October's Top Box Top Classroom Winner --- Mrs. Overfield & Mrs. Tomasaitis's Class -- Congratulations!

Mon, Nov 12 9:13pm

Way to go Farrand Foxes!  Keep it up!

WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS!!! Farrand Scholastic Book Fair (December 3-7)

Mon, Nov 12 9:11pm

Farrand Families,   We need volunteers for the Farrand Scholastic Book Fair!  Take a look at your schedules and see if any of the time slots listed in the link will work for you - any and all help is ... [More]

PTO Meeting Monday @ 7pm

Sun, Nov 11 8:44pm

The PTO meeting is at 7pm in the Media Center.

PTO Meeting - Monday November 12th at 7pm in the Media Center

Fri, Nov 9 8:30am

Farrand Foxes (this includes teachers & parents)

Thu, Nov 8 8:32am

Farrand Foxes!   We have quite a few registered parents that have NOT added their child to their classroom for the 2018-2019 school year.  Please update when you get a chance.   Teachers -- we have QU ... [More]

Thank you to our Fall Festival volunteers and cupcake makers!!

Mon, Nov 5 1:01pm

Thank you to our volunteers and cupcake makers -- we had another great Fall Festival with your help and support!

Farrand Foxes -- check this out!!

Fri, Nov 2 9:48am

Farrand Foxes -- check this out!! We are installing (2) new water fountains & bottle refill stations at Farrand. One will be going in the 4th/5th grade hallway - and the other will be going near the g ... [More]

Farrand Familes -- Fall Festival Tonight -- see you there!!

Fri, Nov 2 9:47am

  Farrand Foxes -- see you tonight!! Fall Festival -- 6:30pm to 8:30pm  

Fall Festival Wristbands --- will be sent home tomorrow with your child!

Thu, Nov 1 12:13pm

  Farrand Families --   The pre-ordered wristbands will be sent home with your child tomorrow.  If your student is absent - they can pick theirs up at the door when they arrive to the festival (there ... [More]

Box Tops -- Reminder that all sheets must be turned in by October 31!

Tue, Oct 30 2:53pm

Attention Cupcake Volunteers!!

Tue, Oct 30 2:47pm

Tomorrow your child should be bringing  home empty containers for the cupcakes that you are donating to the Fall Festival.  Please make sure you included your child's classroom - and how many cupcakes ... [More]

Fall Wristband Pre-Orders --- UPDATE

Fri, Oct 26 11:01am

Don't worry if you forgot to send in your Fall Festival wristband order today.  You can either drop it off in the office this afternoon -- or you can send it in Monday morning.   It's IMPORTANT that w ... [More]

**IMPORTANT** -- Fall Festival Wristband Pre-Orders -- DUE TOMORROW -- **School aged kiddos will need a wristband - but parents do not (but they can still enjoy a donut and glass of cider.**

Thu, Oct 25 12:57pm

Farrand Families -- The PTO is STRONGLY encouraging families that plan on attending the Fall Festival to purchase their wristbands ahead of time.  Everyone should have the flyer that was sent home - i ... [More]

Farrand Families - PTO Candy Collection (Nut Free) for the Fall Festival

Thu, Oct 18 9:45am

Farrand Families — while you are shopping for your Halloween candy to pass out at your home - please consider purchasing an extra bag (nut free of course) for the Fall Festival on Friday, November 2nd ... [More]

Farrand Spirit Wear Orders -- Due October 26th

Tue, Oct 16 11:01am

The Farrand Spirit Wear order form should have went home with the students. Orders are due by October 26th -- please make checks out to Farrand PTO.   EDIT::  A PDF version of the Spirit Wear Form has ... [More]

Congratulations to Mrs. Bence's Class -- Top Box Top Earner for September!!

Fri, Oct 12 3:08pm

Food Allergy Coordinator

Mon, Oct 8 10:50pm

The Farrand PTO wants to make sure our events are fun and safe for all our students. If your child has food allergies or restrictions, please contact Terra Nischik prior to an event to make alternativ ... [More]

Amazon Smile - You shop. Amazon gives.

Mon, Oct 8 7:55am

Reminder -- PTO Meeting on Monday, October 8th at 7pm in the Media Center

Fri, Oct 5 2:37pm

A reminder for Monday, October 8th at 7pm...   Farrand Families - Please come and help us welcome some of the new staff to Farrand!   Jessica Scott - new 3rd grade teacher Susan McCoy - new Media Cent ... [More]

Kroger Rewards Program Reminder

Fri, Oct 5 8:45am

Farrand Families -- have you signed up for the Kroger Rewards Program yet?  

Bonus Box Tops Giveaway!

Thu, Oct 4 11:34am

Bonus Box Tops Giveaway!   www.boxtops4education.com   Go to www.boxtops4education.com and register for a free account and then pick Farrand Elementary School as your designated school.   You can ente ... [More]

A reminder for tomorrow night -- Farrand Night at the Skatin' Station -- Thursday, October 4th 6pm to 8pm

Wed, Oct 3 4:03pm

A reminder for tomorrow night... Farrand Night at the Skatin' Station -- Thursday, October 4th 6pm to 8pm Join us for a night of skating fun at at Skatin' Station. Cost is $7 per skater and that inclu ... [More]

Congratulations Farrand Foxes!!

Mon, Oct 1 7:57am

Congratulations Farrand Foxes! Outstanding job collecting donations to support Farrand Elementary.   As of right now - the collection total is $19,155.85!!   All of this money goes right back to our students!

Questions regarding donations for the Color Run....

Sun, Sep 30 5:24pm

We still seem to be getting a few questions from Farrand families if we are still accepting donations for the Color Run.   Yes we are - please send an envelope that has their name and classroom on it ... [More]

Farrand Night at the Skatin' Station -- Thursday, October 4th 6pm - 8pm

Sun, Sep 30 4:51pm

Join us for a night of skating fun at at Skatin' Station.   Cost is $7 per skater and that includes free skate rental.    

Color Run Schedule for Friday, September 28th

Thu, Sep 27 8:28pm

Here is the running schedule for tomorrow's Color Run...   12:50-1:20 ASD Classrooms   1:10-1:40 First Grade   1:30-2:00 Second Grade   1:50-2:20 Third Grade   2:10-2:40 Fourth Grade   2:30-3:00 Fifth ... [More]

Congratulations Farrand Foxes!

Thu, Sep 27 1:39pm

A message from your Color Run Team... Congratulations Farrand Foxes!  You beat the goal again this year!  All the money earned goes right back to you!  We are over $16,000 and still counting.  The gra ... [More]

Box Top Sheets - Due Friday, September 28th

Wed, Sep 26 8:45am

A message from your Box Top Committee....   Did you know that each Box Tops Clip is worth 10 cents for your school?   These are the different types of Box Tops that Farrand Elementary collects through ... [More]

Color Run Permission Slip for Friday, September 28th

Tue, Sep 25 2:57pm

Farrand Families --   Only students who have returned a signed permission slip will be able to participate in the Color Run on Friday.   Attached is a copy of the permission slip -- please send with y ... [More]

Color Run Donations - Due Tuesday, September 25th!!

Mon, Sep 24 10:01am

Please don't forget that the Color Run donations are due tomorrow Tuesday, September 25th!

Helpers needed for Monday, September 24th @ 10am to prep for Color Run!!

Sun, Sep 23 5:40pm

We are looking for some helpers to come to Farrand tomorrow morning at 10am to help us fill bottles with powder for the Color Run!   If you are free and interested in helping out, please let Emma Kell ... [More]

UPDATES :: Box Top -- Classroom Coordinators Needed (for Overfield/Tomasaitis & Hammond)

Sun, Sep 16 8:20pm

Farrand Families,   We still need Classroom Coordinators for Overfield/ Tomasaitis and Hammond!   It would be best if you have a child in the classes listed above since the teachers will be sending th ... [More]

Box Top Collectors - Committee Chairperson & Classroom Coordinators Needed!

Fri, Sep 14 11:18am

This group is for the Box Tops committee chairperson and the coordinators from each classroom.   We need one person from each classroom to collect, trim and count all of the box tops that come in for ... [More]

A message from our Color Run Team.....

Wed, Sep 12 12:35pm

We asked for one more sponsor last week and we ended up with 3 more!  What an amazing community we have at Farrand!  Shout out to our awesome sponsors for making the Color Run happen!  Structural Imag ... [More]

Farrand Families!

Wed, Sep 12 9:52am

The office is in need of gently used pants and shorts (for accidents) -  in kindergarten to second grade sizes.   Please drop off in the office - attention Nicole Matusek.   Thanks!