DISTRICT HOME & SCHOOL NEWS – updated on March 20, 2017
Did you know? The district level Home and School positions still have a couple of openings. If you would like to consider volunteering at a district position please contact Harry at email@example.com.
MTPS IMPORTANT DATES
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3/21 SV Home & School Meeting, 9:30 am
3/21 Board of Education Meeting, 7 pm
3/22 Academy of Excellence, K- 3, 3:35 pm
3/22 MHS College Planning Panel, 6:30 pm
3/23 Roberts Science Day
3/23 MHS Spring Orchestra Concert, 7:30 pm
3/24 WAMS STEM Career Day
3/24 UES Musical, 4:30 pm & 7 pm
3/25-26 MHS FIRST Robotics Competition
3/25 UES Musical, 11:30 am & 2:30 pm
3/27 “The College Admission Game”, 6:30 pm
3/28 MHS – Mandatory Senior Trip Meeting, 6:30 pm
3/30 MHS Spring Vocal Concert, 7:30 pm
MTPS SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP
Registration for Summer Enrichment Camp is now open and the early registration incentive ends March 31st. Please visit www.mtps.com to view the full brochure and register. For additional information contact Lauren McGlone firstname.lastname@example.org ; 856-778-6600 ext. 18151
COLLEGE PLANNING PANEL, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22ND, 6:30PM
Representatives from various large, public universities to small, private colleges will be on the panel. Topics covered include: standardized testing, college visits, the college application, student essays and more. All grades are welcome to attend.
PETER VAN BUSKIRK “THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS GAME” : TUESDAY, MARCH 27TH 6:30PM
Don’t miss the chance to understand the college planning and admissions processes. Peter Van Buskirk of Best College Fit only visits us once every three years. Join us in the MHS auditorium as he presents The Admission Game. Peter’s vast experience in the world of higher education is translated into useful information about the college planning and admissions processes. This 2-hour program is for students of all grades and their parents. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis.
SENIOR PARENTS: MANDATORY DISNEY MEETING TUESDAY, MARCH 28TH AT 6:30PM
The mandatory Senior/Parent Disney meeting is on Tuesday, March 26th at 6:30 in the MHS auditorium.
Dinner Raffle: Another way to support our graduates is to purchase a dinner raffle. Details are available at the above website.
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Get ready for s’more fun with books! The Happy Camper Book Fair is coming April 3 – April 7. There are many opportunities to volunteer to help make it a success. Sign up here UES Spring Book Fair – Volunteer… to help with decorations, set up, break down, donations and everything in between! (The class schedule can be viewed through a link provided on the volunteer sign up.) Literacy Night is Thursday, April 6th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. The fair will be open during school hours the rest of the week (M-Th 8:00am – 3:00pm; F 8:00am – noon). Any questions, contact Caroline Joyce or Adrienne Barr.
SAVE THE DATE: BAKER BOOK FAIR
It’s time for our Spring Book Fair, “S’more Fun With Books!”. The book fair will be held from Monday March 27th- Friday March 31st. The GRAND breakfast will be Tuesday March 28th. Literacy Night will be held on March 30th. Volunteer here to help with your child’s class. Sign up here to donate to the Grand Breakfast.
SPRING FLING – TICKETS ARE LIMITED!
The 2nd and 3rd Grade Spring Fling Dance tickets are now on sale at moorestownhsstore.com. Tickets are $15 per couple. The Spring Fling will be held on April 7th. Young ladies may be escorted by their father, grandfather, uncle or special person. Young men may be escorted by their mother, grandmother, aunt or special person. The young ladies’ dance will be from 6-7:30 and the young men’s dance will be 8-9:30. Both dances will be held at the UES. If you are interested in donating food for the event please go here. To Volunteer please sign up here. Any questions, please contact Dana.
We are in need of volunteers to help with recess runners. We are in especially in need of volunteers for 1st and 3rd grade. Sign up here: Recess Runners 2017
BAKER ROUND TABLE
Come join us for our first annual Baker Round Table on April 5th at 11:45. Mrs. Rowe will be joining us too! Come to learn about home and school committee positions and help brainstorm to help make Baker Home and School better. A light lunch and babysitting will be available. If you would like to utilize the babysitting service please let us know at the time of RSVP. We can only accept the first 25 who respond. Please RSVP to email@example.com by April 1.
BOX TOP CHALLENGE
The box top challenge end March 31st. Get your box tops in!!!
It’s time for our Spring Book Fair, “S’more Fun With Books!”. The book fair will be held from Monday March 27th- Friday March 31st. Sign up here to volunteer for your child’s class.The All DAY GRAND event will be Monday March 27th. Please consider donating to this event by signing up here. Any questions please contact Michele Orr or Danielle Zukowski.
FAMILY FUN NIGHT THURSDAY MARCH 30TH
Our book fair, Family Fun Night, will be held on Thursday, March 30th from 5:30-7:30 PM. We need your help to make this a success, please sign up here to help make this a great night. If you have any questions please contact Michele Orr or Danielle Zukowski.
SOUTH VALLEY NEWS
Thursday, March 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm at the South Valley Cafeteria. Bring the whole family! Prizes, dessert, and family fun for all! Cost of admission – a food donation for the local food pantry. RSVP and sign up to volunteer or donate dessert/drink here.
FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Our annual Family Fun Night is March 30th, 6-8pm. We need volunteers to take a shift at one of our stations. To volunteer go to this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4daeaa23a5fe3-family No donations needed. We just need volunteers!!
Nothing quite like reading by an open fire. The Book Fair is coming and its theme this year is camping! We will be looking for volunteers to help with Book Fair. Contact Theresa Kochuba if you want to help. firstname.lastname@example.org
2ND/3RD GRADE SPRING DANCE
The 2nd and 3rd Grade Spring Fling Dance tickets are now on sale at moorestownhsstore.com. Tickets are $15 per couple. The Spring Fling will be held on April 7th. Young ladies may be escorted by their father, grandfather, uncle or special person. Young men may be escorted by their mother, grandmother, aunt or special person. The young ladies’ dance will be from 6-7:30 and the young men’s dance will be 8-9:30. Both dances will be held at the UES. Any questions, please contact email@example.com.
MOORESTOWN SCIENCE FAIR SPONSORED BY PACE- April 4, UES CAFETERIA 6:30-8
Display and view other projects, meet with a scientist mentor to discuss your work!
Registration for science fair available now until March 27 with this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8C6D6H8. Questions? Science mentors wanted! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Live Civilly/Moorestown Ministerium Food Pantry (LCMMFP) is a confidential, welcoming resource for anyone seeking food assistance. The LCMMFP is open the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 12:00-2:00 PM and 5:00-7:00 PM and is located at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church at 318 Chester Avenue. For information contact Live Civilly at email@example.com or 856-313-9853.
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!