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FREEDOM HILL PTA EAGLE NEWS
October 20, 2020           
Do you feel like Noodles & Co tonight? We hope you do! Help us get 50% in sales visiting Noodles for our FDO tonight or get carry-out! Check out our new Art Fundraiser, our Spirit Wear store, our PTA meeting recap,or FCPS Cares for Teacher Nominations. And don't forget to join the PTA before the end of the month!
FDO - NOODLES & CO. TONIGHT
Our Family Dinner Out is tonight at Noodles & Co on Tuesday, October 20th from 4-8pm. Noodles & Co is giving us 50% of our sales. Info is here - you need the code GIVING50 for Online Ordering or the Noodles App. You can also mention the code or Freedom Hill in person. Be sure to save the date, tell your friends and share with others!
PTA MTG RECAP
We had a great PTA meeting last Friday. If you missed the meeting, here's the recording and password is: +x3.MLhC. Here's the powerpoint for a quick overview as well.
HARVEST WEEK (10/26-10/30)

We have a spirited week of activities planned for next week. Ready to paint, carve or decorate a pumpkin? Grab a pumpkin at your local store or farm before 10/26. Limited pumpkins will be available for FHES families for those who need one (limit one per child) - courtesy of Trader Joe's. Questions? Email our amazing co-chairs, Ms. Bliss and Mr. A.
ART FUNDRAISER - DEADLINE 10/30
The Freedom Hill PTA is excited to partner with Square 1 Art to celebrate creativity and raise funds for the school! The Square 1 Art art project provides you the opportunity to purchase keepsakes and gifts featuring your child's art! Purchase gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Info is here. 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 10/30, 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? Need a template or supplies? Reach out to Art Fundraiser coordinators Amber Halaka and Jennifer Liu.  Please note: This is voluntary and does not take the place of anything Mr. A is teaching and assigning in class.  

TEACHER APPRECIATION HELP!
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 Waugaman or Ina Soepangkat

FALL SPIRITWEAR NOW OPEN!
Our online spiritwear store is now open until 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 to Michelle Zahalsky for organizing this!                     
JOIN THE FHES PTA TODAY

PTA dues are due at the end of this month to VA and National PTA. 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

NOODLES FDO
OCT. 20, 5-9pm

HARVEST SPIRIT WEEK
OCT. 25-30

SUBMIT ARTWORK
OCT. 30

SPIRITWEAR SALE ENDS
NOV. 6
Pick up some carry out at Noodles & Co in Vienna on Oct. 20th to help FHES PTA! Use the code GIVING50 or say FHES in person.
Participate in our Art Fundraiser before 10/30. Follow the directions here.
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.
Curbside Library is here! To request books, students should log into the Destiny Discover Library Catalog with their FCPS username and password and make requests by Tuesday night. 
Stay up to date in our newly formed Freedom Hill ES Community group - open to all FHES teachers, staff and parents!
Ordering online? Click here before shopping to support our school or select Freedom Hill with Amazon Smile.
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