Husky Happenings 2015-01-29

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Reminder: Mlk Evening Of Service On February 6

Highland’s Evening of Service—in commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service—is happening on Friday, February 6 at 6:00PM. This year, Highland families will be donating to and making care packages for the Abington Memorial Hospital Pediatric Unit and Saint Mary’s Villa for Children and Families. The collection is happening NOW, and here’s what each grade level is asked to contribute:

  • K & 1: small coloring /activity books or crayons
  • 2: small toys (racecars, yoyos, etc.)
  • 3: playing cards (any type) or small puzzles/games
  • 4: socks and gloves (adult sizes)
  • 5 & 6: hats and scarves (adult sizes)

Science Day: Call For Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help run activities on Highland Science Day on Wednesday, March 11. There are two sessions, with grades K–3 activities running from 9:15–11:00AM grades 4–6 activities running from 1:30–3:00PM. If you are interested in volunteering, you may provide your own science activity or select from ones we have used in the past. (The PTO is generously providing reimbursement of up to $20 for any necessary materials.) For those who are new to Science Day, no previous science experience or expertise is needed. All you need to be successful is enthusiasm and a desire to work with the kids! If you are interested, please contact Melanie Wills (215-481-9657,

Husky Social Media Reminder

Don’t forget to keep up with the Highland PTO and community on social media by joining the Highland Community Facebook page at [NOTE: The FB page was created/is maintained by Highland parents and is not administered by or affiliated with Highland Elementary administration/staff, the Abington School District and its Board of School Directors, or any representatives thereof.]

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Here’s What’s Happening

  • Monday, February 2: Sixth grade parent meeting: 7:00–8:00PM in the library—rescheduled due to weather
  • Monday, February 2: Board of School Directors meeting: 7:30PM in the Central Administration Building—rescheduled due to weather
  • Wednesday, February 4: Kindergarten registration
  • Friday, February 6: School Spirit Day
  • Friday, February 6: MLK Evening of Service: 6:00PM
  • Friday, February 13: No classes/in-service day
  • Monday, February 16: School closed for Presidents’ Day holiday
  • Tuesday, February 17: Highland Night at Anthony’s Coal-Fired Pizza (100 Welsh Road, Horsham, PA 19044)
  • Tuesday, February 17: Board of School Directors meeting: 7:30PM in the Central Administration Building—rescheduled due to weather
  • Friday, February 20: Red, White, and Blue Day
  • Monday, February 23: Highland PTO meeting: 7:00PM in the library
  • Tuesday, March 10: Highland Night at Elevation Burger (15% of your purchase benefits Highland): 4:00–9:00PM at Elevation Burger (3945 Welsh Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090)—rescheduled due to weather