Don't forget that all orders for the Claire's Gourmet fundraiser must be turned in to your teacher by tomorrow, October 26th. Don't miss out on all of the delicious cakes, cookies, pizza, and other delicious goodies that are available to order! Order pick-up will be on November 16th at Fallsmead. The top selling class will earn a pizza party, and the top individual seller will win $100! Plus, if you sell 2 or more items, you will be entered into a raffle for an iTunes gift card. Thank you for your support! Questions? Please

contact fundraisers@fallsmeadpta.org.


Just in time for that autumn chill, Fallsmead Spirit Wear is debutingknee-high socks for all ages, $12 a pair. If you pre-ordered, they were delivered to your child's class last week. If you just can't wait to sport a pair, feel free to contact Jackie at jacquelinerosesmith@gmail.com or Lisa at lisabrenner1@gmail.com and we can make arrangements to get you some. Or, see them on display and sale for the first time at the PTA's first Movie Night, November 2nd, and the Scholastic Book Fair, starting December 3rd. Click here to see the socks and get sizing information.


It's that spooky time of year again! There will be a school wide parade on October 31st starting at 2:00 p.m. After the parade, students will have class parties and parent volunteers are needed to help out. Please reach out to your child's room parent if you can help. Need to do volunteer training before helping out? See below for more training times/dates. Thank you!


Please join us for our first family movie night of the new school year on Friday, November 2nd at 6:30 p.m.! Grab a sleeping bag, pillow and your favorite PJ's to enjoy Incredibles 2 with your friends and family. Admission is free, and the movie will be shown in the Fallsmead All-Purpose Room. Pizza, drinks, popcorn and candy will be available for purchase. We are looking for a few volunteers to help with the concessions (students can earn SSL hours)! Please email movienight@fallsmeadpta.org with questions or to volunteer!


Check out new items on the Wish List: indoor recess games, math and reading games, flexible seating, and more! Click here to see what items you can purchase for your teachers.


Need to do your PTA training to be a volunteer for the upcoming class Halloween parties? You are a click or call away!

Video conference trainings will be held on the following dates/times:

October 26th from 12:30-12:45 p.m.

October 29th from 8:30-8:45 p.m.

October 30th from 12:30-12:45 p.m.

To log in you can either:

1. Join via video using your computer by clicking on the following link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/malvis_tarney, Online meeting ID:malvis_tarney.


2. Dial-in using your phone by dialing (712) 451-0676, Access code: 859618#.

Questions? Contact volunteer@fallsmeadpta.org.


Wootton HS was due to be the next high school to be renovated beginning in summer 2019. But there was a change in MCPS policy, and no new renovations will occur Countywide until further facility assessments are completed for all schools. On Thursday, November 8th, your Wootton cluster coordinator will be delivering the cluster testimony at the Board of Education hearing for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). We need a strong turnout to show the Board of Education how important the Wootton modernization is to our community. Let's arrive at 6:00 p.m. on November 8th to fill the hearing room with Wootton Cluster families. Please wear Wootton gear or wear red and we will provide you with signs. If you are interested in testifying on November 8th, you can sign up here on October 30th at 9:00 a.m.:



Does your child love to perform? If so, encourage them to sign up for the 3rd Annual FallsmeadVariety Show! The event will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019. A registration link for kids who want to sign up to perform will be sent out on Thursday, November 1st, at 8:00 p.m. Email varietyshow@FallsmeadPTA.org if you have any questions!


Our next dine out of the year is Thursday, November 15th at Cafe Rio Mexican Grill in Rockville (10062 Darnestown Road).

Cafe Rio will give you 20% of the proceeds from each voucher turned in, all day long. Click here for the voucher, which must be shown at the register to earn your money. Printed paper copies and electronic vouchers are accepted. Note: You can email the voucher or share through Facebook or other social media, etc. The voucher can then be shown to the cashier on the customer's electronic device (phone, tablet, iPod, etc.) and you'll get credit for those vouchers. Come out and help support Fallsmead! Questions? Please contact dineout@fallsmeadpta.org.