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Quarry Hill Enews - 14th, October 2019 
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Quarry Hill Enews

14th, October 2019 

 
This Week:
  • 10/14/19-  
  • 10/15/19- PTO Meeting 9:30am
  • 10/16/19- Pretzel Day
  • 10/17/19- School Store; Assembly David Harrell
  • 10/18/19- Drama Club
Upcoming: 
  • 10/21/19-  
  • 10/22/19-  
  • 10/23/19-  
  • 10/24/19-  
  • 10/25/19- Halloween Parade 2:15pm; halloween partiesDrama Club
Calendar and Menus:
NOTE:  For the most up to date information please check the Quarry Hill PTO website which is updated regularly.  www.quarryhillpto.com

Auction at the Inn

Friends of Quarry Hill -- How about a nice evening out with some of your Quarry Hill friends while enjoying great food, drinks, entertainment, and awesome things to buy? Sound good? Then book your babysitter for ​Saturday, November 16th from 6:30-9:30 ​and join us for our FIRST Quarry Hill Auction at the Washington Crossing Inn. You should have received your hard copy invite in the mail!
We will have plenty of Silent auction baskets as well as a Live auction with exciting things to bid on including a trip to Disney, a custom made cocktail table, show and sporting event tickets and more! This will be our biggest fundraiser of the year! Tickets are $75 per person and will include entertainment for the evening, food, wine and beer (other alcohol is available for purchase). Please RSVP to QH2019Auction@gmail.com​ and send in payment by cash or check with your students in an envelope marked "QH Auction 2019." You can make your checks payable to "Quarry Hill PTO." Please help us make our First Auction a huge success! We hope to see you all there!

If you are interested in helping us get donations or assemble baskets, please contact Sumana Kanubaddi (​skanubaddi@gmail.com​). If you have something you would like to donate (sporting tickets, show tickets, time at the beach house, etc.), please reach out to Laura Bailey (​lbailey1681@gmail.com​) or Tania Zinych (​taniazinych@gmail.com​).

STEM Fair

The first meeting for the planning committee will be on November 4th at 7 pm in the cafeteria. Anyone who is interested in helping is welcome to attend. Please contact Stephanie_appleman@yahoo.com or Alissa.young79@gmail.com for further information.

Ski Club

The Quarry Hill Ski and Snowboard Club (QHSSC) is back for the 2020 ski season! The QHSSC has been an ongoing tradition at Quarry Hill Elementary for many years. This is a great way to introduce your child/children to an amazing winter activity that they can enjoy for the rest of their lives. Our ski and snowboard club is designed for all abilities - whether your child is a first timer or an expert on the slopes. We will be traveling to Bear Creek Mountain (bcmountainresort.com) with a target return time of 9:45.Click below to read about the QHSSC!

https://quarryhillpto.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/QHSSC-Information-2.pdf

To register for the Ski Club, please fill out this online form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflXoalwUr8D_sB00ohlmsaUAxl7A4-D3xtVG_GcnlaE_7tTQ/viewform

Miler's Club

2 days of rain didn't defeat your Miler's! Our QH kids have run a total 399 miles in 3 days! Want your kids to sleep well on Tuesday and Friday nights? Send them to join their Miler's Friends at recess! 

STATS: Ten kids have run 5+ miles in only 3 days- they will be awarded Toe Tags. Twenty more are within 5 laps of earning their first toe tags- ask your kid if they think they will earn one this Autumn! There's also a stellar group of 4th grade kids who are the Cheerleaders! Way to go, Quarry Hill!

Calling all parents, particularly of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders, to sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090E4FAFAF22A2FF2-autumn

A special shout-out to the Parents & Grandmother who already signed-up:THANK YOU! Your kids love seeing you cheering them on! 

Be in the know: Miler’s Club is held during 2-5th grade recess on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please have your children wear sneakers and bring water bottles on these days. During Miler's Club recess kids can run/walk 0.25 mile laps. Laps are tallied and for every 20 laps they receive a special toe tag charm from Mr. Wright.

Miler's need your help: Come for any 2-5th grade Miler’s Club recess slot and record laps run by students. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS for Miler’s Club to ‘run’ consistently and successfully!! This is a nice way to see your kids during the day while being outside. Feel free to bring your little ones, the more the merrier! You can even run/walk with your kids as long as there are enough volunteers to also tally laps. See Sign-up Genius for more info

 

Food Drive for Children in Need

Please see flyer below to help children and families in need. Donations can be sent in with your children to school.

PTO Meeting Minutes

Can't make a PTO meeting but want to stay informed of discussions? We post our meeting minutes on the PTO website. Click here for the link. 

Volunteer Clearances

If you would like to start obtaining your volunteer clearances, please click here. They need to be renewed every 60 months (5 years). If you want to participate in your child's classroom or go on field trips you must have these filled out!

You MUST make an appointment to have the principal sign off on your clearances before you are "cleared" to volunteer. Please call the office 215-321-2400.

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