1118 Church Road Oreland PA 19075 215-233-6080
Enfield Erdenheim Home and School
Welcome to Enfield Elementary School
The EEHSP (Enfield Erdenheim Home and School
Partnership) wants to welcome you and provide you with this guide
WHAT A GREAT WAY TO
as a way to inform you of events, activities, general procedures
and information. Please feel free to contact your Kindergarten Co- MAKE FRIENDS
Chairs Stephanie McNeil email@example.com / 215-688-6545
and Sharlyn Price Sharlyn_Price@comcast.com / 484-994-9067
with any questions you may have. Don’t forget to become an
FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS
EEHSP member for $10.00. This fee will purchase a School
Directory and will allow you to vote at meetings and volunteer for
any EEHSP sponsored event.
WELCOME TO THE
What does the Enfield Erdenheim Home and School
Partnership do for your child SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP
The EEHSP is an essential part of the school community.
All of the money raised goes directly back into the school. We
sponsor assembly programs, Family Fun Nights, annual Mini-Grant
funding for classroom activities, parent education, and much more! ENFIELD ELEMENTARY
There are many ways that you can get involved. The most
significant thing you can do is to come to an EEHSP meeting. All
meetings are on the district and EEHSP calendars, and the
location alternates between Enfield and Erdenheim. All meetings
begin at 7:00 PM and are held in each of the school’s libraries. TO THE
There are many committees you can sign up to assist or chair.
Please look at the committee list to see what interests you and EEHSP
your family. Send in your e-mail address and let us put you on our
EEHSP server mailing list, a great way to stay informed. Visit our ENFIELD ERDENHEIM HOME & SCHOOL
EEHSP website, http://www.EEHSP.org and look for continual
updates to inform you of up and coming details and events.
Feel free to ask questions!
4/19/12 -- EEHSP Meeting –7:00 PM Erdenheim
#5 Spring Classroom Party – Some classrooms plan a Spring Party 2011 – 2012 School Year EEHSP Board Members
right before we break for Spring Break. This party is usually organized
by a Room Parent. Nancy McDonald: Co-President firstname.lastname@example.org
4/4/12 until 4/9/12 – school closed – Spring Break.
4/16/12 until 4/20-12 -- Spring Fundraiser – Cherrydale Bulbs Donna Bailey: Co-President email@example.com
4/24/12 until 4/26/12 -- Kindergarten Registration and Round up
Stacie Perkins: Co-Vice President firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristyn Roessler: Co-Vice President email@example.com
5/17/12 -- EEHSP Meeting – 7:00 PM Enfield
5/11/12 – Enfield Color Day 9:30 until 11:30 – Early Dismissal 12:15
Tricia Kaercher: Treasurer firstname.lastname@example.org
– Every child is put onto either the Blue or the Grey
(steel) team. Students will compete in a variety of activities to Adrienne Smythe: Assist. Treasurer email@example.com
determine which team wins. Students enjoy wearing their Spirit wear or
other clothing in their team’s color. Some students even go so far as to Laura Bauder: Communications firstname.lastname@example.org
dye their hair for the day or paint their faces.
5/19/12 -- May Carnival – time TBA Dina Davidson: Communications email@example.com
Games, prizes, inflatables, raffles and other fun activities will be
Recording Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
available. This EEHSP event requires many volunteers, so please plan on
helping the committee or volunteering for a short time that day. This is
the most popular event of the year and one of the largest fund raisers.
5/9/12 -- Festival of the Arts and Spring Concerts 9:30 – 10:30 2011-2012 Committee Chairs (to date)
Kindergarten will have a musical performance on May 9 at 9:30 for
parents, so please make time to attend. Teachers will send home A.P.P.L.E. (Enfield only)
information as to how your child needs to dress. After the show, Laurie Cipolla, Lac02@comcast.net
parents are welcome to return to the child’s classroom to view their
artwork displayed around the halls. Artist in Residence
5/7/12 until 5/11/12 – Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week – To thank the Cindy Hamilton, email@example.com
Enfield Staff for all of their hard work, the EEHSP sponsors a Laura Bauder, firstname.lastname@example.org
wonderful luncheon. Each grade is responsible for sending in different
items from sodas to paper products. You will receive a flyer via
backpack mail with the request for donations. Author/Illustrator
5/24/12 -- Kindergarten Orientation – for students in kindergarten 2012-13 Hillory Chybinsky, email@example.com
5/29/12 – School Closed – Memorial Day Karen Naghski, firstname.lastname@example.org
June Book Fair
MJ DeCarlo, email@example.com
6/13/12 – 6/14/12 – 6/15/12 – Early Dismissal 12:15
Book Swap-Need one for each school
6/15/12 -- #6 End of Year Classroom Party – Teacher Gifts (aids, student
teachers) – This is usually organized by a Room Parent.
Bulletin Boards- 12/16/11 -- K & 1 Winter Concert – 9:30 – 10:30
Erd- Hillory Chybinsky, firstname.lastname@example.org 12/22/11 -- Sing-A-Long –1:30 – 2:30
Lisa Day, email@example.com 12/22/11 -- #3 Holiday Party – Most classes have a party on this day organized
by a Room Parent. Some parents organize a classroom teacher gift.
Carnival 12/23 – 01/02 – Winter Break
Kristyn Roessler, firstname.lastname@example.org
TBA - Winter Coat Drive – a collection for new and gently used coats which will
Laurie Cipolla, Lac02@comcast.net
be donated to charity
Color Day-Need one for each school
1/12/12 -- EEHSP Meeting – 7:00 PM Enfield
1/16/12 – Martin Luther King Day – District wide multi-cultural events to be
Julie Ebner, email@example.com
announced that will take place on the Monday schools are closed.
MaryLou Rittenhouse, Ritt41@comcast.net
1/24/12 -- Report Card Information night – 6:30 – 7:30
Dad’s Committee 1/27/12 – School closed – teacher in service
Susan Kantor, Susan.Kantor@right.com 2/9/12 -- EEHSP Meeting – 7:00 PM Enfield
Joann Hastings. firstname.lastname@example.org 2/10/12 -- K-3 Movie Night – 7:00 – 9:00 PM
2/14/12 -- #4 Classroom Party – Valentine’s Day – Teachers will determine
Goblin Gala whether or not to have a Valentine’s Day Party or activity. This party
Kristyn Roessler, email@example.com may be organized by a Room Parent.
2/15/12 -- Kindergarten Curriculum night – 6:30 – 7:30 – this is an evening
Mini Grants put together by the school district and our Kindergarten Teachers to
Kris Casabon, firstname.lastname@example.org better explain how the Kindergarten Curriculum is put into place, things
that can be done at home to help the learning process,
Performing Arts 2/17/12 & 2/20/12 – school closed – Presidents’ weekend
3/15/12 -- EEHSP Meeting –7:00 PM Enfield
Publishing Center 3/2/12 until 3/9/12 – Spring Book Fair Week – this runs like the Fall book fair.
Jennifer Singer, email@example.com 3/16/12 -- Conferences –Parent Teacher Conferences. School closed
COOKIES & MILK NIGHT - DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED –The night before
Star of the Week the Meet the Author/Illustrator day, students come in wearing pajamas
Stephanie McNeil, firstname.lastname@example.org to hear teachers read from the books written by the selected
author/illustrator. Cookies & Milk are served as a treat. K-2, but
Teacher Appreciation Luncheon siblings are welcome.
Lisa Day, email@example.com AUTHOR ILLUSTRATOR DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED –Our librarian invites a
children’s author/illustrator to come and visit the schools. A program will
be held for students to meet the author/illustrator and ask questions.
Parents will have a chance to pre-purchase books.
3/23/12 – School closed – Parent Teacher Conferences
Important EEHSP Dates and Events
Talent Show- Erdenheim Only
September Kristyn Roessler, firstname.lastname@example.org
9/6 & 9/7 -- First day of school & early dismissal – 12:15
Teacher Appreciation Week
9/8 -– Picture Day– helpful for nurse and lunch to have these pictures done
Chair: Lisa Day, email@example.com
9/14 -- Back to School Night –6:30 to 7:30 A chance to come and meet your
Nancy McDonald and Donna Bailey, firstname.lastname@example.org
9/19 -- Fall Fundraiser – Cherrydale Fundraiser kicks off.
9/15 -- EEHSP Meeting –7:00 PM Open House - Erdenheim
9/29 & 9/30 – School closed for Rosh Hashanah
Cherrydale-Need one for each school
10/13 -- EEHSP Meeting – 7:00 PM Enfield Kid Stuff
10/7 – Early Dismissal Stacie Perkins, email@example.com
10/10 – KidStuff Coupon Book Sale – fundraiser kickoff
10/28 -- Goblin Gala – 6:00 PM Market Day
10/31 -- Students are to bring in their Halloween costumes. At approximately Katie Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
10:30 they parade through the playground. Parents are invited to
attend. A classroom party is usually organized by a Room Parent from Square One Art
11:30 until dismissal. This is a half day with dismissal at 12:15. Kim Briggs, email@example.com
10/31/11 until 11/1/11 - CANDY DRIVE – collection of candy sent in after trick or
treating to be given to a local food bank GRADE LEVEL CHAIRS
11/16 -- EEHSP Meeting – 7:00 PM Erdenheim Stephanie McNeil, firstname.lastname@example.org
11/2 until 11/14 - Square 1 Art Fundraiser – The children prepare artwork, which Sharlyn Price, Sharlyn_Price@comcast.com
is then turned into special memorabilia to purchase as gifts for the
holidays or to keep for themselves.
Joann Hastings. email@example.com
11/4 until 11/11 -- Book Fair – Students are given a day to preview the Book
Amy Wojeck, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fair’s selections and to make Wish Lists that are sent home to parents.
Parents can send in money with their child to buy books during their Second Grade
lunch period. The Book Fair is open during school hours, as well as one Tina Donnelly, email@example.com
evening, to enable parents to visit the Book Fair with their child and
make pruchases. Volunteers are needed to help this run smoothly. This Third Grade
year’s Book Fair will be open the day of Enfield’s Parent/ Teacher Kim Briggs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Conferences. Candy Maggioncalda, email@example.com
11/8 -- Conferences – Parent Teacher Conferences, School closed
11/17&18 -- Breakfast Buddies – 7:30 – 8:45 AM
Maria Thorp, firstname.lastname@example.org
During American Education Week, the EEHSP hosts Breakfast Buddies.
Sabrina Harrison, Sebreez9@aol.com
This event invites parents into the school to have breakfast with their
child between 7:30 and 8:45 am. Parents are then given the opportunity Fifth Grade
to visit their child’s classes. Breakfast is provided Ann Gozzard, email@example.com
11/23 -- Thanksgiving –break for holiday 11/23 until 11/25; Possibly #2 Denise McKelvie, firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO GET YOU STARTED BACK PACK MAIL Each child will be given a TAKE HOME FOLDER that will be
sent home in backpacks daily. Check this everyday for homework, school district
In September, parents should go to the school district web site and or EEHSP info and more. Items can be returned in this folder too.
read/print the Enfield Student/Parent Handbook which gives essential
RECESS Unless it is raining, snowing, or weather advisory, your child will be
information on school policies and procedures.
outside for recess. Make sure to dress your child appropriately for the weather.
Enfield Building: All exterior doors are locked so parents coming to the school go Whenever possible, label garments and lunch bags with your child’s name.
to the front door to enter the school. There is a doorbell and intercom inside the
METZ & ASSOCIATES is the District’s food services provider. Students can
entryway. Mrs. Smith, the secretary in the main office, buzzes the front door to
purchase lunches, beverages or healthy snacks. Each student will have an account
open allowing parents to enter. All parents and guests must report to the office
to which money can be deposited for food purchases and for parents to monitor
when arriving in the school. Volunteers will be asked to sign in and wear a badge.
purchases. Although payment can be sent in daily, the easiest and preferred
DISMISSAL time is at 3:25 on full days; 12:15 on half days. Due to loading method is to pre-pay and deposit funds into the account. If pre-paying by check
busses or car line traffic, some students will be dismissed from classrooms a few or cash, send via backpack mail in a clearly marked envelope. Check made out to
minutes earlier. Please be aware and prepared to meet your child at the bus stop, the SDST Food Services. Parents can pay by credit card on-line to
car line or walker door a few minutes early, to avoid a long wait at dismissal time. www.cafeprepay.com for an additional $2.50 each deposit. Accounts must be set
CAR LINE Drop off/pick up entrance is to the left of the building off of Church up, using the student’s i.d.# . When the account gets low, parents will be notified
Rd, and runs around the back of the building, Walkers are dismissed at the door and may deposit more money. A link to Metz & the Monthly Lunch Menu is on the
that faces Paper Mill Rd. Please correspond with the teacher in writing as to the School district website. Parents are welcome to eat lunch with their child.
specific day(s) and how your child needs to be dismissed. Simply sign in at the office, get a visitor’s pass, and inform Mrs. Smith you are
there to eat lunch with your child. Debbie Gaydos, Debbie_Gajdos@sdst.org,
APPLE HOTLINE When your child is going to be absent or late, please call 215- Enfield Food Services, can be contacted for questions.
233-6080, ext. 2 and leave a message. EEHSP volunteers come in every morning
to check it, to inform the office of which students will be absent or late. A TO VOLUNTEER in school, parents need to have a CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK
representative will call the home of any child who is absent and is not on the AND CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCE on file with the office. See the School
Apple Line to make sure the child is okay and supposed to be absent. Parents may District website www.sdst.org for details. Once you receive clearances, bring
request on the APPLE HOTLINE for homework to be sent home with a sibling or them to the office for Mrs. Smith to view the original and make a copy for filing.
neighbor. Following any absence, a note from home must be provided in order for It takes several weeks for processing so submit as soon as possible. Unless
the absence to be excused, see handbook. policy changes, these clearances should be good until your child moves on to the
Middle School, at which time you will need to file again
STAR OF THE WEEK Every week a child is picked from each class by the
teacher to be Star of Week. Every child will have a turn. Students will prepare a KID VIEW is a before and after school program in the building, but is not run by
poster, featuring photos and/or any other things the child wants to include. the school district. If interested, you can contact them at www.kidviewinc.com .
He/she may be asked to share the poster and other items with the class. The They also have child care available for days when school is closed.
Stars of each week will eat lunch with Mrs. Alston in her office for one day.
REPORT CARDS – Kindergarten students do not receive report cards. At
Children will be notified the week prior to serving as Star of the Week.
conference time parents are given a written review of their child’s progress.
HEAD ROOM PARENTS and ROOM PARENTS Volunteers sign up for each
NURSE – Our school nurses are Cathy Murphy Cathy_Murphy@sdst.org or ext.
classroom. Head parents plan parties, organize teacher gifts and help with other
4029 and Liza Marino. Contact them for information, questions or individual
events. Room parents may help organize or volunteer for activities. They also
may contact you with information your teacher or the school needs you to have.