Fern Drive Elementary School

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1400 W Fern Dr,   Fullerton, CA 92833
Phone: 714-447-7710
Attendance Message Line: (714) 447-2813
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Message from Dr. B - This Week at Fern Drive

Happy Sunday, Falcons!

Tomorrow is make up Picture day - if you didn't get a chance to do it last month, come dressed to impress and smile!!

Thursday, Oct. 18th is the Great Shake Out Drill! We will begin our full scale drill at approximately 9:00 am.  If you are interested in helping, contact the office by Wednesday.  Thank you!

October is attendance awareness month, so we are gearing up for extra special challenges! Each Friday, we will be pulling perfect attendance - which ever grade level gets the highest percentage (over our target, 98%) will get 30 minutes of FREE recess with Dr. Brandon, and their lucky teachers get to go home!!!  At the end of the month, the grade level with the overall monthly highest attendance will receive $200 from our Child Welfare and Attendance Office to spend however they like!!!  Congratulations to 4th grade! They were this weeks winners with an average of 98.6%!!

Red Ribbon Week is coming!!! Beginning 10/29, Fern Drive will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week -Thousands of schools across the country use this time to engage youth in dialogues about the importance of making positive life choices and avoiding alcohol and drugs.  

Fern Drive's events include:

Monday, Oct. 29 - Team up Against Drugs: Sports Day

Tuesday, Oct. 30 - Put a Lid (Cap) on Drugs - Crazy Hat Day

Wednesday, Oct. 31 - Character Parade: Show Your Character - Read a Great Book!   Students have two choices - come to school dressed as your favorite character from literature OR participate in the school-wide theme of Alice in Wonderland!! All costumes must be elementary school appropriate.  No props or masks.  Face make up in limited amounts is permitted.  Parade will begin from classrooms at approximately 8:45.

Thursday, Nov. 1 - Be a Hero! Don't do Drugs! Wear your favorite super hero costume/t-shirt

Friday, Nov. 2 -  I'm a Genius - I don't do Drugs! Wear a pair of blue jeans and a Red T-shirt 

Upcoming Events:

Oct. 15 - Picture Day Make Up

Oct. 18 - School Site Council Meeting @ 3:00pm/STEAM Lab  - all are welcome!

Oct. 26 - Family Dance (more info to come)

Oct. 29 - Nov. 2 - Red Ribbon Week   (Alice in Wonderland themed Character Parade on 10/31)


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