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STEM Fair Science Committee, Cachet Kranz Lots None
PTSA Volunteer Opportunities President, Cachet Kranz Lots A Little
Auction Fundraiser Auction, Corin LaVerne Lots Several
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Spring Into Art
Spring Into Art

Date:
Mon 3/11 - Fri 3/22
Where:
Rain and Co; 109 2nd Ave S

City of Kent Arts Commission, Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station and Kent School District present works of student artwork in downtown businesses throughout Mar. 11-Mar. 22. Teacher Scott Seelbach selected pieces of Fairwood art to place in the display. Go check it out and support local business & the arts.
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day

Date:
Mon 3/18 - Fri 3/22

Dismissal 12:25pm ALL WEEK

Students must leave campus at dismissal as there is no supervision after dismissal. Please be sure your student(s) know how they are going home each day of the early dismissal. Lunch is served prior to dismissal.

Remember to attend your scheduled conference time with your student's teachers.
Spring Into Art
Spring Into Art

Date:
Mon 3/11 - Fri 3/22
Where:
Rain and Co; 109 2nd Ave S

City of Kent Arts Commission, Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station and Kent School District present works of student artwork in downtown businesses throughout Mar. 11-Mar. 22. Teacher Scott Seelbach selected pieces of Fairwood art to place in the display. Go check it out and support local business & the arts.
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day

Date:
Mon 3/18 - Fri 3/22

Dismissal 12:25pm ALL WEEK

Students must leave campus at dismissal as there is no supervision after dismissal. Please be sure your student(s) know how they are going home each day of the early dismissal. Lunch is served prior to dismissal.

Remember to attend your scheduled conference time with your student's teachers.
Spring Into Art
Spring Into Art

Date:
Mon 3/11 - Fri 3/22
Where:
Rain and Co; 109 2nd Ave S

City of Kent Arts Commission, Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station and Kent School District present works of student artwork in downtown businesses throughout Mar. 11-Mar. 22. Teacher Scott Seelbach selected pieces of Fairwood art to place in the display. Go check it out and support local business & the arts.
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day

Date:
Mon 3/18 - Fri 3/22

Dismissal 12:25pm ALL WEEK

Students must leave campus at dismissal as there is no supervision after dismissal. Please be sure your student(s) know how they are going home each day of the early dismissal. Lunch is served prior to dismissal.

Remember to attend your scheduled conference time with your student's teachers.
Spring Into Art
Spring Into Art

Date:
Mon 3/11 - Fri 3/22
Where:
Rain and Co; 109 2nd Ave S

City of Kent Arts Commission, Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station and Kent School District present works of student artwork in downtown businesses throughout Mar. 11-Mar. 22. Teacher Scott Seelbach selected pieces of Fairwood art to place in the display. Go check it out and support local business & the arts.
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day

Date:
Mon 3/18 - Fri 3/22

Dismissal 12:25pm ALL WEEK

Students must leave campus at dismissal as there is no supervision after dismissal. Please be sure your student(s) know how they are going home each day of the early dismissal. Lunch is served prior to dismissal.

Remember to attend your scheduled conference time with your student's teachers.
Spring Into Art
Spring Into Art

Date:
Mon 3/11 - Fri 3/22
Where:
Rain and Co; 109 2nd Ave S

City of Kent Arts Commission, Kent Downtown Partnership, Kent Station and Kent School District present works of student artwork in downtown businesses throughout Mar. 11-Mar. 22. Teacher Scott Seelbach selected pieces of Fairwood art to place in the display. Go check it out and support local business & the arts.
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day
REVISED School Conferences ~ 1/2 day

Date:
Mon 3/18 - Fri 3/22

Dismissal 12:25pm ALL WEEK

Students must leave campus at dismissal as there is no supervision after dismissal. Please be sure your student(s) know how they are going home each day of the early dismissal. Lunch is served prior to dismissal.

Remember to attend your scheduled conference time with your student's teachers.
5:00p 50th Anniversary Charger Gold Dinner & Auction
50th Anniversary Charger Gold Dinner & Auction

Date:
Saturday, March 23
Time:
5:00p - 10:00p

The Charger Gold Dinner and Auction is the PTSA's primary fundraiser. Money raised is used to support our students enrichment programs and family fun activities. Enjoy a night of dining, dancing, raffles and silent/live auctions as we come together as a community to support the needs of our children. 5-10pm. Check out all the great stuff in our catalog HERE!
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6:30p Kindergarten Concert & Family Traditions Night
Kindergarten Concert & Family Traditions Night

Date:
Tuesday, March 26
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Gym

School Event
1:25p Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, March 27
Time:
1:25p

6:30p Auction Committee Meeting
Auction Committee Meeting

Date:
Wednesday, March 27
Time:
6:30p - 8:30p
Where:
Fairwood Golf & Country Club

Debrief & finalize Auction 2019
Popcorn and Blue Friday
Popcorn and Blue Friday

Date:
Friday, March 29

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.
*CHANGE* REGULAR SCHOOL DAY
*CHANGE* REGULAR SCHOOL DAY

Date:
Friday, March 29

Updated 1/14/19: Due to the all KSD schools closure on Monday, January 7, the student calendar has been revised/updated.

Please note that the optional school closure date of Friday, March 29, is now a SCHOOL DAY FOR STUDENTS.

updated calendar link
STEM Fair Mini Challenge Participation DUE
STEM Fair Mini Challenge Participation DUE

Date:
Friday, March 29
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National PTA’s Proposed Dues Increase
At this year’s National PTA Convention in late June, the National PTA Board of Directors is bringing forward a proposal to increase the National PTA portion of membership dues from $2.25 to $3.75.
 
SURVEY HERE

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

Kindergarten Registration ~ begins Jan 22nd
 
Registration packets will be available beginning Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in the school office (Fairwood Elementary 16600 148th Ave SE). Students must be 5 by August 31st, 2019 in order to register for the 2019/20 school year. In addition to the fully completed registration packets, a birth certificate or passport showing proof of age, current utility (PSE bill or other) or lease showing current address within the Fairwood Elementary boundary and parent/guardian ID needs to be returned with the packet.

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION is April 23, 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.

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.


Fairwood PTSA Facebook Feed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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50th Anniversary Auction
The Charger Gold Dinner and Auction is Fairwood PTSA's primary fundraiser. Money raised is used to support our students enrichment programs and family fun activities. Our auction last year raised over $30,000 for grants & programs!
 
 

We invite all Fairwood families, alumni, staff & community members to join us for our annual auction. This is the 50th anniversary year of Fairwood Elementary School so we are extra excited. Enjoy a night of dining, dancing, raffles, games and silent/live auctions as we come together as a community to support the enrichment of our children.

View our catalog of exciting items, experiences & more HERE. Attendees of the 2019 Auction will receive their catalogs by March 19, 2019 (check your student's backpacks!)

Tickets are SOLD OUT! Volunteers may attend the auction for free and get a bid number to participate in the silent auction. 

Our goal is to engage our families/community and expand opportunities for all our students. For more information on sponsorship, our committee or other details, check out our Auction program page or go to our Auction FAQ


STEM Fair ~ April 16th

Sign up to participate in the STEM Fair here -

Experiment Display - Sign Up

Check out the VIDEO about egg drop challenge.

Egg Drop - Sign Up

The Goal of the STEM Fair: Have FUN learning!

SAVE THE DATE: April 16th at 6:30pm

More information HERE. Email sciencefair@fairwoodptsa.org for any questions.


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 

Share photos with us!
http://commpe.pictavo.com
 and enter code 82602


Box Tops

It's time to turn in Box Tops!

Get your scissors ready and cut out those Box Tops from products you purchase every week from the grocery store! Please turn in your Box Tops at the collection box by the office.

Our school earns 10 cents for every box top we submit. It may not sound like much, but last year the school earned $471. With your help, we hope to beat that number this year.

Questions? Contact boxtops@fairwoodptsa.org 


PTSA Volunteer Opportunities

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

Sign up HERE to help as a Committee Member.

Fairwood PTSA Board members will support and train volunteers. Go Team Fairwood!!  

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


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