Announcements & Reminders!
Sat, Mar 6 6:08pm
Hello Firebirds & Families!
 
Hope this message finds you all well and enjoying the sunshine! Just a few reminders for your calendars and some shout outs this week too!
 
🎨**DATE EXTENDED TO MONDAY MARCH 8TH** Last Chance to order! ART CARDS: What's not to love? Refill your Happy Birthday, Thank you or Thinking of you card collection with a personal touch! What about a cute notepad or shadow box as a gift for Mother’s Day or a birthday? It's really easy, your child or family member creates their own drawing using markers on the special template provided and you then choose what item or items you would like it printed on! 
Step 1. Simply download the template here or you can pick up a physical copy at the office.
Step 2. Choose from cards(pack of 20), notepads, stickers or a shadowbox or all of them! A percentage of your purchase/s goes to our school. Click here now to purchase. 
Step 3. Submit your creation to artcard@fairmeadowpta.org or your physical card to the art card box at the front office by March 5th.
Should you have any queries or need assistance please contact Roberta von Pankow here
 
✊🏿Black History Celebration! We would like to send a big shout out to the El Carmelo PTA Black History Celebration team who put on two fantastic events and provided some great information about our Black Leaders and Inventors last week. It was so good to see so many of our friends not just from Fairmeadow, but from other elementary schools also, joining in the fun! 
If you haven’t had a chance to already, you can still join the 21-day Equity challenge here, which will remain open until June. 
**NEW ** You can also join PAUSD’s elementary librarian’s 7-day Equity challenge here.
 
 
✋ Get Involved! Would you like to get more involved with our school? Help support our teachers, staff and community? Have you a knack for creating fun events or would like to get involved in a project? Would you like to meet more parents and work with a team? Our PTA nominating committee are currently looking for volunteers for our next school year 2021/2022. If you are interested and would like to learn more pleaseemail fmptanomcom@paloaltopta.org
 
🛒 Show your Fairmeadow support! Are you ready to show your Firebird colors at school, on zoom or in our assemblies? Check out our swag in our online store now everything from Teddy bears to t-shirts, hats to signs!! SHOP here now. Or contact Daniela for more information.
 
 
🥳 Grade Level FUNdraising parties!
Our thanks to the parents and teachers that have stepped up to host parties for all our grades! Parents keep an eye out soon to find out when your grade level party will take place.
 
We can’t wait for our first grade level party on March 11th. Our thanks to our amazing teachers for hosting! 
 
Bedtime Stories With Mrs. Haxton, Mrs. McNinch, & Mrs. Van on March 11th, 7-8pm. Calling all kinder and 1st grade sleepy Firebirds! Come join us on zoom as we share our favorite read alouds along with puppets, drama and games! Pajamas and stuffies encouraged and welcome! You can also book a zoom treat package to add to the occasion! 
 
To join in the fun just book your spot *here* now! 
Remember not only will your kids have a fun memorable evening with their teachers and their friends, they will also be helping to support our school fundraiser!
 
Have a good week ahead!
Collette
Fairmeadow PTA President 2020/21