Daily Announcements Friday 5/7/2021

Elementary/Jr High Announcements:

  1.  The JH Track Sectional meet will be held on Saturday, May 8th at Catlin at 9:00 AM. The bus will leave from Broadlands at 7:30 AM and from Homer at 7:45 AM.  Good luck!! 
  2. Attention Heritage families: We are bringing back Heritage Hawk Fridays! Please have your child wear our school colors of red, navy, or silver or dress in any Heritage Hawk fan wear to help show our school spirit on Fridays!
  3. The 2020-2021 Elementary/JH yearbook order forms have been sent home with students and extra forms are available for pick up as needed in the office. Please make checks payable to Heritage School or send $22.00 cash clearly marked with your child’s name on the order form. All orders are due by May 14, 2021.
  4. The last day to return Library books and to earn AR Points for this school year will be Friday, May 14th.  Please make arrangements to have all Library books and AR points completed by the end of the school day on this date.
  5. Each 8th grade student will be receiving 6 tickets on Friday, May 14th for attendance into the 8th Grade Promotion that will be held on Monday, May 17th at 6:30 PM at the High School in Broadlands.
  6. * May 18th – 8th Grade Class Trip * students must be eligible to attend both activities as listed in handbook.

Reminders:

  • A reminder for all shuttle riders: The shuttle bus leaving from the HS does not leave until 7:45 AM each day. There is not anyone on duty to supervise until 7:30 AM. Students should not be arriving at the HS before 7:30 AM each day.
  • Students should be presenting a Self-Check sheet every morning that has been completed by a parent/guardian at home before they are allowed to enter our building. Please make sure to have these forms accessible to help speed up our morning entry. THANK YOU!
  • Please remind students that there is no eating or drinking on the bus. Breakfast/Lunches will be sent home with students, but should not be opened until they reach their destination.
  • Please remember to discuss with your student as to whether or not he/she will be eating breakfast/lunch that is offered at the school this year.  Menus are available, but all lunches will be sack lunches as students will be taking them with them as they leave the building.
  • Please check your child’s STI account to keep up with student progress as midterms/report cards will not be printed and sent home.  If you are unable to access your child’s account please contact the office for a paper copy.
  • NO vehicles are permitted in the circle drive where buses drop off in the morning or afternoon.
  • Please remember to be cautious and courteous when dropping off and picking up students in the front or back parking lots. DO NOT pass vehicles and make sure to pay close attention to students exiting vehicles and entering our building.
  • Parents please remember that our new front drop off/pick up lane needs to be kept free of parked vehicles. If your student is not standing out front waiting for you, please make sure to utilize a parking spot so that traffic may continually move forward. Likewise, students MUST be ready to exit the vehicle when dropping off.
  • Please remember that if you wish to speak with a teacher or staff member regarding your student’s classroom performance, you must schedule an appointment for a meeting.  Daily classroom activities are held to a tight schedule and unplanned interruptions may negatively affect academic success in the classroom.
  • Per Mrs. Sander’s request and as stated in the student handbook, K-5 students can no longer access cell phones at school during school hours.
  • If sending in snack or treats for a class, please remember no home-baked goods can be shared.  All items must be pre-packaged and in store box containers.
  • If your student will be gone for a doctor’s appointment, please have him/her bring a note from the doctor upon returning to school to show that they were there.  Otherwise the absence will be marked unexcused by the school.
  • Please remember that there is NO SMOKING on school grounds, and that seat belts should be fastened properly around children as they are being picked up or dropped off on school property.

High School Announcements:

  1. Softball and Baseball pictures will be on Monday, May 10th. Softball will start at 3 and Baseball will be after starting at 3:45. Picture packets will be passed out when they come in.
  2. Seniors: We are in need of a Senior or Current Picture and a Baby Picture of each Senior for the graduation slideshow. If you sent Mrs. Campos a baby picture we will use that. An email was sent to all senior parents requesting these. Please email pictures to lauren.hopper@heritage8.org as soon as possible! Thank you!
  3. The Volleyball sports banquet will be on May 10th at 5:30 pm in the main gym. Each player can bring two guests and must wear a mask.
  4. Seniors going to Parkland please make sure you sign up for English and Math assessments whichever is needed. After assessment go to Parklands website and sign up for freshman orientation. Once all that is completed you can meet with a counselor for classes.
  5. Anyone interested in a part time lawncare job through the summer please see Mrs. Knott.
  6. Village of Homer is seeing applicants for two summer work positions including mowing and other village work around town. Heritage HS students are encouraged to apply. Contact Sharon Jeffers at the village office 217-896-2521 or email villageofhomer@gmail.com.

REMINDERS:

  • The shuttle bus leaving from the HS does not leave until 7:45 am each day. There is not anyone on duty to supervise until 7:30. Students should not be arriving at the HS before 7:30 each day.
  • Parents: Just a reminder we have several students coming in without the self-certification forms. Please be sure you are filling these out and signing them daily for your students. Thank you!


Important District Dates

Sunday, May 16, 2021 -- High School Graduation @ Broadlands @ 2:00 PM

Monday, May 17, 2021 -- 8th Grade Promotion @ Broadlands @ 6:30 PM

Monday, May 24, 2021 -- Last Day of Student Attendance

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 -- Teacher Institute

 Heritage's May Events

Elementary/Junior High

Upcoming Events

5/8 JH Track Sectionals @ Catlin @ 9:00 AM

5/18 – 8th Grade Class Trip*

Tomorrow's Menu:

BBQ Riblet / Bun Corn Peaches Milk

Homer's May Lunch Menu

High School Upcoming Events

5/6 HS Baseball against Tri-County @ 4:30 PM

5/6 HS Softball @ Hoopeston @ 4:30 PM

5/7 JV Baseball against T-Town @ 4:30 PM

5/7 HS Track @ Monticello @ 4:00 PM  (Boys invite)

5/8 HS Baseball @ Paris @ 10:00 AM (Double Header)

Tomorrow's Menu:

Breakfast Pizza Sausage Links Cinnamon Roll Juice Milk

Broadland's May Lunch Menu