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Meeting Notes – September 2019

Horace Mann PTA meeting September 16, 2019 Attendance Karla Lauerman Cummins, Nikki Mechelke, Amy Kortuem, Jackie Hippen, Marian Saksena Hatch, Melanie McMahon, Jim Litwin, Andy Streadsler, Aaron Litzenberg, Maya Missaghi, Allen Broderius, Mark Castillo, Kevin Dutcher, Ryan Tollgaard, Nic Seeley, K/Sauna Raimey, Nicole Brush, Delin Ferfon, Sarah Deming, Andrea Mackowiak, Meghan Feliciano, Celeste Kopaick, Kelly […]

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Music Specialist Information to Families

Hello Families:   Welcome to another fabulous year of music at Horace Mann!  This will be my 8th year at HM, and each year is more exciting than the last.  I’ve learned a lot from the staff and the students here, and each year continue to hone the program to provide the best learning experience possible […]

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Meeting Agenda – September 2019

2019-20 Horace Mann  PTA Meeting Agenda September 16, 2019 Agenda Item: Purpose: Who: Time: Welcome and Introductions Information Karla 5 min Announcements and Good News MinutesDirectory Forms (handout)PTA Membership Forms (handout)Volunteer Forms (handout and see below)5th Grade Ambassador Forms (handout and see below)We encourage and invite youth participation in all PTA meetings, committee’s, and events […]

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2019-20 Horace Mann School PTA Program & Event Descriptions

Committee/Non-Fundraiser Volunteer Opportunities Art Adventure This art appreciation program is sponsored by the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Volunteers receive 3 hours of training, then present works of art in the classroom. Volunteers are invited to the mia for a field trip with the class. 15-20 volunteers needed. Greetings & Gatherings Volunteer to assist in informal […]

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2019-20 HM PTA Kindergarten Welcome Letter

Dear Kindergarten Families, Welcome to the Horace Mann School Community!  We are so happy you selected our school. At Horace Mann we have a very active PTA, which provides services, support, events and funds if several different ways.  You are welcome to join in any capacity. Our PTA provides funding for enrichment (field trips, co-curricular […]

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2019-20 HM PTA Ambassador Letter to Parents

Dear 2019-20 5th Grade Students and Parents: Each year fifth graders spend one week away from home at Eagle Bluff http://www.eagle-bluff.org/– an environmental learning site located in Lanesboro, Minnesota. While some of the cost is covered by the school, families typically cover a portion of the cost along with a scholarship fund. Being an Ambassador […]

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2019-2020 PTA Meeting Dates

Everyone is Welcome!!! Monday, September 16 Thursday, October 10 Wednesday, November 20  Wednesday, January 8   Monday, March 2  Tuesday, April 14 Monday, May 11 All meetings are held from 6:30-7:30 pm in the library. School-age child care provided by 5th Grade Ambassadors Karla Lauerman Cummins and Nikki Mechelke: president@hms-pta.org Marian Saksena Hatch and Laura Willson:  […]

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Meeting Notes – May 2019

Horace Mann PTA meeting May 7, 2019 Welcome and Introductions Announcements Teacher Representatives Ms. Fridlund There’s a lot of special end of the year things for 5th grade. Math Masters has been amazing to see – there’s 150 kids that sit there just to work on math (Horace Mann has 28, the next biggest school […]

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Meeting Agenda – May 2019

2018-19 Horace Mann  PTA Meeting Agenda May 7, 2019 Agenda Item: Purpose: Who: Time: Welcome and IntroductionsWhat is your favorite memory of the 2018-19 school year? Information Karla 2 min Announcements and Good News Minutes InformationIdeas Karla 3 min Teacher Representatives5th Grade Team InformationQuestions Ms. FridlundMs. TarnofskyMs. Pickart 10 min New BusinessNew PTA website.Introduce site […]

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April Update

The Yoga Calm Committee has arranged yoga calm residencies in several classrooms this year: Ms. Witt, Ms. Tennyson, Ms. Simmons, Ms. Tarnofsky, and Mr. B. The residents leading these lessons are Lalitha B., Wendy S., and Renette M. These residents have all been trained in Yoga Calm, with past support from the PTA! Some teachers […]

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