HOME & SCHOOL GENERAL NEWS, 09.25.23
You’re never too late to sign up for Moorestown Home and School Association! Go to MHSA Membership to join.
Calendars Calendars continue to be sent home this week. Check with your student each day.
We have additional calendars for sale at Moorestown Hardware and will have them for sale at Autumn Day in Moorestown for $10.
The Harlem Wizards are back for one night only at the MAC (Moorestown High School Athletic Center) on Friday, October 13th! We are almost sold out! Courtside player tickets are still available! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to have a fantastic experience on the court with the Wizards!
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! Our volunteers do not need a ticket that night, but their families will. Please contact us if you’re interested in volunteering and need tickets for your family. Sign up using this link: Wizards Volunteer Signup
Miss Chocolate Gift Wrap & Gifts
Our fall Miss Chocolate Gift Wrap & Gifts will be held from Friday, September 22nd through Friday, October 13th. Choose from a variety of kitchen gadgets, home decor, holiday gift wrap, gourmet popcorn, delicious chocolates and more!
All orders will be entered and paid ONLINE! Your order can either ship FREE to school or ship directly to your home (shipping fees apply to home deliveries).
TO ORDER: Go to www.misschocolate.com & click SELLER DASHBOARD.
Next click on REGISTER - I KNOW MY SCHOOL ID. Use SCHOOL ID 605230 and the next screen will show the name MOORESTOWN HOME AND SCHOOL. Click CONTINUE. Follow the directions on the next page to register. Invite family & friends to order by sending them the email link after registering your student.
Questions, ordering concerns, payment issues? Contact Loryn, Elena and Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Breakfast Thank You! Thank you to our wonderful volunteers that created a fun and memorable September Senior Breakfast for our 2024 Seniors: Chair Liz Sanfilippo and co-chairs Parmis Green, Bolivia Hawthorne, Lorena Brock plus additional parent volunteers at the event.
Thank you, also, to Merion Caterers, WaWa and Wegmans for their generosity and the cooperation of MHS staff. We hope the Sr. September Breakfast is the start of a terrific year for our Seniors.
WAMS Home & School Meeting Please join us for our next Home & School meeting next Friday, October 6th at 9:30 in the WAMS media center.
Last call for room parents for the 2023-2024 school year! If you are interested in being a room parent, please fill out the following form by Wednesday, September 27th: UES Room Parents
Next week is our "Magic of Books" Book Fair, and we are very excited about what is planned for our teachers and students! The following are important information and links about our Book Fair:
*For important dates, eWallet information, online shopping and much more, please check out the Book Fair homepage: Baker Book Fair - Fall
*Browsing/Buying: Students will browse the book fair and compile "wish lists" for purchasing later in the week. Purchases can be made by cash (in a baggie labeled with student and teacher name), check (payable to Moorestown Home and School) or eWallet.
*Teacher Preview Day is September 29th. If you are interested in donating snacks, please see the SignUp Genius here: Teacher Preview Snacks SignUp
*Do you want to help with the Book Fair? Please see our SignUp Genius here: Volunteer Crew SignUp
A separate sign up will go out later in the week regarding class browsing/buying times and parent volunteers.
Want to volunteer for Recess Runners? Please check out available times to help record laps as the children walk or run during recess. Please only sign up once per child for now. Sign up list: Baker Recess Runners
Spirit Apparel at Back to School Night
Home and School will be selling youth Baker shirts for $10 cash at BTSN.
Baker Home and School Meeting
We apologize for the poor connection. Thanks for sticking it out with us! We have fixed the wifi problem for October’s meeting on October 18th at 9:30. Join us a few minutes early to have coffee with Shelly Rowe, our principal.
Thank you! Thank you to all who attended our first Home and School meeting of the year!
Book Fair Get ready to TACKLE a great book! The Book Fair is coming to Roberts October 2-6 and it's sure to be a TOUCHDOWN! Look for a SignupGenius link this week for opportunities to join your child's class during their designated book fair time.
Save the date for evening Book Fair hours on Thursday, October 5 from 5:30-7:30. Wear your favorite team gear and join us for a night of shopping and fun!
Set up your child's EWallet today!
Book Fair It’s BOOK FAIR time at South Valley! We are ready to help your Happy Campers add S’more books to their home library at the South Valley Happy Camper Book Fair from Monday, October 2nd to Friday, October 6th.
You can also visit the book fair website to learn more about the fair, sign up for eWallet digital payment and shop the fair online.
Be on the lookout for Parent Volunteer opportunities coming up as well!
Mark your calendars to shop together with your children at the book fair evening shopping hours on Thursday, October 5th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm! Snacks will be available for purchase (cash only).
Recess Runners is back at South Valley and will start on October 3rd! Please click the link for more information and to sign up to volunteer. Sign up: South Valley Recess Runners
Spirit Wear on Back To School Night
While you visit your child’s classroom and meet their teacher at Back to School NIght (9/28), logo spirit wear for South Valley will be available for purchase in the school. Kids sizes Youth Small through Youth Large are $10. Payment is cash only.
Food For All Drive @UES
The UES will kick-off it's Food for All Drive on Friday October 6th!!
Please consider sending your child in with a nonperishable food item and/or personal care item.
Questions? Contact Jessica Heck at email@example.com.
Moorestown Education Foundation (MEF) Golf Outing Fundraiser
Enjoy a day of golf and networking while raising funds for the Moorestown Education Foundation to support Moorestown schools. The 28th Annual MEF Golf Outing is Monday, October 9th, 2023 at The Legacy Club at Woodcrest - 300 East Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, NJ.
Golfers are still needed!
For more information, to register as a sponsor or to sign up for golf, please go to the MEF Website.
Come join us for our first meeting Tuesday 9/26 6pm at the Moorestown High School Star building. There will be a virtual option also. If your child has an IEP or a 504 Plan, you should attend!
We are also holding a fundraiser with Gotsneakers from now until 10/13. We are collecting used sneakers in any condition. Boxes are at all Lower elementary schools, UES. WAMS, and the Moorestown Library. All proceeds go towards Inclusion events in our schools and Scholarships for our kids.
SpEAC (Special Education Advocacy Council) is a parent-run organization that provides a forum to discuss important challenges facing our children in the Moorestown schools and community.
You can also join our closed Facebook group ( search “Moorestown SpEAC”), visit our web site at www.Moorestown Speac.org, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOOREKIDS 10th Annual Halloween Costume Swap The event will be held on Saturday 10/21 at the Moorestown Library (9:30-1:00). Donate your child’s old costume and/or pick up a “new” one. Donation bins are located at the Moorestown library or you can bring them on the 21st. Costumes are FREE to all!