Upcoming Week
Monday, 10/14
No School - Columbus Day 

Tuesday, 10/15 -  Day 6A

Wednesday, 10/16  - Day 1B
PTO meeting @ 7pm

Thursday, 10/17 -  Day 2B

Friday, 10/18 -  Day 3B
Mark Your Calendar
Friday, 10/25
SES Harvest Party from 5:30-7pm

Monday, 10/28
Picture Retake Day

Wednesday, 11/6
Noon Dismissal

Monday, 11/11
Veterans Day No School

Friday, 11/8
Winterfest planning meeting @ 9:15am

Saturday, 11/23
South School 5k Family Fun Run @ 9am

Wednesday, 11/27
Noon Dismissal for Thanksgiving Break-
No lunch is served 

Thursday-Friday, 11/28-29
No School Thanksgiving Break

Saturday, 12/7
SES Winterfest from 9am-12pm
Book Fair  9am-12pm
PTO News

Support South Campaign
WE CANNOT THANK YOU ENOUGH!! We are so touched by all of the families who have already donated to our Support South Check Writing Campaign.  65% of our families have donated and we are $1,500 away to reaching our goal.   Keep it up South School parents! Your donations are needed to help sustain the many Class Programs, Cultural/Academic Enrichment Programs, Services and School Wide Events provided by PTO.  100% of your donation benefits 100% of South students! How can you donate? You can send a check in your child's backpack marked south school or click Paypal.  Please take the time to read our  impact sheet  as this will help you better understand the scope of our efforts at South Elementary. 
  
South Skulls Haunted Harvest
Our South Skulls Haunted Harvest Committee is busy preparing for our Halloween Party on Friday, October 25 from 5:30-7:00. Please note that this is NOT a drop off event. Please consider volunteering your time to this spooktacular event. Sign up at:  https://signup.com/go/VBoRdsP


South School 5k Fun Run
The South Elementary 5K Family Fun Run on November 23 at 9:00 am. Registration has just begun. Please click here to register. Please contact Jill Leahy with any questions. 
 
Winterfest Planning Meeting
The Winterfest Committee will meet on Friday, November 8th at 9:15 am, in the South School cafeteria. Winterfest is a wonderful holiday shopping tradition for SES students. There are many volunteer opportunities for our festive event! We would love to see some new faces and little ones are welcome!  
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Thanks to everyone who has already signed up via our Red Volunteer sheets. There are still opportunities available, if you would prefer to sign up online please check out our online sign up at https://signup.com/go/rioZCPw.  To see description of all committees please go to the PTO website https://www.hinghamsouthpto.org/volunteer.html.
 
PTO Meeting
Please join us on Wednesday evening, October 16th at 7:00 PM in the South Library. ALL are welcome to attend! This is a wonderful way to find out what is happening at our school from the PTO's perspective. 
 
Helpful LINKS
Volunteer ONLINE:   Sign Up. 
PTO Website :  hinghamsouthpto.org
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Around Town

SEPAC Events in October 
On Wednesday, October 16, we'll have our monthly business meeting at 7:00 pm in the School Department Conference Room. Dr. Paul Austin is planning to attend.
 
On Tuesday, October 22, SEPAC will be presenting an interactive adaptive technologies presentation - where you can learn about how technology that can help differently-abled individuals accomplish certain tasks. Be sure to bring your mobile devices. The presentation will be at 7:00 pm in the Middle School in the Distance Learning Theater. For more information about these events or about Hingham SEPAC, visit our website at HinghamSEPAC.org

Hingham Civic Music Theatre - SEUSSICAL The Musical
Hingham Civic Music Theatre presents SEUSSICAL The Musical! Kids and kids-at-heart are invited to experience this wild musical ride hosted by The Cat in the Hat and featuring some of your classmates, as well as adult actors and singers from throughout Eastern Massachusetts. Limited run at Sanborn Auditorium in Hingham Town Hall on October 19th and 26th at 7:30pm, with matinees on October 20th and 27th at 2:00pm. Tickets are $15 for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult; $20 for students and seniors; and $25 for adults. To purchase tickets call (781) 749-3400, or visit  https://hcmtseussical.bpt.me

Come meet Hingham's new superintendent,  Dr. Paul Austin!
Join us for coffee with the Superintendent on October 15th from 10am-12pm at the Community Center to learn about the person at the helm of our public schools and to have your questions answered.

Hingham Youth Wrestling, K-8th Grade
Learn how to wrestle, build strength, flexibility and balance, and most of all have fun. No experience necessary, anyone can join. Sessions start Dec. 3rd - March, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30pm at the HHS Wrestling Room. Please contact Damien Bogle at  hinghamyouthwrestling@gmail.com to sign up or call 508-889-5201.   Click here  for more info. 

Holly Hill Farm
Click here for information about Holly Hill Farm.
PTO Contact Information
Jen Benham    President   jenlbenham@gmail.com  
Lexy Lefort    Co-Vice President     alexis.lefort@compass.com
Jennie Donegan    Co-Vice President     jhb1976@gmail.com
Sue McDonald    Secretary      susanpkelly22@yahoo.com  
Faith Peak   Treasurer    faith_peak@yahoo.com