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    Byrd HSA is MOVING 

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    As of Monday, September 15,

    all new content will be posted to our  address.




    Byrd HSA Meeting--Mon 9/15  

    8:45am in Learning Center

    Handbook Opt-Out Form


    If you do NOT WANT to be in the Federated HSA handbook, fill out this form online. Sometimes the school online systems can be confusing:  This (Genesis Parent Portal) is the site that parents use to review report cards.   


    If you WANT to be in the handbook, do NOTHING :)   

    The deadline for deciding to opt-out is September 24th.






    “Tad Hills Raffle”

    Win an autographed copy of Tad Hills' Duck & Goose Go to the Beach and a framed original illustration of his beloved character, Duck!




    The raffle will take place on Wednesday September 17,

    2014 at Back to School Night.


    Raffle tickets are $10 each. Cash or check, made payable to Byrd HSA is acceptable.


     CLICK HERE for a Raffle Form




    Student’s Name ______________________________


    Teacher __________________ Phone ____________



    Class Parent List is Available - click here

    We still have some openings - so let us know if you are interested ASAP.

    Alternate spots open in - KAM, KPM, 2K



    Leslie Kossar Schraer
    (c) 201-663-5790


    Pizza Days 2014-2015

    Pizza Days are coming!  If you would like your child to enjoy freshly delivered John’s Boy pizza on Pizza Day Wednesdays please fill out the order form, include your payment and return it to the school office in the box marked “Pizza” by Friday, September 26.  

    The order is for the entire year. 

    Please note the pizza dates listed on the form.  

    Choose one or two slices with or without water. Checks payable to Byrd HSA and cash are accepted. 

    Thanks so much for supporting this fundraiser!

    If you choose to pay with a credit card, you can sign up for pizza day on the Byrd HSA Community Pass website.


    H.S.A. Membership Drive 2014-15

    The focus of Byrd School’s Home & School Association is to contribute to the maintenance of high quality education at the Richard E. Byrd School. The H.S.A. assists by providing funding for activities that enrich our children’s elementary school experience but are not funded by the school district’s budget. In 2014, the H.S.A. provided tablets for each grade and a bottle filler station to replace the water fountain.

    As part of your $15 membership, each family will receive a copy of the invaluable H.S.A. Handbook, which includes important school district info as well as the names, addresses and phone numbers of all the families in the entire Glen Rock District. 

    Return this form, along with a check to the H.S.A. box at the Byrd main office. Envelopes should be marked “H.S.A. MEMBERSHIP.” NEW THIS YEAR, you

    can also pay through the Community Pass website for Glen Rock Byrd School HSA! 

    It will be live on Thursday morning, so you can go to If you have any questions, please contact Lisette Carillo, email 



    Library volunteers are an important part of the Byrd Media Center Program. They help check the books in and out, shelve and organize books, assist students when needed, and perform a variety of other tasks. This year, we are hoping to have three volunteers per class who will come in on a rotating basis. A lottery will be held if more than three people volunteer for a class. We will hold on to all names in case there is an opening during the school year. A one-time training session will be mandatory for all new volunteers.

    If you are interested in volunteering, please check available times and return the required form to the school by September 11.

    New Fall Story Times and Programs at the Library
    Check the Community page for info on the Library's exciting fall line-up.

    New to Byrd? Read This!
    Click here for info on where to line up, dismissal times, staff, websites, and more.

    2014-2015 School Supply Lists
    Back to School shopping can begin!

    Web Site 411
    Confused about which website to use to find the information you are looking for about school and district activities?  Check out the Cheat Sheet for School and District Websites.

BYRD ID # C16871FD3L847




Dates to Remember
 Sept 15Byrd HSA MEETING
Learning Center
Babysitting is available
Sept 16 Picture Day  --Rain Date, 9/22 
 Sept 17Back to School Night  7pm 
Rosh Hashanah - District Closed
 Oct 1Pizza Day
Oct 2 Ice Cream Day 
Oct 3 Second Cup of Coffee K-1

Volunteer Information

Learning Center 

Contact: Michelle Cosimano

Pizza - Volunteer Schedule

Contact: Jen Wexler or Arlene Santaella

Ice Cream  -   Volunteer Schedule

Contact: Jill Orlich 

All items are $1 - $1 bills are appreciated

HSA Event Chairperson List

 Helpful Byrd Information
Bell Schedule/Late Policy
Class Line-Up Assignments
Drop-off/Pick-up procedures
New Byrd Family Information
School Supply List
School Lunch Order Forms
Peanut Guidelines for lunch and snack 
Parent Student Handbook 2013-2014
Visiting Byrd School ?
Paying a visit?
Sign IN,

All visitors during school hours must sign in and out of the office and have a visitor badge displayed at all times while in the building.

 Line-Up assignments/building guide

In case you forgot:

We love our four-legged friends, but when it comes to bringing them onto Byrd School grounds... DON'T