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Welcome to Salem Elementary HSA

Welcome to the HSA website for South Salem Elementary School. Learn more about our many programs that enrich our children’s school experience, be a member, and join the many volunteers who make our programs possible. Our mission is to work together to help our stars shine at Salem School.
Get involved...be connected.

What's Happening at Salem

DON'T FORGET THAT THURSDAY, APRIL 10th IS: SALEM SPIRIT DAY
JOIN US AS WE CONTINUE TO CELEBRATE SALEM'S 10th ANNIVERSARY 
(ON THE 10th OF EACH MONTH)
 BY WEARING SALEM SCHOOL APPAREL AND SHOWING SCHOOL PRIDE!



GARDEN COMMITTEE: Monday, April 7th at 9:00am in the Salem Cafeteria
Do you have a green thumb or enjoy gardening? The Salem garden needs your help! Please join us for an organizational meeting next week. Let's make the garden bloom for Salem this spring! Any questions? Please contact Liz Greilsheimer (lgreilsheimer@verizon.net)



PLAYGROUND WORKSHOPS: Fridays 4/25, 5/9 and 5/30
Spring has sprung and students will be enjoying outdoor recess again! Please come and join us to help this free time be more constructive for the kids! Our goal is to help children participate in games that they can learn and continue to play during future recesses. There is a quick training session with Mr. Shields that every volunteer must attend prior to recess. We will be conducting this at 11:10 on Friday, 4/25. After the training session, we will head outside for fun during recess starting at 11:30. Please email JB Mallah at jbmallah@me.com to volunteer. The recess schedule follows:

2nd Grade: 11:35 - 12:05
K - 1st Grade: 12:05 - 12:35
5th Grade: 12:40 - 1:10
3 - 4th Grade: 1:10-1:40



PLANT SALE! Coming in May! need volunteers now...

Our Plant Sale committee chairs are asking for volunteers! Can you help? For set up on Wednesday, May 7th from 1-3pm. Or help on Thursday, May 8th during the one day plant sale from 9am-3pm. Please contact Nathalie Pearson (627-3103 / panjapearson@gmail.com) or Marisa Regan (570-2789 / marisabill@yahoo.com).



PARENT/CHILD BOOK CLUB: Wednesday, April 23, at 7:00pm in the Salem Cafeteria
The Literacy Committee invites you and your child to participate in our April book club! The selection for grades K-2 is Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell. The 3-5 grade selection is Because of Mr. Terupt, by Rob Buyea. The Literacy Committee looks forward to seeing you there for a great discussion about these two fine books!



BIRTHDAY BOOK CLUB! Is your child's birthday in April? Consider purchasing and donating a book to the Library Media Center in honor of your child's birthday! Your gift helps our library collection grow, and makes your child feel special at the same time! To learn more about the Birthday Book Club and review the list of books see the library website.

SPRING SOCIAL: Your invitation to one of our biggest fundraisers is in your child's folder!

Please join us to celebrate Spring and Salem on Friday, April 25th.
It will be a fun night of dancing, food, drinks and amazing silent auctions.
All of your Salem friends will be there supporting the school.

H On The Harbor - 410 Main Street, Port Washington

Advance Tickets: $130 per couple / $65 per person

Hope you can come too. Look out for your invitation and RSVP yes!


Port SEPTA is proud to offer an new program!
Magic Movers for 3rd-5th graders starting Friday, April 25th at PWPL; 4-5:15pm at PWPL.
Magic Movers is an inclusive dance and movement program for 3rd-5th graders.  The program will explore different styles of music and cool new dance moves.  Magic Movers will create a comfortable space for creative expression, imagination, dance - and just having fun.  This is a great program for those who may be reluctant to join a dance class.  Join us for lots of moving fun! Email magicmoverspw@gmail.com for an application and more details. Space is limited to 10 participants. Dates of the program:  April 25th, May 2nd, May 9th and May 16th 

Important Upcoming Dates

APRIL

Tuesday, April 8 Board of Education Meeting
8:00pm Schreiber Auditorium
Thursday, April 10 Parent/Teacher Conferences Evening
Friday, April 11 NO SCHOOL  - Conference Day

Monday - Friday, April 14-18 NO SCHOOL - Recess

Monday, April 21 School in session /
Inclement Weather Make Up Day!


Thursday, April 24 NO SCHOOL  - Conference Day


MARK YOUR CALENDARS: UPCOMING EVENTS (http://salemhsa.org/): Please note that although we try hard to keep the same dates, the dates on the district calendar may not be correct. For up to date event schedules, please see our website or check the newsletter.

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