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Committees (Throughout the year) President, Cachet Kranz Lots Some
Staff Appreciation Cookie Exchange (Dec 14) Staff Appreciation, Christy Gullard Lots Some
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Giving Tree
Giving Tree

Date:
Fri 12/1 - Tue 12/12
Where:
Front Office

The annual Fairwood Giving Tree is up in our lobby and helps Fairwood families who are in need of support this holiday season. Please take a tag and return it with the unwrapped gift by December 12th. Please direct any questions to Amy Luther at amy.luther@kent.k12.wa.us.
9:00a PTSA Board Meeting
PTSA Board Meeting

Date:
Monday, December 11
Time:
9:00a - 11:00a
Giving Tree
Giving Tree

Date:
Fri 12/1 - Tue 12/12
Where:
Front Office

The annual Fairwood Giving Tree is up in our lobby and helps Fairwood families who are in need of support this holiday season. Please take a tag and return it with the unwrapped gift by December 12th. Please direct any questions to Amy Luther at amy.luther@kent.k12.wa.us.
10:40a Band/Orchestra Concert
Band/Orchestra Concert

Date:
Tuesday, December 12
Time:
10:40a - 11:20a
Where:
Gym
Presents Due for Giving Tree
Presents Due for Giving Tree

Date:
Wednesday, December 13
Where:
Front Office

The annual Fairwood Giving Tree is up in our lobby and helps Fairwood families who are in need of support this holiday season. Our tree has tags with wish list items on it. Please take a tag and return it with the unwrapped gift by December 12th.  If you are rushed for time and want to stay away from the stores, gift cards would be appreciated as well. Please direct any questions to Amy Luther at amy.luther@kent.k12.wa.us.
 
Thank you for your generosity.
1:25p Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, December 13
Time:
1:25p

2 hour early release every Wednesday
8:40 First bell
8:45 Tardy bell
1:25 Early Release
For more information on the new schedule, you can look here:
KSD Learning First
Staff Appreciation Cookie Exchange
Staff Appreciation Cookie Exchange

Date:
Thursday, December 14
Where:
Staff Lounge

Staff Appreciation Committee is hosting the Annual Cookie Exchange for Fairwood Staff on Thursday, December 14th. Please help provide (nut-free) home baked holiday cookies for our staff.Questions? Click here to sign up.
Questions? contact the Staff Appreciation Committee at staffappreciation@fairwoodptsa.org
Popcorn Friday
Popcorn Friday

Date:
Friday, December 15

Questions? Want to help? contact the Popcorn Committee at popcorn@fairwoodptsa.org
Spirit Assembly
Spirit Assembly

Date:
Friday, December 15
Where:
Fairwood Elementary Gym

Time TBA - family and friends are invited to join staff and students for this assembly.
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Winter Break
Winter Break

Date:
Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
Winter Break
Winter Break

Date:
Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
Winter Break
Winter Break

Date:
Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
Winter Break
Winter Break

Date:
Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
Winter Break
Winter Break

Date:
Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
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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!

  1. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1240712 (bookmark this site!)
  2. Log in with your Amazon account information (or create an account)
  3. 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 our state PTA (WSPTA).  They are our registered agent with the IRS and the Washington Secretary of State.  The AmazonSmile program pulls data from the IRS filing forms and that is what is listed on our filing. 

Battle of the Books 2017-18

Check out the Fairwood Battle of the Books blog for the 2017-18 list and some tips/hints.  In the fall 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) or Jenny Fransson  (Battle of the Books Volunteer) for more information.


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Upcoming and ongoing PTSA events - Scroll down for more information
Coming up soon:
Dec. 8 - Family Fun Night: Caroling
Dec. 13 - Giving Tree Presents Due
Dec. 14 - Staff Appreciation: Cookie Exchange
Dec. 15 - Spirit Assembly

Albert Einstein Day - Jan 11th

Fairwood PTSA is bringing a whole day of science exploration to the entire school and we need volunteers to help make this an awesome day! 

Come join the enthusiastic presenters and high quality exhibits/lessons through the day. 

Check here to sign up and help.

Email Einstein@fairwoodptsa.org with any specific question.


Upcomng Drawing for Holiday Basket - Enter at Caroling & Cocoa

There will be a special drawing for the 6th grade fundraiser:
Items in the basket include 4 beautiful hand painted ornaments from a local artist, Starbucks products, movie tickets and more. Basket worth well over $80 and tickets are only $2. Purchase for yourself or a gift for someone special. Drawing for winner will be the week of Dec. 11th.


Cookie donations needed on Dec. 14th

Staff Appreciation Committee is hosting the Annual Cookie Exchange for Fairwood Staff on Thursday, December 14th. Please help provide home baked holiday cookies for our staff.

Click here to sign up and reserve a spot for your favorite (nut-free) homemade cookies to share!

Questions?  Please contact staffappreciation@fairwoodptsa.org


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