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Important! 2018-19 PTSA Positions

We've got some shoes to fill!

Looking ahead, we have some positions coming available for next year:

Board Positions - Director of Family Engagement and Director of School Support  

Chair Positions - Staff Appreciation, Movie Nights, Art Appreciation, Health/Safety, After School Activities, Yearbook, Sixth Grade Fundraising, Sixth Grade Luncheon, Facebook, Fall Fundraiser/Donation Drive, Family Fun Nights and Weekly Emails 

Email president@fairwoodptsa.org for all the details!! 

School Calendar 2018-2019

Making plans for next year? Here is the Kent School District Calendar for 2018-2019. 

2018-2019 School Calendar


Battle of the Books

 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 3rd out of 26 schools this year!

Check out the Fairwood Battle of the Books blog for the 2018-19 list and some tips/hints.  Mrs. Keiser will help organize the groups.

Do you have a 4th - 6th grader? We are looking for volunteers! Please email Sheena Keiser (Fairwood Librarian) for more information.

Use AmazonSmile to support your PTSA

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. 

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Summer Programs

Find out how to keep your kids motivated this summer HERE 





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: 2nd, 4th and 5th grade 

Sign Up!

* 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 the project.

Email Fairwood PTSA's Art Chair, Jenny Fransson for more information.

Tower of Books Summer Challenge

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! Download a copy HERE if you need a new sheet

More details HERE

Happy Stacking!

Sheena Keiser, Fairwood LibrarianPTSA Blast Into Reading Committee


Reflections 2018-19 Theme
Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the Reflections program. The 2018-19 theme is "Heroes Around Me"
Click HERE for more information

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