Hickory Point PTA

2022-23 Executive Board

Co-Presidents: Kate Riggs and Caroline Kang
Vice President: Stephanie Tasman
Treasurer: Maryann Czarnota
Secretary: Dana Schneider

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Hickory Point PTA News- February 3

IN THIS EDITION

  • Upcoming Events
  • In-School Volunteer Opportunities
  • Important Links and Reminders

UPCOMING EVENTS

Souper Bowl

Our annual Canned Food Drive, the Souper Bowl, benefitting the Northfield Food Pantry runs through Friday, 2/10. You can send your child to school with shelf stable canned food items or items from the Most Wanted list below. Each item donated is a vote for who your child thinks will win the Super Bowl!

Food Pantry Most Wanted Items: canned beef stew/hearty soups, plain white rice, coffee/tea, boxed cereal, chili, black beans. 

Scholastic Book Fair

The book fair is coming soon! Class shopping will take place 2/6, 2/7 and 2/8. Each class will shop during a 20-minute time slot. Students may shop by themselves with cash or an eWallet or a parent/caregiver is invited to join at the assigned time for their class:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

8:45-9:05 Foster
9:15-9:35 Harrington
9:45-10:05 O’Connor
10:15-10:35 Smith
10:45-11:05 Posey
12:20-12:40 Ozog
12:50-1:10 Bishop
1:20-1:40 Abramson
1:50-2:10 Pietroske
2:20-2:40 Petrenko

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

9:15-9:35 Gerster
9:45-10:05 Kamp 
10:15-10:35 Kaz
10:45-11:05 Tauber
12:20-12:40 Brouk
12:50-1:10 Spangler
1:20-1:40 Walker
1:50-2:10 Paseka
2:20-2:40 Faraone

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

9:15-9:35 Quick
9:45-10:05 Gothelf
10:15-10:35 Reed

The book fair will also be open during conferences:
Wednesday 2/8 from 5-8pm and Thursday 2/9 from 1-8pm

Payment forms accepted: Cash, credit cards, and Scholastic's eWallet tool.  Please visit our Book Fair's Website to sign up for an eWallet. If you have leftover funds from past fairs, make sure you create a new e-Wallet for this fair and then you will be given the option to add your previous balance. Please email Stacey.Teplinsky@gmail.com if you have any questions about this.

You can also shop our online book fair from 2/6-2/19 if you can't make it to the fair in person!

If you are interested in volunteering at the Book Fair please use the following link to sign up: Book Fair Volunteer Sign Up. Any help is appreciated!

Book Drive

We will be hosting a book drive to benefit Bernie's Book Bank concurrently with the book fair. Students can bring gently used or new children's books that range from birth to 6th grade reading level. Children's books, board books, recent non-fiction and chapter books are all accepted. Books can be put into collections bins from February 6-9.  

Lunch with my Learner Program

Please read the following items so that this program can run smoothly.

  • We can only allow for ONE visitor per student, ONE visit per student this year. This will be tracked using the student’s name. Your student’s first visit will be counted as their one for the year, any other future visits on the sign up will be deleted. Thank you for your cooperation with this as this is the only way to allow every student to participate in the program. 
  • Please add the student’s name and teacher to the sign up. This allows the staff to prepare for your visit. 
  • Please remember that you may bring lunch for yourself and your student. Carbonated beverages are discouraged. You may not bring in any items (food or otherwise) to share with any other students. 
  • If you need to sign up or make adjustments to your sign up, you can do that here

VOLUNTEER AT SCHOOL

Hot Lunch Volunteer Spots

Hot Lunch Volunteer spots for April will be released on Wednesday, March 1 at 8pm. In the meantime, please check back here as people do cancel.

Library Volunteers

Volunteer in the school library on Tuesdays. Sign up

Morning Supervisors

Do you have 30 minutes in the morning that you can help welcome the students to school while the staff attends their monthly morning meeting? If so, please sign up using this form.

IMPORTANT LINKS

NEXT PTA MEETING: March 3, 10am at Hickory Point

2022-2023 PTA Board

Co-President: Kate Riggs  kburkeriggs@gmail.com
Co-President: Caroline Kang cskang@gmail.com     
Vice President: Stephanie Tasman stephanietasman@gmail.com 
Secretary: Dana Schneider danaschneider27@gmail.com 
Treasurer: Maryann Czarnota  czarnotajm@yahoo.com