Friday will be an All School P a j a m a s & Reading Day!
This Week at HV
Monday, 26th February

  • *PNO 'Olympic Torch' passes to Ms. Tedford's Classroom
  • Flag Deck (8:20AM, Lower Playground)
  • PNO Committee Meeting (After Flag Deck, MPR) Join us!
  • Class Act Student Lessons in Music Room (Caskey 9:15-10AM & Creason 10:40-11:25AM)
  • After School Classes continue this week...
  • Track Team Practice (3:05-4PM, Playground)

Tuesday, 27th February

  • Robotics Club Meeting (7:30AM, Innovation Lab)
  • *Class Pizza Party Raffle ends at 3:30PM. Turn in your free ticket to the School Office!

Wednesday, 28th February

  • *PNO 'Olympic Torch' passes to Ms. Fahey's Classroom
  • Choir Practice (12:30-1:15PM, Music Room)
  • Robotics Club Meeting (12:30-1:25PM, Innovation Lab)
  • Track Team Practice (1:25-2:30, Playground)
  • 4th Grade Boys' Growth & Development Class (6:30-8PM, HV Library/Room 5)

Thursday, 1st March

  • *Purim*
  • PFO Executive Board Meeting (9-11AM, Off Campus)
  • Kindergarten DRAGON PARADE for the Chinese New Year (11-11:30AM throughout campus)
  • 6th Grade 'Thrilling Thursday' (2:30PM)

Friday, 2nd March

Sunday, 4th March

  • Dr. Schmidt's Bedtime Story (7PM, Facebook) Click here for details.
Optional Growth & Development Classes
for 4-6th Graders begin this week. Sign up!

Human Growth & Development classes  are not part of NMUSD's elementary school curriculum. Sensing a gap the PFO has requested that  Annette Dunn, RN return to HV with  optional evening Growth & Development Classes for 4-6th Graders (& their parents) .
Sign up , if you'd like!
PNO Planning Meetings

will take place TOMORROW 2/26 & 3/12 right after Flag Deck in the MPR.

Please join us for coffee and find an easy way to pitch in! Many hands make light new friends & keep the old.....let's have a blast now and on 5/11!
HV Fundraiser: The PNO Parents' Night Out

Our big evening fundraiser will be May 11th. Individual tickets will go on sale and the online auction will open in April. You can 'Go for the Gold' NOW by becoming an event sponsor (with tickets included) or donate items for the auction! Read on and thank you! (A direct link to purchase sponsorships via PayPal is here.)
Dr. Schmidt's Bedtime Story
HV Book Fair
3/6-9 in the MPR!
HV Fundraiser: Sunday Pancake Breakfast at The Stand, 3/11

Tickets available online - with 40% of purchase given back to HV!
The Pacific Symphony's Class Act Program with HV
presents an opportunity for all on 3/17 at the Segerstrom Hall.
The 35th Annual Newport-Mesa Spirit Run, 3/18


Register for adult races (15k, 10k, 5k, and 1 mile (elite, open, and dog)), youth races (Youth 5k, ¼ to 1 mile, and a Toddler Trot), and/or family events (5k Family Walk and Family Mile) at Newport Center Sunday morning, 18th March.....or just join HV there to cheer on friends and enjoy the Youth & Fitness Expo featuring a pancake breakfast by Plum’s Cafe, live music by NMUSD students, bungee trampoline , rock climbing , and other youth activities, a new Dog Expo , and more. Every child participating will receive a finisher's medal. Competitive runners might win winners' medals or take on a challenge brought by Dr. Schmidt! All HV Spirit Run runners will also be recognized at a Flag Deck. (Spirit Run is for ALL to participate at any age - and whether or not they're part of HV's Track Team!)

Maybe s ponsor  the Spirit Run as a Family Sponsor ( click here  for the  Family Sponsorship  Form) or Corporate Sponsor ( click here  for the  Corporate Sponsorship Form) or join in  Dog Mile Sponsorship  (click here for benefits) and then contact Diane Daruty, Race Director, at  or (949) 322-7949 with your interest.

Sign up here:
CdMMS Invites HV Moms & Daughters to

their Mother/Daughter Fashion Show & Luncheon, 3/25
The HVPFO Brad Evans Memorial Scholarship

Please let CdMHS Seniors (who graduated from HV) know that we are now accepting applications for the 2018 Brad Evans Memorial Scholarship! The application's available on
Due date: 4/27.
HV Adults' Book Study
HV Fundraisers: The Helmet & Horns/Capital Campaign, The Jog-A-Thon, Parents' Night Out, Rebates, & Dine In-Outs

 We are now  $202,000  towards our 2017-18 fundraising goal of  $331,500!
THANK YOU to our  Helmet & Horns/Capital Campaign Donors  (so far!):
* The Abdelgawad Family * The Audiss Family * The Bartusick Family * The Bobko Family * The Burke-Wilding Family * The Calcagno Family * Carlson Family * The Chandler Family * The Costanzo Family * The Curtis Family * The Faerber Family * The Gaffaney Family * The Galipeau Family * The Galvin Family * The Gordon Family* The Golden Family * The Gosling Family * The Gossen Family * The Greenberg Family * The Houpt Family * The Jenkins Family * The Knowles Family * The Krantz Family * The Levine Family * The Linder Family * The Long Family * The Lubeck Family * The Macansantos Family * The Mainwaring Family * The Maloney Family * The Mugel Family * The Murray Family * The Nay Family * The Parzick Family * The Rabin Family * Samueli Foundation * The Schneider Family * The Shaeffer Family * The Shirvani Family * The Skinner Family * The Solomon Family * The Spotts Family * The Srinivasan Family * The Stein Family * The Stoeckly Family * The Takara Family * The Torres Family * The Treussard Family * The Uliasz Family * The Vander Veen Family * The Wagner Family *

our  Jog-A-Thon Sponsors, our students and faculty who ran for HV, and the family and friends who  pledged donations to them; for signing up for  rebates; and for eating at  HV Dine In-Outs!

HV's programs, events, Library renovation, parts of the Innovation Lab, schoolwide new flexible furniture, RtI teachers, art classes, technology, K-2 Physical Education teacher, part-time aides, teacher support, social studies interactives/Walk Throughs, music programs, and more are sustained by your donations through the HVPFO. We need to raise $800/student this year. Please give when you can to our registered non-profit 501(c)3 Tax I.D. #33-0025068. TY!
HV Teacher Wish Lists

If you'd like to give directly to your child's classroom, too, HV Teachers have Wish Lists under the 'More' Menu at
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