8:25 AM - 12:20 PM "Let's Talk It Out"-HCHS
8:30 AM - 12:20 PM "Let's Talk It Out"-HCMS
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM "Let's Talk It Out"-HCMS
1:30 PM Early Release ECHS
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Board of Education Meeting/Oath of Office
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM Traditional Calendar Schools Early Release/Progress reports
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM "Let's Talk It Out"-CSBHS-STEM
1:30 PM Early Release for all students
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Regular School Day/Students Return
This week, December 5-9, 2016, is National Computer Science Week and Hertford County Public Schools (HCPS) Technology Department is challenging students and staff to write at least one line of computer code this week! If they choose to accept the challenge, their name will be entered in a raffle at the end of the week for one of several door prizes. They are ready for the challenge. This is how it works: If they plan a coding activity for their students or go to the following link (https://code.org/learn) to take the challenge yourself, the attached document needs to be printed. Each student or staff member should write their name and school on a computer. If assistance is needed, the school’s media coordinator will be happy to assist. All entries must be sent to Dr. Silver, Technology Director, at the HCPS District Office by Friday, December 9, 2016. Monday, December 12, 2016, prizes will delivered to the winners! HCPS Technology Department will also be doing popup Code Cafes during lunch at each high school this week. Here's the schedule if staff and students would like to learn how to write codes and receive some goodies :) • Monday - HCHS (12 - 1:30) • Thursday - HCECHS (11 - 12) • Friday - CSB (11 - 12)
The Forgivable Education Loans for Service Program (FELS) is actively recruiting applicants interested in teaching. Read More.
If you missed out on getting assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on October 29th - FAFSA Day, additional help is on the way. State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) will be offering its support to college-bound students and families the week of December 5th-9th during normal business hours in all 257 offices statewide. Branch personnel will be available throughout the week to answer questions and help with the completion and electronic filing of the FAFSA for the 2017-2018 College Academic Year.
Hertford County Public Schools and Hertford County Public Health Authority will be offering two Flu Shot Clinics for students at the following schools on the following dates: November 29 at Bearfield Primary School from 1:00-4:00 PM; December 19 at Riverview Elementary School from 1:00-4:00 PM; and the clinics are open to all Hertford County Public Schools students. These dates are Early Release dates for students. Please bring child's insurance/Medicaid information. If students are uninsured, they can still receive the flu shot. Please contact your child's school nurse or Hertford County Public Authority at 862-4054 for more information.
The application period will begin December 1 and end January 31. It is the belief of the HCECHS that all students have an opportunity to learn, grow, and challenge themselves academcially to obtain a High School Diploma and an Associate's Degree in five years, prepared to transfer and graduate from a four-year college or university.
Free professinonal development is available to alees through GT Ignite. Read More.
Fans of Bear Athletics can now follow their favorite team by subscribing to updates courtesy of our new athletics webpage. By creating an account, fans can receive game alerts for postponements and cancellations. Scores and schedules, along with announcements and photos for HCHS athletic events can also be found on the page. Links for articles about local, state and national sports stories are provided courtesy of USA Today. The new page can be found at http://hertfordathletics.com/
Hertford County Public Schools (HCPS) is a great place for teaching and learning. HCPS believes that school uniforms are a positive and creative way to increase school safety and improve student achievement. The Student Dress Code Policy # 4316 has been revised for the 2016-17 School Year due to the concerns in the community by students, parents, and business leaders. The revisions reflect the following: Shoes/Outerwear, Outerwear Compliance Measures, and Disciplinary Actions.
If you are interested in volunteering at any of Hertford County Public Schools, please contact the school's principal to schedule a face-to-face conference, as well as complete the volunteer application. Failure to do so will result in you not being approved.
Congratulations are in order for Bearfield Primary School’s, Elizabeth Shores! Mrs. Shores, a 3rd grade teacher, is the proud recipient of a $2,500 Digital Learning Grant. She plans to continue implementing the Integrated Reading component of Classworks into her daily lessons, purchase an iPad, and an iPad Jackbox, which includes a set of six headphones.
Beginning Jan.1, all North Carolina public school bus drivers will be required to use hand signals to help students safely cross the road to board the bus. The North Carolina State Board of Education approved this revision to its bus safety policy at its July meeting.
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