Family School Partnership News
Your 157c Parent Teacher Organization
FSP General Meeting
FSP will have our monthly general meeting on Tuesday November 5 @ 9:30 am at Grand Prairie Board Room.
Creamery Dine & Donate
And Thanks to the Creamery for hosting us!
Fall Teacher Treat Days
Grand Prairie Fall Teacher Treat Day
Hickory Creek Bookfair
The FSP/Scholastic Fall Book Fair at Hickory Creek is October 7th-10th! The FSP needs your help to run the fair.
The Book Fair is held in the main hall outside the library at Hickory Creek. Students are coming in to shop with their classes Monday, October 7th- Thursday, October 10th (no school on Friday, October 11th). The sign ups are divided into several time slots throughout the day, along with the corresponding advisory teachers and hours. Double check with your student for the date and time they will be attending- classes will be coming to the book fair with their math class/advisory time in most instances.
Book Fair Volunteers are needed throughout the week to assist with set up & tear down, assistance with check out, returning unwanted books to the correct location, and ringing out students purchases at the cash register.
If you have any questions about the Hickory Creek Fall Book Fair and volunteering, please contact Monica Delage at email@example.com
Chelsea Book Fair
Can you help with the Chelsea Book Fair? Volunteers can sign up to help set up the Book Fair, help students select books, work the cash registers, stock shelves and tear down the Book Fair. Classrooms will visit the Fair once during there assigned classroom time.
The Book Fair will be in the Tigers Den (Stem lab). It is located at the end of the east wing or "new wing".
- Set up Friday, October 11th, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
- Book Fair will run Tuesday, October 15th - Friday, October 18th from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
- Family Night Book Fair & School STEAM Night is Wednesday, October 16th, Book Fair will run from 5:30-8:00 PM & STEAM Night will run from 5:30-7:00 PM.
- Tear down Friday, October 18th, 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Grand Prairie Book Fair
The Fall Book Fair at Grand Prairie is October 21st-25th. The FSP, your 157c PTO, needs your help to run the Book Fair.
- Set up is Friday, October 18th, 9:00am-12:30pm
- Book Fair is open Monday, October 21st - Friday, October 25th, 8:30 AM - 2:45 PM
- Family Literacy Night is Wednesday, October 23rd, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM; Book Fair will be open 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
- Tear down is Friday, October 25th, 2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
The Book Fair is held in the Tigers Den. Volunteers are needed to assist children picking out books, return unwanted books to the correct location, and ring out student purchases at the cash register.
The SignUp Genius is divided into time slots throughout the day according to your child's library time. Next to the time slot are the classes that will be coming in during that time...you will be able to shop with your child and then help the other half. If you can work more than one time slot please feel free to sign up for more. Even if it's not your child's class time we can always use the help!
If you have any questions about the Grand Prairie Fall Book Fair and volunteering please contact Nicole Guest at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholastic Bookfair is using E-Wallet this year!
How do I access my printable eWallet student scan sheet?
After logging in to your Chairperson's Toolkit, scroll down the At A Glance page to the eWallet section and click the link to view your Student Roster. From here you can print your scan sheet, which includes a bar code for each eWallet. Remember, parents may add or remove eWallets at any time, so be sure you print a new scan sheet each day. Your Toolkit will always show the latest balance and transaction history in real time
Is there a minimum or maximum amount of funds that can be loaded to an eWallet?
There is a $10 minimum in order to set up an account. There is no maximum amount.
How does a cashier process a Book Fair eWallet transaction?
eWallets can be scanned from a printed eWallet barcode or a printed eWallet scan sheet. They can also be looked up on the EasyScan2 at the book fair using the student's name, grade, or teacher. Students are not required to present their eWallet to a cashier.
How am I charged for Book Fair eWallet purchases?
A preauthorization charge will appear on your credit card account in the amount selected as the eWallet spending limit. Parents will only be charged for what is purchased at the fair (up to the spending limit they selected). Any unspent funds will be released back to the credit card after the fair ends.
Simply login onto your account on https://smile.amazon.com/
Choose as your charity: Frankfort School District 157c Family School Partnership
Every time you make a purchase, you help FSP generate funds.
As an incentive for using AmazonSmiles at the end of the school year we will be having a raffle for those that are using Amazon Smile. More details will be forthcoming.
Raffle prizes will be a $50 Coopers Hawk gift card and a $50 Dancing Marlin gift card.
Chelsea Butterfly Garden
Grand Prairie will also be planting a Butterfly garden.
What's Going On?
November Hot Lunch Deadline
The deadline to purchase hot lunch for November is fast approaching. All November hot lunches should be purchased no later than October 15. Orders are placed via RevTrak which is found on the district website - www.fsd157c.org.
FSP Hot Lunch & Smoothie Days - October
October Hot Lunches
No Smoothies in October
Remind 101 FOR 157c Booster Events - Have you signed up?
If you would like that extra reminder via text the day of or the night before you can now sign up for the 157c Boosters Remind 101. This will include reminders for Booster events like Hot Lunch as well as Family Nights and Fundraisers.
Looking to Volunteer??
FSP Hot Lunch & Smoothie Volunteers Needed
FSP has 10 hot lunches and 6 smoothie days scheduled in 2019-2020 to help cover our Family Nights and Teacher Appreciation Week events. We are looking for help to distribute on these scheduled days at each school. Please see the signup genius links so you can signup to volunteer.
Grand Prairie Hot Lunch & Smoothie Volunteer Signup
Chelsea Hot Lunch & Smoothie Volunteer Signup
Hickory Creek Hot Lunch & Smoothie Volunteer Signup
Regular Lunchroom Volunteer Helpers - Grand Prairie
FSP is looking for daily lunch volunteers. The Signup Genius links for Grand Prairie & Chelsea can be found below. The children love to see familiar faces in the lunchroom everyday. Please consider picking a day to come in and help. Thank you for your support!
Please note that the Green Community classrooms at Grand Prairie are now split between two lunchrooms. If you are signing up for the Green Community please look for your student's teacher to be sure you sign up in the spot you would like.
October Gold/Green - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0445A4A82DA3FB6-grand
October Purple/Green - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0445A4A82DA3FB6-grand1
FSP is Paperless!
If you want to be in the know on what is going on this year, and not miss any important news, be sure sign up or check out one or more of the below:
EMAIL - Sign up to be on the FSP email list and be in the know on what is happening with FSP and how you can be involved in our various events and activities. Send an email to email@example.com or complete a Contact Us Sheet found under FSP Information on our website (www.fsp157c.org)
INSTAGRAM - Follow us at fsp157c
NEWSLETTERS - Our newsletter links are sent out via the District on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month (unless there is a holiday). They are also sent out by all three schools at the beginning of each month. Click on our link and see all the news!
WEBSITE - check out our website at www.fsp157c.org
About 157-c Family School Partnership (FSP)
We are the 157c Parent Teacher Organization. We are non-profit. We provide free family events as well as parent support, teacher appreciation, assembly funds, and curriculum enrichment. All parents with students in 157c are encouraged to help us. We can only do as much as we can with the volunteers that help. If you prefer not to support our fundraisers you can always support us by donating to our un-fundraiser. You can do this via Rev-Trak under FSP.
FSP meets monthly on the first Tuesday.
October 1, 2019 Booster E-Blast