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Originally delivered on 4/23/2023 3:01 pm

SUBJECT: PTO Communication: Week of April 24 - 28


Lincoln-Hubbard PTO Communication

Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28, 2023

Give and Give Back: First Milestone ACHIEVED!

We're excited to announce that we've reached our first milestone of $10,000 in our Give and Give Back fundraiser. That means your kids get PAJAMA DAY tomorrow!

But we still have more to go to get to our goal of $30,000. We can do it with your help!

So CLICK HERE to donate today. Every dollar helps, and every dollar adds up.

Share the link with friends, family and neighbors! (P.S. They can write checks, too, made payable to L-H PTO.)

Don't forget about matching donations! Not sure if your company is on the list? Reach out to the PTO and we can help you get them set up!


Fifth-Graders Holding Bake Sale TUESDAY After School

The 5th graders will hold a BAKE SALE on Tuesday, April 25from 3-3:30 pm on the blacktop (rain date is Wednesday) to benefit GRACE and Bridges, for their "Support Summit and More this Summer" service project. You'll see our 5th graders responsible for advertising the bake sale, running the sale, and donating goods for the sale. Each item will be $2. 

Please spread the word and come by to enjoy some sweet or savory snacks after school!

Our goal is to give GRACE 200 "Summer fun" kits and at least 20 cases of water for Bridges. 

Let's go, 5th graders!

Want to Get More Involved at L-H? We Need Some PTO Board Members for Next Year!

We're already planning ahead for next year, and we have a few positions open on the Executive PTO Board. Specifically, we're looking for the following positions:

--  Co-VP’s (this is a 2-year commitment, as this position moves to president the following year)

-- Assistant Webmaster (updates the PTO website)

-- Assistant Communications (sends out the weekly newsletter as well as other one-off communications)

--Assistant Volunteer Coordinator (helps organize the volunteers needed throughout the year)

The Executive Board meets every other month, usually for about an hour, in the morning at school.

If you're interested in one of these positions, please email the PTO today!

Learn About Standardized Testing This Wednesday; Plus PTO Update

Join us this Wednesday, April 26, from 8:45 - 10:15 am, to learn about New Jersey standards and standardized testing. Mr. Carlin will discuss the development of standards and state assessments.

This workshop is designed to orient parents to how grade-level standards are developed and assessed at the State level. Participants will engage in an exploration and orientation of State standards and the NLSLA ( New Jersey Student Learning Assessment) that will be administered for students in Grades 3-5 this May.

Participants will also have the opportunity to explore assessment items in the same manner in which our students will experience.

The PTO will also be there to give an update on our recent parent climate survey and to answer any PTO-related questions.

Boys Night Out is This FRIDAY!

Calling all L-H boys and one special grownup -- mom, stepmom, grandma, aunt, older sister, etc.: join us on Friday, April 28 from 6-8 pm! The evening will take place indoors and outdoors and will include obstacle course fun, field day games, prizes, pizza, and a DJ. 

Click here to purchase tickets.

Click here to volunteer with decorating, check-in/ticketing, the food/drinks table, or cleanup.

Also click here to lend your flood lights and megaphones for the event.

Third-Graders Going to Ellis Island on Friday

Our third-graders will get to experience what life was like coming to the United States as an immigrant when they travel to Ellis Island this Friday, April 28.

SPARC Broadway & Bagels Event April 29

Please join SPARC for a family-friendly musical revue (and breakfast!), featuring Summit performing arts students of all ages (including some of our own Seussical kids!)

  Enjoy top-notch performances from our amazing kids and help SPARC to continue to support performing arts across the district.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Save the Date: L-H Parent Spring Social

Save the date of Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 - 9 pm for a fun night out for L-H grownups at BarBacoa!

More details to follow.

Your PTO Dollars at Work

We hope all of you had the opportunity to check out our amazingly talented fourth- and fifth-graders this weekend in their performance of Seussical. They all worked so hard, and we couldn't be more proud of them!

These productions only happen with a LOT of hard work from kids and parents alike. And we also rely on PTO money to help pay for the rights to the show, hiring a director, paying for costumes, programs, hallway decorations, props, etc. 

Your donations to our school help us continue our amazing theater program!

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Sunday, April 23
2:00p Seussical Performance
Wednesday, April 26
8:45a Parent Meeting: Learn About Our Standardized Testing
Friday, April 28
6:00p Boys Night Out
Monday, May 1
School Principal's Day
Tuesday, May 2
Teacher Appreciation Day
Thursday, May 4
6:30p Parent Spring Social
Friday, May 5
3:00p Backyard Playdate
6:00p Talent Show (grades 1-3)
Wednesday, May 10
School Nurse's Day
Thursday, May 18
7:00p Coffee With the Principal (evening, virtual)
Friday, May 19
9:00a Coffee With the Principal (in person)
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