Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.


Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

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The Mission of the Richmond County School System is to educate students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.

RCSS News


Richmond County School System
Pre-K Registration
Monday - Friday March 2 - 13, 2015
1 - 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Locations:
RCSS Central Office
Tobacco Road Elementary
Click here for more information.

Congratulations HES Reading Competition Team!


Congratulations to HES Reading Competition Team!  They tied for 4th place in the RCSS Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl!  Click here for more HES pictures.  Click here for RCSS Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl highlights and pictures.

HES Title I Parent Resource Center

HES Parent Resource Center is open daily from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in room 303.  Click here for more information. 



Georgia Milestone Assessment System

Students in grades 3 - 5 will take the new Georgia Milestone Assessment this coming Spring.  Click here for more information about the assessment from the Georgia Department of Education.

HES TOTY


Hephzibah Elementary's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Harman

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

The Infinite Campus Parent Portal provides families in the Richmond County School District online information about their child's achievement. 

For instructions to activate your Infinite Campus Portal Account, please click here.


HES Accelerated Reader Program

The HES Accelerated Reader Program officially started September 15th.  The last day to take AR tests will be Friday, May 1, 2015.   Please click on this link for more information regarding the program and for the students' AR reading goals. 

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From the Principal

American Red Cross Ten Tips for Cold Weather
1. Layer up! Wear layers of lightweight clothing to stay warm. Gloves and a hat will help prevent losing your body heat.
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Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 26
PTA/Black History Program
@ 6 p.m. in the gym.
Scholastic Book Fair
Shopping hours:
Thurs., Feb. 26th: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 27th: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mar. 2nd - 5th: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mar. 5th: 6 - 8 p.m.
Mar. 6th: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Friday, February 27
AR Read the Most, Coast to Coast Day

Scholastic Book Fair
Shopping hours:
Thurs., Feb. 26th: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 27th: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mar. 2nd - 5th: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mar. 5th: 6 - 8 p.m.
Mar. 6th: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Saturday, February 28
Harvest Festival at Big Oak Park/Moore-Avery Court @ 11:00 AM
Sun, Mar 1 - Sat, Mar 7
National School Social Workers Week
Monday, March 2
RCSS Pre-K Registration
Read Across America Day

Scholastic Book Fair
Shopping hours:
Thurs., Feb. 26th: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 27th: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mar. 2nd - 5th: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mar. 5th: 6 - 8 p.m.
Mar. 6th: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.


HES AR Info


* The "Koala-ty" School

School Mission  
The mission of Hephzibah Elementary is to provide a QUALITY academic program which builds self esteem, promotes respect for others, and creates lifelong learners for all students.

HES School Hours

Breakfast Served 7:00-7:30 a.m.
Students must be in the lunchroom by 7:15 a.m.
Classes Begin  7:30 a.m.
Classes End  2:15 p.m.

Weather

Today, 2/26/2015
High: 49 Low: 35
Cloudy
6% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/27/2015
High: 53 Low: 31
Mostly cloudy
0% chance of precipitation.