To opt-in to receive HCPSS text messges, text "YES" to 67587.
November 3 Schools and Offices closed
November 6 Schools close 3 hours early (Details will be sent)
November 16 Quarter 1 Report Cards Issued
November 24-25 Parent Teacher Conferences (Details will be sent)
Media Matters and Tech Tidbits
Technology self-help is available in various places in the communication posted by HCPSS during this virtual time. HCPSS Connect - Guides offers quick links and information on a wealth of topics, such as Canvas, Synergy, Student Technology, Family File, Parent Conferences, and much more. Keep this link handy!
If you are in need of assistance with your Chromebook after visiting Student Technology Resources and reviewing the Chromebook self-help information, complete the FRES Community: Tech Support Form for assistance from the FRES Tech Team. This form is also available on the FRES School Website.
Battle of the Books- Attention all fifth grade parents. Your students heard presentations this week in their Media class about the reading competition, Battle of the Books sponsored by HCPL and HCPSS. Registration for the competition begins on Oct. 23rd. We encourage you to register on Oct. 23rd to secure your spot. For complete information, please visit http://hclibrary.org/new-a-main/battle-of-the-books/
Free Food Distribution on Saturdays in October
See the attached flyer regarding free food distribution on Saturdays in October at Ducketts Lane Elementary School.
Hi FRES Families,
We still have plenty of free pumpkins available! Reserve a pumpkin here.
Pick up your pumpkin at FRES THIS Sunday, Oct. 25 from 1-3 p.m.
Carve your pumpkin and drop it off at the school on Oct. 30 before 5 p.m.
Drive through the display on Oct. 30 between 6:30-8:30 p.m. to see all of the carved pumpkins and get a treat at the end. Let us know you are coming here.
NEW If you would like to submit a photo of your child in his/her costume to be projected as part of a rolling slide show at the event, please email the photo to email@example.com with your child's first name and grade mentioned, by Oct. 29.
Wellness Kits will be available at both the pumpkin pick up and drive through event if you have not yet picked yours up.
Meeting for Halloween Event Volunteers: Google Meet 6-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26 https://meet.google.com/abr-mbze-ujz
Upcoming PTA Meetings: (Via Zoom): November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14
Membership Update: We are now up to 62 members! This is a great start. FRES families, staff, and community members can join at www.frespta.org/join Only $10 per year for an individual or $16 for a pair.
Staff Appreciation: We are always looking for new ways to support our FRES staff during our virtual learning semester. A few of our wonderful teachers have shared their Amazon wish lists and some shared their favorite things with us.
We encourage the FRES community to assist our staff with their classroom needs. Any contribution is greatly appreciated! Thank you for your continued support in our staff appreciation efforts! https://frespta.org/2020/10/13/fres-staff-favorite-things-and-wish-lists/
Thanks and have a great weekend!