News & Announcements

Virtual TK / Kindergarten Information Night - Jan 10, 2022

Do you have an incoming TK or Kindergarten student? Are you new to the district? If so, then please join us for our Virtual TK/Kindergarten Information Night on Monday, January 10 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Click on the title link above for more information.

Principal's Bulletin, November 15 Math Benchmark Assessment

Heather students, grades K-3, took a math benchmark assessment this month, marking the end of the first trimester. The questions on the assessment were a compilation of math skills and concepts taught in the Math in Focus chapters taught during the first trimester. Read More

Principal's Bulletin, Nov. 1, "Kelso's Choice" Conflict Management

With approximately 270 students attending Heather School, it is inevitable that conflicts may arise between our Colts. Learning how to respond when they happen has been part of our work . . . We are starting to use the Kelso’s Choice program to teach students several positive ways to deal with challenges that arise as social interactions are navigated. Read More

Digital Citizenship

October 18-22 marks California’s DIgital Citizenship Week. At times, I think, why put the word Digital in front of Citizenship? Students at Heather School learn that engaging in appropriate and responsible behavior, good etiquette, and safety are all part of the Heather Way . . . on and offline. READ MORE

October is Safety Month

We will be participating in the “Great California Shakeout” earthquake drill Thursday October 21. Our students will practice “Drop, cover, and hold-on,” and then evacuate to our evacuation assembly areas, then we will move into the whole school assembly on the field, practicing what we’d do if the emergency didn’t allow us to return to classrooms. Heather staff have been reviewing and updating our Heather Emergency Plan that describes our teams working together for our overall safety in an emergency. Read More

Heather Halloween Festivities, Oct. 29

On Friday, October 29, Heather students and staff will be celebrating Halloween at school, with our annual Halloween parade and classroom parties.
After careful thought and consideration, and in order to keep our festivities within County COVID Guidelines, we will continue to limit gatherings, which means we will not be able to have parents on campus this year for the parade. We will film it, though, so we can share it with families to enjoy afterwards . . . READ MORE

Principal's Bulletin: Reader's Workshop

At Heather School, we’re excited to continue to use Reader’s Workshop to personalize literacy learning for each child, K-3rd and Phonics Workshop in grades K-2nd to support reading instruction. Read More

Attendance Awareness

September is Attendance Awareness Month, . . . Our goal this year is to ensure that every student attends school regularly. Read More

Principal's Bulletin: Homework at Heather

As a Preschool to 3rd grade school, we are committed to supporting learning, engagement, and the overall well-being of our children. We have worked alongside the other SCSD schools, superintendent and Board of Trustees and have applied a research-based approach to homework. Read More
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