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Willard eNews - October 19, 2021

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.


Willard Notices
Halloween 2021 - Please read!
DEI Committee
Choose to be Nice Sale



HSA
Some important HSA info:

WEEK AHEAD:

10/22 Willard Spirit Day - Show your School/Town Spirit by wearing your Willard/Ridgewood clothing or Green/Maroon
10/22 Art Docent Workshop by Tic Toc - 10-11:30am, Board of Ed, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor - Come find inspiration for your art docent sessions! There will be several stations with sample classroom projects. Click HERE for more information

Picture Day Proofs are here! Please click HERE for instructions on how to view and place an order. 
In order to view proofs, you will need your student ID from skyward. To find the ID number follow these instructions:
1. Log in to your skyward account
2. Click on the "+" sign in the upper left corner
3. Click on "Student Info"
4. You will use the "Other ID" to access your photo proofs
***Picture Retake and Make-Up Day is October 27. You MUST sign-up HERE, by Oct 22, if your student(s) will be participating.

CHECK OUT WILLARD'S HOLIDAY FUNDRAISERS 
*Funds raised will go directly to programming for students through the end of the 21-22 school year (including motivational speakers, educational assemblies, Panther Pride Week activities, etc.)
 
Lynch Creek Farm: Order your Autumn and Winter Holiday decor before they sell out!!!  Decorate for the holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade wreaths and centerpieces, and support Willard at the same time! Shipping starts November 1st, but you can shop ahead and choose a future ship date, so your items arrive fresh for the holidays. Consider sharing the link to shop with other family members, too! These make great hostess gifts, and are a lovely way to show a family member or friend (anywhere across the counrty) that you are thinking of them. Click HERE to learn more and place your order!
Minted.com: A great place to shop for holiday cards and gifts! Starting now and continuing through the end of December, almost all items on Minted will be discounted 20% for Willard families....AND a percentage will still go back to the Willard HSA! Go to Minted.com and use promo code FUNDRAISEWILLARDHSA at checkout to take advantage of this great opportunity (and discount!)
Holiday Shopping and Dining Kick Off Event, featuring Katie Diamond & Catchy: Get a head start on your holiday shopping and give back to Willard! Save the date! Thursday, November 11 through Saturday, November 13. More details to follow!
Live.Love.Laugh: Is your family ready for new Family Portraits? Consider Live.Love.Laugh Photos by Lena Antaramian. Book a new session by October 30 and mention "Willard"; Lena will generously donate 10% of proceeds to Willard HSA. Portraits make great gifts and it's never too early to start planning for those holiday cards! Click HERE for more information

DON'T FORGET:

  • Download the GroupSpot app today and start receiving school alerts directly to your phone! It's easy and so informative! Learn more HERE
  • Did you know Willard has a DEI (Diversity. Equity. Inclusion) Committee? We are excited to start planning events for the Willard community with these principles in mind. Interested in learning more or joining the committee? Click HERE for more information
  • Support our Reading Enrichment programs by purchasing a Birthday Book for your child - students select a book with Mrs. Diorio, which will be personalized and added to the Willard library. Click HERE for more information (Please note: any birthdays that have passed will be CELEBRATED as soon as possible!)
  • Shop the WILLARD STORE for all your Willard needs: Umbrellas, Brand New Tees & Sweatshirts, Car Magnets, and much more! You can even purchase a personalized message on the HSA bulletin board!
  • Are you a business owner or know someone who is? Consider becoming a Directory or Website Sponsor for 2021-22. Learn more HERE

Community
 LWV Candidate Debate
New Players - The Great Gatsby
LSHSA Pizza Fundraiser
New Players - Trunk or Treat
Kelly Creegan Coat Drive
RHS Girls Lacrosse Holiday Sale





Willard eNews - October 12, 2021

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.


Willard Notices
Halloween 2021 - Please read!
DEI Committee


HSA
Some important HSA info:

UPCOMING DATES:

10/14 ART DOCENT WORKSHOP 1-2:30pm, Ridgewood Library auditorium - Come find inspiration for your art docent sessions! There will be several stations with sample classroom projects. Click HERE for more information
10/15 Willard Spirit Day - Willard Spirit Day: Show your School/Town Spirit by wearing your Willard/Ridgewood clothing or Green/Maroon - Go Panthers!
10/22 ART DOCENT WORKSHOP 10-11:30am, Board of Ed, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor - Come find inspiration for your art docent sessions! There will be several stations with sample classroom projects. Click HERE for more information

CHECK OUT WILLARD'S HOLIDAY FUNDRAISERS

Lynch Creek FarmOrder your Autumn and Winter Holiday decor before they sell out!!!  Decorate for the holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade wreaths and centerpieces, and support Willard at the same time! Shipping starts November 1st, but you can shop ahead and choose a future ship date, so your items arrive fresh for the holidays. Consider sharing the link to shop with other family members, too! These make great hostess gifts, and are a lovely way to show a family member or friend you are thinking of them. Click HERE to learn more and place your order!
Minted.com: A great place to shop for holiday cards and gifts! Starting now and continuing through the end of December, almost all items on Minted will be discounted 20% for Willard families....AND a percentage will still go back to the Willard HSA! Use promo code FUNDRAISEWILLARDHSA at checkout to take advantage of this great fundraising opportunity (and discount!)
Katie Diamond Shopping Event: Get a head start on your holiday shopping and give back to Willard! Save the date! Thursday, November 11 through Saturday, November 13. More details to follow!

DON'T FORGET:

  • Download the GroupSpot app today and start receiving school alerts directly to your phone! It's easy and so informative! Learn more HERE
  • Is your family ready for new Family Portraits? Consider Live.Love.Laugh Photos by Lena Antaramian. Book a new session by October 30 and mention "Willard"; Lena will generously donate 10% of proceeds to Willard HSA. Click HERE for more information
  • Support our Reading Enrichment programs by purchasing a Birthday Book for your child - students select a book with Mrs. Diorio, which will be personalized and added to the Willard library. Click HERE for more information (Please note: any birthdays that have passed will be CELEBRATED as soon as possible!)
  • Shop the WILLARD STORE for all your Willard needs: Umbrellas, Brand New Tees & Sweatshirts, Car Magnets, and much more! You can even purchase a personalized message on the HSA bulletin board!
  • Are you a business owner or know someone who is? Consider becoming a Directory or Website Sponsor for 2021-22. Learn more HERE


Community
Helping Hands
LWV BOE Candidates Debate
Ridgewood Rebels Basketball Registration
Ridgewood Hoops Club
RHS Baseball Car Wash





Willard eNews - October 5, 2021

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.


Willard Notices

DEI Committee
Cub Scout Pack 77


HSA
Some important HSA info:

WEEK AHEAD:

10/6 Art Docent Orientation - Learn more about how you can become a part of your child's art education. No previous experience needed - 9am, Outdoor Classroom/Gazebo
10/8 Willard Spirit Day - Show your School/Town Spirit by wearing your Willard/Ridgewood clothing or Green/Maroon
10/8 Last Day to purchase Usborne Cards for a Cause
10/10 Last Day to purchase tickets to the Willard Parent Social
10/11 NO SCHOOL

DON'T FORGET:
  • The HSA is excited to announce our Parent Social, taking place October 15th, 7-10pm! View Invitation HERE. Grab some friends or grab your spouse and plan to join other Willard parents for a fun evening! Willard's own Jester family have generously offered to host the event in their backyard. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served. The event is BYOB. Purchase your tickets HERE
  • The HSA is sponsoring an Usborne Cards for a Cause FundraiserSave time and avoid in store shopping trips, by keeping a box of greeting cards on hand, with cards available for every occasion, and support your school at the same time! Select from five different greeting card box options – Two All Occasion Boxes, one Thanks and Blanks Box, one Holiday Box and one Kids Birthday Box. Each box contains 30 beautiful, embellished greeting cards with matching envelopes, for only $30! The NEW Holiday Box has 50 cards – for $30! That’s just $1 per card (or less) plus a free box to keep everything organized! Click HERE to place your order. Orders are Due Friday, October 8. 
  • Is your family ready for new Family Portraits? Consider Live.Love.Laugh Photos by Lena Antaramian. Book a new session by October 30 and mention "Willard"; Lena will generously donate 10% of proceeds to Willard HSA. Click HERE for more information
  • Support our Reading Enrichment programs by purchasing a Birthday Book for your child - students select a book with Mrs. Diorio, which will be personalized and added to the Willard library. Click HERE for more information (Please note: any birthdays that have passed will be CELEBRATED as soon as possible!)
  • Shop the WILLARD STORE for all your Willard needs: Umbrellas, Brand New Tees & Sweatshirts, Car Magnets, and much more! You can even purchase a personalized message on the HSA bulletin board!
  • Are you a business owner or know someone who is? Consider becoming a Directory or Website Sponsor for 2021-22. Learn more HERE
  • Did you know Willard has a DEI (Diversity. Equity. Inclusion) Committee? We are excited to start planning events for the Willard community with these principles in mind. Interested in learning more or joining the committee? Click HERE for more information

Community
Chalk Talk - Willie Geist
Breakfast with Friends
LSHSA Night Out
7th/8th Grader Fall Event
Social Services Thanksgiving Food Drive