FCE FORUM

January 27, 2017

Fall Creek Elementary School
12131 Olio Road
Fishers, IN 46037
(317)594-4180
(317)594-4189 fax
www.hse.k12.in.us

NOON DISMISSAL NEXT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 - (STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT)

UPCOMING EVENTS:


1/27 PTO Parent Night Out

1/31 Student Council Group 2 8:15 a.m.

2/03 Noon Dismissal for Students (Staff Professional Development)

2/10 Valentine Dance

4/13 Kindergarten 16/17 Open House 5-7 pm

RED MENU January 30-February 3, 2017

MONDAY: Taco scoops, refried beans, side salad, fresh fruit, milk

TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs w/French toast, glazed carrots, veggie pack w/hummus, fresh fruit, milk

WEDNESDAY: Pizza calzone w/marinara sauce, corn, veggie pack w/hummus, fresh fruit, milk

THURSDAY: Chicken tenders, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, fresh fruit, milk

FRIDAY: Noon Dismissal - NO LUNCH SERVED!

LUNCH VISITORS:

If you'd like to have lunch with your child, simply visit the FCE website and under quick links, you will see “FCE LUNCH BUNCH.” Please sign up before 9:00 a.m.; you MUST HAVE an approved Background Check on file and may not bring restaurant food to lunch (you may pack from home, or purchase a lunch here). Please note your preference. We look forward to seeing you in the Café.

SCIENCE BOWL CONGRATS

Congrats to our FCE Science Bowl Team on the 8th place finish! Thank you to Mr. Marquardt and Mrs. Howard for leading this wonderful group of students.

KINDERGARTEN ONLILNE ENROLLMENT FOR NEXT YEAR HAS BEGUN

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JUMP ROPE FOR HEART

Our school will be holding Jump Rope For Heart on Friday, February 24. Parent volunteers are needed to help with planning, prize distribution and to count donations on the day of the event. If you are interested in helping in the fight against our nation's number one killer--heart disease, please contact Mrs. Spears. jspears@hse.k12.in.us.

WINTER WEATHER

As colder weather has arrived, please note that students go outside at recess when the temperature (and wind-chill) is 15 degrees or above. It is important that students arrive to school with appropriate dress for the colder weather such as long pants (no shorts), coats, hats, gloves, and/or scarfs. Thank you for double checking that your child is making appropriate clothes choices each day!

TRANSPORTATION CHANGES MADE DURING THE DAY

Parents, please be aware of our policy regarding a transportation change that occurs during the school day. All telephone calls must be received by 2:00PM. This is to allow enough time to accurately deliver messages to teachers, as well as time to confirm the change if necessary. Please do not call the school after 2:00PM to make a transportation change except in the case of extreme emergencies. Thank you!

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PTO NEWS

FCE VALENTINE DANCE

Bring the whole family to the FCE Valentine Dance on Friday, February 10th from 7-9pm.We’ll have a DJ from AMC Entertainment in the gym and snacks and drinks in the cafeteria. Make sure to bring your camera too- we’ll have a special Valentine themed photo area. Please return form to school with just $12 (this price is for the entire family) by no later than Wednesday, February 8th. Tickets will be sold at the door on the night of the dance for $15 per family. Any questions please email Courtney Lawhead (courtlawhead@comcast.net).We’re looking forward to aLOVEly evening!!! Please note, this is NOT a “drop –off” event. All students need to be accompanied by a parent.

RE-ENROLL YOUR KROGER PLUS CARD NOW

It's time to re-enroll your Kroger Plus card to earn $$ for the PTO. At the beginning of each new calendar year, we have to re-enroll. It's easy! Just go to kroger.com/communityrewards and select "Re-Enroll Now." Last quarter, we earned $1,381.20 -- just for shopping!

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

Thanks to so many parents and other helpers for volunteering, we now have enough leaders to hold after school clubs on Wednesdays February 15th, 22nd, March 1st and 8th. Clubs will run after school starting at 3:40 until 4:45 p.m. We would still love additional general helpers and can still add clubs. Please let us know if you are interested in helping by emailing Carriedevineransom@hotmail.com. Look for more information and registrations to come home early next week with your child(ren.) A big thanks in advance to those helping out to make this program a success, the kids really enjoy the clubs.

SPRING FLING NEEDS YOUR HELP!

FCE’s Spring Fling is May 5 this year and we are starting to plan this event! In case you didn’t know, Spring Fling is a carnival style event where students play various games and have a ton of fun! It is our biggest fundraiser, so it takes a lot of volunteers. We have openings for Admissions Chair, Decorations chair, Marketing Chair and Head Co-Chair. We have evening meetings once a month usually at Murphy’s…that’s where we do our best thinking! You will have guidance and support from the other committee members. If interested in learning more about any of these positions, please contact Carl Chan at chancc@gmail.com.

Be sure to check the FCE website for the latest edition of the Fish Bowl newspaper (FISH BOWL QUICK LINK)!

Be sure to LIKE our PTO Facebook Page and Support FCE PTO!


Please follow the FCE PTO on Facebook. It has all the latest information related to the upcoming PTO events."https://www.facebook.com/FallCreekElementaryPTO/?ref=br_rs

Safe Visitor Badge and Visitors

Anyone wishing to volunteer in the school must have a SafeVisitor ID Badge. Please note this policy also applies to anyone wishing to join students for lunch. Simply follow the quick link on our FCE website to apply for a background check. This process takes 5-7 days.

http://www.hse.k12.in.us/ADM/parents/volunteering.aspx

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

COMMUNITY SPORTS NEWS

***********************S.P.O.R.T.S. NEWS******************************* http://www.hsesports.org email: info@hsesports.org

12690 Promise Road Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 845-5582

Spring 2017 Registration – Open registration for baseball, softball, soccer, boys and girls lacrosse, rugby, track and field and boys lacrosse will take place January 1-31 with a late fee beginning February 1. S.P.O.R.T.S. has a new online registration system! Please visit the S.P.O.R.T.S. website, www.hsesports.org for registration information.

Fishers-HSE Youth Baseball Evaluations – PLAYERS NEED TO ATTEND ONLY ONE DATE. Note time changes since original posting.

Sunday, January 29 – HSEHS Auxiliary Gym

12:00 p.m. – 3rd/4th grade; 1:30 p.m. – 7th/8th grade

Sunday, February 5 – FHS Auxiliary Gym

11:00 a.m. p.m. – 1st/2nd Grade; 12:00 p.m. – 3rd/4th grade; 1:30 p.m. – 5th/6th grade

Sunday, February 26 – HSEHS Auxiliary Gym

11:00 a.m. – 1st/2nd grade; 12:00 p.m. – 3rd/4th grade; 1:30 p.m. – 5th/6th and 7th/8th grade


Fishers-HSE Youth Softball Evaluations

Sunday, February 5 – HSEHS Auxiliary Gym

9:00-11:30 a.m. – 10U; 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – 12U; 2:00-4:00 p.m. – 14U

There are no evaluations for 5/6U or 8U. Please arrive 10 minutes before scheduled time and all 45-60 minutes to complete the evaluation.


Fishers-HSE Express Travel Baseball 7U and 8U Tryouts – Tryouts will take place for 7U and 8U travel baseball on Sunday, March 5 in the HSE High School Auxiliary Gym.

7U – 1:00-3:00 p.m. (Registration at 12:30 p.m.) 8U – 3:00-5:00 p.m. (Registration at 2:30 p.m.) Click here for more information.


Fishers-HSE Youth Football Knights Travel Team Informational Meeting – Wednesday, March 8 at Fishers City Hall at 7:00 p.m. Contact Joe Dunn, rjdunn27@gmail.com with questions.

S.P.O.R.T.S. Boys Volleyball - Season 2! Boys Volleyball will be offered in the spring of 2017! Plans are being made for a season beginning in April after Spring Break. This will be a 6 week session for boys in grades 4-8. Detailed information will be posted and registration will begin January 1. A board will be formed in February, 2017 to finalize the details. Please contact Marcy Morrolf with interest or questions, morrolf5@yahoo.com.

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