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Home & School Association

The Penn Valley Home & School Association is an active participant in the life of our school community. Through its efforts, the Home & School Association enables teachers to extend the curriculum by supporting field trips, cultural programs, and artists in residence, as well as social events such as, the fall fair, BINGO nights and more. The HSA publishes a weekly online newsletter, The Panther Press, which contains important information on school and community events. Click here to sign up to receive the Panther Press.

HSA Board

2018-19    HSA Board

Co President Kim Heft
Co President Jenia Keating
Vice President Virginia Davis  
Vice President Alyce Cerniglia  
Treasurer Melissa Murphy
Treasurer Kim Lichtenstein
Secretary Soukvilai Greiner  
Secretary Lauren McMichael  
Panther Press Editor Whitney Hoffman
Past President Whitney Hoffman  

Forms & Documents



Date Time Event
8/28 5:30-7pm K/1st /2nd grade back to school picnic
8/29 5:30pm 3rd /4th /5th grade back to school picnic
9/4(Tues) 9am-3:35 School starts
9/10-11 All Day School Closed
9/13 7:00pm Open House
9/19 All Day School Closed
9/24-28 All Day Spirit Week/Theme Days
9/27 5:30-7pm Fall Family Fair
9/28 8:45am Pretzel Sale/Panther Pride Day


Date Time Event
10/1-10/5 All Day Box Top Collection Week
10/3 All Day Picture Day
10/3 8:30am National Walk to School Day
10/3 6:30pm K/1 Bingo
10/8-12 All Day Book Fair(library)
10/9 7:45am Morning Muffin Mingle(cafeteria)
10/11 7pm Evening Book Fair Event/PJs & cookies
10/15 7:30pm K-2 Parent Night Out
10/19 6:30-8pm 5th Grade Social
10/22 7:30pm 3-5 Parent Night Out
10/31 11:00am Halloween parade
10/31 12:25pm Early Dismissal/staff development


Date Time Event
11/6 All day All Schools Closed (Election Day)
Iron Hill Dine Out Day
11/9 1:00-2:00pm Picture Retake  Day
11/9 6pm Jump Rope for Heart
11/12-16 Schedule TBD American Education Week
11/14 9:30am HSA Open Forum with Principal
11/15 5:00pm Parent teacher conferences
11/16 12:25pm Early Dismissal
11/16 1:15pm Parent teacher conferences
11/15 3:45pm Staff appreciation dinner
11/19 5:00pm Parent teacher conferences
11/20 12:25pm Early Dismissal
11/20 1:15pm Parent teacher conferences
11/20 4-6pm Pie Sale Pick Up
11/21 12:25pm Early dismissal/staff development
11/21 1:15-3:00pm Skating Party at the Skatium
11/22-23 All day All Schools Closed


Date Time Event
12/5 6:30pm 2/3 Bingo(cafeteria)
12/7 10:15am 1st grade musical
12/14 8:45am Pretzel Sale/Panther Pride Day
12/20  7pm Winter Choral Concert
12/24-1/1 All day All Schools Closed/Winter Break


Date Time Event
1/18 12:25pm Early Dismissal/staff development
1/18 1pm MLK service day- LMSD
1/21 All day All Schools Closed


Date Time Event
2/1 8:45am Pretzel Sale/Panther Pride Day
2/8 6:30-8:30 5th grade movie night
2/14 12:25pm Early Dismissal/staff development
2/14 1:00pm Skating Party at the Skatium
2/15-18 All day All Schools Closed/Holiday
2/28 7:00pm 5th Grade Musical


Date Time Event
3/1 8:45am Pretzel Sale/Panther Pride Day
3/8 6:30pm PV Idol
3/12 3:45pm Staff Appreciation Dinner
3/12 5:00pm Parent teacher conferences
3/13 12:25pm Early Dismissal
Iron Hill Dine Out Day
3/13 1:15pm Parent teacher conferences
3/13 7pm Intermediate Instrumental Concert
3/14 12:25pm Early Dismissal
3/14 1:15pm Parent teacher conferences
3/15 12:25pm Early Dismissal
3/15 1:15pm Parent teacher conferences


Date Time Event
4/5 6pm PVE Parent/Teacher Social
4/8-4/12 All Day Box Top Collection Week
4/15-19 All Day Spring Break- All Schools closed
4/26 6:30-8pm 4th grade social
4/26 8:45am Pretzel  Sale/Panther Pride Day


Date Time Event
5/3 7:45am Staff Appreciation Breakfast
(5/8 rain date)
10am 5th Grade Junior Olympics
5/7-5/10 lunch Plant Sale
5/10 9:30am Children’s Garden
5/15 9:30/1pm Kindergarten Orientation
5/16 7pm Spring Choral Concert
5/21 All Day All Schools Closed
5/22 7pm Beginning Instrumental Concert
5/23 9:30am 1st-5th New Student Orientation
5/24 10am Field Day
5/24 12:25pm Early Dismissal/staff development
5/27 All day All Schools Closed


Date Time Event
6/5 9:30am HSA Volunteer Appreciation/Open House (cafeteria)
6/6 5:30-7:30pm HSA Spring Fair & Fun Run
6/7 10:15am 1st Grade Play
6/11 2pm 4th & 5th Grade Recognition
6/14 10am 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony/Reception
6/14 12:25pm Early Dismissal
6/14 6pm 5th Grade Celebration Party


Please refer to weekly Panther Press emails for updates Questions? Email