Students from Ms. Endicott's and Mrs. Strawhorne's class will be hosting the annual Invention Convention on Tuesday, November 22 from 9-11 am in the school gym. Be sure to stop by to see all of the inventions from our students. Click on the image for a video invitation.
As part of Red Ribbon Week, officers from the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office spoke to students about saying no to drugs and making good choices. We would like to thank Major Lonnie Smith, Sergeant Steven Owings, Deputy Travis Cox, and Deputy Chad Robertson for taking time out of their day to speak to our students about staying drug free!
Ashlyn Powell, fifth grade, won first place for her artwork in the recent fire safety awareness art competition. Third grader, Nick White, won second place for his age division. CONGRATULATIONS to ALL of the students who were finalist and a VERY good job to ALL of the Hodges students who participated!! You're awesome!!!
The Kinsa FLUency program is now live for our school! This program will keep our school healthier by: Giving each family a FREE Smart Thermometer, showing all families "what's going around" for preventative care, and reducing sick days through early detection and increased awareness. The more families that participate, the more successful the program will be in keeping our students healthier throughout this flu season. Please click on the article for a link to the website.
Third grade and first grade students in Mrs. Sellers and Mrs. Addis' classes shared their writing pieces with one another. Both classes were finishing a writing unit and took the opportunity to collaborate and share their writing samples with their peers. Please click here for more pictures.
Mrs. Addis' first grade students are learning about plants by planting their own seeds. Students were able to document their observations about seeds and soil in their science journals as they planted their own seeds. Students will be observing and documenting their plant growth over the next few weeks. Click here to see more pictures.
Hundreds of parents and students gathered at Hodges Elementary on Tuesday, September 20 for PTO Open House and the annual family picnic. Parents started in classrooms where they voted on the school compact and later made their way to the back lawn to enjoy music and hotdogs. Students, parents, and faculty gathered together to make this night a huge success.
Hodges Elementary School--GSI had Grandparents galore on the school campus for Grandparents Day Celebrations in classrooms and in the book fair. We are truly appreciative of our "Grands" and want to thank you for your support of our school. It is truly amazing to see the overwhelming encouragement and support from our grandparents and parents both.
Students in Mrs. Gardner's 2nd grade class are using the Hodges GSI WeatherBug weather station to learn about temperature and weather. The WeatherBug provides students the opportunity to learn about weather with a live monitor showing a three day forecast, radar map, and weather readings such as the current temperature, dewpoint, sunrise, and sunset. Students will be tracking weather daily from their classroom using this tool!