Monthly Archives: November 2016

Anti-Bully Superhero Cultural Arts Program Cartoonist & Speaker Paul Merklein – 11/29/16 Photos

November 29th, 2016|

The students of Idle Hour had the chance to experience a powerful message from cartoonist and speaker Paul Merklein during the cultural arts program Be An Anti-Bully Superhero.  Check out these photos of the event:


American Girl Doll & Montauk Raffle Drawing 12/8/16

November 23rd, 2016|

Still available for purchase until 12/7/16.

$5 each or 5 for $20

See flyer for full details.  Questions can be directed to Tracey Davis @ 631.218.4888

Cultural Arts Assembly Native American Dance photos – 11/21/16

November 23rd, 2016|

On Monday, November 21, the students of Idle Hour enjoyed an interactive assembly on the ideas and values of the Native American  people through dance and storytelling.

Check out our Idle Hour “Bookaneers”!

November 20th, 2016|

During the fall 2016 Idle Hour book fair, Idle Hour students were invited to don their pirate gear and be a “bookaneer” to help celebrate reading!  Lots of children joined in on the fun.  Check out the kids in their pirate best!

Idle Hour Cookbook Fundraiser

November 16th, 2016|

Please contribute a recipe or two to the Idle Hour Cookbook that is anticipated to be released prior to Mother’s Day 2017!  You can pre-order copies of the book now at a discounted price of $10.

We have 2 children’s contests for art and poetry to be included in the book as well.  Please see […]

Meeting Minutes – Meeting minutes from the 10/17/16 meeting

November 15th, 2016|

Fall Book Fair – 11/17 day and evening & 11/18

November 15th, 2016|

Please come out and visit the Idle Hour book fair to purchase a great new book this fall!  We’ll have a terrific selection of books for all!  You can also visit our online book fair at which will be available until Monday, November 28.

Reflections Assembly Photos – 11/14/16

November 14th, 2016|

Idle Hour Elementary students participated in the National PTA Reflections Program which was developed to encourage children to explore their artistic and expressive talents.  The Program brings family, school and community together to celebrate the arts and our children’s creativity.
Nineteen Idle Hour student artists spanning grades K-5 submitted pieces in categories ranging from Visual […]

Fall Family Fun Night Photos – 11/4/16

November 7th, 2016|

The PTA’s first Family Fun Night was a huge success!  The kids and families enjoyed zingo, prizes, snacks and raffled baskets that were generously organized by class parents and provided by the families of Idle Hour.  Thank you to all who helped make this a great night for […]

DASA Book Jacket Now On Display

November 2nd, 2016|

The DASA team asked for the cooperation of the parents for work on the ongoing CFAC grant winning book jacket project.  Several completed book jackets have recently been mounted in the school for display.  Parents worked on painting the I’m Gonna Like Me – Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem book jacket during June 2015 […]