Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 10/27

posted Nov 3, 2016, 10:00 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
FALLSMEAD BOOK FAIR
You still have a few more hours to shop!  The Fallsmead Book Fair in the Media Center closes TONIGHT at 6pm, but our online sales will continue through November 1st. Books bought online will be delivered to the school next week and shipping is free. Click here to shop online! Thanks to all the volunteers who helped throughout the week! Questions about the Book Fair? Contact us atbookfair@fallsmeadpta.org.

ELECTION DAY BAKE SALE
The Fallsmead PTA is sponsoring an Election Day Bake Sale on Tuesday, November 8th. We need volunteers to sell and bake (or purchase) nut-free baked goods and fruit. We will sell during the morning and afternoon busy times. All proceeds benefit the Fallsmead PTA. 

Please sign up here to help.
 SSL volunteers are welcome!  Contact election@fallsmeadpta.org with questions.

NEXT PTA MEETING
Mark your calendars for our next PTA meeting next Tuesday, November 1st, at 7pm in the Media Center
Childcare will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate.

GIRL SCOUT BOOK DRIVE
The Fallsmead Girl Scout troops are holding their 2nd Annual Book Drive THROUGH TOMORROW to provide new and updated books to the Fallsmead Media Center and to classroom libraries. Please bring in at least one used book in excellent condition for grades K-5. There will be drop boxes in all classrooms and in the front office. Click here for more details. Contact JessicaKreiser@hotmail.com with any questions!

STUDENT DIRECTORIES ARE HERE!
All PTA members should receive your Fallsmead Elementary Student Directory in your child's backpack by the end of this week. If you do not get yours, please let us know atmembership@fallsmeadpta.org.  

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.

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!!

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 at wishlist@fallsmeadpta.org.
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