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November 2018 Newsletter
District News


Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7: 00 pm- RMS Media Center  

Guest Speaker: Councilman Charles Malone presents: Understanding your tax-bill and the impact·of teardowns.

Direct Donation Drive (update) / Winter Events Drawing
Volunteer opportunities/ Committee Reports (updates)
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Direct Donation Drive

The Direct Donation Drive (DDD) is fully underway, and the FP PTA thanks all who have contributed thus far.  In order for us to support and continue to bring valued-added  S.T.E.A.M programs and all the other great programs to the FP School District, we must reach our goal of raising $25,000 this year!  

So, if you have not donated yet, please consider doing so by visiting our website at www.florhamparkpta.org
Download Direct Donation Letter

Lunch Order
Mark Your Calendars:  The 3rd ordering session will open on November 12th.  This will cover lunches served from December 3rd through February 1st.  We do not accept any late orders, no exceptions. Please remember that we do not offer credits or refunds for missed lunches, absences, late planned field trips or food your child no longer wants.

Thanksgiving Basket ProjectThe Florham Park PTA and the Ridgedale, Briarwood and Brooklake Schools are sponsoring a “Thanksgiving Basket Project” to benefit· the Florham Park Food Pantry.
Download Thanksgiving Basket Project Flyer

Turkey Trot
Still time to sign up for the race.  It's a great day for a great cause.  Bring the Family and Friends.
Download Turkey Trot
Mom's Night Out
Many moms in town have been to the studio and have made beautiful signs for their home or as gifts.  Please join us on December 3rd at 6:30-9: 30 pm.
Download Mom's Night Out Flyer

Important Dates 

November 1-15th- Thanksgiving Project Basket Drive
November 1-16th- Brooklake Box Top Contest
November 12th- Lunch Session Opens
November 12-16th-American Education Week
November  14th- PTA Meeting
November 21st-Early Dismissal (12:50 pm)
November 26th-Holiday Gift Shoppe Begins 

School Happenings

Arts in Education
Briarwood School

Musician, Johnny the K visited Briarwood for Red Ribbon week.
He delivered a message about kindness and acceptance, through whimsical stories about his many hats.

Brooklake School
Brandon Lee White, The Youth Mover came to Brooklake for a character Building assembly called "Super Students”.
He delivered a message about how to have courage, integrity, and leadership to help them learn to make positive and healthy choices.

Ridgedale Middle School
Brandon Lee White, The Youth Mover came to Ridgedale for a character building assembly called "Own It”.  He delivered a powerful message about acceptance and individuality, and how to rise above tough times to become the person you want to be.


Yearbook Committee

Is underway and has the following message to all Brooklake parents/students:

    • The Yearbook staff invites all Brooklake students and parents to submit their photos for the yearbook.  We are looking for photos of school events (classroom pictures, Color Run etc).  Please submit your photos to brooklakeyearbook@gmail.com.  In the subject line please indicate the grade and event.
Don’t forget to order your yearbook!

Box Tops for Education

Calling all 3rd, 4th, and 5th Graders!

The first grade to bring in 1000 Box Tops to school by November 16th will win the chance to duck tape your Principal, Dr. Caponegro to the gym wall!
Download Box Tops for Education Flyer

Holiday Gift Shop
The Holiday Gift Shop is coming the week of November 26th-November 30th!   The children love this event and get so excited to be able to shop for family and friends for the holidays!  Items range anywhere from $1.00 to $12.00.  Volunteers will be needed that week to help with set-up, shopping with the children, and clean up. Class schedules and the signup genius to follow shortly!  We are looking forward to a great week of shopping!

Ridgedale Middle School:

RMS Talent Show

RMS Pep Rally 
Remember to show your school spirit by wearing your class colors on November 21st at RMS Pep Rally.

Please visit our website www.florhamparkpta.org for all the latest updates on all of our events.