Monday Folder Materials for Families to Review*In an effort to conserve resources, electronic copies will be used for most items unless a family elects to have a paper copy sent home. Please review this information each Monday to stay informed about Farmington Woods IB/PYP Magnet Elementary.November 20Early Release Tuesday, November 21st at 1:15pm.Thanksgiving Holiday November 22-24- School Closed- Students return on Monday, November 27th. We are thankful for all of our amazing students, the support of our families and our fantastic staff who inspire learning! Have a wonderful break!Family Academy Sessions 2017-18- Many informative sessions for parents of WCPSS students throughout the year! Note that there is one location where all sessions are offered in Spanish and one where all sessions are offered in Arabic.What Every Tech Savvy Family Needs to Know- Awesome opportunity to hear a speaker as part of the WCPSS Media and Technology Convergence, sponsored by the Wake PTA- Monday Night 11/20/17- session is free but must register to attend using link on flyer.FWES Yearbook Orders- pre-order before prices go up after November 30th.November 13Tuesday morning is the last opportunity to donate items for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief!Picture Retakes on Tuesday, November 14th- 9:30-11:30am- for students absent on picture day and those who return their initial pictures to have retakesBook Fair Information for Families- Book Fair Begins today- Family Night is Thursday 11/16 from 4:30-8:00pm!We welcome Chuck Davis' African American Dance Ensemble on Friday for two performances- K-2 at 9:30 and 3-5 at 10:30- There will be a 30 minute delayed lunch schedule due to the performances, please plan lunch visits accordingly.Mark your Calendars- Friday, December 8th- 6:00pm PTA General Membership Meeting; 6:30pm Ringers and Singers Perform; 7:00pm Number Drummer Performance for Families- Ticket and Basket Raffle information will be coming home soon! Stay Tuned!Congratulations to the following Classrooms for raising the most PTA Global Fun Run funds: K- Puryear; 1st- Viola; 2nd- Burke, 3rd- Dula; 4th- Hansen and 5th- Ramos! Pizzas will be delivered on Thursday afternoon to the classrooms by PTA.Family Academy Sessions 2017-18- Many informative sessions for parents of WCPSS students throughout the year! Note that there is one location where all sessions are offered in Spanish and one where all sessions are offered in Arabic.What Every Tech Savvy Family Needs to Know- Awesome opportunity to hear a speaker as part of the WCPSS Media and Technology Convergence, sponsored by the Wake PTA- Monday Night 11/20/17- session is free but must register to attend using link on flyer.Friday, November 17th: 12:30pm ID Mod Family Event; 2:15pm 3rd Grade Parent Showcase in CafeFWES Yearbook Orders- pre-order before prices go up after November 30th.November 6Late Breaking Information added:Book Fair Information for Families- begins Monday, November 13th!
Cultural Arts Performances for 17-18- Sponsored by FWES PTA and United Arts County of Wake CountyHurricane Help for Puerto Rico- Please consider bringing donations for our Hurricane Action Project when you come for a parent conference- baskets and boxes are in the front lobby. We are collecting through 11/14/17.FWES PTA Global Fun Run Update 11/6- Pledges/Donations due by Thursday, November 9th to be considered and calculated for individual, classroom and grade level prizes. Please continue to send them in- we are only about $5000 off of our goal!For 4th Grade Families from Ms. Vitullo- Music:4th Grade Recorder Purchase InformationFor Families of students receiving Special Education Services:Special Education Open House and Resource Fair Event- Monday, November 6th at Martin Middle School starting at 5:30pm.WCPSS Family Academy Information- note some locations and sessions offer Spanish and Arabic interpretationOctober 30NO SCHOOL ON TUESDAY, October 31st- Teacher Workday- Parent Conferences may be scheduled with teachersHurricane Help for Puerto Rico- Please consider bringing donations for our Hurricane Action Project when you come for a parent conference- baskets and boxes are in the front lobby. We are collecting through 11/14/17.FWES PTA Global Fun Run Update- 10/30- Double your raffle chances with pledges/donations this week- read to learn more!Last spirit Day- Wednesday, November 1st- Work Out Wednesday!Global Fun Run on Thursday, November 2nd- Teachers will let you know if students should wear something to represent their country and ALL students should wear shoes and clothing appropriate for running! Come cheer on your child: K/5th 9:45; 2nd/3rd 10:35; 1st/4th 11:25 on the back field!Don't forget to log your 20 minutes of reading outside of the school day daily.... Hurricane's Readvolution!For 5th Grade Families:WCPSS Magnet Fair- Saturday, November 4th 9:00-12:00 at Southeast Raleigh High School- explore Middle School Magnet optionsReedy Creek Magnet Middle School Tour Schedule- Learn more about the Center for Digital TechnologiesFor Families of students receiving Special Education Services:Special Education Open House and Resource Fair Event- Monday, November 6th at Martin Middle School starting at 5:30pm.October 23Global Fun Run Pep Rally was today! PTA's primary fund raiser for the year starts now-November 9th! Thank you for your support of this PTA run and sponsored fund raiser. All $ goes directly to FWES PTA.FWES PTA Global Fun Run Parent Packet- Daily raffles for students who have submitted pledges or donations will begin on Wednesday, October 25thSpirit Days October 24-November 1- Starts tomorrow! Have fun getting ready for our Global Fun Run!School Messenger Parent Guide- Use to make changes or adjustments to how you receive notifications from the school and WCPSS. To make changes, you must have a valid email address that is on file with the FWES Front Office. If you are unable to log in- please contact Mrs. Nagy to verify and/or update your email address information.TSA Golf Session Info- new session starts October 25th- link to registration informationOctober 16Global Fun Run Spirit Week Events 2017- To get us excited about the Global Fun Run- start planning now!Box Tops Competition- Grade Level Competitions until October 27th!Friday, October 20th is Early Release- Students will be dismissed at 1:15pm.October 9Tomorrow, Tuesday October 10th is Election Day at FWES- Elections will be in cafeteria--- Before/After School programs will be relocated and students will eat lunch in classrooms- no visitors for lunch. Expect more traffic- please use the carpool lane for drop off and pick up rather than parking if possible. Thank you for your cooperation!Note to 3rd Grade Families: All 3rd Graders will be taking the CogAt state required test from 9:30-10:30am on Monday, Tuesday and Friday of this week. Please make sure your child is at school on time to avoid needing to make up at another time.Maker Space Creative Items Needed -please send in items to assist us in equipping our new Maker Space room with items to support student creative project assembly
Box Tops Competition- begins today- October 27th!Readvolution Directions- *Note that all students will receive a blue paper in folders today with their unique Wake ID log in on it- so they can log in to count minutes at home- passwords are student ID #s that the use for lunches and other computer log ins. Remember that those who reach the equivalent minutes of 20 minutes per day October 2-January (M-F) will receive a ticket to a Carolina Hurricane's game! Reading logged must occur outside of the school day.October 2Global Read Aloud Begins!October 2017 Box Tops Competition- begins October 9th-October 27thWalk to School Day Information 2017- Note Friday, October 6th is our International Walk to School Day at 8:30am!Readvolution- Parent Information Carolina Hurricanes Reading Partnership with WCPSSReadvolution- Parent Information SpanishReadvolution- Student Directions- NOTE not all students have their Wake ID for log in yet- working on it in the next few weeksReadvolution- Student Directions- SpanishSeptember 25Friday, September 29th is Early Release- Students Dismissed at 1:15pmPlease make sure you are at the bus stop, school front porch or carpool line for a 1:15pm dismissal time. If your child will go home a different way- please write a note to the teacher.Spiritwear Order Form 17-18 - check out the new Tie-Dyed FWES shirt! Orders due this Friday, September 29thCurriculum Standards for Quarter 1September 18NO SCHOOL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st- TEACHER WORKDAYGreen Thumb Club Application- 2nd -5th Graders- due to Mrs. Long by September 22ndSpiritwear Order Form 17-18 - new Rainbow Tie-Dyed Shirt- Orders Due September 29thPTA Reflections Contest 2017- Intent to Submit Form- due by September 29thGo Play Save Orders/Books Due by Friday, September 22nd! Go Play Save Fund Raiser InformationCurriculum Night Presentations:September 11FWES PTA Membership and Agenda Payment Sign Up - please submit your $3 for agendas (2nd-5th) and PTA membership via MemberHubPTA Reflections Contest 2017- Intent to Submit Form- due by September 29thSpiritwear Order Form 17-18 - new Rainbow Tie-Dyed Shirt- Orders Due September 29thReplay App- Upload Photos for FWES Yearbook - download the app and share pictures throughout the year to be included in the FWES YearbookPTA Shopping Link Support- register at the links provided to support the FWES PTAFWES Jelly Beans Family Skate - Saturday, September 23rd!5th Graders Only:Ringers and Singers Sign Up - Due September 12 to Ms. VitulloSeptember 5Parent Portal Sign Up 17-18- must do in person with photo ID at Front Office- forms accepted beginning todayPTA Memberhub Information- join PTA or Pay for Agenda hereCurriculum Night 2017 - put the date and times on your calendarCheck out Mrs. Smith's FWES Visual Art Webpage for information about an upcoming art contests including Winter Themed Card for WCPSS, NC State Fair, Doodle for Google and many more. Deadlines are listed for each contestAugust 28If you would like to receive both email and text reminders from the school- please review the document below and sign up with your current contact information. If you have provided the school with your contact information but are not receiving updates and reminders, please email Mrs. Nagy- firstname.lastname@example.org -with your contact information and she will verify that we have the most current data to keep you informed.Dismissal Process Reminders:September Walk to School Day is Friday, September 1st- Meet Mr. Eller and other families at Kildaire Plaza at 8:30am to walk to school. It is a great healthy way to start your day of learning! Students must be accompanied by an adult from their family to participate.Welcome Back! Information given to families at Open House or sent home today:Please return your completed Yellow Locator Card no later than Friday, September 1st.Parent-Student Handbook Signature Page 17-18- English - must be returned with signatureParent-Student Handbook Signature Page 17-18- Spanish - must be returned with signatureParent Portal Access Request- forms must be submitted in person with photo ID- starting September 5thParent Portal Access Request- Spanish- forms must be submitted in person with photo ID- starting September 5thMy Student Team Info English - please use the ORANGE form sent home and return in the attached envelope- do not return to schoolMy Student Team Consent- Spanish - please use the ORANGE form sent home and return in the attached envelope- do not return to schoolHealthy Active Students at FWES - healthy snacks and healthy options for birthdays- no large sugary treats, pleaseJoin the PTA through Member Hub- Getting Started with Member Hub- Join the FWES PTAPTA will begin the Go Play Save fund raiser this week in 1st-5th grades. Information below will go home with students with the Go Play Save books.August 11Note: FWES Office will be closed on Monday, August 21st until 1:00pm and all day on Tuesday, August 22nd for staff trainings and back to school meetings. Thank you!