Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 3/19

Post date: Mar 19, 2015 10:00:58 PM


If you haven't done so already, please collect spare change around your home, put it in your collection box, and bring the box to school as a donation to Pennies for Patients. All donations and raffle ticket purchases are due TOMORROW. Please help Fallsmead reach or even exceed our goal to raise $1,000 for LLS!


Dawson's Market will donate 5% of sales to Fallsmead ES THIS SUNDAY from 11 am to 5 pm!

Thank you to all the 4th and 5th grade volunteers (and their parents) who will be bagging groceries and helping with the community table!

Please remember to stop by and shop. There will also be a community table for all children/shoppers to decorate recycled paper bags with messages or images in advance of Earth Day. Contact Zara Brunner with questions.


Robert Frost Middle School has rescheduled its Academic Arts & Stem Night to Wednesday, March 25th, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Carman's Italian Ice will be on site for light dinner food for purchase.

Highlights include: Frost Parent, Arthur Shapiro of American University, will demonstrate the physics behind optical illusions, NIST Painting with Chemistry, and VGo, The Robot that Comes to School!

CPK DINE-OUTOn March 25th and 26th, California Pizza Kitchen will donate 20% of your check to Fallsmead. Just bring in thisflyer for dine in, take out, catering, and beverage purchases. Tell your friends and neighbors!


Hearing & vision screenings are scheduled forMonday & Tuesday, March 30th & 31st. We are looking for parent volunteers to help out with these important screenings from 9 am - 12 pm and again from 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm. Please contact the nurse either by email or at 301-279-4984 if you are able to help out.

OUTDOOR CLASSROOMThe outdoor classroom has been installed! Come check it out for yourself. Thanks again to the Silent Auction committee and all those who participated in the auction to make this classroom a reality. Now, all we need is for spring to come!

THE PTA NEEDS YOU!It is time to begin thinking about PTA for the 2015 - 2016 school year. We currently have four open PTA Board positions next year:

President, Secretary, VP Events, and VP Promotions. We also need to form a nominating committee to facilitate the election of all PTA Board positions. Please contact Cheryl Miller if you are interested in learning more about these openings and/or can serve on the nominating committee.