December 11, 2016 | Issue # 19
Important Yearbook Information

Have you bought a yearbook yet? Don't let your student miss out on this year's memories. Yearbooks will only be on sale through January 11. While there may be a few overruns available for purchase at the end of the year, buying yours by January 11 is the only way to guarantee that you will get one. Purchase for $55 at the ASB window or online at the ASB Store. Unsure whether you have already purchased one? Please check with Mary Armanuse in the ASB office x6311.
Want to give your 8th Grader a special gift? How about a personal ad in the yearbook? Ads are now on sale for 8th Grade Families ONLY. Design your own and purchase online at from now through January 11. Ads will not be permitted for other grades. One ad per family, please.
Do you have a student who goes by a name at school different than the one listed in Infinite Campus? Would you prefer that this name appear in the yearbook instead? Please email Ms. Geasa directly at
by Tuesday, December 20. Include your name, your relationship to the student, the student's legal name (as listed in Infinite Campus), and the name you would like to have appear in the yearbook. Only emails from a legal parent/guardian will be honored; emails from students will not be accepted. Due to our publishing deadlines, we are not able to honor requests that are received after December 20.

A Book Club for Parents & Teachers of Middle School Students

Join Principal Sweeney, other Fallon parents and teachers for a discussion of Jessica Lahey's bestselling book about how we can develop independence, resilience, and lasting confidence in our children. Join the book club on Thursday, January 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Fallon Library. The  event flyer is here.
Eighth Grade End of the Year Field Trip Information

Eighth Grade Parents: Your child received a Letter of Intent to Participate in the Eighth Grade End of Year Field Trip to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, a copy has been attached here for your reference as well. We are asking that this be filled out and returned to the ASB Office by Friday, December 16, 2016, whether or not your child intends to participate. This will help us project the number of buses we will need to reserve and how many park tickets we will need purchase. 

GATE Testing

Fallon Middle school will be assessing students for the GATE program on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. If your child is already classified as GATE then you do not need to complete the application. Please check the Fallon main page for the application and application due date.
Volunteers needed urgently
The Fallon PFC is looking for a parent (a CPA or with an accountant background) who can volunteer to audit their finances. Please contact the Fallon Presidents or the treasurer at  and .
We really appreciate all the help we get from our parent community!

Savers Donation Drive
Clean out closets to help our schools through a Savers Donation Drive from 11/28-12/12. More information can be found  here.
Hunger Games Competition to benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank

Food cans will be collected in the library from November 28th to December 16th.  Please see the attached flyer for important information regarding this event.

PFC Enrichment Programs

Would you like to join the PFC Enrichment Committee to help run the overall PFC Enrichment Program? Contact to find out more. 

Congratulations!!!Fallon won three 1st-place team trophies at Northern California Grade Level Chess Championships on Dec 3-4, including top 8th grade team, top K-12 team (JV) section, and top K-8 team (JV) section. See more at  our Facebook page.

PFC Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to volunteer  at future events in school please email, Shazia Nomani, our Director of Volunteers, at

This Week
Next Week
Monday (12/12)
SSC Meeting-3.30pm
PFC Meeting-6.30pm

Monday (12/19)
Spirit Day-Flannel Day
Tuesday (12/13)

Tuesday (12/20)
Ugly clothing-Sweater Day
Wednesday (12/14)
School Dismissal @2pm

Wednesday (12/21)
Pajama Day
School Dismissal @2pm
Thursday (12/15)

Thursday (12/22)
End of Second Quarter
Battle of the Grade Color/Tutu Day
Minimum Day-12.30 Release
Friday (12/16)

Friday (12/23)
No School-Winter Break Begins

Fallon School PFC
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