Tuesday, March 29, 2016

HGF Donor's Choose

Donor's Choose is a site where educators can request items that they need, and donors can make a safe contribution.


Our own HGF educators have some requests, please check them out.  Click the links below to learn more about the request.

Full Speed Ahead with Robotics & STEM! 
Teacher: Mr. Lamy (Library)
This program has a corporate match, so every donation you make will be doubled!

Let's Teach More Students About Electronics!
Teacher: Mr. Lamy (Library)

With the Right Seat, We Won't Miss a Beat!
Teacher: Mrs. Donovan (Pre-K)

Technology Ready for the 21st Century
Teacher: Mrs. Chase (4th Grade)

All Materials Need A Place
Teacher: Mrs. Chauvette (Pre-K)

Let's Laminate and Save Our Important Work
Teacher: Mrs. Chauvette (Pre-K)

Pictures Help Us To Communicate
Teacher: Mrs. Chauvette (Pre-K)

Let Your Imagination Soar
Teacher: Mrs. Chauvette (Pre-K)

BEE Books and Folders for Communication and Organization
Teacher: Mrs. Chase (4th Grade)
A Picture Says It All!
Teacher: Mrs. Chauvette (Pre-K)

Please also share this with any corporation that might like to support our school in this way.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Student Council St. Patrick's Day Carnations

Student Council is selling green carnations again this year.  Look for the flier, or download here.

Thursday, March 10, 2016


Save the Date for BINGO NIGHT - Friday, March 18th

Doors open at 6:15pm, BINGO begins at 6:45pm
BINGO Cards (9 games) $1.00 each
BINGO Daubers $2.00 each

We have special guest BINGO callers again this year. HGF teachers will be on stage calling out the numbers while you race to fill in your cards and win your choice from the prize table!

Bake Sale Items will be available for 25-cents each - BAKERS ARE NEEDED!

Cheese Pizza is available for pre-order for $2/slice, or $9 for a whole pizza.

Please return the Pizza Order / Bake Sale form no later than March 16th to your child's teacher.


Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Julia Glennon, 3rd Grade Teacher

Name: Dr. Julia Glennon
Position: 3rd Grade Teacher
Birthdate: June 24th
Hometown City/State:
Charleston, WV
College(s) Attended:
New England College, Notre Dame

Barry Glennon, husband 
Alexander Glennon, son (worked as an aid at HGF, now in the private sector)
Zachary Glennon, son (3rd grade teacher at the Ellis School in Freemont)

What I Like Best About HGF:
Wonderful students and their supporting families. The faculty and administration are a truly a caring group of professionals with whom I am proud to be associated.

Favorite Snack: 

Anything chocolate!
Favorite Season:

Fun Fact: 

I have two cats and two dogs - - all of my animals were either adopted from animal shelters or found in the woods. My most recent dog, Daisy Mae, was rescued from a shelter in Arkansas. She was transported by volunteers in a huge van for over 48 hours. I met the van in Connecticut and it was love at first sight - - for both of us.

Favorite Quote:
Whatever you are be a good one - - Abraham Lincoln

Wish List:
Colored paper - construction and copier paper.
My students love working with colors and so do I :)

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Spotlight on Kiernan Osgood, Speech and Language Specialist

Name: Kiernan Osgood
Position: Speech and Language Specialist
Birthdate: May 16
Hometown City/State:
Tonawanda, NY
College(s) Attended:
SUNY Fredonia and SNHU 


I am married to Mr. Osgood and we have three children named Eloisa (age 7), Finneas (age 6) and Maura Jane (age 4). We live in Manchester and also have two cats, Jasper and Leopold.

What I Like Best About HGF:
I love the children and their families. It is great to see them not only in school but around the community! Working with children has always been a dream of mine and I am glad to have that opportunity at HGF!

Favorite Snack: 

I love peanut butter cups and ice cream.

Favorite Season:

Fun Fact:

I absolutely love anything Disney, especially the Little Mermaid. I can not wait to be able to visit Disney again with my children and see the excitement and joy on their faces.

Favorite Quote:
"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world. "

Wish List:
Would love markers, crayons, and/or glue sticks! Anything would be helpful 😀 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Volunteer Opportunity for Ms. Rousseau

Our art teacher Ms. Rousseau is looking for a couple of volunteers to help out with a project. It can be done at home. It's just a simple gluing project. Please email her if you are interested and would like more information. Thank you!

Teacher Appreciation Snack Cart "Just Because"

As part of our on-going show of appreciation for our faculty and staff, the PTA sponsored a snack cart on Monday. Teachers and staff were able to choose fruit, yogurt, pastries, granola bars, cookies, juice and water. We had fun surprising them all with this treat 'just because.'