Newsletter 9/6

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH


Mark your calendars for the PTA's Back to School Bash next Friday, September 14th from 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. Click here to be an SSL volunteer. For more information contact: bash@fallsmeadpta.org.

FALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

SPOTS ARE FILLING UP - Register now for After School Activities for the Fall 2018 Session!

Registration is open for grades 1-5 (Kindergarten can start in the winter). There are so many different options, including Let's get Cooking, Flag Football, Art, Karate, Robotics, Chess, Fashion, Minecraft Coding, Yoga, Hip hop, and more! Click here for registration information and a full schedule of class offerings. To register online, click here. Questions? Contact: afterschool@fallsmeadpta.org

HELP US GROW - JOIN THE PTA!

Now that the kids are settling back into the school routine, it is a great time to join the PTA!Thank you to everyone who joined during the open house and online. Make sure you join before Wednesday, September 12th to be entered into our first raffle - a voucher for 50 lbs of pick-your-own pumpkins at Butler's Orchard! Are you curious about what the PTA does or what programs your money supports? Click here to find out more. Click the Join the PTA link to register.


Questions? Contact: membership@fallsmeadpta.org.

NEW PARENT WELCOME/FIRST PTA MEETING

This year's New Parent Welcome and First PTA meeting will be on Tuesday, October 2nd.


Please note that this is a change from the previously scheduled date, which was October 9th. Sorry for any inconvenience!


The New Parent Welcome will be from 6:15 - 7:00pm in the media center.


The first PTA meeting will be at 7:00pm in the media center. Babysitting is provided.

PARENT VOLUNTEER NEEDED - MOVIE NIGHT COMMITTEE CHAIR!

The PTA is looking for a chair for Family Movie Nights!


The Movie Committee chair would help plan the family movie nights, which are held on select Friday nights during the school year in the Fallsmead APR. Thanks in advance to any parent willing to help with these great events, which are fun for the whole family! For more information, please contact vp3@fallsmeadpta.org.

PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR YEARBOOK TEAM!


The Fallsmead Yearbook team can use the help of any parent who enjoys photography and/or design. Team members would be committed to submit photos for their child/children's grade level. The more members we have, the more we can ensure that a variety of interesting photos that adequately represent all the grades are included in the yearbook. This volunteer opportunity is quite flexible and allows you to interact with the kids (who often LOVE to pose for photos). Please contact Antoinette Doherty at ddoh933226@aol.com or Andrea Mulla at andreawmulla@gmail.com for more information (please use 'YEARBOOK' for your email subject line).

FREE TUTORING OPPORTUNITY!


The Generation Z Tutoring Club at Richard Montgomery High School is recruiting students to be tutored during the 2018-2019 school year. Their services are free of charge and open to students of all grade levels. Students who sign up for tutoring sessions will be paired with a Richard Montgomery HS student who specializes in that subject area. For more information, click here or contact: generationztutoring.rm@gmail.com. To fill out an application click here.

LEARN ABOUT CUB SCOUTS!


Cub Scout Pack 1753 has been an active Scouting group representing Fallsmead Elementary School boys and their parents for nearly 40 years.

Our Pack is holding a "Join Scouting Night" on Tuesday, September 11th from 7-8pm in the Fallsmead ES APR. Starting this year, we are looking for boys and girls in grades K - 5 to join our Pack!


You may also attend the first Pack meeting in the Fallsmead ES APR on Thursday, September 20th from 7-8pm to see what it's all about. If you would like to attend either event, or have any questions, please contact Erin Markowitz at ecmarkowitz@aol.com or visit the website here.