Welcome to Hayes Elementary School

At Hayes Elementary School, we are known for our high expectations for all; our safe, caring and nurturing environment; and our programs of academic excellence. Together, we continue to provide Fridley students with the best education possible! 

We are proud to be a Minnesota School of Excellence and an authorized International Baccalaureate World School.  We believe every student can learn. We believe in a positive and productive environment where all learning is valued. Students are given opportunities to grow in a creative, sensitive, and mutually respectful atmosphere, which fosters the importance of each individual.

We invite you to become part of this exciting journey.  If you have any further questions about Hayes or would like to set up a tour, please feel free to contact our school office at anytime.

School News

A photo of Christina and Veronica.

Congratulations to Christina Huynh, our October Employee of the Month, who works as a lunch and recess supervisor at Stevenson Elementary School.

“Christina goes above and beyond as she has become a leader in her role,” said Veronica Mathison, principal at Stevenson Elementary. “She acts with kindness, patience, and brings calm to a space filled with voices and constant activity.”

FHS students and staff roll up their sleeves for biannual blood drive

Fridley High School’s chapter of the Minnesota Honor Society, in partnership with the American Red Cross, hosted its biannual blood drive in the school gymnasium on Friday, November 17. Sixty-six FHS students and staff chose to donate blood, with 43 first-time donors. In total, 43 pints of blood were donated, which will make a positive impact on the lives of more than 120 people.

FHS Chinese language students participate in immersive fall field trip

Students enrolled in the Fridley High School Chinese language program traveled to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the Asia Mall for a field trip on Friday, November 10. “Through this field trip, students gained an authentic experience related to their lessons,” said Hsiao-hsuan Huang, Chinese language teacher at FHS.

Fridley 2023 School Board Elections Graphic

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, voters chose three candidates to serve on the Fridley School Board, including reelecting Board Clerk Jake Karnopp to a second term, and electing first-time candidates Sara Jones and Erik Keeler. Jones has served as an interim board director since her appointment this summer to fill the seat vacated by Donna Prewedo.

A college representative speaks to a students at the college fair.

On October 27, Fridley High School hosted an in-school college fair, offering students a unique opportunity to explore their postsecondary options firsthand. Students gained valuable information about their potential future academic endeavors.

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