Hillside Avenue School
PTA News and Event Reminders for the Week of January 22, 2018
Thank you to Julie Jackson for putting together the K-8 Skate Night! It looked like everyone was having a great time!
Monday and Thursday, Road Runners (Grade 1 = Mondays and Grades 2-5 = Thursdays): We are excited for the return of the New York Road Runner’s (NYRR) activity-based recess program, Rising New York Road Runners (formerly known as Mighty Milers). Feel free to check out the NYRR’s website for more specifics about this fantastic program. http://www.nyrr.org/rising-new
· 6th grade: 6th Grade Winter Palooza is coming up! Come join us on Friday, 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: Tickets now on sale!! Click here for order form for tickets to the event and also you can buy raffle tickets in advance by purchasing a “Good Buy” bag– that order form is also attached. In order to pull this off, we need your help!! You can help 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/JCLTaw
§ 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/eF
§ AND you can help support the event by attending (and buying lots of tickets!!). See attached forms for tickets. Note: people tend to get tables of people together to go to the event, but you don’t have to join a table to go! If you are joining a table, we ask that one person submits the check to make it easier for our dedicated volunteers!
· THURSDAY, JANUARY 25: New deadline for yearbooks: Yearbook orders, personalized nameplates and 8th grade baby ads are now dueThursday, 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.digital
· Kindergarten and 1st Grade Registration will be Feb. 5-9, with limited hours on Saturday Feb. 10. See attached for details.
· Breaking Points, a presentation for parents on Why Kids Say Yes to Drugs, presented by Cranford PD and the Cranford Jaycees, will be onTuesday, Feb.13 at 6:30 pm at the Cranford Community Center. See attached flyer for details.
Have a wonderful week! ~HAS PTA
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