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Don’t forget your Kids are Key donation!

Our kids love PTO enrichment programs and it’s your donations that fund them. All families that donate receive a ticket for the Kids Are Key Raffle, with autographed Blackhawks gear, a Cubs Dream Day Package, Disney on Ice tickets, gift cards for Lettuce Entertain You and The Rock House and more! Donate today!

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Wed. Oct. 8 – International Walk & Bike to School Day

October 8 is International Walk & Bike to School Day!  Encourage your kids to Walk! Bike! Run! Scooter!  Kids from all over the world will be celebrating the benefits of walking and biking to school.  Volunteers needed!  Contact safety@highcrestpto.org. To map your walk/ride to school, go here.

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Make a Difference Day: Oct 24

HMS will be participating again this year in “Make a Difference Day” a national day of service sponsored locally by the Volunteer Center of New Trier Township. All HMS students are encouraged to collect items to be donated to participating social service agencies. Read on for details and to help out.

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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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FAN Speakers for September

Mark your calendars, for two world class speakers coming to you this month brought to you by FAN. Jennifer Senior On 9-19-14 at NT West and Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot on 9-30-14 @ ETHS. Please go to FAN’s web site for more details.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Come see your middle schooler and get to know the school by volunteering in the Library Media Center and Outdoor Classroom, among other opportunities.

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Freaky Friday Volunteers

Please sign up for Freaky Friday – the first all school, chaperoned party of the year. We need as many parent volunteers as possible to make this a fun and safe event.
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Back to School Checklist – Start Here!

So much to do at the beginning of the school year. We’ve made it easy for you with this handy checklist!