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Supporting your Teachers
Published by Alison Perry on November 18, 2019
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Teacher and students raising hands with Donorschoose logo

Would you like to support the teachers in your child’s school? There is a great way to do this.  Teachers would like to provide the latest technology for their classes.  These funds get paid for by generous donations from the community including parents and businesses.  Some of our teachers at E. Melvin Honeycutt Elementary would like their grants funded.  Below are the current grants written that need funding:

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Quote of the Day
Published by Alison Perry on November 17, 2019
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Which step have you reached today?

Block letters spelling out Panthers in an arch

Yes, I did it!
I will do it.
I can do it.
I’ll try to do it.
How do I do it?
I want to do it.
I can’t do it.
        I won’t do it.       

        
Reading Rocks Spirit Week
Published by Alison Perry on November 14, 2019
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Worm wearing glasses and headphones is reading a book while sitting on a rock. The header says Reading Rocks!

In order to help our students and teachers with much needed technology and new library materials, our school is hosting a Reading Rocks Spirit week.  Each day your child may participate in the daily theme and donate $1 for our school fundraiser.  

Monday- “Hats off” for reading–wear your favorite hat
Tuesday- P.J. day- wear a pair of pajamas, relax, and read a good book
Wednesday- Western day- wear your cowboy/cowgirl gear
Thursday- Disney day- celebrate great Disney characters by wearing Disney items
Friday- Dress as your favorite book character

        
Book Character Pumpkin Contest
Published by Alison Perry on November 14, 2019
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Thank you to all of the students who submitted entries into our first Book Character Pumpkin Contest.  It was a huge success.  The creativity of our students is amazing.  

12 pumpkins decorated into different book characters.

        
National Family Week
Published by Alison Perry on November 14, 2019
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Family of six at a graduation with a white car in the background with the title National Family Week November 24-30, 2019

        
Dress Code Update
Published by Alison Perry on November 3, 2019
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Effective September 24, 2019

By direction of Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly, Jr:

  1.  All Cumberland County Schools will make any necessary religious accommodations for any type of headgear or head coverings otherwise restricted or prohibited under existing individual school dress codes.
  2. No student shall receive Out of School Suspension based solely upon violation of an existing individual school dress code.  
        
Dates to Remember
Published by Alison Perry on November 3, 2019
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Put this on your calendar in textThe following are important dates for parents and families to add to their calendars.

 

  • Monday, November 25th- School Improvement Team Meeting
  • Wednesday-Friday November 27-29- No school
  • Friday, November 6th- Honeycutt Craft Fair 5-7 p.m.
  • Friday, December 20th- 2 hour early release/End of grading period
  • Monday, December 23rd-Tuesday, January 7th- No school/Winter break
        
Want to Volunteer?
Published by Alison Perry on November 2, 2019
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Handwritten We Believe in making a difference

Are you interested in volunteering or spending time in your child’s classroom this school year?  It is a requirement that all parents and family members have a background check through the county and it is on file in the office if you plan on volunteering.  It is simple and quick.  Just go to the link below and fill out the necessary information.

Click here to submit volunteer registration:

https://www.ccsvolunteers.com/

 

        
Science Olympiad
Published by Alison Perry on November 1, 2019
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Science Olympiad is nationwide competition. Students compete in 19 events that include earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. Science Olympiad is designed to increase a student’s interest in STEM fields and provide recognition for outstanding achievement in team events. Students compete in Science Olympiad with the top teams advancing from County to Regional to State to National levels.
 
 Students will be placed on teams and coaches  according  to Grade level, past participation, and availability. Coaches will arrange meeting days and times. Those meeting days will be given to you once the team has been formed. We are still looking for eight parent volunteers to coach events. If you are interested, please email KellyFoster@ccs.k12.nc.us
 
This is Honeycutt’s third year participating in the Cumberland County S.O. competition. Parents that are not able to attend may pick their students up at the rear of the building at 4 o’clock. 
        
Back to School Guide
Published by Alison Perry on November 1, 2019
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Back to school guide with pencils, notebooks, and suppliesBack-to-School Guide 2019-2020