April 28, 2022
Dear Hart Families,

Happy Thursday! Can you believe that it is the last week of April? Our year is definitely flying by quickly.

I hope that you will be able to join us this Saturday at LHS for our annual STEMfest from 10 am - 1:30 pm. This is a come-and-go event so you can come before or after your Saturday activities. It is a fun, interactive day where students can SEE all things about STEM, LEARN all things about STEM, and DO all things related to STEM. Don't forget to check out the Hart "Cangineering" project and the hard work of our students. I promise that this is a can't miss event.

Our attendance is looking good! Thank you for coming to school and helping your child learn each and every day!
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to me. I hope that you have a fantastic weekend.

All My Best,
Wendy Craft
Wendy_craft@lovejoyisd.net
214-551-4503 (cell)
469-742-8077 (office)
My mission is to be a servant leader who works with students, parents, and staff to build a community that fosters relationships and learning where everyone THRIVES. Each day, I strive to make the choice to be great versus comfortable, because you can't be both!
HES Information
2022-2023 School Supplies:
NOW ON SALE!
Order your 2022-2023 School Supplies NOW so they are delivered directly to the school! Save yourself the time and hassle of shooping!
Kinder, 1st, and 2nd Grade Talent Weeks: May 9th - 20th
It's time for our Kindergarten - 2nd Grade students to share their talents in music class! Here are a few points to keep in mind:

  • There are no sign up lists. Any students who wish to showcase their talent will perform either the week of the 9th or the 16th depending on how many students participate. 
  • This is optional, and students not showcasing a talent will be part of the awesome audience!
  • Students will perform in music class for their homeroom peers only. Please see the chart below to see when your student has class:
  • All information can also be found on the Hart Music Website.
  • Acts will be 1 1/2 minutes or less and appropriate for school.
Bring all props to school the day your student will perform - classroom or
music room.
  • If your student will perform with recorded music, please upload the music (mp3, mp4, .wav) into the appropriate Google folder. Name the file with your student's name (ex. "Katrina Arabie_Let It Go").


Please contact katrina_arabie@lovejoyisd.net with any questions. I look forward to seeing our students shine!
The visit will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 17th. If you would like to order any of her books, the easiest place to get them is Amazon. Please send your books to the library with your child’s name on it. An autograph will be placed inside the books and sent home with your child. Ms. Markle is guaranteed to provide a fun and exciting presentation to our leopards! Thanks to the Hart PTO for generously sponsoring this program!
STAAR Dates: 3rd and 4th Grade
Here are the upcoming STAAR dates for our 3rd and 4th Grade students. Please mark your calendars!

May 10 - 3rd & 4th MATH STAAR
May 11 - 3rd & 4th READING STAAR

We will have NO VISITORS at Hart Elementary on STAAR Testhing Days! This includes Dads at Hart, Lunch Guests, Volunteers, PTO, etc.
Dads at Hart 
Sign up today! There are still spots available in April and May. Please follow our sign-up instructions found here: Sign Up Instructions. The Dads@Hart program offers an opportunity to spend one full day in your child’s classroom and assist with activities on campus.
Please email Brian Butler, dadsathart@gmail.com with any questions about the program.
PTO News
Ways & Means/Fundraising
Raising Money for Hart Elementary PTO
Did you know raising money for Hart Elementary PTO is as easy as scanning your receipts or linking your shopping accounts? Here’s how:  

Click on the image below to sign up for these fundraising opportunities!

  • For more detailed information about how to create these accounts see the latest Hart Headlines Newsletter!
Community News
Lovejoy High School Leopard Store
The Lovejoy High School Store is having a Spring Sale. Please visit the school store during LHS hours and receive 50% off of your entire purchase.
April
30th - STEMfest @ LHS 10am-1:30pm

May
2nd - 6th - Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week
2nd - 1st Grade Mother's Day Tea (Balmer @ 8:30am, Moody @ 9:00am, Anderson @9:30am)
3rd - Kindergarten Sneak Peek (Incoming 2022-2023 Kinder Students)
3rd - 1st Grade Mother's Day Tea (Meaders @ 10:00am & Papania @ 11:45am)
4th - School Nurse's Day
6th - Lunch Hero Day
6th - 2nd Grade Field Trip to the Dallas Zoo
10th - 3rd & 4th Grade Math STAAR (NO Visitors at School Today)
11th - 3rd & 4th Grade Reading STAAR (NO Visitors at School Today)
12th - All Library Books DUE TODAY!
13th - 4th Grade Field Trip to The Perot Museum
17th - Virtual Author Visit
17th - LHS Senior Breakfast at HES
17th - PTO Board/General Meeting
19th - Kindergarten Awards
20th - 2nd Grade Awards
23rd - 1st Grade Awards
24th - Field Day
25th - 3rd Grade Awards
26th - 4th Grade Breakfast/Awards/Walk/Bash
27th - Leopard Live @ 8:15am
27th - Class Parties
27th - Early Release at 12:00pm
27th - Last Day of School
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