Parent Auxiliary



    The Hemingway Parents Auxiliary provides support for the Hemingway staff and students and encourages community within the Ernest Hemingway STEAM School. Here are some ways that our PA contributes to the well-being of students and teachers:

    Organizing Hemingway parent meetings throughout the school year.

    Providing grant funds to faculty members for approved activities and equipment.

    Meeting the needs for STEAM and technology requests.

    Supporting educational requests such as school software and public performance licenses that are not funded by the district.

    Supplementing teacher’s out-of-pocket expenses through the purchase of additional school supplies (such as $50 gift certificates to Jane’s at the beginning of the year).

    Creating the Hemingway directories that are distributed to all students.

    Supporting various events throughout the year such as the Back to School Bash, Wagons Ho! (a favorite 4th grade event), Grandparents & Special Friends Day, Skate Night, Rainbow Day and Middle School dances.

    There is no fee for the Hemingway Parents Auxiliary, but we do hold fundraisers during the year to raise money and we encourage your participation in these fundraisers. On average the PA spends approximately $65 per year on every student! One-time donations from families to support the PA are always appreciated. Checks may be made payable to Hemingway Parents Auxiliary and dropped off in the office. The Hemingway Parents Auxiliary is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Therefore, your donation may be tax deductible.


    Monday, August 19th: PA Welcome Coffee 
    After you kiss your kids goodbye, please join us in the lobby for our PA Welcome Coffee. It's a great time to catch up with friends or meet new Hemingway families over coffee and treats. Learn about events planned for the upcoming year and sign up to volunteer for one (or many!) of them.
    Wednesday September 4th - PA Meeting @ 8:05am in the Hemingway Cafeteria 
    Friday, September 6 
    Back to Schoo Bash - From 5-7 p.m. at Atkinson Park for all Hemingway families
    Back to School Movie Night for Hemingway Middle Schoolers (6th, 7th and 8th grade) immediately following the bash from 7-9 p.m. in the Hemingway Lobby 

    Any questions/comments/suggestions? Please contact us at Please also “like” our Facebook page which has info on PA meetings and events.

    Your 2019-2020 PA Board

    Andrea Reid, President

    Rebecca Bloom, Vice President

    Janie Tillotson, Treasurer

    Erin Kelso, Secretary

    OPEN, Graphic Designer