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Week of 04.03.23


HOME & SCHOOL GENERAL NEWS

Follow us online at www.moorestownhsa.org, Facebook (@MoorestownHomeSchool) or on our Instagram page (@moorestownhsa) or contact us at info@moorestownhsa.org!


District Positions

In addition to the individual school chair positions, Home & School has several district level positions that oversee the business and many events in the district. If you are interested in any of the positions below, please contact info@moorestownhsa.org. If you are interested in any of the other positions that currently have been slated, you may find them in the calendar and inquire about them as well!

  • VP Communications - Board of Trustees position managing Monday email communication, all social media (currently Facebook & Instagram), website administration & maintenance, membership administration and calendar creation & distribution (Some committee level positions are created to include others to execute a portion of these responsibilities) For a full description, please contact info@moorestownhsa.org.

  • Wizards Chairs (2) - District level chairs needed to organize, plan, and execute the Wizards basketball event to be held spring 2024. Some committee level positions are created to include others to execute a portion of these responsibilities. Position starts as soon as possible.

  • Boosterthon Chairs (2) - District level chairs needed to organize, plan and execute the Boosterthon fundraiser held at the 3 lower schools, and Upper Elementary School. School chairs are also provided to assist with the execution of the fundraising event. For a full description, please contact info@moorestownhsa.org.

  • Book Fair Chair (1) - District level chair who has previously been a book fair chair at any of the Moorestown schools to help school book fair chairs communicate with Scholastic, manage finances, and assist during all book fairs where needed.

  • Calendar Creation (additional chair needed) - District level chair who will work with the other district chair already in position to create the Moorestown Home & School Calendar that is distributed through the district and the community. Individual attends district & community meetings, gathers sponsors, and is fundamental in the development of the iterations necessary to creating the calendar to be sent out to print. Position starts as soon as possible.

Boosterthon Thank You

An enormous thank you to Caty Berman and all of the individual school Boosterthon chairs, school chairs, principals and teachers for pulling together yet another fantastic Boosterthon! We are all incredibly thankful for their hard work managing the 3 lower elementary schools and the Upper Elementary School events and fundraising!


MISS CHOCOLATE ORDER PICKUP TODAY ONLY!!!

Reminder: Your Miss Chocolate orders are available for pick up TODAY! Pick Up Times:

When: Monday April 3, 2023

Times: 1:30pm - 2:30pm and 3:30pm - 6:30pm (There will be NO pickup during dismissal.)

Where: UES Lobby

PERISHABLE ITEMS: You may have ordered perishable items such pies, cakes and cookie dough. Home and School does not have a place to store perishable items. Arrangements must be made for pick up today, 4/3/2023.

Questions or concerns? Email fallspringfundraise@gmail.com


Moorestown Apparel Store

Mark your calendar! The Moorestown Apparel Store will be open right after Spring Break from Monday, 4/17 through Friday, 5/5. PLEASE NOTE: Items will not be produced until after the store closes on May 5th. Turnaround time is approximately two weeks from May 5th, not from your purchase date. All sales are final and since items are custom ordered, there will be no refunds or exchanges.


Check out our COMMUNITY section at the end for off board news, but school-related activities and news outside of Home & School!



MHS

Senior Scholarships

Moorestown Home & School is distributing five (5) $1000 scholarships to outgoing Moorestown High School seniors this year. Applications will be accepted from now until 4/28/23 at 11:59pm. Please fill out your application here: 2023 Scholarships


MHS 2023-2024 Chairs

Please consider volunteering your time and be a committee chair! The open positions for next year are: Senior September Back to School Breakfast, College Mock Interviews and Staff Appreciation. Please contact Erin at mhs@moorestownhsa.org for more information.

MHS Home & School Meeting

Our next monthly H&S meeting will be April 5th at 9:30 at the high school and on Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed the day before. Light refreshments will be provided.



WAMS

7th Grade S.T.E.M. Career Day - We still need volunteers!!


The Moorestown Home and School Association is excited to collaborate with WAMS to bring a S.T.E.M. Career Day for 7th grade students on Friday, May 5th from 1:00pm to 2:45pm. This is a great opportunity for you to help students understand how exciting and rewarding careers built from S.T.E.M. skills can be! We are seeking up to 24 volunteers who will develop and present interactive sessions to three groups of rotating students. Please complete this Sign-Up Genius (link) to volunteer your time and experience for this event.

This will be a hands-on, fun-filled afternoon for all of our 7th graders.Thank you in advance for your help to make this day a success – we cannot make this happen without community support. If you have any questions about WAMS S.T.E.M. Career Day, please contact Amanda Hillegas (ash42807@gmail.com)


UES

UES Book Fair

Thank you to our to our book fair chairs, Jenn Montalto, Sarah Amato, Caitlin Conway, Sonia Bodiwala, and Tracy Darby for a super Groovy Book Fair this past week. Thank you, as well, to all of our parents and students for supporting reading in our schools and helping both our library and teachers fill their rooms with new books and for supporting Moorestown Home & School!


BAKER

Baker Science Day

The Baker H&S committee is excited to support the 13th Annual Science Day on Friday, April 21st, 2023. This is a hands-on, fun-filled day for all of our students to engage in S.T.E.A.M. activities. Kindergarten presentations will be from 11am-11:45am; First, Second and Third grade presentations (2 for each class) will be from 1:30pm-3:15pm. We are seeking volunteers who will develop and present interactive sessions. This is a great opportunity for you to share your love of S.T.E.A.M. to our youngest learners. Please complete this Sign-Up Genius (link) to volunteer your time and experience for this event.

We look forward to creating a day of engaging S.T.E.A.M. instruction for our Baker Bears with your support. If you have any questions about Science Day, please contact Amanda Hillegas (ash42807@gmail.com).


Baker H & S ’23-’24 Slate

If you are interested in serving as a chair of one of the events or committees during the next school year, please fill out the form located here. The descriptions of the positions are listed at the bottom of the form.


Recess Runners

Spring Recess Runners sign-up is located here. There are still openings in May to help count laps for the students.


Baker Home & School Meeting

Please join us for our next H&S meeting in the Baker Cafeteria and online at 9:30am on Wednesday, April 15th. A link will be sent by the Baker principal.


3rd Grade Dance

Our third graders will be "Glowing Out in Style" at the Third Grade Dance on May 19, 2023 from 6:30- 8 pm! Third Graders in Baker, Roberts and South Valley are welcome to bring their special grown up guest (parent, guardian, family member/friend, etc) to celebrate. Tickets, as well a volunteer/snack signup genius, will be available after spring break. Questions? Please contact Jane Schleichter (jcrybicki@aol.com).



ROBERTS

Book Fair

We would like to thank all of the parents who came out to help set up and support the book fair. It was a grand-slam!!! Special thank you to our book fair chairs/MVPS: Summer Petrone and Jen Scharf, and to Rosemary Hess for her help on Family Fun Night!

STEM

We are looking forward to an amazing STEM week this week!! Thank you to our parents who will be coming in to present and to help.


Roberts Slate

Looking to be more involved in our school and work with Home & School? Roberts is seeking a co-chair, as well as a secretary! Please contact Leslie robets@moorestownhsa.org for more information!


Roberts H&S Meeting

Roberts home and school meeting will be on April 20 at 9:30. We will be on zoom and in person in the library! We hope to see you there!!


3rd Grade Dance

Our third graders will be "Glowing Out in Style" at the Third Grade Dance on May 19, 2023 from 6:30- 8 pm! Third Graders in Baker, Roberts and South Valley are welcome to bring their special grown up guest (parent, guardian, family member/friend, etc) to celebrate. Tickets, as well a volunteer/snack signup genius, will be available after spring break. Questions? Please contact Jane Schleichter (jcrybicki@aol.com).


SOUTH VALLEY

Food For All Friday

South Valley's April Food For All collection will take place on THURSDAY, April 6th. If you are able, kindly send items into school with your child or drop them off in the bin in the lobby. The Food Pantry is incredibly appreciative of the continuing generosity of our community! In particular need this month are proteins (canned chicken, tuna, and spam), breakfast items, peanut butter and jelly, pasta and sauce, and personal care items. Thank you again for your generosity!

Recess Runners

Recess Runners is starting at South Valley right after Spring Break! The weather is getting nicer and it's the perfect opportunity to spend time with your child during the school day while helping students log their laps! Sign up for a Tuesday or Thursday recess period. Please only sign up for two dates initially. Volunteers cannot bring younger children with them to Recess Runners.


STEAM Week

Many thanks to the SV Community for decorating the hallways with the South Valley Career Halls of Fame and special thanks to the parent presenters who showcased a variety of careers to our students on Career Day. A huge thank you to Mary Staehle for organizing such an amazing STEAM Week!


3rd Grade Memory Book

Calling all 3rd grade parents! Please send a baby picture of your 3rd grader as well as pictures of their years at South Valley. (Class parties, remote learning, 1st day of school etc) Please send all photos to sv3memories@gmail.com and be sure to include your child’s name with the photos. Thanks!


3rd Grade Dance

Our third graders will be "Glowing Out in Style" at the Third Grade Dance on May 19, 2023 from 6:30- 8 pm! Third Graders in Baker, Roberts and South Valley are welcome to bring their special grown up guest (parent, guardian, family member/friend, etc) to celebrate. Tickets, as well a volunteer/snack signup genius, will be available after spring break. Questions? Please contact Jane Schleichter (jcrybicki@aol.com).



COMMUNITY

Project Graduation

Our next Project Graduation restaurant night is tomorrow, Tues, 4/4, Jersey's Mikes at the Nixon Drive location! Support Project Graduation and see our flyer for details. Don't forget to show it or use the codes when ordering! Click here: Project Graduation at Jersey Mike’s


Moorestown SpEAC Save the Date! Moorestown SpEAC (Special Education Advocacy Council) is holding a fundraiser at Passariello's on Monday 4/3 from 11am - 8pm. Come enjoy their great food and support a great cause!! Dine in or take out. When purchasing your food, please let them know that you are with “Moorestown Special EducationAdvocacy Council“ All proceeds will be used to fund scholarship opportunities for our children. Thank you for your support!


MHS Yearbooks

MHS Yearbooks have been on sale since October. Don't miss out come June when prices go up and we could sell out! Please visit jostensyearbooks.com to purchase your book today.


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