Hello, Fouse Parents!
We hope you're enjoying your weekend! Here is this week's update, which contains information about upcoming events at Fouse, the weekly rotation schedule and other general tips and reminders:
Schedule For The Week
4/9 (Mon)......E Day
4/10 (Tues).....F Day
4/11 (Wed).....A Day
4/12 (Thurs)....B Day
4/13 (Fri)........C Day
Heather Griffith to Receive WOSU Classroom Outstanding Teacher Award
In recognition for making a positive impact on student learning through innovative, personalized technology integration, Heather Griffith, a fourth grade teacher at Fouse Elementary School, will receive the WOSU Classroom Outstanding Teacher Award. She will be honored at the WOSU Classroom Innovation Mixer on April 25, and will also receive $500 for her classroom.
Westerville City Schools Technology Integration Coach Drew Farrell nominated Griffith for the award, saying she is well regarded as a master teacher in her building and throughout the district. “Heather understands the role of technology in personalizing learning for students and has built her class to include opportunities for students to control the path and pace of their learning…She shows great command of both the science and the art of teaching.”
Griffith will be honored by the Westerville City Schools Board of Education on Monday evening, April 9.
Spring Book Fair - Volunteers Needed
Our Spring Book Fair is quickly approaching and it's time to start gathering volunteers! The Book Fair will take place Monday, May 7th - Thursday, May 10th. The operation and success of our Book Fair is totally dependent on volunteer participation. If you are able to assist us, please use this link to sign up for a shift: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b49a4af29a75-fouse2. Thanks for your help!
Goodies with Grands – RSVP to Attend, Volunteers Needed
We are pleased to announce our 2nd Annual Goodies with Grands event! On Thursday, May 10th, from 8-8:55am, students may invite a grandparent or special adult to join them at Fouse for donuts, coffee & juice! Students and their guests may also shop at Book Fair before or after breakfast, if they would like. A flier will be sent home in your students' Friday folders soon; it will accompany the Scholastic Book Fair flier.
Please RSVP via SignUp Genius by no later than Monday, May 7th, by following this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b49a4af29a75-goodies2.
Also, to help ensure that our students and their Grands have a great experience at this event, we are also in need of parent volunteers. If you are available to assist with set up the day before and/or the morning of the event, please follow this link to sign up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b49a4af29a75-goodies3.
Westerville Parks & Rec - Arbor Day Poster Contest - Due April 12th
In celebration of Tree City USA, the Westerville Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce the 2018 Arbor Day Poster Contest. This year's contest is open to all 3rd-5th grade students in the Westerville School District or City of Westerville. One grand prize winner will be chosen to have a tree planted in their name at a location within the City of Westerville. All participants and their families are invited to join us for the Arbor Day Celebration and Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 27th, at 9am at Everal Barn. For an entry form and additional details, please visit https://parks.westerville.org/home/showdocument?id=31338.
Westerville Education Foundation , Artful Affair - May 5th
The Westerville Education Foundation invites adults, students and school employees to participate in its upcoming AN ARTFUL AFFAIR fundraising event; an art auction and benefit to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at The Lakes Golf & Country Club. Details about the event may be found here: https://www.artfulaffair.info.
PTO Communication - Facebook/Website
In addition to the emails that you receive from the PTO, another great way to get updates and learn more about all of the happenings at Fouse is to "like" our school's Facebook page. You can find our page here: https://www.facebook.com/Fouse-Elementary-PTO-612228052137109/. We also encourage you to visit our website to learn more about the PTO: http://fousepto.weebly.com/
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Dates to Look Forward to:
· April 30 - May 4 - Teacher Appreciation Week
· May 7 - May 10 - Spring Book Fair
· May 10 - Goodies with Grand’s
· May 17 - Fifth Grade Concert, 7pm
· May 23 - Super games
· May 24 - Last Day of School