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2019-20 Volunteer List Jackie Mann, President  Lots  Some- thank you!
      updated 03/17/2020


May 24
Memorial Day
Memorial Day

Monday, May 25
7:00p KSD School Board Meeting
KSD School Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 27
7:00p - 9:00p
12033 SE 256th Street | Kent WA 98030-6503

Find agenda information on KSD's Board Docs page HERE
Watch Now and recorded session links can be at this site HERE
Jun 1
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Companies Supporting Fairwood Elementary

Thank you to our 2020 Auction Sponsors. Partnering with community members helps us thrive! We couldn't do it without you. Gold Level Sponsor ~ Berntson Porter & Company 


Questions? Email auction@fairwoodptsa.org

Kindergarten Registration
Packets will be available beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in the school office. Students must be 5 by August 31st, 2020 in order to register for the 2020/21 school year. Steps and paperwork to register HERE!

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION is April 28, 2019 @6:30pm
By registering early, families will have the opportunity to meet teachers and tour the school during Kindergarten Orientation. Be sure and sign up when you complete your registration!
Questions? Contact Fairwood Elementary at 253-373-7491.

Battle of the Books!

 Do you have a 4th, 5th or 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. In the Fall, our school librarian Mrs. Keiser will discuss more about this program. January is when the teams will be finalized. In May the Battle of the Books begins!

This year Fairwood competed in the district competition along with 27 other schools and achieved 1st place! Congratulations to Fairwood's Battle of the Books school champions - B.O.O.K. (Best of Our Knowledge) Readers -and now DISTRICT CHAMPIONS! You represented Fairwood well with your positive attitudes, hard work, and sportsmanship!

Check out the Fairwood Battle of the Books blog for the 2019-20 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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Art Contest ~ Dare To Discover

It is time for ART! Dare to discover art you can create at home. Get creative! Have fun! 

Please join us for four weeks of making art. Students make art inspired by a given theme. New weekly themes announced on Sundays at Fairwood PTSA Facebook page and website.

~ Wow ~ Winners ~

Catalina (K-2nd), Tiernan (3-4th), Sydney (5-6th)

Creations due on Fridays by 11pm. Send a photo of creation to art@fairwoodptsa.org. Include student’s name, grade, title of art, and art description. Entries will be judge on interpretation, creativity, and technique. One winner from each grade division K-2, 3-4, 5-6 each week. Winners announced on Sunday. Prize ~ Free McDonald’s meal. Only one entry per student per week. 

PTSA Reflections Update ~ Next year’s theme will be I Matter Because...

Congrats Ellis - WA State Reflections Winner
Fairwood 6th grader Ellis R.'s short stop-motion animated film "A Swimmer's Story" made it to the WA State level in Reflections this year and received an Award of Merit. Congrats Ellis. Click here to view his inspiring video for this year's Reflections theme "Look Within."

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