Mascot 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
April 12PTA Meeting, 7pm Cafeteria
April 15Kidz Klub Session 2; pick-up at 3:50 at Kindergarten doors
April 29Kidz Klub Session 2; pick-up at 3:50 at Kindergarten doors
May Dates to Remember
May 6Plant Sale, During School Hours 
May 6Kidz Klub Session 2; pick-up at 3:50 at Kindergarten doors
May 10 Multicultural Night, 6:30 - 8:00pm
May 122nd Grade Butterflies
May 13Kidz Klub Session 2; pick-up at 3:50 at Kindergarten doors
May 17
PTA Meeting, 7pm
May 194th Grade Character Connections
May 20Kidz Klub Session 2; pick-up at 3:50 at Kindergarten doors 
May 26 Field Day 
May 27,
30 & 31 
School Closed
May 30 Memorial Day Parade



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 defrannie@aol.com.

 Yearbook YEARBOOK

It’s time to order your Harrison yearbook!!

•   All students who attend our school are pictured in the yearbook.

•   All 5th graders will receive a copy as a gift from the PTA and do not need to do an online order form.

•   Please use the link below to make your purchase. 

•   The cost of the yearbook is only $23.  If you have more than one child and would like a yearbook for each child please click on the right side “place another order for this school”. Then once your children are added you can proceed to checkout.


•    If you have questions please contact Rebecca Konstandt at ptbec12@aol.com.

To place your order visit: www.ybpay.lifetouch.com

The Harrison yearbook ID code is : 2057016

Multicultural Night Multicultural Night

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:chitra.maridi@gmail.com or call : 862-485-4766

Please send completed forms to the PTA Mailbox: Attention Multicultural Night. 



harrison School Spirit Sale

           Go Harrison! Now that spring is here -- do you have your school spirit wear ?  Prices have been drastically reduced !

o        Tee Shirts : $6

o        Dri-Fit Tee:  $8

o        Long Sleeve Tee:  $10

o        Tie Dye Tee:  $10

o        Pullover Hoodies:  $15

Also, Harrison Magnets are on sale for $6 each.

Quantities are limited.  Checks should be made payable to "Harrison PTA". 

Please fill out the form (click here) and return to the "PTA Mailbox, Attn: School Spirit"

Please contact Heather with any questions at hgshulman@gamil.com.

Kidz Klub Kidz Klub!

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 (jodiprupis@gmail.com).  Thank you !

boxtops Boxtops

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 (mshiraziwhang@gmail.com).


DID YOU KNOW ........
shoprirte Be sure to register your Price Plus® club card today so you can start earning eBoxTops for your school!  Click here              
Snap pictures of your receipts from any store, big or small, that sells grocery items to earn Roo Points (cash donations) for your school.   Click here

Contact Info:    
PTA President: Fran Friedrich, Defrannie@aol.com
PTA President-Elect: Jodi Prupis,  Jodiprupis@comcast.net
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