Support your child’s success at Hillhurst School by volunteering

Throughout the school year, Hillhurst School Council supports different events and programs that enhance student learning, from fundraising to family dances to Career Day. All of this can only happen with YOU – parents and guardians of Hillhurst School – who volunteer your valuable time. Thank you! If you haven’t already done so, consider making time to help in some way this school year. Whether you have one hour or ten hours to give, you CAN help. A little time can make a big difference.

Studies show that students who have positive parent/guardian involvement are more likely to:

  • Be motivated
  • Earn higher grades
  • Have better behaviour and social skills
  • Continue their education to a higher level

Take a look at the Hillhurst School Council / Society Volunteer Opportunities booklet which outlines volunteer opportunities with Hillhurst School Council. Have a spare hour once a month? Come help with a bottle drive! Enjoy sports? Consider helping to organize Sports Day. Many opportunities are available to match your interests, abilities and availability. Check the volunteer page for current volunteer opportunities.

If you have questions or can think of another way to help, please feel free to talk to any member of the School Council executive or email hillhurstschoolcouncil@gmail.com.

Together, we can enhance our students’ learning during their time at Hillhurst School.

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Welcome back to school September 5

The Hillhurst School Council warmly welcomes new and returning students and families back to school Tuesday September 5. Be sure to stop by the Welcome Hut just outside the front doors for a breakfast snack and a beverage. This is a great way to re-connect or meet other Hillhurst School parents, ask questions, and find out what activities and volunteer opportunities are available through our Council and School Society for the 2017-18 school year. Hope to see you then!

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Annual Sports Day is June 28

Hillhurst School’s annual Sports Day will take place the afternoon of Wednesday, June 28. The event will kick off with a special assembly followed by fun activities outdoors, such as
mini-golf, dodgeball, target shooting, a tattoo station, chalk art, potato sack race, skipping, speedminton and more.

Please make sure to send your child with a refillable water bottle, sun hat and sun screen.

Volunteers are always needed to help set up and run the activities. Please watch for opportunities to sign up.

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Family Dance is May 12

Hillhurst School will host a Family Dance on hawaiiantheme-poster-2017-v1Friday, May 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the gym. The theme is Hawaiian Luau and there will be a DJ and cash snack bar. Admission is free and all students, family and friends are welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult). We hope to see you on the dancefloor!

 

 

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