Third grade students will take the Georgia Milestone Test April 17-19. Fourth grade students will take the Georgia Milestone Test April 19-21. Fifth Grade students will take the Georgia Milestone test April 24-28. It is important that students are prepared for these tests. All students should be present and on time each day. They should get a good night’s sleep and eat a good breakfast. We want HES students to do their very best on this test!
Please click here for Georgia Milestone Study Guides for students in grades 3 - 5.
For more information about the Georgia Milestone test, click here.
Buy One Get One Free Scholastic Book Fair
The “Buy One Get One Free" Scholastic Book Fair will be April 24 – April 28. Daily shopping hours are: from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. The Book Fair will not be open from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. due to testing. The book fair will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 28th. You’ll leave the Fair with twice as many books! No checks will be accepted. We can only accept cash, debit and credit cards.
HES Annual Title I End of Year Meeting
HES Annual Title I End of Year meeting is Monday, May 8th at 6 p.m. in the school’s gym. The following information will be presented: Compacts, Parent Policy, Curriculum, Title I Budget, and Survey. The Title I Parent Engagement room will be open for visits. HES students will perform at this event. Hope to see you there!
HES Honors Day Schedule
Tuesday, May 16th
Kindergarten 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
First Grade 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 17th
Second Grade 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Third Grade 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 18th
Pre-K 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Fourth Grade 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 23rd
Fifth Grade 8:00-9:30 a.m.
Hephzibah Elementary School (HES) is a candidate school for the Primary Years Programme. We are pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy – a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Hephzibah Elementary School believes is important for our students. HES IB PYP Brochure
Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and it programmes, visit http: www.ibo.org.