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Memo #15   

December 2, 2019

 
THE  HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION DEADLINE has been extended to Friday, December 6th.  If you still have questions or need assistance with your student’s application, please call the school to speak with Mrs. Blatt or Mrs. Rodriguez.
 
PROGRESS REPORTS WILL GO HOME ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4th.  All middle school students will receive a progress report.  Elementary students (K-4) will only receive a progress report if grades are falling below 75%.
 
THE CHRISTMAS CONCERT - Please mark the date on your calendar, Thursday, December 19th at 7:15 PM at First Presbyterian Church.  Students must arrive at 6:45PM no sooner.  Concert preparation is a large portion of your student’s music grade; the concert is a culminating activity, therefore, all students are required to attend.  Seating is limited; kindly limit your party to immediate family. A LETTER WILL BE SENT HOME SHORTLY WITH MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.  Please note there will be NO After School Program on that day.  Students that normally attend after school will need to be picked up at regular dismissal.
 
CHRISTMAS SHOP will be opened this week.  Items range from $2-$10.  All proceeds will go towards the Honors Club.
This Week:       Wednesday & Thursday
Next Week:        Wednesday & Thursday
 
TAQUITO SALE TUESDAY!   $2.00.  Proceeds will benefit the Spruce Lake Trip for 7th and 8th Grade and our Tech Department
 
MISSIONS:  The final count of Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes was 79.  We need just $205.00 more to cover the shipping cost.  Middle School’s commitment to Compassion International is going well.  We still need $231.00 to meet our pledge.
 
FEED FCS $5.00 HOT LUNCH NEXT WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11th! – Baked Ziti and Meatballs.  It would be helpful if you want to order in advance or pay on the day of the hot lunch.  An order form will be sent home this week.
 
The PTFA will be hosting a Faculty/Staff Christmas Party on Monday, December 16th.  We are in need of food dishes.  An information packet is being sent home today, as well as attached to this memo.
 
SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS VACATION - Monday, December  23rd through Wednesday, January 1st.   School will reopen on Thursday, January 2nd.
 
PTFA NEWS
With Christmas shopping upon us, please remember to use Amazon Smile and schoolstore.com to get the best deals for your shopping and to help generate donations for the school. We are grateful for your thoughtful shopping.
 
Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:
 
1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com.
2. Stop and Shop "A+ Rewards" - Link your Stop and Shop card to benefit FCS. The school ID is 09132. Once linked, you never have to think about it. A percentage of every purchase will be donated to the school by Stop and Shop.
3. Box Tops - You can send box tops in year-round. Also download the Box Tops Bonus App and double your giving by scanning your receipts as well as sending in box tops. 
If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help. 
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer as we lift up our school, children and families.
 
DATES TO REMEMBER 
December 4                   -               Progress Report Sent Home
December 19                 -               Christmas Concert
December 23-Jan.1       -               No School – Christmas Recess

Memo #14

November 25, 2019

 
At this special season when we reflect on the many blessings God has bestowed on us,
we think of you, the community of families that make up Flushing Christian School.
We thank you for entrusting the education of your precious children to us. 
Thank you for your love, prayers and support. 
The Board, Faculty and Staff at FCS wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!
Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
 
Thanksgiving LUNCHEON –FAREWELL TO MRS. ADAMS - Thank you to the PTFA Officers and to all who came out to serve and show their support on Friday.  It was a beautiful display of love and gratitude that will long be remembered.  We greatly appreciate all of you!
 
THERE WILL BE NO AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM   on Wednesday, November 27th. 
That also includes Peer Tutoring and NatGeo meeting.
 
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING - Thursday & Friday November 28th and 29th.
 
TAQUITO SALE ON TUESDAY! $2.00 each.  One day only.  Proceeds will benefit the Spruce Lake Trip for 7th and 8th Grade and our Tech Department.
 
HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATIONS are due on Monday, December 2nd.  We recommend that you hand them in by tomorrow.  If you have questions or concerns, you may call the school to speak with Mrs. Blatt or Mrs. Rodriguez.
 
The Christmas Concert is a little more than one month away!  Please mark the date on your calendar, Thursday, December 19TH at 7:15 PM.  All students are required to attend.  More details will follow shortly.  Please note there will be NO After School Program on that day.  Students that normally attend after school will need to be picked up at regular dismissal.
 
SCHOOL UNIFORMS:  Please make sure you write your child’s name legibly on all uniforms. Recently we have accumulated a large collection of gym sweatshirts that have not been claimed.
 
PTFA NEWS
 
With Black Friday shopping upon us this week, please remember to use Amazon Smile and schoolstore.com to get the best deals for your shopping and to help generate donations for the school. We are grateful for your thoughtful shopping.
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer as we lift up our school, children and families.
 
Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:
1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com.
 
2. Stop and Shop "A+ Rewards" - Link your Stop and Shop card to benefit FCS. The school ID is 09132. Once linked, you never have to think about it. A percentage of every purchase will be donated to the school by Stop and Shop.
                        
3. Box Tops - You can send box tops in year-round. Also download the Box Tops Bonus App and double your giving by scanning your receipts as well as sending in box tops. 
If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help. 
 
DATES TO REMEMBER 
November 27               -               All School Thanksgiving Chapel @ 8:15 AM
                                                      No After School
November 28/29         -               No School – Thanksgiving Recess
December 4                  -               Progress Report Sent Home
December 19                -               Christmas Concert
December 20                -               All School Chapel
December 23-Jan.1     -               No School – Christmas Recess

Memo #12    

November 12, 2019

 

AN ATMOSPHERE OF LEARNING
When families create a supportive learning environment at home, children are more successful in the classroom. To find out more, read the
November edition of HOME & SCHOOL CONNECTION

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REMINDER:  PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES  THIS WEEK:
* Wednesday, November 13th – 7:15 AM to 7:45 AM & 2:50 PM to 4:30 PM
* Thursday, November 14th     – 2:50 PM to 4:30 PM & 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
This conference is required in order for you to receive your child’s report card.
If you have not done so, kindly schedule your appointment.  
 
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD – Last day to bring in filled shoebox is this Thursday, November 14th.  We will provide you with the shoe boxes. 
 
PTFA Thanksgiving Lunch - Friday, November 22nd – Order Forms will be sent home today.  Orders are due no later than Wednesday, November 20th. Please note, your child must select all the items he/she would like to order. They can choose 1, 2 or all 3. Chicken Parmesan can be ordered without cheese for any who prefer.  Water is also included with each lunch order.  If you are able to help serve, please indicate it in the lower part of the form.
 
PHOTO PACKAGES - There has been a price reduction in basic photo package.  The $37.95 package is now available for $29.99.  Those who already placed orders with the regular price will receive a refund.
 
ALL SCHOOL THANKSGIVING CHAPEL - Wednesday, November 27th at 8:15 AM.   Parents are welcome to attend.
 
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING Thursday & Friday November 28th and November 29th.
 
The Christmas Concert is a little more than one month away!  Please mark the date on your calendar, Thursday, December 19TH at 7:15 PM.  Students are required to attend.  More details will follow shortly.
 
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MISSIONS – PLEASE HELP US MEET OUR GOALS!
See the attached update for
Operation Christmas Child and Compassion International
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PTFA News
SCHOOL STORE.COM – PTFA has launched a new ongoing fundraiser in partnership with School Store.com.  Information packets were previous sent home.  See the attachment for detailed information.  Please don’t miss out on this opportunity to save money, win prizes and help our school.
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer as we lift up our school, children and families.
 
Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:
1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com
2. Stop and Shop "A+ Rewards" - Link your Stop and Shop card to benefit FCS. The school ID is 09132. Once linked, you never have to think about it. A percentage of every purchase will be donated to the school by Stop and Shop.
3. Box Tops - You can send box tops in year-round. Also download the Box Tops Bonus App and double your giving by scanning your receipts as well as sending in box tops. 
If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help.
 
 
DATES TO REMEMBER
November 13/14   -              Parent-Teacher Conference
November 27         -               All School Thanksgiving Chapel
November 28/29   -               No School – Thanksgiving Recess
December 19         -               Christmas Concert

Memo #11     

November 4, 2019

 

THANK YOU! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!!
What a FABULOUS FALL FESTIVAL!
 Each one of you made a difference -- may the happy memories last long after the day
 
NO SCHOOL – Monday, November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day.  Remember to thank a veteran for their service!
 
TAQUITO SALE ON TUESDAY!  $2.00 each.  One day only.  Proceeds will benefit the Spruce Lake Trip for 7th and 8th Grade.
 
FEED FCS $5.00 HOT LUNCH NEXT TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12th! – Grilled Chicken, Rice and Beans.  It would be helpful if you want to order in advance or pay on the day of the hot lunch.  An order form will be sent home today.
Please note there will be NO Taquito Sale on this day
 
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES  are scheduled for:
* Wednesday, November 13th – 7:15 AM to 7:45 AM & 2:50 PM to 4:30 PM
* Thursday, November 14th     – 2:50 PM to 4:30 PM & 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
 
A form was previously sent home along with a questionnaire.  Please fill out the form before you meet with your child’s teacher.  You will receive your student’s report card at this meeting.
 
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MISSIONS – PLEASE HELP US MEET OUR GOALS!
See the attached update for
Operation Christmas Child and Compassion International
 
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PHOTO PROOFS were sent home last Tuesday.   Please refer to the photo sheet for instructions on how to order your child’s photos.
 
**PTFA NEWS**
 
SCHOOL STORE.COM – PTFA has launched a new ongoing fundraiser in partnership with School Store.com.  Information packets were previous sent home.  See the attachment for detailed information.  Please don’t miss out on this opportunity to save money, win prizes and help our school.
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer as we lift up our school, children and families
 
Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:
1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com
2. Stop and Shop "A+ Rewards" - Link your Stop and Shop card to benefit FCS. The school ID is 09132. Once linked, you never have to think about it. A percentage of every purchase will be donated to the school by Stop and Shop.
3. Box Tops - You can send box tops in year-round. Also download the Box Tops Bonus App and double your giving by scanning your receipts as well as sending in box tops. 
If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help.
 
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Dates to Remember
November 11       -               No School – Veteran’s Day
November 13/14 -               Parent-Teacher Conference
November 22       -               PTFA Thanksgiving Lunch (for Students)
November 27       -               All School Thanksgiving Chapel
November 28/29                 -               No School – Thanksgiving Recess

Memo #10     

October 28, 2019

 
Mistakes make your brain grow!
Did you know that mistakes actually help kids learn more? 
See Home & School Connection (attached) to learn more.
 
 
FCS FALL FESTIVAL SATURDAY,NOVEMBER 2nd 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
This Saturday! Fun family time for all!  Carnival Games, Hot Dogs, Prizes, Puppet Show and other surprises!! -
Volunteers are needed to run games, serve hot dogs, help with prize tables. 
Please call the main office or email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org
Remember to buy your game tickets in advance by this Thursday, October 31st.
See Attached Flyer
 
 
EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSING INFO: From time to time, it may be necessary to close the school due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.  A notice will be sent home today explaining how you can stay informed.  Please post this information where it is easily accessible.
 
TAQUITO SALE ON TUESDAY!  $2.00 each.  One day only.  Proceeds will benefit the Spruce Lake Trip for 7th and 8th Grade and our Tech Department.
 
MARKING PERIOD ENDS – This Friday, November 1st.  Report cards will be issued at Parent Teacher Conferences.
 
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES  are scheduled for:
* Wednesday, November 13th – 7:15 AM to 7:45 AM & 2:50 PM to 4:30 PM
* Thursday, November 14th     – 2:50 PM to 4:30 PM & 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
A form was sent home last week along with a questionnaire.  Please fill out the form to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher.  You will receive your student’s report card at this meeting.
 
Operation Christmas Child:  FCS is participating in Operation Christmas Child.  We are collecting shoe boxes filled with school supplies, useful items, toys and a gospel message to send to children all over the world for the purpose of evangelism and sharing the love of Christ.  You may fill one or more boxes.  We will provide you with the shoe boxes.  Elementary school (K-5) mission donations will be used to cover the shipping cost of $9.00 per box during the months of October and November.  The deadline to bring in a filled shoebox is Thursday, November 14th
 
 
**PTFA NEWS**
 
SCHOOL STORE.COM – PTFA has launched a new ongoing fundraiser in partnership with School Store.com.  Information packets were sent home last Monday.  See the attachment for detailed information.  Please don’t miss out on this opportunity to save money, win prizes and help our school.
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer as we lift up our school, children and families.
 
Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:
1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com
 
2. Stop and Shop "A+ Rewards" - Link your Stop and Shop card to benefit FCS. The school ID is 09132. Once linked, you never have to think about it. A percentage of every purchase will be donated to the school by Stop and Shop.
 
3. Box Tops - You can send box tops in year-round. Also download the Box Tops Bonus App and double your giving by scanning your receipts as well as sending in box tops. 
If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help.
 
Dates to Remember
November 1          -               First Marking Period Ends
November 2          -               Fall Family Festival
November 13/14 -               Parent-Teacher Conference
November 22       -               PTFA Thanksgiving Lunch (for Students)
November 27       -               All School Thanksgiving Chapel
November 28/29 -               No School – Thanksgiving Recess

Memo #9     

October 21, 2019

 
FCS FALL FESTIVAL - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd.
In about a week and half! Fun family time for all!  Carnival Games, Hot Dogs, Prizes, Puppet Show and other surprises!! -
Volunteers are needed to run games, serve hot dogs, help with prize tables. 
Please call the main office or email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org
Remember to buy your game tickets in advance by October 31st.
A Flyer will be sent home today!
 
 

SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED this Thursday, and Friday, October 24th and 25th for staff development.

PROGRESS REPORTS were sent home on Wednesday, Oct. 16th.  Please sign and return or respond by email to your student’s teacher if you have not done so already.
 
TAQUITO SALE ON TUESDAY!  $2.00 each.  One day only.  Proceeds will benefit the Spruce Lake Trip for 7th and 8th Grade and our Tech Department.
 
Operation Christmas Child:  FCS will participate in Operation Christmas Child.  We will be collecting shoe boxes filled with school supplies, useful items, toys and a gospel message to send to children all over the world for the purpose of evangelism and sharing the love of Christ.  You may fill one or more boxes.  We will provide you with the shoe boxes.  Elementary school (K-5) mission donations will be used to cover the shipping costs - $9.00 per box - during the months of October and November.  So far students have donated $40.06.  The deadline to bring in a filled shoebox is Thursday, November 14th.  Please see attached. 
 
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES  are scheduled for: Wednesday, November 13th and Thursday, November 14th.  A questionnaire will be sent home tomorrow in preparation for your meeting.  Kindly return it to your student’s classroom teacher.  Additional details and schedules will be sent home shortly.
 

** PTFA NEWS**

MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer as we lift up our school, children and families.
 

Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:

1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com

2. Stop and Shop "A+ Rewards" - Link your Stop and Shop card to benefit FCS. The school ID is 09132. Once linked, you never have to think about it. A percentage of every purchase will be donated to the school by Stop and Shop.

3. Box Tops - You can send box tops in year-round. Also download the Box Tops Bonus App and double your giving by scanning your receipts as well as sending in box tops. 

If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help.

Dates to Remember
October 24/25       -               Staff Development – No School
November 1           -               First Marking Period Ends
November 13/14 -                 Parent-Teacher Conference
November 27         -               All School Thanksgiving Chapel
November 28/29   -               No School – Thanksgiving Recess

Memo #8

 October 15, 2019

 
Many thanks to our wonderful team of parents who prepared and served a hot meal for our students last week:   Ms. Jennifer Hernandez; Ms. Nimisha Baball; Ms. Victoria Constanza; and Ms. Julie Sabato.  The food was delicious and thoroughly enjoyed by all!
 
FCS FALL FESTIVAL - SAVE THE DATE. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd.
Fun family time for all!  Carnival Games, Hot Dogs, Prizes, Puppet Show -
Volunteers are needed to run games, serve hot dogs, help with prize tables. 
Please call the main office or email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org
More info to come. Stay tuned!
 
PROGRESS REPORTS will go home Wednesday, October 16th.  All middle school students will receive a progress report.  Students in elementary grades (K-4) will only receive a progress report if they are falling below grade expectations in any given subject. 
 
CHICKEN NUGGET LUNCH – The PTFA will be having the first luncheon of the year to be held on this Friday, October  18th.  The deadline to place an order is tomorrow,  Wednesday, October 16th.  Order Forms were sent home last Monday.
 
SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED: on Thursday, October 24th and Friday, October 25th for staff development.
Operation Christmas Child:  FCS will participate in Operation Christmas Child.  We will be collecting shoe boxes with school supplies, useful items, toys and a gospel message to send to children all over the world for the purpose of evangelism and sharing the love of Christ.  Elementary school (K-5) mission donations will be used to cover the shipping costs - $9.00 per box - during the months of October and November.  So far students have donated $40.06. 
 
Please see attached, as well as a hard copy being sent home today. Boxes will be provided by FCS upon request.
SCHOOL UNIFORMS:  Starting October 15th boys are required to wear ties when wearing button down shirt; this does not apply when wearing a polo.  Please remember students are required to be in uniform each day unless they have a NUT Card.  Hoodies may not be worn during the school day and sneakers are for gym days only.

PTFA
SCHOOL STORES.COM – PTFA is launching a new fundraiser in partnership with School Stores.com.  Information packets will be sent home on October 21st.  FCS family and friends that use this site to shop at merchants such as Macy’s, Kohl’s, etc. will generate donations for the school.  Students will earn prizes for family participation.
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer.
 
BOX TOPS   due Tuesday, October 15th. Thank you to all who have sent them in. Please submit them as soon as possible so that we can have them sent before the deadline of November 1st.
 
**MORE PTFA NEWS**
Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:
1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com
 
If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help.
 
Dates to Remember
October 16             -               Progress Reports go Home
October 24/25       -               Staff Development – No School
November  1          -               End of 1st Marking Period
November 13/14 -                 Parent/Teacher Conference

Memo #6

   September 30, 2019

 
APPLEBEE’S BREAKFAST THIS SATURDAY!!
Thank you for purchasing tickets. If you have not purchased tickets and would still like to, please send your request to the office by Wednesday, October 2nd.  Please note tickets must be purchased in advance.  They will not be sold on site.
Guests: Please do not arrive before 8:00 AM
Volunteers: Please arrive by 7:45 am.
 
PARENT VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED FOR APPLEBEE’S BREAKFAST. 
 
A GIFT BASKET SILENT AUCTION WILL BE HELD AT THE APPLEBEE'S FUNDRAISER -   Thank you all for donating items for your children's class themes!  This year in addition to beautiful themed baskets, we will auction:
  • Laserbounce Laser Tag and Gaming (24 game passes $184 value)
  • World Ice Arena (Birthday Package for 15, $345 value)
  • Challenge Escape Rooms (Admission for a group of 10, $280 value)
  • Jib Bowling Lanes (Family Fun Pack, $100 value)
  • Samsung 43” TV
               
We thank you for supporting this important fundraiser. Tell your friends and family and come prepared to shop!
TAQUITO SALE ON TUESDAY!  $2.00 each.  One day only.  Proceeds will benefit the Spruce Lake Trip for 7th and 8th Grade and our Tech Department.
 
LIMITED PARKING and traffic jams are part of life in Queens.  We ask your kind cooperation when dropping children off or picking them up in order to keep our students safe and maintain a good testimony to our neighbors.
Please do not use the church parking lot.
Please do not block traffic or double park when dropping off or picking up students.
If you arrive at dismissal time and your student is not yet downstairs, please do not block the road.  Kindly let Mrs. Pena know that you are here and circle the block.  She will have your student waiting for you when you return.
 
PTFA HOT LUNCH – Tuesday, October 8th.  The PTFA will be having a Taco Tuesday for $5.00.  A pre-order form was sent home last week.  Also, see attached order form.  Orders are due by this Wednesday.
 
HIGH SCHOOL FAIRS THIS WEEKEND

Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
SCHOOL PHOTO DAY:   Wednesday, October 9th.     
No NUT cards on this day. Student must wear their full school uniform.  Students that have gym on this day (2nd, 4th, 8th Grades) must come to school in their school uniform. Students should bring their gym uniform with them and change after photos are taken.
8th Grade will take pictures in uniform and caps & gowns.
 
SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED: on Monday, October 14th for Columbus Day and Thursday and Friday, October 24th and 25th for Staff Development.
PTFA NEWS
                                                                                             
PTFA MEETING - The first meeting will be held this  Thursday, October 3rd at 7:30 pm.  You may bring your student with you.  The students will get to enjoy a movie and popcorn in the room directly across the hall from the meeting.  Middle school students will supervise for service credit. We hope that all of our families will join the PTFA and participate in making this a great school year.  N.U.T cards (no uniform today) will be given to all students whose parents attend.  There will be coffee and light refreshments for parents.
 
PTFA Dues - The sign-up forms were sent in the red folders. Please send in your PTFA dues. These funds provide the PTFA the ability to help our school in ways needed. Your dues are put to good use and we thank you for becoming members of the PTFA.
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday @ 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer.
 
**MORE PTFA NEWS**
Ways you, and your family and friends can donate to FCS without sending money:
1. Amazon Smile. You can do a one-time set up to have Flushing Christian School as your charity of choice. Every purchase eligible for the Amazon Smile donation will increase funds for the school. Set up is simple. With Black Friday and Christmas shopping approaching, this will be a great way to generate funds for the school. Be sure to shop on smile.amazon.com
2. Stop and Shop "A+ Rewards" - Link your Stop and Shop card to benefit FCS. The school ID is 09132. Once linked, you never have to think about it. A percentage of every purchase will be donated to the school by Stop and Shop.
If you have questions about any of these methods of giving, please email us at ptfa@fcsnyc.org. We will be happy to help.
 
Dates to Remember
October 3              -               First PTFA Meeting @ 7:30 PM
October 9              -               Photo Day
October 14            -               Columbus Day – No School
October 15            -               Progress Reports go Home
October 24/25      -               Staff Development – No School

Memo #5

  September 23, 2019

 
HIGH SCHOOL MEETING – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th @7:30 PM.    PARENTS OF 8TH GRADE STUDENTS ATTENDANCE REQUIRED (whether your child will be applying for public or private).  Parents of 7th grade students are invited to attend but not required.
 
PARKING and traffic jams are part of life in Queens.  We ask your kind cooperation when dropping children off or picking them up in order to keep our students safe and maintain a good testimony to our neighbors.
Please do not use the church parking lot.
 
Please do not block traffic or Double Park when dropping off or picking up students.
If you arrive at dismissal time and your student is not yet downstairs, please do not block the road.  Kindly let Mrs. Pena know that you are here and circle the block.  She will have your student waiting for you when you return.
 
TAQUITO SALE ON TUESDAY!  $2.00 each.  One day only.  Proceeds will benefit increasing the technology throughout the school.
 
A GIFT BASKET SILENT AUCTION WILL BE HELD AT THE APPLEBEE'S FUNDRAISER -   Thank you all for donating items or making a monetary donation for your children's class themes,  and for supporting this important fundraiser. Tell your friends and family and come prepared to shop!
 
HOME & SCHOOL CONNECTION – Working together for school success!  Please read this new monthly resource to find quick tips and simple ideas that will help you stay connected to your student and their school day. 
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
 
SCHOOL PHOTO DAY:   Wednesday, October 9th.     No NUT cards on this day. Student must wear their full school uniform.  Students that have gym on this day (2nd, 4th, 8th Grades) must come to school in their school uniform. Students should bring their gym uniform with them and change after photos are taken.   8th Grade will be taking their Cap & Gown Pictures that day.
 
SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED: on Monday, October 14th for Columbus Day and Thursday and Friday, October 24th and 25th for Staff Development.
 
PTFA NEWS
APPLEBEES FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER – Saturday, October 5th from 8:00 – 10:00 AM in the Bay Terrace Shopping Center.  Tickets are $11.00 per child/person.  Breakfast includes pancakes, bacon, coffee and juice.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.    See attached as well as an order form will be sent home today.   
                                                                  
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED.    If you are willing and able to volunteer, please let us know.  We need servers, bussers, and seaters.  Please indicate your availability when ordering your tickets or email PTFA@fcsnyc.org.  See attached as well as an order form will be sent home today.   
                       
PTFA MEETING - The first meeting will be held on Thursday October 3rd at 7:30 pm in Room 302.  You may bring your student with you.  The students will get to enjoy a movie and popcorn across the hall from the PTFA mtg. We hope that all of our families will join the PTFA and participate in making this a great school year.  NUT cards (no uniform today) will be given to all students whose parents attend.  
 
PTFA Dues - The sign-up forms were sent in the red folders last week. Please send in your PTFA dues – only $15 per family. These funds provide the PTFA the ability to help our school in ways needed. Your dues are put to good use and we thank you for becoming members of the PTFA, 
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP:  meets each Tuesday from 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer.
 
Dates to Remember
Sept. 26            - High School Meeting @ 7:30 PM
October 3         - First PTFA Meeting @ 7:30 PM
October 9         - Photo Day
October 14        - Columbus Day – No School
October 24/25   - Staff Development – No School

Memo #4 

September 16, 2019

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: 
Beginning today we will go paperless on the Monday Memos.  We will send them by email only. Please update us with your current email address.   If you wish to continue receiving a paper copy, let us know.
 
HIGH SCHOOL FAIRS
Saturday, Sept. 21st and Sunday, September 22nd
See Attached Flyer. 
 
PIZZA FRIDAYS will begin this Friday, September 20th.  Your child must bring in money on Wednesday September 18th in order to get pizza.  Each week, money is due on Wednesday or you may pay for several weeks in advance, if you wish.   Price is the same: slice $2.50, juice 50¢
 
HIGH SCHOOL MEETING – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th @7:30 PM.    PARENTS OF 8TH GRADE STUDENTS MUST ATTEND (whether your child will be applying for public or private).  PARENTS OF 7TH GRADE STUDENTS ARE WELCOME.

 

PARENT ORIENTATION -   We hope that the information you received last Monday evening will help you and your children get off to a good start.  If you were unable to attend, you should have received information from your child’s teacher last week.  Please call the office if you did not receive this information.  

 
PERMISSION SLIPS/BLUE AND WHITE CARDS: Permission slips and Student Record Cards were sent home the first week of school. Please return them if you have not done so. 
 
SCHOOL PHOTO DAY: Wednesday, October 9th.  All students should come to school dressed in uniform.  Students who have gym on this day will be permitted to change into their gym uniform after photos are taken.  No NUT cards please.
 
A GIFT BASKET SILENT AUCTION WILL BE HELD AT THE APPLEBEE'S FUNDRAISER on Saturday, October 5th
Tell your friends and family and come prepared to shop! Themed gift baskets you may love include: Date Night, Out and About, Baby and Me, All Natural (essential oils)  and much more!  We ask all students to please participate! Every student who contributes at least one item to their class's themed gift basket by this Wednesday, September 18th will have their names entered into a raffle to receive a Special Prize.  The whole class that contributes items will receive an ice cream party (Elementary) and a NUT Cards (Middle School).  We thank you so much for your donations and for supporting this important fundraiser. 
 
REMINDER:  LATE PICK-UP:  Students waiting for parent pick up after 2:55 PM will be placed in the After School Program.  The fee for ASP is $13 per hour.
 
PTFA NEWS
APPLEBEES FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER – Saturday, October 5th from 8:00 – 10:00 AM in the Bay Terrace Shopping Center.  Tickets are $11.00 per child/person.  Breakfast includes pancakes, bacon, coffee and juice.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.       
                                                                  
VOLUNTEER SERVERS ARE NEEDED.    If you are willing and able to volunteer, please let us know.  We need servers, bussers, and seaters.  Please indicate your availability when ordering your tickets or email PTFA@fcsnyc.org.    An order form will be sent home with your child today and is also attached.
 
MOMS IN TOUCH PRAYER GROUP: meets each Tuesday from 8:30 AM at the school.   Please come out and join us for prayer.
 
Dates to Remember
Sept. 26                 -   High School Meeting @ 7:30 PM
October 3               -   First PTFA Meeting @ 7:30 PM
October 9               -    Photo Day
October 14             -   Columbus Day – No School
October 24-25       -   Staff Development – No School
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