Mrs. Vander Heiden
Hello, my name is Melissa Vander Heiden. I will be your child’s teacher this 2018-2019 school year. 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 grades 2-8. I look forward to coming back every summer. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.
My apologies. I did not post these correctly over Christmas break, but better late than never. I hope you enjoy all the photos. I know that we enjoyed all the activities. Happy New Year!
The day before Thanksgiving break the 5th graders explored a Thanksgiving tradition—the cranberry. We learned about its importance to Wisconsin, its role in the Thanksgiving feast, and most importantly how a cranberry can be used in cooking. Students continued exploring by cutting open a cranberry to see why it floats...Read More »
These are a bit late, but the 1st and 5th graders had so much fun making turkeys, playing games, and spending time with each other.Read More »