Giving Thanks-- A little something goes a long way!
Way to say "We appreciate you" to our teachers and staff! We would like to encourage each of you to take a brief five minutes to do something for one of your child's adults at school; it can be a classroom teacher, an aide, a custodian, a support staff member, an admin, and it doesn't need to cost anything. A quick note of appreciation goes a long way! A two-three sentence email, a brief note or card...any little recognition that you notice them and appreciate their work will be so appreciated. It feels good to make someone's day!  Also please ... read full article
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10/18/2021-10/25/2021

October 26 and 27, 2021 Picture Days! Online Ordering Link!!
A photographer will be at Mead on Tuesday, October 26th and Wednesday, October 27th to take individual pictures of each student. Students will be asked to briefly remove their face masks right before their pictures are taken. Parents, please inform your child of this ahead of time, or if you prefer, they may keep their mask on. Please go to this link to order: https://secure.zenfolio.com/kellychandlerphotography/Preorder687149730 ... read full article
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Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Event
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Are you interested in volunteering at Mead or LWSD?
Please remember there are new guidelines for Covid 19 vaccinations and also safety requirements. Please go here to learn more! ... read full article
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The 2021–2022 Reflections theme is I Will Change the World By…
Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Reflections Theme Search Contest   National PTA is seeking a theme for the 2023-2024 Reflections program year. The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100 and their theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention in June 2022. Please review the past themes listed on the website . Repeat themes will not be considered. Use the form link in the Theme Search dropdown to submit theme ideas.  Please note that ... read full article
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Math Challenge #2 is Available now!
Due October 19th! Solution provided on Oct. 22nd For more information please go here . CURRENT MATH CHALLENGE GENERAL INFORMATION Math Challenge Program is designed to give elementary students opportunities to sharpen their mathematical problem-solving skills. The program is completely free and no sign-up is necessary. All students from K to Grade 5 are encouraged to participate. There will be 15 sets of challenges released every other week starting in late September and ending in May. You can submit your answer paper to the class teacher or to the school office. How to Participate Parents can find updates about the ... read full article
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10/18/2021-10/22/2021

LWSD Is Hiring (including Mead)!
LWSD and all surrounding school districts are facing shortages of substitutes (certificated and classified).  Shortages include substitutes for classroom teachers, recess support, lunch support, and support for specific students.  Mead is experiencing these shortages weekly. If you are interested in flexible and meaningful work, please consider applying as a substitute, or for an ongoing classified position.  Feel free to reach out to principals Sandy Klein or Charles Jamieson for more information, or go to the employment page on the LWSD website:   LWSD Employment ... read full article
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Giving Thanks-- A little something goes a long way! 10/18/202110/25/2021
Giving Thanks-- A little something goes a long way!
Way to say "We appreciate you" to our teachers and staff! We would like to encourage each of you to take a brief five minutes to do something for one of your child's adults at school; it can be a classroom teacher, an aide, a custodian, a support staff member, an admin, and it doesn't need to cost anything. A quick note of appreciation goes a long way! A two-three sentence email, a brief note or card...any little recognition that you notice them and appreciate their work will be so appreciated. It feels good to make someone's day!  Also please ... read full article
We did it Mustangs! 10/11/202110/17/2021
We did it Mustangs!
Way to run and show your Mead Spirit last week for the Mead Stampede! We have collected over $40,000 in donations! We could not have done that without all of you! Thank you to the community, parents, staff, teachers, volunteers, and anyone who helped support our MEAD PTSA, which supports our Mead Mustangs! We are still counting and also we wanted to provide some details on how to do matching here. Please contact [email protected] for more information. Congrats to our Raffle Winners! To be announced on Facebook! ... read full article
Thanks to the families who have donated so far9/27/20219/28/2021
Thanks to the families who have donated so far
About 1/3 have given $10 or more to the school. And we are about 1/3 to our $60,000 goal! Fundraising going on until Friday, October 1st. Help us reach our goal to help with classroom funds, grade level projects, grant requests, and more!  Give $1, $10, $100; every little bit helps! ... read full article
This week is Mead Spirit Week - Sept. 27- October 1st9/27/202110/1/2021
This week is Mead Spirit Week - Sept. 27- October 1st
Join us for Spirit Week at Mead! A fun time to celebrate the Mead spirit! Sept. 27 - Pajama day Sept. 28 - Tye Dye/Bright Colors Sept. 29 - Career Day (dress up for you what you want to be when you grow up!) Sept. 30 - Crazy Hat/Crazy socks Day Oct. 1 - Mead Spirit Day ... read full article
Message from our Mead PTSA President9/13/20219/20/2021
Message from our Mead PTSA President
On behalf of the Mead Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), it’s my pleasure to welcome all students to our first full week of school!   It’s our PTSA mission to partner with staff, students and families to create a safe, healthy and inclusive learning environment; one that also provides an enjoyable and positive experience for the entire school community.    We are always here to serve our Mead community and I look forward to seeing you at one of our membership meetings or at our many upcoming events.    Don’t forget to join or renew your annual PTSA membership and ... read full article
Welcome our new Mead Kindergarten classes this week!9/7/20219/13/2021
Welcome our new Mead Kindergarten classes this week!
Kindergarten will start today through Thursday, Sept. 9th and all kindergarten classes will begin this Friday, September 10th ! We are excited to welcome our kindergarteners and parents to Mead! Have a wonderful first week! ... read full article
Welcome Back Mead Mustangs!8/30/20219/6/2021
Welcome Back Mead Mustangs!
The staff and teachers are looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday, September 1st, and incoming kindergarteners on Sept. 7-9! We are excited to start the school year and we hope you take some time to learn more about the Mead PTSA and all of the awesome events and activities we have planned! Please explore our website to learn more and sign up for PTSA membership! We are all in this together to make this school year safe and fun! ~The Mead PTSA ... read full article
October 26 and 27, 2021 Picture Days! Online Ordering Link!!10/18/202110/27/2021
October 26 and 27, 2021 Picture Days! Online Ordering Link!!
A photographer will be at Mead on Tuesday, October 26th and Wednesday, October 27th to take individual pictures of each student. Students will be asked to briefly remove their face masks right before their pictures are taken. Parents, please inform your child of this ahead of time, or if you prefer, they may keep their mask on. Please go to this link to order: https://secure.zenfolio.com/kellychandlerphotography/Preorder687149730 ... read full article
Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Event10/18/202110/25/2021
Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Event
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Get Ready for the Mead Stampede on October 1st!9/27/202110/1/2021
Get Ready for the Mead Stampede on October 1st!
Let's do this Mustangs, this is our biggest fundraiser of the year! Please go here to register and for FAQs! Note that the Parents registration number is: 5da4a3bcf2e1f ... read full article
Today- Monday, September 27th is Mead PTSA MOD Pizza Day!9/27/20219/27/2021
Today- Monday, September 27th is Mead PTSA MOD Pizza Day!
MOD Pizza is donating 20% of sales on Monday, September 27th between 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM to Margaret Mead PTSA. Treat you and your family to a delicious meal and support a good cause too. Margaret Mead PTSA is grateful for your support and would love to see you there! MOD Pizza accepts orders online using the promo code GR198724M or in-store mentioning Margaret Mead PTSA. All details here: https://grouprai.se/s198724 ... read full article
Mead Mustang SPIRIT WEAR9/20/202110/1/2021
Mead Mustang SPIRIT WEAR
Show your Mustang SPIRIT with MEAD Spirit Wear! Spirit Week September 27- October 1st! For more information =>  https://meadptsa.org/Page/Fundraising/spirit_wear ... read full article
Ice Cream Drive Thru Event-- Become a PTSA Member today!9/13/20219/23/2021
Ice Cream Drive Thru Event-- Become a PTSA Member today!
Please contact us at [email protected] for scholarship information. ... read full article
Winners of the Mini Mustang book draw are:9/7/20219/13/2021
Winners of the Mini Mustang book draw are:
Carter Cooper Ruhikaashree Senthil Vedanth Dinesh Meharunisa Ansari ... read full article
Curriculum Night - Thursday, September 9th9/7/20219/9/2021
Curriculum Night - Thursday, September 9th
Each year in September, our teachers host the parents and guardians of their students for Curriculum Night. Curriculum Night is an opportunity to hear about the classroom - expectations, procedures, and what kids will be learning. Parents also have the opportunity to ask questions about the classroom. This year, due to Covid, Curriculum Night will be virtual. Your child's teacher will send you a Teams link to use to join the event. Here are the times for this year's Curriculum Night event: 4:00 PM - Special Education Resource Room / Multilingual Learners (formerly English Learners) 5:00 PM - 1st Grade ... read full article
Are you interested in volunteering at Mead or LWSD?10/18/202110/25/2021
Are you interested in volunteering at Mead or LWSD?
Please remember there are new guidelines for Covid 19 vaccinations and also safety requirements. Please go here to learn more! ... read full article
The 2021–2022 Reflections theme is I Will Change the World By…10/18/202111/1/2021
The 2021–2022 Reflections theme is I Will Change the World By…
Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Reflections Theme Search Contest   National PTA is seeking a theme for the 2023-2024 Reflections program year. The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100 and their theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention in June 2022. Please review the past themes listed on the website . Repeat themes will not be considered. Use the form link in the Theme Search dropdown to submit theme ideas.  Please note that ... read full article
Math Challenge #2 is Available now!10/18/202110/22/2021
Math Challenge #2 is Available now!
Due October 19th! Solution provided on Oct. 22nd For more information please go here . CURRENT MATH CHALLENGE GENERAL INFORMATION Math Challenge Program is designed to give elementary students opportunities to sharpen their mathematical problem-solving skills. The program is completely free and no sign-up is necessary. All students from K to Grade 5 are encouraged to participate. There will be 15 sets of challenges released every other week starting in late September and ending in May. You can submit your answer paper to the class teacher or to the school office. How to Participate Parents can find updates about the ... read full article
October is Disability History Month!10/18/202110/19/2021
October is Disability History Month!
The LWPTSA Council Special Education Group would like to invite ALL families to their monthly meeting. Whether your family includes a child receiving special education services or not, if you are a PTA leader or not, if you are simply curious about the Special Education Group...you are welcome! When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021;  6:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Networking time for families. 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM: Meeting to discuss Celebrations and Challenges. This is a collaborative session to discuss what returning to school has looked like for students & families. We'd like to hear what worked well for your ... read full article
General PTSA Membership Meeting9/20/202110/7/2021
General PTSA Membership Meeting
Thursday, October 7th, 7 p.m. Virtual Meeting All welcome to join and learn more about the Mead PTSA and what exciting events, activities, and grants we have planned for the school year! Learn more about how the PTSA supports our teachers, staff, and students. The meeting board minutes are available here for review. Here is the online meeting information: https://cityu-edu.zoom.us/j/86948166024?pwd=U0Q1YzhmTDNKN2NGM0pzTWpLRXZVdz09 Meeting ID: 869 4816 6024 Passcode: 122502 One tap mobile +12532158782,,86948166024#,,,,*122502# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Find your local number: https://cityu-edu.zoom.us/u/kdmuS4zFEh ... read full article
Birthday Book Club9/20/20219/27/2021
Birthday Book Club
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NEW & INTERNATIONAL FAMILIES Virtual WELCOME EVENT9/7/20219/18/2021
NEW & INTERNATIONAL FAMILIES Virtual WELCOME EVENT
Co-sponsored by Lake Washington School District and Lake Washington PTSA Come join us on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th at 10 am to hear about Social, Emotional & Community Support for Students & Families and learn about Navigating the School System and Academics in LWSD Event Registration links and Agenda will be published soon Live captions available in Chinese, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese Questions? E-mail  [email protected] Council FACE VPs: Swarnima Aswinkumar & Hae Sue Park ... read full article
LWPTSA Special Education Group Meeting9/7/20219/21/2021
LWPTSA Special Education Group Meeting
Council's Special Education Group will host its first monthly meeting Tuesday, September 21 . Parent networking starts at 6:30 pm. At 7:00 pm, LWSD's Dr. Shannon Hitch will talk about what is happening with LWSD Special Services in 2020-2021 and introduce the administrative team that supports all schools in the district. When: Tuesday, September 21 -- networking at 6:30 pm, meeting at 7:00pm For more information please go here . ... read full article
Welcome Mini Mustangs!7/13/20218/30/2021
Welcome Mini Mustangs!
Mead PTSA invites you to come and join other incoming Kindergarteners at East Sammamish Park (behind Mead) on: Saturday, July 24th @ 10am Thursday, August 5th @ 10am Monday, August 30th @ 3pm This is a great chance to meet and connect with other Mead families before school begins. Say hello and sign in with your host, a Mead PTSA volunteer, and mom of another incoming Kindergartener. We’ll have treats for the kids and you can enter our special book draw! We look forward to meeting you! Questions? E-mail: [email protected] We want this to be a fun and safe gathering ... read full article
LWSD Is Hiring (including Mead)! 10/18/202110/25/2021
LWSD Is Hiring (including Mead)!
LWSD and all surrounding school districts are facing shortages of substitutes (certificated and classified).  Shortages include substitutes for classroom teachers, recess support, lunch support, and support for specific students.  Mead is experiencing these shortages weekly. If you are interested in flexible and meaningful work, please consider applying as a substitute, or for an ongoing classified position.  Feel free to reach out to principals Sandy Klein or Charles Jamieson for more information, or go to the employment page on the LWSD website:   LWSD Employment ... read full article