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Forts Ferry PTA

 The PTA provides educational enrichment and fun for our children!  

 

  To receive emails from FF PTA you must create an account on this site (left sidebar) and enter your contact and student information.

Make sure your account is updated each year for an accurate directory listing.

ONLY members recive a free directory!

 

 Support our PTA by becoming a member!!

Memberships cost $10 each

Membership money goes towards events and programs

and all members receive a school directory.

Click here to buy a membership 

or complete the below form and send in to school with a check made payable to: Forts Ferry PTA

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Forts Ferry Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

May 4-7, 2020

The Forts Ferry PTA is sponsoring a few activities to show appreciation for Forts Ferry teachers and staff for their great work.  Please see the different activities below and join in if you can.

  • Take a picture of your student holding a sign thanking his/her teacher and/or staff member.  Email the picture to the teacher and/or staff member to brighten his/her/their day.
  • Decorate your driveway or a sidewalk with messages of appreciation using chalk for one or more teachers and staff members.  Take a video of the artwork and post it on the week’s FlipGrid.  Directions for FlipGrid will be sent out via School Messenger on Friday, May 1st.
  • Be a part of a Sign Parade showing your appreciation for the teachers and staff at Forts Ferry.  Design and create a sign of appreciation.  Place the sign along the grassy area in the bus loop at Forts Ferry School anytime from Tuesday, May 5th in the evening through noon on Wednesday, May 6th.  Green and white balloons will be added to the grassy area in the bus loop.  Staff members will be asked to take a ride through the bus loop beginning at noon on Wednesday, May 6th to enjoy the messages.

                         

SPRING Scholastic Book Fair

 

April 20th - May 3rd

 

Our school may not be open right now, but we still want our families to be able to pick out great books. We have a special opportunity to have a virtual book fair so we can choose books now to read together.
Thank you for visiting our homepage! Every purchase from the book fair earns rewards for our school, so please stop by and support us.

                       https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=fortsferryelementaryschool1      

 

 

Thank you for supporting your child’s reading habits by supporting the Book Fair!

If you have any questions about the book fair, you can email Karen Mease at karenmcgrory@hotmail.com

 

 

Box Tops for Education 

 

 

Box Tops is changing!  The new Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school's earnings online.

We are still collecting paper box tops!

 

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Box Tops for Education (BTFE)

FORTS FERRY WANTS YOUR BOX TOPS!

Thank you to all the families who sent in Box Top for Education labels.

Imagine what one child can do...

1 Box Top per month X 12 Months= $1.20

5 Box Tops per month X 12 Months= $6.00

10 Box Tops per month X 12 Months= $12.00

Imagine what one school can do... 


The PTA Needs Volunteers

WE NEED NEW VOLUNTEERS! Without new volunteers, we may be forced to cut some programs and social events.

Executive Board Positions

Elections for PTA officers are held at our May PTA meeting.  According to PTA by-laws, terms for each office are 1 year (with a 2 year maximum).  All positions are open for nomination each year.  If you are interested in volunteering for a board position, please email a member of the Executive Board with your interest.

 

Volunteer Positions:

Halloween Dance (Oct) – Chairperson needed to coordinate Halloween Dance. Duties include setting up DJ, décor & food for dance.

Fall Fundraiser (Fall) – Assist Chairperson coordinating the fall fundraiser sale and distribution.

Membership (ongoing)Collect memberships and take meeting attendance.

Directory (Fall) – Coordinate with Membership volunteer to create and distribute school directory.

Book Fair (Fall/Spring) – Co-Chairperson needed to assist with fall/spring book fair (daytime availability).

Apparel Sale (Fall) – Coordinate and distribute apparel

PTA Council Rep – Attend PTA Council Meetings and report to PTA Board

Parent Advisor Rep (4 meetings) – Attend PAC Meeting throughout school year.

Box Tops – Collect box tops and organize contests during school year.

Holiday Shop (Dec) – Co-Chairperson needed to assist with Holiday Shop in December.

PARP (March) – Organize PARP reading events in March.

Flower Sale (May)Assist Chairperson organizing May flower sale.

Teacher Appreciation (May) – Chairperson needed to organize events/items for teacher appreciation week.

Yearbook – Chairperson needed to collect photo, manage volunteers, and create/distribute school yearbook. **VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO CREATE YEARBOOK PAGES FROM HOME**

Budget Meeting – Attend NC District budget meetings and report to PTA board.

Carnival (June) – Chairperson needed to assist with future school Carnival event.

*All volunteer positions will be trained and assisted by the PTA board

For additional information please contact Tammy Rocque at tjordan1624@yahoo.com 

Would you like to become involved with the PTA but do not see an event/committee listed here?  We are open to new ideas and can always use volunteers.

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Important Links

Purchase a PTA Membership

PTA Membership Form

 

 

Volunteer (click link)

 

 

Upcoming Dates

4/27 - 5/3/20: Spring Book Fair

5/4 - 5/7/20: Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

 

 

 

 Other Links

Forts Ferry District Website

2019-2020 One Page District Calendar

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

North Colonie School Menus