9/27/17 DRAFT- -general meeting agenda

HMS PTSA General Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Hosford Library, 2303 SE 28th Place


  • 6:30 – 6:40 -- Introductions/Updates


  • 6:40 – 6:45 – Vote on FY 17-18 Budget – Vanessa, Lucretia

  • 6:45 – 6:50 – Vote on Standing Rules for Hosford PTSA Bylaws – Larissa (See draft attached)



  • 6:50 – 7:15 – Principal Westphal – what’s new this year at Hosford
    (new staff; goals for new year, etc.)


  • 7:15 – 7:25 – Q & A with Principal – Ask your questions


     - 7:25  Officer Shadron

7:40 -- Upcoming Events & Announcements; volunteer opportunities, etc.





NEXT PTSA General Meeting, Wed., Oct. 25 @ 6:30 p.m. in Hosford Library;

Dedicated to equity, inclusion, and school climate.  Hosford talk race, HAND and our HMS community will be coming together in solidarity against hate.



Next Board Meeting Oct. 12 @ 6:30 p.m. in Hosford Library
(Our board will review teacher funding requests)

All are welcome at any and all meetings.

Back to School Night 9/19

Back to School Night: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Be sure to bring a phone pic of your student’s schedule for easy reference as you travel! We are working to be environmentally responsible by not printing one-use copies. We will have school maps available for your reference. Translators will be available.

Optional Meetings Prior to Main Event:

Emerging Bilinguals Meeting: 5:30 PM (library)

Special Education Meeting: 5:45 PM (cafeteria)

Talented & Gifted Meeting: 6:00 PM (classroom - follow sign at entrance)


6:20: Welcome in Gymnasium

6:30: Passing Bell - travel to classrooms

Families will follow their student’s schedule as follows:

6:33 - 6:43: 2nd period

6:43: passing bell

6:46 - 6:56: 3rd period

6:56: passing bell

6:59 - 7:09: 4th/5th periods (your student only has one or the other, due to lunch)

7:09: passing bell

7:12 - 7:22: 6th period

7:22: passing bell

7:25 - 7:35: 7th period

7:35: passing bell

7:38 - 7:48: 8th period

7:48: Event Ends

Stay connected!


1. Hosford Hotsheet - weekly newsletter for updates
This weekly newsletter (emailed to the community) is our school’s primary resource for updates. It
includes information from both the school and parent community.
Be sure to READ THE HOTSHEE. It has important information and is your first tool for finding out
about events and activities at Hosford.
Past Hotsheets can be viewed online: http://www.hosfordptsa.org/contact/
Submit an item for the Hotsheet: hosfordhotsheet@gmail.com - deadline is noon Friday.

2. Hosford Email Listserve
Join the Hosford Yahoo Group: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/hosford/info
Subscribe to emails: hosford-subscribe@yahoogroups.com – send an email with “SUBSCRIBE” in subject.
This is a place for informal community updates - and for parents to share information, quick updates, etc.

3. Social Media
Official Hosford School Facebook page & Twitter accounts:
Hosford Parents Facebook page & Twitter accounts:

Find out how to get involved with your community school:

-learn more about HEAT classes

-find out more about the Hosford Foundation

-buy online or by check your Chinook book ($15) and/or app  (books and app, $25 - apps are $15)

-get all your questions answered by your HMS PTSA volunteers.

For information about how to contribute and pay online, click here. 

We look forward to seeing you at Hosford!!