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Kids Eat Here!

Kids Eat Here, a local initiative to promote the federal Summer Food Service Program, aims to ensure that all students have enough to eat during summer break. Children age 18 and younger may eat at any site; it doesn't matter if they are from outside Lexington, out of state or out of the country. Program partners include Fayette County Public Schools, God’s Pantry Food Bank, Employment Solutions Inc./Fresh Approach, and the city of Lexington’s Division of Parks & Recreation.

The Summer Food Service Program, which helps fill the nutrition gap, provides meals to all without charge, and its service is the same regardless of the child’s race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. For questions, contact Michelle Coker, director of Child Nutrition in FCPS, at (859) 381-3846.

 

List of locations - Kids Eat Here list

2015-2016 PTA Officers

President - Christina Montague  
VP - Membership - Beckie Lehmann  
VP - Hospitality - Meredith Nathaniel  
VP - Fundraising - Courtney Eatmon  
VP - Communications - Beth Ann Rice  
VP - Programs - Kimberly Miller  
Secretary - Jessica Rose  
Treasurer - Kristen Hoffman  

Congratulations to our new officers. The website will be updated soon to include pictures of the new officers so you may congratulate them if you see them around Maxwell.

If you would like to help with the Board this coming year, we would love to add you.  

SBDM Special Election

Thanks to all parents who voted in not only one election, but in two!  The new parent representatives for SBDM are as follows:

John Grant

Angie Sikura

Congratulations and thank you for signing up to do such an important job!

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Taste of Maxwell was a great success!  I saw so many happy parents, grandparents, teachers and students who had the time of their life.  Thank you to all who volunteered for this event because it is YOU who made this possible. Here's to an even bigger and better Taste of Maxwell in 2016!  More to come soon on the big silent auction winners and how much our children made from this popular event!

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Congratulations Reflections District Winners!

 

Congratulations to the following Maxwell students for their accomplishments in the PTA Reflections art competition!

We are so proud of their creativity and dedication.

A big thank you to the students who entered the competition and to their supportive parents, families and teachers.  To see the winners, click here.

MaxGear is still available to order over the summer!

This is just one of the fantastic designs.

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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.  

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.  

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!

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.

Collection dates:  May 22, 2015