Newsletter 11/16

posted Nov 22, 2017, 12:55 PM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
CLAIRE'S GOURMET PICK-UP IS TODAY!
Don't forget that order pick-up for the Fallsmead Claire's Gourmet fundraiser is TODAY from 3:25-7:00pm in the Teachers LoungeIf you have any questions, please contact fundraisers@fallsmeadpta.org.

GRANDPARENTS DAY
Grandparents (and other special adults) are welcome to join their grandchildren at school next Tuesday, November 21st!
 The Media Center will be open in the morning from 9:00-9:30am for a Meet and Greet/Q&A and coffee. From 9:30-10:30am, grandparents and visitors may go to classrooms. 

Following the classroom visits, as a special option, grandparents and their grandchildren can choose to have a professional family portrait taken by a Lifetouch photographer. Portraits will be taken from 10:30-11:00am in the Media Center. If you would like to take advantage of this offer, please fill out the Lifetouch order form and return it to your child's homeroom teacher, or bring it with you on Grandparents Day! All orders must be prepaid. If you have any questions, please contact grandparentsday@fallsmeadpta.org.

PARENT MATH NIGHT
Save the date for Parent Math Night on November 30th from 6:45-8:00pm. Parents are invited to participate in teacher led mini-workshops focused on better understanding your child's math curriculum. Each grade level will be holding their own workshops. Keep an eye out for more information from your teachers coming soon!

MOVIE NIGHT FOR MATH NIGHT
KidsCo will be hosting a drop-off Movie Night for Math Night featuring Cars 3 in the Media Center on Thursday, November 30th from 6:45-8:00pm in conjunction with Parent Math Night. The cost for this event is $5 per child. If you would like your child to attend this event while you are at Parent Math Night, the permission slip and money are due to your teacher or the main office by November 28th. Checks should be payable to KidsCo. 

FALLSMEAD PTA CHARITY DRIVE
Please support the Fallsmead PTA's Adopt A Classroom Charity Projectto support Greentree Elementary School in Houston, Texas, a school that was heavily affected by Hurricane Harvey. We are accepting cash and checks (payable to Fallsmead PTA), as well as donations and gift cards (Amazon, Walmart, Target, etc.) to buy school supplies and other essential items. Donations will be collected by the Fallsmead office until Friday, December 15th. If you have any questions, please contact service@fallsmeadpta.org.

EARLY BIRD YEARBOOK SALE IS ON NOW!
Now's the time to purchase your 2017-2018 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 11112318 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.

MCCPTA COMBATING HATE DISCUSSION
MCCPTA will be hosting a panel discussion on combating hate on Tuesday, November 28th from 6:30-7:30pm at the Carver Auditorium (850 Hungerford Drive). Join them for a panel discussion with partners and community groups who work with our schools to address and combat hate. The panel will share how students can be empowered to address these difficult issues, better understand their relationships with others, and increase their cultural understanding. All are welcome to attend. 
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