September 27, 2015
 Issue #5

Dear Parents,

The Fallon Flash is a weekly newsletter from the PFC about important happenings in Fallon. Parents who are not receiving this newsletter can click on this link to subscribe.  Go Mustangs!

Fallon PFC
Facilities Master Plan High School Community Forum
Please plan to join Principal Sweeney and your neighbors at a community forum this Tuesday (Sept.29th)  to provide input on a facilities master plan for our school district. The meeting begins at 6.30 pm  and will take place at Dublin High School. Details, registration and child care requests are available on the Fallon web site.  Alternatively, p lease register here  to attend.

See Dub Run
Proceeds from this event (Sunday, Oct. 18) support Dublin Unified School District Wellness, Anti-Bullying, & Character Education programs. The DUSD school with the highest paid attendance will receive special funds for their campus Wellness/Character programs! For more information, please  click here.
Annual Swing Dance Contest

Come join us for Fallon Middle School's 1st Annual Swing Dance Contest!
When: September 29th and 30th, and finals on October 1st
Where: At Fallon Middle School in the gym
Time: The contest will happen during 7th grade and 8th grade lunches.
All parents should sign in at the office before proceeding to the gym.
Hope to see you there!

Tutoring at Fallon
If you have a child that needs help with homework and/or concepts in any subject, CJSF tutors are available at Fallon! Tutoring takes place on Mondays and Tuesdays after school in the library until 4pm.

Destination Imagination
Small Group  Creative Problem Solving
Destination imagination builds important lifelong skills, such as, teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking and extends STEM and performing arts skills. Teams solve challenges involving technical, structural or theatrical oriented problems, stimulating children's ability to think quickly and creatively. Training is provided for parent volunteers called "Team Managers" to facilitate the groups of up to 7 students.
Parent/student meeting: Thursday 10/1/15 @ 6pm Fallon Library
For more information, click here to download the flier.
DI site :
Or email Sharon at

Band Cookie Dough Fundraiser
Fallon Band's Cookie Dough Fundraiser info:
Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough fundraiser
Begins 9/29,  Ends 10/13
Week of 11/16 Delivery
Your support will benefit all band groups. More information to follow soon.

Follow Principal Sweeney on Social Media
If you have a Facebook or a Twitter account and would like to follow Principal Sweeney's communications through social media, please find her on Twitter @FallonPrincipal and on Facebook as Principal Sweeney.

Fallon Teachers Have Posted Projects on "Donors Choose" Website
Many parents are familiar with the Donors Choose website that allows people to contribute to specific school projects and needs posted by individual teachers.   
In fact, some companies including Chevron here in the East Bay provide employees with credits to donate on Please use the search term 'Eleanor Murray Fallon School' to see several projects posted by Fallon teachers  and help support our school and students in this way! 

Parent-led Enrichment Programs
Thank you parents for sharing your time, expertise and passion, by stepping up to lead exciting new enrichment programs for our kids at Fallon! Visit the PFC enrichment website to learn more. 

Fallon Mathletes
The pl acement test for student selection into the program is on  Wednesday, October 7th2-4pm in the Fallon MPR.  All interested students should first sign up at if t
hey have not already done so, and then show up for the placement test. Click here for Mathletes placement test FAQs.

Fallon Speech & Debate
Fallon Speech & Debate is a parent volunteer-led after school enrichment program for Fallon students who are interested in speech and debate. We are seeking for parent coaches who can coach a group of 10 students each. 
Parent coach signups: 
Student signups:

Fallon Odissi and Bollywood Dance
The ancient and beautiful classical Indian Odissi dance, and Bollywood dance sessions will begin in mid-late October. For information please email

This Week
Next Week
Monday (9/28)

Monday (10/5)
No School-Staff Development Day 
Tuesday (9/29)
Facilities Meeting at DHS@ 6.30pm
Cookie dough fundraiser for band
Tuesday (10/6)

Wednesday (9/30)
Wednesday (10/7)
Thursday (10/1)
Destination Imagination Information Night-6pm @ Library
Thursday (10/8)

Friday (10/2)

No School-Staff Development Day
End of 1st Quarter Progress Period
Friday (10/9)

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