Quick Links
Parent Orientation
K-5th Grade
Tues, Aug 29
Parent Orientation
6th-8th Grade
Thurs. Aug 31
Labor Day
No School/Office Closed
Mon, Sept 4
Heritage HANDS Meeting
Wed, Sept 13
8:25am (after dropoff)
@ HCS Kitchen
Bluebird Restaurant Night
Tues, Sept 19
Friday, Sept 1

Split Chapel: 
PK-5th grade meet in the gym while middle school meets in small Bible study groups
Friday, August 25, 2017
Parent Orientations next Tuesday and Thursday!
Parent Orientation exists to give parents and teachers a time to discuss the goals, expectations, and operations of their specific classes. Teachers give brief presentations (approximately 15 minutes) introducing themselves, outlining the classroom schedule, the curriculum, discipline, goals for the year, and other items helpful to parents. There is also time provided throughout the evening when individual parents can speak with their child's teacher. If you have students in multiple grades, you may want to split up to attend all sessions.

In addition to teacher presentations, the Head of School will also talk with parents in the Middle School Science Classroom. The same presentation will be given during each of the time slots so parents can attend any of the three times that works with the schedule. Childcare is not provided.   

Tuesday evening is the Kindergarten through 5th grade Parent Orientation night. The schedule is as follows:

Session #1
Teacher Presentations
Session #2
Teacher Presentations
Session #3
Teacher Presentations
All 3 Time Slots
Head of School
Middle School Science Classroom

Thursday evening is the 6th-8th Grade Parent Orientation night. The evening begins at 6:30pm and concludes at 7:45pm. All presentations will take place in the Middle School Science Classroom.
GET INVOLVED! Heritage H.A.N.D.S. First Meeting on Wed, Sept 13
Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! As we kick off this school year, we invite each of you to get involved with Heritage H.A.N.D.S. (Helping Assist Needs and Demonstrating Service). Getting involved is a great way to support the school and get to know other parents.
Heritage H.A.N.D.S. is a service/social group of parents that provide a purpose-driven support system within Heritage Christian School. H.A.N.D.S. encourages the development of relationships among families, offers assistance to faculty and staff, and communicates the value of a Biblically faithful education to the community.
Some of the events and activities H.A.N.D.S. assists with are:
First Day of School Coffee
Donuts with Dad
Family Fall Gathering- S'mores & Hot Chocolate
Veterans Day Celebration
Muffins with Mom
Dine Out Nights
Open Gym Nights
Pool Party
Teacher Appreciation Week
Spirit Apparel
Box Tops
Your creative input, creative skills, time, or donations are always greatly appreciated! H.A.N.D.S. meets the 2nd Wednesday* of the month at 8:25 a.m. in the school's kitchen. Younger siblings are welcome to attend. Not sure you have the time? Come check us out- connecting with other families is a large part of our mission, not just giving your time. Not able to attend meetings? That's okay, sign up for notifications. We will send out SignUp Genius notifications prior to events as well.
Meeting Dates

September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13
January 10
February 14
March 7* moved up a week due to Spring Break
April 11
May 9
If you are interested in being a part of Heritage H.A.N.D.S. or want to receive more information, please contact: darcie_ahrens@yahoo.com
I look forward to a great school year!
Darcie Ahrens
H.A.N.D.S. President
Volunteer Screening Process Information
If you anticipate volunteering at Heritage at any point this year (driving for field trips, serving lunch, coaching, etc.), you will need to complete a Volunteer Application/Background Check. This can be done online at our website (bottom left of the home page, click on the Volunteer Application button) or click here. Even if you did this last year, you will need to do it again for this school year. Once you bring up the application, choose the Volunteer option at the bottom and then choose whether you would like to have driving responsibilities or not and proceed with the application. Remember that for driving you will also need to turn a copy of your drivers' license and current insurance declarations page (showing policy limits, dates of coverage, name and vehicle(s) insured) to Kathy in the office. If you have questions about the process, feel free to contact Brenda Wichhart (wichhartb@hcs-nl.com) or Lisa Turnbough (turnboughl@hcs-nl.com) in the office.
Welcome back to school! The Eagles have started their sports season with soccer and volleyball practices earlier this week. This fall Head Coach Scott Montgomery and Assistant Coach Carlos Medina will be leading the 7/8th Soccer team and Head Coach Sarah Franje will be leading the 5/6th Volleyball team. We are excited to see what the Eagles can do this year. Go Eagles!
We invite you to cheer on the Eagles Soccer team as they compete at the Cougar Classic Soccer Tournament on Saturday, August 26 in Atkins, IA. We hope to see you there!

Next week's schedule
Sat, Aug 26          
Cougar Classic Soccer Tournament
8:00am - Field 2
Atkins, Iowa

Mon, Aug 28          

Thurs, Aug 31
Soccer Field

Tues, Aug 29          

Thurs, Aug 31

Copyright © Heritage Christian School | 319-626-4777
news@hcs-nl.com | http://www.hcs-nl.com
255 Hackberry St North Liberty, IA 52317