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SUPPORT MEREDITH BY SHOPPING 

ESCRIP

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Earn money for Meredith School by registering your frequent shopper card at www.eScrip.com.  Create an account and select William Meredith Home-School Association (eScrip Group ID – 6536482).

 AMAZON SMILE

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Select William M Meredith Home and School Association.  After that, make sure you always shop through amazonsmile.com or smile.amazon.com (not through the regular Amazon site).  It should prompt you to go to the smile site if you forget. 

TARGET

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If you are a Target REDcard holder, you can sign up and select Meredith and earn money for our school. 

SHOPAROO

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Download the Shoparoo app to your smart phone and snap a photo of your receipts from any store – big or small – that sells grocery items to earn cash donations for Meredith.  Register your support for Meredith School and submit up to 20 grocery receipts within a rolling 7-day period.  You can also submit pictures of your receipts from any restaurant or other retailer that does not sell grocery items, to earn entries into Shoparoo’s $1,000 monthly sweepstakes and $15,000 yearly sweepstakes.  The more receipts we submit, our chances of winning the monthly and yearly sweepstakes increases.  Submit up to 50 non-grocery receipts within a rolling 7-day period. 

BOX TOP$ for Education

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We need your help to collect Box Tops for Meredith – every little bit counts!  Register at www.boxtops4education.com and assign your support to Meredith School.  If you sign up for email updates, you will see what products have Box Tops and you can print coupons for Box Top products.  The site regularly runs contests that can win thousands of Box Top $ for our school.  Stay tuned for box top contests for our students. 

***REMINDER***

You don't have to be a parent of a Meredith student to support the school through these programs! Support from grandparents, family friends, neighbors is welcome!

Please come to coffee with Mrs. Farlino on Friday, October 15th to hear what news she has to share and to be a part of the HSA meeting.
Thank you very much Jess Lauer-Tilli and Kerry Milch for organizing this years Meredith 5K!!  We are all looking forward to what you have planned for next year!

Also, a big thank you to all the of the race sponsors...

Center City Pediatrics
Philadelphia Runner
Foundations, Inc.
JDRF South Jersey Chapter
Grow Thru Play
PACK (Performance Art Center for Kids)
Keller Williams Realty
F. Tavani and Associates, Inc. (Traffic Engineering and Planning)
Whole Foods

 
and for the support from
 
The City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Police Department & EMS
The Home Hero
Corner Dentistry
State Representative Mike O'Brien
Nurse Querethea Travis
Run the Day
Raven Lounge
Starr Restaurants
Thrive
All Around Entertainment
BenefitVault
City Councilman Mark Squilla
The King's Serjeants LLC
Imli Indian Kitchen
South Philadelphia Pediatrics
Workout with Carolyn Marcinkiewicz
Enchanted Music Together
Fitzwater Cafe
Cherrydale Reminder!!
$100 donation or sell 10 items = DJ/Pizza Party
 
$300 donation or sell 35 items = Dave & Buster's party/limo ride

Please make checks payable to Meredith HSA
LEARN 2 RIDE-Wednesday, October 28th

Donate Your Old Bikes to Meredith’s Learn to Ride Event!
Have a bike collecting dust?
Have old bikes too small for your growing kids?


Find that old bike a new rider...Meredith is accepting donated bikes in ALL conditions

* Roll them into the schoolyard on Fridays and we will take care of the rest

* Donated bikes will be checked and prepped by Rob from Community Bikes and Boards 

* Contact Aimee Cohen during drop off or at alcohen@philasd.org


Please fill out this waiver to participate in the learn to ride program 

 
The Instrumental Program at Meredith
 
Instrumental Instruction is available at Meredith School for grades 4-8 (and select 3rd graders). Availability of instruments is First Come, First Serve so you may have to rent or purchase an instrument if your child is interested.
 
Mondays and Friday Mornings with Mr. Huff:
Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass and other strings (student provides own instruments)
Thursdays with Mr. Bechtold
Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Drums
Friday Afternoons with Darren Lynch:
Trumpet and Trombone
 
 
How to sign up for lessons:
 
 In office, there are mail slots for Instrumental Instruction.  Simply place your name with your child's name and grade on a piece of paper with your phone number and which instrument(s) they are interested in playing.
By Email: Wally Bechtold wbechtold@philasd.org, Darren Lynch drlynch@philasd.org, Mike Huff mhuff@philasd.org
 
Please be aware that children will be pulled out during classroom instruction so all work must be completed regardless of Instrumental lessons...

Make sure your kids don't forget their instruments each week!


October 16: Coffee with Mrs. Farlino and HSA meeting
October 28: 12:09 dismissal & Learn to Ride at Meredith
October 29: Cherrydale due
October 30: Halloween at Meredith
November 3: NO SCHOOL

 


September 17th: First Day of Kindergarten and new family breakfast at 8:45am
September 23rd: NO SCHOOL (Yom Kippur)
September 24th/25th: NO SCHOOL (Papal Visit)
September 29th: Cherrydale FUNdraiser kickoff
September 30th: Back to School Night at 6pm
October 11th: Meredith 5K walk/run


 


September 17th: First Day of Kindergarten and new family breakfast at 8:45am
September 23rd: NO SCHOOL (Yom Kippur)
September 24th/25th: NO SCHOOL (Papal Visit)
September 29th: Cherrydale FUNdraiser kickoff
September 30th: Back to School Night at 6pm
October 11th: Meredith 5K walk/run


 

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725 South 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone:  215-351-7360
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