Fairview PTO

Spring Plant Sale – Orders Due Friday, April 28th

The Spring Plant Sale will be held in the Owl’s Nest on Thursday, May 11th from 5-8pm and Friday, May 12th from 9:30am-3:30pm.

 

If you would like to pre-order your plants, please complete the Spring Plant Sale Order Form and return it to school with payment by Friday, April 28th. All pre-orders must be picked up on Thursday, May 11th between 5:00pm and 8:00pm.

 

Volunteers are needed to help with the plant sale. No green thumb needed! Help the students pick out flowers, collect money and wrap up the plants. We also need help with the set-up and break-down. Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a44acad2caa8-spring2.

Author Day Book Orders – Due Friday, April 28th

On May 18th, New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman will be visiting Fairview! If you wish to order an autographed book for your child, please complete the Dan Gutman Book Order Form and return it to school with payment by Friday, April 28th.

Results of Movie Night Vote – Sing! – Friday, May 5th

The students voted yesterday for the movie that will be shown at Movie Night on Friday, May 5th. The winner is Sing! The movie will begin around sunset, 7:45-8:00pm. Due to a fully booked May calendar, there will be no rain date. We will keep you informed if we need to cancel due to the weather. We will be need volunteers, so please look out for the sign-up.

Volunteers Needed for the School Garden – Help Our Garden Grow!

The Fairview Garden is preparing for its second season of planting and needs your help! Please read this letter from the Fairview Garden Committee and consider volunteering some time.

 

The sign-up is in the process of being updated with the class schedules. Please check it regularly
for updated time slots…

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a48a9ad2ba75-garden

Poetry Slam & Take Your Child to Work Day

Fairview’s Poetry Slam – Wednesday, April 26th at Barnes & Noble

Come to Barnes & Noble in Holmdel on Wednesday, April 26th from 5:30-7:30pm to celebrate literacy. Students will share an original poem, that they wrote in school, to celebrate National Poetry Month. This event is run by Ms. Zigman and a percentage of sales will go towards reading-related activities at Fairview. For more details, view Fairview’s Poetry Slam flyer.

Procedures for Take Your Child to Work Day – Thursday, April 27th

If your child will be absent on Take Your Child to Work Day, Thursday, April 27th, then you must submit 1) a parent note and 2) documentation from the organization/business substantiating the visit.

Upcoming Events & Fundraisers

Volunteers Needed for Incoming Kindergarten Orientation – April 18th from 9:00-11:00am

Come help us welcome our new Incoming Kindergarten kids and their families. We will need help keeping the kids occupied with a craft and coloring books as well as reading books. To volunteer, go to…http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a48a9ad2ba57-incoming2.

5th Grade Fundraiser – April 18th

Support the 5th grade by eating at Chipotle in Red Bank on Tuesday, April 18th from 4:00-8:00pm. Bring the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting Fairview. View the flyer…Chipotle Fundraiser.

Yearbook Boosters – Due April 20th

Yearbook Boosters are a great way to send a special message to anyone involved at Fairview School. Yearbook Booster orders are due on Thursday, April 20th. Each booster is $1 and can be no longer than 25 words . View the Yearbook Booster Form.

Penny Jars for the Fairview School Garden

Each classroom now has a Penny Jar to collect spare change to support the Fairview School Garden. Please contribute to the jars to keep our community garden growing! For more details,  refer to the Garden Penny Jars flyer. For additional information about the Fairview School Garden, view the Garden Information Sheet.

Save the Date
  • Spring Pictures – April 25th
  • Poetry Slam at Barnes & Noble – April 26th from 5:30-7:30pm
  • Movie Night – May 5th
  • Teacher of the Year Celebration & PTO Meeting – May 10th at 6:30pm
  • Spring Plant Sale – May 11th from 5:00-8:00pm & May 12th during school day

Thank You, Wine & Paint Night Volunteers!

We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to Brenda Thoms, Becky Thal, Amy Girgus and Dore Rogers for organizing and executing the Wine & Paint Night last week! We appreciate the time and effort that you gave to make it a successful fundraiser!

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Spring Book Fair – April 5th & 6th – Volunteers Needed

The Spring Book Fair is Wednesday and Thursday, April 5th & 6th. There will be an evening sale on April 5th from 6:30-8:00pm. During the evening, some of our teachers will read their favorite books! Please review the Spring Book Fair flyer for more details, including the class schedule.

Volunteers are needed to setup before the fair, to help the students shop, and to cleanup when it’s over. Please consider giving some of your time. To sign up, please go to…http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445aeae2da20-spring2.

Upcoming Events & Fundraisers

Current PTO Calendar
Pretzel Day – Due Tuesday, March 28th

Pretzel Day is Friday, March 31st. Envelopes are due back on Tuesday, March 28th.

Spring Book Fair – April 5th & 6th

The Spring Book Fair is Wednesday and Thursday, April 5th & 6th. There will be an evening sale on April 5th from 6:30-8:00pm. A flyer with more details and the class schedule will be sent home on Monday.

5th Grade Fundraiser – April 18th

Support the 5th grade by eating at Chipotle in Red Bank on Tuesday, April 18th from 4:00-8:00pm. Bring the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting Fairview. View the flyer…Chipotle Fundraiser.

 

Mrs. Tetro’s DonorsChoose Classroom Request

Please support Mrs. Tetro’s classroom…

 

Hi Friends,

 

We want to make sure our students have the materials they need to succeed, so we just created a DonorsChoose.org classroom request…Firsties Have Fun Reading!

 

Give to our classroom by March 25, 2017 and your donation will be doubled thanks to DonorsChoose.org. Just enter the code LIFTOFF during checkout and you’ll be matched dollar for dollar (up to $50).

 

In return, you’ll get awesome photos of your gift in action and our heartfelt thanks.

 

Thank you so much,
Jamie & Allyson

 

P.S. If you know anyone who may want to help our students, please pass this along!

Who’s Reading at Fairview? Reminder

For March, the Who’s Reading At Fairview? challenge is “most non-fiction books read“. When submitting the reading log at the end of the month, please remember to add up the minutes and write the student’s and teacher’s names at the top of the log.

WRAF March Reading Log

This Week at Fairview

PTO Meeting – Wednesday, March 8th

Join us for the March PTO Meeting on Wednesday, March 8th at 7:00pm in the Owl’s Nest. The meeting will be preceded by a Jump Rope for Heart demonstration by the 5th graders at 6:30pm.

View the meeting agenda…PTO Meeting Agenda 3-8-17

Upcoming Events
  • Skate Night – Wednesday, March 15th @ 6-7:30pm – Volunteers/Donations needed…view Skate Night Flyer.
  • Doodle Dude – Tuesday, March 28th @ 3:15-4:15pm (K-2) & 4:30-5:30pm (3-5)…view Doodle Dude Flyer.

February Reading Logs Due

The February Reading Logs are due by Thursday, March 2nd. Please remember to fill in the child’s and teacher’s names.