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Miss Danielle

Celebrating 2 Years Since Closing Day: Building and Running a School in a Pandemic

I’ve always struggled to remember anniversaries.  I celebrated 10 years of HEROES for at least two years; now, we’re celebrating 15 years of HEROES, we’re opening registration for our 10th academic year as HEROES Academy, we’re taking registrations for our 3rd academic year in our new home, and today, we’re celebrating two years since closing …

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Life Sciences: A Study of Living Things

The Life Sciences program at HEROES Academy is a hands-on laboratory science program for gifted and talented students.  We offer two levels of life science:  Elementary Life Sciences (for Grades 1 – 3) and Advanced Life Sciences (for grades 4 – 6).  Both classes cycle through similar units; however, labs, reading assignments, and math applications …

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End of Year Reflections: What My Students Learned (And What They Taught Me!)

While most schools in the state have already concluded their school years, we’re still winding down.  We are closed for 4th of July weekend, but we’ll return for one final week on July 10th and 11th before our summer break officially begins. The end of the school year is always bittersweet.  I’m relieved to have …

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Construction Update: More Electric, Site Work, and Stucco

They finished the “rough-in” for the electric.  The electrical inspector told us that we need to put poles outside to protect the electrical meter.  I had a little laugh at the signs the electrician left saying “Dear Mr. Electrical Inspector…” My uncle, Robert Schmidt, brought me a new-to-me lawn tractor that makes mowing SO much …

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Construction Update: HVAC, Electricity, and Windows!

Construction is moving along quite nicely.  It’s exciting to visit the school each day — sometimes twice a day — to see what’s happening!  We’re on track to finish within our projected timeline with enough time to move in, set up, and resume classes in September!  The HVAC is moving along nicely.  It’s the biggest …

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Updates from HEROES: Construction and Fall Plans

I hope you are all enjoying your summer.  We’ve now completed our first week of summer homework.  All of your students’ submissions from this past week have been graded, and your child has access to this week’s homework.  Any comments on your child’s homework submission can be viewed in the e-mail associated with your child’s …

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