11/19

GRANDPARENTS' DAY

Grandparents (and other special adults) are welcome to join their grandchildren at school tomorrow, Tuesday, November 20th from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.! The Media Center will be open in the morning from 9:00-9:30 a.m. for a Meet and Greet/Q&A and coffee. From 9:30-11:00 a.m., 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. 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. The photographers accept cash, check, and credit cards. If you have any questions, please contact grandparentsday@fallsmeadpta.org.

BOX TOPS CHAIR STILL NEEDED

We are still in need of a Box Tops Chair for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a super-easy job that can be done from home and is a great way to get more involved with your school and your PTA! To volunteer or for more information, please contact Jackie Renfrow atpresident@fallsmeadpta.org.

WISH LIST

The holidays are coming up, and the season of giving is a perfect time to help out the Fallsmead teachers and staff!

Please check out the Fallsmead Wish List and purchase needed items for the school and your child's classroom. Lots of new items have been added recently. All items directly benefit your children and are a wonderful donation to the school. Please consider donating toward one or more of these items to support your kids and Fallsmead Elementary! Questions? Contact wishlist@fallsmeadpta.org.

WOOTTON HIGH SCHOOL SHOW

Peter and the Starcatcheris coming to Wootton High School on November 29th, 30th, and December 1st.This fun play with music provides a hilarious and fantastic background for the character of Peter Pan and his arch-nemesis Captain Hook. With great adventures on the sea, silly fights, and a sweet love story, this play has something for all ages.


Adult tickets are $10 and student/senior tickets are $8. Online ticket sales will begin today, November 19that: http://www.woottonarts.com.

BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Scholastic Enchanted Forest Book Fair is only two weeks away! The Book Fair will be held the week of December 3rd-6th. Click here

for a sneak-peek at the Book Fair schedule!


It takes a lot of volunteers to make the Book Fair successful. Please

click here to sign up to help! There are lots of volunteer opportunities, and SSL hours are available. If you have questions, please contact

bookfair@fallsmeadpta.org.

YEARBOOK COVER CONTEST

Reminder for all Fallsmead Artists! This year, we are holding a yearbook cover art contest for the 2018-2019 Fallsmead Elementary yearbook! The theme is "United Yet Unique." Please create your design on an 8.5" x 11" piece of paper. Use any materials that you wish. Completed entries must be submitted to Mrs. Touchette by Monday, November 26th. Entries will be judged on craftsmanship, creativity, and relevance to the theme. If you have any questions, please contact yearbook@fallsmeadpta.org.

SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS NEEDED

Are you an artist? Do you have sports tickets you can donate? Have a home business? Can you donate a service you know someone will love or needs? Have a vacation spot to share for a week? Can you spare some movie tickets? If so, we need your help!


On March 29, 2019, Fallsmead Elementary will host a Silent Auction & Gala at Glenview Mansion. It is a very special event for our community of parents and our terrific staff.


Please consider supporting this school event with a donation to our silent auction by March 15, 2019. Donation forms can be downloaded here.


If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us at auction@fallsmeadpta.org.