Category: Messages

Read-a-Thon Underway

This year’s Read-a-Thon is underway.  During the Read-a-Thon, September 30–October 27, students read outside of school and track minutes. They may seek pledge donations on behalf of the Horace Mann School PTA.  Students should return their weekly minutes record to school each Monday beginning on October 7. They will receive a fun prize from their teacher. If your […]

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Read-a-Thon Opening Ceremony!

Ask your student about today’s Read-a-Thon opening ceremony!  This year’s theme is Reading is my Super Power!  The purpose of the Read-a-Thon is to encourage students to develop good reading habits early in the school year and raise money for PTA supported activities that benefit the entire Horace Mann School community. During the Read-a-Thon, Sept 30 – Oct 27, […]

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Fall Clean Up Saturday, October 12 9am-noon!

Come join the Landscape Committee and spend a few hours weeding, raking and enjoying this gorgeous fall weather! We need help to keep our beautiful school grounds in good shape and ready for the winter months.If you have gardening supplies, please bring them – gloves, rakes, wheelbarrows and those cool dandelion diggers always welcome! We will […]

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Join the PTA Board

We currently have a position on the board to fill for the 2019-2020 year. Officer 3:  Co-Volunteer Coordinator Responsibilities include: Assess the need for volunteers at the school.                                              Work with teachers to determine volunteer needs.                                          Collect volunteer data from the school community at the start of the school year and share that information with the […]

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Volunteering with the PTA

We have many different volunteer opportunities throughout the year. We have projects that can be done at home or at school. We have a wide range of activities and events. If something interests you, please consider volunteering. A sign-up was sent home or submit online with the Volunteer Form on the Forms page.

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Employer Donation Match and Amazon Smile

We also encourage families to check with their employers as many offer a company match to the cash donations made by their employees and if you are an Amazon user, go to https://smile.amazon.com and search for “PTA Minnesota Congress 008740 Horace Mann PTA” and designate HM PTA as your charitable organization.

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Read-a-Thon 2019!

The Horace Mann School Read-a-Thon is right around the corner!  The purpose of the Read-a-Thon is to encourage students to develop good reading habits early in the school year and raise money for PTA-supported activities that benefit the entire Horace Mann School community. Look for a Read-a-Thon packet in your student’s take-home folder next Friday, Sept. 27. During the Read-a-Thon, Sept […]

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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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