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Incoming Kindergarteners Playdate 
9:30-11:30 AM - Roxbury Park 
Incoming Kindergarteners Playdate 
9:30-11:30 AM - Roxbury Park 
New Family & Kindergarten Welcome 
4:15 - 5:00 PM - Cafeteria 
Welcome BBQ
5:00 - 6:30 PM - HM Playground 
Celebrating Coach Kessler Recap
by Misty Johnson, PTA Communications Chair

A thoroughly good time was had by all at the Celebrating Coach Kessler event held in May. Many friends, former and current students, former administrators, and family were there to support Coach Kessler and wish him well as he begins his time as Superintendent.
The PTA collected letters and drawings for a tribute binder for Coach, as well as presented Coach with a multi-tile tribute wall, a framed t-shirt signed by staff,  a cake donated by Ji's Cakes, and a golden whistle. Thank you to all who came and to all who helped make the event possible.
Summer Playdates for Incoming Kindergarteners

Joint Science Fair 2015
The First Annual Joint Science Fair with Beverly Vista is set for Thursday, October 15th.

All K-8 students are invited to submit their experiment to the science fair for a chance to win!

Explore the world around you, do experiments and learn how to work like a scientist! Start thinking about your science experiment this summer and watch this video for inspiration!

Attend the information session and sign-up on Monday, August 26th from 6:00-8:00pm in the BV cafeteria.
Earning Easy Money for Horace Mann - Boxtops and AmazonSmile
It may be summertime but that doesn't mean you should stop collecting Boxtops for Horace Mann. Continue gathering them and bring them when school starts again. Go to the Boxtops 4 Education website for more information on this great program and to see participating products.

With back-to-school shopping coming up, visit Horace Mann PTA's AmazonSmile page to get everything you need. We are registered as a participating organization with AmazonSmile which means that a portion of every purchase goes directly to benefit Horace Mann PTA.


Go to the  AmazonSmile link and be sure to share it with your friends, family and on social media.  Another way to find our account: go to and look up PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. (Horace Mann)  


The supply lists for each grade can be found here


Reflections 2015
The theme for the Reflections program this year is Let Your Imagination Fly. This arts education program is open to all K-12th grades.

The deadline to enter is Friday, October 30th. For any questions, please contact Sharon Persovski, Reflections Council Chair, at

For an entry form and contest rules, click here. You can also click here to read more about this wonderful school program.
Middle School Study Skills Workshop
On August 4th and 5th, The Foundation BH is joining with Team Tutors to offer a study skills and organization workshop to middle school students. The Registration deadline is July 28th.

To enroll, contact Carrie at or 323-356-6160 ext. 7
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. 

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