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					                                              PTA Newsletter
                             Fallbrook Street School
                                                                                                                                               December 2007
                                                 President’s News
       Important Dates
                                                Seasons Greetings!
             December                           I‟d like to provide an update as to what‟s been going around campus… This fall we had a
          6 -Report Cards                       number of fantastic assemblies! The children enjoyed a classical music concert
     20 – PTA Meeting @ 8:15                    presented by the Music Society. The Wild Animal Park provided the children with an
        20 – Student Store                      opportunity to see, touch, and pretend to be animals! 2nds graders went on a walking
          21 Break Begins                       field trip to see “Grease” at Mission Theater. During Red Ribbon Week, we planted an
            January 2008                        Ornamental Carrot tree located near the main entrance. The tree represents our
         7 – School Resumes                     efforts at making good choices and was generously donated from Santa Margarita
          17 - PTA Meeting                      Nursery. And earlier this month students from Fallbrook High School performed a sign
                                                language assembly. And, 1st graders went on a walking field trip to see “Scrooge” @
  Box Tops for Education                        Mission Theater. Be sure to talk with your child(ren) about these fabulous assemblies
                                                and encourage them to share their experiences.
                                                Next time you are on FSS campus, take a moment to look at the glass case located by
                                                the office. PTA will be using the case to display photos from recent school
    Congratulations FSS!                        events/assemblies.
    1242 Box Tops have been                     Thank you to all that have contributed so far this year! We are thankful for your
    collected so far this year!                 participation and grateful for the donation of your time and energy!
         Keep clipping!!!                       In January, PTA will have both AM and PM meetings in effort to accommodate parents
   Each one is worth 10 Cents!                  that have not been able to attend our AM meetings. We hope to see many more new
  Turn them into your teacher.                  faces at PTA meetings in 2008! Have a safe and happy holiday season!
  Congratulations to Mrs. Arias‟
  class for collecting the most                 2007-2008 PTA Executive Board
            Box Tops!                           President: Valerie Armet
 Thank you to those who helped                  Vice President: Ariana Kiesel                                     Innisbrook Update
 collect and count all those Box                Secretary: Amy Hoffman                        Congratulations to Mrs. Hanson‟s, Mrs. Schwenke‟s and
                                                Treasurer: Randi Schwab                      Mr. Acevedo‟s classes for having the highest sales in the
              Tops!
                                                                                                              Innisbrook Fundraiser!
     Report Cards!!! were sent home on                                                           Thank you to all volunteers who helped make this
   December 6th! Make sure to check your                                                                fundraiser a HUGE success for FSS!
child‟s backpack daily and congratulate them
  on any/all progress made so far this year!                         Join PTA!!!
 Thank you to all that have joined PTA for our school! The number-one reason to join the Parent Teacher Association is to
 benefit your child. In doing so, you also help your school. But there are many more advantages. Here are just a few:
 Get Connected. There‟s no better way to know what‟s happening in your school!
 Discover Great Resources. PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well as students.
 Tap into a Network. PTA functions provide opportunities to meet other parents and teachers.
 Watch yourself Grow. By volunteering with your PTA, you gain valuable experiences and personal confidence. It‟s an
 opportunity to put your skills and hobbies to good use for a good cause.
 Speak Up. Because PTA is a forum for exchanging ideas, you are encouraged to make suggestions and more effectively
 suggest change at your child‟s school.
 Help Your Child Succeed. PTA fosters parent involvement. Parent involvement has been proven by three decades of research
 to be the greatest predictor of student success.
 Witness Improvement. By getting involved at school you‟ll be part of the solution, helping to make positive changes.
 Be A Role Model.
 Be a Role Model. By becoming a PTA member, you‟ll be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education.
 When you join FSS PTA, your membership $ goes directly to: In-School Assemblies, Family Fun Night, Red Ribbon Week, Read
 Across America, grade level field trips, prizes in Student Store, and Teacher Appreciation Week.
 FSS PTA would like to thank the following people for donating $25 or more toward our membership drive/campaign:
                                Lourdes Dominguez                   Laurie Kelly                              Sandy Norton
                                Josefina Gomez                      Xavier Minnamn                            Margarita Velasco
                                Kathy Hauck                         David & Shannon Moran                     Joseph & Sarah Ward

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