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FREEDOM HILL PTA EAGLE NEWS
February 17, 2020           
We hope you all enjoyed the Presidents' Day holiday this week! In case you missed the meetings on February 10, recordings are provided below. We hope your students are engaging in meaningful learning experiences during Black History Month. 
PTA MEETING RECORDING
In case you missed the February 10 PTA meeting, you can access a recording of the meeting here
The PTA meeting was preceded by the Principal's Return to School Presentation and Q&A. You can view the recording here and access the slides here
NEW BELL SCHEDULE
On Tuesday, February 16 Freedom Hill began the new bell schedule of 9:45-4:15 as per FCPS changes. Please ensure you have checked your email for your new class schedule(s) from your teacher(s). 
SESSION 4 OF ENRICHMENT MATTERS 
Enrichment Matters registration opens next Monday, February 22 at 8 am and closes at midnight on February 24 (classes that include mailed supplies may close on February 23).

Classes will run March 1–26 and include everything from art to STEM. Enrichment Matters providers have a bunch of new classes this session that will help your student continue expanding their education from home. For more information, go to Enrichment Matters or see the full schedule here
CELEBRATE READ ACROSS AMERICA WEEK MAR. 1
Laura Gehl is virtually visiting Freedom Hill on Monday, March 1 for a prek-6th grade event. The event will take place immediately following morning meeting on Monday, March 1.
Hooray for Books! is providing a selection of books at special discounted price for this Read Across America Event!  To order, fill out and mail or return this form with a check (made to Freedom Hill Elementary School) by Friday, March 5. Books should be available for pickup at FHES by March 19 and will include personalized bookplates signed by the author. 
You can learn more about Ms. Gehl and her wonderful books at https://lauragehl.com/.  
Contact Mrs. Rossman at Melissa.Rossman@fcps.edu with questions  
6TH GRADE FAMILIES - KILMER BAND!
Want to have fun playing a band instrument in school every day? Make great music with your friends? Be a member of the largest team at Kilmer MS? Then you want to be in the Kilmer Band program! Whether you have never played an instrument before or you've been playing for a while, we've got a place for you in the Kilmer MS Bands. For lots of info, visit tinyurl.com/kilmermsbands. Email the lead band director, email Ms. Bonneau for any questions.
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.            
UPCOMING EVENTS

ENRICHMENT REGISTRATION BEGINS
FEB. 22

READ ACROSS AMERICA EVENT
MAR. 1
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