Staff Appreciation Lunch – May 29th

Reminder : Staff Appreciation Lunch is this Tuesday.  Say thanks to the amazing staff at Frankland by bringing in some food for their lunch.
Hello Frankland Parents!

Every year we say “thank you” to all the staff at Frankland by putting together a Staff Appreciation Lunch! This year we have selected Tuesday, May 29th. We are looking for food donations and volunteers. Here are the details:

Tuesday, May 29th

We are requesting Salads, Main Dishes, and Desserts.

Food needs to be dropped off upstairs in the Staff Room by 10am. Please label your containers and provide us with any heating/serving instructions.

Containers will be washed and ready for pickup at the end of the day.

Volunteers are needed to help set up the lunch, and clean up after lunch.

Please email Jen Volk jenvolk.to@gmail.com if you can donate food and/ or your time.

Thanks!

Frankland School Social & FUNdraising Auction 2018

Friday 13th!

Dear Parents,

We need your support to make this event a success. Here are a few ways you can help out:

1. Donations – who do you know who might like to give us some great items to bid on? Any donations, big or small (of all price points!) are welcome! We’re looking for things like gift certificates, sports/events/concert/tickets, air miles, vacation properties to hand-made toques, toys, jewellery and artwork. If you have items to donate, please contact Nicole Hynes at franklandauction2018@gmail.com

2. Class Themed Gift Baskets –the themed baskets are back again this year!  Classes have chosen their themes and parents will be asked to bring in an item to contribute to the basket if they would like to.  Look for communication from your class rep about the baskets but in the meantime, Shelley Adam has given us a glimpse of the themes chosen: 

  1. Room 101 — Family Fun Night
  2. Room 102 — Yoga & Mindfulness
  3. Room 103 — Family Cooking & Baking
  4. Room 104 — Toronto Sport Teams
  5. Room 105 — Reading Basket
  6. Room 106 — Snack Basket
  7. Room 108 — Coffee & Tea
  8. Room 109 — Arts & Crafts
  9. Room 201 — Kitchen/Culinary
  10. Room 202 — A “Hygge” Home
  11. Room 203 — Dinner & Movies
  12. Room 204 — Gourmet Food
  13. Room 205 — Gardening
  14. Room 206 — Board & Card Games
  15. Room 207 — Canadian Outdoors

3. Volunteers– we are looking for volunteers for the night of the event. If you would like to lend a hand and do a shift, please sign up here.  If you have any questions about volunteering, you can email alison.popp@gmail.com.

4. RSVPfollow us on Facebook and get daily updates on the items available for auction!  Like and share to help us spread the word!  

Thank you!

2018 Silent Auction Committee

Frankland Book Fair: Next Week in the Library – Volunteers Needed!

Frankland Book Fair: Next Week in the Library
Support Frankland and Can You Help Out?
This year we have partnered with the local bookshop, Ella Minnow Children’s Bookstore. Our fall Book Fair runs next week in the Library, from Tuesday afternoon through Friday morning. Hundreds of items will be available: kids’ books, general interest, graphic novels, themed materials and more. Proceeds go toward enlarging and maintaining our divisional and library collections.
Your child’s class will visit (without purchasing) during a school day. Purchases can be made after school to correspond with our Parent-Teacher Interview schedeule.
Book Fair Hours:
Tuesday Nov 14 – 3:30-4:15 Cash sales only Parent Volunteers Needed
Wednesday Nov 15 – 3:30-4:15 Cash sales only Parent Volunteers Needed
Thursday Nov 16 3:30-8:00 Credit cards accepted as well.
If you can help out on Tuesday or Wednesday, please let Ms. Ellis know.

The Annual Withow Park Pumpkin Parade is back! Wednesday November 1st – Starts at 6:30 pm

Bring your Jack-o-lanterns to the main Hogarth – Strathcona pathway and help us light up the night.

A few notes:

  • please bring a candle or tealight with your pumpkin if you can
  • this is a 100% volunteer run event. Please help us clean up at the end of the evening by putting your pumpkin in the bin.
  • High School students want some hours? Help us out by cleaning up at our event. Contact friendsofwithrowpark@live.com to let us know.

Pumpkin Parade Poster 2017

Frankland School Council 2017-2018

We have established our meeting dates for the year going forward, all Tuesdays, and they are as follows:

Oct 12th, 2017 – Elections

Nov 14th, 2017
Dec 5th, 2017
Jan 9th, 2018
Feb 6th, 2018
Mar 6th, 2018
April 3rd, 2018
May 1st, 2018
Jun 5th, 2018

Jun 19th, 2018 – 2018-2019 Budget Meeting

Subscribe to our Google Calendar with franklandparents@gmail.com or view here.

Frankland Fun Fair

Cake Raffle
It’s almost time for the Frankland Fun Fair, which means it’s time to start planning for the annual CAKE RAFFLE! Calling all bakers, bakers-in-training and creative cooks – grab an apron, whip up a fabulous and fun culinary confection and donate it to the Cake Raffle at the Fun Fair. Cakes should be dropped off in room 106 by 10:45 am on Sunday, June 4th (don’t forget to buy raffle tickets – you just might win it back!).

Advance Wrist Band Purchase
Until tomorrow, we will be accepting advance orders for Fun Fair Wrist Bands. The prepaid wristbands will be sent home to you on Thursday, June 1st. Copies of the Information Flyer – Order Form can be picked up at the office.

Volunteers Needed
In order to make this a memorable event for our kids, we need everyone’s help! Each year we rely heavily on our amazing parent community to participate on the day of the event. The Fun Fair’s success hinges on the large troop of dedicated, enthusiastic and over qualified Falcon family volunteers! Please help out using the online sign-up or email Ali Popp to volunteer your time.

Book Sale at FUN Fair
We are looking for donations of books for our FUN Fair. If you are willing to donate some, please drop them at the front office at school. Thanks to those of you who have already done so.