Thursday Tidings (August 22, 2019)

Thank You and Welcome New Members!

Thank you to all who joined PTA during the 2019 Membership Drive, your support is appreciated and we look forward to a wonderful year together! Please be sure to save the date for the next PTA General Meeting on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Membership Drive contest, Ms. Haynes’ and Ms. Medina’s classrooms!

With a community of nearly one thousand students and staff, we hope to reach our goal of at least 300 PTA members this school year. We have yet to meet this goal, so we would love for you to please join PTA! Memberships can be purchased at the Hedenkamp Huskies PTA Webstore.

Husky Wear Pop-Up Sale, Friday Morning!

“Husky Wear” will be available for sale before school on Friday, August 23, from 8:00 until 8:45am in the courtyard. This is an opportunity to purchase t-shirts and sweatshirts containing Hedenkamp logos. The prices range from $15- $30 and both cash and card payments will be accepted. There are no refunds.

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 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!


Looking ahead…

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 consider signing up to volunteer at the fall book fair! A link to the sign up list will be provided soon.


Fall Dance Tickets

The fall Dance With Your Daughter will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019. Tickets will be available for purchase at the PTA Webstore September 1-8, or until sold out, so be sure to purchase your tickets early. Due to capacity, we ask that only one adult accompany your child(ren).

Webstore Instructions

In order to make purchases in the Huskies PTA Webstore, you will need to login or create a free account.

Access the Hedenkamp PTA web store:

  1. Click on “My Account” to create an account
  2. Click on “Register for an account” and input your information
  3. Check your email to confirm your new account
  4. Return to the web store (logged in), and add family members to your account profile.
  5. Add items to your cart and check out to complete your purchase! Please note: For membership purchases, you can print your new membership card in the My Account / Membership Card section of the web store once payment is complete. 

Thursday Tidings

Thank You!

Thank you to all who were able to attend the PTA General Meeting yesterday. We appreciate your participation!  Please save the date for the next General PTA Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, January 15 at 5:30pm in the library.

Membership Drive Extended with Extra Perks!

The Hedenkamp PTA Membership Drive has been extended until Tuesday, August 20th at midnight. Extra perks for members this year will include a VIP line for taking pictures at school dances and early-entry (half-hour early) into the Husky Howl. Details can be found on our membership page. The upper and lower grade classrooms with the highest total new memberships will each receive a pizza party on Friday, August 23rd, along with $150 Scholastic Dollars for the teacher to spend in the classroom. Did you know that PTA memberships expire each year and that students can also become members? Please join Hedenkamp PTA or renew your membership today!

Hedenkamp PTA Statement on Inclusion

In an effort to better embrace our diverse community, Hedenkamp PTA will continue to evolve and expand our existing programs to be more inclusive. The “Mother-Son Dance” and the “Father-Daughter Dance” will be known as “Dance with your Son” and “Dance with your Daughter.” Any adult is welcome to accompany your child.
Due to capacity, we ask that only one adult chaperone accompany your child(ren).
For more information about the National PTA Diversity and Inclusion Policy, please visit the National PTA website:

Tuesday Tidbits July 30, 2019

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who could make it out to Movie Night and especially to all the volunteers who offered their time to come help make the evening so special. You are all so appreciated!

PTA General Meeting

We invite you to attend the first PTA General Meeting of the 2019-20 school year on Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30pm in the school library. We will discuss the programs and activities planned for the year, review the proposed budget, fundraising goals, and form a committee for the upcoming Father Daughter Dance. If you’d like to help with organizing the Father Daughter Dance, please plan to attend this meeting. This will be one of only three general PTA meetings scheduled this school year, so your engagement at this time is very much appreciated! We sure hope you can join us. Questions? Please email pta@huskiespta.com.  

 

PTA Membership Drive 

The Hedenkamp PTA Membership Drive is in full swing! The upper and lower grade classrooms with the highest total new memberships through August 9th will each receive a pizza party and Scholastic prize. Did you know that PTA memberships expire each year and that students can also become members? Please join Hedenkamp PTA or renew your membership to enjoy special perks for PTA members! Thank you for your contribution!

Hedenkamp Elementary PTA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. There are no refunds. 

Paper Donation Drive

We need your help to support our school, one ream at a time! Hedenkamp PTA is collecting donations of full reams of 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!

APEX Fun Run

Mark your calendars, the APEX Fun Run team is coming to Hedenkamp August 6-16, with the APEX Fun Run scheduled for Thursday, August 15.

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders are scheduled to begin at 9:00am; 5th – 6th graders will start at 10:00am, and 3rd – 4th graders will run at 11:00am. All parents and guardians are welcome to volunteer!

If you are available to volunteer (and we hope you can), please plan to arrive on August 15, 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, then head over to the APEX tent on the grass field to get a marker and instructions. Thank you for volunteering! Questions? Please email volunteer@huskiespta.com.