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Welcome to The Hawbridge School!


We are a tuition-free public charter school serving NC students in grades 5-12. Applications are accepted through February, and a lottery is conducted in early March.


Our school counselor is a vital member of the education team, helping students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career goals.

Student Resources

Visit this page to find links to PowerSchool, the school calendar, handbook and other resources to help you have a successful school year.

What we do


Board Elections

Dear Hawbridge, In April, the Board nominating committee reviewed all applications received and recommended four candidates for the Board of Directors.  Those candidates’ applications can be found on the Board of Directors’s webpage, linked here. Elections will be held at the annual meeting in May which is scheduled for May 17, 2017.  Voting will begin at

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The Hawbridge Players present…

The high school theater class will be performing works from Shakespeare this week. They’ve worked hard with their teacher, Ms. Bosley, all year. We invite you to see the show! Open Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, March 16th at 4pm Performances: March 17th and 18th ; doors open at 6pm $3 per child 12 years of age

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SaxConnex Internship

Dear Hawbridge, As some of you may know, The Hawbridge School started an internship program this year.  We fondly refer to the program as SaxConnex, and it has served approximately 8 students.  We are extremely grateful for our community and business partners who have fostered a rigorous and rewarding environment for our students.  Recently, someone shared

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Another coffee with the Director

Hello, Hawbridge! We will be hosting our third meeting (coffee or tea) with the Director on Friday, March 10, 2017.  This session will be a repeat of the session held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  We will meet in the Haw River Ballroom at approximately 8:00 a.m.  Please arrive early enough to order the beverage of

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Afternoon Tea with the Director

Hello, Hawbridge! As promised, we will be hosting our second meeting (coffee or tea) with the Director on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  We will meet in the Haw River Ballroom at approximately 2:30 p.m.  Please arrive early enough to order the beverage of your choice at Cup 22 and join me in the ballroom. We

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How to spot fake news…

Hello, Hawbridge.  The following article recently came across my Twitter feed.  I feel this Common Sense Media article is quite timely. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/how-to-spot-fake-news-and-teach-kids-to-be-media-savvy#   Best, Kenny Moles

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How can I use media to teach my kid empathy?

An article by CommonSenseMedia.org. How can I use media to teach my kid empathy? Many parents worry that cyberbullying, trolls, and rude behavior have taken over the internet. While it may seem that the online world has worn away our empathy, many studies show that kids and teens develop strong, supportive online bonds both with

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Inclement Weather Procedure

Dear Families, As these cold temperatures arrive in our region, I am reminded to ensure everyone knows our procedure for announcing school closures and delays due to inclement weather.  Hawbridge will always keep the safety of students and families in mind as we make these decisions.  We realize many of our students drive themselves, as

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One Update and One Reminder…

Hello, Hawbridge.  I do hope you are well. The update: As a follow-up to our viewing of Screenagers, parents of teens and tweens should read the following article.  Quite compelling.  I know I’m guilty. Parents Spend As Much Time on Screens As Teenagers | TIME   The reminder: Coffee (or Tea) with the Director on

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Basketball Schedules

The Hawbridge School Middle School Boys’ Basketball Schedule 2016-17 Date: Visiting Team: Home Team: Location: Time: Tue. Nov. 29th The Hawbridge School Burlington Christian School 621 E. Sixth St. Burlington, NC 27215 4:00 pm Tue. Dec. 6th The Hawbridge School Triangle Day School 4911 Neal Rd. Durham, NC 27705 (gym is across street from baseball

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Coffee (or Tea) wth the Director

Hello, Hawbridge.  I would like to invite any and all members of the Hawbridge community for coffee in The Hall River Ballroom on December 13, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.  This is the first in a series of talks we will be hosting.  While the topics will vary, they will always be purposeful and relate to

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Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Hawbridge, The Thanksgiving holiday is quickly approaching.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I want to say thanks for your support of our school.  This is a good place for kids, and we appreciate the trust you place in us each and every day. Save the date: I would like to invite any and all,

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Open House and 4th Grade

The Hawbridge School is excited to announce the date for this year’s Open House.  Open House is a time for prospective students and families to visit Hawbridge and make a more informed decision about their intent to apply for admission for the 2017-2018 school year.  This year’s Open House will be held on December 3,

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Transportation Survey, Screenagers, and Twitter

Hello, Hawbridge! Just a couple of reminders.  First, Screenagers will be playing in The Haw River Ballroom on Sunday, October 30, at 6:00 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased from our webpage or at the door. Please don’t forget to complete the transportation survey if the proposed route applies to you.  The survey can be found

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A hodgepodge of stuff…

Hello Hawbridge! I trust this post finds each of you doing well.  We hope parent-teacher conferences have been productive for you and your child(ren).  We understand it is a busy, fast-paced time, but want you to know that if you need follow-up conferences, we are always willing to meet with you.  Please just let the

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Screenagers Documentary Screening

Please come out and support PASTA‘s first school wide fundraiser with the screening of the acclaimed documentary Screenagers.  Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a

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Parent/Teacher Conferences

Dear Hawbridge, The end of the first quarter is almost here; the last day is Wednesday, October 19. We will be conducting parent/teacher conferences from 1pm – 7pm on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21. Parents and guardians will be able to use an online meeting scheduler to sign up for 15 minute meeting

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2017-2018 Proposed School Calendar

Dear Hawbridge, I hope this announcement finds each of you doing well.  I am writing to inform you, and solicit your feedback, on the proposed school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.  As promised, we are creating this calendar much earlier than last year, making sure you have the information in a timely fashion. You

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Hello Hawbridge, On September 19, we transitioned from using email to using Google Groups. If you still do not have access, you may request it at: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/thehawbridgeschool. Once you have access, you will be able to see past messages, as they are archived in the group. It was a rainy week. All of our scheduled

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New Computers…

Hello, Hawbridge!  I hope the week has been good for you and your student.  I am writing this week to update you on some purchases we have made with your generous donations.  60 computers and two charging carts were delivered in the last two weeks.  These new devices are already being utilized by teachers for research,

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Google Groups…

Hello Hawbridge, Let me begin by saying we fully recognize the amount of emails folks have sent to you on behalf of the school.  The establishment of Google Groups is an effort to reduce the amount of emails you receive and streamline our process by targeted audiences. Most of you will receive an invitation from

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The beginning of the school year…

has gotten off to a great start!  We are appreciative of everyone’s efforts to help make the start of the year a successful one.  I have received several positive comments about how smooth the start has been for you and your child(ren).  Thank you for saying so. I would like to use this blog post

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2016 Cross Country Schedule

DATE HOSTING TEAM LOCATION TIME Wednesday, August 31st Alamance County Meet Thursday, September 1st The Hawbridge School Non-Conference Meet(Clover Garden, Piedmont Classical, Woods Charter) 1735 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd. Saxapahaw, NC 27340 (field is across the street) 3:45 Walk 4:15 Start Wednesday, September 14th Emerson Waldorf School Emerson Waldorf 6211 New Jericho Rd Chapel Hill, NC

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2016 Soccer Schedule

THE HAWBRIDGE SCHOOL 2016 SOCCER SCHEDULE   DATE VISITING TEAM HOME TEAM LOCATION TIME Tue 8/16/16 The Hawbridge School Eastern Alamance (Varsity) Cedar Falls Park (Scrimmage) 8 am Thur 8/25/16 The Hawbridge School Triad Math and Science Academy 5207 W. Wendover Ave. Jamestown, NC 27282 4:00 Wed 9/7/16 The Hawbridge School Carrboro (JV) Carrboro High

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Student Intern: Summer Smith

When I first heard that I was doing an internship, I didn’t know what to think about it. I had so many different things running through my head from “Cool, I get to work for money while I am in school,” to “Wait, I don’t really know what an internship is!” After learning about what

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Back to School Updates and Reminders

Hello Hawbridge, Time is passing swiftly!  This is just a friendly reminder about our opening of school events and a few new items of information. First, the new information: We would like to welcome two new staff members to The Hawbridge School. Kim Boyer will be teaching 5th grade this year.  Kim comes to us

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2016 Soccer

On Monday, August 1, we will begin tryouts for the Hawbridge Herons Soccer Team. Tryouts will be at Cedar Falls Park on Weaver Dairy Road in Chapel Hill, from 8am until 10am, Monday through Thursday. We would like all students who are interested to attend as many sessions as possible (including students who were on the team last year). There is no

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2016 Cross Country

Sport Preparticipation Examination Form Hello Hawbridge Community, I hope that everyone is having a safe and active summer. With the 2016-2017 school year approaching, I wanted to send out some information about the upcoming cross country season. Cross country is a challenging but rewarding sport, with a focus on setting personal goals and achieving them

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Back-To-School Nights

Happy Summer, Hawbridge!  I trust the summer has been enjoyable for each of our families.  Fortunately or unfortunately, the start of the 2016-2017 school year is right around the corner.  We are very excited about the coming year and are looking forward to seeing each of you soon. The Hawbridge School will begin classes on

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Dear Hawbridge, I do hope your child(ren) enjoyed the 2015-2016 school year.  It was a pleasure for me to get to know them.  We are looking forward to continued progress, in all areas, at Hawbridge.  We value your commitment to the school and want you to know that we are committed to providing your children

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Dear Hawbridge, Commencement was held on Sunday, June 5, 2016.  It has been a delight to serve this year’s senior class.  I appreciate the trust placed in me, by the board, but also by the parents who send their children to us each and every day. I’m confident this year’s graduating class will achieve greatness, in

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The Hawbridge School community engages in a learning partnership. Students develop the skills, values, and strategies required to master the challenging curriculum and to pursue lifelong learning and personal growth. Relationships based on mutual respect honor individual learning preferences and create a healthy intellectual, emotional, and physical environment.