2016-17 BOARD MEMBERS
 PRESIDENT  Mary Foreman  marefore@gmail.com
 VP - LOWER ELEMENTARY  Elizabeth Devine  Peculiar1@gmail.com
 VP - UPPER ELEMENTARY  Brooke Jones  brookehi@hotmail.com
 SECRETARY  Julie Updyke  Julie_updyke@outlook.com
 TREASURER  Tricia Venzke  pvenzke@gmail.com

 

2016-17 PTA MEETING DATES

Elementary PTA meetings are held once a month on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM. Location alternates monthly between upper and lower campuses. Note the location is listed below for each of the 2016-17 PTA meetings. The monthly agenda and minutes will also be provided for each meeting, once available. 

LOCATION DATE AGENDA MINUTES

Lower Elementary

9/13/16

Agenda Minutes

Upper Elementary

10/11/16

Agenda Minutes

Lower Elementary

11/1/16

Agenda Minutes

Upper Elementary

12/13/16

Agenda  

Lower Elementary

1/10/17

   

Upper Elementary

2/14/17

   

Lower Elementary

3/14/17

   

Upper Elementary

4/11/17

   

Lower Elementary

5/9/17

   

Upper Elementary

6/13/17

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

IMPORTANT DATES EVENT
12/7 - 12/13 FUEL Book Fair VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP
12/8 Blessings in a Backpack Fundraiser (Dino's, 6pm)
12/9 Holiday Craft Night at Lower El (6 - 8 pm)
12/13 PAC/PTA Meeting (Upper – 6:30)
12/14 - 12/17 Candy Cane Outlet VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP
12/14 EARLY RELEASE DAY
12/23 - 1/3 NO SCHOOL - WINTER BREAK
1/11 EARLY RELEASE DAY
1/16 NO SCHOOL
1/20 NO SCHOOL
1/25 EARLY RELEASE DAY
1/27 Ferndale Fine Arts Booster Raffle

 

2016-17 DISTRICT CALENDAR

 

FERNDALE ELEMENTARY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Last Month December 2016 Next Month
S M T W T F S
        1 2
Dec 2
Book Fair Coin Drive
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in the Cafeteria
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Help every student experience the Book Fair! Bring in your extra coins and we'll work to make sure every student gets a book. Each day students can drop coins into the Pirate Themed Change Jars in the cafeteria. Tuesday, 11/29 -- Pennies Wednesday, 11/30 -- Nickels Thursday, 12/1 -- Dimes Friday, 12/2 -- Quarters
3
Dec 3
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
BandAid Bottle & Can Drive
Ferndale High School, 881 Pinecrest Drive, Ferndale, MI, United States
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Donate your returnable bottles and cans to support enhancement to ALL concert band music education in Ferndale schools, 5th – 12th grades.
4 5 6
Dec 6
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
PTA Bagel Day
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Bagels $.75 Cream Cheese $,25
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
FYA Tutoring
FUEL Room 40
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
7
Dec 7
Book Fair
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in the Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Students will be previewing 12/7-12/9 and shopping 12/12-12/13 per assigned classroom time slot. Families are welcome to preview and shop after school 3:20-6:30 p.m. Volunteers can sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084eacac2aa20-ferndale
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Yearbook Activity Pictures
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
LifeTouch
8
Dec 8
Book Fair
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in the Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Students will be previewing 12/7-12/9 and shopping 12/12-12/13 per assigned classroom time slot. Families are welcome to preview and shop after school 3:20-6:30 p.m. Volunteers can sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084eacac2aa20-ferndale
9
Dec 9
Book Fair
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in the Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Students will be previewing 12/7-12/9 and shopping 12/12-12/13 per assigned classroom time slot. Families are welcome to preview and shop after school 3:20-6:30 p.m. Volunteers can sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084eacac2aa20-ferndale
10
11 12
Dec 12
Book Fair
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in the Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Students will be previewing 12/7-12/9 and shopping 12/12-12/13 per assigned classroom time slot. Families are welcome to preview and shop after school 3:20-6:30 p.m. Volunteers can sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084eacac2aa20-ferndale
13
Dec 13
Book Fair
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in the Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Students will be previewing 12/7-12/9 and shopping 12/12-12/13 per assigned classroom time slot. Families are welcome to preview and shop after school 3:20-6:30 p.m. Volunteers can sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084eacac2aa20-ferndale
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
PTA Bagel Day
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Bagels $.75 Cream Cheese $,25
3:23 PM to 5:00 PM
Junior Coach Meeting
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in Room 30
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
FYA Tutoring
FUEL Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
"PAC/PTA Meeting"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
"PAC/PTA Meeting"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Lower Elementary Calendar
14
Dec 14
"Early Release Wednesday"
"Ferndale Lower Elementary School, 2610 Pinecrest , Ferndale, MI 48220"
Ferndale Lower Elementary Calendar
"Early Release Wednesday"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Mobile Dentist
Ferndale Upper Elementary
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Time and inside location TBD
15
Dec 15
3:23 PM to 5:00 PM
Junior Coach Meeting
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in Room 30
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Candy Cane Outlet
Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI in the Media Center
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Students can purchase holiday gifts for their family in a safe and familiar environment during school hours. Shopping will also be available Thursday evening, 11/15 from 3:30-7:00pm. Items are priced $0.25 to $5.00. Proceeds benefit the Fer ndale Elementary PTA. Contact Tracey Iverson with questions at iversontracey@gmail.com.
16 17
18 19 20
Dec 20
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
PTA Bagel Day
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
Bagels $.75 Cream Cheese $,25
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
FYA Tutoring
FUEL Room 40
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
21 22 23
Dec 23
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Lower Elementary School, 2610 Pinecrest , Ferndale, MI 48220"
Ferndale Lower Elementary Calendar
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
24
Dec 24
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
25
Dec 25
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
26
Dec 26
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
27
Dec 27
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
28
Dec 28
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
29
Dec 29
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
30
Dec 30
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar
31
Dec 31
"NO SCHOOL – Winter Break"
"Ferndale Upper Elementary School, 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48327"
Ferndale Upper Elementary Calendar

 

COMMITTEES

Lower Elementary Committees

 Assemblies  Plan Monthly Assemblies
 Bagels  Orchestrate Weekly Bagel Sales
 Book Fair  Organize Semi-Annual Scholastic Book Fairs
 Box Tops  Collect, cut and process Box Tops for Education
 Craft Night  Organize or help with annual Craft Night (December)
 Fall Festival  Help out at this fun, fall District-Wide event at the Upper Elementary
 Field Day  Help plan or help out at Field Day
 Gardens  Maintain School Gardens
 June Fair  Help plan or work at this legendary school event
 Membership  Sell PTA Memberships at school events
 Nominations  Solicit nominations for PTA Board for the next year
 Second Grade Breakfast  Help plan breakfast for second grade families at the end of the year
 Skate Night  Help process attendees at Skate World of Troy on Skate Night
 Sock Hop/ Heart Healthy Night  Plan or help out with our dance party/ health info night (February)
 Staff Appreciation  Organize or help with events/lunches honoring our staff in May
 Fine Arts/ Talent Show  Help out at our Talent Show (March)
 Walk-a-Thon  Lead or help with this fun, healthy, one-day event (October)

 

Upper Elementary Committees

 Assemblies  Plan Monthly Assemblies
 Bagels  Orchestrate Weekly Bagel Sales
 Book Fair  Organize Semi-Annual Scholastic Book Fairs
 Box Tops  Collect, cut and process Box Tops for Education
 Fall Festival  Help out at this fun, fall District-Wide event at the Upper Elementary
 Field Day  Help plan or help out at Field Day
 Fifth Grade Breakfast  Help plan breakfast for fifth grade families at the end of the year
 Gardens  Maintain School Gardens
 Green Schools  Help the Teacher Lead on the Green Team
 June Fair  Help plan or work at this legendary school event
 Kennedy Gift Shop  Organize or help with the gift shop (December)
 Membership  Sell PTA Memberships at school events
 Nominations  Solicit nominations for PTA Board for the next year
 Skate Night  Help process attendees at Skate World of Troy on Skate Night
 Spirit Night/Great Kindness Challenge  Plan or help out with our dance party/ celebration of Friendship and kindness (January)
 Staff Appreciation  Organize or help with events/lunches honoring our staff in May
 Fine Arts/ Talent Show  Help out at our Talent Show (March)
 Walk-a-Thon  Lead or help with this fun, healthy, one-day event (October)

 

BUILDING INFORMATION
Ferndale Upper Elementary 24220 Rosewood Oak Park, MI 48237 Phone 248-547-0880
Ferndale Lower Elementary 2610 Pinecrest Ferndale, MI 48220 Phone 248-548-1950