CLICK HERE TO READ A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO OUR STUDENTS *** NC Governor has announced ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED for in-person instruction through Friday, May 15th. INSTRUCTION WILL CONTINUE REMOTELY MONDAY, MARCH 30th - Friday, May 15th
Due to the Governor’s Stay at Home Order starting on March 30th, our building will have reduced hours.   Beginning Tuesday, March 31st, our office will be open only on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am-12pm.  The building will be closed from Friday, April 10th until Tuesday, April 21st.  If you need assistance, you can contact our school number at 828-324-7049.  We will be checking that remotely.  You can also email Jeff Hodakowski, Principal of Viewmont, at  This will be our work schedule until further notice.  Thanks!

Jeff Hodakowski

Click below for updates: * Message from our HPS Superintendent - March 14th *
Message from our HPS Superintendent - March 24th
Message from our HPS Superintendent - March 30th

Child Nutrition Update - April 6th
Educational Remote Learning Plans


Stay tuned!
Updates will be posted regularly
on our web page as we receive more information
regarding procedures and plans.

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During this time away from school,
keep learning at home!
Here are some fun links to try!

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Red for Ed. Day



Pajama Day


No remote learning

Remote learning
will resume
Monday, April 20th

We hope you have a
happy, healthy and safe
Easter and
Spring Break

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Dual Language Immersion Program

Our Dual Language Immersion Program in Mrs. Creger's and Mrs. Escobar's Kindergarten classes has been very successful this year!  Ask us about the Dual Language Immersion program continuing at Viewmont Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year.  Program enrollment is for rising kindergarten students. Dual language classes are bilingual classes where native-English speakers and native-Spanish speakers learn together with the goal of being proficient in both languages.  If you are interested in learning more, please call our office to request more information or speak with someone about this exciting program and opportunity for rising kindergarten students. Enrollment applications are due May 29th, 2020.


 Please register new students
at Viewmont as soon as possible.
Registration and enrollment 
information can be found



Hickory Shared Access allows all HPS students to use his/her unique account to access books and electronic resources from the Hickory Public Library. LEARN MORE HERE


Do we have your current phone numbers and reliable way to contact you in case of an emergency or child's needs?
Please make sure we hav
e a working phone number for someone we can call if your child were to get sick or hurt at school.


Resources for Parents:

Conscious Discipline

Read to Achieve

Ready4K is a program developed at Stanford University that sends text messages to your phone to help you prepare your child for kindergarten.   The text tips focus on early language and literacy development.  You can choose the language in which you would like to receive the tips.  You will receive three tips a week.  You can sign up for Ready4K by texting 

READCLT to 70138 
The tips are free, but text messaging charges may apply, depending on your phone plan. 


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*** NC Governor has announced ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED for in-person instruction through May 15th. We hope to see you in person again on Monday, May 18th! *** School Office Hours March 31st-May 15th Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00AM-12:00PM (Closed during Spring Break April 10th-19th) *** Teachers are now conducting lessons remotely through online formats. Information about instruction, assignments, and class meetings will be communicated by individual teachers. *** SPIRIT DAY SCHEDULE See explanation and full schedule HERE: * Cowboy/Cowgirl Day Monday, April 6th * Famous Person Day Tuesday, April 7th * Red for Ed Wednesday, April 8th * Pajama Day Thursday, April 9th *** SPRING BREAK April 10th-19th Remote instruction will resume Monday, April 20th Extra-Curricular Activities: (cancelled for this school year until further notice)

Art Club Wednesdays 3:20-4:30 Contact Mrs. Knowles * Running Club Wednesdays 3:20-4:20 Contact Coach Dettelbach * Dance Company Tuesdays 3:20-4:45 Contact Ms. Love or Ms. Gibson * GEMS Every other Tuesday 3:30-4:30 Contact Mrs. McDaniel or Ms. Nguyen * Battle of the Books Thursdays, 3:40-4:30 Contact Mrs. Minton * Chorus Thursdays 3:20-4:30 Contact Mrs. Stephens

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Supply Lists 2019-2020

Kindergarten         1st Grade

2nd Grade            3rd Grade

4th Grade            5th Grade

Special Areas, EC,
 AIG and ESL

Remote Instruction - March 30th-May 15th
Spring Break - April 10th-17th
Memorial Day - May 25th
4th Qtr. Awards Program (K-4) - May 28th
4th Report Card - May 29th
4th Qtr. Awards Program (5th) - May 29th
Last Day of School - May 29th