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UPCOMING EVENTS

   Harvest Festival
   Nov 07 2014 at 05:30 PM
   School Board Meeting
   Dec 09 2014 at 05:30 PM

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WELCOME TO EAST HARDIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Our Mission is to teach basic academic skills, social skills and life skills that will empower the students to become life-long learners, as well as, responsible and productive citizens in the 21st century as demonstrated by academic testing and observed by acceptable social behavior and healthy attitudes.

What's Happening  

The Pre K classes were visited by the Air Evac team on Thursday, October 9th. The students were outside and able to watch the helicopter fly over the school and land in the East parking lot. It was "the best day ever" according to some of the students! They have been learning about the letter H for helicopter. Click here to view photos from the day. 

Smokey the Bear and Sparky Dog, along with the Hardin County Fire Department and Tennessee Forestry Department, came to visit Pre-K thru 1st grade on Friday, October 10th for Fire Prevention Week. The students learned about fire safety and participated in a "Stop, Drop and Roll" activity. The visit was made complete by a tour of a fire truck and a close look at the machinery used by the forestry department. the students were very appreciative of the fire hats and fun packs they received. Click here to view photos from the day. 

Welcome to the farm! A special morning was organized by our Hardin County Chamber of Commerce for third grade students across the county. Thanks to local sponsors Farm Bureau, Farm Credit and Becks Seeds student's received a new shirt, a yummy apple and goodie bag. Students traveled through many different stations, everything from milking a cow, ginning cotton to electricity and learning about our local agriculture from our rural community leaders. Click here to view photos from the day. 

Congratulations to Mrs. Jackie Smith, Mrs. Brenda Richardson and our entire cafeteria staff for scoring a 99 on their recent health inspection. These ladies provide our students and staff with nutritious meals, delivered in a clean environment, on a daily basis. Also, congratulations to Mrs. Linda, Mrs. Celia, Mrs. Veronica and Mrs Rhonda, our GCA custodians, as the building plant facility scored a 99 as well. Thanks for your attention to detail and your hard work! 


September is National Childhood Hunger Awareness month. The students at East Hardin Elementary School rallied together and brought in 1,933 canned food items in five days. The collected food was given to Mr. and Mrs. Beckham at Our Daily Bread Ministries to be given to needy children and seniors in our community through our backpack program to help feed the hungry.  Mrs. Kathy Stricklin's 4th grade class brought in 239 cans, and Mrs. Amanda White's 2nd grade brought in 179 cans. Both of these classes earned a special pizza party! Many thanks to all who participated and to Nurse Mary for heading up this project. East Hardin - You rock!!! Click here to view pictures of the winning classes. 

East Hardin teachers, students and staff were all very excited to be recognized in the Courier as the only school in Hardin County to show positive growth in proficiency in all subject areas tested on the 2014 TCAP test. We are so proud of every one of you! Keep up the great work! 

Team Avery - Click here to learn more about East Hardin's personal SuperHero. If you would like to view and buy an Avery Price "SuperHero" t-shirt, please click here. 

School picture re-takes will be on Thursday, October 23, 2014. 

Harvest Festival will be Friday, November 7, 2014. Food will be served starting at 5:30 pm. Games will be from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Baskets are needed for the festival. Please bring to the front office or to your teacher. Also, please let us know if you can or would like to donate a cake. 

School Board Meeting at East Hardin will be held on December 9, 2014 at 5:30 pm. 



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