Weekly Wizard News

This week at a glance: 

  • Register to walk or run, and/or become a sponsor for the annual PRS Road Race
  • Mon. Oct. 31 - BOKS begins
  • Wed. Nov 2, 11:30am - Early Release
  • Wed. Nov 2, 11:30am - Fall Playground Cleanup with the Green Team (Not Drop-off)
  • Thur. Nov 3, 4-8pm - Wahlburgers Fundfare - proceeds benefit PRS PTO

PRS Fall Book Fair + Teacher/Staff Story Hour + Pizza/Ice Cream Social!

Mark your calendars for the return of the PRS Fall Book Fair! Dates/times are: Monday, 11/7 and Tuesday, 11/8 from 2:30-4pm, and Wednesday, 11/9 from 4-7pm! This hallmark event will be held in the PRS gym, and we look forward to seeing your families there! We are also thrilled to be having teachers, staff and student authors reading stories in the library on Wednesday beginning at 5pm (exact schedule to come). Plus, the 5th Grade Activities Committee will be selling pizza and ice cream in the front lobby from 5-6pm on Wednesday. This event is a wonderful chance to foster your children's love of reading while also getting a jump start on some early holiday shopping...all in support of PRS!

Upcoming PRS FUNraisers - When local generous businesses offer to give back a portion of sales to our PTO!

Wahlburgers 11/3 - Order out from, or dine in at Wahlburgers from 4-8pm onThursday, November 3rd, and they’ll donate 20% of the proceeds to our PTO. If you’re thinking of taking a night off from the kitchen that week, please consider November 3rd at Wahlburgers!

Fruit Center 11/7-11/13 - Shop at the Fruit Center the week of November 7 and they'll give back 20% of what PRS families spend at the Fruit Center the entire week of November 7. If the Fruit Center isn't where you normally shop, give them a try!

PTO Meeting, 11/16, 7 pm - Come join us at The Beth in the Shipyard and hear what's new from School Committee members Michelle Ayer and Matt Cosman at the next PTO Meeting on Wednesday, November 16 at 7 pm. To help with planning, please let us know if you plan to attend by signing up here.

PRS Birthday Book Club is back, and we are celebrating year- round! Be on the lookout for a flyer in your child's backpack. This year, we are asking that you submit your child's payment, form, and optional picture by the return date on the flyer, instead of during their birthday month. When your child's birthday month rolls around (summer birthdays are celebrated in June with the Birthday Book Club), they will receive a note to come down to the library to select their book. They will be the first to check it out- and it will have their picture inside if you sent one! A very special way to celebrate your child's special day!"

Donate your Halloween Candy

Not sure what to do with ALL of that Halloween candy? Bring it to PRS! The PRS Community Service Committee will once again be collecting candy for the troops. There will be bins in the foyer starting Tuesday November 1st through Friday November 4th.

Other PRS News and Happenings

The PRS PTO Road Race is coming up November 19th!

The annual PRS PTO Road Race is a fun and exciting event that unites our students, teachers, staff, and families. Have a blast, exercise, and express your school spirit by signing up here to run or walk All who register before or on November 2nd will receive a PRS Road Race t-shirts and be eligible for a variety of fantastic raffle prizes from local vendors. We hope to see you there! 

Please join the Green Team on Wednesday, November 2nd - an early release day - for a PRS playground cleanup! Please note: this is not a drop-off event!

We'll meet right at 11:30 am by the basketball shed. Dismiss your student(s) as walkers, bring a garbage bag and some work/gardening gloves, and let's get the playgrounds cleaned up! 

Sign up here.

Questions? Email the PRS Green Team at lizzieinglis@gmail.com or katyvoss@gmail.com.

Coming up Soon, Save the Dates: 

  • Mon.-Wed. Nov 7-9 - Fall Book Fair
  • Mon.-Fri. Nov 7-13 - Fruit Center School Fundraising Week
  • Thur. 11/10 - Spirit Day - Red, white & blue for Veterans Day
  • Fri. 11/11 - No school - Veterans Day
  • Wed. 11/16 - Early Release Day
  • Wed. 11/16, 7pm - PTO Meeting at The Beth (note new date/time)
  • Sat. 11/19 - PRS Road Race
  • Wed. 11/23 - Early Release
  • Thur.-Fri. 11/24-25 - No school, Thanksgiving
  • Wed. 12/7 - Early Release
  • Wed. 12/7 - Holiday Shopping Spree

Full PRS PTO Calendar of Upcoming Events

Updates and Recaps

Cultural Enrichment: On Friday, October 21, the 5th grade classes participated in the first ever NOW! (Nature on Wheels!) program, facilitated by Nature’s Classroom. Starting after arrival, students were broken down into groups with educators and parents volunteers/staff and led on team building and science-based lessons utilizing the vast resources around the PRS campus. Students took trail hikes, conducted experiments and even created their own civilizations within their groups, breaking only for lunch and recess. The program was planned and paid for by PRS PTO. Many thanks to Lauren Davalla for making this a success!

Boo Bash a spooktacular success!

We loved seeing all the great costumes and big smiles at the Boo Bash. Well done, Wizards! We are grateful to the Sprit Committee led by Becca DeChristoper and Kathryn Bizzozero for putting on yet another awesome celebration!  

Happenings Around Town

There are a lot events coming up around town! Cheer for the HHS Crew Team, Zoom into a conversation with a nationally acclaimed Hingham author and more!

Make your plan to attend Special Town Meeting on 11/1 at 7pm to vote on a new Foster School. Remember there is no absentee voting; you must be physically present to vote. More info in the link below.

Visit our website to see events around Hingham

PRS PTO Website

Upcoming Events

Lunch Menu

PRS Fast Facts

Around Town

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Leslie Wittmann and Kelly Gorra

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