Hunters Woods ES NEWS & NOTES | September 6, 2022

Upcoming Dates

Thursday, September 8
(Virtual) Back to School Night
(See details below)

Wednesday, September 14
Principal's Coffee & PTA Meeting
(See details below)

Monday, September 26
Teacher Workday - Student Holiday
Rosh Hashanah

Dr. Reid

Superintendent Community Conversation

Wednesday, September 7

Don’t forget -- Dr. Michelle Reid, FCPS superintendent, will host a Community Conversation at South Lakes High School on September 7 from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Language interpretation will be provided, as available, as well as child care and light refreshments. If you plan to attend, please register today. Please register to attend. We hope to see you there!


(Virtual) Back to School Night

Thursday, September 8

We look forward to seeing you (virtually) this week during our Back to School Night.

Back to School Night will be held virtually to provide grade-level curricular information and updates to all families. Classroom teachers will be sending Zoom Links and additional information directly to their students' families.

Thursday, September 8

Session 1  6:30 PM – 7:10 PM

Session 2:  7:20 PM – 8:00 PM

Classroom teachers will present the same information at Session 1 and 2. 

All sessions will be recorded and available for families who are unable to attend. 

important note

Forms for the 2022-23 School Year

Emergency Care Form (required)

Emergency Care information can be updated as needed through SIS ParentVue. Instructions to update this information can be found on the FCPS website. In the application, review the details under ‘Student Info’

Digital Resource Parent Consent (required)

We use a variety of digital tools to support meaningful student learning. This digital form is required for students to access the digital resources utilized by teachers at HWES.

Health Form (required

Health information can be updated as needed through SIS ParentVue. Review the details under ‘Health’

FLE Opt-Out Form (only if opting out)

This form is not required-please complete the form only if you do not want your student to participate and return it to the school.

SR&R                      While use of ParentVUE to digitally sign the SR&R acknowledgement is preferred, parents/guardians may elect to download and print the SR&R Parent/Guardian Signature Sheet   from the FCPS public website.  If a parent/guardian needs assistance accessing the signature sheet, they may contact their child’s school and ask that the school provide the form.  The SR&R Parent/Guardian Signature Sheet is due September 30, 2022.  

Paying for School Lunch Check your student's lunch account balance on My School Bucks. More information can be found on the FCPS food and nutrition website. Find out what is on the menu here.

News from the HWES PTA

  • The HWES PTA is a membership organization open to ALL HWES families and staff.
  • The PTA meeting on September 14 will take place both via Zoom AND in person in the HWES Library at 7:00 PM. Please REGISTER HERE.
  • We meet once a month to learn about what is happening at the school, to determine projects to implement, to discuss opportunities, and to work together on programs and activities that support our children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement.  


News & Resources from FCPS

COVID Diagnostic Testing

COVID-19 diagnostic testing is available at no cost for all currently enrolled FCPS students on select dates throughout the year when transmission may be highest. Diagnostic testing is provided at designated times and locations for those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19.

Testing will be available September 6-8 and 12-14. Visit the testing website for information on locations and how to register for an appointment. 

“I Can’t Focus!” A Webinar on ADHD

Join the Parent Resource Center for a webinar on how to help children with ADHD learn skills and strategies to help them succeed at math and writing on September 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and September 9 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

The Parent Resource Center (PRC) offers a welcoming and engaging environment for families, educators, and community members. It provides access to information and resources to support the success of all students, including those with learning challenges, special needs, and disabilities. 

Visit the PRC website for more information on new resources, free consultations, a free lending library, and an archive of previous workshops.

How to Receive FCPS Messages in Other Languages 

You may wish to read FCPS messages in a language other than English. There are several ways you can receive or view our communications in a different language.

FCPS This Week is distributed in other languages to parents/guardians who have filled out the Home Language Survey form and selected a language supported by FCPS as their preferred language for communication. Home Language Survey forms are available in the following languages: Amharic | Arabic (العربية) | Chinese (中文) | Farsi (فارسی) | Korean (한국어) | Spanish (español) | Urdu (اردو) | Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).

Learn more about other communications that are translated.


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