IHOP Night

By Aimee Burnett

Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) A local restaurant is helping a school raise money.

Tuesday night until 9 p.m. if you stop by the Twin Falls IHOP, 20 percent of your total bill will be donated to Heritage Academy in Jerome.

The restaurant says it is just one of the ways they like to give back to the community.

"We want to be with our community and help our community," said Cherie Boyer, IHOP spokesperson.

The children are trying to raise money for a new playground.
 
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KMVT Feb 4, 2012

By Joey Martin

Story Created: Feb 4, 2012 MST

Story Updated: Feb 4, 2012 at 10:55 PM MST 

JEROME, ID (KMVT-TV) - A new charter school in the Magic Valley is celebrating their first 6th month of service since opening their doors in early September.Heritage Academy Public Charter School in Jerome is currently going through their first year of operation as a charter school in Southern Idaho.The new Academy currently corves grades kindergarten through 6th.According to the Heritage Academy mission statement, the Academy will allow for students to participate in instruction leading them to develop meta–cognitive skills.Then allowing the student to learn how to solve real–life problems and organize information.Saturday, staff and parents met at the Academy and got the chance to talk face to face about how the school runs on a day to day basis."We've invited community members to come in and ask questions, potential students and we have current students and their parents. And that are asking questions about the future plans of the school. They are asking about the smaller concerns that really make a difference in a school day." Said board member Anneli Crouch.Heritage Academy is currently taking applications for next year. And the students picked will be chosen by a lottery style drawing.If you are interested in learning more about the academy or would like to sign up your child.Log onto www.heritageacademyid.org.