The Walking School. Bus will start this Wednesday, May 22 due to the weather forecast for tomorrow. If participating in the Walking School Bus, meet at the John Mosser Library between 7:20-7:30. Walking Bus will leave the library at 7:30.
Krispy Kreme donut pickup will be tomorrow from 3-6 pm in the art room at Hedding Grade School.
Congratulations to these two outstanding Hedding Grade School students and their parents for being chosen to attend the Western Region IPA Student Recognition Breakfast. Mercedes Hoyle and Lucas Andrews were unanimously chosen as two students who display great leadership qualities being diligent workers, respectful to all, reliable and responsible, and also kind and helpful to all. We were so proud to have them represent Hedding and the Abingdon-Avon communities.
Now that the weather is nice, if your child(ren) would like a safe, supervised way to walk to school each morning, or if you would like to volunteer to walk with a group of students to school each morning, there will be an short informational meeting in the Hedding gym at 6 pm, Tuesday, April 23. Come hear more about the Walking School Bus.
Please check out the "Time For Camp PARK Sign-Up" news story on the Hedding website for links to register your child to attend Camp PARK or to sign up to be a volunteer at the camp.
5th Grade band sign-ups will be on Monday, March 18th in the Avon Band Room from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Click here for more info: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1U5rAQJ90UN9GRxopIvfBAwVzoHbaXloVpCOEzwe_48k/edit?usp=sharing
Due to the low number who RSVP’d to attend the Eureka Math Parent University tomorrow night, we will be cancelling it and reaching out to parents who registered to answer any questions they may have.
This Wednesday night is the Eureka Math Parent Night. Pizza in the gym from 6-6:30 and then learning about the resources and curriculum in your child’s classroom from 6:30-7:30. There will be childcare in the gym. Please RSVP so we know how much pizza to order by sending in the form, emailing email@example.com or calling 462-2363.
No school today, 2/20, due to icy road conditions this morning.
There will be no P.M. prek for Mrs. Peterson’s class as Hedding will be dismissing at 12:30 today due to the forecast of potential flash freezing.
Unfortunately, no school again Thursday, January 31 due to the dangerously cold temperatures.
Hedding students should do Day 2 of Snow Day work and/or look for any messages from their teachers on additional class work to complete before our next school day. Please email or message your child’s teacher if you have any questions.
This is a reminder that all students have packets of class work and/or online instruction and work to provide as much continuity to learning for our students when they are out due to circumstances out of our control, like this winter weather. Students are expected to complete the work sent home and return it to school or submit online the next day we have school. Teachers have included a note with the packets with contact information in case students or parents have any questions or need clarification concerning any of the work sent home.
There will be no school tomorrow due to freezing temps., high winds and poor road conditions. All K through 5 Hedding students were given packets of class work to complete in the event of another missed day due to weather. Please read the attached letter which explains the new Illinois legislation which allows for school attendance days to be defined by the district as long as students are participating in learning for a portion of the day. Each teacher has included a note with contact information in case parents or students have any questions.
Due to rapidly deteriorating road conditions, dismissal time has been moved to 12:20 today, Thursday, January 24, 2019.
All A-Town 276 schools will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. today.
There is no school today, January 22, due to blowing and drifting snow.
The Eureka Math Parent University scheduled for tonight will be rescheduled to a later date. Information will be sent home with students, put on the website and on the Hedding Facebook page when a new date is scheduled.
The Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be administered online by UChicago Impact until February 15, 2019. The survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including improved attendance and larger test score gains. If at least 20 percent of Hedding Grade School parents complete this survey, a parent supplement report will also be generated. The parent data will not be reported on the State Report Card. Your participation in the parent portion of the survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement. Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. To take the survey please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/ and select the appropriate survey to begin.
Parents and Guardians, District 276 is adding two (2) additional 12:10 PM dismissal days to the calendar. These days will be used for professional development in areas of social emotional learning, trauma informed practice, student-voice, and school and family communication. The additional dates that students will be dismissed at 12:10 pm are Wednesday, January 30th and Friday March 29th.
Due to patches of black ice and slick roads this morning there will be no school for Abingdon-Avon schools today, Tuesday, January 15. Be safe everyone!
Remember to RSVP by the end of the school day tomorrow if you and your child plan to come for pizza and attend the Eureka Math Parent University Thursday night from 6:00-7:30 at Hedding. To RSVP call 462-2363 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for Eureka Math Parent University next Thursday night, January 17 from 6:00-6:30. Pizza will be served from 6:00-6:30, and there will be activities in the gym for kids while parents learn about all the resources available for our new math curriculum. Hope to see you there. Please RSVP by sending back the completed form that was sent home, calling 462-2363 or emailing email@example.com.
The 4th and 5th grade concert is tonight! It will start at 6:30 Pm at the high school. Ornament pictures will be from 5:30-6:15. Drop off rooms will be open at 6:00.
Reminder: Kindergarten and First Grade Christmas Concert is Tomorrow Night ( 12-04-2018) at 6:30 in the High school auditorium. Kids need to arrive by 6:15 in the west wing. Hope to see you there!!
Important Message From AA276: Last night the district was made aware of an alleged threat to the school. School officials immediately notified law enforcement, who quickly identified the source and contained any threat to the students, staff, and school community. Local authorities report they are confident that they have the situation under control. Our thanks to our local law enforcement departments for their quick and diligent work to keep our schools safe. The school district as asked local law enforcement to increase it’s security presence in the coming days. As always, the safety of our students, staff, and school community is our number one priority and we will continue to take actions to assure our students, staff, and community are safe at school.
Tomorrow, Friday, November 9 is early dismissal at 12:10 pm for School Improvement Meetings for teachers.
Eureka Math K-5 Parent Resources are now available on the d276.net website. Go to d276.net, click on schools, click on Hedding Grade School, click on Menu at the top of the page and under Parent Resources, click on Eureka Math Parent/Student Resources. You will go to a site called Classrooms 1st Math Resources. Click on your child’s grade level across the top of the page and resources including practice problems, answer keys and instructional videos are included for each module.
This is a reminder that there is no PreK tomorrow, October 23 and Wednesday, October 24. PreK students should return to school on Thursday, October 25.
Red Ribbon Week October 22-24 "Red Ribbon Week serves as a vehicle for communities and individuals to take a stand for the hopes and dreams of our children through a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives with the ultimate goal being the creation of a drug free America" (drugsrdumb.com) Monday: Make a poster to mark out drugs Tuesday: Love yourself and be drug free ...wear RED Wednesday: We are too bright for drugs ... wear SUNGLASSES
There are heat issues today at Hedding Grade School. The temperature in the classrooms are between 63-68 degrees. Please dress your student(s) appropriately.
Go to News on the Hedding website to read Standards Based Grading Q & A which answers questions parents had from the Parent Information Night before Open House.
Don’t forget to come to Hedding tonight for Open House at 5:30 in the gym to learn more about how your student will be graded this year, visit your child’s classroom, learn more about local organizations and enjoy a hot dog, chips, cookie and drink served by ABC bank.
Homecoming Week Dress Up Days Mon-Pajama Day Tues-Favorite Sports Team Day Wed-Hat Day Thurs-Crazy Sock Day Fri-School Spirit Day-Wear your Tornado gear!
This is a reminder that PTO mum pickup is today from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Hedding North parking lot. If your child sold mums, please pickup today between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Tues, Sept 25 from 5:30-6:00 in the Hedding gym, teachers present info Standards Based Grading. Open House will follow from 6-7. Enjoy a hot dog, chips, cookie and bottled water in the gym from 6-7 p.m. Click on the "News" link for more info on Standards Based Grading.
Reminder that there is no preschool tomorrow at Hedding. Preschool students should return to school on Tuesday, September 4.
Just a reminder that the Kindergarten Registration Parent Meeting is tonight at 6 pm at Hedding.
Click on News for 2018-2019 School Health Requirements.
The following dates will be non-attendance days for A-town PreK (Abingdon and Avon). This is in order for area PreK teachers and paras to participate in Professional Development put on by the ROE. 8/31, 9/20, 10/23, 10/24, 11/14 Please make arrangements for your PreK child on theae days.
Hedding Grade School will be having Backpack Night for K - 5, Thurs., Aug. 16 from 5-6 p.m. Students and parents should attend and drop off all supplies, see your classroom and meet your new teacher.
Kindergarten Registration Parent Meeting at Hedding August 14 at 6 p.m.
New student registration, which includes kindergarten and pre-k students at Hedding, will be August 2 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. You will be able to register students new to the district in each building.
Walk-in registration will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. August 1st in each school. Even if you have students in more than 1 building, you can register all students at one place.
I will now be able to post to Live Feed on our school's website and our Hedding Facebook page at the same time.
We had an awesome 3rd and 4th grade field day!!! Congrats to our overall winners!!! Kennedy Quinn and Isiah Delacruz!! Great job to everyone!!!!
The Color Burst Fun Run has been cancelled due to low number of registrations.
I was so excited to be picked to talk to the governor and state representatives at the capital building in Springfield. It was much more than I had expected. I loved watching my students talk about how we use technology at Hedding and answering questions myself. Such a wonderful experience. #Tech2018
Today I was lucky enough to take 6 4th graders to Galesburg to visit the birthplace of Carl Sandburg. We took our collected pennies, which totaled $1195.52 which we collected from all grades at Hedding. We also presented information about what we have learned about Carl Sandburg. It was a nice experience for those students.
Due to the forecast of freezing rain this afternoon, school will dismiss today at 1 pm. There will be no afternoon pre-k.
No school tomorrow due to weather. Hope to see everyone Tuesday.
Santa will be at Alley Oops tomorrow night, Tuesday, December 19 at 6 pm.
This is not Mrs. Andrews
HGS challenges all d276 buildings to Christmas decorating contest.
New school apps