Welcome to the Henry Ford Elementary School PTA, in Redwood City, CA!

See below for upcoming events and important announcements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hello Henry Ford families! Thank you for checking out our PTA website! 

 

As we wrap up this 2023-24 school year, we will continue to work to support the learning experiences of all Henry Ford students. We are eager to engage with a diverse and mighty community of volunteers to serve students through our various PTA supported programs. 

 

Be sure to check back regularly for updates and events.

 


reminders & upcoming events 

 

Be sure to read the latest Principal's Mustang Gazette.

And of course, don't forget to read the latest PTA Newsletter.  You can automatically receive the weekly PTA newsletter by filling out this online form  

  

 

We hope you enjoyed our Pasta Dinner event last week!  Huge thanks to all the volunteers who made it all happen.  

 

    

 

 

 

Tuesday May 28th 4-5pm -- last School Site Council meeting of the year -- zoom link. View the meeting Agenda.  A copy of the new 24-25 SPSA will be shared and discussed at the meeting.

 

Henry Ford Site Council has 2 open positions to fill for the 24-25 School Year.This is a great way to get involved with Henry Ford and help make decisions that directly impact our school. The Site Council is a group of teachers and parents that work with the principal to develop, review, and evaluate school improvement programs and school budgets. Members serve a two year term and the requirements are attending a one-hour monthly meeting.  Please contact Principal Knopf if you are interested in applying.

 

Tuesday, May 28: Dine Out at Big Brothers Burgers, in Roosevelt Plaza.  Take the night off from cooking, support a local business, AND earn $$ (20% for proceeds!) for our school.

 

Wednesday, June 5The last and sweetest Dine Out at Baskin Robbins in Roosevelt Plaza - come by all day! And 15% of your order goes back to Henry Ford!

 

Friday, June 7: Inaugural Family Movie Night & Camp Out!  Hosted by the Dad's Club, see the 'Events' tab for more information, or click HERE And see below for more information about the Dad's Club.

 


PTA positions for 2024-2025 School Year

 Congratulations to our PTA officers for the 2024-25 school year!
  • President: Sheena Wilton
  • Vice President: George Rodriguez
  • Treasurer: Mimi Turner
  • Secretary: Susan Bouchard

 

PTA leadership and coordinator positions need to be filled. You can share the position with a friend.  If you see a role you’re interested in, reach out to officers@henryfordpta.org to secure your spot or to  get more information.
Open positions:

  • Yearbook (at least 2 parents)  
  • Newsletter  
  • Project Cornerstone (co-leader) 
  • Garden  
  • Staff Appreciation 
  • Direct Donations 
  • Fall Fiesta Coordinator (event in the fall) 
  • Family Dance Coordinator (event in the spring)

 


Inaugural Family Movie Night & Campout -- Friday JUNE 7

Hosted by the Dad's Club!  

 

This is a family friendly event intended to bring the Henry Ford community together before the summer break. Enjoy dinner, a movie, and a camping experience on the Henry Ford fields. This is a Henry Ford first!

 

Breaking news.... the votes are in, and the kids have voted and chosen 'The Lego Movie'!

 

Advance purchase tickets covering meals and camping are required to ensure enough food for all campers. Tickets can be purchased online (see 'Events' tab above), or at the Pasta Dinner. Ticket cost covers the cost of food. The movie is open to anyone from the HF community without a ticket.  Online ticket sales will close on June 5. 

 

We hope to see you out on June 7th!

 

 

If you are interested in joining the Dad's Club, please come to the next meet-up on May 30, 7pm at the Dutch Goose. Meet other dads, and support PTA events and projects.  The Dad's Club has taken over cooking duties for both Fall Fiesta and Pasta Dinner this year, and they are also organizing our inaugural Henry Ford Movie Night & Camp Out!

 

Contact mtmoore@gmail.com  for more information on the Dad's Club.

 

Camping Clipart - camping-outdoor-tents ...

 


 

Incoming Kennedy Middle School Families!

Calling all incoming 6th grade Kennedy parents! As you and your student transition to middle school, there are lots of opportunities to be involved with the Kennedy community. The KMS PTO is an organization of parents, teachers and staff working together to enrich and improve our students' middle school experience. The PTO is open to all and you are automatically a member - no dues necessary. Your voice matters in shaping our school's priorities, culture and success! 
 
The PTO is responsible for raising and administering funds that directly support all our amazing elective programs: Drama, Music, Art and STEAM. Simply put, these programs wouldn't be as robust without PTO funding. We also host community events, teacher and staff appreciation days, and assist with procuring classroom supplies. 
 
There are open PTO leadership positions for next school year. Consider joining our dedicated team in any of the following roles: PTO Secretary, Teacher and Staff Appreciation committee Student Celebrations committee, Fundraising committee and more! Reach out to info@kennedycougarspto.org for more information.
 
¡Llamando a todos los padres Kennedy entrantes al sexto grado! A medida que usted y su estudiante hacen la transición a la escuela intermedia, existen muchas oportunidades para participar en la comunidad de Kennedy. El PTO de KMS es una organización de padres, maestros y personal que trabajan juntos para enriquecer y mejorar la experiencia de nuestros estudiantes en la escuela intermedia. El PTO está abierto a todos y usted es automáticamente miembro, sin necesidad de pagar cuotas. ¡Su voz es importante para dar forma a las prioridades, la cultura y el éxito de nuestra escuela!

El PTO es responsable de recaudar y administrar fondos que apoyan directamente todos nuestros increíbles programas electivos: Drama, Música, Arte y STEAM. En pocas palabras, estos programas no serían tan sólidos sin los fondos del PTO. También organizamos eventos comunitarios, días de agradecimiento a los maestros y al personal, y ayudamos con la adquisición de útiles escolares.

Hay puestos de liderazgo abiertos en el PTO para el próximo año escolar. Considere unirse a nuestro equipo dedicado en cualquiera de los siguientes roles: Secretario del PTO, Comité de apreciación de maestros y personal, Comité de celebraciones estudiantiles, Comité de recaudación de fondos ¡y más! Comuníquese con info@kennedycougarspto.org para obtener más información.

 

  


 

Donate today and help fully fund programs at Henry Ford!

 

Consider making a tax-deductible donation. Any amount is gratefully appreciated and will make a difference.  

 

CLICK HERE TO DONATE NOW!  

 


 

Yearbook Reminders 

 

 

Don't forget to pre-order your 2023-24 Yearbook!  Click HERE to order. 

 

Passcode to HF 2023-24 yearbook: 101456358697603 (incorporated into the link above)

 

If you want to get involved with the yearbook or Yearbook Club, contact yearbook@henryfordpta.org

 


 

Have you created your parent account with Class Dojo?

 

This is going to be the main form of communication with the School! Don’t miss out on great updates from your teachers, Principal Knopf, photos, and upcoming fun activities.

If you haven’t received an invitation with the class code, please reach out to your teacher. General school information and classroom messages and updates are sent out via Class Dojo on a regular basis. 

 


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