Newsletter 10/19

posted Oct 19, 2017, 6:43 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
&PIZZA DINE OUT
Our first dine out of the year is next Monday, October 23rd, from 6-8pm at &pizza in Downtown Crown. &pizza will donate $2 per pizza to Fallsmead when you present this flyer on your cell phonewith your order (no paper flyers needed, just show it on your phone and save paper!). Feel free to share the flyer digitally with your local friends, family, and neighbors, too! Come out and help support Fallsmead! Questions? Please contactdineout@fallsmeadpta.org.

FIRST BOX TOPS DEADLINE
The first Box Tops submission deadline of the year is next Monday, October 23rd. 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 box top = 10 cents!!!! That's free money for our school! Contact us atboxtops@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

FALLSMEAD SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
The Scholastic "Wild West Book Fair: Saddle Up and Read!" is coming November 6th-10th! 
We are so excited for this year's Book Fair. On November 8th, we will be having an evening event with local author Laura Gehl, who will be reading her book "One Big Pair of Underwear." The Book Fair will be open late that evening, and we will be serving milk and cookies. Make sure your kids come in their pajamas!  

Please click here to sign up to volunteer for the evening event or for any time during the week. If you happen to be coming to Movie Night on November 3rd, please consider signing up to help set up the Book Fair that evening. If you have questions, please contact bookfair@fallsmeadpta.org.

CLAIRE'S GOURMET FUNDRAISER
The Fallsmead Claire's Gourmet fundraiser is now in full swing! This perfectly delicious fundraiser is just in time for Thanksgiving. Cakes, cookies, pizza, and lots of other delicious goodies are all available to order. All orders must be turned in to your teacher by Monday, October 30th. Order pick-up will be on November 16th at Fallsmead. The top selling class will earn a pizza party, and the top individual seller will win $100! Plus, if you sell 2 or more items, you will be entered into a raffle for an iTunes gift card. Questions? Please contactfundraisers@fallsmeadpta.org.

VARIETY SHOW REGISTRATION
Does your child love to perform? If so, encourage them to sign up for the 2nd Annual Fallsmead Variety Show! The event will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018. A registration link for kids who want to sign up to perform will be sent out on Wednesday, November 1st, at 8 pm. Emailvarietyshow@FallsmeadPTA.org if you have any questions! 

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Mark your calendars for our firstFamily Movie Night of the school year on Friday, November 3rd, at 6:30pm! Wear your pjs, grab a blanket and pillow, and come watch Moana with the whole family. The event is free, so bring the whole family!

Pizza, drinks, snacks, and popcorn will be available for purchase. Also be sure to support Fallsmead Daisy Troop 33030 and their fundraiser for hurricane relief. They will be selling baked goods and accepting donations for Greentree Elementary School in Houston. It's a great opportunity to give back! Questions? Please contact us atmovienight@fallsmeadpta.org.

NEXT PTA MEETING
Our next PTA meeting will be Tuesday, November 7th, at 7pm in the Media Center.Babysitting will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate. Come and find out what is happening with your PTA!

Our special guest speaker will be Dr. Melissa Brotman, who will be discussing irritability in children. Children pass through many phases of development as they grow up. It can be hard to know if a child is going through normal development or showing signs of something more serious. The following questions and topics will be addressed:
  • Common signs of irritability
  • How parents can help a child with severe irritability
  • What treatment options exist, such as cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Ongoing irritability research conducted at NIMH
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