For 5th Grade Students Only!

5th Grade Parents and Students,
Subject: Attention 5th Graders! It's yearbook time.

Fifth graders! Would you like to leave your mark on Forest Ridge? If so, then we have three activities you won’t want to miss!  Every year 5th grade students are invited to design the front and back covers of the FRES yearbook. 5th grade parents are invited to provide baby photos for the photo gallery and submit dedications. See details for each activity below:

1. 5th Grade Students ONLY: Yearbook Cover Art Contest!
We encourage 5th grade students to submit their own artwork to be used for the front and/or back covers of the yearbook (see the attached flyer for instructions)! Please note with any back cover entries, do not write inside the number "24" as it will be filled in with student signatures.  All completed art should be submitted to the front office by Friday, April 5, 2024. Submissions can also be emailed to  A winner will be selected at the April PTA meeting. View the instructions here.

2. 5th Grade Parent Submission: Baby Picture Gallery! 
Each year 5th grade students are invited to participate in a Baby Picture Gallery! If you would like to submit a baby picture (kindergarten or younger) of your 5th grader, please email photos to Please format your submission so that it shows your child's face clearly in a 1 inch by 1 inch square. Your submission must include the student's name. This section is voluntary and absolutely free. Submissions are due by April 19, 2024.

3. 5th Grade Parents and Loved Ones: Dedications!
Family and friends can send their 5th grader a message wishing them success in middle school! This section normally has a fee to help offset the cost of the yearbook, however, this year we are offering a free 25-word dedication. Space is limited, only the first 50 submissions will be accepted! Please send submissions to Submissions are due by April 19, 2024.

Any additional questions/concerns can be emailed to:


Monday, February 26, 2024 - 1:45pm