Welcome Back to School September 4

The Hillhurst School Council warmly welcomes new and returning students and families back to school on Tuesday, September 4. 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 2018-19 school year. Hope to see you then!

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Volunteer for parent council for 2018/19

It’s that time of year when we begin planning for next year’s parent volunteer roles.

Our school community relies on the willingness of many generous parent volunteers who contribute their time and energy to enhancing the school experience for all students.

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to continue this great tradition.  No prior experience or knowledge is necessary, as past volunteers are on hand to provide guidance and support. Executive positions are mandatory roles on the council, there are also openings for committee organizers, and for assistants to support the organizers on various committees. We are looking for a volunteer to serve as a Secretary on the council for 2018-2019.

Below you will find the link to the Sign Up Genius:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084daaaf2fa5fc1-20182019

If you are interested in putting your name forward for consideration, sign up for the position and someone will be in touch with you within the next few weeks.

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Grandparent Reading program looking for food donations

From October to May, we organize a number of student classes to read and play math games with Grandparent volunteers. At break time, a selection of food and beverages donated from parent volunteers are served to the Grandparents.

Each day we need a variety of items, such as sweets, fruit, veggies, savory items, cheese and crackers. If you can provide an item for one or more days, that would be fantastic! A label with a description of what’s in the item would be helpful.

Past donations have varied from elaborate handmade culinary creations to a simple block of cheese and store bought crackers. The grandparents love and appreciate every donation and every bit helps!

If you are able to provide something for the first Grandparents Reading day in October or any subsequent reading day, please sign up online using the link below.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44A5A82FA7F58-grandparents

Thank you to all of those who have signed up so far, this program would not be without your support.

Grandparent reading organizers,

Christina, Shannon and Terresa

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Monthly Bottle Drive

Throughout the year, the school will collect bottles on the third Thursday morning of each month. Permanent bins for refundable beverage containers are set up at the school, so feel free to send or bring in your bottles at any time. Also, refundable beverage containers always can be dropped off at the North Hill Bottle Depot (336 41 Avenue NE) to the account of Hillhurst School.

Thank you for your support!

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