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Newsletter 5/17

posted May 17, 2018, 1:13 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

SPRING FAIR THIS SUNDAY!
  

Spring Fair is THIS SUNDAY from 5:30-8pm (with a rain date of June 3rd that we hope we won't need)! We will have bounce houses, soccer, balloons, snow cones, games, a dj, face-painting, and more! There will be a trolley with books, as well!  The cost is $10 per child, and adults and incoming kindergarteners are free. Be sure to bring money for spirit wear and food trucks. 

We still need both adult and SSL volunteers for Spring Fair! Click here to be an adult volunteer or click here to sign up SSL volunteers. WE NEED YOUR HELP!!

Thank you to our great sponsors. If you have any questions, contact springfair@fallsmeadpta.org!

INCOMING KINDERGARTENER PLAYDATES
Calling all parents with incoming fall kindergarteners! The first playdate for incoming fall kindergarteners is THIS SUNDAY, May 20th, at 5:00pmat Rockmead Park (right next to Fallsmead ES on Gerard Street). Click here to see the flyer with more information about this summer's playdates! 

SLICE OF ROCKVILLE AND CARMEN'S DOUBLE DINEOUT
Come join us for a DOUBLE dineout at Slice of Rockville AND Carmen's Italian Ice & Cafe next Tuesday, May 22nd, from 5-9pm! 

Bring the family out for a spring treat, and both restaurants will donate 20 percent of all sales back to Fallsmead! If you have questions, please contact dineout@fallsmeadpta.org!

2018-2019 PTA CHAIRS NEEDED
We are still looking for the following 2018-2019 PTA Chairs:
  • Donuts With Dads Chair
  • International Festival Co-Chair 
Click here for more information about each of these positions. Both are super easy and a great way to get more involved with your school and your PTA! To volunteer or for more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.
 
DID YOU MISS THE YEARBOOK SALE?
If so, you're in luck! The Yearbook Committee will have a limited supply of yearbooks available for purchase for $30 each. Checks can be made out to "Fallsmead PTA" and dropped off in the front office. Contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org to get your name on the list as the sale will be first come, first served. 

PRE-ORDER FALL SCHOOL SUPPLIES NOW!
It's time to order school supplies for the Fall! Have your school supplies waiting for your child on the first day of school. School Tool Box makes it easy! Online sales begin April 30th. To pre-order supplies, go to www.schooltoolbox.com.  Sale ends on the last day of school. If you have any questions, please contact toolbox@fallsmeadpta.org.

2018-2019 SCHOOL DIRECTORY ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
As we gear up for end-of-year celebrations, AtoZ Connect is already hard at work on our directory for the 2018-2019 school year! There is no better way to connect directly with families in our community and support our school than by advertising in the directory!

There are only a couple premium spots left and we'd love for these to go to families in our community. Please email Jennifer Thompson at jennifer@atozconnect.com for more information or to secure your placement before summer rolls in. As always, thank you for your participation and support!

CUB SCOUTS
Interested in joining Cub Scout Pack 1753? Come check us out at our last meeting of the year on Thursday, May 17 at 7 pm in the Fallsmead ES APR! We will be building and launching small Estes rockets (weather permitting) on the Fallsmead field. We are looking for boys and girls in grades K-5 for the upcoming school year. Spread the word to incoming Kindergarteners for our new Lions program! If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Erin Markowitz at ecmarkowitz@aol.com.

Newsletter 5/10

posted May 10, 2018, 1:23 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

SPRING FAIR IS COMING UP!
  

Spring Fair is coming up on Sunday, May 20th, from 5:30-8pm! We will have bounce houses, soccer, balloons, snow cones, games, a dj, face-painting, and more! There will be a trolley with books, as well!  The cost is $10 per child, and adults and incoming kindergarteners are free. Be sure to bring money for spirit wear and food trucks. 

We need both adult and SSL volunteers for Spring Fair! Click here to be an adult volunteer or click hereto sign up SSL volunteers. WE NEED YOUR HELP!!

Thank you to our great sponsors. If you have any questions, contact springfair@fallsmeadpta.org!

SPRING FAIR TEACHER/STAFF RAFFLES
Fallsmead teachers and staff will be raffling off special activities at Spring Fair! Raffle ticket sales begin next week. Each ticket will cost $1! Below are the "treats" that will be raffled off:
  • K&1st - winner from each teacher and a friend have a pizza lunch
  • 2nd - winner from each teacher and a friend have a lunch bunch and get to make dessert-some to eat and some to bring home!
  • 3rd - 10 winners will enjoy an ice cream party with the teachers
  • 4th - winner from each teacher and a friend have an ice cream party
  • 5th&Specialists - winner from each teacher and a friend have a pizza lunch and dessert
  • Principal for the day
  • Tea party with Mrs. Silverstein for the winner and 3 friends
  • Basketball game with Mr. Fish for winner and friends
  • Basketball game with Mr. Reid and 4 friends
  • Fun Run with Mrs. Mack, Mrs. Jung and Mrs. Kumar - popsicles included!
  • Lunch with Mrs. Litwin and a friend
  • Dodgeball with Mr. Litwin and 15 friends
  • Reserved seating for 5th Grade Celebration
  • Reserved parking spot for the 2018-2019 school year
  • Reserved seating for Festival of the Arts Choral performance
TREAT YOUR TEACHERS TO A WISH LIST ITEM!
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Please check out the Wish List for items to purchase for your teacher to show your appreciation! If you have questions, please contact wishlist@fallsmeadpta.org.

SLICE OF ROCKVILLE AND CARMEN'S DOUBLE DINEOUT
Come join us for a DOUBLE dineout at Slice of Rockville AND Carmen's Italian Ice & Cafe on Tuesday, May 22nd, from 5-9pm. 

Bring the family out for a spring treat, and both restaurants will donate 20 percent of all sales back to Fallsmead! If you have questions, please contact dineout@fallsmeadpta.org!

2018-2019 PTA PRESIDENT AND CHAIRS STILL NEEDED
We are still looking for the following 2018-2019 Board Member and Chairs:
  • PTA President
  • Donuts With Dads Chair
  • International Festival Co-Chair 
Click here for more information about each of these positions. To volunteer or for more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.
 
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Please join us Wednesday, May 16th, from 7-8:15 pm for our annual Festival of the Arts! The evening will begin with a musical performance by our 5th grade chorus, followed by instrumental music performances starting at 7:30 by our wandering musicians. Finally, walk around the school and view the art exhibit which includes art from every student in the school!

INCOMING KINDERGARTENER PLAYDATES
Calling all parents with incoming fall kindergarteners! The first playdate for incoming fall kindergarteners is Sunday, May 20th, at 5:00 pm at Rockmead Park (right next to Fallsmead ES on Gerard Street). Click here to see the flyer with more information about this summer's play dates! 

DID YOU MISS THE YEARBOOK SALE?
If so, you're in luck! The Yearbook Committee will have a limited supply of yearbooks available for purchase for $30 each. Checks can be made out to "Fallsmead PTA" and dropped off in the front office. Contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org to get your name on the list as the sale will be first come, first served. 

PRE-ORDER FALL SCHOOL SUPPLIES NOW!
It's time to order school supplies for the Fall! Have your school supplies waiting for your child on the first day of school. School Tool Box makes it easy! Online sales begin April 30th. To pre-order supplies, go to www.schooltoolbox.com.  Sale ends on the last day of school. If you have any questions, please contact toolbox@fallsmeadpta.org.

PROVIDE YOUR INPUT ON THE NEW MCPS CURRICULUM
MCPS announced last month that it is planning on replacing its current educational curriculum. To assist in the process, MCPS is seeking feedback on the new curriculum rollout process and plans. If you would like to provide input, please click here to take the MCPS Curriculum Review Feedback Survey. MCPS has also set up a webpage that provides more information on the curriculum conversation for those interested. From this page, you can read the history of the curriculum review, read the report on 2.0, see the implementation timeline, and more!

CUB SCOUTS
Interested in joining Cub Scout Pack 1753? Come check us out at our last meeting of the year on Thursday, May 17 at 7 pm in the Fallsmead ES APR! We will be building and launching small Estes rockets (weather permitting) on the Fallsmead field. We are looking for boys and girls in grades K-5 for the upcoming school year. Spread the word to incoming Kindergarteners for our new Lions program! If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Erin Markowitz at ecmarkowitz@aol.com.

Newsletter 5/3

posted May 10, 2018, 1:22 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

MINGLE WITH MOMS TOMORROW!
Don't forget that our rescheduled (rescheduled) Mingle With Moms (or another special adult) is TOMORROW at 8:00am. Start your day on the blacktop in the back of school with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! Questions? Contact mingle@fallsmeadpta.org.

PTA MEETING NEXT WEEK
Our last PTA meeting of the year will be next Tuesday, May 8th, at 7pm. Babysitting will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate. Join us so that you can find out what is going on with your PTA!

SPRING FAIR IS COMING UP!
 
Spring Fair is coming up on Sunday, May 20th, from 5:30-8pm! We will have bounce houses, soccer, balloons, snow cones, games, a dj, face-painting, and more! The cost is $10 per child, and adults and incoming kindergarteners are free. Be sure to bring money for spirit wear and food trucks. 

We need both adult and SSL volunteers for Spring Fair! Click here to be an adult volunteer or click here to sign up SSL volunteers. 

Also, teachers will be raffling off special activities at Spring Fair- $1 to get in so start saving your singles (or better yet bring a $5 and enter 5 times)!

If you have questions, please contact springfair@fallsmeadpta.org.

2018-2019 PTA PRESIDENT STILL NEEDED
We are still in need of a President for our 2018-2019 PTA! You will have a fantastic cast of 2018-2019 PTA officers and chairs waiting for you, so don't be shy. . .please step up! Click here for more information about what the President does. To volunteer or for more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.
 
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Please join us Wednesday, May 16th, from 7-8:15 pm for our annual Festival of the Arts! The evening will begin with a musical performance by our 5th grade chorus, followed by instrumental music performances starting at 7:30 by our wandering musicians. Finally, walk around the school and view the art exhibit which includes art from every student in the school!

DID YOU MISS THE YEARBOOK SALE?
If so, you're in luck! The Yearbook Committee will have a limited supply of yearbooks available for purchase for $30 each. Checks can be made out to "Fallsmead PTA" and dropped off in the front office. Contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org to get your name on the list as the sale will be first come, first served. 

PRE-ORDER FALL SCHOOL SUPPLIES NOW!
It's time to order school supplies for the Fall! Have your school supplies waiting for your child on the first day of school. School Tool Box makes it easy! Online sales begin April 30th. To pre-order supplies, go to www.schooltoolbox.com.  Sale ends on the last day of school. If you have any questions, please contact toolbox@fallsmeadpta.org.

PROVIDE YOUR INPUT ON THE NEW MCPS CURRICULUM
MCPS announced last month that it is planning on replacing its current educational curriculum. To assist in the process, MCPS is seeking feedback on the new curriculum rollout process and plans. If you would like to provide input, please click here to take the MCPS Curriculum Review Feedback Survey. MCPS has also set up a webpage that provides more information on the curriculum conversation for those interested. From this page, you can read the history of the curriculum review, read the report on 2.0, see the implementation timeline, and more!

FALLSMEAD CAREER DAY
Fallsmead Elementary Career Day is coming up on Tuesday, June 5th, from 9-11:00am, and the school is looking for parents who are interested in being speakers. 

Speakers are on a first come, first served basis. Speakers should plan to speak for about 20 minutes each to several groups of about 25 students. All grade levels will participate. Students will rotate classrooms. The structure of the day is subject to change depending on the number of speakers. 

If you are interested in signing up, please contact Mrs. Kotok at Rebecca_S_Kotok@mcpsmd.org or 240-740-3557.

Newsletter 4/26

posted May 1, 2018, 5:19 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

MINGLE WITH MOMS RESCHEDULED
Due to the weather forecast for this Friday, we have rescheduledour annual Mingle With Moms (or another special adult) to Wednesday, May 16th, at 8:00am. Start your day on the blacktop in the back of school with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! Questions? Contact mingle@fallsmeadpta.org.

2018-2019 PTA BOARD MEMBERS AND CHAIRS NEEDED
We STILL need to fill the following positions for the 2018-2019 PTA Board:
  • President
  • VP of Finance 
  • VP of Promotions
  • Treasurer

We also need 2018-2019 Chairs for the following Committees:

  • Room Parent Coordinator
  • Silent Auction/Gala Chairs
  • Spirit Wear Chair

Click here for more information about each of these positions.


To volunteer or for more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.
 
DID YOU MISS THE YEARBOOK SALE?
If so, you're in luck! The Yearbook Committee will have a limited supply of yearbooks available for purchase for $30 each. Checks can be made out to "Fallsmead PTA" and dropped off in the front office. Contactyearbook@fallsmeadpta.org to get your name on the list as the sale will be first come, first served. 

PRE-ORDER FALL SCHOOL SUPPLIES NOW!
It's time to order school supplies for the Fall! Have your school supplies waiting for your child on the first day of school. School Tool Box makes it easy! Online sales begin April 30th. To pre-order supplies, go towww.schooltoolbox.com.  Sale ends on the last day of school. If you have any questions, please contact toolbox@fallsmeadpta.org.

VISION AND HEARING TESTING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Fallsmead Elementary's annualhearing and vision screening is scheduled for Thursday, May 3rd, and Friday, May 4th. Volunteers are needed to help pick students up from their classrooms and direct them to the testing area. The testing is scheduled from 9:15am until 3 pm each day. If you are able to help for a couple of hours, please contact our school nurse, Rosina Chazin, atRosina_L_Chazin@mcpsmd.org.

NEXT PTA MEETING
Save the date!  Our next PTA meeting will be Tuesday, May 8th, at 7pm. Babysitting will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate. Come find out what is going on with your PTA!

PROVIDE YOUR INPUT ON THE NEW MCPS CURRICULUM
MCPS announced last month that it is planning on replacing its current educational curriculum. To assist in the process, MCPS is seeking feedback on the new curriculum rollout process and plans. If you would like to provide input, please click hereto take the MCPS Curriculum Review Feedback Survey. MCPS has also set up a webpage that provides more information on the curriculum conversation for those interested. From this page, you can read the history of the curriculum review, read the report on 2.0, see the implementation timeline, and more!

SPRING FAIR SAVE THE DATE!
 
Spring Fair will be held on Sunday, May 20th, from 5:30-8pm! We will have bounce houses, soccer, balloons, snow cones, games, a dj, face-painting, and more! The cost is $10 per child, and adults and incoming kindergarteners are free. Be sure to bring money for spirit wear and food trucks. If you have questions, please contact springfair@fallsmeadpta.org.

Newsletter 4/19

posted Apr 20, 2018, 8:11 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

LAST FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Don't miss our last free Family Movie Night of the school year! Come watch Ferdinand TOMORROW at 6:30pm in the APR. Pizza, drinks, snacks (including Carmen's Italian Ice!), and popcorn will be available for purchase. If you have questions, please contactmovienight@fallsmeadpta.org.

2018-2019 PTA BOARD MEMBERS AND CHAIRS NEEDED
We still need a President, VP of Finance, VP of Promotions, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian for the 2018-2019 PTA Board! 

We also need 2018-2019 Chairs for the following Committees:
  • Movie Night
  • Room Parent Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Yearbook
  • Silent Auction/Gala
  • Spirit Wear

Click here for more information about each of these positions.

To volunteer or for more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.

 

MINGLE WITH MOMS
Our annual Mingle With Moms (or another special adult) is coming up on Friday, April 27th, at 8:00am on the blacktop in the back of school! Start your day with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! Questions? Contact 
mingle@fallsmeadpta.org.

ATTENTION PARENTS WITH INCOMING FALL KINDERGARTENERS!
Do you have a child who will be starting at Fallsmead as a Kindergartener in the Fall? If you have a child who will be five years old by September 1, 2018, please be sure to contact the office to schedule an orientation date for your child.Kindergarten orientation will be held on Thursday, May 17th and Friday, May 18th. If you have any questions, please call the office at 240-740-3550. 

AFTER SCHOOL COOKING CLASS 
It is not too late to sign up forFallsmead's after school cooking class! The class, which is offered on Fridays from 3:25-4:45pm, teaches kids about about basic cooking skills, ingredients, and kitchen safety. Join in the next week and the cost is only $175 for the remaining 7 weeks of the session. Click here to learn more.

GENTLY USED KIDS BOOKS NEEDED
The Fallsmead teachers and staff are looking for gently used children's books that they can add to their classroom libraries. If you have children's books that you no longer need, please consider donating them so that the teachers can add to their own collections. Any used books can be dropped off in the school office.

SPRING FAIR
 
Spring Fair is just about a month away on Sunday, May 20th, from 5:30-8pm! We will have bounce houses, soccer, balloons, snow cones, games, a dj, face-painting, and more! The cost is $10 per child, and adults and incoming kindergarteners are free. Be sure to bring money for spirit wear and food trucks. If you have questions, please contact springfair@fallsmeadpta.org.

Newsletter 4/12

posted Apr 13, 2018, 5:10 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin   [ updated Apr 13, 2018, 5:11 AM ]

WE NEED YOU ON THE PTA BOARD!!!!!!!
We still need a President, VP of Finance, VP of Promotions, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian for the 2018-2019 PTA Board! Click here for more information about each of these positions. WE NEED YOUR HELP to keep our Falcons soaring high! PLEASE VOLUNTEER!!!!!!! To volunteer or find out more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.

YEARBOOK SALE IS OVER ON APRIL 15TH!
Have you purchased a yearbook for your child yet? If not, now's the time!The last day to buy a 2017-2018 yearbook for your child is April 15th.Orders cannot be taken after the deadline so get yours now!

You can purchase a yearbook online for $20 atybpay.lifetouch.com. Use the yearbook ID code 11112318 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. Questions? Contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org.

LAST FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Don't miss our last free Family Movie Night of the school year! Come watch Ferdinand on Friday, April 20th, at 6:30pm in the APR. Pizza, drinks, snacks (including Carmen's Italian Ice!), and popcorn will be available for purchase. If you have questions, please contactmovienight@fallsmeadpta.org.

ATTENTION PARENTS WITH INCOMING FALL KINDERGARTENERS!
Do you have a child who will be starting at Fallsmead as a Kindergartener in the Fall? If you have a child who will be five years old by September 1, 2018, please be sure to contact the office to schedule an orientation date for your child.Kindergarten orientation will be held on Thursday, May 17th and Friday, May 18th. If you have any questions, please call the office at 240-740-3550. 

MINGLE WITH MOMS
Save the date for our annualMingle With Moms (or another special adult) on Friday, April 27th, at 8:00am on the blacktop in the back of school! Start your day with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! Questions? Contact 
mingle@fallsmeadpta.org.

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS FORUM
MCPS and MCCPTA are holding a Mental Health and Wellness Forum on Sunday, April 22nd, from 1-5pm at Gaithersburg High School. Families, students, and staff can learn more about the challenges we face and find resources within MCPS and in the wider community. Click herefor more information.

MCPS SPECIAL EDUCATION SUMMIT
  
The MCPS 5th Annual Special Education Summit for Parents is going to be held on Saturday, April 28th, from 8:15am to 1pm at Quince Orghard High School. This is a free conference for parents, educators, and community partners to learn practical strategies, access community resources, and network with other parents. There is no cost to attend, and childcare will be provided. Click here for more information. 

Newsletter 4/5

posted Apr 13, 2018, 5:09 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

JOIN THE 2018-2019 PTA BOARD TODAY!
We are still in need of several PTA Board Members for the 2018-2019 school year! The positions of President, VP of Finance, VP of Promotions, Treasurer, and Parliamentarianare all still open. Click here for more information about each of these positions. We need your help keep our Falcons soaring high! To volunteer or find out more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs atpresident@fallsmeadpta.org.

APRIL PTA MEETING
Our next PTA meeting is next Tuesday, April 10th, at 7pm in the Media Center. There will be a presentation on school safety. Babysitting will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate. Come and find out what is happening with your PTA!

LAST FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Don't miss our last free Family Movie Night of the school year! Come watch Ferdinand on Friday, April 20th, at 6:30pm in the APR. Pizza, drinks, snacks (including Carmen's Italian Ice!), and popcorn will be available for purchase. If you have questions, please contactmovienight@fallsmeadpta.org.

ATTENTION PARENTS WITH INCOMING FALL KINDERGARTENERS!
Do you have a child who will be starting at Fallsmead as a Kindergartener in the Fall? If you have a child who will be five years old by September 1, 2018, please be sure to contact the office to schedule an orientation date for your child.Kindergarten orientation will be held on Thursday, May 17th and Friday, May 18th. If you have any questions, please call the office at 240-740-3550. 

WOOTTON BASEBALL COMMUNITY DAY
Wootton High School's Baseball Community Day is this Saturday, April 7th, from 11:00am to 12:30pm at McCracken Baseball Field at Wootton High School(rain/snow date Aprl 28th). The day will be filled with lots of fun events including free baseball skills clinics for boys and girls administered by Wootton coaches and players.

BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES' FORUM
There will be a Board of Education Candidates' Forum on Monday, April 23rd, at 6:30pm at Gaithersburg High School. The Forum will give audience members opportunities to ask questions directly to the Board candidates on issues ranging from health/safety, testing, and curriculum to new school construction projects in advance of the June 26th primary election.Click here for more information.

Newsletter 3/21

posted Apr 13, 2018, 5:08 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

JOIN THE 2018-2019 PTA BOARD!
Are you interested in getting more involved at Fallsmead? We are in need of parents who are interested in serving as a PTA Board Member for the 2018-2019 school year. The positions of President, Vice President of Finance, and Treasurer are some of the positions that are open. Please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org if you are interested or would like more information.

SPRING AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
After School Activities for the Spring 2018 Session are now open for registration! 
There are many different options, including Let's Get Cooking, Flag Football, Lego Robotics, Chess, Guitar, Art, and so much more. There is something for everyone!Click here for registration information and a full schedule of class offerings. Questions? Contact afterschool@fallsmeadpta.org.

APRIL PTA MEETING
Our next PTA meeting is Tuesday, April 10th, at 7pm in the Media Center. There will be a presentation on school safety. Babysitting will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate. Come and find out what is happening with your PTA!

IT'S TIME TO ORDER YOUR CHILD'S YEARBOOK!
Now's the time to purchase your 2017-2018 Fallsmead Elementary School yearbook!Yearbooks are on sale for $20. Online ordering is easy atybpay.lifetouch.com. Use the yearbook ID code 11112318 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. 

Students' nicknames can be included in the yearbook. If your child would like to have their nickname under their picture, please contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org

LAST FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Don't miss our last free Family Movie Night of the school year! Come watch Ferdinand on Friday, April 20th, at 6:30pm in the APR. Pizza, drinks, snacks (including Carmen's Italian Ice!), and popcorn will be available for purchase. 

Newsletter 3/15

posted Mar 16, 2018, 1:55 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

SCIENCE FAIR TOMORROW NIGHT
The Fallsmead Science Fair is TOMORROW, March 16th, from 6-8pm! Students in grades K-5 will be participating. If your child is a presenter, please bring your posters to the gym between 5:30 and 5:40pm to set up so you are ready by 6pm.

There will be a presentation by Mad Science at 7pm in the APR following the Science Fair. Pizza will also be available for purchase before the show so please bring cash. Be sure to stop by to support all of Fallsmead's budding scientists! Questions? Contactsciencefair@fallsmeadpta.org

JOIN THE 2018-2019 PTA BOARD!
Are you interested in getting more involved at Fallsmead? We are in need of parents who are interested in serving as a PTA Board Member for the 2018-2019 school year. The positions of President, Vice President of Finance, and Treasurer are some of the positions that are open. Please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org if you are interested or would like more information.

SPRING AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
After School Activities for the Spring 2018 Session are now open for registration! 
There are many different options, including Tiny Chefs Cooking, Flag Football, Lego Robotics, Chess, and so much more. There is something for everyone! Click here for registration information and a full schedule of class offerings. Questions? Contact afterschool@fallsmeadpta.org.

IT'S TIME TO ORDER YOUR CHILD'S YEARBOOK!
Now's the time to purchase your 2017-2018 Fallsmead Elementary School yearbook!Yearbooks are on sale for $20. Online ordering is easy atybpay.lifetouch.com. Use the yearbook ID code 11112318 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. 

Students' nicknames can be included in the yearbook. If your child would like to have their nickname under their picture, please contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org

APRIL PTA MEETING
Our next PTA meeting is Tuesday, April 10th, at 7pm in the Media Center. There will be a presentation on school safety. Babysitting will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate. Come and find out what is happening with your PTA!

FIX THE FUND RALLY IN ANNAPOLIS
The Maryland State Education Association is hosting a Fix the Fund Rally next Monday, March 19th, at 6pm in Annapolis to support the Fix the Fund Act. The Fix the Fund Act would ensure that all revenue raised into the Education Trust Fund from casino gaming actually increases school funding. Click here for more information about the rally and how you can get involved.

Newsletter 3/8

posted Mar 13, 2018, 6:30 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin

ORIGINAL PANCAKE HOUSE DINEOUT
Our dineout at The Original Pancake House in Rockville is TOMORROW from 3-9pmThe Original Pancake Housewill give Fallsmead Elementary 20 percent of all sales with this flyer. Come dine in or get carry out to help support Fallsmead Elementary! If you have any questions, contact dineout@fallsmeadpta.org.

JOIN THE 2018-2019 PTA BOARD!
Are you interested in getting more involved at Fallsmead? We are in need of parents who are interested in serving as a PTA Board Member for the 2018-2019 school year. The positions of President, Vice President of Finance, and Treasurer are some of the positions that are open. Please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org if you are interested or would like more information.

SPRING AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
After School Activities for the Spring 2018 Session are now open for registration! 
There are many different options, including Tiny Chefs Cooking, Flag Football, Lego Robotics, Chess, and so much more. There is something for everyone! Click here for registration information and a full schedule of class offerings. Questions? Contact afterschool@fallsmeadpta.org.

FALLSMEAD SCIENCE FAIR
The Fallsmead Science Fair will take place on Friday, March 16th, from 6-8pmStudents in grades K-5 will be participating. Pizza will be available for purchase. Be sure to stop by to support all of Fallsmead's budding scientists!

SSL volunteers are needed for the Science Fair!  Click here to sign up to be an SSL volunteer. Questions? Contact sciencefair@fallsmeadpta.org

IT'S TIME TO ORDER YOUR CHILD'S YEARBOOK!
Now's the time to purchase your 2017-2018 Fallsmead Elementary School yearbook!Yearbooks are on sale for $20. Online ordering is easy at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use the yearbook ID code 11112318 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. 

Students' nicknames can be included in the yearbook. If your child would like to have their nickname under their picture, please contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org

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