Archive for 2017

Vote Now for School Improvement Council

Posted on: September 19th, 2017 by webmaster

Vote now on the HOP website to confirm two new members of the Haynes School Improvement Council (SIC).

Our candidates, Sarah Abramson, Russ Hornbeck and Allison Vander Els have submitted a statement of interest in support of their candidacy.

The SIC is comprised of Principal Sharon MacDonald, two teacher representatives, three parent volunteers and one Community Representative. The SIC works as an advisory board to the principal and it completes the School Improvement Plan. Voting will be available online until Tuesday, September 26th.

Please contact Dayna Buckley or Nalini Luthra with any questions. Thank you to our candidates!

Haynes Auction – Call for Donations!

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by webmaster
We hope to see everyone at the Annual Haynes Dinner and Auction on November 18th.  To make for a successful evening, we are looking for help from the Haynes community.  If you have something you’d like to donate to the auction, please contact Rory Richards.
Ideas for donations include: Bottles of wine, sports tickets, theater tickets, autographed sports paraphernalia, gift cards to stores and restaurants, the use of a ski house or other vacation rental for a weekend. Please feel free to contact Rory with ideas.
 All proceeds from the Auction fund enrichment programs for students in all grades at Haynes. Your support matters.
-2017 Haynes Auction Co-Chairs: Jen Hunt, Tracy Garozzo, Rachel Mandina and Rory Richards

Your Company/Local Business Can Support Haynes

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by webmaster
Consider placing an ad in our school directory! FRONT INSIDE COVER still available to advertise to our community, as well as support HOP!
Our families use the Directory to stay in touch with each other throughout the year.  Advertising in the directory also allows the Haynes community to show their support for businesses that support Haynes. If you would like to learn more, please e-mail HOP Fundraising Co-Chairs, Alison Riquier or Colleen Whalen 

Order Your Haynes Yearbook Today!

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by webmaster

 

Easy Ways to Earn Money for Haynes

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by webmaster

The Textile Recycling Bin

Drop off unwanted clothes, shoes, linens, towels, stuffed animals, single socks, etc. in the textile bin located behind Haynes (right near the pick-up/drop-off line).  These donations raise $$ for Haynes!

Box Tops

Clip the Box Tops coupons from products supporting this program and Haynes will receive $.10 from each Box Top!  There will be quarterly collections or you can drop off anytime in the mailbox in the front lobby!

Amazon Smile

Start your Amazon shopping at Amazon Smile and Haynes receives up to 0.5% back of your eligible purchases!  Tell your family and friends too!

Step 1 – Visit https://smile.amazon.com/

Step 2 – Use your normal Amazon log-in

Step 3 – Choose Haynes Organization of Parents as your charitable organization

Step 4 – Start shopping!  Bookmark this page so every time you shop Amazon you use Amazon Smile to earn FREE money for Haynes!

Register for Stop & Shop

Register your Stop & Shop card to earn more FREE money for Haynes!  Simply go to https://stopandshop.com/school-rewards and register your card.  Our school code for Josiah Haynes Elementary School is 08425.  You MUST register your card EVERY year!

Shutterfly and Tiny Prints

Whenever purchasing from Shutterfly or Tiny prints, simply start by using this link and Haynes will receive 13% back!  You can still use coupon codes and everything!  http://haynes.shutterflystorefront.com/

SAVE THE DATE: The Annual Haynes Auction

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by webmaster

 

Haynes Auction 2017

Saturday, Nov. 18, 6:30 – 11pm

Wedgewood Pines Country Club in Stow

We are very excited to announce another great year for the Haynes Auction.  It’s a great night of dinner, dancing and lots of fun. Come visit our table at back-to-school night!

We are still looking for a few helpers for small tasks including publicity (submitting facebook and newsletter updates), and someone to do the RSVP necklaces (purchase bead necklaces, attach RSVP stickers and deliver them to classrooms in early November). These are great easy volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in helping, please email Rory Richards .

The auction is HOP’s biggest fundraiser of the year, providing the majority of funding for the HOP enrichment programs that take place in classrooms. We hold the auction in the fall so that the money we raise can be used during this academic year. 100% of the money we raise funds enrichment experiences for your children including classroom visits from authors, artists and presenters, grade-level cultural festivals, all classroom crafts, our annual field day and so much more.

– 2017 Auction Co-Chairs: Rory Richards, Rachel Mandina, Tracy Garozzo and Jen Hunt

Haynes Open House Night 2017

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by webmaster

Open House Night is Thursday, September 14, 2017.  Open House Night is a wonderful opportunity to meet your child’s teacher(s), hear about what your child will be learning this year, meet other parents and learn more about the Haynes School Community.

Open House Night is from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. The full schedule is below:

6:30 – 7:00  Social Period and Visit Specialists

  •  Stop by to learn more about Haynes Community organizations, tour the school, order school directories, notepads, yearbooks, and magnets.

7:00 – 7:30  Classroom Visitation (Part 1)

  • Formal classroom presentations –  Kindergarten, Grades 1 and 2
  • Informal classroom visits – Grade 3, 4 & 5

7:35 – 8:05  Formal All-School Presentation (Auditorium)

  • Introductions
  • HOP Co-Chairs’ Message
  • Principal’s Message

8:10 – 8:40    Classroom Visitation (Part 2)

  • Formal classroom presentations – Grades 3, 4  and 5
  • Informal classroom visits – Kindergarten and grades 1, 2, 3

*Grade 5 Families are invited to remain in the auditorium for a 10 minute preview of the “fifth grade experience” and then return to classrooms to hear more about homeroom expectations.

Please consider carpooling as parking is always limited. Please observe No Parking signs if you park on side streets and do not block driveways.

We are looking forward to seeing you all!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH IS FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION AT HAYNES

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 by webmaster

The Food Pantry is a 4th Grade community service project that runs once a month throughout the school year.  Each month a different 4th grade class will be responsible for collecting and sorting the items brought in. To assist the students, we will need a minimum of FOUR 4th Grade parent/guardian volunteers on each of the monthly collection dates.  Sign up here.

* We currently do not have coordinators for this year long event. Please consider signing up. You may contact Ms Lam or Michela Van Patten,  with any questions. Thank you!

Requested Items for September:

  1. Cereal
  2. Canned Soup (hearty type soups such as Progresso and Campbell’s Select and Cream varieties, i.e. chicken, mushroom etc.
  3. Canned Tomato products (crushed, jarred spaghetti sauce, diced tomatoes, tomato paste
  4. Pasta (all types)
  5. Baking/dessert products (cake, brownie mix, Jell-O)
  6. Tuna, Salmon
  7. Baby Products (cereal, Stage 1 and 2 fruit and vegetables, baby wipes)
  8. Peanut Butter (especially chunky)
  9. Personal care products (tooth brushes, tooth paste, hand soap, facial tissues, shampoo, deodorant)
  10. Canned corn
  11. Canned fruit (especially pears and pineapple)
  12. Salad dressing/condiments (mayo, mustard, salsa, oil, relish)
  13. Canned Beans (Pork and Beans, cannellini (white kidney), Great Northern)

* Many of the clients have asked that we collect items such as plastic sandwich bags, food storage bags, toilet paper and paper towels.

Support the Haynes Library Through the “Gift of Reading”

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 by webmaster

Looking for a way to treat your child on his or her birthday?  Want to recognize a teacher, grandparent, or someone else special in your family’s life?  Interested in giving a gift and giving back to Haynes at the same time?  Help the Haynes Library by donating a book in celebration of a special person or occasion!  Donations to the library through the Gift of Reading program are done electronically to make things easy and convenient for everyone.  Click here to see the library wishlist .  Gift of Reading selections can be made now or at any time of year.   Please make sure to select the “Haynes LIB” shipping address and note in the Gift Message window the name of the child or family who is donating the book and the occasion or person being celebrated.  Thanks for supporting our library!

 

Fall BOKS – Register by Friday September 15th! Starts on Tuesday September 19th!!!

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 by webmaster

BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success) is a volunteer-run, fun, before-school physical activity program for kids. Each session lasts 6 weeks and meets 2 days per week for 45 minutes. Some of the activities include running, jumping, hopping, hula hooping, learning new skills and so much more!

BOKS will run every Tuesday and Thursday morning OUTSIDE on the back playground from 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. The 6 week fall session starts on Tuesday, September 19th and ends on Thursday, October 26th. Complete one Registration Form for each child and submit with a check for $25 (per child) made out to Haynes Organization of Parents (HOP) by Friday, September 15th.  Scholarships are available. Forms can be returned directly to the BOKS mailbox at the front desk. Approximately 40 children may participate in the session, and the participants will be chosen via lottery (if necessary). Parents will be responsible for transporting their children to school. Children who attend SED are eligible to enroll and participate. Please note, that sessions may be cancelled or moved inside due to inclement weather. We will try our best to give as much notice of cancellation as possible. This will be done via email.

We hope that you will share our enthusiasm for this program and you will, in turn, see a positive impact on your children. Please contact us with any questions, or you can check out the BOKS website (www.bokskids.org). We are asking each family to volunteer to help out with the program one morning per session – either on a Tuesday or Thursday. A Sign Up Genius will be sent out to all families enrolled. Please contact us if this is a hardship for your family.   Many hands make light work!

Thanks!

Elizabeth Mossi and Anne Yazdani