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January 2, 2018



Happy New Year!!

**IMPORTANT UPDATE**
Due to a scheduling conflict with the upcoming BOE meeting, our next GENERAL PTA Meeting is being moved to Wednesday January 10th at 7pm @ PVS. We hope you can make it!
 

Father-Daughter Winter Ball

 Tickets are no longer available for purchase through the PTA website, however, there are still a few tickets left.  Please email FatherandDaughter@HarrisonPTA.org  if you still need to purchase tickets.  There is a limited number of tickets that will be sold in the order that the email requests are received.
 

Bassetti Photographers will be at the dance and photo packages will be available for purchase.  To prepay online go to www.bassettiphoto.com/prepay 
The prepay code is: HTPV.


Volunteers are needed to run and make this event a success. There are currently only 13 of 105 slots filled. The Sign-Up is now available on the PTA website or by clicking here 

Help is needed with baking, setting-up for the dance, helping during the dance and/or cleaning up after the dance.

 


Be on the lookout soon for exciting information regarding our upcoming Silver Graphics (art-based) Fundraiser!


BOX TOPS

Thank you to those of you that have already starting sending in Box Tops so far this year! Our first submission was sent to the Box Tops program, and our school will be receiving a check for over $2,000 already, including the remaining Box Tops submitted at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. As you can see, Box Tops does collect a significant amount of money for our PTA, and we couldn't do it without your help!!
 
As a reminder, I'm so grateful when the Box Tops are sent in to school already clipped, counted & bag in sets of 50. It makes sorting them so much less time consuming for me and our volunteers. Therefore, please send unexpired Box Tops, in groups of 50, with the bag or envelope clearly marked with the number of Box Tops, your child's name, teacher, and grade.
 
The Box Tops contest is underway, and one classroom at both HTS and PVS with the highest Box Tops total during the school year will win an ice-cream party in the spring!!
 
Keep up the great work!! If you would like to volunteer to clip & count Box Tops, please email me at BoxTops@HarristonPTA.org or copy/paste this link:
https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2146592/false#/invitation

DONATION BOX
We have placed a Donation Box in the main office of both schools. If at any time you would like to make a donation, download the “Donation Box" form from the PTA website and place it in the Donation Box with your donation. Please know that the donations are a fundraiser with all proceeds going to the students AND the donations are tax-deductible. **The donation box is not to taking the place of any classroom donations and donations are completely voluntary!

PTA MEMBERSHIP
Did you know the PTA funds the school assemblies, purchases educational subscriptions, sponsors the class picnics, and makes annual donations to the schools? Not sure what it means to be a PTA member? By being a member you help fund these activities and demonstrate your support to our PTA and all of its volunteers. Membership is $12

PTA MEETINGS
During PTA meetings decisions are made and news is announced that can directly affect programs and events at Harrison Township Schools.  All meetings are open to the General Membership and are held in the Gymnasium at HTS and in the Cafetorium at PVS, unless noted otherwise.  The meetings generally begin at 7:00 p.m. and will last approximately 45 minutes.  We strongly encourage all members of the General Membership to attend these meetings.
 
01/10/18:  General (PVS Cafeteria/Auditorium – 7:00pm
    *Note this was changed from 1/8 to 1/10 due to BOE meeting conflict.
02/05/18:  General and Room Parent (HTS Library – 7:00pm)
03/06/18:  Coffee with the PTA General Mtg. (HTS Activity Center – 1:00pm)
04/09/18:  General (HTS Library – 7:00pm)
05/07/18:  General and Teacher of the Year (PVS Cafeteria/Auditorium – 7:00pm)

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Upcoming Events

School Store - HTS - 1/3/18
School Color Day - 1/5/18
School Store - PVS - 1/17/18
School Spirit - Sports - 1/19/18
6th Grade Dance - 1/19/18
Father/Daughter Ball - 1/20/18
PVS Book Fair - 1/29 - 2/5/18

 




About the Harrison Township PTA

It is our mission to enhance and maximize the education, health and well-being of every child while helping them to achieve their highest potential through strong parent, family and community involvement and commitment.

PTA Board of Directors

President

Jennifer Bowen
 
Executive Vice President
Sonia Shah
 
Treasurer
Stephanie Holm
 
Recording Secretary
Sandy Reichert
 
VP of Communications
Kelly Yanek
 
VP of Fundraising
Danie Dotsey-Ramirez
 
VP of Student Events
Lori Penderleith
 
VP of Student Programs
Mary Jo Battaglia














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