Say cheese! Thursday, September 8, is school picture day! This year Van Gogh Photography (new) will be taking individual and classroom photos in the morning. Look for photo order forms in the week's Friday folders. Also, here is a link to the online order form. School code: 30006401
Huskies enjoyed an outdoor all-school assembly on Friday to learn about our theme for the year: "Road to Adventure," meet all staff, and to sing the Heatherwood school song led by 5th grade teacher Anna Lyttle. Paws Up!
If you missed Back to School Night on Thursday, September 1, here is a link to the school presentation. Husky families had fun visiting Heatherwood, talking with staff and PTO members, and learning more about our upcoming school year. Paws Up!
Paws Up to all of our husky artists and families who came out last Saturday to refresh our school with painted spring windows. Following our school theme: "We Run as One," 31 windows were painted to add color and positive messaging to our community.
Please take a moment to walk around and tour our outdoor gallery.
First grade huskies started their gardening season by planting lettuce starts on a sunny spring day this week! There was lots of laughing, learning and getting hands dirty in our beautiful school garden! We look forward to being able to serve the lettuce in our school cafeteria on Rainbow Day. The lettuce beds are watered, tucked in, and ready for this week's snow. Thank you Garden to Table!
There are a number of ways to volunteer so please check the opportunities at Helpatschool.com. Help the Heatherwood PTO plan, coordinate and support our upcoming PTO activities.
If you are interested in volunteering, we ask that you complete the appropriate Raptor application in English or Spanish which includes a $25 fee. If this presents a hardship for you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to the Raptor application, please complete this volunteer agreement and return it to the front office. Thank you for your support!
As we plan for our 22-23 school year it is important that our prospective kindergarten students register here. Help us "Draw Together" for Heatherwood by sharing this information with your neighbors and friends as we anticipate our staffing needs.
A Kindergarten Kickoff Meeting for new families was held at the school on May 11 and here is a digital handout from that meeting. Call us at 720-561-6900 for more info.
Paws Up for our very own Ramiz Sirovina, head custodian, who was given a "Ripple of Positivity" Award at the district leadership meeting on Tuesday. Ramiz was nominated by Principal Genna Jaramillo for going above and beyond every day! Among other things, Ramiz prepares and cleans three lunch spaces each day along with interacting with students in a positive way. He works hard to make spaces in the school special. Congrats!
We had a great time at the husky fall parade! Thanks for participating. Our staff theme this year was to dress as anything related to art in keeping with our annual theme book "Drawn Together."
The Boulder Rural Fire Department came to visit Heatherwood on October 4 for National Fire Prevention Week! Thank you firefighters for teaching us about fire safety. Here is a flyer with tips to review with your students.
Looking for a way to be involved in the school? BVSD is hiring for these three positions at Heatherwood. Please help us spread the word!
Heatherwood will be hosting a "Books Draw Us Together" Scholastic Book Fair from Tuesday, December 7, to Friday, December 10. Book Fair money makes a fun holiday gift and it's a great opportunity to buy other holiday presents as well! Parent and guardians can send in cash with students or create an eWallet.
Families will also be welcome to shop in the library on Tuesday-Friday at 3:00-3:30 pm as well as outside at the Gallery Walk event on December 14 from 3:00-4:00 pm. Paper information will be in this week's Friday folders and this link has lots of information, including the book list. Online shopping starts on Friday, December 3. Support your Heatherwood library!
Heatherwood, Heatherwood, how does your garden grow? With carrots and lettuce and sunflowers all in a row! Yesterday, our 4th grade huskies harvested carrots, beets and radishes.
- Last year, Heatherwood's Garden to Table garden grew over 300 pounds of produce that was donated to local food banks.
- In March of 2021, 1st- and 3rd-grade huskies planted over 200 lettuce plants in our school garden.
- In May of 2021, 2nd grade huskies harvested 38 pounds of lettuce plants given out to families by the Heatherwood PTO.
- For more info, check out the Garden to Table website: https://gardentotable.org/
No need to visit several different stores to purchase school supplies for the upcoming school year! Our suggested school supply donation/fee for the 2021-22 school year is $75 per student. Teachers will be providing all school supplies needed for their classrooms.
You can now pay directly via RevTrak at our Heatherwood Web Store:
- Classroom supplies requested donation ($75)
- School planners for 4th and 5th graders only ($6)
- Sponsor a student (amount varies)
A big "Husky Thank You" to the 5th Grade Class of 2019 for our awesome new Gaga ball pit! It is already a big hit on the 1st-5th grade playground. We're also thankful to the 5th Grade Class of 2020 for our new playground sign. Designed with inclusion in mind, the communication board will provide easy, convenient access to the most common words to help students engage in conversation.
Check this link weekly for our Husky Hype newsletter to Heatherwood families, full of principal announcements, school news, volunteer opportunities and more!
"Heatherwood Happenings" is Principal Jaramillo's blog. Click on the title to read her latest post!
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