Summer Reading is so important for your children so they don't lose important skills that they have acquired during the school year.

CLICK HERE to see how you can help your children maintain those important skills and be ready for the new school year in the Fall!

 Directions for accessing teachers' websites

Attention Parents and Students: Teacher websites have moved into the Aspen Family Portal. To access a teacher’s website, you need to log into the Aspen Family Portal at 

Once you log in, instructions on how to add each teacher’s page is located on the Aspen homepage. Both print and video instructions are available.

 If you are having trouble accessing your Family Portal account, you can submit a help ticket to: If you do not have a Family Portal account, you must contact the Student Records Facilitator at your local school to create an account.

 "The Journey"

This is a group of 8th graders from Dean Rusk Middle School who are a part of a club "The Journey".  They are tutoring and mentoring ASP students at our school on Thursdays!  Ms. Heather Phillips and Ms. Stacey Kennedy are the teacher/sponsors from Dean Rusk.

Hickory Flat Elementary School has been named a 2015-2017 National PTA School of Excellence!

 Read All About It HERE 

Thanks PTA for all that you do!  We appreciate you!

On Friday, May 15, 2015, all students, faculty, and staff members joined together on the front lawn of the school to spell out #BeKind.  A huge THANK YOU to Mr. Beau Bledsoe for using his drone to capture this awesome picture!

 Message from our principal


       Welcome to Hickory Flat Elementary School,

home of the Thunderbirds!  

Email address for Ms. Nolan:



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