News from the Nest
February 1, 2019
The Week Ahead
-- Elementary Honors Orchestra Rehearsal 9-11:30 am. SAHS.
-- Elementary Honors Orchestra Concert, 12 pm. SAHS. Snow Date 2/4, 7pm.
All Week -- 4th Grade DVD Literacy Tapings (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! sign up here to help with recording!)
Monday 2/4 (Day 3)
Tuesday 2/5 (Day 4)
-- SPARK - ELA 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod
-- PSSA Encouragement Cards sent home (Grades 3,4,5) - DUE on 2/26
Wednesday 2/6 (Day 1)
-- Prime Time Reading RSVP due (RSVP online, Grades K-2)
-- School Physicals, 9-10 am.
Thursday 2/7 (Day 2)
-- Math Olympics, 3:30-4:30 pm. Room L001
-- SPARK - Math 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod
-- HSA Board Position nominations deadline (see details below)
Friday 2/8 (Day 3)
-- Prime Time Reading, Grades K-2, 6-8 pm. Snow Date 2/22.
Saturday 2/9 - Elementary Honors Chorus Rehearsal (9-11:30 am) and Concert (12 pm). ICMS.
FOURTH GRADE PARENTS NEEDED
Without more volunteers, we can't complete the 4th grade Literacy DVD recordings next week. Parent volunteer sign up is here.
It is a simple process and detailed instructions are provided.
Please consider taking a slot - just a couple of hours or less (8:45 - 10 or 10:40 - 11:45 or 12:35 - 3:10) - to insure that you and your child will have this precious keepsake to treasure when they leave Vernfield next year.
If you need more information, contact Nora Shurtz at email@example.com
Prime Time Reading - Grades K-2
JOIN THE HOME AND SCHOOL BOARD
- To prepare and update the cash flow statements for all committees each month
- To monitor checking and savings account statements each month and report balances to the general membership each month
- To file tax statements for the HSA on a yearly basis
If you are interested in the position, please contact Lisa Hovind at firstname.lastname@example.org or any of the current Board members.
Get Your Tickets for the Designer Bag Bingo Event
We are planning an evening of bingo, raffles, and door prizes. There will be flowers, food, fun and friends. This is a BYOB event for adults ages 21 or older.
Get your tickets through Eventbrite here.
We need help to make this night a success! Please see our volunteer sign up to find out ways in which you can help both before and during the event.
Time to Order Your 2019 Yearbook
Yearbook sales are OPEN now through March 15th! The books are $18 each and can be purchased online.
Below are instructions on how to order.
1. Go to www.schoolannual.com
2. In the top right corner click BUY STUDENTS YEARBOOK
3. In the top left corner click SELECT YOUR SCHOOL OR GROUP (Enter VERNFIELD ELEMENTARY, TELFORD)
4. Click 2019 YEARBOOK
5. Fill out your child’s information (INCLUDING HOMEROOM TEACHER) and follow the instructions to payment information
If you have any questions please contact Sandra Esposito at email@example.com.
In Case You Missed It...
Home & School Board Positions -- Nominees Needed! Descriptions can be found in the HSA bylaws (here). Deadline for nominations is Thursday, February 7. HSA elections will be held at the March 12th meeting. If you have any questions or interest, please contact Lisa Hovind, firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
- 2nd Vice President (Communications) - June 2019-2021 (24 months)
- 1st Treasurer - June 2019-2021 (24 months)
Extreme Energy Assembly
Candy Bar Bingo Was Sweet!
Thanks, also, to all of the teachers and Dr. Graf who made the evening fun as our Bingo Callers. And special thanks to Caitlyn Seigfried and Autumn Wright and their families who organized the event.
Save the Date!
Monday 2/11 -- Home & School Meeting, 7-8 pm. Library.
-- Last Day to Schedule TB Test with School Nurse (call 215-721-0606 opt. #3 for appointment)
-- Valentine Day Social. 2-3 pm
Friday 2/15 and Monday 2/18 -- NO SCHOOL - President's Day Holiday
Tuesday 2/26 - PSSA Encouragement Cards DUE (Grades 3,4,5)
Monday 3/4 - Wednesday 3/6 -- Parent Volunteer TB Testing
Friday 3/8 -- Lip Sync, 7pm. ICMS. (Snow Date: 3/9)
Friday 3/15 -- NO SCHOOL - Act 80 Day for Teachers
Friday 3/29 -- Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser, 7-10 pm (doors open 6:15). **Must be 21 or older**. St. Maria Goretti Church
-- 3rd Grade -- week of 2/25
-- 1st Grade -- week of 3/4
-- 2nd Grade -- 3/20-3/22
SPARK ELA -- Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod.
SPARK Math -- Thursdays 3:30-4:30 pm. 4th/5th Grade Pod.
District News -- Follow the link to see the Winter/Spring Newsletter from SASD.
SACE Winter/Spring Evening Classes -- The Winter-Spring semester begins later this month with more than 100 interesting classes for all ages. Beat the winter doldrums and learn something new. Bring a friend to join in the fun! Look through the Winter/Spring 2019 Brochure and register online! Or, watch for a brochure in the mail. Be sure to register early, as many classes fill quickly.
Saturday, February 16 - FBLA Valentines Babysitting. 5:30 - 9 pm For children grades K-5. Deadline to register is Monday, Feb. 11. For more information and the registration form, see the FBLA Babysitting Flyer.
Tuesdays evenings through February 19th - FREE Strengthening Families Program for parents and their children ages 10 to 14, 5:30 - 8:00 PM. Indian Crest Middle School. For more information, see the Family Program Flyer.