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Herfurth Elementary Building

Herfurth's Vision 

To encourage whole child development by providing opportunities for individual academic and social growth through exploration.

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Students dress as their favorite book character.

Herfurth celebrated literacy with storybook character day. 

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Students look at dinosaur bones while visiting the Dinosaur George Museum.

Herfurth students learned hands on about dinosaurs through the Dinosaur George Museum hosted by PTA. 

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Primary students show off Cursive Licenses after mastering their cursive lettering. 

Primary students show off Cursive Licenses after mastering their cursive lettering. 

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A primary class dresses up for Storybook Character Day. 

A primary class dresses up for Storybook Character Day. 

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Students learn outside with their teacher.

Montessori learning extends beyond the classroom and connects with the natural world. 

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Herfurth paras pose together.

We appreciate all that our Paras do everyday! They are the #TheGISDEffect

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A student feeds our school chickens. 

Students practice the Montessori area of Practical Life by taking care of our school chickens. 

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Students pose with puppets during readers theater.

Primary students integrate theater arts into their classroom by participating in Readers Theater. 

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Teachers spent their spring break learning at the American Montessori Conference. 

Teachers spent their Spring Break learning at the American Montessori Society Conference. 

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Students work in the school garden to gather herbs.

Students work in the school garden to gather herbs. 

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Student stands with trophy after winning the Spanish Spelling Bee.

Congrats to our two time Spanish Spelling Bee champion Ariana! 

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Kindergarten students pick-up trash around the campus.

Kindergarten students pick-up trash around the campus. #TheGISDEffect 

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Students dress old for the 100th day of school.

Students celebrate the 100th day of school. 

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A primary class shows off their STEM parachute projects.

A primary class showcases their STEM parachute projects.

Recent News

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Interested in working at a school in the district? Join us for our job fair on June 2 from 4-7 pm (in-person and virtual).

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Students in grades 3-12 have the opportunity to provide feedback for our district through the in-class survey from May 16-June 3.

Calendar

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Montessori
magnet program

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Art & music
classes

theatre comedy and tragedy masks

Theater arts
incorporated
in classroom