Weekly Update, February 5, 2017

posted Feb 5, 2017, 1:16 PM by HeroesK8 Academy   [ updated Feb 5, 2017, 4:14 PM ]

We continue our competition with three other schools to conserve energy.  Currently we are in 2nd place for an $18,000 prize.  Help us learn more about energy efficiency by turning in your energy pledges to school as soon as possible. 


Here are the events for the week:


Monday through Friday is National Counselors Week.  We would like to thank Mrs. Reilly and Mr. Pacheco for all they do for our students, staff, and families.


The Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser begins on Monday the 6th.  All donations are due February 23rd.  Students will have 3 weeks to collect donations for the American Heart Association.  Students will have a chance to earn individual prizes depending on the amount of money they raise.


Tues, Feb 7th

*My Life Students to attend field trip to IntelliTec College

*Wrestling match at 5:00 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Academy


Wed, Feb 8th

*8:15 a.m.  Prayer at the Pole

*Pickles and Popcorn for sale after school

*6:00 p.m. District Accountability Committee Meeting at the School Administration Building—parents and staff are invited to attend


Thurs, Feb 9th

*8:20 a.m.—South HS will visit Heroes to answer questions and complete schedules for 8th graders attending South next year—Parents are invited to attend

*Girls Basketball game at home against Roncalli Stem Academy.  JV plays at 4:30, Varsity plays at 5:30.


Fri, Feb 10th

*Kindergarten will celebrate the 100th day of school

*10:00 Grades 3-5 Hero of the Month and Honor Roll Assembly

*11:30 Grades 6-8 Hero of the Month and Honor Roll Assembly

* Valentine celebrations will take place in classrooms.  Information will come home from teachers.

*Popcorn, pickles and jerky for sale after school

*2:40 Pantry Food Pick Up—all Heroes families are invited to participate!


Sat, Feb 11th

*8:00 a.m.  Wrestling Match at Dolores Huerta Preparatory Academy 


For athletic events, students who would like to watch must go home after school and may return at game time. Students must have rides to pick them up promptly at 6:15. Students can get into the game for $1 with a Heroes shirt. All other students can get in for $2, adults are $4.


This is a reminder that school rules and consequences apply to school athletic events at all District 60 and 70 locations. If students have disciplinary action taken against them during an athletic event, they will be banned from attending and participating in all athletic events for the remainder of the school year.