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March 2023

Heritage March 2023 Activity Calendar

Homer March 2023 Lunch Menu

Broadlands March 2023 Lunch Menu

Heritage Annual Calendar Update 2022-2023 School Year (last day of school update)

Heritage 2022-2023 Annual Calendar (Updated 1/30/202)

District Important Date

March 28 Spring Pictures

Elementary/Junior High

Upcoming Events

3/27 - Scholastic Bowl against Rossvill-Alvin @ 4 pm

3/28 - Elem/Jr Spring Pictures

3/30 - Book Fair 3-6:30 pm

5/15 - 8th Grade Promotion

High School

Upcoming Events:

3/24 - Softball against Arthur Lovington @ 4:30 pm

3/27 - Baseball against Neoga @ 4:30 pm

3/28 - Track @ Paris @ 4:30 pm

3/28 - Softball against Salt Fork 4:30 pm

3/29 - Softball @ Urbana @ 4:30 pm

3/30 - Track @ Tuscola 4:30 pm

3/30 - Baseball against Oakwood @ 4:30 pm

3/31 - Softball @ St. Thomas More @ 4:30 pm

5/14 - Graduation at HS Gym @ 2 PM

Elementary/Junior High Announcements:

  1. Pop Tab Totals: 1F – 7.2 oz., 1L- 3.5 lbs., 2B – 1 lb., 3T – 3 lbs., 4B- 65 lbs., 5H – 4.5 lbs., and 7B – 5.5 lbs. Keep collecting and turning in your tabs!

  2. The next JH Scholastic Bowl meet will take place on Monday, March 27, 2023 at home against Rossville - Alvin at 4:00 PM. Good luck!

  3. The next JH Track meet is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Hoopeston at 4:15 PM. The bus will leave from Homer ONLY at 2:30 PM. Good luck!

  4. Spring pictures will be taken on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. These are optional and students may pick up order forms in the office if interested in having a picture taken.

2022-2023 Elementary/JH Yearbook order forms are now available for anyone interested in ordering a Yearbook. You may order online here. You may also follow the same link to submit any Junior High/Elementary school event photos. Click on the "Yearbook Snap", type in access code "2022-2023", and follow the directions to upload. Reminders:

  • Please remember that if your child is sent home due to illness, make sure that he/she is fever free for 24 hours before having them return to school. Also for continued safety of students during dismissal and arrival times, please make sure to drop off and pick up at designated school stops. DO NOT drop students off at the entrance of the school parking lot when attempting to catch a bus or block our drop off lane while waiting for students to exit.

  • If you are unable to access your child’s TeacherEase account please contact the office for a paper copy.

  • NO vehicles are permitted in the circle drive where buses drop off in the morning or afternoon and you must stay in your car when dropping off in the drop off lane.

  • If sending in snacks or treats for a class, please remember no home-baked goods can be shared. All items must be pre-packaged and in store box containers.

  • If your student will be gone for a doctor’s appointment, please have him/her bring a note from the doctor upon returning to school to show that they were there. Otherwise the absence will be marked unexcused by the school.

  • Please remember that there is NO SMOKING/VAPING on school grounds, and that seat belts should be fastened properly around children as they are being picked up or dropped off on school property.

  • Please remember to discuss with your student as to whether or not he/she will be eating breakfast/lunch that is offered at the school this year. Menus are available as needed.

  • If you are needing to pick up or drop anything off to a student or staff member in the building, please make sure to call and make arrangements with office staff prior to doing so.

High School Announcements

  1. Correction: Herff Jones will be here on Friday morning to pass out announcements and any other paper products that were ordered. Cap and gowns will come at a later date.

  2. All Clubs and Spring Sport pictures are TODAY, 3/17 during school. Bring all uniforms and club shirts. To order SPORTS pictures, use the code 77086SA at https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry.

  3. The paperwork for National Honors Society is due by 2 pm TODAY to Mrs. Knott.

  4. Junior Parents: Your students were given a fundraiser form. This will help raise money towards their senior trip next year. I have asked for each student to try to sell 10 items. The money and forms are due back no later than 3/21. Thank you!

  5. Parkland College will be doing their assessment testing on Wednesday, 3/22 starting at 9 am. Any senior attending Parkland in the fall as well as sophomore/junior taking dual credit will need to sign up for this test. Sophomores and juniors must first apply to Parkland as a non-degree seeking student. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Knott.

  6. There is a Post Prom sign up sheet on the counter in the office for Juniors/Seniors planning on attending post prom. You may only attend post prom if you attend prom. Please sign up no later than March 24.

  7. Any student interested in Golf Club this spring and Golf Team this fall, sign up with Mr. Gerard or Mr. Boyer.

  8. Anyone interested in volunteering at the Champaign Forest Preserve this summer, see Mrs. Knott.

  9. Any HS students interested in an English studies summer camp, go to


  10. Our next Washington DC trip is just a year away! Information was given to all the Sophomores and Juniors on Monday and extras are in the office. Get enrolled today, over half of our spots are filled! Contact Mr. Lee at justin.lee@heritage8.org for more information.

  11. Attention Seniors: The Heritage Booster Club scholarship is now open on Xello.

  12. Any junior or senior interested in a summer construction program through Parkland, see Mrs. Knott for more details.

The 2023 yearbook has just hit the market! Get your order form in the office today or you can order online here. Reminders:

  • Parents: Just a reminder that if your student will not be in school for the day, please be sure you are calling the office to let us know. Your student will be marked as unexcused absence for the day if we have not heard from you. Thank you.

  • Lunch Reminder: Lunches at the HS are now $2.60 per lunch. HS lunches must be paid via cash or check at the school office. You may just send it in with your student to drop it off. Please DO NOT enter payments for HS lunches via My SchoolBucks. Thank you!

  • SENIORS: Just a reminder to start getting “Through the Years” pictures to Mr. Cherry for the senior video.