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FOX PTA NEWSFLASH APRIL 2019

April 10, 2019

SPIRIT DAY

WEAR RED OR FOX SPIRIT GEAR

4/12/19 Friday

 

Join the fun and show your school spirit by wearing red or Fox shirts!

BOX TOPS

 

Congratulations to our top class winners!

  • Mrs. Fish's class - for the 3rd-5th group

  • Mrs. Chases' class - for K-2nd group

Congratulations to our top 3 students!

  • Cooper Stainbrook

  • Chloe Carson

  • Camerson Dawson

 

Thank you to everyone for supporting our Spring Box Tops Contest!

SPIRIT DAY - RAINBOW DAY

4/17/19 Wednesday

Show your school spirit by wearing your grade's color!

 

Rainbow Day Colors:

K-Purple,1st-Orange, 2nd-Blue3rd-Green4th-Yellow, 5th-BlackStaff-Red

Calling all Fox Parents!

FOX PTA MEETING

4/18/19

8:15 am

 

Join us Thursday, April 18th, 8:15am

-Fox Cafeteria

-Everyone is welcome!

 

Meeting Highlighted Topics:

  • Run for the Arts

  • Natural Playground Update

  • Earth Day Celebration Plans

  • Vancouver Metropolitan Arts Acting/Theater Camp After School Program

  • Carnival

  • 5th Grade Party

  • PTA Board Elections

**And yes…there will be donuts so "donut" miss the meeting!!!

EARTH DAY - LUNCH RECESS ACTIVITIES

4/22/19

 

We still need your recycled cardboard egg cartons!  Please drop them off to the PTA office before the 22nd.

 

We are looking for a few volunteers to help out during lunch recesses.  Please email Tammy at tammyspeerpta@gmail.com.

 

We are celebrating Earth Day at Fox in April!  Students can join Fox PTA at lunch recess for garden activities and making recycled bird feeders courtesy of The Backyard Bird Shop 

 

We look forward to educating our students on how they can help our planet and feed our feathered friends! Fox Chooses Kindness!

FOX SCHOOL GARDEN

 

Do you enjoy gardening and working with kids?  Dig in and join our volunteer school garden team!  

 

This month, we will help students plan out their raised garden beds, complete some garden maintenance and get ready to start planting next month. Volunteers are needed to open the school garden to students once a week, during lunch recess time.

 

A brief garden tour and volunteer orientation will take place right after the next PTA meeting on April 18th.  

 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the PTA Garden Chair, Lianne Lauda at liannedfepta@hotmail.com to be added to the garden email distribution list. 

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION

5/15/19, 4:00PM

 

Save the date! Do you have an incoming kindergartner (2019-2020 school year) or know someone who does? Please come to the orientation night and stop by the PTA table to pick up a special gift for your student and sign up for our summer playdate!

SKY ZONE FUNDRAISER

 

Sky Zone is a favorite spring activity and now they have a Ninja Warrior course!

 

Purchase tickets through the Fox PTA for $16 (no tax) for a 60 minute jump session at the Vancouver location.

25% will go back to the PTA.

Order forms were sent home with students or are available in the office.

Funds made will go towards the 5th grade end of the year celebration party at Sky Zone!

5th GRADE CELEBRATION PARTY

AT SKYZONE

6/12/19

 

Save the date 5th Graders! We are excited to celebrate 5th graders who will be jumping to middle school!  Permission slips and waiver details coming soon. 

 

Any questions, or to volunteer, please contact Robyn at robyn.pta@mindtaker.org 

PTA BOARD NOMINATIONS - Nomination Deadline Extended to Monday 4/15!

We need your nominations for the next PTA Board! You can make multiple nominations.

 

Email nominations to ptadorothyfox@gmail.com

or click here to print a nomination form: --->Nomination Form

DOROTHY FOX OHANA CARNIVAL!!!

SAVE THE DATE 5/18/19  

4:00 - 7:00 PM

 

Break out the Hawaiian shirts and save the date! Games, inflatable obstacle course, Hawaiian dancers, and more!

 

Additional information will be sent home soon!

 

PARENT VOLUNTEERS!

We need your help! We must have parents volunteer for this event to happen and be a tiki-rific good time for the kids. Please consider signing up for a shift or two https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0545afaf23a75-ohana 

SPIRIT GEAR ORDERS

If you placed an order, they will be coming home next week (Monday or Tuesday) with your student.

FOX LIBRARY REQUEST

Do you have extra earbuds with a "regular" connector (not the new iPhone connector) that you're not using? We could use them in the DFE Library! Send them in with your student and we'll put them to good use. Any color/quality is fine, we just need the "regular" connector.

SAVE THE DATES

 

COMING IN APRIL 2019

  • 12th: Friday Wear Red/Spirit Gear

  • 17th: Rainbow Day: K-Purple,1st-Orange, 2nd-Blue, 3rd-Green4th-Yellow, 5th-BlackStaff-Red

  • 18th - PTA Meeting 8:15am Fox Cafeteria

  • 22nd - Earth Day Recess Activities

  • 24th - Birthday Table 

COMING IN MAY 2019

  • 6th-10th: National Teacher Appreciation Week

  • 8th: Staff Appreciation Lunch (hosted by PTA) 12:30pm

  • 15th: Spirit Day - Animal Day

  • 15th: Kinder Orientation 4pm (for new students 2019-2020 school year)

  • 16th: PTA Meeting 8:15am Fox Cafeteria

  • 18th: Hawaiian Carnival 4:00-7:00pm

  • 27th: No School - Memorial Day Holiday

  • 29th: Birthday Table

  • 30th - June 14th: Fox Jogging Program 

  • 31st: 5th Grade Track Meet

COMING IN JUNE 2019

  • 6th: Run for the Arts

  • 7th: Friday Wear Red/Spirit Gear

  • 7th: Outdoor BBQ - Students can purchase a BBQ lunch and eat outside (attending parents/family need to bring their own lunch).

  • 12th: 5th Grade Party - Skyzone

  • 12th: Birthday Table

  • 17th: Kindergarten Field Day

  • 18th: 1st-4th Field Day with 5th Grade Helpers

  • 20th: Last Day of School! Hawaiian Dress Up Day and School Assembly (12:10pm release)

SPIRIT DAY REMINDERS FOR 2019

  • April 17th - Rainbow Day: K-Purple,1st-Orange, 2nd-Blue, 3rd-Green4th-Yellow, 5th-BlackStaff-Red

  • May 15th - Animal Day

  • June 20th - Hawaiian Day

Did you know Dorothy Fox PTA has a Facebook page?

Visit us at https://www.facebook.com/www.dorothyfoxpta.org/

Stay connected and informed!

BIRTHDAY BOOK CLUB

Kids enjoy selecting a special book that will be added to the Fox Library collection in honor of their birthday!

 

If you are interested in purchasing a birthday book for your child, please see the form for more information, fill out the form and return to the school. Even if their birthday has already happened, we are happy to celebrate their belated birthday with a book. -->click here for the form or visit www.dorothyfoxpta.com/fox-library 

SCHOOL DROP OFF REMINDERS

 

Please be Safe & Swift!

  • Remember to pull forward all the way.

  • Do not get out of your car, if you need to do this, please park.

  • Have students exit on the passenger side of the car (curbside).

  • Review our website for complete information! https://www.dorothyfoxpta.com/safeandswift

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

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

OLIVER'S LABELS FUNDRAISER

 

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

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

Questions? Email us at ptadorothyfox@gmail.com

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