Salem Elementary School 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.
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Adriana Garcia (917) 620 7888





The next order will be delivered MONDAY, June 1st from 2:30-3:30 PM. The deadline to get your order in is midnight on THURSDAY, May 28th.

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



As we enter our last months of school, we encourage you to look back at all the wonderful things the Salem HSA has done. We know it seems like a long time ago, but we had a Kindergarten Picnic, Fall Festival, Literacy Night, Cultural Arts experiences, Green Week, Author Visits, Salem Social, and so much more... You can be a integral part of this experience next year! Please take a look at the 2015/16 Volunteer Packet and Class Parent Application and see where you can help out. These forms are coming home soon, and can also be downloaded from our website: These FORMS ARE DUE JUNE 5th!



Thursday, June 18th 11:00 AM-1:45 PM
We are having a Father's Day Sale and need volunteers to help us set up and help children select the perfect gift for that special Dad! Please contact Linda Chondrogiannis ( or Bonnie Tanguay (



Please help our library! Is May the month of your child's birthday? If it is, please go to our Salem library's website and see what books are needed in the library. Send one in with your child during his/her birthday week and he/she will take a picture with the book and it will be hung up on the Birthday Board! Your child will be happy and you will be helping with our library! Questions? Please contact Melissa Khalil at



Wednesday, May 27th at 9:30 AM
Drop off the kids and join fellow Salem parents for an invigorating wallk! Bring a friend or meet new ones, as we enjoy the Spring weather and get in shape! Please meet at 9:30 AM in front of the school.



Wednesday, May 27th 11:10 AM-1:45 PM
Join us for our 2nd playground workshop of the year! The goal is to help children participate in games that they learn and continue to play during future recesses. There is a quick training session with Mr. Shields at 11:10 AM on Wednesday, May 27th, right before the workshop begins. Please contact Julie Kozinn at to volunteer.



Your child should have received the final SCRIP order form for the school year. Please consider ordering from SCRIP for end of year teacher gifts. What a wonderful and easy way to do your gift and household shopping, while earning money for Salem! The forms are due back on June 12th. Please put them in an envelope marked "SCRIP order" with a check made payable to Salem HSA. Your order will be ready to pick up on June 16th in front of the main office from 2:45-3:15. Questions? Please contact Bonnie Tanguay at or 516-426-6460



Friday, June 12th, 9:30am
The HSA Board is throwing this special event to show our appreciation for your time, dedication and thoughtfulness in always helping our Salem HSA! Whether you are a committee chair, a class parent, or volunteered for a hour here or there throughout the year, we are celebrating you and thanking you! Please mark your calendar, and join us for our breakfast buffet!


Agate News

A Follow-up Discussion on Schreiber's English Honors Offerings
Wednesday, May 27th in the Schreiber Commons
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Learn about modifications to the English Honors offerings at Schreiber from Dr. Westervelt, Principal Pernick, and the Schreiber English Department.

All parents are welcome and encouraged to all of these meetings. We look forward to engaging and enlightening conversations. Please contact Sue Hershkowitz ( or Adrienne Saur ( with any questions or concerns.

MAY 2015


Thursday, May 28
Salem Beginner Concert
9:30 AM
Salem Gym


Thursday, June 4
Salem Spring Concert
7:30 PM
Salem Gym


Friday, June 5
Salem Field Day


Tuesday, June 9
Board of Education Meeting
8:00 PM
Schreiber Auditorium


Wednesday, June 10
Party in the Playground
5:00 PM
Salem Playground


Friday, June 12
Salem Spirit Day


Wednesday, June 24
Salem 5th Grade Moving Up
10:30 AM


Wednesday, June 24
5th Grade Party
6:00 PM


Friday, June 26



PW Community Flyers

Birthday Book Donation

Volunteer Packet 2015/2016

Class Parent Form 2015/2016