The Falcon Flash

Foskett Ranch Elementary Newsletter

April 24, 2019


Welcome back, everybody. I hope this newsletter finds you rested and ready for an exciting remainder of the school year. We have so many events planned for the next several weeks.

Michelle in the office has been sending information via School Messenger to our families about our upcoming activities. Each week you can anticipate a call from her to provide you with weekly updates.

This weekend we will host our *Mother/Son* and *Father/Daughter* dances. Thank you to Alyssa Silhi and Michelle Salli-Brown for organizing what promises to be a fun-filled evening. I look forward to seeing everybody there. There is still to time sign up to help - contact Michelle in the office if you are interested in helping to make this event a success.

Important Dates

Every Monday Early Release 1:40

  • 4/24 - GEMS Showcase 6 - 7 pm (see flyer below)
  • 4/25 - 5th Grade TBMS Orientation 8:30
  • 4/26 - Dental Screening
  • 4/29 - 5/10 - State Testing Grades 3- 5
  • 5/6 - 5/10 - Staff Appreciation Week
  • 5/7 - PTO Meeting, Board Elections for 2019/2020 School Year 6:30pm
  • 5/8 - K-Kids 2:45
  • 5/9 - Field Trip Woodcreek 1st Grade 8:30
  • 5/13 - APEX Kick off
  • 5/14 - 5/16 - Book Fair
  • 5/16 - Open House 6pm
  • 5/17 - Whale Tales 8-11am (Anderson/Leshnick/Taxara)
  • 5/22 - APEX Fun Run

O-Mg It's a NEON Party!

Join us and get your glow on! Foskett Ranch Elementary is hosting our annual *Mother/Son* and *Father/Daughter* dances. The Dances are this Friday and Saturday evenings (see times below). Tickets will be sold at the door and are $20. All proceeds go toward the cost of next year's 5th grade science camp. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Pre-sale tickets will go home with your student Thursday, April 25th.

We are still in need of volunteers to help with this exciting event click on the link to sign up:

Foskett Ranch Elementary Multi-Purpose Room

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday, April 26th - Mother* - Son Dance

Saturday, April 27th - Father* - Daughter Dance

*or any other important individual in your life

Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week is May 6th - 10th, we are looking for volunteers to help make this a wonderful event to celebrate and show gratitude to our staff at Foskett Ranch. Click here to sign up and volunteer.

PTO Meeting & Elections Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30pm

We are looking for a few good people! More people lighter work. We need you! Elections will be held at this meeting and we are looking for people to fill the board positions. Remember you do not have to be on the board to join the meeting, all are welcome. See the flyer below for more information on the PTO Board positions and what they entail.

Apex Fun Run is Coming Soon!

The kick off for this super fun fundraiser is Monday, May 13th. Look for the packet to come home on that day. Our Fun Run will be on Wednesday, May 22nd. We are looking for volunteers to help us count the laps of the students. Clink the link below to sign up:

Book Fair & Grand Event

The book fair will be open Monday-Friday after school and during Open House.

Our second Grand event will be on Wednesday, May 15th, after school in the main quad. Invite your favorite Grand person to join you for some fun reading and to meet our special visitor. Bring a blanket, buy a book at the book fair and enjoy treats, time and stories together.

If you would like to help, we are looking for volunteers to assist with both the Book Fair and the Grand Event. Click here to sign up.

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2018-2019 & 2019-2020 School Calendars

The district has approved and published 2 years of school calendars, click for details.

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Our Mission & Vision


We expect our staff and students (our Falcons) to perform at high levels academically, behaviorally and socially.


At Foskett Ranch, students learn essential skills and knowledge to successfully progress towards college and career readiness.

Foskett Ranch...a place where falcons soar!