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3:20p First day of Running Club
First day of Running Club

Date:
Tuesday, September 25
Time:
3:20p - 4:00p
Where:
Gym

Running Club meets Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3:20 - 4:00 PM.
We will be running from September 25th (Tuesday) - November 1st (Thursday).
Pick up is promptly at 4:00 PM
Please note: There will be no running club Oct 16 or 18th (conferences). Oct 25 will be cancelled
6:00p Ice Cream Social
Ice Cream Social

Date:
Thursday, September 27
Time:
6:00p - 7:00p
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Thank you to our Mead PTSA Auction Gala Sponsors!

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


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!


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 the school – the flagpole or the bench are great meeting spots. Thanks for your cooperation in this end of day change!
 
Reminder- Update your Child's Emergency Information Today!
Please help us keep your child safe by updating your child’s emergency information by Monday!
For your student’s safety, please verify your contact/emergency information online! You can verify your contact and emergency information online any time before September 17, 2018. Log in to Skyward Family Access, and verify your contact/emergency information.

You can review an FAQ document about the Online Student Information Verification Process here. All changes to contact and emergency information need to be made by September 17, 2018.
Contact parentquestions@lwsd.org with any questions about the Online Student Information Verification Process.

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

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, music composition, literature, film and dance. Entries are to be 100% kid produced.

Would you like to know more about it?
All rules and more information are available at https://www.wastatepta.org/events-programs/reflections (please note – our district does not accept Visual Art 3D entries). Please make sure to read through the rules, as the format requirements are very specific.

This is just a little heads up, for next school year. Maybe your young artist would like to work on her/his project over the summer.

At Mead the art work will be collected at the end of October 2018. If you have questions, please email kerstin.wick@comcast.net


LWSD Band and Orchestra Program Information for Parents of 4th and 5th Graders!
We have an information and rental night on Monday, September 17th 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 24th.
 
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 the meeting as well.
 
Here is general information about elementary instrumental programs.

Here is where to sign up for elementary orchestra.

Here is where to sign up for elementary band.

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Fall 2018 - Running Club

Free Registration is now open for Running Club. 

Fall Running Club will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the gym at 3:20 pm. Runners will be picked up at 4 pm under the covered Kindergarten play area.  Please pick up promptly at 4 pm! 

Fall Running Club will start on Tuesday, September 25th, ending on Thursday, November 1st.  There will be no Running Club during conference week of October 15th.  There will be no Running Club on Thursday, October 25th, with runners encouraged to attend the ‘Pumpkin Dash’ at Beaver Lake (family transportation required, more information to come). 

This free activity is offered by Mead’s PTSA, our wonderful PE teacher, Mrs Elston, and our generous volunteers.  Please consider volunteering this year!


Gala Auction - Run for the Roses
Margaret Mead Elementary PTSA Fundraising Auction

Date: Saturday November 10, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Silent & Live Auction

Dinner, Drinks & Fun!

Location: Red Barn Farm, 5703 208th Ave NE Redmond 

Tickets: $75.00 ~ $95.00 per person (Limited VIP tables)

Tickets: https://meadptsa.tiptopauction.com/auction


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  • When you are signed in you will need scroll down to the My account link in the left menu bar. 
  • Click on "My Account"
  • Then, under the student section click on "+new student"
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