Friends of HES (PTO)


Parents and Family 

Of HES Students

 in grades Pre-K through 6


Please join us!


When:  Meetings are held at 5:15 pm on the 1st Tuesday of each month

Where:  HES Resource Room (upstairs near the elevator)

Strong partnerships between school and home encourage academic success!

Our Mission:

Our mission is to help promote a happy, safe, and engaging learning environment for the students and staff at Hardwick Elementary School.


Who We Are:

We are a dedicated group of parents and faculty. We volunteer time in order to provide services and support to students and staff of Hardwick Elementary School.


Contact Us:


Facebook: Friends of HES

Face-to-Face: Holly Williams, Melissa Hall, Beth LeCours, Heather Cadorette


What we do:

Provide funding for the fall Book Fair to ensure all kids have an equal opportunity to purchase a book.

Provide enrichment funds for each grade, the Library, Art, Music, and Physical Education for classroom supplies, books, project materials, field trips, classroom celebrations, and to bring in external speakers/educators for lessons.

Sponsor family events and school wide assemblies.

Provide an annual family breakfast that is free to all HES families.

Sponsor an annual school dance

Provide all 6th graders Hazen t-shirts at graduation as they embark on their next journey.

Provide snacks/baked goods for staff coming back to school and during Staff Appreciation Week along with raffles and lunch.

This year we will be purchasing HES t-shirts for all students and staff to help foster a greater sense of community and inclusion.


Ways you can help:

Support the family events and fundraising initiatives we sponsor.  The only way we are able to offer programs, enrichment, or equipment for the school is via our fundraising efforts.  The more successful our efforts, the more we can offer and bring to our school. 

Come to a meeting and share your thoughts and ideas.  Meetings for the 2019 - 2020 school year will be the first Tuesday of each month school is in session at 5:15 pm in the Student Support Center.

Send us your feedback, ideas, or services you could offer via, send us a message on Facebook (Friends of HES), or chat with a current member (Holly Williams, Melissa Hall, Heather Cadorette, or Beth LeCours. 


Annual Gift Card Fundraiser


What: A win win Fundraiser! It's EASY- Hardwick Elementary School Family and Friends purchase or sell gift cards from popular retailers.

When: September 23, 2019 - October 28, 2019

Why: Friends of HES- earns money with each gift card purchase! Money earned helps fund numerous school events.

How: Script gift cards are the same gift cards you can purchase from retailers. Friends of HES orders the gift cards that are purchased. Friends and family pay face value for their gift cards, we deliver the gift cards to you, and with every purchase HES receives $$$$$!

Please see more information below or contact HES at 472-5411.