First Grade Cohort Event-Bowling

12/6/2017 8:51 am

Friday,​ ​December​ ​15th​ ​2-4pm

West​ ​Seattle​ ​Bowl 
4505​ ​39th​ ​Ave​ ​SW,​ ​Seattle,​ ​WA​ ​98116

$8​ ​per​ ​bowler 
(Includes​ ​2​ ​hours​ ​of​ ​bowling​ ​and​ ​shoe​ ​rental)

Hey​ ​first​ ​grade​ ​families,​ ​let’s​ ​kick​ ​off​ ​winter​ ​break​ ​early​ ​release,​ ​go​ ​bowling,​ ​and​ ​have​ ​some​ ​fun! Siblings​ ​are​ ​welcomed.  We​ ​will​ ​be​ ​accepting​ ​cash​ ​donations​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Fairmount​ ​Park​ ​backpack​ ​program.

If​ ​the​ ​cost​ ​of​ ​this​ ​event​ ​is​ ​stopping​ ​you,​ ​don’t​ ​let​ ​it!​ ​Reach​ ​out​ ​to​ ​​​-​ ​we’ve​ ​got you​ ​covered.  

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Kindergarten Cohort - Cookies, Crafts & Cocoa

12/3/2017 2:57 pm

Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:15pm – 8:15pm

FPE Cafeteria

Please join us for cookie decorating, winter-themed crafts and hot cocoa. Crafts and hot cocoa will be provided. We are looking for cookie donations and donations of decorating supplies. If you are able to attend, donate 12-24 cookies or decorating supplies, please RSVP at Hope to see you all there!

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Parents Night Out! Teachers Watch Kids!

11/29/2017 9:24 pm

Parent Night Out


Who:  School-aged students

What:  Parent Night Out (go kid-free shopping or out to dinner)

Where:  Fairmount Park – We’ll start out in the library, have dinner in the cafeteria, play some games in the gym, have games and crafts in a number of classrooms, then meet back in the library for pick-up.

When:  Friday, December 1st from 5:30 – 8:30

Why:  Proceeds will benefit the food program here at Fairmount Park and the PTA general fund

How much: $50 per student

How to sign up:  Follow this link  HERE


Pizza dinner is included as well as come quality time with Mrs. Gano, Mrs. Sherwood, Ms. Chow, and Ms. Hitch!  Space is limited, so reserve your spots right away!


If you have any older students who have graduated from Fairmount Park or older students who would like to do some community service during the event, please contact Cindy Gano (pizza and gratitude provided).

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Parent Education Series, Birds & Bees for School Parents

11/25/2017 8:13 pm

November 29th from 6.15-8.15 p.m.

FPE School Cafeteria

Please join us for the first offering of our PTA Sponsored Parent Education Series, a DVD Screening of "Birds & Bees for Elementary School Parents: When & How to Have the Talks” by Amy Lang. 

Join us for a viewing and discover:

  • Why you need to start the conversation way earlier than you think
  • Who has the most influence over your kids’ decision making
  • The number one way to keep your kids healthy + safe
  • The best way to start the conversations
  • Why knowing your values is key to talking to your kids
  • Tips for making the talks easy, fun and actually happen!
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Parents Night Out!

11/13/2017 8:58 pm


Friday November 17th

Shopping at The Georgetown Collection, a wholesale sample reseller, from 5-8pm & drinks around the corner at Counterbalance Brewing from 6-9pm. The Georgetown Collection will donate 10% of the night's profits to FPE PTA. Plus all kid's books will be priced at 1/2 of wholesale, that's 75% off retail, AND for each book purchased, a book will be donated to a neighboring SPS Title 1 school library! $1/pint at Counterbalance Brewing will be donated to FPE PTA. Come get a jump start on your holiday shopping, meet other FPE parents, and support the PTA. *Dinner can be ordered for delivery to Counterbalance Brewery from Flying Squirrel or Katsu Burger.


Donated appetizers and desserts welcome!



The Georgetown Collection Wholesale Samples: 6535 5th Place South, Suite C, Seattle, WA. 98108


Counterbalance Brewing Company: 503B S Michigan St, Seattle, WA 98108

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FPE School Grounds Weeding Event

10/30/2017 7:41 am

WHEN: Saturday, November 4th
TIME: 8:00am - 10:00am
WHERE: front sidewalk of FPE
We need your help!! Come join our treasured Ms. Kelly as we focus on the front beds of the school, weeding to give them the pre-winter TLC they (so!) need! SPS is providing yard waste bags, compost, and... debris haul away! Bring your favorite weeding tool!
RAIN OR SHINE! We'll have fun together engaging in this much-needed effort for our lovely school!

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Fall Falcon Fest (Oct 20th)

10/11/2017 9:53 am


6:00 - 8:00 pm on Friday, October 20th at School
Get ready to come play, craft, eat, mingle & watch students dance to MJ's "Thriller" with peers at one of the BIGGEST events at our school!  It's a very memorable night for students and families, but it takes many VOLUNTEERS to make this night a success. Attendance is quite large for this event and we need about 70 awesome volunteers to help make this a smooth and memorable evening! Volunteer opportunities include:
  • Helping to set-up tables & stations
  • Welcoming folks and handing out glow necklaces
  • Baking cakes, cookies or other treats
  • Helping kids with a variety of fun activities:
    • Mini-pumpkin decoration
    • Shadow puppets
    • Painting faces
    • Cake Walk
    • Pumpkin Golf
    • Pumpkin Ring Toss
    • Stick-on Tattoos
    • Fishing for treats **5th graders can be volunteers on some of these activites! Email if your student would like to sign up!
  • Collecting PTA donations 
  • Breaking it down and cleaning it up
These opportunities can be found HERE.
Volunteer slots during the festival have been divided into 30-45 minute windows so that everyone can have time to enjoy the fun with their children. School PTA events are brought to you by parent volunteer power - please consider making this year’s Fall Falcon Festival part of your annual contribution of 40 hours volunteer time.
If you have questions, please email spirit@fpepta.orgHope to see you there!
– Carla Gawthrop & Jill Johns, Spirit Co-Coordinators
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Third Grade Cohort Potluck

10/6/2017 9:53 pm

3rd Grade Potluck!!

Tuesday October 10th 5-7pm

Lincoln Park Shelter 5 (near the upper playground)



Please bring a dish to share and come play. Suggested offerings: A-C: Plates/napkins/utensils D-H: fruit/veggies I-M: delightful snacks N-Q: main dish R-T: sweet treat U-Z: your choice!


~In an effort to reduce trash for the park, please bring your own water bottle~ Thank You!

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Kindergarten Cohort Bowling

10/3/2017 7:48 am


Our first cohort event of the year is Friday, October 6th from 6-8 p.m. at West Seattle Bowl. Admission is $12 per person and includes 2 hours of bowling and shoe rental. You only need to pay for individuals that are bowling. Please purchase tickets before the event if possible. You can purchase tickets HERE. You will also have the option to pay at bowling. Hope to see you all there! 

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