Rise and grind! Our fifth graders are working hard on their DIBELS math assessment on a Friday morning! #growinglearners
There will be a hamburger feed before tonight’s football game vs. Chase County. Meals are $6, and proceeds go to support the After Prom
It was a big night for the Middle School Railer Football team with a 44-32 win over Centre. Great job Railers! Keep up the good work!
Champion hour students working hard in the weight room every morning.
MS Railer Volleyball Update vs. Centre A Team Girls fought hard in a loss in two sets. B Team picked up a win in three sets. C Team lost with a running clock. Good job, Girls! Keep Working Hard!
Elementary students are currently selling Scentsy circles to raise money for various activities. Product sales are done by families rather than individual students, and purchases can be made until Sept. 20. Sales packets were sent home earlier this week. Individuals interested in more information about the packet should view the video at this address: https://youtu.be/-FrzHWcHlgA
HES Site Council is seeking volunteers.
Pancakes! Pancakes! Kindergartners learned about measuring and following directions while making pancakes this afternoon! #growinglearners
Mad Hatter Lesson. Second graders explored the properties of matter in science this week by using various materials to create a hat that would protect their eyes from the sun and keep them dry in the rain. Students used the Mystery Science website to explore the lesson and used their creativity to develop the hats.
Kansas State Department of Education is requiring all schools to complete nine crisis drills throughout the year. We are having our first crisis drill tomorrow (Thursday, 8/30/18) at 10:00 a.m. Fall Crisis/Fire/Tornado Drill Dates Crisis Drill – August 30th @ 10:00 a.m. Fire Drill – September 5th @ 1:30 p.m. Crisis Drill – September 26th @ 2:00 p.m. Tornado Drill – October 4th @ 10:00 a.m. Crisis Drill – October 22nd @ 9:00 a.m. Fire Drill – November 7th @ 2:30 p.m. Crisis Drill – November 27th @ 12:00 p.m. Crisis Drill – December 17th @ 2:30 p.m.
Our new Principles of Biomiedical Science class is off and running. Last week the students documented and collected evidence from the crime scene. This week they are running tests on the evidence. Their first mission was to analyze the drugs located at the scene to identify what pills were next to the victim. Today they worked with fingerprints to identify whose prints were at the scene as well as how to find special features or minutiae of fingerprints.
Attention current Seniors and Senior parents: Herington High School will NOT be offering the ACT test to students this fall. HHS seniors wishing to take the ACT this fall will need to register for a test session at another site. Please see Mr. Pritchard for test dates and information. Current HHS Juniors will be offered the opportunity to take the ACT this Spring, at HHS, at no cost. More information and specific dates to follow for Juniors.
Volleyball Update: The Lady Railers won match one of the season with Ell-Saline in two sets 25-9 and 25-7. In the second match of the night the Railers lost a hard match with Goessel in two sets 10-25 and 17-25 Good job Lady Railers! Keep working hard!
Annual Watermelon Feed and Whitewash
Annual Watermelon Feed and Whitewash
We will post additional months as we get them done.
September Breakfast and Lunch Menus
Tower Building. Mrs. Meyer's and Mrs. Mortensen's second graders completed this STEM activity the first week of school. They worked in groups to build towers from marshmallows and toothpicks. The tallest tower was 5.5 inches.
Science Fun. Second graders in Mrs. Mortensen's class investigate the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) bins during science class.
PTO Elementary Fundraiser coming soon!! Fundraiser packets will be sent home Monday! Check your child’s book bag for more information.