Salem Elementary School HSA

WELCOME

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.
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Adriana Garcia (917) 620 7888


CONVERSATIONS WITH THE PRINCIPAL:
Wednesday, Jan 28th at 7PM

Please join us for an informal conversation with Mr. Shields about any topic of interest. Addtionally, we will have a guest speaker from the Board of Education to discuss the bond proposal and any questions you may have. We hope that you can join us!

FARMIGO 2015

The next order will be delivered MONDAY, January 26th from 2:30-3:30 PM. The deadline to get your order in is midnight on THURSDAY, January 22nd. Start the New Year off fresh by placing an order with Farmigo! Remember, it is not only produce! They have just added fresh sliced turkey and pickles! There are baked goods (many gluten free), frozen meals, homemade stocks, dairy, meats and seafood. The list keeps growing! Proceeds go directly to our HSA!!

Here's a Promo Code to help you start the year off right:
* All existing members get 10% off their first 2015 order with code "ResolutionThyme"
* New members get 40% off their first order with code "Farmigo40"
Click here to place your order

Questions? Please contact Melissa Halpern (917-991-1442 or melissahealthcoach@gmail.com)

SAMPLE DAY IS HERE: This Thursday, Jan 22nd 11:15 -1:40 PM

The Nutrition Committee is looking for volunteers THIS Thursday, January 22nd during the lunch periods (11:15 AM-1:40 PM) to help with handing out samples of delicious warm chili to the children. Please contact Melissa Halpern (melissahealthcoach@gmail.com) if you are available to help!

GREEN WEEK IS COMING AND SALEM'S ANNUAL BOOK EXCHANGE:

Salem's Annual Book Exchange is February 4th! This is part of our celebration of Green Week. Please put aside the books your kids are ready to pass on. We will start collecting books mid-January. Any questions or if you'd like to help with this event or any activities relating to Green Week, please contact Melissa Khalil (sweetmelissac@aol.com).

BIRTHDAY BOARD:

Is January your child's birthday month? If so, consider buying a book to send into school with your child on his/her regular Library day. It is a special tradition that we hope to continue because it makes the children feel good and it also helps our library collection grow! Questions? Please contact Melissa Khalil at sweetmelissac@aol.com.

PIZZA WORKSHOP:

DEADLINE WAS FRIDAY! TUESDAY IS THE LAST DAY WE WILL ACCEPT REGISTRATION! ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PREPAY IN ORDER TO BE REGISTERED.

Saturday, January 24th at 10am Linda, from Frank's Pizza will once again come to Salem for a terrific morning where you will learn how to make pizza and calzones! It is $10 per kit, which will make 1 pizza and 1 calzone. Bring them home, bake and Saturday lunch is taken care of! If you have any questions, please contact Bonnie Rubens at bonnierubens@verizon.net !

Download the flyer

SALEM'S CARNIVAL FUNDRAISER: SAVE THE DATE!

Mark your calendar now: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH! Join us for an evening full of carnival games, prizes, music and food! To help plan for this event and volunteer, please contact Cristina Donnelly crisdonnelly@gmail.com

SALEM'S FAMILY FREE MOVIE NIGHT: FRIDAY, FEB 6TH AT 6:30 PM IN THE SALEM CAFETERIA

Join us for a cozy Friday night watching Rio 2! Free popcorn and water provided. This is NOT a drop-off event!

5TH GRADE GYMNASTICS SHOW! THURSDAY, FEB 12TH

Can a couple of 5th grade parents organize refreshments after the evening gymnastics show? Ice cream sundae bar? Cookies? Any idea is welcome! HELP IS NEEDED! Want to volunteer? Please contact Liz Greilsheimer ASAP! (lgreilsheimer@verizon.net)

SAVE THE DATE FOR SALEM'S MATH NIGHT!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4TH AT 7:00 PM--SALEM CAFETERIA

It's Coming.... Salem's Reach for the Stars Box Top Tournament will take place from Jan 26th-Feb 12th!

There will be a winner in each grade plus a Grand Prize Winning Team! More details will follow. All submission made this school year WILL count toward the contest AND earn a Panera Bread Cookie for every 25 sent in before the contest begins. (Totals will not be posted until the contest officially starts and submissions made after the start of the contest will not earn the cookie rewards.) Submit Box tops labeled with Student and Teacher Names. If you have any questions, please contact JeanMarie Livigni (jmlivigni@hotmail.com)  

AGATE & SEPTA News

Please join us for The Science of Assessing Student Achievement, a panel discussion with Dr. Catherine DiMartino, Dr. Karen Jackson, and Dr. Maggie Barber of Hofstra University on January 27th at 9:30 a.m. at the Port Washington Public Library. These experts will share information about test development, test reliability and validity, the strengths and weaknesses of achievement tests, the use of field testing and the public policies between Pearson and the State Education Department. Bring your questions and concerns for the Q & A at this AGATE and SEPTA hosted event.

January

Monday, January 19
NO SCHOOL

Saturday, January 24
Salem Pizza Workshop
10:00 AM
Salem Cafeteria

Wednesday, January 28
Conversations with Principal EVENING
(rescheduled from January 21)
7:00 PM
Salem Conference Room

 

Monday, February 2-Friday, February 6
Salem's Green Week

 

Wednesday, February 4
Salem's Book Exchange

 

Friday, February 6
Salem's Family Free Movie Night
6:30 PM
Salem Cafeteria

 

Thursday, February 12
5th Grade Gymnastics Show

 

Monday, February 16-Friday, February 20
NO SCHOOL

 

Friday, February 27
Salem's Carnvial
7:00-9:00 PM
Salem Cafeteria and Gym

flyers

PW Community Flyers
Birthday Book Donation
Pizza Workshop