Principal McCauley's Entry Plan

Mon, Jun 17 4:26pm

Good Evening Hawk Ridge Families,   I have completed my Principal Entry Plan. Please click on the below link to see what I'll be doing in my first 90 days of my principalship. Please contact me via e- ... [More]

Camp Invention Scholarships Available!

Sat, Jun 8 1:46pm

Scholarship opportunities are available for families who have 2 children that are interested in attending Camp Invention at Hawk Ridge, June 24-27. Please email Juliane Kilcoyne at f ... [More]

Martha Bookout Scholarship Winner

Tue, Jun 4 7:42am


Mon, Jun 3 3:18pm

YEARBOOKS ARE HERE!!!!!!     All pre-ordered yearbooks were distributed to the students today (June 3)!      There are a few extra books available!! If you are interested in purchasing one of these ex ... [More]

Media Center Books

Sun, Jun 2 2:50pm

Please return all Media Center books as soon as possible. If your child has lost a book, their teacher should be able to let you know the cost to replace it. All books must be returned and all fees mu ... [More]

Lost and Found

Tue, May 28 10:25am

Hello Families, the Lost and Found is bursting at the seams! If your child is missing something, stop by the front office and check the lost and found section. The unclaimed items will be donated June ... [More]

PLEASE READ: Results from last night's Rea Farms Relief School Meeting

Fri, May 24 8:24am

Attached please find the information presented at the Community Engagement Meeting last night. This is the scenario that Dr. Wilcox will be presenting to the Board of Education for approval on June 4t ... [More]

Mrs. Fields Retirement

Mon, May 20 8:30pm

Jodi Fields is a 1st grade teacher at Hawk Ridge who will be retiring at the end of this school year. In her 30 years as a teacher, Ms. Fields has had an enormous impact on the children of our communi ... [More]

Nations Ford Donations

Fri, May 17 4:15pm

Did you know….   This year alone, we donated hundreds of coats and books to our sister school, Nations Ford Elementary. We also had Hawk Ridge moms and dads volunteer to read to students there every o ... [More]

ACTION NEEDED: New Survey for Rea Farms Relief School and Presentation with Scenarios

Mon, May 13 9:06am

  CMS Planning met with families from Hawk Ridge last week and facilitated a Community Engagement meeting on Thursday, May 9 regarding the Rea Farms Relief School.   The link below is the presentation ... [More]

Hawk Ridge Baseball Day at Knights Stadium

Mon, May 13 7:55am

Our Hawk Ridge Choir will be performing at the Charlotte Knights Baseball Game Sunday, May 19th at 2pm We have a few tickets remaining! Tickets are $20 each and available on Come o ... [More]

EOG Proctors Needed -- Please Sign-up

Thu, May 9 3:53pm

Attention Hawk Ridge Parents,   We need your help for our End-of-Grade (EOG) testing. Please consider being a proctor in one of our classrooms in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade. You may select one day or you c ... [More]

Camp Invention at Hawk Ridge

Tue, May 7 2:26pm

Camp Invention®is returning to Charlotte - Mecklenburg School District!   In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame®(NIHF), Hawk Ridge Elementary School is pleased to offer the nationall ... [More]

Book Fair Ends tomorrow 5/2

Wed, May 1 2:43pm

Hi Parents!! We wanted to remind you that tomorrow, Thursday, May 2nd is the last day day for our Spring Book Fair. We have restocked the shelves and we’re looking forward to having all your favorites ... [More]

Martha Bookout Scholarship

Wed, May 1 11:07am

Did you know... Hawk Ridge sponsors a scholarship for seniors at Ardrey Kell in memory of Martha Bookout?   Martha Bookout was a beloved teacher at Hawk Ridge Elementary who passed away in 2017. She h ... [More]

Book Fair is underway!

Mon, Apr 29 3:43pm

Dogman stopped by this morning to greet us all. Come see Dogman tomorrow during morning carline and please stop by book fair after. We will be here until Thursday. Closed on Wednesday, May 1st  

HawkFest still on for Friday

Thu, Apr 25 7:16pm

Don't let tomorrow's forecast scare you away, the skies are supposed to clear up in the afternoon and HawkFest is still a go! Tickets are $12/child (children 2 and under are free). Please remember to ... [More]

ACTION NEEDED:  Revised Attendance Boundaries for Rea Farms Relief School and COMPLETE Survey

Wed, Apr 24 2:26pm

  The link below directs you to the  presentation that CMS Staff shared with the Board of Education Tuesday evening (April 23) regarding the Rea Farms Relief School. ... [More]

Book Fair Starts on 4/26!

Wed, Apr 24 12:56pm

Our book fair beginning on Friday 4/26 is going to be Dino-Mite! Mr. Drye and Dogman are excited for the book fair starting on 4/26 and lasting through 5/2!!  

ACTION NEEDED!!!  Changes in boundary lines will effect Hawk Ridge Community! - UPDATED LINK INCLUDED!!!

Tue, Apr 23 3:05pm

Hawk Ridge and Community House parent representatives have attended numerous meetings in 2019 to address the overcrowding at our schools.   Last night, several of our parents attended the “Rea Farms C ... [More]

Hawk Fest Tickets & Silent Auction

Wed, Apr 17 2:38pm

Just a reminder that Hawk Fest Tickets will be available for purchase on until THIS FRIDAY!    Tickets prices will increase at the door to $12 each without a discount for multiple ... [More]

Health Room Needs

Thu, Apr 11 3:36pm

Spring is here and the health room is in desperate  need of donations!   Looking for:  girls and boys shorts, underwear (NEW) and socks.  Please no dress shirts, costumes or pre school sizes.  When cl ... [More]

We know it's last minute, but let's support our team!

Thu, Apr 11 7:02am

Hawk Ridge staff will be participating in the Ballantyne Teacher's Cup Volleyball Tournament tonight at Ardrey Kell. Doors open at 5:45, and tickets are $5 at the door, or the donation of two new or g ... [More]

Today's Kindergarten Assembly

Tue, Apr 9 6:32pm

The PTA was proud to sponsor a special assembly for our kindergartners today.  Each class had an individual Scholastic book talk which ended with a surprise visit from Dog Man!  Dog Man gave each chil ... [More]

Reminder-Donut Sale AM carpool tomorrow (4/10)

Tue, Apr 9 2:22pm

$10/dozen, cash only! Proceeds go towards the 5th Grade End of Year Party and Promotion Ceremony  

Hawk Fest tickets now available!

Mon, Apr 1 11:09am

Tickets are now available for purchase on!  

Run Ballantyne!

Sun, Mar 31 5:26pm

Hawk Fest Vendor Info

Thu, Mar 28 4:01pm

Calling all local businesses and makers.  We have a few vendor spot available for Hawk Fest this year.  See flyer for details and email if you are interested in applying  

FNO Results

Thu, Mar 14 2:57pm

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came to our Family Night Out at Chipotle on Tuesday! We were able to raise $606.33 and proceeds will go towards our K-2 PTA sponsored assembly The World In Our Backyar ... [More]

Yearbook Photo Submission Deadline

Tue, Mar 5 7:39am

The Final Day to Submit Pictures to be considered for the yearbook is March 10th. Please upload your photos to the ReplayIt App or email them to    If you have any questio ... [More]

Hawk Ridge Spirit Week 3/18-3/22

Fri, Mar 1 1:12pm

Lost and Found

Wed, Feb 27 8:32am

The Lost and Found is bursting at the seams! If your child is missing something, stop by the front office and check the lost and found section. The Student Council team will move the coat rack in fron ... [More]

Box Top Contest Results

Fri, Feb 22 4:59pm

Thank you to everyone that helped make our spring box tops/dimes drive a success!  We were able to raise over $1,000 for Hawk Ridge.  Congratulations to Ms. Frixen’s 3rd grade class! They brought in t ... [More]

Jersey Mike's FNO Results

Thu, Feb 21 3:37pm

A big thank you to everyone who came out to support Hawk Ridge at our Family Night Out at Jersey Mike's last week. We were able to raise $527.33, and Ms. Bippus class had the highest attendance and wo ... [More]

Pennies for Patients Results

Wed, Feb 20 2:57pm

Thank you to all the families who contributed to our Pennies for Patients campaign last week to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. We synergized as a community and exceeded our school goal of $4 ... [More]

Media Center Volunteers Needed!

Sun, Feb 17 7:44pm

Volunteers Needed!!! The Media Center is looking for additional volunteers. This is a great way to get involved in our school. Responsibilities include checking books in and out, helping students find ... [More]

Family Night Out tomorrow (Wednesday)

Tue, Feb 12 6:05pm

Don't forget our Family Night Out at Jersey Mike's at Stonecrest tomorrow (Wednesday) from 4-8 pm! The class with the highest attendance will receive a sub sandwich party! Proceeds from this FNO will ... [More]

Yearbook-Final Notice!

Tue, Feb 12 10:48am

FINAL DAY TO ORDER A YEARBOOK WILL BE FEBRUARY 14TH!!!!  Cost is $15 per book. Order at  Yearbooks will be delivered to your child, at school, near the end of the school year. Thanks ... [More]

Sweetheart Dance ticket sales extended through today!

Fri, Feb 1 2:03pm

Our Sweetheart Dance ticket sales have been extended through today, 2/1. Tickets will not be sold at the door, so be sure to get your tickets today!!  

Pennies for Patients

Fri, Feb 1 8:07am

Candy Grams and Sweetheart Dance Reminder

Tue, Jan 29 1:30pm

We have a lot going on at Hawk Ridge over the next few weeks, so we wanted to remind everyone that the last day to purchase tickets to the Sweetheart Dances is this Thursday, January 31st. And the las ... [More]

Hawk Ridge Spirit Wear

Sun, Jan 27 7:49pm

We are happy to announce we have a new website to purchase Hawk Ridge Spirit Wear! A portion of the proceeds go back to Hawk Ridge PTA, happy shopping!      

Yearbook reminders

Thu, Jan 24 8:54pm

Help us to order the correct number of yearbooks to be printed for our school! The FINAL YEARBOOK ORDER will be placed on February 14th!  Cost is $15 per book, and our school receives 20% back on each ... [More]

Valentine's Candy Grams For Sale!

Tue, Jan 22 2:19pm

Want to avoid the crowded Valentine's aisle at Target?  Let us do the work for you!     Check this week's class folder for candy grams and order sheet.  Just complete and return to school no later tha ... [More]

FNO Results

Thu, Jan 17 3:10pm

Thank you to everyone that came to our Family Night Out at Tijuana Flats last week. Ms. Callard's class had the highest attendance and won a chips and salsa party! We raised a total of $195.42 for Haw ... [More]

Book Drive for Nations Ford Elementary

Tue, Jan 15 5:31pm

Do you have gently used books around the house that your children have read and outgrown? If so, please consider donating those or brand new ones to our sister school, Nations Ford Elementary. Your ch ... [More]

Hawk Dads Movie Night

Sun, Jan 13 3:37pm

Didn't get a night out this weekend? Don't worry - there is still time to buy tickets for Hawk Dads Movie Night! It's the perfect excuse to go out while the kids have fun too.  Tickets are available o ... [More]

Yearbook Orders

Wed, Jan 9 4:37pm

The FINAL YEARBOOK ORDER will be place with Jostens in just a few weeks. If you have not done so, please go to to order a copy for your child. The cost is $15.00 per book, and our scho ... [More]

Family Night Out - Tijuana Flats

Tue, Jan 8 3:37pm

Don't forget about our Family Night Out tomorrow at Tijuana Flats! The class with the highest attendance will receive a chips and salsa party and their teacher will win a gift card. Proceeds from this ... [More]

Hawk Dads Movie Night Tickets

Fri, Jan 4 9:20am

Tickets are now available on for our Hawk Dads movie night. Don't delay, get your tickets today!  

ProSkills Basketball

Thu, Dec 13 11:19am

Winter Party safety procedures

Tue, Dec 11 3:01pm

Pursuant to the new CMS safety guidelines, Hawk Ridge is requiring that any adult that wishes to attend the Winter Party next week be a CMS registered volunteer. If you have not yet registered can sti ... [More]

Gingerbread Kits

Tue, Dec 4 3:08pm

There have been a few more gingerbread kits released on for this Thursday's Gingerbread Night. Be sure to act fast, there will be no kits for sale at the door!

Lost and Found

Sun, Nov 25 2:30pm

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 November. A big THANK YOU to Ms. Sadler students’ counselor team who or ... [More]

Chick Fil A FNO Results

Tue, Nov 20 1:04pm

Thank you to everyone who came out to support Hawk Ridge at our Family Night Out and Chick Fil A last Tuesday. Ms. Bippus' class had the highest attendance and won the cookie/punch party (and 2 free m ... [More]

Chick Fil A Stonecrest tonight!

Tue, Nov 13 3:42pm

Don't forget to come by Chick Fil A Stonecrest anytime between 4-8 pm tonight for our Family Night Out! Please dine in or carry out (not drive thru) to make sure your child's class and Hawk Ridge rece ... [More]

Gingerbread Kits now available for purchase!

Mon, Nov 12 6:36pm

Gingerbread kits are now available for purchase on All kits must be purchased ahead of time and there will be no extras on the night of the event!  

Chick Fil A FNO next Tuesday, November 13

Tue, Nov 6 5:59pm

Just a reminder so there isn't any confusion, Family Night Out at Chick Fil A is next Tuesday, November 13th NOT tonight. Thanks!

Tomorrow is the last day for Nations Ford coat and shoe drive

Thu, Nov 1 4:02pm

Just a reminder that tomorrow is the last day for the Nations Ford coat and shoe drive. Here is a picture of what has been dropped off so far. Thank you so much for the generous donations!  

Fun Run Money Collection

Thu, Oct 25 8:22pm

 Our Hawk Ridge Fun Run yesterday was a HUGE success! THANK YOU to all who supported our school and came out to cheer on students! If you chose to pay by cash/check, please send it in to the school by ... [More]

Completed Pumpkin Carving

Thu, Oct 25 3:03pm

Coat and shoe drive for Nations Ford Elementary

Wed, Oct 24 3:49pm

Happy Fall! It’s so nice to enjoy this cooler weather, because we are equipped with the right gear. However, that’s not the case for children in our sister school, Nations Ford Elementary, where a lar ... [More]

Fun Run Reminders

Tue, Oct 23 6:20pm

Tonight's Boosterthon Challenge

Mon, Oct 22 7:35pm

Our #FunRun is only 2 days away but we’ve got an amazing challenge tonight that our students will LOVE! If a student receives a pledge of ANY amount tonight, they’ll get to wear their pajamas to schoo ... [More]

Pumpkin Carving

Mon, Oct 22 2:55pm

Weekend Fun Run Challenge

Sat, Oct 20 8:40am

Our #FunRun fundraising is underway! Students now have a WEEKEND CHALLENGE! If a student receives a total of $2 per lap in new pledges (or $60 in flat donations) over the weekend, they’ll receive a sp ... [More]

Fun Run Safety Procedure

Fri, Oct 19 12:23pm

Our Boosterthon Fun Run is Wednesday October 24 and we will be following the same safety procedures we implemented for Field Day. This means you must be a registered CMS volunteer to attend and intera ... [More]

Workshop reminder

Thu, Oct 18 3:25pm

There is still time to RSVP to this parent learning opportunity, don't miss out!  

TCBY competition results

Wed, Oct 17 4:04pm

The final results are in, Hawk Ridge won the TCBY Family Night Out competition by a landslide! Our entire Hawk Ridge staff will receive a fro yo party! We were able to raise $138.73 for our school and ... [More]

Boosterthon Update

Tue, Oct 16 4:30pm

The #Boosterthon Student Star video starring your child is the EASIEST and BEST way to ask for a #FunRun pledge. Log intoFUNRUN.COM, click “Create Student Star Video” button, add a photo of your child ... [More]

Boosterthon Kickoff

Mon, Oct 15 1:16pm

  We kicked off our Hawk Ridge Fun Runtoday with an awesome #Boosterthon Pep Rally. Register your student at and enter all pledges from friends and family to earn your student more rewards. ... [More]

Boosterthon Kickoff tomorrow!

Sun, Oct 14 4:30pm

Get ready for our best fundraiser yet – Hawk Ridge Fun Run! Students will complete 30-35 laps (35 laps max) around a #FunRun track on Wednesday, October 24th, to raise funds for our school. Look for y ... [More]

TCBY Results

Fri, Oct 12 8:04am

Despite the weather, we had a great turnout at TCBY on Wednesday! 171 kids from Hawk Ridge attended and Ms. Brooks class had the highest attendance. We are still awaiting the final results on our comp ... [More]

4 days until Boosterthon Kickoff!

Thu, Oct 11 6:06pm

  Only 4 DAYS until Hawk Ridge Fun Run kicks off! In addition to raising money for our school, our efforts will help #Boosterthon donate $100K to @CMNHospitals to help and heal sick children. Learn mo ... [More]

Boosterthon kicks off in 5 days!

Wed, Oct 10 1:28pm

The Hawk Ridge Fun Run begins in 5 DAYS! Our #Boosterthon program includes a character program called #MindSpark Mystery Lab, a S.T.E.A.M.-infused mystery theme about solving problems with character. ... [More]

Boosterthon Kickoff is one week away!

Mon, Oct 8 6:30pm

Our Boosterthon fundraiser is just 1 WEEK AWAY! We’ll start with a Pep Rally and end with a big Fun Run! We’re raising funds for an electronic marquee and rock wall, and we need your help! Log in to h ... [More]

Family Night Out - TCBY October 10th 3-10 PM (Blakeney Location)

Sun, Oct 7 9:36am

Join us for a fun afternoon with classmates and teachers.  The restaurant will donate 20% of our total sales for the evening back to the PTA.  Funds raised at this night will go towards the purchase o ... [More]

Updated ReplayIt App is ready!!

Thu, Oct 4 5:00pm

Good news!  The new, improved version of Replayit is now available in the App Store!! Thank you for your patience during the ReplayIt Maintenance Period as Jostens updated the ReplayIt app to meet the ... [More]

Krispy Kreme Donut Sale This Friday!

Wed, Oct 3 4:34pm

WHAT: Krispy Kreme Donut Sale WHEN: Friday, October 5, 2018 WHERE: Morning carpool line HOW MUCH: $10 CASH per dozen WHY: Who needs a ‘why’ when it comes to FRESH Krispy Kreme donuts!!   **All proceed ... [More]

Box Tops Updates

Wed, Oct 3 12:39pm

Congratulations to Ms. Farrell’s 5th grade class, they brought in 646 box tops and have won a popsicle treat!  Thank you to everyone who participated! During our first box top drive, we were able to e ... [More]

Parent Workshop: The Leader In Me

Mon, Oct 1 3:32pm

Bingo Night is tomorrow!

Wed, Sep 26 4:26pm

Don't forget about BINGO and BookFair night tomorrow night!  We will have a General PTA meeting from 6-6:30PM in the cafeteria followed immediately by BINGO. Parents, feel free to bring your children ... [More]

Replay It Weblink for Yearbook Photos

Tue, Sep 25 3:33pm

REPLAYIT PRIVATE PHOTO SUBMISSION     Get your pictures in the yearbook!   As most of you are aware, the ReplayIt Photo App, on your smartphones, is not working properly. So this year, the Hawk Ridge ... [More]

Extended Box Top Deadline

Wed, Sep 19 9:36pm

Due to the cancellations of school over the past week, the deadline to submit Box Tops has been extended to this Friday, September 21. Thank you!

Thank you for the water donations!

Fri, Sep 14 11:37am

Thank you to our amazing community that came together to donate bottled water for the Red Cross. We will keep you posted on other needs if/when they arise. Thank you again for the generous outpouring ... [More]

Support for the Red Cross

Thu, Sep 13 10:50am

Curriculum Night

Wed, Sep 12 1:46pm

The PTA will be at Curriculum night tomorrow (Thursday 5:30-7pm), make sure to stop by our tables for: Spirit Wear - Car Magnets and Tie Dye Shirts will be for sale Carpool Pass Silent Auction - Want ... [More]

FNO Results

Fri, Sep 7 6:14pm

We had an amazing turnout at Nothing But Noodles last night! We had 22 teachers and 284 students in attendance and raised $955.11 for our school! That is a record for our school and for Nothing But No ... [More]

Checklist reminders

Wed, Sep 5 4:32pm

Now that school is in full swing, please make sure you’ve done everything on our checklist. The deadline for purchasing student packs on P4SS is September 15th - and it is imperative that everyone pur ... [More]

Calling All Dads!!

Wed, Aug 29 8:28pm

Do you have limited time but want to make a big impact at your child's school? How about being a part of a group where there is no pressure or commitment??? Join Hawk Dads!!!   Dads meet every Thursda ... [More]

Reminder to assign your child to their classroom on Konstella

Tue, Aug 28 10:49am

Hello Hawk Ridge parents, This is a reminder to assign your child to their specific classroom on Konstella. That way you won't miss any grade specific announcements or messages within your classroom. ... [More]

Attendance Matters Day 1

Mon, Aug 27 4:45pm

Attendance Matters Day 1 Welcome back HRES families, it is going to be a great year! Attendance starts day 1! There is a direct correlation between attendance and student achievement. We will be provi ... [More]

Campus beautification photos

Thu, Aug 23 2:02pm

Thank you to the volunteers that came out this past Saturday to help clean up our campus! Your hard work is greatly appreciated!  

UPDATE on PTA Improvements

Wed, Aug 22 8:13pm

Dear Families, Based on feedback we received from the PTA Membership via survey at the end of the 2017/2018 school year, the PTA Board has been working on using leftover funds to improve the outside o ... [More]

Relink Harris Teeter VIC Cards

Mon, Aug 13 9:00pm

It's that time of year again, time to relink your Harris Teeter VIC card to Hawk Ridge! Just copy and paste the link:   h   Thank you for your support!  

Let Me Run

Sun, Aug 12 9:09am

Registration is now open for the Let Me Run program at Hawk Ridge. Practices are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:45-4pm. Here is the link to sign up: ... [More]

Box Top Competition

Mon, Aug 6 12:20pm

While you’re soaking up the last days of summer, collect box tops and help our school! Download the attached box top form and submit them by September 14th.   The class with the most box tops will rec ... [More]

School Supply list 2018-2019

Mon, Jul 23 4:31pm

Here is the school supply list for the upcoming school year.  And remember, if you shop on Amazon, use AmazonSmile and be sure to link to Hawk Ridge! Happy shopping!