HW Spirit Gear Sale and Order Pick-up

The PTSA is having an in-person Spirit Gear Sale this Wednesday, December 16 from 2:30-4:30pm in front of the school. So if you forgot to place order, you are in luck– this is your chance to pick up some fun gear! Also, already purchased Spirit Gear will be available for pick-up.

So get some fun Wolfpack gear and holiday shopping done all in one! Any questions, please contact: spiritgear@hazelwolfk8.org

Support our community with household donations – through Friday, Dec. 18

We are accepting donations to the Winter Household Drive to support those in our HW community who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 crisis. While keeping cultural diversity in mind this winter season, we are focusing our Winter Drive on household supplies instead of food. Each grade is assigned one type of item.

You can buy that item from the Target wishlist or you can buy it elsewhere locally. Target Wish List: https://www.target.com/gift-registry/gift/HWwinterdrive

K – laundry detergent
1st grade – paper towels (if not available, soap bars like Dove)
2nd grade – toilet paper (if not available, baby wipes)
3rd grade – dish soap
4th grade – deodorant
5th grade – shampoo
6th grade – conditioner
7th grade – toothbrushes
8th grade – Nutella

We will keep track of donations based on a point system with items costing about $5 equal to one point. We’ll do our best to keep track fairly. The winning grade will win a virtual DANCE PARTY with Principal Debbie Nelsen! We will announce the winning grade after the break to allow time for all shipments to be delivered.

You can have items shipped to Tracy Buckingham the PTSA Family Support Lead (Target registry automatically ships to her) or drop off at her house. Please email Tracy for drop off info and any questions: familysupport@hazelwolfk8.org. Thank you Wolfpack for your support!

Congratulations to our Wolfpack Readers for completing the Read-A-Thon!

Now it’s time to add up your minutes read, collect your pledges and turn in your forms!

Forms and pledges can be turned in and participation bookmarks will be distributed at the school this week on December 2 & 3 (Weds & Thurs) from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the library book pick-up.

You can also email forms to fundraising@hazelwolfk8.org. Sponsors can make their donations online through December 6, here: https://hazelwolfk8.ejoinme.org/2020ReadAThon 

Winning fundraisers and raffle winners will be announced soon!

Read-a-Loud with Mystery Reader – Mon, Nov. 23

Join us next Monday for another Read-a-Loud and this time with a special guest Mystery Reader! Who could it be??? Find out on Monday, Nov. 23 at 6:30pm for K-2, 6:45pm for 3-5 and 7pm for 6-8. Register at: https://bit.ly/38mKs4k.

We had a great turn out on Monday evening at our Read-a-Loud with Dr. V for the Read-a-Thon Kick-off– so many engaged and smiling kids. Hope to see you at this next event! 

It’s not too late to participate in this year’s Read-a-Thon and get your kids reading over the break. The PTSA has some great incentives and prizes. If you missed the info in the Principal’s emails, get all the details, key dates and the packet download here: www.hazelwolfk8.org/read-a-thon

Read-a-Thon — November 16-28

Do you want to get your child more excited about reading and help them meet a goal? The PTSA has some great incentives for this year’s Read-a-Thon to get kids reading!

Reading dates are November 16-28. It’s ok if you start a little late, you can still participate! Check out the Read-a-Thon packet that contains all the program details, sponsor sheet, reading log and a bonus coloring activity sheet.

The PTSA has also designed the program this year to increase reading participation!

  • Every participant will receive a special edition HW bookmark.
  • The class with the most participants (top class per grade level) will get a cookie coupon for each student in the winning class.
  • Top fundraiser per grade level will receive a book of their choice and a Super Reader Goodie Bag.
  • Last but not least– if your child reaches their recommended grade-level reading goal, they will be entered into a raffle to win an awesome prize– a $50 shopping spree at Math ‘n’ Stuff or Third Place Books with Dr. V. There will be one raffle prize per grade level.

To be eligible for prizes, please return forms and collected pledges in person at Hazel Wolf on December 2nd or 3rd from 2:30-4:30pm or by emailing to fundraising@hazelwolfk8.org.

Packet PDF, sample pledge letter and key dates can be found at: www.hazelwolfk8.org/read-a-thon.

Check out books from Hazel Wolf Library: Tuesday, November 17th is the last day to put library books on hold to check out before the break! Here is a how-to guide. This week is extra special as there will be ten “Golden Tickets” placed in random books. There’s only one way to be a winner… you have to check out some books! Book pick-up will be on Thursday, November 19th from 2:30-4:30.

Get ready to Read-a-Thon: Packet pick up Thurs. & Friday, 2:30-4:30pm this week

It’s nearly time for the annual Hazel Wolf Read-a-Thon! Check out this video to meet our new librarian Dr. V and get more details about this year’s Read-a-Thon:

The Read-a-Thon reading period starts November 16 and goes through November 28.

Come to the HW library book pick up at school this Thurs. or Fri., Nov. 12 or 13 from 2:30pm-4:30pm and get your Read-A-Thon packet and meet Dr. V. When you pick up your packet, you can also get a hot cocoa packet to enjoy during the Read-A-Loud with Dr. V to kick off Read-A-Thon. (If you can’t come pick up during this time, packets will also be available in front of the school and online here.)
Read-A-Thon 2020 kicks off with a Read-a-Loud event with Dr. V on Mon, Nov. 16. This is another chance to meet Dr. V. and will bring together grade bands at 6:30pm for K-2; 6:45pm for 3-5, and 7:00pm for 6-8. Get your hot cocoa ready and don’t forget your cozy jammies! To participate, register here.

Happy reading, everyone!

Key Dates:

  • November 12 and 13 – Packet & Hot Cocoa Pick-up from 2:30-4:30pm at Hazel Wolf
  • November 16 – Read-A-Thon Kickoff and cozy Read-a-Loud with Dr. V! (K-2 at 6:30pm; 3-5 at 6:45pm; 6-8 at 7:00pm)
  • November 19 – One last library book pick-up before the break.
  • November 23 – Read-a-Loud with Mystery Reader (K-2 at 6:30pm; 3-5 at 6:45pm; 6-8 at 7:00pm)
  • November 28 – Last day of Read-A-Thon
  • November 29 – December 2 – Count minutes & collect pledges
  • December 2 & 3 – Turn all funds and paperwork in at Hazel Wolf from 2:30-4:30pm or via email to fundraising@hazelwolfk8.org. You can make Read-A-Thon contributions online at: https://hazelwolfk8.ejoinme.org/2020ReadAThon

Spirit Gear on Sale through Sunday, Nov. 15

Spirit Gear Flash Sale is on now and ends soon!!! Do not delay, this sale is a quickie– online orders are due Sunday, November 15th.
Don’t miss out on the classics like the Wolf Pact T-shirt and logo baseball T-shirt. Also check out the fun *new gear* like the Hazel Wolf masks and bracelets.
Order online now!

Deliveries/pickups will be coordinated in mid/late December around the winter break. This is your one and only chance to order Hazel Wolf swag and “put a wolf on it” until spring.  

As always, proceeds from Spirit Gear sales make Hazel Wolf K-8 programming available to everyone. Thanks for your support, Wolfpack!

– Your Spirit Gear folks, Traci, Noriko and Mark
Questions, compliments, ideas? Email: spiritgear@hazelwolfk8.org