Field Day Success

Thank you to our gym teachers- Mr. Cass-Stevens and Mr. Jimmieson- for organizing a wonderful field day for Forestville. We also want to thank all the parents who took time out of their busy schedules to run a station. It was a beautiful day with lots of fun activities.

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Field Day Volunteers Needed

Join us for our annual Field Day program on Thursday, May 30th! We need parent helpers to run stations and keep the fun going. K-3rd graders will have their field day from 9:30 AM -11:15 AM and 4th-6th graders will have theirs from 1:45 PM -3:15 PM. Thank you for your help and support!  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080949AEA629A0FD0-49441992-forestville

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Rise Against Hunger Success

Thank you to all Forestville families who participated in the Rise Against Hunger fundraiser. Forestville and other area schools collectively raised over $13,000. Shown here, the Yetik family joined volunteers from throughout the Langley pyramid to make meals for the Convoy for Hope in the Philippines.

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Great Falls Online Auction

Our annual online auction with local schools, Great Falls and Colvin Run, is coming up in March. We need help reaching out to local businesses and the school for items to offer in our auction. If you have a few hours to help, this is a great work from home volunteer opportunity. Please contact Jeanette Rachman at fundraising ~at~ forestvillepta.org for more information.  

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Thanksgiving Packages for Dranesville Elementary

Each year the Forestville PTA sponsors Thanksgiving Pack for families in need at our sister school, Dranesville Elementary. This will be our 9th year partnering with Dranesville Elementary School in Herndon, who have a significant number of students who receive the “Friday Backpack Program” (food needed at home on weekends).  This year due to greater need than ever we have been asked to provide donations to 140 families. In the past we have provided donations to 92 families due to the generosity of our community. We hope to continue this tradition therefore we ask you to spread the word to your friends, family, co-workers, clubs, etc. in order to meet the need in our community during this holiday season.  Please see the list of items needed to support the families at Dranesville Elementary. Next steps: 1. Sign Up  (please enter your name, email address, and/or group name in the comment box) 2. Purchase items for the donation list. Please place all items together in a bag or box. DROP OFF:  Between 1:00pm – 4:00pm on Sunday, November 19th at Dranesville Elementary School – 1515 Powells Tavern Place Herndon, VA 20170 at the back of the school. Please enter the bus loop from Powells Terrace and drive straight

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Thanksgiving Baskets

In the spirit of gratitude, we also launched our Thanksgiving Baskets program this past week. This year, the need for help is much higher than it has ever been before with a request for 140 baskets. We encourage families, Girl and Boy Scout troops, HOAs and sports teams to consider getting together to create a care package for a family at our sister school at Dranesville Elementary and a few families here at Forestville. The PTA will also be putting together 20 packages at our next General Body Meeting on Thursday, November 9th.

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Cafeteria Volunteers Needed!

The PTA is collaborating with the school to pilot a lunch volunteer program to assist with monitoring and supervising students during their lunch times.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0A4AA4AC2DA0F85-44657196-october?utm_campaign+=&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery#/

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