April Health and Wellness Newsletter

Click on this month’s newsletter for information on National Autism Awareness Month and valuable information on sports injuries.

ESY PROGRAM – SUMMER 2019 JOB OPENINGS

Program Dates: July 8 – August 16, 2019 Program Hours: 8:00-11:00 am; Staff Hours: 7:45-11:15 am All positions dependent upon final summer school enrollment and IEPs K-3 12:1+1 Success Classroom Teacher 4-7 12:1+1 Success Classroom Teacher 8-12 12:1+1 Success Classroom Teacher Secondary 8:1+1 SOAR Classroom Teacher 1-3 8:1+1 SOAR Classroom Teacher 1-3 8:1+1 STRIVE Classroom …

Fifth graders raising money for unique invention

It was a normal afternoon in Tim Paris’ fifth grade class. His students were working out math problems on their new flat-panel SmartBoard, hanging on the wall. “Someday,” said Paris, “You kids will be doing these problems on SmartBoards embedded in your desks!” That gave student Riley Eggleston an idea. “Let’s make our own,” said …

Warm some hearts this winter with #HFTigerPride Shout Outs!

Warm some hearts this winter with a shout out to recognize staff and faculty for their dedication and excellence throughout the HFCSD! About this time last year, we launched the #HFTigerPride Shout Out initiative. Over 160 individuals from all departments were recognized in some small way for their contributions to our district. Share your shout out and …

Welcome to the new hfcsd.org!

Welcome to our new website The process of developing this site was based on research into how visitors use our website, the kinds of information they are seeking, and best practices in website usability and accessibility. Our partner for this project was the Communications Service of Capital Region BOCES. While the new site retains the …

Health Office on Remind

Getting in touch with your child’s school nurse is now easier than ever. Our health offices are now on the app Remind. That app allows parents and teachers to communicate with each other without exchanging phone numbers. This allows nurses to find you faster if your child is in the office. And they will periodically …

Mr. Richards is Recognized for his Bright Ideas

Fifth-grade teacher, Mr. Richards was recognized at this month’s faculty meeting for his innovative use of technology with students.   A short video from students sharing ways that Mr. Richards engages them through the use of technology included his use of the app SeeSaw and the makerspace area he has created in his classroom for …

Attendance Matters at HFCSD

Help Your Child Success in School What can you do to help? Set a regular bedtime and morning routine Lay out clothes and pack backpacks the night before Don’t let your child stay home unless she is truly sick.  Keep in mind complaints of a stomach ache or a headache can be a sign of …