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December 14-18, 2020

A December to Remember

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This Week's Happenings


Business Fair

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Hoops 4 Heartland

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Coming to Herff in 2021...

In January 2021, we will welcome a Service Dog at Herff.

What is a Service Dog?

A Service Dog is an animal that has been trained to provide some type of service for its owner. There are dozens of uses for services dogs: seizure alert, hearing, guide, to name a few. Service Dogs are approved for people by a medical practitioner to help them perform day to day tasks or to make functioning in life easier. Because of the duties they perform for their handler, Service Dogs are allowed where pet dogs are prohibited. Your student will recognize a service dog by its vest, which can be an array of colors and styles, but will have some form of “service dog,” or “service animal” wording on the vest.

Guidelines for kids:

1. Service Dogs are “on duty” whenever they are with their handler. Explain to your children that the dog has a job to do and you don’t want to interrupt them while working.

2. Never ask why the person needs a Service Dog.

3. Don’t talk to a Service Dog. If you would like to ask a question about the amazing work the Service Dog does, ask the handler.

4. Do not distract the dog from its job by making kissy noises, barking, running and screaming, etc.

5. Always ask before petting any dog. Petting can distract them from their job, which could put the handler in danger.


Lost and Found

Please note:

  • Teachers will make a special trip to the Lost and Found this week.
  • Jackets and clothes with names on them will be returned to their rightful owners.
  • All items remaining in the Lost and Found after Thursday, December 17th will be donated.


Yearbook 2020-2021

What a year to remember! Our 2020-2021 Herff Elementary Yearbook is on sale now! If you order online by December 31, 2020, you will receive Early Bird Pricing of $22.

To order visit: www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter code: 53331K


All Aboard the Polar Express!

Once again, the Polar Express train will be making it's stop in our Herff Rotunda! We are in need of some cardboard boxes to prepare the train stop. If you have cardboard to spare, please drop it by the front office for our Art Teacher, Mr. Beschoner.



Volunteer Opportunities

Click HERE to signup to volunteer in the Library.

Click HERE to signup to volunteer in the Workroom.

*All social distancing and safety protocols will be required. For more information, please contact Leah Thompson, our PTO volunteer coordinator.


Helpful Links

Herff PTO

Join PTO and get your free VALUE CARD! Order SpiritWear! Stay in contact!

Boerne ISD Updates

Link to BISD weekly newsletter - December 11, 2020

The Boerne Insider

Link to The Boerne Insider - November 6, 2020


Upcoming Events

December 14 - Rocking Stocking Day

- Super Squad 3:00 p.m.

- BISD Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

December 15 - Polar Express Day

December 16 - 5th Grade Business Fair

- PK-1st Dual Language Tamalada

-E-learning Drive By Class Parties

December 17 - Early Dismissal 11:35 a.m.

- Class Holiday Parties

December 18 - No School for Students

- Staff Workday