Husky Happenings 2015-05-07

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Ukraine Baseball/Softball Collection Update

Thank you to everyone who has donated their used/outgrown baseball/softball gear—bats, balls, gloves, batting helmets, hat, team jerseys, etc.—to help fifth grader Candice Myers in her service project to help bring the joy and positive values of baseball and softball to the children of civil war–distressed Ukraine. You can still donate via the dropoff box in Highland’s front vesti-bule through Friday, May 8. For info, please contact Tory Myers (vkmrn75@gmail.com).

Multicultural Potluck/Diversity Fair

Highland’s annual Multicultural Potluck/Diversity Fair will be held in the cafeteria on Friday, May 8 from 4:30–6:30PM. Pro-fessional performances will include Korean fan dancers, a demonstration from Paek’s Martial Arts, and a drum workshop by Doc Gibbs from the Emeril Live Band. Would you like to share about your culture? There’s still time to participate—please con-tact Ms. Lee-Kim (francinelee-kim@abington.k12.pa.us).

Cub Scout Carnival

From Highland parent Susan Schied: “Interested in Cub Scouts? Join us on Saturday, May 9, 11:00AM–3:00PM for a Cub Scout Carnival at Saint Catherine of Sienna (317 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA 19044). Enjoy free activities and learn about what Cub Scouts has to offer. All kindergartners through fourth graders invited. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. To view an informational flyer about the carnival, please visit http://tinyurl.com/CubScoutCarnival15. For additional infor-mation about the carnival or Cub Scouts, please contact Susan Schied (slschied@verizon.net).”

Highland Celebrity Scoop At Rita’s

Join us for our annual Highland Celebrity Scoop Night on Wednesday, May 13, 4:00–6:00PM at Rita’s of Abington (1700 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001). The famous prize wheel will be making its return. We can’t wait to see you there!

Field Day!

Highland’s Field Day is happening on Friday, May 15! Please wear maroon or white, and please don’t forget to wear sunscreen and/or a hat and bring a water bottle.

Pops For Tops

Mr. Kaufman’s class is the April Box Tops/Labels for Education winner! May is the last month for Pops for Tops, so please bring them in now. Thanks to everyone that has collected and donated over this past year!

From Your PTO

Some important Highland PTO notes from Co-President Erica Bacich:

Join your fellow Highland families at the Phillies game on Sunday, June 7—and wear your Highland gear! Please see the flyer at http://tinyurl.com/HighlandPhillies15 (also included in the PDF version of this packet) for ticket ordering instructions.

We are still looking to fill some critical openings in next year’s PTO roster. If you missed my letter from last week, please check it out at http://tinyurl.com/PTO1516letter or in the PDF version of this packet.

The final PTO meeting of the year will be Monday, May 11, 9:00AM in the cafeteria. Let’s wrap up this year and figure out where we want to be next year. Run for Co-President or volunteer to chair a committee! Please feel free to contact me (ericabacich@yahoo.com) with any questions.

Here’s What’s Happening

  • Friday, May 8: Teacher Appreciation Luncheon: 11:00AM–2:00PM in the faculty lounge
  • Friday, May 8: Multicultural Potluck/Diversity Fair: 4:30–6:30PM in the cafeteria
  • Monday, May 11: PTO meeting—last one of the school year: 9:00AM in the cafeteria
  • Tuesday, May 12: Board of School Directors meeting: 7:30PM in the Central Administration Building
  • Wednesday, May 13: Highland Celebrity Scoop Night: 4:00–6:00PM at Rita’s of Abington (1700 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001)
  • Friday, May 15: Field Day
  • Friday, May 15: Highland spring play, Cinderella Jr.: Time (in the evening) and details to be announced
  • Monday, May 18: PIAA meeting (for parents/guardians of incoming seventh grade athletes): 7:00–8:30PM in the AJHS Little Theatre
  • Tuesday, May 19: In-service day/no classes due to Primary Election Day—please remember to VOTE
  • Wednesday, May 20: Art Show/Ice Cream Social: 6:30–8:30PM in the art room and on/around the art room patio
  • Monday, May 25: School closed for Memorial Day holiday
  • Tuesday, May 26: Board of School Directors meeting: 7:30PM in the Central Administration Building
  • Friday, June 6: School Spirit Day