Welcome back from the Winter Recess! I hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable break. We are looking forward to another fun-filled month ahead over at Hemlock!
Upcoming Important Events
Dr Seuss Day
Thank you to all our parents that volunteered to take photos of our children dressed up as their favorite Dr. Seuss characters on March 2nd! We hope they had a fun-filled day and can’t wait to see the great photos!
PTA School Supplies Sale
Save time and money on school supply shopping and purchase your child’s school supplies before the start of the 2020-2021 school year! Order securely online starting March 2nd- April 20th. Go to www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and enter your school ID code (GAR054). This sale also supports the Garden City PTA, so don’t forget to place your order (for your child’s grade next school year) today!
Parent Teacher Conferences
Primary School Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on Monday, March 2nd from 6:30-8:30 PM and on Wednesday, March 4thfrom 9 AM – Noon. Please contact your teacher if you need to confirm your appointment time. This is a great opportunity to discuss your child’s progress prior to report cards being released on Friday, March 20th. There will be no classes held on Wednesday March 4th.
PTA Sponsored Family Fun Day
Come bowling with the Garden City PTA on Wednesday, March 4th from 10:30-noon at AMF Garden City Lanes on Stewart Avenue! Open to all PTA Member K-8 students and their families, those who registered should have received a link to sign up for a lane. Please reach out to me at email@example.com if you need assistance or have any questions.
Board of Education Meetings
The upcoming Board of Education meetings will take place on March 10th and March 24th at 8:15 PM in the High School Library. The March sessions will focus on the budget for the upcoming school year, with an emphasis on the Instructional Component of the budget.
Spring Sportswear goes on sale on March 25th! Visit www.gardencitypta.orgto order some Garden City apparel for the entire family while supporting the PTA.
PTA Dinner on Thursday, March 26th from 6:30-10:30 PM
Tickets are on sale through Thursday, March 19th! Go to www.gardencitypta.orgto purchase your tickets today for what will surely be a fun-filled night with great food, fun dancing and many raffle winners! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org you would like to volunteer or donate raffle prizes for the event.
Kindergarten screening will take place at all three primary schools by appointment from March 23-April 7. You will be contacted with a proposed appointment time in the near future. If you know of any incoming Kindergarten students that have not yet registered for the 2020-2021 school year, please encourage their parents to sign them up today.
Feel free to contact me at email@example.com with any questions or for more information on how you can participate in your child's school.
Hemlock PTA Director
March 2nd - PTA School Supplies Website Opens
March 2nd - 6:30-8:30 PM Parent/Teacher Conferences (by appointment)
March 4th - No Classes; 9 AM – Noon: Parent/Teacher Conferences (by appointment)
March 4th - K-8 PTA Sponsored Family Fun Day at AMF Bowling Garden City
March 10th - 8:15 PM Board of Education Budget/Work Session at High School Library
March 19th - Deadline to Purchase PTA Dinner Tickets: www.gardencitypta.org
March 20th - Primary Report Cards
March 23rd to April 7th - Incoming Kindergarten Screening (by appointment)
March 24th - 8:15 PM Board of Education Budget/Regular Meeting
March 25th - Spring Sportswear Sale Begins
March 26th - 6:30-10:30 PM PTA Annual Dinner at The Garden City Hotel – Look Within
A big thank you to our beautification committee and all the parents and students that came out to support our Election Day Map Painting Project! The new map looks so vibrant and colorful.
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