Genesee Hill Families, These past weeks have been unexpected and hard for many in our community, and we have been hearing from several families with concerns about recent events. First and foremost, our hearts and deepest condolences are with the students, families, and community at Ingraham High School. We have provided specific links to resources about gun violence at the end of this email. In addition to this tragic event, last week we learned of microaggressions
Our monthly newsletter has arrived, with fresh updates from the Genesee Hill Community. The November newsletter has info on volunteer opportunities, events, fundraising news and more. There’s no wrong way to PTA and we hope you’ll join us! Read our November news.
Dear Genesee Hill Families, Our PTA has achieved several accomplishments in the first two months of the school year, and we wanted to reach out to share what we’ve done together so far and to thank you for your continued support and participation. In October, we have: Funded DEI training for our staff Co-hosted our first Parent Education Series event on kids and screens with viewing and discussion of “Screenagers Part 2” Hosted our first
Join or renew your membershipJoining is easy and can be done online in a few steps here. Click here to join with a fee waiver. This is an easy way to stay informed and to have a voice at the table. Join the PTA BoardConsider taking on one of our vital roles on the PTA Board. We are looking for a Vice President and an Advocacy Chair. Fore more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Become an Enrichment
Our direct give campaign was planned to be our primary fundraising activity for the year. We still plan to have a large community event in the spring (similar to the annual auction), but the event will have a smaller, targeted focus on fundraising this year because we have a significant amount in reserves/cash. Please follow this link for the option of a one-time gift or to set up a monthly recurring pledge. Please also share it with family and friends who
Did you hear it’s gratitude month? We are so grateful for your generous support of Genesee Hill Elementary School. Our Direct Give campaign has been extended through Saturday, Nov. 5. Give online at geneseehillpta.kindful.com We are still $9,000 short of our goal of $25,000. If you haven’t done so yet, please donate by this Saturday. This goal amount goes to the general fund to help cover expenses such as school supplies for every child @ $25/student, technology
In case you missed it in your inbox, you can still check out our October PTA newsletter online. Here’s the link. This month’s issue includes details on the Monster Mash, weeding events hosted by the Dandelion Initiative, and PTA Listening sessions.
We are about halfway through our annual Direct Give campaign, but we still need your help to reach our fundraising goal of $25,000 for this school year. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation at geneseehillpta.kindful.com today! The campaign will conclude on Oct. 31. By now each GHE household should have received a Direct Give sticker postcard in the mail. If you haven’t received one, need a fresh one, or have questions for us, please contact email@example.com.
The annual Genesee Hill Monster Mash dance is back! Mark your calendars for Oct. 28 from 6 to 9 pm in the school gym and cafeteria. Brought to you by the PTA, this event is free and open to all students and their families. Costumes are optional. Enjoy food, games, crafts, dancing, and a photobooth, as well as a sensory space for those in search of a quieter experience. Please consider volunteering your smiles and
We are looking forward to this year’s Direct Give Campaign. Direct Give sticker postcards will be sent in the mail the week of October 17th! If by chance you don’t receive it by October 21 and would like one, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. How to participate: Give online here, or use the QR code on the back of the postcard. Any donation is welcome, no matter how big or small. What is it? Direct Give is our Genesee Hill Elementary