Helix Elementary celebrated HONESTY today during our Purposeful People awards assembly! We have some super honest Grizzlies and we could not be more proud! Several students were recognized for their outstanding effort practicing honesty this month. Way to go!
Students also tested their balancing skills during a "dicey" minute to win it challenge.
Thank you to our middle school student council students for being our pep squad today, and setting a great example for our younger students.
The character trait for March is COOPERATION. Parents, be on the lookout for letters coming home with fun ways to practice cooperation as a family!
Helix School Parents – The Helix School District will be delaying sending the survey out to gather information from students, staff, and parents about indoor mask wearing. More information is expected from the ODE and OHA in the next week or two. I'll keep you posted once the new information is released. Thank You!
Helix Parents - Lifetouch Photography is at Helix School District taking class pictures today. If you would like a copy, please complete the Class Picture Order Form - https://5il.co/164vo
. Payment can be made online or return the order form to the school with payment.
Good morning - Due to icy road conditions, Helix Schools are closed today, 2/22/2022. Please be safe if you need to travel!
Helix School Parents – On Wednesday, 2/23/2022, the Helix School District will be gathering information from students, staff, and parents about indoor mask wearing. Please review the survey at https://5il.co/15td8
. If you would like your child(ren) not to participate in the survey, please notify the school no later than Tuesday, 2/22 by contacting Cindy Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 541-457-2175. Thank You!
This afternoon the Helix School staff and students cheered as the Griswold High School Grizzly boys and girls basketball teams departed for their play-in games against Imbler and Elgin. Go Grizzlies!
This Thursday Griswold High School is going on its annual all-school ski trip. All high school students are eligible and are encouraged to participate.
Here is the itinerary for Thursday, February 17th:
6:15 - AM Students must be at the school and ready.
6:30 AM Bus Departure for Anthony
8:30 AM Arrival at Anthony
8:45 AM Check-in, get passes, and equipment.
Ski until lunch at 12:00 PM.
(students can either bring lunch or bring money to buy lunch)
4:00 PM Bus Departure for Helix
6:00 PM Arrival at Helix
Immunization Exclusion Day is this Wednesday, February 16th, 2022. Your student(s) should be up to date with any of their required vaccinations to remain in school by February 16th.
If your child has recently received their vaccinations, or if you would like to check the status on your child's vaccination record, you can email Cindy Wood at email@example.com
or feel free to contact the office at (541) 457-2175.
The Helix School Board Meeting this evening will be rescheduled for next Wednesday, February 16th at 6 p.m. Due to personal situations the Board was unable to have a quorum.
The middle school student council is excited to be planning a Valentine's day dance for Helix 6-8th grade students only, Friday, February 11th! It will be held in the multipurpose room from 7pm-10pm. Parents, please do not drop students off earlier than 7pm. Students are encouraged to bring a treat or snack food to share, but it is not required. The entrance fee for the dance is $2.00. This will help to replenish the middle school fund, which has taken a hit due to fund raising activities being restricted for the past couple years. Thank you for your support!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mrs. Morris by phone or email (541-457-2175 firstname.lastname@example.org
The high school FBLA trip is canceled today, 2/3/2021 due to inclement weather on 84. High school students should arrive at school this morning at their regularly scheduled time.
Helix Elementary celebrated RESPONSIBILITY last week during our Purposeful People awards assembly. Students boogied to the cha cha slide and tested their coordination skills with a fun balloon minute-to-win-it challenge. We also recognized 12 students for their exceptionally responsible behavior this month.
Shout out to Mrs. Curtiss and the 5th grade class for leading our assembly and bringing the fun!!
The character trait for February is HONESTY. Parents, be on the lookout for letters coming home with fun ways to practice honesty as a family!
Advantage Dental will be at Helix School on 2/09/22. This service is FREE to all students. Please fill out the necessary document that was sent home with your student yesterday or at the front office. If you wish for your student NOT to participate in the dental screening, fill out the form marking in the NO column. Thank you!
Thank you Helix School Board! We truly appreciate your time and dedication to the students and staff of Helix School District!
The Helix Middle School basketball games are canceled today, 1/18 due to road closures and inclement weather on I-84 between Pendleton and La Grande. There is no news yet on when and if the games will be rescheduled.
COVID-19 Update – 1/12/2022
Today we confirmed that we have student athletes that recently tested positive for COVID-19. To ensure the safety of our community, students, and staff the Helix home basketball games scheduled for this evening January 12th against Nixyaawii and our weekend games will be postponed. Once the games have been rescheduled our coaches will notify the players and we will update the community.
Please stay safe!
Brad Bixler, Helix Superintendent
Good evening - Due to poor road conditions and continued inclement weather, Helix Schools will be closed again tomorrow Thursday, January 6th. Stay safe!
Good evening - Many of the roads around Helix are not yet open for two lane travel, and the regional forecast calls for more snow and wintry mix. Due to road conditions and the anticipated weather forecast, Helix Schools will be closed, Wednesday, 1/5. Again, this closure will also include athletic events and practices. Please be safe if you need to travel!
Good afternoon - Due to continued severe weather and road closures around the Helix area that are expected to last through tomorrow, Helix Schools will be closed again, Tuesday, 1/4. This will also include any athletic events including practices. Please be safe if you need to travel!
Good evening - Snow is drifting across the roads in and around Helix. The forecast is for more wind, temps at or below freezing, and possibly more precipitation. Out of caution, Helix School District is closed tomorrow, Monday, 1/3. This will also include any athletic events including practices. Please be safe if you need to travel. Happy New Year!