M-F, April 24th - 28th -- Earth Week: Students celebrate Earth Week with a variety of activities designed to help them become good stewards of our environment.
Thursday and Friday, May 4th and 5th -- Camp Edwards – 4th Graders: In the spring of fourth grade, students participate in an outdoor education experience at Camp Edwards in East Troy, Wisconsin. Students learn outdoor skills such as wilderness survival and archery while building community at the same time. The trip gives students the opportunity to learn how to approach new challenges and to persevere when faced with these new challenges.
Sunday, May 21st -- Mayfest: For over 30 years Hubbard Woods Families have come together for one afternoon in May to put on a carnival on the blacktop! Families take turn working games and concessions and the event culminates with a grand raffle. It is a fun day for all and the PTO’s largest fundraiser of the year.
Wednesday, May 31st -- Field Day: This much anticipated event teams up children across grades 1-4 to compete in exciting games and activities.
June Date TBD -- HW Graduating Seniors Reunion: Hubbard Woods alumni graduating from high school are invited back for a reunion with teachers, staff, and one another.
Monday, June 5th -- Blamball & Yearbook Signing: Fourth graders take on the teachers in a game similar to softball while the other grades cheer them on. Afterwards all students have a chance to get their yearbooks signed by friends and teachers.
Thursday, June 8th. Fourth Grade Farewell: A special send-off for the fourth graders, this event includes breakfast and a video that celebrates the students’ time at Hubbard Woods.
Monday, August -- New Family Playground Playdate: New families are welcomed on the playground for a playdate with new friends and buddy families.
Buddy Family School Tour: New families are invited to tour the school prior to the first day along with their “Buddy Families.”
Monday, August 29th -- Back to School Popsicles on the Playground: Families, faculty, and staff are invited to gather on the playground after dismissal to celebrate the start of a new school year.
Tuesday, September -- New Parent Orientation: Enjoy refreshments and meet other new families in the Resource Center prior to Principal Daniel Ryan’s presentation.
Thursday, September -- Go-to-School Night, Grades 3-4 7:00 pm, Grades 1-2 8:00 pm: Parents are invited to school in the evening to meet their child’s teacher, get an overview of the school year, sign up for volunteer opportunities in the classroom, and more.
Thursday, October 29th -- Go-to-School Night, Kindergarten: Parents are invited to school in the evening to meet their child’s teacher, get an overview of the school year, sign up for volunteer opportunities in the classroom, and more.
Monday, October 31st -- Halloween Walk: Parents are invited to watch the students parade around the playground in their Halloween costumes prior to the classroom parties.
Friday, November 4th -- PTO Fall Luncheon: One of the social highlights of the school year, Hubbard Woods parents, guests, and alumi are invited for lunch and a book dramatization by Barbara Rinella.
November, Sailing the Mayflower – 2nd Grade: An example of project based learning, second graders take a virtual voyage across the Atlantic in conjunction with their study of the migration from Europe to the New World in 1620.
Wednesday, December 14th --Winter Sing-Along: A-L 9:00 am -- M-Z 1:30 pm - Students, teachers, and families come together to celebrate the joy of the season in song.
Friday December 16th -- Pajama Day: On the last Friday before Winter Break students, teachers, and staff are encouraged to wear their PJ’s to school.
Friday, February 3rd -- Parent/Faculty Party: A casual affair, this event brings together Hubbard Woods parents and faculty for a fun evening of food, drinks, and conversation.
Tuesday, March 14th -- STEAM night (formerly Family Math Night): A fun evening of math games and activities for Hubbard Woods families.
Pioneer Room – 3rd Graders: As part of the pioneer unit, third graders spend the day just as real pioneers would have. (The Pioneer Room is at Crow Island School.)
Wednesday, March 22nd, 7:00 pm -- Spring Sing: Student creativity, music, and art come together in this seasonal evening performance at the Skokie School.
M-F, March 20th - 24th -- Teacher Appreciation Week: For one week in March we celebrate our amazing teachers and staff by showering them with treats. The week ends with a delicious catered lunch and special raffle for the teachers.