Fall Fundraiser
For the Fall Fundraiser, the PTSA invites you to gather donations from family, friends, and neighbors that will 100% DIRECTLY benefit all Fairwood Elementary students. Click HERE to more information.   ... read full article
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Fairwood Ptsa President 
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10/7/2018-10/21/2018

Blast into Reading ~ Book Bingo due Nov 5th
Look in your student's Tuesday packet for a Book Bingo flyer! Extra copies will be available in the library or you can download a copy ( K-2nd grade version ,  3rd-6th grade version , Instructions ). Deadline for turning in the completed Bingo is November 5th! Find out what we have planned for the year and how you can get involved  HERE Questions? Please email  reading@fairwoodptsa.org .  ... read full article
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Jenny Fransson 
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9/15/2018-11/9/2018

Reflections 2018-19 Theme
  Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the Reflections program. The 2018-19 theme is "Heroes Around Me"   Reflection Workshops - 10/17 and 11/7 before school at 8:10am in room A3. All student entries are due by November 21, 2018.  PERMISSION FORM HERE due Oct. 4th.  Video explanation  HERE Click  HERE for more information.   Questions?  reflections@fairwoodptsa.org   ... read full article
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Fairwood Ptsa President 
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5/14/2018-11/21/2018

Dot Week Oct 22-26 ~ Help needed
Check out the hallway near our school library...soon there will be dots everywhere! Focus this month is 'Make your mark..and see where it takes you!' We are celebrating the creativity, courage and collaboration of our students based off of the book ' The Dot ' by Peter H. Reynolds . The Blast into Reading Committee is helping our librarian Sheena Keiser coordinate some fun activities for the students during conference week. Please click on the sign up button below to help. Questions? Please email Blast into Reading Chair,  Jenny Fransson  or our school librarian  Sheena Keiser ... read full article
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Jenny Fransson 
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10/14/2018-10/26/2018

Classroom Auction Projects
Time to get those creative (or Pinterest) juices flowing and be part of the class auction project fun! These projects are a favorite at the auction and raise money for our awesome PTSA programs. Each class gets a budget, so no need to ask parents for money. Grab a friend and do a class together. And don't forget to mark your calendar for March 23 for the auction! Learn more Wednesday 10/17 at 7pm at Fairwood Starbucks or Thursday 10/18 at 9am at school . Email Jackie Mann at auctionprojects@fairwoodptsa.org  for more information. Sign up  HERE ! ... read full article
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Fairwood Ptsa President 
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10/7/2018-10/21/2018
Anti-Bullying Assemblies: Jeff Evans MagicianLinda Bakan10/8/201810/9/2018
Anti-Bullying Assemblies: Jeff Evans Magician
 “Be a Buddy, not a Bully” Anti-Bullying Assemblies Tuesday October 9th 9:00 am Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grades 10:00 am 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th grades Families and friends invited! Please sign in at the office prior to going to the Gym. Our apologies for the late notice. We hope you can come watch the fun. Fairwood's PTSA is bringing Magician Jeff Evans to Fairwood tomorrow for two performances. The assembly is for bullying prevention month! ... read full article
Clothing Bank Volunteer Night ~ Oct 9thFairwood Ptsa President9/28/201810/9/2018
Clothing Bank Volunteer Night ~ Oct 9th
Fairwood Elementary PTSA is assigned to provide 6-8 volunteers for the  KAC Clothing Bank on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  Volunteers arrive at 5:30pm for orientation. We start checking families in at 5:00, and they shop from 6-8pm. Volunteer duties include helping families find items, checking out families, sorting clothing, and monitoring exits. We are also continually picking up and rehanging items. Volunteers are welcome to bring younger (and older) children if they are able to handle the busy, crowded, warm room and help with picking up hangers and rehanging clothes. Location - Kent Phoenix Academy 11000 SE 264th St, Kent, ... read full article
Carnival Family FunFairwood Ptsa President9/7/20189/28/2018
Carnival Family Fun
Friday, September 28th at 6pm to 8pm in the school gym. The whole family is invited - Come join the fun! This is also a Spirit Day so wear your Charger Blue! Fairwood PTSA is sponsoring this fabulous fun family event. Inflatable games, face painting, & more! Hot dogs, popcorn, and popsicles will be for sale. It takes an enormous amount of support and help to pull off this event. You can sign up to help here:  SignUp   Questions? Contact Somer Winters at   familyengagement@fairwoodptsa.org   Adult supervision required at all times. This is not a drop-off event. ... read full article
Spirit Wear TEAM FAIRWOODLinda Bakan8/21/20189/29/2018
Spirit Wear TEAM FAIRWOOD
Click here to purchase online: Fairwood Spirit Wear Orders Online payments only. Sales close 9/29. In order comments, please put student’s name and teacher.   Short sleeve, long sleeve, and hoodie available in Royal Blue. Sizes range from YXS-Adult 4XL. There is an extra fee for 2XL and up. FLYER HERE   New this year: Zippered sweatshirt check HERE for this new item!   Please note: If minimum order is not met, we will cancel orders and postpone until another time. Questions? Contact Pam Wray at  spiritsale@fairwoodptsa.org ... read full article
Fall FundraiserFairwood Ptsa President10/7/201810/21/2018
Fall Fundraiser
For the Fall Fundraiser, the PTSA invites you to gather donations from family, friends, and neighbors that will 100% DIRECTLY benefit all Fairwood Elementary students. Click HERE to more information.   ... read full article
Blast into Reading ~ Book Bingo due Nov 5thJenny Fransson9/15/201811/9/2018
Blast into Reading ~ Book Bingo due Nov 5th
Look in your student's Tuesday packet for a Book Bingo flyer! Extra copies will be available in the library or you can download a copy ( K-2nd grade version ,  3rd-6th grade version , Instructions ). Deadline for turning in the completed Bingo is November 5th! Find out what we have planned for the year and how you can get involved  HERE Questions? Please email  reading@fairwoodptsa.org .  ... read full article
Back to School EventsLinda Bakan8/24/20189/5/2018
Back to School Events
PTSA Popsicle Social 8/28 at 2pm and Teacher Meet and Greet at 2:30pm.  Join the PTSA TEAM Fairwood while you say hi to all your friends.  Back to School Coffee 8/30 at 8:45am. Learn about the school and what the PTSA has planned this year while you have some coffee and pastries. Back to School Coffee for Kindergarten parents 9/5 at 8:45am. Learn about the school and what the PTSA has planned this year while you have some coffee and pastries.   Have time to help out at these events? Volunteer  HERE   Want to help with a PTSA committee? ... read full article
Reflections 2018-19 ThemeFairwood Ptsa President5/14/201811/21/2018
Reflections 2018-19 Theme
  Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the Reflections program. The 2018-19 theme is "Heroes Around Me"   Reflection Workshops - 10/17 and 11/7 before school at 8:10am in room A3. All student entries are due by November 21, 2018.  PERMISSION FORM HERE due Oct. 4th.  Video explanation  HERE Click  HERE for more information.   Questions?  reflections@fairwoodptsa.org   ... read full article
Dot Week Oct 22-26 ~ Help neededJenny Fransson10/14/201810/26/2018
Dot Week Oct 22-26 ~ Help needed
Check out the hallway near our school library...soon there will be dots everywhere! Focus this month is 'Make your mark..and see where it takes you!' We are celebrating the creativity, courage and collaboration of our students based off of the book ' The Dot ' by Peter H. Reynolds . The Blast into Reading Committee is helping our librarian Sheena Keiser coordinate some fun activities for the students during conference week. Please click on the sign up button below to help. Questions? Please email Blast into Reading Chair,  Jenny Fransson  or our school librarian  Sheena Keiser ... read full article
Classroom Auction ProjectsFairwood Ptsa President10/7/201810/21/2018
Classroom Auction Projects
Time to get those creative (or Pinterest) juices flowing and be part of the class auction project fun! These projects are a favorite at the auction and raise money for our awesome PTSA programs. Each class gets a budget, so no need to ask parents for money. Grab a friend and do a class together. And don't forget to mark your calendar for March 23 for the auction! Learn more Wednesday 10/17 at 7pm at Fairwood Starbucks or Thursday 10/18 at 9am at school . Email Jackie Mann at auctionprojects@fairwoodptsa.org  for more information. Sign up  HERE ! ... read full article
1st PTSA Membership MeetingFairwood Ptsa President9/3/20189/11/2018
1st PTSA Membership Meeting
Tuesday, Sept 11th at 6:30pm in the Library PTSA General Membership Meeting - Come Join Us! Childcare provided in the gym.  Meeting Agenda   May Minutes for Review Questions or item(s) to add to the agenda? Contact Cachet Kranz at  president@fairwoodptsa.org   See you there TEAM Fairwood! ... read full article
Tower of Books *UPDATE*Jenny Fransson7/1/20189/14/2018
Tower of Books *UPDATE*
More details  HERE Deadline to turn in completed forms has been extended to SEPTEMBER 14TH. Here is an overview of how it works:  CHOOSE  a variety of books to read,  READ  a book independently or with a grownup and  ADD  a book to THE TOWER OF BOOKS!  Happy Stacking! Sheena Keiser, Fairwood Librarian &  PTSA Blast Into Reading Committee   ... read full article
PTSA Art Docents & Helpers neededJenny Fransson7/1/20189/30/2018
PTSA Art Docents & Helpers needed
Do you want to be one of the most popular parents in your child's class? Can you spare 2-3 hours a month? Become an Art Docent volunteer!! Training is scheduled for Friday, September 28th. We NEED Art Docent Volunteers for the following grades: 4th (Newby) and 6th (Wood) * No experience necessary; training provided  * Each project comes with a list of things you can tell the students about the artist and examples of their work of art.  * All suggested projects have been classroom tested and come with a list of supplies and tips on getting the most from ... read full article
Back to School Checklist8/6/20189/9/2018
Back to School Checklist
Click on " PTSA Packet 2018-19 " to update/register as a user and join the PTSA! No volunteering required, just join the TEAM Fairwood PTSA and show your support.   School supply lists for each grade at Fairwood are posted here . Follow TEAM Fairwood PTSA on Facebook   here . Subscribe to PTSA weekly email here . Sign up for School ListServ - Simply click here   to  update your school account receive regular school communications.  If you do not have an account and currently have a student at Fairwood, please contact the school office. Register for silent fundraising ... read full article