DISTRICT HOME & SCHOOL NEWS – updated on February 19, 2018
Did you know? It’s the last chance for Valentine’s Day! Most of the district’s cultural enrichment assemblies and author days are almost completely funded by Home & School. Thank you for your continued support! http://moorestownhomeandschool.com/results/.
Upcoming Events from MTPS. View full MTPS Calendar here
2/20 Board of Education Meeting, WAMS, 7 pm
2/21 Wing King Restaurant Night
2/21 Baker Home & School Meeting, 9:30 am
2/22-23 WAMS Musical: Once Upon a Mattress, 7 pm
2/23 H&S Cookie Sale Ends
2/23 SV Fingerprinting – All-Day
2/23 Baker 2nd Grade Concert. 2:30 pm
2/23 UES 6th Grade Party, 3 pm
2/24-25 WAMS Musical: Once Upon a Mattress, 2 pm
2/24 MHS Interact Club Soup for the Soul, First Presbyterian Church, 11 am
OTIS SPUNKMEYER COOKIE FUNDRAISER : JANUARY 29- FEBRUARY 23
Last Chance to order your Cookies, Muffins, Cakes, Auntie Anne Pretzels, Pizzas, Soups and other tempting treats! Share with family, friends and coworkers! There are two ways to shop this year! Order ONLINE with a credit card at www.Cherrydale.com/ FRMTNMN and have your order shipped to school FREE OR look through the catalog and return the white and yellow copies of the order form with your check made out to Moorestown HSA with your child! Sale ends February 23! Delivery at WAMS sometime in March. Questions: Contact Helen Dominy
WING KING RESTAURANT NIGHT – WEDNESDAY, FEB 21
Take the night off from cooking with the Moorestown Restaurant Night Fundraiser at Wing King! Wednesday, February 21st from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., order a large cheese pizza, and $5 will be donated to Moorestown Home and School. This offer is for take-out or delivery. Please mention the fundraiser when you place your order. Questions? Email Erin Talbot at email@example.com.
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Thank you for everyone that has been participating with Box Tops for Education! Please keep it up! Send any clipped Box Tops into school with your child or drop off in the collection box by the main office. For more details contact Cheryl Roberts: firstname.lastname@example.org
LEGO NIGHT – UES, MARCH 27, 5 PM
Learn about and create LEGO Robotics! See more information here!
SOUP FOR THE SOUL
Please dig out your favorite soup recipes and support this fabulous event, taking place on the 24th February. Sign up here to donate.
WAMS SPRING MUSICAL – ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
WAMS Theater is proud to present their spring production of Once Upon a Mattress! This hilarious twist on the famous story The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Anderson is sure to delight the entire family. Performances are February 22 and 23 at 7PM and February 24 and 25 at 2PM in the WAMS auditorium. Tickets can be purchased through Showtix4u. We look forward to seeing you there!
6TH GRADE WINTER BEACH PARTY-FRIDAY-FEB. 23RD- RSVP BELOW!
It is time for the class of 2024 to think summer:). We are having a Beach Party Friday, February 23rd 3:00-4:30. There will be Food, GaGa, a DJ and more! It is always a lot of fun, hope to see everyone there! Please sign your student up here by homeroom teacher prior Tuesday the 20th so that we have time to prepare. There will be no bus transportation after, pick up instructions will follow closer to the event. We need your help to make our 2024 Beach Party a success! Please sign up here to bring something or volunteer! All donations are due by 10:00 AM on Friday the 23rd. All volunteers need to be there 2:30-4:45.
UES COMMUNITY SERVICE DONATION
During the week of Monday, February 26 through Friday, March 2nd, UES Community Service will be teaming up with Live Civilly to sponsor a “Canned Protein Collection”. This would include cans of tuna, chicken, beans to name a few… There is a great need in our community for such items and if your student could consider donating just one can, it would make a huge difference! There will be donations bins set up in the lobby of the UES. Thank you for your support!
BAKER KIDS FOR KIDS COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT
Last week to participate in the Kids for Kids Program of the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey. Collections will be accepted through February 21st in the Baker lobby. Any questions please contact Becky Williams email@example.com. Also, Baker is collecting NEW SOCKS for Code Blue Shelters of Burlington County and Joy of SOX of Philadelphia. A collection bin for new socks is located in the Baker Lobby until February 23rd.
Parents! This year’s main fundraiser is the Baker Fun Run. It’s a two-week program that kicks off with a Pep Rally on March 5th. Then families will have time to get pledges for every lap your student runs (30-35 laps), and we’ll celebrate at the Fun Run on March 14th. Every child will receive a free t shirt thanks to our Boosterthon sponsors. Children will also be awarded prizes for the amounts raised. The class that raises the most money will have a slime party with Mrs. Rowe. Finally be on the lookout for special challenges during the week such as crazy sock day and pajama day. Students will also experience an amazing character theme, CASTLE QUEST!, an English castle theme all about being brave and living with character. On their quest to regain Bravemore Castle, students will learn the “SIX VIRTUES of a TRUE HERO” from a cast of colorful characters. Home and School uses the money it raises to fund assemblies, Author Day, Family Fun night, scholarships, to help fund field trips, buy equipment for the schools and more. Home and School asked the Fun Run experts at Boosterthon to power our Fun Run and make it more profitable, easier, and fun.
BAKER HOME AND SCHOOL MEETING
Our February Baker H&S meeting will be held on Wed 2/21 at 9:30 am in the Baker Cafeteria. We hope you see you there.
Attention parents! This year’s main fundraiser for H&S is the Boosterthon. Boosterthon is a two-week program that kicks off with a Pep Rally on March 5th and ends with a Fun Run on March 14th. During boosterthon the children will be taught valuable lessons about being brave and living with character. Families will be asked to get pledges for every lap your child runs during the fun run (30-35 laps max). Every child will receive a free t-shirt thanks to our Boosterthon sponsors and children will also be awarded prizes for certain amounts raised. The class that raises the most money will have a slime party with Mr Carter! Be on the lookout for “special challenges” during the Boosterthon week such as crazy sock day and pajama day. H&S uses the funds we raise to help fund scholarships, field trips, assemblies and buy equipment for our schools just to name a few. Please help support this worthwhile event that will directly impact all of our children!
SPRING DANCE – HELP NEEDED
We are in need of a Roberts representative that will help plan the Mother or Special Person/Son ~ Father or Special Person/Daughter Dance for 2nd and 3rd graders tentatively planned for Friday, April 20th at the UES. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in helping with this fun event!
SOUTH VALLEY NEWS
Parents! This year’s main fundraiser is the South Valley Fun Run. It’s a two-week program that kicks off with a Pep Rally on March 6th. Then families will have time to get pledges for every lap your student runs (30-35 laps), and we’ll celebrate at the Fun Run on March 15th. Students will also experience an amazing character theme, CASTLE QUEST! an English castle theme all about being brave and living with character. On their quest to regain Bravemore Castle, students will learn the “SIX VIRTUES of a TRUE HERO” from a cast of colorful characters. Every child will receive a free t-shirt thanks to our Boosterthon sponsors. Children will also be awarded prizes for the amounts raised. The class that raises the most money will have a slime party! Finally be on the lookout for special challenges during the week such as crazy sock day and pajama day. Please help our school by reaching out to sponsors. Also, if the event is outdoors all families are invited to come out and cheer on your student at the Fun Run! Thank you for your support! Home and School uses the money it raises for scholarships, help fund field trips and assemblies and buy equipment for the schools. Home and School asked the Fun Run experts at Boosterthon to power our Fun Run and make it more profitable, easier, and fun.
Live Civilly is pleased to work in partnership with MTPS! For information about services and opportunities, please visit our webpage at www.livecivilly.org. All non-perishable items are donated to local Moorestown Food Pantries.
Moorestown Home & School. Working Together For Our Kids.
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!