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Fairlands Flyer 8/12/18
Important Dates
August 13th-First Day of School
August 14th-Back to School Night
August 15th-Welcome back coffee for Fairlands parents
August 27th-PTA General Meeting
August 30th-School Pictures
Message from PTA President

Thank you to each and every one of you that donated funds during Future Fund registration as well as during the Walk Through Registration this Tuesday! (Haven’t done it yet, HERE is the link). Rest assured that every penny you donated will be put to good use during the school year and will improve the school life of every Fairlands child.

We would love to meet you and hear your opinion on how to make our kids’ life better. Please join us this coming Wednesday, August 15 at 9:15 am in MPR to meet Fairlands Principal, Mrs. Galletti, as well as myself. We will share with you our future Fairlands plans and projects as well as answer any questions you might have. Also consider joining us for the first PTA General Membership meeting of this school year on Monday, August 27 at 6:30 pm in Fairlands Library. It is during these meetings that we discuss our plans for the year and you have a chance to express your views and opinions about how to make our kids’ school life better.

Have a great first day of school tomorrow and see you soon!

Mila Iacoban, mom of two Fairlands students and PTA President.

 

Fairlands Bell Schedule 

Reminder all 1st-3rd graders are on early release, 1:55PM;  August 13-31.  Grades 4 and 5 regular schedule, 8:15am-2:50pm.
 

Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri- 8:15am-1:55pm
Wednesday 9:15am-2:50

Traffic Procedures
Please read THIS document regarding Fairlands Trafffic Procedures.  

Drop and go procedures:

8:00am (First Bell) - Campus is open.  Students should drop off their backpacks at theirclassrooms and then go straight to the playground to play.  We call this the “drop and go”. Yard duties are on the playground and at school entrances to supervise children.  Please note, students are not allowed to arrive prior to 8:00am as there is no school supervision available.    

8:12am (Second Bell) When the second “warble” bell rings at 8:12am students are to saygoodbyes and to give hugs. Students are then to walk to their classroom line.This  “WARBLE BELL” now signals families to drop their student(s) at the classroom line and to go off (exit) campus.
 

8:15am (Final Bell) At the final bell, 8:15 am yard duties will shut and lock the gates, securing the school campus.  


Our goals are to decrease student tardies, secure the school premises, encourage student independence, and to have instruction start soon after the 8:15am bell when students walk with their teachers back to their classrooms.

Back to School Night
Tuesday August 14th is Back to School Night.  It is a time to learn about your child's teacher, their goals for the year and classroom procedures.  

3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Back to School Night is 5:30-6:30 PM
TK, Kinder, 1st and 2nd Grade Back to School Night is 6:40-7:40 PM
Welcome Back Coffee for Fairlands Parents 
Drop off your child(ren) in the morning and come meet Fairlands principal Mrs. Galletti and 2018-19 PTA President Mila Iacoban on Wednesday August 15th at 9:15 AM.  You will learn about plans for the new school year, ask questions you might have and get your morning dose of coffee!  See you in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)! 
Class T-shirts and Spirit Wear

Now is the best time to order your child(ren) class t-shirt and/or Fairlands spirit wear. Fairlands students love to show their pride by wearing class t-shirt on Wednesdays and Fairlands spirit wear on Fridays. Go to Shop Fairlands to place your order. Buy your t-shirt and/or spirit wear by Friday, August 26th and get a discount and a free delivery to your child’s classroom. Select "pick up at Fairlands" as your shipping method. Shirts will be distributed by teachers. Class shirts purchased after Aug. 26th will be delivered with paid shipping to the students' home address indicated during checkout.

PTA General Meeting August 27th, 6:30-8 PM

Join us for the first PTA meeting of the year.  Whether you are a returning veteran or new to the school we would love to have you join us!
Fairlands Elementary School
Principal Shay Galletti
4151 W. Las Positas Blvd, Pleasanton, CA 94588  
Office Phone (925) 426-4210 | Attendance Line (925) 462-0926

Fairlands Elementary PTA President Mila Iacoban
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