Sunday, December 21, 2014

Coffee Cake Fundraiser Pick-up

Please pick up your coffee cakes in the front lobby of Fort River after school until 4:00 on Monday December 22nd or 8:15 to 9:15AM Tuesday December 23rd.  Call Dawn Lepere at 937-205-3524 or email at with questions or to schedule a special pick-up time.

Thank you!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Fort River PGO Coffee Cake Fundraiser

We have just a few more days to collect orders for coffee cakes baked fresh by The Glazed Doughnut!  A generous portion of the sales of these delicious coffee cakes will support The Fort River Elementary PGO.  Final orders are due this coming Wednesday, December 17th. The order forms can be dropped off to the PGO mailbox in the school office, or be givens to any of our teachers.
If you would like a taste, slices of coffee cake are available for purchase all weekend at The Glazed Doughnut. The cakes will be baked fresh to fill orders on the 22nd and 23rd just in time for the holidays. What a treat!  So keep them in mind for family, friends, co-workers and all the other important people in your life that are hard to find gifts for.

Click here for more information and order forms:

We appreciate everyone's efforts!!!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Coffee with the Specials Teachers - Fri 12/12

Vote for Fort River School to win a Florence Savings Bank Community Grant

This year, Florence Savings Bank gives $100,000 in grants for local, non-profit organizations. Customers of Florence Savings Bank can vote for their favorite non-profit/charitable organization to win a portion of the grant. Any charity that receives more than 1% of the total votes, will receive a percentage of the $100,000 grant. Help Fort River win a grant! Only Florence Savings Bank customers can vote, and each account holder can vote once. Remember, ALL account holders have a vote, even your kids who have Saving Make "Cents" accounts! You can vote online ( or pick up a ballot at any Florence Savings Bank branch.

Run for Fun

A group of UMass students have created the Run for Fun program for our local elementary schools. The goal is to get kids outside running for exercise and fun. It's also a great opportunity for the elementary school students to meet college students who are invested in community service.
They are trying to raise money through Zipcar’s national "Students with Drive” Facebook campaign.  Voting ends Dec. 16th.  Your vote could help them raise $5,000 to support this program and our community.  Voting ends December 16th so click here to vote now.

Enchanted Circle Theater Event at Fort River

Valley Gives - AEF

Friday, December 5, 2014

Fort River PGO Coffee Cake Fundraiser

Click link for more information and the order form:


Check out SHOPAROO, the latest way to support Fort River at NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU.  This easy and fun app allows you to earn points and cash for our school simply by scanning your store receipts.  You can provide as much or as little personal information as you like and even get a friendly competition going among grades.  More information can be found at or download the app   at the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Want more information? Check out this presentation:


Amherst Survival Center Boost Program