Freaky Friday, the PTO- sponsored, Halloween-inspired fall party will be 6-7:30 p.m. October 19th, 2018, at the school. The event features carnival games, inflatable rides, bouncing, dancing, a photo booth, and much, much more. This event is open to all HMS students. Tickets can be purchased for $15 online only. Want to witness the fun? Volunteer and help make this a great event! Click here to purchase a ticket. Please sign the waiver (scroll to the bottom after reading and complete the bottom portion, your email and name then submit. You don’t have to type guest in the middle of the document) so your child is able to participate in all of the activities! REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT APPROXIMATELY 6:00 PM ON THURSDAY SO WE CAN SORT THE WRISTBANDS. We will reopen in the morning but please register on Thursday if possible so it’s less chaotic on Friday.
|Highcrest Middle School’s service project “Make a Difference Day” is coming up on Friday, October 26th. Each year Highcrest partners will The Volunteer Center to collect new and gently used items that are given to over a dozen local charities. Beginning on October 15th students can bring in items to bins in their classrooms. On Friday, October 26th, all items are sorted and bagged with the students assistance, and on Saturday, October 27, they are delivered to the charities. So as you clean out your closets for the warmer weather, set aside gently used items to donate to Make A Difference Day. Would you like to volunteer? Click here. Questions? email: communityservice@highcrestpto.
For a complete list of the donations we are seeking to collect, see the bottom portion of the flyer (see attach graphic below which is the flyer for the event and lists the charities we will be delivering to).2018-MDD-FlierFINALpdf
The PTO simplifies holiday gift giving for families by collecting funds for teachers and building staff. Please note that the deadline for contributing to this fund is November 1st. This collection is entirely voluntary, but a suggested amount is $25. If you would like to contribute any amount, click HERE.
So much to do at the beginning of the school year. We’ve made it easy for you with this handy checklist!
✔ Check e-mail from HMS with class assignments on or about August 21st
✔ Complete your AtoZ Directory verification email from our Directory Chair to gain access to the AtoZ online directory and class lists, and to join the PTO. Your membership fee helps to support the PTO’s purpose to serve the parents, students and staff. You can also make your Ignite donation, sign up for Birthday Books and contribute to the Teacher Holiday Gift Fund for your child’s teachers and building staff, all through ONE checkout via AtoZ. You will receive a login email on or around August 23rd.
✔ Donate to Ignite to sponsor your child’s enrichment
✔ Purchase a Birthday Book to honor your child’s birthday
✔ Purchase your Yearbook
✔ Purchase HMS Spiritwear at the PTO Coffee August 23 rd (9:00 am -11:30 am) in HMS Cafeteria.
✔ Reserve your spot now! See many great volunteer opportunities
✔ Check the School Supplies Lists for 5th Grade and 6th Grade
✔Contribute to the Teacher Holiday Gift Fund for your child’s teacher and building staff.
✔ Visit the PTO Planning Coffee on August 23rd between 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 am in the cafeteria, (during 5th grade orientation) to learn more about ALL!