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  • GCS Winter Reading Program

    GCS Reads 30 Guilford County Schools Winter Break Reading Challenge

    GCS is hosting a Winter Reading program for students in PreK - 8th grade.  PreK-8th grade students who read 300 minutes during Winter Break between December 13th and January 3rd will earn a free ticket to two UNCG Basketball home games. 
    Additionally, students who read any number of minutes and turn in their reading log will be entered into a Falkener raffle.  
    Be on the look out for the Winter Reading Log coming home or use the Digital Winter Reading Log!  Reading Logs need to be turned into school by January 6th.
    Happy reading, Falkener Family!
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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: https://www.gcsvolunteers.com/login.php

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  • Falkener Can Food Drive

    Oct 3-5 Can Food Drive with a student shouting on a megaphone

    Our IB Profile for October is " Caring". Our Falkener definition: "Falkener Dolphins make a difference in the community and the world around us by showing compassion and respect daily." Students will have the opportunity to earn a "Caring Badge" for the month of October. Students will earn 1 CARE Badge by donating one item of food. The kickoff will start Oct.3rd and last through the 25th.

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  • Falkener Book Character Night

    We hope you will join us for our October Parent Event. We will host Book Character Night on Wednesday, October 26th, 2022 from 5:00pm-6:30pm. Parents and students will have the opportunity to travel through different stories while learning along the way.

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  • My Energy Kit Program from Duke Energy

    My Energy Kit .org Duke Energy logo with an image of the world

    Support your child's teacher by requesting an Energy Kit. We are participating in the My Energy Kit program from Duke Energy. Please request a FREE Energy Kit to make your home more energy efficient. These FREE kits contain LED bulbs, faucet aerators and other useful items. Requesting a kit also helps our school! The top three schools with the most eligible kit requests by December 31 win grand prizes of $1,000, $1,500 and $2,500. Request your FREE kit now at MyEnergyKit.org or call 1-855-386-9548. 


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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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