Hillside Elementary School Wednesday Weekly Bulletin September 10, 2008 Reminders Please note that Pre-Ordered lunches WILL NOT begin until 9/29. Until that time, please remember to send lunch in for your children. Hotdogs will be available for sale starting Thursday 9/11 for $1.00. Friday, September 19th: Picture Day Thursday, September 25th: Back to School Night Reflect on This…. Perhaps the greatest skill for a parent today is learning not to be hurt, truly understanding that what teenagers say and scream means nothing other than that they are teenagers and this is how teenagers today behave… Your teenage children cannot diminish you unless you allow them to. Hillside Gardens Look Great! As you are dropping off or picking up your children please take a moment to look around and enjoy our wonderful gardens. All the plants you see growing have been planted in the previous year by our own Hillside students. The Garden Committee would like to thank all the families who volunteered over the summer to water and weed. A special thanks to Lexi Mastras, who personally volunteer to adopt the butterfly garden and cared for it the entire summer. From The Office: Reminder! Please send in the medical forms and the signed Code of Conduct form. Remember to go to the STARS parent portal to update any emergency information and to fill out the dismissal form. Thank you Ceremony of Remembrance The Township of Livingston will have a “Ceremony of Remembrance” on Thursday, September 11th at 7:00 p.m. at the 9-11 Living Memorial Garden near the gazebo at the oval. This event will occur rain or shine. Senator Richard J. Codey will be the guest speaker. Joshua Salzman will direct the Livingston High School chorus. LMAC presents….. “The Road Map for the Rocky Road of Teenage Life” – for parents only! A Talk with Anthony Wolf, Ph.D. about Parenting Tweens and Teens The Livingston Public Library Wednesday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. Parents and Professionals for Exceptional Children PPEC is going paperless...you will not find our membership application in your fact pacts this year! Please look for our membership application online at www.Livingston.org Go to: PT Council District wide committees Simply fill out the membership application and send it back with a check in the amount of $10.00 to your school labeled: PPEC Heritage Middle School Any questions email PPECLIVINGSTON@AOL.COM LEADERS PROGRAM FOR GRADES 3 TO 8 WHAT IS LEADERS? Leaders teaches kids the leadership and coping skills needed to deal with the pressures of peer pressure, bullying and how to make healthy life choices. Members have the opportunity to practice their skills at our afterschool meetings and through our many social events throughout the year. Leaders promotes the prevention of substance abuse through the development of leadership skills using a unique blend of education, fun activities and community service that promotes a healthy lifestyle and social skills. LYCS is committed to building young leaders in our community. STUDENTS LEARN: Leadership skills Coping techniques for handling stress, anxiety, bullies Drug, Alcohol and Substance Abuse knowledge Healthy decision making Healthy lifestyle choices Taught in a fun and relaxed atmosphere by adult professionals. MEETINGS: Once a month. Meeting days are alternated Monday thru Friday . Grades 3 and 4 meet from 2:30 to 3:30pm. Grade 5 and 6 meet until 4:00 pm. Meetings are held at each school for Grades 3 to 6 Grades 7 & 8 meet at Monmouth Court Center from 5:30 to 7 pm. (dinner included) ACTIVITIES: Family activities- Broadway shows and workshops. Group Activities- Parties and fun activities. Community Service Projects FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: Visit our web site, www.livingstonlycs.org for more information about this exciting program. Registration forms are available on line Registration fee is $55. Please feel free to phone us at 973-535-2646 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Health Fair The Livingston Health Department Hosts a Health Fair: Saturday, September, 27th, Senior/Community Center 204 Hillside Avenue , 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Free Screenings: Bone Mineral Density, Vision, Hearing, Podiatry, Dental, Dermatology, Blood Pressure & More Questions/Information Call (973)-535-7961 X226, 227, Or 228 Barnes & Noble new store opening at the Livingston mall! Friends & Family Preview night, Tuesday, September 16th, 6-9 p.m. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the Livingston Public Schools. WATER POLLUTION CONTROL FACILITY OPEN HOUSE Please come join the community on Sunday September 21, 2008 from 1pm4pm for an Open House of the Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF). Joe Greco, Superintendent of the WPCF will teach children, students and residents where all of the wastewater in Livingston goes and how it is purified. Michelle Meade, Township Manager is promoting the event and Alyssa Pepper is helping as part of her Girl Scout Silver Award. The Township sponsored event will include a tour of the facility where all will learn the multistep process of treating and clarifying the more than one million gallons of daily waste water received throughout the community. The Water Pollution Control Facility is located on Naylor Avenue which is off of Eisenhower Parkway in Livingston . The rain date is October 5th 2008.