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

  • Newsletter 10/30
     UPCOMING EVENTS
    10/31: No School
    11/4: No School
    11/10 & 11/11: Early Release & Parent Conferences
    11/11: PTA Meeting

    11/13: Book Fair & Dine Out

    11/25: Grandparents' Day


    STUDENT DIRECTORIES ARE HERE!

    All PTA members should be receiving their Student Directories in their child's backpack within the next week. Don't forget that PTA members can access the directory information - including student/parent/teacher info, class lists, and even school lunch menus and the school/PTA calendar - online or via app! Click here to find out how.


    You will log in using the same Username and Password you used to verify your directory data (click on the above web page if you forgot your login information). The Google Play and App Store apps have been updated for this year, so be sure to replace your old app!


    BOOK FAIR & DINE OUT

    Come join us for a fun evening of books, games, crafts, guest readers, choral/instrumental music performances, and more (including all-new raffle and door prizes) at the book fair at the Washingtonian Barnes & Noble on Thursday, November 13th, 5:45 - 8:45 pm.

    There will also be a dine out at Corner Bakery just down the street any time in the afternoon or evening of November 13th. Just hand in the flyer here (and coming home soon) with your order and Fallsmead will receive a portion of the profits.
    GRADE PHOTO COORDINATORS NEEDED

    The Yearbook Committee needs your help! Grade Photo Coordinators are needed to collect photos from events during the school year for inclusion in the yearbook. This is a great way to volunteer and get to know Fallsmead students. If you are interested, please sign up for your grade here.


    OLD MAGAZINES NEEDED
    The 5th grade is looking for old magazines and/or catalogues for the students to use for their vision boards that will be used for their celebration. We appreciate any that can be sent in with your children attention Mrs. Harte.

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    The PTA Board would like to thank Melani Harig, Elise Roemer, and MiYoung Wang for all their hard work on the Membership Committee and for putting together this year's student directory!

    Posted by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
  • Newsletter 10/23
    UPCOMING EVENTS

    10/24: Silent Auction & KidsCo Kids Night In
    10/26: Fall Festival
    10/30: Halloween Parade & Parties
    10/31: No School
    11/5: PTA Meeting

    11/10 & 11/11: Early  Release and Parent Conferences

    11/13: Book Fair 

    BOX TOPS DUE
    Tomorrow, Friday, October 24th, is the deadline for Round 1 of Box Top collection. Please remember to send in any Box Tops that you have collected with your child. There will be two additional collection dates later this school year. 

    GALA & SILENT AUCTION 
    The Fallsmead Gala & Silent Auction is taking place tomorrow, Friday, October 24th! Catalogs were sent home in backpacks on Wednesday. Remember to review your catalog and bring it to the event as it will serve as your ticket! 
    If you are able to help set up for the Auction this Friday, beginning at 3 pm, please contact Cheryl Miller. 

    FALL FESTIVAL 
    The Annual Fall Fest is this Sunday, October 26th from 2 - 5 pm! Enjoy a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, corn hole, our first annual farmers market, local food truck vendors, and much more! We still need volunteers to make this event successful, please sign-up to help here.


     PARCC EXAMS
    Fallsmead students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will take the PARCC exams this year. Please visit the PARCCwebsite for more information and to sign up for email updates.

    OLD MAGAZINES NEEDED
    The 5th grade is looking for old magazines and/or catalogues for the students to use for their vision boards that will be used for their celebration. We appreciate any that can be sent in with your children attention Mrs. Harte.

    GRADE PHOTO COORDINATORS NEEDED

    The Yearbook Committee needs your help! Grade Photo Coordinators are needed to collect photos from events during the school year for inclusion in the yearbook. This is a great way to volunteer and get to know Fallsmead students. If you are interested, please sign up for your gradehere.  


    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    BIG thank you to all of  the parent volunteers who have already worked so hard on the Silent Auction and Fall Festival! This weekends activities are sure to be a success due to their many hours of devotion!

    Posted Oct 23, 2014, 3:01 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
  • Newsletter 10/16
     
    UPCOMING EVENTS

    10/16: Wootton Cluster Football Event
     10/17: No School
    10/24: Silent Auction & KidsCo Kids Night In
    10/26: Fall Festival
    10/30: Halloween Parade & Parties
    10/31: No School
    11/5: PTA Meeting
    11/13: Book Fair

    GALA & SILENT AUCTION 

    It's not too late to RSVP! Deadline is Friday, October 17th. You can send in your RSVP form or sign up online.

    This fun, adult only, evening will take place on October 24th at the Glenview Mansion. This is the only major PTA hosted fundraising event for the school year. Please see attached for details on the fabulous items we will have available to bid on.

    WOOTTON CLUSTER NIGHT

    Wootton is holding its Football Cluster Night TONIGHT at 6:30 pm. There will be a giveaway for students at the door, the Pee Wee Poms will be performing at half-time, and there will be lots of yummy food in the concession stand. It will be a great night for everyone. Hope to see you there to help root for the Patriots!

     
    FALL FESTIVIAL 

    Mark your calendars for the Annual Fallsmead Fall Festival. Bring the entire family on October 26th from 2 - 5 pm. Enjoy a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, corn hole, our first annual farmers market, local food truck vendors, and much more! We need volunteers to make this event successful, please sign-up to help here.

    1ST PTA MEETING MINUTES

    For those who were unable to attend the first PTA meeting last week, please see attached draft of the meeting minutes. In addition to approving this year's budget and discussing recent and upcoming PTA events, Mrs. Silverstein presented last year's testing scores and discussed this year's PARCC exams. Please visit the PARCC website for more information and to sign up for email updates.

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

    Thanks to Cheryl Miller and all the wonderful volunteers for planning such a fun Family Movie Night! It was definitely awesome. We can't wait for the next one in December!

    Posted Oct 16, 2014, 11:19 AM 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!