Papillion-La Vista School District

Welcome to the Tara Heights Elementary Website!

Tara Heights Elementary's purpose is to prepare every student for a successful transition into the next phase of his or her life.
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Tara Heights Conferences
Thursday, February 5th and Tuesday, February 10th

 3:15 PM to 7:30 PM

 Conferences will be hosted within the teachers’ classrooms.
 To schedule a conference appointment:

1.      Log on to:


2.      You will need to “Login/Create an Account” and follow the directions.


3.      Select the teacher(s) with whom you would like to conference. 


4.      Thursday, February 5th will appear below.  If you would like to conference on Tuesday, February 10th click on the red arrows to select a time.  


5.      After you select the conference time, you will be asked to input your name and your student’s name.  Please use first and last names. 


6.      You will receive an email confirming the scheduled conference.


7.      You will receive an email reminder prior to your scheduled conference.


If you have any questions regarding this online scheduling process, please contact


Ms. Christensen and/or Ms. Zeimet.  Classroom teachers are not able to make changes to the online scheduler. 


The online scheduler will open on Friday, January 16th and close on Monday, February 4th. 

 Music Programs for the 2014-2015 School Year       
Grade 2 Music Program      February 9             6:30pm  (PLHS Aud.)
Grade 3 Music Program      February 9             7:30pm  (PLHS Aud.)
Kindergarten Music Pr.        April 9                    6:30pm  (PLHS Aud.)
Grade 1 Music Program      April 9                    7:30pm  (PLHS Aud.)
TH & Portal OSHE Concert  May 7                   7:00pm  (PLHS Aud.)
Grade 6 Band Concert         May 11                  7:00pm  (LVJH)
Lunch Schedules for the 2014-2015 School Year
Children eat lunch at the following time each day. If you would like to join your child for lunch you will need to call the school office by 8:30 AM to order a hot lunch. When you come for lunch you will need to stop in the office and sign in before going to the lunchroom. Parent, when purchasing your lunch, you will need to have the exact change as there is no change in the cafeteria. Thank you for your help in this matter.

Kindergarten  10:55 - 11:30
Grade 1         11:10 - 11:45
Grade 2         11:15 - 11:50
Grade 3         11:20 - 11:55
Grade 4         11:25 - 12:00
Grade 5         11:30 - 12:05
Grade 6         11:35 - 12:10
Meal prices for the 2014-2015 School Year.   
Reduced prices remain unchanged at $.30 for Breakfast and $.40 for lunch.  Other prices are indicated below. 
 Milk                                                    $ .55
 Breakfast-Elementary                        $1.35
 Lunch-Elementary                             $2.00                          
 Adult Lunch
 Breakfast-Elementary                        $1.75              
 Lunch-Elementary                             $2.85

Important Dates to Remember
2014-2015 School Year    
Jan. 26 -Feb. 6       Hoops For Hearts

January 29            PBiS Assembly 2:30pm
                             One School, One Book Kick-Off 2:20pm
January 30            Skating Party 5-7pm
                             PTO Lancer form is due
February 2            Ground Hog Day
February 5             PTC 3:30 - 7:30
February 6             Box Top/Our Family Food label Collection
February 9             Grade 2 Music Program 6:30pm
                              Grade 3 Music Program 7:30pm
February 10          PTC 3:30 - 7:30
February 11          Grade 4 Assessment Testing
February 12           Room Party 2pm
February 13           No School
February 14           Happy Valentine's Day
February 16           No School/Staff Dev./President's Day
February 18           Ash Wednesday
February 19           Gr. 3 Rose Theater Field Trip 8:15-2:30pm
February 21           PTO Lancer's Night 7pm (Ralston Arena)
Feb. 23-March 13  Pennies for Patients
February 24           PBiS Assembly 2:30pm
February 26           Texas Roadhouse Food Night
March 3                 BINGO Night 6 & 7
March 6                 End of the Quarter
March 8                 Daylight Saving Time Begins
March 11                Spring Pictures
March 12 & 13      Gr. 1 Rose Theater Workshop 12:30 -3pm
March 13               KG Round Up  9-10:30am & 1-2:30pm
                              /No School for Current KG Students
March 16               No School/Staff Development
March 17               Happy St. Patrick's Day
March 17 & 18     Gr. 6 Rose Theater Workshop 1:15 & 2:10pm
March 19               PTO Mtg. 6pm  (Media Center)
March 20               Spring Begins
                               Skating Party 5-7pm
March 23                Mama's Pizza Food Night 4-8pm
March 23 - April 10  Cookie Dough Sales
March 23-May 1    NESA Testing Grades 3-6
March 24                Report Cards Sent Home
March 25                PBiS Assembly 2:30
                                 Grade 4 Field Trip to Lincoln
March 30 - April 3  Spring Break
April 9                    KG Music Program 6:30pm
                               1st Grade Music Program 7:30pm
April 14                  Chili's Family Food Night
April 16,17, 21      5th Gr. Rose Theater Workshop 9:30 - 11:15
April 20                  No School/Staff Development]
April 22                   Volunteer Breakfast & Assembly       
April 23                  Freddy's Food Night 5-9pm
                               Cookie Dough Sales 3-6pm (Gym)
                               3rd Grade Field Trip 9-2:30pm   (Lauritzen)
                               6th Grade Band Concert (TH Gym) 7pm
April 28                  4th Grade Field Trip - Portal One Room
April 30                  PBiS Assembly 2:30pm
                               GR. 6 Parent Night (LVJH) 7pm
May 1                     6th Grade Visit the LVJH 1-2:40pm
May 5              Bump Up Night (Learn about curriculum) 6-7pm
May 6                     Gr. 2 Field Trip to the Rose 10:15 - 1:30pm
May 7                     TH & Portal OSHE Concert (PLHS 7pm)
                       Grade 1 Field Trip to the Zoo
May 8              Gr. 6 Track Meet - PLSHS
May 10                   Mother's Day
May 11                   Gr 6 Band Concert (PLHS) 7pm
                         Rain Date for 6th Grade track mt
May 12                   Skating Party 5-7pm
May 14                   PBiS Assembly 2:30pm
May 20                   Culver's Family Food Night 4-9pm
May 21                   Last Day Of School/Early Release 11:40am
May 22                   Snow Make-Up Day
May 25                    Memorial Day
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