Monday Memo, February 8, 2016

Funkstown School for Early Childhood Education

For the week of Monday, February 8th to Friday, February 12th

OUR VISION: Inspiring Curiosity, Creativity, and Achievement

OUR MISSION: Building a learning environment that meets the needs of every student, fosters mutual respect, and social responsibility which is enhanced by strong partnerships between home, school, and community.

News, Notes and Reminders

  • Please check your mailbox at least once a day.
  • WCPS offers many professional learning opportunities. PD opportunities can be found in this WCPS:
  • The Social/Wellness Committee has planned another event to lift your spirits. On Tuesday we will celebrate Mardi Gras and Valentines Day by sharing our favorite food items. There is no sign up sheet but the committee hopes you will contribute by bringing something to share. Thanks everyone~ there is never any shortage of food!!
  • I heard some discussion of a team getting together for the Cycle event next month. Please see Nick if you have an interest in being on the Funkstown Cycle Team.

Monday, February 8th

Tuesday, February 9th

  • PreK CFIP 11:00 to 11:30 - Melissa and Devon's room. The agenda for this meeting is the same as the one for K meeting on Monday.
  • Mardi Gras & Valentines celebration- remember to bring your favorite food item to share with everyone in celebration of these two special February days.

Wednesday, February 10th

Thursday, February 11th

Valerie at teacher recruitment training at CES this morning - returning at 9:00.

Bridget Stine at Case Managers meeting in the morning.

Friday, February 12th

Valentines Day parties AM/PM for Pre-K and PM for Kindergarten

Happy Valentine's Day on the 14th - I hope you enjoy a day of love and joy with someone who makes you happy!

2016 February Staff Calendar

Please use the following link to be up-to-date on upcoming events for the month of February.


  • Monday, Feb. 15th, President's Day, school/CES closed
  • Thursday, Feb. 18th, PreK to Kinder Konzert
  • Monday, Feb. 22nd, Faculty/Staff meeting. (This is a change from our usual day of Tuesday for this month only)
  • Read Across American Week/Dr. Seuss' Birthday, March 2nd.
  • Kindergarten to Fairview Outdoor School, March 17th.
  • End of third marking period, Friday, March 18th.
  • Professional Learning Days for teachers - Monday/Tuesday - March 21st & 22nd.
  • Spring Break - March 23rd through March 28th.