Need volunteers for 5th grade promotion

Mon, Jun 3 5:00pm

Typically 4th grade families help with this special event, but we could use any willing volunteers for this Wednesday morning. Details and sign up at: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/70a0c48a ... [More]

Yearbooks are still for sale!

Wed, May 22 3:09pm

YEARBOOKS ARE STILL FOR SALE Online Yearbook Sales Only! Ordering available until: May 31, 2019 Full-Color Yearbook..............................$15 Price will increase to $20.00 on orders placed afte ... [More]

National Teacher Appreciation Week

Thu, May 2 11:17am

Hello Farmar Families,   May 6-10 is National Teacher Appreciation Week.  This year, the Mary Farmar PTA is celebrating with a global travel theme, “Teachers Make the World a Better Place.” We’ve plan ... [More]

Night of Cooking Fundraiser has been cancelled.

Thu, Apr 11 5:09pm

Arts Benicia After School

Thu, Mar 28 5:51pm

The next four-week session of ABAS D.I.Y. Art Experience begins next Thursday, April 4th, and we will have one final four-week session in May before we break for the summer. Details and registration i ... [More]

Volunteers still needed for spring picture day

Tue, Mar 26 8:41am

We still need 3 volunteers to help out on picture day 7:45am-2:30pm. It is strongly preferred that you be able to work the entire day, but we’ll take what we can get! Each parent volunteer will receiv ... [More]

YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE Online Yearbook Sales Only!

Wed, Mar 13 12:15pm

Ordering available until: May 31, 2019 Full-Color Yearbook..............................$15 Price will increase to $20.00 on orders placed after March 31, 2019 To order your yearbook visit: www.inter- ... [More]

DIY Art Class every Thursday - all grades

Tue, Mar 12 12:55pm

Class runs every Thursday, 3-4pm through the end of May (minus the week of spring break), with month-long sessions. Students can drop in, sign up for a partial session or, for convenience, sign up for ... [More]

Come to Family STEAM Night this Thursday

Mon, Mar 11 2:32pm

Thursday, March 14th 6-7:30pm Multi-purpose Room An evening filled with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math for the whole family. Work together to create and make take-home projects! Please r ... [More]

Purchase Blues & Brews Tickets through March 15th

Mon, Mar 4 11:56am

Ticket sales for Blues & Brews 2019 end on March 15th. If you haven't purchased your tickets yet, head over to BluesBrews.Givesmart.com and register today. You can preview some of the auction items up ... [More]

Get your Blues & Brews Tickets!

Mon, Feb 25 10:19pm

Only 3 weeks left to get your tickets to Blues & Brews 2019, and help the MF PTA Fund all kinds of programs and projects at Mary Farmar Elementary School! Ticket Sales end on March 14th, after the clo ... [More]

Black History Month Assembly

Sat, Feb 16 9:08am

Thank you MFE families for your support of the PTA Music Committee! Today we were happy to bring two great performers to school to celebrate Black History Month with students. Mrs. Linda Wright from B ... [More]

Mary Farmar Yearbook Personal Ads ~~ UPDATED PHOTO LINK ~~

Sat, Jan 19 8:06am

Mary Farmar Yearbook Personal Ads ~~ UPDATED PHOTO LINK ~~ (Note: The link on the flyers that went home with kids this week is incorrect.) Don't forget to buy your 2019 Yearbook ads! Celebrate the 201 ... [More]

Art Docent classes have begun

Fri, Jan 18 11:18pm

2019 is off to a creative start with Art Docent classes in full swing. We have docents for all classes in grades K-2! There are still some vacant positions in grades 3-5, so get in touch with your chi ... [More]

Join us Friday for The Incredibles 2

Tue, Jan 15 5:37pm

  Mary Farmar PTA presents Family Movie Night! Friday, January 18th at 6pm in the Multipurpose Room   Free admission Concessions available for purchase Bring the whole family, along with your blankets ... [More]

Walking Wednesday starts tomorrow

Tue, Jan 8 4:43pm

Join the Mary Farmar Elementary Walking Wednesday Program Make getting to school fun! Gather your friends, classmates and neighbors and walk to school together. Meet at one of the following locations: ... [More]

Join the PTA Board in 2019-2020

Mon, Jan 7 9:54pm

Hello parents! We hope you all had a wonderful break and happy 2019! Our PTA is looking for parents to serve on the board for the 2019-2020 school year. There are a variety of positions available, wit ... [More]

DIY Art Experience Resumes 1/10

Sun, Jan 6 8:52am

Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Mary Farmar Art Room Instructor: Tamar Kirschner Open to all Benicia Unified Elementary students in grades 1st through 5th. D.I.Y. Art Experience will meet January 10, 17, 2 ... [More]

Drawing Club resumes January 9th

Sun, Jan 6 8:49am

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Mary Farmar Art Room Instructor: Mary Shaw Open to all Benicia Unified Elementary students in grades 3rd through 5th. Drawing Club, Session I will meet January 9, 16, 23, & ... [More]

Books & Blankets- Friday, Dec. 21st

Thu, Dec 20 12:01pm

Wear your pajamas to school tomorrow for our annual books & blankets day, featuring cocoa, cookies, reading, & cozy holiday festivities! 🍪 ☕️

Arts Benicia After School resumes 1/9

Mon, Dec 17 9:07am

Arts Benicia After School returns after the break with Drawing Club with Mary Shaw on Wednesday’s (grades 3-5) and DIY Art Exploration with Tamar Kirschner on Thursday’s (grades 1-5).   For more infor ... [More]

Papa Murphy's for Dinner Tomorrow

Tue, Dec 11 9:18am

Dine in or dine out TOMORROW, Wednesday the 12th. Ten percent comes back to our school!    

Original Works music program profits are in!

Tue, Dec 4 4:41pm

Thank you Mary Farmar families for your Original Works orders! We raised about $1700 to fund our developing music program benefiting all kindergarten through 5th grade students. Yay!!Check your studen ... [More]

“Decorative Boxes & Holiday Cards” starts tomorrow!

Wed, Nov 28 9:11am

Reserve your child’s spot today: Arts Benicia After School in the Multipurpose Room for “Decorative Boxes & Holiday Cards” with Tamar Kirschner, starting this Thursday 11/ 29 from 3-4. More details an ... [More]

“Decorative Boxes & Holiday Cards”

Thu, Nov 22 12:14pm

Join Arts Benicia After School in the Multipurpose Room for “Decorative Boxes & Holiday Cards” with Tamar Kirschner, starting this Thursday 11/ 29 from 3-4. More details and registration here: https:/ ... [More]

Papa Murphy’s Dine Out Fundraiser

Wed, Nov 14 10:15am

Dine in or dine out TOMORROW, Wednesday the 14th. Ten percent comes back to our school!

2019 Yearbook Cover Contest is running through Tuesday, November 13th

Wed, Nov 7 6:48pm

Make our yearbook cover a work of art! Contest open to all grades! Theme: You get to choose your own theme!! Examples: Friends of the Falcon Soaring Through the Sky Falcon Pride We Are College Bound B ... [More]

Tomorrow is the last day of our Canned Food Drive!

Wed, Nov 7 6:33pm

     

Healthy Cooking with Kids!

Tue, Nov 6 10:42am

Cooking Club for Kids is an after school program that allows young chefs the opportunity to prepare healthy, delicious dishes using fresh produce that is in season. See attached flyer for details and ... [More]

Arts Benicia After School Presents "Decorative Boxes & Holiday Cards"

Thu, Nov 1 8:02pm

Arts Benicia After School has a Decorative Boxes and Holiday Cards workshop for students in grades 1-5.   The workshop will be led by Tamar Kirschner and will meet November 29, December 6, and 13 (Thu ... [More]

Last chance to order from Original Works fundraiser

Mon, Oct 29 11:13am

One last chance to preserve your child’s artwork with a fun keepsake while supporting Mary Farmar’s music education program!     Late orders are being accepted through Thursday Nov. 1.   Please turn i ... [More]

Original Works portrait orders are due tomorrow!

Thu, Oct 25 10:41am

  Just a friendly reminder - Original Works portrait orders are due this Friday 10/26.   It’s a great chance to preserve your child’s artwork with a fun keepsake while supporting Mary Farmar’s music e ... [More]

Arts Benicia After School

Tue, Oct 23 3:11pm

SESSION II OF DRAWING CLUB WITH MARY SHAW BEGINS WEDNESDAY OCT 31... SPOOKY! (Grades 3-5)   Arts Benicia After School offers Mary Farmar students a chance to explore the arts and develop new interests ... [More]

Art Docent Program

Mon, Oct 22 8:33pm

Calling all artists and art champions!   The Mary Farmar PTA Committee for the Arts is pleased to announce that we are starting an Art Docent program this year.  We are looking for Volunteer Art Docen ... [More]

Your child's artwork is for sale

Mon, Oct 15 10:53am

    “All About Me” self portraits created by your treasured young artists are coming home this week!  The Original Works program gives us the opportunity to preserve these memories for a lifetime and ... [More]

YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE

Wed, Oct 10 5:51pm

YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE Online Yearbook Sales Only!   Ordering available until:  May 31, 2019     Full-Color Yearbook..............................$15 Price will increase to $20.00 on orders placed  ... [More]

Volunteers for Fall Gathering

Thu, Oct 4 4:34pm

Calling all volunteers! The Fall Gathering Committee could use more help during (food service) or especially after (cleanup) the event. If you will be attending and can lend a hand for an hour or so, ... [More]

Tickets to the Falcon Family Fall Gathering are SOLD OUT

Wed, Oct 3 9:22am

No tickets will be sold at the door. Thanks for all the support for your PTA.

Reminder: 4th/5th Grade Violin and Guitar Classes Starting Next Week

Fri, Sep 21 11:35am

4th/5th Grade Violin and Guitar Classes! The after-school Violin and Guitar classes will start next week.  We hope your child will join us for this fantastic musical group experience!!     Violins wil ... [More]

Konstella Cheat Sheet for Parents/Guardians

Wed, Sep 19 7:05pm

Join a Room Place your child in her classroom so that you are kept in the classroom communication loop. Web:  Click your name in the top left corner.  Click "Your Children" to add/modify your children ... [More]

Public Art Initiative

Tue, Aug 14 8:10pm

CURRENT K-12 BENICIA STUDENTS, Your ideas in art are important to the community! Yes, you and your art can be a part of the public art scene with dynamic installations at Military West & W 10th St. Th ... [More]