We develop compassionate, engaged students who are HAPPY to be at school
**Parent Orientations are this week - see schedule below**
Upcoming Events
Mon. Aug 26, 5:30pm : Kindergarten Parent Orientation
Tues. Aug 27, 5:30pm : 5th/6th Grade Parent Orientation
Wed. Aug 28, 5:30pm : 4th Grade Parent Orientation
 Wed. Aug 28, 6:30pm : 1st Grade Parent Orientation
 Thurs. Aug 29, 5:30pm : 3rd Grade Parent Orientation
 Thurs. Aug 29, 6:30pm : 2nd Grade Parent Orientation
Mon. Sept 2: Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
Tues. Sept 3: Extra-Curricular Session 1 Info Sent Home in Tuesday Folder
Tues. Sept 3, 6:30pm : Girl Scout Info Night
Wed. Sept 4, 7:00pm : PTO General Meeting

Back to School Spirit Wear Sale

The Fall Spirit Wear Sale will run  8/25 – 9/8 . Any orders placed during this window will be delivered to your child’s homeroom the  week of 9/23 . The next sale window will be in November.
Check out the high-quality, expanded assortment through our new Spirit Wear partner, Koch Sporting Goods:
NEW!  The Hyde Park School Spirit Wear site will be shoppable year-round. Any purchases made outside of the official sale windows can be shipped directly to your home, or picked up at Koch’s for no charge.
A portion of all sales directly benefits HPS PTO. Please contact Leah Wyrabkiewicz ( leahnally@yahoo.com ) or Tracie Sauer ( tracielynesauer@gmail.com ) with any questions.
Extracurricular Activities

Online registration is now open for many of our extracurricular classes!

Go to the PTO website to learn more or to sign up https://www.hydeparkschoolpto.org/extracurricular-activities/  

Information packets will be in the Tuesday folders on September 3rd. The fall session begins on September 9th.

Questions? Contact Dawn Wolfe at ec@hydeparkschoolpto.org
2019-2020 Room Parents

We still have some open slots in our room parents sign up that need filling. Our HPS Room Parents provide a channel of communication between parents and teachers. These parents are a part of the classroom environment in the following areas: Organize class parties, act as the room basket lead for Spring Celebration, aid in teacher celebration, and assist in any teacher special requests. You are the front line for parents and we all thank you in advance for stepping up to do this!
Sports Spotlight

The sound of volleyballs soaring through the air…the smell of fresh cut grass and sweaty shin guards…it can only mean one thing... Fall sports have begun!

Good luck this season Eagles, make us proud. Don’t forget to come out and support your school during weekend games beginning September 7 th .
Hyde Park Athletics Website

Don't forget to visit our new website  www.hydeparkschoolathletics.org  for all things Athletics and Boosters.

Have ideas on how to improve the site even more? Want to see information added? Just contact Mike Brugh with any questions and/or comments. hps.athletics@outlook.com .

Booster Membership
Booster Membership for the 2019/2020 school year is now open!

Please register on the website at 

Remember, Booster Membership is an ANNUAL commitment and only $30. Help us hit our goal of 200 members and don’t forget, your membership helps drive change…
Suzuki Strings
Registration is Open!

A program of the UC-CCM, we provide quality music instruction right here at Hyde Park School. Lessons are offered on the violin, viola, and cello. Recitals, performances, private lessons, and group classes are all included.

For more information, please email Dr. Grabell at  Joyce.grabell@uc.edu
Fundraising Opportunities

T here are several SUPER EASY ways to earn money for our school.

When you download the NEW and improved Box Tops App, you’ll be able to scan your receipt, instantly identify Box Tops products and automatically add cash to our school’s earnings online. Box Tops are still worth 10¢ each for your school. This may not sound like much, but it adds up to hundreds of dollars!

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Hyde Park School every time you shop at no cost to you. When you shop at  smile.amazon.com , you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to HPS. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to  smile.amazon.com  from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to  smile.amazon.com  to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. Purchases through the mobile app and amazon.com do not qualify. Please choose Hyde Park School PTO Inc. as your recipient.

Earn 4% of your purchase for Hyde Park School. Don't worry... you still keep all of your points.

*You must have a Kroger Plus Card to register. If you don’t have a card you can get one at the customer service desk at any Kroger store.
1) Register online at  www.krogercommunityrewards.com
2) Click on Sign In (if you are a new online customer, click “Create an Account”, make sure you have your Kroger Plus Card)
3) From a newly created or existing account, click on “My Account”, then “Account Settings” and then click on “Community Rewards” information and search for “Hyde Park School”.
4) Select “Hyde Park School PTO Inc” from the list.

With Remke’s Caring Neighbor program, sign-up and they will donate up to 2% to Hyde Park School for every purchase made when you use your Remke Rewards card.
1) Register online at  www.remkes.com
2) Go to My Account in the top right corner of the page (or create an account if you don’t have one already, entering your Remke card number and pertinent personal info).
3) In the drop-down menu labeled “Caring Neighbor”, select “Hyde Park School PTO”.
4) Click “Update”
Fall Socials

Make sure to sign up for the social events coming this Fall. These socials kick off the year's fundraising, give parents a chance to get to know each other and have fun!! Tickets are available now. Some parties are almost sold out... so make sure to get your tickets soon!

If you have information that you would like included in a future newsletter, please send to  president@hydeparkschoolpto.org (content included at PTO discretion).