Dear Parents and Guardians,

I know everyone is in the midst of their Lenten journey and anticipating the joy of Easter. Safe travels to those of you traveling, and for those staying home, enjoy. Fortunately, we live in an area that has many places to explore with little or no cost. Whatever your plans, have fun and an attitude of gratitude for all of our blessings.

I hope those of you that made it to our last HSA General meeting had as much fun as I had. I watched Father Evelio pick up four pieces of macaroni with a spaghetti stick in less than a minute. I even challenged Mr. Garcia (father of Michael and Anthony) to a duel to the finish!
Needless to say, I lost. But we had plenty of laughs with all of the foolishness! I think the parents had as much fun as the children. While the games were going on in the gym, we had tours of the refurbished Science Lab. If you weren’t able to make our fun night, be sure to make some time to visit the new Science Lab. You’re going to like what you see. I want to take the time to thank our teachers for running the games while Mrs. Maier provided answers to the questions in the Science Lab. As always, we couldn’t do any of this without Mr. Buchleitner’s help. Thanks to Mrs. Burneston, Mrs. Williams, and the many HSA parent volunteers that so graciously give of their precious time. I hope we can have more interactive meetings in the future so we can get to know each other and have some fun.

For those of you still needing volunteer hours, we have a couple of events in May that can help you out. May 3, Field Day, is a fun event that lasts all day. We cook hot dogs on the grill and the children participate in various outdoor activities. We’ll need quite a few volunteers; information is forthcoming. The annual Car Raffle is on May 20; volunteers are needed to staff activities. This is another fun filled day with many events for the entire family to participate.

One last note. We are planning a Career Day for May 30. Please consider coming to talk to the students about your particular career. This is such an enriching
experience for the children. It opens their world to many possibilities and helps them focus and set goals for their own career path. Don’t let shyness hold you back; these children are so very eager to hear all that you have to say about your career. You’ll be amazed at all of the questions they will ask you!
Have a wonderful break everyone!

Nancy Ferguson
HSA President