Carnival Volunteers Needed!

It’s that time of year again!  As we wrap up another great year at Fall River, we look forward to some fun traditions, like the Fall River Carnival! This year the carnival is Friday, May 17th, from 4:30-7:30.    In order to make this fun event happen, we need lots of volunteers to work at the games, help with set up or clean up, and sell tickets or food.  Volunteers can sign up in one hour increments and can be adults or students from any middle school or high school.   Fall River students from safety patrol or student council may also volunteer.

To sign up, look on the menu to the right under “Carnival Volunteer Signup” or follow this link

Thank you!

2019 Teacher Appreciation Week is coming soon!

Fall River PTO is busy preparing for Teacher Appreciation Week 2019 which is Tuesday, April 30 – Friday, May 3rd. 

PTO will be hosting daily events for Fall River’s hardworking teachers and staff, but we also need help from YOU!   If you would like to be involved with this important event, please email Gina Tajchman at .  Volunteers are needed for things like donation pick ups, event set up and clean up, and more.

To sign up to bring food to the Late Start Teacher breakfast that week, please check under the “Volunteer Opportunities” section on the right.

Thank you -every little bit helps!

Parent/Teacher Conference Meals

Parent-teacher conferences are quickly approaching, which mean long 12-hour days for the hard-working teachers and staff at Fall River.  The PTO’s goal is to make the experience more bearable by providing dinner. There is a different menu on tap for each night.  Each menu includes contributions of various levels of complexity from entrées and desserts to drinks, condiments and sides.
  • Homemade, store-bought, or carry-out are all welcome.
  • Please label any homemade items with the ingredients as some of our teachers have specific dietary restrictions.
  • Crock pot liners to use in your 3.5-6 quart round or oval slow cookers are available at the front office; stop by during the school day to pick one up.
  • We have serving utensils, please keep yours at home to avoid misplacing them with our collection.

Drinks – Please bring on 2/5: FULL

Tuesday 2/5 – Soup and Salad Night:  FULL

Thursday 2/7 – Asian Night – :

Wednesday 2/13 – Comfort Food Night:

Fox Trot 2018

Our annual fundraiser is underway!

Most of our PTO programs are made possible through donations to Fox Trot. Help make our field trips, classroom programs, teacher grants, and other programs possible.

Pledge Now

We also need a lot of help to make this fun event possible. Please sign up to volunteer! You can help count laps and hand out water during the race or help with any of our fun prize events.

Volunteer for Fox Trot

Fall River Book Fair needs Helpers!

We are getting ready for our Usborne Book Fair coming up on October 1-5!
We need some volunteers to help us out during before and after school hours. If you are interested and available to help we would LOVE to have you! Here are the hours needed..

Friday, September 28 (Set up) – 2:45 – 3:25pm

Monday, Oct. 1 – 8:30 – 9:00am
3:15 – 4:15pm

Tuesday, Oct. 2 – 8:30 – 9:00am
3:15 – 4:15pm
4:15 – 5:00pm
5:00 – 6:00pm
6:00 – 7:00pm
7:00 – 8:00pm

Wednesday, Oct.3 – 8:30 – 9:00am
3:15 – 4:15pm

Thrusday, Oct. 4 – 8:30 – 9:00am
3:15 – 4:15pm
4:15 – 5:00pm
5:00 – 6:00pm
6:00 – 7:00pm
7:00 – 8:00pm

Friday, Oct. 5 – 8:30 – 9:00am
3:15 – 4:15pm

Please email with the time slots you’d like to help us with. Also, the Book Fair will be open during the students’ own library times during the day if they would like to purchase books that way through the week.

Thank you so much for your help!

PTO shows its Teacher Appreciation

Although the actual event is still a month away, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week this year PTO wanted to provide Fall River’s dedicated teachers and staff with a more lasting token of our gratitude.  FRES parent (and hard-working PTO secretary) Gina Tajchman took on the monumental task of  making over of the teachers’ lounge into a more functional and restorative space.  The staff is excited about their new “mountain retreat.”


Pictures needed!

Preparation of our annual school yearbook is in full swing. The PTO relies on parents and staff to supply us with the candid pictures that the kids love to see. The more pictures we have available, the better the final product. Field trips, special events, and everyday activities are all needed. Higher resolution files are preferred to make editing easier. Submissions can be sent to our hardworking yearbook editor Betsy Van Dyke at  Thank you in advance for your help!