FHS PTSA Updates

May 2022


If you would like to be considered as a nominee for the FHS PTSA Executive Board for the upcoming 22-24 school years, please attend the next PTSA meeting on May 11 at 6:30 pm to nominate yourself. Please note that nominees must be current PTSA members (21-22 school year) and must signify their consent to serve if elected.


The following executive positions will be available beginning July 1, 2022-June 30, 2024 (2-year terms): President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer


In order for the PTSA to be in compliance and recognized as a valid PTSA, the President and the Treasurer are required. If you have questions about these positions, please feel free to reach out to a current board member today at fallstonhighschoolptsa@gmail.com

Nominating Committee Slate of Candidates

As per the FHS PTSA bylaws, the FHS PTSA nominating committee consisting of: Lynne Leidy, Kelly Jester, and Sue Grafton propose the following slate of candidates for consideration for the PTSA membership and elections to be held on 5/11/22. In addition, these candidates have signified their consent to serve if elected to such office.


Interested candidates can still be nominated from the floor on 5/11 during the business meeting prior to elections and must be current PTSA members for the 21-22 school year. If they are not current members they can pay their dues if elected.



Secretary: Melissa Ward

Treasurer: Janine Perez

Vice President- Open

President: Andrea Richie

Can you donate your time and talents to support a committee this year? Sign up to volunteer on our website at fhsptsa.org or email us today with your interest.


Hospitality- Teacher Appreciation Week, Nurses Appreciation are all coming up. Email us if you can help!


Juniors (2023) - In keeping with the tradition, the Junior Class (2023) is responsible for refreshments for the Baccalaureate ceremony. Juniors also volunteer that night to help out with the event and serving the refreshments. Please see the details below and consider signing up to help support this special event for our Senior Class. Please note that items can be dropped off in advance of May 31st to Sarah Richard's home at 1806 Burgundy Drive, Fallston, or brought to Mountain Christian Church New Life Centers no later than 5:30pm on May 31st.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084eabab23a3f85-class



Email us at fallstonhighschoolptsa@gmail.com with questions

PTSA General Membership Meeting

The next PTSA Membership meeting will be held on May 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm in the Media Center. Join us as we share out the details for our final events and programs for the school year. We will also hold elections for the Executive Board (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer). Please submit your intent to be nominated to the nominating committee by May 1 to our email address: fallstonhighschoolptsa@gmail.com (ATTN: nominating committee). We will also take nominations from the floor for those people that are interested in volunteering their time and talents to the PTSA for the 22-24 school years.

Gift Cards Needed

We are looking for unused gift card donations that you may have received but do not need. We will use these gift cards for prizes at Post Prom & Graduation Night senior event prizes. Drop off gift cards to the attention of the PTSA at the school.

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-May 6

The PTSA will host a breakfast on May 4th for all teachers and staff.


Please use the link below to help with donations:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b44ada728aa8-ptsa1

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Business or Family Donations Needed

We are looking for businesses/families to donate to help us provide more prizes and events for the students!


In an effort to create the BEST events possible, we are in need of families or local businesses to sponsor games at our Post Prom Party which will be held at the Arena Club. Your business will be recognized at the event, on our social media page and through membership emails. If you are interested in learning more, please send us a message us via email or social media.


In addition, if your family or your business would like to donate part or all of one of the grand prizes for the Casino Night (Graduation night event), please let us know so we can highlight your business/family name the night of the event and be recognized on our social media and membership emails.


We are also looking for unused gift card donations that you may have received but do not need. Drop off gift cards to the attention of the PTSA at the school.


Thank you for your continued support!

Post-Prom

Class of 2022- POST PROM! Be there for a night of fun and memories

This FHS Post Prom is a substance-free event that promotes a positive and fun event for seniors and their dates. The event will be held immediately after Prom on Friday, May 20 from 11:30 pm to 2:30 am at the Arena Club.


The evening will include music, food, many games, tons of fun and $3000 in prizes to give away!


Students can get tickets online at fhspta.org ($40). Prom dates ($30) are permitted to attend.

A waiver is required for all students attending. Click and download the waiver below.


Parents... can you help run a station or donate your time to help make this event a night to remember? https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4EABAF22A02-2022

Class of 2022 Baccalaureate Ceremony

Come celebrate the Class of 2022 for a non-denominational service at Mountain Christian Church (Cook Auditorium) on Tuesday, May 31 at 6:30 pm. Graduates, please wear your cap and gown. Students should arrive at 6 pm at Timothy Hall. The event will begin promptly at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served in the New Life Center at the conclusion of the ceremony as well as photo opportunities on the back patio.


Please RVSP. Please provide a headcount for Baccalaureate- while not required it would be helpful for our planning purposes.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084EABAB23A3F85-class1


Junior Class Parents- Please sign up to donate refreshments for this event. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084eabab23a3f85-class

Graduation Night- Casino Night

Class of 2022 Graduates! Come celebrate your graduation with your fellow classmates at Casino Night on Monday, June 6 from 8-11 pm at the Fallston Swim Club. The PTSA is hosting a Graduation Night event to include your favorite casino games, music, food trucks and $1000s++ in prizes to give away! Get your tickets today at fhsptsa.org ($40). This event is for Class of '22 graduates only. The required waiver link is below.

Can you volunteer your time to help make this night a success? Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084eabab23a3f85-casino

Ring of Honor

The Fallston High School Ring of Honor debuted in May 2007. The Ring of Honor seeks to bring the entire Fallston community together to celebrate our school, give thanks, and recognize people who have made an impact on Fallston High School. It is the dedication and commitment of each member of our extended Cougar family that allows our Proud Tradition of Excellence to thrive.

CRITERIA FOR NOMINATIONS: The Ring of Honor seeks to recognize members of our Cougar family who positively impacted the Fallston community and have achieved local, state, national, or international recognition through their church, school, and community, or professional life. All members of the Fallston community will have nomination privileges.


More details online at https://fahs.ss18.sharpschool.com/ Nominate someone today at https://buff.ly/3LrhwbO

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Important Dates

Dates for your Calendar


Teacher Appreciation Week- May 2-May 5

Nurses Day Friday May 6

Early Dismissal- Friday, May 6

PTSA Meeting- Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 pm (Elections)- Media Center

Early Dismissal- Friday, May, 27

No School- Memorial Day- Monday, May 30

Graduation- June 6 at 9 am

Last PTSA meeting of the school year- June 8, 2022, at 6:30 pm - Media Center

The last day of school for students (9-11 grades) is Thursday, June 16.

Congratulations to our National Reflections Program Winner!

The PTSA would like to congratulate Austin Greeson who received a NATIONAL 2nd place award for his music composition entry in the PTA Reflections program. Austin has also won the 1st place award at the Maryland PTA Reflections program. We are Cougar proud!

Our Business PTSA Members

Thank you to our PTSA business sponsors.
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Do you shop with Amazon? Consider shopping at smile.amazon.com and select Fallston High School PTA as your charity of choice to help us raise money for student programs and events

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Baccalaureate Class of 2022

Tuesday, May 31st, 6:30pm

1824 Mountain Road

Joppatowne, MD

Students will wear their caps & gowns for this event. More details on the PTSA website. This is an optional and no-cost event.


Here is info for Baccalaureate for Junior Parents to help donate

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! In keeping with tradition, the Junior Class (2023) is responsible for refreshments for the Baccalaureate ceremony. Juniors also volunteer that night to help out with the event and the serving the refreshments. Please see the details below and consider signing up to help support this special event for our Senior Class. Please note that items can be dropped off in advance of May 31 to Sarah Richard's home at 1806 Burgundy Dr, Fallston or brought to Mountain Christian Church New Life Center no later than 5:30 pm on May 31st
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084eabab23a3f85-class

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Fallston High School Graduation

Monday, June 6th, 9am

873 Long Drive

Aberdeen, MD

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