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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Box Tops Winter Deadline TOMORROW


From Harly, our Box Tops Coordinator: Fairmount Park families please send all the Box Tops you have been collecting all winter. The deadline for submissions of the coupons is tomorrow – Friday, February 27.  There is a Box Top folder …

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Book Swap Next Week!


Ms. Hare will be holding a Book Swap on March 4th, and requests that families bring in gently used books for pre-school through fifth grade readers. All children will take home at least one free book regardless of whether or …

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Update from Online Auction Chair

From Janel Lardizabal, Online Auction Chair: Thank you for participating in the Fairmount Park Elementary online auction! We had an amazing opening day, and almost reached our initial goal of $7,000. This morning, we have added terrific new items, including …

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Online Auction is LIVE!


Let the good times roll! THANK YOU for your support with the first annual FPEPTA auction. Results are still being tallied but the auction cleared over $30,000 dollars after expenses!!! We hope everyone who attended the event at Portage Bay …

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The catalog of student art, amazing experiences, vacation packages, and other incredible items available for auction tomorrow night is available for your perusal! You have to be present to bid, and tickets are still available. Please join fellow supporters of …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 1 Issue 20


Thanks to Kiran, Stacie, and all those who contributed to this week’s Falcon Flyer, which includes a map/program for tomorrow’s Lunar New Year Celebration and auction information!

Save Your Thriftway Receipts


Sitting on a stash of crumpled receipts? Bring your West Seattle Thriftway receipts to the PTA box in the school office – or send them with your student – and turn your grocery bill into cash for our school! We …

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Lunar New Year Celebration TOMORROW


Join in on the fun tomorrow, February 6, starting at 4:30 pm to welcome the Year of the Sheep! Ms. Chow, Ms. Gano, Ms. McChesney, and the School Spirit Team have been hard at work planning a spectacular Lunar New …

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Thank You, Members!

The Fairmount Park Elementary PTA achieved the Gold level with Washington State PTA: You have grown your PTA by 10% over last year. Thank you for all your hard work and enthusiasm to give a louder voice to children in …

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Spring and Summer Camp Registrations – Oh My!

‘Tis the season to register for spring break and summer camps, and parents have been emailing PTA board members with their recommendations for awesome camps. While your suggestions are greatly appreciated, the PTA cannot advertise for businesses. What you do …

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