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Heard Elementary PTA Newsletter
October 2012

Virginia L. Heard Elementary Academy
414 Lee Boulevard Savannah, GA 31405 Phone (912)395-6630 Fax (912)303-6630

Fun for the Whole Family!
Activities! Games! Raffle! Crafts! Food! Prizes! Bounce Houses!
New to the Fall Festival: Hill Billy Fish Pong! Hair Striping! Bobbing for Donuts! And Much More!
TICKETS SOLD ONLY AT THE DOOR Give a little bit of yourself to Heard! Fall Festival is around the corner and this is a perfect opportunity to volunteer. We need some helpful parents to man booths, set-up, or clean up. Please email Lilia Moriarity liliazmm@aol.com to sign-up.

FALL20, 2012 3-7pm FESTIVAL October

Heard Elementary School

savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/heard/
Ms. Sylvia Wallis, Principal Dr. Tamika Minor-Wright, Assistant Principal

Important Gator Dates
Friday, Oct. 19th
Picture Day - In Uniform PTA Re ections Contest Entries Due

Saturaday, Oct. 20th, 3-7pm
Fall Festival

Wednesday, Oct. 31
Box Tops First Tally

Upcoming Events
Oct. 31 Red, White and Boo! Character Parade Nov. 1 Restaurant Night 5-9 Book Fair 5 Breakfast w/ Moms PreK-1 2-5 7 Breakfast w/ Moms 8 Reading Under the Stars

The success of the Spirit Store and Heard
Logo clothing has been phenomenal!
We appreciate everyone's patience as we try to develop a process to meet the unexpected quantity of orders. Order forms will be sent out soon that will include a monthly deadline date for all orders. New orders will then be submitted to our local vendor on a monthly basis. Temperatures are going to start getting colder! It's time to order sweatshirts! There are also Heard Academy co ee mugs that would make great holiday gifts!

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Read Tamika Tales

October’s character Traits

Treat others the way you want to be treated.
Sign-up to be a Heard PTA Volunteer

Did You Know?

Ways to Help Raise Money
Clip and Save Your Box Tops!
Don't forget to send in your box tops! Please package them in a ziploc bag with your child's teacher name on the outside. We will be doing our rst tally on The class that has turned in the most will get popsicles and a non-uniform day! Happy Clipping!

Studies have shown that students with involved parents are more likely to:
Earn higher grades and test scores, and enroll in higher-level programs; Be promoted and pass their classes; Attend school regularly; Have better social skills, show improved behavior and adapt well to school; and Graduate and go on to post-secondary education.

Did You Also Know?
PTA provides opportunities for parents to be involved; PTA is a volunteer organization; PTA needs volunteers; PTA has volunteer opportunities that you can do at home; and PTA has day, night, and weekend volunteer opportunities.

October 31st.

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1. Enter codes 2. Select School 3. Donate Publix Partners Card Domino’s Night Campbell’s Labels

Please sign-up to be a Heard PTA volunteer at www.helpcounterweb.com/homeaccess?aid=fe vvtdl or by sending an email to volunteer4heard@gmail.com
Let us help you be a more involved parent.

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Search by zip code (31405) and nd Virginia L. Heard.
Recycle cellphones and ink cartridges by dropping them by the school.

Heard Green Project

Check Out the Teacher’s Recommended Websites
for lots of useful information and updates. DISCOVER LIFE
discoverlife.org

the Spotlight on Heard Volunteer corner

Suzanne Cooler
Suzanne is the Volunteer Coordinator, Box Top Co-chair, the Teacher Appreciation Luncheon Chair, and assists in the classroom one hour each week. She has 3 children. Her youngest child, Henry, is in Ms. Coates' class. Suzanne is the Senior engineer for Chatham County. Suzanne has a full-time career and a busy family, and she enjoys volunteering for Heard PTA.
Please visit: heardelementarypta.blogspot.com

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