Fallsmead ES

Welcome

Welcome to the Fallsmead PTA website. Here you will find the latest news about Fallsmead PTA events, activities, and programs. Check back frequently for updates. To receive weekly newsletters via email, please join the PTA mailing list  by clicking on the envelope below and submitting your email address. The PTA does NOT send home newsletters with students.

Recent Announcements

  • Fallsmead Newsletter 9/18

    UPCOMING EVENTS
    9/19: Donuts with Dad
    9/26: Family Movie Night
    10/7: PTA Meeting & New Parent Welcome
    10/16: Wootton Cluster Football Event
    10/24: Silent Auction
    10/26: Fall Festival

    MABELS LABELS - LAST CHANCE
    Fallsmead is fundraising with Mabels Labels! Order labels for the stuff kids lose! Mabels Labels are dishwasher and laundry safe personalized labels. Please visit our page to place your order and support our fundraiser: www.mabelsfundraising.com/c/12140!! Orders must be placed by tomorrow September 19th.

    DONUTS WITH DAD
    Calling all dads! Share a sweet treat with your child before the school day starts. And, feel free to stay through morning announcements in the classroom too, tomorrow Friday, 9/19, starting at 8 am.

    FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
    Join us on Friday, 9/26, for our first family movie night! Double feature will have 2 showings of the Lego Movie (6 & 8 pm). Admission is free, but there will be pizza, popcorn, and drinks to purchase in support of the event. It's sure to be a fun night for the entire family!

    EASY DIRECTORY ACCESS!
    Did you know that you can access the information from the Fallsmead ES Directory anytime, anywhere? Clickhere to find out how!

    All Fallsmead parents will have access to the app through the end of October. After that, it will only be available to PTA members. If you haven't signed up for the PTA yet, click here.

    IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN!
    Within the next week, you will be receiving an email from the PTA via A to Z Directories with information about how to verify your information for the upcoming Fallsmead ES Directory. Please be sure to take a few minutes to verify your directory data so that you can be sure your information is correct.

    YEARBOOK NEEDS YOU
    Want a fun way to get to know the kids in your child's grade? The yearbook committee needs one person in each grade who can collect photos and help organize them as much as possible. Sign up here and join us in creating great memories with this year's yearbook!

    SHOP AND EARN!
    Fallsmead has launched an easy new fundraiser with AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know, however 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases will go back to Fallsmead Elementary School!

    Visit AmazonSmile and select Fallsmead Elementary Rockville MD (correction from last week's newsletter) as your charity and start shopping!

    GROCERY REWARDS
    Fallsmead also has other grocery reward programs set up with Giant, Safeway, Target, and Harris Teeter. For more information, please visit the PTA website. Registration has to happen every year, so please register your rewards cards even if you've already done so in the past.  Note that this will not interfere with any other loyalty benefits you may already receive through these stores. Thanks for your support!

    NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE TEACHER
    The Gazette is looking to honor the best teachers in the county. Nominate your favorite teacher and you could win an Amazon Kindle FireHDX and help to earn some well-deserved recognition for one of our fabulous Fallsmead teachers! See attached for more details.

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    Thank you to all the parents who have signed up to volunteer for the PTA this year. We really appreciate your support and couldn't do it without you!

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    Posted Sep 18, 2014, 11:26 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
  • Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 9/11
    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    Thank you to all the wonderful teachers that made both back to school nights a huge success! Also, a special thanks to Angela Weberwho provided dinner on behalf of the PTA for all the Fallsmead teachers and staff that stayed each evening!

    NEW PLAYGROUND!

     
    A big THANK YOU to all of the Fallsmead Families that participated in last years successful Boosterthon fundraiser! Due to the incredible success of the event, the PTA was able to purchase additional playground equipment for the school with the funds raised! Our beautiful new equipment was installed this week and is ready for use! 

    RESERVE YOUR DIRECTORY!
    Did you know that only Fallsmead PTA members receive a copy of the Fallsmead School Directory? The directory is packed with valuable information such as class rosters and student contact info... everything you need to set up those all-important play dates for your kids! Click here to sign up for the PTA online or to download the form.

    LAST CALL FOR ROOM PARENTS!!

    There are still a few classrooms in need of a room parent! This is a role that can be shared between several parents and it is a great way to get involved. If you are interested in volunteering as a room parent please sign-up here. If you would like further information, please contact Sandra Zinselmeier, Room Parent Coordinator. 


    SHOP AND EARN!
    Fallsmead has launched an easy new fundraiser with AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know, however 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases will go back to Fallsmead Elementary School.

    Visit AmazonSmile and select Fallsmead Elementary School Rockville MD as your charity and start shopping!

    GROCERY REWARDS
    Fallsmead also has other grocery reward programs set up with Giant, Safeway, Target, and Harris Teeter. For more information, please visit the PTA website. Registration has to happen every year, so please register your rewards cards even if you've already done so in the past.  Note that this will not interfere with any other loyalty benefits you may already receive through these stores. Thanks for your support!

    LAST CHANCE FOR AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

    All after school activities except FLES are starting next week. This is your last chance to register. Please hurry as there are only a few spots left!  All registration information is available on the PTA website.

    MABELS LABELS
    Fallsmead is fundraising with Mabels Labels! Order labels for the stuff kids lose! Mabels Labels are dishwasher and laundry safe personalized labels.


    Please visit our page to place your order and support our fundraiser: www.mabelsfundraising.com/c/12140!! Orders may be placed from August 15 - September 19th, 2014.

    JOIN SCOUTS NIGHT
    Fallsmead Cub Scout Pack 1753 is recruiting new members to join an amazing year of scouts!

    All interested boys in grades 1 - 5 and their parents are invited to "Join Scouts Night" this evening at 7 pm in the Fallsmead Elementary School All Purpose Room.

    Come hear about camping, ropes courses, model rockets, the Pinewood Derby, community service projects, and much more!

    Any questions, please contact Pete Altman  (202-607-6948) or Ed Lomotan (240-403-7369).

    DONUTS WITH DAD
    Calling all dads! Share a sweet treat with your child before the school day starts. And, feel free to stay through morning announcements in the classroom too next Friday, 9/19, starting at 8 am.

    FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
    Join us on Friday, 9/26, for our first family movie night! Double feature will show an early movie (6 pm) for the younger crowd and a later movie (around 7:30 pm) for the older set (movies are still TBD). It's sure to be a fun night for the entire family!

    Posted Sep 11, 2014, 12:43 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
  • Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 9/4
    UPCOMING EVENTS
     9/9: Back to School Night
     
           K-2
     9/10: Back to School
     
             Night 3-5
     9/11: Join Scout Night 
     9/19: Donuts with Dad
     9/26: Family Movie Night
     
    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    A special thank you to Cheryl Miller for not only stepping up to be this year's PTA president but also for planning a fun back to school picnic to get the school year started off right (despite the rainy ending)!

    BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHTS
    Back to School Nights are Tuesday, 9/9, for Grades K-2 and Wednesday, 9/10, for Grades 3-5 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Come learn what you can do to help your child have a successful school year.

    JOIN THE PTA

    THANK YOU to the many people who have already signed up to be PTA members this year! If you haven't yet joined, please visit here for information about the benefits of PTA membership and to complete your registration either online or via the hard copy form.

    CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

    If you are interested in volunteering this school year, please complete this form and return it to the office. We will contact you when we are in need of help!

    We are still in need of just 2 committee chairs:
     
    - MCCPTA (1 additional)
     
    - Movie Night Chair

    Please contact PTA President, Cheryl Miller, if you are interested or would like more information.


    ROOM PARENTS NEEDED

    Participating as a Room Parent is a great way to volunteer and get to know your teacher. It is also great fun organizing parties and events for the classroom. If you are interested in volunteering as a room parent (particular in grades 2-5) please sign-up here. If you would like further information about the classroom responsibilities, please contact Sandra Zinselmeier,Room Parent Coordinator.


    JOIN SCOUTS NIGHT
    Fallsmead Cub Scout Pack 1753 is recruiting new members to join an amazing year of scouts!

     
    All interested boys in grades 1 - 5 and their parents are invited to "Join Scouts Night" on Thursday, 9/11 at 7 pm in the Fallsmead Elementary School All Purpose Room.

    Come hear about camping, ropes courses, model rockets, the Pinewood Derby, community service projects, and much more!

    Any questions, please contact Pete Altman  (202-607-6948) or Ed Lomotan (240-403-7369).

    MABELS LABELS
    Fallsmead is fundraising with Mabels Labels! Order labels for the stuff kids lose! Mabels Labels are dishwasher and laundry safe personalized labels.

    Please visit our page to place your order and support our fundraiser: www.mabelsfundraising.com/c/12140!! Orders may be placed from August 15 - September 19th, 2014.

    DONUTS WITH DAD
    Calling all dads! Share a sweet treat with your child before the school day starts. And, feel free to stay through morning announcements in the classroom too on Friday, 9/19, starting at 8 am.

    FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
    Join us on Friday, 9/26, for our first family movie night! Double feature will show an early movie (6 pm) for the younger crowd and a later movie (around 7:30 pm) for the older set (movies are still TBD). It's sure to be a fun night for the entire family!

    Want something included in here?Contact us 

    Share pictures, posts, and connect on Facebook.

    Posted Sep 4, 2014, 12:53 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
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 Join the PTA and Donate

The Fallsmead PTA encourages all parents to join the PTA and to attend meetings. Membership is a great way to stay connected, help children, and enjoy membership privileges. 

Join online or send in your membership form

We are looking forward to another great school year!


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