer program at Murray State University. This year’s theme for the TRiO Talent Search ACT Boot Camp was “Tackling the ACT.” Students participated in morning classes that focused on content area strategies for the ACT English, math, reading, and science sections. In the afternoon, students participated in electives that helped them explore skills in journalism, art, Spanish culture, and physical education. Students also attended workshops that focused on organization, financial literacy, and career exploration.

 

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