Fallsmead PTA Newsletter 9/15

Post date: Sep 19, 2016 2:51:41 PM


Our annual Donuts with Dad is TOMORROW at8am! Dads (or another special adult) are welcome to join their kids

on the blacktop before school for donuts, coffee, and juice. Start your day with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! This is in conjunction with a national program called "Dads Take Your Child to School Day" that MCPS is partnering with this year. WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS EVENT!! Anyone who could help set up between7:00 and 7:30am would be most appreciated. If you can help, please contact Doyle Currey at vp4@fallsmeadpta.org.


Have you signed up yet for after school activities?! Classes are filling up fast so get your spot soon!Registration has been extended and will now be open throughTOMORROW. Click here for the full schedule and registration information. Questions? Email Rebekah Jacobs.


The Fallsmead Teacher Wish List is up and running! Visitwww.FallsmeadWishList.com

to see items that your teachers would love to have in their classrooms. All donations are tax deductible and are used immediately, once purchased, to directly benefit your children! Questions? Contact Jessica Kreiser at wishlist@fallsmeadpta.org or 202-487-7757.


You still have time to be entered into the last raffle to win the Fallsmead school spirit basket! Just join the PTA by September 20th and you will automatically be entered. The Fallsmead school spirit basket winner will be chosen on September 21st. If you haven't joined the PTA yet, please visit the PTA Membership page on the PTA website to register online or download a registration form. No matter how little or how much time you have to dedicate to the PTA, we would love to have you join! Get the scoop. . .joining the PTA is sweet! Questions? Contact us atmembership@fallsmedpta.org.


Mark your calendars for theBack to School Bash onFriday, September 23rdfrom 5:30-7:30pm. There will be moonbounces, a petting zoo, food trucks, a DJ and dancing, and lots of family fun!

We need both adult and SSL volunteers for the Back to School Bash. Click here to be an adult volunteer or click here to sign up SSL volunteers.

Congratulations to Yunfei Wang and Liping Song, parents of Henry Wang in Ms. Keurzoneff's class, who won the second PTA Membership Raffle for a $50 iTunes gift card!


The yearbook committee is seeking volunteers to help with the yearbook, particularly parents of kindergarteners, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th graders. If you are able to help, please contactyearbook@fallsmeadpta.org.


Within the next week, you will be receiving an email from the PTA via AtoZ Directories with information about how to verify your information for the upcoming Fallsmead Elementary School Directory.

Please be sure to take a few minutes to verify your directory data so that you can be sure your information is how you want it.

Did you know that you can also access the information from the School Directory anywhere, any time, on the web or on your smartphone or tablet? Click here to find out how! All Fallsmead parents will have access to the App through the end of October once you verify your directory data. After that, it will only be available to Fallsmead PTA members.