Farmington Woods Elementary School PTA
Your Dollars At Work
Supported by a grant from Katie’s Krops and the PTA, FWES grows a community garden in the center courtyard. The garden is planted, maintained, and harvested by FWES families and staff. All the food is donated to the Dorcas Crisis Center for distribution in their food bank.
Bear Paws Book Program
The PTA launched a new program in 2019 to buy books for students who may not otherwise be able to have a new book that corresponds to their current reading level. During the two FWES book fairs, the selected students are given a gift card to purchase as many books as they wish up to the gift card amount. These students were able to purchase 1-4 books.
Each year the PTA hosts artists, authors and musicians to come to FWES to share their special talents with all our students. These artists demonstrate their unique skills and share information about their culture, find our current year performances at the bottom of this page!.
The PTA funds student access to the online program RazKids/PebbleGo and for the distribution of the monthly Scholastic News research materials.
The PTA works closely with FWES to provide additional tablets and electronic devices per teacher and school needs.
Water Bottle Refill Stations
We now have 5 water bottle refill stations. These units fit on top of the existing water fountains and provide an automatic, quick way to refill water bottles. This decreases the need for disposable plastic bottles and is easy for our younger students to use.
Big Blue Blocks
PTA along with Clark Family Foundation was able to purchase the Big blue blocks for K-1 playground!
School Improvement projects
Over the last year PTA has paid for green top repairs, promethean board removals for making more space for teaching, and other smaller projects.
Our teachers and staff work really hard to help our kids. The PTA makes sure that they feel appreciated by keeping the staffroom stocked, supplying holiday meals, and breakfast and snacks on occasions.
PTA also works to appreciate all the staff during national appreciation days and weeks!
Family Engagement events
To provide opportunities for families to come together and feel the Farmington Woods Spirit, PTA organizes several events during the year like Movie Nights, Trunk or Treat, World Dance, etc.