Virtual Red Folder
October 8, 2021


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Pre-K Fun Now Leads to Handwriting Skills Later

Little House Pre-K students enjoy playing with playdough, stringing beads, and drawing and writing on chalkboards. These are among many playful activities that help our students develop strong fine-motor skills, which will benefit them when it’s time to begin handwriting!


Meet the School Committee

Dan Heider

Dan Heider has been a part of the PMFS community for over 12 years.  He and his family joined PMFS when his oldest child Bennett started Pre-K. Dan has served PMFS in multiple roles over the years, including PTO and the Strategic Planning Committee, and he is now Clerk of School Committee.  Dan believes strongly in the vision of PMFS and its ability to foster independence, growth, community, and academic success among its students.

Dan grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and made his way east to Swarthmore College, where he started attending the local Quaker Meeting. He is now a member of Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting and has served the meeting as treasurer and on many committees.

Dan works at Bristol Myers Squibb in Worldwide Pricing. He and his wife Rebecca live in Chestnut Hill with their children Bennett ( grade 10), Graham (grade 7) and Alice (grade 5). In his rare spare time he enjoys seeing friends and running.

Reminder: Order your lunches by Saturday at midnight!

This Fall, we’re partnering with Yay Lunch, a nutritious school lunch delivery service. Yay Lunch will be providing hot lunches with unique menus curated specially for our students. The easy service accommodates a variety of appetites + food sensitivities. You can cross lunch off your to-do list today by setting up an account for your child on yaylunch.com. 😋



Share the Plymouth Love

The yard signs are coming! Display your Plymouth pride and connect prospective families with upcoming events at PMFS by taking one for your yard.  Ask Joyce for your very own and we’ll get one to you in the next weeks!

Do you have friends who would benefit from knowing about our events? Share this flyer with them.

Word-of-mouth remains our best and most effective advertisement.

Join Us: Learn How You Can Turn Your PA Tax Dollars into PMFS Scholarships!

For more information, reach out to Ralph or Linda in the Development Office.

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Upcoming @PMFS

Monday, October 11
No School – Indigenous Peoples’ Day – vacation care available

Wednesday, October 13, 7pm
Admission Virtual Open House/Information Session –
To register, click here(A Zoom link will be sent the day before the program)

Wednesday, October 13, 8pm
PTO Meeting

Sunday, October 24, 1-3pm
Admission Open House – To register, click here. (Directions to check in on campus will be sent the day before the program. PMFS will inform you if, for safety reasons, we need to limit RSVP numbers or move to a virtual event.)


Want more info on happenings at school?

Subscribe to the PMFS Public Calendar at pmfs1780.org/calendar.
Take a look at the 2021-22 At-a-Glance Calendar.


Quick Links

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Get spiritwear at the PMFS Online Store
Order lunch for your child at www.yaylunch.com (order by Saturday at midnight)
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