Welcome to Hastings!

Hearing/Vision/Height and Weight Screening

Hastings students will be screened by our nurse, Nancy Salitsky and her team October 11, 18 & 21. Vision screening is performed for all grades. If your child wears glasses, please be sure they have them for the screening. Hearing screenings are done for students in grades K – 3. Height and weight (BMI) will be measured for students in grades 1 and 4. Please call or email the school nurse if you have any questions or concerns.

Tea Clothing Fundraiser to Benefit Hastings is October 12-19!

Between October 12 and 19, shop www.teaschooldays.com and use the special code SDF16HASTINGS at checkout for a triple benefit:
1. You will receive beautiful, well made children’s clothes for 15% off with free shipping
2. Hastings will receive a check for an additional 15% of the sales total
3. You are supporting a great company that supports global humanitarian effort

Participate in the Design of the New Hastings: PTA Meeting with DiNisco Design

Date: Thursday October 20
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: Hastings Cafeteria
The MSBA has selected DiNisco Design as the architectural firm to design the new Hastings school. Please join us to offer your input and insights as the design process moves forward. Babysitting will be provided!

5th Grade Conference Babysitting Available / Volunteer Sign-up

Date: Wednesday & Thursday, October 26, 27 AND Wednesday & Thursday, November 2, 3
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Hastings Gymnasium
Conference babysitting will be available in the Hastings Gym from 1-4 pm on all four parent-teacher conference dates. Fifth grade students will babysit under the supervision of 5th grade parents. There is no advance sign up needed, and siblings are welcome. Cost is $5 per child per ½ hour or $10 per child per hour, with a family cap of $15. All proceeds will help fund the 5th grade activities.

Fifth Grade Parents please volunteer here
Fifth Grade students sign-up for shifts here

Got Box Tops at Home? Last Call for Fall Collection

Get them in now! Currently we have just over $50 raised. We can do better! Box Tops are free money for Hastings. Drop them into the collection box in the school lobby, under the PTA bulletin board, or send into school with your child. The fall collection deadline is this Friday October 21. For more information or questions, please contact boxtops@hastingspta.org.

Annual Hastings Halloween Party

Date: Friday October 28
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: Hastings Gymnasium
Join us for a scary maze, skeleton toss, fortune telling, Halloween crafts, donut race, prize table… and much more! There will be pizza, drinks, and Halloween sweet treats! Bring the whole family and wear your costume if you wish. Admission is $5/person or $20/family. Hosted by the Hastings 5th graders. Don’t miss it! You’ll have a frightfully good time!!!

Fifth Grade Parents – there are still MANY spots open and we can’t do these wonderful activities without you! Please sign up here, scroll down a bit and sign up.

LEF Trivia Bee

Date: Wednesday, November 9
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: LHS Auditorium
The Lexington Education Foundation (LEF) will be holding its annual ‘bee’-loved Trivia Bee on Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 pm in the Lexington High School Auditorium. Three-member teams compete in this friendly battle of wits – do you have the right trivial stuff? Team registration fee is $375 per 3-member team. To register teams, click here. For questions, please email bee@lexedfoundation.org or call the LEF office at 781-372-3288.