PTA NEWSLETTER 01/19/2017
The First Annual Fallsmead Variety Show is TONIGHT at 5:30pm in the APR! Act 1, featuring the K-2 students, will begin at 5:30pm. There will be a brief intermission, then Act 2, showcasing the grades 3-5 students, will begin at approximately 6:30pm. You can still get tickets at the door for $5 per person per act. The kids have been working hard on their acts so please come out to show your support! Questions? Contact email@example.com.
|NEXT PTA FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT|
Just keep swimming! Mark your calendars for our next PTA Family Movie Night on Friday, February 3rd at 6:30pm to watch "Finding Dory." Bring your pjs, sleeping bags, and blankets to cozy up at our first movie night of 2017. Pizza, popcorn, and snacks will be available for purchase at this free family event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
|SCIENCE FAIR COMING SOON!|
Calling all scientists! The Fallsmead Science Fair will take place on Friday, February 10th from 6-8pm
. Students in all grades (K-5) are able to participate. Students can enter themselves, or with a group! Click here for more information, and click here to download a registration form. Questions? Contact email@example.com.
|THE EARLY YEARBOOK SALE IS ALMOST OVER!|
Now's the time to purchase your 2016-2017 yearbook! Get yours for the early bird price of $18 until January 31st. Online ordering is easy at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use the yearbook ID code 11112317 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. Regular pricing will go into effect on February 1st.
Students' nicknames can be included in the yearbook. If your child would like to have their nickname under their picture, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|WINTER YEARBOOK PHOTOS NEEDED|
The Yearbook Committee is looking for pictures from all winter school events from November to now
, holiday celebrations, Variety Show, Valentines Day, Science Fair and more)! They will be collecting photos from winter events until March 1st. Any photos, including those taken by cell phone, are accepted as long as they are 700 Kb in size or greater. You can add photos to the grade-specific google albums by clicking the following link for your grade (Kindergarten
, First Grade
, Second Grade
, Third Grade
, Fourth Grade
, Fifth Grade
), or you can email photos to email@example.com
|The next Box Tops submission deadline is Friday, February 17th. The grade with the most Box Tops will win a prize! The more Box Tops we collect the more money we get for our school, so keep on collecting. Each top = 10 cents!!!! That's free money for our school! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.|
Save the date for Fallsmead's first ever Math Night on February 21st from 7-8:15pm!
Parents are invited to participate in teacher led mini-workshops focused on better understanding your child's math curriculum. Each grade level will be holding their own workshops. Keep an eye out for more information from your teachers in the coming weeks!
|WOOTTON CLUSTER BOARD OF ED MEETING AND BUDGET FEEDBACK|
Please plan on coming to the Wootton Cluster meeting with the Board of Education on February 23rd from 7-9pm at Wootton High School
(refreshments at 6:30pm). This small round-table event is your chance to make your voice heard on education issues important to the cluster, including the budget proposal to eliminate all but 10 Reading Initiative Program positions in MCPS. RSVPs will be required. . .more info to follow!
Also, click here to offer your feedback on superintendent Jack R. Smith's recommended operating budget for fiscal year 2018. The Comments section at the bottom is a great place to offer your feedback on the changes to the Reading Initiative Program, class sizes, and any other issues you think are important in MCPS!