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Vitense Golf Benefit Days
We are starting a new tradition at Van Hise! We plane to celebrate the end of the year and beginning of new year at Vitense. Join your school on June 10th (the day after our last day is school) from 11-6 to celebrate the end of a great year. Then come find which teacher you and your friends have after registering for the new year on August 18th. Details will be sent out as we get closer!

Thank you to Metcalfes!

A huge thank you to Metcalfe's and everyone who shopped there in January as part of our benefit month. Metcalfe's recently donated $1,277.88 to VHE!

Please remember to continue using these ongoing benefit programs to raise even more money for our school:

Papa John's Pizza:

Order online using code "Vanhise" and receive 30% off your order and 15% of your order will be donated to the PTO.


Great Dane Night & Papa John's!

Monday, March 14 from 3-8pm
with Entertainment by our VHE Kids

It's time again for our night full of entertainment at the Hilldale Great Dane! We will have musical performances by our VHE kids and alumni students from 4-6 p.m. To kick off the night the entire 4th grade class will perform a special number so don't be late.

Come eat, drink, be entertained while supporting our school. The Great Dane will give 15% of all proceeds to our VHE!!Come, eat, drink and have fun!

Earn Money for VHE at Metcalfe's in January

Shop Metcalfe’s This January
Save 5% & Earn 5% for VHE!

Ask your cashier to scan the barcode below and receive a 5% discount on all purchases throughout January 2016. Metcalfe’s will match that 5% at the end of the month and write a check to the Van Hise PTO!

Cards to carry with you were included in backpack mail so that you always have the barcode handy when you shop! Share one with a friend or neighbor! If you need more, extra cards will be available in the school office.

Box Tops Update

Great job, VHE Families! Your clipping helped raise $1,142.50 for Van Hise! All of those little rectangles add up to some serious cash. Thank you! Our next challenge will be in February, so look for Box Tops and ask neighbors and family members to help you collect.

We Love the Hedgehogs!

Our annual fundraising effort is wrapping up, and we want to extend a huge THANK YOU to more than 120 generous families.  As a group, we have raised more than $10,000 dollars to support our hedgehog classrooms and programs.  Your support makes Van Hise a truly special school.

If you still want to make a contribution, it's not too late!  You can return a check, payable to VHE PTO, in your student's take-home folder, or you can click here to donate via PayPal

THANK YOU for supporting our hedgehogs!

Plug Into Public Education

Love Jimmy Fallon? Love Lip Sync Battles? Don’t miss the first annual Lip Sync for Schools! Let your inner rockstar shine and raise funds for public education at the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools’ newest fundraiser. Based on popular skits from “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” the event features lip sync battles between community leaders with the audience determining a winner. The night also features a silent auction, photo booth, food and drink. We hope you’ll join us on Friday, November 6 from 7-11pm at the Brink Lounge.

REAP Taste of Wisconsin Holiday Sale 2015

Greetings Hedgie Families! By now you should have received information about the REAP Taste of Wisconsin Holiday fundraiser. This fundraiser raises money for the Van Hise PTO (typically we raise over $1000 from our participation!) and also benefits small WI farms and businesses by featuring a variety of high quality, locally and sustainably produced items. To participate please complete the order form, attach a check for the amount due to Van Hise Elementary PTO, and submit your order to your child’s teacher or the main office by Friday, November 6th.


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