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Track Out is coming to an end! We hope everyone was able to “Sharpen Their Saw” a little while we’ve been out of school! Also just a reminder that track out packets are due to teachers on our first day back, this Monday, October 23. Please look over your child’s completed track out packet this weekend! We are looking forward to starting 2nd quarter with a bang! #oneteamonegoalnolimits #wearehope #wearefamily #hclarocks ...

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Wishing everyone a safe trackout! Parents, please remind your children to complete their trackout packets over break to help ensure they are ready for second quarter. Pacing is important to retain information while out of school. Please take the time to review their answers as well prior to returning the packet on Monday, October 28th.

If you are still looking for trackout camp options, you are still able to register and pay for the STEAM trackout camp by Own Your Dream; only $50 per week. Please contact Ms. Laniesha Merritt at Ownyourdream2012@gmail.com or 919-438-3577 if you are interested in registering your child/children but was unable to turn in your form today. Sibling rates are available as well.
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Today’s the last day of 1st quarter! It’s an early release day and track-out begins Monday!

Have you signed up for track out camp? $50 a week! Register prior to Monday to start next week! You can turn in registrations today, or contact Own Your Dream .
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Welcome to HCLA


Hope Charter Leadership Academy is a tuition-free public school that serves students from Kindergarten through Fifth grades.  The school’s student-centered educational program expands educational choices for parents and their children in the public school system, supports a nurturing community of learners, and focuses on enhancing the academic growth.

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Learn more about Assessments, Special Classes, Common Core Standards, Instructional Academic Programs and After-School Programs.

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Leadership


Learn more about Steven Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Successful Kids and the Leader in Me model we use at Hope.

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What’s New?

2017-2018 Parent Involvement Goal

Family Engagement: 38.8%
Our Goal: 50%

One of our schoolwide wildly important goals for this school year is to have an average of 50% of our families represented at each family event. At our last event, Open House, we had 38.8% of our families represented.

Important Dates

Track Out: School closed October 9th – October 20th

Report cards have gone home! If your child was absent, they should arrive in the mail soon.

If you have not had a conference with your childs teacher, be sure to contact them and schedule one for when we return! #OneTeamOneGoalNoLimits

Autumn Fest – November 17th 4:00-6:00

More details on this fun-packed festival coming soon!

Celebration Zone!

Student Leaders of the Month!

August

Genesis E, Cashmere H, Saniyah S, Christian S, Timothy H, and Nathan H!

September

To be announced, stay tuned!

-Leadership Focused Education-

leader in meHope Charter Leadership Academy bases its leadership focus on Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective Kids.  As a Leader In Me School, students will discover and practice a set of leadership and life skills from Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and The 8th Habit from Effectiveness to Greatness.

Incorporating The Leader In Me practices within our school’s environment and curriculum assists our students in becoming prepared to succeed in the 21st Century, with critical skills and characteristics such as: motivation, problem-solving skills, trustworthiness, a strong work ethic, goal setting, effective interpersonal skills, academic achievement, a sense of teamwork, and valuing diversity in a global market.

  • Be Proactive
  • Begin with the End in Mind
  • Put First Things First
  • Think Win-Win
  • Seek First to Understand then to be Understood
  • Synergize
  • Sharpen the Saw
  • Find Your Voice

All students apply for a Leadership Role within their classroom and they are also given the opportunity to apply for a school wide Leadership Role as well. Students are responsible for carrying out their Leadership Roles. Just a few of our school wide Leadership Roles are:

  • Tour Guide
  • Interior Decorator
  • Public Speaker
  • Nutritionist
  • Student Lighthouse
  • Technology Leader

Each morning our students recite our Leadership Pledge:

We the students of Hope Elementary, show leadership by
following seven simple rules.

We are PROACTIVE and BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND.
We are becoming leaders, one student at a time!

We PUT FIRST THINGS FIRST and do what we should,
WE SEEK TO UNDERSTAND, THEN TO BE UNDERSTOOD.

We THINK WIN-WIN to solve our problems and then…
SYNERGIZING helps us to be a better friend.

We SHARPEN OUR SAW by exercising and eating right.
We help each other and go to bed early at night.

We do our best when no one can see.
We’re the smartest boys and girls, because there’s a LEADER IN ME!

All classroom at Hope Charter have high tech model of SmartBoard Technology Students are now engaged in hands on SmartBoard lessons that expands our possibilities for academic growth.  During the 2016-2017 school year, HCLA will embark on a 1:1 initiative with providing each student a Google Chromebook. Students will be provided their personal Chromebook at the beginning of the school day to use in any class and through all facets of the school day. Students are now engaged in hands on SmartBoard and Google Chromebook lessons that expand their possibilities for academic growth.

Board of Directors

Positive and supportive leadership is the cornerstone of our success as a school.  Without the Board of Directors support and time volunteering to our school, we would not be able to have the great instructional program that we have today.  It is with their positive influence that Hope Elementary has become the amazing instructional environment for children to attend school and has provided our staff with the means to make continued strides toward a strong and effective educational program.  The Board of Directors is the governing body of the school.   The Board is responsible for all school policies and procedures that affect the instructional and operational functions at the school.

Board Meeting Dates
The Board meeting dates are listed below.  All Board Meetings are held in the school media center and are open to the public.

January 25, 2017

February 22, 2017

March 22, 2017

April 19, 2017

May 24, 2017

June 7, 2017

June 28, 2017