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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Important Dates coming up

Thursday, Oct 1 - Panther Pride Day
Students without a written discipline referral the previous month are invited to wear school colors instead of their uniform (red, black or silver).

Friday, Oct 2 - Dress down for $1
All students may dress out of uniform for a donation of $1.  Students who do no participate, must wear their normal uniform.

There are many middle school sports events coming up, please come out to support our teams!  Here is a link to more athletics information: http://www.kcpublicschools.org/Page/4072

All school fundraiser begins this week with World's Finest Chocolate.  All items cost $6, order forms and money due Oct. 9.  Orders will delivered 3 weeks later.

Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up Oct 15 from 10:30-6:30.  We hope to see everyone there!


Monday, September 28, 2015

Contact your Grade Level Reps

If you have questions and would like to talk to another parent, Grade Level Representatives are parents who have volunteered to help coordinate the flow of information between the administration and teachers to parents throughout each grade level.  You can use the email addresses below to contact them.  Please mention FLA in the subject line of your email.

Kindergarten
Rebecca Glaser
Michele Comtois
Contact: flakcmo+gradeKrep@gmail.com

1st Grade
Stacy Viveros-Schmidt
Michele Armstrong
Contact: flakcmo+grade1rep@gmail.com

2nd Grade
Maxine Williams
Contact: maxine.williams2@icloud.com

3rd Grade
Philomena Harshaw King
Kim Valdivia
Contact: flakcmo+grade3rep@gmail.com

4th Grade
Lisa Gooden
Mattie Madison
Contact: flakcmo+grade4rep@gmail.com

5th Grade
Erwin Ardiles
Yvette Herrera
Contact: yherrera1205@yahoo.com

6th Grade
Bonnie Garcia
Ebony Bell
Contact: flakcmo+grade6rep@gmail.com

7th Grade
Krystal Pittman
Julie Valdivia
Contact: flakcmo+grade7rep@gmail.com

8th Grade
Melissa Crawford
Stephanie de la Torre
Contact: flakcmo+grade8rep@gmail.com


Yearbook Orders Discounted until Sept 30

The Treering yearbook company has announced a sale!  If you purchase your yearbook online by Sept 30, you will receive a 15% discount. For this limited time, you can purchase a yearbook for $15 instead of $20!  Information is available on the FLA website or in the front office.

Here is a link with more info: Treering 2015-2016 Yearbook

Friday, September 18, 2015

CARNIVAL TONIGHT!!

Carnival will be held TONIGHT on the school grounds. It will be held rain or shine! We will still have inflatables and games. Tickets are 5 for $1 or a wristband for unlimited games is only $10. Taco Dinner and concession sales will go on as scheduled. Taco dinner plate is $5 and drinks and concessions are $1. Spirit wear orders are due tomorrow and there will be a table at the carnival where you can turn in Spirit Wear orders. Please note that the Carnival starts at 5:00. Students must be picked up after school unless they are in LINC, they may not stay between 4 and 5 unless you have been contacted by a teacher. Thank you!  We are looking forward to seeing everyone here for this fun event!!

Carnaval se celebrará esta noche en la escuela. Se llevará a cabo no importa el clima! Todavía tendremos brinca brincas y juegos. Los boletos para los juegos son 5 por $1 o una pulsera para juegos sin límite es de sólo $10. Taco cena y concesión comercial se sigue tal como estaba previsto. Los platos del taco son de $5 y concesiones y bebidas son de $1. Mañana es la fecha límite para los pedidos de ropa del espíritu (Spirit Wear) y habrá una mesa en el Carnaval donde puede entregar sus  órdenes. Tenga en cuenta que el carnaval comienza a las 5:00 hasta las 8 de la noche. Se debe recoger los estudiantes después de la escuela a menos que estén en LINC o ha hablado con algún profesor, los alumnos no pueden quedarse entre 4 y 5. ¡Gracias!  Esperamos verlos a todos aquí por este divertido evento!!!!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Important Dates coming up

Spirit Wear orders due Sept 18
Fall Carnival Sept 18 from 5-8pm
Spirit Day (Hat Day) Sept 18
No School Sept 25
Panther Pride Day Oct 1
Parent Teacher Conferences  Oct 15 from 10:30-6:30
PTO Meeting Oct 22 at 6pm
Picture Day Oct 23
3rd Grade Music Program  Oct 29 at 6pm
Fall Parties & Dance Oct 30 at 10:30 (early dismissal at 12:30)

PTO Officers and Committee Chairs

Thank you to everyone who came to the PTO meeting this week.  If you were unable to attend, the agenda and minutes have been posted here: http://flakc.blogspot.com/p/pto-meeting-agenda.html

We elected officers to serve during the 2015-2016 year, and several parents have also stepped up as committee chairs as well.  Thank you for the service!

Co-Chairs
Lindsey Baker
Nichole Kane

Vice-Chair
Shannon Bradford

Treasurer
Juan Martinez

Secretary
Lisa Gooden

Carnival Committee
Julia Valdivia
Melissa Crawford

Beautification
Matt Bunch

Box-Tops
Cindy Farrow

Uniform Exchange
Krystal Pitts

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Spirit Wear orders due Friday, Sept 18

Spirit Wear orders are due this Friday, Sept 18.  Cash or Money Order only, no checks.  Spirit wear can be worn any day in place of a student's uniform.



Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Volunteer Sign-up Survey - Registro de Voluntarios de FLA

Use our online survey to volunteer for a PTO Committee!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DVFDMLC

If you would like to sign up to be a room parent or serve as a volunteer on any of the PTO committees, please fill out our online survey.  If you already signed up at Back to School Night or the last PTO meeting, you do not need to fill out this form again.  Thank you for everything you do to help our students succeed!

Si desea registrarse para ser representante de salón o ser voluntario en alguno de los comités, por favor llene este formato. ¡Si usted ya lo llenó y envió a la escuela, le damos las gracias por toda su ayuda y por contribuir al éxito de nuestros estudiantes!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DVFDMLC

Carnival this Friday, Sept 18!

We need everyone's help to make the Carnival this Friday a success!  This is our biggest fundraiser of the year!  Please sign-up to help the day of the Carnival here: http://vols.pt/xZQFW5


Monday, September 14, 2015

PTO Meeting September 15 at 6pm

We hope you can make it to our PTO meeting Tuesday, Sept 15 at 6pm.  Childcare will be available.

Topics to be discussed include:

Title 1
By-laws
Officer elections
Committees
Carnival
Book Fair
PTO Blog and Volunteer Survey
Volunteer opportunities for Picture Day and KC School Fair

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Help make the Carnival SHINE!

The Carnival is in less than 2 weeks.  If we are going to pull it off, we need EVERYONE's help!!!!

Please sign-up to help the day of the Carnival here: http://vols.pt/xZQFW5

There are lots of jobs to choose from: set-up, games, volunteer table, face painting, tear-down, etc.

We are also in need of the following items for games/prizes:ases of cans of soda
2 L Bottles of Soda
bags of snack size Takis
Tissue Paper & Streamers for decorating
Individually Wrapped Snacks for the Snack Walk (snack cakes, chips, packaged cookies)
Dum Dum Suckers
Mexican Spicy Suckers
Prizes for games (party favor type items)

You may drop these off in the front office anytime.

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El carnaval es en menos de 2 semanas. Si vamos a llevarlo a cabo, necesitamos la ayuda de todos !!!!

Inicia sesión para ayudar el día del Carnaval aquí: http://vols.pt/xZQFW5

Hay un montón de puestos de trabajo para elegir: set-up, juegos, mesa de voluntarios, pintura de caras, desmontaje, etc.

También estamos en necesidad de los siguientes elementos para juegos / premios:
casos de latas de refresco
2 L Botellas de Soda
bolsas de tamaño de bocado Takis
Papel de seda para la decoración
Snacks Individualmente envueltos por el Snack Walk (pastelitos, papas fritas, galletas empaquetadas)
Dum Dum Suckers
Suckers picantes mexicanas
Los premios para los juegos (artículos tipo favor de fiesta)

Usted puede dejar esto en la oficina en cualquier momento.