Send a Valentine
This Valentine's Day, let a teacher or staff member know that their hard work, dedication and perseverance is seen and appreciated. ... read full article
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Reflections winners announcement
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2021-2022 Yearbooks
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Spelling Bee will now be Virtual! Sign up by January 25th!
WHEN: Thursday, February 10, 2022 WHERE: Zoom Virtual Link REGISTRATION FEE*: Free for PTSA members; $17 for non-members REGISTRATION DEADLINE : January 25, 2022 Sign up here and receive the practice spelling list: https://meadptsa.org/Page/Events/Spelling_Bee_Contest ... read full article
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Math Challenge #7 is Available now! Due January 18th!
Solution provided on January 21st. 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 Math Challenge program ... read full article
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Has your student signed up to play Little League this spring and wants to learn some baseball skills
Eastlake Little League is providing two camps for new baseball players!  Check them out today! ... read full article
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Send a Valentine1/20/20222/14/2022
Send a Valentine
This Valentine's Day, let a teacher or staff member know that their hard work, dedication and perseverance is seen and appreciated. ... read full article
Virtual Bingo Night January 20 at 6 p.m.!1/18/20221/20/2022
Virtual Bingo Night January 20 at 6 p.m.!
Please go to: https://meadptsa.org/page/events/bingo_night for more information and register here: https://meadptsa.org/Packet/Bingo Night ... read full article
Reflections winners announcement1/18/20221/24/2022
Reflections winners announcement
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PTSA Survey1/10/20221/17/2022
PTSA Survey
Please take a moment to complete the survey... PTSA is collecting suggestions for how to spend some of our funds for the rest of the year. Please take this short survey below. We will vote on feasible ideas in our February 3rd Virtual General membership meeting. All input is welcome on the survey and we welcome all PTSA members and non-members to the Virtual General Membership Meeting(s). Click here for the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PFLNCWS Thank you! Happy Holidays! ... read full article
Holiday Gift Card and Food Donation Drive-Thru Event, this Thursday, Dec. 2nd, 6-7 p.m.!11/29/202112/2/2021
Holiday Gift Card and Food Donation Drive-Thru Event, this Thursday, Dec. 2nd, 6-7 p.m.!
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Giving Thanks-- A little something goes a long way! 10/18/202110/24/2021
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
2021-2022 Yearbooks1/18/20221/24/2022
2021-2022 Yearbooks
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Spelling Bee will now be Virtual! Sign up by January 25th!1/18/20221/25/2022
Spelling Bee will now be Virtual! Sign up by January 25th!
WHEN: Thursday, February 10, 2022 WHERE: Zoom Virtual Link REGISTRATION FEE*: Free for PTSA members; $17 for non-members REGISTRATION DEADLINE : January 25, 2022 Sign up here and receive the practice spelling list: https://meadptsa.org/Page/Events/Spelling_Bee_Contest ... read full article
Volunteers Needed for Nominating Committee1/3/20221/3/2022
Volunteers Needed for Nominating Committee
We are looking for 3 volunteers to serve on our Nominating Committee from about January to April 2022. If you are currently a PTSA member and would like to help identify the candidates for Mead PTSA Executive Board for the year 2022-2023, please email [email protected] This is a great way to help Mead without a huge time commitment.  None of our programs are possible without people stepping up to help out. Thank you for considering this important role! ... read full article
Gingerbread House Contest is this week!12/13/202112/15/2021
Gingerbread House Contest is this week!
Bring your decorated Gingerbread House on December 15 from 8-8:30 a.m. to be displayed in the library for student voting that day. There will be one winner for each grade level. Be sure to bring your house on a tray or cardboard and no bigger than 12x20 inches ... read full article
Volunteers Needed for Vision and Hearing Testing12/6/202112/12/2021
Volunteers Needed for Vision and Hearing Testing
On Thursday, December 16th 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-12:00 pm Shift 2: 12:00 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-health ... read full article
Tuesday, November 30th is Picture Retake Day!11/29/202111/30/2021
Tuesday, November 30th is Picture Retake Day!
If your child did not have their picture taken a few weeks ago, or if you are unhappy with their picture, then don’t miss picture retake day on Tuesday, November 30th! If you would like a retake, please return the entire photo package to your child’s teacher by November 30th. ... read full article
Here are the winners of the PTSA Reflections Art Contest here at Mead! 11/29/202112/6/2021
Here are the winners of the PTSA Reflections Art Contest here at Mead!
Please note that we will have a Spring event to showcase the Art pieces, with event TBD. ... read full article
Reminder-- The Registration deadline is Monday, November 29th! Sign up today!11/29/202112/11/2021
Reminder-- The Registration deadline is Monday, November 29th! Sign up today!
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Holiday Gift Card Drive11/29/202112/3/2021
Holiday Gift Card Drive
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Lost and Found are overflowing!11/22/202111/23/2021
Lost and Found are overflowing!
The Mead Lost and Found are overflowing with unidentified coats, hats, gloves, etc. Beginning this afternoon, the Lost and Found items will be on coat racks under the covered area just outside of the Art-Science room garage door.  This is just north of the main entry at Mead.  Items will be there Tuesday, November 23 at 3:00pm.  ... read full article
Volunteers Needed for Lunch Buddies at Mead!11/22/202111/29/2021
Volunteers Needed for Lunch Buddies at Mead!
Become a Lunch Buddy mentor and make a difference in the life of a student at Margaret Mead Elementary. LWSD LINKS Program is seeking volunteers to mentor students at our school. Give 45 minutes of your time each week to enjoy fun games, crafts, and talks with a student who really needs to know that an adult cares about them. To learn about the process and how to apply, contact Victoria Goetze-Nelson at [email protected] or call 425-936-1410. Mentor training and support will be provided. Details: www.lwsd.org/LINKS    More orientation sessions: bit.ly/LINKSOrientation ... read full article
The 2021–2022 Reflections theme is I Will Change the World By… 11/1/202111/1/2021
The 2021–2022 Reflections theme is I Will Change the World By…
Entries Due today November 1st at the front office! 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 ... read full article
It’s not too late to order school pictures! 10/29/202110/30/2021
It’s not too late to order school pictures!
Online orders are open through Saturday, October 30th at https://kellychandlerphotography.zenfolio.com/Preorder687149730 .  Parents can still place an order after October 30th, but those images will be included in the late orders that are printed after retake day.  ... read full article
Tomorrow October 26 and Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Picture Days!10/25/202110/27/2021
Tomorrow October 26 and Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Picture Days!
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
Reminder tomorrow Pumpkin Decorating Entries are Due by end of day!10/25/202110/26/2021
Reminder tomorrow Pumpkin Decorating Entries are Due by end of day!
Email your photo, your name, grade and class to [email protected] ... read full article
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
Math Challenge #7 is Available now! Due January 18th!1/18/20221/24/2022
Math Challenge #7 is Available now! Due January 18th!
Solution provided on January 21st. 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 Math Challenge program ... read full article
We need your photos for the Mead Mustang Yearbook ...12/6/202112/12/2021
We need your photos for the Mead Mustang Yearbook ...
& Calling for volunteers for the Yearbook Committee! It is not too early to think about this school year's Yearbook! Please send your photos of any activities/events such as the First day of school, Pumpkin Carving contest, Ice Cream Social, and upcoming events as they happen to [email protected] We also need a few volunteers to help organize the yearbook submissions, orders and deadlines! If you are interested please send an email to [email protected] Thank you in advance! ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Luncheon11/29/202112/5/2021
Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Volunteers needed to sign up here for Staff Appreciation Breakfast Bar Tuesday, December 7th! ... read full article
Are you interested in volunteering at Mead or LWSD?11/1/202111/8/2021
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
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
Has your student signed up to play Little League this spring and wants to learn some baseball skills1/18/20222/26/2022
Has your student signed up to play Little League this spring and wants to learn some baseball skills
Eastlake Little League is providing two camps for new baseball players!  Check them out today! ... read full article
Are you interested in playing softball, T-ball, or baseball?12/13/202112/31/2021
Are you interested in playing softball, T-ball, or baseball?
Join Eastlake Little League today! Please go to https://www.eastlakell.org/ for more information and to register for 2022 Spring Season, Early bird pricing of $99 until Dec. 31! ... read full article
LWSD Is Hiring (including Mead)! 11/8/202111/15/2021
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