Weekly Blast 5-7-2018

Hillside Avenue School


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PTA News and Event Reminders for the Week of May 7, 2018

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Help show our teachers how much we appreciate them by signing up to bring something to the PTA Teacher Appreciation Week Breakfast (5/8) and Lunch 5/9: please sign http://signup.com/go/rBBDXKo


K-5 HAS Family Arts Night: Monday, 5/7 7-9 pm. The 7 pm session is filled, but if you want to come to the 8 pm session, sign up here:  http://signup.com/go/ofYveqH.

Ms. Nord organized this event and we could use 4 more volunteers to help check people in (2 more needed for each session). If you are going to this event, please consider helping out. If you are not going to the event, you can also help! Use the same link to volunteer. See attached flyer for more details.


4th and 5th Grades: Please sign up here to help with the 2018 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony. 4th grade parents are needed to volunteer to help set up and clean up. 5th grade parents are needed to bring food and drink.


6th, 7th and 8th Grades: PARRC testing Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. See attached letter for more details. 2018 March PARCC-NJSLA district testing letter (1)


  • Class Night Slide Show: Send your photos to [email protected] for the 8th Grade Slide Show by May 24. The slide show is not organized by the PTA. See attached flyer and please email [email protected] if you have questions.
  • PTA’s 8th Grade Pool Party is Friday, June 8th, 8 to 10 pm. Sign up here http://signup.com/go/tNefcYj.
  • June 20th is Class Night and we need volunteers and donations for the PTA-organized dance after the ceremony. Sign up here http://signup.com/go/UOgXyej.


NEXT YEAR’S PTA: It looks like we now have people interested in each Board position, which is WONDERFUL. Elections will take place at our meeting on May 22, at 7 pm. There are some events that we will need chairs for. We are putting together a list now, and if you are interested in chairing or co-chairing an event for next year please reach out to us at [email protected]. Also, we are forming a STEM committee consisting of teachers and parents to work on STEM night(s) for next year. If you are interested in that committee, please sign up here

http://signup.com/login/entry/986996269479476066 .


OTHER ITEMS FYI (not HAS PTA sponsored events)




Have a wonderful week!  ~ Christine Daly, PTA President

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