Update from Arrowood

In last Friday’s Department of Education Weekly Update from Dr. Katie Jenner, she shared several goals including a statewide literacy goal of 95% of third grade students demonstrating reading proficiency skills and passing IREAD-3 by 2027. Statistics show that students who pass the IREAD-3 assessment in third grade are roughly 35% more likely to graduate…

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Arrowood Reflects On Another Semester Over

It’s hard to believe that we are just a week away from wrapping up the first semester of the 2022-2023 school year! Our first semester ends on Tuesday, December 20 with our Christmas break taking place Wednesday, December 21 through Monday, January 2, 2023. I commend our students, staff, and families for their work and…

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Dr. Arrowood on New Program, Weather and Community Help

Friday is our first synchronous (i.e., instruction delivered live and in real time to a student by the student’s teacher) e-Learning day. This is an at home virtual learning day for students. We plan to utilize synchronous e-Learning days for when inclement weather impacts our ability to have in-class instruction. A synchronous e-learning day allows…

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Dr. Arrowood Thanks Heights Community and Welcomes New Board Member

Last Saturday, Hamilton Heights enjoyed hosting its first ever VEX Robotics Competition. The event, held at the Hamilton Heights Middle School, drew in some 40 teams from 30 different schools. It was nothing short of amazing! Energy, innovation, collaboration, teamwork, technical problem-solving, and pride filled the air. I’m pretty sure I was watching future scientists…

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What Makes HHSC Great for Students and Families

Every day I get to see our student’s curiosity sparked and dreams explored. I am in awe of the innovation, creativity, and passion I see among our staff who bring their best each day to inspire and engage students. A good example taking place this week is Future Huskies Week at the middle school. The…

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Arrowood on Homecoming, Heights Athletic Hall of Fame

Homecoming Week is among my favorite weeks of the year. The spirit days, athletic games, pep rally, homecoming parade, football game, and dance bring our Huskies together in the kind of energy, enthusiasm, and pride that can been seen and felt in every way throughout the campus. It represents one of the most fun weeks…

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Dr. Arrowood Praises Good Start, Offers September Updates

I want to thank you for your support and preparation which led to an outstanding start to the 2022-23 school year. Our educators and staff have been spending time developing relationships and laying the groundwork to engage, motivate, and help students on their learning journey throughout the year ahead. We continue to build upon our…

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Arrowood Talks Kids Returning to School

The start of the new school year is right around the corner, and I am looking forward to the chatter and activity as our campus comes to life with the enthusiasm and energy of our students and staff. I’m excited about the unlimited opportunities for exploration and growth that is an integral part of our…

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