Fort Washington

Elementary School

1010 Fort Washington Ave

Fort Washington, PA 19034

215-643-8961


Principal

Shawn McAleer

smcaleer@udsd.org

President: Jenny Shapiro

jennywshapiro@hotmail.com

1st Vice President: Melissa Freilich

theflutestudio@gmail.com

2nd Vice President: Sherri Gregg

Sherriagregg@gmail.com

3rd Vice President: Lisa Lester
lisaylester@verizon.net


Next PTA Meeting
Wednesday, March 20th in the STAR Lab

The minutes from out February meeting can be found HERE.


9th Annual FWES Science Fair

Wednesday, March 6th, 6:30-8:00pm

See this flyer for information


Books and Bagels

Monday, March 18th

This event has been rescheduled!  Please send in your book donations!

Join us for bagels and a celebration of reading.

RSVP HERE


Yearbooks are on sale now!

Order your $20 FWES yearbook at https://ybpay.lifetouch.com school code is 10366619. 

The class with the most orders by March 15th gets to have a water balloon battle!

​​Big Strides needs your help! 

Volunteering is a great chance to interact with the children and is also younger sibling friendly.

If you are able to volunteer, please click here. 


Box Tops for Education 

This collection is ongoing.  Please send in Box Tops with your students.


Scholastic Book Fair

Tuesday, March 19 through Thursday, March 21 in the FWES library. This year, we will kick off the event with a story hour. Special guests will read their favorite books to students in the FWES Star Lab from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19.


Have Pictures to share?  Yearbook Photos may be submitted to fwesphotos@gmail.com 


Our FWES PTA Board
Upcoming Events


September 14th: Welcome Back Social


November 2nd:  ​Fall Trivia Night


November 12th: Blood Drive


November 16th: Barnes and Noble Night


November 17th: Turkey Trot


November 28th and 29th: Holiday Shop


January 29th - March 12th: ASA Program


February 1st: Family Bingo Night


March 18th: Books and Bagels


March 6th: Science Fair


March 18th - 22nd: Book Fair


March TBA: Trivia Night


April 28th: Burning For Learning 5K and Fun Run

                  Spring Fair


May TBD: Cradles to Crayons


May 24th: Field Day


June 4th: 5th Grade Picnic


4th Vice President: Jennifer Iannitti
salmonjennifer@gmail.com
Treasurer: Katie Reilly
katie.e.reilly@gmail.com
Secretary: Sandra Atherholt
sandra_atherholt@yahoo.com

This website is maintained and provided by the FWES PTA. FWES PTA is an association committed to supporting the needs of our teachers and students at Fort Washington Elementary School. The information listed on this website will help families understand various functions and roles of the PTA at our school as well as provide timely information on events. If you have any questions please, do not hesitate to contact any of the members of the PTA Board.


School Closing/

Emergency Early Dismissal:


In the event of inclement weather or an emergency, please check the following:


  • KYW 1060AM - Our school code is 311
  • www.usds.org
  • Comcast cable channel 28/Verizon cable channel 20
  • Call 215-643-8900 for a specially recorded message.


As a reminder, if bad weather is forecasted when school is in session, remind your child of dismissal procedure

Click Here to view the District Calendar

Important Information
get involved


There are many ways to get involved with FWES and the FWES PTA.  Our success depend on you!  Check the links below and feel free to contact anyone on the PTA Board.

Committee Information
Room Parent Information
Cash Back Programs
After School Activities

Burning for Learning

Calendar

Important Phone Numbers


School Phone Number: 215-643-8961


School Hours: 8:45am - 3:40pm

(Students can arrive no earlier that 8:25am)


YMCA Phone Number: 215-628-9950 Ext 1574


FWES Nurse: 215-643-8961 (#4)


Attendance Line: 215-643-8961 (#2)


Transportation: 215-646-7778

Get Involved
Calendar
calendar

PTA Meeting Schedule

(All meetings held at 7pm

in the FWES Library)


October 10th
November 13th
December 11th
January 7th
February 12th
March 20th
April 9th
May 7th
June 4th



important info

Assistance

Financial support is available for PTA activities.  Please contact the school counselor Debbie Einhorn: deinhorn@udsd.org


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