Falcon Pride with Ayer Wear!

We’ve got spirit, how ’bout you?

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Ayer Wear is here! If you would like some new spirit wear items for your student, please order by Sept. 12. We are not able to take late orders and all sales are final. Please come and look at our sample sizes at the school on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 5:15 to 7:15 pm. The items will be delivered to your child at school in October, unless you specify on the order form that it is a gift. If a gift, we will contact you for delivery.

Send us your Ayer Wear pictures and we’ll post them here!

Order by September 12, 2013
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2013-14 Communications

4th Vice President – Jennifer Boltz

DIRECTORY
2013-14 Chair – Jane Birck
This group creates the Ayer Directory which provides valuable contact information for all our students/families. It also provides valuable information such as the school calendar, teacher and administration contact information and general Forest Hills School District information.

FALCON FLYER
2013-14 Chair - Megan Newberry
This PTA newsletter is published weekly and distributed to families on Wednesdays through email. It will keep you informed about everything happening at Ayer!

MEMBERSHIP
2013-14 Chair – Tara Binder
We invite you to join the Ayer PTA today! A portion of the dues provides membership in the Ohio PTA and the National PTA, which offer information and programs for our local unit.

VIE (Volunteers in Education)
2013-14 Chair – Jessica Sartoris
VIEs are parents who spend time at school assisting in the classroom, the media center, and many other areas. VIEs have the opportunity to work directly with faculty, staff and students. The work of VIEs is greatly appreciated, and any parent who can spare a few hours each month is encouraged to participate.

FHIMA (Forest Hills Instrumental Music Association)
2013-14 Chair – Julie Siekmann
We show our support for the Forest Hills Instrumental Music Association by participating in their fundraisers and events.

PUBLICITY
2013-14 Chair – Kim Koelle
We do a lot of exciting things at Ayer and it’s important to let our community know about them!  The publicity chair person works with local media to share information and photos from our events.

SIGN
2013-14 Chair – Kendra Welton
Have you seen the sign at the school entrance?  PTA updates the sign with upcoming school and PTA events, so be sure to check it out when you visit!

HEALTH/WELLNESS SAGA
2013-14 Chair – Julie Gislason
Forest Hills has a committee designed to share information with all the schools about health, wellness, and substance abuse.  Our representative will share that information with us and help coordinate various programs related to health and wellness.

WEBSITE
2013-14 Chair – Megan Newberry
Have you ever wondered whom to contact about a PTA activity?  Or maybe want to find out when an event is happening?  The Ayer PTA website is a convenient way for parents to gather information about PTA.  You can find the calendar, descriptions of events, PTA contacts, volunteer forms and much more!

2013-14 Services

3rd Vice President – Carrie Orr

AYER WEAR
2013-14 Chairs – Julie Siekmann, Angie Maddrill
To promote school spirit, a variety of Ayer t-shirts, sweatshirts and other items will be available with Ayer’s colors and Falcon Mascot. Items can be purchased by students and teachers in the fall.

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP
2013-14 Chairs – Dena Pyne, Carrie Orr
This is an opportunity for children to purchase affordable gifts for their family and friends for the holiday, while having breakfast with Santa. With the help of 6th graders, even small children can wrap up some fun surprises!

SCHOOL SUPPLIES
The PTA provides this great service to Ayer families! They have the opportunity to purchase school supply kits, which contain all the supplies on the school’s list for each specific grade, at an affordable price.  The sale takes place at the end of the school year and supply kits can be picked up at our Packet Drop-off day in August.

HOSPITALITY / STAFF APPRECIATION
2013-14 Chairs – Kelley Earls, Charla Lee
This group provides appreciation meals for our hard-working teachers and staff at key times during the year. If you like to cook or grocery shop, this could be the perfect committee for you!

MarketDay
MARKET DAY
2013-14 Chair – Nichelle Trigg
Check out the delicious, easy-to-make food from Market Day! Market Day offers a unique selection of products that make great gifts for everyone on your list-and yourself! The best part: a portion of every purchase helps your school or community group! Click here to start shopping.

STUDENT AID
2013-14 Chairs – Drives – Amy Rile, Jenny Thon
2013-14 Chair – Supplies – Deirdre Bird
This Clothing, food and toy drives are organized to aid families within and outside of the Forest Hills School District.

LANDSCAPE
2013-14 Chair – Angela Laake/span>
Calling all gardeners!  Let us know if you are interested in helping to work on our award winning landscaping to help keep Ayer beautiful.

ROOM REPRESENTATIVE COORDINATOR

FAMILY NIGHT
2013-14 Chair – Melanie Hartong
In late January, we give families a chance to let loose and have fun!  This family dance is tied with a service project that the Ayer Student Government selects each year, such as Hannah’s Socks and the Dragonfly Foundation.  Families are invited to the gym on a Friday night to dance and have fun with a DJ while helping a good cause.