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Fry PTA Announcements 12-11-23

Fry PTA Announcements for 12/11/23

Fundraising Night

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and let Chipotle do the cooking!   Support the Fry PTA by ordering from Chipotle on December 12 from 5:00-9:00 pm. Show this flyer for in restaurant orders or use code MPAZVQ9 for online pickup orders.  Fry will receive 33% of every order placed between the hours of 5:00 and 9:00 pm.  You must mention the Fry PTA fundraiser at checkout or enter the code for your online pickup orders for it to count towards our fundraiser.


Would you like your child to explore virtues such as friendship, kindness, self-respect, and resourcefulness through the joy of reading and sharing with their friends? Junior Great Books (JGB) is a 9 week book club for 2nd to 5th graders that explores these character-building topics through short stories relevant to each grade level during weekly small group gatherings that last for about 35 minutes each.  JGB will run on Wednesdays from 1/24/24 to 3/20/24 during lunch. 

  • Class sizes are limited, so families are encouraged to quickly fill out the registration form for their student to ensure their spot in the group. Please fill out a separate form for each child.
  • Please, also consider volunteering to lead a small group with your child/children. It’s great fun and a minimal time commitment with lots of support! All materials are provided!

REGISTRATION and FEES: Please register for JGB by Friday, December 15th

Registration Form for Adults and Youth:

We use specific books for JGB.

  • If you will be ordering a new book, please submit your payment for the $25 fee per student (which includes the $20 fee for the new book and the $5 participation fee) immediately after completing the registration form for each student.  
  • If you already have your own JGB book copy specific to your child’s grade level, please submit your payment for the $5 participation fee per student immediately after completing the registration form for each student.  
  • If you are requesting one of our limited used book copies on a first come, first serve basis ($5 total fee), please wait to submit your payment until you have been notified that you will be receiving a used book for each student.

PAYMENTS can be made by cash or check payable to FRY PTA. Simply send the payment to school with your child in an envelope with their full name and class. 

If you have any questions, please email

Multicultural Night

Dear Fry families, we cordially invite you to this year’s Multicultural Night on Thursday, January 25th, from 6-8 pm. 

Themed Travel Around the Globe, this exciting event is a wonderful opportunity for our students and families to learn about different countries and cultures firsthand from our worldwide diverse community. 

Multicultural Night is a volunteer-run event, and we kindly invite families to sign up and represent their respective cultures. 

We look forward to a  memorable evening filled with cultural exchange, fun activities, and delicious food. We encourage all families to attend and participate. Let us foster curiosity about different cultures and appreciation for our diversity.

Instructions and more details are in SignUp Genius. 

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Multicultural Night co-chairs:

Nadia Shakil

Hajdana Paunovic

Art Awareness

We’re excited to announce that Art Awareness volunteer opportunities are now open. Please click on the Sign-Up Genius below to volunteer. Only one parent is allowed to volunteer each month in their child's classroom, so sign up quickly if you are interested. Instructions are listed on the Sign-Up Genius and on the first page of each Art Awareness folder.  For the new volunteers, please reach out to us and we’ll help you get started.

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Art Awareness co-chairs:

Rakhi Shingala (

Shikha Kapadia (!/showSignUp/4090945ABAA2DA2F85-artawareness1

One School Many Celebrations!!

Come share the joys of your family's favorite holiday/ celebration with our Fry Foxes! 

Sign up to decorate a bulletin board at school and help us learn and celebrate together!

If you have any questions please reach out to Nadia Shakil (PDAC Liaison) at

Chicago Wolves: Fry Family Day

 Sunday, January 28th is Fry Family Day at the Chicago Wolves game.  Join Fry families and friends for a day of fun at a Chicago Wolves hockey game!  Everyone who attends will receive a free Chicago Wolves hat and be seated together.  Order forms will be sent home this week or can be found here.  Checks should be made payable to Fry PTA.  Orders are due on January 12th and all tickets will be delivered to school prior to the game.

Join Fry PTA and Fry Families on Facebook! This is a great way to get reminders and stay in touch with other families at Fry!! Access will not be granted without answering the screening questions.

December Dates to Remember

  • December 12: Chipotle Fundraising Night
  • December 22: Winter Party