Joyce_Walker.jpgJoyce Walker Memorial


Hearst lost a beloved member of our school family last week. Joyce Walker who was known as the first smiling face you see in the Hearst Main Office passed away peacefully at home on January 8th. She will be greatly missed and her family would like to give her a home going befitting her years of service to the District and her dedication and love for all whom she came in contact with. If you would like to and can assist the family with a financial contribution to help cover the costs of the funeral please click here.  Memorial services for Joyce will be held on Saturday, January 24th at Horton's Funeral Home (600 Kennedy Street NW).  The viewing will be at 2pm with the service beginning at 3pm.

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We offer an excellent academic program, a multicultural student body and teaching staff, small class sizes, and attention to the arts, wellness, and the environment.  We're very proud of our outstanding leadership, experienced teachers, involved neighbors, and happy kids!  Please browse our site to learn more about our school. 


Hearst Elementary is committed to providing all students with a rigorous curriculum integrated with exposure to the Arts. Our school is dedicated to encouraging healthy living and an appreciation for the world around us. Our staff work as a team to promote a positive atmosphere from PK through 5th grade.

 Important Dates:                    

           • Friday, January 16, 9:15AM Hearst Open House
           • Monday, January 19th, MLK Holiday, NO SCHOOL
           • Friday, January 23rd, 12:15 Dismissal
           • Monday, January 26th, 5PM, PTA on the Playground 
           • Thursday, January 29th, 5-8PM Hearst Night at Potomac Pizza


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