A Parent Safety presentation will take place at 7 p.m. April 12 in the Highcrest Auditorium. School Resource Officer Julie Parisi from the Wilmette Police Department will discuss topics such as "How to talk to your children about safety," "Safety strategies to share at home," "Making a family safety plan," "Family abduction and divorce safety issues," "Cyber safety," and "Safety resources available to you."
The Outdoor Classroom will be opening on April 18, just in time for Earth Week. People can volunteer for a shift (or more). To sign up, visit the Highcrest Outdoor Garden website at www.wilmette39.org/highcrest/outdoorclassroom/.
Highcrest PTO Board is looking for the following volunteers: One parent of sixth grade student to serve as a sixth grade room parent; two parents to serve at sixth grade enrichment coordinators; two parents of fifth grade students to assist with clubs registration. For a complete description of these positions click on this link www.highcrestpto.org/20112012ptoopenings/boardjobdescriptions.html. For more information, e-mail Sarah Jacobs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Junior High PTO is still looking for a few wonderful parents to be on next year's board. The cafeteria coordinator and environmental coordinator spots are open and both can be done with a friend. The jobs don't require a big time commitment and are easy. For more information, contact Anne Marie Montaquila at email@example.com.
Youth Connection's Spring Fiesta will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 16 at Lakeview Center at Gillson Park. The evening will feature food, music and drinks and silent auction items including the chance to big on a grand prize vacation in San Miguel. Tickets are $65 and are tax-deductible. For more information, visit www.youthconnectionwilmette.org/