CCRPI Climate Survey

12/12/2018 4:02 pm

Every year the state releases a Climate Survey to all public school parents, staff, and students (3rd, 4th, and 5th grades in elementary).  This survey is part of our CCRPI score that comes from the state every year.  HFE has received the highest score possible for 3 years running (5 stars) and we would like to keep that going!  Last year we were the highest participating school in the county!  Please read the questions carefully, because some of them do not follow the normal "agree" pattern. 

We hope everyone will participate, because we truly value and study the results of these surveys and use them in making HFE a great place to be.  Thank you in advance for your time.

Garden Day - December 14th

12/6/2018 2:56 pm

Our next Garden Day is Friday, December 14th. Click HERE to sign up for a spot to assist students as they visit the garden.

HFE International Inquirers

12/1/2018 12:00 am

During the month of December, HFE students will expand their knowledge about the Customs, Holidays and Traditions regarding their country of study. Students will be encouraged to become more knowledgeable and open-minded regarding the traditions and culture of other people around the world! We will continue the effort to learn words and phrases in various languages. 

Speech Bubbles: "Thank you"

Students are busy learning different words and phrases from many different countries!

Cookies for Character

12/1/2018 12:00 am

The learner profile for the month of December is Open-minded. The attitude is: tolerance. Students will learn to be tolerant of others and to keep an open mind as they interact with others who have different cultures and valuesClick here for more information. 

Blanket Drive!

11/30/2018 11:27 am

Did you know that on any given night, an estimated 3,000 Atlantans struggle with homelessness? Approximately 40% of these neighbors are children. HFE is collecting new and gently used clean blankets to wrap our neighbors in warmth and love this winter. Collection bins will be in the HFE lobby through Friday, December 14th. Blankets will be distributed to homeless men, women and children in Atlanta through Real Inspiration Ministries (RIM). Your donations are greatly appreciated. Thank you Ms. Dee for inviting us to support this worthy cause!

Heards Ferry Day with the Hawks!

11/16/2018 3:11 pm

Sunday January 13th at 3:30 - Hawks v Bucks

Don’t miss Heards Ferry Day with the Hawks at the newly renovated State Farm Arena!

*Heards Ferry students will be entered to win a spot in the Hawks Fan Experiences: High 5 Tunnel and Half Time Dream Team. Deadline to be entered is December 15th.

*Arrive early to support the Ridgeview Charter Middle School chorus as they sing pregame during our Primetime spot!


Career Day - January 25th

11/15/2018 10:39 am

In order to introduce students to the working world, we are excited to announce Career Day will be Friday, January 25. On this day, our students will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of careers to help expand their career awareness. If you or someone you know would be interested in participating in Career Day or Careers On Wheels, please email Mrs. Aronowitz or click HERE.

Eagle Walk - Commemorative Brick Campaign

11/12/2018 10:00 am

Take the next step—order your Brick today!

The Heards Ferry Elementary Eagle Alliance invites you to celebrate your connection to HFE by purchasing a brick in the Eagle Walk. Leave your family’s legacy on HFE’s Eagle Walk with your family name or the name of anyone you wish to honor or remember. Your engraved brick will become part of the walkway at the school and will be a reminder to current families, visitors, and future HFE Eagles of this school’s rich history and community pride.


4x8 brick

$100: Text only – up to three lines with 20 total spaces per line.

$125: Text and Clip Art (eagle, flower, heart, etc.) – up to three lines with 15 spaces per line.

8x8 brick

$150: Text only – up to six lines with 20 spaces per line.

$175: Text and Clip Art (eagle, flower, heart, etc.) – up to four lines with 20 spaces per line.

Click HERE to purchase your Brick! 

When your brick payment is confirmed, you will be directed to the Polar Engraving site to customize your brick and complete your order.

If you have any questions please contact us at

Technology Competition

11/7/2018 12:00 pm

Click HERE for the competition categories. 

Volunteers Needed for Fall 2018!

10/22/2018 8:30 am

You are now able to sign up for Fall 2018 volunteer oppurtunities! Click the links below. 

Lunch Bunch - Our smallest Eagles can use a little bit of help navigating the lunch line, opening containers and getting straws, napkins and more.

School Store - The School Store is open Monday - Thursday for students purchase items.

Media Center - Volunteers will be shelving, checking in books, and helping students find books

Garden Days - Assist in the HFE garden on specific days throughout the year. 

Holidays at Heards Ferry - A festive evening with the arts on December 12th

HFE is a National Blue Ribbon School!

10/1/2018 8:58 pm

We are elated to announce that Heards Ferry is an official United States Department of Education 2018 National Blue Ribbon School! We were 1 of 13 schools in the entire state of Georgia to be nominated for this prestigious award. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Every year the U.S. Department of Education seeks out and celebrates great American schools and we are honored to be chosen as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School for our overall academic excellence. This award affirms the hard work of students, teachers, families, and our community in creating a safe and welcoming school where students master challenging content. The National Blue Ribbon School flag that we will now proudly display is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning. Thank you to all our stakeholders for helping us achieve this amazing honor!

Ridgeview Charter School Presentation for 4th and 5th Grade Families

10/1/2018 9:20 am

Take a look at an informational presentation Principal Oliver Blackwell from Ridgeview Charter School shared with our 4th and 5th grade families. Click HERE for presentation. 

Spirit Wear Store Is Still Open!

8/31/2018 10:35 am

We have lots of cool tees and accessories for students to show their school spirit! Check our store and shop now!

You can continue to order Spirit Wear by clicking HERE!

The Eagle Alliance Needs Your Support!

8/15/2018 12:03 pm

Did you know...

  • that the Eagle Alliance funds nearly every single academic program, including the Science Lab, writing and math programs, field trips, and teacher training?
  • that the Eagle Alliance plans and funds nearly every single event throughout the school year such as STEM Day, International Day, Talent Show, Date Nights, etc.?
  • that the Eagle Alliance supports our teachers by providing a mini-grant program, teacher stipend checks to help them setup their classrooms, and a classroom supply closet?
  • that the Eagle Alliance spends more than $200/student to supplement the funds received from your tax dollars to support all the programs that make HFE the school it is?
  • that the Eagle Alliance funds after-school activities like Chorus and STEM Club?
  • that the Eagle Alliance provides parent enrichment speakers and activities for our families?
  • that the Eagle Alliance does no other major fundraising throughout the year, and your membership is our one BIG ask?
  • that your Eagle Alliance membership gives you discounted pricing for Eagle Alliance supported events like the Fall Festival, Date Nights, Parent Party, and Talent Show?
  • that Eagle Alliance memberships start at $25?

Click HERE for more information. Ready to join? CLICK HERE!

*You must be logged in to access the membership payment page

2018 - 2019 Yearbooks!

8/1/2018 12:00 am

The HFE 2018-19 Yearbook is on sale NOW for only $25!! The price will go up to $35 after December 31st, so don't wait!! Is this your FIRST year at HFE? Are you a graduating 5th grader?? You won't want to miss out on these precious HFE memories! The ONLY way to guarantee that you will receive a Yearbook in May is to PRE-ORDER ONE NOW ONLINE with Code 14991! Click HERE for more yearbook information. 

HFE is an International Baccalaureate World School

The mission of an IB school is to develop responsible citizens in a global community by developing inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better, more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Click here for more information. 

Thank you to our HFE Partners in Education

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