Bronco Brag 🐴 Congratulations to Camden on his bronco brag referral! Camden has not only been behaving great in class, but he has also been caught multiple times sweeping the hallways of the middle school building. This shows strong character, responsibility, and respect for his school! We are proud of you Camden! Keep it up!
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Mr. Kusz! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? – This is my 14th year at Holly Pond. Favorite Food- Chinese Favorite Movie- Tombstone/Citizen Kane Favorite Quote- “It’s perfect running weather!” Interesting Fact- The human brain is actually 60% fat…I believe my percentage is twice that. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?- I would like to go to the Yangtze River in the Tanggula Mountains of China and take a boat down all 3900 miles until I reach the Yellow Sea. What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? I enjoy knowing what a positive influence we, as teachers, can be to our children/students. We have been entrusted with these wonderful students at the most impressionable time in their lives and despite all the negative things/news we often hear about on a daily basis, we have the power to change the way our students look at this world. Thank you for all that you do for our students and athletes at Holly Pond! We are thankful you are on our team!
Holly Pond Town Hall will be hosting a drive through trunk or treat at the Dane Estes Park today from 5:00- 7:00 pm. Please make sure to enter off of 278 exit onto Brooklyn Road.
Join Dr. Barnette tonight (Thursday 10/27) at Holly Pond for a community meeting. This is a great opportunity to get an update on current construction projects and initiatives, as well as ask any questions you may have. We hope to see you there!
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Mrs. Wood! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? - 28 years Favorite Food- Pizza Favorite Movie- Titanic Favorite Quote- “The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” ― Walt Disney Interesting Fact- I was a pitcher for the Wallace State Lions Softball team in college. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? - Hawaii What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? I love working with the students each day and being able to see each student's individual uniqueness. Thank you for your service at Holly Pond! We appreciate all you do for our staff and students.
Red Ribbon week started today and our students were encouraged to dress as their Cullman County family color. The family "Integrity" started the morning by having a few middle school aged students greet some of the younger elementary students who are in their family. We are proud of the connection our families are making across different grade levels!
Red Ribbon Week will begin on Monday! The dress up days are listed below.
Join us on Thursday, October 27th for our community meeting at Holly Pond school cafeteria. Dr. Barnette, for the first time since the pandemic, is holding community meetings to update everyone involved in our school system on upcoming projects and initiatives, as well as to celebrate recent successes across our district. If you can't make the meeting at Holly Pond, visit ccboe.org/news for a full list of upcoming meetings. We hope to see you there!
HPE K-8 students are showing out at the Cullman County Fair. Stella Henderson won 1st Place in Showmanship. Alex Wood won 7th place in Showmanship. Ryleigh Jordan won Reserve Champion. Khison Alldredge won 2nd in Showmanship. Kyliahna Alldredge won 4th in Showmanship. Kynleigh Wood won 5th in Showmanship.
Thank you to Brighton Forestry for supplying Mrs. Allbright's 7th grade reading class with a pizza party today. Her 7th grade students have read 25,000 books combined this year! Great job!
Madelyn and Liberty did a great job performing in Junie B. Jones the Musical Jr. with Cullman Community Theatre today. Their last performance is set for 7 pm tonight at Cullman High School Auditorium. Great job girls!
Our sixth grade students enjoyed a trip to Camp Meadowbrook last week for the F.A.W.N field trip! This field trip is designed to help influence the choices our students will make as adults in appreciating, managing, and protecting natural resources for the future.
A big thank you to our middle school SGA members for decorating the 6-8 grade building for Fall!
The Middle School County Volleyball Tournament is TOMORROW at Good Hope High School's Gymnasium. 9am: Good Hope v. Cold Springs, Vinemont v. Holly Pond 10am: West Point v. Hanceville, Fairview v. Parkside 11am: Semifinals 12pm: Final (streamed live on ccboe.tv) Be sure to download the Cullman County Schools app on Roku, Amazon Fire, and Apple to watch live!
Bronco Brag🐴 Congratulations to one of our 5th grade students on recieving a Bronco Brag! Anna noticed a student was struggling with carrying a large amont of books and went out of her way to help the student. We are proud of her and the kindness she displays to others. Great job Anna!
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Miss Metcalfe! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? - I have worked at Holly Pond for 16 years. HP is the only school I have ever worked at, and I am proud to say I am a lifetime Bronco Fan! Favorite Food- Italian Favorite Movie- The Goonies Favorite Quote- "You will miss a hundred percent of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky Interesting Fact- I love to go to thrift stores and craft shows. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?- Ireland What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? I love being able to make a difference in young kids' lives. I enjoy watching them grow and mature in front of my eyes and know that I have a part in that. Thank you for all that you do Miss Metcalfe! We appreciate you so much!
Thank you Dr. Barnette for bring Brooksie the service dog to Holly Pond K-8 today! Our second graders enjoyed hearing the story from you and getting to meet Brooksie. A special thank you to Judge Nicholas for letting Cullman County Schools borrow him for a while!
Cullman County Schools will be holding substitute orientation on September 21st in the board room at 8 am and 12 pm. For anyone interested in attending the orientation, please email Anna Pace (firstname.lastname@example.org).
⭐STAFF SPOTLIGHT⭐ Meet Miss Ray! How many years have you worked at Holly Pond? - This is my second year at Holly Pond. Favorite Food- My favorite food is chicken. Favorite Movie- My favorite movie is The Blind Side. Favorite Quote- Two things you are in total control of in your life are your attitude and your effort. Interesting Fact-Ever since I knew I wanted to be a teacher , I always dreamed of teaching 4th grade. Now, I am getting to do this in the same classroom where I was once a 4th grade student! If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?- I would love to travel to Hawaii. What do you enjoy most about working in an elementary school? My favorite thing about working in an elementary school is seeing my students and teaching them new things. I enjoy watching their faces light up when they are able to do something they thought was too challenging. Also, I get to work with the best co-workers that are always supportive and willing to help. We are so happy to have your on our team Miss Ray! Thanks for helping make Holly Pond great!
Bronco Brag🐴 Congratulations to Dakota and Dylan on their recognization for positive behavior! We had a lot of fun last week since it was homecoming here at Holly Pond. However, even with all the activities Dakota and Dylan still found time to pick up trash around their break area at the end of break left by their peers. This stood out to fellow students and staff and earned them both a Bronco Brag. We are proud of you both! Great job!