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FOX PTA NEWSFLASH SEPTEMBER 2020

August 29, 2020

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FOX PTA NEWSFLASH January 2020

January 13, 2020

SPIRIT DAY

1/15/2020 Wednesday 

CRAZY HAIR or HAT DAY

"Crazy for Kindness!"

 

Join the fun to show your school spirit!

Wear your crazy hat or crazy hair! 

 

Please no masks, face coverings, or other items that may be a distraction in class.

DINNER NIGHT OUT

NOODLES & CO

​1/15/2020 

 

Wednesday, January 15th
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Noodles & Co located at:
19151 SE Mill Plain Blvd Ste 106

 

In-Store:
Show paper or digital version of flyer.

Click here for flyer.

 

25% of event sales will be donated to:

Dorothy Fox PTA

Participating fundraiser guests are required to present a valid fundraiser flyer (paper copy or digital image) with each order to receive credit towards the fundraiser. Flyers may not be distributed inside or within the vicinity of the restaurant including, without limitation to, the restaurant parking lot before or during the fundraiser.

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

KILN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

TRAINING ON 2/04/2020

 

Help transform the clay pieces created by our kids into something amazing! Learn how to operate the kiln at Fox! No prior experience needed!

 

We are looking for 5-10 volunteers to fire the clay masterpieces created by our students. This is a fun way to volunteer and after your training, the volunteering can be done when it is easiest for you!

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Amanda at jurababy2@gmail.com.

 

Kiln Training will take place at Fox on Tuesday, February 4TH 2:00 - 2:30 - meet at the red couches.

Volunteer will load the kiln to fire the clay and later to fire the glaze on the relief tiles.

Kiln Firing will kick-off on February 4 (a sign-up for kiln loading/unloading will be available at the training). 

 

**Volunteers must have an approved volunteer application on file with the school district.

DOROTHY FOX CLAY ART PROJECT

All School Clay Artist in Residence

 

Volunteers Needed

Dorothy Fox students will be able to work with clay and make their own unique relief tile! Each student will get four sessions with Karie Oakes, a professional artist. While learning the basics of working with clay, children will create a three-dimensional self-portrait.

 

Click on the SignUp Genius link for classroom volunteer opportunities for your child's class and more information. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0545afaf23a75-dorothy11 

 

This art experience is brought to you by funds raised through Run for the Arts! Thank you!

 

**Volunteers must have an approved volunteer application on file with the school district.

YEARBOOK ORDERS
COMING SOON!

 

Yearbook sales coming in February!  Order forms will come home January 31st and you will also be able to order online!

 

PLEASE HELP US WITH YEARBOOK PICTURES

**IF YOU ARE VOLUNTEERING FOR THE CLAY ART PROJECT, PLEASE EMAIL US A FEW PICTURES OF THE CLASS IN ARTISTIC ACTION! Thank you!!

FOX FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

SAVE THE DATE

2/07/2020 (FRIDAY)

6:00 - 8:00 pm

 

Doors open at 5:45, movie starts at 6:00pm

 

JOIN US FOR A FUN FAMILY NIGHT AT FOX! 

We will be showing ABOMINABLE in the gym and have a couple craft stations available!

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult, this is not a drop off event.

 

Wear your comfy clothes or pajamas! Feel free to bring a pillow and blanket! 

 

FREE ADMISSION AND POPCORN!!

Pizza, drinks, and candy will be available for purchase. 

PTA HIGHLIGHTS

QUICK RECAP OF 2019 AND THINGS TO COME IN 2020! 

With your amazing help, the PTA has accomplished some great things for the school.  Thank you!

 

Highlights of 2019

  • School Safety Preparedness Backpacks

  • Driveline Safety Signs

  • PTA Website

  • Spelling City

  • Raz Kids 

  • Math Bridges

  • New Curriculum Support

  • Pump and Playground Equipment

  • Kinder Back to School Books

  • Reading Night

  • Assemblies & Field Trip Support

  • Teacher Discretionary Funds

  • Birthday Table

  • Spirit Wear

  • Safety Patrol Support

  • Staff Appreciation​

Highlights of Things to Come in 2020

  • Movie Night

  • 5th Grade Track Meet Shirts

  • 5th Grade End of the Year Celebration

  • School Dance

  • Field Day Support

  • Running Program Support

  • SLT and Student Volunteer Appreciation Support

  • Yearbook

  • Run for the Arts

  • Natural Playground

  • Garden

  • Teacher Grants

NO SCHOOL

1/20/2020: Martin Luther King Day Observed

1/27/2020: Grading Day

SPIRIT DAY REMINDERS

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND JOIN THE FUN!

  • January 15th – Crazy Hair/Crazy Hat: Crazy for Kindness!

  • February 19th – Fancy Day: Glitter, Sparkle, Fancy, Shine….but most of all be KIND!

  • March 18th – Animal Day: Be kind to every-kind, not just mankind.

  • April 22nd – Disney/Star Wars/Marvel Day: Believe in the magic of kindness!

  • May 20th – Rainbow Day: K~Purple, 1st~Orange, 2nd~Blue, 3rd~Green, 4th~Yellow, 5th & Staff~Red: Acts of Kindness are the Rainbows in Life!

  • June – Last Day of School – Hawaiian Day: Ride the Wave of Kindness!

WEAR RED OR FOX SPIRIT WEAR THE 1ST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH!
Fox Rocks Kindness!

CAMAS COMMUNITY EDUCATION

 

This is not PTA, but we wanted to make sure to pass on the Winter Brochure from Camas Community Ed!

 

Lots of fun programs including some that will happen at Fox!

http://communityed.camas.wednet.edu/

DOROTHY FOX ELEMENTARY INSTAGRAM 

 

NEW: Calling all Instagram users!

Dr. Sork has started an Instagram account for Dorothy Fox Elementary. This is to keep you informed about Fox happenings. It is a great place to hear more about what goes on during school hours!

https://www.instagram.com/dorothyfoxelementary/

STAY IN THE LOOP - More Important dates!

Please visit our Calendar Website page for additional upcoming dates, to view the fox calendar and the school district calendar!

 

Coming Up:

 

January

  • 15th: Spirit Day – Crazy hair/hat day

  • 15th: Dinner Night Out - Noodles & Co

  • 20th: No School –Martin Luther King Day

  • 27th: No School - Grading Day

  • 29th: Birthday Table (January & July Birthdays)

February

  • 7th: Spirit Day – First Friday Wear Red/Spirit Gear

  • 7th: Fox Family Night - Movie Night 6-8pm

  • 13th: PTA General Meeting - All Welcome 8:15am

  • 3rd: Yearbook Sales Begin

  • 14th: No School (unless inclement weather make-up)

  • 17th: No School - Presidents' Day

  • 19th: Spirit Day - Fancy Day

  • 26th: Birthday Table (February & August Birthdays)

--Looking for the Camas School District Calendar?  Click Here!

AMAZON & FRED MEYER REWARDS

 

PLEASE SIGN UP TO SUPPORT DOROTHY FOX PTA!

 

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

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

 SPRINKLE KINDNESS WHEREVER YOU GO!

Questions?

Email us at ptadorothyfox@gmail.com

 

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