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Week of 11.06.23 Happy November!

HOME & SCHOOL GENERAL NEWS, 11.06.23



Stay up to date with us by visiting www.moorestownhsa.org, Facebook (@MoorestownHomeSchool) or Instagram (@moorestownhsa). Contact us any time at info@moorestownhsa.org. Join any time at MHSA Membership!


H&S Annual Thanksgiving Turkey & Pies Drive

Did you know? The November dry and canned goods drive at our MTPS schools are paired with H&S’s turkeys and pies drive to make full Thanksgiving meals for many families in our community!

Donations for FROZEN turkeys and FRESH pies will be accepted at the Community House on Monday, November 20, 2023 between 7:30 and 10:30 AM. Simply drive up and we’ll do the rest to get you on your way! Please sign up in advance to donate a frozen turkey, frozen turkey breast and/or fresh pie here: Turkey & Pies Signup

**Please also consider adding a reusable shopping tote to your donation.**


Questions can be sent to Alia Jafry (aliajafry@gmail.com), Jen Scharf (jenbienstock@yahoo.com), and Megan Allen (reese_megan@hotmail.com)




Miss Chocolate Orders are In!


If you selected the 'Ship to School' option, you may pick your orders up at your home school (WAMS and high school orders will be at the UES and family orders with one UES student and an elementary student will all be at the UES for pickup). Dates and times are listed below:


UES   

Monday 11/6 9:30a-2:15p and 3:15-6:30p


Baker

Monday 11/6 8a-6p

Tuesday 11/7 8a-4:15p


Roberts

Monday 11/6 9a-3p, including dropoff and pickup time

Tuesday 11/7 9a-3p, including dropoff and pickup time

Wednesday 11/8 9a-3p, including dropoff and pickup time


South Valley

Pickups will run from Monday 11/13 through Wednesday 11/22

Exact times to be announced

*if you are unable to pickup during these times, please reach out to fallspringfundraise@gmail.com or contact your home school directly to make another arrangement.


Practice Digital SAT Test

Take a Digital SAT® Practice Test with The Princeton Review!


Join H&S and Princeton Review for a full-length practice Digital SAT! After the test, you’ll receive a comprehensive, interactive score report detailing your strengths and areas for improvement so you can be ready for the official test. All proceeds benefit Moorestown Home & School Association.


Date: Saturday, November 18th, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM

Cost: $15 REGISTER HERE

Can’t take the test on 11/18? Need more information? Email our Princeton Review contact, Rebekah Zaleski, at rebekah.zaleski@review.com or call 570.382.5814.


H&S Moorestown Apparel Store

Thank you to everyone for making our fall apparel a huge success! We are grateful for your support and look forward to delivering orders to schools in early December. Thank you, as well, to the Showcase Graphics team for helping us deliver great selections! We look forward to our next apparel event in Spring 2024.


If you have ideas for future store items or have questions/comments about this sale, please contact Amanda Hillegas at fundraisingvp@moorestownhsa.org.



Vote! Board of Education (BOE) Candidates

Be informed for Election Day! View the Board of Education (BOE) Candidate Forum that we hosted: BOE Candidate Forum Replay



MHS

November Home & School Meeting

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE! Our monthly H&S meeting for MHS will take place on Wednesday, November 15th, at 9:30am, in the Star Center (and virtually). Please mark your calendars and apologies for any inconvenience.


WAMS


WAMS Home & School Meeting

Our next meeting will be held Friday, January 5th at 9:30 in the WAMS media center. If you have any questions and/or concerns before then, please reach out to Denya Miller at wams@moorestownhsa.org


UES


Halloween Candy Collection

Too much Halloween candy? Do you want it out of your house?? Consider donating it to UES to support our troops. Please place the candy in the bins at the UES entryway from 11/1 through 11/7. Thank you for donating to this wonderful cause!


BAKER


Author Day 2023

Daniel Kirk, author of the Library Mouse series, will be visiting Baker on 12/6. H&S has partnered with Inkwood Books in Haddonfield to allow families to purchase books prior to his visit. These books will be delivered to the school. Please follow the instructions on the order form and provide: School, Name for Inscription, and Teacher. Orders must be in by Wednesday! The order form can be found here.


Recess Runners

Want to volunteer for Recess Runners? Please check out available times to help record laps as the children walk or run during recess. Please feel free to sign up for additional spots now! Sign up list is here.


Baker Home and School Meeting

Please join us for our November meeting on the 15th at 9:30 in the Baker cafeteria or via Zoom. Look for the link in an email from Mrs. Rowe.


ROBERTS


Halloween Candy Collection

Donate your extra Halloween candy to our troops! Bins will be set up in the lobby. Last day of collection will be 11/6 in the morning!


Roberts Home & School Meeting

Join us for our next Home and School meeting Thursday November 16 at 9:30 in the Roberts Media Center or virtually.


SOUTH VALLEY


Halloween Candy Collection

Have extra Halloween Candy? We are collecting candy for our troops! Drop off your extra candy by the morning of November 6th. Bins will be located in the vestibule and in the main lobby. All candy will be sent to our troops through Operation Gratitude.


SV Home & School Meeting

Please join us for our next Home & School meeting on Tuesday, 11/21 at 9:30am in the cafeteria. Ms. Hackl will post link to virtual meeting on the South Valley Parent Portal site https://sites.google.com/mtps.us/svparentportal/home


COMMUNITY


Moorestown SpEAC

Come join us for our monthly meeting Thursday, 11/16 6:00pm at the Moorestown High School Star Center. There will be a virtual option also. If your child has an IEP or a 504 Plan, you should attend!


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, and an off-board committee of Home & School.


You can also join our closed Facebook group @moorestownspeac, visit our web site at www.MoorestownSpeac.org, or email us at info@moorestownspeac.org.

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