The Hurlbutt Scoop Thursday, August 26th, 2010 In this issue… Calendar Snapshot PTO Membership Reminder Transportation and Bus Routes Supply Lists Volunteer Opportunities Weston Public School Calendar Photo Day Family Photo Day Yearbook Summer Box Top Contest Innisbrook Gift Wrap Fundraiser Around Town Calendar Snapshot August 31st - Grade 1 Meet the Teacher (2:00pm to 3:00pm) September 1st - Pre-K & Kindergarten Meet the Teacher (2:00pm to 3:00pm) September 1st - Grade 2 Meet the Teacher (12:00pm to 1:00pm) September 2nd - First Day of School September 6 – No School, Labor Day September 8th – General PTO Meeting (9:30am South House Cafeteria) September 9th – No School, Rosh Hashanah September 13th - BTSN Pre-K and Kindergarten (7:00pm to 8:00pm) September 14th - BTSN Grade 1 (7:00pm to 8:00pm) September 23rd - BTSN Grade 2 (7:00pm to 8:00pm) PTO Membership If you have not already registered with the PTO there is still time. The deadline for Hurlbut registration is September 15h. By registering you will receive important PTO announcements and will be included in the HES PTO Family Directory. Do not delay though, because the HES PTO Family Directory will be published in September! For more information about PTO Membership or to register online click here. Transportation and Bus Routes Click here for 2010-2011 bus routes and transportation information Supply Lists Supply lists for Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2 are posted on the main page of our website, www.hurlbutt-pto.org. Volunteer Opportunities We are currently seeking volunteers for room parents, bus riders/greeters, kindergarten lunchroom, and the LRC. Click here for more information and to sign-up online, Weston Public School Wall Calendar Buy yours while supplies last! Calendar cost is $12. They are available for purchase online or at Lang’s Pharmacy in Weston Center. Click here for more information and to order online. Photo Day Photo Day will take place on October 5th. In case of inclement weather, Coffee Pond has created outdoor panoramic backgrounds that can be used indoors. So, unlike past years, there will not be a rain date. Photos will be taken on October 5th, regardless of the weather. Click here for more information. Family Photo Day Weston Intermediate School and Hurlbutt Elementary School, in association with Coffee Pond Photography, are excited to announce an opportunity for you to obtain wonderful family portraits while supporting our schools. Coffee Pond Photography will take family photos outdoors, on the grounds of Weston Town Hall, on Saturday, September 25. Photos can be taken with extended family (i.e., grandparents) and even with the family pets! Each family will have 30 minutes for their sitting. The sitting fee will be $75.00 (part of which will be donated directly to our schools). Various print sizes will be available for purchase, as well as holiday cards, an 8 x 10 calendar, photo magnets and notepads. Click here to check out the Coffee Pond website (use the password: sample) for more information on their photographs and products. You will be able to sign up for this event directly with Coffee Pond, starting Tuesday, September 7th. Stay tuned for upcoming emails with their contact information. Remember...it's not too early to think about that family photo holiday card you plan on sending out later this year! Yearbook The yearbook co-chairs are looking for volunteers to take pictures on the first day of school, as well as looking for volunteers to join the Yearbook committee. Please email email@example.com you’re interested or have any questions. Summer Clipping Contest (Box Tops for Education) Keep on clipping Box Tops for Education all summer long! Collect labels and return them to your child’s teacher by September 24th. Winners of the contest will be announced on October 1st. Top earning child will win a private 30 minute art, gym or music class Top earning class will win a movie party with popcorn Top earning teacher will win a pedicure at a nail salon The Innisbrook Gift Wrap Fundraiser at Hurlbutt is coming soon! Please help us reach our fundraising goal which will benefit our school and our children. This year, catalogs will have quality brand products, gadgets galore, yummy chocolates and, of course, all occasion and holiday gift wrap. Look for packets to be sent home in your child’s backpack on September 13th. The sale runs from September 13-27th. AnnMarie Fontana firstname.lastname@example.org and Pam Franco email@example.com Around Town Summer Reading Challenge Governor's Summer Reading logs (a list of books read by students over the summer) is due by September 10th to your classroom teacher. We will be celebrating summer reading and all our participants at the beginning of the school year. For more information click here. Weston Little League Click here for more information on the Weston Little League programs and registration information. Weston Soccer Click here for more information on the Weston Soccer programs and registration information. Weston Swimming 2010-2010 Short Course Season Click here for more information on the Weston Swimming programs and registration information. Weston Lacrosse Click here for information on Weston Lacrosse programs and registration information. IST Fall Baseball Clinic I.S.T. Baseball Headquarters 2010 Weston fall baseball programs are open for registration. Programs are conveniently held at Firehouse field in Weston and run by I.S.T.'s Pro Staff. Click here for more information and to register. Weston Youth Services Registration is right around the corner for the Fall 2010 WOW! After-School programs! Mark your calendar for Tuesday, September 7th when sign-up begins. All classes begin the week of September 20th! Look for our flyer in your child’s backpack on Thursday, September 2nd. Click here for more information. The Hurlbutt Scoop The Hurlbutt Scoop contains information on the most recent HES and PTO news. It will be emailed to all registered Hurlbutt PTO members every Thursday throughout the school year. Submissions (in Word format or PDF) must be received no later than end of day Tuesday and should be sent to The Hurlbutt Scoop editor, Jodi Sacchetta, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, submissions should be relevant to Hurlbutt Students (town sports programs, community events or outside sports programs taking place in the Town of Weston). If there is any question regarding the relevance of a submission, final approval will be determined by The Hurlbutt Scoop editor and/or the Hurlbutt PTO President.
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