Marion Saari - Principal
Lisa Wilkinson - Assistant Principal
 171 Turnpike Road - New Ipswich - NH - 03071 - 603-878-4387

The school secretaries are available all summer to register your new students or to answer questions during normal business hours of 8:00 - 4:00.  Please contact the office @ 878-4387 if you need to register students of have any questions.  

PBS Show - Update

 

Dear Parents,

 

As you heard, PBS filmed some footage of the 4th grade students while on our field trip at the Discovery Center on May 23rd.  The filming will be part of the local companion program for Chasing the Moon, which is about the Apollo 11 lunar landing.

 

Please check out the following shows to see if the 4th graders made it into any footage.

 

PBS Website: pbs.org/summer-of-space/  

 

  •  "Nova: Back to the Moon": scheduled for July 10th at 8 pm.

 

  •  "8 Days: To the Moon and Back" scheduled for July 17 at 9 pm.

 

Reminder: the 50th anniversary of the moon landing is on July 20 and there will be big happenings at the McAuliffe-Shepard Center. This is the day they said they would be showing the video recorded of the kids in "Back to the Moon." Also, CNN is airing "Apollo 11" at 9 pm on June 23, with never-before-seen footage. It should be great!

 

The 4th Grade Team

During the school year each grade level nominates two students to be the Student of the Month.  They make posters with an acronym of the student's name with their best qualities and post in the grade level pod.  At the end of the year, Mrs. Saari presents those students with a medal to acknowledge this achievement.  Congratulations to all!

 

Click link below to view pictures:

Student of the Month Award Presentations

 

The Annual Field Days went off fabulously.  We were so lucky that the weather held out for us.  The children had a great time playing games such as Relay Races; Kickball; Parachute; Balloon Walk and everyone's favorite on a hot day, Leaky Pipes.  There were many other games as well.  Thanks to Ms. Burleson, the PE teacher, and the many parent volunteers as well as friends from Franklin Pierce who made these days possible for the students.

We also had an "End of Year" barbecue for all students and staff.  Thanks to Mrs. Saari and all the volunteers who came to help.  Thanks also to Mrs. Mahoney at the New Ipswich Market  for her assistance in purchasing the hot dogs, rolls and watermelon and the Frito Lay company for donating the chips. This was a great way to end another successful year at HHES!

Last but certainly not least, the school community gave a sendoff to the fourth graders leaving us and going on to Boynton.  This is a tradition at HHES - all the students line the hallways and staircase and clap as the 4th graders walk through.  We wish them the best of luck in their new educational endeavors.  

The school community is thankful to all who make the these events possible and look forward to the new school year! 

Click link below to see pictures:

 

Field Days and Barbeque

 

The HHES fourth-graders exhibited a “Living Museum” of famous New Hampshire people.  Each student chose a famous New Hampshire figure to impersonate during the museum.  They researched and wrote a short summary of their person’s life and  worked to memorize their summary.  Students created their costume from materials at home using their notes and a picture of their person.  Students also practiced and memorized their summary in class and at home. Additionally they created posters and masks.  Parents, family members and the other students all came to visit and listen to the students speak about their well researched famous NH person.  The children enjoyed this project and always love when family and friends come to support them.  There were several John Paul Jones', Christa McAuliffe's, Mandy Moore's, Jeanne Shaheen's, and Carlton Fisks'; as well as a Seth Myers, Franklin Pierce, Chris Carpenter and many others.

Click the link below to view photos from the Living Museum

 

4th Grade Living Museum Pictures

 

DI Global Finals, Kansas City, Missouri-May 21-26, 2019

       The HHES DI team had quite an adventure at the Global Finals in Kansas City.  There was a lot of pin trading with the other states and at least 15 other countries.  The team members came back with a wonderful collection of pins.

      The competition was a tough one.  There were 74 teams at the Elementary level in the engineering challenge.  The HHES Team was also one of the youngest teams made up of 9 year olds.  Many of the Elementary teams have fifth graders on their teams.  The HHES team came in 28th.  Not bad at all!

     Besides pin trading and competing, the team had the opportunity to spend a day at Worlds of Fun which is an amusement park.  Thursday night was Box and Baller Night.  We started with a BBQ followed by free gifts, balloon artists, bag pipes, marching drum bands, two dance bands and fireworks to mention a few.

         The team members describe the Opening and Closing Ceremonies as ‘extremely amazing’.

          The team was accompanied by their mothers who appeared to have just as much fun, if not more, than the kids.

          Overall, for the first time in Missouri, it was an awesome opportunity.

 

We also want to give a big Shout Out of THANKS to all those who donated.  We couldn't have done it without you!

Click link below to see photos of DI team in Kansas City!

DI Global Pictures

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