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HOP is the Haynes Organization of Parents: an organization of parents and guardians of children attending the Josiah Haynes School. We interact with teachers, professional and administrative staff of the school; we foster, enrich and otherwise support the educational programs and related activities conducted by the school; we present cultural and science programs and activities that aid and supplement the curriculum; and we raise money to fund professional development programs, technology purchases, classroom supplies, playground equipment and much, much more.

Co-Chairs May Newsletter

Happy Spring! As we head into May at Haynes, we kicked off the month with Teacher Appreciation Week last week.  We are so lucky to have such talented and dedicated teachers to support and enrich the lives of our students. Festival season is also in full swing and our 4th graders will soon be heading off to Odyssey. MCAS testing is again underway, field trips are happening, 5th grade activities are starting up and Spring Book Fair and Field Day are being planned. It is an exciting and busy time for our community and we want to thank all parents, teachers and staff for helping us to make such great opportunities available. Please let us know if you are interested in getting involved with HOP – there are lots of opportunities!

As we welcome May, please note the following dates in this busy month and next!

May 8-12 – MCAS Testing:  Grades 4 and 5 Math

May 13 – 5th Grade Car Wash and Bake Sale from 10am-2pm at Haynes

May 16-17 – MCAS Testing:  Grade 5 Science

May 18 – Grade 3 Whale Day

May 19 – Food Pantry Collection

May 20 – Rain Date for 5th Grade Car Wash

May 24 – ILAP

May 24-26 – Grade 4 Odyssey

May 29 – Memorial Day:  No School

June 2 – HOP General Meeting at 9:30am

June 5-9 – Spring Book Fair

June 6 – Kindergarten Orientation

June 6 – Grade 4 Rocks and Minerals

June 8 – Kindergarten Chicken Festival

June 9 – 5th Grade Fun Night

June 14 – Field Day

June 19 – Grade 5 Moving On Ceremony

June 20 – Last Day of School (1/2 Day)

– Mandy and Dayna