Highlights & Sneak Peeks


Beautifully decorated custom cake for any special occasion decorated by Mandy Massis-Layous!

Spend an afternoon decorating cupcakes with Ms. Morello and Ms. Plunkett!   Open to 3 bidders. Each bidder can invite a friend for a maximum of six decorators.

One Hour Piano or Voice Lesson with Hardy Variety Show Dad Chris Charig.  Good for child or adult!

Professional Recording Studio Time!   Capture the songs and stories of your children! Get your band in the studio! Record an audition CD!  Includes 6 hours for pre-production, recording & post-production work in Hardy Dad Tim Bongiovanni’s professional recording studio. Tim has been working as a music producer and recording engineer since 2007. Northgate Productions northgateproductions.net

Did you know that the Arlington High boys basketball team just clinched the Middlesex League Champion title?!  Up for grabs on March 4th is One Camp Week with AHS Basketball Coach John Bowler at his summer SwishTown Co-ed Basketball Camp for kids Grade 2 – 9!  

WEEKEND GETAWAY in Jamestown, RI –  Lovely 3 Bedroom Vacation Home Right Across Bridge from Newport, RI good for any weekend in May, June, Sept & Oct except long weekends.  Does not have to be used in 2017!

THREE DAY WEEKEND CAPE ESCAPE!  Beautiful Cozy 2 Bedroom Harwich Cottage for up to Four People. Less than a mile to Belmont Beach (warm water side) and just a short drive to other area beaches. Walk to shops, restaurants, ice cream, parks, library and more.  Cape Cod Rail Trail is 1.5 miles away. Nearby attractions include the Harwich Junior Theater, mini golf, bumper boats, go carts, kayak and canoe rentals. Many MAY, JUNE and SEPTEMBER weekends are available! Fully refundable security deposit required upon booking.  View this lovely home here.

Arlington Boys and Girls Club has generously donated a $100 gift card toward their may wonderful classes, camps and programs!

Hardy Kids vs. Teachers Spring Kickball Game! Each teacher below will have a bid sheet. The winning bidder of each teacher secures a student player slot in the game! 

Ms. Sliney ~ 1st Grade
Ms. Picarde ~ 1st Grade
Ms. French ~ 1st Grade
Ms. Harrington ~ 4th Grade
Ms. Trivino ~ 4th Grade
Ms. Morello ~ 5th Grade
Mr. Jackson ~ 5th Grade
Mrs. Plunkett ~ 5th Grade
& Mrs. Powers

Kelly Bennett Photography is providing a mini photo session (20 minutes) and 10 digital images for the auction (a $150 value).  Photo location will be in Arlington and the session can be booked in May or June.


Teacher Experience Donations are coming in!

Elevator Use for the Day.  Winning student gets to ride up and down with a friend as they move about school for the day.

Assistant Principal for the day.  Help Principal DeFrancisco for the day, including make an announcement, lead an assembly and more!

In Like Flynn at the Hardy Gym!  TWO lucky winners assist Mrs. Flynn as her PE Assistant for a half day each!  Assist in daily lesson plan, lead classes in exercises and give activity direction during class.  This includes a pizza lunch & dessert treats in the gym, a tee shirt  & whistle!

Teacher vs. Kids Kickball Game!  Win your child a players slot in a fun game against their favorite Hardy Teachers!

Join the Kindergarten teachers for a yummy breakfast! Ms. Dusombre, Ms. Kim, Ms. Potter & Ms. Tieuli will provide bagels, fruit, and juice for up to 5 students before school!

Hit the Capitol Creamery for an ice cream outing with the First Grade team!  Bid separately on Ms. French, Ms. Picarde, Ms. Pierce & Ms. Sliney.  Each teacher will take the winning bidder and one friend on a group outing for ice cream treats!

Ms. Pierce Manicure Party!  Up to 4 students will be treated to an afternoon of Jamberry wrap nails!

Crafty Afternoon!  Join the Second Grade teachers for an afternoon of crafts!  Ms. True, Mrs. Decifuentes & Ms. Vecchione will host an afternoon of fun crafting.

Eat breakfast with Ms. Mitrano before school for up to 5 lucky students.

Join Ms. Doherty in her classroom for a delicious pizza lunch of your choice.

After school Boot Camp for 10-12 students with the Fourth Grade Teachers and a Certified Personal Trainer!

Hit the Capitol Creamery for an ice cream outing with the Fourth Grade team!  Bid separately on Ms. Harrington, Ms. Bergantz  & Ms. Trivino.  Each teacher will take the winning bidder and one friend on a group outing for ice cream treats!

Cupcake decorating after school with Ms. Morello and Ms. Plunkett. We will bring the cupcakes and and supplies. Open to 3 bidders. Each bidder can invite a friend for a maximum of six decorators.

Learn to bake with Ms. Trivino!  Winning bidder brings a friend.

Learn to Knit with Ms. Harrington! Beginner’s knitting lesson for winning bidder and one friend.

Learn to bake with Mrs. Bergantz!  Winning bidder brings a friend.

Perfectly Posh Parent Pampering Basket by Deb Bermudes.

Take it to the basketball court after school & shoot hoops with Mr. Jackson!  

Enjoy breakfast with Ms. Plunkett before school.

Basket of Books donated by the Reading Teachers.



Arlington Center for the Arts – One week to their 2017 summer camp  

Belmont Day Camp– One week of general summer camp at Belmont Day School during session A1 (week of June 26) or A2 (week of July 3, no camp on Tuesday, July 4) for a child entering pre-school (age 3) through 7h grade.  $455-$555 value.  Must enroll by April 1st to guarantee space and must be used during the summer of 2017.  

Swish Town Summer Basketball Camp – 1 Week Co-Ed Basketball Clinic given by Arlington High School Coach John Bowler.


Arlington Yak Language Academy – One month of classes, plus the registration fee for a language class.

Arlington Community Education – $100 Gift Certificate

Cape Escape Long Weekend at Beautiful Cape Home

Date Night Paint Night at Art Lounge – An evening of painting for two including two drinks and two appetizers

Back Bay Fit – Two Personal Training Sessions and One Month of Classes ~  $300 Value



Black Crow Yoga, Arlington – $80 Gift Certificate for Yoga Instruction

BOSE – Bose® SoundLink® Color Bluetooth® speaker

Boston Red Sox – Jackie Bradley Jr. Autographed Baseball

Bromfield Jewelers, Boston  – Beautiful Sterling Silver Mesh Style Bracelet valued at $200

Derby Farm – Winter Care Gift Basket

Elite Freestyle Karate – Two Free New Student Packages

French in the Kitchen – One Cooking Class for Two People

Guru the Caterer – Gourmet Indian dinner for 10 people

H2K Happy, Healthy Kids – 5 free classes for kids or adults

Henry Bear Park – Amazing Toy Gift Basket

Indian Cooking Lesson with Dina Berdieva – Learn how to make chicken tikka masala and lentils with Hardy mom Dina Berdieva!

Recording Studio Time and Production – Capture the songs and stories of your children or prepare an audition CD in a professional studio. 6 hours for pre-production, recording and post-production work in Hardy-Dad Tim Bongiovanni’s recording studio. Tim has been working as a music producer and recording engineer since 2007.

Kelly Bennett Photography – One Family Photography Session

Spirited Gourmet, Belmont – Luxury Gift Basket

Story Land – Passes to the wonderful theme park in NH

The Dance Inn – Program gift card of $100

The Links at Outlook – One Foursome for 18 Holes of Golf at this beautiful course in Maine.



Check back regularly to get sneak peeks at some of our cool donations that are up for bid!

Big shout out to John’s Landscaping Service of Arlington for their VERY generous donation of $250 to the Hardy Silent Auction! PTO has decided to use this money to sponsor 25 free tickets for our hardworking and dedicated Hardy School teachers and staff members! We treasure the role that they play in the lives of our children and would love for them to join us on March 4!

Thank you, John’s Landscaping!!


This week the “Teacher Experience” donations are rolling in!  Special shout to First Grade Teacher Jaime Sliney for all of her help and support on the school side of this event.

Curious about what our teachers are donating?  Here are just a few of our current items up for bid…

A PIZZA LUNCH in her classroom with Miss Doherty
SHOOTING HOOPS after school with Mr. Jackson
An ICE CREAM OUTING at Capitol Creamery with Miss Picarde

Check back regularly for more fun updates & information!