Welcome to the Proud Home of the Hawks

Welcome to the home of the Hawks, here on the Internet site for J. Robert Hendricks Elementary school. Our highly performing campus of nearly 500 students is located in the strong community of Tucson. You'll find us in the central, southern part of Arizona, which offers bright and sunny skies and warm weather all year long.

Hendricks Elementary serves kindergarten to 6th grade. We take great pride and care in teaching your children every day. Our teachers and staff know that encouragement and challenging work build great minds and character. We are proud to be an "A+" school!


Reading Literacy
We encourage our students to practice reading at home. Please watch our reading literacy training video for tips on how to read with your student. Enjoy this special time with your student; reading is fun!

A Message from Our Principal

Dear Hawk Families,

It is hard to believe that May is here and our school year will end soon. Hendricks Skills for Success will be in full swing for six weeks this summer from June 1 to June 18 and June 22 to July 9. Please Contact Mrs. Butler at 349-9329 with any questions you have regarding this fantastic program.
 
Check your mail for the 2015-2016 registration packets. Please return all packets so we can place your child on a class list for next year. The office will be happy to answer any registration questions you have.
 
May is a busy month. Please mark you calendars for all of our upcoming events.

  • Teacher Appreciation week is May 4-8. The PTO has some wonderful things planned to celebrate our A+ staff.
  • Our kindergarten music show is May 8 at 1 p.m. in the MPR.
  • May 14 at 6 p.m. is the band and orchestra concert. Mrs. Kirchoff and Mrs. McCarthy developed a wonderful program for the evening.
  • Our last PTO meeting of the year is in the volunteer center on May 12 at 2:30 pm. Please come and meet the newly elected officers.
  • Meet the teacher is Monday, May 18 at 1:15 p.m. All students will have an opportunity to meet his/her teacher for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Field days are Tuesday, May 19 for third through sixth grades and Wednesday, May 20 for kindergarten through second grade. Please be sure your child is dressed for a fun outside event. Flip flops are not permitted so be please make sure students have sneakers.
  • Mrs. Howell and Ms. Martin are teaming up with STUCO to put on our talent show the afternoon of May 20.
  • The last week of School is May 18-21, and dismissal on May 21 is 12:00 p.m. Our fourth quarter awards assembly is 8:30 a.m. for kindergarten through third grade and 9:30 a.m. for fourth through sixth grade. 

If you need to contact the school during the summer months, please call Mr. Wells at 520-696-8405 or e-mail Peter Wells. In order to stay fresh, please remember to read, write, and participate in math activities with your children this summer.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, I encourage your open communication with our school.

Read Principal Wells' full letter in our April newsletter, found on our News & Events page.

Respectfully,                      

Peter Wells

Peter M. Wells
Principal
(520) 696-8401

Peter Wells

What's New
Throwback Thursday

Do you know who this Hawk is? If so, write your answer down on a piece of paper located in the front hallway. We will choose five winners on Friday, and announce them on the announcements. Good luck, Hawks!

Throw Back Thursday
  Read more >>>


 
Thank You to Mrs. Antista

Thank you to Mrs. Antista for creating such a beautiful piece of art for our school! Read more >>>


 
A+ Celebration

On Friday, May 8, we celebrated our students' achievements during our A+ celebration. Read more >>>


 
Optimist Students of the Month

Congratulations to our optimist students of the month, Michael Denman and Kayla Pettijohn! Read more >>>


 
Knight Hawks Chess Team

Six members of our Hendricks Knight Hawks Chess team participated in the state championship tournament in Gilbert, AZ.  Read more >>>


 
Hue Run Sponsors

A big Hendricks Hawk thank you to our Hue Run sponsors! Read more >>>


 
Trey Weidner

Trey Weidner competed in the optimist district level oratorical contest on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at St. Cyril's Church. Read more >>>


 
Hue Run

Our students had a wonderful time at our 1st Annual Hendricks Hue Run. Read more >>>


 
Monthly Hawks with Honor

Congratulations to our Monthly Hawks with Honor!

  Read more >>>


 
Credit for Caring

Did you know that Arizona law allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $400 for donations that benefit students in our public schools? Read more >>>


 
Throwback Thursday

Do you know who this Hawk is? If so, write your answer down on a piece of paper located in the front hallway. We will choose five winners on Friday, and announce them on the announcements. Good luck, Hawks!

Throw Back Thursday
  Read more >>>


 
Thank You to Mrs. Antista

Thank you to Mrs. Antista for creating such a beautiful piece of art for our school! Read more >>>


 
A+ Celebration

On Friday, May 8, we celebrated our students' achievements during our A+ celebration. Read more >>>


 
Optimist Students of the Month

Congratulations to our optimist students of the month, Michael Denman and Kayla Pettijohn! Read more >>>


 
Knight Hawks Chess Team

Six members of our Hendricks Knight Hawks Chess team participated in the state championship tournament in Gilbert, AZ.  Read more >>>


 
Hue Run Sponsors

A big Hendricks Hawk thank you to our Hue Run sponsors! Read more >>>


 
Trey Weidner

Trey Weidner competed in the optimist district level oratorical contest on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at St. Cyril's Church. Read more >>>


 
Hue Run

Our students had a wonderful time at our 1st Annual Hendricks Hue Run. Read more >>>


 
Monthly Hawks with Honor

Congratulations to our Monthly Hawks with Honor!

  Read more >>>


 
Credit for Caring

Did you know that Arizona law allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $400 for donations that benefit students in our public schools? Read more >>>


 
Throwback Thursday

Do you know who this Hawk is? If so, write your answer down on a piece of paper located in the front hallway. We will choose five winners on Friday, and announce them on the announcements. Good luck, Hawks!

Throw Back Thursday
  Read more >>>


 
Thank You to Mrs. Antista

Thank you to Mrs. Antista for creating such a beautiful piece of art for our school! Read more >>>


 
A+ Celebration

On Friday, May 8, we celebrated our students' achievements during our A+ celebration. Read more >>>


 
Optimist Students of the Month

Congratulations to our optimist students of the month, Michael Denman and Kayla Pettijohn! Read more >>>


 
Knight Hawks Chess Team

Six members of our Hendricks Knight Hawks Chess team participated in the state championship tournament in Gilbert, AZ.  Read more >>>


 
Hue Run Sponsors

A big Hendricks Hawk thank you to our Hue Run sponsors! Read more >>>


 
Trey Weidner

Trey Weidner competed in the optimist district level oratorical contest on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at St. Cyril's Church. Read more >>>


 
Hue Run

Our students had a wonderful time at our 1st Annual Hendricks Hue Run. Read more >>>


 
Monthly Hawks with Honor

Congratulations to our Monthly Hawks with Honor!

  Read more >>>


 
Credit for Caring

Did you know that Arizona law allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $400 for donations that benefit students in our public schools? Read more >>>


 
Throwback Thursday

Do you know who this Hawk is? If so, write your answer down on a piece of paper located in the front hallway. We will choose five winners on Friday, and announce them on the announcements. Good luck, Hawks!

Throw Back Thursday
  Read more >>>


 
Thank You to Mrs. Antista

Thank you to Mrs. Antista for creating such a beautiful piece of art for our school! Read more >>>


 
A+ Celebration

On Friday, May 8, we celebrated our students' achievements during our A+ celebration. Read more >>>


 
Optimist Students of the Month

Congratulations to our optimist students of the month, Michael Denman and Kayla Pettijohn! Read more >>>


 
Knight Hawks Chess Team

Six members of our Hendricks Knight Hawks Chess team participated in the state championship tournament in Gilbert, AZ.  Read more >>>


 
Hue Run Sponsors

A big Hendricks Hawk thank you to our Hue Run sponsors! Read more >>>


 
Trey Weidner

Trey Weidner competed in the optimist district level oratorical contest on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at St. Cyril's Church. Read more >>>


 
Hue Run

Our students had a wonderful time at our 1st Annual Hendricks Hue Run. Read more >>>


 
Monthly Hawks with Honor

Congratulations to our Monthly Hawks with Honor!

  Read more >>>


 
Credit for Caring

Did you know that Arizona law allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $400 for donations that benefit students in our public schools? Read more >>>


 
Throwback Thursday

Do you know who this Hawk is? If so, write your answer down on a piece of paper located in the front hallway. We will choose five winners on Friday, and announce them on the announcements. Good luck, Hawks!

Throw Back Thursday
  Read more >>>


 
Thank You to Mrs. Antista

Thank you to Mrs. Antista for creating such a beautiful piece of art for our school! Read more >>>


 
A+ Celebration

On Friday, May 8, we celebrated our students' achievements during our A+ celebration. Read more >>>


 
Optimist Students of the Month

Congratulations to our optimist students of the month, Michael Denman and Kayla Pettijohn! Read more >>>


 
Knight Hawks Chess Team

Six members of our Hendricks Knight Hawks Chess team participated in the state championship tournament in Gilbert, AZ.  Read more >>>


 
Hue Run Sponsors

A big Hendricks Hawk thank you to our Hue Run sponsors! Read more >>>


 
Trey Weidner

Trey Weidner competed in the optimist district level oratorical contest on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at St. Cyril's Church. Read more >>>


 
Hue Run

Our students had a wonderful time at our 1st Annual Hendricks Hue Run. Read more >>>


 
Monthly Hawks with Honor

Congratulations to our Monthly Hawks with Honor!

  Read more >>>


 
Credit for Caring

Did you know that Arizona law allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $400 for donations that benefit students in our public schools? Read more >>>