Hough Hawkline

November 12, 2018

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School Board Meeting ---------------------------------------------- 11/20

No School ----------------------------------------------------------------- 11/21-11/23

Sunny Hill Party --------------------------------------------------------- 12/3

Barnes & Noble Night ------------------------------------------------ 12/6

PTO Meeting (special guest Dr. Harris) --------------------- 12/13

Holiday Market ---------------------------------------------------------- 12/13

Parents' Time Out ------------------------------------------------------ 2/2

Help Bring the Holidays to Sunny Hill

The Helping Hawks and Boys & Girls Club are bringing a Holiday Party to Sunny Hill Elementary School on Monday, December 3rd from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. All Hough families are invited to celebrate the holiday season together.

We need your help! Please sign up to help with the event or sponsor needed items for the party. We're also collecting gift donations to make the holidays extra special for our Sunny Hill club members. Hit the links for more details:

To RSVP for the party, volunteer or donate supplies: https://goo.gl/QM9atg

To select Angel Tree Tags for the gift collection: https://goo.gl/fxF7ft

For more information, please contact Cami Tchoi at houghservice@gmail.com.

Three Tips from Nurse Natalie

  1. Many of the kids need more hydration! Please send your kids with a water bottle each day. Remind them to actually drink the water. Ensure they don't pour out the water and replace it with Capri Sun before they leave for school.
  2. One of the most frequent reasons kids visit the nurse's office is for Chapstick. Winter is coming. Please add Chapstik (and a little snack for the House Hough direwolf) to your child's backpack.
  3. Donations are always appreciated for Chapstick, socks, leggings, sweatpants and wildfire.

Hough Night at Barnes & Noble

Join your fellow Hough Hawks for an evening of holiday cheer on Thursday, December 6th. Enjoy student performances from Drama Club and Orchestra as well as student artwork that will be on display. Our own Mr. George will be sharing and autographing his new book, Helmet Man and the Chocolate Cake! This is a fun event with a percentage of proceeds being returned to Hough!

Oh Sew You Didn't!

Thanks to all the families who purchased no-sew fleece blanket kits for Barrington Giving Day. You should have received your kits this week.

Please return completed blankets to the Helping Hawks Donation box (NOT the Barrington Giving Day box) by the front entrance of the school by Monday, November 26th.

Congratulations to Hough's September and October Pride Wallers!

Holiday Teacher Tributes Now Available

Honor teachers or staff with a Holiday Teacher Tribute through the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation. Honorees will receive personalized cards to commemorate your donation. Cards will be delivered to your child’s school by December 20, 2018. Honorees will be acknowledged on the 220 Educational Foundation website.

Click here 2018 Holiday Teacher Tribute to make your Holiday Teacher Tribute donation. To deliver the Teacher Tribute by December 20, 2018, donations must be received by December 11, 2018. Visit www.220foundation.org to learn more about the 220 Educational Foundation.

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Every December, Barrington Giving Day invites families who are on the Free & Reduced Lunch program to a Giving Day to receive boxes of food, warm coats, blankets, books and gifts.

We need volunteers to sort coats and other donations starting the week of November 5th. Donations of warm coats, boots, snow pants, books, toys, diapers and wipes are also needed.

Visit http://www.barringtongivingday.org/ to sign up to help or donate.

Coffee Talk for Teen Parents

Please join BStrong Together, the Department of Health and other experts to discuss the dangerous trend of vaping and what can be done for the health and safety of our community.

While traditional cigarette usage among teens has continued to fall, the use of vaping has reached epidemic proportions. Bstrong Together will host parent coffees on Thursday, November 15th at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the Barrington Area Library.

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