Hedenkamp News

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

imagesParent Teacher Conferences will continue this week..  Remember, all 1st-6th grade students will be dismissed at 1:55 p.m all week. Kindergarten students will be dismissed at 1:25 p.m. all week. Ensemble Students  will rehearse from 2 pm to 4 pm on Thursday this week. We will not have  after school GATE classes on Wednesday. Please make appropriate transportation and child care arrangements.  We look forward to seeing you all at parent teacher conferences soon.

Father Daughter Dance

Thank you to our PTA and volunteers for a wonderful Father Daughter Dance on Friday! Our dads and daughters had such a fantastic evening! We are so fortunate to have a spectacular PTA that puts on such fabulous events.

Salute to Teachers

We are privileged to have so many amazing teachers at Hedenkamp!  We were able to celebrate one of those amazing teachers at the Salute To Teachers on Saturday evening! We are so very proud of Mrs. Ware! She represented  our school district as a nominee for County Teacher of the Year at the gala event.  Congratulations Mrs. Ware!

Fall Break

Our fall break will begin on Monday, September 24th and continue through Monday, October 8th.  School will resume on Tuesday, October 9th with a full day of instruction.  We will open our library for students on Tuesday, September 25th and Friday, October 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Students that would like to use computers for Imagine Learning, AR, Pipo, Smarty Ants, Raz Kids or Achieve 3000 are welcome to come to the library during those open times.  We hope you enjoy a wonderful break!

4th Annual Parent Academy

Save the date! Learn about tools, strategies, and resources to support your child’s success in school. Sessions will include Math,  Reading, Relationships, Health and Wellness, VAPA and more. Breakfast will be provided for all. Childcare will be provided on a limited basis, register early to reserve a spot.. Our district’s Parent Academy is coming on Saturday, October 13th at Vista Square Elementary from 8-12. To register please go to http://www.cvesdparentacademy.com or call 425-9600.

Please check out the learning and fun we had at Hedenkamp last week!

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PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

imagesParent Teacher Conferences will begin Thursday, September 13, 2018 and continue through Friday, September 21, 2018..  Remember, all 1st-6th grade students will be dismissed at 1:55 p.m during the conference period. Kindergarten students will be dismissed at 1:25 p.m.. Ensemble Students  will rehearse from 2 pm to 4 pm on Thursday this week and next week. Please make appropriate transportation and child care arrangements.  We look forward to seeing you all at parent teacher conferences soon.

GRANDPARENTS’ DAY

Calling all Grandparents and Great Grandparents!!  Please join us on Monday,
facebook-grandparentsSeptember 1o @ 8:00 a.m. in the MPR to honor and celebrate our many, many Hedenkamp Grandparents.  Please come enjoy coffee, juice, and pan dulce with your grandchild.  After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to walk your grandchild to class and be introduced to the class.  We hope to see you all there!

ELAC Meeting

Please join us for our monthly ELAC meeting.  We will meet on Thursday, September 13th at 8:15 am in our MPR! We hope to see you there!

FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT

Please join us on Wednesday, September 12 @ 5:30 p.m. for our Hedenkamp Family Literacy Night.. We are looking forward to a wonderful evening designed to engage our families in literacy activities and fun!  Please mark your calendars and plan on joining for a fun filled evening that fosters a love for literacy!

Father Daughter Dance

The Father-Daughter Dance is Friday, September 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Tickets are currently available here. Tickets are $15/per person so you will need to buy one ticket for each individual. For example, if a father and daughter are attending the dance, you will need to buy two tickets. If the father is bringing two daughters, you will need to buy three.

Tickets are available through September 9th (or until they sell out) and are available online only. Tickets will not be sold at the door. This is a very popular event.  There are no refunds for this event.

Mothers who wish to attend can only do so by volunteering. We welcome you to sign up here.

These events can only happen with the dedication of our volunteers. We look forward to seeing you there.

SUPPORT GIRL SCOUT TROOP 6534

Please join Hedenkamp and Girl Scout Troop 6534 and help kids practice the importance of protecting the environment. Drop off your used markers, highlighters and dry erase markers in the collection bin located in the office. Girl Scouts will ship them to Crayola to be repurposed! Thank you for your participation!

Fall Break

Our fall break will begin on Monday, September 24th and continue through Monday, October 8th.  School will resume on Tuesday, October 9th with a full day of instruction.

 

4th Annual Parent Academy

Save the date! Learn about tools, strategies, and resources to support your child’s success in school. Sessions will include Math, Writing, Reading, ELD, Technology, Health and Wellness, VAPA and more. Breakfast will be provided for all.  Our district’s Parent Academy is coming on Saturday, October 13 at Vista Square Elementary from 8:00 am-12:00 pm. Registration will begin soon.  We hope to see you there!

Please check out the learning and fun we had at Hedenkamp last week!

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Labor Day Holiday

Hedenkamp will be closed on Monday, September 3rd. We look forward to seeing all our Huskies on Tuesday, September 4th,

MCTEACHER’S NIGHT

images-1Please join our Hedenkamp Staff and our PTA for our annual night at McDonald’s.  The fun begins on Wednesday, September 5 @ 5:00 p.m. and will end @ 8:00 p.m. The Chula Vista Police Department will also be there with the K-9 Unit.  Come see your favorite teacher “working” at McDonald’s. Your Teachers will also be selling McDonald’s $5 Coupon Books in the restaurant lobby, so please bring your cash. $2 from every coupon book sold will go to Hedenkamp Elementary and $2 will go to the Chula Vista Police K-9 Unit! We hope to see all of our families at the McDonalds in the Sunbow Center on E. Palomar.

BOOKS AND BAGELS
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Please mark your calendars for Thursday, September 6 @ 8:15 a.m. Please join us for our annual Books and Bagels Event in the MPR. Please come enjoy a bagel and the opportunity to spend time reading with your children.

Family Literacy Night

Please join us on Wednesday, September 12 @ 5:30 p.m. for Family Literacy Night.. We are looking forward to a wonderful evening designed to engage our families in literacy activities and fun!  Please mark your calendars and plan on joining for a fun filled evening that fosters a love for literacy!

Parent Teacher Conferences

imagesPlease mark your calendars and plan for our modified schedule during parent teacher conferences.  Conferences begin Thursday, September 13 and end Friday, September 21.  Remember, during the conference period 1st-6th grade students are dismissed at 1:55 p.m. Kindergarten students will be dismissed at 1:25 p.m. during the conference period.  Ensemble rehearsal time during conferences will be from 2 pm to 4 pm each Thursday. We look forward to having all our parents attend a conference in the next two weeks.

GRANDPARENTS’ DAY

Calling all Grandparents and Great Grandparents!!  Please join us on Monday, imgres-1September 10 @ 8:00 a.m. in the MPR to honor and celebrate our many, many Hedenkamp Grandparents.  Please come enjoy coffee, juice, and pan dulce with your grandchild.  After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to walk your grandchild to class and be introduced to the class.  We hope you will join us!

Father Daughter Dance

The Father-Daughter Dance is Friday, September 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Tickets are currently available here. Tickets are $15/per person, so you will need to buy one ticket for each individual. For example, if a father and daughter are attending the dance, you will need to buy two tickets. If the father is bringing two daughters, you will need to buy three.

Tickets are available through September 9th (or until they sell out) and are available online only. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

This is a very popular event and there are only 400 tickets available. Make sure you act early if you want to participate.

There are no refunds for this event.

If you are interested in volunteering, please email volunteer@huskiespta.com.

Please check out the learning and fun we had at Hedenkamp last week!

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Husky Huddle

Our second Husky Huddle of the year is scheduled for Monday, August 27th at 8:45 am.  We invite our community to join us for this brief community meet up on the blacktop. We will salute the flag, sing and share announcements.  We encourage everyone to wear Husky Wear or our school colors, blue and red, for the Husky Huddle!

Make Up PICTURE DAY

imgres-1 Were you absent on Picture Day? Make Up Picture day is scheduled for Thursday, August 30.  Please be sure to get you picture taken on Thursday if you  missed picture day last week.  Our PTA will use Gerardy as our photography vendor this year.

mcteacher’s night

Please join our Hedenkamp Staff and our PTA for our annual night at imgresMcDonald’s.  The fun begins on Wednesday, September 5 @ 5:00 p.m. and will end @ 8:00 p.m. We hope to see all of our families at the McDonalds in the Sunbow Center on E. Palomar.

BOOKS AND BAGELS
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Please mark your calendars for Thursday, September 6 @ 8:15 a.m. Please join us for our annual Books and Bagels Event in the MPR. Please come enjoy a bagel and the opportunity to spend time reading with your children.

grandparents’ day

Calling all Grandparents and Great Grandparents!!  Please join us on Monday, Grandparents-fill-the-world-with-love-on-National-Grandparents-Day-and-all-through-the-yearSeptember 10 @ 8:00 a.m. in the MPR to honor and celebrate our many, many Hedenkamp Grandparents.  Please come enjoy coffee, juice, and pan dulce with your grandchild.  After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to walk your grandchild to class and be introduced to the class.  We hope you will join us!

Father / Daughter Dance

Mark your calendars, the Father Daughter Dance is September 14th. Tickets will go on sale ONLINE ONLY on Sunday, September 2nd and continue through the 9th. This is a very popular event, so watch the blog for volunteer opportunities and additional information.

Please check out the learning and fun we had at Hedenkamp last week!

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APEX Fun Run

Thank you to our PTA for sponsoring such a terrific event on Thursday, August imgres-216.  Also, thank you to all our parents for attending and volunteering to help with the run.  Please check the PTA Blog frequently for more information regarding our profits from the APEX Fun Run.  We have posted several pictures on Twitter,  Take a look! We also created a montage of photos and videos from the event: APEX Fun Run 2018

PICTURE DAY

imgres-1Picture day is scheduled for Thursday, August 23.  Flyers with details about Picture Day were sent home last week.  Our PTA will use Gerardy as our photography vendor this year.

SUPPORT GIRL SCOUT TROOP 6534

Please join Hedenkamp and Girl Scout Troop 6534 and help kids practice the importance of protecting the environment. Drop off your used markers, highlighters and dry erase markers in the collection bin located in the office. Girl Scouts will ship them to Crayola to be repurposed! Thank you for your participation!

Military Family Game Night

Please mark your calendars for our first Military Family event of the year! We will hold a Family Game Night on Thursday, August 23 at 5:15 pm.  Please bring your favorite game and dinner for your family.  We will provide dessert for all.  We hope to see you there!

parent teacher conferences

It is hard to believe that our Parent Teacher Conferences are in just a few weeks. Please mark your calendars and plan for our modified schedule.
images-3Conferences begin Thursday, September 13 and end Friday, September 21.  Remember, during the conference period 1st-6th grade students are dismissed at 1:55 p.m. Kindergarten students will  be dismissed at 1:25 p.m daily during the conference period.  Conference information will be sent home by your child’s teacher.

Please check out the learning and fun we had at Hedenkamp last week!

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APEX FUN Run

Thank you to everyone who is participating in our annual APEX Fun Run.  The APEX Team is having a great time meeting our students and modeling teamwork and leadership. We love that the APEX team is helping build STRONG HUSKY Leaders.  If you would like to donate please check out your child’s  “apex lanyard” that was distributed last Tuesday. All instructions are inside. Please visit myapexevent.com to donate. Use the student’s special “access code” printed on their lanyard to log in and enter your information online. This will help the apex team keep track of pledges. Please remember to Login your child’s shirt size online because every student will receive a free shirt on run day just for choosing their size online! The Fun Run is Thursday, August 16.  Please be sure to send your child with a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and clothes and shoes that they can run in. We hope you will be able to join us to cheer our Huskies on! As last year, there are three tracks and there will be three different times depending upon grade level.

9:00 am  – K, 1st, and 2nd Grades

10:00 am – 5th and 6th Grades

11:00 am  – 3rd and 4th Grades

DROP OFF and Pick Up Procedures

dropoffsignAs you know, we are very large school with over 1000 students! We love having such a large, vibrant school community!Having a large number of students means drop off and dismissal time can get very busy.  Please remember if you use any of our three drop off and pick up zones, you need to stay in your car and continue to pull forward at all times.  Please never leave your vehicle unattended in the yellow zones.  Also, please steer clear of all red zones, you will get ticketed if you stop there.  Please be sure your child knows where they should wait for you at dismissal. Thank you for your patience and cooperation at drop off and dismissal time.  We also appreciate you modeling appropriate and courteous behavior for our Huskies at all times.

Parent Workshop

We will hold a Parent Workshop on Wednesday, August 15 at 5:30 pm in the library.  Mr. DeVore and I will share how to read CAASPP, ELPAC, and Local Measures score reports.  We will also share technology tools you can use at home to support your child!  We hope to see you all there!

Picture Day

imgres-1Please mark your calendars.  Picture day is scheduled for Thursday, August 23.   Our PTA will use Gerardy as our photography vendor this year.

 

Support Girl Scout Troop 6534

Please join Hedenkamp and Girl Scout Troop 6534 and help kids practice the importance of protecting the environment. Drop off your used markers, highlighters and dry erase markers in the collection bin located in the office. Girl Scouts will ship them to Crayola to be repurposed! Thank you for your participation!

Child Nutrition Services

We encourage you to visit the Child Nutrition Services website to apply for free or reduced lunch for your child. Meal Application .  We strongly encourage all families to complete the application.  Our school receives additional funding based on the number of students that qualify for this program.

Please check out the learning and fun we had at Hedenkamp last week!

 

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APEX Fun Run

20140821_092727The APEX Fun Run Fundraiser begins soon!  The opening Pep Rally  is Tuesday, August 7 at 8:45 a.m.  for students in K-3 and at 9:30 a.m. for students in 4-6. Parents are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars for the APEX Fun Run on Thursday, August 16th. We hope you will join us! Students in grades K-2 will run at 9, grades 5-6 will run at 10, and grades 3-4 will run at 11.  Last year, we profited over $20,000, which went back to the classrooms and many other activities and events.  This year, funds raised will go toward additional shading, lighting for evening activities, and classroom supplies.

Husky Wear

Our PTA Husky Wear sale is going on now and ends Friday, August 13th.  There are a variety of new designs and styles available!   The sale is available ONLINE only at huskiespta.com/webstore.  Orders must be in this week, so don’t delay and submit your order today!  Our PTA membership drive  is also still going on, please join today!

 Visual and Performing Arts

Our VAPA instruction is well underway at Hedenkamp.  Our VAPA teachers visit every other week to provide dance, music, photography, and art instruction for our students.  Your child will receive half a day of VAPA instruction every other week.  Please ask you children what they are learning in VAPA !

Parent Leaders Needed

imagesAre you interested in getting more involved at Hedenkamp?  We need parents to serve on our School Site Council and English Learner Advisory Committee.  If you are interested in making decisions about our school budget and Single Plan for Student Achievement, please consider getting involved.  Please let Mr. DeVore or Mrs. Mazeau know if you would like to get involved.

Save the Date – Parent Meeting

Please mark your calendars for our next parent meeting.  We will meet on Wednesday, August 15 at 5:30 pm in our school library.  We will share our CAASPP and Local Measures scores.  We will also share technology resources that are available to all Hedenkamp students.  We hope to see you there!

Please check out the learning and fun we had at Hedenkamp last week!