18 September 2017
Fall After School Activities are here!After
Art | Sports | STEM | Running | Stay tuned for more...

Art Club | Gr 4-6
Wednesdays, Oct 4 - Nov 8, 3:30-4:45
We draw, we paint, we sculpt. Everyone is encouraged to be creative, to experiment, and to reach the limits of their imagination in this open studio environment.  $85/student,  Register at pay4schoolstuff.com Questions? Toni Welles, Tlwelles@fcps.edu

sports spectacular class winter 2011 Overtime Athletics | Gr K-6
Mondays, Sept 25 - Nov 27, 3:35-4:35 (n o class 10/9, 11/6) Kids practice skills and play games in both traditional sports and playground favorites throughout the session: basketball, soccer, flag football, kickball, capture the flag, wiffle ball, bump and bite, knights and dragons, and more! OTA emphasizes playing, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fitness. Every child gets a participation medal!   $90/student,  Register at ota-nova.jumbula.com/#/after-school-programs

Intro to Computer Science & Coding | Gr 1-4
Tuesdays Oct 3 - Nov 28, 3:35-4:35
Intro to CS & Coding: Students start with hands-on activities, then use their new knowledge to create programs, solve problems, and make games. Experienced instructors help kids learn functions, variables, conditionals, and more. Students finish with a final project and a strong base for future learning.
$130/student,  Register www.stemexcel.org/foxmill, Questions, info@stemexcel.org.

Website Design | Gr 3-6
Thursdays, Oct 5 - Nov 30, 3:35-4:35
By learning about user experience, type and color, art placement and use, text and graphics effects, interface design and utilizing negative space, kids learn to think about aesthetics differently when creating websites. Instructors work with each student, so they can create websites unique to them. By Nov 30, kids will each have a beautiful website of their own.  $130/student,  Register www.stemexcel.org/foxmill, Questions, info@stemexcel.org

Girls on the Run! | Gr 3-6
Tues/Thurs,  Sept 25 - Dec 10, 3:35-4:50
This 10-week Youth Development Program teaches girls to be strong, healthy, and confident. We cover topics like positive thinking, standing up to peer pressure, positive body image, and healthy relationships. A celebratory 5k will end the season. Program Fee is $175, various discounts and financial assistance is available. Register at www.gotrnova.orgQuestions? Claudia Tuller-Brooke, tullerb2@aol.com
Pajama Drive--now until Wednesday, Sept. 20PJs
http://pajamaprogram.org/

Boxes labeled Pajama Drive  will be in the school lobby where you you can donate new pajamas of all sizes for everyone in need after the hurricanes. Big kids and adults sizes too! Short-sleeve or lightweight long-sleeve pajamas are preferred for these warmer temps. Fleece is too warm, but flannel PJ bottoms are fine.  Thanks!
FMES Bagel Party at KSB Café!d4d
Fox Mill Shopping Center
Friday, Sept. 22 (teacher workday)
6:00 am to 3:00 pm = All Day!

* Order for your office!
* KSB is under new ownership; check out their new nitro-infused coffees and gourmet bagel menu additions.
* 25% of sales benefits the Fox Mill PTA

...and remember...

Save your itemized Glory Days receipts all year long. Friends, neighbors, family---you can turn in their receipts too.
Send'em in your kid's backpack in a marked envelope and Glory Days donates 10% of food & non-alcohol sales back to the Fox Mill PTA!

Questions? Mike Harloff, mpharloff@gmail.com
JCC JCC Newsjcc
First meeting, Wed., September 27 in the cafeteria

Future meetings planned for Nov 8, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 30. Dates are subject to change, but will appear in Fox Prints and announced in JCC emails.

If you are new to Fox Mill or to the JCC, our meeting is a great opportunity to meet other Fox Mill parents. We welcome newcomers, latecomers, and siblings. To be added to the JCC email list, email jccfoxmill@aol.com.
sun camera The Yearbook needs YOU to submit photos!yearbook
Make sure your child, his/her class, and all the fun they have at Fox Mill are preserved in the yearbook!

Whenever you attend a school activity, take a few photos and email them to fmesyearbook@gmail.com. As long as they aren't blurry and show kids' faces, they are perfect---Cell phone pictures are great! Spirit days, class parties, candid shots of students working or with their reading buddies, eating lunch in the cafeteria, field trips---we'll need photos of all of these activities.
Join us for the School Fall Cleanupclean
October 28,  10:00 - 12:00 

Want to help get the school grounds ready for the cold? S how up at 10:00 am in front of Fox Mill ES. See you there!


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Mark your calendar

20 September
Pajama Drive ends

21 September
Monthly PTA Meeting, 7:00

22 September
25 September
Girls on the Run begins

27 September
First JCC Meeting

29 September
Back to School Party!

9 October
5 - 19 October
Do-Good-a-thon

28 October
Fall Clean-up, FMES, 10:00-12:00

3 November

  
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