May at Fairmeadow

April 30 – May 4  Staff Appreciation Week

5/2  Wednesday     Students bring a flower stem or piece of fruit for their teacher, aid and staff members

5/4 Friday Students bring a picture or writing note

May 2 – PTA Coffee and General Meeting

Join  last PTA meeting of the year! There will be: voting, approving the budget, discussing upcoming school events, finding out how to get involved with PiE, and hearing from Mr. Althouse. All parents are welcome, only members can vote.

May 4 – Principal’s Coffee

May 8 – Whole School Learning Celebration and Science Fair

May 18 – Discovery Day 

This is a parent led, PTA sponsored, biannual Fairmeadow tradition. In order to make Discovery Day happen, at least 45 “stations” necessary so that Fairmeadow’s 500 kids are involved.  Activities run from 9-10 am and 10:30-11:30 am.

Please sign up by April 30th either online or fill out the slip from your Friday Folder  If necessary, the PTA is able to reimburse up to $50 for the cost of materials. Questions? Talk with Karrie Chen, Nadia Priestley or Sachi Messerian, or email the team at

Important days at Fairmeadow in April

April 27 – International Night, Friday, 5:30-7:30 pm

Last year Fairmeadow had more than 20 different countries represented. Help to ensure this year great night by registering your involvement: Sign up today!

  • Host a table for your country of origin
  • Help set up or clean up
  • Come in native attire and join the Parade of Nations
  • Perform a song, dance, or other cultural tradition

This event is made possible thanks to the PTA and the efforts of so many volunteers. Questions? Email Tina Lim

April 21 – Fairmeadow Yard Sale

This year  funds are raising for the Santa Cruz Outdoor Science School field trip, to benefit next year’s fifth grade.

April 18 – Open Meeting with Assistant Superintendent “Input for the Fairmeadow Elementary School Principal seach”

April 16-20 – Book Fair with Books Inc.

Want to help? Please sign up here. If you have questions, contact Karrie Chen or Nirmala Patni.