1/12/18 Forest Ridge Forerunner

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:26pm

Important Dates

15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Schools and offices closed
18 6:30 Parent Orientation at Patuxent Valley for Gifted & Talented Information
18 7:00-8:00 Parent Orientation at Patuxent Valley for the Rising Middle Schooler Program
26 End of 2nd quarter -- Dismissal starts at 12:35

Forest Ridge News and Events...

This year's FRES Spirit Days:
Wacky Tacky Day JANUARY 17th
Dress Like a Teacher Day FEBRUARY 23rd
FRES School Spirit Day MARCH 16th
Mix and Match/Inside Out Day APRIL 27th
Pajama Day MAY 17th
Simulated Congressional Hearing Day for 5th grade (Red White and Blue) May 23

Chick-fil-A Nights for this school year (please mention FRES when you order):
Feb. 13 and April 23
These fundraisers help to defray the cost of 4th and 5th grade field trips.  We hope to see you there!

From the Office and Cafeteria
If you received a notice about money owed for lunches, please pay the bill as soon as possible.  Thank you!

From the PE Department - Hoops for Heart Information
You may have seen the flyer and envelope that went home last week about our amazing Jump Rope for Heart event in PE class that helps raise money for the American Heart Association.  We are already halfway to our goal after the first two weeks!  If your child wants to get involved and win some cool prizes, check out our school website below to see how to donate online.  The event takes place February 5th-9th during PE, with February 9th being the last day to turn in donations.  Thank you so much to all that have participated so far!

Patuxent Valley Middle School (PVMS) Rising Middle Schooler Parent Night
What:      PVMS Rising Middle Schooler Parent Night
When:     January 18th, 2018
                6:30pm for Gifted and Talented Information
                7:00  pm for Rising Middle Schooler Program
Who:      All Parents of current 5th graders planning to attend PVMS in the 18-19 School Year.  Students are encouraged to attend as well!
Where:    PVMS Cafeteria, 9151 Vollmerhausen Rd, Jessup, MD 20794
Please Join PVMS Staff to learn what you’ll need to know to help your future middle schooler be successful next year.  We look forward to meeting you!!!!

Save the Date!
April 20 will be our 25th anniversary celebration!  Stay tuned for more information.

We are thrilled to announce free e-books for a limited time from our partners, Capstone Library. Access a huge selection of eBooks until January 15th. Visit the website below and use the provided credentials. Happy Reading! 

Website for online reading: www.mycapstonelibrary.com

username: merry
password: lovetoread

Need Help Finding Daycare?
Parents can visit http://www.marylandfamilynetwork.org/programs-services/locate for help in finding daycare.

PTA News...

Link to News from the PTA President and about PTA Happenings

Community News for Parents
Is your child age 8-10 and interested in being part of the largest, long-term study on child development in the U.S.?  Click here for the flyer.

Please visit the Community News and Programs page at:
http://www.hcpss.org/community-news-and-programs/ for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.

Please note:  If the links don't work, simply copy and paste the URL into your browser.

Kennedy Krieger Institute may be able to help with your child's behavior problems.  Click here for more information.