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Target "Thanks a Billion"

posted Jun 16, 2015, 3:50 AM by David Coulon

HGF received $425 from the "Thanks a Billion" teacher appreciation campaign.  A huge thanks to all the parents who went online and participated in this for Highland!

Field Day has been changed to 6/17/15

posted Jun 15, 2015, 8:33 AM by David Coulon

Due to the weather, we will have Field Day on Wed. 6/17/15 instead of tomorrow, 6/16/15.
The schedule will go like this:
8:45-10:45 Grades K-3 will have Field Day
11:10-11:30 Grades K-2 will have lunch
11:40-12:00 Grades 3-5 will have lunch
12:15-2:15 Grades 3-5 will have Field Day

21st Century Teachers

posted Jun 4, 2015, 11:19 AM by David Coulon

We would like to congratulate the following teachers for getting HGF accepted in to the T21 Program:  Ms. Cookson, Mrs. Chase, Mrs. Dumas, Mr. Coulon, Mr. Lamy

These teachers will actively participate in this District program to promote technology in our school.  

Thank you Norwin S. & Elizabeth Bean Foundation!

posted May 28, 2015, 2:05 PM by David Coulon


The staff at Highland-Goffe's Falls would like to thank the Norwin S. & Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation for their generous grants recently awarded to our school.  Mr. Lamy received $471.00 to establish a numismatics club with students, and Kindergarten through second grade teachers received $500.00 for supplemental math materials.  We have been very fortunate to have been the recipients of these grants from this wonderful foundation!

Technology at HGF

posted May 15, 2015, 11:22 AM by David Coulon   [ updated May 15, 2015, 11:25 AM ]

media center


HGF Awarded NEA Grant!

posted May 14, 2015, 7:54 AM by David Coulon

Recently, Highland Goffe's Fall's School was the lucky recipient of a $5,000 NEA Student Achievement Grant!
PTA president, Stacey Weigler; Reading Specialist, Heidi Rivard; and Guidance Counselor, Tricia Towne collaborated to write this grant to purchase additional books for students to read with their teachers and families. We were able to buy over 160 new titles (with multiple copies) to add to our Leveled Lending Library. The students are already enjoying them!

Field Day 2015

posted May 14, 2015, 7:18 AM by David Coulon

Field Day is planned for 
June 16th with the 17th as the rain date!

Kona Ice is coming!

posted May 12, 2015, 2:45 PM by David Coulon

The food drive for Kona Ice is on again. Kona Ice will visit HGF on the 3rd of June.  This year they have promised to have two trucks serving, so it should go more smoothly for us.  

 More Information will be sent home with the kiddos for an upgrade on the product they buy that day. Last year HGF received a total of $1118.08 for bringing in the most food of all elementary schools in Manchester so we received 75% of our sales. I know we can do this again. The food donations go to the NH Food Bank. Let's do it again, sooooooo 
"Bring some food tomorrow!"  Collection of food will begin on May 13, 2015.

Memorial Day Pictures

posted May 6, 2015, 4:51 AM by David Coulon

Dear Parents,


Mr. Lamy and I will be collaborating again on a slide show presentation to coincide with a song the students will be singing for our Memorial Day Celebration.  We would like to include pictures of family members of our Highland students that have served or are presently serving in the military.  Please do not submit pictures of second cousins, friends, acquaintances, etc.  We will not accept these as the song allows us only enough time to include immediate family members.  You may send a picture of this family member, in military attire, to bschwalbe@mansd.org  in a jpg. format.  The picture should be no bigger than 500K in size.  Pictures that are too large quickly take up a lot of space on our server and limit the number of e-mails we can receive.  Please include the person’s name, relationship to student and military branch with the picture.  Also, please limit the number of pictures you send to two per child.  Hard copy pictures may be brought in an envelope with the proper information on it and will be scanned at school- and returned to student. 

Pictures must be submitted by Monday, May 11th as the Memorial Day program is            Friday, May 22nd at 9:00 am and Mr. Lamy and I need sufficient time to put this together.

Boys and girls that are current members of the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts are encouraged to wear their uniforms for the Memorial Day Celebration.  All other students are encouraged to wear red, white and blue for this special day.

Parents and children of appropriate age are invited to attend this respectful ceremony.

Please contact me at bschwalbe@mansd.org  if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,                                                  

Mrs. Schwalbe

A Big Thank you to Burlington Coat Factory!

posted May 4, 2015, 8:26 AM by David Coulon

Thank you to Burlington Stores, Inc. for supporting our Library Media Center's "Maker Space Snap Circuits Project" through DonorsChoose.  
Their donation will be used to purchase four Snap Circuits electronics kits 
which, through fun hands-on activities, will introduce our students to the fundamentals of electronics and circuits, and nurture their curiosity in this important area of science and technology. 

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