March 31st, 2019 Hornet Happenings

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March 31st, 2019


One of the GREATEST GIFTS you can give is YOUR TIME”

A HUGE thank you goes out to all the parents, students, teachers and staff that gave of their time to support our Fun Fair & Raffle! They gave of their time to run games, pass out food, sell tickets and made sure that fun was had by all. A special thanks to Abby Binter and Amber Connor, our Fun Fair and Raffle Chairs! We are grateful for the many weeks of time you gave to prepare for this event.

We also thank the many families that came out to support our school and community at the Fun Fair & Raffle on Saturday. We hope you had a lot of fun! We also hope you have a wonderful Spring Break and look forward to seeing you again at our schools many upcoming spring events. More information to come!

– Shannon & London



Registration is still open but filling fast! Join in on the fun and choose one of our 2 exciting after-school clubs, PE or Drama Club.

PE Club

Come along and join Mr. Carroll, Mr. Whitehead and all your friends as we play your favorite PE games. Grades K-2 will be playing Rainbow RunMonkeys and GorillasKeep on Running KickballExtinction, and more. Grades 3-5 will play games with theme of Ball Mania. Be ready for SpeedballFloorballWiffle ball, and Warrior ball.

  • Marvelous Mondays is open to Hollymead students in grades K-2. Classes will meet on Mondays from April 15th to May 13th 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 April 16th to May 14th in the Hollymead gym from 2:35-4:00pm.
  • Registration is limited to 30 students per class.

Drama Club

Join Hollymead Parent and actor of 25 years, Shannon DeSalvo Lawrence, for an introduction to acting class open for grades 3-5 (younger ages considered on case by case basis). We will be exploring character development and basics to improv as well as discussing the differences in the genres of acting and performance techniques in action. But most importantly our goal will be to have fun and use our creative imaginations to learn!

  • The Drama Club is open to Hollymead students in grades 3-5 and will meet on Tuesdays from April 16th to May 14th in room 14 from 2:35-4:00pm.
  • Registration is limited to 20 students.

The cost for each club is $60 for 5 weekly sessions.

Registration is now open, so sign up today. These clubs will fill up fast! Click HERE to register.

Registration is first-come, first-served via online registration. Payment must be submitted the following school day after registration is completed on-line.


Bring out the “Monet” in your child! The Alliance Française will off a 4 week French art program on Mondays from April 22th through May 13th. Each week will highlight a new French artist as we learn French that goes with the artwork, do an artistic representation of that artist’s work, and have lots of fun! This short session only costs $60 with all supplies included.

Forms were sent home with students on Thursday. Please return all registration forms by April 17th. This club fills up fast, so it is first come/first serve!


Calling all students with an act and a dream: the Hollymead Talent Show is coming soon!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 4th to share your special skill! Whether you sing, dance, juggle, tell jokes, play an instrument, recite poetry, or have any other fun skill, we’d love to have you! For more information, including event details and opportunities to help, and to sign up for the Talent Show, please use this link:

We hope to see you there!


4/1-4/5 No School, Spring Break

4/15 NEW SESSION Marvelous Mondays after-school club

4/15 PTO Meeting, 6:30pm

4/16 NEW SESSION Terrific Tuesdays after-school club

4/16 NEW SESSION Drama Club

4/17 Art Show

4/22 NEW SESSION French Art after-school club

4/26 Heritage Night

5/4 Talent Show


Below are other school or community events that may pertain to Hollymead families.

Please note these are not PTO-sponsored events. If you need additional information

about one of the events, please contact that teacher or staff member directly.

Musical Performances at Hollymead

Please contact Sonia Azaravich at for additional information.

1st Grade Music Informance

Monday April 22nd, 2019 from 8:30-9:00am (for Parents)
Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 from 1:45-2:15pm (School-wide)

Kindergarten Music Informance
Monday May 20th, 2019 from 8:30-9:00am (for Parents)
Tuesday May 21st, 2019 from 1:45-2:15pm (School-wide)

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

Email us at by the Thursday before our

Sunday evening distribution.