2018 Findley Elementary SCIENCE FAIR Letter Design Contest

Designs are Due Friday March 2nd. Return completed designs to the box in the school office. All Findley students can enter the design contest!

CONTEST GUIDELINES:

  • Letters are available in the office , on the PTO website under the Science Fair tab or you can download the pdf for the letter form here . The letters will be used to advertise the fair in the display case at the Findley front entrance.
  • You may enter as many letters as you would like to design!
  • Additional letters are available in the office, and you can recycle your letter or trade this letter for another letter in the office.
  • Plan your design! Use your knowledge of the color wheel and other art concepts to create a design for your letter(s).
    • Think about how the letter will look at a distance—bright colors and a dark outline are best.
    • If you design two or more letters, please make one of them a C, I, or E, since we need 2 of each of these letters. Doing so will increase your chances of winning!
  • Write your name on the back of your letter design. If your letter is chosen for the display case, your name […]
By |February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Passport Club Testing is Wednesday, 01/24!

All Passport Club Members,
2017 has come and gone and December was another successful month for Passport Club. As always, we want to thank all the volunteers who put in the time to make Passport Club happen!
** We would like to congratulate all of the students who met grade level for December! **
2nd Grade – 66
3rd Grade – 54
4th Grade – 40
5th Grade – 45
Please volunteer to be a Passport checker and expand your geography knowledge –Passport Check Volunteer January 24, 2018 -Need 6 volunteers!
Just a quick reminder that we are moving to the cafeteria starting this month for the rest of the school year.

1. The Where in the World Question: In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, name a civil rights leader from any of the countries for the month of January?

2. Quizlet: January Passport Club Flashcards | Quizlet

3. Study Maps: were sent home at the beginning of the month with your student.
Passport Club Study Maps & Answer Keys can be found on the PTO website.
Password: findleypassport

4. Grade level Clarification:
Passport Club is a volunteer-run geography and is an optional enrichment program at Findley.
The program offers to 2nd – […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Fundraiser monies hard at work – take a look!

Dear Findley Families,

The PTO is constantly fundraising (Dragon Dash, BOX TOP$, Restaurant Nights, etc.) to make sure Findley students get the most enriching school experience possible! With out fundraising monies and our fabulous volunteers, a lot of programs would not exist.

Have you ever wondered – where does all that money go?

Below is a list of school programs/expenses that are paid for by PTO fundraising:

1.) ACADEMIC PROGRAMS:

  • Art Literacy
  • Author Visits
  • Math Olympiad
  • Passport Club
  • PYP Materials/Supplies
  • Science Materials
  • Science Fair

2.) TEACHER/CLASSROOM SUPPORT:

  • Classroom Subscriptions (Scholastic Magazines, National Geographic)
  • Classroom Support (each teacher can expense classroom supplies, includes ESL)
  • Grade Level Support (supplies shared by all classes – bins, pencil sharpeners, misc. supplies in pod)
  • Music
  • PE & Recess equipment
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Teacher Development
  • Technology

3.) SCHOOL SUPPORT:

  • Classroom book sets
  • Custodial Support
  • Emergency Kits
  • Field Day
  • Field Day Transportation
  • Library Support
  • Workroom Support

4.) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:

  • Findley Fall Festival
  • Bingo Night
  • Charitable Giving
  • Cultural Awareness/Assembly
  • Findley Flyers
  • Findley Dragons in Action (funds the purchase of goats for Reading for the Goats)
  • Landscaping
  • Movie Nights

5.) BIG PROJECTS:

  • PTO funds are often identified for large multi-year projects to improve the student experience at Findley. […]
By |January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|