November 19, 2020 Dear Hocking Hills families, I am sending this correspondence home just to clarify how we plan to continue to educate children during our brief remote learning venture. As you are likely aware, we will shift to remote learning on Monday, November 23, 2020 and continue remote lessons until the end of day on December 4, 2020. We will resume face to face and in building learning on December 7, 2020. Just like a normal school day, we have expectations that students connect w...
Here is a link to our Veteran's Day tribute. I hope you all enjoy, especially the members and former members of our armed forces. Thank you for your service!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMJVJ1Gebk8&t=31s Please enjoy this video presentation as we begin the school year. Grades 1-4 will begin school on August 24, 2020. Kindergarten will begin August 26, 2020. Hocking Hills Pre School will begin September 1, 2020.
The entire Hocking Hills staff would like to invite every student to enjoy a Honk Out drive through event to end our school year. Every year we do a Clap Out for our 4th grade students when they leave Hocking Hills Elementary as students for the last time but due to COVID-19 restrictions, it is not possible to hold that event this year. Instead, the awesome teachers at Hocking Hills Elementary came up with the idea for a Honk Out. We request 4th grade participants to arrive at the school by 3:00...
Mrs. Cassady's Second Grade class celebrated the 100th day of school today with cookies that made the number 100. Why is this good learning? Grade 2 has been working on the following two standards all year, and they have even gone beyond 100 in problem solving. 2.NBT.5 Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. 2.MD.5 Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word pro...
A Message from the School Social Worker Hello and Welcome Winter! January brings some exciting events to the School Counseling Program. We are continuing with lessons regarding gratitude, compassion and caring among several grades. The last week of January is The Great Kindness Challenge. This is an international event involving several kindness activities. Help our school become Kindness Certified by participating in this event! Kindness Week is January 27th - 31st We are as...
Hocking Hills Elementary fourth grade students visited the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus on Friday, December 13th. The students were excited to share their knowledge about Ohio history. The students enjoyed seeing the Map Room, Senate Chamber, Rotunda, and many other spaces in the complex. Senator Schaffer sent two representatives from his office to talk to the students and brought them Ohio activity books. Students were also able to explore the Interactive Museum. We thank Mrs. Shepard for planni...
Mrs. Woodburn has the students painting the snow plows. ODOT reports a 15% increase in efficiency with the paint on the plows. They not only look spiffy; snow days should be reduced, too. (Some statistics in this post may qualify as fake news ;)
Big thank you to the high school for visiting this morning! We had fun with the Fight Song and all of the memorabilia you brought. Go Chieftains!
Our students take responsibility in reducing our Carbon imprint in the beautiful Hocking Hills. Student Council Members collect recycling every Friday from classrooms and offices. This helps keep our school clean and our Natural Resources Green! Great work Student Council!
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