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Check out the August Bison Reporter

Input Needed

Please take a minute to give Mrs. Karn input on meetings with the principal for the 22-23 school year. Your feedback is important as she is planning the 22-23 school year.



I am excited to welcome you to the 22-23 school year! I can’t wait to hear all about our students’ summer adventures. Our staff and school community are all committed to providing the best educational experience possible for your child here at Hot Springs Elementary.

  • New Student Registration

If you are new to the Hot Springs area and have a student entering Kindergarten through 5th grade, please stop by the elementary office to complete the new student enrollment paperwork. The office is open from 7:30-4:00 Monday-Thursday. Bring a birth certificate & immunization record. 

  • Bison R’ Back/Open House

The district will be having traditional open house on August 18, 2022 from 5-7. During this time, you and your student will be able to come into the building, meet your new teacher, drop off supplies if you wish, check out the book fair, and get information for the upcoming school year.

Class lists will be posted on the elementary doors by August 10, 2022. Come join the staff and other community members on the Dave Scott field to kick-off the new school year with dinner & family fun activities.

  • First Day of School

The first day of school for 1st through 5th grade will be August 22, 2022. New start time for the elementary will be 8:00 A.M. and ending 3:45 P.M. Remember breakfast for students will be served in the multi-purpose room beginning at 7:30 A.M till 8:00 A.M. The first week of school are regular full days. Playground supervision begins at 7:40

Kindergarten students will be attending with half their class on either Monday or Tuesday from 8:00 to 3:45, parents will be called with what day they will be attending. All Kindergarten students will attend Wednesday and Thursday 8:00-3:45.  

NOTE: If the weather is forecasted or reaches triple digits, the district will consider early release and parents will be notified right away. 

  • Class Lists

Class lists will be ready and posted by August 10, 2022 on the elementary doors. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we create equitable classes. 

  • School Supplies

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