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Elementary News

100 Great Days at HBE!

February 22, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - The students in Kindergarten at HBE celebrated the 100th Day of School learning and laughing.  Activites included a "100 Museum" where the students created their own exhibits of 100 things. Students displayed 100 goldfish, 100 cars, 100 beads, 100 Legos and so many other creative items that they brought in from home. Even school principal, Mr. Kahmar, had an exhibit of 100 paper clips in the museum. The school staff was invited to visit and explore the students' exhibits. Students and staff all agreed that celebrating 100 Days of learning is definitely fun!  Images HERE>

The Great Kindness Challenge at HBE

February 22, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - Students at Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School took part in The Great Kindness Challenge/Random Acts of Kindness Week.  Each day had a theme towards promoting kindness and cooperation. Pictures HERE>

Valentines for Veterans

February 3, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - Students at Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School showed off the artistic creations they made for the Valentines for Veterans Program. The Valentines for Veterans program provides schools, families and individuals in the Hudson Valley with the opportunity to send Valentine’s Day greetings to veterans who served and sacrificed to protect our freedom. The cards will be delivered to veterans at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care Facility at Castle Point. Complete Story HERE>

HBE Newsletter HBE February Newsletter

January 31, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - The HBE Monthly Newsletter, February Edition is now available.  Catch up on the latest news and events taking place at HBE.  Click HERE for all the news at HBE.

 Outstanding Attendance Award

January 11, 2017, Cuddebackville, NY - Students in Mrs. Babcock's kindergarten class were congratulated by Principal Jared Kahmar for their perfect attendance in school recently. As part of the district wide attendance initiative, H.B.E. is recognizing and celebrating outstanding attendance during these next few months. If all students are present from a single class, that class gets to proudly display an award on their door for the day.  Image HERE>

 HBE Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence

December 5, 2016, Cuddebackville, NY - On Monday, December 5th, the Port Jervis City School District celebrated 40 Years of Excellence at Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School. HBE students and staff gathered for a special assembly, joined by more than 30 former staff and several former students.  Complete Story HERE>

Rotary Club 3rd Grade Dictionary Project

December 14 2016, Port Jervis, NY - Members of the Port Jervis Rotary Club visited the two Port Jervis elementary schools last week to give each 3rd grader a brand new Webster's Dictionary.  This yearly event is part of the educational outreach of the Rotary Club.  Complete story HERE>

HBE November Newsletter

November 3, 2016 - Cuddebackville, NY - HBE November Newsletter is now available.  Be sure to check out the important dates, events and activities taking place at HBE during November.  Parent/Teacher Conferences - Coat Drive - NO School Dates - MORE  For details, click HERE>

Electronic Signs Light the Way

September 29, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District put the finishing touches on electronic billboard signs at HBE and ASK this past week.  These signs were part of a referendum approved by voters in May 2015.  Complete Story HERE>