Fernan STEM Academy Weekly Update

Week of 12/19-12/23

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Upcoming Events

Happy holidays and a happy New Year from our Fernan family to your family!

12/19-12/23-Spirit Week

12/20-PTA Pictures with Santa/Cookie Exchange, 5-6:30

12/26-1/6- Winter Break (No School)

1/9-School Resumes

1/26-Fernan Ice Skate Night at McEuen beginning at 5:30 (more info to come!)

2/10-Triple Play Night

2/25-Spokane Chief Night--more information to come!

Arrival, Dismissal and Lunch Schedule

Link to Cd'A School District Family Calendar

Link to Cd'A Lunch Menu

The 4th Tuesday of every month is a Roger's PTA fundraiser. Fernan will earn 20% of your total receipt. We have vouchers in the office if you're interested.

Spirit Week 12/19-12/23

  • 12/19 Monday: Ugly Sweater Day
  • 12/20 Tuesday: Hat Day
  • 12/21 Wednesday: Red/Green Day
  • 12/22 Thursday: Favorite Character Day
  • 12/23 Friday: PJ Day

Invention Convention takes over Fernan!

Calling all 3rd-5th Graders! Come join Fernan's Marimba Ensemble!

Meets Tuesdays at 8 am. Please contact Aaron Hayes for more information.

ahayes@cdaschools.org (you may have to copy and paste his email address) or call


K/1 and 1st grade Reindeer Concert--a night of cuteness and cheer!

Don't forget to label your child's coats, jackets, and sweatshirts! Our collection is growing...

January/February Character Trait: Respect

Respect is caring enough to consider how words and actions impact others.

  • Having respect is when you feel good about someone because of how they act.
  • Showing respect is when you care how your actions impact others.

Fernan Ice Skating Night at McEuen, 1/26

There will be two sessions, beginning at 5:30. Tickets will need to be purchased online in advance of this event. More details to come!

AMAZON purchases can help raise funds for Fernan's PTA! It's so easy!

1. Open the Amazon shopping app

2. Navigate to the main menu

3. Tap on settings and select "AmazonSmile"

4. Select your charity-Fernan STEM Academy PTA
5. Follow the on-screen instructions to turn ON AmazonSmile in the mobile app

6. Future eligible purchases will generate a quarterly donation to Fernan STEM Academy

7. Shop through AmazonSmile and earn money for Fernan's PTA. Our PTA supports our students and activities in many different ways!

Weekly STEM Home Activity: Dissolving Peppermint Candies

We are looking for donations for Fernan's 'Maker Space' and our art room.

If you notice any of these items around your home, we are looking for the following:

Bottle caps from soda or water bottles


Popsicle Sticks

Regular straws

Tape of all kinds

TP Rolls (w/o the tp)

Foam balls

Smaller wood pieces

Construction paper (any color)

Hot glue sticks

Thank you! Please send items with your child.

Is your child riding the bus to another location?

You must complete this form in advance. Transportation (208) 667-3451

Fernan STEM Academy


Vision Statement: Our Fernan Falcons empower one another to be problem solvers who ask, imagine, plan, create, and grow.

Mission Statement: We build the future by inspiring, engaging, and empowering students to become critical thinking problem solvers who work collaboratively to improve the world around them.