The Hornet Buzz

Notes from Mrs. Zent

  • May Calendar

    Posted by Carol Zent on 4/22/2022

    May Calendar

    Comments (-1)


By Month

School News

  • electronic devices

    Comments (-1)

    Here are the dates and times of this year’s 2021-2022 Music Programs.

    • 4th Grade Program: Monday, November 8
    • 2nd Grade Program: Friday, December 10
    • 3rd Grade Program: Friday, March 4
    • 1st Grade Program: Friday, March 18
    • Kindergarten Program: Friday, April 22
    • 5th Grade Program: Friday, May 6

    Please let me know if you have any questions, concerns, or celebrations!

    It is going to be a marvelously musical year!



    Miss Ansley Cameron

    Music Teacher

    Horace Elementary
    Comments (-1)

    Here are websites that might be of interest to you.


    School Newsletter

    Parent Portal Parent Portal / PowerSchool Login ( 

    School Handbook:

    Student Handbooks / Elementary School Student Handbooks (

    School Supply List

    Supply List / Section Overview (

    School calendar:

    West Fargo Public Schools / Calendar (

    Lunch Menu:

    Nutrislice Menus | West Fargo Public Schools

    My School Bucks:


    Bus information:

    Transportation / Department Overview ( 

    Return to Learn Information

    Return to Learn / 2021-22 School Year (

    Horace PTO

    PTO / Section Overview (

    Please feel free to visit our website to retrieve additional school information:

    Horace Elementary School / Homepage (

    Comments (-1)
  • contact info

    Comments (-1)
  • ipad rules

    Comments (-1)
  • iPad Care

    Carefully transport your iPad to school every day. Do not put your water bottle inside your backpack unless you know for certain it is leak proof. Avoid placing weight on the iPad. Never throw or slide an iPad. Never expose an iPad to long-term temperature extremes or direct sunlight. An automobile is not a good place to store an iPad. 

    iPad Case

    Your iPad comes with a school-issued case. The purpose of the case is to protect the iPad, especially while the iPad is being transported. When not in use, closing the iPad case will save battery life and protect the screen. The iPad must remain in a protective case at all times. No stickers or any other items should be attached to the iPad itself unless placed there by school staff.

     iPad Battery

    The iPad should be charged using the provided wall charger. Fully charged iPad batteries will typically last 12 – 15 hours of use. Waiting to charge the iPad until the charge is low (less than 20% life or red indicator light) will extend the battery life. It is your responsibility to charge the iPad and ensure it is ready for use in school each day. Failure to do so may result in your inability to participate in classroom learning activities.

     iPad Screen

    The iPad is an electronic device; handle it with care. Never throw a book bag that contains an iPad. Never place an iPad in a book bag that contains food, liquids, heavy, or sharp objects. While the iPad is scratch-resistant, it is not scratch proof. Avoid using any sharp object(s) on the iPad. The iPad screen is glass and vulnerable to cracking. Never place heavy objects on top of the iPad and never drop your iPad. Careful placement in your backpack is important.

     IPads do not respond well to liquids. Avoid applying liquids to the iPad. The iPad can be cleaned with a soft, slightly water-dampened, lint-free cloth. Avoid getting moisture in the openings. Do not use window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives to clean the iPad. The use of unapproved cleaners may remove the protective film covering the face of the iPad.

    Comments (-1)
  • Smartwatches can be a distraction in the classroom. From social media to texting, allowing digital devices could hinder a student’s performance in the classroom. Therefore we ask all students and parents not to text or call using the smartwatch during school hours. If a student uses the watch to text or call, we will ask them to keep the watch in their locker. If it happens again, we will keep it in the office. Thank you for your understanding.

    Comments (-1)
  • Related image

     SCHOOL HOURS - 7:50-2:30

    • When dropping off or picking up your child, please pull forward as much as possible in the lane nearest to the curb so we can get as many cars as possible in the lane at one time.

    • Please do not leave your vehicle unattended in the loop.  If you need to meet your child at the door, please use a parking space.

    • Kindly reserve the handicap designated parking spaces for those displaying the appropriate permit in their vehicles.

    • Remember that we do provide supervision at 7:30 am as well as after school in the drive-thru loop area.  Parents do not need to enter the building to walk students to class in the morning or when meeting them at the end of the day.

    • Remember to SLOW DOWN when school is in session. 

    Comments (-1)

    Comments (-1)
  • We are a local Parent Teacher Organization that is organized by interested parents and teachers. All parents are automatic members and are welcome at monthly PTO meetings where we plan a variety of special events, appreciation gifts, and other activities that benefit the staff and students.

    We want to find out more about you and see if you'd be interested in getting involved. Thank you in advance for filling out this survey.


    Comments (-1)
  • update

    Comments (-1)

Forms & Flyers

Horace Elementary School Events