The HV Choir & Dr. Schmidt will perform this Wednesday at Barnes & Noble. All day fundraising for HV there and at Wahoo's & Chick-fil-A, too!
This Week at HV
Monday, 4th December

Tuesday, 5th December

Wednesday, 6th December 

Thursday, 7th December

Friday, 8th December

  • *** HV Spirit Day: Wear BLUE! ***
  • HV Math Club Meeting (7:30AM, Room 10)
  • Flag Deck: Jog-a-Thon Awards Ceremony & BRAVE Awards (8:20AM, Lower Playground) + HV Spirit Gear & Ornaments Flash Sale (Lower Playground Tables)
  • HV BRAVE Store open (8:30-11AM)
  • BRAVE Luncheons by invitation in the MPR (Rescheduled to today: 12PM for K-3rd Grades & 12:40PM for 4-6th Grades)
  • HV Choir Practice (12:30PM, Music Room)
  • HV ASB Meeting (12:30PM, Room 14)

Sunday, 10th December

PFO Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Shelley Swanson!

Shelley could win this award every month for all of the help she gives HV - accomplishing what's needed behind the scenes at the School Play and so much more. THANK YOU, SHELLEY!!!
HV at Fashion Island
This Wednesday, 6th December, 5PM
20% Back to HV!

Dr. Schmidt will read aloud at B&N at 5PM; our Choir will perform there at 5:30PM; and HV parents will staff a gift wrap table. Have them wrap your purchases - tips raised will go to HV!

There'll be ALL DAY fundraising for HV in-store and online at (use voucher #12246344 and ask your friends around the world to shop online with the voucher # for HV!) and 20% Back to HV that day when you show this flyer at Atrium Court's Chick-fil-A or Wahoo's with your purchase, too. Shop & eat for HV! (You can do it!) We'll have books set aside to purchase for HV's Library, too.
HV + Extreme Heat

Our Principal and PFO Presidents will meet with NMUSD's Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Board of Education President/Trustee of Area IV this Thursday to discuss the schedule for air conditioning installation at HV; the possibility of tinting all windows and adding playground shade structures on campus; and the District's procedure for schools without A/C on days forecasted for extreme heat.
HV Spirit Gear Flash Sale
This Friday, 8th December at Flag Deck

Stop by the PFO's Flash Spirit Gear Sale table on Friday to buy t-shirts, HV Ornaments, and more. We'll have Gingerbread House Night Order Forms on hand for you, too.
HV's Innovation Project of the Month

From Dr. Schmidt:

Starting this month we are going to send home various project opportunities that combine STEAM and innovation! This month we are showcasing Light-Up Mason Jars that can be constellation or snowflake jars ! The directions and supplies needed can be found here: This is a great opportunity to create a cool winter decoration with your child that also allows you to start a conversation about stars and constellations ! If you do this month’s project please share it out via social media and tag us! (Facebook- hveprincipal; Twitter or Instagram- @harborviewelem) and use the #hvepride hashtag to showcase your family work! Happy Creating!
HV Community Outreach: Angel Tree

Christmas Reminder & Missing Tags (!)

GIFTS DUE:  Monday, 11th December

GIFTS: Please spend a minimum of  $50 per child. $25 gift cards for families are welcomed, not required.

DIRECTIONS: Don’t gift wrap items. You may add gift wrapping paper to your donation for parents to wrap, though it’s not required. Please place all items in a black trash bag with your Christmas Tree TAG (Family# & Child#) and leave in HV's Front Office.

*****Also, we still have a few tags missing the names of donors on our sign-in sheet in the MPR. Please sign-in so that we can make certain that no child goes without a gift - or email:

GREAT NEWS! HV Families fulfilled all Thanksgiving Classroom Baskets and more for the Families Forward Pantry! We also raised $1100 in grocery gift cards which provided families with turkeys!

⭐️HV's Community Outreach and Families Forward of Irvine thank you for your generous support!⭐️

HV's Teacher 'Seussical, Jr.' Online Auction

will continue through next Sunday, 10th Dec. at 8PM! Go to:   www.CharityAuction.Bid/HVESeussical   to bid.


HV School Play 'Seussical, Jr.' Playbill Advertising

Would your company like to advertise in the gorgeous keepsake playbill which we'll all read at the play, 11-13th January? Click here for instructions. (Advertising DUE tomorrow, 12/4.)
HV's Annual Family Gingerbread House Night
Save these Dates to Attend

HV's Winter Programs in the MPR:

Preschool: Dec. 19th, 11AM
3rd-6th Grades: Dec. 20th, 9AM
1st & 2nd Grades: Dec. 21st, 9AM
Kindergarten: Dec. 21st, 11AM
Heads Up: Upcoming Early Dismissal

We'll have Early Dismissals (1:25PM) each Wednesday this month with one extra weird Early Out, the last day of school before Winter Break:

Friday, 22nd Dec. Early Dismissal Times:
12:45PM Kindergarten
1:05PM 1st-6th Grades

Winter Break/NO SCHOOL: 25th December through January 5th

(While we're here: Oddly, Friday, January 12th will NOT be an Early Out Day. Dismissals will be at their regular Friday times that day. No School, though, on Monday, 15th January for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.)
HV Fundraisers: The Helmet & Horns/Capital Campaign, The Jog-A-Thon, Parents' Night Out, Rebates, & Dine In-Outs

We are now  $183,000  towards our 2017-18 fundraising goal of  $331,500!
THANK YOU to our  Helmet & Horns/Capital Campaign Donors (so far!):

* The Abdelgawad Family  * The Audiss Family *  The Bartusick Family * The Bobko Family  * The Calcagno Family *  Carlson Family * The Chandler Family * The Costanzo Family * The Curtis Family * The Faerber Family * The Gaffaney Family * The Galipeau Family * The Galvin Family * The Golden Family * The Gosling Family * The Gossen Family * The Greenberg Family * The Houpt Family * The Jenkins Family * The Knowles Family * The Krantz Family * The Levine Family * The Linder Family * The Long Family * The Lubeck Family * The Macansantos Family * The Mainwaring Family * The Maloney Family * The Mugel Family * The Murray Family * The Nay Family * The Parzick Family * The Rabin Family * The Schneider Family * The Shirvani Family * The Skinner Family * The Solomon Family * The Spotts Family * The Srinivasan Family * The Stein Family * The Stoeckly Family * The Takara Family * The Torres Family * The Treussard Family * The Vander Veen Family * The Wagner Family *;

our  Jog-A-Thon Sponsors, our students and faculty who ran for HV, and the family and friends who  pledged donations to them; for signing up for  rebates; and for eating at  HV Dine In-Outs!

HV's programs, events, Library renovation, parts of the Innovation Lab, schoolwide new flexible furniture, RtI teachers, art classes, technology, K-2 Physical Education teacher, part-time aides, teacher support, social studies interactives/Walk Throughs, music programs, and more are sustained by your donations through the HVPFO. We need to raise $800/student this year. Please give when you can - and consider HV in your year-end tax planning! Suggest it to others, too! TY!

For your convenience here's our PayPal Link &/or donation form.

The Harbor View Parent Faculty Organization is a non-profit 501(c)3 registered organization, Tax I.D. #33-0025068. Donations are tax deductible.
Please Buy a Book for HV's Library!   

THANK YOU for donating 85 books to our library via Another 75 remain on the wishlist - maybe one of them will be from you?  Click here to select one, choose 'Coleen Mugel' as the delivery address, pay, and have your book delivered to HV. Your family's name will be added to the  Library's Giving Tree for your child to see. THANK YOU! We'll have a box of requested library books available for purchase at HV's Barnes & Noble Night this Wednesday, too.
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