August 2019 HHASD Newsletter

District Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, challenging, student-centered learning environment focused on preparing students for their future through supportive parent, staff, and community partnerships.

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August 2019 Video

Meet Ms. Jodie Dietrich - FLES Secretary

Please enjoy the second in our new staff series: Meet Ms. Jodie Dietrich - FLES Secretary. Stay tuned for more, including a special edition newsletter later this month!
Dietrich Introduction

What does it look like at FLES?

This summer, the Kettle Moraine YMCA held summer camp at RMS every week, and summer school, which ran for six weeks, is finishing up tomorrow! That means our major construction projects occurred at FLES this summer. So what is different? Safety features and updates for our parking lot. Take a look at the progress! And, stay-tuned for updates from Mr. Laird regarding traffic flow as we near the start of school.
School Supply Shopping!

Take care of your back to school shopping needs and support the HHOPS by purchasing through Amazon Smile. Click on this button for directions, or one of the links below to be directed to the specific school supply list for each grade.

2018/19 Budget Amendment

Click here to view the 18/19 Budget Amendment that was approved by the Board on 7/22/19 and corresponding information.

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Summer break isn't just about getting a few months off of school; it's about getting outdoors and enjoying the extra time with friends and family! To help you and your family get started, the HHASD Wellness Committee put together a FUN and EXCITING Summer Bingo card! This is a fun activity for both the child and parent(s) to take part in while being active both mentally and physically. Print off and turn in your completed bingo sheet to Mr. Heinritz on the night of orientation for your special prize! The best part? You'll also be entered into the drawing to win a $25 gift card to Sky Zone Trampoline Park!! BINGO!
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2019/20 Y-Care Registration

The Kettle Moraine YMCA will be offering before- and after-school care, as well as "Kids Day Out" events for most non-school days during the 2019/20 school year. Click on the button above to view the complete brochure and registration information.

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2019/20 Busing Survey

If you have already done so, thank you! If not, please complete this form (by clicking on the button above) for EACH child so that GO Riteway can begin planning routes for the 2019/20 school year.

Efficient Bus Routes...

... are optimized through your help. By completing this survey, you assist Riteway in creating the most efficient routes possible. No response is the same as indicating you need transportation every day. By notifying Riteway of your routines and preferences they can alter routes planned and pick-up/drop-off times. Bus schedules will be made available by Riteway as we near the start of the school year.
Parent Sounding Board - August 13th

The Parent Sounding Board has been selected. The first meeting is August 13th. Grade level representatives are required to attend, but meetings are open to all.

The 2018/19 PSB elected to hold the first meeting on August 13th. Some of the committee members for 2019/20 are listed below:


4K: Katie Nickels

5K: Molly Snyder

1: Amy Staal

2: Marni Tye

3: Carmen Glime

4: Wendy Huddleston

5: Shelly Kraus

6: Amy Rempe

7: OPEN - please contact Ms. Villalobos if interested

8: Dannene Hirsch


Our meeting schedule is: 8/13, 10/8, 12/10, 2/11, and 4/14; 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


In August, I will provide a brief safety update, and in October, Deputy Sheriff Christopher Parkinson will be present to answer any questions parents may have.


Please remember, even though a committee has been selected, these meetings are open to all district parents!

Director's Corner

Autism Summer Institute Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:30 - 3:00

Autism Summer Institute

Tuesday, Aug. 13th, 8:30am

36500 Aurora Drive

Oconomowoc, WI

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2YkvlRR-1BoQzdQcWl1TmdDMkdUbkw2YUZoMDVZZzYxUzI0/view?usp=sharing


The institute will focus on:

• Instructional strategies for students with autism


o Kate Mcginnity Key note

o Silent support

o Rate of speech

o Students presentations

Table Talk Topics/Break outs:

• Addressing new behaviors

• Augmentative communication

• Executive function skills

• Strategies to promote independence

• Sensory

• Inclusion

Participants will have the option to choose a book related to

one of the topics discussed during the Institute.
Join Our Team

Printable Application. (Apply for teaching positions at: https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/)

Riteway is Hiring...

On your mark, get set, GO! The new school year is approaching quickly and we are reaching out to YOU, yes you read that correctly! The driver shortage the school bus industry is experiencing has reached a CRISIS level. We are always looking for qualified drivers for routes, events, weekend work and athletic/activity trips throughout the school year. How awesome would that be if YOU were the driver for your son/daughter. We are offering a $1,500.00 sign on bonus for qualified candidates on board by September 30, 2019.

Get paid to be a spectator! Parents, grandparents, coaches and assistant coaches can drive. You may already be driving your personal vehicle to the event so why not save GAS and drive the BUS!

I ask that you think about this wonderful opportunity. Visit our website www.goriteway.com, click on “Drive With Us” to see our available job opportunities throughout the company. You may always stop in person at our terminal to fill out an application and have a same day interview.

We truly appreciate YOUR consideration. GO Raiders! GO Dolphins!

August

12 - Board Meeting

13 - Parent Sounding Board

19 - New Teacher/Mentor Day

20 - All staff return to school

22 - Orientation Night 3pm - 7pm at both schools

25 - Richfield Days Parade

26 - Raider Ready Day (8 am - 3:30 pm)


September 3 - Welcome Back! First Day of School!

Mark Your Calendars!

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Washington County Libraries Transform

Did you know that free online courses are available with your library card? Or that you can access 1000s of books and audiobooks? Or attend informational events, concerts, or workshops at no cost? Join the Washington County libraries this spring!

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Summer Reading Logs Due...

3 -2 -1 Blast Off @ the Library This Summer! Kids birth - 6th grade can complete reading logs to win prizes this summer at the Germantown Community library. Reading logs can be turned in Monday, June 10 through Saturday, August 17. Programs include a Summer Reading Kick-Off Party at Fireman's Park, weekly storytimes, Discovery Academy, Thursday Performers, space activities, and other special programs.

Programming information can be located on our print brochure or by viewing our online calendar: http://germantownlibrarywi.org/full-calendar/

Win a gift card...

Teens going into grades 7 – 12 can enter to win gift certificate and other prizes every time they read or listen to a book this summer. Some examples include Target, Starbucks, Kwik Trip, Chipotle, Amazon, Cousins Subs, Pizza Ranch & Buffalo Wild Wings. Reading logs can be turned in Monday, June 10 through Saturday, August 17.

Learning a foreign language? New this year, logs now include reading children’s picture or chapter books in Spanish, German or another language! Spanish and German books are available for checkout in the Children’s Area.

Programming information can be located on our print brochure or by viewing our online calendar: http://germantownlibrarywi.org/full-calendar/