September 9, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DINING NIGHT OUT AT TIMBERWOOD

Save the date for our very first Dining Night Out at

Timberwood Grill on Monday, September 17th!

You can dine in or take out, and Timberwood Grill will donate a portion of all sales back to the Hollymead Elementary PTO. You don’t need to show a special code or flier. Timberwood Grill is a locally-owned favorite and huge supporter of Hollymead, so please consider joining us for this great event! Click here to view the event flier: DNO Timberwood Flier. If you have any questions, please contact us at hollymeadptodiningout@gmail.com.

PTO CLUB REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

The PTO is excited to offer two after school clubs this fall, Marvelous Mondays and Terrific Tuesdays. Both days will include a PE Club and a Cooking Club. Registration is now open, so sign up today. These clubs will fill up fast!

PE CLUBS

Join Mr. Carroll, Mr. Whitehead, and many of your friends as we play your favorite PE games. Be ready for “Speedball,” “NBAskills Challenge,” “Paintball,” and many other favorites!

Marvelous Mondays is open to Hollymead students in grades K-2. Classes will meet on Mondays from September 24th to October 22nd in the Hollymead gym from 2:35-4:00pm.

Terrific Tuesdays is open to Hollymead students in grades 3-5. Classes will meet on Tuesdays from September 25th to October 23rd in the Hollymead gym from 2:35-4:00pm.

Cost is $60 for 5 weekly sessions. Registration is limited to 30 students per class.

COOKING CLUB

Have fun cooking in the Hollymead Cafeteria with our Food Service Manager, Deb Haas. Participants will have fun learning about new foods and how to prepare them. Hands will get dirty as students learn about measurements, kitchen safety, and making healthy choices, all while cooking up delicious food and having fun.

The Monday club is open to Hollymead students in grades K-2 and will meet from September 24th to October 22nd in the cafeteria from 2:35-4:00pm.

The Tuesday Club is open to Hollymead students in grades 3-5 and will meet on Tuesdays from September 25th to October 23rd in the cafeteria from 2:35-4:00pm.

Cost is $60 for 5 weekly sessions. Registration is limited to 12 students per class.

Click HERE to register for either of these clubs.

Questions? Contact Jack Carroll (jcarroll@k12albemarle.org) with any questions about PE Clubs and Deb Haas (dhaas@k12albemarle.org) with cooking club questions.

REMINDERS

ATTRACTIONS BOOK FUNDRAISER

The Attractions Dining & Value Guides have been sent home! Please look through the Attractions book for many exciting new coupons and discounts, including local businesses and family favorites. Remember to return or pay for your book by September 27th.

Please note that the On-Line ordering code is “HollymeadPTO”.

Questions? Contact Steph DeNicola at 434-293-2838 or by email at stephdenicola@yahoo.com

French Club Starts Tomorrow

FRENCH CLUB STARTS TOMORROW

If your child is registered for the after-school French Club, please remember that the first session begins tomorrow, Monday, September 10th. Students in grades 1-2 should report to the Art Room, and those in grades 3-5 to Mrs. Gallagher’s room. If you have additional questions, please email Michelle Katstra at mkatstra@gmail.com

The Hollymead Spirit Wear Store is OPEN for a limited time.

THE HOLLYMEAD SPIRIT WEAR STORE IS OPEN FOR A LIMITED TIME.

New designs and styles! T-shirts, Tie-Dye, Glitter T’s and more!

Thursday, August 16th – Wednesday, September 12th

Don’t miss out! Order now: Spirit Wear Order Form

Online store cannot accept any orders after midnight on close date.

All sales are final.

Do you shop at Kroger, Giant, Harris Teeter or Amazon? If so, you can help Hollymead earn free cash all year long! These stores will make a donation to Hollymead with every purchase you make. All you need to do is register! Last year Hollymead received over $2,200 from these school reward programs. With this money we purchased classroom supplies, cameras for the art room, math games, books, and much more. Please take a few minutes to register your cards. Cards must be updated every year.

Kroger: Hollymead ID# 80574 (www.kroger.com/communityrewards)

Giant: Hollymead ID# 02393 (https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/)

Harris Teeter: Hollymead ID# 5899 (www.harristeeter.com/community/together_in_education/link_to_your_school.aspx)

And don’t forget, every time you shop online at Amazon use our Amazon Smile link. Register at smile.amazon.com

Have you complete the following for this year?

1. Visit the PTO website to complete School Directory Sign-Up form & Volunteer form at: hollymeadpto.org

2. Register for Amazon Smile at: smile.amazon.com/

3. Join our PTO Facebook and Instagram to receive updates on events

4. Update your grocery cards to benefit Hollymead Elementary (this must be updated every year)

Kroger: Hollymead ID# 80574 (www.kroger.com/communityrewards)

Giant: Hollymead ID# 02393 (https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/)

Harris Teeter: Hollymead ID# 5899 (www.harristeeter.com/community/together_in_education/link_to_your_school.aspx)

IMPORTANT DATES

9/10 French after-school program begins, 2:40-3:40pm

9/12 Spirit wear online store closes

9/17 French after-school program, 2:40-3:40pm

9/17 PTO Meeting, 6:30-7:30pm

9/17 Dining Night Out at Timberwood Grill, 4:00-10:00pm

9/21 No School, Teacher Workday

9/24 French after-school program, 2:40-3:40pm

9/24 Marvelous Mondays begin, PE Club and Cooking Club, 2:35-4:00pm

9/25 Terrific Tuesdays begin, PE Club and Cooking Club, 2:35-4:00pm

9/26 Deadline to return all unpurchased Attractions books

If you have information to be included in our weekly Hornet Happenings, please remember to

Email us at hollymeadptocommunications@gmail.com by the Thursday before our

Sunday evening distribution.

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