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PTA Announcements 12-9-19

Reported by on 12/9/19

PTA Announcements for 12/9/19

LAST DAY OF COLLECTION TOILETRY GIFT BASKET DRIVE IS TODAY!
Fry PTA is collecting hygiene items for gift baskets that are donated to families in need in District 204. Please consider donating the following items for this cause:
-Full size shampoo and conditioner
-Toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, floss
-Deodorant (male and female)
-Face wash, body wash, bars of soap
-Combs, brushes, scrunchies
-Gift cards time Target or Walmart
The items can be placed in the sharing bins near the front office. Thank you for your contribution!

FFUN
Fry Families United Night (FFUN) is tomorrow, December 10th from 6:00-8:00pm. Experience many of the wonderful holidays/celebrations Fry families take part in! There will be food, crafts, games, entertainment and much more!

Want to share a dish or sweet your family enjoys while celebrating? Fill out the attached recipe form and bring it in the day of FFUN. Store bought or homemade are both welcome as long as they are NUT FREE and easily shareable. All recipes received will be used in a digital recipe book representing Fry’s wonderfully diverse community!

Please see the attached flyer for more information about FFUN!

DISNEY WORLD TICKETS!!!
The PTA is excited to announce we have 2 Disney World Park Hopper Passes to raffle off!!! Tickets are valued at $169-$219 each (depending on which day you choose). Tickets may be used from now until February 27, 2021 (with the exception of Dec 25-31st).

Raffle tickets are only $10/each and you many purchase as many as you like between 12/2-12/10. Please pay through PAYPAL at fryschoolpta@gmail.com and choose to send through the friends and family option. Note your child’s name, classroom and phone number in the message. If you don’t have Paypal, you may send a check (payable to Fry PTA) or cash with your child’s name, classroom and phone number in an envelope to the office. The WINNER will be chosen on December 10th at FFUN.

TEACHER HOLIDAY GIFTS
All students should have received a letter from their room parent last week regarding teacher holiday gifts. Room parents are collecting donations to purchase a class gift for your child’s teacher. If you would like to donate and do not know who your room parent is, please contact Paula Keller for information at Paula.r.keller@ehi.com.

ALL PRO DADS BREAKFAST
When most people wake up in the morning, they first think of one thing: themselves. Where’s my breakfast? Mom didn’t lay out my clothes. These thoughts can lead to conflict in your family, at school, at work, and in the world. How would the world be different if we thought less about ourselves and more about serving others?

Please join us this Friday, December 13th at 8:00 in the MPR ($5 per person). The theme is service. A light breakfast will be provided and we will have a drawing for some prizes. Any special adult is invited to bring the kids, not just dads. Please enter through Door #1 and check-in at the office with your driver’s license.

JUNIOR GREAT BOOKS
The Fry PTA Junior Great Books (JGB) program for 2nd to 5th grade students is beginning in January. JGB is similar to a book club in which students read short stories from a specific book and then meet to discuss what they have read. It encourages students to think critically as they read. The sessions will be held on Wednesdays during the student’s lunch and recess period. The program begins on January 22, 2020, and lasts 9 weeks. If your child would like to participate, please find attachment with letter and form below. Form should be returned to his or her classroom teacher along with the appropriate participation fee by Friday, December 20, 2019.

AMAZON SMILE
Please consider shopping on Amazon Smile when making purchases this holiday season and throughout the year! Go to smile.amazon.com and choose to support Fry PTA. Then each time you login in via smile.amazon.com a percentage will automatically go back to the school. You can also share with friends and family who shop on Amazon! This is an easy way to help support special events for your kids, run by the PTA ! Thank you!

PTA Meeting
There will be NO PTA Meeting in December. We will see you all January 10th!


FUNN Event Flier (jpg)

Jr. Great Books Registration & Information (docx)

Commonly Accessed Links and Info for Students, Parents and Community

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

COVID-19 Virus Our new District 204 webpage provides resources related to coronavirus (COVID-19).

View it at www.ipsd.org/covid19