December 10, 2014 - Volume 9 Issue 14


2014-15 Theme Verse:  “...in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.”--Romans 8:37


December 11 - School Program @ 7p

December 19 - Noon Dismissal

December 20 - Fairview Christmas Cafe @ 5p

December 24 - Faiview Christmas Eve Service @ 5p

December 22 through January 2 - Christmas Break (K-8)

December 24, 25, 26, 31 and Jan. 1 - Child Center Closed



Wreaths Available to Purchase

 For anyone who didn't get a chance to order a wreath or centerpiece, etc. - it's not too late! Additional evergreen items will be available for sale at the Christmas programs next Thursday or during business hours from the office. 

 Questions? kksandelin@gmail.com


The Hour of Code is a global movement during the week of December 8th reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.


Kevin Tucker is heading up several after school sessions in the computer lab at Fairview for an Hour of Code. This is open to all students and parents.  Suggested age is 4 and up.  All parents that can come and help are welcome!  Currently planning these sessions to start at around 4:30pm on Tues, Wed, and Friday next week.


To help with planning, please take a moment to fill out a quick attendance form.


Calling All Grant Writers!  

Do you like to write?  Do you have experience writing grant proposals? We are looking for people who are interested in serving our school by investigating and applying for grants to support our fundraising efforts.  If you are interested, please email ptfpres@fcsseattle.org.


Need gift cards?  SCRIP available

Get your holiday shopping done and help support Fairview! If you haven’t heard, Scrip is a program where a percentage of gift card profits are given back to the school. Various gift cards will be available at both the next Christmas program on  December 11. Some of the options will be Amazon, Safeway, Starbucks, Subway, iTunes and movie tickets to AMC and Regal theaters. If you are in need of specific cards you may place an order with the office - the next order will go in on December 15 in order to get the cards before the Christmas break.  


See's Candy Available in the Office

Looking to give someone something sweet for Christmas? Buy See's candy from the office or after the program on Thursday night. Proceeds from this sale go to the 7th and 8th grade Washington D.C trip.


Fill a food box for Seattle's Union Gospel Mission

Help us fill our goal of ten food boxes for Seattle's Union Gospel Mission. In our state, nearly 300,00 children live in a household that struggles to put three nutritious meals on the table each day. A food box can feed a family of four - for a whole week!

Here is a list of items needed to complete each box

Peanut butter (jars)

Instant Potatoes (small box)

Mac and cheese (boxes)

Peaches (cans)

Cooking oil (small bottle)

Chicken (can)

Grape jelly

Rice (1 pound bags)

Powdered milk (small box)



Please place donated items in the box in the main hall. Or if your family or group of friends wants to get all the items to complete a box, you can pick up an empty box from the office. If you have other non-perishable food items that you wish to donate, there is also a barrel in the main hall for that purpose. Union Gospel Mission will pick up all items on December 19.

Thanks for you help!


Fairview Christmas Café

Saturday, December 20, 5:00pm

Featuring Fairview talent! 

Please bring a sweet or savory finger food platter

Enjoy an assortment of hot beverages!

Invite your friends and family!

The Auditorium will be festively decorated



Nutcracker! (Dec. 5)

On December 5, kindergarten through fourth grade had the delightful opportunity to enjoy the final season of the Stowell and Sendak Nutcracker (at McCaw Hall). In preparation for the ballet, the first and second graders read a children's book representation of the story, listened to the Nutcracker music, and attended to Mrs. Rochleau-Rice as she shared about many of the intriguing parts …

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Author: Kate Henderson


PNB's Nutcracker

Our much-anticipated field trip to Nutcracker was enjoyed by all. From the back two rows of the second tier of McCaw Hall, third and fourth graders experienced this top-notch production. The giant mouse king and the peacock seemed to be a couple of highlights for our class. Now that I have found the music on Youtube, I may continue playing …

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Author: Beverly Lehman


from the West Wing

Have you ever really thought about the Christmas story? I mean, really thought about it? Sure, we all know the basics. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem. Jesus is born. Angels appear to the shepherds and they go to see the baby. Wise men follow a star and present gifts to the child. There it is; the simple story. “Unto …

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Author: Sharilee West


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