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    December 2023


    Faubion Families,


    We are excited to announce the new dates for a few of our events. See below for important details!


    • Dec 6: PTA Meeting 5:30pm
    • Dec 7: Hora de Café 9:00am
    • Dec 8: Pastries w/ Dr Williams 9:10am
    • Dec 11: Room 323 Meet & Greet 5:00pm
    • Dec 21: Middle School Winter Solstice Dance 5:00pm
    • Dec 25 – Jan 1, 2024: Winter Break
    • Jan 3: PTA Meeting 5:30pm
    • Jan 15: Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day, No School
    • Jan 17, 18, 24, & 25: Faubion Family Conferences 4-7pm Jan 29: Teacher Planning, No School


    Middle School Winter Solstice Dance

    We are holding our annual Middle School Winter Dance December 21st, 5:00pm – 7:00pm. There is no required dress theme. Additionally, we would LOVE to have chaperones!!!! Interested & available to chaperone at this amazing event? Let Dr Williams know!!


    Faubion Family Conferences

    • Faubion school has rescheduled conferences for January 17, 18, 24 & 25, from 4pm – 7pm. 
    • Grades PK-5th grade will be scheduling theirs through myconferencetime.com/bulldogs.
    • Grades 6-8 will hold “drop-in” style conferences between 4pm – 7pm each night. 
    • You may either schedule a conference with our Music/PE/Dance/Art/STEAM/Library instructors or drop in to see if they might be available. 
    • Counselors and other support staff will be available to meet with families as well.


    Revised Winter Break

    As you are aware, Winter Break was shortened this year to create space to make-up instructional days from

    November’s no school days. This was to ensure there were make-up instructional days placed during semester 1. Please know that we realize many students and families had plans booked for the Dec 18 – 22 period. If have plans booked, please do not worry and enjoy this time. 


    As we cruise into December and move passed the events of November, please know that we must center healing and support in our community. What we do know is that educators and professionals who choose a career supporting young people are invaluable. We are blessed to have an incredible staff here at Faubion. Always know that it is never a bad time to send kudos or words of appreciation to an educator or support specialist. Our community is better with them! 


    In solidarity,


    Dr. Karmin Williams 

    Faubion PK-8 Principal




    Faubion ,  


    Nos complace anunciar las nuevas fechas de algunos de nuestros eventos. ¡Vean a continuación para obtener detalles importantes!



    • 6 de diciembre: Reunión de la PTA 5:30 p.m.
    • 7 de diciembre: Hora de Café 9:00 am
    • 8 de diciembre: Pasteles con la Dra. Williams 9:10 am
    • 11 de diciembre: Sala 323 “Conocer y saludar” 5:00pm
    • 21 de diciembre: Baile del solsticio de invierno de la escuela secundaria 5:30 p.m.          25 de diciembre - 1 de enero de 2024: vacaciones de invierno
    • 3 de enero: Reunión de la PTA 5:30 p.m.
    • 15 de enero: Día del Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, no hay clases
    • 17, 18, 24 y 25 de enero: Conferencias padres y maestros de Faubion de 4 a 7 p. m.
    • 29 de enero: Planificación de maestros, no hay clases


    Baile del solsticio de invierno de la escuela secundaria

    Celebraremos nuestro baile anual de invierno de la escuela secundaria el 21 de diciembre de 5:30 p. m. a 7:30 p. m. No hay ningún tema de vestimenta requerido. ¡Además, nos ENCANTARÍA tener acompañantes!

    ¿Interesado y disponible para ser acompañante en este increíble evento? ¡¡Hágaselo saber a la Dra. Williams!!


    Conferencias de la padres y maestros de Faubion

    • Faubion ha reprogramado las conferencias para los días 17, 18, 24 y 25 de enero, de 4 p. m. a 7 p. m.
    • Los grados PK-5º programarán los suyos a través de myconferencetime.com/bulldogs .
    • Los grados 6 a 8 llevarán a cabo conferencias estilo “sin cita previa” entre las 4 p. m. y las 7 p. m. cada noche.
    • Puede programar una conferencia con nuestros instructores de música, educación física, danza, arte, STEAM y biblioteca o visitarlos para ver si pueden estar disponibles.
    • También habrá consejeros y otro personal de apoyo disponibles para reunirse con las familias.


    Vacaciones de invierno revisadas

    Como ustedes ya sabán, las vacaciones de invierno se acortaron este año para crear espacio para recuperar los días de instrucción de los días sin clases de noviembre. Esto fue para garantizar que se colocaran días de instrucción de recuperación durante el semestre 1. Tengan en cuenta que sabemos que muchos estudiantes y familias tenían planes reservados para el período del 18 al 22 de diciembre. Si tienen planes reservados, no se preocupes y disfruten de este tiempo.


    A medida que avanzamos hacia diciembre y superamos los eventos de noviembre, sepan que debemos centrar la curación y el apoyo en nuestra comunidad. Lo que sí sabemos es que los educadores y profesionales que eligen una carrera que apoye a los jóvenes son invaluables. Tenemos la suerte de contar con un personal increíble aquí en Faubion. Sepan siempre que nunca es un mal momento para enviar felicitaciones o palabras de agradecimiento a un educador o especialista de apoyo. ¡Nuestra comunidad es mejor con ellos!


    En solidaridad,


    Dra. Karmin Williams de Faubion PK-8

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