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 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!

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    Posted Sep 4, 2014, 12:53 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
  • Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 8/28
    UPCOMING EVENTS
     
    9/2: Back to School
     
           Picnic
     
    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

    BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC
    Come spend time with friends old and new at this fun community event! Pack a picnic or grab dinner from one of the food trucks. Get the school year started off right Tuesday, 9/2, 5:30-7:30 pm!

    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.

    FALL INTO A GREAT YEAR WITH PTA!
    Just a reminder that TOMORROW is the last day to get the early bird discount when you sign up for the Fallsmead Elementary PTA!  


    This year, there are two ways you can join the PTA:
    1.) Print, complete, and send the PTA membership formto school in an envelope marked "PTA Membership."
    2.) Register and pay online.
     
    Visit here for information about the benefits of PTA membership and to complete your registration either via form or online.

    Join the Fallsmead Elementary PTA and help make 2014-2015 a great year for our kids! 


    YES! SIGN ME UP!

    The PTA has many activities and events planned each month and depend on parent volunteers to ensure for successful events. If you are interested in volunteering this school year, please complete this form and return it to the office. We will then contact you when we are in need of help!

     

    We are also still in need of a few committee chairs:

    - MCCPTA (1 additional)
    - Service Project Chair

    - Movie Night Chair

    - Box Tops Coordinator

     

    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 please sign-up here. If you would like further information about the classroom responsibilities, please contactSandra Zinselmeier, Room Parent Coordinator.


    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!

    T-SHIRT CONTEST
    Calling all artists! The deadline for the t-shirt design contest has been extended to Tuesday, 9/2. Please turn in your child's completed design to their homeroom teacher by the deadline. The winning design will be selected that evening! You can download the t-shirt design form here

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    A big thank you to Stephanie Balian and Josh Seigel for their hard work organizing this year's Boo Hoo Breakfast!


    Posted Aug 28, 2014, 12:54 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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