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Teacher Work Day - Friday, March 3rd 

As a reminder, tomorrow, Friday, March 3, 2017, is a non-attendance day for students. 

Ferson Fights with Jimmy - St. Baldrick's Event

To date, we’ve raised $2,610!

The St. Charles Challenge, a community-wide, St. Baldrick's Foundation event is fast approaching, and our team, Ferson Fights with Jimmy is getting ready. The event is scheduled for next Friday, March 10th, beginning at 5:00 PM, at Haines Middle School.

Several Ferson Creek Foxes are “braving the shave” to show their support!

Jack Karsten

Jack Buratczuk

Nicholas Dawson

and Cub Master Thomas Marcotte

Way to go!

If you aren’t ready to “brave the shave” but still want to support the team, you can do so next week from Monday, March 6th to Friday, March 10th.

Between 8:00 AM and 8:40 AM each day, we will be offering green hair extensions at $10/each, in the front entryway. If your child is interested, please send him/her with a completed permission slip (see attached) along with $10 cash or a check made out to St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

If you have experience with hair extensions, our team welcomes your support before school. Please contact Stephanie Turner, Early Childhood Teacher at Stephanie.Turner@d303.org if you are willing and available to help.

We will also be taking cash donations (coins and bills) by grade level. Let’s see which grade level can raise the most money!

Finally, we will be selling green, St. Baldrick’s bracelets for $1/each.

Questions can be directed to Stephanie Turner, at Stephanie.Turner@d303.org.

Keep your support coming!

PTO Parent Social 

As a reminder, you are invited to join the PTO board at a parent social on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM, at Ferson Creek. It is a great opportunity to meet other parents and to find out more about our upcoming events & opportunities!

District PTO (DPTO) - 3/15 Board Candidate Forum

The DPTO is hosting a forum for D303 School Board Candidates at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. For additional information, please see the attached flyer. 

Chick Chat 

As a reminder, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, TriCity Family Services and the Geneva Coalition for Youth will once again be hosting Chick Chat, a daylong workshop for 4th, 5th and 6th grade girls. Chick Chat was designed to help girls explore their interests & issues, build interpersonal skills and have fun, all within a safe and nurturing environment.

For additional information and to register, please see the included link - http://www.tricityfamilyservices.org/chick-chat-by-helping-girls-navigate-adolescence/

Yearbook Orders 

Thank you to the PTO Yearbook Committee for extending our order deadline! Orders can be placed online via the included link -- https://inter-state.com/Yearbook or via the paper order forms that were sent home in January through Friday, March 17th! Our Ferson Creek online order code is 12577J.

Questions can be directed to Lisa Mirra via email at lmirra01@gmail.com or Julie Erikson via email at ericksonsintexas@sbcglobal.net.

PARCC Assessments   

All 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will be taking the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments during the month of April 2017. By the end of the testing window each student will have taken three English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy assessments and four Mathematics assessments. 

(A detailed schedule will be sent home with all 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students just prior to Spring Break.)

PTO Spring Bingo & Silent Auction

Mark your calendar for an evening of family fun! Come on out for our annual PTO Spring Bingo & Silent Auction on Friday, April 28th, from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. 

Elementary School Student Handbook

The Elementary School Student Handbook can be accessed via the included link: http://district.d303.org/student-handbooks 

Additional Attachment(s):

Ferson Creek_2017 Green Hair Extension Permission Slip

2017_DPTO Board Candidate Forum Flyer

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