Newsletter 4/26

Post date: May 2, 2018 12:19:03 AM

MINGLE WITH MOMS RESCHEDULED

Due to the weather forecast for this Friday, we have rescheduledour annual Mingle With Moms (or another special adult) to Wednesday, May 16th, at 8:00am. Start your day on the blacktop in the back of school with delicious donuts and put a smile on your child's face! Questions? Contact mingle@fallsmeadpta.org.

2018-2019 PTA BOARD MEMBERS AND CHAIRS NEEDED

  • We STILL need to fill the following positions for the 2018-2019 PTA Board:President
  • VP of Finance
  • VP of Promotions
  • Treasurer

We also need 2018-2019 Chairs for the following Committees:

  • Room Parent Coordinator
  • Silent Auction/Gala Chairs
  • Spirit Wear Chair

Click here for more information about each of these positions.

To volunteer or for more information, please contact Rebekah Jacobs at president@fallsmeadpta.org.

DID YOU MISS THE YEARBOOK SALE?

If so, you're in luck! The Yearbook Committee will have a limited supply of yearbooks available for purchase for $30 each. Checks can be made out to "Fallsmead PTA" and dropped off in the front office. Contactyearbook@fallsmeadpta.org to get your name on the list as the sale will be first come, first served.

PRE-ORDER FALL SCHOOL SUPPLIES NOW!

It's time to order school supplies for the Fall! Have your school supplies waiting for your child on the first day of school. School Tool Box makes it easy! Online sales begin April 30th. To pre-order supplies, go towww.schooltoolbox.com. Sale ends on the last day of school. If you have any questions, please contact toolbox@fallsmeadpta.org.

VISION AND HEARING TESTING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Fallsmead Elementary's annualhearing and vision screening is scheduled for Thursday, May 3rd, and Friday, May 4th. Volunteers are needed to help pick students up from their classrooms and direct them to the testing area. The testing is scheduled from 9:15am until 3 pm each day. If you are able to help for a couple of hours, please contact our school nurse, Rosina Chazin, atRosina_L_Chazin@mcpsmd.org.

NEXT PTA MEETING

Save the date! Our next PTA meeting will be Tuesday, May 8th, at 7pm. Babysitting will be available from 7-8:30pm for children ages 4 and older. Children must be toilet trained to participate. Come find out what is going on with your PTA!

PROVIDE YOUR INPUT ON THE NEW MCPS CURRICULUM

MCPS announced last month that it is planning on replacing its current educational curriculum. To assist in the process, MCPS is seeking feedback on the new curriculum rollout process and plans. If you would like to provide input, please click hereto take the MCPS Curriculum Review Feedback Survey. MCPS has also set up a webpage that provides more information on the curriculum conversation for those interested. From this page, you can read the history of the curriculum review, read the report on 2.0, see the implementation timeline, and more!

SPRING FAIR SAVE THE DATE!

Spring Fair will be held on Sunday, May 20th, from 5:30-8pm! We will have bounce houses, soccer, balloons, snow cones, games, a dj, face-painting, and more! The cost is $10 per child, and adults and incoming kindergarteners are free. Be sure to bring money for spirit wear and food trucks. If you have questions, please contact springfair@fallsmeadpta.org.