Welcome to the Harrison School PTA!
The Harrison School PTA is an active volunteer organization where parents and teachers work together to provide educational, fun and enriching programs for children and their families. We sponsor many wonderful programs during the school year that are organized solely by parent volunteers.
April Dates to Remember
May Dates to Remember
PLANT & GIFT SALE
Once again, Harrison School will be having its Plant & Gift Sale on Friday, May 6th. As usual, in addition to plants, we will also have a variety of gift items for sale for Mom, Dad, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles. Prices for the gift items will range from $1.00 to $10.00. Assorted potted plants, herbs, and hanging baskets will be available that day for the price of $5.00-$10.00. Find the perfect plant or gift for that special someone. Attached is the schedule by class. Click here. Please come by and volunteer during your child’s class time! Reminder: Weather permitting the sale may be held outdoors. Please go to the office to sign in and get a visitor badge.
2016-2017 PTA Board!
We are now reviewing nominations for next year’s PTA board. If you are interested in nominating yourself or your friend for consideration, or for any general PTA or PTA Board questions, please email Fran Friedrich at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harrison's Multicultural Night is back!! Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:30 – 8:00pm
Come and enjoy Diversity at its best with all the Harrison School families !. We are grateful to the PTA, our faculty and parent volunteers who help us make this event both fun and educational for all. Help us celebrate Unity in Diversity! Entry is always FREE
Fun facts from previous years:
More than 120 students from all grades participate in a unique truly international fashion show !
There are cultural displays and food samplings from 25+ countries on an average every year!
Students get their own personal passports and “travel” to different countries to stamp their passports. Goodies await globe trotters who travelled to all the countries.
Lots of arts and crafts for all ages including make and take Guatemalan worry dolls, Henna, Write your name in a different language, coloring, Calligraphy, making flags etc.
Did you know Harrison families trace their roots back to about 65+ different countries !
Please note : This is NOT a drop-off event. Siblings are welcome. There will be food from around the world, however parents are responsible for checking the index-cards for ingredients before their children try out any food. Please supervise your children at all times.
Fashion Show Registration is now open. In past years there has been 120+ students representing 35+ different countries/cultures. Fashion show participants will march with his/her grade for the parade, irrespective of the country represented. There will be one rehearsal for the fashion show (in May - dates TBD). Every Fashion Show participant will receive a personalized sash and flag representing his/her country. Please fill out the attached registration form to reach us no later than April 10, 2016.
Volunteers Needed ! Please sign up to volunteer: Come be a part of this exciting event this year! There is no qualification or experience required to volunteer! Registration forms are available on the PTA website. For any queries or for more information, please contact Chitra Maridi:email@example.com or call : 862-485-4766
Please send completed forms to the PTA Mailbox: Attention Multicultural Night.
PLEASE JOIN IN AND MAKE 2016 THE BEST YEAR YET!
Please pick up your child at the Kindergarten doors at 3:50pm. Children enrolled in the YMCA after-care program will be brought there.
Session 2 dates are: 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18 4/15, 4/29, 5/6 and 5/13 (5/20 make-up if necessary).
Please contact Litsa Savastano with any questions. LitsaSav@verizon.net
Basket Bonanza – Empty Baskets
Basket Bonanza 2016 was a great night! To all the lucky winners if you would like to donate the basket/container back we would greatly appreciate it. This way we can recycle baskets. You can drop them off at 43 Filmore Avenue. Any questions please contact Jodi Prupis (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you !
Boxtops containers in all the classrooms ! Boxtops will be collected throughout the year. The class with the most Boxtops by the end of January will receive a small prize !
Any questions, please call Mahnaz Whang (email@example.com).
DID YOU KNOW ........
PTA President: Fran Friedrich, Defrannie@aol.com
PTA President-Elect: Jodi Prupis, Jodiprupis@comcast.net
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