Potter News

June 2022

From the Desk of Ms. Cimino

June is going to be a fun month at H & M Potter School! We are so happy to be bringing back many of our traditional end of year celebrations. Please make sure to check out the list of events below. Mr. McShaffrey and I wanted to take the time to thank everyone for their cooperation and patience this school year. Thank you for all of your involvement and support, we are truly happy to have all of you as a part of the H & M Potter School Family. Enjoy Summer Break!

Field Days

June 1, 7, 8, and 9 will be our Field Days. Parents are welcome to visit as spectators, and should report directly to the back playground during their child's assigned time.

June 1 (Preschool):

10-11:30 Huss, Timpanaro, Drake, Yost, Frank, Reuning

1:30-3 Woodman, Palumbo, Hackett, Maione, Rebenski, Silverstein

June 7:

10:45-12:45 Grade 4

June 8:

9:45-11:45 Grade 2

1:00-3:00 Grade 3

June 9:

10:30-12:30 Grade 1

1:15-3:15 Kindergarten

Your child will be outside for the entire specified time. Please make sure to apply sunblock as needed, and follow specific instructions given by your child's teacher. Water and ice pops will be provided by the PTA.

Awards Day

This year the 4th Grade Awards Day Ceremony will be on June 10th at 9:45 AM.

The students will be recognized for their participation in various groups such as Safety

Patrol, Student Council, Battle of the Books and the prestigious President's Academic Award. Families are welcome to attend the ceremony to take pride in all of their child's accomplishments. All fourth grade students will be recognized.

Please plan for your child to stay in school for the entire day, as they will have their 4th Grade Send Off event in the afternoon.

Kindergarten End of Year Show

This year our Kindergarten End of Year Show will be held on June 14 at 10:00am. We welcome families of our kindergarten students to join us to celebrate their moving up to first grade!

Four Hour Sessions

The final four days of school will be four hour sessions for students. Dismissal will be at 1:15pm on June 15, 16, 17, and 20.

The Nurse's Office

End of year reminders:

Please pick up your child's medication by the end of the day on June 20th. No medication is sent home with students!

If your child needs medication again in school next year, you must supply the school with new medication orders from your doctor. You can find all medication forms on the district website.

Summer Hours

During the summer the building will be open daily from 8am-3pm Monday through Thursday. Please call the Main Office at (732) 269-5700 during that time if you need assistance.

Transportation Changes

For the 2022-2023 school year, all arrangements for child care or day care stops must be made As Soon As Possible. This also includes the before and after school Y-Kids Programs. Parents may have two stops, one in the morning and one for after school, however, the district policy is for Monday through Friday stops only. No exceptions will be made. Please feel free to make arrangements by calling the transportation department at 732-269-1302 during normal business hours.

June Calendar

June 1: Preschool Field Day

June 1: Student Council Ice Pop Sale During Lunch

June 2: School Picnic

June 2: Getting Ready for Kindergarten Presentation, 6pm at Bayville School (RSVP Required)

June 3: Spirit Day, Wear Potter Spirit Wear

June 3: Inflatable Day & Ice Truck

June 6: PTA Meeting, 7pm APR

June 7: 4th Grade Field Day, 10:45-12:45

June 8: Preschool End of Year Program (See info sent home by teacher)

June 8: Field Day Grade 2 9:45-11:45 and Grade 3 1:00-3:00

June 9: Field Day Grade 1 10:30-12:30 and Kindergarten 1:15-3:15

June 10: Fourth Grade Awards, 9:45am APR

June 14: Spirit Day, Wear Red, White, and Blue for Flag Day

June 14: Kindergarten End of Year Show, 10am APR

June 15-20: Four Hour Sessions, Dismissal at 1:15pm

June 17: Blue Claws Game (Tickets can be purchased from PTA), 7:05pm

June 20: Last Day of School!

June 20: Spirit Day, Wear Potter Spirit Wear

June 20: Report Cards Posted to the Parent Portal

Have a safe and relaxing summer! See you September 6th!

H & M Potter School

Andrea Cimino, Principal

Keith McShaffrey, Assistant Principal