DISTRICT HOME & SCHOOL NEWS – updated on August 26, 2016
HOME & SCHOOL MEMBERSHIP/DIRECTORY FORM
Please join Home & School and complete the directory form online http://moorestownhomeandschool.com/join/. If you already joined H&S and would like to pick up your calendar before school begins, please stop by Moorestown High School on Aug 30 between 6 – 7:30 pm. You must show a membership receipt (either printed or an email receipt on your device to be able to pick up your calendar).
OPEN HOUSE FOR FRESHMAN & NEW STUDENTS
Open House for all freshmen/new students on Tuesday, August 30th from 6:00-7:30pm and Wednesday, August 31st from2:00-3:30pm. Get acquainted with the building, find your locker, walk your schedule! Student ambassadors onsite to help and answer questions. Home & School membership and apparel will be available to purchase.
EARLY LAPTOP PICK-UP
Early laptop pick-up for grades 10-12: Tuesday, August 30th 9:00am – 4:30pm and Wednesday, August 31st from 3:00-8:00pm. Student must be present to pick up laptop. Signed “Acceptable User Agreement” and “1-to-1 Laptop Agreement” forms must be signed to pick-up (Preferred method is to sign off on them via Genesis Portal).
HOME & SCHOOL MEETING
Save the date! First Home & School meeting of the year: Wednesday, September 14th at 9:30am. Topics include: Senior college applications and financial aid process; role of guidance counselors (great intro for freshmen parents!). Join us for these one hour meetings monthly as important high school curriculum and college information is shared. Questions? email@example.com
Look for the new membership/directory form to be backpacked home with your student or fill out the form online: http://moorestownhomeandschool.com/join/.
KIDSTUFF COUPON BOOKS
The week of September 12, Kids Stuff Coupon books will be back packed home with the youngest child in each family K-6. If you do not want the book simply return it to the school. If you would like to purchase the book please send in a check for $25 made payable to Moorestown Home & School. If you have a child in WAMS or MHS and would like the book please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
August 30, 9 – 10 a.m.
UES students who are new to the district are invited.
UES ICE CREAM SOCIALS
Please join us at the UES on August 31st for the back to school ice cream socials in the cafeteria! See old friends and make new ones! 4th graders will meet from 1-2 p.m. and 5th/6th grade from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Volunteers and donations needed. Sign-up here to volunteer/donate.
NEW STUDENT WELCOME (GRADES 1-3)
August 31 from 9-10 in the Baker Cafeteria
KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE & PLAYDATE
Baker Kindergarten open house and playdate will be held on September 6 from 4 – 6 at the school. Moorestown Home & School membership and apparel will be on hand! Hope to see you then!
FIRST DAY TEA
Calling all parents! Please join us on the first day of school for our annual Baker First Day Tea. The tea will start around 8:40 in the Baker Cafeteria. This is a great opportunity to meet to new families and reconnect with some families that you may not have seen over the summer. Light refreshments will be served. In order to plan appropriately, please RSVP BY September 2 to email@example.com.
SOUTH VALLEY NEWS
Preschoolers are invited to a Preschool Playdate at Zelley Park August 31st at 5:30.
KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE & PLAYDATE
South Valley Kindergarten open house and playdate will be held on September 6 from 4 – 6 at South Valley. Moorestown Home & School membership and apparel will be on hand! Hope to see you then!
9/7 1st Day of School – Early Dismissal
9/8 First Full Day of School
9/13 UES Grades 4 & 5 Back-to-School Night, 7 pm
9/14 UES Grade 6 Back-to-School Night, 7 pm
9/15 SV Back-to-School Night, 6:15 pm
9/15 Roberts Back-to-School Night, 7 pm
9/15 Baker Back-to-School Night, 7 pm
9/22 WAMS Back-to-School Night, 6:30 pm
9/29 MHS Back-to-School Night, 6:30 pm
The Moorestown Home and School Association (H&S) is the bridge between home and school life for the children of the Moorestown Township Public Schools (MTPS)…our version of the PTA. Our mission is to support and enhance every student’s educational experience. We are proud to say that Moorestown H&S is a 100% volunteer organization! Our 1500+ members contribute their time, creativity, and talents to offer programs and services to all of Moorestown’s students. Help us work together for our kids and JOIN today!