Welcome Back to School!

Welcome back families!  School begins in just a few days.  We are excited to welcome our Heritage Aviators for an outstanding year of learning.  Please be sure to mark your calendars for the following events, including Back to School Night and TK/Kindergarten orientation.

TK/Kindergarten Orientation

Please join us on Monday, August 12 from 2:00-3:00 for Kindergarten Orientation. Please bring your TK or kindergarten student to this event; we request no siblings attend as this orientation is for the parents and students.  During this event we will review valuable information regarding the school program, drop-off and pick-up procedures, and the first day of school.  Class assignments will be shared on this day as well, and families will have the opportunity to meet teachers. 

Teacher Assignments Posted at 4:30 Monday

This year we will be using the Aeries Parent Portal to share your child’s teacher, rather than posting class lists.  We hope this change is more convenient for parent work schedules.  To see your teacher, log-in to your Parent Portal account today at 4:30.  The office will not disclose teacher names over the phone; you must utilize the Parent Portal.

No Emergency Kits

Great news parents: you do not need to send in emergency kits this year!  Our emergency shed is fully stocked with water, emergency rations, and emergency supplies.  However, if your child has an allergy you are encouraged to send a small sealed plastic tub with non-perishable foods, labeled with the child’s name and teacher.  This tub will be stored in the emergency shed along with the school rations and will need to be replenished annually.

First Day Information: Who is my teacher and where do I go?

Teachers will welcome children at their classroom on Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the start of the day.  When your child arrives at Heritage, please send them directly to their classroom.  Your child is welcome to bring their school supplies with them Tuesday or Wednesday.

*The back gate will be open for parents; we STRONGLY encourage the use of this pathway, as there is limited overflow parking at Heritage.  You are welcome to park on Severyns Road to access campus (Attached is a handout about the gate).

For your convenience, below are the teachers and classroom numbers for all classes. 

Transitional Kindergarten

Mrs. Pauley

609

Kindergarten

Mrs. Johnson

300

Kindergarten

Mrs. Franco

301

Kindergarten

Mrs. Gause

604

1st Grade

Ms. Holcomb

406

1st Grade

Ms. Petta

402

1st Grade

Mrs. Melcer

401

1st  & 2nd Grade

Mrs. Lee

409

2nd Grade

Mrs. Gibbs

502

2nd Grade

Ms. Posavec

408

2nd Grade

Ms. Patterson

501

2nd Grade

Mrs. Bunge

503

3rd Grade

Mrs. Tran

509

3rd Grade

Mrs. Shmuckler

507

3rd Grade

Mrs. Kaplan

508

4th Grade

Mrs. Davidson

603

4th & 5th Grade

Mrs. Lindsay

602

5th Grade

Ms. Catron

601

Resource Teacher

Mrs. Fitch

407

Speech

Ms. Denoewer

505

PreKindergarten

Miss Paloma

608

Physical Education

Mr. Kelly

 

All class placements are final; no change requests will be accepted.

First Day Parents Meet and Greet

Please join the PTA us for a cup of coffee and an opportunity to connect with families at the MPR at 8:00 am on 08/13.  The back gate will reopen at 8:30 for parents who attend the Meet and Greet.

Back to School Night

Date: August 14

Time: 6:00-7:00 pm

Join us for an important informational meeting in your child’s classroom to learn about curriculum and classroom expectations. There will be two identical sessions offered, one at 6:00 and one at 6:30.  You only need to attend one session.

*This event is for adults only as we do not provide supervision during the presentations or on the playground.  Please arrange for childcare for your child(ren).

*The back gate will be open for parents for Back to School night; we STRONGLY encourage the use of this pathway, as there is limited overflow parking at Heritage. 

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