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Greetings Fairmeadow Families,

We are officially on Thanksgiving Break! During the following week, I truly hope you are able to unwind and spend some quality time with family and loved ones. A very Happy Hanukkah (Nov. 26-Dec. 6th) to families who celebrate this wonderful holiday as well. This is a great time of year for us all to reflect and practice gratitude, and I am so thankful for being a part of the Fairmeadow family ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 11.19.21

Greetings Fairmeadow Families,

As we are in the midst of November and Thanksgiving is right around the corner, I'd like to encourage us all to reflect on what we can be grateful for. Starting with Veterans Day yesterday, I am certain we can all be grateful for all of our veterans and pay our respects to all those who served and sacrificed for the common good. There has been plenty of research on the practice of gratitude and how it ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 11.12.21

Greetings Fairmeadow Families~

Our diverse community acknowledged and celebrated Dios de los Muertos and Diwali this week. Dios de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead, is a special holiday traditionally celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November where friends and families remember and celebrate loved ones who've passed. Diwali, the festival of lights, was also celebrated in our community which began on November 4th. Diwali is the ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 11.5.21

Greetings Fairmeadow Community,

I'd venture to say today was a FUN and EXCITING day here at Fairmeadow as we had a successful Halloween celebration. We started with a morning school-wide Halloween Parade filled with Halloween-themed music where students and staff got to see each other's creative costumes! A huge shout out to our wonderful photographer, Paul Sakuma, who took pictures of our morning event, ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 10.29.21

Good afternoon Fairmeadow Families,

What an adventurous week we've had here at Fairmeadow! We celebrated, acknowledged, and participated in National Unity Day on Wednesday, October 20th. Not only were we wearing the color orange throughout the day, our wonderful PTA volunteers, SaraAnn A., Vaibhav V., Mari U., Anjali J., and Collette O, helped organize a Unity Day Tree in both our schoolyards! These trees had leaves ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 10.22.21

Hello Fairmeadow Community~

Congratulations to our kinder families, students, and teachers for successfully completing a week of full-day kindergarten! Starting new routines and schedules can be difficult, especially for our youngest learners, and they all did it with patience. Our oldest Firebirds in fifth grade, were also busy throughout campus preparing for Noon Sports and Student Council this week. Thank you to our ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 10.15.21

Hello Fairmeadow Community~

As we wrap up the month of September and continue to honor and celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month, last week in library, our youngest Firebirds had a read-aloud and lesson about a charming bilingual princess, with the book, La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, winner of the Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration. First grade enjoyed The Shadow in ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Updates 9.30.21

Greetings Fairmeadow Community!

September 21st was the start of the Mid-Autumn Festival also known as Mooncake Festival and is widely celebrated in many Asian countries (China, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and South Korea). As our summer season comes to an end and we welcome fall, I'd like to take this opportunity to remind us all of our healthy attendance goal. If your child is healthy, then we ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 9.24.2021

Hello Fabulous Fairmeadow Community!

What a beautiful day to end a very busy week here at Fairmeadow. This week our librarian, Michelle Brown, worked with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes by highlighting the Pura Belpre Book Award which is awarded annually to Latinx authors and illustrators who celebrate the Latino culture in children's ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Elementary Updates 9.17.21

Greetings Fairmeadow Families,

We ended our week with a whole-school assembly, where we introduced our Buddy Bench and shared out all of the Fairmeadow lunchtime activities that will be taking place starting next week! Go ahead and ask your child about what the Buddy Bench is, and what it means to be a good friend. You can also ask your child what activities are starting up next week (Garden ...

Read More about Fairmeadow Updates 9.3.2021

Good morning Fairmeadow Families,

Congratulations on finishing our first two days of school. With each day, our students, families, and staff are getting used to the new routines and flows of the day. We are looking forward to having a full school week coming up!

Speaking of new routines, I would like to inform you ...

Read More about Two Important Fairmeadow Reminders and Updates