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HERO Annual Christmas Boutique & Blood Drive
Saturday, December 8th
HERO annual Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique is Saturday, December 8 from 9:00 - 2:00 PM.  We have over 50+ vendors. We will also be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross between the hours of 8:30 - 1:30. Both of these activities will be in the Activity Building.
HERO Christmas Fundraiser
HERO's music teacher, Tim Lackas is offering CD's from his Septet this Christmas! They have been featured on KBEM and have played at clubs and festivals all over the Twin Cities. Buy 3 of the CC Septet's CDs for $25, including their popular Christmas CD and HERO will receive $15!  Check them out on the preview link below! 
Place a request in Jayne's folder with a check for $25 including your full name, phone number and how many sets of 3 you would like to purchase.  Please make check out to HERO. CD's will be delivered next week and when HERO returns in January depending on receipt of order.

HERO Christmas Music Fund Raiser
3 CDs for $25 - Checks made out to HERO
(3 Kings & A Horn Section, Edge, She's Big In Egypt)
December 17th - January 4th, 2019
Classes will begin on January 7.  There are two weeks left of first semester in the month of January.
Time to Complete Volunteer Hours
3 Weeks left of First Semester
You have the three weeks left in first semester to complete your volunteer hours at HERO. Every week there are several volunteer positions that are open.  All hours that are not completed will be charged at $25 per hour.  Registration for second semester will not be accepted until all  first semester volunteer hours are complete and your account is paid in full. 
Second Semester Registration Now Open
Deadline, January 8th, 2019
Registration for second semester has begun.  The second semester class schedule and registration forms are on the HERO website.  Remember that all students must register for second semester classes, even if the class is a full year course.  Registration deadline is January 8, 2019. Sign up for volunteer hours for second semester will begin on Monday, January 6, 2019.
National Norm Reference Test Orders
Deadline January, 22, 2019
HERO group orders for the National Norm Reference test, Terra Nova CAT 6, are being accepted through January 22, 2019.  You can find the registration form on our website under "Forms."
HERO's NEW Parking Lot Policy Begins January 6th, 2019
HERO has worked with a professional security person along with other local officials to find a way for our parking lot to be more safe for the students crossing between the two buildings.  Beginning on January 6, 2019, we will have a one way entrance into the parking lot and a one way exit.  You will have a map in your mailbox at HERO with parking instructions and also there will be one posted on our website under "INFORMATION."

We will be blocking the entrance into the parking lot next to the main church building.  The only entrance into the parking lot will be the entrance next to the Activity building. 

FLOW - The idea is to have ALL cars come in the south entrance, pass through lane 1 where the entrance to the Activity building is located.  Dropping off or continuing through to the north exit off Broadway.  Cars are able to turn down lane 4 to drop off at church if needed & circle back to lane 3 to continue out.  Most cars will drop off by church overhang allowing kids to have a safer crosswalk. 

Remember that this is a drop off area.  This is not a place where you can sit and wait for your children.  We need to keep the traffic moving so that other cars can come in and drop off their students.   

The assigned HERO Parking Lot volunteer will be positioned outside the Activity building.  They will greet the parents and students, making eye contact, assure safety of students & answer any questions for the church or HERO. Being present for the kids crosswalk when they are crossing & a car is approaching, being a greeter by assisting with the door when teachers, students & moms have their hands full, helping the heating & cooling of the building so doors are not held open.  Assist the playground as you can hear & be the first responded if an incident were to occur.  It is sheltered from the weather, inside is close for cold days, AND it is the highest spot in the lot that allows you to see over the parking lot for suspicious activity & added safety. 

All large vehicles including Suburbans, pick-up trucks, over sized vans, etc. will need to park in rows, J, K, L, and M. See map for more details.  Students who drive themselves to HERO must park in rows H and I. There is designed parking for the HERO teachers in rows A, B, and F.  

Note that there is a "No Parking" zone next to the main church building, at the bottom of the ramp, under the tree.  This has become a popular spot for parents to park and wait  for their students to come out of the church building. 

The purpose of this new policy is the safety of our children.  It is going to be an adjustment for all of us and for the Crossroads Church staff.  We appreciate your help in making this a smooth transition.

The link for the map can be found on the right side of HERO Homepage, on the Information page, and on the HERO location page.
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