MONDAY MOTIVATION:  "THE TIME IS ALWAYS RIPE TO DO RIGHT." - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

 MONDAY MEMO
 
HAPPENING THE WEEK OF 1/16/17 
 
2016-2017 PTC CALENDAR URL:   http://www.montville.net/Page/11708 - This calendar lists all important Hilldale School upcoming dates including the hot lunch offerings!
 
Mon. 1/16 - SCHOOL CLOSED 
 
Tues.-Mon. 1/17 - 1/23 - "NO NAME CALLING/PEACE WEEK" -  "Be yourself, Express Yourself" - Wear your favorite clothes/outfit to show how important it is to be different (pajamas may be worn  if they are your favorite outfit).  Dress for the rest of the week can be seen here:  http://www.montville.net/Domain/100
 
Wed. 1/18 - PTC MEETING - 7:00PM - Here is a copy of the agenda:  JANUARY PTC MEETING AGENDA
 
Fri. 1/20 - ICE CREAM FOR SALE
    
UPCOMING DATES TO REMEMBER
 
 
2/8 - PAINT NIGHT - RESCHEDULED - 6:30PM - All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Please see the FAMILY PAINT NIGHT FLYER for more information and to register.
 
2/10 - HILLDALE FUN RUN - information to follow 
 
2/17 - VALENTINES DAY CARNATION SALE - see below for information on how to order!  Orders must be placed by 1/27 through online system  
 
2/20 - NO SCHOOL  
 
3/1 - YANKEE CANDLE SALE IS COMING 
 
4/20 - 5TH GRADE ACTIVITY NIGHT - Please see flyer for more information and registration: 5TH GRADE ACTIVITY NIGHT
 
4/28 - TREP$ MARKETPLACE AT HILLDALE -SAVE THE DATE - information to follow regarding sign-up and workshop dates
 
MESSAGES
 

 

HILLDALE CARNATION SALE - Show your appreciation for our Hilldale Staff!  On February 17th, each staff member will receive an appreciation gift and lunch from the HPTC.  Each gift will include a card listing those students who purchased a “flower” for them!  To place an order, visit https://www.myschoolanywhere.com/cart-new.a5w?cart=HilldaleElementarySchool47974.  Each flower is $2.  Be sure to list the staff you are purchasing for and that the number of flowers purchased matches the number of staff listed.  ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY JANUARY 27, 2017 and all payments must be made through PAYPAL.  Email kmjpiper@yahoo.com with any questions.  THANK YOU for your support!  
 
CHINESE NEW YEAR MODELS NEEDED - Calling all students and teachers!  Want to be a model for the fashion show portion of Hilldale's Chinese New Year celebration taking place January 27th? Please contact Christine Cheung at christinetao00@yahoo.com to be considered. 
  
READ TO SUCCEEDHilldale School will be participating in the "Read to Succeed" reading incentive program for the fifth year in a row! Mr. Jones and Mrs. Weber will be employing the help of the Student Council to get the word out.  The reading incentive program is completely voluntary, but we are encouraging all students to participate.  Students can either read on their own, or have books read to them.  Read to Succeed forms MUST be handed in by Wednesday, February 24, 2017.  Use this Student Reading Log to log your activity and read the Parent Letter for more information.

WINTER BOXTOPS Collection is HERE!!!!  Please start collecting your BOXTOPS -  We will need them to be at school by February 20th!! Remember to cut them square and place them in a Ziploc bag with your child's name and teacher. If you have groups of 50 please bundle them together. We appreciate your support and effort in this. Any questions please email BOXTOPS coordinator Jennifer Mancini jen23jh@aol.com  

TOYS FOR TOTS DONATIONS - Thank you so much for your donations for Toys for Tots!  We collected 170 toys for those in need!  Great Job, Hilldale!  They were distributed throughout Morris County for the holiday season.   
 
The Hilldale PTC is happy to make available Huskies Spirit Wear! We have partnered with B. Friends Design to offer several options for all your school spirit needs and have some great new designs!  Please contact see Hilldale Apparel Flyer and Order Form to place and order.  For any questions, contact Jodi Benson at jodibenson@optonline.net and/or Stacey Blumenthal at staceyblum@optonline.net.  Thanks for your support! 
  
Help the Hilldale PTC earn money by using this link when making purchases on Amazon.com!  Click the orange box on Amazon Link Page. View the Amazon.com flyer for details.
 
2016 - 2018 School Years Hilldale PTC Executive Board:   
President:  Kristen Piper
1st VP:  Melissa Jones
2nd VP:  Susanna Agrusti
Recording Secretary:  Jamie Kideckel
Corresponding Secretary:  Melissa Kobilarcik
Treasurer:  Amee Chatterjee 
  
DISTRICT
  
WOODMONT DINE TO DONATE -  
We are doing the dine to donate at Parsippany's Best Pizza for an entire week January 22 - 28th.  Fore more information please see:  
 
PARENTS BOOK CLUB - All are invited to join January 26th from 8:15-9:15pm.  Please see PARENTS BOOK CLUB for more information!
 
CEDAR HILL TRICKY TRAY -  Oscar Party is March 9, 2017, at 6 PM at the Venetian in Garfield!  Tickets are $75.00 per person pre-sale ($80.00 starting 2/1/2017).  Use this link to buy tickets!   Cedar Hill Elementary School's Tricky Tray 
 
Girl Scout Troop 95109 - Our girls are working on their Bronze Award. We have paired with the Montville Animal shelter and Montville Pet Parents to make this possible. Please SEE ATTACHED FLYER for donations needed.
 

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AROUND MONTVILLE - click directly on each "LINK" for more details 

Montville Township Website!!! http://www.montvillenj.org

 ∙         Montville Township Community Events Calendar

Montville Township's Drug Take-Back Program -  One of the ways the Montville Township Health Department is helping to address the opioid epidemic is to raise awareness among residents of the Drug Take-Back Program. Residents can drop off their unused, unwanted, or expired medications anonymously into a safe and secure receptacle in the lobby of the Public Safety Building, which is available 24/7. Removing these medications from homes prevents them from falling either accidentally or willfully into the wrong hands, and also protects the environment. Please help spread the word and clean out your cabinets TODAY!

 Montville Recreation Department Check our website for flyers…. http://www.montvillenj.org/RecFlyers

Look for upcoming program flyers including:

Engineering Classes (Gr K-2), Snow Fairy Classes (Girls, Ages 4-9) & many more….

 TIME TO SIGN UP for WINTER PROGRAMS

Academic Strategies (Gr 6-8)  - Feb 15-March 22

Archery (Gr 4-8) – Jan 9-Feb 6 & Feb 13-March 13

Biddy Basketball (Gr K-2) – Jan 22-March 12

Jujitsu (Adults) – Year Round

Men’s Open Gym - Basketball (Men, Over 18) – Year Round

Piano Intro Classes (Ages 4-9) March 6-April 3

Reading & Writing “Word Attack” (Gr 3-5)  - Feb 15-March 22

SAT Intensive Classes (Gr 9-12)Feb 25-April 1

SAT Prep Program (Gr 9-12) – Jan 8-May 28

Ski Trips to Shawnee Mtn. – All Levels (Gr 6-8) – Jan/Feb 2017

Ski Trips to Mtn. Creek – Intermediate & Advanced (Gr 6-8) – Jan/Feb 2017

Ski Trips to Mtn. Creek – Intermediate & Advanced (Gr 9-12) – Jan/Feb 2017

Soccer Kiddie Kicks (18 mos to 3 yrs. Plus Adult) – Jan 21-March 4

Soccer Shorts (Ages 3-5 & Gr K-2) – Jan 21-March 4

Tennis Lessons (Ages 5-17 & Adults) – Jan 21-March 12

Zumba - Day & Evenings (Adults) – Year Round

****Community Events****

The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor a financial scholarship for the children of its members who are graduating area high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary education at a vocational or trade school, college or university. Applicants will be evaluated on several criteria, including overall academic improvement during high school, balance of education, extra-curricular activities (sports, clubs, government, etc.), volunteer and work experience, and intended course of study. To view details and application visit: http://montvillechamber.org/sites/default/files/Chamber-Member-Scholarship-Application.pdf

 
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