Reflections State Level
2017-18 Reflections Congratulations to the following students who are moving on to state level: Caramel Kranz (literature) Adria Stachowiak (photography primary) Logan Wray (photography intermediate) Max Buron (music) ... read full article
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Fairwood Ptsa President 
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1/17/2018-1/31/2018

Board Nominations for 2018-2019
The Fairwood Elementary PTSA Nominating Committee is seeking candidate recommendations for the 2018-19 school year! Nomination Form If you have the time and interest to serve as an officer, or know someone who does, please complete the recommendation form below and place in a sealed envelope marked "Fairwood PTSA Nominating Committee" and return to the office or to your child's classroom by February 16th.  You may also email your completed recommendation form to the Nominating Committee at nominating@fairwoodptsa.org . ... read full article
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Fairwood Ptsa President 
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1/10/2018-1/24/2018

Kindergarten Registration ~ begins Jan 16th
  Registration packets will be available beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in the school office ( Fairwood Elementary 16600 148th Ave SE ). Students must be 5 by August 31st, 2018 in order to register for the 2018/19 school year. In addition to the fully completed registration packets, a birth certificate or passport showing proof of age, current utility (PSE bill or other) or lease showing current address within the Fairwood Elementary boundary and parent/guardian ID needs to be returned with the packet. KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION is April 24, 2018 @6:30pm By registering early, families will have the opportunity to meet teachers and ... read full article
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Jenny Fransson 
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1/10/2018-4/24/2018

Battle of the Books 2017-18
Check out the  Fairwood Battle of the Books blog  for the 2017-18 list and some tips/hints.  Mrs. Keiser will help organize the groups. The "Battle of the Books" is a reading incentive program in elementary, middle school, and high schools across the country.  Find out more about the district sponsored program  HERE . Fairwood placed 8th out of 28 schools this year! Do you have a 4th - 6th grader? We are looking for volunteers! Please email Sheena Keiser  (Fairwood Librarian) for more information. ... read full article
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Jenny Fransson 
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6/20/2017-6/15/2018

Fairwood PTSA Facebook Feed
                              Our Facebook page is a great resource delivered directly into your News Feed. ... read full article
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Jenny Buron 
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8/23/2016-6/30/2018
Online Student Directory Coming Soon! Update MyAccount this week!Linda Bakan9/11/201710/7/2017
Online Student Directory Coming Soon! Update MyAccount this week!
This week -  Click to  Sign in to MyAccount  to: Update the teacher and grade level for each of your students for the current school year. Make sure your family contact information is current for this year's Online Student Directory. Choose privacy & sharing settings for each family member for the Online Student Directory. This information is used for the Online Student Directory, which will be updated in early October . Information about the directory, and instructions for restricting what information is included in the directory can be found by Clicking Here,  or click the 'directory' button on the left side ... read full article
Fairwood Greens Last Splash -This Sunday at Allen ParkLinda Bakan8/21/20179/10/2017
Fairwood Greens Last Splash -This Sunday at Allen Park
Sunday, September 10th,  1-4 pm Come join us this Sunday! Can you spare some time to help out? Have fun while getting to know other Fairwood families! The Fairwood PTSA has offered to help the Fairwood Greens HOA with their Last Splash of the Summer. This is always a big hit with the families with lots of free fun things for kids to do, including bounce houses, popcorn, sno-cones, and more! You can sign up to help  HERE . Questions? Contact  Corin LaVerne (PTSA Family Engagement Director)  for more information. ... read full article
Fairwood Volunteer Training: Tuesday October 17th @ 9amLinda Bakan9/8/201710/16/2017
Fairwood Volunteer Training: Tuesday October 17th @ 9am
Want to volunteer at school? Not sure how? Come to a volunteer orientation to learn about school volunteer rules, where to sign and where rooms are located. Get to meet the principal, Mrs. Hoyle too!   Dates:   Sept 19 & Oct 17:  Next training is Tuesday, October 17th. Time:  9 am Location: Front Office   Learn about PTSA volunteering as well. Helpful  PTSA volunteering handout .   Contact Cachet Kranz at  president@fairwoodptsa.org  for any questions. ... read full article
Volunteer Sign-up / Renewal is now open!8/21/20179/17/2017
Volunteer Sign-up / Renewal is now open!
ALL volunteers (new and returning) will need to complete an online volunteer application and disclosure form. If you want to volunteer in your child's classroom, or help with school and PTSA activities, you need to complete this application. If you are returning from last year, you can log in with the account you created last year.  Click HERE  for more information and link to the online application process. ... read full article
Use AmazonSmile to support your PTSALinda Bakan11/15/201712/31/2017
Use AmazonSmile to support your PTSA
Shop with AmazonSmile this holiday season and support our school! Help us raise funds by simply shopping online at NO additional cost to you! Go to  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1240712  (bookmark this site!) Log in with your Amazon account information (or create an account) Start shopping! Amazon will donate 0.5% of all eligible purchases   Please ask your friends and family to use this link too to benefit our school!   * Why is Tacoma listed as our city?  The Amazon Smile program gets their information about eligible charities from Washington Secretary of State.  The address shown on file is the address for ... read full article
Pool Party SuccessLinda Bakan11/12/201711/19/2017
Pool Party Success
T hank you for supporting your sixth graders at Fairwood! It was a success and a lot of fun!   -Sixth Grade Fundraising Committee ... read full article
Fun Run results are here!Linda Bakan10/19/201711/2/2017
Fun Run results are here!
The Fun Run results are here! Thanks to all the students at Fairwood that participated in the Fun Run event and fundraiser. The top lap runners were Rylan - 6th grader, Teagan - 6th grader, and Karl - 3rd grader. All three students ran 18 laps! They were served lunch from their favorite Fairwood restaurant at school lunch.  Students collected $6,565.30 in donations. Awesome job Fairwood Chargers! The top earner was Lincoln - 1st grader bringing in $565.01. Lincoln received a one-night-stay at Great Wolf Lodge.    Winners from the Fun Run drawing are: Great Wolf Lodge $360 Gift Card ... read full article
In Process: Fairwood Online Student Directory 2017-18Linda Bakan10/16/201710/30/2017
In Process: Fairwood Online Student Directory 2017-18
Make sure your information is updated for the 2017-18 Online Directory - The directory is now in the process of being updated, during the week of October 16th. - Throughout the year new members will have access to directory listings soon after they join the PTSA.   Returning users  (you already have a PTSA account): Please Click Here  to: - update your account info  (** make sure you update your student's grade/teacher for this year) - join Fairwood Elementary PTSA  - renew your PTSA membership  (you need to renew your membership each year, you keep your old account)   New users: Fill ... read full article
PTSA & School Quick LinksJenny Fransson6/27/20178/31/2017
PTSA & School Quick Links
* PTSA Volunteer Sign Up * Subscribe to PTSA weekly email (will return in August) * Like us on Facebook * Fairwood Elementary Summer Office Hours * Download the FREE KSD mobile app * Free Summer Meals *  School Supply List 2017-18 * School Calendar * Bus Passes * Childcare (provided by Auburn YMCA) ... read full article
New Bell Schedule - 5 minutes Earlier M-FLinda Bakan8/30/20179/11/2017
New Bell Schedule - 5 minutes Earlier M-F
**Updated bells for 2017/18 - 5 minutes earlier than last year** **Later dismissal - 3:25 except Wednesdays 1:25** 8:40 First bell 8:45 Tardy bell 3:25 New dismissal time starting this year (except Wednesdays - early release 1:25) ... read full article
Reflections State LevelFairwood Ptsa President1/17/20181/31/2018
Reflections State Level
2017-18 Reflections Congratulations to the following students who are moving on to state level: Caramel Kranz (literature) Adria Stachowiak (photography primary) Logan Wray (photography intermediate) Max Buron (music) ... read full article
Board Nominations for 2018-2019Fairwood Ptsa President1/10/20181/24/2018
Board Nominations for 2018-2019
The Fairwood Elementary PTSA Nominating Committee is seeking candidate recommendations for the 2018-19 school year! Nomination Form If you have the time and interest to serve as an officer, or know someone who does, please complete the recommendation form below and place in a sealed envelope marked "Fairwood PTSA Nominating Committee" and return to the office or to your child's classroom by February 16th.  You may also email your completed recommendation form to the Nominating Committee at nominating@fairwoodptsa.org . ... read full article
Kindergarten Registration ~ begins Jan 16thJenny Fransson1/10/20184/24/2018
Kindergarten Registration ~ begins Jan 16th
  Registration packets will be available beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in the school office ( Fairwood Elementary 16600 148th Ave SE ). Students must be 5 by August 31st, 2018 in order to register for the 2018/19 school year. In addition to the fully completed registration packets, a birth certificate or passport showing proof of age, current utility (PSE bill or other) or lease showing current address within the Fairwood Elementary boundary and parent/guardian ID needs to be returned with the packet. KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION is April 24, 2018 @6:30pm By registering early, families will have the opportunity to meet teachers and ... read full article
Battle of the Books 2017-18Jenny Fransson6/20/20176/15/2018
Battle of the Books 2017-18
Check out the  Fairwood Battle of the Books blog  for the 2017-18 list and some tips/hints.  Mrs. Keiser will help organize the groups. The "Battle of the Books" is a reading incentive program in elementary, middle school, and high schools across the country.  Find out more about the district sponsored program  HERE . Fairwood placed 8th out of 28 schools this year! Do you have a 4th - 6th grader? We are looking for volunteers! Please email Sheena Keiser  (Fairwood Librarian) for more information. ... read full article
Fairwood PTSA Facebook FeedJenny Buron8/23/20166/30/2018
Fairwood PTSA Facebook Feed
                              Our Facebook page is a great resource delivered directly into your News Feed. ... read full article