Math Challenge Calendar
  ONLINE (FRI - 3PM) Suggested DUE DATE (FRI –3PM) SOLUTION (FRI- 6PM) MC 1 9/27/19 10/4/19 10/11/19 MC 2 10/11/19 Due on 10/21/19 Mon-3pm 10/25/19 MC 3 10/25/19 11/1/19 11/8/19 MC 4 11/8/19 11/15/19 11/22/19 MC 5 11/22/19 Due on 12/02/19 Mon -3pm 12/13/19 MC 6 12/13/19 12/20/19 1/10/20 MC 7 1/10/20 1/17/20 1/24/20 MC 8 1/24/20 1/31/20 2/7/20 MC 9 2/7/20 Due on 2/18/20 Tue-3pm 2/21/20 MC 10 2/21/20 2/28/20 3/6/20 MC 11 3/6/20 Due on 3/16/20 Mon-3pm 3/20/20 MC 12 3/20/20 3/27/20 4/3/20 MC 13 4/3/20 Due on 4/13/20 Mon-3pm 4/24/20 MC 14 4/24/20 5/1/20 5/8/20 MC ... read full article
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School Closure AnnouncementAbigail Nubla-Kung3/11/20203/28/2020
School Closure Announcement
The Lake Washington School District has been following guidance from Public Health in an effort to stay open as long as possible. In light of the current information shared today by our elected officials, we believe it is time to plan for alternative ways to serve our community and families. In collaboration with our School Board of Directors and our Lake Washington Education Association, we have made the decision to close all schools from March 12 through March 27 , and re-evaluate any further closures during that time. We know that many people rely on our school district for their ... read full article
Fall Fundraiser is here!9/27/201910/31/2019
Fall Fundraiser is here!
Help support Mead Elementary through the PTSA fall fundraiser! The donations you make go to support many activities and programs at the school.  Fundraising packets were sent home Thursday with prize information.  Make a difference at Mead by making a donation via check or cash in the envelope sent home, or register to make online donations (a great way to ask out of state family to support our school)  https://www.getmovinfundhub.com/register?school_uuid=5da4a3bcf2e1f   Margaret Mead PTSA is a not for profit 501c3 organization.  ... read full article
Winter is...Here!Abigail Nubla-Kung1/13/20202/29/2020
Winter is...Here!
Please be sure to check the LWSD website for information on school closures or delays. Go to:   www.lwsd.org Also please remember to make sure your child is dressed for cold weather. ... read full article
Save the Used Book Fair!Abigail Nubla-Kung1/13/20201/24/2020
Save the Used Book Fair!
Calling for Volunteers! The Used Book Fair, which traditionally happens during Winter conference week, is in danger of being stricken from our schedule due to lack of manpower. This is a great event at Mead where books can be passed on from family to family, where literary treasures can be found and discovered by the kids, and all for a small fraction of the price anywhere else. In addition, all the kids at Mead get a ticket for a free book and some have expressed looking forward to this fair since the Fall. But circumstances have found this great event ... read full article
Mead Carnival Needs You!Abigail Nubla-Kung10/20/201910/24/2019
Mead Carnival Needs You!
  Are you be able to help at our Fall Carnival October 24th? We have a number of spots open to help the event run smoothly.  Extra hands will help keep crowds organized and lines running smoothly. Sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A5AA2DA0F85-carnival1   ... read full article
MEAD INTERNATIONAL NIGHTAbigail Nubla-Kung2/12/20203/6/2020
MEAD INTERNATIONAL NIGHT
JOIN US FOR A NIGHT AROUND THE WORLD    MARCH 5, 6PM-8PM- Mead Commons- Gym   Come celebrate the diverse cultures at Mead! Sample food from across the globe, enjoy dance and musical performances, explore country tables and the student art exhibit.  Bring your family and friends! All are welcome at this FREE, fun and educational event.    Do you want to host a country table or do a performance representing your culture? Spots are limited! Email  internationalnight@meadptsa.org   Please sign-up to volunteer! We can’t do these great events without your support! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F45ADAA2DA7FA7-international   We will be accepting student art submissions to ... read full article
Popcorn Friday is Friday , February 7th!Abigail Nubla-Kung1/28/20202/7/2020
Popcorn Friday is Friday , February 7th!
Bring 50 cents to purchase a bag at lunch . We need volunteers to pop, bag, and sell popcorn to the students during their lunch. Sign up today here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0849aaaf22a3f49-mead14 ... read full article
Mead Family Movie NightAbigail Nubla-Kung1/13/20201/25/2020
Mead Family Movie Night
Friday, January 24 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Pay at the door- no pre-sales. You are invited to our first Mead Movie night of the year! We will have concessions with popcorn and candy. Bring your own blankets, mats and chairs. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. The cost at the door for each family is $5 for PTSA members and $10 for non-PTSA We will have the PTSA membership team on site to sign up for the PTSA! Hope to see you all there! ... read full article
2020 Mead Spelling BeeAbigail Nubla-Kung12/4/20192/6/2020
2020 Mead Spelling Bee
The PTSA is sponsoring a Mead Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6:30pm (check in begins at 6:10pm) in the Mead Commons If a student would like to participate, he/she can start studying the word list. Email letahamilton3834@comcast.net for a PDF of the Scripps National Spelling Bee 2019-2020 Word List. Register your child for the spelling bee here . Since this is a PTSA sponsored event, we are offsetting the cost of registration for all PTSA members at Mead. If you are not a PTSA member, you will be charged a $17 registration fee. Help support more academic ... read full article
Volunteer for the Bee!Abigail Nubla-Kung12/4/20192/6/2020
Volunteer for the Bee!
We need: -1 announcer, -3 judges & -a few volunteers to help with set up, check in & clean up. Can you help? Email letahamilton3834@comcast.net ... read full article
Health ScreeningAbigail Nubla-Kung10/20/201911/8/2019
Health Screening
  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR MEAD HEALTH SCREENING On  Thursday, November 7 th  all Mead students will have their vision and hearing screened. To accomplish this task, Mead’s nurse, Mihaela Dobre, needs many helping hands. Shift 1: 8:45 am-11:40 am Shift 2: 12:15 pm – 3:00 pm   If you can help with one or more shifts, please sign-up at the link below.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0D49A4A62EA7FD0-mead ... read full article
New Families EventAbigail Nubla-Kung9/10/20199/19/2019
New Families Event
Lake Washington School District is hosting an event to welcome new and international families on September 21st. Click on the link below to register and get a detailed description of the event. New Family Event Registration ... read full article
Math Challenge CalendarAbigail Nubla-Kung1/25/20206/30/2020
Math Challenge Calendar
  ONLINE (FRI - 3PM) Suggested DUE DATE (FRI –3PM) SOLUTION (FRI- 6PM) MC 1 9/27/19 10/4/19 10/11/19 MC 2 10/11/19 Due on 10/21/19 Mon-3pm 10/25/19 MC 3 10/25/19 11/1/19 11/8/19 MC 4 11/8/19 11/15/19 11/22/19 MC 5 11/22/19 Due on 12/02/19 Mon -3pm 12/13/19 MC 6 12/13/19 12/20/19 1/10/20 MC 7 1/10/20 1/17/20 1/24/20 MC 8 1/24/20 1/31/20 2/7/20 MC 9 2/7/20 Due on 2/18/20 Tue-3pm 2/21/20 MC 10 2/21/20 2/28/20 3/6/20 MC 11 3/6/20 Due on 3/16/20 Mon-3pm 3/20/20 MC 12 3/20/20 3/27/20 4/3/20 MC 13 4/3/20 Due on 4/13/20 Mon-3pm 4/24/20 MC 14 4/24/20 5/1/20 5/8/20 MC ... read full article
Popcorn Helpers Needed for December 6thAbigail Nubla-Kung11/22/201912/6/2019
Popcorn Helpers Needed for December 6th
December 6th Popcorn volunteers are needed to help pop, bag and sell popcorn. New volunteers are always welcome. This is a great opportunity to meet other Mead parents. Sign up below. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0849aaaf22a3f49-mead12 ... read full article
Soups On!Abigail Nubla-Kung11/22/201912/6/2019
Soups On!
Want to treat Mead Staff this holiday season? Sign up to bring a dish for the Soup & Salad Luncheon On December 5th! The staff at Mead love and appreciate these monthly lunches and look forward to the products of all your hard work and delicious treats. So sign up today by clicking on the link below: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E4BA9A928A3FF2-soup ... read full article
Math Challenge Year 2019-2020Abigail Nubla-Kung11/11/201911/16/2019
Math Challenge Year 2019-2020
Congratulation to all the participants of Math Challenge#3   12 more to go.   Our Math Challenge #4 is now available here . Grab some friends, family and work on the challenge together. The due date for Math Challenge #4 is on Friday, November 15 (by 3:20 pm) to the class teacher or to the school office. We track your student's submission and at the end of the year students who complete 12 out of 15 challenges will be recognized.   Participation is counted. Let the challenge begin!      *if for some reason you could not take a printout please let ... read full article
Green School Cafeteria Helper NeededAbigail Nubla-Kung11/11/201912/25/2019
Green School Cafeteria Helper Needed
IT'S NOT EASY BEING GREEN With the cafeteria being a new experience, students are learning how to adopt practices in reducing and recycling waste. As a green school helper, you’ll direct students in discarding food and trash waste in the appropriate bins. Recognizing the difference between compostibles, recyclables, and trash, is an integral stepping stone in educating students the importance of environmental stewardship. A minimum of 2 helpers is needed to cover the three lunch periods that run from 11:25am - 1:05pm. As a participating school in the King Country Green Schools program, the Mead Green Team and PTSA appreciate ... read full article
3rd Math Challenge is here!Abigail Nubla-Kung10/28/201911/1/2019
3rd Math Challenge is here!
Congratulation to all the participants of Math Challenge#2 13 more to go. Our Math Challenge #3 is now available  here .  Grab some friends, and family and work on the challenge together. The due date for Math Challenge #2 is on Friday, November 1st (by 3:20 pm) to the class teacher or to the school office. We track your student's submission and at the end of the year students who complete 12 out of 15 challenges will be recognized. Participation is counted. Let the challenge begin!  ... read full article
Fall 2019 Math Challenge Tournament Abigail Nubla-Kung10/14/201912/6/2019
Fall 2019 Math Challenge Tournament
Calling all Math Challengers and their supporters!   The Fall 2019 Math Challenge Tournament will be held at Margaret Mead Elementary on Dec. 5th at 6pm.   Due to popular demand, student registration is now closed.      Math Challenge Tournament is a National Mathematics tournament open to Grade 2 – 6 students. Students in Grade 1 can participate; however, they will be competing at a grade 2 level.    Last year close to 3,000 students from various states (WA, CA, NY, MD, NC, etc.) participated. You can learn more about Math Challenge Tournament at:  https://www.ellipsisacademy.com/fall-2019-math-challenge-tournament.html .   ... read full article
BOX TOPS fundraiser9/20/201910/27/2019
BOX TOPS fundraiser
HELLO MUSTANGS!!!!   Remember to Clip or Scan Those BOX TOPS!  Fall Collection is just around the corner! Deadline will be October 25! Don’t Forget to Put your Teachers Name on your Submissions Sheets! The Class – in each grade – With the most box tops will earn a visit from Box Top Betty and her treasure Box! BOX TOPS are Going digital.  Learn More at BTFE.COM BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE NEW APP OR UPDATE YOUR EXISTING APP:  ... read full article
National PTA Art Contest 2019/2020 Theme Announced!Abigail Nubla-Kung9/2/20199/30/2019
National PTA Art Contest 2019/2020 Theme Announced!
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 2019/20 school year is  LOOK WITHIN  (Entries are judged largely on interpretation of the theme). There are 6 categories to enter - visual arts, photography, music composition, literature, film and dance. Entries are to be 100% kid produced.    ... read full article
Elementary Band and Orchestra for the Plateau RegionAbigail Nubla-Kung9/2/20199/27/2019
Elementary Band and Orchestra for the Plateau Region
For 4th and 5th graders wo are interested in orchestra or band: Elementary Orchestra will meet at Mead Elementary from 7:30-8:30am, Tyler Rath - Director Elementary Band will meet at Rachel Carson Elementary from 7:40 to 8:35am, Bradley Berg - Director Information about that change at the meeting as well.   Click below for general information about elementary instrumental programs: https://sites.google.com/site/plateauelementarymusic/home Click below to sign up for elementary orchestra: http://www.plateauorchestras.com/elementarystrings/registration-1 Click below to sign up for elementary band: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdep1ZUxFsX5W48qg4dvOaeA7C_FM7o8s1MYz9YwPmJEXj8bQ/viewform ... read full article
New School, New School Logo, New Spirit Wear! 7/15/201910/7/2019
New School, New School Logo, New Spirit Wear!
  Show your Mead pride and get ready for the new school with some fresh, new Spirit Wear!   Click here to access our online school store:  https://www.customink.com/fundraising/mead-spirit-wear Summer Spirit Wear orders that were not picked up at Meet & greet are available for pick-up in the main office. Please note: we have moved to an online-only ordering system through CustomInk and due to technical limitations on the site, adult/staff and youth shirts will need to be placed through separate transactions.  Please reach-out to Wendy Bragalone at  bragalone@outlook.com with questions.  Brought to you by your Mead PTSA.         ... read full article