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Originally delivered on 9/10/2021 11:01 am

SUBJECT: NFE PTA Newsletter - September 10, 2021

Welcome back, New and Returning Fox Families, Administration, Faculty and Staff!

While this new school year isn’t quite as “normal” as we had hoped, I know that with a little patience and grace, we are going to have a great year!

If you haven’t done so already, please be sure to check out our PTA website at www.nfepta.org, where you will find important school and event information, forms, and a list of PTA contacts. Once your account is activated on our PTA Membership Toolkit site, you can join the PTA, buy spirit wear, and donate to the Fox Fund. Please remember to update your child’s teacher as well in your profile to receive all classroom communications. 

Don’t forget to check out our PTA Facebook page at www.facebook.com/nfepta to stay on top of happenings around the Farm as well.

If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year, please do not hesitate to reach out to me via email at kacappuzzo@gmail.com.

Kim Apollony

2021/22 PTA President

Join the PTA!

Please be sure to join our NFE PTA this year to help us reach our goal of 100% participation! Parents (both mom AND dad), grandparents, relatives and all NFE faculty and staff are encouraged to join. It’s quick and easy to join on Membership Toolkit.

The $6 per person membership fee includes our local, state and national dues — and gives you exclusive access to our online student directory.

Create or update an account on our website, Membership Toolkit! Complete PTA forms online!

Have you seen our website? Membership Toolkit allows you to sign up for volunteer opportunities, join the PTA, make a Fox Fund donation, search our student directory, register for after school enrichment and more – in just a few simple online steps. Please be sure to add your child's teacher to the information in your account! Check out our FAQ page, or contact Ella Danilovich or Elizabeth Roetger, Membership Toolkit Coordinators.

Lend a Helping Hand

Interested in volunteer opportunities on the Farm? Be sure to complete the Volunteer Interest Form available on Membership Toolkit under "My Forms/Sign-ups." For a complete list of volunteer opportunities, check out the Volunteer Handbook. Questions? Contact Carrie Settar.

Support the Fox Fund

The Fox Fund is our primary fundraiser for the year. Thanks to generous donations over the years, we've been able to host a variety of authors and cultural arts programs, support the purchase of reading instructional activities and Promethean boards, provide classroom and grade-level funding for teachers, and more. Tax-deductible donations to the Fox Fund can be made through the PTA website.


A huge thank you to NFE dad and owner of Barker Designs LLC, Brian Barker, who designed the artwork for this year's Fox Fund car magnet (pictured at left)!  All Fox Fund contributors will receive a magnet in appreciation of their donation.

Assignment Books

ATTENTION 3rd, 4th, 5th grade parents!

Assignment Books are available for purchase via Membership Toolkit ONLY.  No in person sales are available at this time (due to limiting people in/out of the office during hectic start of school).

The form is active and should show up in "MY FORMS" in your account and it will ONLY show up if you have a 3rd 4th or 5th grader.

Books will be delivered to classrooms as orders come in!

If you have issues, email Elizabeth Roetger.

Spirit Wear

Want to show your school spirit?! NFES spirit wear will be available online through Membership Toolkit until September 22. Questions? Please email Celia Barrett or Jennifer Glover at nfespiritwear@gmail.com.  

Yearbook
Yearbook Sale

2021-2022 Yearbooks are officially available for purchase! This year, sales will be done directly through the Herff Jones website. 

Please visit yearbookordercenter.com and enter code 10385. You can choose from a soft or hard cover and booster/ad messages are available again this year. Questions or comments? Please email Kristen Lorden and Jennifer Huddleston at YearbookNFES@gmail.com

Share Your Photos

Share your first day of school photos for possible inclusion in our yearbook! Go to hjeshare.com, enter 10385 for NFE, and follow the directions from there OR download the Herff Jones eShare app to share pictures directly from your phone. Check out our website for more information. Remember to upload pictures throughout the school year!

Reflections
Calling All Artists!

Calling all artists, musicians, writers, photographers, dancers and directors! Please check out the Reflections Interest Form 2021-22 on our NFE Membership Toolkit. Click here for more information about our reflections program, the interest form, or contact Jenny Scott with any questions. The interest form will be due on 9/30, and all reflections entries will be due on 10/22.

Support the Farm Every Time You Shop!
Box Top Rewards

Download and try the BTE App and encourage family and friends to as well. It's free and easy to use. Please select Nuckols Farm Elementary so that our school can receive credit on scanned submissions. This can be done all year long! 

The more families participate, the closer we come to meeting our goal. Thank you for your efforts in supporting our school by participating in the Box Tops for Education Program. Together, we all can make a difference in the community and for our school! 

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