Register now for Girls in the Know, a 4 evening program being offered on Tuesdays (and one Thursday) in March for girls and their moms or mother figures. This program teaches healthy communication skills to encourage positive decisions and healthy behaviors. Click HERE to register for this program on the Girls in the Know website. Or you can go directly to www.girlsintheknow.org and click "Find a Speaker Series Near You."
Cafeteria volunteers needed! Sign up forvolunteer opportunities today. All Cafeteria volunteers will receive a "front of the line" pass for their child to use at a future lunch.
HMS Students Party at TGIF This Friday! TGIF is a fun, school-wide event for students of Highcrest ONLY. At this lively, chaperoned party, students can enjoy music with a DJ, games, inflatables, popcorn, water, and cotton candy.NEW THIS YEARwill be a photo booth, temporary tattoos, soccer kick challenge, basketball shoot out, "wipe out," and basketball hoop challenge. Tickets are $10 each. Also, pizza will be sold for $2 per slice and photos for $1. Therefore, students might want to bring a small amount of cash to the event. TGIF tickets went on sale starting this week in the HMS cafeteria and will be sold through Thursday. Students who have purchased tickets will receive wristbands from their homeroom teacher on Friday (day of TGIF). They will be instructed to put their wristband on that morning. A worn wristband guarantees entry to TGIF.
PICK UP AND DROP OFF INFO. To minimize lines, there will be TWO entrances into school for TGIF: 6th graders who already have wristbands should use the doors near the gym in the west parking lot. All other students, including 5th graders with wristbands, must use the main entrance. No admittance before 7:30pm (unless with parent volunteer). This is a locked-in event: Students may not leave without a parent or guardian pick-up at the front entrance. The event ends at 9pm. Please be prompt.
Save the date for two upcoming Youth Connection fundraisers! The 2nd Annual Pub Crawl will be held April 24th in downtown Wilmette. Visit www.wilmettepubcrawl.com. And on May 9th, a night of great music at 27 Live in Evanston. Visit youthconnectionwilmette.org for more information.
Upcoming PTO Meetings
Wednesday, February 12, 7pm at HMS
Joint meeting with WJHS PTO; speaker is Danielle Black, Ph.D., (Director of Child and Adolescent Health at The Family Institute at Northwestern University) on "Validating Your Tween/Teen: Balancing Acceptance and Change"
Wednesday, May 14, 9:15am, location TBD
Final meeting of the year to vote on the board slate and budget for the following school year. We will acknowledge outgoing board members and welcome incoming members.
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