Newsletter 10/5

posted Oct 5, 2017, 7:59 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
COLUMBUS DAY OPEN HOUSE
Fallsmead Elementary's annual Columbus Day Open House is next Monday, October 9th, from 9:00-11:00am. Stop by the Media Center from 9:00-9:30am to meet our acting principal, Mr. Meiners, and to enjoy coffee and refreshments. Then drop in on your kids classes between 9:30am and 11:00am to get a glimpse into what your kids do every day at school! 

FIRST PTA MEETING, NEW PARENT WELCOME, AND VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Please join us for our first PTA meeting of the year next Tuesday, October 10th, at 7pm in the Media Center. Childcare will be available. New Fallsmead parents, please join us before the PTA meeting at 6:15pm for the New Parent WelcomePTA volunteer training will also be offered from 6:45-7pm. We hope to see you there! If you have questions, please contact president@fallsmeadpta.org.

&PIZZA DINE OUT
Our first dine out of the year is Monday, October 23rd, from 6-8pm at &pizza in Downtown Crown. &pizza will donate $2 per pizza to Fallsmead when you present this flyer with your order. 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 coming up on 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 at boxtops@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

FALLSMEAD WISH LIST
Please be sure to check out the Fallsmead Wish List atwww.FallsmeadWishList.com. This is where teachers request needed items for their classrooms that the school doesn't have funding for. Items are always being added and all donations are tax deductible! If you have questions, please contact Jessica Kreiser atwishlist@fallsmeadpta.org.

CLASS DONATIONS
Room parents in each class plan Halloween, Valentine's Day, and end of the year celebrations. 

To help make these events successful, we are collecting voluntary $20 contributions to fund these activities.  

Checks can be sent to the following people via your teacher or the Fallsmead office: 
  • Grades K, 2, & 3 - Please make checks out to Sarah Weiss. Please write your grade on the check.
  • 1st Grade - Please make checks out to Jeff Faberman.
  • 4th Grade - Please make checks out to Kelly Scherr.
  • 5th Grade - Please make checks out to Sandra Zinzelmeier (for $25).
Please send checks in asap. Thank your for your donations! Questions? Please contact your teacher, your classroom room parent, or emailroomparent@fallsmeadpta.org.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Mark your calendars for our first Family 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, but pizza, drinks, snacks, and popcorn will be available for purchase. 

We are looking for a parent volunteer who will be willing to help with the popcorn machine on Movie Night. If you can help, or if you have questions about Movie Night, please contact us at movienight@fallsmeadpta.org.

DIRECTORY ACCESS VIA APP OR ONLINE!
Now that you have verified your Fallsmead ES Directory data, don't forget that all PTA members who verified their directory data can access the directory information - including class lists, student/parent/teacher info, and even school lunch menus and the school/PTA calendar - online or via app. Click here to find out how! If you haven't joined the PTA yet, please visit the Join the PTA pageon the PTA website to register online or download a registration form.
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