Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 9/1/2016

posted Sep 1, 2016, 5:50 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
PTA MEMBERSHIP MATTERS!
THANK YOU to everyone who has already joined the PTA this year! Your support allows us to plan and fund the wonderful school programs, community events, and general projects that enhance our kids' education and and environment. If you haven't joined already, please visit the PTA Membership page on the PTA website to register online or download a registration form.

And don't forget. . .when you join the PTA bySeptember 7th, you will be entered in a raffle to win YOUR VERY OWN FALLSMEAD ES PARKING SPOT for the entire 2016-2017 school year, a $50 iTUNES GIFT CARD, or a FALLSMEAD SCHOOL SPIRIT BASKET!  The parking spot winner will be chosen on September 8th. Get the scoop. . .joining the PTA is sweet!  Questions? Contact us at membership@fallsmeadpta.org.

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Is your child a Scientist? Chef? Artist? Athlete? Gardener? Engineer? All of the Above? The PTA has organized after school opportunities for grades 1-5 (Kindergarten can start in the winter). Registration will open September 1st and closeSeptember 14thClick herefor the full schedule and registration information. Questions?  EmailRebekah Jacobs.

BE A ROOM PARENT
Please consider helping your child's teacher by volunteering to be a Classroom Parent! Classroom Parents help out in a number of ways, including
updating parents on important school/class events and planning classroom parties. It is a wonderful way to meet the kids and parents in your child's class. Contact Sandra Zinselmeier with your name, email address, child's name, grade, and teacher if you are interested. Thank you for volunteering, it makes a difference!

YEARBOOK PICTURES NEEDED
The Yearbook Committee is looking for First Day of School photos for this year's yearbook! The photos should 1) have two or more Fallsmead students in them 
(sorry, no preschool siblings or parents in the photos) and 2) have been taken by a real camera (cell phone photos will not work with the yearbook software). Photos may be emailed toyearbook@fallsmeadpta.orgor put on a thumb drive/CD and submitted to the school office in an envelope marked Yearbook.

DONUTS WITH DAD
Save the date for our annual Donuts with Dad on Friday, September 16th at 8am. Dads (or 
another special adult), are welcome to join their kids on the blacktop before school for donuts, coffee, and juice. Start your day with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! 

Any moms who are willing to help out at this great event would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Doyle Currey at vp4@fallsmeadpta.org or 240-643-9502 if you can help!

LEARN ABOUT CUB SCOUTS
Fallsmead's Cub Scout Pack 1753 is holding a "Join Scouting Night" on Tuesday, September 6th from 7-8pm in the Fallsmead ES APR. You may also attend the first Pack meeting in the Fallsmead ES APR on Thursday September 15th from 7-8pm to see what it's all about. If you would like to attend either event, or have any questions, please contact Erin Markowitz at (301) 762-5646 or ecmarkowitz@aol.com.
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