GoFairmont 2018-10-07

In this newsletter: Walk-a-thon Helpers and Deadline for Pledges, Open for Columbus Day, Walk to School, Papi's Pizza Roma This Friday, Fall Festival Donations, Reflections, Korematsu Free 5/6 Band, Play-a-thon, Pajama Party Fun Day

Walk-a-thon Helpers and Deadline for Pledges

Thank you to all the ladies and gents who came out on Friday to help us with an awesome and fun Walk-a-thon: Bua Pumkajohn, Aimee Williams, Rebecca Goldfarb, Adrienne Pao, Kabina Shrestha, Stephanie Ding, Alia Papke, Cameron Parkinson, Mike Cunningham, YY Lo,CeCi Rau, Ana Torres, Kelly Gould, Randy’s parents, Heather Aquilino, Jen Komaromi, April Parekh. Apologies to anyone we missed and thank you all for your hard work!

All pledges are due this coming Friday, October 12th.

Open for Columbus Day 

Just a reminder that the kids do have school tomorrow! For those of you who are off from work, you might finally be able to catch up on all those things you've been trying to get done.

Walk to School

Benefit the environment and your own health by participating in Walk to School Day, Wednesday, October 10th. This initiative is supported by the Contra Costa Health Department & the El Cerrito Police Department. Come by the front school entrance between 8:00 am - 8:30 am in order to get free prizes.

Papi's Pizza Roma This Friday

This Friday, October 12, is our monthly Papi's Pizza Roma fundraiser. Come in and join Fairmont families, take a pizza out, or order for a party. Just mention "Fairmont" when you make your order, and they will give a share to our PTA. All proceeds benefit Fairmont students.

Fall Festival Donations

We are looking for some stuffies that you are ready to give a new home too. We would like some small stuffies that we can wash and use as small prizes for one of our Fall Festival games. We will have a box in the front office where you can drop them. Please make sure they are in good condition. Thank you.


THEME: “Heroes Around Me”

That’s the theme for the 2018-2019 Reflections Art Program which has been bringing the arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. And California State PTA and its members, families and kids are on the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education.

You can enter in any one of SIX CATEGORIES!

Dance, literature, photography, film production, music composition, visual arts.

Reflections Art Program Student Participant Forms | California State PTA


Drop your submissions in the Fairmont Office.

REFLECTIONS SHOWCASE will be at the Fairmont PTA meeting OCTOBER 18th in the MPR.


Any questions, want to learn more, contact pta-reflections@fairmontschool.org

Ways to Support Fairmont

Now is the time to get involved at Fairmont.

Join the PTA! It's easy and a great way to show your child that you support their education. Membership forms are available in the school office. Join today!

Donate! While you can donate when you join the PTA, you can donate any time by clicking on the green "Donate" button on the school web site. Friends and family are also encouraged to donate money to support Fairmont programs. Visit http://fairmontschool.org/donate now!

Volunteer! If you haven't already filled out our annual Volunteer Survey, please complete it online. Just go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1r3Q13_RqJ5msFvidsfq_hfiJywe_8QeZ16zDX2ynJWA/viewform. Send questions to volunteers@fairmontschool.org

Get Your Badge! Apply today for your volunteer badge. These badges let you help in class, on field trips, and more. Start your application at: http://bit.ly/1IUagO8

Thanks so much for your help and for getting involved with Fairmont!

Upcoming Events

  • October 8th - School is Open on Columbus Day!
  • October 10th - Walk to School Day
  • October 12th - Picture day, ELAC, Pizza Roma Fundraiser
  • October 15th - SSC Metting
  • October 17th - WCCUSD Meeting
  • October 18th - School Climate Meeting (3 PM), PTA General Meeting(6 PM), Reflections Art Contest (6:30 PM)
  • October 20th - Parents as Parenters 9 AM-2:30 PM 
  • October 23rd - AAPAC 6:30 PM
  • October 27th - Fall Festival 2-5PM


Fun Day 

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Contact Info

Fairmont Elementary School - 724 Kearney St., El Cerrito, CA 94530 - Phone: 510.231.1448