FORSYTH FAMILY ORGANIZATION

At the pre-primary and elementary school level, children love to see their families at school! Forsyth provides many occasions for families (including parents, siblings, and Grand Friends) to come together: lower school assemblies, upper school plays and living museums, Grand Friends Day, I Heart Reading Day, May Day, and so many more!

The Forsyth Family Organization (FFO) is comprised of all current Forsyth families and contributes to the school culture. The FFO provides opportunities for families to get involved and connect with other families through special events, community service projects, and volunteerism.

FFO Mission:
To enhance the classroom experience for students and teachers; make people feel welcome and appreciated; create a sense of community for all Forsyth families; and raise funds for school needs

2019/20 Leadership

Jagu Anadkat and Sarah Plumb, Forsyth Family Organization Co-Presidents
Megan Broeckling, Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator

Committees

There are numerous committees in which parents can become involved through the FFO: Room Parents, Community Service, New Families Ice Cream Social, Fall Picnic, Forsyth Golf Classic, Grand Friends Day, Book Fair, I Heart Reading Day, biennial Forsyth Auction or Trivia Night, Celebration of Cultures Potluck, Green & White Day, and more. Signature events like the Fall Picnic and Celebration of Cultures Potluck are annual family traditions. Volunteers play an especially important role in Green & White Day, Forsyth’s all-school field day held each year in May.

Support the FFO All Year Long!

AmazonSmile

You shop; Amazon gives! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support Forsyth through the FFO every time you shop—at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know—same products, same prices, and same service.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, select Forsyth School as the charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. AmazonSmile remembers your selection, and every eligible purchase you make results in a donation.

The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. Support Forsyth through the FFO by starting your shopping at AmazonSmile!

Box Tops for Education

Box Tops for Education is an easy way to support Forsyth through the FFO!

Find Box Tops on hundreds of products. Each Box Top is worth 10¢ to Forsyth through the FFO. Box Tops for Education is now digital! 2019/20 is the last year the traditional clipping option is available.

Box Tops Labels: 

  1. Download the Box Tops for Education app
  2. Scan your receipts
  3. Box Tops finds participating products and instantly adds Box Tops to Forsyth’s earnings online

Box Tops Clips:

  1. Clip the Box Tops from each package 
  2. Send the Box Tops to school in a baggie or on a Collection Sheet 
  3. The FFO holds two collection drives for Box Tops each school year, in October and February

eScrip

You shop, and eScrip merchants give back! Find Your Merchants and buy groceries or dine out to make a difference for Forsyth through the FFO. Sign Up Online (it's free!) and enter the payment cards, store cards, and/or phone numbers you use to shop and earn automatically! Earnings from all participants get turned into contributions for enrolled organizations on a monthly basis.

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