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Healdsburg Elementary Library Receiving a Much-needed Update

The Healdsburg Education Foundation (HEF) is raising funds to bring the Healdsburg Elementary School (HES) library into the 21st Century. Following previous renovations of the Healdsburg High School and Jr. High School libraries, HEF is capitalizing on its strong partnership with the Healdsburg Unified School District (HUSD) and our generous community to bring much-needed modernization to the Healdsburg Elementary Library. HEF will supply $85,000 to transform the space into a dynamic, multi-functional “Learning Commons.” The library will undergo substantial physical renovations, including new carpet, paint and lighting and a full technology upgrade. Furnishings will include a whiteboard wall and movable, comfortable furniture that is flexible and easy to re-configure to create a collaborative and participatory learning environment for Healdsburg’s youngest …Read More

Press Democrat Features Healdsburg’s “Listening for a Change” Program

Healdsburg’s students are learning a host of valuable life skills through the program “Listening for a Change,” an important component of the Freshman Seminar class at Healdsburg High School and the 8th Grade Avid Program. The mission of “Listening for a  Change” is: To promote understanding and acceptance of human diversity, through education, oral history, and the arts. Recently the Press Democrat highlighted the program in the article linked below. http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/3879976-181/students-learn-personal-histories-through?page=1 Students receive training on interview techniques, take responsibility for selecting interview subjects and conduct the interviews. When subjects come into the classroom they are interviewed by a panel of students, one student acting as facilitator for a panel of questioners. The interviews are filmed and edited by the High School digital …Read More