5/1/2024 1:32 pm

๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŽ‰ Spring into Fun at our Spring Festival & International Children's Day Celebration! ๐ŸŽถ Join us for a day filled with laughter, delicious bites from food trucks, groovy tunes rain or shine, and vibrant activities for kids of all ages! Let's make memories together! No need to register - just show up and let the festivities begin! Don't forget to grab your goody bag and fun passport for an evening filled with unforgettable memories.๐ŸŒŸ


๐Ÿ™‹‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ™‹‍โ™€๏ธ Want to be a part of the magic? Sign up now to donate items or volunteer for adult-only roles! Let's create an unforgettable experience together. Here's the link for sign-up here โœจ


Plus, get ready to groove with the band as they perform the lively tune from the popular band 'Rock Mi'! We've invited families to join in on the dance fun with simple choreography. Click here to check out the moves and let's dance together ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ



5/1/2024 1:30 pm

๐Ÿˆ Exciting News for Parents and Kids! ๐Ÿˆ West Springfield HS presents the Spartan Football Youth Camp, a thrilling opportunity for rising 3rd-9th graders from June 10th-13th! Led by the esteemed WSHS Varsity Coaching Staff and current players, this camp promises top-notch instruction and fun. Plus, each camper receives an exclusive Spartan Football t-shirt and water bottle! Click Here to secure your spot today ๐ŸŒŸ Don't miss out on this fantastic chance to hone skills and make memories!


Staff Appreciation Week - THANK YOU!!

4/11/2024 11:33 am

๐ŸŒŸ What an extraordinary event that showcased our OHES spirit and gave back to our wonderful teachers and staff! As we jump back into the swing of things, let's take a moment to reflect on the incredible week of appreciation our staff experienced. From the heartwarming decorations to the delicious treats and daily surprises, your donations and our volunteers went above and beyond to show our staff just how valued and cherished they are. From morning snacks to afternoon yoga sessions, and even a visit from Mister Softee himself, every moment was filled with joy and gratitude. Let's extend our sincerest thanks to our dedicated volunteers and generous sponsors for their unwavering support in making Super Staff Week a resounding success. Your efforts have left an indelible mark on our OHES family, and we are truly grateful for your kindness and generosity.๐ŸŒŸ


๐Ÿฉ๐ŸŽ‰ Duck Donuts Fundraiser ๐Ÿฉ๐ŸŽ‰

4/11/2024 11:14 am

 Get ready to indulge in some sweet treats and give back to our wonderful school! From April 19th to 21st, head over to Duck Donuts in West Springfield and mention OHES at checkout. When you do, Duck Donuts will donate 5% of the proceeds to Orange Hunt Elementary School! ๐Ÿฆ‰๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’™


Did you know that Duck Donuts was born out of a quest for happiness on the sandy beaches of the Outer Banks? ๐Ÿ–๏ธ Founder Russ DiGilio and his family wanted to spread joy through warm, fresh donuts made just the way you like. Now, you can enjoy that same happiness while supporting our school! ๐ŸŒŸ


At Duck Donuts, they're all about delivering smiles and creating delicious, made-to-order donuts. Plus, they believe in treating their guests like family and providing exceptional customer service. It's not just about the donuts - it's about the experience! 


So, mark your calendars and spread the word! Let's come together as a community to support OHES and enjoy some tasty treats along the way. Every purchase counts, so let's make a difference together! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ซ


See you at Duck Donuts! ๐Ÿฉโœจ


Restaurant Night TOMORROW NIGHT

3/15/2024 9:06 pm

๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿฅ‘ Embrace the taste of triumph at District Taco! ๐ŸŒŸ Join us on March 19th 4-8pm, for an evening that celebrates not just flavors, but dreams come true. Savor authentic Yucatan-inspired dishes born from the determination of Osiris Hoil, who turned the American Dream into a reality with every delicious bite. ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿฅ‘


By dining with us, you're not only treating your taste buds, but also supporting the OHES PTA - just mention code: OHES when you order.


Connect with the Orange Hunt family, enjoy delectable food, and be part of a story that continues to inspire. Let's make it a night to remember, one taco at a time! ๐Ÿฆ‰๐ŸŽ‰


RunFit Kidz

2/28/2024 10:48 am

Join the RunFit Kidz Team at Orange Hunt Elementary!

๐Ÿƒ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒ‍โ™€๏ธ Get Ready to Run, Have Fun, and Learn!

The Orange Hunt PTA is thrilled to announce the return of our beloved RunFit Kidz program this spring! It's more than just running; it's a journey into the world of fitness tailored especially for our young Owls.


Why RunFit Kidz?

  • ๐ŸŒŸ Unique approach with professional coaches who know just what our young runners need.
  • ๐ŸŒฟ Instill a lifelong love for fitness and healthy habits early on.

Key Details:

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Registration Is Open for Grades 1-6
๐Ÿซ Classes on:

  • Wednesdays: 3:35 – 4:50 PM (Mar 20th – May 15th) - Spots Available!
  • Thursdays: 3:35 – 4:50 PM (Apr 4th – May 16th) - Booked
  • Note: No classes during spring break and on April 10th

๐Ÿ’ช What RunFit Kidz Offer:

  • Certified Professional Coaching
  • Lessons in running mechanics, strength, nutrition, pacing, and goal setting
  • Boosts in self-esteem, confidence, and determination

The Grand Finale:

  • ๐Ÿ Celebration 5K: May 19th at Fairfax Corner
  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Includes a T-shirt, Mileage Tokens, Entry into the 5K, Finishers Medal, and a Post-Run Party

Fee: $115 per participant (Includes the 5K)

  • Additional details on processing fees and payment options available their website.

๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Don't miss this chance for your child to sprint towards success and fun! Register now and let the adventure begin!


Orange Hunt Elementary - Home of the Owls: Where fun and fitness take flight! ๐Ÿฆ‰๐Ÿ’จ

Pyramid Challenge

2/24/2024 2:35 pm

Mark Your Calendars - We're thrilled to inform you that the Pyramid Challenge has been rescheduled! This event is a fantastic way to ignite a passion for running among our K-6 students and unite our community in a festivity of athleticism and teamwork.


๐Ÿ“† New Date: Sunday, April 28th, 2024
๐Ÿ•‘ Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
๐Ÿ“ Location: Irving Middle School


๐Ÿƒ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ Ready, Set, Re-Register! Ensure your little Owls are ready to take part in the exhilarating Pyramid Challenge. Click here to update their registration. It's time to re-secure their spot in this fun and friendly competition. Let's keep our team spirit flying high! ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ


๐Ÿ‘• Exclusive Race Swag! A race this AWESOME comes with cool swag! Each registered participant will receive a unique t-shirt, featuring a distinct color for each school. It's a vibrant showcase of school spirit in every hue!


โŒ› Registration closes on Monday, March 18, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Don't miss the chance to secure your spot and snag that swag!

Let's lace up those running shoes and make this year's Pyramid Challenge an event to remember. Join us for a day full of energy, enthusiasm, and Owl pride! ๐Ÿฆ‰๐ŸŒŸ


Variety Show

2/21/2024 9:54 pm

๐ŸŒŸ Spotlight on Talent: Orange Hunt ES Variety Show! ๐ŸŽญ Get ready for a night where our students' talents shine bright. From music to dance, magic to comedy, and everything in between, it's a celebration of the incredible skills our students possess.


๐Ÿ“† Show Date: Friday, April 26th at OHES
๐Ÿ•’ Rehearsals Start: March 6th, featuring theater games, musical activities, and practice sessions for both group and solo acts. Don't miss the chance to be a part of the spectacular opening and closing numbers, showcasing our entire cast!


๐ŸŒŸ Sign Up Now for the Variety Show ๐ŸŒŸ

Hurry and register! We're keeping the show's runtime optimal, which means there are only a limited number of slots for both solo and group performances. Secure your spot early and be a part of this amazing showcase of talent!

Super Staff Appreciation Week

2/21/2024 9:05 pm

๐ŸŒŸ Join us in honoring our amazing staff - teachers, aides, specials teachers, administrators, specialists, secretaries, custodians, and cafeteria staff - for one special week each year! ๐ŸŒŸ


๐Ÿ™Œ Make a Difference: We have big plans to show our appreciation for all of the work that they do for our kids! This is a time when we show our immense gratitude to the dedicated staff at OHES. Donations from our OHES families are crucial, as they directly fund this special week of appreciation. To contribute and make a difference, please refer to the flyer attached for more details or Donate now and don't give it another thought this year! Your generosity makes a world of difference!This week takes the place of all of the other appreciation weeks.


๐Ÿค Want to lend a hand? Select this link to volunteer your time. Let's come together to show our staff how much they mean to us! ๐Ÿค—




1/17/2024 1:59 pm

๐Ÿ“…๐ŸŒŸ Upcoming PTA Meeting Alert!


Join us tonight, Wednesday, January 17th at 7 pm, for our January PTA meeting. It's a fantastic opportunity to stay informed, share your ideas, and connect with other parents and staff. Together, we aim to reach new heights! For those who prefer an in-person experience, especially those eager to assist in planning our Teacher Appreciation week in March, you're warmly welcomed to join us at the school library. It's a great chance to collaborate directly and bring your wonderful ideas to life!



Whether virtually or in person, your presence is what makes our PTA meetings so special. Looking forward to seeing you there!