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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Auction Tickets and Updates

Fairmount Park Elementary PTA Auction Flyer

Hello Falcons! The auction is coming up in less than three weeks! Months of hard work is coming to fruition and we are so excited to share this fun night with you all! Over these last few weeks, the entire …

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Let’s CeleBAArate!

Gather at school on Friday, February 6, 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 Year Celebration, …

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Food Drive February 2nd-6th

Hey falcons!  The student council is doing a school wide food drive for the West Seattle Food Bank!  The food will be collected in the office from February 2nd- 6th.   Last collection will be at the Lunar New Year celebration …

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Lunar New Year Celebration Needs Volunteers


There are lots of opportunities to help out with Arts and Crafts Tables at the event, as well as pre-event materials preparation. Help is also needed for set-up and clean-up. Please click here to see the list of opportunities. Sign …

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Drop-off and Pick-up Procedures

From Ms. Breidenbach Morning Drop-off/Afternoon Pick-up Reminders for all Families Drop off time is 8:25-8:40.  Please do not come earlier than 8:25.  Arriving after 8:40 will result in a tardy if your child can’t make it into the classroom by …

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Agenda for General Membership Meeting

Click here for a PDF of the agenda. Agenda Fairmount Park Elementary PTA, General Membership Business Meeting Date: January 26, 2015 | Time: 7:15 p.m.–8:15p.m. Call  Meeting  to  Order Approval of the Minutes from November 3, 2014 General Membership Meeting …

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The third general membership meeting will take place this evening in the auditorium at school. Everyone is welcome, but only PTA members have a voice and a vote in PTA business. The schedule is as follows: 6:00 pm -6:15 pm …

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LAST DAY of Virtual Book Fair

Did you know our school receives 50% in free books from all books purchased during the Book Fair? It’s true, and even though the Book Fair in the library ended last week, the sale continues online through today, Friday, January …

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Falcon Flyer, Volume 1 Issue 18


This week’s Falcon Flyer is so packed with important information it required an additional page! Please take a few moments to add important dates to your calendar, to read about the flip-flopped schedule for Monday’s general membership meeting, and to …

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Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu and Cold Season

From Seattle Public Schools… (Click for a PDF that includes the information below translated in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Somali.) Flu season has struck, and youth can be more affected than usual. Seattle Public Schools is taking a proactive …

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