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Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for May!

This is a photo of the students of the month for May 2022.
The students of the month for February are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: Ruby Alvarado is a sweet student with a big heart. She came in the middle of the year with no idea how to participate in our routines or what to expect from her peers, but she overcame it and became the highlight of our class. No matter what new skills we throw at our students, Ruby finds her own way to succeed. Ruby not only learns skills to be great, but she also doesn’t allow her peers to struggle. Ruby will take extra steps to assist her peers and or ask for help. This little star finds her way through every challenge a five-year-old kid could imagine! 

Kindergarten 

King: Cairo Clemons is a very kind and friendly student to everyone in our classroom. He has worked very hard over this entire school year. He always tries to do his best and perseveres when challenged. When Cairo is not very sure about the material he is learning, he continues to use that challenge as a positive learning experience by pushing through the difficult times by trying again until his learning goal is attained. Keep up the great work Cairo, congratulations.   

Kuns: For the month of May, I have chosen Julianna Arce to be our student of the month. When I was asked to choose the student in my class that shows perseverance, my first thought immediately went to Julianna. Julianna shows perseverance by never giving up. I know that I can always count on Julianna to try new and challenging things with a positive attitude. It is a true blessing and honor to be Julianna’s teacher! 

St. Clair: Arieil Gunn is receiving this student of the month award because she showed persistence all throughout the school year.  She started out as the last person to finish her assignments now, she’s one of the first students to finish.  Arieil raised her STAR scores every time she tested, proven that she deserves this award.

Traylor: The student of the month for the month of May is Silas Ward. Silas has exhibited perseverance all year. Any challenges that have been in front of him he has kept going and pushed through. Silas has been helpful to his table neighbors; helping them through any challenges as well. He has been an excellent addition to our hive and this is why he is our student of the month for May. 

1st Grade 

Cummings: Riley Jones is our student of the month. She shows compassion to everyone she encounters. She is always willing to help others and she always comes to school prepared and ready to learn. She never gives up and is always willing to learn something new.  

Dawkins: Tyla (Zoey) Johnson perseveres in my classroom every day. She does not let anything stop her even when she is unsure of the answer. Zoey is determined to continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty. Zoey keeps on persevering.

2nd Grade 

Adams: Kailon Boone is our student of the month for May. The theme for this month is “perseverance” and Kailon perseveres every day he is in the classroom! He continues showing growth and making his best efforts towards his learning and has shown a lot of progress this school year! I am proud of Kailon, and I hope that he continues to persevere throughout school.  

Powell: Bryce Fuller has shown so much perseverance this school year. I have watched him grow so much from the first day of school. I’m so proud of all he has accomplished. He pushed through every obstacle and was successful. He exemplifies our school’s 5 bee expectations daily.  

Russell: Sa’Mya Whitley has persevered all year long and she has shown incredible growth in Reading and Math.  She comes to school and works so hard each and everyday.  So Proud of YOU Sa’Mya! 

Smith: Logan Wharwood demonstrates all the characteristics for the student of the month.  He enjoys helping his teachers and peers. He has shown responsibility by following classroom procedures and policies. Although he’s very vocal about not wanting to do assignments in class, he complies and tries his best. 

3rd Grade 

Mills: I am elated to announce Destiny Thomas as May’s Student of the Month for May. This month’s theme is Perseverance. I cannot think of any other student than Destiny who is most deserving of this award. Destiny has overcome so many obstacles this year. She pushes through her tough times with such grace and dignity. She continues to be a beacon of light that shines throughout the classroom each day. I am beyond proud of her and what she accomplished this school year. Destiny is also one of the kindest young ladies you could ever meet. She has positive energy radiating throughout her that makes everyone want to be her friend. I have enjoyed teaching her this school year! 

Ward: I am so proud of Rylee Gardner for being so persistent through all struggles in 3rd grade. She never gave up no matter what. She stuck with it and worked so hard this year despite any obstacles that may have come her way. I know she is destined for success! Way to go Rylee!

Young: Javion Wilson is our Student of the Month for May! He is an example to others with his attitude about his daily work and writing. Javion keeps at it, always making an extra effort to check with me about his assignments, making sure he understands.  

4th Grade 

Brown: Kendall Goggins is a great example of being a person of integrity. She is always willing to help her classmates with any computer issues. She is honest and will apologize if she does something wrong. She helps to keep other students on track of the in and out of classroom expectations. Kendall has made some great improvements this school year. 

Franklin-Riley: Zoe’ Copeland is the class student of the month from Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom. Zoe' is a delight to have in my class. She is a student who wastes no time! She comes into class, prepared, and always works and completes all her assignments. There is never a time she doesn't participate in class and follows instructions. On top of being a great student, Zoe' is also a great person. She is friendly, kind, & always smiling. She often volunteers to help out in the classroom. Because of her outstanding work habits as a student, I have no doubt she will be very successful in the future.     

Hugley: Gabrielle Jones has tenacity; she never gives up. She pushes through even when the challenges are new and difficult for her, she keeps going. She also motivates her friends to push through and persevere even when they may be on the brink of giving up. Gabrielle is hard working, self-motivated and reliable and deserves all the recognition for persevering throughout this school year.

Royal: Ta’Norris Varnum is the May Student of the Month. Ta’Norris consistently displays this month’s character trait, which is perseverance. His “never give up” attitude makes him a model student in the classroom. I am very proud of Ta’Norris.  

5th Grade 

Grant: Zakia has shown what perseverance looks like this school year. No matter how difficult the task is she has pushed through. Persevering through tough milestones in order to reach success is exactly what Nevaeh has done this school year. Zakia, keep tackling your greatest challenges, you will always go far. Keep it up! 

Nelson: Joy McClinton is the personification of perseverance when it comes to her behavior and work performance.  She started out with some need of growth in each of these aspects of her school life, but she never gave up and kept working toward improvements.  Over the past couple of quarters, she has shown tremendous improvement, and I am so very proud of her efforts. This is a well-deserved accomplishment. 

Winfield: Nevaeh Bush has shown what perseverance looks like this school year. No matter how difficult the task may be, she has pushed through. Persevering through tough milestones in order to reach success is exactly what Nevaeh has done this school year. Nevaeh keep tackling your greatest challenges, you will always go far. 

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for April!

This is a photo of the students of the month for April 2022.
The students of the month for February are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: Thalia Christian is the best student this month for gratitude. Gratitude is something that most kids her age don’t understand how to display. However, when it comes to Thalia she finds a way to be grateful for every moment. From her over the top dance moves, to song that she’s expressed she’s tired of hearing, to the small treats she receives from her teachers. Thalia always has a big smile on her face and a warm hug to go along with it.

Kindergarten 

King: Evangeline Spaulding is a student the always shows gratitude to others. No matter what she always uses her manners by saying please and thank you. She is very helpful to others and to the teachers in her classroom. Additionally, Evangeline works hard to do her best and contribute to the smooth running of our classroom. Congratulations to her on a job well done.

Kuns: For the month of April, I have chosen Austin Hillyard to be our student of the month. Austin shows gratitude each day. Austin always remembers to say please and thank you, and he always shows good manners to his teachers and peers. It is a true blessing and honor to be Austin’s teacher.

St. Clair: Although London Ramsey just joined our class, I can tell that she’s grateful to be here.  She loves to learn and is happy to do her classwork.  She always says thank you when someone gives her something and she’s always ready to show kindness to the other students.

Traylor: The student for this month is Kalea Robinson. She is one of the smallest children in the class, but she has the biggest heart. Kalea makes sure all the students are being people with integrity, she is helpful, and all-around friend to all in class.

1st Grade 

Cummings: Lola Skyy Speer is our student of the month. She shows compassion to everyone she encounters. She is always willing to help others and she always comes to school prepared and ready to learn. She never gives up and is always willing to learn something new.

Dawkins: Logan Compton is a very thankful student. He has not been at HCE very long, but he has adjusted very well to the BEE EXPECTATIONS. He is always ready to show appreciation to me and his classmates.

Pope: Ariel Shekinah-Taliah Jones has a powerful name. She lives up to being and demonstrating a Lioness of Glory. She loves to have fun and is highly intelligent. However, she demonstrates each day that she has gratitude in her heart. Ariel always makes a point to say thank you towards her teachers and classmates. To put the cherry on top; she is willing to help others. Even when her teacher is absent, she does her very best to help her class. Thank you Ariel for being a leader of gratitude.

2nd Grade 

Adams: Brooklyn Howell is the student of the month for April. Brooklyn has shown a lot of growth in all of the 5 Bees and I am proud of her hard work! She completes all of her assignments in class and is a great helper when I need one. Brooklyn has been working very hard on following the 5 bees this month and shown a lot of growth in and out of the classroom. Thank you, Brooklyn! You have grown so much this year!

Bell: Sarai Kendal is our student of the month. She is a great example of the month's theme of gratitude.

Powell: Charlton Bivins III has shown so much gratitude this school year. He volunteers to help classmates daily. He is gentle and caring with everyone, including myself. He always says thank you for everything he receives. He exemplifies the 5 Bee expectations and also reminds his classmates that they should be following them as well.

Russell: This month’s SOTM award goes to Daijah Smith.  Daijah works incredibly hard each and every day.  She loves to learn. She participates all day long and she does her absolute best.  Daijah has also shown major growth this school year.  I am so proud of all that she has done!

Smith: Cameron Cooper demonstrates all the characteristics for student of the month.  He waits his turn during class activities, he follows directions, and is learning to raise his hand during when making requests. Cameron is kind to his peers and listens attentively when others are speaking.

3rd Grade 

Mills: I am so happy to announce that this month’s Student of the Month for April Heavenly French. This month’s theme is Gratitude, so it is very fitting for this kind young lady. Heavenly is always kind to her friends and classmates. She always makes me feel loved and appreciated every day. She is a very gentle person with a loving spirit. Heavenly always gives the best hugs and speaks the sweetest words. I am so thankful to have her in my class as she brightens up my day.

Ward: Daniel Pegues is a student that always looks at the positive in all situations. His smile and positive attitude are infectious, leaving the class smiling and more excited. Daniel  recognizes all the accomplishments of other students and encourages us all to do our best each day. Keep up the fantastic work, Daniel!

Young: Bria Wade is our April SOTM. Bria is growing into a lovely young lady. She not only shows others what the meaning of grateful is by her actions, she makes us grateful everyday that she is in my class.

4th Grade 

Brown: Christian Wells is a wonderful example of a student who shows gratitude. Every day, he comes to school ready to work hard. He is appreciative of anyone who helps him in any way. He always says thank you to the cafeteria staff at lunch time. Christian has improved so much this school year and I am very proud of him!

Franklin-Riley: Kaden Raymore is the Student of the Month from Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom for the month of April. Kaden is such a delight to have in class.  He is a student who wastes no time! He comes into class, gets busy working on his assignments, participates in class, & follows instructions.  Because of his outstanding work habits as a student, on top of being a great student, Kaden is also a great person. He is friendly, kind, & always smiling. He often volunteers to help out in the classroom. I have no doubt he will be very successful in the future.

Hugley: Where do I even start with describing Hannah Teague. She is the most consistent student I’ve ever had the pleasure of teaching. She shows gratitude to her classmates and teachers. Hannah is kind, friendly, hard-working, adventurous, thoughtful and sincere. Most of all, she is a grateful learner and pays it forward by being a leader in our class and is always willing to help.

Royal: Damari Jones is the Student of the Month. Damari exhibits gratitude consistently. Keep up the good work!

5th Grade 

Nelson: Koree Dozier exhibits the Bee theme of gratitude by readily expressing thanks whenever I help to guide her work. She then puts her everything into making her work shine based on the constructive feedback given. She has truly come a long way with her work performance, and I am truly proud of the student she has become. She is a true joy to have as a student.

Winfield: Carly Kimble has shown so much gratitude this school year. Carly is always humble and eager to help others in need.  She always shows her thankfulness when she receives help or a reward. Her gentle spirit shows how much she loves her school. Keep up the great work!

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for March!

This is a photo of the students of the month for March 2022.
The students of the month for February are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: Matthew Hines possesses a lot of great qualities. He is brilliant, kind, helpful but above all he is honest. He finds ways to remind us that no matter how bad the consequences are, you should always take responsibility for your actions. Matthew is a great student with an honest heart.

Kindergarten 

Burgess: Michael Watson is a true Honey Creek honeybee Michael has honestly learned our morning routine. He is honestly very helpful to his peers when he helps with opening our heavy door. Honestly, Michael is doing a great job learning to be respectful, responsible, and ready to learn.

King: Mason Sparkman is a person who has time and time again demonstrated honesty. He is a person of integrity by always telling the truth even if he knows it would get him in trouble. He is always willing to help his classmates around the classroom.

Kuns: For the month of March, I have chosen Madison Gray to be our student of the month. Madison shows honesty each day. I know that I can always trust on Madison to be truthful. It is a true blessing and honor to be Madison’s teacher!

St. Clair: Danielle Nelson is a person who is always honest. She tells the truth no matter what the situation is. I can count on her to be a person of integrity and show the other students how to be honest.

Traylor: The student for this month is Kalea Robinson. She is one of the smallest children in the class, but she has the biggest heart. Kalea makes sure all the students are being people with integrity, she is helpful, and all-around friend to all in class.

1st Grade 

Cummings: Michael McDougal loves to participate during calendar and is always eager to take his turn. Honestly, Michael’s enthusiastic attitude towards attending school shines through!

Dawkins: Kensley Cooper is very honest. She tells the truth when I ask her a question and convinces her friends to do the same.

2nd Grade 

Adams: Krisette Woodruff is student of the month for February because the theme is honesty. Krisette is always honest and worried about making sure everyone feels included in the classroom and on the playground! Krisette is a great friend and an amazing student. I am very proud of her growth this school year!

Bell: Zuri Mention is an example of honesty. Honesty is an important principle that must govern our lives. Honesty is reflected in our words and deeds. When we speak the truth we state the facts as they are. We may find it convenient to avoid telling the truth, but if we are honest we should say the truth whatever may be the repercussions. Zuri is honest even when she may in the wrong.

Powell: Khloe Jones is the prime example of being honest. Even if she is going to get in trouble, she will always tell the truth. She also reminds others that it is important to be honest. She is always helpful and caring of her classmates. I never have to ask Khloe to jump in and help a friend. Khloe strives everyday to exhibit the 5 Bee Expectations!

Russell: This month’s SOTM award goes to Daijah Smith. Daijah works incredibly hard each and every day. She loves to learn. She participates all day long and she does her absolute best. Daijah has also shown major growth this school year. I am so proud of all that she has done!

Smith: Xavies Butler shows that he understands what it means to be honest. More often than not, he follows the five bee expectations. However, there are times, as it is with most children, he makes a choice that does not follow the expectation. When this happens, he does not hesitate to admit what he did. Xavies is a great example of honesty.

3rd Grade 

Mills: I am very proud to announce that the Student of the Month for March is Antonio Dyte. Antonio has been working very hard to earn this prestigious title. He certainly fits this month’s theme of Honesty. I can always count on him to tell me the truth no matter the situation. His honesty is immensely appreciated by me as well as his classmates. I am elated to see this young man’s transformation.

Ward: Jeremiah Dennis is a person of integrity! It can be rare to find someone who focuses on what’s good for the collective community. Our class has found that person in Jeremiah. I sometimes catch Jeremiah helping other students make good choices and at times putting the needs of others above his own needs or desires. This shows true integrity. As a class, we know that Jeremiah is only interested in doing the right thing, and we are grateful to have him.

Young: Abel Martin is our March SOTM. Abel has one of the purest hearts I’ve ever witnessed. He has stopped classmates from arguing by cutting through their stories with the truth, a simple one, we all need to get along so put silly differences aside. His honesty shines like a light from his smiling face.

4th Grade 

Brown: Karlos Gibson will always tell the truth in any situation, even if it means he may get in trouble. Karlos does his best every day on all his assignments. When interacting with his classmates, he will always be fair and treat them with sincerity. Karlos is very deserving of being student of the month for March.

Franklin-Riley: It is a delight to have Kaden Raymore in my classroom. Kaden is a great student at HCE. He arrives at school each day looking for an opportunity to learn and grow academically. Given his willing attitude and dedication, he deserves to be nominated SOTM.

Hugley: Avery Blackmon is a student of very few words, but she is always honest. She is honest with the things she is uncomfortable with; she is honest when she doesn’t know something and asks questions, she is honest even when its not what others want to hear. Avery is always true to herself and authentic when she communicates. I could not think of another student to choose as my March student of the month.

Royal: Kassidy Sheppard is the Student of the Month. Kassidy never disappoints. She can be trusted to do the right thing … always, especially when no one is looking. This speaks volumes to her high moral values and good character.

5th Grade 

Hawkins: A’Miyah Palmer is our March, Honest Student of the Month. She is a very organized scholar, and never skips a beat during instruction. A’Miyah’s integrity shows in her work, relationship with peers, and her ability to stay focus.

Grant: Zakia Patterson has shown what perseverance looks like this school year. No matter how difficult the task is she has pushed through. Persevering through tough milestones in order to reach success is exactly what Nevaeh has done this school year. Zakia, keep tackling your greatest challenges, you will always go far. Keep it up!

Nelson: Kaylee Irra Licea is a wonderful student! She is very earnest and takes her learning very seriously. She never gives up until she fully understands, and when she doesn’t, she always asks for assistance. I have seen a tremendous amount of improvement in the work she submits. I am proud and honored to be her teacher.

Winfield: Faith Thomas is an outstanding student. Faith exemplifies outstanding characteristics as a scholar student by showing honesty. Faith knows that when you speak the truth and act truthfully it shows that you are responsible and loyal. Faith is a student that continues to show excellence in the classroom.  

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for February!

This is a photo of the students of the month for February 2022.
The students of the month for February are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: What a kid! D’Aris is a great student within the class. He shows respect and kindness to all who he’s around.  D’Aris treats his peers the way he likes to be treated. He doesn’t mind taking turns during playtime and loves to share whatever it is that he may have. He is quiet, but he is always leading by example in a way that people take notice and follow.  

Kindergarten 

Burgess: Elijah Tyson is a true Honey Creek honeybee! Elijah always plays fair, and he is great at taking turns. Elijah is extremely helpful he is the first to help his classmates whenever they are in need. He always volunteers to help cleanup. Elijah is respectful, responsible, and always ready to learn. Elijah’s helpful positive attitude is contagious. Elijah loves to learn, and he works hard on his assignments. Elijah is favored amongst his peers as he is a great friend and always ready lend a helping hand. Moreover, Elijah is friendly, kind and makes good choices. It is with great pleasure that we choose Elijah Tyson as our February SOTM.

King: Adam Taylor is a student who works together easily with other students. He is a problem solver who has fun and cares for his fellow classmates. He treats them all fairly and  with kindness. He is respected and well like be his fellow classmates too. Adam is an asset to our classroom, and we are so glad to have be a part of our community.

Kuns: For the month of February, I have chosen Damaya Herrion to be our student of the month. Damaya shows fairness to each member of our school community. She looks out for her friends and treats them with kindness and integrity. It is a true blessing and honor to be Damaya’s teacher!

St. Clair: Terrence Brooks exhibits fairness by treating others with respect and as an equal.

Traylor: The student of the month for this moth is Janella Reid. Janella is a prime example of a honeybee in action. Janella can be found following the rules and living up to the bee expectations. She is always making sure the friends are included and sharing as they should. Janella is a wonderful addition to our hive!

1st Grade 

Cummings: Trevion Smith is our student of the month. He shows compassion to everyone he encounters. He is always willing to help others and he always comes to school prepared and ready to learn. He is very respectful, and he cares about the feelings of others. He is a hard worker that continuously strives to better himself in everything that he does.

Dawkins: Kyrie John exemplifies fairness in his character. He treats all of his classmates the same.

2nd Grade 

Adams: Alivia Ware is our student of the month for February. Alivia is always on task and is very well-liked by all students in our classroom! She is sweet and always follows directions the first time, which is so appreciated. Thank you Alivia, and keep up your hard work at school.

Bell: Jayden Sims understands fairness. Jayden actions in the classroom and with is peers shows fairness through out the day. Jayden follow rules in sports during recess along with being able to explain them to his classmates. Jayden is honest and trust trustworthy.

Powell: I’m so proud to announce Ji’keem Mitchell as the February Student of the Month. Ji’keem is kind and exhibits fairness constantly. He embodies the Honey Bee Expectations and leads by example. You can always find him being a mediator and helping anyone in need. He is respectful and treats everyone the way he wants to be treated.

Russell: Malcolm Clarke consistently treats all of his peers with fairness and kindness. Malcolm gets along well with all of his classmates each and every day.  Malcolm also works so hard everyday and he takes his class-time very seriously.  Malcolm is an overall great student and it is a pleasure to have him in my class!

Smith: Luis Vega is always cheerful and excited about school and being with his peers.  In addition to being a cheerful and excitable little boy, Luis is kind and understands the importance of being fair.  He shows this by willingly taking turns, allowing others an opportunity to participate in activities, and never pushing or arguing to be first in line.  He will give others a chance to be first or in front of him even when it is not their turn to be first. Luis is a great example of fairness.  

3rd Grade 

Mills: I am excited to announce our Student of the Month for February is Kailah Walker. This month’s theme is Fairness. Kailah exhibits the characteristics fairness on a daily basis. She ensures that she treats everyone the same. Kailah is a fair-mined students who is accepting of other students’ views without discrimination. She is true to her word and values. She abides by all rules to ensure that others are part of a safe learning environment. 

Mitchell: Imara Reynolds-Evans shows fairness to her classmates by taking turns with her classmates when playing learning games in school. In class and small group discussions, she allows her groupmates to also comment on the topics of discussion, to share their thinking on how to solve a problem, and to ask their own questions about what they are learning. She is a great classmate by treating each and every student in the class as an equal and that they too are capable of learning and growing!

Ward: Serenity Moore is a joy to be around, she makes everyone feels special and treats us all with such great respect.

4th Grade 

Brown: Jenelle Vazquez is always willing to share or partner up with another student. She is flexible and always willing to help if asked. Jenelle is the perfect person for this month!

Franklin-Riley: Ayriana Hickson is the Student of the Month from Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom for the month of February. Ayriana is such a delight to have in my class.  She is a student who wastes no time! She comes into class, gets busy working on her assignments, participates in class, and follows instructions.  Because of her outstanding work habits as a student. On top of being a great student, Ayriana is also a great person.  She is friendly, kind, and always smiling.  She often volunteers to help in the classroom. I have no doubt she will be very successful in the future.

Hugley: Marc’Henry Bigot is the kindest student I’ve had the pleasure of teaching. He is polite and caring with his classmates and he is always fair when decisions need to be made. Marc’Henry views the world through unbiased eyes and a fair heart. That is why he is my February student of the month.

Royal: It is wonderful to have a student who embodies our HCE Bee Character Traits.  I have been most impressed by this student’s willingness to help fellow scholars and contribute to our class community. In addition, this amazing student who has demonstrated February’s theme of fairness is Aiden Ruiz. Congratulations and keep being kind! 

5th Grade 

Nelson: Ramlah Lopez is an amazing student who personifies respect, responsibility, integrity, punctuality and readiness to learn. She does this by consistently arriving to school on time, doing her morning chore each day as she arrives, bringing her homework, participating in class, and helping her classmates when they need it. She is a joy to have in class and I am honored to be her teacher.

Winfield: Trinity Pinkney has shown fairness throughout this school year. She allows time for her peers to respond and collaborates well within her group. Trinity continues to follow rules and listens attentively to her peer’s point of view. She continues to show this characteristic daily.

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for January!

This is a photo of the students of the month for January 2022.

The students of the month for January are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: Amira Peterson has displayed so much growth over the school year. In the beginning of the year she was not very social, she never wanted talk. Since then, she has become so outgoing. Amira is a good listener and always knows what to do next. She completes her work and loves to help others. Amira is a responsible student because we can count on her to do the right thing.  

Kindergarten 

King: Alina Kim is a very responsible student.  She is always punctual and ready to learn when she comes to school.  Each day she brings her tablet fully charge and has her headsets too. She always does her best and is willing to learn and help other in the classroom. She is an asset to our class.

Kuns: For the month of January, I have chosen Bryce Glasper to be our student of the month. Bryce shows responsibility by staying on task, coming to school ready to learn, and completing his assignments. I know that I can always count on Bryce to show every member in our school community kindness or offer a helping hand to a friend! It is a true blessing and honor to be Bryce’s teacher!

St. Clair: Daniela Galarza-Santana takes responsibility by cleaning up after herself, and always tries to do the right thing.

Traylor: Perry’Elle Bigot has been selected to be the student of the moth for the month of January. Perry’Elle is a wonderful addition to our hive. She is always helpful to the other students at her table. Perry’Elle is always eager to aid anyone in need. She makes sure she is always ready to learn and can be found helping get her neighbors together. She is very responsible and shows it often to all peers and teachers daily.

1st Grade 

Cummings: Dakota Moran is our student of the month because she shows compassion to everyone she encounters. She is always willing to help others and she always comes to school prepared and ready to learn. She is very respectful and she cares about the feelings of others.

Dawkins: Ava Williams shows responsibility in class because she assists others to meet their goals. For example, Ava helped another student find a paper that was lost. She assists me after school without me telling her.

Pope: Azari Pearson- Norfleet is a model student and consistently demonstrates what it means to be responsible. She makes it her business to work hard and follow directions each day. Guess what, it paid off! Azari is one of the most improved students in my class. I am so very proud of this honeybee and I am more that sure that she has a bright future.

2nd Grade 

Bell: Kaiden Griffin listens and follows directions the 1st time given. He gets out what he needs quickly, cleans up and puts things away. Kaiden takes care of his things. He comes to class with materials.

Powell: Malahn Snow shows responsibility daily in the classroom. From the moment she comes in, she jumps right into our morning routine. She reminds students of our class expectations. Malahn always keeps her desk and area clean. She is always one of the first students to volunteer to help with any task.

Russell: Antonella Cervantes works hard each and every day.  She loves to learn and she loves to help her classmates. She does her best every day at school.  Antonella also consistently participates in class. It is a delight to have Antonella in my class.

Smith: James Harris is an extraordinary student.  He continually follows the 5 bees.  It is because of this; he is nominated for student of the month.  He is present and punctual, a person of integrity, ready to learn, and respectful, which encompasses the theme of being responsible. 

3rd Grade 

Mills: I am happy to announce that William Lugo has been named Student of the Month for January. Our theme for January is BEE Responsible. Will has been working very hard to ensure that all assignments have been turned in and frequently asks if he is missing assignments. He also has become such a huge helper in the afternoon with cleaning up and making sure that floors are clean, the trash is taken out, and all desks and chairs are straightened for the following day. William reminds me of daily happenings and has become an impeccable keeper of time. He has most certainly shows daily what it takes to BEE RESPONSIBLE!

Mitchell: Kylie Womack shows responsibility by following our classroom rules and procedures. She has her laptop charged every morning to 90% or higher, she brings her Bee Binder to school every day, and shows responsibility in the hallways by keeping her voice level at 0 and walking in the halls!

Ward: Aulana Lloyd is one of my most responsible students. She comes to class prepared every day, follows directions the first time, and enjoys keeping her area and the classroom environment clean. Having her in our class is an excellent example of what a responsible student looks like. Thank you, Aulana, for being so reliable and responsible. Keep up the fantastic work! 

4th Grade 

Brown: Gabriel Cordova is the PERFECT student to represent this month’s theme! When creating class jobs, I assigned Gabe to be an assistant teacher and he does a wonderful job. He takes his class job very seriously.  He asks about any missing assignments he is missing and will make them up promptly. He has all his materials for each class, a charged laptop, and any homework. He follows the five bees even if no one is looking. Great job Gabriel!

Franklin-Riley: Kaylee Blackmon is the Student of the Month for January for Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom. Kaylee is such a delight to have in my class. She is a student who wastes no time! She comes into class, gets busy working on her assignments, participates in class, and follows instructions. Because of her outstanding work habits as a student, I am happy to select her as the SOTM. On top of being a great student, Kaylee is also a great person. She is friendly, kind, & always smiling. Kaylee often volunteers to help in the classroom. I have no doubt she will be very successful in the future.

Hugley: Each day, Danna Guzman shows a great level of responsibility. She comes in and gets started with her morning work. Danna is hard-working, motivated and cares about her academic progress. She is now working with laser like focus to meet her goals and that is why Danna is my January Student of the Month.

Royal: There is no finer representation of Responsibility than Aidan Johnston. Aidan is a safety patrol member and a school leader. In addition, she is always willing to help in class, before, during, or after school.

5th Grade 

Grant: Mia Nichols is a top-notch model for what responsible scholars should act like at Honey Creek Elementary. Mia always has her computer charged for the day and completes she work on time. When Mia doesn’t understand something in class, she shows responsibility by raising her hand and asking for help. We’re so proud of you, Mia! Keep up the great work!

Hawkins: A’Miyah Palmer is a responsible student who always participates in class. A’Miyah makes sure to ask questions when she is not sure. She also completes task on time. She is always helpful and respectable to both the students and the adults in the class. A’Miyah is a joy to have in class.

Nelson: LaPorsha Battle is a true gem of student.  She shows responsibility in always getting her assignments done and ensuring she has all she needs to succeed. She is dedicated to her own success and always asks clarifying questions when she is uncertain about something. She deserves this month’s honor and I am truly grateful to have her as a student.

Winfield: Tyrin Grier has demonstrated the characteristics of a responsible student. He continues to make good choices that lead to ensuring his educational goals are met each day. He is always ready to learn for every class session. Tyrin is an awesome role model that exhibits what responsibility should look like for a student.

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for December!


The students of the month for December are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: Jordyn Rowe is a student with a heart driven to help others. She goes out of her way to make others feel better. She is always willing to assist her teachers with daily tasks. She also enjoys teaching her friends new skills. No matter their acceptance or changes in pace, Jordyn continues to display compassion for everyone in our class.  

Kindergarten 

Burgess: Jonathan Lyons is a truly compassionate HCE Honeybee! Jonathan eagerly participates in class; he is always willing to help others he is kindhearted and well liked. Jonathan is respectful to his teachers and classmates. Jonathan is a well-mannered, smart, always volunteers to clean up and he loves interacting with his classmates.  Jonathan works hard and takes pride in his work. Jonathan has made significant strides in every content area, and he is very proud of his progress! Jonathan is an outstanding example of HCE best! It is my great honor to nominate Jonathan Lyons as our December student of the month. 

King: Arianna Ware is a student full of compassion. She is very caring and is always concerned about her fellow classmates. She is always willing to tie others classmates shoes, keeps her table clean and always asking to help pass out materials to her classmates. She has grown in her maturity since the start of school. It is a pleasure to have her in class.

Kuns: For the month of December, I have chosen Bellamy Jones to be our student of the month. Bellamy shows compassion to each member of our school community, whether that be me, Mrs. Nooks, our class members, classroom visitors, or our specials teachers. I know that I can always count on Bellamy to show every member in our school community kindness or offer a helping hand to a friend! It is a true blessing and honor to be Bellamy’s teacher!

St. Clair: Kai Williams shows integrity by being honest and uprightness. He will inform me if a student doesn’t wash his hands in the restroom or if someone gets up during lunch.

Traylor: Silas Ward has been selected to be the student of the month for December. Silas is always looking out for all the honeybees in his class. He makes sure that no one is left out and includes all the friends in activities. Silas makes sure the room is together before he leaves – he takes care of everything and everybody. Silas is a great addition to our hive.

1st Grade 

Cummings: Shae Dawson is our student of the month because she shows compassion to everyone she encounters. She is always willing to help others and she always comes to school prepared and ready to learn. She is very respectful and she cares about the feelings of others.

Dawkins: Sebastian Flores is very compassionate. He is very concerned about how others feel.

Pope: Lelani Stroud always demonstrates a heart of compassion. She is always willing to help others and shows a genuine concern when another person is blue. Often times she will speak up for others when not treated fairly. Caring for others is her strong suite. I would not be surprised if Lelani grows up to be a nurse, doctor or a community activist.

2nd Grade 

Bell: Meydan Matasu shows great concern for others and their safety. He also takes great pride making sure the class and others around him are making good choices.

Powell: Autumn Thornton has shown such compassion for her classmates. She has encouraged and helped her friends whenever they need it. She is understanding and treats others with love. I’m so proud of how she is evolving as a young lady. Keep up the amazing work Autumn!

Russell: Micah Samuels comes to school ready to work each and every day.  He works well with his classmates and always cooperates.  Micah works hard and does his best every day.

Smith: Luis Vega is always cheerful and excited about school and being with his peers.  In addition to being a cheerful and excitable little boy, Luis is compassionate.  He is aware of the needs and feelings of his peers.  Luis likes to help others when they are in need. 

3rd Grade 

Mills: Nasir Fernandes has come so far this school year. He is wise beyond his years and has worked extensively to overcome obstacles and reach his goals. One thing that I am most proud of is his ability to exhibit compassion to his fellow classmates. He is always willing to lend a helping hand when others are in need. He never hesitates to assist classmates when they are struggling with understanding a math problem or needing assistance with technology. He has shown himself as a leader when working in groups explaining directions and offering guidance. Nasir makes my heart extremely happy when I see him in the classroom as he is so patient and kind to others.

Mitchell: Thomas Winfield is a very compassionate classmate! He always checks in on his classmates when they’re upset or hurt and makes sure that they begin to feel their best for the rest of the day! After he show compassion, he always makes sure that I know so that I can better support his classmates! Thank you Thomas for being our compassionate student of the month!

Ward: Emilio Bridges is a very compassionate young man and our whole class can attest to this. His kindness, friendship, and attitude towards learning motivates the whole class to do better. Thanks, Emilio, for being so compassionate. YOU matter and are greatly appreciated in our classroom! 

4th Grade 

Brown: Maleah Heath is a sweet student! Every day, she finds something positive to say about either a person within our class or another teacher in our building. Maleah is the one of the first students to help in the classroom and at lunch. I am proud of how hard Maleah has worked this semester and the growth she has shown as a person. Maleah is very deserving to be student of the month for December!

Franklin-Riley: Timothy Steele is the Student of the Month from Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom for the month of December. Timothy is such a delight to have in my class.  He is a student who wastes no time! He comes into class, gets busy working on his assignments, participates in class, and follows instructions.  Because of his outstanding work habits as a student, I am happy to select him as the SOTM. On top of being a great student, Timothy is also a great person.  He is friendly, kind, & always smiling.  He often volunteers to help in the classroom. I have no doubt he will be very successful in the future.

Hugley: Hannah Teague is the most sincerely compassionate student I have ever had. She cares about herself, others and the world. She is always there to offer words of care and compassion to her classmates. They also rely on her for a positive word when they are feeling down. She can be counted on to be there for others and that is why Hannah is my student of the month.

Royal: What is compassion? Thinking about the well-being of others, contributing positively to our class community, and always wanting to help others be their best. These are the compassionate qualities I see in Skye Gordon and I am proud to be her teacher!

5th Grade 

Grant: Khortnee Vivians is a model student for compassion and goes out of his way to help others. He is often the first to volunteer to help other students when they need it. Khortnee loans his laptop charger to students who forgot theirs and leads other students on how to open their assignments. Thank you Kortnee for modeling the tangible expression of caring for our school and taking action when needed. We’re proud of you!

Nelson: David Brooks is a phenomenal student.  He is always doing his best to put a smile on the faces of his fellow students. He is a joy to have in class. He is dedicated to his success in school and he is always putting forth his very best effort!

Winfield: Vanessa Spivey has shown so much compassion for her classmates and her school. Her desire is to help others and represent her school as respectful, dedicated, and kind scholar. Not only does she show compassion, she continues to excel in her academics. Vanessa keep up the good work!

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for November!


The students of the month for November are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: Kayden Westry is the ideal of integrity. By acknowledging his mistakes and learning from his peers, he continues to grow and show great leadership within the class. Kayden makes taking responsibility for our actions look easy.  

Kindergarten 

Burgess: Nissi Wolassa-Peters is a truly responsible HCE Honeybee! Nissi has grown in her class participation and verbal communication. Nissi eagerly participates in class, and she always remembers to raise her hand. Nissi is respectful to her teachers and classmates. Nissi is well-mannered, smart, and friendly. Nissi works hard and takes pride in her work, and she is well behaved and demonstrates personal integrity in all that she does. Nissi is an outstanding example of HCE standards. It is my great honor to nominate Nissi Wolassa-Peters as our November student of the month. 

King: Luz Colmanares is quiet but a very honest student who is committed to learning. She comes to school prepared and ready to learn. She speaks up when she needs help and is always willing to help others. Luz is a true example of a person of integrity.

Kuns: For the month of November, I have chosen Karmen Woodruff to be our student of the month. Karmen shows integrity to each member of our school community, whether that be me, Mrs. Nooks, our class members, classroom visitors, or our specials teachers. I know that I can always count on Karmen to show every member in our school community kindness! It is a true blessing and honor to be Karmen’s teacher!

St. Clair: Kai Williams shows integrity by being honest and upright. He will inform me if a student doesn’t wash his hands in the restroom or if someone gets up during lunch.

Traylor: Kalea Robinson has been chosen to be the student of the month for November. Kalea is a friend to all and makes sure that she is making good choices. She is honest and makes sure that she is showing and doing her best. Kalea is a wonderful example of a honeybee with INTEGRITY!

1st Grade 

Cummings: Ashlynn Moon is our Nov SOTM. She comes to school prepared and ready to learn every day. She listens in class and never gives up when it comes to something challenging.  She follows all the Bee expectations, and she gives hugs daily.

2nd Grade 

Bell: Our student of the month is Aiden Johnson. He is always kind to others and does the right thing even when no one is looking. He is honest. He is fair to others. Aiden makes good choices even when it is hard.

Powell: Ray Redmon is such a pleasure to have in class! From the moment he walks in, he is smiling and laughing. I never need to ask him to help those around him. He always tries his best, no matter what the task is. He continually asks questions for clarification and always follows directions.

Russell: Skye Adams is a hardworking and honest little girl! She is full of integrity. She frequently shows care and concern for her classmates. Skye is always kind and warm to all of her classmates and peers. It is a delight to have Skye in my class this year!

Smith: Xavies Butler is an eager and inquisitive student. Often, he asks to do or have things that are not related to the activities or tasks that are taking place at the moment. He is not always happy when he is not able to do or have those things. Although it appears he ponders about doing those things when he should not, he always makes the right choice. Xavies is a great example of a person of integrity. 

3rd Grade 

Mills: Rylee Fitzgerald is an amazing student who shows integrity on a daily basis. She is always doing the right thing no matter what or where. I can always count on her to be the best that she can be. She follows through with what is asked of her in and outside of the classroom. She is extremely kind and is always focused on doing her best. Rylee is also stands out because she is such a kind person.

Mitchell: Bryce Cummings is our student of the month for November! Bryce shows what a person of integrity does by following all class rules and procedures. When working on independent classwork, Bryce shows integrity by staying on task and completing all assignments given to him. When he’s done, he immediately goes to MyOn to read and take an AR test or build his math skills on First in Math!

Ward: Gracie Steger is such a delight to have in class. She is a student who wastes no time! She comes into class, gets busy working on her assignments, participates in class, and follows instructions. Because of her outstanding work habits as a student, she is learning to preserve through struggles and not give up! On top of being a great student, Gracie is also a great person. She is friendly, kind, and always smiling. She often volunteers to help in the classroom. Gracie's hard work, passion for learning, & desire to do well is a great combination for success! I have no doubt she will be remarkably successful in the future. 

Young: Whitney Compton is our Student of the Month for the month of November. Whitney is not only an excellent student, but she is also a considerate classmate and delightful helper to me. She consistently completes her work on time and with care. Her classmates often look to her for partnership or assistance. Whitney also joyfully takes on any classroom job she is assigned. Whitney has a smile and a laugh that help keep our class upbeat and positive.

4th Grade 

Brown: Isaac Cervantes is a great example of being a person of integrity. He is honest and will always tell the truth if asked. He is kind and will always lend a hand to his classmates in need. He gets along with everyone and so thoughtful! I enjoy having Isaac as a student in my class!

Franklin-Riley: Cynniah Johnson is the Student of the Month from Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom for the month of November. Cynniah is such a delight to have in class. She is a student who wastes no time! She comes into class, gets busy working on her assignments, participates in class, & follows instructions. Because of her outstanding work habits as a student, I am happy to select her as the SOTM. On top of being a great student, Cynniah is also a great person. She is friendly, kind, & always smiling. She often volunteers to help in the classroom. I have no doubt she will be very successful in the future.

Hugley: Jacob Raymond is the definition of a Person of Integrity. He believes in what is honest and true. Jacob holds himself accountable when he makes a poor decision or mistake. He is a student that has a tremendous amount of pride when it comes to his schoolwork and works tirelessly to always do the best he can. These reasons and so many more are why Jacob is my Student of the Month.

Royal: Integrity is defined as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.” Aria Williams exemplifies integrity. I can count on Aria to set a good example each and every day.

5th Grade 

Grant: Gavin Joyner is our November student of the month for integrity. We appreciate how honest Gavin is even when it may not be in his best interest. Gavin shows strong moral principles by doing the right thing when no one is watching. Thank you, Gavin!

Nelson: There is a lot I can say about Allison Pimentel! What an amazing young lady! I am honored and proud to be her teacher. She in honest and kind and treats her fellow classmates with respect. She completes her work with great effort always striving to do her very best work. She is most definitely a model student!

Winfield: Leron Davis has demonstrated integrity during class and after class. Leron is always  asking questions for clarification. He follows directions, so he learns all he  can learn. He follows all expectations to ensure he completes fifth grade  successfully.

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for October!

This is a photo of the students of the month for August 2021.
The students of the month for October are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: I believe that Braxton Westry deserves to be student the month for Citizenship. Braxton is always the first student voluntarily willing to assist wherever he can. Whether he is rushing to open the door for a friend or helping his teachers clean-up left behind toys, Braxton continues to be the most trusted and responsible student in our class. He works cooperatively with others and is a great “neighbor” to those who sit beside him.  

Kindergarten 

Burgess: Nissi Wolassa-Peters is a truly responsible HCE Honeybee! Nissi has grown in her class participation and verbal communication. Nissi eagerly participates in class, and she always remembers to raise her hand. Nissi is respectful to her teachers and classmates. Nissi is a well-mannered, smart, and friendly. Nissi works hard and takes pride in her work, and she is well behaved. Nissi is an outstanding example of HCE standards. It is my great honor to nominate Nissi Wolassa-Peters as our October student of the month. 

King: Josiah McGee is a very responsible student. He has his daily materials to school daily and is always ready to learn.  He pays attention in class and always shows how to be a responsible honeybee in the hallway. Awesome job Josiah!

St. Clair: Jaicee Edwards shows great citizenship by being a caring student and respectful towards others.

Kuns: Jase Nusser is absolutely the sweetest boy in my class. Daily he follows all the rules and our classroom expectations. Jase shows respect to all his classmates and has such a positive attitude. Jace’s  smile brightens my day and it is such a pleasure to have him in my class.

Traylor: Madison Banks has been selected as the student of the month for October. Madison shows her citizenship daily. She makes sure all the honeybees in class are included and feeling good. She is helpful and cooperative to all. She shows her 5 Bees always!

1st Grade 

Dawkins: Maya Moges is an outstanding student in my classroom. Maya displays citizenship by respecting others, following the rules, and demonstrating good character by being honest.

Pope: What can I say about Mr. Keaston Willis. He like all of us; is not perfect. However, Mr. Willis works hard to be kind to others and is always honest. He is always fair and polite even when he is upset. He makes it his business to forgive and does what he can to be helpful. He is a great honey bee model citizen. Our class is proud that he represents us all. Thank you Keaston Willis for just being you.

Cummings: Kabel Tekel is our student of the month because he is kind and caring. He works well with others and he is always volunteering to help other students and complete jobs to help out around the classroom.

2nd Grade 

Adams: Earl Bell is our Student of the Month for October! The theme for this month is Bee Responsible. Being responsible means to “able to be trusted to do what is right or to do the things that are expected or required”. During the school day, I can always count on Earl to be a responsible leader in our class. He always holds the door for me, he makes sure to carry the red recess bag for emergencies for us, and he is always a great leader when it comes to safety in the hallway and line up expectations. I appreciate the support that Earl provides our class when we are learning! I can’t wait to see how much he grows this school year!

Bell: Zuri Mention is respectful of other people and their property, being respectful of school property, following school rules and displaying good character (responsibility, honesty, good listening, kindness), giving back to the school community.

Russell: Cameron Antoine-Cantey exemplifies citizenship by showing respect for his teachers and his peers.  Cameron consistently shows concern for his classmates and he helps them if needed.  Each day Cameron works hard and does his best.  He also actively participates in class!  It is a pleasure and a delight to have Cameron in my class!

Smith: In the beginning of the year, Logan Wharwood was not excited about coming to school in the mornings. Slowly, but surely he adjusted to the new setting and new teacher.  He is still not a morning person, however; once he enters the classroom he quickly falls in line with the school and class expectations. Logan is always willing to help his teacher and his peers.  He even tries to comfort others when they are having a difficult time. 

3rd Grade 

Mills: Kailah Walker is an amazing young lady who always thinks of others. She shows the utmost respect for her teachers as well as classmates. She helps clean up after herself and others in the cafeteria, classroom, and hallway. Kailah is always there to lend a helping hand no matter how big or small the job is. She always includes others in group assignments and offers for students to work with her if they are struggling. She is a great asset to have in the classroom. I am so elated I have the pleasure of being her teacher.

Mitchell: Josiah Grier is our student of the Month for October! Josiah shows responsibility at Honey Creek by following directions in the cafeteria, he walks quietly in the hallways, and he shows his classmates he’s ready for the next lesson by transitioning quietly. He is also responsible with keeping up with his materials. Great job Josiah!

Ward: Ariel Pope has shown an amazing commitment to her learning and to her role as a Honeybee! Ariel perseveres through her learning and is respected in our classroom community. Along with her success in her learning she has shown tremendous leadership skills during class. I have witnessed her talking with new people and standing up for people when needed. She will participate, ask questions, and share her scientific thinking. Ariel is a great example of a student who puts lots of effort and can adapt to these different times. I am excited to have Ariel as a part of the HCE community and I am excited for her future. Keep up the great work, we are proud to call Ariel student of the month! 

Young: Emma Cazares is our Student of the Month because she has learned how to be a good member of our classroom community. She respects herself and others with her words and actions. Emma follows the rules and encourages others to mind their manners. She stands up for others when she sees something is wrong because she is caring and considerate to her fellow classmates.

4th Grade 

Brown: Nahla Crawford is the perfect example of citizenship. She is always reminding others of the correct rules and procedures in addition to following our 5 Bees. Nahla comes to school every day with the biggest smile (under her mask of course) and is excited to learn something new. She is a joy to have in class and a great leader. Nahla is trustworthy and dependable. I am honored to nominate Nahla for Student of the month for October.

Franklin-Riley: Aaron Hernandez-Reynoso is the Student of the Month from Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom for the month of October. Aaron is such a delight to have in class.  He is a student who wastes no time! He comes into class, gets busy working on his assignments, participates in class, & follows instructions.  Because of his outstanding work habits as a student, I am happy to select him as the SOTM. On top of being a great student, Aaron is also a great person.  He is friendly, kind, & always smiling.  He often volunteers to help in the classroom. I have no doubt he will be very successful in the future.

Hugley: Dylan Hockman is one of the most responsible students I have had the honor of teaching. Dylan always shows up to class on time and is always prepared and ready to learn. He is also extremely intelligent and respectful to and of all.

Royal: The Student of the Month for October is Alaina Holloman. Alaina demonstrates all of HCE’s Bee qualities. She is a stellar student and puts forth her best effort every day!

5th Grade 

Grant: Kameron Amos is a superb example of what a respectful student should be like. He is a veteran Honeybee here at Honey Creek and consistently shows how to be respectful by listening carefully in class, walking appropriately in the halls, and following directions quickly. Thank you, Kameron, for being a model student for all of our Honeybees!

Nelson: Teija McGraw is one of those students that any teacher would be proud to have in their classroom. Teija is warm and kind and has never said a disrespectful word to her fellow students. She eagerly and carefully completes her assignments and always asks for help when she does not understand something. Teija is also responsible—never needing to be reminded when work is due. I am truly proud to be her teacher.

Winfield: Melani Anthony is an outstanding student. She is very respectful to her educators and her classmates. She is always excited to help others in need and does not hesitate to do so. Melani continues to exemplify outstanding citizenship by respecting and supporting her school, educators, and classmates.

Congratulations to Our Students of the Month for September!

This is a photo of the students of the month for August 2021.
The students of the month for September are: 

Pre-K 

Johnson: Alex Tekle is the best Pre-K student to represent Respect. His disposition is always calm and respectful. In class, he always raises his hand to speak and follows all the rules. Alex always uses great manners with whomever he is conversing with. Alex never has a problem sharing the toys in the classroom. He is very helpful and shows kindness to his classmates. I can always count on him to use a quiet voice while walking in the hallways. Alex truly respects his teachers, his peers and himself!  

Kindergarten 

Burgess: Aaliya Patel is a truly responsible HCE Honeybee! Aaliyah has grown in her sight words, writing, and counting. Aailiyah eagerly participates in class, and she always remembers to raise her hand. Aaliyah is respectful to her teachers and classmates. Aaliya is well-mannered, smart, and friendly. Aaliya works hard and takes pride in her work, and she is well behaved. Aaliya is an outstanding example of HCE standards. It is my great honor to nominate Aaliya Patel as September's student of the month. 

King: McKenzie Shropshire is an outstanding student who always shows respect for others.  First, she is always ready to learn. She listens very closely during instruction.  She always says please and thank you.  Next, she is always willing to help fellow classmates with anything they may need, like with classwork or packing up at the end of the day. Finally, she is just an all-around helpful student in the classroom to other and myself. It is a pleasure to have her in our classroom this year. 

Kuns: For the month of September, I have chosen Jordyn Gresham to be our student of the month. Jordyn Gresham shows responsibility by being prepared for class each day. She always has all of her school materials ready and nearby for each lesson. I know that I can always count on Jordyn to complete her assignments and be ready to learn. It is a true blessing and honor to be Jordyn’s teacher! 

St. Clair: Daisy Brooks comes to school prepared every day. She listens in class and completes all her classwork. She follows all the BEE expectations and the rules of the class by being ready to learn, responsible, respectful, and a person of integrity. 

Traylor: Journey Mosley has been nominated for the September student of the month.  Journey shows respect for others in the following ways: she is respectful to all honeybees big or small, she takes care of all materials presented to her for use; she is cooperative and helpful when necessary and it is all these reasons and more that Journey is the student of the month of September.   

1st Grade 

Cummings: Kabel Tekle is a great example of a student who displays all of Honey Creek’s expectations! He comes to school each day ready to learn and he is always kind to others. He is very helpful in the classroom and adored by his classmates. 

Dawkins: Ace Miller is the student of the month because he displays respect for others in the classroom. He considers other’s feelings by listening to what they are saying. Ace does what is right in all of his classes. 

Pope: Jetzael Gomero is quiet but always shows respect for others. He goes above and beyond to treat his fellow honeybees with kindness. He does this in small ways like holding the door, listening to others, and waiting patiently. I am so proud of Jetzael. He is an example for the whole classroom.  

2nd Grade 

Adams: Skylar Roquemore is this month’s student of the month, and the BEE theme is “Respect for Others”. Skylar is not only respectful to her teachers (and other adults in the building), but she is respectful to all her classmates. She shows respect in the classroom by caring for the feelings and wishes of her peers. Skylar treats everyone else the way she would want to be treated and is a great example of respect in our classroom. Thank you, Skylar, for being respectful in class! Keep up the great work! 

Bell: Sarai Kendal uses kind words. She tracks the speaker. Sarai raises her hand to speak and follows directions quickly. Sarai treats others the way they want to be treated. 

Powell: Kingston Wade shows respect for others daily. He always jumps in to help with anything that is needed. He encourages his classmates, cheers them on, and always steps in to assist them. He always says please and thank you. I’m so proud of you, Kingston! Keep up the great work! 

Russell: Kingston Toussaint daily exemplifies all of our Honeybee Expectations.  Kingston works hard each day and he consistently does his best. He models respectful and responsible behavior.  Kingston is always willing to help his classmates. It is a pleasure to have Kingston in my class! 

Smith: Cameron Cooper demonstrates respect to others.  He waits his turn during class activities, he follows directions, and is learning to raise his hand during when making requests. Cameron is kind to his peers and listens attentively when others are speaking. 

3rd Grade 

Mills: Austin Young is an upstanding student who always shows respect for others. He comes in each morning greeting us with a smile on his face.  Whether it’s holding doors for his class or helping me straighten up desks, he is always willing to lend a hand. Austin is truly an upstanding gentleman who always respects others. 

Mitchell: Kennedy Smith is our September Student of the Month! She exemplifies respect for others by sharing kind words to others, and she works well and cooperates with her classmates in discussions. She is helpful and respects the rules and procedures in the classroom, hallways, and in the cafeteria! Way to go Kennedy! 

Ward: Caylin Moore is such an amazing student who shows respect for all the students in our classroom. She is an avid listener to what another person has to say. She affirms and encourages students in the classroom if they are struggling through problems. Caylin is a very kind friend and makes everyone feel heard, valued, and respected. Caylin, keep up the outstanding work. You are truly awesome!  

Young: Whitney Compton is our Student of the Month for September because she consistently demonstrates respect for others in our classroom. Her attitude towards her classmates reflects her respect for them. She shares her successes in a way that makes everyone feel a sense of togetherness. Whitney also understands that using manners is a show of respect. 

4th Grade 

Brown: Machi Washington is a great example of “bee”ing respectful. Every day, he asks before getting up to do a simple task such as throwing away his trash. He is kind and polite to all his classmates. Machi listens when others are speaking and waits patiently for his turn to speak. Machi is a respectful classmate and an even better student! 

Franklin-Riley: Rafael Hernandez-Arenas is the Student of the Month from Mrs. Franklin-Riley's homeroom for the month of September. Rafael is such a delight to have in class.  He is a student who wastes no time! He comes into class, gets busy working on his assignments, participates in class, and follows instructions.  Because of his outstanding work habits as a student, I am happy to select him as the SOTM. On top of being a great student, Rafael is also a great person.  He is friendly, kind, and always smiling.  He often volunteers to help out in the classroom. I have no doubt he will be very successful in the future. 

Hugley: Ruben Gutierrez is the most respectful student I have ever had. He shows respect to classmates by respecting their opinions, and he encourages them to express themselves. Ruben is always ready to lend a helping hand to any of his classmates in need. I am proud of Ruben and look forward to the remainder of the school with such an exceptional kid. 

Royal: It is wonderful when students exhibit the Five Bees even the teacher is away. That is just how Ross Gotier carries himself. It is evident that Ross is respectful of his classmates and teachers every day, but to have a Substitute Teacher leave a special note about his exemplary behavior, that is AMAZING!  

5th Grade  

Grant: Jada Matthew is a superb example of what a responsible student should be like. She is a veteran Honeybee here at Honey Creek and consistently shows how to be responsible, having her materials ready for class daily, completing her work in class, and ensuring that her brother gets on the correct bus each afternoon. Jada also shows responsibility when she asks questions in class about something she may not understand. Thank you, Jada, for being a model student for all of our Honeybees! 

Hawkins: Brynn Holloman is a stupendous example of what a responsible student should be like. She is a veteran Honeybee here at Honey Creek and consistently shows how to be responsible by coming to class on time daily, eating quietly when the music is on in the cafeteria, and checking in with her teachers to see if she has any missing or incomplete work. Brynn also shows responsibility when she asks questions in class about something she may not understand. Thank you, Brynn, for being a model student for all of our Honeybees! 

Nelson: Where do I start? Jeremiah Stuckey is quite the role model for respecting others. He is kind, considerate, giving, helpful and cheerful. If ever a student needed something, he would gladly pitch in to help. He also respects his education and without fail, completes his assignments on time and with great effort.  I am honored to be the teacher of this wonderful student! 

Ross-Christian: Ever Barnett has truly shown us the way to better “honeybee” behavior.  She has blossomed into the stellar student that all should look up to in school.  She helps fellow students in her class as well as other classes.  She attempts all work even when it’s difficult.  We truly appreciate the “unicorn” she is becoming! 

Winfield: Hugo Vega is an outstanding student. Hugo is very respectful to his educators and his classmates. He is always excited to help others in need and does not hesitate to do so.  Hugo continues to exemplify outstanding characteristics as a scholar student by being respectful, responsible, and always ready to learn. 

Congratulations to our students of the month for August!

The students of the month for August are:

Pre-K

Johnson: Imani McDowell exemplifies what it means to have school pride. She loves attending school. Her pride for school makes coming feel less like school and more like a fun place to be. Her pride isn’t just in school, but it is also geared towards herself. Imani’s class participation and her actions show that she takes pride in who she is and how she wants to be perceived. Imani also shows her school pride by wearing her yellow Honey Bee spirit shirt. Parental involvement continues to be a driving force in the well-being of a school. Imani’s mother, Nikita, volunteered as our classroom parent. Nikita is dedicated to keeping all of the Pre-K parents involved in all aspects involving Honey Creek Elementary. She will also make sure Imani stays true to her school pride.

Kindergarten

Burgess: Shanaya Patel is a true Honeybee. She is respectful, responsible, and always ready to learn. Shanaya’s positive attitude is contagious. She always completes her work and assignments. She is favored amongst her peers. Shanaya is friendly, kind and makes good choices. It is with great pleasure. That we choose Shanaya as our August SOTM.

King: Jace Edie is always prepared and ready to learn. He engages in classroom discussions daily. Additionally, Jace is always willing to help his fellow classmates in any capacity. He is an asset to our classroom. Congratulations to him.

Kuns: Julianna Arce is our student of the month. When I was asked to choose the student in my class that exudes the bee expectation of being respectful, my first thought immediately went to Julianna. Julianna always shows respect to each member of our school community, whether that be me, Mrs. Nooks, our class members, classroom visitors, or our specials teachers. I know that I can always count on Julianna to show every member in our school community kindness! It is a true blessing and honor to be Julianna’s teacher!

Traylor: Xavien McDaniels has been chosen to be the student of the month for August. Xavien has been a wonderful addition to our little hive. He is excitedly learning the 5 bees and it shows through his mask. He is helpful to the other honeybees and very respectful to all who enter our class. 

1st Grade

Cummings: Anesti Christian is a great helper and always willing to help others. She always comes to class prepared and always ready to learn. She cares about the feelings of others and always wants those around her to be happy!

Dawkins: What makes Leyah Douglas an outstanding student at Honey Creek Elementary is that she is always displaying the school wide expectations and she exemplifies school spirit by dressing every day in the school uniform. Leiyah listens very well to instruction in class.

Martin: Adonis Miller is always excited about being at school! He is always one of the first ones here every day and is always willing to help with anything! I love seeing his smiling face! I am happy to have him in my class! Way to go Adonis!

Pope: Brianna Ibarra is nothing more than excellence. She always demonstrates respectful behavior. She makes it a point to show others kindness even when others are grumpy. She is always present and punctual for every subject and remains on task. We can count on Brianna to be a person of integrity. She is a demonstration of what a honey bee can always BEEE! SWEET!

2nd Grade

Adams: Jazmin Garibay is our Student of the Month for August, and the theme is “School Pride”. Jazmin is normally our first student in class in the mornings and is excited to learn new things each day. She is responsible and a great team player. She is diligent in her work and is always punctual. Jazmin has a great sense of humor and is nice to all of her classmates. Jazmin is a joy to have in class this year and I cannot wait to see how far she can go in Second Grade this school year!

Bell: Cartier Rice has continued to put his best foot forward. He displays all of the traits of a leader. He demonstrates pride in Honey Creek buy providing me with all the information I need to know about Honey Creek since this is my first year here. Cartier has maintained a positive attitude and a can do spirit. He has transitioned from virtual to traditional student very well.

Powell: Aniyah Peterson displays all the HCE expectations daily. She participates in every subject and asks questions if she doesn’t understand. Aniyah is so helpful and kind to others around her. I’m so honored to be Aniyah’s 2nd grade teacher!

Russell: Erin Reed loves to learn! She puts a ton of effort into all her schoolwork. Erin consistently participates in all classroom discussions. She also is a great friend to her peers. What a delight it is to have Erin Reed in my 2nd grade class!

Smith: James Harris demonstrates school pride daily.  He is consistently present and punctual, ready to learn, respectful, responsible, and demonstrates integrity. James walks in with a big smile and exudes excitement. He readily participates, is kind to his peers, and offers to help others.

3rd Grade

Mills: Destiny Thomas shows school pride every day when she enters the room. She always goes above and beyond all expectations. She is a model student in our classroom. She always completes assignments in a timely manner. Destiny is exceptionally kind and generous. I am so excited that I get to teach her.

Mitchell: Gavin Arce is our Student of the Month for August! Gavin displays school pride by taking care of his materials and his desk area making sure that it is neat every day before he goes home. He works hard in the classroom by staying on task and completing all his work and he actively participates in all class discussions. Gavin shows school pride not only at school but also at home by completing his homework and making sure that he does everything in excellence! He is a great friend to his classmates and is kind and respectful to his teachers!

Ward: Alonzo Rogers comes to school ready to bee amazing every single day. He perseveres through struggles and never quits on himself even when things get tough. The Honey Creek school spirit shines through his smile and eagerness each morning.

Young: Leon Douglas is honeybee school spirit in and out. He spreads joy and love all over the building. He’s the first one up when starting the day with BTV News. We appreciate how Leon tries to raise our spirits whenever things get hard or frustrating. He cheers us on with his positive attitude. Leon is truly an amazing Honeybee.

4th Grade

Brown: Evoleth Recendiz is a great example of School Pride! Every morning, she comes in and gets ready for the day. She makes sure that she reminds others of our school and class expectations. She is excited to be a Honey Bee and shows her school pride each and every day!

Franklin-Riley: Lamiah Spaulding is the Student of the Month for the month of August. Lamiah is such a delight to have in class.  She is a student who wastes no time! She comes into class, gets busy working on her assignments, participates in class, and follows instructions. On top of being a great student, Lamiah is also a great person. She is friendly, kind, and always smiling. She often volunteers to help out in the classroom. I have no doubt she will be very successful in the future.

Hugley: Ruby Sanchez-Balderas is my Student of the Month. Ruby is such an awesome kid and the most helpful student I’ve ever had. She comes into class, gets busy working on her assignments, participates in class, and follows instructions. She is friendly, kind, & always smiling. I have no doubt she will be very successful in the future.

Royal: Jayden Johnson exemplifies school spirit! I have been so impressed by the level of respect he shows to his teachers and fellow scholars. I love that Jayden is always willing to take academic risks and share his thinking.

5th Grade

Grant: Kennedy Johnson has been an exemplary addition to our Hive. She is a first time Honeybee here at Honey Creek and has shown School Pride by following all five of our Bee Expectations. Thank you, Kennedy, for being a model student.

Hawkins: Lauren Anderson has true honeybee school spirit. She brings joy and pride to the class when starting the day with BTV News. We depend on Lauren to make sure our morning is set, and everyone has what they need to be successful. Lauren is truly an amazing scholar.

Nelson: Kaylee Irra Licea is an outstanding student. She wholeheartedly adheres to school expectations and is always respectful to her teachers and her classmates. She shows integrity by faithfully completing her work. She is not only present and punctual for class, but also very responsible with her BTV duties. She is an absolute pleasure to have in class and truly an exemplary student.

Ross-Christian: Luis Lemus is always upbeat and friendly! He keeps us laughing and always does his best!

Winfield: Giselle Colmenares is an outstanding student. Giselle exemplifies outstanding characteristics that show school pride by being respectful, responsible, and always ready to learn. Giselle is a student that continues to show excellence in the classroom.