By Kade Holman and Mason Rogers Ernie The Eagle is the HES mascot. Ernie, as you probably guessed is an eagle. He shows up at Eagle Pride assemblies, Indy Night, and sometimes Superhero Academy. It is a mystery who is under the mask. Some students think that it is Mr. Hardin or Mr. Hovdet. Ernie … Continue reading Ernie the Energetic Eagle
By Aubrey Pfaender and Addison Swartz We interviewed 4th grade teacher, Mrs.Reeves, about her class pet named Gertie, a gecko. 1. When did you get Gertie? February, 2015 2. Where did you get Gertie? Pet Co. in Franklin 3. Did you get Gertie for your class or just as … Continue reading Meet Gertie the Gecko
By Kade Holman & Mason Rogers Have you ever gotten into an argument at recess? Maybe you were playing football and the other says it’s 3rd down but you and your teammates say it’s 4th down. Then all of a sudden a little disagreement turns into a 15 minute argument. Now doesn’t that sound a … Continue reading Recess Arguments
By Mason Rogers & Kade Holman Have you ever heard of Eagle Council? Eagle Council is a group of 4th and 5th grade students who are interested in serving our school. Eagle Council meets on the first Thursday of every month, and sometimes they have donuts. If you get chosen, you get a t-shirt … Continue reading HES Eagle Council
By Franklin Sargent Veterans’ Day is a holiday celebrated on November 11th each year in the United States. It used to be celebrated only for World War 1 veterans, but was soon changed to honor all veterans. To honor our veterans at Heritage, we host an annual Veterans’ Day program. It involves Boy Scouts, Heritage … Continue reading Veterans’ Day Program
By Audrey Davenport & Hope Hood Being a new student at Heritage Elementary School can be exciting, interesting, and all sorts of things! A new student can be anyone from a kindergartner to a brand new 5th grader. Being a new student can be like moving to a new home, and sometimes, it is! For … Continue reading Being a New Student at Heritage
By Aubrey Pfaender & Addison Swartz Every year in the fall we have a pumpkin decorating competition in our school library. It’s a friendly fun competition. Every grade has a different theme. And then it’s the students turn to vote on the pumpkin that they like the best decorated. Every pumpkin has a number. The … Continue reading Pumpkin Painting
by Mattilyn Moyle & Adrian Crowner We interviewed a fourth grade math teacher, Mrs. Magee . We asked her questions and she told us answers to the best of her ability. We asked her what is her favorite part of being a fourth grade teacher. She responded, “Getting to work with the best teammates ever and … Continue reading Getting to Know: Mrs. Magee
by Addison Church I have recently noticed a lot of students at Heritage have been getting ice cream every day in the cafeteria at lunch. Although ice cream is a tasty treat, it is not the healthiest. Hope Pinckard recently said that it is just not healthy. Instead of ice cream, have some fruit or … Continue reading Healthy Habits
By McKenna Kaufman The Academic All Star award is for someone who is respectful, responsible, that shows teamwork, someone who is nice, and someone who works hard academically. Alexis Milani is Heritage Elementary’s 2017 Academic All Star. I interviewed her and here are the results. “Did you feel nervous when you where up there?” I … Continue reading Academic All Star Award
By Madison Burnett, McKenna Kaufman, and Andie Weaver We interviewed two third grade Eagle Pride winners, and asked them five questions about their accomplishment. How did you feel about winning it?” I liked it,” said Hope Hood. “I felt really good about winning,” said Cannon Spidle. Were you nervous going in front of the … Continue reading Eagle Pride for Third Graders
By Adrian Crowner and Diana Mendoza How do you think it feels to be a kindergarten teacher? Mrs. Wallace, Heritage’s new kindergarten teacher, knows. We interviewed her recently. She reports that she’s excited and proud to be a kindergarten teacher! She also loves how excited the students get when they learn something new!
By Mallory Baynes and Brylee Goldman She is awesome, decorative, and new! Fourth grade part time teacher, Ms. Trent! Mrs. Trent is a new fourth grade writing teacher who came to our school after winter break. Her room is located beside the office. We interviewed a student from Mrs. Millar’s 4th grade class who said Ms. Trent … Continue reading The New 4th Grade Teacher: Ms. Trent
By Addison Church Black History Month is a time we celebrate all the African Americans that have made a big change or difference in the world. For example, Rosa Parks was an African American who stood up for what she believed in, when I heard her story it made a little mark on me to … Continue reading Black History Month
Take the following survey to find out! You usually say the first thing that comes to your mind. A. all the time B. Never C. Sometimes You like being alone A.True B. False C .Sometimes You would consider running for class president. A. True B. False C. Sometimes Your friends consider you a great listener. … Continue reading Are you a introvert or an exrovert ?
By Andie Weaver, McKenna Kaufman, and Madison Burnett Have you ever wondered if your friend is a true friend? Well, now you will know. There are many ways to find that out. For example, how much does your friend know about you? If your friend knows some of your favorite things, they are probably just … Continue reading Is Your Friend a True Friend?
By Mattilyn Moyle Recently, I interviewed a fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Hamilton. I asked her questions and she answered. I asked her what does she like about fifth grade, she replied teaching math, the students, and the wonderful team of teachers. I also asked her, “What do you like about math and science?” She said … Continue reading Getting to Know: Mrs. Hamilton
Happy Birthday Mrs.Darnell! This is a very special shoutout to Mrs Darnell! She is a very special teacher, and she has worked at our school for six years since she was twenty-four and is now turning a special age- 30! She is an amazing teacher and does a lot for our school! Her Birthday is … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Mrs. Darnell
By Annie Kate Foley & Addison Church Have you ever thought about how fantastic our office staff is at HES! They do a lot for our school everyday. In the morning, they make sure you get to class and in the evening they make sure you go home safely. We interviewed them to understand their point … Continue reading Getting to Know: The HES Office Staff
By Fatima Gutierrez To be a hero at Heritage Elementary doesn’t mean that you have to fly or have super speed. To be a hero at HES means to to do the right thing even when no one’s looking. It means to be a leader. It means to be respectful, and the most important thing … Continue reading How to be a Hero at Heritage