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April 13 -17, 2020

KHWK News Crew Weekly Announcements


Boerne Reads

Join Boerne Reads on Facebook Live each day at 11:30 a.m. to hear a story read aloud just for you! https://www.facebook.com/boernereads/

This week our very own Herff Hawks are some of the readers!

Monday - Constance Keremes, Patrick Heath Public Library

Tuesday - Tanya Tate, Principal Herff Elementary

Wednesday - Andria Burton, Librarian, Herff Elementary

Thursday - Marcie Warner, Counselor, Herff Elementary

Friday - Beth Miller, Assistant Principal, Herff Elementary


A Note from Mrs. Tate

Dear Elementary Parents,

I cannot thank you enough for the support you have shown to BISD during this school closure. By working together, we can ensure your child(ren) receive all the help they need to have the most successful Spring semester possible, despite the challenges we are all facing.

Your child’s assignment details will be posted to their course’ Google Classrooms or SeeSaw by the end of the day Thursday, April 9th. For those students with limited/no digital access, instructional packets are available. All content course assignments have been designed to be completed by Friday, April 17.

The BISD Grading Guidelines for school closure have been finalized. Teachers will begin to record grades starting Monday, April 13. You can find these guidelines and additional resources on our distance learning website at bit.ly/BISDathome. Please feel free to email your child’s teacher or me at tanya.tate@boerneisd.net if you have any questions.

Thank you for all that you do.

Tanya C. Tate


Herff Elementary

En Espanol

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Online registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now open. The district's goal is 90% online enrollment.

New and Returning Families may register online HERE and upload all documents into Skyward. PreK and Kindergarten roundup is also online.

If you have any questions about enrollment, please contact our registrar at Holly.Taylor@boerneisd.net.

Enrollment Link


Distance Learning

BISD Learning At Home

The BISD Digital Learning team has developed a Learning at Home website as a one stop resource for Boerne ISD students, parents and teachers. You will find informational videos on all things Google Classroom, See Saw, Zoom, Google Meet, Student Password information, and additional resources. They are continuing to curate and add content daily, so please continue to check the site as you are working through online instruction.

Distance Learning Homepage: https://www.boerneisd.net/Page/11694

Learning At Home page: http://Bit.ly/BISDathome

Herff Zoom Schedule

See teacher notes for more information about Zoom Calls.

Be on the lookout for our counselor, Mrs. Warner, she will be joining one of your class Zoom calls this week!

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Paper Distance Learning Packets

If you do not have access to the internet or devices and need a paper version of the distance learning documents, please contact your child’s teacher by the end of the day on Wednesday, April 15th so we know how many copies to prepare.

Friday, April 17th is Herff Elementary Packet drop-off/pickup 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Please drive-through the Herff Elementary car-line and remain in your vehicle. A staff member will greet you to provide your new learning packet(s). Please drop completed packets in the designated bins in the car-line.

Note: If you are ill or someone in your family is ill, please stay home.

BISD Packet Pickup Schedule:

Elementary – 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Middle School - 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

High School - 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Counselor's Corner

Social Emotional Learning

Your counselors are here for you! They are here to help however they can. If you are feeling uneasy, have questions, or just need a little familiarity, let us know.

The BISD Counselors have created a website (Click HERE) with information and ideas for Social Emotional Learning and Support. Also on this site is a link to schedule an appointment with a BISD counselor.

If you have any questions, you may also reach our Herff Elementary counselor, Mrs. Warner, at Marcie.Warner@boerneisd.net

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Please continue to visit the BISD website for the most up to date information: https://www.boerneisd.net/domain/4170

Information also available on social media channels. We are on Facebook and Twitter!

Boerne ISD

Herff Elementary

Herff Elementary PTO

Meal Service

Meal Service information:

Meals will continue to be served at Curington Elementary and Boerne Middle School South.

Breakfast - 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Lunch - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Blessings in a Backpack will be distributed on Friday at the Curington and Boerne Middle School South meal service locations during lunch service time.


Upcoming Events

Campuses closed until May 4th.


14 - Mrs. Tate reads live on Boerne Reads at 11:30 a.m.

15 - Mrs. Burton reads live on Boerne Reads at 11:30 a.m.

15 - Deadline to let teachers know you need a paper packet.

16 - Mrs. Warner reads live on Boerne Reads at 11:30 a.m.

17 - Mrs. Miller reads live on Boerne Reads at 11:30 a.m.

17 - Paper Packet Pickup in the HES Car-line 8:30-9:30 a.m.