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2016 Rocket Launch: Fall Fundraising Campaign
The 2016-2017 Red Hill PTA is shooting for the stars this school year with our annual fundraising campaign, Rocket Launch. Its aim is to launch our kids’ future success by providing the needed funds for educational enrichment programs in FINE ARTS, TECHNOLOGY, ACADEMICS AND CLASSROOM SUPPORT.

Rocket Launch, our primary fundraiser for programming for the year, has begun and will continue until September 30th. 

Without your donations, these enrichment programs will NOT continue! Our goal is to raise $45,000 which we can easily reach and surpass if every family donates at least $200 to get our students BLASTING OFF into learning.

HOW YOU CAN HELP?  Your donation of $200, $350, $500 or more will go directly to funding these educational opportunities for our children. This year, we will be thanking our generous donors by recognizing them on the   Red Hill campus, in our weekly e-blast, and in our school directory.

$1,000 or more!  Your generous donation of $1,000 or more will not only support our students, but also guarantee a parking spot at the following Red Hill events for the 2016/2017 school year:  Back to School Night (September),   Holiday Programs (December) and Open House (May).

Click HERE to donate today!

In addition, many corporations have employee matching gift programs. Contact your Human Resources Department to see what types of matching options your company provides! 

All donations are tax deductible.

Tustin Tiller Days: Save $5 and Support Red Hill!
Tustin Tiller Days is September 30-October 2. Families may purchase pre-sale carnival wristbands for $25.00 until September 29th. That is a savings of $5.00! 

For each wristband sold during this pre-sale, $2.00 will be donated to any school in TUSD. Be sure to tell them you are from Red Hill when you purchase your wristbands!

The wristband allows for unlimited carnival rides on the day redeemed and can be purchased at the City of Tustin Parks and Recreation office at 300 Centennial Way, Tustin. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (714) 573-3326. 

Chick-fil-A: Dinner Out on Thursday, 10/6!

Mark your calendars!! Skip cooking and join your Red Hill friends for dinner at Chick-fil-A on Thursday, 10/6 at the Market Place location from 5:00 to 8:00!

Present THIS FLYER to your friendly Chick-fil-A cashier and 20% of the total purchase will be donated back to Red Hill! Offer is good for Dine-In, Carry-Out, and Drive-Through!

Invite your friends, relatives, and neighbors!!

2016 Bookaneer Book Fair 
The Scholastic Book Fair will be at Red Hill from October 10th to 14th!  The exciting theme for our fall 2016 Book Fair is Bookaneer: Where Books are the Treasure! This season's Book Fair will be a swashbuckling celebration full of adventurous activities and hundreds of books kids want to read.

Parents who visit the book fair before or after their conference will receive a "Golden Ticket" to be entered into a drawing for a chance for their child to win a free book ($10 value).  Drawings will be held daily. Parents can also leave their students in the book fair while they meet with their teachers. 

We need your help! Please sign up online HERE to help volunteer at our Book Fair! We need lots of help with set-up, tear-down, and working the fair.

Questions? Contact our Book Fair Chairs-- Sandy Tweedt atsandytweedt@gmail.com, Amy Jensen at ajensen71@cox.net, or Joanna Kuehn at jojodancer041979@aol.com.

Dino Dash is Coming!!
The 26th Annual Dinosaur Dash is coming! This year's race will take place on Sunday, November 6 at The Market Place in Tustin.  

The Dino Dash is the biggest fundraising event of the year for the Tustin Public Schools Foundation.  TPSF is a non-profit organization that funds programs and materials that enhance the educational experiences of TUSD students.

Red Hill will earn $6 for each person who registers online from our school. Registration fees go up on October 20th, so register soon! 

Tell your friends, neighbors, and family members to sign up for Dino Dash and select Red Hill as their school!

Can't participate on November 6? Consider a Runnership! Runnerships allow students to participate that are unable to afford the $15 fee. TPSF will contribute $6 for each online Runnership donated to the school the donor chooses (not the school of the student using the runnership). 

Online registration is now open, so REGISTER TODAY

It's a fun day for all ages to run, walk, and ride for education! For more information please go to http://www.tpsf.net.

Don't Forget to Record Your Volunteer Hours!
Each year, the Red Hill PTA is required to report the number of volunteer hours that are completed by our school community

Volunteer hours are collected and reported to maintain the PTA's federal tax exemption status. As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, the PTA must receive one-third of its support from the general public. The recorded hours from volunteers are proof of this.

Please stop by the front office and record the hours you have volunteered for Red Hill students, staff, and community! There is a clipboard labeled "Volunteer Hours" near the sign-in sheet on the counter in the front office.

Thank you for your support! 

Questions? Contact Red Hill's Historian, Christy Bianchi at cabjeep@cox.net.

Shop Amazon and Support RH!
Do you shop on Amazon? Red Hill is a part of Amazon's Affiliate program. Use our link and effortlessly generate funds for Red Hill!

Through this program, Red Hill receives up to 15% of every Amazon purchase as long as shoppers use our link to access Amazon. Our link to Amazon is located on the right hand side of our website as well as in the sidebar of this email each week.  This is a great-- and  easy-- way to earn money for our school with no extra expenses for you! 

This unique Red Hill link takes you directly to Amazon.com, where you can browse and shop just as you normally would. Each month, Amazon pays us up to 15% of all purchases (the average is 4-6%) made by shoppers who reached Amazon through our link. That includes products sold at Amazon by other companies, too. Amazon links your purchase to the PTA (not your personal information) and donates a  percentage of your purchases back to Red Hill.

Please support Red Hill by bookmarking this link in your browser--  then making this the first link you click each time you shop at Amazon. And be sure to pass it on to your friends, family, neighbors, acquaintances, and anyone else who might like to help us raise funds by shopping at Amazon.

 Thank you for your support!

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