Weekly Update
November 13, 2017
It's Time to Clean Out Your Closets! Donations Needed for Holiday Gift Sale

Our students look forward to shopping at our holiday gift sale each year  and picking out the perfect gift for their parents and siblings.  This year our sale will be held on December 12 and each gift will be $1.

We are now accepting donations of new and gently used items to sell at the Holiday Gift Sale.  A collection bin will be located on the porch of the Meetinghouse Monday, November 13 through  Friday, December 11.

Please sort through your closets, cupboards, book shelves, 
game drawers, toy bins, and jewelry boxes for gifts 
that can be purchased by our students for their family members. 
Gifts for dads and teens are always in high demand.

Food Drive
November 8 -16

Get your donations in by this Thursday, November 16. For the second year, FSH is partnering with the Ardmore Food Pantry  to help provide Thanksgiving meals for guests in need. Please click here for flyer describing donated items needed. 
Thank you, in advance, for your donations and efforts.
A community who works together can make a difference!
Questions? Please contact  Jessica Magin.

Sports Reminders

Basketball Season Begins
Monday, November 13
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mother-Child Field Hockey Game 
Thursday, November 16 |  3:30 pm
Moving and Shaking
Tr. Rae's movement/dance club was moving and shaking in LARKS last week. Students are learning to express themselves through movement, dancing, and exercise. Come see their special performance for friends and family on November 21. Click here for photos.
November Lunch Menu 
JPM Catering is excited to announce some upgrades to your school lunch program:
  • We are now offering multiple gluten-free lunches every month. They are marked on the menu as (GF).
  • We are now offering additional ordering options: Large, Picky Small and Picky Large, giving more choices for younger or older students/faculty.
  • You should notice the look of our ordering page to be a little cleaner from last month, part of our ongoing effort to improve user interface.
Please remember lunches can be ordered until midnight the night before school. Refunds are only available with 24 hours notice of student absence or if there is a snow day or school cancellation. We prefer lunches are bulk ordered at the beginning of the month. 

Please email Joe Petrucci (no phone calls please) with refund requests or any other questions.  Please click here for ordering instructions to order school lunches via the JPM Catering website. 

Please Note: (GF) Stands for Gluten Free, (PO) Stands for Picky-Eater Option and will include the same side as the regular lunch unless otherwise noted. (V) Stands for Vegetarian.
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ERB Testing This Week

Students in grades 5-8 will be taking ERB tests each morning this week.  The best (and only!) preparation:  get a good night's sleep and eat a hearty, healthy breakfast!
KidStuff Books

KidStuff Books will be on sale from  November 6 - 20  at a cost of $25. Books were sent home with each student on Monday, November 6. If you do not wish to keep the book, it can simply be returned to school.  This fundraiser will benefit FSH's newest endeavor - beekeeping and honey extraction! The project really differentiates us from other schools and is something that involves students in all grades.
Save The Dates

Save the dates: Grades 7/8 production of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will take place on  Tuesday, December 5, at 7:00 pm  and  Thursday, December 7, at 8:30 am. All are invited.
Pretzel Fridays 

This pretzel initiative is an opportunity to fundraise for middle school trips, build community, and engage with math skills in meaningful ways. The Carousel Connections crew and middle school math students will sell pretzels during the class snack times on Fridays. If you would like your child to receive a freshly baked pretzel, please send a $1 in with him/her. Please note that we will not have a pre-paid sale due to our focus on the math and money exchange. Thank you for supporting our pretzel sale!
Eli's Honey For Sale

Try some local honey extracted right here at FSH by beekeeer Eli St. Amour. Only $20 for a 1lb jar and  $3 for beeswax lip balm. Send cash or check to the school office to purchase lip balm or honey. We will send the purchased items home in your child's backpack.  Watch an extraction in action.
Past Weekly Updates 

Looking for an old Weekly Update ?We now have past ones on our website.  Click here  to view.
November 13 - 17
ERB Testing

November 16
Mother - Child Field Hockey Game
3:30 pm

November 22 - 24
Thanksgiving Holiday

November 28
Giving Tuesday

Click to view the entire online school calendar
Ongoing Fundraisers

There are many on going fundraising opportunities that benefit our school.

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Amazon Smile
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