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Elementary News

HBE Color Run

 April 25, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - The Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School PTA will be hosting the first annual “My Color Run", Saturday, May 20th. The Color Run is a fun run, un-timed event in which hundreds of participants, or “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. Details and registration forms available HERE>

HBE Cares about the Earth

 April 24, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - To honor Earth Day, kindergarten students in Ms. Haight’s and Mrs. Sickler’s class are Being Super Heroes for our planet. Recently they wrote “How To” books on recycling. Other activities included “Recycled Me” Day and making “dirt pudding” – For complete story and pictures, click HERE>

HBE Creates Comfort Bags

 March 28, 2017 - Cuddebackville, NY - Students at Hamilton Bicentennial School are always learning about the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.  In February, third grade students learned about Habit #5: Seek first to understand, then to be understood. This habit stresses empathy.  Fulfilling this lesson, students and their families packed and delivered 73 "Comfort Bags" for cancer patients at Orange Regional Cancer Treatment Center.Story HERE>

 HBE Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence

December 5, 2016, Cuddebackville, NY - On Monday, December 5th, the Port Jervis City School District celebrated 40 Years of Excellence at Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary School. HBE students and staff gathered for a special assembly, joined by more than 30 former staff and several former students.  Complete Story HERE>

Electronic Signs Light the Way

September 29, 2016 - Port Jervis, NY - The Port Jervis City School District put the finishing touches on electronic billboard signs at HBE and ASK this past week.  These signs were part of a referendum approved by voters in May 2015.  Complete Story HERE>