Bar Model Boot Camp with Anni Stipek


Anni Stipek will join our school community on Wednesday to present a Bar Modeling Boot Camp to help adults to better understand Singapore Math. Anni will work with us in the auditorium at Fairmount Park Elementary, from 6:30 pm to …

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Teacher Interviews This Week

From Ms. Breidenbach: It looks like we will be hiring anywhere from 2-4 teachers based on initial enrollment numbers.  The interviews will be this Wednesday (4/22) and Thursday (4/23) of this week from 4-7.  Please email me directly if you would like …

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Falcon Flyer Volume 1 Issue 29


This week: A note from Ms. Breidenbach, nominations due tomorrow, yearbook order deadline extended, budget input requested, and so much more — in this week’s Falcon Flyer!

SPS Advanced Learning Office Sponsors Workshops

Adolescents and Stress : A Workshop for Parents Sponsored by Seattle Public Schools Office of Advanced Learning We will investigate: • Emotions and their impact on performance • Understanding emotions • Coping strategies • Recognizing healthy vs. unhealthy stress Presenter: Michelle …

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Report Incidents to Support Safety

Help FPE Get A Crossing Guard at Findlay and Fauntleroy! The PTA and school staff are advocating to get SPS to assign a crossing guard to the Fauntleroy and Findlay intersection. A concerted effort was also made last summer and …

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Today’s Best Use of Two Minutes


The first PTA communication of the school year was a call to action, a request to donate dollars in support of divergent thinkers and driven doers within our school community. We rose to the challenge in support of our first year …

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Sign Up for Spring Break


Spring Break care will be provided by  YMCA staff at Fairmount Park daily from Monday, April 13th – Friday, April 17th, from 7am to 6pm and will be jam-packed with outdoor fun, art projects, cooking projects and intentional activities! We will also being …

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Volunteers needed for great work!

Announcing Spring 2015 PTA Officer Nominations & Elections! Do you know someone who would be great as a Fairmount Park PTA elected officer? Or maybe you are looking for a way to serve our school community? If so, consider serving as …

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3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Students and Families:

Please come to the Fairmount Park Elementary World Bingo and Potluck Night! Friday, April 24th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Fairmount Park Elementary Cafeteria Potluck: Please bring a dish to share.  It can be from your culture or heritage …

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Gimme 5 Dance!

Kristi McChesney and Amy Sennett Starner are teaching students Michelle Obama’s Gimme 5 dance for performance at assembly, 10am, Friday, April 3rd. The Gimme 5 dance is part of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative and will be performed at the …

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SPS Community Meeting On 3/31


Copied from the SPS website. Please mark your calendar. Seattle Public Schools to host Community Meetings on the February 2016 Operations and BTA IV Capital Levies Seattle Public Schools is hosting five community meetings to share information about our upcoming …

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General Membership Meeting – TOMORROW

Click here for a PDF of the agenda. Agenda Fairmount Park Elementary PTA, General Membership Business Meeting Date: March 23, 2015 | Time: 6:15 p.m.–7:15p.m. Call  Meeting  to  Order Approval of the Minutes from January 26, 2014 General Membership Meeting …

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Pedestrian Safety Paramount

Principal Breidenbach sent this reminder back in January, but given some recent close encounters with children and drivers, it seems another reminder is in order. Please review and adhere to the following procedures for the safety of our students, neighbors, …

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Falcon Flyer Volume 1, Issue 25


This week’s Falcon Flyer includes important information about upcoming events, Counselor’s Corner by Mrs. Pendergrass, details regarding the spring session for extracurricular enrichment opportunities, a reminder about yearbook orders, and Giving Column updates. Please click here to read all about …

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YMCA Falcons Night Out – CANCELLED


The YMCA has cancelled this night out due to lack of registrations, but will consider offering an opportunity again in April if there is interest. Please email if you would like to be notified if/when another Night Out is …

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Stephen Martin To Attend HCC Meeting

A grassroots group of Fairmount Park Elementary parents has formed a Google Group to stay in touch regarding the options for a Highly Capable Cohort (HCC) middle school pathway in West Seattle. Next week, a special guest from the Advanced …

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Dr. McVittie Returns Next Week!


Dr. Jody McVittie of Sound Discipline will return to Fairmount Park Elementary on March 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, and YOU can help determine the Positive Discipline topic she will address with our school community! Please take a minute …

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Are PTA Membership Dues Tax Deductible?

If you are a member of the Fairmount Park Elementary PTA, your $15 membership fee for the 2014/15 school year was divided between the following organizations: Washington State PTA – $5.75 National PTA  – $2.25 Seattle Council PTSA – $1.50 …

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Order Your Yearbook Now!


Yearbooks to chronicle Fairmount Park Elementary’s first year since re-opening are available for purchase through April 1st. An order form was sent home in student folders, but you can also download one here. Please return completed forms to school. Questions? …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 1 Issue 23


Click here for this week’s Falcon Flyer, which includes auction updates (Thank you, Falcons!) and an exciting announcement from the auction chairs, as well as information regarding enrollment for next year and other notes from Ms. Breidenbach.  

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