Support Penn Alexander

There are many ways to directly support the HSA. In addition to paying online with a credit card, you can send in a check to the main office (payable to HSA of Penn Alexander). Contact Treasurer Jaie Bosse with any questions. The Home and School Association is a 501(c)(3) organization (TIN is 11-3707471).




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How the HSA Supported Our Students Since january

In February and March 2023, Total Income was $32,994 and Total Expenses were $20,055. See below for details about HSA events, activities, spending, and budget. 

Arts Programming

  • $50,000 check to School District of Philadelphia, per 3-year agreement
  • Bought arts supplies for musical stage crew / art department

Classroom Programming and Field Trips

  • Field Trips: Families fully covered the cost of these February and March trips
    • Grades 4 & 5, New Freedom Theatre "Forgotten Founding Fathers"
    • Grade 4 Museum of American Revolution
    • Grade 5 Museum of American Revolution
    • Grade 7 Model UN

HSA Sponsored School-wide Events

  • HSA General Meeting February 22nd / Combined meeting with Coffee with the Principal 
  • Talent Show on February 23rd raised $3,520
  • Ice Skating Event on March 10th raised $3,353
  • Raised $3,000 in Musical Sponsorships
  • Raised $7,750 in 5K Sponsorships
  • Raised $141 from HoneyGrow event
  • Facilitated $500 Student Council donation to Bread & Roses for Feb 10 Dress Down Day and $500 Student Council donation to People’s Emergency Center for March 17th Dress Down Day
  • Hosted 4 pretzel days as a school fundraiser

Principal Discretion

  • Bought Supplies for School Leadership Program Visit 
  • Sponsored Crucial Learning Crucial Conversations for Accountability for L.Overton 
  • Sponsored Refugee Resettlement Conference for T Larese
  • Supplied pizza for kids during Equity Circle Meeting

Afterschool Programming and Events 

  • $1,000 donation to Body Empowerment Project for offering after school Body Positivity Club for middle schoolers
  • Bought arts supplies for musical stage crew / art department
  • Paid Robotics Tournament Registration in May

Teaching Materials

  • Scholastic Book Fair raised $2,846.51 for school library use (25% of total sales)
  • Bought Books, Technology and Software for Classroom Use

Teacher and Staff Support

  • March Refresh: ordered $6,000 worth of books and classroom supplies for teachers

Campus Improvement

  • Purchased jump ropes, dodge balls, basketballs, soccer balls for recess 
  • Paid to frame middle school Sadie Alexander portrait hanging in main hallway