Welcome to Estes Hills Elementary!

Hour of Code

Estes Hills will be celebrating computer science week with "An Hour of Code."  Every student in every classroom will participate in this event during the week of December 8-12. Check out our plans for the Hour of Code!

Exciting Events

Food for Friends Drive
Our 20th annual Estes Hills Food for Friends Drive was a huge success!!  We collected over 2000 food items to support 36 of our Estes Hills families over the winter break!!  Thank you to everyone who donated and volunteered during the drive!

LEAP Parent Information Night

December 9th, 6:30-7:30 at Smith Middle School
Nomination Deadline: January 30th, Nurturing, Gifted and LEAP
Nomination forms are available at the front desk or on the district website under Gifted Education.

Family Fun Night

Mark your calendars for Friday, February 6th for Family Fun Night. 
We have a chair, but are looking for a few folks to be on the committee to help run this fun event. Please contact courtneysnooks@yahoo.com to sign up.

Student Achievements

Rahul N. was selected as the winner of the Sallie Markham Michie Trust Essay Contest!!!!!

Congratulations Rahul!!!

The week of January 19th:

We celebrate the following students for showing a Grit:

Andre A. and Tommy M. were recognized by Ms. Gamble.
Muhammad P. was recognized by Ms. Shekelle.
Huseyin-Abdullah T. was recognized by Ms. Eveleigh.

We celebrate the following students for showing a Growth Mindset:

Madeline M. was recognized by Ms. Shekelle.


Eagle Art on Display at Chapel Hill Public Library!

We have 8 Estes Hills artists who have artwork on display in the children's section of the Chapel Hill Public Library. This small exhibit features artwork inspired by the art of Spanish Surrealist artist, Joan Miro. The Estes Hills students with art on display are: Rahul N., Gillian E., Gabby S., Elise O., Reilly G., Danijah A., Skye H. and Matilda F.  You can view this exhibit throughout the month of January!


Upcoming Events: Board of Education Professional Development, Jan. 22
Delayed Opening, Jan. 29 / Fechas para apertura demorada de las escuelas el 29 de enero Report Cards Distributed and Parent Conferences Scheduled in January / Los informes de calificaciones son distribuidos y las conferencias con los padres se programan en enero

Eagle Calendar

Support Your School

Paper Donations Needed

The school is low on copy paper. If you have a chance to pick some up, you can bring it to the front office. Thank you!

Join the PTA! Membership dues are annual, so its time to rejoin! Membership Forms are available on the PTA web site.

Link your Harris Teeter Vic Card
to Estes Hills #2371. Estes Hills makes over $1,500 a year through Harris Teeter's Together in Education program.  You have to re-link each year either with a clerk at check out or online http://www.harristeeter.com.

For more ways to help Estes Hills raise money, see Support Your School under Parents.

Daily Announcements

Estes Hills Art on Display in Virtual Art Gallery!

Estes Hills Elementary Art Students have NEW artwork on display in Artsonia.com's Online Art Museum!! All students who returned their permission forms have art available to view.

Check out the gorgeous art we have done so far this year:

Friends of Stephon Goode

Mr Goode was a 5th grade teacher here at Estes before moving to Assistant Principal over at Smith Middle School in Chapel Hill. Smith is currently doing some fundraising to help defray the medical costs associated with his impending kidney transplant.  If you are interested, please visit: