Happy Thanksgiving!
Fri, Nov 20 4:11pm

Hello Fairmeadow!

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As we prepare for our Thanksgiving Break, I am reminded of so many things that I am thankful for, one of which is our Fairmeadow community.  I have met so many wonderful people over the past few years and months, I am truly grateful for your friendship, help and support. I hope that I can continue to meet and connect with more people over the coming weeks and months ahead.

What are YOU thankful for? Everyone can take part, you, your kids, parents, grandparents, teachers and staff too! We all need a boost, share your positivity with our community here


Hoping that you might have a chance to unwind a little next week, but to save you having to THI
NK about what to do, our very creative PTA team, have some things to keep you and your family entertained, start a little holiday shopping and important dates for your calendars!

  • Firstly, Happy Thanksgiving to all our Fairmeadow Families! As part of our new "Celebrating our Community" program please learn more about this celebration, from our lovely U.S. hosts on our Facebook Page or check out our PTA website
  • Our online BOOK FAIR is now open!!  It will run from Nov 16th - Nov 29th to allow time for deliveries prior to the Winter Break. So for all those families looking for some new reading materials, gifts for birthdays or the holiday season, be sure to shop and support our Book Fair! Check in with your teacher if they have a wishlist item for the classroom. Our thanks to Soumaya Arfi for coordinating, learn more here
  • Don't forget to also stop by our Spirit Store to purchase gifts for your kids, their friends or yourself! New winter hoodies and jackets available also, shop here now!!
  • We are not forgetting all our PTA members stay tuned for some new information and perks coming your way very soon! We thank you for your support!
  • Spending the holiday week at home and need something fun to do? Look no further! Mr. Firebird has relaunched the Firebird Challenge Replay! - a virtual scavenger hunt to play with your family at home and around town. The Replay is available to everyone, whether or not you played before. We have made the Replay much easier to access, with no deadlines, and no teams. Play anytime, safely, with those in your household.
    Here's how to play:
    • Download the GooseChase app on your device 
    • Search for "Firebird Challenge Replay" (or enter Game code: 7D1Q6D)
    • Click "Join Game" 
    • Create a player profile for your family, and enter Game Password: Fairmeadow2020
    • Enter a player name for your family to join the game
    • Complete any and all of the missions anytime & have fun!
    Questions or issues? Contact: firebirdchallenge@fairmeadowpta.org
    Good luck and Go Firebirds!
  • Free Parent Ed Webinar Dec 1st or Dec 7th 6:30pm-8:00pm. Registration required here. Contact Stacey Clifton for more information, at parented@fairmeadowpta.org
  • If you want to get into some festive spirit tonight Friday Nov 20th @ 6pm, log on to the Treelighting ceremony at Lytton Plaza, Palo Alto by registering for free here.
  • Speaking of festive spirit! The first of our Firebird FUNdraising Parties will take place on Dec 12th with a holiday theme. More details about the party and how to join in the fun to follow!


Be safe, wear a mask, social distance & enjoy this 2020 Thanksgiving Break!

Your Fairmeadow PTA