Weekly Blast 11-20-2017

Hillside Avenue School


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PTA Events and Reminders for the Week of November 20, 2017


  • Short week! Single session on Wednesday. Click here for start and dismissal times:  https://www.cranfordschools.org/domain/1133. No school Thursday or Friday.  Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Congratulations to our Box Top winners. They will each be notified to receive a prize. More contests to come, so keep saving those Box Tops!
  • Sneak peak at next week — Thursday, Nov. 30, 7 pm at CHS Auditorium George Scott will be presenting Raising Healthy Children:  Nurturing Resiliency (a PTA co-sponsored event). Please RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/CGstGsxW19yoH2WJ3.  See attachment for more details.
  • Looking in to December — December 7 and 8 is our annual Holiday Shoppe for Elementary and Middle School. This event is not possible without LOTS of volunteers. Please follow this link to help out http://signup.com/go/MiWVkkZ. Check out the HOLIDAY SHOPPE – ParentLetter explaining all about it!
  • Also in December, we are saying thank you to our teachers at the Teacher Soup and Salad Luncheon on December 19thYou can help by signing up to bring soup or salad to make this a wonderful luncheon for our teachers. http://signup.com/go/RKgCjtH.
  • And speaking of the holidays … as you are buying holiday gifts or sending holiday cards, keep the PTA in mind. Here’s how you can do simple things to help out!  .  

o   Amazon Smile*: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7214938 (0.5% goes to HAS PTA) *only works in your browser, not on the Amazon app on your phone/device.

o   And here’s some special deals that will help you and the PTA:  Shutterfly/Tinyprints: http://has.shutterflystorefront.com/ (13% goes to HAS PTA).

Current Promos:

o   HAS Middle School EarlyAct club, Homeless Veterans collection:  Nov. 1-30.  Collecting new hooded sweatshirts, knit hats, warm gloves, thermal underwear (tops and bottoms), wool socks, travel size toiletries.  Collection boxes in main lobbies at CHS, OAS and HAS.  Questions: Contact Mrs. Ulaky [email protected] (flyer attached also)

o   Middle School Yearbooks:  See attached flyers for details.

Have a wonderful week and Happy Thanksgiving! ~HAS PTA