Friday, April 28, 2017

HFD Weekly Blog - April 28, 2017

New Traffic Pattern

In the near future, a new traffic pattern will be put in place as cars exit our north parking lot between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. daily.  Exiting traffic may only make a right hand turn onto route 29 during this time frame.  Thank you for observing this new pattern for safety of the Hereford community.


Spring Book Fair

Please see the link below for information on our upcoming book fair!  Thanks to Mrs. Beth LaSalle and her volunteer team.  We are currently in need of additional volunteers.  Consider donating a few hours of your time to help us get more books in our children's hands.  Contact Mrs. LaSalle for further information:

May 2017 Student Calendar

Screen-Agers: Growing Up In The Digital Age

Thursday, April 20, 2017

HFD Weekly Blog - April 21, 2017

Fourth Grade Jump Rope Contest

The annual contest will be held April 21, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. All parents of fourth graders are welcome to attend. We ask that you park on our playground and enter through cafeteria ramp entrance. Doors open at 8:30. Since school is in session and student safety is of utmost importance, you are reminded to stay in the gym and cafeteria at all times.

Hereford Students Compete In Reading Olympics

On Wednesday, April 19th, three Hereford teams of 12 students each competed against 60 other teams from our surrounding school districts. The "Hereford Justice League" placed third while the "Hereford Reading Avengers" and the "Hereford Reading Tribe" tied for second overall! Congratulations to our student participants. Thank you to Mrs. Steuer, Ms. Stanek and Mrs. Rice and several other adult volunteers for making this program such a success.


End of Year Half-Day Kindergarten Schedule

The end of the school year is quickly approaching.  Our full-day kindergarten through fifth grade classes will be running on a 8:25 -11:45 a.m. schedule on Wednesday, June 7, Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9.  The half-day kindergarten classes will be operating on the following abbreviated schedule on Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8.  There will be no half-day kindergarten sessions on Friday, June 9 :

Thursday, June 8 - PM Kindergarten Only
Wednesday, June 7 - AM Kindergarten Only

Further information will follow soon!

Spring Book Fair

Please see the link for information on our upcoming book fair!  Thanks to Mrs. Beth LaSalle and her volunteer team.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

HFD Weekly Blog - April 14, 2017

Dessert for Teacher Appreciation

Our PTFS is in need of Desserts for Teacher Appreciation Day. Please comment with what you will be making. Desserts can be dropped off in the Hereford Main Office on Friday, April 21 by 9:00 a.m.  Please sign up here! 

2016-2017 Hereford Elementary Year Book

This year's book includes all color pages that vibrantly capture school memories, a sturdy soft cover and an original cover design that reflects our Hereford pride.  The order deadline is April 28, 2017.  Order online by going to:

Use Yearbook ID Code: 11109117

Thursday, April 6, 2017

HFD Weekly Blog - April 7, 2017

Hereford Recognizes Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Want to learn more about autism? See the Autism Society website.


April PTFS Meeting

April's PTFS meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 10th at 9:00 a.m. in the Hereford Elementary cafeteria. Parents attending may park on the playground lot. Once you park, you and your Hereford student should enter through the ramp door. We hope to see you as we plan for Rock 'n' Roll Reading Night and many other upcoming end-of-year events.

Get Set for Kindergarten 2017

We have about 120 kindergarten students registered out of an expected 150 for the 2017-2018 school year. The Hereford kindergarten teachers held the first session of "Get Set for Kindergarten" on Monday, April 3rd. Parents learned about protocols, routines and procedures for the upcoming kindergarten year. At the same time, our soon-to-be kindergarteners took part in classroom activities led by our classroom teachers and specialists. Don't miss the next and final session scheduled for Monday, April 10th beginning at 4:30 p.m!