Weekly Blast 1-15-2018

Hillside Avenue School


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PTA News and Event Reminders for the Week of January 15, 2018


·       Pretzel Sale on Thursday, January 18 (Reminder, this is an 8th grade class trip fundraiser –not a PTA fundraiser.)

·       K-8 Skate Night on Saturday, Jan. 20, 6:30 to 8 at Union Sports.  Sign up here: http://signup.com/go/zeLfTkh.This is an all-school family event. Skating is free, but skate rental is not included (that is $4 per person to be paid at the rink). This is NOT a drop-off event.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

·       Extensions to Yearbook Deadlines!!!  Yearbook orders, personalized nameplates and 8th grade baby ads have been extended to January 25, 2018.  There are only a handful of spaces left for 8th grade baby ads, so if you plan to purchase one, do it as soon as possible.  See attached for ordering (and info is available on the school’s website as well as the PTA website: http://haspta.digitalpto.com/non-pta-activitiesfundraisers/order-2018-has-yearbookThis is not a PTA gig – so if you have any questions, please contact Lynne Davis, yearbook advisor at [email protected].

·       6th grade parents: 6th Grade Winter Palooza is coming up! Come join us on February 2nd for a night filled with music, games and prizes! Snacks such as popcorn and Oreos will be served along with water. We also need parent volunteers to help us with the night!  Whether it is coming to help set up the gym, staying to clean up, or just coming to chaperone and watch the kids have a blast , we welcome you!  Parent volunteer sign up:http://signup.com/go/fzoTJNN Student sign up: http://signup.com/go/DRhtTQE

·       TRICKY TRAY 3/3:  This will be here before you know it.  It is the PTA’s one big fundraiser of the year!  Please help out by donating money or (NEW AND UNUSED) items, donating your time, and/or going to the event and buying lots of tickets to support the PTA and maybe even win something great!!

§  Donate your money by going to http://signup.com/go/JCLTawx and clicking the “contribute” button.  Or you can send a check (made out to HAS PTA) or cash in an envelope marked “Tricky Tray.”

§  Donate your stuff by dropping it off in the main office (tell them it’s for Tricky Tray).

§  Donate your time by signing up here:  http://signup.com/go/eFTVuRz

§  AND you can help support the event by attending (and buying lots of tickets!!).  Information will go home soon about how to buy tickets.

·       K-5:  Free tutoring is still available Wednesdays 4 to 5:30 pm.  See attached flyer for details.

·       Treasurer’s Report is attached.

·       Information about Kindergarten and 1st Grade Registration is attached.

Have a wonderful week!  ~HAS PTA

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