Hyattsville Elementary School

HES, HMS building projects delayed, proposed funding decreased

June 19, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — With school summer vacation here, school construction projects may not be uppermost in anyone’s mind. However, public schools and their facilities are often significant factors for families moving into an area. Not to mention those who already live and are raising children [read more]

PHOTOS: Mini artists showcase their masterpieces at HES art show

March 25, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Elementary students rushed around the school halls on Thursday evening, pointing to pictures, paintings and collages, excited to see each piece. Parents followed behind, just as eager to see it all. Hyattsville Elementary School (HES) held its much-anticipated 3rd annual art [read more]

Despite rain, hordes of zombies came out for HES Zombie Run

October 4, 2016

BY HELEN LYONS — The rain may have dampened the race course, but it certainly didn’t dampen any spirits at the Hyattsville Elementary School’s inaugural Zombie Run on Oct. 1. Little girls in striped tights, vibrant tutus, and gruesome face paint danced in the puddles to “Rockin’ [read more]

Zombies are coming: HES PTA holds Zombie Run fundraiser

September 19, 2016

BY LEIGH MCDONALD — Zombies will be hitting the streets for the Hyattsville Elementary School PTA themed run on Saturday, Oct. 1. The PTA has organized three themed races: a USA Track & Field (USATF) certified 5K, a 1 mile Kids’ Challenge and a 1K Family Fun Run. Each race will start and [read more]

New principal Teresa Bey meets with packed room at HES  

August 12, 2016

BY LAUREN FLYNN KELLY — Hyattsville Elementary School’s new principal, Teresa Bey, wants us to know she’s not here by accident. Having worked in the Prince George’s County Public School system for the last 12 years as a teacher, a math specialist and most recently, assistant principal at [read more]

PHOTOS: Local elementary school art show expands

March 4, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Wednesday, March 2, all 534 students at Hyattsville Elementary School (HES) from preschool to 5th grade had a piece of art showcased at the school’s art show, according to art teacher Sarah Yazvac. There were many new additions to the art show this year. “We [read more]

City awards 13 educational enrichment grants

December 12, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The City of Hyattsville Education Advisory Committee, which established an Education Enrichment Grant Program earlier this year, announced Dec. 7 it’s first 13 recipients. The maximum award was $500 and the selected grants range from $220 to $500. “The committee was [read more]

City prioritizes Route 1 parking garage, school infrastructure

November 21, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Nov. 4, the City of Hyattsville hosted a legislative priorities breakfast at Busboys and Poets for county and state officials, business owners and local leaders. The breakfast was an opportunity for city officials to present a progress report and ask for support for other [read more]
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