DRAGON WEEKLY 
Friday, August 17, 2018
 Two weeks at a glance for  AUGUST

Friday, August 17
  • PTO Back to School Movie Night-6PM

Monday, August 20
  • Preschool First Days of School-See PK Calendar for details

Tuesday, August 21
  • Preschool First Days of School-See PK Calendar for details

Wednesday, August 22
  • Back to School Night
    (Grades 1-2)-6PM

Thursday, August 23
  • Back to School Night
    (Grades 3-5)-6PM

Friday, August 24
  • PTO Middle School Game Night-6PM

Wednesday, August 29
  • Pingree Park Parent & Chaperone Meeting-6PM
  • PTO General Meeting-7PM

Thursday, August 30
  • Volunteer Interest Night-6:30PM

LeadershipLetter  
LEADERSHIP LETTER: Wayne Granger, Executive Director


Dear Dragon Families,

Thanks for a GREAT first week back to school! Our amazing staff welcomed our Dragons back with fun and purpose for a great year. I'd like to personally express my gratitude for all the cooperation and patience with Driveline - it really does take a village! 

I'd also like to welcome our new staff members, as well as returning staff members, some of whom have taken on new exciting roles at our school.  Go Dragons!

Wayne Granger,
Executive Director

Staff
Previous Role
New Role
Matt Anderson Recess IA 2nd Grade Paraprofessional
Joe Bellis 6th Grade Social Studies 7th Grade Social Studies
Abby Bok Intervention Acting Principal, 3-5
Carroll Dragon Interim HR Assistant HR Administrative Assistant
Nicole Frazer Part-time IA 4th Grade Paraprofessional
Leigh Miller 4th Grade Teacher 3rd Grade Teacher
Jessica Warner Assistant Principal, 3-5 Director of Academic Programs
2018-2019 New Staff
Name
Role
Alison Adams PM Kindergarten Teacher
Stewart Brewer 4th Grade Teacher
William Camping 4th Grade Teacher
Pamela Cole Paraprofessional
Leslie Erickson 6th Grade Mathematics Teacher
Mary Frazier 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Gretchen Hall 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Jamie Kreider Middle School Technology Teacher
Kimberly Lewis 2nd Grade Teacher
Aeravi Link Elementary Art Teacher
Laura Loomis 5th Grade Teacher
Faith McFarling Speech Language Pathologist 
Teresa Melvin
Receptionist
Jantrey Meyer Middle School Counselor
Michael Monahan 5th Grade Teacher
Melissa Nichols Part-time Recess Paraprofessional
Yvonne Rodriguez Elementary Spanish Teacher
Rachel Sverid Middle School Spanish Teacher
Kelsey Taylor 8th Grade Science Teacher

To help with some of our most common start of school questions, please visit these "Current Parent Quick Links." You can find these and more on our website!

From the Health Clerk Office

Immunization Information

Please review the immunization information in Infinite Campus to ensure your student is current on all vaccinations.

If you're filing a religious or personal exemption, a new form must be signed every year for a student to remain compliant. State exemption forms can be found HERE.

Medications Drop Off
 
If you have medication to keep in the health office for the school year, please email the health clerk, Renee Moen, to schedule a time to drop it off at  rmoen@flagstaffacademy.org . If you have any other questions regarding medicine or immunizations, please email or call (303) 651-7900 ext. 211.

Here's to a healthy school year!
2018-2019 Activity Fees are Now Available to Pay!

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
        • (paper, tissues, paper towels, disinfectant wipes, etc.)
Pay Fees Online through
You may also 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.
2018-2019 Preschool Openings

We have a few openings in our Flagstaff Academy Preschool for PK2 and PK4. Students must be 3 years old by October 1, 2018 for PK2 and 4 years old by October 1, 2018 for PK4. For more information, please contact Patty Quinn, Preschool Director, at pquinn@flagstaffacademy.org
 Volunteer Dragon Volunteers!

Hello Dragons! We hope you had a relaxing summer. New volunteer opportunities are added almost daily, so please sign in or register on our  Dragon Volunteer Site to sign up. Here is a list of our immediate needs:

Thanks in advance for considering these important volunteer opportunities! 


WE NEED "S'MORE" PEOPLE LIKE YOU!

Please invite your friends, family and interested volunteers to come join us for hot dogs, chips and S'mores!

What: Volunteer Interest Night - "Let's hear S'more about Volunteering at Flagstaff Academy"
Where: Flagstaff Academy Commons
When: Thursday, August 30
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

2018 Middle School Pingree Park Trip 

Wednesday, September 19 - Friday, September 21, 2018 at  Colorado State University Mountain Campus and Sky Ranch

Important Dates for Pingree Park
Pingree Park Payments are now being accepted  by RevTrak, cash, or check (made out to Flagstaff Academy).
Wednesday, August 29:
Pingree  Park Parent and Chaperone Volunteer Information Meeting
Time:  6:00-7:30 p.m.
Place:  The Commons
Friday, September 7:
Deadline for Permission Slips, Signed Medical Forms and Payment - Turn 
in to homeroom teachers.
Friday, September 7:
Deadline for signing up with Dragon Volunteer portal to be a chaperone.

Financial Assistance: We want as many of our middle school students to benefit from this experience; therefore, if the cost of the trip is a concern, we have financial assistance available. Please contact Kim Hagen Rapp, Business Office Assistant, at  khagenrapp@flagstaffacademy.org  for more information by  Friday, September 7th Help make Pingree Park a reality for all our students! Donations now being accepted. 

Want to be a chaperone for the  Pingree  Park trip? This year, you will need to  apply through our Dragon Volunteer site. Once you have done this, Katie Gustafson will notify you about next steps. 
PTO General Meeting
Date:
Wednesday, August 29
Time: 7:00 p.m. in the LMC

Upcoming Events!
Middle School Game Night
Date: Friday, August 24
Time: 6:00-9:30 p.m.
Location: Commons/Gym
Middle School Students can come and enjoy watching a football game in the gym or playing board games in the Commons. Snacks available for purchase
Fall Festival - Save the Date!
When:  Saturday, September 22 
Time: 4:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Flagstaff Academy

Want to help create the fun?

 DragonFlight DRAGON FLIGHT

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 a warm, enriching environment while maintaining Flagstaff Academy's standards and values. 

  

  SupportFlagstaff SUPPORT FLAGSTAFF ACADEMY


Load up your shoping cart AND your King Soopers gift cards in support of the Flagstaff Academy PTO.  http://www.flagstaffacademypto.org/king-soopers-fundraiser.html


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? Bookmark this link!  

Purchases at American Furniture ANYTIME support our school, BUT help us maximixe our next donation by shopping at AFW through August. Just mention our school at check-out. All details are included in this flyer!
Flagstaff Academy | 303-651-7900 
2040 Miller Drive
Longmont, CO 80501

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