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Welcome to the Fallsmead Elementary School PTA website. Here you will find the latest news about Fallsmead PTA events, activities, and programs. Check back frequently for updates!


FALLSMEAD PTA NEWS

Don't forget to join the PTA! Find out how on the PTA Membership page!
  • IT'S OFFICIAL!– our young falcons kept up their skills and strategies by independently reading over the summer!!! They read a total of 338,144 minutes. This is the 2nd year in a row that we have won the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Way to go Falcons!

  • Cooler weather is coming...show your school spirit with a brand new #FALLSMEAD hooded sweatshirt ($30) and new plaid PJ bottoms ($18)! Youth sizes S, M. L, and XL available (while supplies last). Hooded sweatshirt also available in adult size XL only. Click HERE for full list of items. To purchase, email falcongear@fallsmeadpta.org with the item(s), size, child's name and teacher. 

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Anyone who wants to volunteer in a classroom at Fallsmead this year will need to complete two types of volunteer training prior to volunteering. First, online Child Abuse and Neglect training must be completed. The online training can be accessed by clicking here. Once you take the online training, you will receive an email. Please bring this email with you to the front office on your first volunteer day.

Second, all volunteers must complete volunteer training provided by the PTA.  This training is valid for two years. Please contact volunteer@fallsmeadpta.org with questions or if you still need to get trained.





PTA NEWSLETTER 9/22/2016

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH
The Back to School Bash is TOMORROW from 5:30-7:30pm. There will be moonbounces, a petting zoo, food trucks, a DJ, and lots of family fun! Please bring your blankets, lawn chairs, a picnic dinner, or plan to dine on site. The whole community comes out for this special event, so join in the fun!

We still need a few more adult volunteers for this event. Click here to sign up! 

TEACHER WISH LIST
The Fallsmead Teacher Wish List is up and running! Visitwww.FallsmeadWishList.com
to see items that your teachers would love to have in their classrooms. All donations are tax deductible and are used immediately, once purchased, to directly benefit your children! Questions? Contact Jessica Kreiser at wishlist@fallsmeadpta.org or 202-487-7757.

LAST CHANCE TO RESERVE YOUR SCHOOL DIRECTORY AND RAFFLE WINNER
Don't forget that only Fallsmead PTA Members receive a copy of the Fallsmead Elementary School Directory.  We will be ordering directories soon, so don't miss out!  If you haven't joined the PTA yet, please visit the PTA Membership page to register online or download a registration form.

Also, congratulations to Jaime and Bob Hoffman and family, who won the last PTA Membership Raffle for the Fallsmead school spirit basket!
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES STEM UPDATE
Just a reminder that
all STEM After School Activities - including Budding Mechanical Engineers (Tuesday), Young Engineers (Thursday), and Girls STEM (Friday) - will now be starting NEXT WEEK instead of this week.

PLEASE VERIFY YOUR FALLSMEAD SCHOOL DIRECTORY DATA
This weekend, you will be receiving an email from the PTA with information about how to verify your information for the upcoming Fallsmead Elementary School Directory.  
Please be sure to take a few minutes to verify your directory data so that you can be sure your information is complete and the way you want it. 
All information must be verified by October 2nd.Contact us at membership@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

Also, did you know that you can also access the information from the School Directory anywhere, any time, on the web or on your smartphone or tablet? Click here to find out how!  All Fallsmead parents will have access to the App through the end of October once you verify your directory data. After that, it will only be available to Fallsmead PTA members.  

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE WINNERS!
It's official - our young falcons kept up their skills and strategies by independently reading over the summer!!! They read a total of 338,144 minutes. This is the 2nd year in a row that Fallsmead has won the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Way to go Falcons!