March 2018
The American Heart Association Open Gym Volunteers

Faubion's fabulous Physical Education department is currently raising money for The American Heart Association. They will be holding on open gym for students on March 9th. Students can pay $5 to attend during their grade's designated period. The coaches are in need of volunteers to help supervise. Please consider helping to make this event a success! Visit the sign up genius link below to sign up today!

Advertise and Give Back to Faubion! It's a Win, Win!
Are you or your business looking for a great way to advertise while giving back to our school? The Faubion PTO has a great opportunity. Sponsor the Faubion 8th grade Farewell T-shirts and promote your business or organization. Your logo will be proudly displayed on the back of the shirts that over 500 students will be wearing for their field trip and months to follow! The cost of sponsorship is as follows:

$100 for a small sized logo
$350 for a medium sized logo
$500 for a large sized logo

The deadline for the sponsorship is April 1st, 2018.  

Please contact Meredyth Hendrie at (317) 496-0771 or meredythhendrie@yahoo.com for more information.
WE HAVE NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU! VISIT THE LINKS BELOW TO SEE HOW YOU CAN HELP!
Thank you PTO Members!

When you become a member of Faubion PTO, your dues go to many different programs and events. We are excited to share that the PTO was able to provide one of our newcomer students, who just returned to Spain, with a Faubion sweatshirt. One of his teachers said, "The students said they have never seen him without a hoodie on, perfect gift!!!" Thank you PTO members for your support. Your donations are greatly appreciated!
WHEN:
Camp 1- June 11-15
Camp 2- June 25-29
Camp 3- July 9-12 (Advanced Academy)

WHERE:
McKinney Police Department

Open to all 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th graders,
McKinney Police Dept.
Teen Academy
Is your student interested in experiencing law enforcement first hand. The McKinney Police Teen Academy will cover aspects of law enforcement
training and provide practical applications through the use of classroom instruction,
hands-on demonstrations, and scenarios. The program is designed to introduce
students to their local law enforcement personnel and provide a basic understanding of
police work.
There is no cost to attend, but you must submit an application.

For more information or to get an application, please contact our SRO, Officer Roberts at vroberts@mckinneyisd.net.

Here are a few videos on this exciting program! We hope your student will join the McKinney PD!
8TH GRADE FAMILIES! SAVE THE DATE!
Faubion 8th grade parents: please save the date for the 8th grade trip to Hawaiian Falls! The event will be held on May 25, 2018. More details will following soon, so stay tuned...
McKinney ISD Parent Education Classes
PTO General Meeting
April 16, 2018
A General Meeting will be held on April 16, 2018 directly following first period in the library. The Faubion PTO Nominating Committee will be presenting a slate of nominees for the 2018-19 PTO Executive Board. Voting will take place after slate is presented. Please join us!

Haven't Joined the Faubion PTO yet? 
Make us your first tax deduction of 2018! Join Today!
It's a new year! IT'S TIME FOR A FAUBION PTO MEMBERSHIP AND/OR DONATION!
The PTO has so many activities and events coming up! We welcome all to help us support these events through our PTO memberships! 
DID YOU KNOW...
Did you know that joining PTO does NOT mean you are signing up to volunteer? Many families do not join because they feel they do not have time to help at school. By providing your PTO membership dues, you are helping our school in many other ways. Here are a just a few ways your membership dues help provide for our students and staff:
-Outreach Opportunities
-Too Cool 4 School
-Education Programs
-Lions Pride/Merit Scholar Assemblies
-Back to School Night
-8th Grade Farewell
-Hawaiian Falls Supplements
-Kona Ice Days
-Lions Den
-Teacher Appreciation Lunches and Snacks
-Staff Wish Lists

Today is the day to support all of our programs and events! JOIN THE PTO!
Want to Get Involved at Your Child's School? ´╗┐
Here is your chance!
The Lion's Den needs Volunteers! Sign up to help! If you have questions contact Julie Weaver at juliemweaver1@yahoo.com. The Lion's Den is open Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 11:30am-1:50pm during lunchtime as a convenient way for your FMS Student to purchase everything from cool Faubion Lions t-shirts, to approved PE Clothing, to school supplies and more!
Copy Room Volunteers
Volunteer to Help Make Copies for Staff
Helping make copies is a great way to give of your time to help the teachers & staff at Faubion Middle School! 
Shifts are just 1 hour long on Wednesdays & Thursdays of each week.
Times are flexible & you are welcome to help at another time on those days, if necessary to fit your schedule. 
Volunteers will make copies for any of our teachers or staff at FMS that submit requests for help.
Copy requests/job directions are located in the Workroom.
Just check in at the Main Office & you will be directed to the Workroom.
Let's Help our FMS Staff
Sign up to bring homemade treats
Please help us feed our wonderful FMS Faculty at their monthly meetings for the 2017/2018 school year. Let's show them how much we love them by providing them HOMEMADE goodies! This is the one thing they've all requested they'd love more of!!!
Homemade brownies, cookies, or finger foods...we'll take it all!!! We will also need plates, napkins & cases of bottled water.
You can drop off your goodies to the front office starting at 9 am and their meeting starts at 3:50. Please bring your items in throw-away containers or serving plates! If you have any questions, please contact Christy Bickerstaff at  cbickerstaff@mckinneyisd.net.
ORDER YOUR FMS SPIRITWEAR AND 6TH GRADE UNIFORMS TODAY! 

You don't want to miss out on showing your Lion spirit! Order your spiritwear today!
Are you a parent of an incoming 6th grader? You can order their P.E. uniform today!
Tip411 allows you to report incidents anonymously. You may text to the above number or submit a tip online. Click the button below to submit a tip of any observed or suspicious activity and we will be notified immediately!
SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM OFFICER ROBERTS:
THERE WILL BE NO MORE WARNINGS ABOUT PARKING IN THE FIRE LANES. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CITATION.





´╗┐Reminders from our Faubion SRO,Officer Roberts
* Observe School Zone Speed Limit
* Do not use Cellular Phones in the School Zone
* Do not park in the Fire Lane for any reason
* Observe One-Way Street at Duvall
CITATIONS WILL BE ISSUED




WHAT IS THE PTO ABOUT?
Faubion PTO is a parent volunteer organization whose goal is to bring parents, teachers and staff together to create a connection between school and home in order to provide the very best in support, enrichment, encouragement and fun activities for our Faubion students. Together - we can make a difference for our middle school kids! Sharing your time and talents as a volunteer and joining PTO at Faubion are GREAT ways to be involved in your student's education and help make a difference in our Faubion Community! No matter what your schedule, there are opportunities and ways for you to help at middle school. 
Faubion PTO: 
* Partners with our school for Lion's Pride Assemblies to award and recognize students for academic excellence and exemplary character traits 
* Sponsors educational parent and student programs such as: internet safety and bullying * Supports our Faubion Staff during Teacher Appreciation Week & Staff Meetings 
* Provides teachers with needed classroom materials 
* Operates Lion's Den School Store 
* Organizes and sponsors fun student events. 
We need your help!
Please help support these amazing programs and activities by serving our school as a volunteer and by joining Faubion PTO. Thank You - your PTO Board is honored to serve your family in 2017-18 to make it the best year yet at Faubion Middle School! 
Faubion Middle School PTO