2012 CSA Weekly News December 17, 2012

BOKS WINTER FORMS now available!

For New Students - http://www.pinehillcsa.org/images/stories/docs/winter2013boksfullregistration-1.pdf

For Returning Students - http://www.pinehillcsa.org/images/stories/docs/shortregistrationform-2-2013.pdf


Windows On Wildlife Raptors Life Cycles

On December 11th, at Pine Hill the 2nd and 3rd grade classes welcomed a new program to the Enrichment curriculum. Windows on Wildlife presented their Life Cycles of Raptors program. The presentation included and engaging PowerPoint presentation as well as an assortment of “touchable” artifacts such as feathers, nests and eggs. Our students learned about bald eagles, falcons and owls their habitat and habits. The highlight of the presentation was an up-close and personal viewing of a live Bared Owl and a Kestrel Falcon. These birds of prey are considered “non releasable” and they could not survive in the wild due to injury. Please ask your child about this engaging and exciting experience!

The Boston Museum of Science is back at Pine Hill this month visiting the 1st grade with their Animal Habitat program on December 13th.  The students will learn about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores and how to identify each animal's habitat by looking at physical characteristics and diet.  They will also learn where the ideal place is for animals to live by observing three live animals and by looking for clues that determine their ideal shelter and food. 

In the New Year some of the programing we are looking forward to welcoming to Pine Hill is Techsploration: Simple Machines, David Zucker's Poetry in Motion and the New England Aquarium Tide Pool program.

All these programs are brought to your children by CSA Enrichment and wouldn't be possible without the contributions from parents/guardians.  Thank you for your generous support!

If you'd like to get involved with CSA and Enrichment please contact Nan Theberge or Rebecca Graf.
Your generous contributions make these exciting programs possible.  Thank you!

Many of our CSA executive board positions are turning over this year. We seek a new Treasurer and (2) Co-presidents. Our hope is to begin a transition process late-winter/spring. Please contact Sarah O’Connell sajwight@comcast.net or Elizabeth Davidson evd999@earthlink.net with questions or to express interest.

The Pine Hill CSA Board needs someone to take on Fundraising and to cochair Communications.

Interested? Questions? email Sarah or Elizabeth at president@PineHillCSA.org

Have you gotten Pine Hill School Directory yet? Please, make a note, that CSA's Treasurer, Bruce Lazarus email is misspelled. The correct email is Lazarub@aol.com

No School:

Dec 24 - Dec 28

Bus Pass

Contact AnneMarie Bowen at buspass@PineHillCSA.org

Order more Notes From Home from notesfromhome@pinehillcsa.org

Dining Room

Contact Bene Raia at lunchroom@PineHillCSA.org

BoxTops for Education. http://www.boxtops4education.com/progress/schoolearningsunreg.aspx

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OneCause: Support Pine Hill at no cost to you: http://www.pinehillcsa.org/onecause

Healthy on The Hill News (don't pay attention to the date in link 12-06-2012) - the top news are current: http://www.pinehillcsa.org/all-grades/298-healthy-on-the-hill-12-06-2012

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