⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Miss Wren! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? - This is my second year teaching at Holly Pond. Favorite Food- Chicken Favorite Movie- The Pursuit of Happyness Favorite Quote- “Others above self, Christ above all.” Interesting Fact- I love playing golf. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? I would love to go to Hawaii. What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? I love having the opportunity to have a positive impact on the future generations of leaders. Thank you for all you do for our students at Holly Pond! We appreciate you!
A blood drive will be held at Holly Pond School tomorrow, December 6th. It is from 8 am- 2 pm in the Middle School Gym (Old Gym).
The Holly Pond Elementary Christmas Choir concert will be December 16th during school at 9 am. The concert will be held in the old gym.
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Mrs. Carter! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? - 9 years Favorite Food- Mexican Favorite Movie- The Blind Side Favorite Quote- "You are free to choose but you are not free from the consequences of that choice" Interesting Fact- I was a forklift driver at Wal-Mart Distribution when I was in my early 20s. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?- The Holy Land What do you enjoy most about working in a K- 8 school? There is no other joy than hearing "Mrs. Carter" in a public place and turning to see a little hand waving as hard as it can and it's even better when it is accompanied by a hug! Thank you for all that you do for our staff and students Mrs. Carter! We appreciate you!
We can't believe it is Christmas time already! Here are the dress up days for Holly Pond K-8. We will begin on Decemebr 12th! 🎄❄️ *Sorry for the small font, you will need to zoom in!
🌲 Holly Pond's Christmas in the Park 🌲 Governor's Park / Dec. 3rd / 5:30-8pm Many exciting events will be happening throughout the night. There will be a Christmas tree lighting, Santa Claus sightings, and a performance from the Holly Pond High School Band and the elementary choir. There will also be four food trucks on site. The elementary choir will perform at 5:30! Beautiful luminaries will line the park as you look at the Christmas Cards made by our community. If you would like to purchase luminaries for your loved ones, most HP businesses are selling them for $1 each. We hope to see you there!
Coach Glasscock, Coach Hartline, and the Holly Pond Varsity basketball teams invite all Holly Pond youth basketball players to come cheer on the Broncos for youth night on December 8th. **Any player who wears his or her youth jersey to the games will get in free with a paying adult. **6th Grade Girls will be recognized at halftime of the varsity girls game. 6th Grade Boys will be recognized at halftime of the varsity boys game.
Bronco Brag 🐴 Help us congratulate Will on his Bronco Brag! He has demonstrated excellent character everyday since school started this year. He shows integrity, helps his friends and teachers without being asked, follows all school rules, shows kindness to all, and always has an outstanding attitude. Keep up the good work Will!
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Mrs. Hawkins! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? - This is my 20th year teaching and my 19th year at Holly Pond. Favorite Food- Grilled Chicken with southern white sauce Favorite Movie- Steel Magnolias Favorite Quote- Erma Bombeck: "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything He gave me'." Interesting Fact- I try to read at least three picture books and one chapter book every week so I can recommend books to our students. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?- Most definitely, The Holy Land. What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? I enjoy talking to students and sharing my love of reading with them. It is so rewarding to see their eyes light up and their joyous grins when they realize they "got it"! I want our students to know that being a proficient reader can totally change the course of their life and open the door to any profession. I want all of our students to experience the joy of learning and to know they are loved beyond measure! Thank you for all of your service at Holly Pond! We are very appreciative of you and glad you are on our team!
Middle School SGA is selling sweatshirts for $25 ($27 for 2XL and 3XL), and the deadline is next Friday (November 11). We can do sizes YS - 3XL. If you are interested in buying one, please email email@example.com or come by the middle school office and we will get an SGA member to help you out. Thanks!
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Coach Kelley! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? -This is year 6. Favorite Food- Filet Mignon, Loaded Baked Potato, Bread, with a Salad. Favorite Movie- Top Gun: Maverick Favorite Quote- For I know the plans I have for you, “declares the LORD,” plans to prosperyou and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Interesting Fact- I like to cook and make new recipes. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?- I would like to do an Alaskan Cruise and excursions. What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? Trying to be a positive influence or the next generation. Thank you for your positive influence on our students! We appreciate you!
Check this out! While learning about simple machines, Jackson built a working clock. He was able to calibrate the clock to make a one minute timer. By experimenting with the weight on the pendulum, he was able to change the speed due to the amount of energy needed for it to swing back and forth. Jackson found the position where the pointer takes 60 seconds to make a full revolution around the dial. Great job Jackson!
The Veterans Day program will be held at Holly Pond School this Thursday. We will have breakfast for Veterans at 8am in the Old/Middle School Gym and the Veterans Day Program will follow at 9am in the Felton Easterwood Gym.
Come support the middle school basketball teams tonight as they take on the West Point Warriors. The game is at home! Go Broncos!
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Mrs. Sheila Smith! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? -19 years Favorite Food-peanut butter ice cream Favorite Movie-Sweet Home Alabama Favorite Quote- A quote I tend to say often is, ”I love my family”. Interesting Fact- I still enjoy running half marathons with my boys. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?- Alaska What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? I am so grateful to have the opportunity to mold and shape young minds. Such a ministry! Thank you for everything you do at Holly Pond. We are so glad to have you at our school!
🚨 Re-make Picture Day 🚨 Re-make picture day will be next Monday, November 7th. This will be for students who were absent on 8/26/22 when we originally had school pictures. These are the pictures that will be in the yearbook.
Edouard Ndecky spoke to Holly Pond K-12 students and he was able to share his story of how a gift from Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child changed the course of his life. The shoebox he received included ordinary household items and small toys. Students learned that lives can be changed by serving others. Holly pond will be shipping shoe boxes with the items students donate. We are accepting any new, unused household items or toys. We will send the shoeboxes to students in need as we approach Christmas time. Check out the list below of items that are needed. Thank you for anything that is donated! We will take donations until November 10th.
Bronco Brag 🐴 Harper recieved a bronco brag for being a very responsible Kindergarten student! She has been a great leader in her classroom! Harper is always participating and making good choices. We are so proud of her effort. Congratulations Harper!
Bronco Brag 🐴 Rylee received a bronco brag for his great behavior in first grade. He has been on his very best behavior in the classroom, lunchroom and the hallways. We are very proud of how well he is following the rules and listening. Great job Rylee!
Bronco Brag 🐴 Help us congratulate Collins on her recognition for a bronco brag! Collins was eager to help clean up the lunch table without being asked to do so. She has been caught cleaning up several times and is a great second grade leader. Great job Collins!