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Staff Appreciation Week ~ May 6-10 Staff Appreciation, Shera Isakson Lots Some
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1:00p PTSA Board Meeting
PTSA Board Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, April 23
Time:
1:00p - 3:00p
Where:
Board Member's Home

6:30p Kindergarten Orientation
Kindergarten Orientation

Date:
Tuesday, April 23
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Gym
1:25p Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, April 24
Time:
1:25p
Kindergarten Field Trip - Woodland Park Zoo
Kindergarten Field Trip - Woodland Park Zoo

Date:
Friday, April 26
Where:
Woodland Park Zoo
Popcorn and Blue Friday
Popcorn and Blue Friday

Date:
Friday, April 26

Popcorn Fridays is usually the last Friday of each month (with some holiday and break exceptions). Start around 9am - finished by 10:30 or 11 depending on the number of volunteers. 3-4 volunteers is helpful but the more the merrier.

Show school spirit by wearing BLUE. TEAM Fairwood, go Chargers.
WSPTA Convention
WSPTA Convention

Date:
Fri 4/26 - Sun 4/28
Where:
SeaTac Hilton
WSPTA Convention
WSPTA Convention

Date:
Saturday, April 27
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WSPTA Convention
WSPTA Convention

Date:
Sunday, April 28
*UPDATE* Regular School Day
*UPDATE* Regular School Day

Date:
Monday, April 29

Update 2/28/19 from Kent School District (KSD):

-March 8 is now a regular school day (was No School/Teacher Workshop)
-Elementary School Conferences are March 18-22
-April 29 is a regular school day
-June 26 will be a Wednesday early release day
-The last day of school will be Friday, June 28, which will continue to be a three-hour early dismissal

A new calendar reflecting the changes made in collaboration with our labor partners will be created and posted to the KSD website soon.
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing

Date:
Mon 4/29 - Fri 6/7

Fairwood Elementary SBA/WCAS Schedule

Testing for 3rd-6th grade begins Monday, April 29th and continues through May. Finish and Make Ups are May 31 - June 7. A post was made on ClassDojo by our principal Mrs. Hoyle with the detailed calendar. Please either check with your student's teacher or the ClassDojo post for more details on the dates/times.
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing

Date:
Mon 4/29 - Fri 6/7

Fairwood Elementary SBA/WCAS Schedule

Testing for 3rd-6th grade begins Monday, April 29th and continues through May. Finish and Make Ups are May 31 - June 7. A post was made on ClassDojo by our principal Mrs. Hoyle with the detailed calendar. Please either check with your student's teacher or the ClassDojo post for more details on the dates/times.
6:00p On Site Yearbook Sales @ Music Performance
On Site Yearbook Sales @ Music Performance

Date:
Tuesday, April 30
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p

$20 cash/check; $20.50 for credit/debit cards

6:30p 3rd & 4th grade Music Program
3rd & 4th grade Music Program

Date:
Tuesday, April 30
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Fairwood Gym

School music concert featuring all Third and Fourth Graders and a whole school media project
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing

Date:
Mon 4/29 - Fri 6/7

Fairwood Elementary SBA/WCAS Schedule

Testing for 3rd-6th grade begins Monday, April 29th and continues through May. Finish and Make Ups are May 31 - June 7. A post was made on ClassDojo by our principal Mrs. Hoyle with the detailed calendar. Please either check with your student's teacher or the ClassDojo post for more details on the dates/times.
Variety Show Participation Form Due
Variety Show Participation Form Due

Date:
Wednesday, May 1
Where:
PTSA Classroom Folders

Variety Show is on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:30pm. Performances should be 2-4 minutes long. Please give us information on props that need to be set up and taken down. If you have music that needs to be played please have that ready.

Return participation form by May 1st. Questions? Email Melanie at varietyshow@fairwoodptsa.org
1:25p Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, May 1
Time:
1:25p
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing

Date:
Mon 4/29 - Fri 6/7

Fairwood Elementary SBA/WCAS Schedule

Testing for 3rd-6th grade begins Monday, April 29th and continues through May. Finish and Make Ups are May 31 - June 7. A post was made on ClassDojo by our principal Mrs. Hoyle with the detailed calendar. Please either check with your student's teacher or the ClassDojo post for more details on the dates/times.
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Testing

Date:
Mon 4/29 - Fri 6/7

Fairwood Elementary SBA/WCAS Schedule

Testing for 3rd-6th grade begins Monday, April 29th and continues through May. Finish and Make Ups are May 31 - June 7. A post was made on ClassDojo by our principal Mrs. Hoyle with the detailed calendar. Please either check with your student's teacher or the ClassDojo post for more details on the dates/times.
6:00p KAC Founder's Day
KAC Founder's Day

Date:
Friday, May 3
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
View in Outlook or Google Calendar      See full calendar
Fairwood SBA/WCAS Schedule

From Mrs. Hoyle:

Families, attached is the schedule for 3rd-6th grade state testing that begins next week and continues through May. As always, please help ensure students get a good night's sleep and breakfast daily. If you visit school during this time, please do not enter any room that has a "Testing Do Not Disturb" sign on the door. Thank you for supporting our students!

Link to pdf calendar: Fairwood Elementary SBA/WCAS Schedule

 


PTA on a Higher Level
Kent Area Council (KAC) PTA
 - Meetings are every 4th Monday at 7pm at the KSD Administration Center 
 - 64th Annual Founders Day Awards Dinner on May 3rd
 - 2018-2019 Calendar
 
Washington State PTA
 - Convention coming up April 26-28 - learn more here.
 - Leadership Resources including training - here.
 
National PTA
 - 2019 Convention & Expo - learn more here.
 - 2019 Legislative Conference - learn more here. 
 - PTA Live every Wednesday 4-5pm

In the Community

Events in Kent for Kids

~ Kent Commons ~ Kent Kids' Arts Day - 3/9 from 10am-4pm

~ Kent Stations ~ Kent Student Art Exhibit 3/11-22 

~ Kent Meridian High School ~ Cherry Blossom Festival 3/22

KCLS Events ~ See what is happening at the local libraries! www.kcls.org

~ Summer Reading Kick Off - 6/1 from 2-4pm @ Kent Public Library


Advocacy Week 2/11-2/15

PTA Members Take Action

Washington State PTA (WSPTA) will be sending a call to action each day relating to our legislative priorities to all members who have signed up for the Action Network. Simply follow the prompts and the email message will be sent to your specific representatives.

Battle of the Books begins January 7th!

 Do you have a 4th - 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. Fairwood placed 3rd out of 26 schools for the 2017-18 school year!

Check out the Fairwood Battle of the Books blog for the 2018-19 book list, schedule of meetings and some tips/hints.

We are looking for parent volunteers! Please email Sheena Keiser (Fairwood Librarian) for more information.


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Our Facebook page is a great resource delivered directly into your News Feed.


Teacher Wish List

Want to know exactly what teachers want? The PTSA is trying something new this year!

Check out the teacher WISH LIST PAGE.

Perfect for teacher appreciation week in May.


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.

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Staff Appreciation Week ~ May 6-10

Let's thank our Remarkable Fairwood Teachers & Staff for all they do!

Monday: Muffins & Brew - Breakfast

Wednesday: Taco Bar - Lunch

Friday: Subway - Lunch

We will be providing food and drinks for our staff throughout the week. Please sign up to bring in the items needed. Your help is greatly appreciated! We can't do this without you!

      SIGN UP HERE

GIVEWAY WEDNESDAY: We are collecting GIFT CARDS. If you want to donate, they need to be submitted Friday May 3rd (earlier if possible) so we can get organized. 


Blast into Reading ~ Book Bingo due May 10th

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-6th grade versionInstructions). Deadline for turning in the completed Bingo is May 10th!

Participating students will be invited to a morning social in the library for fun, friends, prizes and treats!

Find out what we have planned for the year and how you can get involved HERE

Questions? Please email reading@fairwoodptsa.org


Variety Show ~ May 7th at 6:30pm

Variety Show is just around the corner! Join us May 7th at 6:30pm to applaud your Fairwood Elementary classmates on!

Performances should be 2-4 minutes long. Please give us information on props and music. Participation forms due on May 1st.

Questions? contact Melanie at varietyshow@fairwoodptsa.org

See you at the SHOW!!


And the awards go to.....

We honored hard-working members of our school community with Fairwood PTSA's annual Golden Acorn and Outstanding Volunteer awards. These are individuals who go above and beyond in their efforts to support all children in the school community. We also honored an amazing educator Fairwood is lucky to have! Congratulations!

~Fairwood PTSA & School Community

Outstanding Educator:  Holly Tugman

Golden Acorn:  Corin LaVerne

Outstanding Volunteer:  Jackie Mann

Outstanding Volunteer: Melanie Schmidt

Outstanding Volunteer: Shera Isakson


Yearbook 2018-19
 

Fairwood PTSA creates a wonderful memory book every year that our students will treasure for years to come! It includes:

  • 48 sturdy, color pages
  • Complete staff, class and individual photos
  • Fun activity photos that capture the learning, fun & community at Fairwood
  • Autograph pages

Online ordering

Yearbook orders can be made online for $20 while supplies last.  *$0.50 transaction fee

Contact

yearbook@fairwoodptsa.org 

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