Monday, October 6, 2014

News Blast: 10/6/14

Request for 'Gently' Used Toys
Our special needs classroom is looking for some used toys in good, working condition.  We're specifically looking for sensory toys commonly used by toddlers: things that make noise, light up, sort shapes, etc. If you have an appropriate item that you'd be willing to donate, please contact our school nurse, Laurelle Brennan, or teacher Erin Addison,  

Haisley Garden Work Day Saturday Oct. 18
Do you have a green thumb? How about a wheelbarrow? Come out Saturday, Oct. 18th to help in the Haisley Garden. Time TBD. Interested? E-mail 

PTOC/School Board Launch Party Monday October 20th: ALL WELCOME!
We're excited to announce the news...the Ann Arbor PTOC, in partnership with the school board will be hosting the 2014 fall launch party at HaisleyMonday, Oct. 20, 6:30-8 p.m.  There will be mix and mingle time for parents and the candidates as well as a more formal question and answer period.  Food, music and lots of ways to make connections with your A2 school community. Come out to meet your neighbors and school board.

Haisley Pep Rally Friday October 24
Save the Date: The PTO will host a community pep rally on Friday, Oct. 24. Students are encouraged to wear their favorite team colors. All are welcome (that means you!). More details to follow. 

PTO Fundraising Envelope Drive
Reminder: The PTO spends over $100 per student each year funding field trips and other enrichment events. The entire amount is funded by generous donors like you. Thanks to many of you who have already sent your envelopes back! If you’re still thinking things over, please know that any amount is appreciated. If you didn't receive an envelope visit and look for the "donate now" button on the lower right corner. 

Auction Helpers Sign-up Here
The Haisley Auction Team is looking for volunteers for the day of the auction,Nov. 15, at Polo Fields Clubhouse. Jobs include decorating, manning the check-in and check-out tables, and selling raffle tickets. Please sign up today at

Haisley Spirit Wear
The Fall/Winter Haisley Spirit Wear Sale is here!  The sale will run from Oct. 8th to Oct. 29th.   Order forms will go home this Wednesday and checks need to be made out to Haisley PTO.