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Thursday E-News

Welcome to the Thursday E-News!  This page is always available via our website. 
If a word or phase is underlined, it's most likely a link to view more details so click on it!
School Happenings
PTO sponsored: TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK:  PTO is sponsoring Teacher Appreciation Week and have made some changes this year!  NEW this year!! February is FEEL THE LOVE month so we are moving Teacher Appreciation week from crazy busy May and celebrating NEXT week: Feb 24-28.  Would you like to help us show our appreciation??
PTO is asking for parents help with bringing meals into the Staff Lounges, every little bit helps -  Sign up here to help out!
Honor Elementary Jungle Book Fair is coming!  February 28th - March 5th (7:30 am - 11:30 am).  Also, it will be open during parent/teacher conferences on Wednesday, March 5th from 4 - 7 pm.  Parents:  Please take time to set up your child with a Book Fair eWallet so that they can earn a chance for a FREE BOOK!  Click here to register now for an eWallet today! 
book fair flyer

Digital Journalism Class at Honor Intermediate:  Check out their next edition of the Phoenix Flyer where they answer the question - Is Fun Friday Effective???

5th - 8th Grade Homework Club:  Meeting Tuesday & Thursdays starting on February 4th / 3:25 - 4:25 pm.  More details here as well as the permission slip to be turned in before attending Homework Club. 

Elders Program: The Elders Program is back at Honor Elementary, check out the detail and save the date for March 11th when our next one will be held.   

Honor Jazz Band will perform at Scoop DeVille:
Wednesday, March 4th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm 
The joint will be jumping as our band has prepared some great jazz and 80's rock tunes!  
Come on down, grab a scoop and enjoy a night out with the family.
15% of all sales go to the Honor Band program.  

Lunch Menus: February 2020
Field Trips
4th Grade Field Trip to Madison - Historical Museum & Capitol: Friday, February 28th / 9:00 - 3:00 pm
Athletics / Clubs

CHESS TOURNAMENT: Calling all Chess players 3rd - 8th Grade whether you are in Chess Club or not.  The upcoming HUHS Chess Tournament is on Saturday, March 14th / 8:45 - 2:30 pm.  THIS registration form must be filled out by each student that is participating.  Please send the completed registration form into HUHS attn: Dan Hummel.  Good luck to all Chess Players. 

Girls End of the Season Game vs. Parents and Teachers: Wednesday, Feb. 26th after school!

3rd & 4th grade Cheerleading Schedule

Wrestling (2nd - 4th grade): practice on Mondays at Honor Elementary: 3:05 - 4:00 pm (please pick up promptly at 4:00 pm)
Mark your calendars as PICKLEBALL will continue Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm
(always check the website calendar for the most currant updates/changes)

OPEN GYM is back! Residents of the HNR School District are invited to get out of the cold and attend OPEN GYM at Honor Intermediate School on Wednesday nights.  Read the flyer for all the expectations and join in the fun from 6:30-8:30pm
Parent Teacher Organization
phoenix PTO
PTO Meetings - 
Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 2 at 6:30pm in the Honor Intermediate.

NEW for the 2019-20 School Year! 
Is life just too busy to attend another meeting?
Don't worry, we have just the thing for you! 
Join our closed group on Facebook, search HONOR School PTO
Join our text alert messages - sign up at

Counseling Corner
What's happening with our new Guidance Counselor Mrs. Sarnow?  Check out her updated webpage here.
Also, check out the happenings in guidance this year in her Social/Emotional Learning Newsletter!   
Community Happenings

PARENT EMPOWERMENT FAIR: Friday, February 24th / 5:15-8:00 pm at HUHS during the Varisty Basketball Games

Neosho Pond Association: Meeting Thursday, Feb. 27th at 6:00pm at Neosho Village Hall

Hartford Police Cadet Open House: Saturday, February 29th / 12:00 - 2:00 pm at the Hartford Police Department

The Hartford Recreation Center :  Youthball registration open Feb. 24 - Mar. 6th 

Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk: Saturday, March 14th (rain or shine). Registration Form due by Wednesday, March 4th

Hartford Area Schools present:
Mike McGowan Parenting the Digital Generation: Wednesday, March 11th / 6:30 - 8:00 pm at Erin School

Herman Hornets 4-H - Come check out what our Club has to offer!
Our next meeting is at Trinity Community Center (formerly Herman School).

Neosho Utopians 4-H - 

Food Pantry Information