Hocking Hills Elementary would like to thank Hocking College fire fighter students for coming to our school and educating our students about fire safety.
Fourth graders spent the morning learning more about Literary Elements with Mrs. Kellie Hayden, gifted coordinator. Students reviewed the 5 finger retell and explored plot elements using hand motions. Afterwards, students went to computer and wrote their own realistic fiction story.
Hocking Hills Elementary conducted their Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday Nov. 9th. During this assembly we honored our Veterans for their service.We would like to thank the following for helping us honor our Veterans: Specialist IV Combat Engineer, Kenny Woodburn, Student Council, Larilyn Short, Julie Woodburn, Sam Hendricks and our students. Thank You Veterans for your service!
Student council was proud to help Hocking Hills Elementary students and families participate in collecting for UNICEF. The school brought in $346.96. Our goal was $150, so we more than doubled it. The students learned to help the global community. Great job to Hocking Hills for helping UNICEF!
On October 25th, Hocking Hills Elementary held a "Trunk or Treat" family night. The theme was "Tricks, Treats, Hoots, and Howls". The program was comprised of a trunk or treat, a story read to the students by Superintendent Monte Bainter, and concluded with a presentation by Hocking County State Park Naturalist Pat Quakenbush over "Spooky Animals".
Stick Together a free, character education program offered to schools by Project Love and Duck Tape in an effort to provide a fun and different way for students to explore the important social-emotional learning concepts of kindness and sticking together to combat bullying and negative behaviors in their schools.
Hocking Hills Elementary would like to thank Laurelville Fire Department for coming to our school to teach our students fire safety prevention. Presentations were provided for all students pre-k - 4th grade. All students were provided a fire safety coloring book.
Preschool from Hocking Hills Elementary took a field trip to the Walker Family Farm on Monday. The students learned about where pumpkins come from. We had a tour of the farm by hayride, we picked our own pumpkins from the patch, and used our investigation skills in the corn maze. We used our pumpkins throughout the week for investigations and experiments. Thank you to the Walkers for allowing us to visit. And special thank you to the parents for joining us on the fun!
Hocking Hills Elementary PTO will be serving a delicious all-you-can-eat Homemade Chicken Noodle Dinner, Saturday, Oct. 22, 4p-7p, at Hocking Hills Elementary. Dinners are by donation and take-out is available. Click here for more information
The students in Mrs. Stivison's 4th grade class participated in an inquiry based science experiment that explored rivers, streams, erosion, deltas, weathering, and deposition to show that there are many different processes that build up or tear down the earths surface.
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