Cyber Monday Reminders

Robeks Smoothies

Robeks will again be selling smoothies after school today, Monday, November 28, outside the front gate, from 2:55-3:23 pm. $3 cash (they may start to begin to take Venmo). 20% of proceeds go back to Hedenkamp PTA.

Amazon Smile

If you haven’t already, please add Hedenkamp PTA as your selected charity under Amazon Smile. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Hedenkamp PTA at no cost to you.

Yearbook

Have you crossed off purchasing a Hedenkamp Elementary Yearbook from your list? The yearbook is only $30 until December 31!

This may also be a time frame where you are taking photos, sorting photos, making photo albums, etc. Don’t forget to contribute to the Yearbook by submitting your photos. Photos can be e-mailed to yearbook@huskiespta.com or shared via a photo cloud service such as Google Photos, Dropbox, Amazon Photos, etc. Instructions for photo submissions can be found at our Yearbook webpage.

Weekend Update (November 13, 2022)

Thankful Thursday Coffee Cart

Loko Bean Cafe (veteran, locally owned and operated) will be set up at the bus loop this Thursday, November 17, from 7:30-9:30 am to order from (see menu graphic below, child-friendly options are also available).

Additionally, you can pre-order a cup of joy for your favorite staff/teacher. We will deliver this to the room (staff will provide their order in advance) with a note of gratitude from the sender. If you are interested in placing an order for a staff member, please e-mail fundraising@huskiespta.com by Tuesday, November 15.

The PTA thanks you in advance as a % of proceeds are given back to the school.

Reminder – Order Your Yearbook

Reminder to pre-order your yearbook at the early bird price of $30, ending December 31, 2022. After that, pricing increases to $35. Yearbook covers can also be personalized with a name for an extra $5. Pre-order your yearbook at the Hedenkamp PTA Web Store: https://huskiespta.myschoolcentral.com/.

Reminder – Photo Submissions

Reminder to get your pictures in the yearbook!  All grades are included in the yearbook so we need your help.  If you have great photos of school events, email them to us!  We can’t be everywhere to take pictures so help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific yearbook to remember this school year!

Ways to submit photos for the yearbook:

Please submit photos that are:

  • school-related
  • digital, no hard copies will be accepted
  • high resolution (300 dpi jpg)
  • original files – no screenshots
  • full color
  • unaltered – do not crop, use photo filters, add text or create collages
  • not watermarked
  • recognizable – faces should be visible or partially visible
  • in focus – not blurry

Be sure to include your child’s name, grade, teacher and event info in your email.  This ensures that photos are placed on the correct pages.

If possible, rename your files:

  • 1 Child in photo: “X Grade_TeacherLast_ChildFirst ChildLast” e.g. “6th Grade_Mikulanis_Jane Smith”
  • Kids from the same class: “X Grade_TeacherLast kids” e.g. “4th Grade_Rose kids”
  • Kids from the same grade: “X Grade kids”  e.g. “2nd Grade kids”
  • For all other variations include event name or a description

Reminder – Robeks Smoothies Fundraiser

Reminder that Robeks will be selling their strawberry and mango smoothies at the front gate flag pole from 2:55-3:25 pm this Monday, November 14. $3 cash only. 20% of proceeds go back to Hedenkamp PTA.

Our Executive Board Is Complete

Congratulations and welcome to our newest officers, completing our Executive Board for 2022-2023.

Tuesday Tidbits (October 25, 2022)

Husky Howl Reminders

The Husky Howl Halloween Carnival is this Friday, October 28! Wristbands and tickets are being sold in-person at the bus loop before school from 8:00-9:00 am and after school from 2:30-4:00 pm until Thursday. Wristbands and tickets will also be sold in front of the MPR at the Husky Howl.

Husky Wear Deliveries

For those of you that ordered Husky Wear through our earlier pre-sales, we are scheduling them to be delivered to classrooms on Tuesday, November 1.

If you are able to help sort, fill, and deliver the orders to the classrooms, please sign up on our SignUpGenius.

Update November 1, 2022: Delivery has been delayed from Tuesday, November 1, to instead Thursday, November 3.

Robeks Smoothies Fundraiser Reminder

Robeks will be selling their strawberry and mango smoothies at the front gate flag pole from 2:55-3:25 pm this coming Monday, October 31 (Halloween). $3 cash only. 20% of proceeds go back to Hedenkamp PTA.

Yearbook and Photos Reminders

Early bird pricing on the 2022-2023 Yearbook ends December 31.

Don’t forget to e-mail your photos or share your online photo albums to yearbook@huskiespta.com! Photos of Spirit Days, the recent CVESD 130th Celebration, upcoming Husky Howl, etc.

All yearbook information can be found on the yearbook webpage.

Nominating Committee for 2023-2024 PTA Elections

We are looking for parent members to serve on the Nominating Committee for the 2023-2024 PTA Elections. Our PTA Elections will be held on March 24, 2023, at 6:00 pm virtually on Zoom. Nominating Committee duties include: interviewing candidates, attending January and March 2023 General Association meetings, preparing ballots and other materials pertaining to the election (templates provided), and most importantly, counting the vote.

Note, must be a PTA member for the current school year and no person on the Nominating Committee can run for a PTA Executive Board position.

The first Nominating Committee meeting will be on January 10, 2023, at 6:30 pm virtually on Zoom.

Visit our Elections webpage as reference.

Memberships & Retail Support

It’s not too late to purchase a PTA membership at only $10 (which also gives you membership perks offered by California PTA and more).

With the holiday season just around the corner (which potentially means shopping season as well), it’s also worth reminding that you can support PTA by selecting Hedenkamp PTA as your charity on Amazon, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, and Office Depot OfficeMax.

Check out our Donations & Retail Support webpage for instructions on how to Hedenkamp PTA as your charity.

PTA General Association Meeting

Our next PTA General Association meeting will be on Thursday, November 3, at 6:00 pm. E-mail PTA@huskiespta.com for the virtual Zoom link.

A full list of our PTA Meetings and PTA Activities can be found on our Calendar webpage.