Monthly Archive: May 2017

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Memorial Day Picnic, Movie Night, Field Day & More

Incoming Kindergartener Orientation – Tuesday, May 23th

The last Incoming Kindergartener Orientation for the year is Tuesday, May 23rd from 9:30-11:00am in the Owl’s Nest. Please spread the word to any families you know with children entering Kindergarten in the fall.

Fairview’s Memorial Day Picnic – Friday, May 26th

Fairview’s Memorial Day Picnic is Friday, May 26th. The picnic is run by the Spirit Committee and they want it to be a fun event that inspires school spirit and encourages patriotism among the students! Everyone is encouraged to wear red, white and blue! Please view the Memorial Day Picnic flyer for the details.

 

ATTN: PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH ALLERGIES. The PTO provides vanilla and chocolate ice cream (Jack & Jill brand) for the picnic. If your child cannot eat the ice cream, then please contact your child’s teacher or Mrs. DeSpirito and make arrangements to send in a special dessert for your child.

 

Volunteers are needed! Please volunteer to scoop ice cream and dish out some sprinkles, chocolate syrup and whipped cream! It’s a fun, but messy job! Sign up at… http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445aeae2da20-fairviews

Movie Night! – Friday, May 26th

Keep your fingers crossed!! Movie Night is Friday, May 26th. The movie will start at dusk (about 8:00pm). Bring your family, friends, blankets, chairs, and some money for the concession stand.

 

Volunteers are needed. Please donate some time or a snack (homemade or pre-packaged) for the concession stand. Sign up at… http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a48a9ad2ba57-movie

Fairview Field Day 2017 – Friday, June 2nd

Field Day is Friday, June 2nd, with a rain date of Monday, June 5th. Please view the Field Day flyer for more details.

 

Many volunteers are needed to run this fun event! Please sign up at… http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445aaae29a57-fairview5

 

Class parents: Don’t forget that you are required to volunteer for Field Day. If you cannot attend, then you are responsible for finding a replacement. Please note on the signup if you are a replacement for a certain class parent.

Color Run – Sunday, June 11th

The 1st Annual Fairview Color Run will be on on Sunday, June 11th at 2:00pm (rain or shine) on the school grounds. It’s going to be a fun, colorful afternoon!! Parents, siblings and friends are welcome to participate. There is a $15 fee for each participant. Don’t forget to ask family and friends to support the participants!

 

Please refer to the Color Run Flyer and Color Run Pledge Sheet for more information. All Pledge Sheets are due by Friday, June 2nd.

Thank You Volunteers!!

The PTO Board would like to give a big thank you to all the parents who help with our events and fundraisers.

 

Thank you to everyone who helped with the Spring Plant Sale, especially Linda Malanowski and Carleen Burns, who have chaired the event for many years. We’ll miss you next year!

 

Thank you to Pauline Hynes for running the Clothing Drive!

 

Thank you to Janice Martiak and Mandy Yachmetz for making Teacher Appreciation Week so special for our wonderful teachers! And thanks to Christine Butler for helping with the lunch!

 

Thank you to Donna Ferreira and Christine Butler for helping with Author Day. And we’re always amazed by the talents of Lori Reid! Thanks for making Dan Gutman’s characters larger than life!

This Week at Fairview

Yearbook Orders – Due Monday, May 15th

Yearbook orders are due tomorrow! Please complete the Yearbook Order Form and return it with your payment of $17 per book (cash or check to Fairview PTO) to school in an envelope marked “Attn: Yearbook Order”.

Teacher Appreciation Week – Donations Needed for Breakfast

Please sign up to donate an item or volunteer time for the breakfast on Tuesday, May 16th at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4aaaa72fab9-teacher1.

Blood Drive – Tuesday, May 16th

Donate to the blood drive on Tuesday from 3:00-7:00pm in the Owl’s Nest.

Early Dismissal – Wednesday, May 17th

Don’t forget that Wednesday is early dismissal!

Clothing Drive – Wednesday, May 17th

The Spring Clothing Drive is Wednesday. You can drop off your bags between 9:15am – 3:30pm next to the school building at the bus turn around. Please do not pull into the bus turn around from 1:15-1:45pm, since the buses will be arriving and departing.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The company is picking up the bags at 3:30pm. If it will be a challenge to drop items at the school between the above times, please contact Pauline Hynes at 732-357 5114 or paulinechynes@hotmail.com will help arrange an earlier pickup/alt drop off.

 

Start to gather your unwanted clothes, shoes, belts, handbags, linens, stuffed animals, and hard toys. View the Spring Clothing Drive flyer for more information.

My Weird Fairview School Daze – Author Day & Sports Day – Thursday, May 18th

Dan Gutman is coming to Fairview on Thursday! To show our school spirit, Thursday is “Sports Day”, so students should wear team shirts.

 

If you ordered a book, your child will receive it on Thursday. Be sure to ask your child about Mr. Gutman’s presentation.

Fairview Color Run – Save the Date – Sunday, June 11th

The 1st Annual Fairview Color Run will be on on Sunday, June 11th at 2:00pm (rain or shine) on the school grounds. Stay tuned for details!

Current PTO Calendar

Movie Night Postponed

Movie Night has been postponed until Friday, May 26th. The PTO Board just feels that it will be too chilly to enjoy a family night out under the stars. We apologize for any disappointment and inconvenience this may cause.

This Week at Fairview

District Survey

The District is asking elementary parents to take the Elementary School Start Time Survey. Please log on to the Parent Portal to complete the survey. Data from this survey will be used to plan for the 2017-18 school year.

PTO Executive Board Nominations – Board Members Needed for Next School Year

The PTO Executive Board has open positions that must be filled for next year.

 

Last week a letter was sent home from the Nominating Committee asking you to consider becoming a member of the PTO Executive Board. As a member, you are an integral part of shaping the events that happen for the children and staff of Fairview. It’s time to step up and take charge!

 

Please complete the PTO Nominations Form and return it to school by Tuesday, May 9th.

Help Needed in the Garden – Tuesday, May 9th

A volunteer is needed to help Mrs. O’Keefe’s class in the garden on Tuesday, May 9th from 11:40am-12:40pm. You do not need to have a child in this class to volunteer! Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a48a9ad2ba75-garden.

Teacher of the Year Celebration & PTO Meeting – Help us celebrate Mrs. O’Keefe!

On Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30pm, we will be celebrating Fairview’s Teacher of the Year, Mrs. O’Keefe. Students and parents are welcome!

 

At 7:00pm, the last PTO meeting of the year will begin with a presentation on Digital Citizenship & Literacy. from Daniel Alston, the District’s Supervisor of Instructional Technology.

Spring Plant Sale – Volunteers Needed – May 11th & 12th

The Spring Plant Sale will be held outside in the back of the school on Thursday, May 11th from 5-8pm and Friday, May 12th from 9:30am-3:30pm.

 

All pre-orders must be picked up on Thursday from 5-8pm.

 

Volunteers are still needed. No green thumb required! Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a44acad2caa8-spring2.

 

Please send cash or a check (payable to Fairview PTO) to school with your child on Friday. You are welcome to come to the sale at the same time as your child’s class or at any time during the sale hours.

 

View the Spring Plant Sale flyer for more details.

 

9:30am – Sabolchick
9:50am – Valinotti
10:10am – Levens
10:30am – Tetro & Lovato
10:50am – Gent
12:30pm – O’Keefe & McGhee
12:50pm – Maidlow
1:10pm – Harmon
1:30pm – Kameno & Kirchner
1:50pm – Boudreau

Family Movie Night – Friday, May 12th

Family Movie Night is Friday, May 12th. The movie will begin after sunset, 7:45-8:00pm.

 

Family and friends are welcome! Please bring a chair, blanket and some money for the concession stand and the 50/50 raffle.

 

Volunteers are still needed. Please donate some time or a snack (homemade or pre-packaged) for the concession stand. Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a48a9ad2ba57-movie.

Yearbook Orders – Due Monday, May 15th

Yearbook orders are due by Monday, May 15th. Please complete the Yearbook Order Form and return it with your payment of $17 per book (cash or check to Fairview PTO) to school in an envelope marked “Attn: Yearbook Order”.

Teacher Appreciation Week – Donations Needed for Breakfast

Please sign up to donate an item or volunteer time for the breakfast on Tuesday, May 16th at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4aaaa72fab9-teacher1.

Movie Night Postponed & Other Important Stuff

Movie Night Postponed – New Date is Friday, May 12th

Unfortunately, due to the rainy forecast, Movie Night has been postponed until Friday, May 12th.

 

Volunteers are still needed. Please donate some time or a snack (homemade or pre-packaged) for the concession stand. Sign up at… http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a48a9ad2ba57-movie.

Teacher Appreciation Week – Week of May 15th

Fairview will be celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week during the week of May 15th. Our committee chairs, Janice Martiak and Mandy Yachmetz, have planned a special treat for the teachers each day.

  • Monday – Note from the students and a lotto ticket
  • Tuesday – Breakfast
  • Wednesday – Snack cart
  • Thursday – Gift (plant)
  • Friday – Lunch

Please sign up to donate an item or volunteer time for the breakfast on Tuesday, May 16th… http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4aaaa72fab9-teacher1

PTO Executive Board Nominations – Board Members Needed

Each spring our PTO takes on the task of reorganizing our group through the nominating process. Today a letter was sent home from the Nominating Committee asking you to consider becoming a member of the PTO Executive Board. As a member, you are an integral part of shaping the events that happen for the children and staff of Fairview. It’s time to step up and take charge!

 

Complete the PTO Nomination Form and return it to school by Tuesday, May 9th.