DISTRICT HOME & SCHOOL NEWS – updated on December 10, 2017
Did you know? 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
12/12 MoorArts Meeting, MHS, 7:30 pm
12/13 MHS Home & School Meeting, 9:30 am
12/14 SV 3rd Grade Holiday Concert, 9:30 am
12/14 Roberts 2nd Grade Concert, 2:15 pm
12/14 MHS Instrumental Winter Concert, 7:30 pm
12/15 UES Home & School Meeting, 9:30 am
12/15 Baker 3rd Grade Holiday Concert, 2:30
GENEVIEVE GIFTWRAP FUNDRAISER PICKUP!! 12/13-12/22
Genevieve Giftwrap orders will be available for pickup at all 3 elementary schools, UES, and WAMS starting Wednesday afternoon 12/13. Any high school orders will be available for pickup at WAMS. At all the schools, check with the main office secretary to find out where the orders are alphabetically displayed for pickup. If you are not sure which school you designated on your order, please check the pink copy of your order form or contact Helen Dominy. Thank you for your purchase and supporting Moorestown Home & School!
ADULT SOCIAL- CASINO NIGHT, FEB, 2
Don’t miss out on a fun night out! The H&S Adult Social is coming on Feb 2, 2018! It is Casino Night at Laurel Creek. Dinner, 2 Drinks and $25 in Gambling Chips included in price. Buy Tickets Here Please contact Cindy Snyder if you would like to learn ways to help sponsor this great event.
MHS HOME & SCHOOL MEETING – DECEMBER 13, 9:30AM
Please click here to find the agenda for next Wednesday’s H&S meeting. December’s busy, but after the number of requests parents have made for more information on Vaping & Opioid policy & understanding, Dr. McCartney, Mr. Seibel and Ms. D’Ambra will share information on key areas around this issue.
MHS ANNUAL COOKIE EXCHANGE – DECEMBER 15TH
Home and School will be having our annual Cookie Exchange for the teachers and staff. Please sign up here for opportunities to donate cookies and assemble these gifts!
WAMS HOLIDAY TEA – DEC. 19
Help us spread some holiday cheer among the WAMS’s staff. With your help, Home & School will be hosting a Holiday Tea for our dedicated teachers and administrators. Please sign up here to donate. Gift cards will also be accepted to purchase necessary materials. Thank you for your generosity!
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
With the holidays approaching, don’t forget to clip the Box Tops for Education logos in products that you use every day. 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.
BAKER ANNUAL HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE
Lets show our awesome Baker staff how much we appreciate all they do for our children! Please sign up to BAKE/BUY cookies for our December 13th Cookie Exchange here.
DECEMBER COMMUNITY SERVICE DRIVE
The Baker family is collecting the following children’s items for those in need in our community: Underwear (sizes 2t-Young Adult), Socks (all Sizes), winter hats/mittens/scarves. Sizes needed range from infant-teen. All items will be donated to Oaks Integrated Care. We are also collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Toys for Tots Foundation. The collection location for both clothing and toys is in the Baker Lobby. Contact Becky Williams with any questions.
BOOSTERTHON SPONSORS NEEDED
Home and school is starting to gear up for its newest and biggest fundraiser. We are looking for sponsors in the fitness/physical therapy/ sports medicine field. Sponsors names will go on t-shirts that will be given to every elementary student in the district. The shirts will have a track where each lap the child runs will be recorded. It is a great way to get the kids excited about the fundraiser! Click here for more information. If you are interested in donating or have a questions please contact Dana Muhic.
ADULT SOCIAL CHAIR
Roberts is in need of a representative to help plan the Home & School Adult Social that is taking place in February at Laurel Creek CC. If you are interested in helping on this committee, please email Erin Finazzo at Erin.Finazzo@foxroach.com
We are looking for businesses to sponsor the t-shirts that all the MTPS elementary children will receive during Boosterthon in March. If you are interested in having your business represented on the t-shirt please email email@example.com Only a few spots remain!
BOX TOPS REMINDER
Send in those Box Tops with your child for the Box Top Challenge!!! Any questions please contact Melanie Romano at firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH VALLEY NEWS
SV is getting ready to break in those running shoes!!! Home and School is gearing up for its newest and biggest fundraiser of the year, taking place in March. The students in all 3 elementary schools will be running 32 laps! We would like to get each child a t-shirt to wear on the very exciting Boosterthon Day. We are hoping to have the Boosterthon Reps, mascots, teachers etc. autograph the shirts! The shirts will track progress on race day too. We are targeting sponsors in the fitness/physical therapy/ sports medicine/health and wellness fields (but would be appreciative of any sponsor) to help with the cost of the shirts. Sponsors names will go on the t-shirts. If you are interested in donating or have any questions please contact Heather Colella.
SpEAC PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS CONFERENCE
Attn SpEAC Members: For anyone able to help with our annual “Pathways to Success Conference”, there will be a planning meeting TONIGHT Monday 12/11 at 6pm, upstairs at Wegmans. We will need assistance planning content, securing presenters & vendors, food & beverage, promoting the conference, set-up and more. Many hands make light work! Questions? Please email our conference chair, Jana Mohamed. Save the date! This year’s Pathways to Success Conference will be held on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at the UES.
SpEAC NEXT MONTHLY MEETING THURS 12/14, MHS STAR CENTER, DEC 14, 9:30 AM
Moorestown SpEAC is a parent-run organization that provides a forum for parents to discuss important challenges facing our children in the schools and community. We collaborate with administration and teachers to improve programs and promote an atmosphere of open communication, understanding and mutual respect among students, parents and the community. Visit our website follow us on Facebook, or email email@example.com for more information.
Live Civilly is pleased to work in partnership with MTPS! For information about services and opportunities, please visit our webpage at www.livecivilly.org. Remember FOOD FOR ALL FRIDAY this Friday 9/8 – 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!