Welcome to Hammond Elementary PTA !

Family Restaurant Night
Our next Family Restaurant Night will be at Jason's Deli on Tuesday, December 2. Their fundraising option is a but different than other restaurants. We need 20 RSVP's to hold our spot for the fundraising benefit. We need the 20 RSVP's by Nov. 29. If you think you may be going (Dec. 2nd) please use the link below to RSVP. If you know anyone else that may be interested please forward to them as well. A flyer and eblast will be sent out but we need to get those RSVP's in!

Jason's Deli
8874 McGaw Road in Columbia
Tuesday, Dec. 2 after 5 pm
Now let's make this meal happen!

Here's the link to RSVP: http://www.groupraise.com/events/5386

Share the link above on Facebook, Twitter, over email, to help make this a success! Even if you are not able to RSVP you are more than welcome to come but those RSVP's would be helpful! Thank you.

Volunteer Training
A mandatory training presentation has been posted on the school web site along with a participation confirmation. Our volunteers will continue to be welcomed in the building until training is complete, but the deadline will be January 1, 2015. If you have not participated in the training as of that date, you will not be able to volunteer until you do so. The training also applies to field trip chaperones. Thank you for your support of our procedures, and please also mark your calendars for June 5 as that will be our annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

Link to training: http://hes.hcpss.org/support

Spirit Collection Sale from Thirty-One Bags
Need an easy way to keep the kids sports gear organized and in one place? Are those bleacher seats getting cold? It's the perfect time to get your personalized cinch sac and bleacher blanket!

Hammond Elementary PTA is hosting a Spirit Collection Sale from Thirty-One Bags. This includes six options - zip-top bags, utility totes and more - that can be personalized and embroidered with fun things like ballet shoes or a basketball. These will be perfect for holiday or birthday gift giving and a huge timesaver when everything is organized and ready to grab and go.

The sale starts immediately! All orders must be in by November 24 in order to ensure delivery before the winter break. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the Hammond Elementary PTA. Have a question? Contact our PTA Thirty-One Representative, Kelly Edwards at Kelly_edwards@hcpss.org or the PTA contact, Kerri Ukstins at kukstins@ymail.com

Download order form

After-School Programs
The After-School Program Committee has many exciting programs lined up for the 2014-15 school year. Check your child's folder (and hespta.org) for information on Kidz Art, Overtime Athletics, Karate, Spanish, Drama, Science, Chess, Legos, and Girls on the Run. Please participate in programs of interest to your child so we can keep a strong After-School Program at Hammond.