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FOX PTA NEWSFLASH 9/08/2017


PAYBACK BOOK FUNDRAISER

The Payback book fundraiser is currently underway! Each student should have received an envelope with a sample Payback book this week to bring home. Feel free to use the sample book to show people what coupons are offered inside. There are tons of great discount coupons for local businesses (such as grocery stores, restaurants and activity centers) in the Vancouver/Camas area! The sample book can be purchased for $24 or returned to school in your child's envelope. Any additional books that your child sells will be issued at the end of the fundraiser. Students that sell a certain number of books are eligible for really cool prizes!

The fundraiser will run from now until Fri, Sept. 22. Payback books sell for $24 and half of that will go back to support the Dorothy Fox PTA. Checks should be made out to Dorothy Fox PTA.

Please note that students are encouraged only to sell to people they know such as relatives and friends and NOT to strangers.

9/14/17 AT 9:15AM

PTA MEETING - FOX PARENTS, TEACHERS AND STAFF WELCOME!

Our first PTA meeting of the year! All Fox community, parents, teachers, and staff are welcome! Join us to learn more about the PTA, how to become involved and what exciting things will be happening this year. Hear from our PTA president Tammy and our principal Dr. Sork.

Following the meeting will be volunteer training with Dr. Sork. This will be a general orientation and include a tour of the school spaces and resources that volunteers use.

SPIRIT GEAR ORDERS ARE DUE 9/15/17

Fall Spirit Gear orders can be turned into your child's teacher or the front office, due 9/15. We have a fantastic new shirt design to go along with our Kindness campaign this year! You can even order it with Red Glitter Ink! There is also an amazing new tote bag that features a zip top, adjustable handles, and 2 side mesh pockets!

Questions: FoxSpiritGear@gmail.com

SPIRIT DAY - FAVORITE ANIMAL DAY 9/20/17

Wear animal prints, shirts, ears, costumes and whiskers!

Please no items that cover the entire face or would be a distraction in class.

SCHOOL PICTURES AND VISION SCREENING 9/21/17

Please wait to send order packet and money until the actual day of pictures 9/21.

PTA members may also have their pictures taken for volunteer badges.

KINDNESS CAMPAIGN

Our Kindness Campaign kicked off this month to build our community by embracing kindness in all that we do!

Our Fall Reading Festival in October will feature "Wonder" by Raquel J. Palacio. The PTA has gifted "Wonder" and "We're All Wonders" books to the teachers this week.

We also have new Fox Spirit Gear Kindness Shirts available to purchase.

STAY IN THE LOOP - More Important dates!

Please visit our Calendar Website page for additional upcoming dates! Click on the image below for the September and October events summary.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE PRIOR TO VOLUNTEERING IN CLASSROOMS OR AT THE SCHOOL.

To volunteer at any Camas School District school, including Dorothy Fox, submission and approval of a Volunteer Application is required. The application is good for two years, allow up to 5 days for processing. Must be accompanied by a Drivers License. If you are new to the area, the district is asking that you get your WA State Drivers License first, and then submit your application.

Find the Volunteer Application at http://www.camas.wednet.edu/schools-resources/resources/how-to-get-involved/

Ways to Return Application:

1. Submit Scanned Application via email to: renee.wade@camas.wednet.edu

2. Return in person to the Camas School District office 841 NE 22nd Ave

3. Return to Dorothy Fox Elementary

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