VIRTUAL HAWKFEST and other NEWS BITS from Huff PTA - April 26, 2021
Mon, Apr 26 12:11pm

APRIL 26, 2021

Happy Monday! We have a few hot topics to announce and remind you of this week:

  • MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR VIRTUAL HAWKFEST events in the coming weeks
  • HUFF YEARBOOK: Not too late to order! Deadline to customize is this Friday, April 30
  • APPLE EMPLOYEES: Donate to MVEF this week for a double match!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR VIRTUAL HAWKFEST: It's been a challenging school year, but together we're coming out stronger! Hawkfest is back this year with a number of fun events (virtual and socially distanced) coming your way. More details on each of these events will come soon, but here's the rundown:

  • Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt starts Saturday, May 8: You can do this on your own schedule with the whole family, submitting answers and photos from various challenges you'll complete around the Huff neighborhoods. Submitted photos will be shared in our school-wide Zoom event on May 21!
  • Spring Craft: Spring craft packets will be distributed at school for completion at home; submit photos of completed work for sharing in the school-wide Zoom.
  • Fun virtual events (Friday, May 14): Join the fun in scheduled Zoom events from the comfort of home, with separate events for grades K-2 and 3-5. Registration and more details coming soon!
  • Hawkfest Finale (Friday, May 21, 5pm): Grab some pizza and gather the family to join us for the Hawkfest finale on Zoom, including slideshows from the scavenger hunt and craft project, plus more online games played school-wide!

HUFF YEARBOOK: Deadline for customization is this Friday, April 30

  • It's not too late to order a yearbook: If you haven't already, use this link to order this year's Huff Yearbook. It'll be a unique keepsake from an unusual school year!
  • Customizing your yearbook pages (before Friday, April 30):
    • Create an account on our TreeRing yearbook site
    • Login and select "My Photos" in the bar on the left to upload photos
    • Click on "Edit Custom Pages" to design pages with your photos!

ATTENTION APPLE EMPLOYEES: Apple is making 2:1 match on employee donations through the end of April. The Mountain View Education Foundation (MVEF) seeks your support!  Donate online here and you will automatically receive an emailed tax receipt which you can submit to Apple to triple the impact of your donation.  You can also use your employer's online portal (Benevity) to make your donation and receive Apple's 2:1 match. Thank you!