Friday, April 19, 2019
 Coming Up This Week and Next

Friday, April 19
  • 2019 Spring SVVSD Art Show-10AM

Saturday, April 20
  • 2019 Spring SVVSD Art Show-10AM

Sunday, April 21
  • 2019 Spring SVVSD Art Show-10AM

Monday, April 22
  • 100 Mile Club-7:15AM
  • PTO Restaurant Fundraiser at Noodles and Company-4PM

Tuesday, April 23
  • 100 Mile Club-7:15AM

Wednesday, April 24
  • PTO General Meeting (rescheduled)-7PM

Thursday, April 25
  • 100 Mile Club-7:15AM
  • 2nd Grade Concert-6:30PM

Friday, April 26
  • PTO Fundraiser: Cheers to Flagstaff-6:30PM

Monday, April 29
  • NO SCHOOL-Teacher Inservice

Tuesday, April 30
  • 100 Mile Club-7:15AM
  • SAC Committee Meeting-5:30PM

Wednesday, May 1
  • Late Start
    • MS Driveline: 10:30AM
    • MS Start Time: 10:45AM
    • ES Driveline: 10:45AM
    • ES Start Time: 11AM
  • StuCo Spirit Day: Tacky Tourist Day
  • Schools to Watch Banner Presentation-11:30AM
  • 5th Grade Music Concert-6:30PM

Thursday, May 2
  • 100 Mile Club-7:15AM
  • 5th Grade Overnight Trip to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Saturday, May 4

  • Middle School "Masquerade" Dance-6:30PM

LEADERSHIP LETTER: Gael Lester, Acting Principal, K-2
Happy Earth Day!

Dear Dragon Families,

Stewardship is a practice of learning about, caring for, and contributing to something that is bigger than ourselves, with generosity at its heart. As I've been visiting classrooms this month, there have been some wonderful examples of how students are learning about earth stewardship. Our third graders have been working hard in the LMC to reuse materials like cardboard to create arcade games for other students to play. Not only did they learn about reusing and recycling materials, but it was tied into an engineering project. Our kindergarteners have been learning about various kinds of land, water, and air pollution and what they can do to take care of our environment. They have also been participating in monthly service projects, and this month they are raising awareness and money through sponsorship in a water walk to help bring clean water to the people of Tanzania. A walk by our Greenhouse classroom and garden reveals the growth of early spring plantings, recycling plant waste into compost for soil, and bee boxes to care for our very important pollinators. Our student club, the "Green Team," has implemented the Food Rescue Table program here, saving useable food from being thrown out which creates unnecessary waste, and providing that food for students who may need it.

This Monday, April 22nd is Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world as an opportunity to focus on taking care of our planet, and all of its inhabitants. The theme for Earth Day this year is "Protecting our Species." It looks at the balance in nature and how we are all interdependent, as well as the intrinsic value of all living things. Specifically, we are encouraged to think about how we as human beings can make a positive impact and care for the living things around us. Some of us may wonder how an individual in Colorado can help save an endangered species on the other side of the world. With a little research, we can discover that the there are many ways to get involved with issues we care about. Helping animals is something so many children can connect with. 

I encourage you to talk to your children about these topics and discover the excitement that can be ignited!

Have a great weekend,

Gael Lester
Acting Principal, K-2

Ticket Prices go up on Friday, April 19th!

Music with Mr. John Mieras and Mr. Hunter Hamilton!

Many thanks to our generous sponsors:


"Unframed" SVVSD Annual Spring Art Show

When: Friday, April 19-Saturday, April 20, 
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.;  Sunday, April 21, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Boulder County Fairgrounds

Come and see the beautiful artwork our K-8th grade students have created! From ceramics to photography, you'll be wowed by what our Dragons dream up!

Thank you to Aeravi Link and Natalie Reed for their inspirational and supportive teaching and guidance. 

We still need several volunteers for the following upcoming events:
Thanks in advance for signing up!
It's Time To Order Yearbooks! 

Capture all the memories of the 2018-2019 School Year with a Flagstaff Academy Yearbook. Orders are online only and can be made through www.mymjthomas.com. Enter the code: fsayb1819 . The cost for the yearbook is $31. 
Attention! Activity Fee Payments for the 2018-2019 School Year were Due as of October 1, 2018.   

Elementary School Activity Fees - $240
Middle School Activity Fees - $285

If you have yet to pay, please do so now.  Payments are accepted online at RevTrak  via credit card or echeck, by cash or check payable to "Flagstaff Academy." Check payments are accepted at the school or can be mailed to: Flagstaff Academy, 2040 Miller Drive, Longmont, CO 80501, Attention: Business Office. Activity fees payments are non-refundable.

If making the full payment represents a hardship, partial payments can be made as well. Families who qualify for Reduced/Free Lunch are eligible for reduced or free activity fees.  Thank you!

PTO General Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 24 at 7PM in the LMC!


Middle School Social Committee 
Middle School Spring Dance - Masquerade Theme!

Date:  Saturday, May 4
Time:  6:30-8:45PM
Location:  The Gym
Cost: $6 entry/$1 concessions

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Before/After School Care and Enrichment Classes

Parents' Night Out 
Cheers to Flagstaff!
Fri., April 26
Non School Day Care
Monday, April 29
May Late Start Day

Wed., May 1

After School and New Enrichment
Crescendo Private Piano Lessons
Group Ukulele Lessons
Science Matters: My Amazing Flying Machine
 Learn more here! 

Summer Camp Registration Has Begun! 
For Campers 5-15 years old (MUST be 5 years old by October 15, 2019).

Dates:  June 3-July 26, 2019
PreK-1st Grade
2nd-4th Grade
Teen Camp (entering 5th-9th Grade)
Specialty Camps!


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Purchases at American Furniture ANYTIME support our school. Just mention Flagstaff Academy at checkout and show them this flyer!
Flagstaff Academy | 303-651-7900 
2040 Miller Drive
Longmont, CO 80501

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