Fall Break Tidbits (Sept. 29, 2019)

Parent Academy, Register Today!

“This is Chula Vista Elementary School District’s 5th year hosting a parent-centered conference dedicated to partnering with parents in their efforts to support their child’s emotional and academic development.” (https://cvesdparentacademy.org/)

Now is the perfect time to register for the 5th Annual CVESD Parent Academy! We are so fortunate to have this opportunity offered to all Hedenkamp parents! Please be sure to register for this free event as soon as possible by visiting: https://cvesdparentacademy.org/. The Parent Academy will take place on Saturday, October 19th, from 8:00 AM until 12:30 PM, with an amazing free breakfast starting at 7:30 AM! The Parent Academy will be located at Vista Square Elementary School, 540 G Street, Chula Vista, 91910. For more information, please contact Angelica Maldonado, Parent Engagement Coordinator at (619) 425-9600 ext. 1465. Hope to see you there!

PTA Reflections 2019

PTA Reflections is a National PTA program that has helped students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life. (https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections, August 2019)

If your child enjoys visual art, photography, or creative writing, please consider submitting a piece of their work for the 2019 Reflections Program! “Look Within” is the theme for all submissions this year. Please note, the entries must be created solely by the child. Submissions and a completed student entry form must be turned in to room 408 no later than Monday, October 14, 2019.  Questions? Please email programs@huskiespta.com.

PTA Reflections 2019- How To Enter

PTA Reflections 2019- Official Rules

PTA Reflections 2019- Entry Form

Husky Howl Ticket Sales and Volunteer Link

The annual Hedenkamp Husky Howl fundraiser event is scheduled for Friday, October 25th from 4:30 until 8pm, with PTA members only admission beginning at 4:00pm. (If you are not yet a member, you can click here to join today!) The Husky Howl will include music, carnival games, local food vendors and Inflatable World rides for children to enjoy! Tickets will be required for all game and vendor purchases and one wristband per child is required for any child who wishes to use inflatable rides. Tickets and wristbands are now on sale at a special discounted price at the Hedenkamp PTA Webstore and will be available through Sunday, October 20th. In-person sales will be held on the school campus October 22-23rd from 8:15-9:00 am. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Husky Howl, but will only be offered at full price. Please consider taking advantage of the pre-sale by purchasing your tickets and wristbands early. Please view the flyer for details: Husky Howl Oct-25-2019 

Donations of dessert items (store bought) for the Cake Walk would be very much appreciated; please drop off at the Hedenkamp front office on Friday, Oct. 25th. Thank you so much!

The Husky Howl would not be possible without parent support! We would love to have your help as a volunteer at this fun event! Please sign up for a Husky Howl volunteer shift by clicking here! We are so thankful for your continued support!

Support Hedenkamp PTA with AmazonSmile!

Did you know that you can support Hedenkamp PTA with your Amazon shopping?! Simply sign in using your Amazon account at smile.amazon.com and choose to support Hedenkamp PTA. Android mobile systems are now supported as well, please visit the  PTA Retail Rewards page for details.

Tuesday Tidbits (August 27, 2019)

McTeacher’s Night, Wednesday 5-8pm

Please join our Hedenkamp Staff and our PTA for our annual night at imgresMcDonald’s.The fun begins on Wednesday, August 28 @ 5:00 p.m. and will end @ 8:00 p.m.

This event is a fundraiser where a percentage of your purchase of food from the menu at McDonald’s will benefit Hedenkamp PTA. PTA will also be present selling McDonald’s coupon books for $5 each (cash only please for coupon books) from 5 until 8PM. We hope to see all of our families at the McDonalds in the Sunbow Center on E. Palomar!

Paper Donation Drive

Thank you for your generous paper donations! We are in the final stretch of this drive, still collecting reams of copy paper to benefit the school! Please send your paper donation to your child’s teacher by this Thursday, August 29. The upper and lower grade classrooms collecting the most paper will be rewarded with a pizza party. For more info, please view the Hedenkamp Paper Drive flyer. Thank you so much for your help!

Scholastic Book Fair

Mark your calendars! The Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the Hedenkamp MPR September 16th – 19th. Do you remember how much you loved the #ScholasticBookFair? Enjoy making new memories with your child while supporting your school!
You now have the option to give your student a secure, cash-free way to shop the fair with Scholastic e-Wallet. Simply create a free account, preauthorize a spending limit, and have funds immediately available. Sign up for e-wallet at Https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/hedenkamp.

Our Huskies love the book fair, but we need volunteers like YOU to help make it a success! Please click here to sign up for a volunteer shift at the fall book fair!

Dance with your Daughter (formerly known as the Father/Daughter Dance) Tickets

The Dance With Your Daughter (formerly known as the Father/Daughter Dance) will be held on Friday, September 13. Tickets will be available for purchase at the PTA Webstore September 1-8, or until sold out, so please be sure to purchase your tickets early. Due to capacity, we ask that only one adult accompany your child(ren). If you are interested in helping with the dance, please click here to sign up to volunteer. Thank you!

Tuesday Tidbits (August 13, 2019)

APEX Fun Run on Thursday!

Thank you to all who’ve donated in support of the APEX Fun Run at Hedenkamp! The APEX Fun Run is this Thursday, August 15! Here is the schedule by grade level:

K – 2nd Grade —  9:00-10:00am

5th – 6th Grade — 10:00-11:00am

3rd – 4th  Grade — 11:00-12:00am

We could really use your help as a volunteer during the APEX fun run! Please plan to arrive on Thursday morning, at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled run times. Help is needed during every run, so if you are able to stay for more than one group, please do! Please remember to check in at the front office, and then head over to the APEX tent on the grass field to get a marker and instructions. Thank you for volunteering! 

Paper Donation Drive

Thank you to the parents who’ve donated reams of paper! PTA is still collecting copy paper to benefit the school and your donations are needed! Please send your paper donation to your child’s teacher by August 29. The upper and lower grade classrooms collecting the most paper will be rewarded with a pizza party. For more info, please view the Hedenkamp Paper Drive flyer. Thank you for your help!

Kona Ice this Friday

Enjoy your favorite flavor of shave ice with your child! Kona Ice will be on campus on Friday, August 16th afterschool on the blacktop. Prices vary, $4-7 each. Kona Ice will donate a portion of proceeds to Hedenkamp PTA.