Fayetteville Elementary School HSA
Welcome to the Fayetteville Elementary HSA page. The Home School Association (HSA) is a volunteer organization dedicated to aiding students by providing financial and other support for educational and recreational needs. The HSA holds many fundraisers throughout the year to support and enhance educational school programs.
The message below is from HSA co-presidents Christina Beam and Hillary Raymond.
Dear Parents and Guardians of Fayetteville Elementary,
On behalf of the Fayetteville Elementary Home and School Association (HSA), we would like to welcome you and your family to the 2012-2013 school year. We would also like to express our gratitude to the parents, guardians, teachers and staff involved in last year’s HSA events. The fundraisers and programs were a tremendous success due to the support of dedicated volunteers.
Please read the online monthly HSA Communication Packet now known as the Buzz Beat and refer to the Fayetteville Elementary website for more information on HSA fundraisers and activities.
All Fayetteville Elementary community members are encouraged to participate in HSA activities. Volunteers are the key to the HSA’s success. It is only through active engagement that the HSA can continue to provide an integral link between home and school. Please consider volunteering your time and talents. HSA meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at either 9:30 a.m. or 7 p.m. Meeting times are published in the monthly HSA Buzz Beat. Parent and guardian participation is highly encouraged.
Fayetteville Elementary's HSA meets the first Monday of every month in the school's auditeria. All parents, caregivers and staff are invited to attend.
September 24 - 7:00 p.m.
October 1 - 7:00 p.m.
November 5 - 9:30 a.m.
December 3 - 7:00 p.m.
January 7 - 7:00 p.m.
February 4 - 9:30 a.m.
March 4 - 7:00 p.m.
April 8 - 7:00 p.m.
May 6 - 9:30 a.m.
June 3 - 7:00 p.m.
The HSA also publishes a monthly newsletter that goes home with every student to keep families informed.
With the help of its volunteers, the HSA sponsors many activities for the students throughout the year and helps to provide and support home/school communication.
Activities and Communications include:
- Foreign language classes
- Family activity nights for each grade level
- Dance program
- Individual student pictures
- Fourth grade party
- Living lab
- Mini courses
- Science club
- Teacher hospitality
- Cultural enrichment programs (authors, musicians, and other special guests are brought to the school throughout the year)
- School cookouts
- Popcorn days
- R.I.O.T. (Reading Instead of Television) month
- School store
- School directory
- Monthly newsletter and communication packet
- Summer lending library
- Positive behavioral support
The HSA conducts its own fundraising to provide these activities. The primary fund-raisers are the Book Fairs, Giftwrap Sale, and the Chocolate Sale. Monies are also raised through the additional activities/services that the HSA sponsors.
Fundraisers can vary from year to year, and information about them is sent home throughout the school year. All parents and faculty are encouraged to get involved. There are many volunteer opportunities at all levels and there is always room for community input!
Presidents for the 2012-13 school year are Christina Beam and Hillary Raymond.
For more information, please call the school at (315) 692-1600.