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Upcoming Events
Monday September 14, 6:30pm: CPS School Board Business Meeting (available to Live Stream)
Thursday September 17: Restaurant Night @ Jason's Deli, 10am to 9pm
CPS School Board Business Meeting: TOMORROW September 14, 6:30 PM, available to Live Stream
To live stream the CPS School Board Business Meeting that takes place TOMORROW, Monday September 14 at 6:30 pm, please click here and follow the listed instructions.
Jason's Deli Night: THIS THURSDAY, September 17!
Due to a power outage last week, the first HPS restaurant night of the year is rescheduled to THIS Thursday September 17 from 10 am to 9 pm at Jason's Deli, 3831 Edwards Rd. Mention our fundraiser at the register, and Jason's Deli will donate 15% of your total bill to the HPS PTO. Or mention the fundraiser in the comments of your online order!
Room Parents Needed!
Gallup's 4th Grade Homeroom is still in search of a Room Parent, and a handful of additional homerooms are seeking a second Room Parent.

Our HPS Room Parents provide a channel of communication between parents and teachers, which can be especially crucial in these times of remote learning. But even more, these parents are a part of the classroom environment in the following areas: Organizing class parties (hopefully!), acting as the room basket lead for Spring Celebration, aiding in teacher celebration, and assisting in any teacher special requests.

Sign up to volunteer here! If you have questions about how to serve as a Room Parent, please contact 
Hyde Park Eagles Athletics: Back in Action!
Hyde Park Eagles stormed the soccer field this weekend for the first time in 2020, and it was a beautiful thing! Thanks for making us proud! And thanks to Mike Brugh for making it happen! For any questions about Hyde Park Athletics please contact Mike Brugh at michaelbrugh@outlook.com.

Kroger Community Rewards: Earn HPS **THOUSANDS** of Dollars Each Month
Did you know that with the Kroger Community Rewards Program, you can earn Hyde Park School money valuing 4% of your purchase total? AND you still keep your Kroger points! Think about the math: If just 100 families spent $400 on groceries per month, Hyde Park School would earn an easy $1600--Each Month!

Here's How to Join and Start Earning Money:

  1. 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.
  2. Register online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com
  3. Click on Sign In (if you are a new online customer, click “Create an Account”, make sure you have your Kroger Plus Card)
  4. 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”.
  5. Select “Hyde Park School PTO Inc” from the list.

For additional ways to earn Hyde Park School money with little to no extra effort, see the last sections of this Newsletter.
HPS Extracurriculars: Current Program Offerings & Call for Interest in Other Grade Level Activities
Current Opportunities:
The Hyde Park School PTO offers a variety of after-school enrichment opportunities, and many of them are still in operation with activities beginning this week! Please visit the HPS extracurriculars website for more information about program offerings.

Call for Gaming Club Interest & Other Grade Level Activities:
Thank you to the parents who already have reached out about interest in a grade level gaming club! Any parents who are interested in helping coordinate grade level activities, please email Dawn Wolfe at ec@hydeparkschoolpto.org.
Girl Scouts: Virtual Robot Building Party!
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio is offering FREE virtual Robot Building Parties for girls and their families. Families can choose to participate via ZOOM on either October 6 or October 8 at 6:30 pm. If you would like to participate, search for Hyde Park Elementary at gswo.org and click "Find a Party." Parents and caregivers are invited too! Learning about forming troops and how to volunteer.
 
COVID-19 has impacted just about every part of our lives, but Girl Scouts is still here adapting our programs to the current situation while still providing excellent opportunities for girls that build courage, confidence, and character. Please contact Claire Linepensel at 513.619.1394 or clairlinepensel@gswo.org with any questions.
Parent Technical Support Line
CPS has created a Parent Technical Support Center to help families troubleshoot issues with CPS devices, connectivity, and software during remote learning. The move is in response to feedback received from families during our Parent Town Hall meetings.

Families can call 513-363-0688 or email fts@cps-k12.org from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, to:
  • Reset passwords for Google, Schoology, and Powerschool;
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues;
  • Log-in to the computer or iPad;
  • Repair a CPS device that has been damaged or is not working;
  • Troubleshoot access to Google Meet, Google Calendar, Gmail, and other standard software.
Box Tops for Education
When you download the Box Tops App, you’ll be able to scan your grocery receipt, instantly identify Box Tops products and automatically add cash to our school’s earnings online. You can also email your online receipts to earn credit. Box Tops are still worth 10¢ each for your school. This may not sound like much, but it adds up to hundreds of dollars!
Amazon Smile
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. Please choose Hyde Park School PTO Inc. as your recipient.

AmazonSmile customers can now support Hyde Park School PTO in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
  2. Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'
  3. Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process
Remke Rewards Caring Neighbor
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. Register online at www.remkes.com and select “Hyde Park School PTO”.
Kroger Community Rewards

Earn 4% of your purchase for Hyde Park School. Don't worry...you still keep all of your points. Register online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com and select “Hyde Park School PTO Inc” from the list.
If you have information that you would like included in a future newsletter, please send to president@hydeparkschoolpto.org (content included at PTO discretion).