Issue 7 | Sept. 1, 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! Click here for other helpful Parent Resources !
Forest Hill Happenings
Donation Drive Begins
Sun., Sept. 1

The Fox Tail Fling Ticket Sales Begin
Mon, Sept. 2

Frozen Jr. Auditions for 3rd - 5th Graders
Wed., Sept. 4 | 4:00 pm
FHES in Room 205

Learn More about Germantown Girl Scouts
Thurs., Sept. 5 | 7-8:00 pm
Faith Presbyterian Church | 8816 Poplar Pike

Grandparents' Night
Tues., Sept. 10 | 6-7:30 pm
Forest Hill Elementary School

Germantown Board of Education Meeting
Mon., Sept. 16 | 5:00 pm Work Session | 6:30 pm Board Meeting
Germantown City Hall | 1930 S Germantown Rd

The Foxtail Fling
Sun., Sept. 22 | 6-9:00 pm
P.O. Press Public House & Provisions | 148 N Main St, Collierville, TN 38017
Information & Event Details
If you have any questions or comments, email Denise Stumph .
Library Volunteers Needed
Thanks so much for volunteering in our wonderful library! Starting last week, our children began checking out books to take home. 

Mrs. Mock, our librarian, needs help with check out, so please sign up to come assist the little ones. 

If there is extra time, she may also have us stamping books with our FHES Library stamps. Please click here to sign up for a spot and stay tuned for many more opportunities to help throughout the year. Thanks again!

If you have any questions or comments, email Brianne Davis.
Nurse Alison Needs Supplies
Nurse Alison doesn't need volunteers yet in the Health Room, but she does need supplies! Click here to view her supply Wish List and sign-up!

She will let us know when she needs some help in the Health Room, so stay tuned. Thank you!

If you have any questions or comments, email Sara Carr.
Grandparents' Night at FHES
Grab your grandparents (or someone special) and join us for a free event! The fun begins at 6:00 and will end at 7:30.
Please volunteer to help out if you're available! Click here to sign up. Be on the lookout for a new “FHES Grandparent Shirt” that will be available soon!

If you have any questions or comments,  email Toni Nygren .
Come Join Us for The Foxtail Fling - a Unique Fall Fundraiser!
Tickets for the Foxtail Fling go on sale starting Mon., Sept. 2!

Labor Day discount tickets: $50 per person! Ends at midnight on Mon., Sept. 2. Click here to purchase tickets (please note discounted tickets will not show up on the page until Monday)

Regular tickets are $60 per person starting Tues., Sept. 3 - Sept 15. Click here to purchase tickets (please note regular priced tickets will not show up on the page until Tuesday)

Event Details:
  • Adults only
  • Space is limited
  • Hors d’oeuvres, Cash Bar
  • Silent Auction
  • Live Music from Ted Horrell & The Monday Night Card!

Sunday, September 22
6-9:00 pm
P.O. Press Public House & Provisions | 148 N Main St, Collierville, TN 38017 

If you have any questions, email Ginger Wilkerson .
Check Out our Website!
Have you been to the  Forest Hill Elementary PTO website yet?

We want our website to be like hitting the easy button for you:
News and Events  - information about upcoming events as well as key dates for the year
Parent Resources  - helpful links to everything FHES
Get Involved  - all SignUp Genius links for current volunteer opportunities and items needed
Join  - information & button to join the PTO for just $15 per family and have access to the FHES PTO directory
Donate  - *NOW OPEN* - information & button to donate to the PTO to fund all of our fun PTO events & activities for students, faculty, and families throughout the year

Email  foresthillelementarypto@gmail.com  for suggestions of what else would be helpful to have on the website. We will be adding more information throughout the year!
Everyone Loved their Teacher Treats!
The Teacher Treat Committee sends out a big THANK YOU to Sprouts for their generous donation of Cuties that were included in August’s “Room Service” Teacher Treat!

On Friday, FHES faculty & staff were treated to Room Service! Everyone enjoyed a drink & snack of their choice & received an adorable & delicious FHES cookie! Thank you to all the parents that sent in items for teacher treats and stocked the teachers’ lounge. We love our FHES faculty & staff!

For more information on the Teacher Treat Committee, email Sarah Naffziger .
Support your Student, School, & Community
If you have any questions or comments, email Christine Williams.
GMSD & Community News
Lunch Price Update
GMSD recently updated their website to reflect this year's meal prices. Breakfast is $1.60 and lunch is $2.95 each day. Click here to view the 2019-2020 Meal Prices.
FROZEN Is Coming to Forest Hill - We Need Foxes to Audition!
Falcon Footlights Theatre is excited to announce we will be presenting our 2019 fall production at the Forest Hill Elementary Theatre!

We are looking for a few more FHES FOXES to help us “Build a Snowman” in FROZEN JR!
 
With the change in our production location for this year, we would love to have a few more FHES 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who love to sing and perform to join our cast and represent YOUR amazing school!

  • Special Audition: Wed., Sept. 4 at 4:00 pm in Room 205 at FHES
  • Rehearsal will be at Farmington Elementary School through Sept. 30, then we will be rehearsing at Forest Hill Elementary School Oct. 1 through show run. 
  • Show Dates: November 13-17, 2019

Sign up online and let us know you are coming to audition. Complete the audition form accessible through this link and be prepared to audition with Song and Dance (**Only choose one song to perform).
All information is provided on our website: https://falconfootlights.weebly.com/  

If you have any questions or comments, email Falcon Footlights . Hope to see you Wednesday afternoon!
Learn More about Girl Scouts
Are you interested in having your daughter join Girl Scouts in the Germantown area? 

We want to invite all parents of kindergarten through 12th grade girls who are looking for troops in Germantown to learn more about Girl Scouts. Come hear from local Girl Scouts and Troop Leaders about the exciting opportunities and adventures with Girl Scouts in Germantown!
 
Thurs., Sept. 5 | 7-8:00 pm
Faith Presbyterian Church
8816 Poplar Pike  in Germantown, TN 38138

If you know your daughter wants to join but can't attend this meeting, click here to fill out our interest form. We'll contact you in early September about placing your daughter in an appropriate troop.
Come dance with the HHS Pom Team! 
T-shirt, dinner and performance at the Houston High School football game on Fri., Sept. 13 at 4:30.  Click here for the registration form due by September 5.

Need More Information?
Please email the FHES PTO if you need anything. We love to hear from you!