September 11, 2016 | Issue # 6
Swing Dance Competition

It's time for the 2nd Annual Fallon Middle School Swing Dance Competition. Our students have worked very hard to perfect their routines during our swing dance unit in PE and are eager to showcase their talents! Each day, the competition rounds will be held during lunch.
Competition Times for 7th and 8th Grade Students are as follows:

7th Grade
Day 1- Tuesday 9/13-12.47pm-1.19pm (No Cuts)
Day 2 - Wednesday 9/14-11.43am-12.26 pm(1st cut)
Day 3 - Thursday 9/15-12.47pm-1.19 pm(Finals)

8th Grade
Day 1- Tuesday 9/13-11.51am-12.23pm (No Cuts)
Day 2- Wednesday 9/14-10.56-11.39 (1st Cut)
Day 3 - Thursday 9/15-11.51am-12.23pm (FINALS)

Band Information for DHS Homecoming

The Fallon Band(s) will not be p a rticipating 9/16 in the DHS Homecoming Parade.
The Fallon Band will join the Wells & DHS Bands at the DHS football game on 10/7.

School Dance
Our first dance at Fallon will be this Thursday, 9/15. The 6th graders dance will be from 3:30pm to 6pm, then the joint 7th/8th graders dance will be from 6:30pm to 9pm. Both will be in the MPR. Students can purchase tickets for $5 from the ASB office starting Monday at lunch and after school through Thursday lunch. If a student has an all dance pass they are to come to the ASB office starting Monday at lunch and after school through Thursday lunch to pick up their wristband.

We are still in need of dance chaperones, if you are available, please sign up.
Volunteers needed
Vision Screening for 8th Graders on 10/18:
Please  click here  to sign up to volunteer. 
School Dance on 9/15:
Please click here  to sign up to volunteer.

PFC Enrichment Programs

Students can sign up for enrichment programs during the lunchtime Clubs and Enrichment Fair on September 23 . Parents should check the enrichment website for additional information about enrichment programs.

Drama Program

Meet once or twice a week for 1 to 1.5 hours after school. Every student will have a role in the production. Objectives: gain confidence presenting yourself in front of an audience, appreciation for the performing arts and learn how to work as a team. Discover creative and resourceful abilities. Students will be required to try out for character roles. Limited to one, 40 min act that pertains to Middle School life. Students can sign up at the Enrichment Fair on 9/23. Parents who have experience leading in drama and would like to help, please contact

Fallon Odissi and Bollywood Dance

The ancient and beautiful Classical Indian Odissi dance and Bollywood dance will be taught by our talented parent instructor on Fridays after school at 3:30-5:00pm. For information please email

Fallon Chess

Fallon Math Olympiads

Program Information is here.
Interest List (for students to sign up) is here.
Parent Coach Interest List (for parent volunteers to sign up) is here.


Visit the PFC Enrichment Website for more information.

Fallon Engineering Lab
Parent coaches are needed, please sign up to volunteer here
Visit the PFC Enrichment website for more information.
Student sign-ups will be announced later.

Save the Date-Mustang Roundup

This year's Fallon Mustang Roundup is coming up on Thursday, September 29th.   
The Mustang Roundup is Fallon's annual community building event that brings together students, staff and parents for an afternoon of fun, games and food! 
The  event kicks off with a  much-anticipated basketball game between students and staff. Afterwards,  grab dinner  (including  plenty of  vegetarian options) f rom one of several food trucks parked in front of the school and enjoy carnival games organi z ed by Fallon's leadership students. We recommend families bring cash for the food trucks and the carnival games.  Look for details in next week's Fallon Flash!

CJSF Tutoring
CJSF students are offering tutoring help in any subject in the library after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Electronics Use on Fallon Campus

Parents, please review the Fallon student handbook ("minder binder") along with the
technology policies  on the district website to be sure your child understands how and when cell phones and other personal electronic devices can be used at school. Students' phones may be confiscated or prohibited on campus if used in violation of these rules. Please also remind your children how important it is to watch where they are going (rather than looking at their phones) when walking across campus and crossing streets to and from school. Thank you!

    Parents can access the daily announcements made in school on the right hand 
    column of the school website .
Resources for Parents
    DUSD is supporting two events to help parents.
    On September 26, Dr. Denise Pope is speaking on how to help your child excel in life. Please         click here for more information.
    Parent Project "Loving Solutions" is a guide for parents to discipline children. Please 
    click here for more information.

Follow Principal Sweeney on Social Media
   Principal Sweeney operates accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Remind for Fallon          students and families. P lease use the following accounts to stay in touch with                happenings at the school:, @FallonPrincipal,                   and

This Week
Next Week
Monday (9/12)
PFC Meeting-6.30pm
Spirit Week-Sports Day
Monday (9/19)

Tuesday (9/13)
Spirit Week-Socks with Sandals Day
Tuesday (9/20)
Wednesday (9/14)
2pm dismissal
Spirit Week-Glasses Day
Wednesday (9/21)
2pm dismissal

Thursday (9/15)
Spirit Week-Tie-dye Day
6th Grade Dance: 3.30pm-6pm
7th-8th Grade Dance: 6..30-9pm
Thursday (9/22)
Friday (9/16)
Spirit Week-Red,White and Blue Day
Friday (9/23)

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