Item Newsletter, Issue #16
Welcome back from Spring Break!  We hope that you had an enjoyable week off and that you are feeling re-energized for all of the exciting Spring activities!  We have several special school traditions coming up, so be sure to read our communications, including The Item, email blasts, room parent emails and IG, for all of the scoop!
Coming Up: 
  • BINGO night 4/6 
  • Math night 4/12

Hubbard Woods School PTO
News and Notes
Looking Ahead
Family Bingo Night is Thursday, April 6!

Join us for a fun night of Family Bingo in the HW gymnasium on Thursday, April 6 from 5PM-6:30PM.

We will be serving pizza and water. Please RSVP HERE and bring a $10 donation if your family plans to eat pizza. Please also bring a new or like-new book (appropriate for grades K-4) for each child participating to exchange as bingo prizes.
Save the Date - Family Math Night

Join us for a fun evening of Math games and challenges facilitated by HW teachers and staff on Wednesday, April 12.

More details to follow.
We are pleased to present the nominated slate for
next year's 2023-2024
Hubbard Woods School PTO Executive Board:

President: Jessalyn Garvey
Vice President-President Elect: Jessica Newell
Vice President Programs: Taylor Kehoe
Treasurer: Amy Sullivan
Assistant Treasurer: Stephanie Wheat
Communications: Lyanna Berkowitz
Assistant Communications: Blakely Marx
Secretary: Caitlin Eck

Many congratulations to the nominees! The election of the officers will take place on Wednesday, April 5 at 9:00 am during the monthly PTO Exec. Board meeting. All PTO members (which means all HWS parents who paid their PTO dues at the start of the year) are welcome to join this regular monthly meeting of the Exec. Board. If you are interested in attending the meeting to participate in the vote, please reach out to Hubbard Woods PTO for meeting location and details.
Save the Date - Mayfest 2023

Please mark your calendars for Mayfest, scheduled for Sunday, May 21, 2023!

Mayfest is the biggest blacktop extravaganza of the school year and our annual carnival-themed fundraiser. Mayfest is a 40+ year tradition featuring rides, games, and an exciting raffle.

Be on the lookout for an email blast this week with more details!
After School Programs Spring Sessions

MONDAYS - Hip Hop - 2:45PM-3:45PM from April 4 to May 22. Open to all grades. To register click here.

TUESDAYS - Taekwondo - 3:15PM-4:00PM from March 7 to May 30. Open to all grades. To register, click here.

WEDNESDAYS - Chess Wizards - 3:15PM-4:15PM from March 22 to May 24. Open to all grades. To register, click here. For more information, see the flyer.

THURSDAYS - Amazing Minds - 3:15PM-4:15PM from April 6 - June 8. Open to 1st and 2nd grade students. Register here.

For more information and updates on programs, please check our website.
We need your help!

As Hubbard Woods School gets ready for a summer of construction and improvements, teachers will need support in a variety of ways. Please use the Google form to sign up to volunteer. More details to follow in coming weeks.
Save the Date for an information meeting regarding the HWS Construction Project!

There will be a HWS neighbors construction information meeting with Pepper Construction on Wednesday, April 19. Construction updates will soon be available on the District website.
Registration is Now Open for All Students for the 2023-2024 School Year!

Please note that your registration affects staffing plans for next year, so please register your students ASAP!

If you have any questions, please contact the District Office at 847-446-9400.

Thank you to Nissa Cox and the Nominating Committee for developing the 2023/2024 PTO Executive Board slate. We appreciate your time and thoughtful approach in determining next year's leadership.
About the PTO

The HW PTO involves parents and teachers working together on behalf of the school and students. To become involved please contact: the Hubbard Woods PTO or visit the PTO Sign Up Genius.

You can also reach out to:
President - Anne Babick
Vice President - Jessalyn Garvey

To learn more about the Central PTO, which supports all three elementary schools and Skokie-Washburne,
Family Bingo Night
Thursday, April 6

No School - religious holiday
Friday, April 7

Family Math Night
Wednesday, April 12

Pizza Fun Lunch + Spirit Day
Friday, April 14
Lunch Box
Marlas Brown Bag lunches are underway and the kids are enjoying lunch. Click here to order! The deadline to add, change or cancel lunches is 12pm each Wednesday for the following week.

New to Marlas ordering? Click here for instructions on how to sign up for Marla's lunches!

Be on the lookout for a special meal option offered May 2 for World Travelers (Ireland).
Our next Pizza Fun Lunch will be Friday, April 14.
Click here for Pizza Fun Lunch Info and dates.
Please Vote! District 36 School Board Seats up for Election

District 36 will have four school board seats to be filled at the April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election. Candidates who are elected will fill four-year terms expiring in April 2027. Please remember to vote!
District News
Next D36 School Board Meeting

Tuesday, April 25, at 7:15 PM at Carlton Washburne School Resource Center.

To visit D36, Click Here

Winnetka Public Schools now features Podcasts called: Winnetka Voices. Click here to check them out!

Be on the lookout for a D36 survey on Digital Communications soon.
District Partners
Click here to access district partner Family Action Network's (FAN) website for information about events to provide the latest insights on education and more.
Click here for district partner the Alliance's Fall/Winter 2022 Newsletter and to learn more about the organization’s offerings for families.
The Hubbard Woods School PTO is on Instagram!

Follow us @hubbardwoodspto for the latest school activities!

Please note the account is private, so please request to follow.
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