Blessings Program: On Saturday, October 13, our students will be sharing music and poems during the Martinsburg SDA Church service at 11 am. All students have parts including our Preschool students. Music grades are based onparticipation both in class and at programs. Children will be wearing costumes representing their family's native country, the country of their choice, or pilgrims and Native Americans. There will be a vegetarian fellowship lunch after the service. Bring a dish to share and plan to stay.
Winter Wonderland Fund Raiser: Please remember to turn in orders for the Winter Wonderland Fund Raiser by Monday, October 15.
School Spirit Week: Show your school spirit by dressing in a certain color each day of the week October 15-19. On Monday wear shades of Blue, Tuesday-Orange, Wednesday-Green, Thursday-Red, Friday-Black.
Staff Development: Next Tuesday, October 16, school will dismiss at noon for staff development. Students will not need a lunch on this day unless they are staying for After School Care which will run from 12:15-5:45 pm.
Panoramic Picture: Our panoramic picture of our entire student body and staff will taken on the playground on Monday, October 22. Order forms were sent home this week with your child. Please return the order form with payment enclosed no later than Monday morning, October 22, if you want to purchase the picture.
Prayer Breakfast: We would like to invite you to a Sunday morning prayer breakfast on November 4 here at the school. The breakfast is free and will feature plenty of good food to eat and a short presentation by a guest presenter. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us. Your children are also welcome. Serving time will be 10:00 am. The meal and presentation should last for about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Love the Ladies: Do you have a purse at home you no longer use? Fill it with sanitary items, hygiene products, etc. Some other suggested items are: socks, hats, gloves, books, gift cards, gum , candy, chap stick, pen, paper, band-aids, brush, and comb. The In God's Service Community Services/Disaster Response, Inc. will be collecting filled purses and or donated items from now until the beginning of December. You can drop off your donated items at our school. There is a plastic container just inside the main door.
Christmas Program Practice: Grades 3-6 will be alternating practices for our Christmas program after school. The dates and times are listed in our current events below.
Violin & Cello Lessons: If you or your child is interested in taking violin or cello lessons here at the school, please contact Hannah Bauler at 360-818-1310. Lessons will begin in November.
STEMfest 2018: On Sunday, November 11, from 1-5 pm Highland View Academy will be presenting a STEMfest. There will be break-out sessions from STEM innovators, interactive hands-on STEM activities and engineering challenges. Food will be for sale and door prizes will be given. Students who attend from grades 3-6 will receive extra credit.
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~Albert Camus
October 13 Blessings Program at Martinsburg SDA Church, 11 am
October 15-19 Spirit Week
October 16 Staff Development, Noon Dismissal
October 17 Christmas Program Practice (5th & 6th), 3:15-4:00 pm
October 19 First Quarter Ends
October 22 Panoramic Pictures
October 24 Christmas Program Practice (3rd & 4th), 3:15-4:00 pm
October 31 Christmas Program Practice (5th & 6th), 3:15-4:00 pm
November 4 Prayer Breakfast, 10 am
November 6 Parent/Teacher Conferences-Noon Dismissal
November 11 STEMfest 2018, 1-5 pm at HVA Gymnasium