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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

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 4th from 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 homestead@gardencitypta.org 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. 


Sportswear Sale

Spring Sportswear goes on sale on March 25th! Visit www.gardencitypta.org to order some Garden City apparel for the entire family while supporting the PTA.


Look Within: Annual PTA Dinner on Thursday, March 26th from 6:30-10:30 PM

Tickets are on sale through Thursday, March 19th! Go to www.gardencitypta.org to purchase your tickets today for what will surely be a fun-filled night with great food, fun dancing and many raffle winners! Please contact dinner@gardencitypta.org if you would like to volunteer or donate raffle prizes for the event.


Kindergarten Screening

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.


Nominating Committee 

Our nominating committee is officially in place and we are not accepting nominations for the PTA Executive Committee for the 2020-2021 school year. Below are listed current and upcoming open positions. Click here for more information and to nominate yourself or someone you know. All nominations are confidential https://garden city pta.org/nominating-form

- President Elect

- Executive Vice President

- Vice President of Curriculum

- Vice President of Legislation

- Middle School Director

- Homestead Director 


Feel free to contact me at homestead@gardencitypta.org  with any questions or for more information on how you can participate in your child's school. 


Lauren Kennedy

Homestead PTA Director

Important Dates

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

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