Hobomock Weekly Update

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Hobomock Elementary School Weekly Update
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Hobomock Elementary School

Weekly Update

November 9, 2018
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November Lunch Menu, click here

 

Please take a moment to complete this school survey form from the student council. SURVEY LINK

          

Pembroke Public Schools recently celebrated Massachusetts STEM Week. Please check out this video and stay tuned for more STEM highlights from throughout the district. 

 

Important Dates

 

11/1-29/2018 Pembroke Tree Lighting Food Pantry Drive – 4 Pembroke Elem. students will have the chance to win a ride on a fire truck with Santa at the 12/2 Tree Lighting on the Town Green. To enter, please send a non-perishable food donation to school with an entry ticket (Entry Tickets found here ) lightly taped to the item. The drawing will be held on 11/30. For more info visit, www.pembroketreelighting.com

11/12/2018 NO SCHOOL – Veterans Day

11/13/2018 Chorus Rehearsal (HES LIR) 7:05 am

11/14/2018 HES PTO Meeting - HES PTO Meeting (HES Library) 6:30 pm –

All caregivers are welcome to attend any PTO meeting throughout the school year. October meeting minutes are available here

11/15/2018 3rd Grade Field Trip to Plimoth Plantation

11/16/2018 2nd Grade Globes Presentation (HES Café) 9:30 am – please enter the building through the playground door

11/16/2018 Hobomock @the Celtics – Order Forms due today. For a copy of the form, Click Here Contact: Mimi: mgallagher_919@comcast.net

11/16/2018 Be SMART Presentation (Kingston Beal House, 222 Main St.) 6:30 pm – presentation in partnership with the Kingston Police Dept. for both gun owners and non-gun owners alike to learn 5 steps we can all take to prevent children from accessing guns. Childcare is available and light refreshments will be served. Flyer: Please RSVP: HERE & register if using childcare: Childcare Registration Form

11/20/2018 Chorus Rehearsal (HES LIR) 7:05 am

11/20/2018 School Committee Meeting (NPES) 6:30 pm – Budget talks will be starting; this is an important part of the process. If you have ever thought of going to a meeting, this would be a good night to start.

11/21/2018 Early Release Day – Dismissal will be at 12:45 pm, lunch will be served. K-6 grades close

11/22-23/2018 No School – Thanksgiving Break

11/27/2018 Chorus Rehearsal (HES LIR) 7:05 am

11/28/2018  4th Grade Live Zoo Presentations (HESA Café) 9-10 am

11/30/2018 HES Community Meeting – Show your School Spirit by wearing your Hobomock, Pembroke, or Titans gear. Don’t have any gear? Wear blue and red to show your #titanpride!

12/3/2018 The Truth About Vaping (HES LIR) 6:30-8:00 pm – This is sponsored by PTAD (Pembroke Titans Against Drugs). Flyer: Click here for the PTAD Flyer Contact: Cindy Wengryn: wengryn@hotmail.com

 

 


 

Kinship Care Support Group

 

Dear Families, 

            We are writing to let you know about the upcoming Kinship Support Group on Tuesday, November 27th at North Pembroke Elementary School from 6:30-7:30 pm.

 This group was created because many children in Pembroke are being raised by grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins or other close family members. These “kinship” families often have unique needs that may include physical, medical, social and emotional challenges.

 This support group provides participants a chance to share their personal experiences with others who are in similar situations and are experiencing the same types of issues. The evening begins with families gathering together for pizza in the cafeteria. After eating, adults will meet in a small group for discussion and resource sharing while children participate in activities supervised by YMCA staff.

 If you would like to join, you must REGISTER one-week prior by contacting Cheryl Larson at Cheryl.Larson@Pembrokek12.org.

 

We hope to see you there,

Cheryl Larson, LICSW

Elementary Social Worker

Pembroke Public Schools 


Godspell

The Pembroke High School Thespian Troupe #7127 is proud to present Godspell, (2012 Revised Version) on November 8 and 9 at 7:00 PM and November 10 at 2:00 PM in the Randall Auditorium of Pembroke High School.

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden); and it took the world by storm. Led by the international hit, "Day by Day," Godspell features a parade of beloved songs, including "Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "All for the Best," "All Good Gifts," "Turn Back, O Man" and "By My Side."

 Tickets are $10.00 for students and senior citizens and $15.00 for adults. There are a limited number of priority seating tickets at $20.00 each (available for each performance. Priority ticket seating is a half hour prior to curtain. Tickets can be reserved (Will Call) by calling 781-293-9281 X2128

 

 


Digital Citizenship- Take the Pledge!  

All week we have been sharing tips surrounding digital citizenship.

Our Digital Citizenship Resource Guide covers some key elements of digital citizenship that apply to all students, teachers, and parents such as;

  • What is Digital Citizenship?
  • Healthy Choices for Media Use
  • Protecting Privacy
  • Digital Footprints
  • Digital Etiquette 

We hope this guide serves as a helpful resource so we can work together to make students online experience safer and easier.

Check our website here for additional updates and resources as we continue to teach our students how to be responsible digital citizens. 

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PTO News

Unclaimed Sip & Shop raffles! 773865 – Life Expressions, 139132 – Mom Life Must Haves, & 773765 – Color Street. If you have a winning ticket, please reach out to Keri Phillips; keriellenp@gmail.com

Thank you to everyone that came out to Sip & Shop last week to support our school and local small businesses. It was a great night shopping with friends.

Are you a local business owner? We are looking for sponsors for Boosterthon later in the school year. Have your business advertised on over 400 t-shirts that will be worn all over the south shore. Visit this link for more info and pricing. 

PHS PTO is collecting old pairs of shoes, boots, flip flops, cleats, sneakers (no ice or roller skates). They will be refurbished and resold. There is a collection bin in the lobby of the high school. Donations are being accepted until 12/21/2018.

PHS Boosters is selling bricks to support the athletes of Pembroke High School. Engraved bricks will be installed by the bleachers at the turf field.  Bricks may be ordered online here: https://www.thatsmybrick.com/phstitans Please order by 12/21/2018.

To read what happened at the October PTO meeting, follow this link for the meeting minutes: http://bit.ly/2SyPcJF

To read what happened at the 10/2/2018 School Committee Meeting, follow this link: https://www.pembrokek12.org/Page/25

~Stay informed all year long by following the PTO calendar on Google: https://goo.gl/7tppdn

~Follow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/hobomock

~Have a question? Email us: hobomock@gmail.com

Keep helping all year long!

Shoparoo – get the app, snap a pic of any receipt and earn $ for Hobomock

AmazonSmile – 0.05% of qualified purchases will be donated to Hobomock

Bay State Textiles – fill the bin behind the school with bagged clothes, linens, and shoes that have lost their usefulness.

Box Tops for Education – keep clipping all year long - We earned over $1000 last school year!

We are always collecting metal lids from containers of frozen juice concentrate and candle stubs for the 3rd Grade Colonial Days Field Trip. You may leave any contributions in the bin in the Main Lobby.

Virtual Backpack

Community Notices

 

For additional information and more about other town events, check the Community Notices Virtual Backpack!

Here you will find information about upcoming town events such as youth sports, camps, town recreation, etc. We hope that this new “Community Notices” virtual backpack will help streamline communication between the community and school district.

We recommend checking the backpack weekly.  If you would like to submit to the backpack you may do so through our broadcast email request form on our website.

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