Emily Dickinson PTSA
Little Theater Tickets Now On Sale!
Dickinson and Explorer Little Theater 2018-2019 Presents Balfour and the Magic Hat March 22-23, 2019     Please join us for the Little Theater production of  Balfour and the Magic Hat .  Show times are Friday, March 22 at 7pm and Saturday, March 23 at 1pm .  Our students are working very hard for their big debut!  Tickets are available to purchase for $5 by clicking HERE .  You may also purchase them via order forms, which will be sent home soon, or at the door.  Staff tickets are FREE and can also be ordered using the same link or ... read full article
Author:
Manda Mangrai 
Show from:
3/2/2019-3/23/2019

Registration Open for Spring Enrichment Programs!
Register now for Spring Enrichment Programs!  Classes include Math Club (Grades 1-2), Chess and Make Your Own Comic Book begin after Spring Break.  Click  here to register. ... read full article
Author:
Manda Mangrai 
Show from:
3/16/2019-4/5/2019

WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPS
Though the snow is gone, still we are having an extended winter weather this year.  Here are some safety tips for the winter weather. ... read full article
Author:
Pooja Arora 
Show from:
3/12/2019-3/26/2019

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION OPEN!
If you have a child turning 5 by August 31, please register now!  We need to ensure we have enough teachers for next year, so don't delay.  And, please help us spread the word to neighbors and friends! ... read full article
Author:
Manda Mangrai 
Show from:
2/26/2019-6/20/2019
Summer Play Dates! Natalie Wells7/1/20188/10/2018
Summer Play Dates!
PTSA is pleased to invite all new and returning Dickinson families to meet for a play date on 8/9/18 from 12-2pm at Perrigo Park . This is a great way to meet up with old friends and make new ones, get to know the Dickinson/Explorer community, and of course let the kids enjoy a fun park! * This is not a drop off event.  Parent supervision is required. * If you know a family new to the community, please invite them to join us! See you there! ... read full article
Little Theater Tickets Now On Sale!Manda Mangrai3/2/20193/23/2019
Little Theater Tickets Now On Sale!
Dickinson and Explorer Little Theater 2018-2019 Presents Balfour and the Magic Hat March 22-23, 2019     Please join us for the Little Theater production of  Balfour and the Magic Hat .  Show times are Friday, March 22 at 7pm and Saturday, March 23 at 1pm .  Our students are working very hard for their big debut!  Tickets are available to purchase for $5 by clicking HERE .  You may also purchase them via order forms, which will be sent home soon, or at the door.  Staff tickets are FREE and can also be ordered using the same link or ... read full article
Family Bingo Night March 7th!Manda Mangrai2/9/20193/7/2019
Family Bingo Night March 7th!
Join us for this free event on Thursday, March 7, from 6-7:30 in the Commons.  Treats will be available to purchase, cash only. This is not a drop off event.     ... read full article
SAVE THE DATE!Aaron Dysart1/12/20191/26/2019
SAVE THE DATE!
BIG THEATER PRESENTS HERCULES AND THE GOLDEN APPLES When :  Friday, January 25th at 7pm & Saturday, January 26th at 1pm Where :  Dickinson Commons Click  here to purchase tickets! ... read full article
Dreagle Dash 2018!Manda Mangrai10/3/201810/27/2018
Dreagle Dash 2018!
Our first annual Dreagle Dash is tomorrow, October 26th at 4pm .  Thank you to everyone who has donated and to the kids for all their hard work getting sponsors.  We've raised over $27,000, 75% of our goal!  It's not too late to donate.  We will accept donations until Friday evening .  While eligibility for raffle and classroom prizes has ended, you can still win individual incentive prizes and help our school reach its goal of $35,000.  Thank you!  Click here  for full details. ... read full article
Movie Night Manda Mangrai9/15/20189/27/2018
Movie Night
Join us for a free screening of SHERLOCK GNOMES! This family friendly event will be held on Thursday, September 27, from 5:30-7:30. Kids, wear your most comfy PJs!  Free popcorn and drinks for sale. THIS IS NOT A DROP OFF EVENT . ... read full article
Choir Time at Dickinson!Natalie Wells9/6/20189/26/2018
Choir Time at Dickinson!
Registration is now open for Primary Choir (grades 1-2) and Intermediate Choir (grades 3-5). Check out the choir page for more information or click  here to register! ... read full article
Fall Enrichment Programs-Final Week for Registration!Manda Mangrai8/26/201810/5/2018
Fall Enrichment Programs-Final Week for Registration!
Click here to view the Programs Registration Page for more info and to register!  ... read full article
Back to School NightManda Mangrai7/27/20188/30/2018
Back to School Night
Thursday, August 30, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm   Join school friends, families, teachers and staff for the all-new  Back-to-School Night !  Read full article for details. ... read full article
Registration Open for Spring Enrichment Programs!Manda Mangrai3/16/20194/5/2019
Registration Open for Spring Enrichment Programs!
Register now for Spring Enrichment Programs!  Classes include Math Club (Grades 1-2), Chess and Make Your Own Comic Book begin after Spring Break.  Click  here to register. ... read full article
Spelling Bee February 20th!Manda Mangrai2/14/20192/20/2019
Spelling Bee February 20th!
Join us on Wednesday, February 20 at 5:30 pm, to cheer on our 15 finalists as they perform in the Dickinson/Explorer Spelling Bee!  This free event will be held in the Commons. ... read full article
Now Accepting Nominations for the 2019-20 PTSA BoardManda Mangrai2/10/20192/24/2019
Now Accepting Nominations for the 2019-20 PTSA Board
The PTSA Nominating Committee is seeking recommendations for the 2019-2020 Executive Board. If you or someone you know would like to serve on the PTSA Executive Board, or you would like more information, please contact the Nominating Committee at nominations@dickinsonptsa.org . Nominations are due by 3/1/19! ... read full article
Family Winter DanceIrena Lautar Omotani11/27/201812/8/2018
Family Winter Dance
  Join us on  Friday, December 7th from 6 to 7:30 PM  for a fun evening of dancing! Students will be dancing a choreographed routine that they will have practiced during their Music & PE classes the week of Dec 3rd. So get your winter/holiday outfits ready to dance with DJ Gaylen Sauve in a winter-themed night. A concession stand will be selling bottled water and treats. Cash only please for entry and concessions. *We ask that all children be accompanied by an adult, this is  NOT  a drop off event . During our school-wide dance, we expect students to be safe, responsible, ... read full article
MATH CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT - DEC 5 @ 6:30PMManda Mangrai11/2/201811/26/2018
MATH CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT - DEC 5 @ 6:30PM
Calling all mathletes in grades 2 - 5! Our school is hosting a Math Challenge Tournament on December 5 at 6:30 pm in the Dickinson Library. This tournament is open to Dickinson and Explorer students in grades 2, 3, 4 and 5. The Math Challenge Tournament is a fun and exciting event that provides an opportunity for students to showcase their math skills and problem-solving abilities. Each participant will receive a certificate and a keepsake. The highest scorers in each grade and division will receive a plaque, and the top 10 percent of all participants will be honored with medals. ... read full article
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING!Manda Mangrai10/16/201810/26/2018
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING!
Please join us for our first General Membership meeting of the school year on Thursday, October 25 at 6:30 pm in the  Library.  We will be approving our Standing Rules, selecting our Financial Review and Nominating Committees and voting in a new VP of Communications.  Hope to see you all there! ... read full article
Reflections Competition - Heroes Around MeManda Mangrai10/6/201811/2/2018
Reflections Competition - Heroes Around Me
It's time for Reflections - Heroes Around Me! This is a National PTA cultural arts competition.  Submissions deadline extended to Friday , November 2 !  Click  here for information about how to enter. ... read full article
Lake Washington Schools FoundationManda Mangrai9/22/201810/31/2018
Lake Washington Schools Foundation
Lake Washington Schools Foundation "Start Strong Fall Fundraising Campaign" is in full swing. Follow  this link to view full flyer and learn how you can help and support thousands of students in need.   ... read full article
Dickinson Family GuideNatalie Wells7/2/201710/8/2018
Dickinson Family Guide
New to our school or the area? Read our  Family Guide for everything you need to know about joining our community!  ... read full article
WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPSPooja Arora3/12/20193/26/2019
WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPS
Though the snow is gone, still we are having an extended winter weather this year.  Here are some safety tips for the winter weather. ... read full article
$5 Book Day to Benefit School LibraryPooja Arora3/3/20193/8/2019
$5 Book Day to Benefit School Library
This Thursday, March 7th,9:00 to 6:00 p.m. all Dickinson and Explorer students and parents are invited to our $5 Book Day , a one-day book fair to benefit our school library. All books will cost only $5, which already includes tax. Students will have an opportunity to purchase books during class. Parents are welcome to stop in and shop with their student's class, after school or before PTSA Bingo Night . Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.  ... read full article
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION OPEN!Manda Mangrai2/26/20196/20/2019
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION OPEN!
If you have a child turning 5 by August 31, please register now!  We need to ensure we have enough teachers for next year, so don't delay.  And, please help us spread the word to neighbors and friends! ... read full article
Winter 2019 Enrichment ProgramsPooja Arora12/15/20181/31/2019
Winter 2019 Enrichment Programs
Registration is now open for the Winter Session of Before and After School Programs! Click here for more information and to register. Classes begin in February. ... read full article
Math Is Cool 5th Grade CompetitionManda Mangrai11/12/201812/21/2018
Math Is Cool 5th Grade Competition
Parent Volunteers and Mrs. Williams are excited to coach 5 th graders for the Math Is Cool competition that takes place Friday, March 1st, 2019 at Mt. Rainier High School. This is a great opportunity to grow your child's interest and skills in math. This program is strictly geared towards preparing for the competition and commitment is required. Weekly practice for competition every Thursday, beginning Dec 13, 3:55-5:00pm.  No practice on half days or holidays. Cost for the entry fee, to be collected at a later date, will be approximately $12.50 per student, or $50 for a team of 4, ... read full article
Wild Waves Discounts and $ For Dickinson PTSAAaron Dysart5/24/20189/1/2018
Wild Waves Discounts and $ For Dickinson PTSA
SAVE BIG and support Emily Dickinson PTSA when purchasing Wild Waves tickets!  Click here to download the flyer or  purchase your tickets now - Thank you for your support! ... read full article
School Supplies for 2018-20197/27/201811/16/2018
School Supplies for 2018-2019
The Supplies list for the 2018- 2019 school year is now available! Click here  to view lists by grade or to order your Kindergarten supplies.   ... read full article
Attention 5th Grade Parents heading to EvergreenPooja Arora2/25/20193/11/2019
Attention 5th Grade Parents heading to Evergreen
The Evergreen PTSA Nominating Committee is looking to fill slots on the 2019-2020 PTSA Board. There are multiple roles available to fit the interests and availability of interested volunteers. Serving on the PTSA board is a great way to get involved in your student’s school experience and get to know other parents and staff. If you are interested in joining or just to hear more about what’s available, please contact nomcom@evergreenptsa.org .     ... read full article