Service Over Self (SOS) Club

This club is for all 5th and 6th graders that enjoying helping others and are interested in learning more about their community. Students that are part of the Service Over Self executive board will have the opportunity to plan, promote, participated and organize SOS’s monthly service projects. The club will meet every other week starting the week of 12/1.  Register now through November 30.

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Student Council is collecting toys for UCAN

Student Council is working with UCAN Chicago to ensure that hundreds of displaced and underserved youth don’t go without gifts during the holiday season.  We need your help.  Students can bring toys/gift cards to their homeroom through December 5Learn more.  Questions: Colleen Rosen,

Pledge to Reduce Food Waste

Last May, the PTO contracted with a firm to collect and compost food waste. They collected approximately 750 pounds of food waste in four days, or 187.50 pounds of food waste per day, or .22 pounds per student per day.

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The Book Fair Continues…online

Don’t miss out on finishing up your child’s Book Fair Wish List.  The HMS Book Fair online store is open until November 22nd.  Knock off your holiday gifts and raise money for HMS enrichment at the same time.

Cafeteria Art Beautification Volunteers Needed

Do you like art? The HMS art department is looking for 2 volunteers to hang student art in the cafeteria about 4 times during the school year, starting the 1st week of Nov. Qualifications needed? Adhering velcro and climbing a ladder. Please email if you can assist.

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Volunteer in the Outdoor Classroom

We are in need of parent volunteers to help supervise the Outdoor Classroom during recess. Please sign up for a shift (or shifts!) by visiting our SignUp Genius List. No gardening experience necessary!

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