October 18 & 19-NO SCHOOL-MEA Break
November 5-NO SCHOOL-Curriculum Day for Teachers
November 7-PICTURE RETAKE DAY
November 8-Turkey Bingo
November 12-13-Parent/Teacher Conferences in the evening 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
November 15-NO SCHOOL for K-5, Parent/Teacher Conferences during the day 8:00 am-4:00 pm
November 16-NO SCHOOL for K-5
New Heights educates students in Kindergarten, First and Second grade. All students are involved in Music, Library and Phy. Ed., along with robust curriculums of literacy and math. Students are also treated to Art instruction throughout the year. There are currently 21 sections of students and classroom teachers. There are also special educators, counselors, and interventionists to serve our students. Mrs. Pederson is the Principal and Mr. Grassel is the Assistant Principal. New Heights is proud of the community of learners that attend here. We value cooperating with parents and the community to empower all students to become responsible lifelong learners.
Office Hours: 7:30 am-4:00 pm / School Hours: 8:25 am-2:55 pm
Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 School Year
**Please stop by the office for enrollment paperwork after April 17th**
Items required for enrollment:
Copy of child's birth certificate
Copy of current immunizations
Proof of address
S.M.A.R.T. Newletter March 2018
Helping children and adults reach their highest potential
S.M.A.R.T. at Home - Have you ever shockingly discovered your child has scribbled on the walls? Most children have engaged in the act of writing on walls, so odds are you've had the pleasure of parenting through this behavior. What you may not realize is working on a vertical surface is beneficial for children!
This article explores how to build foundational skills necessary for hand and wrist development and includes many ideas for families at home.
PS: Educators, there are ideas for your classroom. Have a S.M.A.R.T. idea in your classroom? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
S.M.A.R.T. Spaces - Spring has sprung! Or has it? Here in the snowbelt we are wondering, will the sun ever shine the whole day? But there is a fun space where the sun can always and the signs of spring can be celebrated. Check out how two school in southern Minnesota have planted seasonal fun into their S.M.A.R.T. spaces.
One S.M.A.R.T. Teacher - Ever spent an entire weekend living, breathing, dreaming yes we said dreaming, about S.M.A.R.T.? One S.M.A.R.T. Teacher from Marshall, MN has! Check out how Erica incorporated literacy with eye movements in her kindergarten classroom immediately after attending a workshop! She even sent a free download to share with you!
Time Saving Tips - Take it from us, you can never have too many Learning Ladders and Tactile Trackers for you S.M.A.R.T. program. So, let's explore the idea of multitasking by using one picture for both activities..