Helix Parents/Guardians - Reminder: The Helix School District will be closed Monday for Presidents' Day! School will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 20th. Also, don't forget about the Crab Feed on Thursday, Feb. 22nd! Have a wonderful and safe weekend!
7 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
American Flag
Good morning - The Helix School District will again be on a 2-hour delay this morning, Thursday, 2/15/2024 due to some ice on the roads! All Classes will start at 10:30 a.m. with no zero period and no morning breakfast. All bus schedules will be on a 2-hour delay. Please travel safely this morning, give yourself extra time, and go slow. Thank you!
7 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Good morning - The Helix School District will be on a 2-hour delay this morning, Thursday, 2/15/2024 due to ice and some slick road conditions! All Classes will start at 10:30 a.m. with no zero period and no morning breakfast. All bus schedules will be on a 2-hour delay. Please travel safely this morning, give yourself extra time, and go slow. Thank you!
8 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Helix Parents/Guardians - Our phones at the school are now working correctly. Please use our main number (541) 457-2175.. Happy Valentine's Day!
9 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Helix Parents/Guardians - Our phones at Helix are currently not working properly. To contact the school, please call Cindy Wood at (541) 969-7182. Thank you!
9 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Helix Parents/Guardians - Today is the last day to complete the Helix Charter School feedback survey. If you haven’t yet completed the survey, please take a few minutes and complete a brief anonymous survey on your experience at HCS this school year and remember to select submit at the end of the form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd_CC21QaixRrxyyfWYhp5ycGLpxTQq2TBWyeVdabW31ohbOA/viewform?usp=sf_link
14 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Helix Parents/Guardians - Kids Heart Challenge has officially kicked off, and we are so excited to learn how to keep our hearts healthy & happy! If you haven’t yet, register today to join the Legacy of Lifesavers and help kids with special hearts! Just for registering, your student will receive the KHC Heart Wristband! Check out our VIRTUAL ENVELOPE to learn more. The American Heart Association is celebrating 100 years of saving & improving lives, and this would not be possible without YOU! Please join the AHA’s 100th birthday party by following these two steps: Register TODAY at http://www2.heart.org/goto/helix or by downloading the free AHA Schools App for Apple or Android Complete Finn’s Mission to learn Hands-Only CPR & raise lifesaving donations to help special hearts ❤ SPECIAL INCENTIVES: • Any student who raises $35 will get to SILLY STRING Mr. Bixler! • Top class gets EXTRA recess! • Top 3 students will earn BUSTER and get to be the PE teacher!! • Any student who raises a donation will be entered to win WARMIE #2! The American Heart Association is excited to extend their work with the NFL to support improving health outcomes at home and beyond through the Hands-Only CPR education. Students that complete the Finn’s Mission learning module will earn an entry for two tickets to Super Bowl LIX in 2025 and our school will be entered to receive a $10,000 fitness equipment makeover for every 18 completed Finn’s Missions. Be sure to talk with your student about their favorite Heart Hero and heart healthy message from today’s kick-off! Thank you for supporting our school and the American Heart Association! Together, we are saving lives!
14 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Kids Heart Challenge
Our 3rd-5th Self-Managers had a surprise celebration at lunch on Friday, January 2nd! We are so excited to see more and more students applying to be Self-Managers! As a reminder, students can get applications from their classroom teachers. Keep up the good work Little Grizzlies! A special thanks to Mrs. Miranda Morris for recognizing our self-managers with this special lunch!
20 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
students at lunch table
The Helix Junior Class presents Val-a-grams!
21 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Val-a-gram flyer
Good afternoon Helix Parents/Guardians: The Helix School District will be on a half-day schedule tomorrow, dismissing at 12:25 p.m., for teacher inservice. There will be no after school activity bus or reading club. Have a wonderful weekend!
22 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Helix Parents/Guardians - Today, our elementary and middle school students were moved inside during lunch recess as a precautionary measure. One of our propane tanks is leaking a small amount of propane from a valve at the top of the tank. Our propane provider is in route to fix the problem. If the problem is resolved before our last elementary recess, students will be allow to go outside and play.
22 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Helix Parents/Guardians (Students 4th-12th) - The Helix Charter School plans to survey our students grades 4-12 next week. Here is a link to the questions that will be asked - https://5il.co/2ds9m. Participation in the survey is voluntary but greatly appreciated! If you wish your child to not participate in the survey, please contact the school by Thursday, February 1st. The survey will also go out to all parents and community members this Friday, February 2nd. Thank you!
24 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Last Friday, our Helix Elementary celebrated our Little Grizzlies at our second Purposeful People assembly of the year! Many students earned awards for working hard practicing gratitude, empathy, and perseverance! Although it was a close call, the 4th grade won the title of "Little Grizzlies School Pride Champions!" Way to go Grizzlies!! Our character trait for February is HONESTY!
25 days ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
elementary students at assembly
Good morning - The Helix School District will be on a 2-hour delay this morning, Monday, 1/22/2024 due to ice and some slick road conditions! All Classes will start at 10:30 a.m. with no zero period and no morning breakfast. All bus schedules will be on a 2-hour delay. Please travel safely this morning, give yourself extra time, and go slow. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Good evening - The Helix School District will be closed tomorrow, Friday, 1/19/2024 due to inclement weather! Classes will resume on Monday, January 22nd, weather permitting. Stay warm and drive carefully!
about 1 month ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Update on afternoon buses 1/17/2024 - Cub (Mark's bus) and Grizzly (Kelsea's bus) will be running on time this afternoon. Pup (Denise's bus) will not be running from Helix this afternoon. Students usually on Pup will be on Wolf (Stephen's bus). Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Good afternoon - Our Little Grizzlies basketball practice is canceled the afternoon due to changing weather conditions. We will reschedule Little Grizzlies tomorrow, weather permitting. All K-12 Pendleton bus students will be riding home this afternoon on Wolf with Stephen Jensen. Please be cautious this afternoon and travel safely, roads and sidewalks may be slick.
about 1 month ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Good morning - The Helix School District will be closed today, Friday, 1/12/2024 due to slick road conditions and drifting snow! Classes will resume Tuesday, January 16th . Please be safe if you have to travel today!
about 1 month ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Good afternoon Helix Parents/Guardians: The Helix School District will be on a half-day schedule tomorrow, dismissing at 12:25 p.m. marking the end of the 2nd grading quarter. Helix Schools will be closed Monday for the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School and will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 16th. If weather tomorrow requires school to be canceled, notification will be sent out tomorrow morning before 6 a.m. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal
Good morning - The Helix School District will be on a 2-hour delay this morning, Wednesday, 1/10/2024 due to poor visibility and slick road conditions! All Classes will start at 10:30 a.m. with no zero period and no morning breakfast. All bus schedules will be on a 2-hour delay. Please travel safely this morning, give yourself extra time, and go slow. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Brad Bixler - Superintendent/Principal