Kids and Phones: How to Know When and What to Buy

Does your child have a cell phone? The odds are the answer is “Yes.” Statistics show that 56 percent of children 8-12 have a cell phone. It’s difficult to think of a product or technology, designed for adults, that was so quickly and ubiquitously co-opted by kids. Of course, Mom and Dad have to buy the phones and pay the bills, but cell phones have become a necessity in many kids’ lives.

Vote in Student Council Elections

Elections for Student Council will take place on August 16, which will include an assembly. Student Council members are the voice of Heritage students, so vote for the person you want representing you.

Show Your Falcon Spirit!

Try out for Heritage Volleyball or Flag Football, August 6-8, 3:30-5 p.m. and show the world your Heritage Falcon spirit.

Don’t Miss Meet the Teacher Night

To ensure your child has a great first day of school, students and parents are urged to attend Meet the Teacher Night on Thursday, July 26, from 3-7 p.m. You’ll be able to tour the school, purchase uniform shirts, learn the school bus stops and pick-up times, bring in school supplies, and, of course, meet the teacher.

Transitioning From Summer to School

As a new academic year begins, students start school with new goals, opportunities, and challenges. After a few months of vacation, it may be difficult for children to get back into school mode. Here are some ways parents can help their kids transition from summer break into the school routine.

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is a time for kids to play outside and make memories with their family. But with the extra freedom that summer brings, the potential dangers for kids increase. Here are a few safety tips to make certain kids are safe:

Cheer Up! Cheer Camp Is Coming!

Sign your student up for Cheer Camp. There will be four sessions per camp: Kindergarten to 2nd grade camp will take place each Tuesday in June, and grades 3-5 will have camp each Thursday in June. A $30 registration fee covers all four sessions and includes a T-shirt and poms. Register in the front office. Hurry! Registration ends soon!

Maximize Your Summer

School is out for the summer! Here is a helpful guide for parents on how to have a fun and productive summer.