Picture Day- Thursday Sept. 26th


Making IT Happen @ HES

The PTA has announced its annual Making It Happen fundraiser which began
Friday, September 6th. This fundraiser allows you to make a one-time donation
in lieu of alternative fundraising projects such as door-to-door sales of gift wrap, cookie dough and coupon books.
To keep HES an Interactive Technology Leader in CMS, we will be purchasing
Chrome Books for the second grade classrooms as well as enhancing our outdoor
and playground equipment.
Our goal is $30,000 which is easily accomplished with your help. HES PTA is
asking each family to contribute $75 per student enrolled at HES. 100% of your
donation will benefit the school and it is also tax deductible.
There are two ways to donate:
Make a check payable to: HES PTA
Every student who donates $75 or more will be entered to win one
of the many top prizes:
  • 5 Day 4 Night Cruise for 2 to Mexico, Western Caribbean or Bahamas
  • Westin Charlotte Hotel Hotel Stay & $100 Gift Card to 131 Main, Charlotte
  • Oceanfront Ocean Isle Beach Condo Weekend Family Getaway-For up to 6
  • One night stay at Great Wolf Lodge – Concord, NC
  • Northstone Golf Package for 4
  • Carowinds – 2 Day Passes
  • Meg-Art & $10 TCBY Gift Card
  • Bowling Party, Spare Time Huntersville
  • Kids Night Out, Flour Power Cooking Studio
  • AR Workshop child project & Whits $25 Gift Card
  • A family portrait session, by Kathryn Hastings Photography
  • Children’s Bicycle
  • First Tee – Membership & Children’s Golf Lessons
  • A Set of Panthers Corn Hole Game Boards
  • Princess Party Bus – Ultimate Girls Party
Every student that participates will receive a homework pass and the class, per
grade, that contributes the most will win a pizza party.
In addition, each student that makes a donation by Friday, September 13th
will earn a Buddy the Bulldog bracelet!
Questions? Please send an email to: [email protected]
Thank you, in advance, for your support of Huntersville Elementary School!

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Friday is Spirit Day at HES

Every Friday is spirit day at HES! Have you purchased your spirit wear? If not, spirit wear order forms were sent home in Thursday Folders and are available HERE…/Fall-2019-Spirit-Wear-Order…, and at the welcome desk at school. A size guide is also available HERE…/2019/09/Fall-2019-Size-Char… to help you with sizing.

Please return all completed order forms to your child’s teacher or place directly in Buddy’s Doghouse at the welcome desk by September 20th!

You also have an option to order online following the instructions below…
Online ordering instructions:
Use the following link:…/huntersville…/jh4sqPyPjt20r1/ to access the online store.
Add items to cart by size desired.
At checkout:
Check that all items ordered are the correct size.
Change shipping method to “pick up in store” – Spirit Wear will pick up all items and deliver to classrooms in mid-October.
Click “recalculate” to remove shipping charges.
Click “check out” to be taken to billing.
For company name – include student name, teacher name and grade level
Complete all cells with * (ignore all other cells)
Leave “Date Needed” as is.
Review and submit order.

If you have any questions please contact Colleen Segarra at [email protected]

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Shopping Makes “CENTS” for HES







Shopping Makes “CENTS” for HES

Help HES by linking your Publix grocery card for this year! 

Link your card by Sunday, September 1st!

1) Log In to (or create an account if you don’t have one)

2) Click on your name at the top right of the webpage

3) Make sure your phone number is correct

4) Click on My Publix Partner

5) Select Huntersville Elementary School

Now every time you check out with your phone # Publix will give a portion to HES at no cost to you!

Online sign ups must be re-submitted every school year for participation.

Thanks for all your support!

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Back to School Open House/Meet the Teacher

Meet the Teacher! 
Please come out to meet your child’s 2019-20 school year teacher on Thursday, August 22 from 4-6pm.

Classroom rosters will be posted on the main doors of HES by 3pm on Friday, August 16 (Kindergarteners will receive a letter that will include their teacher and staggered entry date).

Here, you will have the opportunity to go to your new classroom to meet your teacher as well as purchase your student bundle in the cafeteria which includes your child’s agenda and a PTA membership for the 2019-2020 school year.


School Supply Lists

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First Day of School


CMS Volunteers

If you are new to CMS or have not registered to volunteer, please visit  All volunteers must be registered to help in CMS schools.  If you would like to remain an active volunteer for the 2019-2020 school year, you must also log in and verify your information.  Thank you!

2019-20 PTA Executive Board


 The Nominating Committee would like to present the 2019-2020 HES Executive Board slate:

 President-Kelly Revels

Treasurer-Whitney Morrow

Secretary-Lisa Price

VP School Support-Courtney Fossett

VP Communications-Laura Mahoney

VP Advocacy-Alyssa Schuchard

VP Fundraising-Katie Gierke

We thank everyone for participating in the creation of next year’s PTA leadership!



Be There Dad


We want YOU…to be a BE THERE DAD!
Huntersville Elementary is so excited to have a “Be There Dad” chapter. Be There Dad® is an organization whose purpose is to help dads become engaged and stay involved in the lives of their children. The Be There Dad (BTD) concept relies on the “power of presence”. That idea says that when dads are involved in the lives of their children in a positive way, good things happen.
Our chapter is called the H.E.R.O.E.S. of HES!
Last year, the HEROES helped open car doors in the morning, assisted in cleanup projects around school campus and put on a “Ninja Warrior” event. This year we want to do even more!
We welcome those of you who have been a part of this wonderful group and we would love for more Dads to join and help in this program.  Please contact Jeff Price at [email protected] to join or for more information!


HES Tours


Welcome to Huntersville Elementary School!  Tours begin in the lobby of our school and usually last about 45 minutes – 1 hour.  Future students are welcome on the tour.  All prospective parents are required to sign in at our welcome desk and will be issued a pass for the tour.  We have multiple dates available.  If you need a tour outside of the set dates, please contact Natalie Baldwin at [email protected] . The tour sign up is HERE.


ONE Access

Discover e-books & more with ONE Access!
What does ONE Access offer?
ONE Access has two components this year-something for CMS students and something for CMS staff.
For CMS students:
ONE Access, or “One Number Equals Access,” uses students’ school identification numbers instead of separate library cards. With their ONE Access account, students can:
*Access Library research databases
*Borrow digital materials such as e-books, e-audiobooks, magazines, music and video
*Borrow up to 10 print or audio books (no DVDs or music CDs)
There are no overdue fines for ONE Access accounts, but users are responsible for fees on lost or damaged books.
For CMS staff:
If you’re a member of staff in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system, this year your NC EdCloud login number will be a ONE Access E-account, giving you instant access to all of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s online resources. You’ll be automatically enrolled on September 1, 2016.
Here’s how to get started using your ONE Access E-account:
*Go to
*Access resources using your User Name and Pin: ◦Username: CMS+ your 10 digit NC EdCloud login number. For example CMS1234567890
◦Pin number: Last four digits of your login number. For example 7890
Your 10 digit login number is found on your pay stub under Employee ID
These efforts are part of an ongoing commitment by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to benefit the community by increasing literacy and educational success.

Amazon Smile

Shopping on Amazon?
Shop Amazon Smile and donate money to HES at the same time!
When customers shop at Amazon Smile the AmazonSmile Foundation donates .5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization selected by the customer. Each quarter, the Amazon Smile Foundation will make a donation to HES PTA. Please help spread the word to our families and friends! Next time you shop on Amazon please log into instead of Then type in PTA North Carolina Congress Huntersville Elementary School PTA as your charity and start shopping!


PTA Member Discounts

Are you a Member of the HES PTA?

Check out some of these great discounts for members HERE!



shoparoo         A Way to Help HES Raise Money
This year we are excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! This is Huntersville Elementary School’s 2nd year to participate. We have over 114 supporters this year and have already earned over $100!

Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school! Yep, it’s that simple. No more cutting labels, selling door to door, or time-consuming coordinating. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of your receipts with the app, and voila Just shop, snap, earn!

Get started today:

1. Download the free Shoparoo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
2. Select our school from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts – shop anywhere, buy anything!
3. Earn even more Roo Points, or cash donations, by inviting others to join using your personal referral code
4. You can even select a grade to support and have fun with grade competitions! 4th grade is currently in the lead!

There’s no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo – the more supporters, the more we will raise for our school. Schools with just 40 supporters are earning an average of $1,000 every year. That’s free, easy money that we could be fundraising too. Check out to learn more about this awesome app! Just ask Angela Williams, Kelli Baucom, and Trisha Coffman – they are our top HES Shoparoo Supporters!

Thank you for your support!
Huntersville Elementary School PTA


PTA Mission

  • A powerful voice for all children,
  • A relevant resource for families and communities, and
  • A strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.

PTA Values

Collaboration: We work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals.

Commitment: We are dedicated to promoting children’s health, wellbeing, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community involvement.

Accountability: We acknowledge our obligations. We deliver on our promises.

Respect: We value our colleagues and ourselves. We expect the same high quality of effort and thought from ourselves as we do from others.

Inclusivity: We invite the stranger and welcome the newcomer. We value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.

Integrity: We act consistently with our beliefs. When we error, we acknowledge the mistake and seek to make amends.