Please have patience on the first few days of school and into next week, especially with the K-6 student bus runs. The teachers walk each Primary student to their bus and this takes additional time on our afternoon run. ➕We will be sending out an All-Call when the buses leave the Primary and will keep you posted via our website (hsdr3.org) and our social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter). 🛑 Please note: for the safety of our K-2 Hawks, students must be met by a parent/guardian or older sibling at the afternoon bus stop. #HawkSafetyFirst #HawkStrong #HawksBacktoSchoolAug2019
https://5il.co/98kv - Here's What's Happening This Week 😎 Monday, August 5 - Friday, August 9 - Ten (10) more sleeps till the First Day of School!!! 💙 #HawkStrong
Free Back to School Physicals - DeSoto Family Clinic/Physical Therapy Services - Friday, July 26 from noon to 2 pm located at 702 Main Street in DeSoto and Carolyn's Closet Back-to-School Fair - Saturday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. located at Wesley Methodist Church 3551 Hwy 61 (@ Hwy AA) in Festus. Physicals are free. Kids will need a parent present at time of physical. For more information call 636.543.2420 - for flyer, please click the link > https://5il.co/8mfq
Mark Your Calendars: August 2 - 4 > Sales Tax Holiday Weekend for certain Back to School purchases. (By state law, the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items as defined by the statute, are exempt from sales tax for this time period only). The Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 2, and runs through Sunday, August 4. For more information, please visit - https://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/
Back to School Information at your fingertips - School Supply Lists, Open House dates and times, 2019/2020 School Calendar - http://www.hsdr3.org/o/hillsboro/browse/26138
Due to the extremely wet and muddy conditions on our campus, we have decided to postpone the Primary School Picnic that was scheduled for this evening. We plan to reschedule the Color Dash to coincide with our Back-to-School Bash, which will be held on September 19th this year. Those who already registered for the Color Dash will have their registration held until the fall date. We also plan to open registration back up this fall to anyone who wants to participate. We apologize for the inconvenience and many reschedules trying to get this event in!
Good morning, We want to update you on a situation that occurred this morning at the Elementary School. An alert teacher heard a suspicious sound behind the Elementary from the direction of the Junior High. It was verified by law enforcement and district personnel that a construction vehicle laying asphalt at the Junior High had backfired loudly. All students are safe and resuming with their daily routine.
Mercy Hospital Jefferson is hosting a Super Sitter Seminar 2019 - Saturday, June 1 - 8:30 a.m. to noon for students ages 9-16 - to register, please see the linked form >> https://5il.co/76cg
April Breakfast and Lunch Menus are now available - http://hillsboromo.apptegy.us/o/hillsboro/browse/15433
Tell a friend - Mark your calendar - Set a reminder... "Remember to Vote on Tuesday, April 2" #EveryVoteCounts Hawks Rollback Waiver info link - https://sites.google.com/hsdr3.org/hawks-rollback-waiver/home
http://www.hsdr3.org/o/Hillsboro/page/summer-school-2019 - Summer School 2019 🌞 Thursday, May 30 - Tuesday, June 25 - Enrollment Forms link available on the Summer School webpage, (link above). *Note: for 5th through 12th grades, there is an additional information sheet within the enrollment forms with GOOGLE FORM LINKS that must be completed along with the enrollment paperwork. #HillsboroR3SummerSchool2019
Tomorrow evening, March 21 at 6:00 p.m., the District is hosting an open informational meeting to present the facts for the upcoming Hawks Rollback Waiver ballot measure that will be on the April 2 Municipal Election ballot. We hope you can come out - ask questions - and get the answers you may be seeking. The meeting will be at the Hillsboro Learning Center. Attached you will find the information that was presented at our March 7 informational meeting. - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IUa1ndOo2g8toOt6A5SaCfsL75mHjmmm/view
Friendly Reminder: No School - Friday, March 15 - Teacher Professional Development Day
The 2019/2020 School Year Calendar is here! - https://5il.co/6vad - << Please click the link to download and print a copy for your fridge!
The 2019/2020 School Year Calendar is here! - Please click the link to download a copy! - First day of school is Thursday, August 15 - https://5il.co/6vad
FYI: Buses that head south on Old Hwy 21 are stopped in traffic due to a wide load truck that is traveling 1 to 4 mph. Please allow extra time for your students to arrive home safely. These buses include 9, 12, 19, 23, and 60. Thank you for your patience!
During the week of February 10-16, communities across the state will honor the dedicated service of local boards of education during School Board Recognition Week. The goal is to build awareness and understanding of the vital role these public officials play in the education of Missouri’s children. Our Board members were recognized at the January 24th Board of Education Meeting. A special “thanks for all you do” goes out to our Hillsboro R-3 Board of Education members - Lisa Welker, Beth Petry, Renee Sucharski, Angie Oshia, Rob Kruse, Jane Heine, and Jon Schuessler. #HawkShoutOut
Spread the word! HIllsboro R3 Job Fair - This Saturday! February 9th - 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Hillsboro Intermediate School - 10478 Business 21 Hillsboro, MO 63050 - To apply please click the link > www.applitrack.com/hsdr3/onlineapp/
Update: Due to our recent Snow Days... the deadline has been extended to Tuesday, February 5 - so there is still time to nominate your favorite teacher!! 😃 “Each year the Hillsboro R-III School District selects one teacher as the District Teacher of the Year. Nominations can be made by peers, parents of students, and patrons of the District. All nomination forms must be returned to the building Principal by February 5, 2019. A finalist will be selected from each attendance center and the Teacher of the Year will be selected by a District Committee. If you would like to nominate a District Teacher please read the listed eligibility requirements and complete the form below. Any full-time classroom teacher, librarian, guidance counselor, instructional coach and other similar positions in the Hillsboro R-III School District may be a candidate. School personnel whose duties are primarily administrative or supervisory (Principals, Assistant Principals) are ineligible. Candidates should be skilled, dedicated teachers who plan to continue teaching. Click here for nomination form” - https://5il.co/68d9
Parents of students on Bus #9, the bus overheated near Karsch's. A relief bus was dispatched and is there loading now and continuing the route home. The bus should be 10 to 15 minutes behind schedule. Thank you for your patience. #safetyfirst
Each year, employees and/or volunteers of the Hillsboro R-3 School District are nominated by peers, parents, and patrons of the District for their outstanding services to the school and/or community. Please click the link to find the form to nominate an Outstanding Hawk - https://5il.co/6b6n
Each year the Hillsboro R-3 School District selects a Support Staff Person of the Year. These candidates are nominated by their peers, staff members, parents of students and patrons of the District. Nominations can be made through this link, https://goo.gl/forms/b6rm4dV3gxTXIaiS2 and must be submitted by February 6, 2019. Any full-time or part-time support staff member including secretaries, paraprofessionals, nurses, custodians, food service workers, bus drivers, mechanics, maintenance techs, technology department staff members are eligible. Candidates should be skilled, dedicated, and hard-working. The nominations for each finalist will be given to the District selection committee. The selection will be made by the end of February and the District winner will be announced at the Annual Staff Recognition Dinner held in March. Please help us recognize our dedicated Hawks support staff members and fill out the form online with your nomination!
This message is for parents of students that ride Bus #6... The bus was experiencing mechanical difficulties and students were transferred to another bus to make it home safely. The bus is running approximately 20 to 25 minutes late. All students are safe and making their way home now. (4:20 pm)
HHS FCCLA Presents the 2nd Annual Kindergarten – Sixth Grade Mother/Son Dance - Saturday, February 2 - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. @ the Hillsboro High School Commons – Attire is semi-formal - Cost is $15 per mom (sons are free) - Cookies and punch will be provided along with a photo to remember this fun event. Please fill out the bottom portion of the linked form and return to your son’s teacher by Tuesday, January 22 - https://5il.co/68ei
Each year the Hillsboro R-III School District selects one teacher as the District Teacher of the Year. Nominations can be made by peers, parents of students, and patrons of the District. All nomination forms must be returned to the building Principal by January 30, 2019. A finalist will be selected from each attendance center and the Teacher of the Year will be selected by a District Committee. If you would like to nominate a District Teacher please read the listed eligibility requirements and complete the form below. Any full-time classroom teacher, librarian, guidance counselor, instructional coach and other similar positions in the Hillsboro R-III School District may be a candidate. School personnel whose duties are primarily administrative or supervisory (Principals, Assistant Principals) are ineligible. Candidates should be skilled, dedicated teachers who plan to continue teaching. Click here for nomination form - https://5il.co/68d9
After a check of District road conditions, we are excited to announce... School WILL be back in session tomorrow! (January 15th) 😀
Have a WONDERFUL Christmas Break!
Friendly Reminder: Thursday, December 20 - The HSDR3 Board of Education invites you to formally join us in welcoming our new 2019/2020 Superintendent, Dr. Jon Isaacson from 2:30 - 6 p.m. at the Hillsboro Learning Center. Parents/Guardians, Faculty/Staff, Patrons/Businesses are all invited. Hope to see you there!
This Sunday (12/16) @ 2 p.m. - The Hillsboro High School Band is hosting their Annual Holiday Concert in the HHS Auditorium. - The students have been working very hard to prepare for this concert - featuring several different facets of the Band Program at HHS including The Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Combined Concert Band, and their newest Brass Choir will be featured during the performance. The program will consist of several Holiday favorites, as well as more traditional band literature. - We hope you can make it out, this Sunday, for what will surely be a great way to end the semester/going into the holiday break - showcasing our students' talents and hard work! ☃️
The Hillsboro HS Ecology Club is working with Jefferson County Recycling and invites you to 'Recycle the Holiday'. Thursday, December 27 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon @ the Hillsboro Civic Club located at 10349 Business 21 in Hillsboro. The Ecology Club will be helping unload cars and sorting items... This event is open to the community! Spread the word!
The Hillsboro R-3 School District Board of Education invites you to join us to formally welcome our new 2019/2020 Superintendent, Dr. Jon Isaacson. Thursday, December 20th - 2:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Hillsboro Learning Center - 10486 Business 21 - Hillsboro, MO 63050 - Parents/Guardians, Faculty/Staff, Patrons/Businesses Invited
Student Flu Shot Clinic - The Hillsboro R-3 School District and the Jefferson County Health Department are working together to offer a Flu Vaccination Clinic for students. The clinic will take place on December 7, 2018. The Health Department will visit each building and administer the flu vaccine to students whose parents/guardians have completed the necessary paperwork. All forms must be received by your student’s building no later than November 30, 2018. This is to ensure that the Health Department brings the appropriate number of doses needed. This deadline will be strictly enforced, therefore, forms must be returned promptly. In order for your child to receive the vaccine, you must complete and return the forms at this link - https://5il.co/5lyw
The Hillsboro HS Ecology Club, in coordination with Jefferson County Recycling, is sponsoring a Community Recycling Trailer at the High School on Thursday, November 15th for public use - for the Hillsboro R3 Community! ♻️ Accepted items are: Paper – Cardboard – Plastics - Aluminum -- ♻️ Gather your recyclables and do your part for the environment! ♻️ *no electronics will be accepted on this date.
The Annual Hillsboro Primary Christmas Bazaar will be on Saturday, December 1 - from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are looking for vendors! The vendor application window is from 10/24 - 11/14/18. Please click link for access to the application form and instructions on applying! http://5il.co/5cbe
We are excited to announce Infinite Campus has two new apps available in the app store – Campus Parent and Campus Student (a new version of Campus Portal). Both apps include enhanced features to make it more useful for students and parents, with additional tools being added in the coming months. Once you download the app, you will be prompted to enter the District Name (Hillsboro) and State. Next, you will need to click Search District and select Hillsboro R-III from the list. Your username and password will be the same as the Campus Portal. Please Note: Campus Portal is still available, but will be phased out at the end of this school year. Students will be available to access the new Student Portal from their current Campus Portal. In the upper right corner, next to their name will be a green icon "Try the new Campus Student". If a student clicks on this link, they will see what the new portal looks like. Later this year after all new tools have been added, we will change the default to the new Student Portal.
Hidden in Plain View [An Initiative to Help Parents Spot Signs of Risky Behavior] Hillsboro HS - Tuesday, October 23 - Exhibit open 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., Presentation at 6:30 p.m. - Explore an interactive display of a teenager's bedroom containing over 70 items that could signal that a young person is involved in risky activities. Learn how to spot warning signs and get tips for talking with kids about the dangers of alcohol and drug use. Remember: Talking with your kids early and often about the dangers of drug use is the most effective tool to prevent youth substance abuse. For tips on starting these conversations go to www.addictionisreal.org
Hillsboro R3 Celebrates National School Lunch Week - October 15 - 19 - https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/240244/National_School_Lunch_Week_Lots2Love.pdf
Hillsboro Intermediate 3rd Annual Character Breakfast - To reserve your spot, click the link! - Sponsored by #LikeAGirl - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSctRlpX7SnlI0W3x1rN0zjbn-2hwvBhsveD4sqY-EdycNLl0A/viewform
Don't forget!! 📎- No School this Friday, 9/28 - Teacher Professional Development
First Responders Day! Student representatives from each building hopped on a bus and delivered donuts, cards, and banners created by our wonderful HAWKS under the direction of our Art Departments. We visited Hillsboro Fire, Hillsboro PD, Jefferson County Sheriff Department, Valle Ambulance, and Mapaville Fire Protection. The State Patrol moved to the Festus location so we will mail their cards and banners. 🚒🚑🚓🚔 We appreciate you sharing your students and their wonderful art work to honor the first responders in our community.
#LikeAGirl is sponsoring their 3rd Annual Character Breakfast at the Intermediate. Come join in the fun on Oct. 6th. Reservations are required. Please see attached flyer - http://5il.co/4x7m
Hillsboro Homecoming Game 🏈 Friday, September 21 - 7 p.m. - Hawks vs. Windsor Owls https://hillsborohawks.info/teams/events/22087797
Your thoughts matter! Survey Ends Tomorrow - September 19, 2018. Parent, Patrons, and Staff Survey - Superintendent Search for 2019-2020 School Year https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Hilsboro
Homecoming Parade Details - Friday, September 21 - Parade begins at 2 p.m. - Parade Route: Coming from behind the Civic Club through to the Primary, turning left onto Leon Hall Parkway, then right onto Business Hwy 21, left on Main Street (by Hardees), left onto Vreeland Road, continuing through the gravel pass-thru behind Casey’s, turning right onto Hi Crest Street rounding onto Hawk Drive behind the Intermediate, and ending at the Old Field House.
fyi ✏️ K - 6 buses are rolling approximately ten minutes behind, they are on their way home!
Please be advised that the buses for Grades K through 6 are running approximately 20 minutes late. Thank you for your patience.
All students have been dropped off! Have a safe and wonderful weekend!
The afternoon K-6 buses are rolling! Please allow an extra 15 minutes for your Hawk(s) to arrive home. - Have a wonderful weekend everyone!
Again, for this afternoon's (K-6) bus run, we will post updates when the buses are loaded and on their way home - via Facebook (@HillsboroR3), Twitter (@Hillsboro_R3), the District website Live Feed (hsdr3.org), and the School Messenger All-Call System. Please like and share these posts to disperse the info to other Hawk family and friends! Thank you for your continued patience!
The Board of Education is seeking patron and staff input in selecting the next superintendent for the Hillsboro R-III School District. An online survey which lists leadership qualities of a superintendent is provided. Community and staff persons can indicate the most desired leadership qualities they perceive the new superintendent should have for our district. The results of this survey will be used by the BOE and consultants in seeking and screening applicants as well as for the development of the interview content. Survey ends September 19, 2018. - Click link to access the survey - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Hilsboro
All Hillsboro buses are in! Have a wonderful night and see you tomorrow!
For this afternoon's (K-6) bus run, we will post updates when the buses are loaded and on their way home - via Facebook (@HillsboroR3), Twitter (@Hillsboro_R3), the District website Live Feed (hsdr3.org), and the School Messenger All-Call System. Please like and share these posts to disperse the info to other Hawk family and friends! 😊 Thank you for your patience!
Hillsboro Faculty and Staff Retirees!! You are cordially invited to the Hillsboro R3 Retired Staff Homecoming Brunch - September 22 - Please click link for more info and to download the RSVP form - http://5il.co/47nf
Primary Supply List 2018-2019 - http://5il.co/46s8 - This list is also available at the DeSoto and Festus Walmart
For your fridge - 2018-2019 School Calendar - http://5il.co/43ac 😊 First Day of School is Thursday, August 16th!
Have you moved? To assure we have your most current residential and email addresses, phone number(s), etc., please complete and submit the Household Information Update Form linked here - http://5il.co/zom - You can check your information through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal.
Public Informational Meeting - July 11 @ 6:00 p.m. at the Learning Center - This meeting will include presentations from two search firms discussing their processes in conducting the search for superintendent candidates for the 2019/2020 school year for the Hillsboro R3 School District.
Tonight! CHADS Coalition for Mental Health Informational Meeting - Monday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m. – Hillsboro High School Theater - CHADS Coalition for Mental Health will be here to present on the signs and symptoms of Depression and other mental illnesses, as well as an in depth discussion on the Signs of Suicide. Q & A to follow the presentation. COMMUNITY INVITED – firstname.lastname@example.org 314-952-2046
Letter to Parents/Guardians of Hillsboro R-III Students Regarding School Safety - http://5il.co/2xc1
CHADS Coalition for Mental Health Informational Meeting - Monday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m. – Hillsboro High School Theater - CHADS Coalition for Mental Health will be here to present on the signs and symptoms of Depression and other mental illnesses, as well as an in depth discussion on the Signs of Suicide. Q & A to follow the presentation. COMMUNITY INVITED – email@example.com 314-952-2046 see pic
The Jefferson County Health Department’s “Smiles to Go Van” will be visiting our school district during the month of March. - In order for your child to participate/receive dental care you must complete and return to school the following forms BEFORE February 28th - It is the mission of the Smiles to Go staff to provide dental care to your child in a safe and pleasant atmosphere, promoting healthy dental hygiene for life. – Dental Cover Letter - http://5il.co/2qy8 - Dental Permission Slip - http://5il.co/2qy7 - Please contact the Smiles to Go program at 636-282-1010 or see the bottom of the linked cover letter for your school nurse’s contact info for further information, they will be glad to assist with your questions.
Parents and Guardians may schedule Kindergarten enrollment/assessment appointments on/after February 2, 2018 by calling (636) 789-0050. Future Hawks are given screening assessments while parents/guardians complete the registration process. Assessment & registration takes between 45 minutes and 2 hours. Appointments may be scheduled for the following enrollment dates from 8:15 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Learning Center located at 10486 Highway 21. - Wednesday, March 21; Thursday, March 22, Friday; March 23; Monday, April 9; Tuesday, April 10; Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Children enrolling in Kindergarten must be age 5 by July 31, 2018. Parents must present an original birth certificate, current immunization records, and proof of residency in the Hillsboro R-III School District. Enrollment forms can be completed ahead of time and brought to the enrollment/screening appointment. Photo ID of Parent/Guardian must also be presented. - Enrollment forms may be obtained after February 2rd: On our District website www.hsdr3.org The Registrar’s Office at #20 Hawk Drive | The Primary School Office at 101 Leon Hall Parkway - If you have any questions you may call the Primary School Office at 636-789-0050 or the District Registrar at 636-789-0007.
2018/2019 New Student Enrollment Packet - Now available for incoming Kindergarten students and other Future Hawks - http://5il.co/2qoc
Please take part in nominating our 2017-2018 HILLSBORO R-III SUPPORT STAFF PERSON OF THE YEAR - http://5il.co/2ola - ELIGIBILITY Any full-time or part-time support staff member including secretaries, paraprofessionals, nurses, custodians, food service workers, bus drivers, mechanics, maintenance techs, technology department staff members, are eligible. Candidates should be skilled, dedicated, hard-working staff members. Note: Once selected as a district-wide finalist, the staff member is not eligible again for two (2) years. See attached form for a list of nominees of the past two years. (Individuals who are substitutes are not eligible). NOMINATION Support staff may be nominated by their peers, other building staff members, parents of students and patrons of the District. Forms will be available via email, District Facebook page, and on the District website. Outside of District employees, please email your completed nomination form to firstname.lastname@example.org District Employees, please return your completed nomination to your Principal or Department Director. Nomination forms must be returned by February 2, 2018
Influenza A has arrived to Hillsboro R3 - Linked is an informational letter sent home, this fall, by our School Nurses - http://5il.co/23ku
Letter from Dr. Cornman, Superintendent of Schools, regarding weapons in school - http://5il.co/21bj
Did you know for the Month of September the Primary served 3,502 Breakfasts, and 6,798 Lunches. Way to go Food Service Staff!
Shout out to our Cafeteria Staff on their recent Health Inspections. All Cafeterias received a 100%. So Proud of you all. GREAT JOB!!!
Letter regarding the "Great American Solar Eclipse" viewing glasses being sent home with students: http://5il.co/1oey
Our Intermediate Principal, Scott Readnour, made a great video highlighting some tips in navigating around our new website. Please take a few minutes to watch the video below. https://share.viewedit.com/FLWt48CWQVPH1AnK3VSGHS Thank you for supporting the Hillsboro R3 School District!
Updated Revised 2017/2018 School Year Calendar: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/70647/REVISED_2_2017-2018_School_Year_Calendar.pdf Letter Regarding School Calendar Revision: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/70510/Letter_RE_School_Calendar_Revision_July_2017.pdf