Newsletter 4/6/17

posted Apr 25, 2017, 7:48 AM by FallsmeadPTA Web Admin
PTA BOARD MEMBERS AND CHAIRS NEEDED!
 Are you interested in getting more involved at Fallsmead? We are in need of a parent (or two!) who would be interested in serving on the PTA Board for the 2017-2018 school year as Vice President of Special Events (or Co-Vice Presidents if you would prefer!). Click here for more information about this position. 

We also have several open Committee Chair positions for 2017-2018:
  • Staff Appreciation Chair(s)
  • Room Parent Coordinator
  • Book Fair Chair(s)
  • Spirit Wear Chair
  • Service Projects Chair(s)
  • Fundraising Chair(s)
  • Grandparent's Day Chair
  • Restaurant Fundraisers Chair
  • Science Fair Co-Chair
Click here for more information about each of these positions. There are positions available for people with a little or a lot of time, so there is something for everyone!  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.

SPRING AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Registration closes on April 10th for After School Activities for the Spring 2017 Session, so be sure to sign up soon! There are so many different options, including Tiny Chefs Cooking, Karate, Lego Robotics, Chess, and so much 
more. . .there is sure to be something for everyone! Click here for registration information and a full schedule of class offerings.

Please note that the Friday K-2 Tiny Chefs Cooking: Restaurant Creation class will be 6 classes, not 8 (4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2).  The cost will be $140 for the session. Questions? Contact afterschool@fallsmeadpta.org.

LOST AND FOUND ITEMS
 The school currently has hundreds of coats and other items in the lost and found, and the Fire Marshal has indicated that the school will not be allowed to keep them stored in the hall. The school will be donating any remaining items to charity a few days after spring break, so please be sure to retrieve your lost items now!

LAST CALL FOR YEARBOOK ORDERS!
The time to buy a 2016-2017 yearbook is quickly slipping away! Online ordering is easy at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Use the yearbook ID code 11112317 to access Fallsmead's online payment site. The deadline for all orders is April 16, 2017. Extra yearbooks will not be available for purchase after this deadline so order yours today! Please contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org with any questions.

LAST FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
 Mark your calendars for the last Family Movie Night of the season! Snuggle up for Sing at 6:30pm on Friday, April 21st. Pizza and refreshments will be available for sale. As always, there's no admission fee - but show your giving spirit and bring a non-perishable good for donation to Manna Food Center. Contact movienight@fallsmeadpta.org with questions or to volunteer.

MINGLE WITH MOMS
Save the date for our annual Mingle With Moms (or another special adult) on Friday, April 28th at 8:00am on the blacktop in the back of school! Start your day with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! Questions? Contact 

ATTENTION PARENTS WITH INCOMING FALL KINDERGERTENERS!
 Do you have a child who will be starting at Fallsmead as a Kindergartener in the Fall? If you have a child who will be five years old by September 1, 2017, and you haven't done so already, please be sure to contact the office to schedule an orientation date for your child.Kindergarten orientation will be held on Thursday, May 25th and Friday, May 26th.  There will also be a parent-only Parent Information Seminar on Friday, April 28th at 9:15am. If you have any questions, please call the office at at 301-279-4984.  

WOOTTON BASEBALL COMMUNITY DAY
 Wootton High School Baseball's rescheduled Baseball Community Day is Saturday, April 22nd from 11:00am to 12:30pm at McCracken Baseball Field at Wootton High School. The day will be filled with lots of fun events including baseball skills clinics for boys and girls administered by Wootton players. The clinic is free!
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