Saturday, November 22, 2008

Poinsettia Fundraiser a Success!

Thanks to everyone who bought poinsettias from the PTA. And a special thank you to June Arnold (Henry's mom!) for donating her time and gas to pick them them up from Seattle. The plants are absolutely gorgeous!

Sunday, November 16, 2008

SJI School District Community Forum

SJI School District COMMUNITY FORUM- Please try to make it.

Long range Financial Planning and Advocacy for Full Funding of Basic Education

Tuesday, November 18th 6:30-8:30 pm in the Middle School Commons

We encourage parents, community members, and students to attend this forum. The quality of our schools depends upon our commitment to restructure programs and obtain sufficient funding to sustain excellence.

· Superintendent Michael Soltman will present information from the District’s Financial Task Force to include enrollment projections and assumptions about declining revenue.

· FHHS PTA President Deborah Nolan will present planning for legislative advocacy to compel the legislature to fully fund basic education.

PTA FOCUS DAY, February 26th “Go to Olympia”

· Information will also be provided about the District’s participation in the lawsuit to compel the State to fulfill its “paramount duty” to provide adequate funding for basic education.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Meeting Cancelled

Due to time conflicts, the regular PTA meeting for Wednesday, November 5th was rescheduled for Wednesday, November 12th, at 6:30 at the elementary school.

Thank you and sorry for the inconvenience.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Agenda for Wednesday, November 5th, FHES PTA Board Meeting

7:00 P.M.


Roll Call & Approval of October 1st minutes

Treasurer’s Report
Gimlet Fund
Teacher Requests

Old Business
Garage Sale

New Business
Horshu Ranch Gift Certificates
Winter Enrichment
Book Fair
Dance Night

Meeting Adjourned


Thanks to all those who donated items, as well as purchased them, at the Garage Sale on October 25th. With your support, the PTA raised $1452.00 for field trips, music, PIP and other enrichment programs. And don't forget, poinsettias are still for sale! Turn in your order forms by Wednesday, November 5th. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!