Newsletter 2/9

posted Feb 14, 2017, 9:47 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
SCIENCE FAIR TOMORROW NIGHT
The Fallsmead Science Fair will take place TOMORROW, February 10th, from 6-8pm. Students in grades K-5 will be participating. There will be a presentation by Mad Science at 7pm in the APR following the Sciance Fair. Pizza will also be available for purchase. Be sure to stop by to support all of Fallsmead's budding scientists! Questions? Contact sciencefair@fallsmeadpta.org

FALLSMEAD GALA TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Buy your tickets now for the Fallsmead Gala and Silent Auction on March 24, 2017! This fabulous evening that includes great food, drinks, dancing, and fantastic auction items will take place close by at the Glenview Mansion from 6:30-10pm. KidsCo will offer a "Kids Night In" that evening at FMES for anyone in need of child care! All proceeds from the event will go to fund new technology for every Fallsmead student. 

Tickets are $60 per person or $100 per couple. Anyone who sends in their check for tickets prior to next Friday, February 17th, will be entered in a raffle to win dinner for four at Hard Times Café! Checks should be made out to the Fallsmead PTA and sent in to the front office in a sealed envelope marked Fallsmead Gala. Questions? You can contact the Silent Auction Committee at silentauction@fallsmeadpta.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

WOOTTON CLUSTER BOARD OF ED MEETING
The Wootton Cluster meeting with the Board of Education will be held on February 23rd from 6:30-9pm at Wootton High SchoolClick here for more information. This small round-table event is your chance to make your voice heard on education issues important to the cluster. Although everyone is invited to this meeting, RSVPs are required to attend. Click here to RSVP.

NEXT BOX TOPS DEADLINE
The next Box Tops submission deadline is Friday, February 17th. 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 at boxtops@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

PATIO FURNITURE DONATION NEEDED
Are you looking to replace your patio furniture? If you have gently used patio furniture that you are willing to donate for the area outside of the 1st and 2nd grade classrooms, please contact Mrs. Litwin in the office or wishlist@fallsmeadPTA.org.

FROST 6TH GRADE SUMMER ORIENTATION
Attention 5th grade parents! Sign-ups for Summer Orientation Sessions for kids who will be attending Robert Frost Middle School as a 6th grader in the fall are now open. The student summer orientation session is an opportunity for students to get comfortable and explore their new school prior to the start of a new school year. Sessions will be held on July 17th and 18th and July 25th and 26th.  Click here for more information, and click here to sign up for your session!

WINTER YEARBOOK PHOTOS NEEDED
The Yearbook Committee is looking for pictures from all winter school events from November to now (e.g., holiday celebrations, Variety Show, Valentine's Day, Science Fair and more)!  They will be collecting photos from winter events until March 1st.  Any photos, including those taken by cell phone, are accepted as long as they are 700 Kb in size or greater.  You can add photos to the grade-specific google albums by clicking the following link for your grade (KindergartenFirst GradeSecond GradeThird GradeFourth GradeFifth Grade), or you can email photos to yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org

PARENT MATH NIGHT
Save the date for Fallsmead's first ever Math Night on February 21st from 7-8:15pmParents 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!

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