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No School - Presidents' Break
No School - Presidents' Break

Date:
Mon 2/20 - Fri 2/24

Schools will be closed February 20-24 for Presidents' Break. The Administration Campus will be closed February 20 only.
No School - Presidents' Break
No School - Presidents' Break

Date:
Mon 2/20 - Fri 2/24

Schools will be closed February 20-24 for Presidents' Break. The Administration Campus will be closed February 20 only.
No School - Presidents' Break
No School - Presidents' Break

Date:
Mon 2/20 - Fri 2/24

Schools will be closed February 20-24 for Presidents' Break. The Administration Campus will be closed February 20 only.
No School - Presidents' Break
No School - Presidents' Break

Date:
Mon 2/20 - Fri 2/24

Schools will be closed February 20-24 for Presidents' Break. The Administration Campus will be closed February 20 only.
No School - Presidents' Break
No School - Presidents' Break

Date:
Mon 2/20 - Fri 2/24

Schools will be closed February 20-24 for Presidents' Break. The Administration Campus will be closed February 20 only.
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LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!

Date:
Sun 2/26 - Wed 3/8

Tickets to the Charger Gold Dinner & Auction are on sale from January 24th - March 8th or until SOLD OUT.

This event typically does sell out, so don't hesitate. Ticket Order Forms will be going home in Tuesday Packets on Tuesday January 24th or Purchase Tickets Online HERE !
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!

Date:
Sun 2/26 - Wed 3/8

Tickets to the Charger Gold Dinner & Auction are on sale from January 24th - March 8th or until SOLD OUT.

This event typically does sell out, so don't hesitate. Ticket Order Forms will be going home in Tuesday Packets on Tuesday January 24th or Purchase Tickets Online HERE !
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!

Date:
Sun 2/26 - Wed 3/8

Tickets to the Charger Gold Dinner & Auction are on sale from January 24th - March 8th or until SOLD OUT.

This event typically does sell out, so don't hesitate. Ticket Order Forms will be going home in Tuesday Packets on Tuesday January 24th or Purchase Tickets Online HERE !
10:30a LATE ARRIVAL
LATE ARRIVAL

Date:
Wednesday, March 1
Time:
10:30a - 2:58p

Tardy bell is at 10:35am, first bell is at 10:30am. Students may arrive by 10:10am, but not earlier as there will be no supervision.

Breakfast will not be available. Buses will run on a 1.5 hour late pick up. Dismissal is at regular time, 2:58pm.
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!

Date:
Sun 2/26 - Wed 3/8

Tickets to the Charger Gold Dinner & Auction are on sale from January 24th - March 8th or until SOLD OUT.

This event typically does sell out, so don't hesitate. Ticket Order Forms will be going home in Tuesday Packets on Tuesday January 24th or Purchase Tickets Online HERE !
NEA's Read Across America Day
NEA's Read Across America Day

Date:
Thursday, March 2

Our school librarian is looking for a few volunteers to read books to the kids. Please contact her at Sheena.Keiser@kent.k12.wa.us if you are interested.

NEA’s Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Click HERE to find out more and for printable and activities for your kids.
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!
LAST WEEK to purchase Auction tickets!

Date:
Sun 2/26 - Wed 3/8

Tickets to the Charger Gold Dinner & Auction are on sale from January 24th - March 8th or until SOLD OUT.

This event typically does sell out, so don't hesitate. Ticket Order Forms will be going home in Tuesday Packets on Tuesday January 24th or Purchase Tickets Online HERE !
2:10p Spirit Assembly
Spirit Assembly

Date:
Friday, March 3
Time:
2:10p - 3:00p
Where:
Fairwood Gym
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Battle of the Books is back!

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 and the list of books to read for 2016-17 HERE.


Legislative update

Learn about our legislative priorities and other supported issues, participate in discussion groups, and find out more ways to get involved. Click HERE to go to the Washington State PTA Advocacy page.

2016-2018 Legislative Platform (Top Five)

Social Emotional Learning*
Amply Fund Basic Education*
Closing the Opportunity Gap*
Standards for Paraeducators*
Breakfast after the Bell*


Kindergarten Registration begins January 17th
 
Registration packets will be available beginning January 17, 2017 in the school office (Fairwood Elementary 16600 148th Ave SE). Students must be 5 by August 31st, 2017 in order to register for the 2017/18 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 18, 2017 @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.

Promises Made Promises Kept

Update from the Kent School District regarding the November 2016 bond measure:

We made promises to our community and now we are keeping those promises. The new KSD Promises Made Promises Kept website offers accessible, timely, and transparent information about the progress and completion of all projects funded by the November 2016 bond measure. Visit bit.ly/KSDpromiseskept today and check back often for updates on your bond dollars at work.


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Our Facebook page is a great resource delivered directly into your News Feed.


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Important! 2017-18 PTSA Nominations due 2/24

2017-18 PTSA Board positions! Fairwood Elementary PTSA is a 100% volunteer run non-profit organization. The success of OUR organization and ability to serve OUR kids is dependent on you, our wonderful volunteers! It is time to nominate!

Positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and 4 Directors.

Please contact a member of the nominating committee to submit names, or ask a question (please know that asking questions does NOT mean an obligation!).

Thank you,

Nominating Committee (nominating@fairwoodptsa.org), Cachet Kranz, Kendra Walker, Jenny Schrepfer 


Need a Babysitter for the PTSA Auction?

Parents' Night Out at Fairwood Community United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 25th from 5pm to 11pm. Contact Coordinator Liz Anderson at elizab22@hotmail.com or stop by the church to sign up.


Yearbook

 

 

** Do you have photos from past events? Please email them to yearbook@fairwoodptsa.org. **


Staff Appreciation ~ Thank you volunteers!

A huge  to 5th/6th grade parents for providing dinner for the teachers during conferences.   The teachers were very appreciative and loved the soups, salad, and desserts that were provided!  Thanks to the families that donated items to make this happen!

~ Rachel Schoenfeld, Christy Gullard


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