Month: August 2017

A Helping Hand with Homework

Parents will do anything for their children. So, it should come as no surprise that when children are agonizing over nightly homework assignments, parents are eager to alleviate the pain by offering their help. This raises several questions: What are the best ways to help kids with homework, and how much help is too much?

Dance the Night Away With Heritage Live

Come for an evening of music and dancing at our free Heritage Live Back-to-School Bash on August 25, featuring Remix Youth and special surprise guests. Sponsored by Heritage Elementary and Turning Leaf Community Church.

Who’s Got Spirit?

Show your Falcon spirit at the Dance and Cheer Tryouts this week, August 14, 15, and 17 from 3:15 to 5 p.m. Students who dance their way to the top will learn sideline and halftime cheers, stunts, and tumbling for performance and competitions.

The Great American Solar Eclipse

Here are two fortuitously coincidental facts: the sun is approximately 400 times further away from us as the moon, and the moon is approximately 400 times smaller than the sun. Because of that cosmic congruence, the moon and the sun appear to be the same size. The reason it’s fortuitous is that, during a solar eclipse, the moon exactly covers the face of the sun, allowing spectators a rare chance to see the sun’s atmosphere, or corona.

Wanted: 4th and 5th Grade Ninja Artists

Students in grades 4-5 who want to express their artistic creativity, are invited to join Ms. E’s Ninja Artists Club and expand their drawing, compositional, and mixed media skills. Parents or guardians are welcome to join in!