PTA Reminders & Thank you's!
Mon, Feb 7 1:03pm

 Important Dates:
 
Monday, February 7th
First Meeting for Theatre Participants
Thursday, February 10th
Black History Month Webinar

 

 

Happy Monday Fairmeadow!
 
I don’t know about you, but it's beginning to feel like Spring already!!
Busy, but fun times are ahead.. this weather seems to be giving us all a renewed and much needed lift and with that we are looking forward to the coming months of parties, community events and more! 
 
🎭Theatre Program : TODAY!! Reminder to all 4th & 5th Graders that have signed up to join the program to attend the first meeting with Director George Nikitas and Education Director Christopher Luciani from Children’s Theatre Palo Alto, on Monday February 7th after school. It is going to be such a fun program! Our thanks to Yayoi I. for being our Fairmeadow Theatre coordinator this year!
 
🥳FUNdraising Parties! :  Every year, Fairmeadow hosts FUNdraising parties to help PTA raise Funds for our school to support supplies, programs and community events. 
Although we are not back to the usual full menu, this year we are so happy to provide some really fun, grade level and more, parties for you and/or your kids to take part in - while also helping the school!! We are so thankful to all our wonderful teachers, parents and our Principal for hosting! Scholarships are available on request, please contact the front office. 
Click HERE to sign up for these parties before they are sold out!
Should you have any queries please email Anjali :  programs@fairmeadowpta.org 
 
🙋🏻1 Palo Alto :  Our thanks to all those that have signed up and volunteered todate - it has helped make a big difference for our staff and our campus! We are extending the dates until the end of February to continue support for two areas Custodian assistance and COVID Clinic. We would greatly appreciate your continued support.
  • To become part of this movement to help our schools run smoothly, you take two steps :   
  1. STEP 1 : Register via Districts link for approval to volunteer on campus, you can do so here. (Please note registering with District does not automatically assign you to a volunteer role).
  2. Once you register PTA will manually add you to the Fairmeadow 1 Palo Alto group on Konstella.
  3. STEP 2 : You then select the links in Konstella to the open positions and choose dates and times that work for your schedule.
 
🙋🏽More Volunteer Opportunities :  Noon Tables are back! Starting Monday 14th February, PTA will start hosting craft & Lego tables every Monday at lunch time on campus. PTA will provide some options of activities for you, but if you have an idea of a craft activity please let us know and we will check our supplies with you.
You can sign up here now. 
 
🛍Shopping : Just a reminder there are lots of ways to help raise funds for our school while you are shopping for yourself, at no extra cost to you! 
  • Sign up for AmazonSmile and select 1037 Fairmeadow Elementary PTA as your favorite charitable organization. Amazonsmile will donate 0.5% on your eligible purchases, at no extra cost to you.
  • Boxtops, eScrip and Goodeggs are other ways to raise funds learn more by clicking here on our PTA website. 
  • Check out our New Online Spirit Store choose from lots of fun Firebird styles and designs!! A percentage of all sales goes to PTA’s fundraising account. There is a Grand Opening Sale on now! Use Code : SPIRIT22-FS to receive 25% off and get free shipping on orders over $25.
 
☕️Parents Coffee: Our thanks to all the parents that came to our coffee on Friday morning, it was so lovely to see so many faces and to meet some new families also! 
  • Congrats to Ashma S. the winner of our Fairmeadow Adult Hoodie!!
 
🍎Staff Lunch: A big shout out to all the 1st grade parents that contributed to the Staff Appreciation Lunch on Friday. The staff loved all the treats you provided, thank you!
 
 
🎓Black History Month : Black History Month Community Awareness Series provided by CAPTA6. This week February 10th at 6:30pm, Teaching hard history. Poet and student Astrid Grahn-Farley will give an interactive survey of Black intellectual history. Learn more and register here.
 
🧧Lunar New Year : Happy New Year to all those celebrating this colorful event!! Here are some fun facts provided by a member in our community for your viewing :)  
 
🔜Coming soon! 
  • Walkathon March 20th - more details to follow!
  • Garden Workday
 
If you have any other questions please email us at: fairmeadowPTA@gmail.com 
 
Thank you as always for being so supportive of our community, 
Collette & Team 
Fairmeadow PTA