Fifth Grade students recently graduated from the D.A.R.E. program of York County. Deputy Josh Gillespie runs a well planned program to teach kids drug awareness and social strategies to help them later in life. They learn how drugs can negatively affect your body and how to use resistance strategies to stay away from drugs. Other topics covered during the 12 week program are stress, peer pressure, effective communication, and bullying.
Mrs. Peter's class had a lot of questions about voting in the upcoming election. On November 8, we read the book, If I Ran for President , filled out a voter registration card, and "voted" for President.
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Every year, Heartland 5th graders, along with several other area schools, attend the Kindness Retreat. This is a one day conference held by a non-profit organization called Youth Frontiers. Three leaders, as well as a group of . . .
Summer Reading Program 2016 On Your Mark, Get Set, Read is the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program which begins June 14th and ends July 21st . The elementary library will be open on Tuesdays . . .
Photos of activities during the first 5 weeks
Elementary Math Club at Heartland About 20 third, fourth, and fifth graders have been meeting weekly to learn math in a program called Bedtime Math’s “Crazy 8s” Math Club. The students are actively learning math . . .
Heartland Community Schools will host the Scholastic Book Fair, March 7-10. This is a great way to purchase books for students and build classroom libraries which promote reading and literacy among students. The book fair, . . .
Ms. Renz Art Club members helped in the workshop
In October, Art Club had their Annual Homecoming Poster Contest for elementary. The artist with the winning poster in each from each class received art supplies. The winners were: Kindergarten – Kate Haidle, 1st grade . . .
Friday, November 20, from 8:30am-4:30pm
Ch.I.L.D. Day Provided by Heartland Community School The Heartland Community School is setting aside a special time for parents of children age 5 and below to participate in Ch.I.L.D. Day , which stands for Ch ildhood I . . .
Open to public at 2:30 - 3:20 PM
The Annual Invention Convention by third graders will be held on Friday, February 27th from 2:30 - 3:20 PM for parents, grandparents, and other community members. This event will be held in the Heartland Community School cafeteria. . . .
Buckskin Charlie White, a homesteader in the Henderson precinct, was given this nickname because he always wore buckskin clothing. He made his own pants, shirt, and coat out of deer hides that he tanned himself. This week the fourth grade . . .
First grade teacher Dee Steever doesn't waste any time converting the "used" TWISTER games that were generously donated to her this summer. Wanting her first graders to practice on math facts, sight words, spelling words tallying . . .
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Noah Hiebner placed second in Division II, Grades 5 and 6, of the York County Spelling Bee. He will compete at the district level February 16 in Fairbury. Other participants in Division II were Delaney Siebert, Emily Goertzen . . .