Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 10/13/16

posted Oct 13, 2016, 3:45 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
The Fallsmead book fair is just two weeks away. It will take place in the media center from October 24th-October 27th. We are kicking off the event with a Reading Challenge from October 17-October 21st. Please click on this link to see the details. A copy of the flier will be coming home with your child as well.

The Fallsmead Girl Scout troops will also be hosting their 2nd Annual Book Drive to provide new and updated books to the Fallsmead Media Center and to classroom libraries. Click here for more details.
 
Lastly, WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS (INCLUDING SSL HELPERS) TO MAKE THIS BOOK FAIR A SUCCESS!! If you are able to volunteer, please click this link and sign up. Questions? Contact us at bookfair@fallsmeadpta.org.
FIRST BOX TOPS DEADLINE
The first Box Tops submission deadline isTOMORROW. The grade with the most Box Tops will win a prize! The more Box Tops we collect the more money we get for our school, so keep on collecting. Each top = 10 cents!!!! That's free money for our school! Contact us at boxtops@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

SIGN UP FOR THE VARIETY SHOW!
Sign-ups for the First Annual Fallsmead Variety Show opened TODAY at 10am. The Variety Show will be on Thursday, January 19, 2017Only 10 acts will be accepted per grade level, so space is limited! SLOTS ARE FILLING FAST, SO DON'T WAIT!! If your child wants to perform individually or with a group, he/she mustsign up by clicking hereClick here for more information. Contact varietyshow@fallsmeadpta.orgwith questions.

WOOTTON CLUSTER NIGHT
All Wootton Cluster families are invited to Cluster Night at the Wootton football gameTOMORROW NIGHT. Kick-off is at 6:30pm. The first 200 cluster students will receive a special treat (while supplies last). Click here for more information.
 
In addition, this year we are "stuffing a truck" with a MANNA food drive. We would like to stuff a truck full of groceries for the needy. Click here to check out the needed items and plan to bring them with you as you cheer on the Patriots.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Get ready for our first Family Movie Night of the school year on Friday, October 21st, at 6:30pm! Wear your pjs, grab a blanket and pillow, and come watch Kung Fu Panda 3 with the whole family. The event is free, but pizza, drinks, snacks, and popcorn will be available for purchase.Questions or want to volunteer? Contact us at movienight@fallsmeadpta.org.

JOIN GIRL SCOUTS!
Is your daughter interested in Girl Scouts?  Come learn more at a parent meetingMonday, October 17th, at 7pmin the Fallsmead Art Room. With Girl Scouts, your daughter can make new friends, have tons of fun, and go on fantastic new adventures. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. For more information, go towww.girlscouts.org or email Susan Hawley at susanhawley@ymail.com.

TEACHER WISH LIST EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS/MATCHING FUNDS
Please see if your workplace matches monetary donations and/or volunteer hours with funds. If Fallsmead is not on your matching list, please ask for it to be added. These matching funds could bring in thousands of dollars for our school! For questions, please contact Jessica Kreiser atwishlist@fallsmeadpta.org.

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