Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 1/14

posted Jan 28, 2016, 1:50 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin   [ updated Jan 29, 2016, 2:43 PM ]
IMPORTANT BUDGET INFORMATION
Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers' proposed fiscal year 2017 budget is intended to strengthen the school system's foundation -  also taking into account additional students, but not compromising services or quality.  This proposed budget must be fully funded in order to prevent further cuts to the system.  Please click here to read Mr. Bower's letter and here to read the parent newsletter to see how you can help make the funding happen.
THE GREAT ADVENTURE LAB
Montgomery College is pleased to offer a  one-day program for students in grades 4 - 6, who want to experience high-quality, hands-on, educational and super fun programs in science, programming and engineering. The program is held onSaturday, January 23rd from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Rockville campus of Montgomery College. See the attached flyerfor more details.  
EARLY BIRD YEARBOOK SALE IS ON NOW!
Now's the time to purchase your 2015-2016 yearbook! Get yours for the early bird price of $18 untilJanuary 31st. Online ordering is easy. Just cilck hereUse the yearbook ID code 11112316 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. Regular pricing will go into effect on February 1st.  Any questions? Please contact Amy Sherman.
FAMILY MOVIE & BINGO NIGHTS
Ready for BACK-TO-BACK Fun?
            
Friday, February 5th, will be our popcorn and pajamas MOVIE NIGHT at 7 pm. Eat dinner before and come snack and relax with all your Fallsmead friends.

But the fun DOES NOT stop there. Saturday, February 6th, is FAMILY BINGO NIGHT from 5-7 pm at Fallsmead. This awesome fundraiser will have three parts: Bingo, pizza for sale, and...staff/teacher raffles. That's right-- our teachers/staff are raffling off a shared experience (think pizza parties, ice cream treats, and more). From February 1st- February 5th, students can bring in a dollar in the morning (8:40-9:10 am) to enter the teacher  raffle.  (If you bring in two dollars, that's two chance to win; three dollars= three tickets, etc...)! Winners will be called at BINGO night.
CALLING ALL SCIENTISTS!
The Fallsmead Science Fair will take place on Friday, February 19thStudents in all grades (K - 5) are able to participate. Students can enter themselves, or with a group! You should have received information prior to winter break. Look for a sign-up for parent volunteers soon. Questions? Contact the Science Fair team here. 
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