One week left to sell raffle tickets. All stubs and money are due to teachers by Friday, March 8. 
 Classes with 100% participation will win prizes and if the whole school participates,
Mr. Binus will have to dye his hair blue and orange!
Beat the Winter Blues
Come to the Annual Benefit on March 14 and bid on amazing live auction items, including a week's stay for 8 at Chileno Bay Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. Bid together with your friends, or contact the office to arrange a proxy bidder. Read more about all the fabulous live auction items here.

Don't miss out. Reserve your spot today.
Mark your Calendars
Upcom ing School Events
  • Tonight! Thursday, February 28, Heilicher Information Evening, 7-8:30 p.m., Fiterman Beit Knesset
  • Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7, The Wizard of Oz Jr., 7 p.m., Dolly and Edward Fiterman Theatre 
  • Thursday, March 7, Parent Coffee with Yoni, 8-9 a.m., Heilicher Conference Room
  • Sunday, March 10, The Wizard of Oz Jr., 2 p.m., Dolly and Edward Fiterman Theatre 
  • Sunday, March 10, Jewish Community Day at the Mall of America, 1-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 14, Annual Benefit, 5:45 p.m., Beth El Synagogue
  • Friday, March 15, Yom Ruach Basketball game, 2 - 3:15 p.m.
  • **SAVE THE DATE** Monday, May 13, Parent Education Program featuring Lynn Lyons on the topic of Anxiety in Children, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Volunteers Needed at Annual Benefit
We need your help on the night of the Annual Benefit! We need 25 volunteers to take on roles including greeters, registration, live auction and Fund-a-need spotters and recorders. Volunteer shifts are no more than 30 minutes, ensuring you also have time to enjoy the evening. Sign Up Now. We look forward to seeing you at the Benefit!
Raffle Ticket Sales End March 8
Be sure to reach out to family, friends, and neighbors so they don't miss the chance to win one of our exciting raffle prizes. If you need more tickets, please stop by the office. All stubs and money are due to teachers by March 8 .
Parent Coffee with Head of School Yoni Binus

Join our head of school for a coffee and conversation on Thursday, March 7 from 8-9 a.m. in theHeilicher Conference Room. Hear about the latest Heilicher news and ask Yoni your questions while enjoying light breakfast and coffee. RSVP to Ethan Tarshish.
Save the Date: Parent Education Program 
With Lynn Lyons

Save the date Monday, May 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for a parent education evening with international speaker Lynn Lyons, who is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders in adults and children. Co-author of the book Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, Ms. Lyons travels around the globe speaking and training on the subject of anxiety, its role in families, and the need for a preventative approach at home and in schools. This presentation will be significantly funded by the Jacob Garber Endowment Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation and will be free and open to the community. More details to come.
Last Chance to Purchase Play Tickets Online!

Join us for The Wizard of Oz, Youth Performers' Edition, performed by Heilicher 7th and 8th graders on Wednesday, March 6, and Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m., and *new this year* a matinee on Sunday March 10, at 2 p.m. in the Fiterman Theatre on the Barry Family Campus.

Order tickets online through March 3. On March 4, ticket prices increase. Additional tickets can be purchased at the Heilicher office until the weekday before each show. 

Shows have been known to sell out, so get your tickets early. If available, additional tickets will be sold at the door. 
Reminder: Library Books Due March 7
All library books checked-out prior to February 14 are due on March 7. Please remind your child(ren) to return their books or renew them.

Please contact Mrs. Shimkus with questions/concerns.

Jewish Community Day with Heilicher at the Mall of America
Heilicher is a proud co-sponsor of Jewish Community Day at the Mall of America on on  Sunday, March 10, 2019  from 1-7 p.m. Enjoy special discounts, entertainment, exclusive tours, and the opportunity to come together in a brand new way.

For more information and to register click here .
Gerten's Flower Sales
Help Send the 8th grade to Washington, D.C. by purchasing Gerten's Flowers.

Spring is just around the corner (we promise)! The 8th grade class is selling Gerten's flowers starting March 1 to raise money for their spring trip to Washington, DC. Ask your favorite 8th grader to see their sales flyer or take a look at the Gerten's Order Form.

All orders are due to the Heilicher office by 3 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Orders can not be accepted after that date and time. Pick-up will be Tuesday, May 7, 1-4 p.m., in the Activity Center on the Barry Family Campus.
3rd Grade Field Trip to Bakken Museum March 12

Third grade will be visiting the Bakken Museum on Tuesday, March 12, from 10 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. to enhance their study of electricity in science. If your child is on the daily hot lunch plan, a bag lunch will be provided for them, and will include a bagel and cream cheese, cucumbers, applesauce, a bag of snack food, granola bar, and a bottle of water. If your child is not on that plan, please send a bag lunch and beverage that day. 

Please contact Mrs. Steinberg with any questions.
Easing the Transition to 9th Grade

All 8th-grade parents are invited to join us for an informational evening on the transition to high school on Tuesday, March 19, 7- 8:30 p.m., in the Fiterman Beit Knesset. We will cover a variety of topics including: transitioning to a larger school, extra-curricular activities, social environment, academic pressure, honors classes, and more. Learn from veteran parents, faculty, and one another as we share our successes, concerns, and experiences. RSVP to Ethan Tarshish.

Heilicher Athletics

It's time to sign up for Spring Athletics: Tennis, Biking, and Ultimate Frisbee. Early bird discounts run through March 15 for Tennis and Biking.


Condolences to the Sztainer family on the passing of Miriam Neumark, mother-in-law to Hector Sztainer and great grandmother to Levi Sztainer.

Challah Order Form

March challah forms are here. Please return your completed challah order form as soon as possible to the Heilicher office.

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