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Week of 04.27.23


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!

  • Communications VP- 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.

  • Boosterthon Chairs (1 more) - 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.

Moorestown Apparel Store

The Moorestown Apparel Store is NOW OPEN! This spring, our selection includes t-shirts, sweatshirts, joggers, jackets and more! The store will be open until Friday, 3/5.

Please note: Turnaround time is approximately two weeks from 3/5, not from your purchase date. Direct home delivery only. All sales are final. Items are custom ordered and no refunds or exchanges can be provided. Thank you for your understanding.


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 FRIDAY THIS WEEK, 4/28/23 at 11:59pm. Please fill out your application here: 2023 Scholarships


WAMS

WAMS Staff Appreciation Luncheon Donations

The school year is on the home stretch. Let's show appreciation for our wonderful WAMS teachers and staff this spring with a delicious luncheon on Tuesday, May 2 as a small token of thanks!

Please consider supporting the WAMS teachers and staff by making a donation or contribution. Please visit the sign-up genius link for additional details. WAMS Staff Appreciation Donation Signup


Please contact Amy Skennonto at amyskennonto@gmail.com or Cyndi Del Rossi at cyndipsu@gmail.com with any questions.


WAMS Home and School Meeting

The next WAMS H&S meeting will be on Friday, April 28th at 9:30 am in the WAMS Media Center. You may attend in person or online (email to follow). Join us to hear about the goings on at WAMS and how you can help out. Any questions, please feel free to email Deb Rockell at WAMS@moorestownhsa.org.

BAKER

Baker Staff Appreciation

Staff Appreciation week is coming and we are hosting a special luncheon to celebrate their tireless efforts in providing quality education to our students!


Please consider donating before May 1st to help us honor our staff and make this event a success. To participate, please fill out the SignUpGenius (signup)and donate online by clicking the link to make a monetary donation. Please choose “Baker Staff Appreciation” on the drop-down menu to ensure your donation gets to the right place! Baker Staff Appreciation Donation


Questions? Contact Allison Collins at allison.collins@ableto.com.


Baker Science Day

Amanda Skoumbourdis and Home & School would like to extend their appreciation to the family, friends and community volunteers that provided Science and Arts presentations at Baker on Friday. The day was a huge success and the students were thrilled to share in the S.T.E.A.M. activities. THANK YOU!! Thank you, as well, to Amanda for hard work and organization to make this day happen!


Third Grade Memory Book

Attention 3rd Grade Parents: Please help us complete the 3rd grade memory book by sending your baby/toddler photos to the following email address: bakerschool00@gmail.com. Please submit by April 31st.

In addition, if you child is interested in submitting their Baker art for the cover contest please send in to school by the end of April. This can be completed on 8x11 paper and be anything Baker related!


Baker H&S ’23-’24 Slate

The Baker H & S community will vote on next year’s position during our May H & S meeting. Please fill out this form if you are interested in helping out! The form is located here. Many positions have been filled, but we could still use some more support. I will leave the form open until May 5th. Please contact Suzanne Parker with any questions at baker@moorestownhsa.org.


Recess Runners

Spring Recess Runners sign-up is located here. There are still a few spots left!


3rd Grade Dance

Our third graders will be "Glowing Out in Style" at the 3rd Grade Dance on 5/19 from 6:30-8 pm! Third Graders in Baker, Roberts and South Valley are welcome to choose their special grown up guest (parent, guardian, family member/friend, etc) to celebrate with during the evening. (This is not a drop off event.)


Guests are encouraged to wear semi-formal attire with bright colors or whites and neons to help them “glow through the night”.


Tickets will be on sale today 4/17 through Friday, 5/19 at 12pm. One ticket covers both student and their special grownup guest. There will be no ticket sales at the door. Thank you for understanding. A volunteer/snack signup genius will be available closer to the event.



Questions? Please contact Jane Schleichter (jcrybicki@aol.com).


Baker Home & School Meeting

Please join us for our next H&S meeting in the Baker Cafeteria and online at 9:30am on Wednesday, May 17th. A link will be sent by the Baker principal.


ROBERTS

Teacher Appreciation Week

We will be celebrating Teacher and Staff Appreciation week from May 8-12!

Sign up here to donate items:Roberts Staff Appreciation Signup


Or, click below to make a monetary donation. Please click on “Roberts Staff Appreciation” on the drop-down menu to ensure your donation gets to the right place! Roberts Staff Appreciation Donation

Kindergarten Registration

We are looking for volunteers to help out with Kindergarten registration. Parents would give tours of the school or help with crafts!


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 roberts@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 3rd Grade Dance on 5/19 from 6:30-8 pm! Third Graders in Baker, Roberts and South Valley are welcome to choose their special grown up guest (parent, guardian, family member/friend, etc) to celebrate with during the evening. (This is not a drop off event.)


Guests are encouraged to wear semi-formal attire with bright colors or whites and neons to help them “glow through the night”.


Tickets will be on sale today 4/17 through Friday, 5/19 at 12pm. One ticket covers both student and their special grownup guest. There will be no ticket sales at the door. Thank you for understanding. A volunteer/snack signup genius will be available closer to the event.



Questions? Please contact Jane Schleichter (jcrybicki@aol.com).


SOUTH VALLEY

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

We are excited to show our South Valley teachers how much we appreciate them for Teacher Appreciation Week. What better way to thank them than by providing them a yummy lunch! Please consider donating if possible. Visit the link for information: South Valley Teacher Appreciation


Beach Blanket Bingo

South Valley Home & School invites all South Valley families to a fun night of outdoor BINGO and giving! Bring a blanket to sit on and join us on Thursday, May 11th at 5:30pm on South Valley’s front yard. The cost of admission is a non-perishable food item that will be donated to the local food pantry. Rain date – May 18th. Please contact Cyndi Del Rossi at cyndipsu@gmail.com with any questions.


Recess Runners

There are still a few spots open to volunteer for Recess Runners! 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. Volunteers cannot bring younger children with them to Recess Runners. South Valley Recess Runners.


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 3rd Grade Dance on 5/19 from 6:30-8 pm! Third Graders in Baker, Roberts and South Valley are welcome to choose their special grown up guest (parent, guardian, family member/friend, etc) to celebrate with during the evening. (This is not a drop off event.)


Guests are encouraged to wear semi-formal attire with bright colors or whites and neons to help them “glow through the night”.


Tickets will be on sale today 4/17 through Friday, 5/19 at 12pm. One ticket covers both student and their special grownup guest. There will be no ticket sales at the door. Thank you for understanding. A volunteer/snack signup genius will be available closer to the event.



Questions? Please contact Jane Schleichter (jcrybicki@aol.com).


COMMUNITY

2023 Project Graduation Senior Parent Appeal

MHS Class of 2023 Parents, we need your help! Plans for the Class of 2023 Project Graduation are well underway and we need your support to help make the all-night, alcohol and drug free, graduation celebration for our seniors a success.


The cost of Project Graduation is approximately $250 per graduate. Please help the Class of 2023’s event with a tax-deductible donation. Any contribution is appreciated!


Click Donate Online and select “Donate to Project Graduation” to donate.


2023 Moorestown Grad Lawn Signs - Order Deadline Extended to April 28

Moorestown Project Graduation is selling lawn signs to celebrate the Moorestown High School Class of 2023. Personalized signs (with your graduate’s first name) can be ordered on our website, link is as follows:

Orders will be accepted through Friday, April 28th. All proceeds benefit Moorestown High School Project Graduation.


Moorestown Speac Event

Moorestown SpEAC in partnership with Moorestown Schools is doing An Overview of Dyslexia and Executive Functioning. This will be on Tuesday, May 2nd from 6-7pm at the Moorestown High School Star Center. The objective of the presentation is to increase understanding and offer tools for parents to support their child. Please note these are 2 separate topics. This is an in person event. Attached is a signup genius. Please let us know if you can attend! Feel free to DM me with any questions.

Moorestown SpEAC Monthly Meeting

Moorestown SpEAC’s next monthly meeting is Thursday, 4/27 at 9:30. Meeting is located at the Moorestown High School Star Center. If your child has a 504 plan or IEP you should attend!


Moorestown Robotics

Come see what your student can experience with Moorestown Robotics in our parent information sessions! See times below for your student’s age group.


FLL Explore (ages 6-10):

May 1 6:30PM Mount Laurel Library, Rm 2

May 8 6:30PM Zoom (check https://www.facebook.com/MoorestownRoboticsClub/ for link)

May 11 6:30PM Mount Laurel Library, Rm 2

FLL Challenge (ages 9-14):

May 1 7:30PM Mount Laurel Library, Rm 2

May 8 7:30PM Zoom (check https://www.facebook.com/MoorestownRoboticsClub/ for link)

May 11 7:30PM Mount Laurel Library, Rm 2


Red Cross Blood Drive

Be cool. Give blood. Come give for a special Red Cross and PEANUTS Joe Cool T-shirt. (limited qty)


Where: Lenola Volunteer Fire Company, 229 N Lenola Road, Moorestown

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 from 9:00 am - 7:00 pm


Please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter: LVFCM for the Sponsor Code to schedule an appointment. You can also call Jamie Boren at 856-234-1222.


Mission Voice together with Quaker Wealth Management 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Walk on 4.29.23 (Strawbridge Lake)

Please join us this Saturday, 4/29/23 for Mission Voice and Quaker Wealth Management 5K Race/1 Mile Walk at Strawbridge Lake. 100% proceeds of the race go to the Moorestown Parks & Recreation programs for individuals with special needs summer camp.


8:00AM Packet and T-shirt Pick-up / 9:00AM Race Start (recumbent bicycles, wheelchair and stroller accessible)


DJ Blake will be there and food provided by Wegmans/Shop Rite


**Today is the last day for the Moorestown Student discount of $15 OFF, *please use special code: MTPS at checkout. runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Moorestown/MissionVoice5k

We hope to see you there. Thank you for your support!

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