Chalk the Walk to Welcome Back Teachers and Staff: Please stop by the front of FRES after 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23 to draw a picture or write a message to welcome teachers and staff back when they arrive Wednesday morning. Please remember to wear a mask and keep social distance. Please bring your own chalk if possible. A limited supply will be provided.
Spirit Wear: We are still working to get our special winning design added to a shirt, but we have a new Spirit Wear shop up and running in the meantime. Get some gear to show your FRES pride! Order here and save 20% off $50 now with code LAYER21. Purchases will be shipped directly to homes.
Black History Month: Want to test your knowledge and celebrate inspirational Black role models? Try this Kahoot!
NEW Reflections Arts Awards Opportunity: Reflections artists of color and their allies are invited to share artwork that expresses and affirms their beliefs and identities—as well as the importance of Black lives. Select works will be used to help the National PTA celebrate diversity in the arts. Submit your student’s art by March 1 at this link. Categories include: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts.
Variety Show: The FRES Variety Show is on for this year! Stay tuned for more information and let your students know so they can start preparing if they wish to participate.
Grocery Rewards: Please remember our rewards programs while you are shopping. We are participating in Weis, Amazon Smile, Harris Teeter (requires annual renewal), BoxTops, and Coke Rewards. Please visit https://frespta.org/ways-to-support/grocery-storeshopping-programs/ for more information on these programs that provide financial support to FRES based on purchases you already make.
Communication: There are several ways to receive communications including www.frespta.org, the FRES PTA Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FRESPTA/, and Twitter @frespta. There is also a group that was formed for discussion and support and is for current FRES families.
Membership: We seem to be holding steady at 78 members. If you have not yet joined, you can do so at www.frespta.org/membership and it’s only one $10 payment for the entire year! By joining, there are no obligations and you can participate as much as you wish.
Volunteers Needed: We are looking for volunteers and leaders for several committees. Please check out the list and comment with your name and email address so we can contact you with more information.
Save the Date:
- Upcoming General PTA Meetings: March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14. All meetings begin at 7 p.m.
- PTA Board Meeting: February 22 at 7 p.m.
- Spirit Nights: March 3 – Kloby’s, May 3 – Sweet Frog
Feedback: Please let us know if you have any questions, feedback, or suggestions either by email or via our suggestion box. Suggestions by suggestion box are anonymous, so if you would like a reply, please include your email address. Please email Korin Sharp at email@example.com if you have any questions on this week’s update.