Mrs. Vander Heiden
Hello, my name is Melissa Vander Heiden. I will be your child’s or children’s teacher this 2017-2018 school year. I am very excited for this experience in a multi-age classroom. I received my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2003. I began my teaching career at St. Nicholas in 2003 and have taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. I look forward to coming back every summer. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.
On Tuesday, October 17th, the 4th Graders will be having their first hands-on training to be a Mass server. They will be meeting in church from 2:00 until 3:00 with 7th and 8th grade mentors to help them learn. Students already have an information booklet in their Religion folders. Please...Read More »
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This week the 3rd and 4th graders will continue MAP testing. With the glitch in the system and the heat last week, we rescheduled a few test for next week as well. We are definitely looking for a cool down her at school. Have a great week everyone!...Read More »
Wow, these past few weeks have been very busy. The students have been working hard, and we are starting to get into a routine. A main focus this year for grades 3-5 is to promote independence in learning. Through that, we are using a self-paced atmosphere within Reading and Language...Read More »