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Mar
11
2019

FHES PTA Update for March 10th – 16th

In this issue:
  • 4th Grade Colonial Day
  • Save the Date – 10th Annual Falcon 5k and Fun Run is May 4th – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
  • FCCPTA Technology Forum
  • Show What You Know Info

PTA Meeting – Tuesday, March 12, @ 9:30am

Ever wondered what happens in Reading Groups in your student’s classroom?  Please join us for a PTA meeting this Tuesday, March 12th, at 9:30 am in the cafeteria.  One of our Flint Hill teachers will be leading our parents in Guided Reading Groups to provide insight into a typical reading lesson.  Also, Karen Sparacino, our Reading Specialist, will provide information about the Reading Resource Room.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday!


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4th Grade Colonial Day

·    All 4th graders will be taking part in Colonial Day on Friday, March 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Students will rotate through the classrooms and the gym participating in various colonial day events (crafts, games, dancing) and listening to a speaker from Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.  The day will end with a colonial style lunch.

·   Lunch Menu: baked chicken, corn on the cob, green beans, applesauce, bread, apple cider, and dessert. If your student prefers not to eat the lunch provided, please send them with a lunch from home.

·    We need ALL the help we can get from parents to make this day a success.  Please sign-up to send in a supply/food donation and/or volunteer to help throughout the day.  Please find links to the sign ups below.

Donation Sign-Up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084fa4a72aab9-colonial

 Volunteer Sign-Up  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084fa4a72aab9-4thgrade2

We would like to send a SPECIAL THANK YOU…

·  to Maggio’s Family Restaurant for donating the baked chicken.  Please help us show our appreciation for their generosity by visiting their restaurant at 421 Maple Ave. E, Vienna.  Dine-In or Take-out.

·  to Great Harvest Bread (Vienna) for donating bread.

Full details were included in last week’s Tuesday Folders.

Questions? Please contact Melissa Molivadas, mmolivadas@gmail.com.


SAVE THE DATE!!!  Registration is OPEN! 

Click HERE for details and to sign up!

Register before April 9th for a discounted rate and a t-shirt!

The Falcon 5K committee continues to seek corporate sponsors for the race.  Sponsorship levels range from $100 to $2,500 with benefits such as Sponsor Spotlights in this PTA Newsletter, marketing materials in Tuesday folders, and company name/logo on Tshirts, banners, and website.   If your company is interested in sponsoring the race or you have a suggestion for a sponsor, please contact flinthill5K@gmail.com.


Technology Forum

The FCCPTA Technology Forum is on March 27th at 6.30 pm at the Gatehouse Administration Center, 8115 Gatehouse Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042. 

Click HERE to fill out the form.


Show What You Know – Thursday, March 28th!

Classes will attend the Expo throughout the day on Thursday, March 28th.  Family and friends are invited to view the projects from 6-8pm during the evening of March 28th.

Please register HERE.  Project ideas and detailed information can be found through the PTA website or contact Susannah Cretal at swykexpo@gmail.com.

Does your child love Fortnite? Unicorns? Lacrosse? Dance? Art projects to share? We invite all of our students to show off what they know at Flint Hill’s Show What You Know. SWYK is Flint Hill’s annual learning fair where all K-6 students are encouraged to share your knowledge and interests with the Flint Hill community. PBL’s (Project Based Learning projects) done at school are welcome! Students can work alone or with a partner.

Please note that this is NOT a science fair (even though science experiments are welcome!). Projects will not be judged – this is an information-sharing event only. So, grab a tri-fold board, put some information together on your favorite topic (photos, drawings, etc), and VOILA! – you are ready for Show What You Know!!


International Night – Friday, March 15

Mark your calendars for this great annual event!

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