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You're Invited!

Grandparents, special friends and parents are invited to celebrate this special day with the HSES community on Friday, Nov. 22 at 8:15 a.m.

Special guests will enjoy a morning of fellowship, worship and an Arctic adventure at the Book Fair.

Event Check-In

We encourage all visitors to check-in at the table that will be located in the main parking lot by the flag. The check-in station will move to the covered walkway by the Nave courtyard if it rains.

We will print name tags for all visitors and want to ensure everyone is included so please confirm attendance by completing the form.

Schedule of Events

Each group, divided by age-level, will follow a specific schedule of events. Please select the schedule that pertains to your visit for details of activities, time and location.

Early Childhood
Primary 3
Primary 4
Kindergarten through Fifth Grade
Sixth through Eighth Grade

Early Dismissal

  • Early Childhood - no early dismissal, resumes regular activities and remains open.
  • Primary School - early dismissal at 11:45 a.m.
  • Lower and Middle School - early dismissal at noon.
If your child intends to leave with a grandparent or special friend, complete the Permission Slip and return to the classroom or advisory teacher.

Kidventure After School

Kidventure is available from noon to 6 p.m. and does not require a reservation. Make sure to register in advance if you plan to use childcare on this day.

Kidventure will charge non-registered students:
  • $30 from noon to 3:30 p.m.
  • $30 additional from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
Lunch is not provided for Primary, Lower and Middle School on this day. Students that stay for aftercare must bring their own lunch. 

Additional Information

Chapel uniform is required for all students on this special occasion.

Contact us if a student does not have a grandparent or special friend available on this day. We will try our best to arrange for a staff or vestry member to accompany them. Parents are also welcome to join their child as a companion.

Snow Much to Read!

Arctic Adventure Book Fair

The Polar Affair takes place Wednesday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Nov. 22 and you don't want to miss the adventure that transports you to the land of igloos.

Lets warm up Monday, Nov. 18 by wearing our coziest PJs!
Mrs. Broaddus is seeking more volunteers to support this magical event. Sign up for a slot to help students enjoy books and encourage a love of reading.
Volunteer Now!

Book Fair Schedule

Monday, Nov. 18 - Pajama Day
Tuesday, Nov. 19 - Preview Day
Wednesday, Nov. 20 - Shopping Day
Thursday, Nov. 21 - Shopping Day
Friday, Nov. 22 - Shopping Day (with grandparents and special friends)

Digital Wallet

Parents can set up a digital account for students with eWallet to shop cash-free.

This convenient online service allows parents to add funds and preset spending limits for their children to enjoy a secure shopping experience.
Set Up eWallet

Matching Gifts for FFE

To support our Fund For Excellence annual campaign, an anonymous donor is offering to match up to $10,000 in donations received Nov. 15 to Nov. 22.

If you would like to contribute, take advantage of this generous offer. With leadership gifts like these, we can sustain the enrichment opportunities that create a unique learning environment for students of all ages.
Donate Now

The Baby in the Manger

Oh, the joyful sounds of Christmas are filling the air with The Baby in the Manger, a Kindergarten pageant. Mark your calendars for this Nativity tradition that takes you back to Bethlehem.

Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. - EC & PS attend
Thursday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. - LS & MS attend
Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. - Community attends
* Performances held in the Nave

Parent Alerts

Occasionally, the school communicates via text and we want to make sure all parents receive these messages.

If you are not receiving parent alerts or unsubscribed, text START to 22383. This will add your contact information to our parent alert system.

Movies with HSE

Join the Holy Spirit Episcopal Community at Cinemark, Memorial City on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. to watch "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood."

Limited tickets of $10 available so reserve now!


Open House Tours

Please invite your friends, neighbors, coworkers and family members to attend an interactive preview of our awesome school that provides a unique learning experience. 

Ways to Spread the News:

Download the postcard and send to your referrals.
Share the Facebook Event on your social media and private groups.
Visit the Open House website section.
Contact Shakti Dalal in Admissions for word of mouth details.


Holiday Camps

Coach Turner, Coach Mitriel and Coach Marge will host a basketball camp Nov. 25-27 for 2nd-8th grade. 
Register for the training that covers dribbling, shooting, ball handling, defense, offense, rebounding and much more!

Kidventure is offering a variety of camp experiences during the holiday breaks. These camps serve children ages 3-12.
For options and registration view the brochure.

Got Books, Cans or Socks?

StuCo and NJHS are collecting canned food, books and socks to donate to various organizations.

Drop off gifts at the front office or in the marked boxes by the library or MS hallway by Monday, Nov. 18. The goal is to collect 160 of each item!

A Message from PTO

We have a very busy week ahead of us and we can't wait to share it with you! Friday, Nov. 22 is Grandparents and Special Friends Day for our students. It’s always a great time with our families to enjoy fellowship, classroom visits and of course, the Book Fair!

Please let me know if you are interested in assisting us on that day.

Kim Manning
PTO President


Upcoming Events

Monday, Nov. 18

* Cozy PJs for Book Fair
* NJHS & StuCo donut sale at morning carpool
* Books, cans & socks drive

Tuesday, Nov. 19

* Book Fair
* 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.
* Girls Basketball at Cornerstone Christian 4 p.m.
* Boys Basketball at Cornerstone Christian 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

* Book Fair
* Admissions Open House at 9 a.m.
* EC Chapel at 10 a.m.

Thursday, Nov. 21

* Book Fair
* 3rd grade field trip to HMNS
* No LS & MS Chapel
* P4 Chapel at 9 a.m.
* P3 Chapel at 9:30 a.m.
* Girls Basketball vs. Logos Prep at Sugar Creek Baptist 4 p.m.
* Boys Basketball vs. Logos Prep at Sugar Creek Baptist 5 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 22

* Grandparents and Special Friends Day - chapel uniform required
* PS early dismissal at 11:45 a.m.
* LS & MS early dismissal at noon
* Kidventure noon to 6 p.m.
* EC open full day
* First trimester ends

Monday, Nov. 25

* No school PS-MS
* EC open
* Basketball camp
Tuesday, Nov. 26

Tuesday, Nov. 26

* No school PS-MS
* EC open
* Basketball camp

Wednesday, Nov. 27

* No school PS-MS
* EC closed
* Basketball camp

Thursday, Nov. 28

* Happy Thanksgiving
* No school

Friday, Nov. 29

* No School PS-MS
* EC closed


Blessings in a Backpack

November food focus: canned chili with meat
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