10.27 eNews

DirectorySpot - Online PTO Directory - Action Required 

​As noted in the Ferson Creek eNews dated Tuesday, October 10th, the PTO has

 launched DirectorySpot, our free​,​ online and mobile app directory for Ferson Creek families for the 2017-2018 school year. Please read ​the included​ instructions A) ​to ​update and share information that was entered last year, B) ​to ​be added to the directory, or ​C) to opt out of the directory.

A) If you were a Ferson family last year and opted to share your information in the directory, then your sign in information is the same as last year's. All family data is currently hidden until a parent logs in and verifies the data, makes any necessary changes, and then clicks the button to "share data." (This process CANNOT be done through the app.)

1.       Log in to DirectorySpot on the web version.

​ ​Go to www.directoryspot.net and click Log in in the upper right.

2.       Enter your email as the username and your DirectorySpot password.

3.       You should be directed to your family record. If not, go to Directory/Family Search. Find your own record and double click to get the edit screens. You can review the data, make and edits or deletions and click "save." Once finished, click "save." Then to make your record available for others in your directory to see, click the green "Share Data" button.

All data is either hidden or shared.

B) If your family was not included in the directory last year and you would like to be added, please click here to provide any information that you would like included in the directory then click submit at the bottom of the form.

https://www.fersoncreekpto.com/directoryspot/

C) If you wish NOT to be included in the directory, please use this link to opt out and then click submit at the bottom of the form.

https://www.fersoncreekpto.com/directoryspot/

Box Tops & Labels for Education Collection

Collecting Box Tops and Labels for Education helps generate funds for Ferson Creek to purchase items such as art, athletic and academic supplies. Each BoxTop is worth $.10 for our school with opportunities and sweepstakes for bonuses online via the included link -- http://www.boxtops4education.com ... Please send in your non-expired box tops & labels for education before the end of October. 

Veteran's Day - Reminders 

As a follow up to the note (see attached) that was sent home, one per family, earlier this week, please return the bottom portion if you or another family member who has served or is serving our country in the Armed Forces are available to join us for our Veteran’s Day assembly on Friday, November 10, 2017, from 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM. 

Also, as a reminder, we are creating a video collage of individuals who have served or are serving our country that have a connection to the Ferson Creek Learning Community. Photos along with the following information should be emailed to Mrs. Ignoffo, Learning Resource Center (LRC) Director at Sharon.Ignoffo@d303.org, by tomorrow, Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

Veteran’s name

Branch of service

Years of service and/or special rank

Relationship to student/staff member

Student’s teacher/grade

October 31st - Classroom Celebrations 

As a reminder, previously identified volunteers should plan to sign in and have their license scanned in the main office, just prior to the start of the classroom celebrations. Our celebrations are scheduled as follows:

AM Kindergarten - 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM

AM Pre-K/EC - 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM

PM Pre-K/EC, PM Kindergarten, All Day Kindergarten, & 1st-5th - 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM 

October 31st - AM Kindergarten Costume Parade

As a reminder, you are welcome to view our AM Kindergarten costume parade on Tuesday, October 31st, on the blacktop area behind the school, at 10:00 AM. Immediately following the parade, students, staff, and previously identified room party volunteers will transition to their classroom celebrations which will take place from 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM. 

Consistent with previous years, students should refrain from wearing costumes that depict gore, violence, or inappropriate imagery. Also, any masks that completely cover a child's face should not be worn, and props that depict weapons are not allowed. 

*In the event of rain, we will hold the AM Kindergarten costume parade in the front lobby. 

October 31st - Afternoon Costume Parade

As a reminder, you are welcome to view our all-school costume parade on Tuesday, October 31st, on the blacktop area behind the school, at 1:30 PM. Immediately following the parade, students, staff, and previously identified room party volunteers will transition to their classroom celebrations which will take place from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM. 

Consistent with previous years, students should refrain from wearing costumes that depict gore, violence, or inappropriate imagery. Also, any masks that completely cover a child's face should not be worn, and props that depict weapons are not allowed.

*In the event of rain, we will hold the afternoon costume parade in the gym. 

Pick-A-Time Conference Sign Up

The online Pick-A-Time Conference Sign Up for the November 20th & 21st conferences is open. Please see the attached directions for additional information. Also, please feel free to contact the school office with questions and/or for sign up support.

Important Dates:

  • Tuesday, October 31st
    • Socktober & Box Tops & Labels for Education collections ends 
    • Halloween Parades & Classroom Celebrations
  • Friday, November 10th
    • 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM - Veteran's Day Assembly

Additional Attachment(s):

Fall 2017_Pick-A-Time Conference Sign Up Directions

2017_Veteran's Day Note to Families

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