Newsletter 12/6

PTA MEETING - DECEMBER 11th

Please join us for our PTA meeting on Tuesday, December 11th at 7:00 p.m in the Media Center. Look forward to seeing you there! Not a member? It's never too late to join the PTA! To join, click here. Questions? Contact president@fallsmeadpta.org.

DINE OUT ON DECEMBER 12th and 13th!

Our next dine out is Wednesday and Thursday, December 12th and 13th, at Cheeburger Cheeburger in Fallsgrove from 5:00 -9:00 p.m. each night. Cheeburger Cheeburger will donate 20 percent of all sales when you bring this flyer and eat in or take out during the dine out times. Come out and support Fallsmead Elementary! Questions? Contact dineout@fallsmeadpta.org.


GIFT DRIVE

Fallsmead Elementary is participating in the "Kids In Need During the Holidays" gift drive. If you would like to participate, please visit the front office and take a card from the binder. Each card has a wish list item for a local family who is in need of assistance and kindness this holiday season.


If you have any questions about this program, or if you would like to participate but are not able to stop by the office, please reach out to our school counselor, Rebecca Kotok at Rebecca_S_Kotok@mcpsmd.org or 240-740-3557


DONATIONS NEEDED - MINDFULNESS/SENSORY ROOM

Thanks to Ms. Hennessey for her efforts to put together a mindfulness/sensory room for Fallsmead students to use. And thanks to those who have donated items to make the room comfortable! We are still in need of a few donations:

  • Old/gently used blankets
  • Old/gently used pillows
  • Old/gently used stuffed animals
  • Old iPads that are not being used but still work

Please contact Jackie Renfrow at jacquelinerosesmith@gmail.com if you have any items to donate or feel free to drop them off in the school's front office.

WINTER AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

After School Activities for the Winter 2018 Session are now open for registration!

There are so many different options, including Cooking, Karate, Coding, Chess, Junior Business, and so much more...there is sure to be something for everyone! Visit the PTA website or click here for registration information and a full schedule. Questions? Email afterschool@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. 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.

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.