Join HES On the Ice – Sunday Feb. 17th

Join HES at Herbert Wells Ice Rink on Sunday February 17th for a fun community ice skating party!

Buy pre-sale tickets to support Hyattsville Elementary School and enjoy this Family Fun Day! Please note that only tickets sold before the event will count toward the fundraiser. Everyone in the Community is Welcome!

WHEN: Sunday, February 17, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WHERE: Herbert Wells Ice Rink, 5211 Paint Branch Pkwy, College Park, MD 20740

COST: $6.00 per ticket (for admission & skate rental) Online ticket-purchases can be picked up in the skating rink lobby on the day of.

Buy tickets here!

HES Open House – Friday Feb. 1st 8am

Are you considering Hyattsville Elementary school for your children? Would you like to learn more about your fantastic neighborhood public school? Then come attend the HES Open House!

When: This Friday February 1, 2018, 8:00-9:00AM, 

Where: Hyattsville Elementary School, 5311 43rd Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781

What: Visit the school, get a tour, see where your children would spend their day, meet some teachers and staff, and ask the principal questions.

If you are unable to attend the Open House, you can contact the school to make arrangements to visit the school. 301-209-5800

PTA Meeting – Tues. Feb. 5th 6:30pm

Please join us on Tuesday, February 5th at 6:30pm in the Hyattsville Elementary School Media Center for a PTA Meeting. Childcare for potty trained children will be provided for free.

There are so many ways to get involved–come out and learn more about what’s going on at our fantastic neighborhood school! And if you know a family that’s new to Hyattsville or HES, please bring them along. We hope to see you there!

The zombies are coming!

The Zombies are coming!

Mark your calendar for October 13, 2018, for the third Hyattsville Zombie Run 5K. The Halloween themed 5K race is USATF certified and timed, and the 1 Mile Kids’ Challenge and 1K Family Fun Run are opportunities for everyone to participate. Dress up as a zombie or any Halloween costume to add to the fun! All races will start and finish at Magruder Park.

This event is hosted by the Hyattsville Elementary School PTA and proceeds will support HES, including the purchase of art supplies, musical instruments, coats for students, field trips, teacher professional development, and more.

How can you be a part of this fun event?

—Run in the race!
—Volunteer to help!
—Make a donation!
—Sponsor a kid!

The race day schedule is:

8:45   1K Family Fun Run
9:05   1 Mile Kids’ Challenge Run
9:30   5K Zombie Run

For more information about the race, to register to run, or to volunteer, go here.


How it works:

When you register to run in the Hyattsville Zombie Run, you can also set up a fundraising page that allows your friends and family to sponsor you. Every dollar raised through this fundraising page goes directly to the HES PTA.

For every $10 you raise by noon on October 12th, your name will be entered into a raffle to be held on race day.


1st prize is a bike from Arrow Bicycle, valued up to $500!
2nd place is a Kindle Fire
3rd place will be a gift package from Regal Cinema

Special thanks to Arrow Bicycle for their generous support of this project to help all local Hyattsville schools.

How to do it:

  • Sign up for the Zombie Run now at
  • When you register, it will ask if you would like to become a “Fundraiser”. Click on the Fundraiser banner.
  • Follow the directions to complete the online form, making sure that you select Hyattsville Elementary School from the dropdown box under “Fundraiser Type.”
  • Please include a personal message about why this is important to you and that the money raised will go to your school’s PTA. Upload a picture if you can!
  • After you complete registration, you will receive an email with your unique website. Share this link with everyone you know and start training for race day!


Some roads will be closed and parking will be restricted along the race route on the morning of the race, from 6:00 to 11:00 am. To see which streets are affected, visit here.

Questions about the Hyattsville Zombie Run? Visit our website or email Race Director Kevin Blackerby at .

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