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1:25p Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, September 26
Time:
1:25p

7:00p 6th Grade PTSA Meeting
6th Grade PTSA Meeting

Date:
Wednesday, September 26
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
School Library

Meeting to discuss 6th grade camp fundraising and luncheon. Questions - sixthgrade@fairwoodpts.org
Picture Day
Picture Day

Date:
Thursday, September 27
Where:
Stage
Spirit Sales End
Spirit Sales End

Date:
Friday, September 28
Where:
Online
School Spirit Friday - BLUE
School Spirit Friday - BLUE

Date:
Friday, September 28

Show school spirit by wearing BLUE. TEAM Fairwood, go Chargers.
9:00a PTSA Art Docent Training
PTSA Art Docent Training

Date:
Friday, September 28
Time:
9:00a - 12:00p

Training for members who are art docents in the PTSA Art Appreciation program

SIGN UP HERE

Questions? art@fairwoodptsa.org

6:00p PTSA Family Fun Night
PTSA Family Fun Night

Date:
Friday, September 28
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Gym
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3:25p School Improvement Meeting
School Improvement Meeting

Date:
Monday, October 1
Time:
3:25p - 5:00p
Where:
Library
1:25p Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, October 3
Time:
1:25p
3:45p STEM Club hosted by Kentridge Robotics
STEM Club hosted by Kentridge Robotics

Date:
Thursday, October 4
Time:
3:45p - 5:00p
Where:
E3
8:25a Tower of Books celebration
Tower of Books celebration

Date:
Friday, October 5
Time:
8:25a - 8:40a
Where:
school library

All students who completed and turned in their Tower of Books form will be invited to a celebration. Meet in the library at 8:25am. More information will be sent home to the students attending.

Questions? reading@fairwoodptsa.org

Hosted by the Blast into Reading Committee and our School Librarian, Sheena Keiser
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PTSA Volunteer Opportunities

TEAM Fairwood is looking for help. Many hands make light work.

Sign up HERE to help as Chair or Committee Member.

Chair Positions - Staff Appreciation, Art Appreciation, Health/Safety, After School Activities, Sixth Grade Fundraising, Family Fun Nights and more!

Fairwood PTSA Board members will support and train volunteers. We want to have successful school year! Go Team Fairwood!!  

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


Volunteer Orientation by PTSA - Tues, Oct 16th
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: Oct 16
Time: 9 am
Location: Front Office
 
Learn about PTSA volunteering as well. Helpful PTSA volunteering handout. Questions? email president@fairwoodptsa.org

Want to volunteer at school? You need VIPS

ALL volunteers (new and returning) will need to complete an online volunteer application and disclosure form. If you want to volunteer in your child's classroom, or help with school and PTSA activities, you need to complete this application. If you are returning from last year, you can log in with the account you created last year. Click HERE for more information and link to the online application process.


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.

In the fall, the school library will have all the Battle of the Books available to read. Through December any student can check out these books. Starting in January, only students participating in Battle of the Books will be able to check out these books.

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


What's happening at the Council level?

Want to know what PTA is like a the Council level? Here is Kent Area Council's (KAC) schedule for calendar for 2018-2019. 

2018-2019 KAC Calendar


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Carnival Family Fun


Friday, September 28th at 6pm to 8pm in the school gym. The whole family is invited - Come join the fun! This is also a Spirit Day so wear your Charger Blue!

Fairwood PTSA is sponsoring this fabulous fun family event. Inflatable games, face painting, & more!

Hot dogs, popcorn, and popsicles will be for sale.

It takes an enormous amount of support and help to pull off this event. You can sign up to help here: SignUp
 
Questions? Contact Somer Winters at familyengagement@fairwoodptsa.org 

Adult supervision required at all times. This is not a drop-off event.


Spirit Wear TEAM FAIRWOOD

Click here to purchase online: Fairwood Spirit Wear Orders

Online payments only. Sales close 9/29.
In order comments, please put student’s name and teacher.
 
Short sleeve, long sleeve, and hoodie available in Royal Blue. Sizes range from YXS-Adult 4XL. There is an extra fee for 2XL and up. FLYER HERE
 
New this year: Zippered sweatshirt check HERE for this new item!
 
Please note: If minimum order is not met, we will cancel orders and postpone until another time.
Questions? Contact Pam Wray at spiritsale@fairwoodptsa.org

Blast into Reading ~ Book Bingo

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-2nd grade version3rd-6th grade version, Instructions). Deadline for turning in the completed Bingo is November 5th!

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

Questions? Please email reading@fairwoodptsa.org


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: K (new teacher), 4th (Newby), 5th (Wilson) and 6th (Wood)

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.

Art Docent Training is scheduled for Friday, September 28th: SIGN UP HERE

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


Reflections 2018-19 Theme
 
Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the Reflections program. The 2018-19 theme is "Heroes Around Me"
 
Reflection Workshops - Mark your calendar for 10/17 and 11/7 before school workshops in room A3, more details to come. All student entries are due by November 21, 2018.

Video explanation HERE

Click HERE for more information. Questions? reflections@fairwoodptsa.org
 

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