Posted Date: 02/08/2019
Students and staff at Hempstead Elementary celebrated “100 days of Learning” on Thursday, February 7.
Students and staff were allowed to dress as a person 100 years old or wear t-shirts with a 100 items on them. Students in the lower grade levels did activities in the classroom revolved around the number 100 and had a parade through the hallways to show off their 100 day creations.
The 100 day celebration has become an annual tradition for students to celebrate the 100th day of school while learning to count, add, and multiply items to attain 100.
February is Black History Month. Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States during the month of February.
It’s time to make someone’s day! Take time to make a difference in someone’s day by just giving a little more effort. Treat people the way you want to be treated. Remember, the smallest things can mean the most to someone at the right time.
Just a reminder that...Monday, February 18, is a Staff In-Service/Student Holiday at Hempstead ISD.
Presidents’ Day is an American federal holiday that takes place on the third Monday in February each year. It is a day set aside for Americans to honor those who have held the highest office in the land. Did you know there have been 45 Presidents of the United States since George Washington took office in 1789?
National FFA Week, February 16-23, began in the week of George Washington’s birthday in 1948, in recognition of Washington’s legacy as an agriculturist and farmer. A young group of farmers founded FFA in 1928 with a mission to prepare future generations for the challenges of feeding a growing population.