HSASH - Bedwell Mission Statement

The Home and School Association of Somerset Hills, Inc. is an association that promotes a positive relationship between home and school in order to enhance the educational environment of Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School for the optimal benefit of the students. The sole purpose of the Corporation (Bedwell Division) is to provide support to the Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School.
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HSA General Meeting- Next Meeting Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m.


Thank you to all who attended the March HSA General Meeting. If you could not make the meeting, our slide presentation, meeting minutes, and budget can be accessed here.  Please note, that our April meeting will be held at 7 p.m. instead of the usual morning time.


HSA Executive Board Openings for 2016-2018 (Two year terms) 


We are looking for volunteers to fill the following openings on the HSA Executive Board for next year: Co-President, Co-Vice President- Events and Fundraising, Co-Vice President-Homeroom Parents, Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary, CFO-HSA Bedwell/BMS. Position descriptions can be found here .  Click here for a description of the CFO position. Please contact ngraese@hotmail.com or kathleentober@gmail.com with any questions or to inquire further.  


Homeroom Parent 2017-2018


Are you interested in becoming a Bedwell Elementary Homeroom Parent? This volunteer position supports classroom communication, party organization, and HSA activities.  As a benefit, HRPs are able to attend class parties and class trips. You can find the sign-up form and more information here. The deadline is June 16th.   Please contact Rita Gudgion at: rita.gudgion@gmail.com, or Angela McQueen at: angmcqueen15@gmail.com with any questions. 


Family Fun Day-April 22 from 12:00-3:00 p.m.


Our 2nd annual Family Fun Day will be held Saturday, April 22 from 12-3 pm at the Bedwell Playground. We will have music and games, food, family yoga sessions taught by Ride and Reflect instructors, the 5 Brothers Ice Cream truck, and more! There is no charge to attend. RSVP is kindly requested to angmcqueen15@gmail.com by April 15. 


Additionally, Miss Brooten's 3rd grade class will be hosting a bake sale during our Family Fun Day event to support the "More Than Me" organization, founded by Bedwell alumni Katie Meyler, which is dedicated to helping children in Liberia, Africa gain access to education. For every $100 raised through this bake sale, the class can support one Liberian child's health, safety, and education for one year. Please click here for a brief presentation containing information on More Than Me. 



Ladies Night Out - April 27th


Girls Night Out! Please save the date for an exciting evening of food, friends, and fun. Thursday, April 27th, 7-11p.m. at The Grain House. Please see attached link to our flyer here.



Green Team-Support the Butterfly Garden!


The Bedwell HSA Green Team is pleased to announce our second annual plant and bulb fundraiser to support our Butterfly Garden!  The online sale will take place March 6, 2017 through April 28, 2017.  Ordering is easy, and purchases are delivered to your door!  Please consider purchasing summer plants and bulbs for yourself or to send to family and friends.  All proceeds go directly towards the support and maintenance of the Bedwell Garden.   Please click here to order online.


The Green Team has already started planting for the Bedwell Garden. Please mark your calendar for our popular tomato plant sale scheduled on Thursday, May 4th!  Thank you for your support.


Green Team- Tomato Plant Sale


The Green Team has already started planting for the Bedwell Garden. Please mark your calendar for our popular tomato plant sale scheduled on Thursday, May 4th!  Thank you for your support.



The Pinwheel Project 2017


In collaboration with the Team Campbell Foundation (TCF), the Bedwell HSA presents The Pinwheel Project 2016. Please join us on May 9th at 4:00 for a garden party as we celebrate Campbell’s birthday and all that TCF has done in her honor.  We will be serving popsicles and planting pinwheels.  More information and order form to follow.  



Bedwell Author Visit - Rescheduled 


Due to the delayed opening, the Meghan McCarthy author visit has been rescheduled to Monday, April 24th.



2016-27 Yearbook Sale is Underway


The 2016-2017 Bedwell Yearbook Sale began Monday, January 9th and will run through Friday, March 31st. You can purchase a yearbook for $27 either by logging on to https://ybpay.lifetouch.com with ID Code 10216717 or by filling out the bottom portion of the flyer, that was sent home via backpack, and including a check made out to HSASH-Bedwell. Please make sure to fill out all of the information on the front of the envelope including your email address in order to receive confirmation of your order.  Please contact Sam Frenda at samanthafrenda@gmail.com with any questions.



Box Tops


The second Box Top Contest has ended! The next contest will end on May 23rd! 

Please continue to clip and save your Box Tops.  


THE Max Challenge


Ready to get fit and give back?  The Max Challenge is offering 10-week programs that combine fitness classes, nutrition counseling, and motivation.  Bedwell families can receive a reduced rate when they enroll in a 10-week program and THE Max Challenge will donate $100 to our HSA!  This offer is limited to the first 20 participants and ends on April 30, 2017.

Click here for the flyer.


Celebration Books


Would you like to honor your child, another student, family member or teacher? Order a Celebration Book! This program allows you to honor that special someone while adding to the Bedwell Library collection. 

With your $17 donation, a hard cover book from the library’s wish list will be purchased. A permanent book plate will be attached to the book with the recipient’s name and he/she will be the first to check it out from the library. Fill out the attached form here along with your payment and drop it in the “Celebration Books” box in the front lobby. Any questions email Aileen Peterson - neelia28@msn.com






 



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Bedwell is on Twitter!


You can now follow all that is going on at Bedwell with Twitter. 


Bedwell @BedwellSchool (https://twitter.com/BedwellSchool).


Mr. Thurlow @Bedwell_Tech (https://twitter.com/Bedwell_tech).


Miss Anthony @Bedwell_Music

(https://twitter.com/Bedwell_Music)


Mrs. Leonard @Bedwell_Enrich

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