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What's Happening at H.E.L.U.S.



There will be a special bus schedule for November 3rd and 7th due to 6th grade students traveling to and from Science Camp in Malibu. Please click on the November 3rd & 7th Bus Schedule link on the left side of the screen to view the schedule.


Classroom Visit Courtesy

Our involved parents and volunteers is what makes our school a wonderful learning community. However, when visiting a classroom to observe or to volunteer, please do not conference with the teacher during class. You may call the school at 724-1231 or e-mail the teacher directly to schedule a meeting.  Thank you.  


Red Ribbon Week: October 27-31

Monday – Spread the Love (wear something tie dyed)

Tuesday – Run for your Heart (wear running clothes)

Wednesday – Be heart smart (wear red)

Thursday – Hide your heart (wear camo!)

Friday – Dress up and be drug free

(wear your costumes – grades TK-2nd)

(bring your costumes – grades 3 – 8)                                                                


Halloween Parade

Our annual Halloween Parade is Friday, October 31st from 1:30-1:45. Families are welcome to join us for the parade, please sign in at the office. TK-2nd grade students may wear their costumes. 4th- 8th grade students may wear their costumes in the afternoon and put their costume over their clothes to join in the parade.


Students may not:  bring weapons of any kind, including fake weapons.

                               Wear make-up, face paint, hair color, fake blood

                               that may run and drip.


School Site Council Representatives

We are in need of three parent/grandparent/guardian representatives for our school site council. Please contact Mr. Martinez at 724-1231 or smartinez@heluesd.org if interested. Or for more details. Site Council requires a commitment of one hour a month.


Board of Trustees Position

After nearly three years of service as a Trustee on our School Board, Mrs. Liberty Longmore, resigned due to her family’s relocation. Therefore, we have one Trustee vacancy on our School Board. Board members must be a resident of our school district boundaries. Please contact Mr. Martinez at 724-1231 or smartinez@heluesd.org for more information.


Come and Get Your Pumpkins! WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

Beginning Monday, October 20th, pumpkins will be sold from 2:40-3:00. The pumpkin patch is located next to the office. Pumpkins are $3, $5, and $8, depending on their size. Thank you to our wonderful P.T.A. for donating the pumpkins to 8th grade. All proceeds benefit the 8th grade trip to Washington, D.C this Spring.


. First Annual Auto Mall Halloween Treasure Hunt and Costume Contest

The Palmdale Auto Mall is pleased to present this safe family fun event at the same time helping local schools and students in the S.A.V.E.  The event will start at 3:00 P.M. Camacho Sales at 412 Auto Vista Dr, Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Auto Mall. There will be a Treasure Hunt with six dealerships participating with prizes for best costume, with entertainment and treats along the way. Students and Parents from elementary school through Junior High are invited to attend with free admission.

                    Best costume prizes are:

                   3rd place: Student wins $50 School wins $250

                   2nd place: Student wins $75 School wins $500

                   1st place:   Student wins $100 School wins $750

Make it a family filled Halloween weekend! Join us at our annual Fall Festival on Friday and head over to the Palmdale Auto Mall on Saturday.


Open Enrollment

If you know someone with children looking for a new school please spread the word about our wonderful school, teachers, staff, and P.T.A.

Beginning November 1st , our district is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year for new students who do not live within our district. We will be hosting four open houses during the next few months.   Tuesday, November 4 th at 9:00 a.m.     Wednesday, November 19 th at 6:30 p.m.   Friday, December 5 th at 9:00 a.m.   Mon day, December 8 th at 6:30 p.m.

For more information or to RSVP for one of the Open House sessions please contact Mr. Martinez at (661) 724-1231 ext. 302 or smartinez@heluesd.org . 

Applications are available online and in the school office beginning Monday, November 3rd .


Miss Christensen's kindergarten class is also collecting the UPC codes from labels of Sunny D.  Anyone who has some to donate can send them to her class or to the office in an envelope marked Sunny D. Thanks!