Forest Grove Gazette

Forest Grove Falcons April

First Day School Supplies

The Forest Grove teachers and the PTA have partnered to make the 2016-2017 school supply purchasing process simple. Together, we have refined the school supply lists and families are now able to purchase grade specific kits through 1st Day School Supplies. Families may order kits from now through June 15. The kits will be available for pick up prior to the first day of school in August, 2016. A flyer will be sent home to all students grades Kinder-4th grade this week. Please visit 1stdayschoolsupplies.com to order your kit before June 15th.

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Cell Phone Use

For everyone's safety, we ask that you stay off your cell phones when in the Drop Off/ Pick up lot and in any of our Forest Grove parking lots. Thank you for your cooperation.
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PTA has a New Fundraising Program Called Scrip

What is Scrip? It’s fundraising while you shop. Scrip fundraising gift cards are the same gift cards you would normally purchase from your local retail stores, and they work the same way. You’ll find gift cards you can use at grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, movie theatres, home improvement stores, etc. Look below for upcoming order and distributions dates. Visit http://www.forestgrovepta.com for order forms & more information.

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Volunteers Needed for PTA

2016-2017 PTA

PTA is looking for individuals who would be interested in volunteering to help chair the following events/positions:

· Membership

· Yearbook

· Ice Cream Social

· Just Run

· Boys Event

If you have any interest please email Sarah Chavez at fgptapresident@gmail.com.

Ice Cream Social and Silent Auction

A big thanks to all the families and individuals who helped make the Ice Cream Social and Silent Auction a huge success. We appreciate all the people who graciously donated to the auction and the families who bid on items. Thanks to everyone who came out for a wonderful evening.

Forest Grove Boys Night

Forest Grove Boys Night is Friday, April 15th from 6-8 pm. All Forest Grove boys and an adult chaperone of their choice are invited to an evening of games, food and fun. Admission is $5 per person.
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Falcon Fest Sponsors


At the end of the school year, our students celebrate academic success with a fun filled day of activities supported by the Forest Grove PTA. Parents and teachers are already hard at work making plans for another fabulous bash. This year many changes will be made to Falcon Fest and we need your help!

We are seeking sponsorships to help bring fun, age appropriate activities to our school. Many of these activities are very expensive and we simply do not have the budget for them. This is why we are reaching out to local businesses who would be interested in a tax deductible sponsorship. Do you own a business? Do you know someone who does? Or are you a family that just wants to contribute to this great event? Then please contact us and consider helping to sponsor Falcon Fest.

Each sponsor will receive recognition and will be included in the Falcon Fest Wrap-Up letter which goes home with all 480 Forest Grove Students! Please consider being a sponsor and help us make this the best event ever!

YES! WE WANT TO BE A SPONSOR!

_____$25 ____$50 ______$100

_____$200 ____$300 ______Other

COMPANY/FAMILY NAME ___________________________________________________________

ADDRESS ___________________________________________________________________________

CITY _____________________________ STATE __________ ZIP__________

CONTACT NAME ___________________________________________________________

PHONE _____________________________________ EMAIL________________________

All questions please contact: Summer Wright, swright@pgusd.org.

PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO SCHOOL WITH YOUR CHILD

Order Your Yearbooks Now

Forest Grove Yearbooks are on sale now.

Don’t miss the chance to order your 2015-2016 school yearbook. We have a limited supply, so order today to make sure that your child receives one.

  • $20 per book until April 1.

  • $25 per book after April 1. (while supplies last)

There are two easy ways to order:

  1. Complete the Yearbook Order form and return it with your payment via cash or check (checks payable to Forest Grove PTA)

  2. Visit www.forestgrovepta.com on the Home page and order online with your credit card.

Yearbooks will be delivered to all classrooms the last week of the school year. This is the first time books have been available for sale. No pre-orders were taken. Questions: Contact Dana Marshall at marshallconsult@yahoo.com .
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3K Fun Run

3k Fun Run Shirts and bibs will be distributed Thursday, April 14th during Just Run. If you are not able to pick up your shirts, please contact Ragni at 831-917-6043.

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Save the Date

April 12th: April PTA Meeting

April 13th: El Torito Dine Out (families must present the flyer during dining)

April 15th: Forest Grove Boys Night

April 23rd: Run by the Bay 3K

April 30th: Forest Grove Beautification Day!

May 4th: PF Changs Dine Out