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Originally delivered on 11/13/2022 3:15 pm

SUBJECT: PTO Communication: Week of Nov. 14 - 18


Lincoln-Hubbard PTO Communication

Monday, Nov. 14 - Friday Nov. 18, 2022

Get Some Holiday Shopping Done AND Support L-H

It's Shop to Support L-H Week! Get a head start on your holiday shopping while supporting L-H!  

Tuesday, Nov. 15:  J. Crew Short Hills Mall (mention L-H at checkout)

Thursday, Nov. 17: The Collective downtown

10% of total purchases will be donated to the L-H PTO. Be sure to spread the word to friends and family!  

District Offers Parenting Class

Please click here to see the invitation for parents to attend a series of presentations related to the Nurtured Heart approach to relationship building.

This is a 2-part series that takes place Monday, Nov. 14, and Monday, Dec. 5 at the Summit High School library from 9 - 10:30 am both days.

SPARC Holds Meeting Monday Night

Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC) General Member Meeting. Join via Zoom on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 pm to find out some of what SPARC has in store for the upcoming months. Be a part of the discussion as we plan our Giving Ten$day, which begins on 11/29 and ends on 12/8 with a Quartet Sip & Shop fundraiser.In addition, we will hear from representatives from all five elementary schools as they share what they have in store for our children this year. And we'll cap it off by hearing from SHS and LCJSMS about their upcoming performances of She Kills Monsters and A Christmas Carol.

 Please join the Zoom meeting at: Can't make it? Visit the SPARC website to learn more!

Coffee with the Principal AND Backyard Playdate this Week!

Thursday, Nov. 17:  7 pm Principal’s Coffee via Google Meet (link will be sent later)

Friday, Nov. 18: Principal’s Coffee in-person, 9 am cafeteria

Friday, Nov. 18: Backyard Playdate after school, 3 pm

Fifth-Graders Collecting Food for St. Teresa's Through Wednesday

Fifth-graders are collecting food for St. Teresa's Loaves and Fishes food pantry through this Wednesday, Nov. 16. Boxes will be in the main lobby and outside the cafeteria. Anyone can donate!

Items needed are:

-- dried pastas

-- sauces

-- canned veggies

Don't Want to Cook After Thanksgiving? Take the Week Off!

Take a break from holiday cooking the week after Thanksgiving! Stock your fridge and freezer with delicious meals from David Ellis Catering while supporting L-H. Click here to order.

15% of proceeds from orders will be donated to the L-H PTO and 10% of gift card purchases will be donated.

Online orders can be placed starting Wednesday, and phone orders can be made starting today.

Looking for Holiday Gift Ideas? Give Them Hilltopper Gear!

Visit the summit Boosters shop in Mondo on Springfield Ave for great gift ideas. For more than 60 years Boosters has raised funds to enhance the athletic programs at the middle school and high school including, but not limited to, equipment, championship rings, and scholarships.

Santa Claus Shop Collecting New Hats, Mittens and Scarves Through Nov. 22

See below for more information. A collection bin will be in the front lobby.

STEAM Lab Needs Some Items

Our STEAM teacher, Mrs. Brennan, has reached out to the PTO because there are some items that our kids can use in the STEAM lab at school. If you have any of these items at home and can send them in, that would be great!

-- empty egg cartons

-- shoe boxes with lids

-- toilet paper rolls

-- paper towel rolls

-- unwanted LEGOs

L-H Is Collaborating with Minted for Holiday Cards

Starting to think about Holiday cards? L-H PTO has partnered with Minted to provide 20% off your orders. And for every order placed, Minted will donate 15% back to our organization! 

Simply visit to start your holiday shopping and apply code FUNDRAISELINCOLNHUBBARD at checkout to claim your 20% discount. It’s that easy! Minted will track every purchase made using our code, and we’ll get 15% of the proceeds donated back to Lincoln-Hubbard PTO -- all of which helps fund the amazing and enriching events for your children throughout the year!

Please feel free to share this URL and code with friends and family — the more people shop Minted using our code, the more our organization earns!

Thank you! 

Some Important Upcoming Dates

-- Nov. 23: Single Session, 12:30 pm dismissal; also, a Spirit Day. Wear Your L-H Gear!

-- Nov. 24 & 25: No School. Thanksgiving Holiday.

Download the MTK App

In order to stay connected and know what's going on at school, you should download the Membership Toolkit (MTK) app. We use MTK to send these newsletters (which you can also get on the app), and to host our school directory. You can also subscribe to our calendar and get all the school events sent straight to your smart phone!

Thursday, November 17
7:00p Coffee With the Principal, Evening (virtual)
Friday, November 18
9:00a Coffee With the Principal (in person)
3:00p Backyard Playdate
Wednesday, November 23
8:15a Single Session Day: 12:30 pm Dismissal
Thursday, November 24
No School: Thanksgiving Break
Friday, November 25
No School: Thanksgiving Break
Friday, December 9
9:00a PTO Meeting
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