School News Article September, 2011
The first day of school is here, and with it comes that big pile of paperwork—the homework for Mom and Dad. As a parent, I know that dreaded feeling of having to fill out first-day packages. I get to do five of them and always plan on sitting at my own desk that first day back. In that stack are invitations to join the PTA. A no brainer, because they do a lot for our kids.
What if you want to support the music programs, too? We’ve all heard the studies saying music may boost our students’ IQ and grades! And we know how important science is today as well. We want to ensure for our students a broad education. Which means that this is also the day to join the Fountain Valley Educational Foundation! But why the FVEF? Well, you know that smile on your student’s face when they raise their own butterflies? Build their own miniature room with power? Study those snails and worms? How about the pride you feel when they perform in the Band Concert, the Orchestra Night or that special Vocal Music Performance—the one that grandma and grandpa come to see? All these science and music programs are supported by the Fountain Valley Educational Foundation. We’re always quick to join our PTA, but take a moment look further at one organization in our district that supports many programs we take for granted. To support the Foundation go to www.fvef.org