• Friday News
    November 17, 2017

    DONUTS WITH DADS
    Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning for some colossal donuts, coffee, juice, and – of course – good conversation. We counted 538 in attendance – an increase over last year’s total of 505. We hope that everyone had a good time, because we certainly did! Thanks to our Parent Liaison, Donna Lineburger, and our Media Specialists, Sandra Hood and Laura Haft, for organizing and hosting Donuts With Dads.

    FARMWELL’S GIVING TREE
    Farmwell is pleased to offer a Giving Tree, to assist families in need this season. Students and parents may visit the Giving Tree in the Farmwell library, select an ornament, fill in the form near the tree, and take the ornament with you. (New this year is our virtual giving tree; click HERE to select an item.)

    After purchasing the item, attach the paper ornament (or code from the virtual Giving tree) to the UNWRAPPED item and return it to the big box in the school library. All gifts need to be returned to the school by Monday, December 11. All gifts go to children of Farmwell Station families. If you have any questions, please contact Karen at karenpta@yahoo.com or Donna at donna.lineburg@lcps.org. Thank you for your generosity!

    YEARBOOKS AVAILABLE ONLINE
    Even though the in-person sale has ended for the yearbook this year, students can still order online; just click HERE, or see the link at the bottom of this message, or on the Farmwell website. The cost is $35. (This can be a great gift for your student or family.)

    COOKIE WALK FOR BRHS PROJECT GRADUATION, DEC. 2
    Broad Run High School is sponsoring a Cookie Walk on December 2, 9:00AM – 1:00PM at Fitwize 4 Kids, 21720 Red Rum Drive in Ashburn. Cookies are $8 per dozen and all proceeds from the sale benefit Project Graduation, the traditional all-night party for graduating seniors. A flyer is attached to this message, and posted HERE on Peachjar.

    REGISTER FOR STEP UP LOUDOUN YOUTH COMPETITION, DEC. 15
    We’d like to remind you again about this great opportunity for students to enter a project in Step Up Loudoun. Entries are due December 15. Students identify an issue, and then do something about it. Projects are judged at an event on April 15 at the LCPS Administration Building and students who progress to the final event on April 15 have a chance to win cash and recognition. Step Up Loudoun fully supports and embraces our One To The World and Project Based Learning objectives. Students may work individually, or as a team, and they may work with teachers, parents, counselors – or other adults.

    For more information, click HERE. To read about the 2016 winner, Peers and Students Taking Action (PASTA), click HEREA flyer is attached to this message, and is also posted HERE on Peachjar.

    LUNCH SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR NOV. 20
    Please note the following changes to the lunch schedule for Monday, November 20. (This is for Monday only):

    Sixth Grade                11:40 – 12:18
    Seventh Grade           12:24 – 1:02
    Eighth Grade              1:08 – 1:46

    REPORT CARDS POSTED IN PARENTVUE, NOV. 15
    Check your ParentVUE account for report cards, as report cards will not be mailed or distributed in printed form until final report cards. If you need help with ParentVUE, please call the Main Office at 571-252-2320.

    PTA REFLECTIONS ART COMPETITION ENTRIES DUE NOV. 20
    Please submit all entries by Monday, November 20. Categories are: Visual Arts (2D and 3D), Photography, Music Composition, Literature, Film Production, and Dance Choreography. A box for submissions is located in the Main Office. For more information, including an entry form, click HERE.

    GIANT AND HARRIS TEETER FUNDRAISING PROGRAMS
    Please don’t forget to link your Giant and/or Harris Teeter cards to Farmwell. You must link your Giant card on your own, but we can link your Harris Teeter card for you. Just click HERE to access Farmwell's Giant & Harris Teeter Info form. Our Harris Teeter linkups and earnings are much lower this year, compared to this time last year. If you haven’t linked your card yet, please do so – and encourage your family, friends, and neighbors to do the same.

    WHAT’S UP ON PEACHJAR
    We’d like to call your attention to an item currently posted on Peachjar, the electronic flyer system used by LCPS. (Since Farmwell started using Peachjar last year, we have saved 297,077 sheets of paper and 35.65 trees.) Click HERE to visit Peachjar to view this and other flyers:
    Christmas Plant Sale and FFA Fruit Pickup at Monroe Technology Center: Nov. 29 – Dec. 1

    STUDENT HOLIDAYS, NOV. 22 - 24
    There is no school for students Wednesday – Friday, November 22 -24. We hope that everyone enjoys the Thanksgiving Break. When we return on Monday, November 27, it will be a B Day.

    Have a great weekend,
    Farmwell Station Middle School

     


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