Why Fundraising?

The goal of Fairlands PTA is to positively impact the lives of all children and families in the Fairlands community. We fundraise in order to provide enrichment opportunities our families value.  Last year, Fairlands PTA achieved this by:

·      Supporting educational programs at school, both financially and through volunteer hours.

o   $20 per student provided to teachers for supplies and curriculum needs

o   Additional hours for library and technology staff

o   Technology purchases for Library and Classrooms

o   Purchase of library books and materials

o   Purchase and volunteer support of literacy programs and materials

o   Fairlands Art Docent Program and Reflections art program

o   Purchase of experimental supplies for science lab

o   Provide funding for all school assemblies, including Walk Through CA and American Revolution

o   Fairlands Green Team, Learning Garden, Outdoor Classroom

o   Fairlands Science Fair

·      Providing social opportunities for the community to come together as families to celebrate our children.

o   Back to School Coffee

o   Ice Cream Social

o   Holiday Breakfast

o   Art Night

o   Fall Festival

o   Hot Chocolate Days

o   Family Fun Night

·      Communicating with our membership.

o   Fairlands Flyer weekly email

o   Fairlandspta.com website

o   Facebook and Twitter pages

o   Fairlands marquee

o   Principal’s coffee

o   Student Directory

o   Kindergarten Connection

o   PTA general membership meetings

·      Reaching out to our diverse cultural mix in an effort to have all students, family members and teachers feel accepted and included in the Fairlands community.

o   Family Heritage Night

o   Pizza with the Principal

o   Soul Shoppe Peace Program

o   Red Ribbon Week

o   Teacher/staff appreciation

o   Room Parent coordination

o   Families in Crisis meal support

o   Fairlands Talent Show

o   Kindergarten Playdate

o   Financial outreach for field trips

Fairlands School yearbook and school pictures