Staff and Teacher Appreciation 2023


Teacher/Staff appreciation week is coming up on May 8th-12th. HOP has been busy planning a fun week for the teachers and staff filled with lots of treats to make them feel appreciated. Following is a schedule of events and ways to get involved. We would love to have your support to help make the wonderful teachers and staff at Haynes feel appreciated and loved. 

Please reach out to Tara Schepens ( or Sherri Lowery ( with any questions. 

Following is a schedule of events for the week. Please use the links provided in each event to sign up to help! 

Sunday May 7th: 3:30-5pm Meet at the Haynes playground for chalk art and drawing on the walkways around the Haynes school. Posters and markers will be available to help make signs to hang around the school.  This is not a drop off event, please stay with your children.  Popsicles will be provided! 

Monday May 8th: Teachers and Staff will arrive to school to see the beautiful chalk art on the walkways and hand made posters hanging inside the building. Yard signs decorated by students will line the parking lot.

Please contact Sherri or Tara if you are interested in decorating a yard sign – these need to be returned to us by Sunday May 7th. Also, any posters made by students can be dropped off on Sunday May 7th as well. 38 Haynes Rd (Sherri) or 28 Old Coach Rd (Tara)

A delicious spread of coffee and pastries will be provided to the teachers and staff on Monday morning. Please use this sign up link if you would like to donate pastries or help with this event: Monday May 8th

Tuesday May 9th: Students will be asked to bring in a flower for their teachers on Tuesday morning – either bought, cut from your garden or even handmade! We will have vases in each classroom for students to put their flowers in. 

A candy buffet will be set up in the staff room for the teachers/staff to enjoy. Please use this sign up link if you would like to donate candy or to help out with this event:  Tuesday May 9th

***We are looking to borrow 5 glass containers to serve the candy in. If you have one we could borrow for the day, please contact Sherri or Tara.

Wednesday May 10th: Teachers and staff will be offered a delicious lunch from Bueno Y Sano. 

Please use this sign up link to donate drinks, chips and paper goods or to help set up this event: Wednesday May 10th

Thursday May 11th: A special ice cream treat will be provided to the teachers and staff. 

Friday May 12th: Room parents will be coordinating a plan for students to appreciate their classroom teachers. Please be on the lookout for communication from them. 

Thank you for helping to make this week special for all of our teachers and staff at Haynes!

Tara Schepens and Sherri Lowery

HOP Hospitality Committee

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