HYMAN FINE NEWS FLASH

January 16,2023

WE ARE HAWK HEROES

We Shine at Hyman Fine!

Blue Pride Starts Here!

Dear Hyman Fine Families,


I hope this finds you well and staying warm. I am excited to share player(s) from the Northeast Generals will be visiting HFES during lunch to get the kids excited for the game. Please review the announcements below.


Health Screenings: Vision, Hearing, and BMI's screenings will take place in the Nurses Office and Health room this week. If your child wears glasses, please make sure they have them during these dates. I will send home notices for any failures or concerns.


Winter Season: With the cold weather upon us, please make sure your child is is properly dressed for outdoor recess. Also, please make sure your child has a chapstick/lip balm in their backpack, as chapped lips are abundant during this time.



For any families who have a student who rides a minibus, we want to be sure that you're escorting your child onto the bus and buckling them in. Drivers are not responsible for buckling students into the bus on the way into school. Teachers are sure to buckle students upon dismissal. Thank you for your attention to this.


January

16 - No School

20 - Hyman Fine Night at the Northeast Generals Game Fundraiser

30February 3: Book Fair


February

1 - Bingo Night



Have a great week,

Noah Collins

Principal

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Social Media Safety


In this season of gift giving where children may have received new devices, it's a good reminder for families to make sure their children are using social media safely. Please take a moment to review the following: Teaching Kids to Be Smart About Social Media.

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PTO - Update

PTO Announcements & Updates:


Upcoming PTO Events:

1) Hyman Fine Night at the Northeast Generals Game Fundraiser

January 20, 2023, 7:00pm


Download the Northeast Generals Official app now to purchase tickets for $10/each. 50% of all ticket sales for the Jan. 20th game will go to Hyman Fine. Select players will visit Hyman Fine during lunch on January 20th! In addition, Hyman Fine will earn money for tickets purchased through the app for all games throughout the season.



2) January 30 – February 3: Book Fair



3) February 1: Bingo Night



4) February 9: Superbowl TV Raffle (tickets will be available starting on January 23)


5) March 24: Someone Special Dance


The PTO is in need of volunteers to assist with the organization of several events, including Bingo Night and the Someone Special Dance. Please contact the PTO at hymanfineelementarypto@gmail.com if you are able to help.



Make sure to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/hymanfineelementaryschoolpto where you can find updates on all PTO events, meetings, fundraisers, HF spirit wear, and school related information.


2022 - 2023 PTO Board Members:

Co-Presidents: Jenn Rosa and Ben Chalot

Vice President: Ashley Niland

Co-Secretaries: Bonnie Standring and Michelle Lewin

Co-Treasurers: Denise Desrosiers and Kelli Costa

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Temperature Change

With fall weather upon us please make sure you children are dressed to be comfortable outside for recess. We will be going outside for recess as long as the "Feels like" temperature is above 30°F (unless it's raining, snowing, or dangerously windy).
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APS Welcome Center & Community Flyers

APS Welcome Center


All APS Community Fliers can be found within the Welcome Center website. To view this week’s fliers, including information from throughout Attleboro please visit the Welcome Center webpage or click here for current fliers.

Link: https://www.attleboroschools.com/o/apswc/page/community-fliers

FYI - 2022 - 2023 MCAS DATES

2022-2023 MCAS DATES


Families with students in grades 3 and 4 - please note the dates below.

ELA:

Grade 4 - April 3,4

Grade 3 - April 5,6


Math:

Grade 4 - May 8, 9

Grade 3 - May 10, 11

Rooms Communication App

You may notice that an additional button, called Rooms, will be visible at the bottom right of our Attleboro Public Schools mobile app. This button is part of our integrated system of communication and will allow for your child’s teachers/coaches/and other staff to share detailed information (assignments, special events, practice schedules, etc.). More information is forthcoming.


In addition to downloading the app, guardians will need to set up their accounts. This can be done by going to the link contained in the email sent to all guardians yesterday (and following the directions)



If you haven’t already done so, please download the APS app designed for mobile devices.

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