April 22, 2016



Monday, April 18-Friday, April 22
  • NJHS Personal Care Items Drive for the OUR Center

Friday, April 22
  • Staff Basketball Game-6PM

Tuesday, April 26
  • Weekly Daytime Tour-9:30AM

Wednesday, April 27
  • PTO General Meeting-6:30PM (Rescheduled from 4/20)

Friday, April 29
  • 100-Mile-Club After School Fun Run-4PM

Saturday, April 30
  • Google Parent Bootcamp-8AM
  • MS Spring Dance-6:30PM



Next Wednesday evening, April 27, at 6:30 p.m., I will be talking at the PTO meeting about the changes we are working on for next school year with schedules, curriculum, etc., and our goals for next year. If you are interested in learning about what is on the horizon, I would encourage you to attend.

Thank you to everyone who made our PTO Gala a success! It was a great evening, with wonderful auction items and that surprise flash mob - don't our teachers have the best moves?? A huge thank you to our incredible PTO board for chairing this event. Not only did we raise money to support our students and teachers, but we actually had fun doing it! 

Have a wonderful weekend and I'll see you next Wednesday at the PTO meeting!


Robin Lowe
Executive Principal
Flagstaff Academy



Elementary vs. Middle School Staff Basketball Game is ON!

Cheer on your favorite teachers and staff at this annual favorite event!

Friday, April 22
6:00 p.m. 
$1 Entry Fee

All proceeds go to help to support our May 8th Grade graduations. 

Snacks and Water sold by Student Council and NJHS.

NJHS "Our Center" Personal Care item donations can be dropped off
at the game!


   NJHS Personal Care Items Drive  

Monday, April 18-Friday, April 22

Flagstaff Academy's chapter of National Junior Honor Society is hosting a personal care items drive for the Our Center. Items can include soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, cleaning items, etc.

Please turn in items to the bins at the entrances to the school or at the Staff Basketball game on Friday, April 22.




Hosted by: MS Social Committee
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Flagstaff Gym
Cost: Dance cost is $5 per person
 Candy, Drinks, and Mask will be available for purchase.

Questions? Please contact Committee Chair: Kathleen Meuse at big_b_and_little_k@yahoo.com

Permission slips MUST be filled out/turned in to participate.
Slips will be available the evening of if you forget!

Parents! Want to be able to help your students with those devices they are bringing home? Help them with that paper they are writing for Language Arts? Or set-up a family calendar? Come join us for a day of Google!
When: Saturday, April 30
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Flagstaff Academy LMC
Cost: Free!

 Session Schedule:
        • 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Intro to Chrome 
        • 8:30 - 9:30 Gmail 
        • 9:30 - 10:30 Google Docs & Drive 
        • 10:30 - 11:30 Calendar 
        • 11:30 - 12:00 Google Takeout


We'd like to provide our graduating 8th graders with the opportunity to purchase their Chromebooks at a low cost. If you'd like to purchase your child's device, please fill out the "Intent to Purchase" form and submit it by Wed., May 4th. 

If you have any questions, please contact Katie Gustafson, Middle School Assistant Principal, at kgustafson@flagstaffacademy.org.


We are very excited to announce that the PM Kindergarten Class, starting in the 2016-2017 School Year, is a go! The new offering will reduce overall class sizes throughout our Kindergarten program, as well as fulfill the increased demand for a PM Kindergarten class. 

If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Strukel, Registrar at enroll@flagstaffacademy.org or 720-864-9090.


Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
A youth-led event allowing young people to showcase their projects, art, ideas, and initiatives on environmental topics. The event is being designed by a coalition of groups including Flagstaff Academy, Sustainable Revolution Longmont, Boulder County Farmer's Market, Boulder County, the City of Longmont: Children, Youth, and Families, Eco-Cycle and many others.
The event is FREE and open to all ages! Youth exhibitors, performers and artists will lead with eco art, music and projects. Environmental educators are providing fun activities to teach about gardening, birds, trees, wildlife, oceans, recycling, beekeeping, climate change and more!
The festival will be held at the Longmont Farmer's Market at Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO 80501.

We will have student representatives from Flagstaff at the event and would welcome parent volunteers. If you're available to help, contact Jodie Popma at smartfoodmadesimple@gmail.com  


France and Spain: November 2017

Hola! Comment allez-vous?

Put your foreign language skills to good use in the amazing cities of Paris and Barcelona. We will be embarking on a seven day adventure across France and Spain. Over the course of our trip we will admire the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysee, Arc De Triomphe, Versailles, the Louvre, Notre Dame, Plaza De Catalunya, Plaza Espana, La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Las Ramblas, and a flamenco dance show. A high speed train will whisk us from our starting city, Paris, to Barcelona.

There is an informational meeting on Wed., May 4, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. 
in Ms Slinker's room B26

Want to know more about the trip?
Check out the website:

**Please note -- This trip is not sponsored by Flagstaff Academy


Every single Flagstaff volunteer makes a difference every day for our school. 

You too can become a part of our fun, caring, and connected community of volunteers! Most Immediate Volunteer Needs:

 Front Office Volunteer
    • Monday and Fridays, 12-2:00 p.m.
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 2-3:30 p.m.
    • Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.- Noon. 
Health Room Volunteer is needed for every other Thursday, from 10-11:00 a.m., starting March 3rd.

Flagstaff Volunteers Rock!
The PTO executive board would like to thank all parent volunteers for helping to build and strengthen the Flagstaff Academy community through your participation in the PTO. Participating makes all the difference to the parents, teachers, staff, and children at our school! 

PTO General Meeting
Wednesday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the LMC
(Rescheduled from 4/20)

Join the Flagstaff Academy PTO!

We are so excited to offer the opportunity to our Flagstaff families, staff, and teachers to join the Flagstaff PTO Executive Board for the 2016-2017 school year.

Come join us and help build community, decide where donations to the school are most needed, and show your children you are invested in their education.
If you would like to be a part of our organization or have any questions please contact: Kathleen Meuse at ktmeuse@gmail.com

Hello Flagstaff Families,

The PTO Executive Board would like to thank all of you that supported and attended the Gala. We had such a great time and the weather held out. For those of you that attended you got to see first hand how beautiful all the items looked. I want to thank all the room parents that were part of that, all your amazing and fun baskets are truly mind blowing. Teachers and Staff, your pig creations were some of the best we have seen, thank you for all your creativity. And a huge shout out to our wonderful sponsors, who are listed below!

We are still finalizing numbers but it looks good and we will share the results soon, but we'd love to share some photos of the wonderful night with you!. 

Thanks again,

Raelene Navulur
Flagstaff Academy PTO President
Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Individual Sponsors:
Ken Boisvert
The Gadt-Vock Family
Executive Principal, Robin Lowe



YEAR END BOX TOP COMPETITION!!!! Classroom that has brought in the MOST will win a Pizza Party.... Keep Sending them in. Only A Couple Weeks Left!

With 842 Box Tops Mrs. Jamieson's classroom has won Chew Gum at School!!

Classes on their way to collecting 1,500 Box Tops for a Popcorn Party are: Wilkins 1,276 - Gianetti 1,189 - Brown 1,142 

Classes on their way to collecting 750 Box Tops to Chew Gum at School are: Applehans 709, Debenport 696, Miller 688

Please note that eBoxTops will not count towards these totals! Although, we appreciate all eBoxTop submittals, there is no way to track all of them to a specific classroom. eBoxTops will be included in the school totals, so please submit them. Only actual BoxTops that are turned into the teacher will count towards these classroom awards.
Important Reminders:
  • Please remember to put the student's name, grade and TEACHER in with all BoxTops in a sealable bag/envelope. BoxTops with no teacher name will be included in the general BoxTop fund.
  • Please continue to trim the BoxTops prior to submitting them.
  • Please only include NON EXPIRED BoxTops. BoxTops do expire!


Before and After School Care and Enrichment Classes

Flagstaff Academy's in-house Dragon Flight program provides on-site before and after school care and enrichment classes. Dragon Flight provides students a warm, enriching environment while maintaining Flagstaff Academy's standards and values. To register for any of Dragon Flight's offerings, click here.
Dragon Flight Summer Camp 2016 - Limited Spots Left!
Week 1: June 6-10
Week 2: June 13-17
Week 3: June 20-24
Week 4: June 27-July 1
Week 5: July 11-15
Week 6: July 18-22
What a great summer we have planned! Look at some of what we have in store for a fun-filled summer!

Upcoming Spring Dragon Flight Classes:

Candy Making and Healthy Snacks (K-5)
My Amazing Flying Machine (K-5)
LEGO We Do Robotics (1-5)
eXtreme electroniX (1-5)
For more information, please contact Jeanna Peppler, jpeppler@flagstaffacademy.org
Haven't registered yet? It's not too late! You can sign-up anytime throughout the year with the Online registrationThe revised 100-mile club schedule is as follows:
Morning Practices - M, T, Th, and F 7:15-7:45 a.m.

Students are welcome to attend as little or as many practices as they can.
It has been so great seeing your students come out to all the 100-mile club events. 
Please dress your child accordingly: gloves, hats, and jackets are important.
Remaining Events for the Rest of the School Year

Mud Hen 5K at McIntosh Lake
Date: Saturday, April 23
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Register here! - Use promocode: "100Mile"
100-Mile-Club After School Fun Run
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Location: Flagstaff Academy
Cost: Free
Color Run for all SVVSD Kids!
Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Location: Imagine Charter School
Cost: Free
100-Mile-Club Run
Date: Sunday, May 1
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Location: McIntosh Lake
Cost: Free
Warrior Relay
Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location:Frederick High School
100-Mile-Club After School Fun Run
Date: Friday, May 13
Time: 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Location: Flagstaff Academy
Cost: Free
Happy Smackah
 Saturday, May 14
8:00 a.m.
McIntosh Lake
Registration required
Last day for 100-Mile Club is Tuesday, May 17!

100-Mile-Club Celebration Assembly
Wednesday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Stay tuned for more details!
Have more questions about the 100-mile club? Email Ms. Cynkar for more information at ecynkar@flagstaffacademy.org.
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2040 Miller Drive
Longmont, CO 80501

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