- Eighth Grade
- Field Trip
- Washington, DC
Final Day - 8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip
On our trip we had an amazing and unique experience that one could only find in such a special city. From the tour of the monuments and the tour of the Pentagon we were able to see many exciting and historical places. Having the opportunity to visit the Newseum and the Holocaust Museum, were engaging and eye-opening. From seeing the Renwick Gallery, to handing out supplies to the homeless, we learned how to give back. We've managed to do so much in the past few days, we are excited to be able to share all of our stories with our families. We feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to visit Washington D.C. with HMJDS before we graduate!
After graduation, Heilicher alumna Simone P. encountered an uncomfortable situation at basketball camp. She decided to take a brave step to educate the camp about Jewish history related to an unintentional, yet offensive, long-standing camp practice.
As a gift to her eighth-grade class for graduation, Ms. Weiss gathered student reflections and crafted them into a poem. These words of inspiration will stay with her students for years to come.
This spring Heilicher welcomed Lynn Lyons, a psychotherapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, to speak to the community about "How to Break the Worry Cycle." Heilicher alumna Ruthie P. shares her thoughts on the night in a recent article in The Echo, St. Louis Park High School's newspaper.