Staff Appreciation Volunteers…ASSEMBLE

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The FRES PTA Staff Appreciation Committee is looking for volunteers and suggestions on how we can shower our wonderful FRES Staff with appreciation and gratitude for all they do for our students and our community. We welcome all suggestions, big and small, on different ways we can support our superhero team.   Ready to Join? Please contact the Staff Appreciation Committee. Interested volunteers will …

Forest Ridge Band and Strings Programs Now Recruiting 3rd, 4th, & 5th Graders

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FRES welcomes all interested students in grades 3-5 to join the band or orchestra. Students in grades 3-5 can join the orchestra while the band welcomes 4th and 5th graders only. Complete the sign up form now to enroll your student in either program. Please DO NOT obtain an instrument or materials until your child has been sized by Mrs. …

1st Annual Culture Fest to Showcase the Mélange of Diversity at FRES

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Forest Ridge Elementary School (FRES) and the FRES PTA are very excited to host the 1st Annual FRES Culture Fest Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. This event will highlight and celebrate the unique cultures of our FRES families. Students and families will learn about the many cultures of represented in our student population, enjoy unique food …

Book Fair Comes to FRES Nov. 16-20

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It’s almost time for the annual Scholastic Book Fair at FRES! The Book Fair is coming our way Nov. 16 through Nov. 20. Parents are invited to come browse the book fair any time during school hours, during parent conferences on Monday and Tuesday, and during our family event Friday, Nov 16 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Please remember not to send money …

You’re Invited to FRES Family Fit Night Thursday 10/18

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You are invited to a FREE Forest Ridge Elementary wellness event. Come to FRES Family Fit Night Thursday, Oct. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Register now. Highlighted stations to include: Kid-Friendly Boot Camp Martial Arts Zumba Yoga Dance Party Finale Wellness Tables Parent Nutritional Workshop Register now until Oct. 17 by completing the registration form and turning it into school. …

Girls on the Run is Back at Forest Ridge for Fall 2018

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Girls on the Run starts the week of Sept. 17 for girls in 3rd-5th grade! Girls on the Run® is a life-changing, empowering athletic and learning program for girls in grades 3-5. It combines training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts. The goals of the programs are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and …

3rd, 4th & 5th Graders Are Invited to Join the Forest Ridge Band and Strings Programs

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FRES welcomes all interested students in grades 3-5 to join the band or orchestra. Students in grades 3-5 can join the orchestra while the band welcomes 4th and 5th graders only.  Complete the sign up form now to enroll your student in either program. Please DO NOT obtain an instrument or materials until your child has been sized by Mrs. …

Online Safety & Digital Citizenship Parent Information Session Tuesday 2/6

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Parents and caregivers interested in instilling good digital citizenship and online responsibility in their children are invited to attend a special presentation preceding the February PTA meeting. The Forest Ridge Elementary School administration, Media Center and Technology have teamed up to present, “Playing Nice on the Digital Playground”, a parent online safety and digital information session Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 …

FRES Wins Playworks Training Grant…Parent Volunteers Invited to Train with Staff on Play Skills

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One of our parents, Mrs. Gasaway, nominated FRES for a recess grant from Playworks, a company that specializes in play. FRES won the grant and is receiving a 3-hour workshop on play. Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children’s social and emotional health. Its vision is “When children have opportunities to learn conflict resolution skills, …