Yearbooks are here!

Tue, Jun 5 12:14pm

YEARBOOKS ARE HERE!!!   Yearbooks were distributed to all classrooms this morning. So, if you purchased a yearbook for your child, they should be bringing it home this afternoon. If you did not purcha ... [More]

Lost and Found Items

Thu, May 24 3:41pm

Is your child missing anything? If so, have them check the lost and found. All unclaimed items will be donated at the end of the month.    

Media Books Due

Thu, May 24 8:31am

This is a reminder that all media books are due now and fine notifications will be sent out for all overdue books. Thank you for your cooperation!  

Kindness Night-Free Family Event

Sat, May 19 10:39am

Reminder of our free family event and PTA meeting tomorrow.   Please bring a toiletry item to donate towards Families First Charlotte. Looks like the weather will put the movie inside so bring any bla ... [More]

Chick Fil A Teacher Appreciaton Day

Sun, May 6 12:58pm

Camp Invention

Wed, May 2 1:45pm

Last chance to sign up for this fun camp with a $15 discount, expires this Friday, May 4!

Night of the Arts

Tue, May 1 2:41pm

Just a friendly reminder that  tomorrow night (Wednesday, May 2nd) is Hawk Ridge's Night of the Arts! The choir, band and the Ballantyne Chorale will be performing and the 3D Recycled Art project will ... [More]

FNO Results

Tue, May 1 2:17pm

A big thank you to everyone who came to our last Family Night Out at Newk's. Mrs. Lehtinen's class had the highest attendance and won the gift card and dessert tray!

Lost and Found

Mon, Apr 30 8:14am

If your child is missing any items, have them check the lost and found. All unclaimed items will be donated this Friday!  

Hawk Fest Silent Auction

Fri, Apr 20 8:41pm

We are excited to announce that our Hawk Fest Silent Auction is online and available for bidding! We invite family and friends to join in the fun - this online bidding is open to the public. Check out ... [More]

Hawk Fest Ticket Reminder- deadline to purchase in advance is 9pm Friday, April 20

Fri, Apr 20 3:17pm

Just a reminder that the deadline to purchase tickets online for Hawk Fest is this Friday, April 20 9pm!!!    Prices increase the day of the event- next Friday, April 27, 5pm- so avoid waiting in line ... [More]

Teacher's Volleyball Cup

Wed, Apr 18 7:53am

Thursday is the last day to purchase tickets ahead of time and will be sent home with students, $5 per ticket!  

FNO Earnings

Mon, Apr 16 5:35pm

A big thank you to everyone who came out to Hungry Howie's last week to support Hawk Ridge! We raised $296.41, and Ms. Farrell and Ms. Grady's class had the highest attendance and each won a pizza par ... [More]

FNO - Hungry Howie's TONIGHT!

Wed, Apr 11 7:03am

Hawk Fest tickets on sale now!

Mon, Apr 9 8:41am

Camp Invention - discount if registered by 3/23!

Thu, Mar 22 8:16pm

Dear Parents – Many of you ask about additional learning opportunities for your children. If you have not heard, we are hosting Camp Invention at Hawk Ridge this summer. Camp Invention is a fun, innov ... [More]

1st and 2nd Grade author talk

Mon, Mar 19 7:57pm

Last week’s Family Night out at Hungry Howie’s Raised $380 for our school! The funds we earned went towards buying each 1st and 2nd grade teacher an autographed copy of Troy Cumming’s book “Can I Be Y ... [More]

Teacher's Cup Volleyball Tournament

Sun, Mar 18 2:24pm

Tickets are $5 each, please send cash in an envelope marked Teacher's Cup. Please purchase tickets by April 13.  

Tonight FNO Hungry Howie's!!

Wed, Mar 14 3:47pm

No need to cook tonight, Hungry Howie's has you covered! Carry out or delivery. Make sure you say what class you are with as the class with the highest attendance wins a pizza party. Proceeds from thi ... [More]

Summer basketball camp opportunity

Wed, Mar 7 2:43pm

Photos for yearbook

Sat, Mar 3 10:40am

Final Call for All Yearbook Pictures The final deadline to submit yearbook photos will be March 9th. At this time, we are in need of Camp Thunderbird photos, club photos, 7-Habits breakfast photos, Bo ... [More]

Lost and Found items to be donated March 9

Thu, Mar 1 8:35pm

See any items you recognize? All unclaimed Lost and Found items will be donated on March 9!

One last reminder to purchase yearbooks!

Mon, Feb 26 4:05pm

LAST CHANCE FOR HAWK RIDGE YEARBOOKS!!! The final yearbook order will be placed with Jostens on February 28th. If you have not done so, please go to to order a copy for your c ... [More]

Yearbook deadline

Thu, Feb 15 8:30am

LAST CHANCE FOR HAWK RIDGE YEARBOOKS!!! The final yearbook order will be placed with Jostens on February 28th. If you have not done so, please go to to order a copy for your c ... [More]

Sweetheart Dance-sold out!!

Mon, Feb 12 3:05pm

The Sweetheart Dance this coming Friday is now sold out, there are no tickets for sale at the door. Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets!

Camp Invention

Thu, Feb 8 8:32am

Camp Invention is coming back to Hawk Ridge this summer! Register early and use the coupon codes for additional discounts!

National School Counselor Week

Mon, Feb 5 5:18pm

This week is National School Counselor Week. Hawk Ridge is so lucky to have a great team of counselors! If you see Mrs. Bleich, Mrs. Heuther and our intern, Mrs. Gilbert, make sure to thank them for a ... [More]

Sweetheart Dance

Sun, Feb 4 2:26pm

Just a reminder that this is the last week to buy your tickets, they will not be sold at the door!

Parent Workshop

Sun, Jan 28 12:22pm


Sun, Jan 28 12:16pm

Just a reminder to everyone to get your candygram orders in by this Wednesday, January 31st. Thank you!

Lost and Found Items

Sun, Jan 14 1:16pm

If your child is missing any items please have them check the lost and found. All unclaimed items will be donated at the end of this week.

Order your yearbook!

Fri, Jan 5 7:56am

NOW IS THE TIME! Order your 2017-2018 Yearbook Today! Please don’t wait, we will NOT have extras available after printing. Go to and enter Hawk Ridge Elementary. Cost is $15 p ... [More]

Panthers day on Friday!

Wed, Jan 3 4:26pm

Our Carolina Panthers are going to the playoffs! Have your child wear their Panthers gear on Friday to show their support!

Sports Basket raffle winner from Hawk Fest

Tue, Dec 19 9:50am

If you are the family that won the Sports basket at this past spring's Hawk Fest raffle, please contact Liz Stankavage at (919)812-6495 ASAP!      

Help for our sister school, Nations Ford

Thu, Dec 14 10:23am

Hello Hawk Ridge families!!! With the recent cold temps, our friends at Nations Ford are in desperate need of warm coats, boots and shoes. Please note that they would be happy for gently used and clea ... [More]

Habit 3 Newsletter from Guidance Department

Wed, Dec 13 3:00pm

FNO this Tuesday at Chipotle

Sun, Dec 10 8:20am

This Tuesday is Family Night out at Chipotle! 50% of the sales go back to the school and the funds raised will be used to bring the Charlotte Children’s Theater to our school for Mr. Popper’s Penguins ... [More]

Gingerbread and Technology Night Reminders

Tue, Dec 5 8:11am

Gingerbread kits are now sold out, we will not have any additional kits for sale at the door! This week is Computer Science Education week! Mr. Mello invites you to visit the Media Center during Ginge ... [More]

Mom's Night Out

Mon, Nov 27 7:40am

  Did you know that Mom’s Night is not just an excuse for a night out with the ladies - we are also raising money for the school! If we sell out all the tickets in the theater, we will earn 50% for Ha ... [More]

Mom's Night Out

Wed, Nov 22 8:06am

Get your tickets on!

Shutterfly and Amazon shopping

Tue, Nov 21 3:59pm

Parent Workshop

Mon, Nov 20 12:34pm

Lost and Found items to be donated 11/21

Fri, Nov 17 3:28pm

If your child is missing anything, have them check the lost and found. All unclaimed items will be donated on 11/21. Thank you!

Operation Hawk Ridge Giving Tree

Tue, Nov 14 8:22am

Upload your yearbook photos!

Mon, Nov 13 4:04pm

Hawk Ridge Families, The yearbook committee would like to remind you to please upload all pictures regarding First Day of School, Field Day and Boosterthon to the ReplayIt App or by N ... [More]

Kindness Spirit Week is this week!!

Mon, Oct 30 1:52pm

This week is Kindness Spirit Week at Hawk Ridge! See the attachment to see what your child can wear each day. Thank you for your participation!  

Lost and found

Fri, Oct 27 7:55am

Stop by the lost and found if you are missing any items. Anything left will be donated on October 31!

Krispy Kreme Donut sale in morning carpool this Friday!

Tue, Oct 24 8:31am

Make sure you hit the ATM to have cash on hand for the 5th Grade donut sale during morning carpool this Friday! Krispy Kreme glazed donuts are $10/dozen and the proceeds will go towards the 5th Grade ... [More]

Tonight's Boosterthon Challenge

Mon, Oct 23 5:20pm

Tonight's Boosterton challenge is PJs for a Pledge! Any student who gets at least one pledge TONIGHT will get to wear pajamas to school TOMORROW! Log those pledges on

Family Night Out-Toppers Pizza

Thu, Oct 19 7:41pm

Habit 1 Newsletter and Spirit Week Flyer

Mon, Oct 16 8:43pm

See the attachments from our Guidance department, one is our Habit 1 Newsletter and the other is our Spirit Week Flyer. These documents are also available under the Files/Guidance Tab. Thank you!  

Boosterthon Overview Letter

Tue, Oct 10 7:56am

Greetings Hawk Ridge Parents, Our Boosterthon kicks off in just one week! See the attached letter below for an overview of this year's program.

Family Night Out tonight!!

Tue, Oct 3 8:21am

    Whoooo’s coming to Family Night tonight? Visit Chick Fil A in Stonecrest tonight between 4-8pm. A portion of all the sales from the evening will be donated back to the school and used towards brin ... [More]

2017-2018 Parent Needs Assessment Survey

Tue, Oct 3 8:04am

Hey parents! Our Collaborative Student Services Team (school counselors, psychologist, and nurse) requests your input in order to provide the most comprehensive and relevant services here at Hawk Ridg ... [More]

Boosterton Kickoff

Mon, Oct 2 8:31am

Hawk Ridge parents, See the attachment overview of this year's Boosterthon that kicks off in just two weeks!

Lost and Found

Tue, Sep 26 8:55pm

If your child is missing any items have them stop by the lost and found and see if it is there! All remaining items will be donated on October 3rd.

Field Day reminders

Tue, Sep 26 8:41pm

Don’t forget that Field Day is next week. Thurs., October 5  (K, 1st, 2nd) Fri., October 6  (3rd, 4th, 5th)  8:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Morrison YMCA Lower Fields. Thanks to all that volunteered, watch ... [More]

Urgent reminder to purchase class packs

Mon, Sep 18 2:19pm

In order for class shirts to be ordered for field day, and for Kona Ice to be brought in for field day, class packs need to be purchased ASAP if you have not done so already! This fee also includes yo ... [More]

Required student packs

Fri, Sep 15 4:57pm

Today is the deadline to purchase your student's class pack. Log onto to purchase them if you have not done so already. Thank you!

Box Tops due by Friday 9/15

Mon, Sep 11 3:44pm

Hello Hawk Ridge families! Just a reminder that the summer box top contest ends this Friday 9/15. Please see attachment for details!

Reminder to link Harris Teeter VIC card

Fri, Sep 8 9:35am

It's officially football season, and wouldn't it be great if Hawk Ridge won a Carolina Panthers visit? Make sure you link you Harris Teeter VIC card to Hawk Ridge because for every 50 people that enro ... [More]

Pay4School Stuff

Tue, Sep 5 8:13am

Greetings parents, This is a reminder if you have not done so yet, please login to Pay4School Stuff and purchase your student packs and join the PTA ASAP! We need all packs purchased so we can order t ... [More]

Classroom assignments

Tue, Aug 29 2:16pm

Hello Hawk Ridge parents, Just a reminder for you all to log onto Konstella and assign your child to the correct classroom, this is not automatically done. Thank you for your help!  

Relink Harris Teeter VIC cards to Hawk Ridge

Tue, Aug 8 2:22pm

It's that time of year again to relink your Harris Teeter VIC card to Hawk Ridge! You can click on the link under the Community Partners folder, or simply visit your local Harris Teeter to relink.  

School Supply List

Tue, Jul 18 5:29pm

The School Supply List for 2017/2018 is now available. See attached and enjoy your summer!

Summer Box Top Competition!

Wed, Jun 7 9:18am

Lost & Found and Fish tank needs new home

Thu, Jun 1 10:05am

Lost and Found items will be donated on Friday, June 9. If your student is missing an item, please check the lost and found closet one last time before the school year ends. The Hawk Ridge fish tank n ... [More]

Yearbooks have arrived!!

Wed, May 24 9:02am

Our yearbooks have been delivered to school, and will be distributed to those who have purchased one by their teachers on June 6th.   If you have not done so, and would like to purchase a copy for you ... [More]

Reminder: HRE Moms Night Out Tomorrow!

Wed, May 17 10:30am

EOG proctors needed

Tue, May 16 7:33am

We need parents to help proctor the EOG tests! What a great way to learn what this State testing process is all about. Please consider volunteering. Your help is needed and greatly appreciated. A brie ... [More]

Upcoming event reminders and EOG proctors needed!

Tue, May 9 10:50am

We need parents to help proctor the EOG tests! What a great way to learn what this State testing process is all about. Please consider volunteering. Your help is needed and greatly appreciated. A brie ... [More]

Hawk Fest is Friday! Volunteer shifts still available.

Tue, May 2 8:48am

REMINDER! Hawk Fiesta – HRE’s Spring Carnival is this Friday night. May 5th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tickets & Wristbands are non-refundable. Tickets can be used for dunk tank, cotton candy & the basket ra ... [More]

Book Fair starts Today! Volunteers still needed.

Mon, May 1 10:24am

Starts today! May 1st – May 5th 7:15 - 2:45 Night of the Arts & Kyles Corner Book Signing – Tuesday 5/2 (6-8pm) Hawkfest – Friday 5/5 (5-8pm) Volunteers still needed:  Different shifts available daily ... [More]

Check Lost & Found. Items will be donated May 5th!

Fri, Apr 28 12:01pm

Dine & Dash Tonight, Volunteer Opportunities, Mental Health Awareness Day & More

Tue, Apr 25 8:02am

  Dine and Dash is tonight,  April 25th at Chick-fil-a Stonecrest, 4 - 8 p.m. The spring Book Fair is Friday, April 28 - Friday, May 5. Hawk Fest is Friday, May 5th, 5 - 8 p.m. Pre-order tickets on sa ... [More]

Please read...lots going on at Hawk Ridge in the coming weeks!

Tue, Apr 18 9:20pm

Guidance: Check out our Habit 7 Newsletter! Congratulations to all of our leadership winners throughout the school year.  Volunteer opportunities: There are a number of volunteer opportunities in the ... [More]

Reminder: Dine and Dash 3/21

Mon, Mar 20 5:45pm

Dine and Dash at Zoe's tomorrow 5-9 pm with a class contest...highest attendance gets Krispy Kreme donuts and teacher drawing for $25 gift card at Target!

Spring Clean Up Day

Sun, Mar 19 1:12pm

Calling all HRE families for Spring Clean Up on Saturday,  March 25 1:00 p.m. Bring shovels, rakes and clippers!! We will be trimming, spreading and planting. 

Calling All Careers, Career and College Readiness Month & Habit 6 Newsletter

Wed, Mar 15 9:32am

March 30th will be Career Day, if YOU or ANYONE you know has an interesting career (chef, pilot, interior designer, doctor, etc.) and would like to present to our students please contact Melissa Hueth ... [More]

Lost & Found will be donated March 10

Wed, Mar 1 7:36am

Please check the Lost and Found closet (first room on left in main office) if your student is missing anything. There are a number of lost items including lots of coats! Items will be donated March 10.

Krispy Kreme Donuts on sale Friday!

Tue, Feb 28 7:43am

Krispy Kreme donuts for sale this Friday during morning carpool.  Proceeds benefit 5th grade activities such as the Camp Thunderbird field trip, promotion ceremony, end-of-year celebration and class g ... [More]

Updates & Reminders (week of Feb. 20)

Mon, Feb 20 5:53pm

Guidance updates Our Parent Night-Leadership and Learning, planned for 2/23 at 6pm has been cancelled due to low attendance. We are looking forward to rescheduling in the Fall.  The last day to bring ... [More]

A message from Little Nests Portraits

Fri, Feb 17 10:14am

Hello Hawk Ridge Families! We enjoyed spending the evening with you during your Valentine’s Day Dance! We had fun capturing the smiles and giggles of so many cuties and their families! We will post an ... [More]

Updates & Reminders (week of Feb. 13)

Sat, Feb 11 11:57am

 Guidance news: Check out the Habit 5 Newsletter (attached).  For the month of February we are focusing on Habit 6: Synergize!  Please see the attached flyer about our Pennies for Patients program, as ... [More]

Valentine's Dance Tickets

Wed, Feb 8 9:57am

We've received numerous requests for last-minute tickets to the Valentine's Dance after the ticket order deadline of February 10. The event is at capacity. Additional tickets are not available.   Than ... [More]

New PTA Program Announced!

Fri, Feb 3 5:37pm

Hawk Ridge Elementary PTA is proud to announce our new program - H3 (Hawks Helping Hawks) The program's purpose is to build our community and ensure that all HRE families have the opportunity to parti ... [More]

Last Day for Valentine's Dance Tickets

Fri, Feb 3 7:16am

Today is the last day to purchase Valentine's Dance tickets. Tickets can be purchased at  

Check the Lost & Found Closet for missing items. Unclaimed items will be donated Monday, Feb. 6

Tue, Jan 31 7:30am

Updates & Reminders (week of Jan. 23)

Sun, Jan 22 10:36am

LEADERSHIP HABIT #4 newsletter is attached. YEARBOOK PURCHASE & PHOTO SUBMISSION DEADLINE APPROACHING **Order deadline is January 31**! Only students who have pre-ordered a yearbook will receive a cop ... [More]


Fri, Jan 13 10:34am

Happy New Year, Hawk Ridge families! As we all gear back up after the break, here are a few updates and reminders: Next week we will kick off a book drive to collect gently used books for our sister s ... [More]

Health Room Donations

Tue, Dec 13 9:08pm

Thank you for donating children's underwear to the health room! Now we are in need of children's socks and sandwich size zip-lock baggies. We appreciate your help. 

7 Habits of Happy Kids - Leader in Me Newsletters (Habits 1, 2, and 3)

Tue, Dec 13 9:06pm

At Hawk Ridge we have adopted The 7 Habits of Happy Kids - The Leader in Me. The Leader in Me is a whole-school transformation model that is based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a concept ... [More]

WOW! Thank you for supporting Operation Giving Tree

Sun, Dec 11 4:46pm

You did it again, Hawk Ridge family! Just look at all the items collected during Operation Giving Tree. Thanks to your generosity, more than 70 area children will have a wonderful holiday. Thank you. ... [More]

URGENT Health Room Need

Tue, Dec 6 9:14am

Good morning, the Hawk Ridge health room is in desperate need of NEW boys and girls underwear in all sizes. 

Giving Tree & Gingerbread Night

Thu, Dec 1 7:33am

Reminders:   Giving Tree donations are due to your classrooms on Wednesday, December 7 Purchase your gingerbread house kits at for Gingerbread Night on Thursday, December 15

Lost & Found

Tue, Nov 29 6:38am

The lost and found closet is overflowing! If your student is missing something, please check the closet. All items are being donated Friday, December 1.

Thanks for supporting the Hawk Ridge Book Fair!

Mon, Nov 7 9:50am

We hope everyone enjoyed the gorgeous weekend and students had a chance to enjoy books they picked up at last week's Book Fair. In addition to adding to your home library, you helped raise more than $ ... [More]

More tickets added for Spaghetti Dinner (take out or eat in)

Fri, Oct 28 1:00pm

More tickets added! Don't cook, stop by Hawk Ridge and enjoy a spaghetti dinner and check out the Book Fair! There will be two seatings for the spaghetti dinner--either 5:00 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Log on t ... [More]

Kindness Week Reminder

Tue, Oct 25 8:23am

Remember, Hawk Ridge is currently celebrating Kindness and R.E.D. (Really Excellent Decisions) Week.   Wednesday: Our Futures are Bright & Mix-It-Up (Wear your favorite college gear) Thursday: We make ... [More]

Hawk Ridge Fun Run Tomorrow

Tue, Oct 18 8:56pm

The Hawk Ridge Fun Run is tomorrow and we are just $3,000 away from reaching our goal so be sure to log those last-minute pledges.   50-state challenge: Idaho and Mississippi are the last two states r ... [More]

Hawk Ridge Fun Run--2 Days to Go!

Mon, Oct 17 8:36pm

With just two days left, we are at 72% of our goal! 50 State Challenge: Once we reach pledges from all 50 states, Mr. Drye will work from the playground for a day. We only have five states remaining s ... [More]

Don't forget to log your weekend Fun Run pledges!

Sun, Oct 16 6:13pm

Weekend Challenge:  When students get $2 per lap or more in new donations (or $60 in flat donations) over the weekend, they'll earn their regular rewards plus the bonus reward Flip Out Frames!

Hawk Ridge Fun Run Weekend Challenge

Fri, Oct 14 3:12pm

Hawk Ridge families, today students were issued a Fun Run Weekend Challenge: When students get $2 per lap or more in new donations (or $60 in flat donations) over the weekend, they'll earn their regul ... [More]

Hawk Ridge Fun Run Update (Oct. 13)

Thu, Oct 13 9:10pm

Fun Run Day 3 is in the books! Today students the second step to making a difference in their communities- WRITE A PLAN. And, we're nearly halfway to our Fun Run goal for playground renovation and exp ... [More]

Hawk Ridge Fun Run Update

Tue, Oct 11 9:24pm

Our Hawk Ridge Fun Run program is off and running! Parents, you may be asking yourself, “What’s the best way to get a pledge?” Answer: STUDENT STAR VIDEO! Parents who send a Student Star video to frie ... [More]

Vote for Ms. Unferth for Panther Teacher of the Week!

Thu, Sep 29 7:17am

Ms. Unferth has been nominated for the Carolina Panther Teacher of the week!  She's competing against nine other NC teachers. The winner will be invited to a December Panthers game and then compete fo ... [More]

Week of Sept. 26 Reminders

Mon, Sep 26 1:10pm

PURCHASE YOUR CLASS PACK(S) ASAP. Class packs include a number of key items for each grade level including agendas, educational class items, Field Day and class t-shirts. Class t-shirts will be ordere ... [More]

Spirit Wear

Mon, Sep 19 1:02pm

Hawk Ridge Spirit Wear is now available for purchase at