flying High

Welcome to our Holly Hawk Partnering with Parents site! We value our students' academic success. Our hope is to further establish the connection between school and home academics. This instructional support site is for assisting our Holly parents with helping our hawks fly high.

*Please note this site is constantly changing and is always a work in progress.

Helping Your Hawk Fly High

Gain insight on grade level and academic happenings. You will find preview & review strategies, content information & practice, support resources on current academic strategies and access to monthly math and reading challenges.

Mrs. Brown guides a student with representing numbers using magnetic base-ten blocks.

Mrs. Byrd scaffolds a student with using a writer's checklist to ensure he has all of the elements needed for his opinion writing.

Mrs. Walls facilitates collaborative groups with exemplars of what a successful student looks like.

Grade level Learning Expectations By Content Area

Please click the link above to access K-5 Learning expectations for each subject area. *Note 21-22 expectations are the same as the 22-23 school year.

Parent Resources

Math Support

K-5 Math Support

Reading Support

K-5 Reading Support

Writing Support

K-5 Writing Support

Science Support

K-5 Science Support

Social Studies Support

K-5 Social Studies Support

STAR Testing Information

STAR Testing Information

WriteScore

Write Score Testing Information

testing schedule

Below you will find the state and national testing schedule. It is also posted on the district site.

Elementary Douglas County Testing Calendar 22-23.pdf

GMAS Support


HSES GMAS TESTING 2022

Georgia Milestone Testing Information


GMAS 2021-2022 End of Grade Assessment Guides

Theses guides can be used to preview and review for units taught throughout the year as well as for test prep.


End of Grade Study/Resource Guides

*If paper copies a preferred we recommend printing the unit as it is covered. This resource will also allow access to preview content before it is covered in class.

Description of student mastery

*Click the titles to learn more.

The Georgia Milestones Assessment System utilizes four achievement levels to describe student mastery and command of the knowledge and skills outlined in

Georgia’s content standards.

Click here to better understand the Georgia Milestones achievement levels. Specific descriptors per grade level are listed below. ​​


Explore the GMAS Experience

Learning At

Holly Springs

Our students and teachers are learning at Holly Springs.

Featured Teachers, Parents, and Partners in Education

Click HERE to make a parent nomination for a featured teacher.

HSES Featured Teacher