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Principal Notes

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PRINCIPAL NOTES - NOVEMBER 18

DATES TO REMEMBER

No School for Thanksgiving Break - November 23-25

Here is the newly updated 2022-2023 Falmouth School Calendar

The Falmouth Elementary School day begins at 8:50am and dismissal begins at 3:05pm. Students need to be signed in by parents when arriving after 8:50. Please come into the vestibule to sign your child/children in. Thank you for your attention to this safety matter.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are thankful for our FES families and wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

Nurse Office Request

The nurse’s office is looking for clothing donations. If you happen to be cleaning out closets, we could really use some boys’ or unisex pants. Sweatpants or stretchy athletic pants are preferable. We currently are running low on all sizes.  Thanks so much!

SCHOOL COMMUNITY NEWS

Falmouth Elementary School PTO

Hot Chocolate Drive for Falmouth Food Pantry

November 28 - December 2: It's the Holidays and everyone needs a little warmth and cheer! Please help us collect unopened cans/boxes of instant hot chocolate with no marshmallows please for the Falmouth Food Pantry. Drop off in the FES Front Entryway the week after Thanksgiving.

Playground Meetup

Sunday, December 4 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm: Come one, come all and meet your FES friends! Join us for Playground Meet-ups the first Sunday of every month throughout the school year, weather permitting!

PTO Meeting: Tuesday, December 13 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Our next meeting will take place via ZOOM! Join other parents on the second Tuesday of every month to learn about the many initiatives underway to benefit our FES students and community. 

Can't make this one? Click here to view the full schedule and mark your calendar for future meetings!

Holiday Gift Planning? We've got you covered! 

The FES PTO has partnered again this year with SilverGraphics for an Online Art Shop where you can order personalized products such as journals, magnets, ceramic mugs, canvas totes, and ornaments. This year though, YOU upload any of your child's favorite artwork and photos straight from your camera to order beautiful, personalized keepsakes!
 
Visit https://www.silvergraphics.com/shop/ Enter Access Code FE22Art
Now through November 30!

Don’t miss your chance to support the FHS Class of 2023’s Project Graduation!

yellow Yeti drink tumbler with Falmouth logo on it

The new Falmouth Yeti tumbler is on sale for $45 now through November 26th or while quantities last. Order pick up dates are December 19th and 20th at FHS!

Place your Yeti order at: https://checkout.square.site/buy/6QLCQY32UT2ODU4JGL4Q364W

A perfect gift for parents/caregivers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, coaches, and students for the holidays, birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, teacher/coach appreciation gifts and graduation. This bright, sunny, reusable 20 oz Yeti tumbler will keep your hot beverages hot and your cold beverages cold on morning commutes or on the sidelines at a favorite sporting event or activity. Yetis are etched with newly designed Navigators logo showcasing the ship’s wheel and the schools’ longitude and latitude. 

Proceeds will go to Project Graduation for the Class of 2023, a chemical/alcohol-free celebration on graduation night. Show your school spirit, champion a great cause, support Falmouth Schools’ commitment to sustainability and the environment and make someone special smile. Questions: email fhseniorweek2023@gmail.com. 

Visit the Community Bulletin Board for youth sports and other community events. 

CONTACTS

Stacy White, Principal (K-2)
Ryan Patrie, Principal (3-5)  
Karen Walker, Assistant Principal (K-2)  
Chelsea Hunnewell, Assistant Principal (3-5)  

FES Main Number: 207-781-3988
FES Nurse Direct Line: 207-347-3152
District Transportation: 207-321-0030
FES Website: fes.falmouthschools.org

PLEASE NOTE: If you have items for the notes please email Dee Langley, Administrative Assistant (3-5) by 10am on Thursday for the notes that will now be going out on Friday afternoon. Items for the Community Bulletin Board should be sent to Helen Hogeback, Assistant to the Superintendent.