Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 9/29

posted Oct 3, 2016, 11:10 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
PLEASE VERIFY YOUR FALLSMEAD SCHOOL DIRECTORY DATA
Last weekend, you should have received an email from the PTA with information about how to verify your information for the upcoming Fallsmead Elementary School Directory.  Please be sure to take a few minutes to verify your directory data so that you can be sure your information is complete and the way you want it. All information must be verified by THIS SUNDAY, October 2nd. Contact us atmembership@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

FIRST PTA MEETING & NEW PARENT WELCOME
Please join us for our first PTA meeting of the year onWEDNESDAY, October 5th at 7pm in the Media Center.  Childcare will be available

New Fallsmead parents, please join us before the PTA meeting at 6:30pm for the New Parent Welcome.Volunteer training will also be offered from 6:45-7pmWe hope to see you there!

TEACHER WISH LIST
Please visit the Fallsmead Teacher Wish List atwww.FallsmeadWishList.com
to help fund items that your teachers need in their classrooms! Right now, teachers in grades K-3rd and Art have items they need posted on the list, and new items are being added all of the time! All donations are tax deductible. Questions? Contact Jessica Kreiser atwishlist@fallsmeadpta.org or 202-487-7757.

NATIONAL WALK/BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY
All students are encouraged to wear green and walk or bike to school onWednesday, October 5th, to recognize National Walk to School Day. This event encourages students to protect our environment and live a healthy lifestyle. Please click on this flyer for more information.

FIRST BOX TOPS DEADLINE
The first Box Tops submission deadline is coming up on Friday, October 14th. 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 atboxtops@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Fallsmead!
Ahoy matey! We are excited to present a "Bookaneer Book Fair: Where Books are the Treasure" from October 24th-27th in the Media Center. Stay tuned for more details about special activities during the fair, including a used book drive sponsored by the Girl Scouts. If you are able to volunteer for this event please click this link and sign up. Questions? Contact us at bookfair@fallsmeadpta.org.


GET YOUR SPIRIT WEAR!
Cooler weather is coming...show your school spirit with a brand new #FALLSMEAD hooded sweatshirt ($30) and new plaid PJ bottoms ($18)! Youth sizes S, M, L, and XL available (while supplies last). Hooded sweatshirts are also available in adult size XL only. See thePTA website for a full list of spirit wear. To purchase, emailfalcongear@fallsmeadpta.org with the item(s), size, childs name, and teacher. 

EARLY BIRD YEARBOOK SALE
Now's the time to purchase your 2016-2017 Fallsmead Elementary School yearbook! Get yours for the early bird price of $18 until January 31st. Online ordering is easy at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use the yearbook ID code 11112317 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. Regular pricing will go into effect on February 1st.  

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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