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3:30 PM - Auditorium
Bedtime Stories
6:30 PM - Library
BHUSD STEM Expo
5:00 PM - BHHS
Pupil-Free Day
NO SCHOOL 
8th Grade Graduation Pictures
8:00 AM - Auditorium
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Husky Gear Sale
2:40 PM - Student Store 
PTA Executive Board Nominations 2015-2016
After much deliberation on the part of the nominating committee, this is the proposed slate for the 2015-2016 PTA Executive Board that was announced at our last PTA meeting. This slate will be voted on at the next PTA meeting on Thursday, March 19th at 8:30am. If you are interested in running for any of these positions, whether open or not, please send an email to hmpta@gmail.com or contact someone on the current Executive Board.

President - Tina Wiener
Executive Vice President - Jamie Halimi
Treasurer - Michael Hart
Auditor - Iris Strauss
Secretary - OPEN
Parliamentarian - Jena Frankel
VP Fundraising - Celina Serrano, Peter Gabayan, Neely Irwin
VP Membership - Oshrit Dorian, Kimberly Combs, Gilad Shapira
VP Communications - Misty Johnson
VP Programs - Lisa Tonley & Jennifer Pedersen
VP Volunteers/Community Service - Megan Zucaro & Tee Combs
Room Parent Chair - Jill Egerman
VP Hospitality - Ji Kang
Historian - OPEN
Hearts Were Touched!

A big thanks to Oshrit Dorian, Leslie Pajar, and Alla Cherevka for hosting a wonderful Valentine's luncheon for our teachers! It was a huge success and the teachers and staff felt the love.

Also, thank you to the On family for catering an amazing meal.
Calendar Changes

Our Science Night (March 11th) and Carnival (March 22nd) are being rescheduled for a later date. 

The Benefit Concert date has changed from March 26th to April 30th.

Stay tuned for updates and more information. 

Building Bridges - Construction Update

Check out the Work Zone Cam here for the up-to-the-minute action on site. For any questions or concerns about construction, the Horace Mann Construction Hotline Number is 310-882-3066. Progress in Pictures
 
8th Grade Corner

Please note that Mr. Kessler will be sending home a letter regarding graduation activities very soon.  Please ask your student for this letter as it has vital information about 8th grade graduation activities!

Horace Mann Website Re-design Launches
by Misty Johnson

After several rounds of revisions to its design and functionality, our school website, hm.bhusd.org, has recently undergone a facelift. In order to have a more streamlined and consistent web presence many smaller adjustments to the layout and look & feel will be coming in the next few months. When you have a free moment, check it out.

If you have any comments on how you would like the website to function, please email your thoughts to hmptacomms@gmail.com or just reply to this newsletter.
TypingBoost Classes
 
For interested Middle School students, TypingBoost classes are available and start tomorrow Monday, February 23rd.

Click here for the full details.
Tutoring Available

 

Registration is open for the spring session of The Beverly Hills Academic Tutoring Program.  There are 19 additional spots available at Horace Mann. 

Click here for the registration form.
 

Dance Auditions
Admission into Dance Company and Intermediate Dance are by audition only. 8th grade students are welcome to audition. Both programs are year-long courses and can earn PE credit or VPA credit.

Click here for more information.





Classes and Community Activities of Interest

Summer Academy registration is open to incoming 9th graders now! To register, visit www.bhef.org/summerschool

Spring Registration for STAR classes has started.
www.beverlyhills.org/BHRegOnline

 

Financial Literacy 4 Kids - March 8th (registration required)
BH Teen Leadership Day - March 20th (registration required)
HUSKY FUN FACTS
A husky's nose turns dry at night so it won't be cold or freeze up.