DISTRICT HOME & SCHOOL NEWS – updated on September 17, 2018
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DISTRICT HOME & SCHOOL NEWS
Did you know? Deadline approaching! To be included in the Home & School Student Directory, you must join Home & School by this FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21! www.moorestownhomeandschool.com/join
Upcoming Events from MTPS. View full MTPS Calendar here
9/17-18 UES Picture Day
9/17 WAMS Picture Day
9/17-18 MHS Senior Class Pictures
9/17 Special BOE Meeting, Administration Building, 6 pm
9/18 MoorArts Meeting, 7:30 pm
9/19 Yom Kippur – School Closed
9/20 Baker, SV & Roberts Picture Day
9/20 Roberts Home & School Meeting, 9:30 am
9/20 WAMS Back-to-School Night, 6:30 pm
APPAREL SALE CONTINUES!
The Home and School Apparel Store is now open! Please note – this is a different website than in year’s past, so please click here for the Apparel Store. Store will be open until mid-October with all orders being backpacked home with your youngest child in mid-November. Check out all the new apparel for this year – brand new t-shirts, sweatpants, tank tops, umbrellas! And don’t forget to stock up for any upcoming field trips! Any questions, please contact Megan Del Collo Apparel Sale!
HOLD THE DATE: Evening Home & School Meeting, Wednesday, October 10th 7pm.
Picture days are September 17th and 18th. Volunteers are needed to help organize students and make sure these days run smoothly. If you can commit to a couple hours on either day, please sign up here.
Boosterthon is coming to the UES!!! Get ready, everyone! Home and School’s most exciting fundraiser is back and this time, it’s the UES’s turn. The program will start with a Pep Rally on October 17 and end with a Fun Run for the kids on Friday, October 26. Students will collect pledges per lap. Please contact Jaclyn Barnes firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
IT’S AN ENCHANTED FOREST BOOK FAIR!!
Come join us Monday, October 1st through Friday, October 5th for the Baker Book Fair! We are offering a huge selection of great titles at great prices! Not only is your participation a great way to encourage your child to read, it also helps us raise money for Baker School! Stay tuned for opportunities to volunteer and participate.
Please also mark your calendars for these fantastic Book Fair events:
GRAND Breakfast on Tuesday, October 2nd from 7:45am-8:25am. Children are encouraged to bring in Grandparents, Relatives,Aunts and Uncles, Neighbors or Devoted Caregivers to join in the Book Fair fun!; and
Family Fun Night on Thursday, October 4th from 5:30pm-8:00pm.
For those new to SV, our media volunteers help Ms. Miele during their child’s class media time. Responsibilities include checking in books, re-shelving, checking out books, and helping children find books. This is a great way to be involved in your child’s school year. There are limited spaces so sign up here!
BOOK FAIR – VOLUNTEERS & DONATIONS NEEDED
Let your imagination grow at the “Enchanted Forest” Book Fair! The book fair will be held from October 1st to 5th. We are currently seeking volunteers and donations to help make it a success! Sign up here to volunteer to decorate, set up, clean up or help children pick books. Click here to donate food for book fair events. Thanks for your support!
Don’t forget that picture day at South Valley is this Thursday the 20th! If you’d like to volunteer your time to help out we would greatly appreciate it. Please contact Rupal Kaistha at email@example.com and let her know you’re interested. Thanks so much.
BOOK FAIR – SAVE THE DATE!
LET YOUR IMAGINATION GROW! Mark your calendars for the Enchanted Forest Book Fair which will be held October 1st – 5th. The “Grand Event” breakfast will take place on Tuesday, October 2nd and Family Fun Night on Thursday, October 4th. To volunteer or donate, please check the next H&S email for the sign-up link. Thank you!
MOOREKIDS, A NEW JERSEY NONPROFIT CORPORATION
MooreKids is accepting applications for our Teen Leadership Committee now through September 21. (Current members need not reapply.) New members, go to our website for details on our local nonprofit and how you can make a difference in your community. http://moorekids.org/teen-leadership-commitee/
MOOREKIDS 5th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME SWAP
10/13 at the Moorestown Library (9:00-1:00) Donate your child’s old costume and/or pick up a “new” one. Drop off costumes at the library now or bring them on the 13th. Donation boxes are also located at South Valley, Roberts, Baker and the UES. Costumes are FREE to all! Contact Sue Ernst, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.moorekids.org.
SpEAC stands for the Special Education Advocacy Council. We are parent-run organization that provides a forum to discuss important challenges facing our children in the schools and community, and an off-board committee of Home & School. SpEAC’s mission is to positively impact the education of all students, with an emphasis on those students needing or receiving special education services. If your child has an IEP or a 504 Plan, you should be involved! Please join us at one of our monthly meetings to learn more. Find the full schedule of SpEAC meetings on our web site. You may also visit our website: http://www.moorestownspeac.com, join our closed Facebook group or email us at: email@example.com
Live Civilly is pleased to work in partnership with MTPS! For information about services and opportunities, please visit our webpage at www.livecivilly.org.
Moorestown Home & School. Working Together For Our Kids.
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!