FERNBANK'S WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST!

THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES

TUESDAY SEPTEMEBER 5, 2017

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS START TODAY!

Our fall semester for after school clubs  starts today. A few clubs are starting later this month, like walking and running club, for example. Emails were sent to parents with participants in those clubs not starting this week.

  • Please send an extra snack and water bottle for your child if he/she is participating in an after school club.

  • Please be ready to pick your child up from the front office right when his/her club dismisses. 

  • Children who have not been picked up within 10 minutes of their club's dismissal will be sent to aftercare and a $15 drop-in fee will be charged.

INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL PHOTOS

Individual school photos will take place this week! Teachers sent home notices with the specific day that your child's photo will be taken - either Wednesday September 6th, Thursday the 7th, or Friday the 8th. 

Thank you to those parents who have volunteered to lend our fabulous photographer a hand. We still have a couple time slots for Wednesday yet to fill. Click here to sign up - we appreciate it!

ON THE SCENE WITH DR GREEN IS BACK!

The Superintendent of our DeKalb County School District, Dr. R. Stephen Green, will be holding 5 "On the Scene with Dr. Green" meetings this school year. The first will be at Cedar Grove High School on September 21st.

 

These meetings rotate location and are open to everyone who has an interest in DeKalb County Schools. Dr. Green provides an opportunity to answer your questions. Meetings start promptly at 7pm!

Download this flyer for all dates and locations.

PTA COMMITTEE HEAD MEETING WEDNESDAY MORNING

A quick reminder to our PTA committee heads. We have a committee head meeting at 7:45 am in the front office conference room tomorrow morning. Please fill out your Plan of Work forms (see the email from Beth Collums) prior to the meeting if possible. See you there!

FERNBANK MEN'S BASKETBALL LEAGUE!

Calling all Fernbank dads and neighbors! Relive your glory days or just have fun playing a laid back pick up ball game. The Fernbank Men's Basketball League is here! 

 

  • Begins September 24th and ends before Thanksgiving

  • Games are Sundays at 7pm and 8pm at the Fernbank Gym 

  • Open to All and All skill levels welcome

  • $125 registration fee - All proceeds support Fernbank Elementary!

Fill out this survey if you're interested or email a neighbor the link to join in!

Email beth.collums@gmail.com with any questions

DRUID HILLS COMMUNITY PICNIC

The Druid Hills community and the Olmstead Linear Parks invite Fernbank families to join your friends and neighbors for a casual, community picnic in the park!  

  • Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017

  • Time: 4:00- 7:00 PM

  • Where: Dellwood Park, as part of the Linear Parks in Druid Hills, across from SPARK - 1775 Ponce de Leon Avenue

  • What: Picnic and family games with neighbors

  • Food:  Bring your own picnic & blankets or, food is also for sale from food trucks (Yumbi and one more) and Ice cream trucks

  • Sponsored by: Druid Hills Civic Association (DHCA) and Olmstead Linear Parks Association (OLPA)

  • Restrooms: portable ones provided

 

Click here for more information and to register to attend.

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FOR UPCOMING EVENTS

For any questions related to PTA programs/events or to provide feedback, please email our co-presidents Cindy Spalding and Beth Collums at fernbankelementarypta@gmail.com

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