Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

SCHOOL CLOSED FOR WINTER BREAK Friday, February 15th Monday, February 18th and Tuesday, February 19th Happy Valentine’s Day Miss Hunter’s 1st Grade Class HTS UPCOMING EVENTS! 2/15, 18, 19 School Closed - Winter Break 2/28 PTO Mtg., 9 AM, Cafeteria 3/1 Kindergarten Field Trip – Paper Mill Playhouse 3/5 End of 2nd Trimester 3/6 Science Fair 3/7 Science Fair Rain Date 3/8 5th Gr. Buehler Field Trip, 6:45 AM departure 3/12 3rd gr. Field Trip – Ellis Island 3/21, 22 Early Dismissal, Parent/Teacher Conferences Anything in italic above is a new addition to the calendar PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY HARDING TOWNSHIP SCHOOL FEBRUARY 14, 2019 HARDING HUSKY HAPPENINGS

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22, 2019. There will be a 12:45pm dismissal on both of these days. Pre-K to grade 5 conferences will begin at 1:15pm with the last conference scheduled at 4:00pm. If you need to request a specific time, kindly contact Mrs. Howard at 973-267-6398, ext. 108 or ehoward@hardingtwp.org no later than Friday, March 1st, 2019. For Middle School conferences, we are trying something new this spring. For are going to utilize Sign-Up Genius as a means to book conference times with middle school teachers.

More details will follow shortly. GUIDANCE OFFICE Emily Thony Attention 8th grade parents: Scheduling meetings for Madison High School are coming up here in March. Please be on the lookout for letters coming home with your specific appointment time. If your child has already committed to attending a private high school and will NOT be attending MHS, please let me know as soon as possible. Any questions, feel free to contact me at ethony@hardingtwp.org or 973-267-6398 ext. 107 PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE Enjoy the pictures in this week’s HHH! Hopefully they convey all of the great things that have happened this week.

Personally, I think the smiles tell the whole picture. Happy Valentine’s Day and enjoy the break. See you next Wednesday.

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

HARDING TOWNSHIP SCHOOL PRESCHOOL PROGRAM Husky Pups Preschool Program If you have a child, who will be three years old by October 1, 2019, and you would like to enroll him/her into the Husky Pups three- or four-year-old program, please call the Office of Student Services at 973-267-6398, ext. 112. There are limited spots available in this tuition-based program, and will be filled on a first come- first serve basis. All registration forms can be found on our webpage and may be completed and dropped off at the Student Services Office with a $50 check deposit beginning March 1, 2019. There will be an Open House for parents on Friday, February 22, from 1:00-1:30pm for a brief tour and to answer any questions you may have about our preschool.

It is going to be an exciting 2019-2020 school year for the HTS Husky Pups!

2019-2020 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION If you have not yet registered for the 2019-2020 school year, kindly stop by the Middle School Main Office, 34 Lee’s Hill Road in New Vernon between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Entering kindergarten students must have attained the age of five years on or before October 1, 2019. Kindly register before the orientation program offered on April 17, 2019. The orientation will provide information about our Kindergarten program and assist your child in making a smooth transition to our school. The following documents are required to register: original birth certificate, list of immunizations and proof residency.

Join our Forensics Club (For students in grades 5-8) Specific Information can be obtained in the previous HHH or by contacting: Mrs. Kerry Bailey – Quest teacher kbailey@hardingtwp.org Mrs. Jennifer Baldassari – Middle School Language Arts teacher jbaldassari@hardingtwp.org. Harding’s 6th Annual Science Fair is coming up on Wednesday, March 6th. Elementary School Packet Middle School Packet Click Here to SIGN UP for the Elementary Division. Click Here to SIGN UP for the Middle School Division.

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

100th Day Celebration Mrs. Nesse's second grade class celebrated the 100th Day of School on Monday.

They made 100th day crowns, solved 100th day crossword puzzles, wrote "If I had a hundred..." silly writing prompts and even got to enjoy some Skittles after graphing them in both tally and bar graphs! Junior Model United Nations Day at Drew University On Friday, February 8th, the 7th and 8th Quest students attended Junior Model United Nations Day at Drew University. The HTS 8th grade delegation consisting of students Anabel Brush, Brynn Kearns, Orla Maxwell and Sophia Nguyen represented the country of Cuba and won Outstanding Delegation studying the global issue of Food Sustainability.

HTS also sent two other delegations: A 7th grade delegation representing Norway and studying Clean Energy were Erin Barisonek, Caitlin Flanagan, Max Lacz and Quinn Walters and an 8th grade delegation representing India studying Gender Equality were Aren Hill, Marco Maselli, and Mack Plante. Congratulations to all of our participants. We are extremely proud of your hard work and dedication to this project!

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

FATHER / DAUGHTER DANCE

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

MOTHER / SON NINJA NIGHT OUT

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

HARDING TOWNSHIP SCHOOL PTO Please join us at the next PTO Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 28th at 9:00 AM in the Middle School Cafeteria.

PTO Meeting Schedule: All meetings to be held at 9:00 AM in the HTS Cafeteria. February 28th May 2nd PTO Officers: Co-President - Melissa Krikos / Rachel Maslovsky Co-Vice Pres. - Ellice Grande / Vanessa Larsen Treasurer - Richard Heap Co-Secretary - Carla Lankenau / Catherine Anastasiou Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @htspto

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

HTS COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS: Members of our school community are welcome to send classified ads for publication in our weekly news bulletin. Ads must be emailed by Wednesday at 4:00pm to hschenone@hardingtwp.org to be included in the Friday edition and must be ready to cut and paste. Ads will be run for three weeks only. Commercial ads or graphics will not be accepted. At the end of three weeks if you would like the ad to appear again, you must resubmit the information. Ads may be omitted due to space limitations and will be run the next week.  Tutor or Enrichment Available Certified K-8 teacher with 15 years teaching experience, 3 grown children & 3 years experience as a teacher’s assistant at HTS.

Looking to work with your Pre-K - Grade 4 child in areas of letter & number recognition, reading, writing, math, science, social studies through exploration & one-on-one instruction.

Contact Donna McVey at 908-227-1041 or e-mail @ teachus3@verizon.net Kemmerer Library Children’s Programs For program registration and information, please go to www.hardinglibrary.org, or call 973-267-2665. Story Hour for Toddlers, every Tuesday, 10:15 am. Drop in for stories, songs, crafts and snacks with Miss Kryssi and Miss Casey. Optimizing College Visits, Wednesday, February 13, 7 pm. For high-school students and their parents, college consultant Kate Balboni will offer tips on what to look for as you make your college search and will help you make the most of your college visits. A Conversation about College Costs to follow on March 4, 7 pm.

Geocaching 101, Saturday, February 23, 1 pm. All you ever wanted to know about geocaching (the outdoor, treasure hunting activity using GPS-enabled devices), presented by John Neale, President of the Northern New Jersey Cachers. Treasure giveaways for all who attend! March Crafternoon, Friday, March 1, 3:45 pm. A fun St. Patrick’s Day themed craft with story and treats included! Registration requested please. Teen Board Meeting, Friday, March 1, 4 pm. The teen advisory group are planning a recycling project for the community. It’s a great time to join!

Chat ‘n’ Chew, Sunday, March 3, 3 pm.

Join the Middle School Book Club to review the NY Times bestselling novel, ‘How to Hang a Witch’ by Adriana Mather. Described as the Salem Witch Trials meets Mean Girls, the story tells of when the trials of high school start to feel like a modern-day witch hunt for a teen with all the wrong connections to Salem’s past. Newcomers please register online.

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

FEBRUARY 28, 2019 6:00 p.m. MINUTEMAN RESTAURANT 990 MT. KEMBLE AVE Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together, over coffee, to discuss issues and learn more about each other. …AND A SCOOP OF ICE CREAM FOR THE KIDS!!

Harding Husky Happenings - Harding Township School

GREEN VILLAGE FIRE DEPARTMENT UPCOMING EVENTS