We develop compassionate, engaged students who are HAPPY to be at school
*Parent Conferences 9/25 from 2:30pm*
Upcoming Events  
9/25/18 Parent Conferences 2:30 and later
location: HPS classrooms
  • Help keep our teachers energized on this long day. Click here to bring a snack for the teacher's lounge for that day!
9/27/18 Restaurant Night
location: Enjoy Marco's Pizza at your house (pick up or delivery!)
Eat Pizza, mention HPS and the school earns money!!
Coming in October - Read-A-Thon & Joseph Beth book fair
Restaurant Night at Marco’s - Order pizza and support Hyde Park School! 
When?  Thursday, September 27 (all day) 
Where?  Marco’s, Oakley location @  4004 Edwards Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209
What?  Pizza! Call (513) 531-1234 and place an order for pick up or delivery. MENTION YOUR CHILD’S HOMEROOM TEACHER WHEN YOU CALL! The class with the most orders wins a PIZZA PARTY! What fun! 
Why?  Marco’s will donate 20% of the proceeds to the PTO!

School spirit tastes great! Thank you! 
School Improvements
Play and Hydrate ! 2 very important things for our students and it's getting easier to do both at HPS. Sports court has been painted and will be playable Monday. Goals should be installed next weekend!
New water fountain with water bottle filling feature was also installed this week!!
Fun & Fundraising
SPIRIT WEAR SALE! Show your spirit with Hyde Park School apparel and accessories! Place orders by Friday, September 28th. A portion of all sales directly benefits HPS PTO. Click HERE !
BOOK FAIR COORDINATOR 2019
Seeking a book fair coordinator for next year! Seems a bit early but think of this...if you volunteer now you can shadow Laura Coon, this years coordinator and it'll make your job next year so much easier! Next year you'd be committing to a little work (~10 hours) the month prior to the week of book fair and then overseeing the week of book fair and those volunteers. Book fair is mid October!

If you are interested in volunteering for this position, please contact Malinda Uetrecht at  muetrecht@gmail.com
2nd Grade Parents: Lawn Chairs & Livings Rooms 9/29 BUY NOW! Only 4 left! Click here to buy!

Sales just went live for...
All-Parents "Costumes and Cocktails" Party 10/27
1st Grade Parents "Game Night Party" 11/10
Don't miss out on these awesome parties/fundraisers! Get your tickets now for these fun adults only events  http://hpssocials.eventbrite.com  
NOVEMBER 3! Save the date for a fun day of games, prizes, food, treats, and pumpkin smashing.... the Pumpkin Chuck is coming! This is going to a big event and we'll need everyone's help (kids, parents, and pumpkins!). Volunteer sign up and more details coming soon. 
Volunteer Opportunities
READ-A-THON Committee Volunteers
October is all about reading and our 2nd-largest fundraiser of the year. Seeking volunteers to help lead the READ-A-THON committee.  

The committees main tasks center around communicating with parents and teachers through e-mail, newsletter updates, and flyers. Basic administrative responsibilities are stuffing folders, printing labels, and counting pledges at the end of the month. A binder with clear directions and a timeline are provided to help guide the Co-Chairs through the process. Support will also be in place fromthe rest of the PTO Board to help wherever needed.

If you are interested in volunteering for this position, please contact Malinda Uetrecht at  muetrecht@gmail.com

BOOK FAIR COORDINATOR 2019
Seeking a book fair coordinator for next year! Seems a bit early but think of this...if you volunteer now you can shadow Laura Coon, this years coordinator and it'll make your job next year so much easier! Next year you'd be committing to a little work (~10 hours) the month prior to the week of book fair and then overseeing the week of book fair and those volunteers. Book fair is mid October!

If you are interested in volunteering for this position, please contact Malinda Uetrecht at  muetrecht@gmail.com
Sports Spotlight 
Basketball "Tip Off" Clinic - Friday evening, October 5th HPS gym
A one night event for kids to sharpen their basketball skills and have some fun. The spots are filling fast so head to Blue Sombero to register now HPS.athletics@outlook.com)
Cost: Booster Club Members $10, Non-Booster Club Members* $20
Questions? Contact Jeff McPeek:  HPS.boosters@outlook.com .
*Head to  hydeparkschoolathletics.org  to sign up to be a Booster Member
Basketball Registration opens!
Programs are available for all students K-6, season is November to February! COACHES ARE DESPERATELY NEEDED - please volunteer if you can!!
  • For grades 2-6, we will attempt to field boys and girls teams at each grade level. If we are not able to field a single team at your child’s grade level, we'll offer you an option to have your child play at a higher grade level or issue a refund. 
  • Grades 3-6 will be playing in the Cincinnati Premier Youth Basketball League (CPYBL) and can expect 2 practices per week beginning NOV 1, with games each weekend from December 1 through February.
  • Scholarships available for those who qualify
Please click here to register via Blue Sombrero .
If you have questions please contact Jessica Leimbach at  HPS.basketball@outlook.com .
Booster Membership
We are still driving to our goal of 150 Booster Club members. Please consider signing up today and support HPS athletics. As always, use the Athletic website or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Please direct any questions to Michael Brugh, Athletic Director
Extracurriculars are in full swing! 
 
We have a few more classes starting soon: 
Karate begins Monday, September 24 th
Spanish begins Thursday, September 27 th .


Questions? Contact Ashley Tolokonsky at  ashleymat@yahoo.com