Issue 17 | Nov. 17, 2019
Welcome to the Foxes' Den! This weekly newsletter is the place for
Forest Hill Elementary Foxes to stay up-to-date on all the news and events happening at our wonderful new school!

Forest Hill Happenings
Charity Basketball Game benefiting West Tennessee Veterans Home
Thurs., Nov. 21 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm | FHES Gym

Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 25 through Nov. 29

Fox Family Pancake Party
Sat., Dec. 14 from 7:30-10:30 am | FHES
Information & Event Details
Charity Basketball Game Benefiting West Tennessee Veterans Home
*THIS JUST IN!*
Pouncer the Tiger and Will Coleman - 2019 Slam Dunk Contest winner - both from the University of Memphis Tigers will be joining us. Will you?
Forest Hill Elementary will be hosting a Charity Basketball Game with all proceeds benefiting the West Tennessee Veterans Home.

The event will take place on Thurs., Nov. 21 from 6-8:00 pm in the FHES gym. Tickets will be $5 (cash only) at the door, and concessions will be available to purchase (cash only).    

Check out some fun events you don't want to miss!
  • Basketball game featuring GMSD students, teachers, local celebrities, and basketball players.
  • Surprise appearances from several Memphis basketball legends.
  • Meet Pouncer from the Memphis Tigers.
  • Halftime 3-point and slam dunk contests.
  • Hot wing eating contest courtesy of "Let it Fly” - winner gets a free hour of play in the "Full Swing” golf simulator.
  • Giving away 8 tickets to a Memphis Tigers basketball game this season.
  • Guest appearances by Pouncer and Will Coleman from the Memphis Tigers!
FHES American Education Week | Nov. 18-22, 2019
Art Supplies Needed
The Art Room needs your help to restock some supplies. Please click here to view the list and sign up to help out. Thank you!
Please RSVP | Fox Family Pancake Party Sat., Dec. 14
All of our Forest Hill Elementary Families are invited to a free Pancake Party!

Join us for delicious pancakes sponsored by STAKS! Bring your little Foxes and your appetite to the Forest Hill Elementary cafeteria on Sat., Dec. 14 from 7:30-10:30 am.

  • We will have face painting, snowflake art, and MORE.
  • Kona Ice will also have hot chocolate and hot apple cider for sale. 
  • Make sure to bring your camera for winter pictures with our mascot Flash the Fox!

Please click here to RSVP to the event and come warm up with a hot breakfast and tons of fun before you head to the Germantown Holiday Parade. Breakfast is donation only and complimentary to all of our families.

Email Courtney Browning with any questions or if you would like to help serve.
December Teacher Treats Gift Cards Needed
Here's an opportunity to let the Forest Hill Elementary faculty and staff know how much your family appreciates them! Please click here to sign up to donate a $5 gift card to one of the places listed! 

The Teacher Treats committee is busy planning a stellar December and your donation of a gift card will help make it all the more spectacular for our faculty and staff.

If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Naffziger, Teacher Treats committee chair.
You're Invited to the Houston High School Basketball Game
The Houston High School basketball team has invited ALL Forest Hill Elementary AND Dogwood Elementary students to watch the opening game this Mon., Nov. 18 at 6:00 (girls) and 7:30 (boys). 

Students need to wear the gray wristband (distributed in their classrooms) for free admission into the games. Accompanying adults must pay the regular $5 admission fee.
Winter Parties Coming Soon
Save the Date! Mother - Son Event in January
Calling all “BOY MOMS”! Our FHES inaugural Mother - Son event has been scheduled! 

Please join us on Fri., Jan. 24, 2020, at the Yard in Arlington for some fun games, laser tag, Nerf wars and more! Watch the newsletter for more information as we get closer to the date.
Need More Information?
Check out the  Forest Hill Elementary PTO website or email the PTO directly if you have any questions or comments. We love to hear from you!