PTA Reflections… it’s “Within Reach”

It’s Reflections Time! There’s a flyer in your student’s folder, but here’s what you need to know…

-All entries are due Friday, November 3!
-Guidelines, official rules, and entry forms can be found on the TXPTA website: http://www.txpta.org/reflections-participation
-All entries must be the original work of the student and must support the theme “Within Reach.”
-Artistic categories include: dance choreography, literature, film production, photography, visual arts, and music composition.

So, let those kids get creative, have fun, and please let us know if you have any questions!

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We’re gonna have a “grand” time!

Hey, Falcon Parents! Don’t forget to turn in your Grandparents’ Day form AND stay tuned for volunteer opportunities! There are extra copies of the flyer in the FES office if anyone has lost theirs. Can’t wait to meet those “grands”!

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Spirit Store is THIS Friday!

FES Spirit Store will be open this Friday, 7:25 – 8:15 a.m., and during recess for each grade in room C-5. Parents are welcome to shop anytime with or without your student from 11:10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. We have some cute spirit wear available, so send money with your child or stop on by!

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Fun Run is Tomorrow!

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It’s Screening Time!

We are needing Parent/Guardian volunteers to assist in Hearing/Vision Screenings on September 12th and 13th.  There are one-hour time slots available and we would appreciate if you could lend a hand!
Here’s how to sign up to be one of Nurse Nelson’s screening helpers (in 3 easy steps):

1. Click here to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com.

2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)

3. Sign up! Choose your spots – SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

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Flag Day is September 8

Mark your calendars: Flag Day is September 8. This is always such a sweet, patriotic event, so mark those calendars!

 

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A little background on Box Tops!

Have you been saving up those Box Tops for Education? Well, send ’em in! Just make sure to pay attention to the expiration dates (we can’t accept expired ones) and clip as close to the edge as possible. Then, place them in a plastic bag marked with your child’s full name and teacher’s name! New to the Box Top game? We understand: watch this video for more information!

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Amazon Smile Makes Us Smile!

Amazon Smile really helped our fundraising efforts last year. The concept is simple: Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of an item to Florence if it’s purchased through Amazon Smile. Your Prime benefits are available on Amazon Smile and the products are all the same. Just visit Amazon Smile, locate PTA Texas Congress 5710 Florence Elementary, and help your school earn while you shop! As always, THANK YOU for all of your support!

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Last year, we raised $3000… just by shopping!

A little effort goes a long way in helping earn money for our school, so we truly appreciate all who participated last year in Kroger Community Rewards, Box Tops for Education and Amazon Smile!

And, if you haven’t re-registered for Kroger Community Rewards for this year, please do so! Just visit www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com and create an account using your email address and Kroger card number. Then select “Florence Elementary School (83369)” as your Community Rewards recipient. Then, go stock up on juice boxes and cheese sticks!

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Don’t waffle (fry) on this decision!

Simply head to the Keller Chick-Fil-A tonight from 5 until 8 p.m. to earn money for our school! Dine in, curbside, and drive-thru all count towards Florence– but only if you mention that you’re from our school (so don’t forget!). This was a very successful Spirit Night last year, and we’re hoping this year will be just as fun… and delicious! See you there!

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