• 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.

    To assist our Spanish speaking families we will have Spanish speaking support each morning in the main lobby from 8:45-9:10am. 

    Every school day at Farmington Woods, we will have a bilingual faculty member at the entrance of the school. Mrs. Gravino, will help you from 8:45 to 9:10 if you have a question, have a problem or need information. When Mrs. Gravino is not present, Ms. Radichi will be available. We will try to help you with pleasure!

    Todos los dias de escuela en Farmington Woods,  tendremos a un miembro de la facultad bilingue a la entrada de la escuela. La Sra. Gravino, le ayudara de 8:45 a 9:10 si usted tiene una pregunta,  tiene algun problema o necesita informacion. Cuando la Sra. Gravino no este presente, el Sra. Radichi estara disponible. Les trataremos de ayudar con mucho gusto!

     

    September 9, 2019

    FWES Announcements

    We hope all of our families and extended families are safe from Hurricane Dorian. We are excited to welcome our students and families back to FWES this week! 
     

    Family Partnership Curriculum Night- Unlocking Learning at FWES- Thursday, September 12th- mark your calendar! 

    Students are Encouraged to attend with Families- The Evening Events will include:

    • Time to review resources for supporting students at home with academics and curriculum standards
    • Discussions about student goals for the year and how to support the student in achieving their goal(s)
    • Opportunities to learn more about the learning that will take place in the classroom
    • Engagement opportunities for families in the classroom

    Classroom Sessions with your Teacher- 5:30-6:00pm or 6:40-7:10pm attend one for each student's teacher

    PTA Meeting (Budget Vote and Updates for 19-20) 6:10-6:40pm in Cafeteria

    Specialists and Special Areas Teachers will be in the Inquiry Center for families to visit in between classroom sessions and PTA Meeting

     
    3rd Grade Beginning of Grade (BOG) Reading Test- The BOG must be given after the 1st 10 days of the school year. Due to the weather days last week, the date of the test has been moved to Thursday, September 12th from 9:30-12:00. 3rd Graders need to arrive on time to school as they will not be allowed to enter the testing setting after testing has begun. Students will also not be allowed to leave a testing setting while testing is occurring. Please check appointment schedules to avoid any conflicts. Thank you!  Students who miss the BOG will participate in a make up test session that is TBD.
     
    Walk to School Day has been rescheduled for Friday, September 13th- Meet Mr. Eller and guest walkers Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Edwards at Kildaire Plaza at 8:30am and walk to school with your student and friends! It is a great way to get the day started with the fresh air and heart pumping! 
     
    PTA Pencil Box- Our PTA sponsors the Pencil Box at FWES. The Pencil Box is a small school store with items priced from $.25- $3.00 and the store is open before school from 8:45-9:05am in the front lobby. The Pencil Box will open this week on Tuesday and Friday. Beginning next week, Pencil Box will typically be open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. 
     
    Positivity Project (P2 #otherpeoplematter) Begins this week at FWES: We are looking forward to starting our 2nd year with P2- a daily program implemented in all classrooms that supports the social emotional learning of our students through the understanding of interpersonal relationships. Information is included below for families about the program for your reference. Thank you for supporting the concepts of P2 at home! 
     
     
    Power Pack Application: All families will receive a copy of the Power Pack Permission Form for 19-20. Families who have food challenges may apply to receive extra food on Friday afternoons in the students' book bag to assist with feeding the family over the weekend. Please direct any questions to Leah Frahm, school social worker. 
     
    Go Play Save PTA Fund Raiser: Books have been sent home with all students. Books sent will need to be purchased and the money returned to the PTA mailbox or the book returned to school if the family does not wish to purchase the book. All $ and book returns are due by Friday, September 20th. 
     

    Yearbooks- Information about FWES Yearbook Pre-Sale is coming home in folders today. Pre-Sale $20 pricing will go up after the pre-sale period. Josten's Yearbooks

    TEK Clubs- TEK Clubs are provided for a fee by an outside agency renting space at FWES. WCPSS and FWES do not sponsor or endorse the programs being offered. All questions or concerns should be directed to the contact information below.  

    Registration forms should be turned in at FWES on Friday, September 13- Families can send registration forms with the student or they can be delivered by the parent. Payment may also be made on line at the address below. 

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    TEK Club forms go home Monday, September 9.
    Registration is Friday, September 13 from 8:45-9:15 in the FWES lobby.
    Forms and TEK Club descriptions may be found here if needed:
     
    Please contact TEK with any questions.
    Duval Fisher 919-612-2982

     

    This Week at FWES:

    • Monday, September 9- P2 Begins- Other People Matter
    • Wednesday, September 11- TGA Golf Begins for those students registered
    • Thursday, September 12- 3rd Grade Beginning of Grade Reading Test 9:30-12:00; Family Partnership Curriculum Night- Unlocking Learning! Classroom Sessions 5:30-6:00pm and 6:40-7:10pm; PTA General Membership Meeting (budget vote) 6:10-6:30pm
    • Friday, September 13- 8:30 Walk to School Day Kildaire Plaza

     

    FWES Monday Folder Documents: 

     

    Septmber 3, 2019

    FWES Announcements

    What a great 1st week of the school year! Thank you to all students and families for returning to FWES with smiles and a joy for learning- it is a great way to start the year! 

    We are thrilled to have all of our Kindergarten Students with us now- starting their journey as IB Learners in our "Big School". Thank you for your patience as our new students and families learn our procedures and expectations. 

    Return Documents: Please return the following forms as soon as possible with signatures and information: Student Locator Card (green); WCPSS Handbook Signature Page; GOLD Agreement and any other documents that apply to your family. 

    1st Day Cover Letter

    Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge closes Friday, Sept 6th. Be sure to have logged ALL of your minutes by then. Remember any student who logs 1500 minutes will receive a summer reading charm and those who record 2000 minutes will be entered in the drawing for the Kindle Fire HD 8s.
     
    Library Pages and Dismissal Crew Applications: Any 4th and 5th graders interested in either Library Pages or Dismissal Crew, applications must be returned to the Inquiry Center by Friday, Sept 6th. See your classroom teacher for the application.
     
    News Crew Applications Due Sept. 10th: 4th and 5th graders interested in applying to be part of News Crew - your application (with completed news story) must be returned to the Inquiry Center by Tuesday, September 10th. News Crew meetings will be held on one Friday morning each month, the exact dates will be announced when news crew selection is made.
     
    Go Play Save PTA Fund Raiser: Books were sent home with all 1st-5th graders on Friday afternoon- those not sent Friday will go home today. Books sent will need to be purchased and the money returned to the PTA mailbox or returned to school if the family does not wish to purchase the book. 
    Go Play Save Prize Flyer- updated big prizes from what was sent home on 8-26-19! 
     
    Power Pack Application: All families will receive a copy of the Power Pack Permission Form for 19-20. Families who have food challenges may apply to receive extra food on Friday afternoons in the students' book bag to assist with feeding the family over the weekend. Please direct any questions to Leah Frahm, school social worker. 
     
    This Week at FWES:
    • Monday, September 2- Labor Day Holiday
    • Tuesday, September 3- Welcome all Kindergarten Students and Families! 9:15am Triumphs and Transitions session for Kindergarten Parents; 9:45am PTA Coffee Chat for Kindergarten Families
    • Wednesday, September 4- Go Play Save Books home with Kindergarten Students
    • Thursday, September 5- 8:00am Harvest Helpers in Courtyard
    • Friday, September 6- FWES Spirit Day! Wear FWES shirts or blue/yellow colors! 8:30am Walk to School Day- Meet Mr. Eller at Kildaire Plaza and guest walkers Mrs. Williams and Ms. Morrissette to walk to school together! Families must walk with their students. 

     

    FWES Monday Folder Documents: 

     

    August 26, 2019

    FWES Announcements

    We are excited to have started our school year today! Every Monday, an email will be sent to FWES families with information and documents for the week.

    We appreciate your cooperation and patience with dismissal this afternoon:) 

    Return Documents: Please return the following forms as soon as possible with signatures and information: Student Locator Card (green); WCPSS Handbook Signature Page; GOLD Agreement and any other documents that apply to your family. 

    1st Day Cover Letter

     

    FWES This Week:

    • Monday1st Day of School; Kindergarten Staggered Entry A-E
    • Tuesday- Kindergarten Staggered Entry F-L
    • Wednesday- Kindergarten Staggered Entry M-R; GOLD Rotations with Classrooms
    • Thursday- Kindergarten Staggered Entry S-Z; GOLD Rotations with Classrooms
    • Friday- FWES Spirit Day; Go Play Save Books home with 1st-5th Graders; 1:15pm Kindergarten Class Lists Posted; 1:30-2:30pm Kindergarten Open House- Meet your teacher and bring supplies! 

    Note- Monday, September 2nd- Labor Day Holiday- No School for Students or Staff

             Tuesday, September 3rd- 1st Day for ALL Kindergartners! 

     

    FWES Monday Folder Documents

     

    August 19, 2019- Monday Folder Preview:) 

    Hello FWES Families!

    Not quite the first official Monday Folder but some items that may be helpful heading into this week to share. We are looking forward to seeing you and especially your students soon! 

    If you are new to Farmington Woods IB/PYP Magnet Elementary- each Monday our electronic folder will be sent out to families with documents and information about the school and calendar. Please make sure you review the information carefully so you do not miss important events and deadlines. We look forward to seeing our 1st-5th graders on Friday at Open House! 

    Week Before School Info: 

    • Class Rosters Posted- Thursday, August 22nd 4:30pm
      • FWES PTA Playground Picnic- Thursday, August 22nd 4:30-6:30pm with Brewster's Ice Cream

     

     

     

     

     

    • Many more Back to School documents and information is found on our website- check it out if you have additional questions or want additional information!