Herty Primary News
Covid restrictions won’t keep our kids from getting library books! Mrs. Aunchalee rolls her cart to the students at Herty Primary. Click on “read more” for pictures of a student checking in his Accelerated Reader books and getting new ones.
Angie Fuller is a difference maker. She works with students who have learning disabilities at Herty Primary in a Content Mastery class where every day she provides support to Kindergarten through 2nd grade children.
All students riding the bus MUST wear their masks! Please talk to your child about keeping their masks handy. Responsibility is key here.
Please connect to your child’s class through DOJO. Invitations to join the class have been sent through email and/or text. Herty Primary uses DOJO for class stories, assignments, reminders, personal private messages and point systems for behavior. Check any email or phone number that has been given during registration!
Mrs. Glenda Keel, mother to Principal Jill Riggs, makes some awesome pickles every year. She grows a beautiful garden and she shares her bounty with us here at Herty! Thank you, Mrs. Keel, for catering to the staff at Herty Primary.
Shoutout to Lufkin’s First Baptist Church for blessing our Herty Staff with Chick Fil-A! Thank you all for thinking of us!!
Students in Heather Jacks’ class made Text to Self Connections last week with the fun read-aloud The Relatives Came. Click on read more for a few samples from these savvy second graders!
Monday, September 7th is Labor Day. Lufkin ISD observes this holiday and school will not be in session.
From left to right, Counselor Heather Gilbert, Assistant Principal Amanda Gentry, Principal Jill Riggs, Instructional Coach Bridget Grubb and Literacy Interventionist Nikki Neal. Your Herty staff is excited for the upcoming year!
LISD has closed school for Thursday and Friday, August 27th and 28th, due to Hurricane Laura. Click on “read more” for a direct message from LISD Superintendent Lynn Torres.
Lufkin ISD will continue to post updates on the coronavirus situation at LufkinISD.org. If you have not done so already, we encourage you to visit LufkinISD.org, find the “SUBSCRIBE BY EMAIL” box and sign up for alerts as we post them.
Herty staff is “nacho” average teachers! Staff members enjoyed a nacho luncheon to kick off spring break! Click on “read more” for pictures of this Fiesta-festive feast.
School will resume on March 16, 2020.
Herty students celebrated Dr. Suess’s birthday on Read-Across America Day earlier this week. Thanks to the numerous community volunteers that came in and read to our students! Also, shout out to Miss Walker and the reading lab ladies in all their efforts to make this day so special.
Herty Primary celebrated Black History with a musical performance by the first graders. Click on “read more” for pictures of this event.
Herty staff supports Gunnar Shadden by wearing their epilepsy awareness t-shirts. #HertyHasHeart
Friday, February 14th, will be a holiday for Lufkin ISD. No school that day!
It’s National Counselor’s Week and Herty Primary has the best! Thank you Miss Gilbert for all you do for all of our students and staff!
Kindergarten graduation pictures will be made Tuesday, February 11th.
Herty’s UIL teams recently competed with other schools across the district. Our students competed in music memory, storytelling and creative writing.
We are SUPER proud of all our students. Our music team placed 6th. In creative writing, Carson placed 2nd, Mibella placed 3rd and Adelina placed 6th. Congrats to the kiddos. Also, a big thank you goes out to Mrs. Nickle, Ms. Beaudion and Mrs. Bryce for all the time and effort to coach the kids in this extra-curricular activity!
Click on “read more” for pictures of the awards ceremony held at Lufkin High School.
Join Herty Primary PTK in a movie night from 5:30-7:30 on Jan. 24th in Herty Primary’s gym. Admission is free. Concessions will be available ….. pizza, nachos, popcorn, candy and drinks will be available for purchase.
In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, Lufkin ISD staff and students will be “out of school” on Monday, January 20th.
School will resume on January 7th for students. January 6th will be a Staff Development day for Lufkin ISD.
Happy retirement to Mrs. Dessie! Thank you for your service to Lufkin ISD!
Click on “read more” for pictures this week at Herty Primary!