December 2022

Holiday Fun!

Submitted by chari.sorensen on

The celebrating at Orchard Hills has been nonstop during this holiday season.  We enjoyed our annual Sing Along, Nana Claus made a return this year (always a favorite of the students), the staff were given new "elf names" and some of us even made it on the "Nice" list this year!  From class parties to choir concerts we have done it all.  Thank you to parents, teachers, staff, community members and anyone that has been involved in putting smiles on the faces of our students this year.  We are looking forward to Christmas break, but we can't wait for all of the exc

Outstanding Employee Recognition

Submitted by chari.sorensen on

Congratulations to Alysha Shakespear for being nominated for the Horace Mann Outstanding Employee 2022-2023 award.  As one of our wonderful Intervention Technicians Alysha does a fantastic job helping students succeed and encourages them as they learn.  Alysha is such an asset to not only the students, but the teachers as well.  Thank you for your hardwork and dedication to the students at Orchard Hills!

Teaching Behavior For Parents

Submitted by chari.sorensen on

Mrs. Larsen (one of our Kindergarten teachers) is doing a study to finish her Master's Degree.  She needs parents to help, the course has six classes that will be held Dec. 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th, and January 5th and 17th at 5:30pm at the schoolIf you can't make it in person you can do it online!  Just pick up a consent form in the office or email alene.larsen [at]