- Online School Store Open Now Through Nov. 22
- Book Fair: Nov. 18-22
- Lunch Forms for Winter/Spring Now Available
- FA Fund is Underway!
The Friends Academy online school store is now available through Friday, Nov. 22. Items include t-shirts, sweatshirts, NEW fleece pullovers, NEW fleece vests, and pajama pants. If you would like to see a sample of items before you order, visit Ms. Pink’s office.
The Book Fair will take place from Nov. 18-22 in the library. Students will have the opportunity to browse books during their library class the week of the fair — they can bring money to purchase books or bring home a “wish list” of books they would like to purchase. The Book Fair will also be open to families from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.
Teachers from each class have created wish lists that will be available at the Book Fair. Families will be able to purchase items from teachers’ wish lists to give as gifts from your family for your child’s classroom library.
There will be approximately 175 titles for sale. Books were purchased from Partners Village Store & Kitchen in Westport, so your purchases benefit an independently owned local business as well as the FA Library.
- Picture Books
- Fiction – Beginning Readers
- Nonfiction – Early Readers/Middle Grades
- Early Chapter Books
- Graphic Novels
- Middle Grade Chapter Books
- Young Adult Fiction and Nonfiction
If you would like to order lunch for your child for winter/spring 2020, please complete the following forms and submit a check payment to the main office by mid-December.
- Wednesdays (1/8-3/11): Healthy Lunch by local chef Chris Chaput
- Thursdays (1/9-3/12): Destination Soups
- Fridays (1/10-6/5): Subway
The Friends Academy Fund, our annual giving campaign, kicked off this month. Please make a donation today!
An anonymous donor has put forth a Current Parent Participation Challenge: If 75% of a grade level’s families give by Dec. 31, the FA Fund will receive an additional gift of $1,000. The same is true for faculty/staff participation. That means Friends Academy could gain an additional $11,000 if the school works together to achieve this goal. The faculty/staff have already surpassed the 75% goal. Will you help your child’s grade level reach their goal?
Middle School (6-8) Announcements
Families applying to secondary schools should make recommendation and transcript requests by Dec. 1 so that we can organize all the materials on time. Please reach out to Susan Yao with any questions.
All 7th and 8th grade students are invited to a middle school dance on Friday, Nov. 22 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The theme will be “Winter Wonderland.” It is for enrolled Friends Academy students. Students should bring $8.