FCE FORUM

May 12, 2017

Fall Creek Elementary School
12131 Olio Road
Fishers, IN 46037
(317)594-4180
(317)594-4189 fax

http://www.hse.k12.in.us/fce/home.aspx

HAPPY MOTHERS' DAY TO ALL OF OUR WONDERFUL FCE MOMS! ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND!

UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES:

05/13 Pancake Breakfast 8-10 am

5/15 4th Grade Track meet - HSE High School

5/15 Fit Fish Practice

5/17 Watch Me Sculpt

5/18 Kindy 500

5/19 Field Day

5/20 Geist 5-K RACE DAY

5/25 Last Day for Students

GREEN MENU - MAY 15-19

Monday: Grilled cheese, green beans, veggie pack w/hummus, fresh fruit, milk

Tuesday: Cheese omelet w/bacon, bagel, tater tots, veggie pack w/hummus, fruit, milk

Wednesday: Breaded chicken sandwich, baked beans, side salad, fruit, milk

Thursday: Chicken biscuit pot pie, broccoli, veggie pack w/hummus, fruit, milk

Friday: Fish shapes, macaroni & cheese, steamed carrots, side salad, fruit, milk


*Please note - the last day for Lunch Visitors at FCE is Wednesday, May 17.

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL JACKSON

FCE Families,

Please be sure to read the Skylert carefully that was sent out yesterday regarding returning rental iPads. There are specific steps to take this weekend prior to the FCE ipad turn in dates next week. If your child is in K-2 and you opted for the rental ipad to stay at school, our staff will handle getting the steps completed and will send the brick and cord home with students. Thank you!

For the sixth year, the Department of Student Programs is recognizing schools who finished in the Top 10 of their enrollment class in ALL THREE elementary division academic contests offered by IASP (Academic Spell Bowl, Science Bowl, and M.A.T.H. Bowl) during the 2016-17 school year.

Of the 554 schools who participate in at least one Indiana Academic Competition in the Elementary Division, only 96 are able to field a team in all three programs, and of those, only five are receiving this Award of Excellence:

Central Elementary School, Valparaiso

Dixie Bee Elementary School, Terre Haute

Fall Creek Elementary School, Fishers

Hamilton Southeastern Intermediate & Jr. High School, Fishers

Hoosier Road Elementary, Fishers

www.iasp.org/images/ElementaryTripleTop10/FallCreekElem.jpg

INNOVATION LAB DONATIONS NEEDED!

There are some exciting things in the works at FCE! Next year we will have our first ever Innovation Lab! This will be a part of each student’s K-4 specials rotation. Students will experience the Innovation Lab once every 4 days during their specials block. Our inventors will be constructing, creating, collaborating, exploring, thinking critically and problem solving. We have been busy purchasing lots of resources and materials to support this space and we need your help.

We would like to begin to continually collect simple items for students to use. There will be a donation box in the hallway outside of the office to drop off any items you may have laying around the house that we can use to be innovative in the year to come.

Here is a list of suggested items we are looking for:

Markers, Pipe cleaners, Rubber bands, Masking tape, Raw noodles, Clear cups, Toilet paper tubes, Foil, Straws, Toothpicks, Craft sticks, Egg cartons, Washers, Yarn, Rocks,

Fishing wire, Fasteners , Bottle caps, Paper plates, Play dough, Tissue paper, Newspaper,

Coffee filters, Q-tips,

We are excited about this opportunity!! Thank you for any help you can provide!

WE CONTINUE TO TAKE ON-LINE ENROLLMENTS FOR NEXT YEAR!

If your child is a current student at FCE, you do not need to re-enroll for next year.

ENROLLMENT LINK: http://www.hse.k12.in.us/ADM/enrollment/kindergarten.aspx

If your family will be relocating over the summer and not returning to FCE in August, please let the front office know.

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BE SURE TO READ THE LATEST STUDENT ISSUE OF FROM THE FISH BOWL!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FIELD DAY

If you would like to volunteer to help with Field Day May 19, go to the following link:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4daeaa28a1fc1-fcefield/

If you have questions, email Emily Hutcherson:

ehutcherson@gmail.com Thank you!

KINDERGARTEN LEMONADE SALE

Kindergarten students will be selling lemonade for $.50 during FCE field day to all 1st-4th graders on Friday, May 19th. Students plan to use the profits to purchase more seating options in the outdoor learning environment.

DID YOU MISS THE YEARBOOK DEADLINE?

You may still order a yearbook on-line at -www.treering.com/validate - enter our school's passcode - 105885886 - Note: *you will have to pay shipping charges.

SAFE VISITOR BADGE

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

CLICK HERE FOR THE HSE PRESCHOOL OF THE NATURAL SCIENCES 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

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COMMUNITY INFORMATION - NEW LINK

Please click on the link below to see Community Information and upcoming events.

http://www.hse.k12.in.us/ADM/news/bulletin.aspx


Knights Cheerleader Call-outs

We welcome all current 4th and 5th grade students to try out for the Knights Travel Cheer Team for the upcoming 2017 season. Tryouts will be held on Saturday, May 13th at 12 pm @ Fishers High School Aux Gym. A mandatory clinic is scheduled for Friday, May 12th from 6 – 8 pm. Parents must attend an informational meeting Friday during the clinic.

2017 Knights Travel Football Cheerleading

* No Pre-registration necessary. You will complete a registration for S.P.O.R.T.S cheer at the parent meeting. Payment must be made before tryouts (no checks will be cashed prior to results)

* Attendance at Clinic is Mandatory to be eligible to make the team

* Grades Eligible 5th-6th for upcoming 2017-2018 school year

* Practice twice a week starting June until the start of school

* Games are every Saturday from August- October (including Labor Day Weekend and Fall Break)

* Team Cost Estimated $300.00 (including registration fees)

* Uniform/Practice Wear/Warm Ups/Back-Pack & Coaching (Discounted used uniform pieces will be available on a first come basis)

* Cheerleaders are judged on Side Line Cheer, Jumps, Motions, Appearance and Enthusiasm!

* Tumbling ability is only worth extra credit points/ It is not a requirement to make team

* Knights Cheer encourages strong academics. Bring a copy of your report card for extra credit points!

Please reach out to the coaches with any questions: Giannine Cohoon: Giannine.cohoon@roberthalf.com (312) 545-5342 Tricia Akers: triciaakers@yahoo.com (317) 679-8303

SUMMER SPORTS CAMP INFORMATION - SEE LINKS BELOW

Summer Sports Camp information is now available online. Here are the links:

HSE High School

http://hseroyalsathletics.com/hq/summer-sports-camp-information/

Fishers High School

http://fisherstigersathletics.com/hq/fishers-tigers-sports-camps/

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