HERITAGE WEEKLY NEWS

HERITAGE HEROES | EVERYDAY HEROES | SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

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Important Upcoming Dates |

September |


9/21: Individual School Pictures (Group A)

(Virtual Edmond students may choose either day to have pictures taken from 2:45-3:15 p.m.)


9/22: Spirit Day (Group A) : Wear your Heritage Shirts or red, white & blue!


9/24: EPS Family Matters Classes | 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the district administrative center. Register link below.


9/25: Spirit Day (Group B) : Wear your Heritage Shirts or red, white & blue!


October |


10/13: Restaurant Night @Marcos Pizza | 2648 Exchange Drive location | 10:30am - 10:00pm | Offer curbside, carryout , or delivery.

Upcoming Dates 🗓

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📸 Picture Day for Group A students | Monday, September 21st


~ Please send your filled out envelope and enclosed payment with each of your students to school on Thursday.


~ Enclose EXACT Payment ( cash,check, money order) . Checks payable to Oklahoma School Pictures.


~ Credit Card Payments

1. www.OKSCHOOLPICS.com

2. Click order school pictures

3. Click your school and purchase your package(s)

4. Enter Order Confirmation Code on your students picture envelope


Virtual Edmond Student Pictures |


Virtual Edmond students may come on Monday, September 21st to have pictures taken from 2:45-3:15 p.m.) Virtual Edmond students should come into the building a few minutes early to have their temperatures taken and then may proceed to the cafeteria/stage. Parents should wait in cars or in the vestibule.

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👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Family Matters |

Family matters is a new series launched by the district to offer you support and guidance with those pressing parent issues like establishing healthy relationships, safety, and student success. Our first event is Sept. 24th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the district administrative center (masks and social distancing required). Scan the QR code’s above to register.
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✨New Happenings |

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Virtual Edmond Students Checkout

Hi Heritage Virtual Edmond Families,


We hope you will come to Heritage to check out library books while you are learning virtually. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 we can't invite you into the Media Center to browse for books, but we can still check books out to you. Just think about the kind of book you would like to read then use the Destiny book catalog to find titles that interest you.


Students will be able to place books on hold using Destiny Discover and then pick them up at the Heritage Library door on Wednesdays between 1:00-3:00pm. Students in Kindergarten and 1st grades will be able to check out 2 books and students in 2nd-5th grades will be able to check out 4 books. Please make sure you are following the procedures for either Chromebooks or iPads. We will be placing a video on the Media Center website to help with the procedures. Happy Reading!



CHROMEBOOK Procedures

1. Go to EPS Bookmarks

2. Click on App Launcher

3. Click on Follett/Destiny

4. Choose Heritage Elementary from the list of Elementary Schools

5. Log in with your 3x4

6. Click on Catalog

7. Click on Destiny Discover on the left side of the screen

8. Use the Search Bar to type in specific titles or subjects or just scroll down the screen for book ideas

9. Click on Hold to place a book on hold.

10. You may place 5-10 books on hold.

11. We will check out 4 of your holds to you and you may pick them up the next Wednesday between 1:00-3:00pm at the Library Door (formerly the walkup pickup door).

12 Books can be returned the following week at the time you pick up your next set of hold books.


IPad Procedures

1. Open Chrome or Safari and go to Google

2. Type in Heritage Elementary Edmond Oklahoma

3. Select Heritage Elementary

4. Tap on Menu in the upper lefthand corner

5. Choose Media Center

6. Choose Destiny

7. Log in with your 3x4

8. Click on Catalog

9. Click on Destiny Discover on the left side of the screen

10. Use the Search Bar to type in specific titles or subjects or just scroll down the screen for book ideas

11. Click on Hold to place a book on hold.

12. You may place 5-10 books on hold.

13. We will check out 4 of your holds to you and you may pick them up the next Wednesday between 1:00-3:00pm at the Library Door (formerly the walkup pickup door).

14. Books can be returned the following week at the time you pick up your next set of hold books.


Marsha Drees M.Ed.

Librarian, Heritage Elementary

Heritage Elementary Media Center

405.726.4965

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Watch D.O.G.S.

Heritage Elementary is looking for WatchDOGS. If you've been a WatchDOG in the past or have never been a WatchDOG and have been wondering what WatchDOGS do during Covid 19 look no farther. WatchDOGS will be required to wear masks in the building and encouraged to wash hands frequently. You are welcome to bring a small hand sanitizer to keep with you throughout the day.


WatchDOGS will sign in with Lobby Guard in the office using your Driver's License, and we will take your temperature. After that, find Mrs. Drees or go to the Media Center to get checked in for the day. You will rotate to different parts of the building every 30 minutes. You may be asked to help with students, read to classes, or help with sanitizing in a classroom. You will be able to have lunch and recess with your students. Please feel free to bring water with you. We have a coffee pot in the library if you would like a cup.


WatchDOGS signup link is below! Please contact Mrs. Drees if you have any questions at marsha.drees@edmondschools.net or 726-4965

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Edmond Fine Arts Institute Art Enrichment classes/camps for students K-5th grade

www.edmondfinearts.com

405-340-4481 or info@edmondfinearts.com

27 East Edwards in downtown Edmond

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Grab and Go Meals – 🎉NOW FREE for EVERYONE!!!🎉 | Beginning Wed, Sept 9th

Due to federal waiver, the district will be able to offer free meals to ALL currently enrolled students ( 18 & under) Began Wednesday, Sept 9th! Both in schools and drive-thru meals will be free of charge. You may pick one breakfast and one lunch each day. Second Meals and extra items will be charged as usual. All of our pick-up locations & times will stay the SAME; however, feel free to pick up from whichever site is most convenient for you!


The free meal program is dependent on funding, but the USDA anticipates that it will available through December 2020.


Heritage Location:

Just drive by the east side of the school on Monday-Friday (even Wednesday) between 10:40-11:00, and we’ll hand you a bag.


* Click here for school-specific Drive-Thru times/locations

📌 Helpful Tips 📌

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👨‍👩‍👧‍👦📚 Great resource for parents struggling with distance learning at home.

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School Lunches

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Online Payment Plus

www.mypaymentplus.com


September 2020 Menus


Breakfast

Lunch

Pre-K Lunch

Virtual Students


PK – 11:55

Gr 2 – 11:10

Gr 1 – 11:40

Gr K – 12:10

Gr 3 – 12:40

Gr 4 – 1:10

Gr 5 – 1:35


Students who have late lunch will have snack in the morning. Students who have early lunch will have snack in the afternoon.

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PTO NEWS |

⚡️Flash Sale ⚡️| ENDS MONDAY, Sept 21St

Previous years Spirit Wear | Limited Stock | available while supplies last

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🎉Spirit Wear!🎉


Spirit wear was sent home with your oldest child Friday, Sept 11 for Group B Students and Monday, Sept 14 for Group A Students.


Orders will be safely sorted by volunteers in masks and gloves.

🚨📣Forgot to order SPIRIT WEAR⁉️

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If you are Group B and ordered on Thursday or Friday, we delivered it to your child’s classroom this past Friday. !


If you are Group A we will get to the classroom by Monday for them to wear Tuesday!

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❤️Support Heritage❤️

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Follow Heritage Elementary School on Facebook! Stay up to date on school events & dates! Also, fun classroom and school activity photos!

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Join our Heritage Elementary PTO Facebook Group for important information about upcoming events and fundraisers.

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Visit our Website NOW! Stay up-to-date with all of our upcoming events and fundraisers; important PTO information; Volunteer; make Donations, and find out all the ways to help support Heritage!

Edmond Public Schools Launches Mobile App to Keep Community Informed and Involved!

Edmond Public Schools has launched an official mobile app designed to enable parents, staff, and students to stay informed and up-to-date on important issues, information, and activities underway within the school community. The free app is available for download in the Apple and Android app stores by searching for Edmond Public Schools.


The app features push notifications so that users may be notified about important events, announcements, and news in real-time such as bus delays. Users have the ability to choose which of the district’s schools they would like to follow, making their app experience personal and school-specific.


Key features include:

· Push messaging from both the district and school sites

· News

· Google Calendars

· Online grade book and attendance

· Lunch Menus

· Athletic Information

· Language Translations

The mobile app replaces the district's previous app, SchoolWay, which abruptly ceased operations last summer. The app was developed in cooperation with Intrado, provider of School Messenger solutions.


Susan Parks-Schlepp

Public Information Officer/Director of Community Engagement

(w) 340-2858 (c) 659-5932

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