HENKING HAPPENINGS

Second Grade Fine Arts Showcase

On Thursday, December 15th, the 2nd grade students performed five acts of Aesop's Fables.  Their amazing performances can be viewed here.

Kids Care Food Drive

October  17th - 21st, the students of D34, OLPH and D30 are coming together in conjunction with Character Counts week, to collect food items to be donated to the Northfield Township Food Pantry.  Drop boxes will be located in each school. Daily collection tallies will be listed by grade level.  Check out how your grade is doing across the community.

Vote for Books

We are getting ready to kick off this year's Book Fair on Oct. 18th - Oct. 19th with our very own Vote for Books battle.  Three Book Fair ‘candidates’ are nominated as being the Best of the Book Fair and we need our Henking Hawks to select the best Book for the job.  Please click here to bring up the voting ballot and may the best book win!   

Waste-Free School Lunch Week

Let’s teach kids how to cut the waste and help the earth! Each day during the week of September26 th -30, we will weigh the lunch garbage for 1st and 2nd grades, and we will track our progress over the week. Kids will learn about the importance of reusing, recycling, and not wasting. What can you do?
*pack reusable items in school lunches
*recycle at home and talk about recycling with your child
*talk to your child about eating lunch and not throwing out large amounts of food, serve your child realistic meal portions.  To volunteer and help during lunch, please contact jenmilw@hotmail.com

PTA Directory Information

Work has begun on this year's school directory! Join the PTA in September to ensure you receive your printed directory!  Addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses are collected directly from Powerschool in September to be used in the Directory.  You provided your information when you registered for school last April/May.  If you've had a change in your contact information, please make sure your school has updated Powerschool with the correct information by September 15th so it is correct in the directory.  If you have questions regarding the directory, contact the Directory Chairpersons at membership@hehopta.com.  If you would like to sponsor an ad in our directory please let us know.  Our dynamic and supportive community would love to have you.  Join today at www.henkinghoffmanpta.org.

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