What’s Happening at Hollymead?

Wild West Bingo Family Night

WANTED – cowgirls and cowboys looking to play some BINGO!  Join us in the cafeteria on Friday, October 13th from 6:30 – 7:30pm for Bingo games during your visit to the Wild West Book Fair.  There will be prizes for the winners, a bake sale, and Spirit Wear for sale. Bingo cards can be purchased at the event, so please remember to bring cash or a check payable to the
Hollymead PTO.

Can you help with the bake sale?  Consider signing up to help make this event a success! Bake Sale signup


Scholastic Book Fair

The Wild West Book Fair is coming to Hollymead next week!

Shopping Dates: Monday, October 9 – Thursday, October 12
Shopping Hours: 8:15AM – 2:45PM
Shopping Location: Hollymead Auditorium

Be on the lookout for your student’s wish list coming home next Monday or Tuesday. To learn more about the fair or to purchase books, visit www.scholastic.com/bf/hollymead.

ALSO, Please consider volunteering for a short shift during the week of the Book Fair:

Sign up can be found here:  Book Fair Volunteers

We hope you can come join the school community at the Night at the Book Fair on Friday, October 13 from 5:00-8:00pm, alongside Bingo Night from 6:30-7:30pm.

Collect your Box Tops!

Have you been collecting Box Tops that can be sent in to support Hollymead Elementary School?  If so, now is the time to send them in.  Please remember there is a collection tub on the table inside the front door next to the office. We will be collecting Box Tops until October 23rd!

Important Dates

10/9       Scholastic Book Fair begins (runs until October 13th)
10/9       Marvelous Mondays PE Games Club (K-2 students), 2:30-4:00pm
10/10     Terrific Tuesdays PE Games Club (3-5 students), 2:30-4:00pm
10/13     Night at the Book Fair, 5:00-8:00pm
10/13     Bingo Night, 6:30-7:30pm (during the Night at the Book Fair)
10/23     Turn in your Box Tops by this date
10/27     No School, Teacher Workday

PTO Pride—Thank you!

Daily Grind Charlottesville for their generous donation of coffee for Friday’s PTO Coffee & Muffin Cart for our teachers and staff.  Thank you!

A Note from Your PTO

PTO President’s Staff Member Spotlight

Meet Hollymead staff member – Sandra Mitchell

Sandra is one of the three wonderful ladies that work in the front office and has been at Hollymead for 15 1/2 years.  Her primary responsibilities are maintaining student records and handling the finances of both the school and the Hollymead County budget.  Sandra has two sons, Dylan and Evan, and enjoys taking pictures of places they visit, scrapbooking, and card making.  The PTO greatly appreciates all that Sandra does to help us!
Say “hi” the next time you come through the office.

If you have information to be included in our weekly Hornet Happenings, please remember to email us at hollymeadptocommunications@gmail.com by the Monday before.

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