Hart Elementary School
450 Country Club Road
Lucas, TX 75002
December 15, 2016
Hart Families and Friends,

Tomorrow is a big day for our students as they celebrate the holidays with class parties, Thank you to all of our room parents and volunteers for making this a special time for our kiddos.

In addition to the class parties, our Annual Reflection's Assembly will begin tomorrow at 8:15 in the cafeteria. We will recognize our PTA Reflections participants, along with those students who received awards. We will also announce the students who will be moving on to the next level of competition, Please join us if you had a student participate in the contest.

Our assembly will begin tomorrow at 8:15 in the cafeteria. We will kick things off with a few songs performed by our choir and then they will lead the students in a holiday sing along. Following the choir performance, we will present the Reflections awards, and will end with our special gift from the staff to the students. 

Due to the weather, the ground around the school is damp. To prevent anyone from parking in the wet grass, and getting stuck in the mud, we have arranged for a shuttle from WSMS beginning at 10:15. They will make their first run to Hart at 10:30. The bus will also return parents (and their kiddos) to WSMS after the class parties. We will begin our first run at 11:45 to get a jump start before the rest of our buses arrive. We are looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Kathy Foster
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New!  Reflections Assembly:
On Friday we will have awards for the winners of our Reflections contest. The assembly begins at 8:15 a.m. 

New!  Friday Dress Days in December
:
Dec 16th - Class parties and dress as your favorite Holiday Character day (snowman, Santa, elf, etc...)

NEW! Class Christmas parties will be held tomorrow beginning at 10:45 a.m. Dismissal will be early at Noon.

Reminder: Please send all information regarding absences and dismissal changes to the office as well as to the teacher. Thank you :0) 

Message from the Nurse

NEW! ILLNESS

Currently we are seeing some strep (some are not having fever or sore throat but are presenting with stomach virus like symptoms), a short lived stomach virus lasting 12-24 hours causing vomiting and diarrhea, and a cold like virus causing fever, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, body aches, cough, sinus congestion and headache (some are not experiencing all of these symptoms) which is lasting about 3-5 days and seems to be worse around day 2-3.

Please remember, if your little ones have had diarrhea, fever greater than 100 (without medications), or vomiting they must be out of school for a full 24 hours so that we can help keep protect others.

Thank you for your cooperation!
PTA News
Class Christmas parties~ Dec 16th
Class Christmas parties will be on Friday, December 16 th at 10:45am.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES for the new year!
Lunch Bunch Fridays - Click Here 

Dads Lunch Bunch- Click Here

Hart PTA~ Parent Powered //  Hart PTA December Newsletter
Counselor's Corner

As the New Year approaches and many of us begin discussing our resolutions, I am beginning to prepare to discuss the concept of goal setting with our students. They may be in turn discussing this at home as we move through January in our new semester.  Please feel free to ask them if they have set goals, or are thinking about them.

Happy Holidays to all of you and your families. May your New Year bring you lots of cheer. See you next year. 

Sincerely,  
 
Ms. Kennaugh
Counselor

Upcoming Dates:
December 
16- Last Day of School and Early Release at Noon
19-Jan 2 Christmas Break 
District News 
Foundation for Lovejoy Schools
2016 Annual Appeal Ends December 31, 2016
As the end of the calendar year approaches, the Foundation for Lovejoy Schools would like to say thank you for your generosity to our annual appeal campaign. We have received donations from 561 donors totaling $169,509.75. This is just a little shy of our goal of $200,000 and 650 donors. If you haven't donated yet or you wish to make a final end of year tax-deductible donation, please click here .  Without you, we could not carry out our mission to enhance the educational experiences for Lovejoy students and staff. 
 
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Lovejoy Leopard Lacrosse - Boys and Girls Teams -  
Registration Ope n Through January 6 
Registration is now open for the 2017 Spring season of Lovejoy Leopard Lacrosse.  Join the most exciting, fastest growing sport in the country.  Register for:
 
Boys:  Grades 1st through 12th
Girls:  Grades Kindergarten through 8th
 
Visit www.lovejoylacrosse.com for information regarding the program and the upcoming Spring season.
 
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