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Go Texan Day

Get into Rodeo spirit by polishing your boots and dressing up with your best Texas gear on Friday, Feb. 28.
And the fun continues at 2:30 p.m. in the Gym with a two-stepping, stomping, dancing event for the whole school. Parents and friends can also participate in this Go Texan celebration!
 

Shrove Tuesday

Join the Holy Spirit Episcopal Community for a pancake supper at Buffalo Grille on Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

As a tradition of our community, we enjoy delicious pancakes, celebrate with family and prepare for the lent season.
 

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, Feb. 26 is the first day of the Lent Season and we invite you to join us for Ash Wednesday.

  • Father Josh, Father Kory and Chaplain Suzy will conduct blessings and Ashes at morning carpool, a tradition at HSES during this time of repentance.
  • Worship with Lower and Middle School during Ash Wednesday Eucharist at noon.
 

Games Wanted!

Students and chaperones that participate in the Costa Rica Cultural Exchange program (March 1-7) will partner with the Episcopal Diocese of Costa Rica to enhance the youth center at Hogar Escuela, Heredia. For this effort, the group is requesting donations of new or gently-used games for all ages.
Drop off game donations in the front office by Friday, Feb. 28. Thank you for your kind support, or as they say in Costa Rica: Pura Vida!
 

Positive, Effective Discipline

The last parent education session of the school year is with Deborah Fry, Ph.D. on Wednesday, March 4 at 8:15 a.m. in the Library. 

Dr. Fry will share the roots and causes of children's misbehavior, how to diagnose the misbehavior and apply the proper tactics to redirect behavior with positive, yet effective discipline. 
 

PTO Movie Night

Join the PTO for a fun Movie Night with friends and family Friday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in Palmer Hall.

Cozy up with a blanket, pillow, nap mat or plushie to watch "The Secret Life of Pets 2" in the comfort of your own school. Pizza and concessions will be available for purchase.
 

Creative Writing Summer Camp

We are proud to once again host the WITS and Rice University's School of Literacy and Culture Creative Writing Camp on campus this summer!

For more than 30 years, this program has offered young students the opportunity to enhance their creative writing skills with an innovative literacy approach to critical thinking. 

Register Now
 

Athletic Summer Camps

Mark your calendars for these camps throughout the summer. Details to follow soon.

Basketball

June 1-4, 8-11:15 a.m.
July 13-16, 8-11:15 a.m.

Volleyball

July 20-23, 8-11:15 a.m.
Aug. 3-6, 8-11:15 a.m.

Cheer

June 8-11, 9-11 a.m.
July 27-31, 9-11 a.m.

VBS with HSEC

July 27-31, 1-4 p.m.
Incoming P4-5th grade can register now.
Incoming 6th grade to adults can volunteer now.
 

Plan Ahead with Kidventure

HSES is hosting Kidventure’s Camp Holy Spirit again this summer! Camp Holy Spirit starts June 1 and will provide eight weeks of adventure, learning, growth and summer fun.


Camp Options

Discoverer Program - for children ages 3 to 5 
Explorer Program - for incoming 1st to 5th graders
Weekly camps run Monday through Friday with activities including athletics, rock climbing, art, science, archery tag, field trips, splash day and more. Contact Kidventure for details (713) 960-8989.
Register Now
 

Uniform Update

Students tend to outgrow uniform garments mid-year. Until we transition to Dennis Uniform for 20-21, contact the school if you need to replenish uniform items.

Although Tommy Hilfiger is still the official uniform provider until May, we do not recommend to place orders through their site since we can't guarantee availability.

Uniform Request
 

Upcoming Events

Sunday, Feb. 23

* EAUX-Charist with crawfish boil and gumbo at 5 p.m. in Palmer Hall

Tuesday, Feb. 25

* No LS & MS Chapel 
* P4 Chapel at 9 a.m.
* P3 Chapel at 9:30 a.m.
* EC Chapel at 10 a.m.
* Shrove Tuesday at Buffalo Grille 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

* Ash Wednesday
* Ashes at morning carpool 
* EC Chapel at 10 a.m.
* Eucharist at noon

Thursday, Feb. 27

* No LS & MS Chapel 
* P4 Chapel at 9 a.m.
* P3 Chapel at 9:30 a.m.

Friday, Feb. 28

* Go Texan Day spirit wear or
* Spirit shirt with uniform bottoms
* 4th grade Pioneer Day
* Blessings in a Backpack - P4
* Go Texan Day celebration at 2:30 p.m. in the Gym

Sunday, March 1

* Students depart to Costa Rica for cultural exchange

Tuesday, March 3

* LS & MS Chapel at 8:15 a.m.
* P4 Chapel at 9 a.m.
* P3 Chapel at 9:30 a.m.
* EC Chapel at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, March 4

* Positive, Effective Discipline with Dr. Fry at 8:15 a.m. in the Library
* EC Chapel at 10 a.m.

Thursday, March 5

* LS & MS Chapel at 8:15 a.m.
* P4 Chapel at 9 a.m.
* P3 Chapel at 9:30 a.m.

Friday, March 6

* Spirit shirt with uniform bottoms
* Blessings in a Backpack - 3rd & 8th grade
* PTO Movie Night at 6 p.m. in Palmer Hall

Saturday, March 7

* Students arrive from Costa Rica Cultural Exchange

Blessings in a Backpack

February food focus: Original Rice Krispies treats
March food focus: Fruit cups
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HSES Mission

Holy Spirit Episcopal School offers an exemplary education for infants through grade eight that develops the whole child while achieving academic excellence in a dynamic, Christian-based environment.
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