Fall Be Very Merry Fundraiser Begins Tuesday, Oct. 4

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With the holiday season approaching, it is perfect timing for the start of the FRES PTA Be Very Merry Fundraiser, which begins Tuesday, Oct. 4. The Be Very Merry Catalog offers a wide variety of well-priced products and gifts including: Premium scented candle fundraiser (including Jolly Rancher®, Reese’s® and Hershey’s® scented candles) Caramel corn and other popcorn Decorative candle holders …

Now Enrolling! Enrichment Classes at Forest Ridge: Little Scholars’ Builders

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Calling all inventors, creators, builders, and designers!  Come build some awesome creations with us!  We will create our own designs and make structures using recyclable materials, Legos, and many other interesting items.  Skills necessary…none!  Skills gained: communication, problem solving, reasoning, developing creativity, and team work.  This class will be offered to K-2nd graders on Tuesdays and to 3rd-5th graders on …

Support-A-Teacher Program is Back!

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Please consider supporting a teacher this year with classroom supplies or as a classroom helper/volunteer. It’s a wonderful way to get to know a FRES teacher or staff. We would love to match up a parent with each of these wonderful FRES teachers participating in this year’s Support-A-Teacher program: Mrs. Schwartz, Mrs. Clawson, Ms. Speiser, Mr. Walker, Ms. Hogg, Mrs. Lindenmann, Mrs. Langley, Ms. Dixit, Mrs. Caha, …

The Reflections Program Is Back at FRES, and We’re Looking for Students to Submit Original Artwork

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October is “National Arts and Humanities Month.”  To explore and recognize student involvement in the arts, the FRES PTA is offering the Reflections program. Founded in 1969, Reflections engages nearly 300,000 students and their families in arts education activities each year by encouraging students to explore the arts for fun and recognition. This year’s theme is “What is Your Story.” …

Join Cub Scout Pack 62

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Begin your Adventure Today with the Boy Scouts of America and Rocket into Scouting Cub Scouts is inviting boys 1st thru 5th grade to join Scouting!! Join Us on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:00pm, at Gorman Crossing Elementary School, 9999 Winter Sun Road, Laurel, Maryland. Can’t make it or looking for more information? Contact: Joseph Reninger, 301-776-3450, jmreninger1@gmail.com. https://sites.google.com/site/bsapack62/

Spots Still Available for FRES PTA After School Classes

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Registration is still under way for FRES PTA fall after school programs. We have spots available for each class. Classes with low enrollment numbers will have to be canceled. Please don’t hesitate! Sign up quickly if you don’t want to miss out.  Here is a list of our offerings. Monday Chess Club – Register online now! Schoolhouse Theater Arts (Grades 2-5) Tuesday Little Builders (Grades …

KidStuff Fundraiser Starts Today!

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KidStuff books will be distributed to students today. The fundraiser will run for two weeks and end Sept. 19. The KidStuff books cost $25 each. Save at Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Weis, Michael’s, Sears and more! Most coupons are valid from Sept. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2017. Families quickly save more than the $25.00 cost of the book with great coupons for …