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Henderson County Schools Back to School Events & Activities

 

District Wide:  Henderson County Schools Welcome Week:  July 31 - August 4, 2017

  • A.B. Chandler: Parent-Teacher Conversations will be on August 1st from 3:00- 6:00 p.m. August 2nd is Home Blitz Afternoon- if you did not attend parent/ teacher conversations, teachers will be out that afternoon visiting homes.
  • Bend Gate: Popsicles on the Playground on Monday, July 31st from 5:00  -7:00 p.m. August 2nd: Home Blitz Afternoon- if you did not attend parent/teacher conversations, teachers will be out that afternoon visiting homes.
  • Cairo: Back to School night will be held on Thursday, July 27th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Home visits for Cairo are scheduled for the afternoon of Wednesday, August 2nd. Only students who do not attend the Back to School Night on July 27th will receive a home visit. Kindergarten Jumpstart for our incoming kindergarteners will be on Tuesday, August 8th from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • East Heights: Tuesday, August 1st is Back to School Night. 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. is a special time reserved for only kindergarteners. We welcome our littlest Hawks to meet their teachers and have their first glimpse of their new school! Come to the library first to start this journey.

          6:00 - 7:30 p.m. is for the rest of our East Heights students, grades 1-5.

          If your child attends our Back to School Night on Tuesday evening, he or she will

          not receive a Home Visit the following day.  Home visits for East Heights are  

          scheduled for the afternoon of Wednesday, August 2nd.

  • Jefferson: Tuesday, August 1st from 4:00-6:00 p.m. is our Meet the Teacher Night at Jefferson. Home visits for Jefferson are scheduled for the afternoon of Wednesday, August 2nd. Only students who do not attend the Meet the Teacher Night on Aug 1st will receive a home visit.
  • Niagara: Parent & Teacher Conversations on Wednesday, August 2nd from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Those who did not attend will receive a home visit on that day from 3:30-6:00 p.m.
    Back to School Ice Cream Social August 7th from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • South Heights: Home Visit Blitz on July 27th starting at 8:00 a.m.
  • Spottsville: Popsicles on the Playground/Parent Orientation Meetings on July 31st- : 12:00-1:00 p.m.; 2nd Grade 5:00-5:30 p.m.; and 4th Grade 6:00-6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, August 2nd- 1st Grade 5:00-5:30 p.m.; 3rd Grade 6:00-6:30 p.m.; and 5th Grade 7:00-7:30 p.m. Home visits will be conducted on August 2nd for families who were unable to attend Popsicles on the Playground.
  • North Middle: Experience NMS – 1:00-3:00 p.m. on July 31st. On this day, 6th grade students will receive their schedule, meet their teachers, and practice opening their locker. Students will be able to take their schedule home this day as long as their online registration is complete.

    7th and 8th grade information will be posted on the school website.

  • South Middle: Bulldog University for incoming 6th graders on August 2nd from 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    7th and 8th grade information will be posted on the school website.
  • The Central Academy: Parent/Student Blitz Day for Performance-Based is mandatory on August 2nd from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Central Academy - Door 14 (Alvasia Street Entrance). This will be an informational meeting in which all families are required to attend in order to remain in the program.
  • Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center: Preschool transition week begins August 21st.
  • Henderson County High School: Schedule is as follows:
    • Freshmen Orientation nights:
      • Blue Unit--July 25th - 5:30-8:00 p.m.
      • Green Unit--July 31st - 5:30-8:00 p.m.
      • Red Unit--August 1st - 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Henderson County High School will conduct our Colonel Home Blitz for Seniors on July 25th, Juniors on July 26th, and Sophomores on July 27th. Advisory (PLT-Personalized Learning Time) teachers will be calling parents to inform them of the window of time they can come to HCHS to meet with their student's advisory teacher and pick up the student's schedule.

Parents/guardians and students will need to have completed the online registration, pay fees online or in person, and meet with the advisory/PLT teacher to pick up their schedule on their designated date and time. Schedules will not be issued until these steps are completed.

For a household not reached by phone for an appointment and for any family who misses their appointment, a home visit by school staff will be on August 2nd, but schedules will not be available until the first day of school.

The Alternative Colonel Home Blitz will be August 7th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Teachers will not be available, but once you fill out the online registration and pay all fees, you will receive your student's schedule.

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