The Heritage Herald
February 2021 volume 1
Hello HMS Families!
Stay safe and warm,
February is Black History Month
Amanda Gorman is the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate. Below, she recites her poem "The Hill We Climb".
Check out the Virtual Tour of Chicago's DuSable Museum below.
8th Grade Parents
Erin's Law Erin's Law Permission Slip-Please sign by 2/12/21
Dear Parents and Guardians,The State of Illinois requires schools to educate all students (pre-school through 12th grade) about sexual abuse and assault awareness, Erin’s Law legislation. Information regarding Erin’s Law can be found at: www.erinslaw.org
When: February 15-26, 2021
Presented by: School Social Workers
Where: During your students' regularly scheduled class time on Zoom or Teams.
The Mobile Dental Bus is headed to District 104!
We are excited to offer no-cost dental care for all of our District 104 students. The mobile dental bus will be taking walk-ins from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm on Feb 16, 17, 18 and 19 through a non-profit organization called Mobile Care Chicago.
The mobile unit will be parked at the Heritage Middle School parking lot, near door seven.
Mobile Care’s dental clinic provides free cleanings, fillings, and follow-up care that fulfills our school’s dental exam requirements. No insurance required. All district students are eligible for free dental services. First come first serve.
The dental clinic also has updated safety features that exceed national guidelines to prevent the spread of germs and illnesses. For more information go to www.mobilecarechicago.org .
All students must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Dental treatment form will need to completed onsite before they can be seen.
Please note: The school building is not open to the public at this time. Please expect to wait in your car or outside. Dress for the weather. Visits take approximately 10 minutes.
Coming Soon: Scholastic Bowl!
Questions: email our Athletic Director, Mr. Forman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Parent Workshops
Erin's Law Parent Presentation
When: February 9, 2021 6:30-7:00
Presented by: Maggie Fletcher, Walsh School Social Worker
Questions?: Email Maggie Fletcher at email@example.com
Conferencia Virtual Para Padres de Familia
Febrero 24 ~ 6:00pm via Zoom