Dear Hosford Students and Families, Current & Future -
Hope you are enjoying the last week of school. We want to make sure you have key info you may need as you prepare for school year 2018-2019 – please see each section below.
Remember, Rising 6th Grade Students join us for Jump Start on Monday, August 27; all other students return Tuesday, August 28.
We look forward to seeing you back in August!
Kristyn Westphal, Principal
School Supply List/Ordering: Hosford Families have the option of ordering School Supplies online for 2018-19 at schoolhousesupplies.org. Our full school supply list can also be found on the homepage of the Hosford website.
Schedule Pick-Up & Student Verification Days
Friday, August 17, 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Monday, August 20, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
All families come to Hosford to confirm current details for contact and emergency information, pick up student schedules, pay fees, and receive packet of information for school year 2018-2019.
Community Care Day: Saturday, August 25, 2017: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Families, staff, students, and community members are invited to join us as we give some TLC to the outside of our school in preparation for welcoming students back to school. Grab your tools and gloves (mark with your name) and we will see you in the sun!
New Student Family Welcome Night & Ice Cream Social: Monday, August 27, 6:00 – 7:30 PM: Join us in the Hosford gymnasium, then moving out back if the weather allows, to meet and mingle with staff and PTSA, and enjoy some popsicles and frozen treats.
School Start and End Times: The cafeteria opens for breakfast at 8:45. The first bell rings at 9:10, and classes begin at 9:15 each day. School ends at 3:45; we encourage students to participate in after-school HEAT activities on site. Students not participating in after-school activities are expected to leave campus by 4:00 PM, since supervision is not available outside of scheduled activities.
Principal’s New Parent Coffee: Wednesday, September 5, 9:00 AM: Join us in the library for some coffee and breakfast pastries to learn about Hosford and meet our principal and assistant principal.
Back to School Night: Wednesday, September 12: Meet staff, visit classrooms, and learn about Hosford! We will have meetings for families of TAG-identified, Special Education-identified, and Emerging Bilingual students beginning at 5:30; the primary event begins at 6:20 and runs until 8:00 PM.