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FREEDOM HILL PTA EAGLE NEWS
March 2, 2021           
Good afternoon! FHES kindergarten and Head Start in-person and virtual students completed a successful first week. And additional in-person students will transition back into the building in the coming weeks. Great news all around!
READ ACROSS AMERICA WEEK
Laura Gehl virtually visited Freedom Hill yesterday. We had over 300 unique logins for the event! We hope your students enjoyed it. 
 
Hooray for Books! is providing a selection of books at special discounted price for this Read Across America Event. There are 2 different ways to order:

1) Fill out and return this form with a check (made to Freedom Hill Elementary School) by Thursday, March 11. (Books are slightly less expensive if you pay this way).
or
2) To pay online, fill out this this form and pay at Pay4SchoolStuff

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.  
FAMILY DINNER OUT, LEDO PIZZA MAR. 15-16 
Save the dates for a Family Dinner Out on March 15-16! We'll be back at Ledo Pizza at 7510 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church for some yummy food. Ledo will donate a percentage to the FHES PTA. Thanks to Jennifer King for organizing!
NEXT PTA MEETING MAR. 16 
Our next PTA meeting will be Tuesday, March 16 at 8 pm. We will provide more details soon. 
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

STUDENT HOLIDAY, NO INSTRUCTION
MAR. 8

LAST DAY TO ORDER LAURA GEHL BOOKS
MAR. 11

LEDO FDO
MAR. 15-16

PTA MEETING
MAR. 16
Ordering online? Click here before shopping to support our school or select Freedom Hill with Amazon Smile.
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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