Welcome to Frederick Douglass's PTA
STAFF COOKIE EXCHANGE
**UPDATE** If we receive a call from Wayde Byard (Public Information Officer for Loudoun County Public Schools) tonight that school will start late or is cancelled tomorrow, we will update this page with information on how to proceed with cookie donations. We'll also do our best to email each volunteer with further instructions. Stay tuned...
Calling ALL Novice and Expert Cookie Bakers!! Our PTA needs MORE volunteers to bake cookies for the Staff Cookie Exchange on 12/9. If you're interested, please visit our VolunteerSpot link here -http://vols.pt/8xZizw or contact Marcia @ Volunteers@fdespta.org. Details are available in VolunteerSpot!
FDES TEACHER REQUEST FOR HOLIDAY DECORATIONS!!
Mrs. Petrosky, our FDES Music Teacher, is organizing the 5th grade and Star Chorus presentation of the musical "The Nutcracker" on December 12th. She is in need of an artificial tree, lights and decorations. The items are needed after Thanksgiving break (NOW) through the production date. Questions can be emailed to Mrs. Petrosky at Vicki.Petrosky@lcps.org or contact the school at (571) 252-1920. Thank you for considering sharing to help add more 'sparkle' to the show!!
ADVOCATES APPLY HERE!!
Are you interested in education-related policies and initiatives that affect all of our children? Are you interested in representing the VOICE of our school when it comes to policies or issues related to the education of students with disabilities, minority students, or being part of a collaborative dialogue with parents, teachers, School Board members and members of the Loudoun County Public Schools Administrative Team? Piece of cake!
If YES, then we encourage you to volunteer for our PTA Advocacy Chair or related Advocacy Coordinator positions: Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents (LEAP), Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee (MSAAC), or Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC). If interested, please send an email to ExecComm@fdespta.org.
Commitment is minimal: One LCPS-led mtg/month and a few hours the ENTIRE school year working with the PTA board to identify appropriate follow-up actions. Go STARS!
Looking for PTA Chairs, Coordinators, and Points Of Contact (POCs)
Are you interested in being a Leader in our award-winning PTA? Leaders in our PTA come in all shapes and sizes as: Stay At Home Mothers/Fathers (SAHM/Fs), Working Parents, Teachers, School Staff (non-Teachers), Single Parents, ESL Parents, Bilingual Parents or just anyone that cares and supports the well-being of our children. In the vein of being inclusive, we decided to open ALL positions on the PTA for any (dues-paying) PTA member interested in volunteering. The OPEN positions are:
Chair, Advocacy Committee
--Special Education Advisory
Committee (SEAC) Point of Contact
--Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents
(LEAP)Point of Contact
--Legislation/Education (School Board
/Board of Supervisors) Point of Contact
--STAR Scholars Coordinator
--STAR Helpers Coordinator
--Family Engagement Coordinator
Any member interested in filling any of the positions listed above should contact the PTA Executive Board at Board@fdespta.org.