What do you think of when you hear the word Halloween? Eating an endless amount of treats, playing scary pranks, or carving giant pumpkins may pop into your mind. October 31 brings a day full of costumes and trick-or-treating. But why do we celebrate Halloween? This spooky holiday dates far back and has changed quite a bit over the years.
Month: October 2017
Heritage’s 5th Annual Thanksgiving Feast
Join us on Tuesday, November 21, for our annual Thanksgiving Feast, a free event for Heritage students, friends, and family. We’ll have turkey and all the trimmings, courtesy of the generous food donations made by Heritage families.
Bring Your A-Game to the Basketball Jamboree
On Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Falcons will host eight teams, each playing two 30-minute halves against two other teams. Bring your team to this pre-season jamboree.
The second Monday in October is a U.S. holiday celebrating the discovery of the New World. Discoverer’s Day, also known as Columbus Day, acknowledges Christopher Columbus’ finding of America, as well as the other important early explorers that came after him. Additional notable voyagers include Lewis and Clark, James Cook, Henry Hudson, and Amerigo Vespucci.
Be a Part of the Heritage Team!
Show your Falcon spirit and represent your school by trying out for the Heritage Softball or Boys Basketball team. Tryouts take place October 23-24 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Donate to Heritage and Receive a Full State Tax Credit
If you donate to Heritage Elementary by April 16, 2018, you can subtract your donation from what you owe the state on your 2017 tax return. Individuals can donate up to $200, joint filers can donate up to $400. It’s a win-win!
Show Off Your School Pride
Be a Heritage superstar with your very own school hoodie. Simply complete this form and drop it off at the school office. After, you’ll be on your way to winning best dressed!
Start the Reading Challenge Today
Show off how much you read by completing and submitting a reading log by December 18. The top three students in each grade will be awarded prizes before Winter Break. Parents must sign off on the pages logged each night.