Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16
  • Aluminum Can Drive-2:30PM
  • Barnes and Noble School Fundraiser-All Day!

Monday, December 19-
Friday, December 30

  • Winter Break - No School

Monday, January 2

  • Regular School Day
  • Weekly Daytime Tour-9:30AM

Tuesday, January 3
  • Board of Directors Meeting-5:30PM

Friday, January 6
  • Spelling Bee-2PM


Dear Flagstaff Families,

Here is wishing you a joyous and safe holiday with your families.  We will see everyone back on  Monday, January 2, 2017.

From our family to yours - Happy Holidays!!

Wayne and Robin

A reminder that our  2017-2018 Intent To Return Form  is now available online! When filling out the form, please put in your child's future grade level for the 2017-2018 School Year. 

If you'd like to enroll non-Flagstaff Academy students for the 2017-2018 School Year, you will need to fill out an Enrollment Application, which is also now live. As a current Flagstaff Academy family, your application will be given priority status.

If you have a PreK-2 student returning for PreK 3 or PreK4, please fill out the Intent to Return for that student. 

If you experience any technical difficulties, or have questions, please contact Sheila Strukel, Registrar, at  enroll@flagstaffacademy.org720-864-9090

Thank you for being a part of our amazing Dragon Family!

Attendance Reminder

If your child is absent, please give 24 hours notice to your teacher for gathering homework or classroom materials. Also, if this is an extended absence (several weeks or more) that you know about in advance, please give a minimum of one week to gather the needed materials.  

Remember, your child's teacher is actively teaching and can't be interrupted to prepare for make-up materials. We need to time to ensure we are meeting the needs of the students in the classroom as well as those who are absent.

We appreciate your cooperation with this matter.
"Hear Ye, Hear Ye!" 
Calling All Budding Actors and Actresses!
All 3rd through 5th grade students are invited to  tryout for Flagstaff Academy's production of Shakespeare's play "Macbeth" - there are 21 parts!

Flagstaff Academy will be is participating in the SVVSD Shakespeare Festival. 

*The Macbeth script has been edited and created for younger actors/actresses; however, please keep in mind that it is still Shakespeare with some higher level content including violence.  
  • Students must pick up an audition piece from Ms. Cynkar beginning on Friday, January 13th. 
  • Tryouts will be held immediately after driveline on Monday, January 23rd in Ms. Cynkar's reoom
  • Students will participate in three performances: one for elementary school, one for middle school, and one at the Shakespeare Festival. 
  • Practices: Monday's 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., January 30-May 1 in the portables. 
  • We need 2-3 parent/high school student volunteers for practices. Please email Ms. Cynkar at ecynkar@flagstaffacademy.org if you are interested. 
  • Final performance at the Shakespeare Festival: Friday, May 5. 
Please contact Ms. Cynkar with questions: ecynkar@flagstaffacademy.org  
Website Tips

Teacher Emails Addresses

We've heard you! Our website has been updated so that our teacher emails are now listed in the Staff Directory. Thank you for your input!

Our Flagstaff Academy App has been updated! 
Make sure you update yours today!
Health Room Needs

When cleaning out your closets this holiday season of clothing your student has outgrown, the health office is in need of slightly/gently used kids clothing! We're looking for all sizes in both girls and boys sizes 4-12. We are also in need of new underwear for both boys and girls, sizes 4-12. Please drop your items off at the front office after winter break, and thanks in advance for your help!
2016-2017 Activity Fees are Due Now!

Yes, your Annual Activity Fees were due on October 1st, but if you haven't paid them yet, we will continue to accept payments! Annual Activity Fees go toward purchasing essential items such as:
  • Student workbooks
  • Consumable classroom supplies
  • Software licensing for technology programs
  • Buses and tickets for field trips
  • Elementary specials program materials
  • Middle School electives
  • Special educational guests
  • Community school supplies
  • (copy paper, tissues, paper towels, disinfectant wipes, etc.)
Pay Fees Online through

Or pay with cash or check, payable to "Flagstaff Academy." Partial Payments also accepted. 
Families eligible for Reduced/Free Lunch are eligible for reduced or free student activity fees.

To apply, for free/reduced lunch,
click here.

Student Activity Fees payments are non-refundable.

We have three Winter Break Holiday Runs scheduled:
Erie Community Park
Date: Monday,
December 19
Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Lake McIntosh Run
Date: Tuesday, December 20
Time: 12- 2:00 p.m.
Sandstone Ranch
December 29
Time: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Late parents will be charged $1.00 per minute/per student that they are late. After 15 minutes, they will be signed into Dragon Flight, and required to pay the annual registration fee and $20 drop-in fee. Please consider volunteering to help the after school runs! 

  Friday Afternoon Runs: 1/20, 2/3, 3/3, and 4/21

Morning Practices  are
M, T, Th, and F from 7:15 - 7:45 a.m. 

About the 100-Mile Club: The 100-Mile Club is a club open to all students at Flagstaff Academy. The 100-Mile Club gets students moving before, during, and after school with the end goal of reaching 100 miles by the end of the year. After they register, students are welcome to come to any and all practices!  

Parents and Guardians! 
In order for 100-Mile club to be successful we are in need of parent volunteers. Please sign-up here to help! 

Our December Volunteer Drawing Winners!
Dennis Dube: Caden's parent

Elizabeth Lenski: Aidan and Sammie's Mom

Raelene Navulur: Eliza and Carter's Mom

Thank you to ALL our amazing volunteers for everything you do!

Make your New Year's Resolutions and check out our volunteer opportunities today!
To sign up, 
click here
The PTO executive board would like to thank all parent volunteers for helping to build and strengthen the Flagstaff Academy community through your participation in the PTO. Participating makes all the difference to the parents, teachers, staff, and children at our school! 

All Day Barnes & Noble Fundraiser for Flagstaff Academy!
Barnes and Noble, Boulder 2999 Pearl Street
Finish your Holiday shopping!!

Friday, December 16, 2016

Join us from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for fun and special events: storytimes, crafts
and robots!

Download your Barnes & Noble Fundraiser Voucher here!
(We'll also have them available at the front office area next week.)
  • 5:00-7:00 p.m. - Craft Table
  • 5:00 p.m. - Reading of the children's book Dreaming of Colorado with author, Grant Collier
  • 5:30 p.m. - Holiday Books Storytime
  • 6:00 p.m. - Storytime with Principal Long
  • 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Demonstration of Robots
  • 6:30 p.m. - Storytime with Principal Lowe
Come eat dinner at the Café!
 *A portion of all sales will go back to the school

Jog-a-thon Prizes Delivered
Dragon Families, students received their Jog-a-thon prizes this week with the exception of the t-shirts. These will be delivered after Winter Break. Email Amy Aleksiev for questions about your prizes at  amyandvlad@yahoo.com. Thank you all for fundraising! 

Having Trouble Receiving PTO Emails? 
In most cases, the email address we received for you has a typo or you may have unsubscribed to a previous email. If you suspect this is the case, please send a message to the Email Coordinator [ ajpkallal@gmail.com] to make sure we have the most current information for you. You can also set up a filter in your email account to help ensure our messages do not end up in your Junk or Spam folders. Instructions on how to do this for your Yahoo, Gmail or Hotmail account can be found  here.

Classrooms/Home Rooms in the lead for a Popcorn Party (1,200 Total): 
Slinker 800 

 Classrooms/Home Rooms in the lead for Chew Gum at School (600 Total): 
Miller 556 - Nagle 553 - Townsend 514


Important Reminders: 
  • Please remember to put the student's name, grade and TEACHER in with all Box Tops in a sealable bag/envelope. BoxTops with no teacher name will be included in the general BoxTops fund.
  • Please continue to trim the BoxTops prior to submitting them.
  • Please only include NON-EXPIRED BoxTops. BoxTops do expire!!!


Before/After School Care and Enrichment Classes

Flagstaff Academy's in-house Dragon Flight program provides on-site before and after school care and enrichment classes. Dragon Flight provides students a warm, enriching environment while maintaining Flagstaff Academy's standards and values.

Get ready for exciting new classes starting in January! Check your Friday Folders (after break) and our website


Did you know that  when you select Flagstaff Academy as your "Amazon Smile" organization, our school receives 0.5% of the price of your eligible  smile.amazon.com  purchases? B ookmark this  link!   

Thank you Flagstaff PTO Supporters! Your efforts to support our school through this great program are paying off in just the first month. Keep using your cards and remind your friends and family to get one and use it too! 
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Longmont, CO 80501

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