Fairview PTO

This Week at Fairview

Willy Wonka, Jr. – Break a leg!

BREAK A LEG! to all the students in Willy Wonka, Jr. and THANK YOU! to all of the dedicated volunteers.

Wonka Bars – Due Tomorrow

Join Willy Wonka  Madness by purchasing a Wonka Bar! Orders are due tomorrow. Please complete the Wonka Bar Order Form and send it into school with your payment of $2 per bar.

Support Fairview’s “Soup-er Bowl”!

The Fairview Spirit Committee is now collecting soup for the annual “Soup-er Bowl”. They ask that students bring in a can of soup and place it in the appropriate bin that represents the team of their choice. Collection will begin tomorrow and will last until February 3rd. All soup will be donated to the BackPack Crew!

Box Tops

Please send your Box Tops into school in an envelope or plastic bag or have your child glue them to the Box Tops Collection Sheet.

Meeting Minutes & PTO Calendar


PTO Meeting & Agenda

There is a PTO Meeting tomorrow @ 7pm in the Owl’s Nest. Stop Village 35 representatives will give a presentation and answer questions. Free babysitting from Middletown North’s Tomorrow’s Teachers! View the PTO Meeting Agenda.

Teacher of the Year Nominations Due Tomorrow

Teacher of the Year/Certified Support Staff Member Nominations – Due Tomorrow

Nominations for Teacher of the Year/Certified Support Staff Member are due tomorrow, 1/6/17. Access the Nomination Form at http://www.middletownk12.org/cms/lib07/NJ01912805/Centricity/Domain/14/TOY%20PAPERWORK.pdf. Complete the form and return it to school tomorrow in a sealed envelope marked “Teacher of the Year Nomination”.

Blood Drive – Sign-Ups Due Tomorrow

The Blood Drive is Tuesday, 1/10/17 from 3:00-7:00pm. Schedule a time to donate by completing the Blood Drive form and returning it to school tomorrow. You can still donate on Tuesday even if you don’t return the form.

PTO Meeting – Wednesday, 1/11/17

There is a PTO Meeting next Wednesday, 1/11 at 7:00pm in the Owl’s Nest. Two people who represent Stop Village 35 will be there to answer your questions. Free babysitting will be provided by Middletown North’s Tomorrow’s Teachers.

Books Wanted!

It’s time to clean your book shelves and donate to the Book Swap, which will take place in March. Please review the Book Swap flyer for more information.

Weekly Reminders

Willy Wonka, Jr. Auditions – Please have your children review this page from the Willy Wonka, Jr. Script that will be read during the auditions on Monday, 12/19.


Book Swap Collection – It’s time to clean your book shelves and donate to the Book Swap. Please review the Book Swap flyer for more information.


Holiday Giving – Please consider donating to the Hat & Mitten Tree (due tomorrow, 12/15) or Toys for Tots (due Friday, 12/16).


Holiday Wear Day – Friday, 12/16 – Get festive!!


Thank You! – The PTO and the students appreciate your help! We’d like to thank all the volunteers who helped with the many PTO activities over the past few weeks, including the Holiday Shoppe and the Holiday Skating fundraiser! A special thank you to our “Holiday Elves” – Justine Kane, Ellen Woods, Linda Malanowski, Jen Wittenberg, Carleen Burns and Donna Ferreira. We really appreciate how much time, energy and creativity that you gave to making the Holiday Shoppe so successful!!

The PTO received this adorable thank you note from a student…


Willy Wonka Casting Call

Willy Wonka, Jr. Casting Call information and sign-up forms went home today and/or tomorrow to all 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. If your child is interested in auditioning, please return the Willy Wonka Casting Call form by Monday, December 12th.

This Week at Fairview

Tuesday, 12/6

  • Picture Day Make-Ups

Wednesday, 12/7

Thursday, 12/8

Friday, 12/9

  • Holiday Skate Registration Forms due
  • Bowling
  • Fairview Holiday Babysitting Night @ 5:30-8:30pm

Sunday, 12/11

Holiday Events & Fundraisers at Fairview

Adopt a Family – Gifts due by 12/13

Fairview School is supporting some local families during this holiday season through an Adopt-a-Familiy program. Each grade has been assigned a different family. Please view the list for your child’s grade and consider making a donation to the family. Gifts should be unwrapped, labeled by color, and brought into school by December 13th.

Adopt A Pet Reindeer – Orders due by 12/2

This holiday season, adopt a Fairview Reindeer Pet! Pre-orders are due by Friday, December 2nd. Reindeer can be picked up at the Holiday Shoppe. (Quantities are limited, so first come, first adopted.) Complete the Adopt A Pet Reindeer order form and send it in with $5 per reindeer (cash or check payable to the Fairview PTO) in an envelope marked “Fairview Reindeer Adoption”.

Holiday Skate – Register by 12/9

The PTO is hosting a Holiday Skate fundraiser on Sunday, December 11th from 12:00-1:30pm at Middletown Ice World. Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Please complete the bottom of the Holiday Skate flyer and submit it to school in an envelope labeled “Skate Night” by December 9th. The fee is $10 per skater. Please make checks payable to the Fairview PTO.

Please volunteer for our refreshment stand at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a44acad2caa8-skate1


When you shop on Amazon this holiday season and throughout the year, please sign in through https://smile.amazon.com and choose Fairview Parent Teacher Organization as your charity. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the PTO!

This Week at Fairview

Time to Take Your Scarecrow Home

Please take your scarecrow home this week when you’re at school for pick-up or teacher conferences. You can find them by the main doors of the school.

Alex & Ani Fundraiser – Wednesday, November 30th

The Alex & Ani Fundraiser will be on Wednesday, November 30th from 6:00 – 9:00pm. A percentage of ALL sales for that time period will be donated to the PTO. This includes sales from customers not associated with Fairview! We are asking you to RSVP to Dawn Lehotsky at dlehotsky@comcast.net, but it is NOT required. This is a perfect opportunity to start your holiday shopping. And please invite your friends and family to come by and shop, too!

Holiday Shoppe – Volunteers Needed

The Holiday Shoppe will be December 7th and 8th. Many volunteers are needed to make this fundraiser a success. We need volunteers to help set up, assist the students with their shopping, wrap gifts, personalize ornaments, and more. Please consider giving a few hours toward this festive event!

Mark Your Calendars!

More information about these events will be coming soon!

  • Ice Skating – Sunday, December 11th from 12:00-1:30pm at Middletown Ice World. Please volunteer for our refreshment stand at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a44acad2caa8-skate1
  • Holiday Babysitting at Fairview – Friday evening, December 16th. Need to do some holiday shopping or want a “Date Night”? Drop your children at school for a small fee and enjoy your evening!
  • Play Auditions – After school on Monday, December 19th for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders.
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