Fallsmead ES PTA News & Notes
LAST PTA MEETING OF THE YEAR
Our final PTA meeting of the year is coming up! On Tuesday, May 18th, from 7-8:30pm, Nicole Lee of Inclusive Life will join us again to continue the ongoing discussion about talking with our children about race. You can view the November meeting at the link below. Join us for an important and impactful discussion!
Dineout Alert! Our next dineout fundraiser will be at &pizza in Downtown Crown on Monday, May 24th, from 11am to close. Treat yourself to lunch or the fam to dinner, because who wants to cook on a Monday? Show the flyer or use the promo code "FALLSMEAD" on online orders. 50 percent of sales will be donated back to Fallsmead! Tell your pizza-loving friends and neighbors, too!
PTA VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEXT YEAR
It's time to think ahead for the fall! We need you to volunteer with the PTA Board! There are many roles open, with many levels of time commitment, and many skills are needed... and no matter what you can do, YOU are welcome! Check out what the PTA does, and email the PTA president to find out more about how you can engage, to let us know what you'd like to do, or just let us know of your willingness to chip in!
JOIN THE PTA AND UPDATE YOUR DIRECTORY INFORMATION!
Since we will not have printed directory this year, it is important for you to make sure that your information is up to date in AtoZconnect.com. Please go online and update your information and join the PTA. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
PTA MEETING/SPEAKER RESOURCES
A lot of great information has been presented at PTA meetings and presentations this year. Click here or below to see the resources provided at these meetings!
October 20th Virtual PTA Meeting - Presentations on Social Emotional Wellbeing with Fallsmead Elementary counselor Rebecca Kotok, our school psychologist, and administrators
November 17th Virtual PTA Meeting - Guest Nicole Lee of Inclusive Life spoke about "Having Difficult Conversations with Our Children About Race." Click here to view a recording of this discussion.
January 19th Virtual PTA Meeting - Click here to see slides about an update on regathering in person and the Benchmark and Lexia resources used by the teachers.
March 16th Virtual PTA Meeting - Click here to see the presentation from Ms. Makfinsky, Ms. Ganoza, and Ms. Levin about the Eureka math curriculum.
FALLSMEAD WISH LIST
Don't forget to find out what our Fallsmead teachers need by checking out the Fallsmead Wish List! The Wish List lets parents directly support teachers by getting them items they need to teach and motivate our kids. Please click here to see items requested by teachers for your children. If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FALL 2021 GIRL SCOUT TROOPS FORMING NOW
Girl Scout troops are forming now for girls who will be entering Kindergarten in the Fallsmead ES area in Fall 2021! For more information or to join, please contact Cyndi at email@example.com or 301-978-3868.
The following PTA positions are open for the 2020-2021 school year:
Box Tops Chair
Fifth Grade Celebration Chair
Kindergarten Orientation Chair