The Audubon Elementary Home and School Association 
is pleased to

WELCOME NEW AUDUBON FAMILIES!

 

Information and Programs

2016-2017

Welcome

The Audubon Elementary Home & School Association is pleased to welcome all new families to the school! This brochure provides a brief introduction to the Home & School Association and some of our many activities. Please also visit Audubon Home and Schools google site: https://sites.google.com/site/audubonhomeandschool/ to stay up to date on Audubon Home and School's recent news. This year we are also utilizing the Konstella application for communication updates. Please register for Konstella at https://www.konstella.com/ 

About Audubon Home & School 

The Audubon Home & School Association is dedicated to providing Audubon Elementary School teachers, staff, families, and students with the support they need to ensure a successful school year.  If you're the parent or guardian of an Audubon Elementary student, you are automatically a member!

 

Home & School activities are coordinated through more than 30 committees, staffed entirely by parent volunteers.  There are much-anticipated annual events, and other activities that benefit our students and staff.  Home & School Association programs are funded entirely through monies raised by the Association.

 

Home & School Goes Green

In an effort to conserve paper and resources, you can now download and print forms you may need right from our website: www.methacton.org. Our section of the site can be found under the Parents/Guardians tab on the Audubon page. These forms include:  child going home with a friend, having a friend visit after school, and parent pick-up.

 

Home & School Highlighted Events

September – Kindergarten and First Grade Meet and Greet

October – Family Fun Night, Walk-a-thon fundraiser

November – Mother/son activity

December – Winter Solstice holiday event fundraiser

January – Book Distribution

February - Science Fair

March – After-school Special for fourth grade, Variety Show

April – Restaurant Fundrasiers

May –Father-Daughter Dance, Fourth Grade Picnic, Staff luncheon

June – Fun Fair

Variable – Art Goes to School, in-school cultural assemblies, community service projects

On-going – Monthly Home & School meetings, fundraising opportunities

 

Home and School Meetings

September 21, 2016 - 7:00 PM

October 5, 2016  – 9:30 AM

November 2, 2016 – 7:00 PM

January 4, 2017 – 9:30 A.M. 

February 1, 2017  – 7:00 P.M.  

March 1 2017 - 9:30 A.M.
 
April 6, 2017 - 7:00 P.M.
 
May 3, 2017 - 9:30 A.M.

June 7, 2017 - 7:00 P.M.

 

Supporting Teachers and Staff

The Audubon Home & School Association, through its committees and volunteers, also supports a variety of school-based activities.  Some examples include:  

 

-Lunchroom volunteers

-School bus ride-along

-Field Day

-Environmental Center

-Financial support for field-trips

 

Supporting Students and Families

Other committees of the Audubon Home & School Association provide information and services to assist the families in our school.  For instance:

-E-mail announcements of events at school

-Student directory

-Yearbook

 

Volunteering at Audubon

 Volunteer clearances must be obtained prior to assisting in the school. Please reference the Methacton Volunteer Manual at www.methacton.org and click on “Volunteering at Methacton”

 

Your participation is important!

Home & School Association meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. or 7:00 p.m. and are generally held on the first Wednesday of every month from September through June. Please consider attending, as you will hear important information- including the latest updates from our Principal, Mrs. Jenifer Brucker.  Other speakers may include teacher representatives, committee chairs, and special guests.  The minutes are posted on the Home & School website to help you stay up-to-date with what's going on in our school, our district, and our community.

Throughout the year, there are numerous opportunities to volunteer for Home & School events and for school-sponsored activities as well. The success of our programs is dependent on the participation of our parents and guardians.  If you are interested in learning more about any of our committees, activities, or any current or upcoming volunteer opportunities, please contact any member of the Audubon Home & School executive board.

How to get in touch

Visit the Audubon Home & School website, full of information about upcoming activities, volunteer opportunities, and with links to association e-mail at www.methacton.org. Our section of the site can be found under the Parents/Guardians tab on the Audubon page.

 

Contact any member of the 2015-2016 Audubon Home & School executive board:

 

Jennifer Stephenson, Co-President                      jenstephenson@verizon.net
 
Nicole Rittenhouse, Co-President                        nbilocpa@hotmail.com
 
Liz Chaoui, Vice-President                                 superflyliz@msn.com 

Karen Matthews, Treasurer                                 kstohrtcc77@aol.com

Laurie O’Neill, Secretary                                    laurie_schatz@hotmail.com

Or, leave a note in an officer's hanging file next to the copier in the main office. We look forward to meeting you at a future Home & School event!

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