Emily Dickinson PTSA
STEAM Night
Join us on Thursday, March 5th, 6 - 8 p.m. for a free evening of hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math . Enjoy fun-filled activities and win prizes! Food will be available for purchase from the taco truck and Cold Stone Creamery. This is not a drop-off event. We need volunteers! Sign Up for help here . ... read full article
Author:
Pooja Arora 
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2/23/2020-3/6/2020

Registration for YMCA After School Classes Opens 2/14!
Starting 2/14/20, you can register for the following after school classes through the YMCA. Classes run for 8 weeks and will be located at Dickinson.   Register by 2/28 as classes begin the week of 3/2!    Arts and Logic, Mondays 3:50-5pm, $187 Chess Wizards, Tuesdays, 3:50-5pm, $162 Young Engineers LEGO Engineering and Coding, Grades 2-5, Fridays 3:50-5pm, $168 To view their flyer, click HERE .  For registration, click  HERE starting 2/14/20 . If you have questions, please contact the YMCA at  eastsidechildcare@seattleymca.org . ... read full article
Author:
Manda Mangrai 
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5/10/2019-2/28/2020

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR OUR 2020-2021 PTSA BOARD!
Deadline is March 27, 2020 Nominations are open for all positions on our 2019-2020 Dickinson/Explorer PTSA Board! You may nominate someone else or yourself. The positions are: President , Executive Vice President , Secretary , 2 Co-Treasurers , 2 Membership VPs , 2 Services VPs , 2 Programs VPs , 2 Fundraising VPs , 2 Communications VPs and Special Needs Liaison . Joining our PTSA Board is a wonderful opportunity to be involved in enhancing your child's opportunities at Dickinson and Explorer and a great way to meet fellow parents and school staff! No prior PTSA experience is needed to serve ... read full article
Author:
Manda Mangrai 
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2/24/2020-3/27/2020

Brown Bear Car Wash Fundraiser
Keep your car shiny & clean while supporting our school! We are raising money for our PTSA by selling Brown Bear Car Wash Tickets.  Car Wash tickets cost just $9 each (the same price at the car wash) and our PTSA keeps $7 of every ticket sold! Car washes make great holiday gifts for your family, friends or for yourself! To order your car wash tickets, please click here .  Purchased tickets will be sent home with students once a week. All profits made will go to support our hardworking PTSA which provides so many programs like Nature Vision, Field Trips, Bingo ... read full article
Author:
Pooja Arora 
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11/19/2019-2/29/2020
Math Challenge TournamentManda Mangrai11/11/201911/18/2019
Math Challenge Tournament
Space is still available for the 2019 Math Challenge Tournament at Dickinson Explorer, GRADES 2-5, which takes place Thursday, December 5. Please register  HERE . ... read full article
STEAM NightPooja Arora2/23/20203/6/2020
STEAM Night
Join us on Thursday, March 5th, 6 - 8 p.m. for a free evening of hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math . Enjoy fun-filled activities and win prizes! Food will be available for purchase from the taco truck and Cold Stone Creamery. This is not a drop-off event. We need volunteers! Sign Up for help here . ... read full article
Little Theater Registration Now Open!Manda Mangrai12/25/20191/23/2020
Little Theater Registration Now Open!
Dickinson and Explorer Little Theater 2019-2020 Presents P urrlie & Whiskers' Mission to the Milky Way March 27 & 28     Registration is now open for 2020 Little Theater!  This year's production will be Purrlie & Whiskers' Mission to the Milky Way.  Mandatory Parent Info Night on 1/21/20, auditions after school 1/29 & 1/30, rehearsals begin 2/18, and performances on 3/27 & 3/28.  Click  HERE for more info and to register!   ... read full article
Winter DancePooja Arora12/9/201912/13/2019
Winter Dance
Friday, December 13 from 6 to 7:30 pm . The theme is " Glow in the Dark ," so come dressed in your favorite glow in the dark and accessories. This is a free event. Concessions will be available for cash purchase. The Taco Truck will also be on site serving up dinner. This is not a drop-off event, so bring the whole family for a fun evening.  ... read full article
DREAGLE DASH/FUN RUN 2019!Manda Mangrai9/13/201910/4/2019
DREAGLE DASH/FUN RUN 2019!
It's almost time for our 2nd annual Dreagle Dash!  The Fun Run is Friday OCTOBER 4, from 4-5 PM . If you are attending, make sure you've turned in your permission slip .  Donation Envelopes are due on Monday, September 30 to qualify for raffle prizes .  Information will be emailed to parents this week about the process for meeting up with your child on Fun Run Friday!  For more information about the event and how to register, click HERE . ... read full article
Registration for YMCA After School Classes Opens 2/14!Manda Mangrai5/10/20192/28/2020
Registration for YMCA After School Classes Opens 2/14!
Starting 2/14/20, you can register for the following after school classes through the YMCA. Classes run for 8 weeks and will be located at Dickinson.   Register by 2/28 as classes begin the week of 3/2!    Arts and Logic, Mondays 3:50-5pm, $187 Chess Wizards, Tuesdays, 3:50-5pm, $162 Young Engineers LEGO Engineering and Coding, Grades 2-5, Fridays 3:50-5pm, $168 To view their flyer, click HERE .  For registration, click  HERE starting 2/14/20 . If you have questions, please contact the YMCA at  eastsidechildcare@seattleymca.org . ... read full article
Summer Play Date! Natalie Wells7/1/20188/15/2019
Summer Play Date!
PTSA is pleased to invite all new and returning Dickinson families to meet for a play date on 8/14/19 from 11am-1pm 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
NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR OUR 2020-2021 PTSA BOARD!Manda Mangrai2/24/20203/27/2020
NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR OUR 2020-2021 PTSA BOARD!
Deadline is March 27, 2020 Nominations are open for all positions on our 2019-2020 Dickinson/Explorer PTSA Board! You may nominate someone else or yourself. The positions are: President , Executive Vice President , Secretary , 2 Co-Treasurers , 2 Membership VPs , 2 Services VPs , 2 Programs VPs , 2 Fundraising VPs , 2 Communications VPs and Special Needs Liaison . Joining our PTSA Board is a wonderful opportunity to be involved in enhancing your child's opportunities at Dickinson and Explorer and a great way to meet fellow parents and school staff! No prior PTSA experience is needed to serve ... read full article
TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR PUSS 'N BOOTS!Manda Mangrai1/20/20202/7/2020
TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR PUSS 'N BOOTS!
Our talented 4th and 5th grade Big Theater participants have been working hard for weeks to prepare for their roles in  Puss 'N Boots.  The kids would love to see their family, friends, teachers and staff at one of their performances. There are two shows:    Friday, February 7 at 7 pm AND Saturday, February 8 at 1 pm Tickets cost $5, and can be purchased online by card HERE , or at the door.  Tickets purchased online will be held at Will Call. For those wishing to pay by check, order forms will be sent home with students shortly. If you ... read full article
CHOIR REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO 2/13/20!Manda Mangrai12/16/20192/13/2020
CHOIR REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO 2/13/20!
Registration for the 2nd Session of Intermediate and Primary Choir is still open!  Click  HERE for more information and to register. ... read full article
Spelling Bee Registration Now Open!Manda Mangrai11/25/201912/10/2019
Spelling Bee Registration Now Open!
Registration for the Dickinson-Explorer Spelling Bee 2019-2020 is now open!  Please click  here for more details and to register. ... read full article
Brown Bear Car Wash FundraiserPooja Arora11/19/20192/29/2020
Brown Bear Car Wash Fundraiser
Keep your car shiny & clean while supporting our school! We are raising money for our PTSA by selling Brown Bear Car Wash Tickets.  Car Wash tickets cost just $9 each (the same price at the car wash) and our PTSA keeps $7 of every ticket sold! Car washes make great holiday gifts for your family, friends or for yourself! To order your car wash tickets, please click here .  Purchased tickets will be sent home with students once a week. All profits made will go to support our hardworking PTSA which provides so many programs like Nature Vision, Field Trips, Bingo ... read full article
LAST WEEK TO REGISTER FOR CHOIR & ART CLUB!Manda Mangrai9/2/201910/4/2019
LAST WEEK TO REGISTER FOR CHOIR & ART CLUB!
Registration is now open for Choir and Art Club !  Click here to view Choir Page.  Click here  for more information and to register.    ... read full article
PURCHASE YOUR SPIRITWEAR!Manda Mangrai8/9/20199/30/2019
PURCHASE YOUR SPIRITWEAR!
DICKINSON / EXPLORER SPIRITWEAR now available for purchase. Click  here to order yours now! Orders close September 30 ! ... read full article
Family Bingo Night November 7th!Manda Mangrai2/9/201911/7/2019
Family Bingo Night November 7th!
  Join us for this FUN, FREE FAMILY  event on Thursday, November 7, from 6-7:30 in the Commons.  Dinner from the Taco Truck and Cold Stone Ice Cream available for purchase, cash only for ice cream. This is not a drop off event.     ... read full article
Reflections ResultsManda Mangrai10/6/201811/22/2019
Reflections Results
Congratulations to Our 2019-20 Reflections Winners! The Dickinson and Explorer Reflections team would like to thank all students for their hard work and participation! We received 30 entries this year, and we love the creative ways in which everyone has interpreted the theme "Look Within." Congratulations to these winners advancing to district judging: Visual Arts (Pre-K—Grade 2): (1st place) Aalia Shariff; (2nd place) Gayatri Anchuri; (3rd place) Chase Rourke Visual Arts (Grades 3–5): (1st place) Hria Karthikeyan; (2nd place) Kiernan Rourke; (3rd place) Vihaan Rawal; (Honorable Mention) Kavyashree Karunagaram Literature (Pre-K—Grade 2): Aalia Shariff Literature (Grades 3–5): Rajanya Das Music (Pre-K—Grade 2): Samantha DeAmicis Music (Grades 3–5): Hadley DeLay Dance (Grades 3–5): Olivia DeAmicis; ... read full article
Back to School NightManda Mangrai7/27/20188/29/2019
Back to School Night
Thursday, August 29, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm   Join school friends, families, teachers and staff for our annual  Back-to-School Night . 5:30-6:15 - Meet your new teachers and drop off school supplies.   6:00-7:30 - Join us for social hour in the Commons.  Food trucks will be on site.   ... read full article
Halloween Costume DriveManda Mangrai10/9/201910/23/2019
Halloween Costume Drive
Our school counselor, Mr. Mendoza, will be collecting gently used Halloween costumes for our students in need.  Please place donations in the wire bin outside of his office (Room 101) by the front entrance.  Individual students will be called down  privately to “shop” for a costume during the week of October 21 rd – 25 th .  Thank you so much for your help!! ... read full article
Readerboard Birthday Wish!Manda Mangrai9/9/20199/30/2019
Readerboard Birthday Wish!
During Back to School Night, we auctioned off a chance to wish your child Happy Birthday on the School's Reader Board.  We have 2 months left up for sale -  December and March,  so we'd like to offer you a chance to buy an announcement for your child at the same price.  ONLY ONE SPOT PER MONTH .  Click  here to purchase! ... read full article
School Supplies for 2019-20207/23/201910/31/2019
School Supplies for 2019-2020
The school supplies lists for the 2019-2020 school year are now available! Click here  to view lists by grade or to order your kindergarten supplies. Bring your supplies on the first day of school if you were unable to attend Back-to-School Night! ... read full article