Protecting Your Family
Against the Flu
Cold and flu season is
here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots
will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions,
including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to
obtain a flu shot early. Click here to review
more information about how to tackle the flu.
Calling all Readers!
Books and Blankets is coming to Henderson!
Please join us Wednesday February 11 from 6:00 to 7:45
for some cozy family fun!
Adults and children, come in your p.j.’s!
Bring a book & a blanket.
Join us for pizza and reading in the gym.
There will be some literacy activities plus some special
guest readers and prizes.
Look for the flyer coming home on Friday to RSVP.
Hope to see everyone at Henderson’s celebration of
READ, RIGHT, RUN
Thank you to everyone who donated shoes!
I have a thank you note that I will share at the February meeting.
meeting is February 2 from 6-6:45. Our “right” thing will be collecting
items for Churches on the Streets. The guidelines are at the following
If you can’t make it to the meeting on the 2nd
you can bring your items to Mrs. Bitter’s room (room 23). You will also
have the chance to make Valentine decorations to donate to local nursing homes.
2015 Missouri Tri-County Regional Science and Engineering Fair is Saturday,
February 21, 2015. It will be held at
St. Charles Community College. You can
pick up a handbook for the Fair in the office.
This is open for all students K-8th grade.
Our Eaglefest packet will go out this week. There will be
extras in the office. Look for
opportunities to volunteer, preorder your carnival tickets and gather all the
info you need about Eagle Fest.
You may also go to
volunteer. You can also go to the PTO
link on the Henderson website for the volunteer link as well. WE CANNOT have Eaglefest without a lot of
We also continue to collect Class Theme Basket donations
until Friday, February 6th.
Our Eaglefest volunteers have been busy visiting local
businesses asking for donations to add to the raffle baskets. If you have a home business or work for a
company that would like to make a donation please contact Amy Prinster at email@example.com
EAGLEFEST POSTER CONTEST
Poster contest forms have been sent home. Posters are due to
Mrs. Taplin, Room 4 by Friday, February 6th. Rules: Must be completed by a Henderson student on a
½ sheet of poster board. Poster should
include: Eaglefest 2015, Henderson Elementary, Sat, Feb 28, 2015,
11am-4pm. Remember to put your name,
grade level and teacher’s name on the back of your poster. A winner from every grade level and a GRAND
PRIZE winner will be announced February 12th.
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February 10 7:00pm PTO
February 11 6pm-8pm Family Reading Night
February 21 9:30-11:30 Saturday School for Incoming Kindergartners
February 25 10am-2pm Kindergarten Registration
February 28 EagleFest
March 3 & 5 Parent
March 3 & 5 5pm-7pm Kindergarten
following students led the entire school in the Pledge of Allegiance this Rachel
Trapf, Ayden Rogers, Sam Jones, Madilyn
Shrum, Kayla Clark
Friday 1-30-15 Day 2 Monday
2-2-15 Day 3 Tuesday
2-3-15 Day 1 Wednesday
2-4-15 Day 2 Thursday
2-5-15 Day 3
PTO News (continued)
EAGLEFEST THEME BASKETS - Eaglefest
is a PTO sponsored carnival held at Henderson on Saturday, February 28th. Can
you believe this will be our 21st year!! Themes for the baskets have been
chosen and you can find your class basket theme below. Please donate new items
only and things your child would enjoy to help build your classroom basket. If
you would prefer to send in money (cash only) instead of an actual item, it
will be used to purchase items for your class basket. Please put cash money in
a sealed envelope labeled with Eagle Fest Basket, teachers name and students
name. If you have any questions or would like to help with baskets, please
contact Amy Prinster at 314-606-9846 (text) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALL DONATIONS ARE DUE BY
Kindergarten Brawley The
One That Got Away (fishing)
Doherty Frosty the
Frazier Family Game
Movie Night (Rated G or PG)
Hackmann Mizzou Fan
& Hermann Tons of Fun
of Fun for Girls
Knickmeyer Date Night/Dinner
and a Movie
2nd Bradt Santa's
McKay Let's Dine
Ransom Taste of
Wylie I Scream U
3rd Dault Books,
Mullins & Viehman Little Baker's Basket
& Schlereth Doggie
4th Emery Baking up a
Hendricks LEGOS are
Haberberger BBQ Blitz
Sebring Time for
5th Bengtson Chocoholic
Root for the Home Team!!
Johnson Gift Cards
Schmitz Coffee Break
note that if you are a business owner and you would like to donate a basket or
items, please contact me so we can get that arranged. Also, I will be in need of large baskets or
laundry basket donations to assemble the baskets. If you have any to donate please contact me
March 4th, 6:15-8:15, GREAT SKATE
there's a new way to help your PTO at Henderson Eagles! You can enter the
codes on coke products and help us earn points. Go to www.MyCokeRewards.com/schools to enter your
to all who have participated in Shoparoo!.
Henderson Elementary is on their way to 200,000 points. All you need to do is take pictures of ANY receipt with the Shoparoo app made
for your smartphone. It doesn’t matter where you shop or what you buy -
every receipt submitted results in a donation to our school! So, what are you
waiting for? Simply download the free
app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store by searching ‘shoparoo’
and then select our school as your chosen cause. Since there is no limit to how much money we
can raise with Shoparoo, be sure to invite your friends and neighbors to join
in – every receipt counts! We can’t wait
to see Henderson Elementary reach 150,000 points!!!!
Inclement Weather and School Closure Procedures
Francis Howell School District (FHSD) strives to hold school according to the
school calendar adopted by the Board of Education; however, to ensure the
safety of the students and staff, there may be times when school will be
canceled due to inclement weather. Please make sure you are familiar with
Centennial Book Available for Purchase
Get your copy of the Francis Howell School
District book, Centennial: A Magnificent Journey. This book presents the 2014-2015, here and now, Francis
Howell School District as a direct outcome of the efforts, and struggles of
successive generations and key individuals committed to building something
ever-better for children and youth. And, because great things don’t happen in a
vacuum, the context of each historical era is provided. Order your copy for the
special holiday price of $10.