School spirit & history

picture of sports jerseys

Theme

This year our theme is sports. We are breaking it down by each nine weeks. First, we are "going for the first down". Second, we are "taking the best shot". Third, we are "going for the goal. Finally, we are "hitting a home run".

 

Roadrunners are F.A.S.T.

Our school pledge reminds our students just how F.A.S.T. we can be!

Heather Glen Motto Poster

 

Roadrunner pride

School name: Heather Glen Elementary School

School mascot: roadrunner

School colors: orange and blue

Year opened: 1971

Our history

Front entrance of Heather Glen

Heather Glen Elementary School opened in 1971 and was named after the street, Heather Glen Drive.

Our first principal was Angus E. Cody. He retired in 1980. In 1971, the school started with grades 1-6. There were 16 faculty members and office staff, 1 custodian, 5 cafeteria staff and about 250-300 students.

Today, 49 years later, Heather Glen has 47 faculty and office staff, 4 custodians, 7 cafeteria staff and over 400 students. The school has been renovated several times over the years.

Angus Cody portrait

Heather Glen continued on with principals Fred Dillard (1980-1984), Cleburne Raney (1984-1998), Karen Marshall (1998-2000), John Drummond (2000-2013), Cristal Joslin (2013-2017), Melissa True (2017-2020) and our current principal, Nicole Wilson (2020-present).

The students are what it's all about at Heather Glen. Outstanding students have passed through this school. We even had a child actor come through our doors in the 1990’s! He was famous for his Welch’s Grape Juice commercials and very popular with his peers as he played “Spanky” in The Little Rascals (1994).

A duck on a rock

As we approach our 50th anniversary, our school is proud to have a beautiful outdoor classroom. We have been fortunate to partner with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to create a living learning center for our students to learn from and enjoy.