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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Dear Bedwell Families,

Our sincere best wishes to everyone for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2018!

First, we wanted to express our gratitude to everyone who has donated a gift of time, talent or resource so far this year to help support our HSA in making Bedwell a really special place for our children to learn and grow.  Please know that your generosity is very much appreciated and put towards a priceless endeavor.

Secondly, we would like you to know how excited we are for the activities that are planned for the remainder of the school year.  There are several community-focused events, such as the upcoming Family Game Night on February 23, and fundraising events, like Penny Wars the week of February 5, that are sure to generate a sense of school spirit, provide loads of fun and earn money for our numerous HSA programs.  Here is a complete list of events for the remainder of the year:

1/8 - Yearbook Sale Begins
1/31 - Box Tops Contest #2 Ends
2/5 - 2/9 - Penny Wars
2/23 - 6 p.m.–8 p.m. – Family Game Night, Cafeteria
3/2 - 2 p.m. - 4th Grade Battle of the Books (Cafeteria)
3/5- 3/9- Read-a-thon
3/8 - Bedwell Artists Legacy Tile Sale
3/29 - Yearbook Sale Ends
4/9 - 4 p.m. – Kindergarten Tea
4/13 - 4th Grade Talent Show (date to be confirmed)
5/3 - 5/4 - Annual Green Team Tomato Sale
5/9 - 10:45-1:45 p.m. – Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
5/24 - 6 p.m.-8 p.m. – Bedwell International Food Fest & Family Fun Night, Cafeteria
5/24 - Box Top Contest #3 Ends
5/31 - Field Day
6/12 - 4 p.m. – Custodian Appreciation Dinner

Lastly, just a friendly reminder that none of our HSA sponsored events can take place without your help.  So thank you again to the many of you who have generously donated your time this year.  However, we are always in need of event volunteers and even event chairs so please consider giving of your time if you have the opportunity.

Hope to see you soon!

-The Bedwell HSA Executive Board

Bedwell HSA Executive Board 2017-2018

Please welcome the Executive Board for the 2017-2018 school year! 

Co-President - Kathy Tober

Co-President - Kate Walden

Co-VP, Events - Christina Arcelay

Co-VP, Events - Diana Gonzalez

Co-VP, Homeroom Parents - Angela McQueen

Treasurer - Amy Horowitz

Assistant Treasurer - Allison Balian

Recording Secretary - Heather Koehler

Corresponding Secretary - Lynn Mitchell

Bedwell/BMS CFO - Ann Giebel

Green Team Chair- Alice Struble

Jan Brett Contest

Our beloved Bedwell Elementary School has the chance to win a visit from well-known and loved children’s author, Jan Brett. She will visit the school with the most entries. 

If you have a moment, we ask that you kindly click on the link provided below and enter your name, email, name of school- Bedwell Elementary School, and the school’s address-141 Seney Drive, Bernardsville. Please visit  http://www.janbrett.com/index.html  and enter the contest.

Check Requests due ASAP

Please submit any check request forms to the HSA treasurer, Amy Horowitz, as soon as possible. Check request forms are available here or on the HSA website. Please return the completed form and all the necessary receipts to the HSA treasurer mailbox in the office. Please note that we cannot reimburse for taxes paid, as we are a tax exempt "corporation." The tax-exempt form is available on the HSA website. 

Please email Amy Horowitz with any questions or concerns. 

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Bedwell HSA Calendar of Events

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


Mrs. Leonard @Bedwell_Enrich