Started off with beautifully decorated doors and the first signs of spring with the lovely plants that were given out to all teachers and staff this morning. Thank you to everyone who helped make this Monday morning so special. A HUGE thank you to Peter Westad, John Hoppe and Gloria Acosta for helping to transform the cluttered, dirty teachers lounge into a calming, peaceful place to relax. There are a bunch more exciting events in store for our hard working teachers and staff this week all brought to them by the Teacher Appreciation Committee headed by Jill Swilling and Katie Garrett. Thanks, Ladies…you are truly amazing just like our teachers and staff!
DID YOU GET YOUR TICKETS YET????
On March 8th the Arlington Center for the Arts will become the
This is an adult only party so book those babysitters, throw on your feathers and fedoras, dust off your dancing shoes and join us from 8:00–12:00 for light fare and a open bar. What a great way to meet other parents and chat with your child’s teacher…JUST FOR FUN!!!
Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door.
Click here to BUY your tickets online!
Check your child’s backpacks for your special invitation!
Want to be a part of the magic?
Contact Jennifer Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
Pi Week March 10-14
The enrichment committee has been working hard to come up with fun and exciting ways to get our kids to love math!Math Morning…Monday March 10 at 8:10am
This math morning will kick off our Math March Madness week. Mid week we will have three speakers come to an all school assembly where the children will hear how local business owners use math in their everyday work. The week will end with a PI day celebration. We will have grade level math activities for children to work on and we will also display math work on our new bulletin boards in show it off alley. There might even be some PI....ummmm pie involved.
Field Day T-Shirt Orders
We are about to place the order for the field day t-shirts and have about 80% of the forms returned. The form is attached here. If your child’s form is not turned in by March 10, we will have to estimate a size for your child.
Seeking Science Lovers!
Do you love to make Oobalak? Have you been know to put Mentos into Diet Coke? You are the creative geniuses we are looking for to inspire our children! Hardy will be having our first ever Science Night in late April and we are looking for adults who love to play with science to come and share their cool experiments with our kids! We are in the beginning stages of planning, but if you are interested, please contact Cedrine Bell email@example.com
Hardy Winter Concert
DVDs and CDs for sale
Want to reserve a copy? Go to www.hardyschool.com/hardy-store.html
DVDs are $10 each. CDs are $5. You can also purchase DVDs or CDs from previous concerts (dating back to 2010).
Did you cast your vote today, yesterday, tomorrow...Please vote everyday for a chance for our school to win a $30,000 playground upgrade!!
Second grader, Kayli Henebury, who is our Box Top raffle winner! Over 50 students entered. With everyone's help we've raised $1000 for our school. Keep clipping those Box Tops!
(If you would like to include a community event in the post, email the info to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ottoson Middle School presents…
"Guys and Dolls Jr."
Thursday, March 6, and Friday, March 7, at 7 p.m.
Wood Auditorium, Ottoson Middle School
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
$12 for adults, $8 for children.
We do accept checks-written out to Town of Arlington.
See this link for more information.
Arlington All Town Band Concert
Tuesday March 11, 2014
Ottoson Wood Gym
Arlington All Town Orchestra Concert
Thursday March 13, 2014
Ottoson Wood Gym
Arlington Children’s Theater Presents…
Shrek… The Musical
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig
Performances at the Regent Theatre 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA
7PM Thursday, March 13th
7PM Friday, March 14th
10AM Saturday, March 15th
2PM Saturday, March 15th
7PM Saturday, March 15th
2PM Sunday, March 16th
Available online or at the box office.
Puppets at ACA presents
The Carrot Salesman
By Brad Shur, Puppet Showplace Theatre Artist in Residence
Saturday March 15 at 11am and 2pm
Tickets $7; 3 for $20 by cash or check at the door
More info: galapagospuppets.blogspot.com
Arlington Trivia Bee
3-5pm, Town Hall, FREE
Come cheer on over 20 teams representing schools, local organizations and even elected officials as they face questions about science, sports, history, arts & entertainment, Arlington Trivia and more! There will be trivia, design challenges, activities and prizes for kids and audience members too.
The event is sponsored by Arlington Education Foundation who provides grants to educators for creative new projects and system-wide initiatives in the Arlington Public Schools. For more information, visit http://www.arlingtoneducationfoundationma.org
Important Upcoming Dates
Mon March 3-7 Teacher Appreciation Week
Tues March 4 PTO MEETING 6:30-8 pm
Sat March 8 Hardy Speak Easy 8-12pm
Arlington Center for the Arts-- Get your Tickets NOW
Sun March 9 Daylight Savings Spring Ahead
Mon March 10 Math Monday 8:10am
Tues March 11 All Town Band 7pm
Thurs March 13 All Town Orchestra 7pm
Tues March 25 Early Release 1pm
Safe Arrival – Please use this email address to notify the school by 8:30 am when your child will be late or absent, email@example.com.
You may also call the school at 781.316.3780.
Message from the nurse:
Please remember to give the specific reason for your child's absence so the school nurse can identify particular illnesses that are spreading through the school. To receive updates and blogs on health, wellness and other related topics such as food recall Information, please go to the nurses page at www.hardyschool.com/nurse. Also, mandatory health forms for medication administration, allergy or asthma action plans and other health related documentation can be accessed through this site. I will try and keep you updated on all recent events and information that can impact health and wellness. Thank you!
Brought to you by your PTO President, Jenn Irvine
Hardy School, 52 Lake Street, Arlington, MA 02474