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November 2014

Parent Involvement Month

2 PTA Board meeting - Maxwell Cafeteria
4 Read the December Cougar Chronicle
7 PTA Reflections Award Ceremony - Elementary - Norsworthy Hall Auditorium
9   SBDM Council meeting - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Maxwell
15 Teacher Appreciation luncheon - Click here to volunteer or to bring a dish
19 Last day of school before Winter Break!
22-1/5/15 WINTER BREAK

SAVE THE DATE!!!!

On Friday, February 6, 2015 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Maxwell Elementary PTA will be hosting the NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) Block Kids Building Program.  We are super excited about this folks.  Meadowthorpe Elementary hosted the event last year. We will be getting the registration form and guidelines out in backpacks after Winter break.  This program is for all grade levels (K-5).  Registration forms will go out in backpacks and via email after Christmas break.  The deadline for registration will be Friday, January 16th.  To see a brochure on this event, click here.  For more information about NAWIC, click here.  

 

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Maxwell's Lost IS Found!

Lost and Found tip - As the temperatures drop more and more coats and ending up in the Lost and Found bin. PTA looks through them to check for names so the items may be returned to their owners. I know our worlds are already busy, but taking a moment to mark your child's coat, lunchbox and other personal items could ensure they are not donated or gone forever! Thanks parents!

Maxwell Elementary PTA will be collecting  Lost & Found items Friday, December 19, 2014 at 2:45 dismissal.  The Lost & Found bin is located at the back of the school under the PTA Bulletin board.  For those of you who are interested, Maxwell Elementary PTA donates the items not claimed by students to the Lexington Woman's Club.  The Lexington Woman's Club provides gently used clothing to more than 1,000 Fayette County school children annually.  For more information on claiming, collecting and donating items, contact ptamaxwell@gmail.com.

Welcome to Maxwell PTA!

Thanks to all of the new members who have made us nearly 190 strong!  You may always email us with any questions you may have at ptamaxwell@gmail.com.

Print out the Membership form and bring to Maxwell or send in your child's backpack.  Your child's homeroom teacher will make sure it gets to PTA.  You may also sign up here.  

We'd love to have you join us at Maxwell Elementary PTA!  There is something for everyone no matter how much time you have!

You may go to our Volunteer tab for more complete information about volunteering with Maxwell Elementary PTA.

Please complete the background check to volunteer:  https://webapps.fcps.net/volunteer/

**Background checks are good for four (4) years.  If you have completed a background check in the last four years, it is not necessary to complete one at this time.  

 

Have questions? Email us today!

Volunteer Now!

Don't think you have time for PTA? Read the PTA Myths section to see why one idea can make a world of difference to our kids!  If you would like to volunteer, print and complete the Volunteer Intake form here and return it to Maxwell with your child.  

Submit Yearbook photos!

Begin submitting those great photos for Yearbook now and throughout the year!  Email your photo submissions to maxwellyearbook2015@gmail.com. Thanks!

Breaking news! Maxwell Elementary

Maxwell students groom next wave of gardeners! CLICK HERE for Fayette County Public Schools article!

Maxwell students on WLEX 18 news! SEE VIDEO NOW!

ADIOS HUNGER!

Thank you Maxwell for helping us say Adios Hunger!  Maxwell students collected 335.5 total pounds of food to feed Lexington families.  Here's how the classes finished!

Kindergarten 47
1st grade 65
2nd grade 60
3rd grade 51
4th grade 47.5
5th grade 65

 

 

 

 

 

As promised a special surprise will be announced shortly for the winning grade levels!

God's Pantry Kids Can Fight Hunger