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Scholastic Book Fair (Oct 23-26) Co-Chairs, Kelly Choplin & Jenny Fransson 32 60%
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Volunteer Orientation (Tues 10/17) President, Cachet Kranz    
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Bookmark Challenge ends Tudsday, Oct. 17th
Bookmark Challenge ends Tudsday, Oct. 17th

Date:
Sunday, October 15

After your child has completed the 5 sections on the bookmark, they can turn it in for a drawing. Extra bookmarks are available in the school library. Bookmarks due October 17th. Click here for a copy of the Bookmark Challenge Flyer
Box Tops Collections until TOMORROW!
Box Tops Collections until TOMORROW!

Date:
Sunday, October 15
Where:
Box near Front Office

Please turn in your Box Tops at the collection box by the office, in a plastic bag with your name and teacher's name on it. We'll be counting who turns in the most, an the top 2 winners will receive gift careds to Menchie's. Deadline is Monday, October 16th.
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Box Tops are due TODAY!
Box Tops are due TODAY!

Date:
Monday, October 16
Where:
Box near Front Office

Due TODAY! Please turn in your Box Tops at the collection box by the office, in a plastic bag with your name and teacher's name on it. We'll be counting who turns in the most, an the top 2 winners will receive gift careds to Menchie's. Deadline is Monday, October 16th.
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Bookmark Challenge: Bookmarks due Today!
Bookmark Challenge: Bookmarks due Today!

Date:
Tuesday, October 17

After your child has completed the 5 sections on the bookmark, they can turn it in for a drawing. Extra bookmarks are available in the school library. Bookmarks due October 17th. Click here for a copy of the Bookmark Challenge Flyer
9:00a Volunteer Orientation & Training
Volunteer Orientation & Training

Date:
Tuesday, October 17
Time:
9:00a - 10:00a
Where:
Front Office

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
Time: 9 am
Location: Front Office
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
1:25p Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, October 18
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
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Scholastic Book Fair set up
Scholastic Book Fair set up

Date:
Friday, October 20
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Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Mon 10/23 - Wed 10/25
Where:
Library

Please come help support our Scholastic Book Fair sponsored by the Fairwood PTSA! Proceeds go back into the classrooms and our school library.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If there are time slots without any volunteers we will need to close the Book Fair for that time period. Please email bookfairs@fairwoodptsa.org for more information.
12:25p Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25
Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25

Date:
Monday, October 23
Time:
12:25p - 3:25p
Where:
Classrooms

Monday - Friday
3 hour early dismissal at 12:25

7:00p Kent Area PTA Council Monthly Meeting
Kent Area PTA Council Monthly Meeting

Date:
Monday, October 23
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p
Where:
KSD Board Room (Admin Center)

The Kent Area Council PTSA provides training, information and services to local PTA and PTSAs.

KAC general membership meetings are the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Kent School District Administration Building board room at 12033 SE 256th Street. At our meetings, we provide information, networking and training in a variety of formats for officers of Local PTA and PTSAs.

There are no general membership meetings in December, June and July
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Mon 10/23 - Wed 10/25
Where:
Library

Please come help support our Scholastic Book Fair sponsored by the Fairwood PTSA! Proceeds go back into the classrooms and our school library.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If there are time slots without any volunteers we will need to close the Book Fair for that time period. Please email bookfairs@fairwoodptsa.org for more information.
12:25p Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25
Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25

Date:
Tuesday, October 24
Time:
12:25p - 3:25p
Where:
Classrooms

Monday - Friday
3 hour early dismissal at 12:25

5:00p Evening Conferences
Evening Conferences

Date:
Tuesday, October 24
Time:
5:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Classrooms
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Mon 10/23 - Wed 10/25
Where:
Library

Please come help support our Scholastic Book Fair sponsored by the Fairwood PTSA! Proceeds go back into the classrooms and our school library.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If there are time slots without any volunteers we will need to close the Book Fair for that time period. Please email bookfairs@fairwoodptsa.org for more information.
12:25p Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25
Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25

Date:
Wednesday, October 25
Time:
12:25p - 3:25p
Where:
Classrooms

Monday - Friday
3 hour early dismissal at 12:25
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
12:25p Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25
Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25

Date:
Thursday, October 26
Time:
12:25p - 3:25p
Where:
Classrooms

Monday - Friday
3 hour early dismissal at 12:25
Scholastic Online Book Fair
Scholastic Online Book Fair

Date:
Tue 10/10 - Mon 10/30

Click HERE to shop online. Or check your Tuesday packet for the Scholastic Book Fair flyer with the link/QR code. The Book Fair in the library is October 23rd - 25th.

Proceeds benefit our Fairwood library and classrooms.
Book Fair Clean-up
Book Fair Clean-up

Date:
Friday, October 27
Where:
Library
Popcorn Friday
Popcorn Friday

Date:
Friday, October 27

Questions? Want to help? contact the Popcorn Committee at popcorn@fairwoodptsa.org
9:00a Taproot Theater Anti-Bullying Performances
Taproot Theater Anti-Bullying Performances

Date:
Friday, October 27
Time:
9:00a - 11:00a
Where:
Fairwood Gym

PTSA sponsored event during school. Two performances at 9am and 10am.

12:25p Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25
Goal Setting Conferences/ Early Dismissal 12:25

Date:
Friday, October 27
Time:
12:25p - 3:25p
Where:
Classrooms

Monday - Friday
3 hour early dismissal at 12:25

6:30p Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Date:
Friday, October 27
Time:
6:30p - 8:30p
Where:
Gym

The 5th & 6th graders have selected "The Nightmare Before Christmas" for our first family fun movie night. Costumes encouraged for this particular event!
$1 suggested donation per person. All friends and families of Fairwood are invited.
Pizza, snacks & drinks will be sold as well.
Bring blankets, pillows, jammies and hunker down in the gym.
To see this event on the PTSA Facebook page Click Here
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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 out your PTSA Registration to:
- be included in the directory (you can fill in your student's class & teacher info)
- join Fairwood Elementary PTSA (it's not too late to join!)
 
Questions?  Please email studentdirectory@fairwoodptsa.org

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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Important! Upcoming and ongoing PTSA events - Scroll down for more information
Current:
Oct. 16th - Box Tops deadline
Oct. 17th - Blast into Reading Bookmark Challenge deadline
Oct. 17 - Volunteer Training
 
Looking Ahead:
Oct. 23rd-26th - PTSA Scholastic Book Fair
Oct. 27th - PTSA Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas (links to Facebook event info)
Nov. 8th - Reflections Art Workshop

Scholastic Wild West Book Fair ~ Oct 23rd - 25th

Wild West Book Fair 'Saddle Up and Read!'  is coming to Fairwood!  We need lots of volunteers to keep the Book Fair open for students and families.  Click here to find more details and to volunteer.

Did you know?  The Book Fair is a PTSA event but all the proceeds go back into the classrooms and library to purchase books.

Questions? Contact Kelly Choplin & Jenny Fransson (Book Fair Chairs)


Movie Night is Back! October 27th at 6:30 pm

The 5th & 6th graders have selected "The Nightmare Before Christmas" for our first family fun movie night. Costumes encouraged for this particular event!

$1 suggested donation per person. All friends and families of Fairwood are invited.

Pizza, snacks & drinks will be sold as well. 

Bring blankets, pillows, jammies and hunker down in the gym. Seating for adults and tables for eating will be provided. 

All students must be accompanied by an adult. We urge parents to check out Common Sense Media to determine this movie's appropriateness for their student(s): https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/the-nightmare-before-christmas

View this event on the PTSA Facebook page HERE


Reflections Art Workshops

2017-18 Reflections Art Workshops: Theme “Within Reach" 

Oct. 11th and Nov. 8th (Wednesdays before school)

Time: 8:10 – 8:40 a.m. 

Room A3 - Mrs. Wray's room

Fairwood PTSA is sponsoring students from our school to participate in this annual national cultural arts competition. Bring your ideas and questions to get started OR Bring in what you’re working on and get help with your artist’s statement.

Categories include: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts.

The entry form is here: 2017-18 National PTA Reflections -WA

For entry information and competition rules, go to: Washington State PTSA - Reflections Please read the rules carefully. We can’t send any projects forward that violate the rules. 

Reflections projects are due November 22nd

Questions? contact reflections@fairwoodptsa.org 


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