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Apr
23
2018

FHES PTA Update for April 22nd – 28th!

Flint Hill Elementary PTA Update for April 22nd – 28th

In This Issue:

  • Attention Rising 6th Grade Parents
  • Save The Date for Upcoming PTA Meetings!
  • RSVP for PTA Volunteer Ice Cream Party
  • April is Autism Awareness Month – Wear Sports Team Gear on Friday, April 27th
  • Falcon 5K and Fun Run Registration is OPEN!
  • Dining For Dollars – Tuesday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 25th
  • School Supply Kits are Available to Order!
  • Volunteers for Open Committees!


Attention Rising 6th Grade Parents

Student must receive a TDAP Shot before entering 6th grade. Students must provide documentation proving they received the TDAP shot. Please bring documentation to the school office Attn: Shirley Eason by June 1,2018

Those 5th graders that have received and provided documentation already Thank You.
There will be 2 more reminder letters sent out between now and the end of the year. Please disregard this letter if you have already provided it.


Save the Date for Upcoming PTA General Meetings!  
  • May 15th at 7 PM (Election of 2018-2019 PTA Board)

PTA Volunteer Ice Cream Party
Each year, we like to thank all the volunteers that help make Flint Hill a great community for families, students, and teachers!  We invite you to the annual PTAVolunteer Ice Cream Party on June 7th, immediately after school at the basketball court.  Please RSVP to the event by clicking HERE.

Thank you for all you do!


April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental brain disorders-autism spectrum disorders-caused by a combination of genes and environmental influences.  These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by communication difficulties, social and behavioral challenges, as well as repetitive behaviors.  While every country’s statistics differ, it is estimated that one in 68 children in the U.S. is on the autism spectrum-a 123% increase in eight years that is only partly explained by improved diagnosis.  Click HERE for more information.

At Flint Hill, we will bring awareness to Autism with a day of recognition on Friday, April 27th.  The students and staff are all being asked to wear sports team gear as we are all a part of the team here at Flint Hill ES.  Additionally, our classrooms will continue to focus on celebrating our differences and the things that make us unique, as well as showing empathy to others, by participating in various activities throughout the day.


Let’s Get Ready for the Flint Hill Fun Run!

Click HERE to view the information or sign up to help out with this annual event!
Please consider signing up to volunteer for this event as we need many positions filled to make the annual 5K and Fun Run a success!

Please click HERE to register for this event!

Any questions?  Reach out to Nicole Gummer at nicole.gummer@gmail.com or Kerry Creighton at kerry.creighton@gmail.com


Support Flint Hill by ordering from Papa John’s this Tuesday AND Wednesday!

Order from Papa Johns this Tuesday AND Wednesday, April 24 AND 25 and Flint Hill will receive 20% of total Spirit Night sales!  Click HERE to view the flyer!

If ordering online, use Promo Code FLINTHILL.  If calling in your order, please be sure to mention Flint Hill.  This Promo Code is valid at the Fox Mill (Reston), Vienna, Tysons, Chantilly, Centreville, and Fairfax locations.

Dining for Dollars is looking for a chair for the 2018-2019 school year.  Please contact Sarah Speer for more information about this committee.


School Supply Kits are NOW available to order on-line until June 24, 2018.

Flint Hill has chosen to use EPI, the largest school pack vendor in the country, for ordering school supplies for the 2018-2019 school year.  You can order online at www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks (our school ID is FLI018).  School supply kits may be purchased thru June 24, 2018.  The supplies will be available for pick up at the Open House in August.  If you are unable to make the Open House, we will leave the supplies in your child’s classroom.  Please feel free to contact Erin Miller at erin@hautepapier.com if you have any questions.


Volunteers for Committees for 2018-2019 School Year

There are several open PTA committees open for the 2018-2019 school year listed below.  If you have an hour a week, one day a week, or a few days a month to help out, please reach out to Jessica Snow or reply to this email.  Several of these committees may cease exist if we do not have parent volunteers to keep them up and running.

If you are looking to be a part of the PTA Board for the 2018-2019 school year, be on the look out for the Call for Nominations!

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