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FACE presents The Maywood Hills 2021 Festival of Cultures Cookbook

An astounding 23 countries are represented by way of recipes shared by our school community. From Crepes to Dosas, and Nutty Chocolate Babka to Pink Mochi, you will find recipes and stories from both families and staff. Be sure to check out one of Mrs. Hoeft’s recipes which she learned to make from her very own Kindergarten teacher! It was an honor to work on such a project and to gain insight on the diversity of cultures represented at Maywood Hills…

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President’s Message

Hello Maywood families!  You made it! Another year is in the books and we are probably all looking forward to moving on. If you are like our family we are looking forward to camping trips, summer camps and fun in the sun. I want to thank everyone in our community who showed amazing leadership and commitment to our fellow community members this past year. While it was anything but normal. You all showed exactly what it means to be Maywood strong!  I wish all of…

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Volunteer and Staff Award Nominations

Hello Maywood families, What a year!  And we are at the finish line. So again we want to say thank you to families and school staff for everything that you do. You really have made this last year and a half as best it could be for our children and community at large.  It’s that time of year again to nominate that person you think went above and beyond. I can honestly say, this year  with so many who made a difference.…

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Maywood Hills End of Year Art Gallery

The Art Gallery is live!  You can visit this site to see all of the amazing artwork that has been submitted this year. This year has been very different, as we all know. And like almost everything else, the End of Year Art Gallery is also different. Instead of an in-person exhibition, we are showcasing all our amazingly talented young artists virtually this year. In order to do this, we asked students, with their parents help and permission, to select…

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Family and Community Engagement: F.A.C.E.

April recognizes Arab American Heritage in America, National Deaf History Month, as well as the the following dates as recognized on the NSD calendar:  Ramadan begins Ap. 13 and Eid-al-Fitr May 13 Ninth and Twelfth day of Ridvan, Ap. 28 and May 1 Declaration of Báb May 23; Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh May 28 Orthodox Good Friday Ap. 30 and Easter Orthodox May 2 Read on as we learn more about these special days!   Ramadan begins Ap. 13  and Eid-al-Fitr…

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Read-a-thon is here!

Hello Maywood Families,  The PTA is excited to host a Read-a-Thon starting on March 6th. Students will be tracking their reading minutes over the course of 10 days, March 6th -15th. Our goal for the Maywood Tigers is to log 100,000 minutes over 10 days! We can do this!! There are some great prizes lined up for students who participate including new bikes, bookstore gift cards, Maywood Spiritwear and a chance to be a guest on the morning announcements! The Read-a-Thon is also our school’s main…

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F.A.C.E. Family and Community Engagement

We are reflecting on Black History Month, the Lunar New Year and Women’s History Month with several activities and links. Black History Month Black History Month Word Search.  You can print one out here or use the image below. Word Search  Black Lives Matter: The Racial Educational Justice Committee planned insightful presentations during the School Week of Action, including student reflections, story readings, and panel discussions. Full link: https://www.nsd.org/our-district/who-we-are/racial-educational-justice/blm Lunar New Year Lunar New Year:  2021 ~  Year of the…

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2020-21 Reflections Recognition

Congratulations to all of the amazing participants in this year’s Reflections Culture and Art competition, hosted by the PTA. Name Entry Abby Lee Grade 1, Mrs. Adkinson State Qualifier Council Qualifier Owen Lorusso Grade 2, Mrs. Roper State Qualifier Council Qualifier Anna Lee Grade 4, Mrs. Valentino State Qualifier Council Qualifier Vincent Pearson Grade 5, Mr. Herman Council Qualifier Will Lorusso Grade 5, Mrs. Wesson State Qualifier Council Qualifier Zoe Shah Grade 5, Mrs. Wesson Council Qualifier

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Membership

New year, new opportunity to support your community and join the many families already part of the Maywood Hills PTA.   Memberships are $15  with discounts & scholarships available for all families.  Your participation in PTA helps increase school & family involvement and you get access to special discounts only available to PTA  members.    Signup here: https://www.maywoodhillspta.com/membership/.  For more information on scholarships, email Darin at membership@maywoodhillspta.com. 

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Maywood Hills Spirt Wear

Looking for your first piece of Tiger spirit wear, or your next?  We’ve got you covered – make sure and visit BSN Sportswear and 1st Place Spiritwear for loads of custom designs and apparel options to pick from.  Check the Maywood Hills PTA Facebook page for special promos and discounts, or email Darin at hansondarin@gmail.com.

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