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FREEDOM HILL PTA EAGLE NEWS
November 3, 2020           
Welcome to Election Day! If you are able to, we encourage you to vote and encourage others to do so. If you already voted or are just wanting the results...here are a few PTA updates to occupy you. We are wrapping up our Spiritwear sales (deadline is Friday to order), we've extended the date to upload art for our fundraiser (to Sunday) and we're putting together teacher appreciation gifts (help by Nov. 10th). Plus get a first look at Enrichment Session 2 classes! See info below.
DR. Z Q&A RECORDING
If you missed last week's meeting with Dr. Z and Mr. Kopacz, here you go: presentation, recording and Google Q&A. Our next PTA meeting takes place on Thursday, November 19th.
SPIRITWEAR WRAPPING UP NOV. 6
Our online spiritwear store is now open until THIS FRIDAY November 6th! There are a bunch of new FHES items that we are offering this time fun looks (pj's, dry fit, etc.) - in child and adult sizes. Flier is here. Orders will be shipped to Michelle Zahalsky's house for pick-up approx. 3-4 weeks after the store close date (so by the first week of December). If you want it shipped to your house, you must select the extra USPS shipping. Thank you Michelle!                    
ART FUNDRAISER - DEADLINE 11/8
Last chance for our art fundraiser. Purchase gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list! The Art Fundraiser is 3 easy steps:
  1. Create Art
  2. Photograph & Upload your art to Square 1 Art
  3. Shop for keepsakes!

Art upload deadline is Sunday, 11/8, parent order deadline is 11/18, and deliveries should be received the week of 12/7.

More information, including directions and project lesson plans are located on the Art Fundraiser page of the PTA website including the template art paper and do's and don'ts. Questions? Reach out to coordinators Amber Halaka and Jennifer Liu.

TEACHER APPRECIATION HELP NEEDED BEFORE NOV. 10th
Please help the Teacher Appreciation Committee thank FHES' wonderful faculty/staff for going above and beyond as we continue with virtual learning. They are working day and night for the benefit of our children. We’d like to show our gratitude with a small tokens of our appreciation to be delivered to their school mailboxes before the Thanksgiving holiday. 

BY NOVEMBER 10TH, please consider donating money toward these gifts by visiting www.pay4schoolstuff.com or mailing a check to the Freedom Hill PTA (you can also drop the check off in the main office): 1945 Lord Fairfax Rd, Vienna, VA 22182. Questions? Contact Angela or Ina

ENRICHMENT SESSION 2 REG SUNDAY
Enrichment activities are wrapping up from Session 1 and registration for Session 2 opens on Sunday, November 8th. The schedule for session 2 is up on our Enrichment Matters. There are classes like acting, science club, chess, comic book drawing, money matters, pottery, tennis fitness doodlers, entrepreneurs club, guitar club, hip hop dance, lego engineering, python coding and magic academy. Classes and times are here

Registration will be open from 8 am on Sunday, Nov. 8th and run until midnight, Nov. 13th. Some classes include a mailed supply kit. These classes will close on November 11th to get the supplies to you in time.
CHIPOTLE FDO - NOV. 17
Save the date for Tuesday, November 17th to stop by Chipotle and pick up some food. Be sure you say FREEDOM HILL to help us earn dollars for the PTA. Thank you Jennifer King for arranging it.
DIRECTORY UPDATE
Please update the AtoZConnect directory! You should have gotten an email which will prompt you to update the Freedom Hill Directory with your current information. Take 2 minutes to update your info for your child, teachers, and contact info.            
JOIN THE FHES PTA TODAY

Our Freedom Hill Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) is a volunteer-driven organization that facilitates exciting programs, activities, and traditions that are not otherwise funded by FCPS. Check out the membership form for families or for teachers and join today! You can join on Pay4SchoolStuff by check via mail/school drop off. Q's? Contact Kerrey Olden

NOMINATE A TEACHER/STAFF MEMBER
Do you know a teacher or staff member who has just gone above and beyond? Want a way to recognize them with FCPS? Check out FCPS Cares! It's an easy, quick form to fill out and it gives your FCPS teacher or staff great recognition. 
UPCOMING EVENTS

SPIRITWEAR SALE ENDS
NOV. 6

SUBMIT ARTWORK
NOV. 8

ENRICHMENT REG OPENS
NOV. 8

TEACHER APPRECIATION HELP BY
NOV. 10

CHIPOTLE FDO
NOV. 17

PTA MEETING
NOV. 19
Bundle up with some FHES Spiritwear. Order by Friday!
Participate in our Art Fundraiser before Sunday, 11/8. Directions here.
Have your teachers been crushing virtual teaching? Show them some love. Donate to the Teacher Appreciation fund.
FDO at Chipotle on Maple Ave. - Tue. Nov. 17th!
Ordering online? Click here before shopping to support our school or select Freedom Hill with Amazon Smile.
Join the FHES PTA today! Forms for families or teachers are here. Go to Pay4SchoolStuff or send a check via mail or school drop-off.
Stay up to date in our newly formed Freedom Hill ES Community group - open to all FHES teachers, staff and parents!
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