Thanks to everyone who made this year's raffle a success, especially our hard-working volunteer co-chairs Ivry Bland and Shawn Markovich. We are pleased to report that over $10,000 was raised, and our commitee of parent volunteers secured more than $4,800 worth of donated prizes. We encourage you to show your appreciation to the businesses that support our school. The list of businesses follows, and more details about the raffle can be found in the attached.
It's that time of year when we let our fabulous teachers know how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication. Room parents are reaching out to their classes to organize gifts for classroom teachers. In addition, for the first time this year, the HSA is organizing holiday gifts for the PAS teachers who do not have their own classrooms. This includes teachers of subjects such as: music, science, computers, library skills, and physical education.
The 2014 First Grade Cookbook, "Recipes From Around the World," is now available! This fabulous cookbook, the cornerstone of the very popular Multicultural Treats Raffle Basket, features favorite recipes from around the globe that are cooked daily in the kitchens of Penn Alexander First Grade students.
Help raise money for PAS by saving Box Tops for Education! Look for the Box Tops rectangle on items you regularly purchase for your home. Clip it and send it to school.
Each Box Top can be redeemed by PAS for 10 cents. Box Tops can be found on over 200 products. Please check expiration dates on Box Tops. Click here for a complete list of participating products.
Due to yesterday's school closing, the Annual Holiday Raffle Drawing and Cupcake Party will be held on Wednesday, December 11 in the PAS cafeteria from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Donations of food and volunteers are still needed. Click here to sign up.
Join us on Wednesday, December 11 at 5:30 pm for the annual raffle drawing party in the PAS cafeteria. Tickets can be purchased at school.
The 2nd grade music night scheduled for December 12th has been postponed until January. This will be an opportunity for 2nd grade families to join Ms. Muse at the piano in the atrium for a mini music lesson and discussion from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. A $5/family suggested donation is requested.
Thanks to everyone who helped make this year's Harvest Food Drive a success. We, at the HSA, are grateful to be part of such a caring community.
The tickets for this year's Winter Concert, to be held on December 18th, are sold out. Thanks to everyone for their enthusiastic interest in this event.
Stop by PAS to check out this year's raffle baskets which go on display before Thanksgiving. This year's baskets, listed below, contain all sorts of goodies. Here's a complete list: