• Guilford County Schools Better Together GCS Reads 30 Summer Break Reading with image of an adult giving a child a high five

    2023 GCS Summer Break Reading

    Get caught reading over break!
    Read at least 900 minutes over summer break to
    receive a free ticket to one Kersey Valley
    attraction. (Tickets can be used for General
    Admission to Maize Adventure, Spooky Woods, or Kersey Valley Christmas).

    The details:
    Minutes must be read between June 10 and
    August 27. Minutes must be recorded in
    Beanstack by Friday, September 8.

    For more information about how to access Beanstack, please see the flyers (English and Spanish) posted in our Peach Jar under Quick Links on our Falkener homepage.

    No access to Beanstack?  Don't worry!  Just record the minutes on paper and have your child bring the paper in to school in August.  Mrs Baartz will help get the minutes logged into Beanstack!

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  • EOG Testing with schools supplies and science equipment

    EOG Testing

    Tuesday, May 30th

    Wednesday, May 31st

    Thursday, June 1st

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  • Lets Dance with neon stars

    5th Grade Dance

    Friday, June 2nd 5:30pm – 7:30pm

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  • Field Day Let the Games Begin! with sports equipment and stars

    Falkener Elementary Field Day 2023

    Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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  • Hats Off 5th Grade with a graduation hat and stars

    5th grade Promotion Ceremony

    Wednesday, June 7, 2023

    Hairston Middle School

    3911 Naco Road


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  • Volunteers Make a Difference with images of raised hands

    Looking for a way to get involved in the school’s community? Volunteering is the way to go!

    Each year volunteers help support our students and school by making great contributions like these:

    • Speak to students about their work and interests
    • Become a GCS advocate
    • Help in the school front office
    • Assist a teacher in the classroom or the cafeteria
    • PTA events
    • Food drives and MORE!

    If you are interested in being a volunteer at Falkener Elementary, please use this link to register:

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  • Destiny Discover logo

    Good morning, Falkener Readers,

    Falkener Library books can be placed on hold through Destiny Discover and picked up at school!  Video tutorials to walk you through the steps were in last week's library lesson and can be found here.

    These are the basic steps; details are covered in the videos!
    * Log into Destiny Discover
    -username: studentID# (ex. 0123456789)
    -password: birthdate with no dashes (ex. 05202012)
    * Search and place a print book on hold
    * Wait to be contacted by your teacher through Bloomz 
    * The book(s) will be available for one week for pick at Falkener!

    Do you have any library books at home from last year?  You can return them to the school at any school day between 8:00am - 3:00pm!  There will be a bin by the front door where you can drop the books off.  

    Happy Reading!

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