02/21/2021
Upcoming Important Dates:
02/23: 'Preparing your Child for High School and College' presentation
02/23: Last day to enter your first choice elective course in IC (6th & 7th graders)
02/24: Fallon African-American Family Affinity Circle
02/26: Last day to purchase congratulatory/baby ads for 8th Graders
02/26: PFC Family Dine-Out Event
03/01: Last day to complete PEAC Parent Survey
03/08: SSC Monthly Meeting
03/08: PFC Monthly Meeting
PFC Family Variety Show
Drum roll, please...the event we've been waiting for is finally here! Click HERE to view Fallon PFC's 2021 Family Variety Show.
Special thank you to Fallon students (and their families):
6th graders -> Amy Li, Baani Singh, Claire Ryes, Rayyan Dawood, Riya Singh, Sanjana Gowda, Yashvitha Tanguturi;
7th graders -> Alejandro Trampe, Arjun Grewal, Dina Rhoades, Divyansh Agrawal;
8th graders -> Arunachalam Kasi, Dayton Nguyen, Justin DeGuzman and
8th grade English teachers - Ms. Do, Ms. Kunde, Mrs. Meyer & Mr. Wakerling for participating in this event. Thank you to Fallon Principal, Mr. Ken Rocha for his support and to everyone watching this event.
Preparing your Child for High School and College (sponsored by the Fallon PFC)
Join Teen Esteem on Tuesday, February 23rd from 7pm-8pm (followed by a Q&A session) as they discuss vital information to help ensure your child's successful transition into adulthood.
For more information and to view the flyer click here. Click here to register for the event.
Fallon PFC February Community Dine-Out
Our next Fallon Community Dine-out event is on Friday, February 26th at Ramen 101. Please click here for the flyer and more information.
Thank you to Fallon moms Deepa Kannan and Grace Drinkwater for leading the PFC dine-out community events, If you have any questions/suggestions, please email Grace at grace_drinkwater@yahoo.com.
Fallon PFC MATHCOUNTS Club
Here is an update on the Chapter Round competition results. This year, 21 teams participated in the Chapter Round competition. Most of the teams were from the tri-valley region, such as public middle schools of Pleasanton, San Ramon, Dublin, Livermore, Danville, Alamo. Teams from private schools, such as Quarry Lane, Doris Eaton, etc. Out of 150 students, the top 30 students were selected to advance to the Chapter Invitational Round. We are proud to announce that among the 30 students, 4 of them are from the Fallon team!
Congratulations to the following students who qualified the Chapter Invitation Round competition:
  • Laasya Balupari (8th grade)
  • Sophia Henningsen (7th grade)
  • Ryan Lee (7th grade)
  • Eric Xiao (8th grade)
Overall, our team did very well. Kudos to all the team members! The COVID-19 Pandemic has made this year a very challenging one, and we are truly impressed by the students' perseverance, how well they overcame all the difficulties and continued the journey of learning!
Special thank you to Fallon parent, Siyu Henningsen for leading this program.
PEAC Parent Survey
Fallon PEAC students would like to know how they can help the Fallon community with distance learning and are requesting Fallon parents to fill out a parent survey. Click here for the survey. It will help devise lessons and activities that can help. Deadline to fill out the survey is Monday, March 1st.
A message for current 7th grade students
All 7th graders should have collected a copy of "The Outsiders" from the school during text book distribution. If you don't have one, please make an appointment to pick it up using the following link:  
FMS Yearbook for the 2020-21 School Year
Our yearbook team is working really hard to put together a nice yearbook for this school year.
Have you ordered your copy of the 2020-2021 FMS Yearbook? What are you waiting for? Don't miss out on this historic edition of the Maverick! Order your copy today at the Fallon ASB store by clicking here.




BABY/Congratulatory Promotion Ads
BABY/Congratulatory Promotion Ads are now on SALE for the yearbook. Don't miss out on this special opportunity to memorialize your 8th grader in the yearbook. Ads cost $35. The deadline to purchase is Friday, February 26th!. To purchase, go to: 
https://yearbookforever.com/ - search for Fallon Middle School, create your Ad and pay online.
Library Pickup Times
The library pickup window is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for missed textbook pick ups and Wednesdays for library books pickup. For more information on how to check out books, click here to download the instructions. In addition, click here for a fun video demo created by Mrs. Livingston and feel free to contact her at livingstonsarah@dublinusd.org with any questions or concerns.
Principal's Corner
Mustang Minute
Click here for Principal Rocha’s Mustang Minute video for this week. This video is accessible on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Elective Scheduling wrapping up this week!
The final step for our current 6th and 7th graders to request their elective course for next school year concludes this week. Students and parents should have completed their Elective Course Priority form on or by February 17th. In addition to students submitting their Elective Course Priority form, students will also enter their first choice elective (other than an application or audition course) in Infinite Campus by Tuesday, February 23rd. If you are experiencing any problems with the procedures or have questions, please contact your assigned school counselor.

ParentSquare
If you would like to receive communication at a specific time please edit your user preferences in ParentSquare. This can be done by selecting your name at the top right corner then clicking my account. Then select notification settings. Here you can choose how and when you will be notified. Select customize your settings. Select instant for instant updates. Select Digest to customize when you will receive messages. 

African American Family Affinity Circle
As part of of our student plan for student achievement we have outlined a goal around equity and inclusion. as you may or may not know some of our student groups have been identified as significantly disproportionate. We would like to have an opportunity to better connect and improve our service to our families. There will be many opportunities throughout the school year, however this particular opportunity relates to African
American families at Fallon. Click here for the flyer and if you are interested in attending please RSVP here.
Closed Campus
Please be aware that our campus, including the track and fields, is closed during school hours from 7 AM - 4 PM. Currently, our front office staff is available by appointment only. Visit our school website for more information regarding our school, news and updates. We appreciate your assistance and support in having us keeping our community safe.
Staff Contact List
Students are currently attending classes remotely. During this time, our office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4pm. Currently, our office staff is available by appointment only. Please visit our school website for more information regarding our school, news and updates.
For questions please contact the following staff members:
 
Math Questions and 8th graders baligayacandice@dublinusd.org
ASB (Spirit wear) daspreetha@dublinusd.org
General Questions and Questions for the Principal brownmartha@dublinusd.org
Fallon School PFC
Eleanor Murray Fallon Middle School
3601 Kohnen Way
Dublin, CA 94568