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Hopkins Happenings

 

Show Kindness Each Day!


Late Start- Wednesday, April 30- School Starts 10:36 AM


Lunch prices will increase to $2.65 as of May 1st.  Please click HERE for a letter of explaination from the district.   


Click HERE for the current News from the Pond

Contact Information

Principal, Tony Winger

7171 S Pennsylvania St.

Centennial, Colorado 80122

 

Main Office: 303-347-4550

FAX: 303-347-4570

Attendance: 303-734-5555

Preschool: 303-347-4553

Before and After School Care: 

303-347-4555

Kindergarten Information

Hopkins Highlights

Preschool Information

Online Readers
Read online! Student now have access to reading materials online. Click here for more information.

Math Resources
Everyday math resources are available online on the district website. Click here for more information.

Hopkins Monthly Lunch Menu

Pay for lunch online


** IMPORTANT LUNCH INFORMATION**

Starting May 1st through the end of the school year, our food service department will not be able to accept lunch charges on accounts with zero balances. Please be sure your child has money in his/her lunch account or cash on the days they will be eating hot lunch.


Letter describing online payment system 

Free and Reduced Lunch Online Application

Lunch costs $2.40 through the end of April 2014.  Lunch prices will increase May 1, 2014 to $2.65.  Click HERE for a letter from the district regarding these changes.  

**Starting January 2014, Yogurt will not be a lunch choice any longer**

  • Bagel with Cheese will be offered every day.
  • Lunch includes an entree and a choice of sides.
  • A variety of milk is offered.
  • Menus are nutritionally balanced with a wide variety of healthy selections, including fruits and vegetables.
  • Menu is subject to change without notice due to price and product availability.

April Lunch Menu


Mark Hopkins Accountability Committee 2014-2015

Join our Accountability Committee for 2014-2015

Each public school, as required by state law, establishes a school accountability community to participate in establishing school priorities through the development, implementation, evaluation and distribution of the Unified Improvement Plan.  Thus the Mark Hopkins Accountability acts in an advisory capacity regarding major policies and procedures affecting the school and the school community.  The committee membership is composed of parents, school staff, the principal, and community members. 

Meetings are scheduled from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, approximately once a month throughout the school year.   At our next meeting, on May 5, we will elect officers for the 2014/2015 school year.  

We invite any parents and community members who are interested in joining our committee, or serving as an officer, to contact Tony Winger, Principal, or Kirsten Roen, Chair. 

Tony Winger - twinger@lps.k12.co.us; 303-347-4560

Kirsten Roen – kir88@comcast.net

Penny Drive

 

Hopkins Elementary third graders are working hard to learn economics while also making a positive difference in other people's lives.  Hopkins third grade students took an opportunity during their economics unit where students had to find a way to meet a short term financial goal to show their kindness while learning economics at the same time.  

 

The two third grade classes held a Penny Drive to raise money for Heritage School in Sierra Leone, Africa.  Having heard about this school through the work that Littleton's own Heritage High School had done to help the people in Sierra Leone and Hopkins students wanted to make a difference too.  They learned one way these families needed help was to get mosquito nets to help reduce the spread of malaria.  Our third graders thought this would be a great way to make a difference.  

 

The goal was to raise $20.00 with only pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters that 52 students would bring in throughout the month of January.  At the end of January students counted the money and realized they had raised $157.90!  That is almost 8 times their original goal!  Hopkins student are proud and excited that they are able to help 15 families stay healthier and make sure their kids get to school.

 

And it gets better!  A very generous donor has agreed to match Hopkins’ donation; so altogether will send over $300 to Sierra Leone for the purpose of buying much needed mosquito nets.  Hopkins Elementary's third graders helped to make a huge difference in 30 families' lives.  What a great act of kindness.

Ms. Sustr October's 9Teacher Who Cares

Deep down, who doesn’t dream of being the Duck of the Day? Who can resist a Double Duck Brain Challenge? And wouldn’t the world be better off if we could all sing and dance our way from one activity to the next and embrace mistakes with an enthusiastic expression of “awe - pickle de dee” accompanied by a snap of the fingers? Such is life in Ms. Sustr’s classroom. Now you can check it out for yourself on 9News!   

Last spring, Hopkins parent Michelle Fagler nominated Ms. Sustr for 9Teachers Who Care Award. This fall she was chosen. Ms. Sustr’s story will be featured on Friday, October 11th during the 7 a.m. newscast on KTVD channel 20 and the 4 p.m. newscast on KUSA channel 9. It will also repeat at 7 a.m. Saturday the 12th on 9news. The 30 second spot saluting Ms. Sustr will also be on 9News.com.  

Ms. Sustr is passionate about student learning. Her instruction has been recognized as a model for others to emulate. We are proud of this very deserved recognition. Ms. Sustr is a leader in a school of leaders. Ms. Sustr’s excellence is representative of the dedication of all of our staff on behalf of all the students at Hopkins Elementary.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

School Hours:

Playground Supervision Begins: 8:20 a.m.

First Bell: 8:31 a.m.

Tardy Bell: 8:36 a.m.*

PLC Late Start:  Aug 28, Sept 11, Oct 2, Oct 23, Nov 13, Dec 4, Jan 29, Feb 26, Apr 9 & Apr 30

First Bell: 10:31 a.m.

Tardy Bell: 10:36 a.m.*

Early Release:  Sept 20, Nov 1, Feb 7 & Apr 18

School is out at 12:33 p.m.

*Students are expected to be in their seats when the tardy bell rings

2013-2014 Mark Hopkins Accountability Committee (MHAC) Information

 

2012-2013 Parent Survey Results

Upcoming Events

**Updated 04/21/2014**

Apr 22 - PTO Budget Mtg. #1, 6:30 PM

Apr 22-25 - Volunteer Appreciation Week

Apr 25 - Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 7:30 AM

Apr 29 - Science Fair 

Apr 30 - Late Start - School Begins at 10:36 AM

May 2 - Kindergarten Round-up 9:45-10:30 AM

May 2 - Spring Dance 

May 6 - MHAC 6-7:30 PM 

May 7 - Skate City Night 

May 9 - Talent Show

May 13 - PTO Budget Mtg. #2, 6:30 PM

May 16 - Preschool Graduation

May 20 - 5th Grade Pool Party 

May 23 - Last Day of School 1:33PM Dismissal

 
Inclement Weather

RED FLAGS
If there are red flags outside during arrival, students should come inside and wait in the cafeteria until school starts.

INSIDE RECESS
Our general rule is when the temperature drops below 20 degrees and/or there is heavy snow or rain, students will stay inside. Students should always dress appropriately for the weather.

Weather Delay/Closure Information

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