Puma Pride Newsletter
February 8, 2021

Seeking Donations/Sponsorships:

Puma Pride, the volunteer organization at Firestone Charter Academy, is currently planning a calendar raffle for the month of April 2021. A winner will be chosen for every day in the month of April. The money raised from this raffle will be used to upgrade our administrative communication technology.

FCA families and friends we are in need of local businesses to donate prizes or sponsorships toward this calendar raffle. All donations are 100% tax deductible and your business will be recognized in all social and print media as well as the raffle promotion. The support of our community helps our students succeed and we hope your business will consider donating to our event.

If you are interesting in donating or sponsoring this event please reach out to Puma Pride at
Embroidered Pumawear is no longer available but there are still plenty of other options to choose from such as the images below. Select the style of shirt you like, choose a logo, and select a size.
Order your Pumawear today!

10% of sales goes directly back to FCA!
Order your Pumawear today!
Remember 10% of sales goes directly back to FCA!
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Teacher of the Year
Firestone Charter Academy has THE BEST teachers around! They work harder/longer than most teachers around! Nominate a FCA teacher for Teacher of the Year in St. Vrain Valley. This is a great honor for our teachers and a nice celebration. Please use the link below to nominate a teacher!
Nominations close Wednesday, February 10th.
Nominate your child's teacher today!
Teacher of the Year Nominations
Staff Birthdays


Puma Pride would love your help celebrating our staff birthdays that fall in Feb-May! We are looking to gift them a gift card to one of their favorite places to shop. Please sign up if you would like to help. Please write the name on the gift card. We ask that they be gift cards of $10 and dropped off to the office. If you happen to get a gift card online please print it off and take that into the office with the name of the staff member you bought the gift card for. We will then place it in a birthday card for that staff member and it will be delivered to them. Thank you for helping us celebrate our incredible FCA staff!
Staff Birthday Sign Up
Stock the Break Room Sign Up
Golden Apple Awards

Has your child's teacher gone above and beyond? Nominate him/her for a Golden Apple Award! The Golden Apple Award recognizes outstanding achievements of our FCA staff who dedicate their valuable time to make our school wonderful! A winner and a runner up will be announced during assemblies for Grammar Academy and Logic Academy. Please write a brief and specific narrative for why you are nominating a FCA staff member.

Upcoming Assemblies when Golden Apple Awards are Presented:

Grammar Academy:
3/3, 4/7, 5/5

Logic Academy:
3/31, 5/26
Nominate a FCA Staff Member for a Golden Apple Award
Congratulations to our February Grammar Academy
Golden Apple Award Winners!!!
Congratulations to our 2nd Quarter Logic Academy
Golden Apple Award Winners!!!

Parent Teacher Conferences
Puma Pride provided Dominoes, salad, desserts, and bottled water to fuel our FCA teachers and staff through Parent Teacher Conferences. Thank you for all you do for our students! We appreciate you!!
Friday, February 5th was National Crossing Guard Day!

Thank you for all you do to keep our students safe!
Be sure to link your amazon account to FCA through Amazon Smile and our school will get a percentage of the profits from your shopping.

Link your King Soopers card to FCA and the school will get a percentage of the profits from all your normal grocery shopping.

Shop for gift cards through the Raise Right scrip app and have the gift cards delivered straight to your house.

Check out the list below for all the easy breezy ways to earn money for Firestone Charter Academy.

Easy Breezy Fundraisers
During checkout tell American Furniture Warehouse you are with Firestone Charter Academy. They will donate 2-4% back to FCA!
  • Box Tops: ICSF
    • Use the App to scan receipts. 
    • Clip Box Tops and place in the Bucket (coming soon) in the office.
    • Online shopping - email your receipts to
  • Amazon Smile:
  • King Soopers: Register your SooperCard for Kroger Community Rewards
    • Imagine Charter School at Firestone 
    • Code: VE076
  • Scrip Cards: order ONLY with the new RaiseRight app
  • Milk Caps: Longmont Dairy Milk Caps
    • Drop them in the bucket in the entryway
  • American Furniture Warehouse
    • Tell them you are with FCA!
    • 2-4% is donated to the school
  • Benefit App: Imagine Charter School
Curious Which Brands You Can Shop? CLICK HERE to see the list!
We Need YOU!
Ways to get involved:
  • Fill out your Volunteer Profile (also listed at beginning of this email)
  • Open Position: Vice-President
  • Open Position: Fundraising Pillar Chairman
Reach out to any Pillar Chairman or board member to find out how you can be involved.
To stay in the loop on ways to volunteer and ways to help support the school this year please fill out a volunteer profile so we can add you to our communication list. Even if you have received emails from us previously, please fill out this form so we can be sure our list is up to date.
Click HERE to Create Your Volunteer Profile
Thank you for everything you do for our students, our staff, and our school. Firestone Charter Academy would not be what it is without all of our amazing volunteers!

-Puma Pride Leadership
"Join Us! Get Involved!! Make a Difference!!!"
Contact us
Puma Pride at Firestone Charter Academy Puma Pride at Firestone Charter Academy
Puma Pride Main Email - Jennifer Rhodes & Sarah Driller Puma Pride Main Email - Jennifer Rhodes & Sarah Driller
Treasurer - Jen Darby Treasurer - Jen Darby
Community Chairman - Brittany Beasley Community Chairman - Brittany Beasley
Fundraising Chairman - Jennifer Rhodes Fundraising Chairman - Jennifer Rhodes
Hospitality Chairman - Michelle Rossiter Hospitality Chairman - Michelle Rossiter
Volunteer Chairman - Melissa Lase Volunteer Chairman - Melissa Lase

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