Please note the upcoming dates:
- Wednesday October 19: Unity Day (wear the color orange)
- Friday October 21: Early-Release Day at 12:30
- Friday October 28: Last Day of First Quarter
- Monday October 31: Make-up Day for Oct. 10 Inclement Weather
- Tuesday November 8: Two-Hour Delay for Election Day
Middle-School Clubs: A new before school club will begin next Thursday, October 20: Coders and Makers. Ms. Bass invites any middle school students to join that are interested in learning basic coding for Arduinos and MakeyMakeys. We will be using that programming to create innovative products in a team setting. No prior coding experience is required, as we will be learning together. This club will meet most Thursdays from 7:15 a.m. to 8:10 a.m. in Ms. Bass's room, #807, in the STEM Building.
NC State Fair Art Display: Hilburn students will have work on display at the Kerr Scott Building on the NC State Fairgrounds now through October 23rd. While at the State Fair, please visit to see work from the following students:Anastasia Birger (2nd), Sinai Cuffee (4th), Colin Gillespie (4th), Daniil Peretrutov (4th), and Ashanty Hernandez-Hernandez (4th).
Support Leesville High School: Their student section is a finalist and defending champion of the High School OT Student Section Showdown. The winner is chosen by voting. Please begin voting daily now through 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19. You can vote once a day by texting “HSOT Leesville” to 313131. You can vote an additional time per day by downloading the HSOT app on your phone and choosing Leesville. Please help them win by voting once via text and once via app each day!
Tech Design: Ms. Bass’s Tech Design students are participating in the Verizon App Challenge, and they have come up with some pretty amazing ideas. Check out this video sample from some of our seventh and eighth-grade students and get excited about the opportunities our Hilburn Hawks are learning from and enjoying.
Katherine White, Principal