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Summer 2019

Welcome to the HERO bi-monthly newsletter!
You will receive this newsletter twice a month giving you the most up-to-date news on what is happening at HERO.
Registration for Fall 2019
Registration for Fall Semester of 2019-2020 school year is upon us!  All Registration Information and Courses can be found on our website HERE If you have sent in your Student Class Registrations forms, you should receive an invoice via email by August 9.  All schedules must be finalized no later than Friday, August 16.  There are no refunds on Class Registration Fees.  After August 16, there are no refunds on classes.
HERO All Member Open House
August 13th
Join us on Tuesday, August 13, in the Activity Center from 5:00 - 8:00pm. Come and meet the teachers, sign up for your volunteer hours, pre-order your textbooks and attend a 30 minute new members orientation at 5:30 or 6:30 pm. Linda John will be doing face painting for the little ones between the hours of 5-8pm.
HERO Parent Volunteer Positions Have Changed!
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There have been updates and changes made to the Parent Volunteer Stations: We have assessed our security needs and we have made some major changes to the volunteer positions.  There will no longer be a hall monitor on the upper and lower levels of the church building.  In place of the hall monitors we will have a roaming (walking) monitor who walks from floor to floor during their entire shift.  

All shifts have been changed from 2 hours to 1.5 hour shifts.  There are 1 hour shifts available for set up at the beginning of the day and clean up at the end of the day. 

We have added another parking lot patrol position at the main church building.  This person will be stationed under the car port by the entry doors to the church Sanctuary.

All volunteers will check in with Jayne Wahlberg before they start their shift.  She will give them an instruction guide for their shift.  Volunteers will also need to sign out with Jayne Wahlberg after they have completed their volunteer shift.  Jayne Wahlberg will be mostly in the church building.  Persons who are volunteering for shifts in the Activity Center will check in and out with Sam Tischler, who will be located in the kitchen of the Activity Center. 

You can down load a copy of the new volunteer sheet by going to INFORMATION on the HERO homepage.  You will find a link to the PDF volunteer form or HERE.
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World News Group - Group Order
Orders Due - August 24th
Once again, HERO is offering World News Magazines (formerly God's World). With only 8 or more subscriptions of any of these 3 magazines, you will ONLY pay $11.99 for each magazine. 1-7 copies ordered = $23.88; 8+ copies ordered = ONLY $11.99. So let's do this together!
  • God's Big World (PrK - 1st)
  • World Kids (2nd - 5th)  
  • World Teen (6th - 9th) 
Also available is WORLD Magazine (9th gr - Adult.) At present, it costs $69.99 for a 1 yr subscription.  You would order this on your own so that it comes to your home.

*arrive every other month in your HERO file
*designed to be divided into 8 weekly lessons
*use on-line access to get more stories and pictures

ORDERS DUE:  AUGUST 24 - (before Labor Day) 

Please email me at: to place an order OR to ask questions. 

Make Checks out to: HERO
Send Checks to: Jennifer Wagner
                           22462 Hickerson Rd
                           Grantsburg WI  54840

NOTE:  BEFORE YOU WRITE OUT YOUR CHECKS...Please check with me to be sure we have met the minimum of 8 subscriptions.  Thank you so much!  Enjoy this year!!
All Textbooks Must be Pre-ordered
August 13th - at Open House
August 14th-September 1st - via email 

All textbooks must be pre-ordered for the fall.  HERO textbook orders will be taken at the Open House on August 13th, and beginning August 14th via email.  Please email Leah at: to place your textbook order.

 All pre-orders received August 13th - September 1st at 5pm will be ready for pick up in the Activity Center at Crossroads on Tuesday, September 3rd between the hours of 10am-2pm. There will be no textbook orders taken on September 3rd, this is for pre-orders only.  Textbook orders received September 2nd-8th by 5 pm will be ready for pick up on the first day of HERO classes, Monday, September 9th.  

NO textbook orders will be filled on the spot.  All textbooks orders must be pre-ordered.  If you come to HERO on Monday, September 9th, and you need to order textbooks, your order will be ready for pick up on Tuesday, September 10.  If you place an order on September 10, you will be able to pick up your textbooks on Monday, September 16. 

This new system will eliminate the long lines and time to double check the order.  No textbooks will be given out to parents or students without full payment.  Make sure you bring your checkbook, money order or cash when you come to pick up your textbook order.
Crown College PSEO
Time is running out for you to get registered for PSEO classes this fall. Students in grades 11th and 12th take the time to review the PSEO class offerings at HERO through Crown College. Follow the link on HERO's homepage to register with Crown College for the PSEO classes that are held at HERO.
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Parking at HERO
This is a remember that we have a one way parking system in the Crossroads parking lot on Mondays and Tuesdays when HERO is in session. Cars can only enter the parking lot off Notre Dame Street and must exit the parking lot on Broadway. 

There are designated parking spaces for the teachers of HERO, as well as for the Church staff in near the church office.  All large vehicles including over-sized vans, trucks, SUV's etc. must park in the north side of the parking lot, near the basketball hoops and playground area. This area is also designated for student drivers to park their cars. 

For a map of our HERO Parking look HERE
Planning Ahead
Check out upcoming dates & deadlines!
Here is a link to our full HERO Calendar including events and field trips!

August 13th - 5pm HERO Open House
August 16th - Last Day to Register for Classes Before Price Increase
August 16th - First 1/3rd Payment Due with Registration for Fall Classes
August 28th - Crown College Online Hybrid PSEO Classes Begin
September 3rd - ALL Fall PSEO Classes Meet (both Monday & Tuesday)
September 3rd - 10am-2pm HERO Textbook Pickup for Pre-Orders Only
September 9th - HERO Classes Begin
September 9th - All HERO/Crown PSEO Classes begin regular schedule
September 10th - Second 1/3rd Payment Due for Fall Classes
September 17th - Final Day to "exchange" Classes
October 1st - 5pm MACHE Workshop with Kris Cox & Cheri Frame

October 21st & 22nd - HERO Picture Days!
October 22nd - Final 1/3rd Payment Due for Fall Classes
AMAZON Smiles Program
One way that HERO is able to keep costs low (even with over 400 students signing up for FALL 2019) is through our parent-led fundraising programs like AmazonSmile. You can make a difference while you shop at Amazon. Simply shop at and AmazonSmile donates to HERO - Home Educators Resource Organization. For more information look HERE.
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