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2501 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
217/525-3214
 

Art and Music Night

5 days ago On Thursday, December 12, Harvard Park is having its annual Art and Music Night at Southeast High School at 5:30. Families can come at 5:30 and do art projects. Then the music performance will start around 6:15. 

Holiday Party

5 days ago On Friday, December 20, we will be celebrating the holidays with a trip to the North Pole.  We will be watching The Polar Express and having hot chocolate. It is okay for them to wear their pajamas the whole day like the kids on the movie.    Then after lunch, we will be having a small classroom party with Westside Church volunteers. There will be a few stations and you are welcome to come. It will be at 1:00. School gets out early at 2:00.

Halloween Party

Oct 22, 2019 We will be having a Halloween party Thursday, October 31.  We will start around 1:45 and have a few stations with some things to do at each.  We will play games, make crafts, and eat some snacks. Feel free to stop by and help out to make the party more fun and successful.  You may also bring in or send treats, drinks, or candy for your child to pass out.  Please let me know what you want to send in so I can plan accordingly and have things balanced. READ MORE

United Way!!!!

Oct 22, 2019 United Way fundraisers for 2 weeks Oct. 22 – Hawaiian shirt day for $1 Oct. 23 - $.50 raffle to dye Mr. Hayes hair and buy popcorn for $1 Oct. 24 - Get your popcorn day And Picture Day-students may be out of uniform and 2:00 dismissal for PT conf. Oct. 25 - No school PT conferences Oct. 28 - $.50 raffle to win class pizza party Oct. 29 - $.50 Hat Day Oct. 30 - $.50 raffle pie in teacher face Oct. 31 - Halloween party at 1:45 Nov. READ MORE

Parent Teacher Conferences

Oct 22, 2019 This Thursday and Friday, we will hold parent-teacher conferences.  They will be October 24th after school and 25th all day.  This is when you will have a chance to talk with me about your child’s learning and I will show you some assessments they have taken.  I am excited to talk with you about the great things your child is doing everyday.  Some of you signed up for a time at APTT and I will confirm your time to make sure it is still okay. READ MORE

First Field Trip

Sep 29, 2019 We will have 4 field trips this year. We will be taking the first field trip of the year on Friday, October 11. We are going to Pumpkin Creek Farm. I am sending home the permission slips today with this newsletter. You have to sign and return them in the yellow HP daily folder. The cost is 5 dollars per student and 2 dollars for parents. READ MORE

FIRST APTT MEETING!!!!

Sep 17, 2019 We will be having our first APTT meeting on Thursday, October 3 at 5:30. All families are invited and encouraged to come and learn about what it is and how your child is doing in the classroom. It is sort of like a whole class conference. You will walk away some games that you can take home for you and your child to play at home to improve an academic skill. There will be childcare available for your student so you can focus. I hope to see you there. 

Upcoming Field Trips

Apr 18, 2019 On Friday, May 10,we will be taking a field trip.  We are going to the Decatur zoo.  We will leave around 9 and return around 2.  We will walk around the zoo, eat a picnic lunch, and play on the playground.  The cost for each person going, including kids, parents and teachers, is $5.50. This includes admission, a train and a carousel ride. READ MORE

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