Registration Information

Tue, Jun 16 8:46am

Yearbook Update

Mon, Jun 1 7:08am

We know that everyone is looking forward to getting their yearbooks.   Just like many businesses, Jostens has been running on limited schedule and with only a partial work force.  Their production has ... [More]

PTA Leadership Opportunities

Thu, May 28 7:43am

Dear Hawk Ridge Families,          As we end this unique school year and look towards the next one, the PTA Board has been working with school administration to come up with a plan that best supports ... [More]

Camp Invention Connect

Wed, May 27 7:46am

Hi Camp Invention Families, I wanted to inform you of a new program that I am excited to be leading this summer from June 15-19 called Camp Invention Connect! This program was developed by the same te ... [More]

Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors in Need

Mon, May 25 3:54pm

As you may or may not know, Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors in Need has been helping families identified by the school counselors of the 8 schools in AK’s feeder pattern*. Our group is made up o ... [More]

Polo Ridge Transition Group Available

Mon, May 18 11:21am

Good Morning! We have created a group on Konstella for families that are transitioning to Polo Ridge.  If your students will be starting at Polo Ridge in the fall, please join this group to easily sha ... [More]

2 more days left to shop our online Book Fair

Tue, Apr 28 1:58pm

Hello Hawk Ridge families,   There are 2 more days of SHOPPING left on our ONLINE SCHOLASTICS BOOK FAIR! Shopping ends on April 30th! Purchase your books now and prepare for summer reading.   Shop fro ... [More]

Book Fair

Thu, Apr 23 9:06am

Don’t forget to shop from our Online Book Fair for some new and exciting books!…/cptoolkit/…  

Shop your teacher's recommended books!

Tue, Apr 21 10:16am

Reading is an ADVENTURE! Our teachers are CRAZY about books (see attached for teacher suggested books)... ... [More]

Spring's ONLINE Book Fair has ARRIVED!

Fri, Apr 17 11:50am

Good morning Hawk Ridge Families,   Join Our: Jungle themed Book Fair  - ONLINE the week of April 17th - 30th   Don't Leaf without a GOOD Book!    Below is the shopping link for Our Spring Book Fair! ... [More]

Coming Soon - Online Book Fair

Thu, Apr 9 2:52pm

Hello Hawk Ridge Families,   Hope you’re all doing well. Wanted to let you know that we will have an Online Scholastic Book Fair from April 17-30th. We will release the link on the morning of April 17 ... [More]

Letter from PTA

Wed, Apr 1 10:10am


Wed, Mar 25 2:42pm

Attached is the new parade route for this afternoon.  Changes had to be made this morning to comply with CMPD.  If your neighborhood is no longer on the route please find a safe and secure spot to obs ... [More]


Tue, Mar 24 9:36pm

Hawk Ridge Families, We have made changes to bring Hawk Ridge Cheer before the Stay at Home policy takes effect. Beginning tomorrow (Wednesday) at 3pm, our parade will make it's way through the Hawk R ... [More]

Virtual Spirit Week starts tomorrow!

Sun, Mar 22 4:13pm

Virtual Spirit Week starts tomorrow!!! We hope you participate every day and are as excited as we are about Friday's Spirit Week Finale!  

Ballantyne Families Helping Ballantyne Families - 2nd Food Drive

Sun, Mar 22 7:56am

Ballantyne Families Helping Ballantyne Families 2nd Food Drive – Donations needed by end of day on Wednesday, March 25 Our 1st Ballantyne food drive was a huge success. We filled over 350 grocery bags ... [More]

Hawk Ridge VIRTUAL Spirit Week!

Sat, Mar 21 6:09pm

Hawk Ridge VIRTUAL Spirit Week Starts on Monday! We hope all our Hawk Ridge Families join in the fun!

Information for Food Services and Donations

Sun, Mar 15 7:11pm

Dear Hawk Ridge Families, We know you are being flooded with information right now, but we wanted to share details about food services that are available in our community. Once CMS has finalized their ... [More]

PLEASE READ: Changes to PTA Events and Volunteers

Fri, Mar 13 4:53pm

Parents, CMS is taking several proactive steps to mitigate the rising health issues.  Please read below to understand how this effects PTA events and volunteers.   -Beginning Monday all volunteer supp ... [More]

Harlem GlobeTrotters and Hawk Ridge!

Tue, Mar 10 3:43pm

Our choir has been invited to sing the National Anthem at the Harlem GlobeTrotters Game on Sunday, March 29th! Join us for a fun family afternoon - tickets are $24 each and are available now on Pay4Sc ... [More]

Country of Origin

Sun, Mar 8 7:33pm

Hello Hawk Ridge Parents!!  As you have recently seen, Staff Appreciation Week is quickly approaching and the theme this year is focused around the Olympics.  Our decorating committee would like to tr ... [More]

Girl Scout Summer Camp Information

Thu, Mar 5 7:09pm

Hawk Fest - Save the Date

Mon, Mar 2 1:23pm

Parent Workshop

Mon, Mar 2 12:19pm

Thursday, March 19th at 6pm in the Hawk Ridge media center, we are offering a parent workshop about paying for college. Parents must sign up using the link on the attached flyer.

Career and College Readiness Month

Mon, Mar 2 12:16pm

To celebrate March as Career and College Readiness Month, we are doing a school-wide Spirit Week, 3/16-3/20. Each day your child will be asked to wear something different to show school spirit.

Polo Ridge Transition

Fri, Feb 28 9:45am

Lost and Found

Fri, Feb 28 9:20am

Today is the last day to claim items in LOST and FOUND all items not claimed will be donated,

Young Rembrandts Drawing - Spring Classes

Fri, Feb 28 9:06am

Reminders for tomorrow, February 28th

Thu, Feb 27 1:06pm

5th graders will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts tomorrow during morning Carpool. $10 per dozen, CASH only. Money raised will go towards end of year celebration/graduation.   Tomorrow Friday, February ... [More]

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through their Pennies for Patients program

Tue, Feb 25 9:40am

In your Tuesday folder today or agenda yesterday you should have received a packet of information about how Hawk Ridge is synergizing and collecting money to benefit the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societ ... [More]

Carline Krispy Kreme Sale postponed to Friday, 2/28

Wed, Feb 19 6:59pm

Good Evening Hawk Ridge Families, Because no one likes a frozen donuts, we are postponing our Carline Krispy Kreme Sale to Friday, Feb. 28th. Thank you for your understanding! 

BoxTops Winner

Wed, Feb 19 8:22am

Our Winter BoxTops  Contest raised over $667 for our school!  A big Congratulations goes to Ms. Bagdan's 4th grade class who raised $67 as a class!  Their class has won the Pizza Party and will celebr ... [More]

Pay4SchoolStuff App information

Wed, Feb 19 8:18am

Lost and Found

Wed, Feb 19 8:11am

Please have your student claim Lost and Found items ASAP.  Items can be found inside cabinet in the PTA resource room, located in the front office.  All items not collected by Friday, February 28th wi ... [More]

Krispy Kreme

Mon, Feb 17 10:32pm

PLEASE READ - Weekly Reminders

Sun, Feb 16 3:28pm

Hello Hawk Ridge Families,  In lieu of Mrs. McCauley's weekly Connect Ed, here are this week's reminders: Monday (tomorrow) is a makeup day and school is in session! Wednesday: Hungry Howies Family Ni ... [More]

Atomz Lab Spring 2020

Thu, Feb 13 8:56am

Hawk Fest Committee

Mon, Feb 10 3:07pm

Hawk Fest is coming this Spring and the PTA needs help in making this fun event a success!  We are looking to form a committee to  plan and execute this event.  If you are interested in being on the c ... [More]

Sweetheart Dance Pictures

Mon, Feb 10 7:33am

Thanks to all that attended the Sweetheart Dance this weekend! Digital photos can be found at: If you ordered a print and didn't pick it up at the end of the dance, ple ... [More]

Sweetheart Dance

Fri, Feb 7 11:09am

Sweetheart Dance - Reminder

Wed, Feb 5 12:54pm

Today is the last day to purchase tickets forSweetheart Dance,

Candy Grams

Tue, Feb 4 1:38pm

Deadline for submitting Candy Grams and money back to school is February 5th.  Extra forms/cards will be in the  office.  

Sweetheart Dance

Mon, Feb 3 8:18pm

Visit to purchase tickets to this years Sweetheart Dance

Last Day to purchase Yearbooks!

Fri, Jan 31 8:17am

Today is the last day to purchase a yearbook! Go to and get yours today!

Media Center Update

Fri, Jan 31 7:42am

This fall our students worked hard to raise money for our school with our Boosterthon Fun Run.  I'm thrilled to share with you the plan for our updated media center, which wouldn't be possible without ... [More]

Box Top Deadline Thursday, January 30th

Wed, Jan 29 4:13pm

Don't forget to send in your Box Tops and Dimes by tomorrow, January 30th.  Winning class will earn a pizza party!

Community Information Re: Rezoning

Tue, Jan 28 5:13pm

Dear Parents, This notice is NOT on behalf of the PTA, nor CMS Schools or administration.  I was recently informed by community leaders that there are plans to rezone a large parcel of land on Blakene ... [More]

Yearbook Deadline Friday, January 31st

Mon, Jan 27 9:05am

Deadline to purchase a yearbook will be Friday, January 31st.  NO EXTRA yearbooks will be purchased.  Please visit to purchase your students yearbook.

Yearbook Pictures

Fri, Jan 24 12:18pm

Last call for classroom candids!!! We need your help gathering group pictures for the yearbook to be included on your class page! If you have pictures (preferably of 2 or more kids) from class events, ... [More]

Upcoming Events

Wed, Jan 22 5:11pm

We have two fun events coming up, Hawk Dads Abominable Movie Night (Jan. 31st) and Sweetheart Dance (Feb. 8th).  Be sure to visit to purchase tickets ahead of time as tickets w ... [More]

Hawk Dads Movie Night

Fri, Jan 17 1:25pm

Box Tops & Dimes Contest

Tue, Jan 14 9:38am

Box Tops & Dimes Contest We are having our first box top and dimes contest of 2020 starting today! Please send any PINK clipped box tops you have PLUS lots of dimes…or any other denomination is fine t ... [More]

Lost and found

Thu, Dec 19 9:17pm

Good Evening Parents Reminder that all items not collected from lost and found will be donated to Sterling Elementary tomorrow December 20th in the afternoon.


Thu, Dec 19 7:27pm

Don't miss your opportunity!!! Yearbooks are on sale now, but won't be available for long.  Order your 2019-2020 yearbook today by clicking this link:  Pric ... [More]

Angel Tree Items

Wed, Dec 11 7:44pm

Dear Hawk Ridge Families, Thank you for all of your contributions towards our Angel Tree gifts.   Friendly reminder that items are due tomorrow, December 12th.  Items should be unwrapped and brought t ... [More]

Gingerbread Night

Mon, Dec 9 9:12am

Have your heard? Each grade level will have staff members building a gingerbread house! Our students/families will cast a vote on winning house! Visit to purchase your kit. Gin ... [More]


Tue, Nov 19 9:05am

It's not to early to start thinking about your child's yearbook!  Order your 2019-2020 yearbook today by clicking the link below ... [More]

Hat and Glove Drive for Nations Ford Elementary School

Fri, Nov 15 8:36am

Brrrrrrr! ❄ These colder temps have had us all running to grab our coats, hats, and gloves. We are so fortunate to be able to afford warm clothing for our children, but not everyone can afford these t ... [More]

Parenting The Love and Logic Way Classes

Wed, Nov 13 9:12am

When: January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th. Must be able to attend all 4 sessions. Time: 6pm-8pm Where: Hawk Ridge Elementary-Media Center Hosted by: Mary Bleich and Melissa Huether Sign-Up: Contact Mrs. ... [More]

Can Opener Drive

Wed, Nov 6 10:33am

Lost and Found

Wed, Oct 30 9:03am

Lost and Found Items! Please come and claim your child's jacket, water bottle, lunch box, head phones, or head band. Our closet is overflowing and we will be donating the following items on a November ... [More]

Ballantyne Families Helping Ballantyne Families

Wed, Oct 30 8:58am

Ballantyne Families Helping Ballantyne Families Grocery gift cards are desperately needed (please spread the word and turn in donations by Friday, November 1 – thanks for your help!) With cooler weath ... [More]


Fri, Oct 25 8:58am

We are so excited to annouce that our mascot has officially been named HANK!!! Congratulations to Mrs. Ward's class on receiving the most votes! Hank stopped by this morning to let Mrs. Ward's class k ... [More]

Lost and Found Items

Thu, Oct 24 4:26pm

Please come and claim your child's jacket, water bottle, lunch box, head phones, or head band.  Our closet is over flowing and we will be donating the following items on November 8th to Matthews Helpi ... [More]

Box Top - Winning Class

Fri, Oct 18 7:55am

R.E.D. Spirit Week (10/28-11/1)

Mon, Oct 14 7:55am

Please join us the week of October 28th in celebrating R.E.D. (Really Excellent Decisions) Ribbon week.

Parent Workshop - The Effects Of Screen Time

Mon, Oct 14 7:50am

Please RSVP to  

Boosterthon kicks off tomorrow!

Sun, Oct 13 12:01pm

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 10/23, to raise funds for our school. Look for your student’s pled ... [More]


Fri, Oct 11 10:33am

Only 4 days until the Hawk Ridge Boosterthon 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. Ta ... [More]

Ballantyne Families Helping Ballantyne Families

Fri, Oct 11 9:07am

Boosterthon kick off in 5 days

Thu, Oct 10 9:11am

The Hawk Ridge Boosterthon begins in 5 days! Our #boosterthon program includes a character program called #mindspark wild west, a s.t.e.a.m.-infused theme about solving problems with character. Learn ... [More]

Family Night Out at Chipotle

Tue, Oct 8 10:57am

Mark your calendars next Tuesday, October 15th is our 2nd Family Night Out at Chipotle

Spirit Wear

Thu, Oct 3 12:44pm

Spirit wear is now available on  All items ordered will be sent home with students.  Please allow 4 weeks for Rainbow Tie Dye shirts to be delivered and 2 weeks for all other items.

Krispy Kreme Donuts - $10 Per Dozen - CASH only - Friday 10/4

Wed, Oct 2 1:16pm

Box Top Contest!

Tue, Sep 24 11:57am

Box Tops & Dimes Contest We are having our first box top and dimes contest of this school year starting today!  Please look for the marked baggie in your child's Tuesday folder.  The deadline will be ... [More]

Family Night Out Nothing But Noodles

Thu, Sep 12 10:37am

Remember to check in at the Hawk Ridge table.  Class with most check ins wins a treat for the class and a gift card for their teacher.  

Link your Harris Teeter VIC card to Hawk Ridge Elementary

Mon, Sep 9 2:14pm

3rd Grage BOG proctors needed

Wed, Sep 4 6:04am

Hawk Ridge is looking for volunteers to proctor the 3rd grade BOG.  Please use the link below to sign up:

Tue, Sep 3 12:49pm

Thank you!

Sun, Aug 18 8:45am

A huge Thank you to all of our volunteers, who came out yesterday to beautify Hawk Ridge!

School Beautification

Thu, Aug 15 8:46am