10.04.21

Join Home & School!

Our web address changed at the end of the last school year.  We are now moorestownhsa.org!  Have you completed your annual membership registration yet?  Join us today at moorestownhsa.org/membership/annual-membership.  Please note – You do not need a Google account to fill out any of our Google forms.  Please contact [email protected] if you experience any technical issues.

Calendars

Calendars came in a little later than expected this year.  Home & School Membership Chairs have been delivering them to the school offices for at least the past 2 weeks.  Reports are run weekly for them to review.  Please check with your students to see if they have been given any calendars to take home.

Directory Information

Home & School no longer manages the district’s directory.  The district manages all contact information through Genesis.  Once logged in, go to School Information.  Click on the School Directory tab on the left.   To opt in and have your information displayed, you must click Update Contact Information and check the boxes for what you’d like to display.  You will only see information for the school that your students are in.

Gift Wrap

LAST WEEK FOR GIFT WRAP & GIFTS!  Friday, October 8th is our end date!  Please support our annual fall Giftwrap Fundraiser! Look for a catalog in your child’s backpack this week. Choose from a variety of kitchen gadgets, home decor, holiday giftwrap, gourmet popcorn, delicious chocolates and more!  All orders will be entered and paid ONLINE this year! Your order can either ship FREE to school with curbside pickup or ship directly to your home. FREE shipping on orders to home over $99.

TO ORDER: Go to www.misschocolate.com & click ONLINE STORE. Then click on Student/Seller Dashboard. Use SCHOOL ID 605230 and select MOORESTOWN HOME AND SCHOOL.  Invite family & friends to order by sending them the email link after registering your student. If for any reason you cannot order and pay online or if you have any QUESTIONS, please contact Helen Dominy [email protected]

MooreKids

MOOREKIDS 8th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME SWAP

10/23 at the Moorestown Library (9:30-4:00) 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 23rd. Donation boxes are located at the Moorestown Library. Costumes are FREE to all!  Contact Sue Ernst, [email protected]http://www.moorekids.org.


MHS

H&S Meeting

Topic: High School Home and School Meeting

Time: Oct 13, 2021 09:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

https://mtps.zoom.us/j/89258171274?pwd=c2k2OEZGdmphZjJ2dHJoMUpmRW1MQT09

Meeting ID: 892 5817 1274

Passcode: 842357

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Find your local number: https://mtps.zoom.us/u/kc6csZQZ2C


WAMS

Halloween Dance

Our Halloween dance will take place Friday, October 29. Please note this is a different date than is noted on the Home and School calendar. The dance will be open to all students and will take place outside (in the event of rain, it will be in the MAC at the high school). Details on how to donate food and decorations coming soon.


UES

Room Parents

Thank you to those who have volunteered to be room parents, however we are STILL looking for room parent volunteers (it’s not too late)! Particularly we need volunteers for Ms. Moore (4th grade) and Ms. Jeffries (5th grade) classes. And the 6th grade classes still have parties and NEED room parents! While we are uncertain to what extent room parents will be involved in the classroom this year, we still need outstanding room parents to make this year great for our children! If you are interested, please fill out the following google form. UES Room Parent Volunteer Form. Please email Denya Miller with any questions. [email protected]. Room parent selections will be announced on Friday, October 8th. Thank you!

Home & School Meeting

Please join us virtually for our next Home & School meeting this Friday, October 8th at 9:30am. Zoom information is as follows:

https://mtps.zoom.us/j/87961962923?pwd=SVI5Q2I3QmhGcVBJUmtOV0k0aEhIQT09

Meeting ID: 879 6196 2923

Passcode: 014443

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Find your local number: https://mtps.zoom.us/u/kCkxg6b1C

Book Fair

Mark your calendars for the UES Book Fair which will be held October 15th-22nd. We will be looking for a few volunteers, please check the next H&S ecom for sign-up links.


BAKER

Book Fair

Our Books Bring Us Together Book Fair is October 4-October 8!  All of our information has been sent home in a flyer with a letter, through H&S emails and through an email from Mrs. Rowe.

PLEASE CLICK HERE LEARN ABOUT class times, how to shop, eWallets/cash/checks, COIN DRIVE and more!

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO BUY ONLINE: You may preview the fair and/or purchase books online from 10/1-10/14.

Questions?  Contact Tracy ([email protected]) or Sonia ([email protected])


ROBERTS

Food For All Friday

Thank you for all who donated/volunteered for our first Food for all Friday of the school year!  Keep an eye out for a SignUp Genius link coming soon to help on the first Friday of the month and Tuesdays weekly to deliver donated items to the First Baptist Church Food Pantry

Room Parents Needed

It’s a great year to volunteer and help in school, we are still in need a few more volunteers for the following classes:

  • Pre K – Ms. Cortright AM and PM 1 more for each section

  • Pre K – Ms. Humes 2 volunteers

  • Kindergarten – Ms. Castelli 1 more volunteer

  • Second Grade – Ms. Asztalos 1 more volunteer

H&S Meeting

Next H&S Meeting October 21st 930am via zoom (link sent via Mr. Carter)

Book Fair

We are so happy to announce the triumphant return of The Book Fair, which will run October 1-8! We’re excited to bring back a physical book fair for students to browse through. Unfortunately no Grand Event or Family Fun Night, but we’re getting there! See below for more information:

eWallet

Parents, there are 2 ways to shop the Roberts Book Fair – you can send in cash or check (Made out to Moorestown Home and School) with your child or you can set up an eWallet on the Scholastic website.  eWallet is Scholastic’s way to securely shop the Book Fair without  sending in cash or checks.  You can set up set up your child’s eWallet: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/maryrobertselemsch1 * Please note that any leftover funds will not be credited back to the credit card, but can be used at a later Book Fair or donated to our All for Books program.  Here is an FAQ about eWallet: https://scholastic.force.com/scholasticfaqs/s/topic/0TO2M000001lCxmWAE/student-ewallet

Coin Challenge

We are excited to bring back the All for Books Grade Level Coin Challenge.  Each day, have your child collect loose change and bring it to school to see which grade level can collect the most!  Winning grade level will get a grade-wide pajama day!  All proceeds from the Coin Challenge will go towards the Scholastic All for Books Program, which allows us to use the money raised to buy books for our classrooms and school community.  Scholastic then matches anything raised through All for Books and donates books to an underserved school.  Each day we will ask for a different kind of coin:

Monday, October 4th~Pennies

Tuesday, October 5th~Nickels

Wednesday, October 6th~Dimes

Thursday, October 7th~Quarters

Friday, October 8th~Any loose change you want!


SOUTH VALLEY

South Valley Spirit Gear

You can purchase red South Valley t-shirts in the South Valley main office.  Show your spirit by wearing your South Valley gear!

Food for All Friday

Next Friday October 8th. Please have your student bring non-perishable items to donate to the First Baptist Church Food Pantry

Book Fair

South Valley Jungle Adventure Book Fair This Week!

Monday, October 4th to Thursday, October 7th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Friday, October 8th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ways to Shop:

1. New this year, due to the district’s guidelines, parents will not be able to attend the fair.  The children will be shopping during their class library times (see schedule below), or you can shop the fair online beginning 10/1.

2. If your child is shopping in person, either have your child bring cash in an envelope on his/her classroom day, or sign up for eWallet digital payment by (click here) and add funds to your child’s account by 10 pm the night before his/her day. Leftover funds will be credited to a gift card that can be used at future fairs or online.

Contests for the Chance to Win Prizes:

1. Decorate the jungle picture that came home in your child’s backpack last week, and return it to your teacher by Thursday, September 30th.

2. Guess how many bananas are in the monkey’s jar on your classroom’s day.

3. Dress up in your jungle gear or wear something jungle-themed on your classroom’s day.

Teacher Wishlist Donations:         Click here for list.

If you would like to purchase a book to donate to your child’s classroom and/or specials teacher, please select a title on the Signup Genius link above and mark it as purchased.  You can purchase the books online beginning 10/1 or by sending money in with your child during their class shopping time.

Kindergarten

Wolfe

Monday, October 4

9:40 am to 10:20 am

Anderson

Tuesday, October 5

9:40 am to 10:20 am

Hasegawa/Tracy

Thursday, October 7

9:40 am to 10:20 am

Harris

Friday, October 8

9:40 am to 10:20 am

First Grade

Kovacs

Monday, October 4

10:30 am to 11:10 am

Barnes

Wednesday, October 6

10:30 am to 11:10 am

Short

Thursday, October 7

10:30 am to 11:10 am

Bachman

Friday, October 8

10:30 am to 11:10 am

Second Grade

Schultz

Tuesday, October 5

11:15 am to 11:55 am

Kelly

Wednesday, October 6

11:15 am to 11:55 am

Reyes

Thursday, October 7

11:15 am to 11:55 am

Hendrickson

Friday, October 8

11:15 am to 11:55 am

Third Grade

Rau

Friday, October 1

2:05 pm to 2:45 pm

Morken

Monday, October 4

2:05 pm to 2:45 pm

Dever

Tuesday, October 5

2:05 pm to 2:45 pm

Semptimphelter

Thursday, October 7

2:05 pm to 2:45 pm

Contact Sarah Amato ([email protected]), Molly Mills ([email protected]) or Tami Schoenfeld ([email protected]) with any questions.

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