Battle of the Books!
 Do you have a 4th, 5th or 6th grader? The "Battle of the Books" is a reading incentive program that students participate in across the country.  Find out more about the district sponsored program  HERE . In the Fall, our school librarian Mrs. Keiser will discuss more about this program. January is when the teams will be finalized. In May the Battle of the Books begins! This year Fairwood competed in the district competition along with 27 other schools and achieved 1st place! Congratulations to Fairwood's Battle of the Books school champions -  B.O.O.K. (Best of Our Knowledge) Readers -and now ... read full article
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The IDEA Project ~ Nov 18th-21st Cachet Kranz11/13/201911/22/2019
The IDEA Project ~ Nov 18th-21st
What if we understood each other's differences?  The IDEA Project's program introduces students to the idea of differences and what it's like to have different abilities. This school event NEEDS your help running activity stations! PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE VOLUNTEER APPROVED THROUGH YOUR SCHOOL. IF NOT, PLEASE LET US KNOW AND WE CAN HELP YOU GET APPROVED. SIGN UP HERE Each activity station represents a type of disability each student will have the opportunity to experience. We will give you all the training you need to run the stations. ... read full article
Helpers needed: KAC (PTSA) Clothing Bank Oct. 15th 5-8pmLinda Bakan10/11/201910/16/2019
Helpers needed: KAC (PTSA) Clothing Bank Oct. 15th 5-8pm
October 15 5:15-8:00pm : Fairwood Elementary PTSA is volunteering at the Kent Area Clothing Bank and we need your help! Come and Volunteer to help out the Kent Area (PTSA) Council Clothing Bank Family Open Night . Help families shop, organize clothes and check out.   This is a fun way to give back to our community! Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050a48acad2fa3f85-volunteer1 What is the Clothing Bank? The Clothing Bank is a community effort providing clothing for Kent School District students in need and is organized and run by the Kent Area Council PTA. The Kent Area Council PTA organizes and coordinates ... read full article
Website in Progress... we're building a new teamLinda Bakan9/9/20199/22/2019
Website in Progress... we're building a new team
(The website has a few items carrying over from summer. We'll have it more updated in the next few weeks.) We're building a new team to contribute to the PTSA website content. We have some new people ready to help, and are organizing now. Some of our great folks from the past few years have moved on to other PTSA roles, or away from Fairwood Elementary. This is a great time to join in! Help from home! : Any one of these is a very manageable task and can stand alone. Training and help are available! Being familiar with some ... read full article
Thank you Fairwood Martial Arts!Cachet Kranz10/9/201910/23/2019
Thank you Fairwood Martial Arts!
We had a blast at the Fun Run even with the crazy weather. Thanks to Fairwood Martial Arts for hosting a station at the Fun Run. Students had 15 minutes to learn a little about martial arts.   ... read full article
Battle of the Books!Linda Bakan7/1/20195/31/2020
Battle of the Books!
 Do you have a 4th, 5th or 6th grader? The "Battle of the Books" is a reading incentive program that students participate in across the country.  Find out more about the district sponsored program  HERE . In the Fall, our school librarian Mrs. Keiser will discuss more about this program. January is when the teams will be finalized. In May the Battle of the Books begins! This year Fairwood competed in the district competition along with 27 other schools and achieved 1st place! Congratulations to Fairwood's Battle of the Books school champions -  B.O.O.K. (Best of Our Knowledge) Readers -and now ... read full article
Fairwood's Current EventsLinda Bakan7/1/20199/24/2019
Fairwood's Current Events
Stay informed about all the fun and important school and PTSA dates.    Subscribe to PTSA weekly email here .    Subscribe to the PTSA Calendar - Simply click here to subscribe to learn how to easily sync Fairwood PTSA's with your personal calendar.   Follow TEAM Fairwood PTSA on Facebook   here . ... read full article