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Sep
10
2017

FHES PTA Update for September 10th – 16th

PTA Update for September 10th  – September 16th

 


In this issue:
  • Join the PTA
  • Fall After School Registration Opens TOMORROW!
  • Falcon 5k and Fun Run Chairs Needed
  • Snack Donations Needed
  • Join Cub Scouting
  • FHES Food Donation Program Sign Ups
  • New and Current Families-Directory Info
  • Reflections Info
  • Call for Volunteers

 


Join the PTA!
The purpose of the PTA is to support the faculty, staff, parents, and most importantly our students. In order for us to be successful, we need the support and involvement of our families, faculty, and staff. We hope you decide to join the PTA again this year and support the many programs that
enrich our Flint Hill students’ experiences.

To join the FHES PTA, please visit the PTA website  and click on JOIN. PTA membership
is $20 per family, and you must join the PTA each school year. Join before September 15th and you will receive a newly designed FHES car magnet!  When you join the PTA, you can also make a tax-deductible donation to the Friends of Flint Hill fundraiser.  All proceeds support PTA Programs that benefit your students!

If you have questions, contact Mimi Tom at membership@fhespta.org  or Sarah Speer at fhesfundraising@gmail.com


Fall After School Programs-Registration Starts MONDAY, Sept. 11 at 10 am
You can register through a link at fhespta.org or directly at pay4schoolstuff.com.  Please review your after school catalog for registration instructions (see fhespta.org).  Classes fill quickly, so don’t delay!  Any questions?  E-mail afterschool@fhespta.org

Falcon 5K & Fun Run Chairs Needed! 

The 9th Annual Falcon 5K & Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 5th.  We are looking for chairs for both the race committee as well as the sponsorship committee.  This race is a family event that celebrates both fitness and community.  It is our largest event of the year.  We promise you plenty of support and guidance.  Interested?  Intrigued?  E-mail Gayle Schlueter at fhespres@gmail.com.


FHES Snack Donation Program
Welcome back, families! For anyone interested in making a donation, we are currently collecting individually packaged nut free snacks to distribute to our FHES students in need.  If you would like to donate, please  send items to Mrs. Williams via the main office.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Williams at aywilliams1@fcps.edu.

Join the Fun! Join Cub Scouting!

Cub Scout Pack 987 holds open registration for new and returning boys in the first though fifth grades at our first Pack meeting on Thursday, September 14th, in the FHES cafeteria at 6:30 pm.

For more information on Pack 987, visit www.pack987.org or email the Cubmaster at cubmaster@pack987.org.

**Pack 987 is neither supported nor endorsed by the Fairfax Board of Education, the Superintendent or this school**


FHES FOOD DONATION PROGRAM

We are excited to announce that FHES will once again be partnering with Food for Others to donate the excess food in the cafeteria.  If you would like to sign up for a slot to help with donations or learn more information about the program please click on the link below.

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B084CADA72BAB9-fhes2

Thank you to everyone for all of your help in making this program a success.  If you have any questions, please contact
Mrs. Williams at aywilliams1@fcps.edu.


New and current families

Please add and/or update your information in the school directory.  Please click HERE.  If would like access to the directory, please join the PTA!


Reflections Contest

Reflections is back for another year and we love to see what students come up with! Reflections is a nationwide program for promoting the arts while encouraging students to use artistic ways to express themselves.

The theme this year is “Within Reach.”  Artwork can include a variety of different mediums such as dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography or visual arts.

Entries will be due in the fall, so there is plenty of time to participate.  Any grade and any ability can participate in Reflections. Information can be found HERE or by contacting the chair, Jessica Snow at vice_president@fhespta.org with any questions.
****If parents have experience in one of the art areas above and would like to be a judge,
please reach out!


Call for Volunteers

  • Falcon 5k Sponsorship
  • Cultural Arts Assemblies
  • Garden & Courtyard Committee
  • FHES School Newspaper
  • After School Programs – Communications Liaison
  • Odyssey of the Mind (NEW!)
  • General Volunteers to help out with a variety of committees!

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