On Wednesday, a Wayne State College representative visited with interested juniors and seniors in the library. There will be more college representatives visiting in the near future. Mrs. Vnoucek publishes the visits on Canvas, her office window, and the announcements. Please encourage juniors and seniors to participate in these as they might find out something they didn't know before about a college. For example, WSC . . .
Heartland students attended Careers in Agriculture Day yesterday at the Holthus Convention Center. They were able to participate in a variety of sessions including: Career Bingo, Trucking & Welding, Ag Finance & Farming, and Agronomy & Seed Sales. Pictured are the students playing bingo.
The Nebraska FBLA Fall Leadership Conference was held on September 26 in Kearney at the Younes Conference Center. The conference was a one-day workshop for FBLA officers and members. The Nebraska State FBLA Officers shared the 2023-2024 state goals during the opening general session. Keynote speaker was Coach VJ - Vera Jo Bustos, a college basketball coach, mental performance coach, former pro basketball player, and . . .
Last week, HCS students enrolled in Southeast Nebraska Career Academy Partnership (SENCAP) through Southeast Community college attended "Careers in Construction Day" at SCC Milford to fulfill a course requirement. Students were divided into groups to visit stations around campus. Some experiences included: Electrical wiring and bending conduit, construction-working with rebar and building walls, HVAC pipe work, wiring a . . .
Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on the evenings of October 9 and October 12 from 4:30 to 8:30pm. Parents of all PK-12 students are able to schedule conferences from 4:30 - 8:30pm, both evenings. Conferences are scheduled to last a maximum of fifteen minutes. All conferences will occur in person in classrooms. 5th grade parents will sign up for conferences with Mrs. . . .
EducationQuest will be coming to Heartland Community School for a Financial Aid Presentation on October 26 at 5:30 p.m. There is a new FAFSA application process coming out in December, so all interested community members are invited to join and learn more. This event is the first of a two-part series that EducationQuest will be doing for HCS. The second part is a visit in January to help seniors with FAFSA completion.
The Heartland Future Business Leaders of America’s September meeting was held on Sept. 18th. The 2023-24 FBLA President, Austin Schmidt delivered the message and meeting agenda to the chapter. Topics of discussion included: Fall Leadership Conference in Kearney on Sept. 26th. and logistics surrounding the event FBLA Committee Sign Up Feed Nebraska Food Drive and Can . . .
The HCS 8th Grade Careers Class has been busy considering future endeavors and paths to reach their goals. One way they have done this is by playing Reality Check on EducationQuest.com to see if their job's salary matches with their proposed expenses. Students had balanced budgets, budget deficits, and budget surplus. For some of them, it was a reality check on how far their salary would go. Last Thursday, Central . . .
Ch.I.L.D. Day is a free and voluntary event where parents can bring their children (ages birth-5) in for a developmental check with the Early Childhood staff at Heartland. This will take place at Heartland Community Schools in the preschool classroom for children ages 3-5 and in the family home for children ages birth-2. The earlier we can help children who may be behind developmentally, the better outcomes they have as they get . . .