2017-2018 Nation Norm Reference Test HERO Order Form
MN law requires all homeschoolers to test our children (ages 7 to 16) annually. HERO will be placing a group order to meet the Minnesota State Testing Requirement. Note the MN law. Subd. 11. Assessment of performance. (a) Each year the performance of every child ages seven through 16 and every child ages 16 through 17 for which an initial report was filed pursuant to section 120A.24, subdivision 1, after the child is 16 and who is not enrolled in a public school must be assessed using a nationally norm-referenced standardized achievement examination.
TerraNova 2nd Edition (CAT6) This is the most recent edition of the CAT, released for homeschool use. This assess student academic achievement in reading language, arts, mathematics, science, social studies, vocabulary, and spelling. It is available for grades K-12. It takes approximately 5.5 hours to administer. The cost is $45 for test and scoring. You administer the test yourself. All Orders must be turned in no later than JANUARY 30, 2018. (no exceptions).
Tests will be ready for pick up from Jayne Wahlberg on Monday and Tuesday, February 26 and 27. Exams must be returned no later than MARCH 13. All orders must include: student’s name, grade, and birth date (month, day, and year). Checks should be made out to HERO. See HERP website under FORMS to download your registration form.
HERO Students Register Now for the PreACT Exam at HERO When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 Where: Crossroads Covenant Church, Forest Lake (lower level of main church) Time: 8:00 AM check-in. The test will begin at 8:15 am Go to the website under FORMS to download the registration form and mail it in.
The University of North Central will be having a Parent/Student PSEO informational meeting at HERO in the church library on Monday, December 4 from 9:30 - 10:30 AM. Please come and join us
The second semester class schedule will be posted on Friday, December 1st. You can register for classes for second semester starting December 1. Note that classes with a * in front of them are one semester courses.
Minnesota students in grades 11 and 12 are eligible to apply for PSEO classes. The student must register through the college first and be accepted into their PSEO program and then they can register for PSEO classes through HERO. You can register for PSEO classes through more than one college.
MACHE Homeschooling Workshop hosted by HERO - Home Educators Resource Organization, Monday, September 18th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
There are two workshops to choose from:
1. How to Begin - Presented by Kris Cox, MACHE Representative and Educational Consultant
2. High School and Beyond, Presented by Cheri Frame, MACHE Representative and Educational Consultant.
Details and Registration at: MACHE.ORG
Clip and save your Box Tops. We will be having a contest until Febuary 21st. Put your Box Tops in a sealed ZipLoc bag with yoru name on the bag. Place your bag in Lindsay Kendrick's mailbox. The fmaily with the most Box Tops will receive a $10 HERO lunch card. Last semester the Frank familiy won with over 350 Box Tops.
Manna Gift Card Orders are due Tuesday, November 22. These gift cards make great Christmas gifts, hostess gifts for the holidays and thank you gifts. All orders will be delivered before the HERO Christmas break. Questions? See Robyn at firstname.lastname@example.org
All Students who are planning on participating in the HERO Graduation ceremony are invited to attend the first of three graduation planning meetings. The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15th from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at Crossroads, in the lower level of the main church building. There is a registration form on our website that all graduates need to bring with them. Every graduate and at least one parent are encouraged to attend.
Save the Date!
It has been 20 years for HERO. We are having an all graduation class, 20 year reunion at Crossroads Covenant Church in Forest Lake. We want all teachers and graduates from HERO to come with their families to enjoy an evening of fun, and to reconnect with your classmates. Go to the link "FORMS" to print off registration forms for the reunion.
All registrations received after August 17th will have a late fee applied to each class.
Register now for classes for at HERO. Registration deadline for fall semester is August 17, 2016. After August 17, late fees will be applied.
HERO will be hosting its' annual curriculum fair from 9:0 - 2:00 in the gymnasium. Come and shop and enjoy the fellowship.
There will be two FREE workshops.
1:00 - 2:00 PSEO workshop with Century College and the University of Northwestern College.
11:30 - 12:30 Workshop on a 3.5 week Trip to Israel earning 4 college credits through the University of Jereselum
There will be an elementary graduation ceremony for all HERO students (Monday and Tuesday students) in grades Preschool through Sixth grade in the Sanctuary of the church. Students will be given a certificate and a coupon for a FREE hot dog and a bag of chips at the lunch counter. Come and support your students.
The HERO Choirs, jazz band, and piano and instrumental students will be performing their spring recital at Hosanna Lutheran Church at 9300 Scnadia Trial North, in Forest Lake, MN
This is a full evening of entertainment beginning with the HERO drama class at 4:30 performing their second performance of Alice and Wonderland. At 6:30 PM the Beginning Acting Class will be performing, followed by the Irish Step Dance Class, the Sign Language Class and the Dance/Jazz classes. This is sure going to be a fabulous night of entertainment.