WELCOME!

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!



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 11/17/2016

FAMILY BINGO NIGHT
Family Bingo Night at Fallsmead is TOMORROW, Friday, November 18th, from 6:30-8:30pmThere will be secret special guest callers and fun prizes!  Cost to play is $11.00 per family (of 5 or less) if pre-purchased by clicking here, or $15.00 at the door ($2.50 for additional family members). Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase. Questions? Contact bingo@fallsmeadpta.org!

GRANDPARENTS DAY
Grandparents (and other special adults) are welcome to join their grandchildren at school next Tuesday, November 22nd

The media center will be open in the morning from 8:40-9:10am for grandparents to watch the school news. Afterwards, they may go to classrooms. In addition, Lifetouch will be available to take pictures with grandparents in the morning. We will call students down for their pictures. Grandparents can come back to the Media Center around 10:30am for a Q&A with the principal. The event will conclude at 11:00am

If you'd like to take a family  portrait, you must send in the Lifetouch order form by Friday, November 18th. Contact grandparentsday@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions!

CHEEBURGER CHEEBURGER DINE OUT
Our next dine out is December 12th and 13th at Cheeburger Cheeburger in Fallsgrove from 5-9pm each night!Cheeburger Cheeburger will donate 20 percent of all sales when you bring this flyer and eat in or take out during the dine out times. Come out and support Fallsmead Elementary! Questions? Contact dineout@fallsmeadpta.org.

FALLSMEAD SILENT AUCTION
The Fallsmead Silent Auction will take place on Friday, March 24th from 6:30-10pm at the Glenview Mansion. This fun, adults-only event will include dinner, drinks, dancing, and many fabulous auction items! KidsCo will offer a Kids Night In at school that evening as a child care option.
 
We are in need of a few parents to help make calls for donations in order to ensure that we have many amazing items to auction off. We also welcome donations of any auction items from Fallsmead families and friends (sporting event tickets, unique services, vacation homes, etc.). Please contact the Silent Auction Committee at silentauction@fallsmeadpta.org if you are interested in helping and/or donating items.

YEARBOOK PHOTOS NEEDED
The yearbook committee is now collecting photos from fall school events. Please submit original-sized images by November 30th. Any photos, including those taken by cell phone, are accepted as long as they are 700Kb in size or greater. You can add photos to the grade-specific google albums by clicking the following link for your grade (KindergartenFirst GradeSecond GradeThird GradeFourth GradeFifth Grade), or you can email photos to yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org

RECESS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The school is looking for parents who are willing to volunteer during recess times to help monitor activity on the playground and act as additional eyes and ears. Please consider volunteering any amount of time that you can to help monitor during recess.Please click on the grade you would like to volunteer for to sign up:  KindergartenFirst GradeSecond GradeThird GradeFourth GradeFifth Grade. Thank you in advance!!