Virtual Red Folder
April 1, 2022


Top 10 things to know about the Strawberry Festival NOW

10. It’s the best “school day” of the year … It’s held on a Saturday, but it’s a required day for all students!
9. Preparations for it begin months ahead … and have already started.
8. PMFS has been holding this beloved event since before people regularly owned cars.
7. The days’ fun actually begins BEFORE the festival, with Class Performances.
6. We’re going to be collecting children’s books for a book swap, so start collecting those books in anticipation of when we start asking for them.
5. There will be games and prizes and music and food and …
4.  The strawberry shortcake is out… of… this.. world.
3.  We’re keeping things simpler this year, so it’s just for current and incoming families and your relatives.
2.  The date! Write June 4 on your calendars now.
1.  There’s a video showing you all the fun! (Thanks to the PTO for this one)


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PTO Spring Dining Out Fundraiser

Our Spring Dining Out event is coming up. Scheduled for April 12 at UNO Pizzeria in Conshohocken, this seasonal opportunity allows you to eat delicious food while supporting PMFS. Make a plan to eat there with classmates, or have a night in with takeout. Either way, you and the PTO win.

All the details:

  • What: PMFS Spring Dining Out – UNO Pizzeria
  • When: April 12, 2022 – All Day Long
  • Where: UNO in Conshohocken, at 1009 Ridge Pike
  • How: The team at UNO is expecting us. Print and take along this flyer OR show this flyer on your phone OR mention this promotion on the phone when you call to place an order.
  • Fine print: This promotion is good for dine-in and take-out orders all day on April 12.
We’ll see you there. And thank you for supporting PMFS.

Sign up for BtB Classes

Register now for the next session of BtB classes! Check out the offerings here and sign up here. Please reach out to Gladys with any questions.


Last Call for EARLY BIRD PRICING!

Seedlings Camp is back for the summer of 2022. Enjoyed by PMFS and community students, families sign up for 1 or more weeks of outdoor exploration and adventure.

  • Just for kids ages 3-7
  • 9 weeks of themed Spanish fun
  • Daily water play
  • $375 / week if you sign up TODAY, April 1 (Then $400/week)

Get more information and register HERE.


MLK screenprint courtesy of Gillian Pokalo

JADE Committee Meeting

The Justice, Anti-Racism, Diversity and Equity (JADE) Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 6, 8:00-9:00 PM on Zoom. All are welcome! Class Parents are sending the link, or contact Kali to ask for it.

Please Share your Child’s Covid Vaccination Status

If you have not already done so, please let us know your child’s covid vaccination status by emailing a copy of their vaccination card to Kali in the office.

Collecting Items for Refugee Relief Kits, with Plymouth Monthly Meeting

NOW until April 17

Many Hands Make Light Work

Plymouth Monthly Meeting invites PMFS Families to help collect items for Ukrainian Refugees. Plymouth Monthly Meeting is working with MCC, a global non-profit organization, to collect items to create relief kits for refugees. The list of items needed is below.

A collection box will be placed outside the Main Office. Please purchase the items as described on the list below, no substitutes in size or additional types of items will be accepted by MCC.

Items Needed:

  • Individually wrapped large bars bath soap (leave in wrapper)
  • Shampoo (1 or 2 bottles, totaling more than 20 oz; place in resealable plastic bag)
  • Individually wrapped large bars laundry soap (such as Fels Naptha®, Sunlight® or Zote® brands)
  • Adult-size toothbrushes (in manufacturer’s packaging, no larger than packs of 4)
  • New bath towels (medium weight, dark or bright colors; approx. 29 in x 60 in)
  • Wide-toothed combs (6–8 in)
  • Nail clippers (good quality)
  • Adhesive bandages (minimum size of 40 bandages, assorted)
  • Sanitary pads (THIN; 1 or 2 packages, minimum 28 pads total)

Additional Ways to Get Involved:

Upcoming @PMFS

Wednesday, April 6 – 8-9pm
JADE (Justice, Anti-Racism, Diversity and Equity) Committee Meeting, via Zoom

Thursday, April 7 – 12pm Dismissal, no BtB Available
Parent Teacher Conferences – 12:30-5:30pm

Friday, April 8 – no school
Parent Teacher Conferences

Tuesday, April 12 –
PMFS Spring Dining Out Fundraiser – UNO Pizzeria

Wednesday, April 13 – 8-9pm
PTO Meeting, via Zoom

Tuesday, April 19 – 7-8pm
Admission Info Session – RSVP here for this virtual event

Wednesday, April 27 – Friday, April 29
Grades 3-6 Field Trip to Washington, DC


Want more info on happenings at school?

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Take a look at the 2022-23 At-a-Glance Calendar.


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