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Principal's Message for the week of 02.05.18

Announcements for the Week of December February 5th, 2018

Good Morning, this is Jessica Emory the Principal of Harkers Island with the announcements for the coming weeks. This announcement can also be located on the school website on the main page.


Week Events:

For the week of February 5th:

  • There are no significant announcements for this week.

For the week of February 12th:

  • There are no significant announcements for this week.


Make-Up Snow Days:

  • Snow day January Thursday the 4th:  make-up day January 25th
  • Snow day January Friday the 5th: make-up day April 5th
  • Snow day January Monday the 8th: make-up day April 6th
  • Snow day January Thursday the 18th: no make-up day announced yet
  • The 30th of March has been turned into an Early Release Day.


Lockdown Drill:  Please see the letter sent home this weekend in your child’s folder.  We are preparing for our first lockdown drill.

Pastries with the Principal:  We had our first Pastries with the Principal meeting in January.  We discussed the building projects, snow make-up days, and volunteerism.  Here are the dates for the remainder of the year.  If there is interest in a 4:30 pm meeting time please email Ms. Emory (jessica.emory@carteretk12.org) and given enough interest she will host an am and pm session.

  • March 28th: Volunteers, Heritage and Culture Curriculum
  • April 17th: Topics TBD
  • May 15th: Topics TBD


Puberty Unit:  For all fourth and 5th grade students with a signed permission form, the puberty lessons will take place on either Monday or Tuesday in PE next week.  If you have questions please contact Ms. Ashley the PE teacher.


Report Cards:  Report cards went home on Friday the 2nd.  Please ask your child to see their report card.



Follow HIES on Twitter @HIESPrincipal and/or on our main website.


Valentine’s Day:  HIES students are recognizing our community support agencies for Valentine’s Day.  We are asking for donations of gum, mints, chocolates, or store bought goodies as donations.  These can be dropped off in the Main Office.  Stay tuned for pictures of our efforts.



If you have any questions please call the Front Desk at 252-728-3295. This message has been posted on the school website for your reference.


Our Harkers Island Students Shine Bright every day and Light the Way!  Join us in celebrating their daily and weekly accomplishments. 


Shine your light and make a positive impact on the world; there is nothing so honorable as helping improve the lives of others.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

Posted by: Allison Guthrie Published:2/1/18
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