Thank you to our Mead PTSA Auction Gala Sponsors!
Glass House Dance Heidi Kuipers, Park Lane Jewelry Michelle Murray, ReMax Realty Melanie Smith Studios World Taekwondo Center, Master Park Women for One If you'd like to become a sponsor, there's still time! We have sponsorship packages large and small. Find out more at:  http://meadptsa.org/Home or contact  meadgala@gmail.com ... read full article
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9/17/2018-10/19/2018

Mead's largest fundraiser of the year is right around the corner
Tickets are selling fast. Purchase tickets online at  http://meadptsa.org/Home  or purchase tickets at Curriculum Night! ... read full article
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6/18/2018-11/10/2018

Just a friendly reminder...
Pick up Playground Change for End of School Day Starts Today As part of our new safety and security procedures, we have a new dismissal plan for parents who come on site to pick up students at the end of the day.    We’ll be keeping the playground gates closed and asking parents to stay outside of the gates until the final bell of the day rings and students are dismissed.    If you have been meeting your child at the classroom door at the end of the day, please consider making a new plan to meet in front of ... read full article
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9/17/2018-9/21/2018

Lunch Volunteers Needed!
We are looking for volunteers willing to help kids navigate through the first few weeks of buying lunch.   Please arrive by 11:50 am and sign in at the office. (Reminder: you must be a pre-approved LWSD volunteer and have photo identification when you sign in at the office)   The shift should be over between 12:50-1.    Sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/10c0545a5aa2da0f85-lunch ... read full article
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9/3/2018-9/30/2018

National PTA Art Contest!
Spend the summer to start thinking about the Art project! Do you know about the PTA Reflections Art Contest? It’s an annual competition hosted by the PTA that goes up all the way to National level (starting at school level, then district, state and national). Does your child love art and would like a chance to display and celebrate their work? Then consider participating in the PTA Reflections Art Contest! The theme for the 2018/19 school year is Heroes Around Me (Entries are judged largely on interpretation of the theme). There are 6 categories to enter - visual arts, photography, ... read full article
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8/15/2018-10/31/2018

LWSD Band and Orchestra Program Information for Parents of 4th and 5th Graders!
We have an information and rental night on Monday, September 17 th  at 6:30p.m. at Rachel Carson Elementary School, where parents and students are invited to get information about our schedule and pick up instruments from several local vendors. Additionally, our registrations for both Elementary Band and Orchestra are open, and we ask that parents please sign in their student. We will start Band and Orchestra the week of September 24 th .   Elementary Orchestra will meet at McAuliffe Elementary from 7:40-8:40 and Elementary Band will meet at Rachel Carson Elementary from 7:35 to 8:35, we will have information about that change at ... read full article
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Thank you to our Mead PTSA Auction Gala Sponsors!9/17/201810/19/2018
Thank you to our Mead PTSA Auction Gala Sponsors!
Glass House Dance Heidi Kuipers, Park Lane Jewelry Michelle Murray, ReMax Realty Melanie Smith Studios World Taekwondo Center, Master Park Women for One If you'd like to become a sponsor, there's still time! We have sponsorship packages large and small. Find out more at:  http://meadptsa.org/Home or contact  meadgala@gmail.com ... read full article
Mead Curriculum Night - Thursday, September 139/10/20189/13/2018
Mead Curriculum Night - Thursday, September 13
Join us to learn more about your student's classrooms, teachers and Mead! Here is a breakdown of our schedule: Special Education/ELL5:30 p.m.-5:45 p. m. Principal Talk: 5:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m. in the library Grades 1-2: 6:15 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Grades 3-5:   7:00 p.m.- 7:45 p.m. Principal Talk, repeat :7:45 p.m.- 8:15 p.m. in the library Curriculum Night Limited Childcare Sign Up  Mead PTSA has partnered with the YMCA after school program to provide a limited number of spots for childcare for Curriculum Night. Please sign up using the Sign Up Genius link below: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4EAEAD2CA5F85-mead1   Curriculum Night Volunteer Sign Up We Need Your Help! On Curriculum Night, stop by the PTSA table in the library to ... read full article
Want to be included in the online Mead PTSA directory?9/10/20189/14/2018
Want to be included in the online Mead PTSA directory?
Please log in to your account on Meadptsa.org and update your child’s name and teacher. This way new friends can search by teacher or name! ... read full article
Parking Reminders9/10/20189/14/2018
Parking Reminders
Because our parking lot is very small and at capacity quickly, parents are asked to park in nearby neighborhoods when visiting Mead. The Sammamish Police Department has asked us to share the following information with you. When parking in nearby neighborhoods, please demonstrate courtesy to our residential neighbors. Below is a list of things that WILL result in a $71 citation (minimum) if located by one of the officers moving forward: Parked within 5 feet of a residential driveway Parked within 15 feet of a fire hydrant Parked within 20 feet of a crosswalk Parked within 30’ of a stop ... read full article
School starts tomorrow for 1st - 5th grades! 9/3/20189/4/2018
School starts tomorrow for 1st - 5th grades!
Here a few reminders: First bell rings at 8:45 a.m. and final bell is 8:50 a.m. School day ends at 3:20 p.m. Bring your supplies if you have not already done so. We have limited parking, please be sure to allow yourself enough time to drop off and pick up your students! Please respect the neighbor's properties. Local law enforcement will be onsite to make sure parking is safe. Please note we have a new entry school system. You must bring your id with you when you sign in and say your name at the intercom. Nobody will be allowed ... read full article
A note from our PTSA President Molly Hylen9/3/20189/17/2018
A note from our PTSA President Molly Hylen
Welcome back to school everyone! The PTSA is excited to get working with parents, staff and students to make it another great year at Mead! I’d like to encourage you to join the PTSA and donate to help us fund the amazing programs we offer at Mead.    The PTSA fundraises in a variety of ways raising money to be directed towards a variety of programs, events and projects at school.  Here are some of the following exciting things that we are looking forward to sponsoring this year: Please join us at our first ever fundraising Auction Gala November 10 th ! ... read full article
Our First Popcorn Friday is this Friday, September 7th!9/2/20189/7/2018
Our First Popcorn Friday is this Friday, September 7th!
Popcorn will be available for purchase during lunch for $.50 a bag.  Popcorn volunteers needed - this is a great opportunity to meet other Mead parents. Sign-up at  Mead Popcorn Friday - September 7 ... read full article
Mead's largest fundraiser of the year is right around the corner6/18/201811/10/2018
Mead's largest fundraiser of the year is right around the corner
Tickets are selling fast. Purchase tickets online at  http://meadptsa.org/Home  or purchase tickets at Curriculum Night! ... read full article
Just a friendly reminder...9/17/20189/21/2018
Just a friendly reminder...
Pick up Playground Change for End of School Day Starts Today As part of our new safety and security procedures, we have a new dismissal plan for parents who come on site to pick up students at the end of the day.    We’ll be keeping the playground gates closed and asking parents to stay outside of the gates until the final bell of the day rings and students are dismissed.    If you have been meeting your child at the classroom door at the end of the day, please consider making a new plan to meet in front of ... read full article
Lunch Volunteers Needed!9/3/20189/30/2018
Lunch Volunteers Needed!
We are looking for volunteers willing to help kids navigate through the first few weeks of buying lunch.   Please arrive by 11:50 am and sign in at the office. (Reminder: you must be a pre-approved LWSD volunteer and have photo identification when you sign in at the office)   The shift should be over between 12:50-1.    Sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/10c0545a5aa2da0f85-lunch ... read full article
Mead Curriculum Night9/3/20189/9/2018
Mead Curriculum Night
Thursday, September 13th Save the date! More details to come. Hope all parents can come and learn about their student's upcoming school year, teachers and what we can expect this school year! ... read full article
The B2B (Back 2 Business) tab on MEADPTSA.org is open8/15/20189/16/2018
The B2B (Back 2 Business) tab on MEADPTSA.org is open
Purchase Spirit Wear, join PTSA, purchase a Birthday Book and sign up to volunteer all in one location!"  ... read full article
Kindergarten Assessments next week- August 20th and 21st8/15/20188/21/2018
Kindergarten Assessments next week- August 20th and 21st
Kindergarten assessments are scheduled for next Monday and Tuesday. Letters of appointments were sent in June to the parents of incoming kindergarten students. If you still need to register your child for kindergarten, please go to the Mead office (opens on Wednesday, August 15th) or you can go to  www.lwsd.org for more information. ... read full article
Interested in joining the Mead PTSA board??8/15/20188/29/2018
Interested in joining the Mead PTSA board??
We are still need of a Volunteer coordinator and Enrichment coordinator and would love to have you join us! Enrichment coordinat or : This position works with the YMCA and informs Mead parents of before and after school care options. You may also work with outside enrichment vendors who may want to teach at Mead. There is no fee collecting or soliciting enrichment teachers – the YMCA handles that aspect. This positing is more of a liaison between the Y and Mead. Plan to attend board meetings which are held once a month, on a Thursday evening at 7:30pm. Volunteer ... read full article
National PTA Art Contest!8/15/201810/31/2018
National PTA Art Contest!
Spend the summer to start thinking about the Art project! Do you know about the PTA Reflections Art Contest? It’s an annual competition hosted by the PTA that goes up all the way to National level (starting at school level, then district, state and national). Does your child love art and would like a chance to display and celebrate their work? Then consider participating in the PTA Reflections Art Contest! The theme for the 2018/19 school year is Heroes Around Me (Entries are judged largely on interpretation of the theme). There are 6 categories to enter - visual arts, photography, ... read full article
LWSD Band and Orchestra Program Information for Parents of 4th and 5th Graders! 9/10/20189/24/2018
LWSD Band and Orchestra Program Information for Parents of 4th and 5th Graders!
We have an information and rental night on Monday, September 17 th  at 6:30p.m. at Rachel Carson Elementary School, where parents and students are invited to get information about our schedule and pick up instruments from several local vendors. Additionally, our registrations for both Elementary Band and Orchestra are open, and we ask that parents please sign in their student. We will start Band and Orchestra the week of September 24 th .   Elementary Orchestra will meet at McAuliffe Elementary from 7:40-8:40 and Elementary Band will meet at Rachel Carson Elementary from 7:35 to 8:35, we will have information about that change at ... read full article