We hope you have had a wonderful summer and are looking forward to the start of school as much as we are! Our staff has been hard at work this summer preparing for an exciting year ahead. Though there are still changes here at Horace Mann with new leadership, staff members, and construction, we will continue to honor our past as we move into the future
Earn money through AmazonSmile by making PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. (Horace Mann) your charity of choice. We've put together school supply shopping lists for 1st through 5th grade found on Amazon here; just enter 90211 in the Parents search box and you will see Horace Mann listed.

It may be summertime but that doesn't mean you should stop collecting Box Tops for Horace Mann. Continue gathering them and bring them when school starts again.

Reflections Art Contest
The theme for the Reflections program this year is "What is Your Story?" This arts education program is open to all K-12th grades.

For an entry form and contest rules, click here. You can also click here to read more about this wonderful national PTA program. 

Horace Mann Community Discount Card
Click here or on the image to the right to learn more about how you can help earn money for Horace Mann by shopping at local vendors.

HM Technology Drive
Click here or on the image above to find out how you can help contribute to bring much-needed technology into your child's classroom.

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. 
Organization & Study Skills Workshop
On August 8th and 9th, Beverly Hills Foundation is working with Team Tutors to offer a study skills and organization workshop to 5th-9th graders. The registration deadline is August 2nd. RSVP by contacting: carrie@teamtutors.com  323-356-6160 x7.
Tutoring Available
Consider enrolling your student for the fall session of tutoring held in Horace Mann's cafeteria every Tuesday. Registration begins for residents on August 8th and for non-residents on August 15th. Click here for more information.
Husky Fun Fact
Huskies can serve as trained therapy dogs. There are even some who can detect changes in the human body such as a drop in blood sugar or the onset of a seizure.