Harriet Thompson Elementary

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  • Walk-A-Thon is Friday. The annual Harriet Thompson Elementary School Walk-A-Thon is set to take place this Friday, Oct. 3, at 9:15 a.m. Students are encouraged to dress up  in their favorite sports clothes and wear comfortable shoes. Families and friends are invited to come out and support their students and the school. Students will be collecting Walk-A-Thon pledges throughout the month of October.
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  • Drug Awareness Month means dress up days. October is Drug Awareness Month, which means it's time for dress up days at Harriet Thompson Elementary School. Every Tuesday in October will be a different dress up day. It's a chance for students to dress up and support being drug free. The dress up themes are as follows: Oct. 7 - Give drugs the boot, wear you favorite boots to school; Oct. 14 - Hats on to being drug free, wear your favorite hat to school; Oct. 21 - Give drugs the slip, wear crazy socks or slippers to school; and Oct. 28 - Run away from drugs, wear your favorite sports clothes to school. There will be prizes awarded to the best dressed.
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  • Volunteers needed. Harriet Thompson Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with special projects. Volunteers are needed to pop popcorn on Tuesday mornings, count money collected through the school's various fundraisers, help with box tops and Campbell's Soup labels. Anyone interested in lending a hand can contact the district's volunteer coordinator, Debi Foster, at 882-8537.
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  • Recorders are in for 4th & 5th graders. The recorders are now here and ready for purchase. If you choose to buy a recorder for music class or for home practice please bring $5 to the office before school in the morning during breakfast. Straps for the recorders are also available for $2. The recorders and straps will be available for purchase throughout the year. Fourth grade students will begin using the recorders in class in October and fifth graders will use them in the spring. The money raised from the recorder sales goes to help the school's marimba band, helping pay for equipment and travel.
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  • Parent information night on Oct. 15. A parent information night is planned from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the Harriet Thompson gym. The topic of the night will be Time to Teach, which will focus on encouraging student learning. The discussion will center around providing a safe and orderly learning environment, helping students cooperate with others and manage one's self and learning to respect rights and property of others. Child care will be provided.
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