FYI from the Choctaw Nation Halito, We wanted to share some information with you regarding the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma COVID-19 Coronavirus Relief Fund. You may have tribal members in your district who will benefit from these programs. Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma COVID-19 Coronavirus Relief Fund Programs will be offered based on available funding; applications are now open. For program information and qualification requirements, please visit www.choctawnation.com/covidrelief Please feel free to reach out to the POSSE program staff members if you have any questions. Yakoke, Padyn Stanley firstname.lastname@example.org 580-924-8280 Ext. 2297 Megan Hendricks email@example.com 580-924-8280 Ext. 4848
Heavener Public Schools has the following openings. Math grades 7-12 other teaching areas are a possibility. Part-time counselor with teaching duties, would couple with math or art Upper elementary administration grades 5-8 applications may be downloaded from the Heavener Public Schools website at https://www.heavenerschools.org/ under documents, forms, then applications. Please submit applications to Superintendent ED Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or PO box 698 heavener ok 74937 form more information please call if you have any questions at 918-653-7223 Heavener Public Schools is EOE
Please fill out the following survey if you will be enrolling your child at Heavener this coming school year: https://forms.gle/Nz4GiV9bfFhEwGH58
8th Grade Promotions ceremony has been moved to Harvey Stadium. There will be no restrictions on number of guests and students will not need to pickup tickets. Please read the announcement in the EVENTS section of the school webpage for details and times.
Heavener Public Schools is accepting applications for the following position: High School Counselor / Art Teacher. Send resume to Ed Wilson, P.O. Box 698, Heavener, OK 74937
Heavener Public Schools invites you to the Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2020. To be held in Harvey Stadium on June 26, 2020 at 8:00 pm. Students will be seated on the football field; seating for friends and family will be either the home or visitor stands. Faculty will be seated on the track. Students need to be in the cafeteria by 7:20 pm with their cap/gown and must wear a mask until they reach the stadium. You are encouraged to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Rain out date is Saturday, June 27.
Enrollment papers for Heavener High School students for the 2020/2021 school year may be picked up/returned to the High School office beginning Monday, June15, Mon-Thurs, 8am-2pm. These papers need to be returned by July 23. Students who are enrolling new to Heavener School must have the following documents on hand before enrollment is complete: copy of birth certificate, copy of shot record, copy of Social Security card, proof of residence, and copy of CDIB card (if applicable).
Heavener Public Schools is accepting applications for the following position: Full-Time Math instructor with possible coaching duties/PE, grades 7-12. Send resume to Ed Wilson, P.O. Box 698, Heavener, OK 74937
Wolf Nation……Help us add filtered water bottle filling stations to our district campus. The Making Water COOL in School initiative replaces old, school drinking fountains with new, filtered bottle filling stations to schools throughout the district. Heavener public schools water bottle filling stations campaign, donate here https://t.co/76FkyONIsR?amp=1
Kindergarten- 3rd grade Parents: After much review and consideration the Choctaw Nation has decided to cancel the 2020 Summer School session due to continued safety concerns with the global pandemic.
Alpha students in motion...congratulations to the following HHS students for making Oklahoma All-State in soccer. Jesse Moreno, Michael Gomez, and Mario Diaz...#ALPHAKICKS
Heavener Elementary/Middle School students please return library books next week during meal or personal student items pick-up.
Alpha students in motion...congratulations to the following HHS students for making Oklahoma All-State in soccer. Jesse Moreno, Michael Gomez, and Mario Diaz...#ALPHAKICKS
Friday night lights this Friday May 1 .... HPS will participate in the statewide Friday night lights to honor our HHS Senior class of 2020...,we will turn the football field lights on for 20 minutes from 8-8:20pm. We love our Seniors and want them to know we care and support. No gathering permitted, just drive by.... #ALPHACOMMUNITY
YouTube Video: Kids on the Block: Feelings are Important - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uoW_4zRkEg&feature=youtu.be
From Mr. Westfall, please see instructions for Upper Elementary pickup at https://newhuepress.org/2020/04/28/upper-elementary-end-of-year-pickup-schedule/
PSA... HPS SENIOR 2020 GRADUATION PLANS, VIRTUAL GRADUATION MAY 5TH TIME TBA...IF AND WHEN THE GOVERNMENT ALLOWS ,WE WILL SCHEDULE AND HOLD A TRADITIONAL GRADUATION DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS,AGAIN IF THE GOVERNMENT AND CDC ALLOWS.
PSA.... HPS MENU for the week of April 27...Turkey and cheese sandwiches,hamburgers, corndogs, for breakfast we will have breakfast bars, pancakes on a stick, and a combination of cereal donuts or pop tarts. Along with fruit veggies 🌽 and chips.#ALPHAYUM
PSA.... due to the severe weather alert and possible severe weather for the area, we will be postponing the Friday night lights Sr drive celebration until a later date. #OKWEATHER
KINDERGARTEN PARENTS: All pictures that were taken yesterday were sent to the yearbook staff. The pictures will also be posted here on our Live Feed. Thank you for coming out in the weather and allowing us to take pictures.
PSA.... update on Friday night lights, we will keep an eye on the weather. If raining or storming, we will reschedule. #alphaupdate
Friday night lights... HPS will participate in the statewide Friday night lights ... this Friday night April 24th, in honor of Heavener High School seniors of 2020, we will turn on the football field lights for 20 minutes from 8-8:20 pm . We love our seniors and want them to know we care, no gathering is permitted , just drive by.. #ALPHACOMMUNITY
Sending out a huge thank you to the HPS cafeteria staff, support staff, transportation staff and volunteers for helping to provide meals to HPS student home based learners since spring break. HPS has served over 14,000 meals during this time period. Thank you for your dedication and support to Heavener Public Schools and our community #ALPHACARING
Attention Seniors ....please use the following link to fill out your information for the HEAVENER HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SALUTE ,also check your email... https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeUmpHnSJ84WSEEBCdYe-lTaeLnE6VVaeG4dFGcYxeRWoOThw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Parents, if you have any questions or concerns during this time of distance learning, please email me at email@example.com or call 918-653-4313. Be sure to leave a message if there is no answer. Diane Cox, Heavener Lower Elementary Principal.
Los clases del Kínder de Heavener podrán recoger su traje de graduación el Miércoles 22 de Abril ,2020 de 8:30-10:30 am. Si su hijo estába en el clase de Mrs. Drury pueden recogerlo en frente de la primaria. Mrs. Culwell en frente del gimnasio y Mrs.Kelli en el parqueadero de la High School(secundaria). Cada niño puede poner su traje y salir del carro para que la maestra le tome una foto. Padres siguen las reglas de distancia.
HPS Thursday distance learning activity...Spring is happening all around you. Go outside and find an insect or a beautiful flower. Write a short story (at least 3 paragraphs) about what you found and read it to someone you enjoy spending time with.#ALPHADL
The Heavener Kindergarten classes can pick up their cap and gown on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 8:30-10:30. Mrs. Drury will be in front of the main elementary building, Mrs. Culwell in front of the main gym, and Ms. Kelli will be at the high school parking lot. Each child is encouraged to put their cap and gown on and step out of the car so the teacher may take a picture. Parents please follow the social distancing guidelines.
I have received many requests for email addresses. Here is the latest staff directory. heavenerschools.org/staff
PSA be sure to check out the Heavener Public Schools tutor availability like on the school website . Link has listings of grades and subjects, along with dates and times. At www.heavenerschools.org Scroll towards the bottom of the page and find tutor availability. #ALPHACARING
Here is a Thursday activity for HPS students. Look for 3 dimensional shapes, such as cones, cubes, rectangular prisms, cylinders, and triangular pyramids. Make a list of shapes you observed during your walk/exploration. Be sure to share your photos of what you find.
Congratulations to the following Heavener High School basketball players for making the Black Diamond All Conference team: Boys: 1st Team: Trace McDaniel, Logan Davis 2nd Team: Brandon Crase Girls : 1st Team Shaelena Bacon(Co-MVP), Carly Watkins, Malaya Riddley 2nd Team: Morgan Smith, Sammie Jo Taylor #ALPHAHONORS
Rylee V. is working on her enrichment packet. Anyone can email me pictures of their children during this time and I will put them on our live feed. firstname.lastname@example.org
FYI... This weeks schedule for OETA’s curriculum-based programming. For more information click on the following link http://www.oeta.tv/LearningAtHome
From Mr. Westfall Our upper elementary teachers (grades 6-8) have been contacting parents and developing lessons for online students and for students who need printed take-home packets. We understand that this process is unfamiliar and unprecedented, but for anyone who has any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 918.653.2815. You can leave a voice mail with your name and number, and I will call you. If you prefer to email your questions, my email address is email@example.com. For parents who requested bus deliveries of printed learning packets, we have placed those packets by grade level with the bus drivers for those routes. (Please see the previous post on bus route schedules). For parents who are driving to the school to pick up printed learning packets, those packets are available for pickup at the main elementary office building’s drive-thru line from 8am - 10:30am. For students who have online access, your teachers are communicating online activities through your student email accounts. Please check your email for instructions. I want to express my thanks to the families of our students. Your positive attitude and support is of utmost importance to this process as we navigate the next few weeks.
BEGINNING, Monday April 6th....Meal and Home based learning packet delivery via your bus route. Buses will run/deliver on the following schedule every Monday. Plan accordingly to be at your stop. BASED ON EXITING BUS ROUTES BEGINNING MONDAY APRIL 6TH, 2020 BUS TIME #3 8:00 AM #4 8:00 AM ROUTE 5 8:00 AM #2 9:00 AM #6 9:00 AM #8 9:00 AM #7 10:00 AM #9 10:00 AM #11 10:00 AM #5 11:00 AM #1 11:00 AM If you have any questions, please feel free to call elementary office 918-653-4313 High school office 918-653-4307 Remember to practice social distancing and CDC recommendations of 10 persons or less. #ALPHACARING
FYI.......Might be worth investigating... Free internet for students from Altice Altice internet providers Suddenlink and Optimum are offering 60 days of free internet service for households with K–12 or college students. Internet speeds are up to 30 Mbps if you do not already have access to a home internet plan. To sign up, call 1-866- 200-9522 if you live in an area with Optimum internet service, or call 1-888-633-0030 if you live in an area with Suddenlink internet service.
PSA...The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) is collaborating with the OSDE to provide in-home learning opportunities for students while schools are closed due to coronavirus. Beginning today, March 30, OETA will be adjusting its daytime schedule to provide curriculum-based programming for students Monday-Friday from 6am until 6pm, which will last until the end of the school year. Please visit http://www.oeta.tv/LearningAtHome to view an updated program schedule, OETA’s statewide channel list, curriculum and activities.
A message from Mr. Wilson: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1t4Waq2cdo_zkmQyw7vHpqEsCWTj5Ozml/view?usp=sharing
Las comidas para el jueves 26 de marzo y el viernes 27 de marzo estarán disponibles el jueves 26 de marzo, entre las 8 AM y las 10:30 AM. Todas las comidas para la semana del 30 de marzo al viernes 3 de abril se entregarán el lunes 30 de marzo entre las 8 AM y las 10:30 AM.
Meals for Thursday March 26 and Friday March 27 will be available Thursday March 26, between the times of 8 AM-10:30 AM. All meals for the week of March 30 through Friday April 3rd will be handed out on Monday March 30th between the times of 8 AM-10:30 AM.
Este es un mensaje importante de las Escuelas Públicas de Heavener. Un cuestionario será enviado a todos los estudiantes para ver cuánta disponibilidad hay al acceso a una computadora y internet. Por Favor tomen un minuto para responder a este cuestionario corto que está localizado en la página de las Escuelas Públicas de Heavener y un enlace vía e-mail.
Students, don't forget to come by a grab your meals tomorrow Wednesday March 25 #ALPHACARING PLEASE SHARE AND LET OTHER STUDENTS KNOW
Nomas un recordatorio que las Escuelas Públicas de Heavener están ofreciendo comida para llevar para la comunidad o estudiantes del Distrito de 18 años o menos empezando el 23 de Marzo hasta el 3 de Abril de 8-10:30 a.m. Los estudiantes deben estar presente para recibir la comida de acuerdo a las reglas del USDA. Vengan y utilizan este programa..
Just a reminder that HPS is offering grab and go meals for community/district students/anyone under 18. March 23 thru April 3rd. Per USDA guidelines, students must be present to receive a meal. Come and utilize this program.
This is a reminder that Heavener Schools will be handing out meals at the elementary awning and the Glen Scott Center parking lot beginning Monday March 23rd, from 8:00 A.M. until 10:30 A.M.
PSA.... IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER. THE HPS STORM SHELTERS AT WESTSIDE AND MAIN CAMPUS WILL BE OPEN. HOWEVER, THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE CDC/PRESIDENTIAL GUIDELINES CONCERNING THE COVID-19(CORONA VIRUS ) AT THE MOMENT IS NO MORE THAN 10 PERSONS AND THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING OF 6 FEET TO AVOID THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. IF MORE THAN 10 PERSONS ARE PRESENT, PLEASE ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK, AS THIS IS AGAINST THE RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES. NO PETS ALLOWED . SERVICE ANIMALS ARE ALLOWED .
Heavener Public Schools will be providing meals to anyone under the age of 18. Please complete the following survey to help us plan for how many meals to prepare. Thank you. https://forms.gle/SFofkVVbrvU9qfLS7
PSA..... Heavener Public Schools meal update ... Per the USDA guideline waiver, Schools will now be allowed to give two meals during distribution. One breakfast and one lunch will given to our to students.at one time ....with this the time of distribution window will be 8AM-10:30 AM , at both distribution sites, elementary awning and the Glenn Scott center... it still is a grab-n-go distribution. Per USDA GUIDELINES students must be present to receive a meal .Remember no student congregation and social distancing will be in effect . Thank you for your help and understanding . #ALPHACARING
PSA... Parents, HPS will offer breakfast and lunch to any and all persons under 18 in the Heavener area community beginning March 23,2020 due to the mandatory school closing. The process will be a drive thru/grab-n-go distribution process. As no student congregation is advised during this time frame. Distribution will be at the elementary awning., and the Glenn Scott center. Per federal guidelines students must be present to receive a meal. TIME : Breakfast distribution 7:30-8:30 AM..... Lunch distribution 11:30-12:30 PM #ALPHACARING
PSA.... Heavener schools, community and patrons , per today’s action from the Oklahoma State Board of Education, and due to the concerns of Covid -19 ( Corona virus ) all schools and school activities will be closed through April 6 across the state. We are in unprecedented times , please take this time to start making the necessary arrangements for your children in regards to child care/daycare. HPS plans to offer food service during the days past spring break that we are closed ..., More information will be forthcoming as the date approaches. Take this time to discuss appropriate social distancing and hand washing and, avoid large groups. Thank you for your in help in this matter. The safety of our students, faculty, staff and community is a top priority. We will overcome...#ALPHASTRONG ...#ALPHACOMMUNITY
Mrs. Rye’s 3rd Grade class is taking advantage of the current situation by starting a handwashing experiment. One piece of bread was untouched by human hands, one was touched by dirty hands, one by hands washed with soap and water, one with hands sanitized with hand sanitizer, and one was touched by a chromebook. Stay tuned.....
PSA.....HPS will continue to monitor all information concerning Covid -19 (Corona virus) from the State department of Health, along with the State Department of Education in regards to school operations past spring break.... Have a safe and wonderful spring break...
Congratulations to the Pride of Heavener Concert Band for receiving an EXCELLENT rating for their performance at the OSSAA District Concert Band Contest. #ALPHANOTES
250 Reading Counts Points - Front row - Grayson K, Cage M, Jovanni R, Ana V, Jamisen B, Kimberlea B, Second row - Brianna C, Wyatt C, Yuliana C, Colton D, Sebastian D, Sophia G, Third row - Billy H, Rhanni L, Katie L, Leiliana M, Crystal R, Back row - Abigail S, Ana V, Andy V, Vanessa V, not pictured - Jackson H, Kenzlee S
Alpha students in motion .... Leadership hosted our second annual TOCQ Academic Contest today at KTC Poteau. Thank you SO much to Michael Culwell and Irving Martinez who helped us and allowed us to use this amazing facility! We had four schools competing and over eighty students! Heavener brought back 91 ribbons! Thank you Mrs SDyer and #ALPHAPARTNERS KTC
Heavener Elementary ask that parents have Valentine gifts delivered to the home due to bus safety concerns.
HPS - Leflore County Special Education Cooperative is accepting applications for the following position for 2020-21 School Year: Bus Driver(Need valid OK CDL license with "S" Endorsement) Applications are available at the Glenn Scott Educational Center. 918-653-4936. EOE.
HPS - Leflore County Special Education Cooperative is accepting applications for 2020-21 School Year: Paraprofessional - At least 48 college hrs or have passed the ParaPro Assessment with at least a 455. Applications are available at the Glenn Scott Center. 918-653-4936. EOE.
Leflore County Special Education Cooperative (HPS) is accepting applications for the following position for 2020-21 School Year: Certified Mild/Moderate - Severe/Profound Coop Classroom Teacher. Applications are available at the Glenn Scott Educational Center. 918-653-4936. EOE
Boys action at 11 today .... #ALPHAHOOPS
FYI.... Parents and guardians of HPS students, please fill out and return the impact aid survey.... this survey helps HPS to qualify for FEDERAL school dollars. We are looking for: families that reside in federal housing, such as Choctaw housing,Hamilton homes etc. We are looking for families that work for federal entities, such as Indian type employment, armed services employment or active , work on federal government land. Your help is greatly appreciated thank you .
Correction on the above FYI date ... It should be Thursday dec 12th
FYI....Heavener Lady Wolves semifinals basketball game time has been changed from 7PM to 4PM tomorrow (Thursday dec 11th) varsity boys will remain at 5:20PM tomorrow night. Please share .. #ALPHAHOOPTIME
The Upper Elementary December Newsletter is ready! Go to newhuepress.org There are also new articles with student activities.
Parent Conferences are Thursday, November 21 from 4-7 pm
Our Veteran's Day Assembly will be Monday the 11th in the Main Gym.
After school partnership between Heavener Public Schools and the Boys & Girls club offer fun and exciting opportunities to our local Heavener students.... homework help/tutoring, mentoring, along with fun filled games and activities.....they even do local community/school service like help clean up at the end of the day.... #COMEHOWLWITHUS.... #ALPHAPARTNER....#meetingneeds
HHS Homecoming activity schedule for this week...this year’s theme is SUPERHERO ... Monday -meme day, Tuesday-Superhero day (super hero trivia), Wednesday-White out day , (class chant battle cry), Thursday- Redneck day (class banners in the gym), Friday-Purple & Gold day (HHS Pep assembly) TAILGATE at 5:15-6:00 sponsored by FBC Heavener WELCOME HOME HHS class of 1959 #ALPHAALUMNI #ALPHASPIRIT
PSA...... HEAVENER HIGH SCHOOL PARTICIPATES IN PINK OUT NIGHT OCTOBER 17. Order yours today for only $15.00 Money is due at the time order is placed and Order are due by 3:00 Friday, September 27th 2019 Please turn in to Carrie Alexander #ALPHASUPPORT
PSA....Due to rainy weather the football TAILGATE celebration scheduled for tonight’s game will be rescheduled ... this is the tailgate celebration it does not pertain to the football game ... football game is unaffected.
In compliance with Section 1111(b)(2)(H) of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Heavener Public Schools wishes to inform parents of Heavener students who are currently enrolled in the eleventh grade that the Heavener School District plans to administer the ACT exam as the state assessment. The test will be given to all juniors during the Spring of 2020 at no cost to families. Parents who wish to provide feedback may do so by completing and submitting the survey provided online at https://forms.gle/mw2VRynBR8oyf4qWA by September 27, 2019.
Wolf nation sports talk.... Trivia time... during the 1970’s students at HHS could leave money on their dash with info to be painted on their windows before Friday night football games. Trivia??? Who is the gentleman that painted the windows and what was the cost?