Elizabeth Haddon News
March 18, 2022
Monday is Day 1
3/18 EHPTA 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament, HMS, 6PM
3/21-3/23 Student Council March Madness Drive
3/22 Report Cards for Grades 1-5 in Genesis, 330PM
3/23 2 Hour Delayed Opening
3/24 Crumb Dine and Donate 11AM-6PM
3/25 4th Grade - American Revolution Museum Trip - 8:45am-12:00pm
4/12 PTA Meeting, 7PM, Library
4/15-4/24 Spring Break
4/25 School Resumes
4/25 5th Grade Yearbook Cover Contest Deadline
4/30 Yearbook orders due
New School Based News
5th Grade T-Shirt: Orders Due Sunday
Every year the 5th grade class of EH has special t shirts designed for them to wear in the yearbook and for various 5th grade events. It's time to place your order for them! Please RETURN THIS FORM BY 3/20 for your child's preferred size. The cost of the t-shirt is $20. Please fill out this form and then make payment to Cara Gaul via Venmo @Cara-Gaul. If you have any questions please contact Karen Giorgio email@example.com
2 Hour Delayed Opening March 23rd
PM: Normal Schedule
Student Council: March Madness Project
March Madness has begun! To get excited about this ballin' tournament, Student Council will host a March Madness project starting next week, Monday, March 21 to Wednesday, March 23.
Students are invited to fill out a Sweet Sixteen tournament bracket to guess the NCAA basketball winner. Brackets that are completed and handed in will be scored and the winner with the most points will receive a special lunch with Mr. Bissinger. In order to receive a bracket, students will need to donate $1. For grades 1-5 there will be a table at lunch where students can donate their $1 and receive their bracket. Students should hand in their bracket at lunch to be scored. Kindergarten/preschool students can hand in their $1 and bracket to their teacher. One bracket per student. All proceeds collected will go to the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley.
The EH 2021-2022 Yearbook is on sale now! Order now so you don't forget! Capture your memories in this year’s Elizabeth Haddon Yearbook. Orders are due by April 30. The cost is $22.85 and includes 2 free customizable pages. Please click here for more info. If ordered after 4/30 it will ship to the student’s home and can’t be customized.
Square 1 Art Fundraiser
The PTA and 5th Grade Committee is excited to announce the Square 1 Art Fundraiser!. Be on the lookout for a special flyer in backpacks featuring YOUR CHLD'S art. Turn their art into a keepsake and help raise funds for Lizzy!
Square 1 Art offers a wide range of fun items for you to preserve your child's art and capture this precious moment in time. These mementos will make great gifts for Mother's/Father's Day or grandparents. 35% or more of your purchase will go back to our school. The more participants we have the higher % we receive so order those Parent Day gifts now!
So check out the flyer for easy ways to order online or you can search for your child's art at link below and order.
Deadline to order: WEDNESDAY APRIL 6
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Previously Shared School News
Club pictures from picture day are not available to order, but they will be in the yearbook. To download the pictures see link below. To view/download the images you will need a Shutterfly account, if you do not already have one. Each image is labeled. Click on image, this will bring you to larger image, in lower left corner is the label. To download to go 3 dots in upper right corner.
NJ Student Learning Assessment Testing Dates
NJSLA ELA and Math Testing for Grades 3-5 will take place May 2-6. Make Up testing will occur May 9-13. NJSLA Science Testing for Grade 5 will be May 18-19. Make Up testing June 1-2. Please make every effort to have your child in school during testing.
To help ensure adequate supervision, we will continue to need parent volunteers. 1st,4th, and 5th grades have lunch/recess 11:45AM-12:30PM. 2nd and 3rd grades have Lunch/Recess 12:35PM-1:20PM. One volunteer slot per day.
1st Grade Lunch/Recess Volunteers
2nd/3rd Grade Lunch/Recess Volunteers
4th/5th Grade Lunch/Recess Volunteers
Calling the Classroom
We make a concerted effort not to call the classroom from the main office, unless absolutely necessary, as this interprets instruction. Please make plans with your child for afterschool in the morning before coming to school.
Sora App for Books
Sora is our school's digital library, which is linked to the Haddonfield Public Library and the New Jersey Schools Shared Collection. Students can borrow ebooks and audiobooks using their school Google credentials. Click the link below for directions.
HMHS Peer Tutoring for Grades 3-5 Students
Used Books for BookSmiles
We’re using IXL to support our curriculum in Math and Language Arts this year, and your child has access to this online program at home. With thousands of skills that match what we’re learning, as well as insights into student progress, IXL is a great resource to help your child excel and practice skills.Click Here for IXL Parent Guide
This link contains short videos where you can view an example of the Everyday Math algorithms, which are different than traditional methods. This is a great resource for assisting students with homework and studying.
As a family, plot yourself on the mood meter. Share where you are and why. Helping your child label his/her feelings enhances self-awareness and helps with the next steps of expressing and regulating emotions.
The Haddonfield School District has once again enrolled with STOPit! STOPit is an online reporting tool designed to deter and mitigate bullying, cyber abuse, and other inappropriate behaviors, consisting of an app and a back-end incident management system for school administrators.Our students can have access to the STOPit mobile app, which has two simple but powerful features. Report can be used by students to report incidents to school contacts anonymously. For more information on this and download instructions, Click Here.
Update Your Contact Information in Genesis
Absence Reporting Procedures
If it is necessary to keep a child home from school, please do one of the following:
- Call the office before the start of school
Email us at ehattendanceOffice@haddonfield.k12.nj.us or click the link on our school homepage, and include
- Child’s first and last name
- Reason for absence
If you do not have access to email, you may call in your child absent. You must send in a note when your child returns if you use the call in method.
EH TRAFFIC REMINDERS and INFORMATION-PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THIS PROCEDURE
Adding School Calendar to Your Phone
Click Here for instructions on how to add this to your phone. Paste this code into the "subscribed calendar" box after you go to “Add Account” then “Other” calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/principalbissinger%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics
My School Bucks
This online payment service provides an easy way to pay for items such as ChromeBook fees and class trips using your credit/debit card or electronic check. Enrollment is easy and is available today! To create an account, follow the steps below:
1. Go to www.MySchoolBucks.com and register for a free account.
2. Add your students using their school name and student ID.
3. Make purchases with your credit/debit card or electronic check.
A program fee of 3.9% applies. You will have the opportunity to review any fees
and cancel if you choose, before you are charged.
If you have any questions, contact MySchoolBucks directly:
· (855) 832-5226
· Visit myschoolbucks.com and click Help