Dear SOMS Families,
On behalf of the SOMS HSA Board, we would like to welcome you to the 2016-2017 school year!
The Home and School Association (HSA) is a parent volunteer organization intended to promote and facilitate relations and cooperation between SOMS families and the school. The HSA communicates with the SOMS Community via regular emails that include news and information about SOMS and the district. If you haven’t already signed up to receive these email updates (eblasts) please go to www.somshsa.org and click on “Sign Up for the HSA Email Newsletter.” Also, please note that our website is updated regularly and is a great resource with information and links.
Each year the HSA creates a Directory of students for the use of our Student Body. The password- protected directory will be posted on the HSA website using the information provided by the district: student’s name, as well as parent/guardian name, mailing address, email and phone #. The student directory will be published with the HSA eblast in late September .If for any reason you believe the district information is not up to date or if you DO NOT want your information published, please contact our VP of Administration, Moya Titus at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 26th.
It goes without saying that parent/guardian involvement is critical for a successful school year. You can participate in the SOMS HSA in a variety of ways that fits your interests and schedule. We welcome and need all hands on deck! Check out our “Volunteer Now” tab at www.somshsa.net to learn more about volunteer opportunities and to sign up!
Please mark your calendars for the upcoming SOMS community events in September:
- Ice Cream Social in Sept. at SOMS!
Some of our favorite teachers will be scooping ice cream. There will be a non-dairy option and there will be pizza & water for purchase, too, School spirit-wear will be on sale that night!
- Back to School Night in Sept.** Check the website for updates on the full calendar of the year’s events! **
The SOMS HSA Board is looking forward to working with you this year. Please feel free to contact us at any time via email at email@example.com. We also welcome you to attend any of our monthly HSA meetings; they are listed on the calendar, which is on the website and will be eblast.
Jung Lee Masters & Mary Conway Co-Presidents SOMS HSA