Hyattsville Elementary School

New funding strategy may expedite HES, HMS projects

January 9, 2019

By BEN SIMASEK — As Hyattsville’s population continues to grow and its schools age, local officials and advocates are coordinating closely with Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) to ensure that the area’s education facilities meet the needs of young students. By the 2021 school [read more]

School murals in Hyattsville energize students, the community

October 22, 2018

By COLLEEN D. CURRAN — Parents, local artists and supportive faculty deserve credit for the new indoor and outdoor murals that energize the Hyattsville Elementary and Middle schools. The murals at both schools appeared around the same time this summer but are products of different projects. [read more]

PHOTOS: Third Hyattsville Zombie Run is another success

October 19, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Hundreds of runners dressed as zombies, witches, skeletons — and even tacos — walked, ran and stumbled through Hyattsville (zombies aren’t very graceful) to raise money for local schools over the weekend. The Third Annual Hyattsville Zombie Run took place in [read more]

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]
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