The Compass

Sound Bytes for Parents of Heritage Explorers

"The Compass" is available! Check out episodes below; the most recent is pinned at the top when released. You can expect a new Compass episode every two weeks.

As the parent of an Explorer, click HERE to weigh in on topics you would like to see covered in upcoming podcasts!

11.12.2020: This episode of The Compass offers our community a window into the Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) program offered as a Special at Heritage. Mrs. Mitchell sits down with Ms. Winkelmann, and highlights the strides being made to support students in taking care of their hearts, their minds, and their relationships.

Click on the "heart puzzle" to begin putting the pieces together around Heritage Explorers' SEL curriculum!

10.29.2020: This Compass episode offers the Heritage community an opportunity to learn about the heART that goes into our Art programming. Mrs. Conrad and Mrs. Meyers sit down with Ms. Winkelmann to discuss their passions and their plans for this essential subject for our Explorers.

Click on Mrs. Meyers and Mrs. Conrad to listen; don't miss this episode of The Compass!

10.01.2020: October is Anti-Bullying month in the world of Education. Our School Psychologist and Counselor sit down to discuss the issue of bullying. We take a look at the climate at Heritage and discuss some of the efforts we are making as a school to educate our students in appropriate social skills, such as empathy, inclusion, and being an upstander.

Creating a culture where there is no place for hate is a community effort. Listen in and consider the part you can play!

09.17.2020: Heritage Elementary PTO! Extra! Extra! Hear all about it!

There are changes since last year, particularly with the pandemic. And in these unprecedented times, the collaboration between Heritage and the community is more important than ever. PTO is a prime place for that partnership to happen. If you have a student at Heritage, this is a "do not miss" episode of The Compass!

09.03.2020: The Thursday Blast. What's the point? I mean, really... it's long, and nobody has time for extra email.

In this episode of The Compass, we hear from Mrs. Brandee Tudor, who breaks down what's what when it comes to the Blast and she offers some insight around whether it's worth the read. Click the image to listen in!

08.20.2020: In this episode, we hear from Mrs. Wolach and Mrs. Montoya, who discuss the changes and quirks associated with the beginning of the 20-21 school year.

How can the community best support our school during this unique time? Click the image to listen in!