Box Tops Contest Winners Announced

Three Foothills Classes turned in over $100 each in boxtops and over 100 soup labels each:

Mr. Welker

Mrs. Erickson

Mrs. Glattli

These classes won donuts and a story read to them by Principal Yost.

Our school collected $1729 in boxtops and 1670 in Campbell's label points!

The money from boxtops will be used for things like field trips, teacher appreciation week, and other programs. Campbell's points will be redeemed for sports equipment.

Our PTA Boxtops Commissioner will be redeeming 6650 Campbell's points and hopes to get something for every classroom in our school!

Thank you everyone for participating in our contest. And many thanks go to our PTA Boxtops Commissioner and all her friends and neighbors who volunteered to trim and organize over 17,000 boxtops!

Keep collecting those boxtops and soup labels. We will be having another contest in the spring.

For information about boxtops: Foothillspta.org

For a link to the Rabbit Boxtop collection sheet and Campbell soup label collection sheet, see the information bar above or the links bellow.

The Rabbit Box Top Collection Sheet (30 Box Tops per sheet)

You can also print fun seasonal collection sheets (10 Box Tops per sheet) from the BoxTops4Education website.

1pt Campbell's Labels Collection Sheet (.pdf file)

5pt Campbell's Labels Collection Sheet (.pdf file)


"Look at Me; I'm Drug Free!" Red Ribbon Week starts Nov. 2nd

Red Ribbon Week 2009 will be held the week of November 2nd. The theme this year is “Look at Me; I’m Drug Free”. In order to make this a memorable experience, the PTA has planned a variety of daily activities for the students and their classes. We encourage parents to take time to discuss the importance of making an active choice to stay drug free. Please take time to look at the Red Ribbon Week Pledge that will be coming home soon, sign both parts of the pledge and return the student portion back to school. We will be displaying each student’s individual signed pledge at the school. Please display the home copy somewhere in your home where your child will see it often. The events planned for Red Ribbon Week are as follows:

Monday, November 2nd - “Look at Me, I’m Drug Free”
Wear: Red, Red, Red
Activity: Assembly

Tuesday, November 3rd - Being Drug Free is No Sweat
Wear: Your favorite pair of sweats
Activity: Making the words “Drug Free” on our school fence with Red Ribbon

Wednesday, November 4th - Sock It to Drugs Day
Wear: Your craziest pair of socks
Activity: There will be fun music and events outside during lunch recess

Thursday, November 5th - Put a Cap on Drugs Day
Wear: Your favorite hat
Activity: Announce winners of the poster contest

Friday, November 6th - Take a Stand for a Drug Free Land
Wear: Red, White and Blue
Activity: Students who have family that are in the Armed Services, Law Enforcement or Safety/Protection professions are invited to come to school for lunch. Please sign up in advance if you want school lunch. Don’t forget to come dressed in uniform! We will also have firemen and their trucks on the playground at lunch recess for the students to visit with.

Thank you for your support of the Foothills PTA. We encourage you to talk to your child about being drug free. For more information on Red Ribbon Week ideas DrugFree.org.


Reflections Projects Due Oct. 23rd: Reflections Information and Entry Form Links

Print Entry Forms from the Utah PTA Site HERE
(pdf file)

Print Detailed Instructions for each Category from the Utah PTA Site HERE (pdf file)

Read More about Reflections, and see pictures of 2008 winners at the Utah PTA Site HERE

Entries are due for all tracks on
October 23rd.

Turn entries into the front office or to your teacher.
Make sure you put a pepperoni on your class pizza for every entry you turn in and get the prize from PTA (your teachers will have these)

Theme: 'Beauty is...'


Each student may turn in one entry in each of the eight categories.

Entries are the work of only one student.

Work must be the original work of the student. (Music must be original composition, dance must be original dance moves.)

Entry forms must be completely filled out and signed by a parent.

Follow the rules. The judging is very strict. We don't want to disqualify anyone.

Judging is based on three criteria: Creativity, Interpretation of Theme, Artistic Merit.


Every student will get a treat for entering, and a ribbon for participating. Advancing entries will win a gift card!

We look forward to seeing all your wonderful entries!

What is Reflections? Here is some information from the Utahpta.org site:

Reflections is an annual program that encourages students' artistic talents. For more than 30 years, the Reflections program has invited children (preschool-grade 12) to create and submit works of art.

Every year in Utah we have about 60,000 students enter the Reflections program. We have expanded the original categories of Music, Photography, Visual Arts and Literature to include 4 additional categories, including Dance, Theatre, 3D and Film and Video.

This is a wonderful program for our students. The excitement and enthusiasm that the Reflections arts recognition program generates for children, parents, schools, and communities is unmatched. The Reflections program offers your PTA an opportunity to showcase your school and students and demonstrate the importance of a quality arts education. In addition, the Reflections program offers students the opportunity to express themselves and receive positive recognition for their artistic efforts.

Book Fair Volunteers Still Needed!

We are still in desperate need of adult volunteers to sign up to work at our school's Book Fair. The book fair is held during parent/teacher conferences: October 21&22 for C&D tracks, November 4&5th for A&B tracks. There are sign up sheets in the front office.

Many parents find it convenient to work at the book fair that is not for the track their child is on. Then they are free to volunteer without conflicts with parent/teacher conferences. Would you consider giving an hour of your time to help children in our school buy books to have and read at home?