PTO Post  Volume 5, Issue 15

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Happy Everything to Everyone!
Thank you to all of the amazing families that have made the start to this school year so wonderful!  Our new principal has been outstanding and all of the staff new and experienced continue to help our children love to learn.  Enjoy this wonderful holiday season and I hope to see you all at our first annual Movie night in January!!!

HARDY SPIRIT WEAR!!!  Just in time for the holidays!
If you didn’t order on our Hardy website yet…don’t worry!!  There is still time!!! Unfortunately, due the lovely New England weather…our distributor is still waiting for delivery of the sweatshirts.  He assures us that we will have them for Friday…but can’t promise any earlier.  Once we have them in hand…we will be selling them live and in person on the playground at drop off and pick up!  Show your Hardy spirit and surprise your special someone with one of these beautiful sweatshirts!  Any questions about pre-orders and delivery options…please contact Cedrine Bell at

1st Annual Hardy Family Movie Night
Friday January 17 630pm-800pm
Hardy Gym…
Popcorn and drinks available for purchase!
Wear your Jammies and bring your sleeping bag to snuggle!
Still looking for that volunteer opportunity…go on…SIGN UP!!

Shop Amazon and support Hardy School
Shopping Amazon during the holiday season?  Do you want to help support the Hardy School?  You can do both at the same time.  Click on the link on before shopping and the Hardy School PTO will receive between 4% and 15% from Amazon.  There is no way to apply this promotion if you go directly to so please use the link on our home page or the link below.  The rebate comes directly from Amazon and there is no additional cost to the user.  Share the link with all of your friends and family.

Community Happenings
(If you would like to include a community event in the post, email the info to

Ottoson Winter Band Concert
Thursday December 18, 2013
Wood Gym

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday Dec 23-Wednesday Jan 1
Winter Break – NO SCHOOL
Friday January 17 Movie Night 630pm-800pm

Important Information

Safe Arrival – Please use this email address to notify the school by 8:30 am when your child will be late or absent,
You may also call the school at 781.316.3780

Message from the nurse:
Please remember to give the specific reason for your child’s absence so the school nurse can identify particular illnesses that are spreading through the school. To receive updates and blogs on health, wellness and other related topics such as food recall Information, please go to the nurses page at Also, mandatory health forms for medication administration, allergy or asthma action plans and other health related documentation can be accessed through this site. I will try and keep you updated on all recent events and information that can impact health and wellness. Thank you!

Brought to you by your PTO President, Jenn Irvine 
Hardy School, 52 Lake Street, Arlington, MA 02474