Herty Primary News
Happy Speech Pathologist Day
Kuddos to these two ladies, Kristian Taylor and Jamie Moore! These are our Speech Pathologists and they serve 90+ children here at Herty! Thank you Kristian and Jamie! We love you!!!
Celebrating Nurse Ashley McElvey
In honor of National School Nurse Day, Herty Primary recognizes Nurse Ashley McElvey. Nurse Ashley is the bomb! She truly is compassionate, kind, patient and so loving to all kids and staff. She goes above and beyond to accommodate and tend to all of our campus needs. She misses lunch most days to take care of students. Thank you, Ashley, for all you do for Herty!
Teacher Appreciation Week 2023
Thanks to Amanda Smith and other PTK members, Herty teachers were blessed with a week’s worth of catering to and more food, treats, snacks and drinks that is imaginable. Special thanks to Quad Graphics for a wonderful luncheon from Roost. Also, appreciation goes out to TImber Creek Church for Chick Fil A and other monetary donations. Shout out to Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Keel and Mr. Joe for a delicious fried fish buffet with all the trimmings and a new supply of homemade pickles by Mrs. Glenda Keel. (If you haven’t had Glenda’s pickles, you’re missing out!) In addition to all of that, Lufkin High School Culinary Arts fixed us up with some yummy cookies and treats. Lastly, but most certainly not least, a huge thank you to Lufkin’s First Baptist Church for a breakfast buffet on Friday to kick off Field Day. In addition, they lined our hallways with red carpet treatment with a star for every employee! This has been a year for the books. We are very lucky to have so many people vested in our school. Your efforts are so, so appreciated.
Cafeteria Staff Recognized
Shout out to these ladies! We want to say a big “thank you” for serving us twice daily. You ladies are awesome. Also, congratulations to Cassandra and her crew for receiving a perfect score on the state inspection. The city inspector reports that they are doing a great job with keeping the campus/kitchen in compliance!
Administrative Assistant’s Day
These ladies!!!!! We give a big “thank you” to Mrs. Betty Wilson and Mrs. Lorena Gaitan for all they do for us here at Herty Primary. Happy Administrative Assistan’ts Day to you both. You are appreciated.
Fiesta Fun Day
Mark your calendars …… Herty’s annual field day will be May 5th. Plan on coming out to watch your student compete in numerous fiesta fun activities. See the flyer for specific times for your child.
Herty Primary will have it’s Spring Book Fair May 1 thru May 5.
Teacher of the Year 2023
Congratulations to Mrs. Leslie Rayburn, Herty Primary’s Teacher of the Year for 2023!!!
PTK Movie Night
PreK Y Kindergarten Inscripcion
Inscripcion de PreK Y Kinder Abril 4
PreK and Kindergarten Sign Up
PreK and Kindergarten Sign Up, April 4th
Herty Rummage Sale, April 1, 2023
Come out to Herty Primary on Saturday, April 1st, from 8 am until 1 pm to PTK’s annual Rummage Sale.
School Holiday, April 7 & 10, 2023
Lufkin ISD will be closed for Good Friday on April 7th and Monday, April 10.
Easter Bunny Pictures
As a PTK fundraiser, your child will have pictures made with the Easter Bunny on Tuesday, March 28th. Pictures can be purchased. Be checking their backpack for further information.
Spring and Class Picture Day – March 21st
On Tuesday, March 21st, Spring and class (group) pictures will be made. Please check your child’s backpack for photo packets that have went home.
City Wide Track Meet
Some Herty Hornets competed in the annual LISD city wide track meet. Click on “read more” to see pictures from the event.
Spring Fling March 30th
On Thursday, March 30th, Herty Primary will have Spring Fling. Plan on coming out to the school from 5:30 til 7:30 pm for an evening of games, concessions and family fun!
Early Dismissal March 10th
On Friday, March 10th, Herty Primary will have early dismissal. Special Education classes dismiss at 10:45 am. General Education classes dismiss at 12:00 noon.
Spring Break March 13-17
Lufkin ISD will be closed March 13 through March 17 for Spring Break. School resumes on Monday, March 20th.
Kindergarten Graduation Pictures
Kindergarten graduation pictures will be made on Tuesday, March 7th, 2023. See your child’s backpack/folder for more information.
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
The Christmas season is in full swing at Herty Primary. From a fabulous hot chocolate bar for staff to so many fun things planned for the kids, Herty is busy, busy with Christmas excitement. Click on “read more” for more pictures and check back later for more Christmas posts.
Staff/Student Holiday – October 10
No school Monday, October 10th. All LISD campuses will observe Columbus Day.
Fall Pictures, September 20th
Fall school pictures will be made on September 20th. Watch for flyers and information to come home soon.
Grandparent’s Day 2022
Grandparent’s Day will be celebrated on Friday, September 9th. We’ll have some fun activities for our grandparents to enjoy with their grandchild(ren). Check your child’s backpack for information specific to his/her grade level.
Happy Speech Pathologist Day
Today is Speech Pathologist’s Day and we have the best ever …… Mrs. Jamie, we love you!!