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FOX PTA NEWSFLASH 2/22/2018

URGENT - We Need You!

Run for the Arts Coordinator and Committee Needed

Contact PTA Volunteer Coordinator for more info! michellef.pta@gmail.com

FOX IS POPPIN' WITH BOX TOPS - Contest Ending 2/28/18

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Contest is coming to an end on 2/28, so get your clipped box tops in! Bundle Box Tops in baggies of 10 or 50 or glue them to a game board. Clearly label game board or baggie with FIRST and LAST name and teacher. Drop off baggies to your teacher or Box Top Dropbox.

PRIZES will be awarded to the top classes in K-2 and 3-5. Individual prizes will be given to the top 3 students who turn in the most Box Tops.

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FOX DANCE - SAVE THE DATE

4/20/18, 5:30 TO 8:00PM

GIVE PEACE & KINDNESS A DANCE! Fox families are invited to a groovy dance party featuring our favorite professional DJ, Build-A-Fox, Earth day Craft, and more!!

Build-A-Fox order forms and details will be sent home in Friday folders soon. All students and siblings who wish to participate must pre-order prior to the dance.

This is a favorite event of families! We hope to see you there!

First Friday SPIRIT DAY

3/2/18

Show your school spirit!

Wear red or your Fox Spirit Shirts!

FOX YEARBOOK SALES

Last Call! Get your orders in!

If you do not have the order form, please send a $16 check made out to "Dorothy Fox PTA" and include a note that the funds are for a yearbook purchase and include your students name and teacher name.

Last Day to Turn in Orders: March 2nd

This is the only time to purchase a yearbook.

SPIRIT DAY - 3/14/18

Career Dress Up Day at Fox!

Students are encouraged to dress up in the career of their choice. "What do you want to be when you grow up?"

NOMINATION COMMITTEE NEEDED!

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We are looking for 3 PTA members to be on the nomination committee to help go through the nominations and recruit the most qualified people for the PTA positions of President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary for next year 2017-2018.

Contact our PTA Volunteer Coordinator at michellef.pta@gmail.com

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5th GRADE FAMILIES -

SAVE THE DATE

5th Grade Celebration - Jumping to Middle School!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Time, cost and transportation details coming soon. This is a PTA sponsored event. We will need volunteer parents to make make this fun celebration a success!

Please contact Kristina Helm at khelmpta@outlook.com with questions, volunteer and if you would like to donate towards this event.

FOX ITEMS ON THE CEF AUCTION

Bidding Ends February 28th

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There are Fox items on the CEF online Auction, with all proceeds going right back into Camas schools!

3rd Grade Art! Beautifully handcrafted wood decoupage wall art created by students of Dorothy Fox. The 3rd Grade students of Mrs. Mary LeFore and Mrs. Kimberly Daniels created a beautiful piece to surely brighten anyone's day! This piece measures 19 1/2"x 22 1/2" and comes ready to hang!

Story Time with Dr. Sork! Fox Family Fleece Blanket crafted by Dorothy Fox’s Principal, Dr. Sork. Each new blanket owner can have a story time session where Dr. Sork will come to your home to read some favorite books together.

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Macaya Soccer Camp will be ran by Dan Macaya (husband of our very own 4th grade Fox teacher Mrs. Macaya) with the help of college soccer players. Focus on technical development, speed and agility, positive attitude and strong work ethic.

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CLICK HERE: Anyone can bid! Visit CEF Online Auction to Bid now and please check out all of the other times available!

https://ggo.mobi/r/index.php?sl=showyourloveforcef2018&s=fox&cat=reset&strt=50#

STEAM NIGHT - SAVE THE DATE

MARCH 7TH

Save the date for STEAM Night at Fox! Science fair projects, robotics, a “maker space” area where kids can build a musical instrument with their imagination, 4-H.

Library Book Fair

4/17/18 - 04/20/18

Be sure to mark your calendar! This year's Book Fair will take place April 17th - 20th. And for the first time EVER, the Book Fair will also be open during the all-school dance Friday night, April 20th!

This year the Spring Book Fair will raise money to support the Dorothy Fox Library!

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RECYCLE CHALLENGE - TREX COMPANY PLASTIC FILM RECYCLING CHALLENGE THROUGH 4/15/18

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The 2017-2018 Trex Company Plastic Film Recycling Challenge is in full swing at several Camas Schools! The challenge begins each year on #AmericaRecyclesDay, November 15, and lasts until April 15, with winners announced on #EarthDay (started by Camas native Denis Hayes), April 22. About the program: Every year hundreds of schools across the nation compete against each other to recycle the most plastic film. In addition to providing a better understanding and appreciation for the importance of recycling, Trex will donate a high-performance composite bench to the winning school, and bestow honorary awards to every school that participates.

Let's show kindness to the earth and Recycle together! Acceptable clean plastics can be dropped off at Fox. A collection bin is located in the hallway by the front office.

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STAY IN THE LOOP!

Visit our Calendar for more important dates and visit our website for more information! www.dorothyfoxpta.com

Questions? Email us at ptadorothyfox@gmail.com

SPRINKLE KINDNESS WHEREVER YOU GO

YOU SHOP, FOX EARNS DONATIONS at NO EXTRA COST TO YOU!

WOW!! Fox has already earned $177.82 from Amazon Smile and Fred Meyer! Thank you to everyone who is already signed up for this free program! Signing up is simple, just add Dorothy Fox PTA to your existing Amazon account and your existing Fred Meyer Rewards card! See detailed instructions above.

www.smile.amazon.com

www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards

NEED HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS? WANT TO LABEL NEW ITEMS WITH YOUR CHILD'S NAME? WANT TO MAKE LESS VISITS TO THE SCHOOLS LOST AND FOUND?

Oliver's Labels

Labels for your kids clothing, backpacks, lunchboxes, school supplies or personal items. Options for waterproof, dishwasher safe, microwave safe, freezer safe, and laundry safe. Stick on and peel off when your ready to remove.

BEST PART is if you use our link, 20% goes back to DOROTHY FOX PTA! Use the link below for details and for Oliver's Labels to give back to Fox PTA. www.oliverslabels.com/dorothyfoxpta

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