We hope to see you at tomorrow’s PTO meeting from 9:15-am – 10:15am in the Auditorium. Bring your ID and sign in at the front office. Coffee will be provided!
Next week will be spirit-filled as we celebrate Fox Chapel’s Homecoming. We’ve also got several open volunteer opportunities and a new class added to the O’Hara Foxes Club (details below).
DATES TO NOTE – WEEK OF 9/24
Spirit Week (9/24 – 9/28)
Students are encouraged to dress up and show their #OHaraSpirit! Email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured on our Facebook page!
Please note: no spaghetti strap or strapless tank tops. Students must wear shoes to school (no slippers or slipper socks).
Reminder: Online Spirit Store Closes 9/23
You can still grab some great O’Hara Spirit Gear in time for the pep rally and Homecoming at https://www.fmgweb.com/ohara/. The store will remain open until 9/23. Items purchased will be distributed by 9/26.
Mobile Fingerprinting (9/26 from 10am – 6pm) – Foxwall EMS – Registration Required
In partnership with the Kerr PTO, a Mobile Fingerprinting event for the Act 114 FBI Criminal Reporting requirement will be held on September 26th at Foxwall EMS. The event will run from 10am – 6pm. To register and reserve a spot to be fingerprinted, please follow these instructions: http://bit.ly/mobilefingerprint2018 (Note: we are aware of some issues registering and are working to resolve).
Community Homecoming Carnival – Friday, September 28, 2018 (4-7pm).
In honor of Homecoming Weekend, the Fox Chapel Area High School invites community members to its annual Homecoming Carnival, with lots of fun activities, games, and rides for kids. Head out to the Front Lawn at Fox Chapel Area High School and look for the O’Hara PTO! We’ll be hosting a game and selling our remaining spirit inventory. The football game follows at 7pm.
Volunteers are needed in each classroom to help with class parties, field trips, Box Tops, and Spring and Thanksgiving Basket collections. Sign up today and let your homeroom representative know how you’d like to help: https://goo.gl/forms/l7uaXmfYqBUfQps12
TAG is an art enrichment program in which volunteers become amateur docents–bringing art history, criticism, aesthetics, and art-making experiences to our students.(Don’t worry, no art degree required!). More information and sign up available here: https://oharapto.org/tag/
Volunteers are needed to help represent O’Hara Elementary School at the Fox Chapel Foxes Homecoming Carnival on 9/28. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4daba623a1f49-homecoming
Looking for something else? Volunteer opportunities are posted when available at oharapto.org/volunteer.
O’HARA FOXES CLUB CONTINUES WITH LAB RATZ SCIENCE CLUB
The OFC continues with Lab Ratz Science Club. Lab Ratz presents basic science principles in an engaging, hands-on manner- encouraging students to be inventive and creative, to question the world around them, and to make discoveries through firsthand experimentation. The Fall session is open to students in grades 3 – 5. Classes begin on Monday, October 8th and will run for 5 weeks from 4:00-5:00 pm. The cost is $70. For additional details and to register, visit oharapto.org/ofc or view the flyer attached.