Hauser Happenings

September 30th, 2022

Dear Cougar Families,

We had another great week at Hauser. Please check out the latest edition of our Hauser Happenings!

Congratulations to our September Students of the Month!

Congratulations to our September Students of the Month!
6th graders George R, Jayda J, and Camden T
7th graders Jayla M, Sabrina C, and Sloane M
8th graders Jocelyn G, Brandon R, and Luis J
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Sixth Grade Physicals and Immunization Records

All sixth graders need to have a physical and immunization records on file at the school by October 15th. Please email with any questions.

Attention 8th Grade Parents

In order to take the placement test (PSAT8) on Oct. 29th, your child MUST be registered at RBHS. See the letters below for directions. For more information, call the high school directly at 708-442-7500. Thank you!
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New Teacher Spotlight - Ms. Rosen

Position at Hauser: Seventh and Eighth ELA

Years in Education: 5 years

Hobbies: Baking, reading, traveling, and watching reality TV

3 Interesting Facts about Me:

1) I lived in Israel for two years.

2) I moved to Chicago at the beginning of August.

3) I know every lyric to every Taylor Swift song AND touched her hand in 2012.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the girls' volleyball team and Student Leadership Team will be hosting a "Pink Out" day to raise funds for breast cancer research. The girls' volleyball team will be playing against the staff on October 20th and all students are invited to come root on their favorite team! Students are being asked to wear pink to school that day. If your student is interested, the following link has 3 different options for t-shirts that can be purchased to wear that day and show Hauser's support!

All shirts will be delivered to Hauser. Use the link below to order!

Hauser Cheer Informational Meetings

Just a reminder to all 7th and 8th graders interested that the Hauser Cheer Clinic will be held on Wednesday, 10/12 in the Small Gym from 3:35-5:15 p.m. and official Hauser Cheer Tryouts will be held on Thursday, 10/13 in the Small Gym beginning at 3:35! You MUST have a Sports Physical on file AND a print out of your current Powerschool grades to tryout!
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Book Bowl 2023 Sign Up!

Hauser’s Annual Book Bowl is open to all grade levels at Hauser Junior High. Students form groups of three and read the books from the Book Bowl list. It is up to each team to decide how they want to divide the reading. Team members may decide to read all titles or they may split the books amongst the team members.

Competition will be held Friday, February 25th during the school day. All reading must be complete by this day.

Students interested in participating should fill out the signup form by October 6. The form is located on Destiny Discover, the school's library catalog page.

If you have questions, please contact Katie Moroney at

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Health Corner with Nurse Nikki- Allergies or the Common Cold?

With the fall season upon us, there are many things circulating in our environment and it is sometimes hard to tell if someone is experiencing a cold or an allergy flare-up. Here are some ways to tell which you may be experiencing:

*With allergies, your mucus is clear or watery and it will stay clear, instead of becoming thick or discolored like it can with a cold.

*With allergies, your eyes are itchy or watery. It is rare to have itchy eyes when you have a cold.

*With allergies, your symptoms stay the same. With a cold, your symptoms change every few days. You may start out with a fever and stuffy nose, then have a sore throat for a few days, or get a cough or sinus pain before getting better.

*With allergies, you may have sniffles for more than a week. A cold usually clears up in 7 to 10 days, but allergies can last several weeks or longer.

* Common cold symptoms are a cough, low grade fever, headache, or body aches. These do not typically present with allergies. There are more than 200 cold viruses, and different viruses cause different symptoms.

So how can you feel better if experiencing a cold or allergies symptoms? It is best to reach out to your healthcare provider for the best treatment options but typically you can treat a common cold with an increase in fluids, rest, pain relievers and cold remedies, such as decongestants. You can treat seasonal allergies with antihistamines, nasal steroid sprays and decongestants.

Lost and Found

Missing something? Check out the photo below to see what we have in our school lost and found.
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Outside Food for Lunch

Do not bring in restaurant food or order food for delivery to the school for students. Thank you!

Reporting Student Absence

As soon as you know your student will not be in attendance, please call the office to let us know. Please report any absences by 8:00 a.m.

(708) 447-3896

Mornings are very busy so please leave a message if you can't get through.

*There is no need to call ahead for an early dismissal.

Upcoming Calendar Dates

  • Oct. 10th: No School

  • Oct. 11th: No School

  • Oct. 12-14th: School Spirit Week

  • Oct 12th: Bullying or Social Conflict Presentation

  • Oct. 14th: Little Symphony

  • Oct. 14th: School Dance

  • Oct. 20th: Pink Out Volley for a Cure (Teacher v Student Game)

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