Hello, Fouse Parents!
This is it...only 4 more days of school! We hope you and your students have had a wonderful year and we wish you a fun and relaxing summer ahead! 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
5/21 (Mon)......E Day
5/22 (Tues).....F Day
5/23 (Wed).....A Day (SuperGames!)
5/24 (Thurs)....B Day (Last Day of Classes! Happy Summer!)
5/25 (Fri)........Teacher Professional Day (No School)
2018-2019 PTO Board & Committee Chairs
The PTO would like to thank all of you for a terrific year! We really appreciate all of the parents who volunteered...whether it was in the classroom, for one of our many events and fundraisers, in the library, making copies, donating items for parties, the list goes on and on - your time and effort helped ensure a wonderful experience for all Fouse students! We really couldn't do it without you!
For next year, here are the parents who will make up our PTO Board for 2018-2019:
If you would like to volunteer to be on any of these committees next year, there will be an opportunity to sign up at Fouse's Back to School Open House in August and at Curriculum Night too. Thanks again, everyone - we're looking forward to working with you!
Finally, there is one position still open - we are seeking a Co-Chair for the Book Fair. If any of you would like to volunteer for this position, that would be great and so very appreciated!!! We have one book fair in the Fall and one in the Spring.
Responsibilities of this position include the following:
Additionally, Fouse PTO will also always be available to support and assist with anything the Chair needs. If you would like to volunteer, please reply to email@example.com to let us know. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have regarding the position.
1st Day School Supplies
The PTO is so excited to announce a new partnership with 1st Day School Supplies for the 2018-19 school year. We have collaborated with 1st Day School Supplies to help parents and teachers get the exact supplies needed for next school year without the hassle and aggravation of shopping at Walmart, Target or Staples. 1st Day School Supplies is convenient, easy and hassle free! Plus, the prices are competitive! So, this summer as the temperature hits over 100 degrees and lines at the checkout counter are a mile long … You will have already purchased your child's school supplies from the comfort of your home! You can make your purchase right now, by clicking the link: Fouse Elementary 2018-19 School Supply Kits. Deadline to order a 2018-19 kit will be June 30th. The kits arrive directly to Fouse and will be available to pick up at the Back to School day in August.
Ken Ballinger to Retire - Thank You Cards Requested by Wednesday, May 23rd
Fouse’s head custodian Ken Ballinger is retiring after this school year. Ken has been described as dedicated, caring, compassionate, professional, friendly, responsible and humble. He is all that, and more. His calm unflappable personality is invaluable at Fouse. Whatever each day may hold, Ken handles it quickly, effectively, professionally and with a smile. We would love to shower Ken with thank you cards made by the students. Please have your student make a thank you card and give it to their teacher by Wednesday, May 23rd. They will collected and given to Ken as a small token of saying thank you for his dedication to Fouse. We are going to miss Ken but wish him well in all his future endeavors.
5th Grade - End of Year Activities
What an exciting, emotional time for our 5th grade students...the end of their last year at Fouse! As the year comes to an end, there are a few dates that we would like to bring to the attention of all 5th grade parents:
SuperGames Comes to Fouse - Wednesday, 5/23
We hope your students are getting excited for SuperGames on Wednesday, May 23rd! Parent volunteers are needed to help ensure this event runs smoothly! If you would like to join in on the fun and help that day, please follow this link to sign up to volunteer for the morning and/or afternoon session: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4da5ac2ba5f49-supergames1.
Volunteers are asked to meet outside of Fouse 20 minutes prior to the start of their session (9:00 for AM session and 12:25 for PM session) for instructions from the SuperGames staff. We look forward to a great day for everyone involved! Please see the attached flyer for additional information. Thanks in advance for your assistance!
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:
· May 23 - Super games
· May 24 - Last Day of School