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Holiday SCRIP Orders: 
Buy Gift Cards and Support RH!

Make your holiday gift shopping simple and order SCRIP gift cards for all of those special people on your holiday gift list. 

If you don't want to give a gift card as a gift, consider buying SCRIP to use while shopping this year.  Give the rebate to Red Hill Elementary rather than to the grocery store! Click HERE for more details! 

To order, print out THIS ORDER FORM or pick one up in the office. You can find the complete list of available gift cards HERE. Make your choices and send it back to school with a check payable to "Red Hill PTA".  

Orders Due  THIS Tuesday, December 6th.
Orders Delivered by NEXT Tuesday, December 13th.

Last year, we made over $1000 for our school with just the holiday order in December! This is an easy way to raise funds for Red Hill! 

If you have any questions, please contact Jody Schoolmeester at 714-289-8607 or jody.schoolmeester@gmail.com.

Barnes and Noble Book Fair: THIS Monday, 12/5
Please join us TOMORROW at Barnes and Noble in the Tustin Marketplace! Activities will start at 4:00 pm and will include a scavenger hunt, cookie decorating, and readings by Red Hill teachers. 

Story Time with our Teachers:

  • 4:00 - 4:15 Mr. Carter and Mrs. Aguilar
  • 4:15 - 4:30 Mrs.Marshall and Mrs. Sutton/Walker
  • 4:30 - 4:45 Mrs. Hesseltine and Mrs. Montgomery
  • 4:45 - 5:00 Mrs. Sharp and Mrs. Chang
  • 5:00 - 5:15 Mr. Zweber
  • 5:30 - 5:45 Mrs. Ludes
  • 5:45 - 6:00 Mrs. Young

A percentage of all sales will be donated directly back to Red Hill Elementary. What a great opportunity to get some Christmas shopping done AND help out the school. 

Skip cooking dinner and continue the fun! After the Book Fair, stop by the Corner Bakery or Pieology for our December Dinner Out Fundraisers! Pieology will donate 20% of your purchase back to Red Hill with this flyer and Corner Bakery is donating 15% of your purchase with this flyer (you can even show it to them on your phone!)

Unable to attend the Book Fair? Visit bn.com/bookfairs to support us online from 12/05/15 to 12/10/15 by entering Bookfair ID 11966231 at checkout.

Red Hill Student Store:  Donations Needed!
Our Red Hill Rocket Student Store had its Grand Opening last week and it was a HUGE success! 

Dear Families, 

The students eagerly used their hard earned Caught-in-the-Act cards and purchased mystery bags, pencils, free recess passes, special event tickets, sunglasses, key chains, water bottles, and much more! Our store will be open each month for students to "buy" items using their Caught-in-the-Acts. 

If you have any items you would like to donate to the store, please feel free to bring them to the office. We greatly appreciate your help in providing exciting items for the students to earn. Some student suggestions have been provided below, but feel free to come up with your own ideas that you think students would like. 

Student suggestions: 

  • Stylus                            
  • Erasers                         
  • Stickers                         
  • Temporary tattoos        
  • Stuffed animals            
  • Bookmarks 
  • Books
  • Notepads/Journals
  • Pencils 
  •  Any small party favors

Please be aware that we are unable to accept donations of edible items (food, candy, drinks, etc.). 

Thank you for all of your continued support! 

Sincerely, 
Your Red Hill PBIS Team 

Red Hill Recommends: 
Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Rocket! 

Looking for holiday gift ideas for your Rocket? Together with our Red Hill staff, the PTA has created an Amazon store with ideas that are grade-specific for our kids! In addition to popular book titles,

many of the ideas in the store support the learning that is happening in our classrooms. Check back often, as new items may be added!

Red Hill Recommends: Gift Ideas for Your Rocket!

These products are merely suggestions that can be purchased as gifts for your child! When you purchase through this list, Amazon links your purchase to the PTA (not your personal information) and donates a percentage of your purchase (between 2% and 15%; average of 4%-6%) back to Red Hill. While you are purchasing items that are popular and supporting your child's education, you are also helping Red Hill!

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New Musical Theater Program:
Parent Info Meeting on 12/13 @ 6:30

Is your student interested in participating in a new after school enrichment program? Is your child curious about singing, dancing, set building, or ticket sales? The Red Hill PTA is sponsoring a brand-new, exciting Musical Theater Program for our Rockets! Students involved will have the opportunity to learn about the many different facets involved in producing a fully-staged musical.

Come to the Red Hill multipurpose room on Tuesday, 12/13 from 6:30 to 7:30 to find out how your student can be involved in the spring production of Disney's "The Jungle Book Kids". 

Questions? Please contact Mrs. Crain at jcrain@tustin.k12.ca.us.

CHiPs for Kids: Toy Drive 2016
Red Hill is participating in the annual CHiPs for Kids toy drive!  

Each year, the California Highway Patrol collects toys for children and families in need during the holidays. They are given to children who attend schools adopted by our local sheriff's station and to children of members of the United States Armed Forces serving overseas.

You can participate in this tradition by donating a new, unwrapped toy, which has a value of at least $10 and is appropriate for children between the ages of one and 16 years old.

Collection bins for new, unwrapped toys will be located in the front office until Thursday, 12/15.

Save Your Box Tops and Support RH!
The Box Tops for Education (BTFE) program helps Red Hill Elementary earn 10 cents for every Box Top you clip, and those dimes add up fast- each school can earn up to $20,000 per year!!

Use THIS collection sheet or even a Ziploc bag and turn the Box Tops in to the Red Hill front office or to your child's teacher.  Include your child's name and teacher's name, and your student will be receiving a "Caught in the Act" for every 10 Box Tops turned in.

Thank you for supporting Red Hill Elementary!! 

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.

You can periodically record your volunteer hours online HERE

If unable to use the online form, 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!