Jeff Yalden will be a guest speaker in our area on November 13, 2018 and will share his message and expertise concerning positive mental health and suicide prevention. He has toured in all 50 states and 49 countries to spread his inspirational message. He will be presenting in White City at 8:15 am, in Hope at 10:30am, and Herington High School at 1:00pm and will also facilitate a parent and community member session at 6:30pm in Herington’s Elementary gym. If you would like more information on Jeff Yalden, please visit his website: http://www.jeffyalden.com/
Principles of Biomedical Science students have began work on DNA. Today, they are building a 3-D model of DNA.
Elementary parents - please join us tonight for our Title I information meeting from 5:00-6:00 in the Flex Lab!
Bracket for Herington Invitational Volleyball Tournament
Sheryl Beeman put together an excellent example to demonstrate her understanding of the basic tenants of geometry from Chapter 1 for Mrs. Griffiths' class. Sheryl used popsicle sticks, cardboard, and colorful puff balls to display her knowledge of the vocabulary as well as the postulates.
HHS is hosting a blood drive this Friday September 21st in the high school gym. We have a few time slots still available if you would like to donate. If you are 17 or older you can go to redcrossblood.org to sign up or contact Michele Clore (email@example.com) who will work with you to make an appointment. Don’t forget to eat breakfast and stay hydrated before and after you donate.
HS Volleyball at Little River: Varsity loses match one in three sets. JV wins in two sets Varsity rebound to win an intense match two. Great job, Ladies! Keep working hard!
Herington Cross County Team competed well in Marion today. Will compete next Thursday at Council Grove Lake.
Just a reminder that the HES fundraiser ends this week.
2017-2018 yearbooks have arrived. They are on sale for $20. Contact the school office if you are interested in purchasing.
Attention kindergarten parents! We need you to please complete the Ages and Stages Questionnaire by Wednesday, September 19 if you haven't already done so. This is very important for our data tracking! This should only take a few minutes and can be completed on your mobile device. Please find the links below: ASQ 3: https://www.asqonline.com/family/be3649 ASQ SE 2: https://www.asqonline.com/family/2fbdee
Mrs. Griffiths' geometry classes were asked to demonstrate their understanding of the basic tenants of geometry from Chapter 1. Each student created a model and explained the concepts in a presentation. Pictured is Makayla Stiles with her model using pipe cleaners, stones, and popsicle sticks.
McKenzie Shippy, District III FBLA Vice President, spent the morning at the State Board Meeting at Emporia State. Good Job representing Herington FBLA at the state level.
Kitchen staff busy making a new menu item - homemade enchiladas!
The Railers get the victory tonight against Rural Vista tonight 88-40! Great Job, Boys! Keep up the good work!
A Middle School C-Team Triangular is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 in the Herington Middle School gym. The order of play for the evening is: Herington vs. Goessel, 4:30 p.m. Goessel vs. Solomon, conclusion of first match Herington vs. Solomon, conclusion of second match. Come out and support the team Monday evening!
Emilee Diekmann, daughter of Douglas and Kimberly Diekmann, has been awarded Student of the Month for August. Emilee thinks she was selected because of her particpation in different school organizations and activities. Throughout her high school years, Emilee has participated in FFA, FBLA, FCCLA, Volleyball, Basketball, Track, Swim Team, Dickinson County 4-H Senior Livestock Judging Team, and Dickinson County Farm Bureau Ag Ambassadors. When asked, Mrs. Geissert said, “Emilee is a focused, serious student. She is confident, and approaches class work with that confidence. She contributes to class discussions, and she is willing to help other students when needed. Congratulations, Emilee!”
This month at Little Railers Preschool, we are focusing on the book “The Gingerbread Man”. We transformed our dramatic play center into a bakery, and our morning class is “frosting” cookies they made out of clay with a mixture of paint and glue to add to our baked goods. They even added sprinkles (died rice) to their cookies! #growinglearners
Mrs. Beames’s fifth graders begin work on their early civilizations homes. #growinglearners
PTO fundraiser packets due soon!! They can be returned to the elementary school!