2016 Annual Holiday Extravaganza (Craft Fair) Recap

The first annual Fairmount Park Holiday Extravaganza took place yesterday evening. Loads of children and families attended to sell hand made goods and purchase jewelry, crafts, and sweet treats. The cafeteria was filled to capacity and eager merchants set up shop in …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 3 Issue 11

A NOTE FROM MS. BREIDENBACH Just this week a parent happened to mention her daughter’s commitment to reading during the conference and Thanksgiving break. This student read 1000 minutes! The parent asked if I could acknowledge her child’s accomplishment during …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 3 Issue 10

A NOTE FROM MS. BREIDENBACH The State of Washington requires every public school to have a school improvement plan and to update it yearly. This means that schools must constantly review their data and take steps to ensure that all …

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2016-2017 Annual Appeal Pledge Forms Now Available

The Annual Appeal marks the Fairmount Park Elementary PTA’s yearly donation event aimed at helping defray costs that go above and beyond our school’s yearly budget. You are the difference! What makes the Fairmount Park community such a great place for our …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 3 Issue 9

COUNSELOR’S CORNER WITH MS. PENDERGRASS This week it was my privilege to start weekly visits with our three kindergarten classes. We read a story about what it means to care for others, talked about listening skills, and then played a …

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Classroom Photography Volunteers Needed

Every day, Fairmount Park students build memories, engage with education, and establish new relationships. What better way to catalog some of these once-in-a-lifetime moments than with pictures? The yearbook team is looking for classroom photography volunteers to help capture memories …

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Upcoming Parents Night Out

Join your fellow Falcon families for Shopping & Drinks at The Georgetown Collection from 4:00-8:00pm on November 18, 2016 and around the corner at Counterbalance Brewing from 5:00-9:00pm. The Georgetown Collection will donate 10% of the night’s profits to FPE …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 3, Issue 8

A NOTE FROM MS. BREIDENBACH I’ve run out of different ways to express gratitude, so I’ll say a simple and heartfelt thank you to all the volunteers who organized Falcon Fest. I saw a lot of excited Falcons decorating their …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 3, Issue 7

COUNSELOR’S CORNER WITH MRS. PENDERGRASS This week Ms. Wilkie’s 5th grade students and I discussed “perspective taking.” We watched a video where a boy and a girl had a disagreement. We saw how refusing to think about how the other …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 3, Issue 6

A NOTE FROM MS. BREIDENBACH The staff had a productive day last Friday while many of our students were sleeping in! We spent the morning finishing up our school improvement plan which will be on the district website in November. …

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