Mead Spring Fundraiser
Mead PTSA Spring Fundraiser Free Mead T-shirt for All Students Thank You to Our Generous Mead Community!    As always, our community shows up for our students and school ! As of Thursday, the PTSA Sensory Supports fundraiser had raised more than $10,000. We are so grateful for your support and we look forward to serving students with new support available through your generosity!    A few follow-ups:  * Mead t-shirts will be delivered in just a few weeks!  * If your company does donation matching, please submit your donation for matching!  * The online Fundhub portal will be open for one additional ... read full article
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Math Challenge
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Scholarship Basket Auction: Donations Needed!9/23/202210/3/2022
Scholarship Basket Auction: Donations Needed!
Every year, PTSAs in the Lake Washington PTSA Council donate a basket of goodies to be included in the Lake Washington PTSA Scholarship Basket Auction! The auction is a fantastic way of raising money for LWSD scholarships for graduating seniors and staff across our district. This year our basket theme is " Never Stop Chasing Rainbows ". However we can't create the basket without you! Please bring in your rainbow themed donations by October 3rd! Items can be dropped off at the Mead office.  For more information on the Lake Washington PTSA Scholarship Basket Auction, and what can be included, ... read full article
Choir Concert 3/30!3/28/20233/30/2023
Choir Concert 3/30!
Come and support our 3rd-5th Graders at their first Choir Concert! Choir members need to arrive at 6:30 in order to gather and warm-up.  This is the student call time.  At that time, parents and family can find seats and settle in for the concert, which will begin at 7:00. Proudly supported by Mead PTSA ... read full article
STEM Night Project Drop-Off Details3/3/20233/8/2023
STEM Night Project Drop-Off Details
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Kindergarten RegistrationCatherine Patterson2/21/20232/24/2023
Kindergarten Registration
Notice to all incoming kindergarten parents for next school year- Incoming Fall Kinder Registration Information Day will be Feb. 23 at Mead from 1- 7 p.m.   Please share with your neighbors and community! Go Mustangs! ... read full article
Spelling Bee Results!2/10/20232/20/2023
Spelling Bee Results!
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February Staff Appreciation Luncheon2/6/20232/20/2023
February Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Staff Appreciation Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 14th   We are planning for another delicious staff luncheon Tuesday, February, 14th.   The theme is the Italian Feast. We will be supplying our favorite pasta dishes, a salad, and some Pellegrino!   Please go  here  to sign up to donate items and bring them on Tuesday, Feb. 14th by 9 a.m.     ... read full article
Super Bowl Spirit Day2/6/20232/10/2023
Super Bowl Spirit Day
This Friday, February 10th is Super Bowl Friday Spirit Day - dress in your favorite team's colors!    ... read full article
Spelling Bee1/9/20231/20/2023
Spelling Bee
Jan 20th is the last day to register! Don't miss out,  sign up  today! You will need an account on this website to register online.    ... read full article
Used Book FairCatherine Patterson1/9/20231/15/2023
Used Book Fair
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PTSA General Membership Meeting This ThursdayCatherine Patterson1/8/20231/8/2023
PTSA General Membership Meeting This Thursday
Mead PTSA General Membership Meeting January 12, 2023 7 p.m. Mead Library   All are welcome to join us on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. in Mead Library. We will be voting and reviewing the budget items, teacher grants, and various other activities for our students and staff. Come learn more about the PTSA and what we do for our community, students and staff. Hope to see you there! ... read full article
"Donuts with Grown-ups"1/3/20231/8/2023
"Donuts with Grown-ups"
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Staff Appreciation Luncheon11/7/202211/9/2022
Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Sign up to Donate for the November Staff Luncheon! We need volunteers for donations for the November Staff Luncheon with a Chili Theme for November 9th! Sign up here to volunteer below:  https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/20f0d4faba622a0f85-november ... read full article
treering Yearbook Flash Sale!Catherine Patterson10/27/202210/31/2022
treering Yearbook Flash Sale!
Click here to purchase your treering Yearbook and save 10%.  You can buy now and personalize your pages later! ... read full article
Spirit Week & Fall Carnival Help Needed!Catherine Patterson10/1/202210/12/2022
Spirit Week & Fall Carnival Help Needed!
Many hands make light work! We need some wonderful volunteers to help with prize distributions, Fall Carnival preparations (some of which can be done at home!) and help on the night of the Carnival! Find your perfect role here ! ... read full article
Spirit Wear - Free Shipping!Catherine Patterson8/25/20229/12/2022
Spirit Wear - Free Shipping!
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Mead Spring FundraiserCatherine Patterson3/28/20234/11/2023
Mead Spring Fundraiser
Mead PTSA Spring Fundraiser Free Mead T-shirt for All Students Thank You to Our Generous Mead Community!    As always, our community shows up for our students and school ! As of Thursday, the PTSA Sensory Supports fundraiser had raised more than $10,000. We are so grateful for your support and we look forward to serving students with new support available through your generosity!    A few follow-ups:  * Mead t-shirts will be delivered in just a few weeks!  * If your company does donation matching, please submit your donation for matching!  * The online Fundhub portal will be open for one additional ... read full article
We need your help!Catherine Patterson3/8/20233/8/2023
We need your help!
We have vacancies for a PTSA Board Member and Committee Chairs for the 2023-2024 school year. Please reach out to Abi, Heather, or Nicole at [email protected] if you’re interested in knowing more about the positions listed below. We can discuss what the position entails, including time commitment. You can also read more about the committee chair positions here. Many hands make light work. Hope you become part of Mead PTSA’s team of volunteers!   ... read full article
Mead Principal/Parent Chat - Virtual 3/14Catherine Patterson2/28/20233/14/2023
Mead Principal/Parent Chat - Virtual 3/14
Mead Principal / Parent Chat    March 14 at 9:30 a.m. Virtual on Teams    Join Mead principals Mrs. Klein and Mr. Jamieson for an open forum chat on Teams. Bring your questions, thoughts, or ideas to share. We love to hear from you!  The link to join is here:  Mead Principal / Parent Chat    ... read full article
March Staff Appreciation Luncheon 3/8Catherine Patterson2/28/20233/8/2023
March Staff Appreciation Luncheon 3/8
Staff Appreciation Luncheon March 8th   We are planning for another delicious staff luncheon on March 8th.   The theme is Baked Potato Bar.    Please sign up here to sign up to donate items and bring them on Wednesday March 8th by 9 a.m.       ... read full article
Yearbook Orders!2/21/20234/14/2023
Yearbook Orders!
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Author Visit March 16!2/8/20232/22/2023
Author Visit March 16!
Mrs Andrews is excited to announce a visit by the renowned children's author Mac Barnett, and illustrator Christian Robinson, on March 16th! For more information on the event and how to preorder books, please click here . ... read full article
Thank You Mead Community!2/6/20232/9/2023
Thank You Mead Community!
Thank you to everyone who donated and came to support the Used Book Fair! We had around 9500 books donated and over $4,000 in sales to help with the Mead Library!   Also, thank you to all of the volunteers who took their time to help with the setup, shopping, cashiering, take down, and organization! We could not have made this possible without you!   We were also able to donate to the following organizations: Mead Teacher Libraries: over 700 books! Eastside Baby Corner/Kidvantage: 2 boxes of children’s books Kirkland Hopelink: 15 boxes of children's books Friends of Sammamish Library: 2 boxes ... read full article
Clothing Drive Jan 23-27Catherine Patterson1/17/20231/19/2023
Clothing Drive Jan 23-27
Clean out your Closet for Mead’s Clothing Drive! Benefiting our local community & non-profit Treehouse ( https://www.treehouseforkids. org ).   Thank you in advance!  ... read full article
Volunteer Drive!Catherine Patterson1/8/20231/8/2023
Volunteer Drive!
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Gingerbread House Pick UpCatherine Patterson12/12/202212/16/2022
Gingerbread House Pick Up
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Gingerbread Contest11/28/202212/11/2022
Gingerbread Contest
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Spelling Bee 2023Catherine Patterson11/28/20222/5/2023
Spelling Bee 2023
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You're not too late to order your school photos!Catherine Patterson10/27/202210/31/2022
You're not too late to order your school photos!
The pictures have been taken and are getting ready to print! If you've not yet ordered your photo package, don't worry! You have until October 31st to place your order online here: https://kellychandlerphotography.zenfolio.com/Preorder748940000   Picture retake day will be in late November. ... read full article
Lunch Volunteers Needed!10/23/202211/27/2022
Lunch Volunteers Needed!
Lunch Volunteers Needed   Are you available to help during Lunch? We are looking for volunteers to come to school from 11:20am -12:30pm. We need volunteers to serve food and help the youngest of our Mustang transition quickly. Lunch volunteers are crucial to make sure students don't spend all their lunch time waiting in long lines.   ** Please note  that all  volunteers should complete a volunteer application and be approved before they can begin volunteering. Learn more:  https://www.lwsd.org/ get-involved/volunteering-in- lwsd   If you have questions email  [email protected]   Sign-up link -  https://www.signupgenius. com/go/70a0e4facae22a2f85- mead3 ... read full article
Let's Get Spooky!10/4/202210/12/2022
Let's Get Spooky!
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WATCH D.O.G.S. Kick Off Event!Catherine Patterson9/19/20229/29/2022
WATCH D.O.G.S. Kick Off Event!
    Watch DOGS Kick-off Event September 30th   8:00-8:30 AM Watch DOGS will be hosting a time where dads and father figures can come to campus, grab a coffee and a donut with their children, and sign up for a time to be at school as a Watch DOG. Bring your children and your calendar with the available days you can volunteer. Park at ESP and try to make it in the building by 8:15 to hear more about a day as a Watch DOG at Margaret Mead.   For more information and details please email: [email protected] ! ... read full article
Mead Open House and Ice Cream Social!Catherine Patterson9/6/20229/16/2022
Mead Open House and Ice Cream Social!
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Welcome Back!Catherine Patterson8/23/20229/10/2022
Welcome Back!
The staff and teachers are looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 6th, and incoming kindergarteners on Sept. 9th!  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! Don't forget to look through our Back to Business (B2B!) pages and remember to update your account information for our online directory! We are all in this together to make this school year safe and fun! ~The Mead PTSA ... read full article
PTSA General Membership Meeting10/23/202210/27/2022
PTSA General Membership Meeting
PTSA members are invited to attend the General Membership Meeting on 10/27 at 7pm in the Mead library. Please click here to review relevant documents in advance of the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there! ... read full article
Fall Carnival 20229/30/202210/14/2022
Fall Carnival 2022
The Mead PTSA would like to invite you to our Fall Family Carnival. When: Thursday, October 13th from 6:30-8:30pm.  Where: Margaret Mead Common Areas!   We will celebrate the fall and wrap up our pass the hat fundraiser playing carnival games and winning prizes.  There will be face painting and balloon artists too!  Food Trucks will be available.  Everyone is welcome to dress in costume (no masks, gore or violent-themed costumes please).  Tickets - $10 per family (PTSA scholarships available – contact the office).  You can purchase these in advance until October 11th ( get the sign up sheet here! ... read full article
LWPTSA Reflections Competition 2022-20239/28/202210/26/2022
LWPTSA Reflections Competition 2022-2023
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Coffee MorningCatherine Patterson9/11/20229/20/2022
Coffee Morning
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Math ChallengeCatherine Patterson3/24/20234/7/2023
Math Challenge
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Eastlake Math Competition! April 5th 6-8pmCatherine Patterson3/17/20233/23/2023
Eastlake Math Competition! April 5th 6-8pm
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Eastlake Softball Camp2/21/20233/7/2023
Eastlake Softball Camp
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Girls in EngineeringCatherine Patterson2/21/20232/25/2023
Girls in Engineering
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Inglewood PTSA OpportunitiesCatherine Patterson2/21/20233/7/2023
Inglewood PTSA Opportunities
Calling all 5th Grade parents for incoming Inglewood Knights!   Are you a 5th-grade parent wanting to get involved at Inglewood Middle School?     The Inglewood PTSA is seeking board members and volunteers for the following: Co-President (to join this year's Co-President who will stay on next year) Co-VP of Fundraising (2 people) Co-Communications Chair (website) Co-Communications Chair (Knightly News) Membership Chair Volunteer Coordinator Chair Legislative Advocate Chair Pantry Packs Knight Life Dance Concessions School Pictures Reflections Art Program Health Screening Family & Community Engagement Special Education liaison Awards & Scholarships Staff Appreciation Sustainability AND MORE! There are MANY activities ... read full article
STEM Night2/6/20232/9/2023
STEM Night
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Art Night at Mead!1/27/20231/27/2023
Art Night at Mead!
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Math ChallengeCatherine Patterson1/20/20232/3/2023
Math Challenge
Math Challenge # 8 Congratulation to all who turned in Challenge #7 Click   Here   to access the challenge! Available on: January 20, 2023 Due date: February 02, 2023 Solution date: February 03, 2023 ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Luncheon12/5/202212/13/2022
Staff Appreciation Luncheon
    Staff Appreciation Lunch on December 14th   Please sign up to volunteer and donate some items. December is here and with it brings the sparkle of the holiday season, but also the COLD!   Sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/5080e4ba9a928a3ff2-soup     ... read full article
Holiday LightsCatherine Patterson12/5/20221/8/2023
Holiday Lights
Do you have holiday lights that you no longer want or that no longer work?  Recycle them at Mead!  Help Boy Scout Troop 575 keep unwanted holiday lights out of the landfills by dropping  them off in the box outside the main entrance between December 1 st  and January 8 th . ... read full article
School Picture Retakes11/3/202211/27/2022
School Picture Retakes
Picture Retake Day is November 30th! If you missed the first round of orders, or couldn't make the October picture day, don't despair! You are not too late to obtain a school picture of your child this year! If you still need to order your child's individual photo click here. Photo orders will close on December 1st. Kelly Chandler Photography will use the photo taken of your child in October to fulfill your order. If your child was not able to attend the October picture day, photos can be taken on retake day. Photos ordered between start of November and ... read full article
November Coffee Morning11/1/202211/6/2022
November Coffee Morning
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Remember to update your PTSA account details!10/27/202211/30/2022
Remember to update your PTSA account details!
We need YOUR help to keep our PTSA Directory up to date! Please update your child's teacher and check that the contact information displayed is still accurate! And remember, only current Mead PTSA members have access to the Directory, so if you'd like to be able to use this resource , sign up today ! ... read full article
Don't Forget the Birthday Book Club!Catherine Patterson10/17/202210/31/2022
Don't Forget the Birthday Book Club!
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Picture Day 2022!10/13/202210/14/2022
Picture Day 2022!
Picture days are October 25th and 26th 2022! (Only individual photos will be taken at this time). ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED ONLINE https://kellychandlerphotography.zenfolio.com/Preorder748940000   If someone will miss their picture day because of illness or a doctor’s appointment, they can request to have their picture taken on the alternate day. Orders will be accepted through October 31st. October 24th is the cutoff for selecting alternative background choices. Picture retake day will be in late November.   ... read full article
Math Fall Tournament 2022Catherine Patterson10/12/202211/27/2022
Math Fall Tournament 2022
Math Fall Tournament 2022  School Name:  Margaret Mead Elementary 3-Digit Code:  329 Location: Online Date: Saturday December 3, 2022 Registration will be available on October 17th Entering the 3- Digit code, 15% of the tournament fee will be given back to school. For more information  https://www.ellipsisacademy.com/fall-2022-math-challenge-tournament.html  ... read full article
Event Volunteers Needed! 9/23/20229/30/2022
Event Volunteers Needed!
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The 2022-2023 Math Challenge has begun!9/23/202210/7/2022
The 2022-2023 Math Challenge has begun!
Dear Young Mathletes!        The 2022-2023 Math Challenge Program has begun. Welcome to the Math Challenge #1.   Math Challenge #1 : Click   Here  to access or  https://www.mathinaction.org/margaret-mead-elementary.html  Available on:  September 23, 2022 Due date:  October 06, 2022 Solution date:  October 07, 2022   We are super excited for this school year. There will be 15 Math Challenges in total. We will be  tracking your student's submission, students who complete 12 out of 15 challenges will be recognized. Submit your answers to the class teacher For more information contact: [email protected] ... read full article
The Upstanders - Free ScreeningCatherine Patterson10/3/202210/10/2022
The Upstanders - Free Screening
Free Virtual Screening of the Documentary “The Upstanders” Oct 3-10th Reserve your free seat to watch  The Upstanders  examines cyber-bullying from the perspectives of the bully, the victim and the onlooker, providing practical tips and resources to change the narrative – to stand up, speak out and support – and become an Upstander, not a Bystander. See this Facebook post for more information!   Register at  www.lwsf.org/upstanders .  This free event is brought to you by Overlake Medical Center & Clinics and Lake Washington Schools Foundation.   ... read full article