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SO. MUCH. GRATITUDE.
T H A N K Y O U to everyone who gobbled up MOD Pizza in support of the PTSA (May 26).  At 8:00p, MOD Pizza shared that "they haven't been this busy in a very long time " because "a ton" of Dickinson/Explorer families showed up -- woohoo! T H A N K Y O U for coming out to support our school li brary + Brick & Mortar Books  + Cold Stone Creamery (May 25): Mrs. Carter, Mr. Fitch, Mr. Gomez, Mrs. Mead, Mrs. Millard, Mrs. Potter, Mrs. Williams, and so many Dickinson/Explorer families.  We loved seeing you ... read full article
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Heidi Nguyen 
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4/29/2022-6/30/2022

2021-22 REFLECTIONS
Congratulations again to 2nd grade student Guhan Rabindranath  for earning an Outstanding Interpretation award for his submission "The Kindness Sensation" in the Reflections Art Competition at the Washington State PTA level of competition.  (Guhan previously earned a Literature Award of Excellence at the Lake Washington PTSA Council level.)  Guhan's entry now advances to the National PTA level of competition!   Good luck, Guhan! Also, tremendous thanks to our Reflections chair , Yu Ling Huang !  You rock! ... read full article
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Heidi Nguyen 
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1/11/2022-6/30/2022

REFLECTIONS THEMES ANNOUNCED
2022-23 "Show Your Voice!" 2023-24 "I Am Hopeful Because..." ... read full article
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Heidi Nguyen 
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1/7/2022-6/30/2022
VOTE BY FEB 8Heidi Nguyen1/28/20222/8/2022
VOTE BY FEB 8
At the General Membership Meeting on Jan 27, our members voted to support and endorse the LWSD Levies: Propositions 1, 2, and 3 .   Want to learn more about the levies?  Visit LWSD here .   Join your PTSA for sign waving on Mon, Feb 7, or just honk to show your support.  Remember to vote by Feb 8! ... read full article
SEEKING IA + PARA SUBSTITUTESHeidi Nguyen2/1/20222/26/2022
SEEKING IA + PARA SUBSTITUTES
Want to make a difference and fill a major need at our school?  Apply to be a substitute Instructional Assistant or Para Educator .  Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.    For more information and to apply, visit the LWSD website HERE . ... read full article
Special General Membership MeetingHeidi Nguyen1/31/20221/31/2022
Special General Membership Meeting
Thursday, February 10 at 7:00pm Please attend this special PTSA General Membership Meeting to help us approve new board roles and responsibilities for 2022-23. ... read full article
SO. MUCH. GRATITUDE.Heidi Nguyen4/29/20226/30/2022
SO. MUCH. GRATITUDE.
T H A N K Y O U to everyone who gobbled up MOD Pizza in support of the PTSA (May 26).  At 8:00p, MOD Pizza shared that "they haven't been this busy in a very long time " because "a ton" of Dickinson/Explorer families showed up -- woohoo! T H A N K Y O U for coming out to support our school li brary + Brick & Mortar Books  + Cold Stone Creamery (May 25): Mrs. Carter, Mr. Fitch, Mr. Gomez, Mrs. Mead, Mrs. Millard, Mrs. Potter, Mrs. Williams, and so many Dickinson/Explorer families.  We loved seeing you ... read full article
2022-23 PTSA BOARD NOMINEESHeidi Nguyen4/17/20224/28/2022
2022-23 PTSA BOARD NOMINEES
The 2022 Emily Dickinson PTSA nominating committee hereby places the following names into nomination:   Co-Presidents: Ashlee Dahlberg and Heidi Nguyen  Treasurer: Mehjabeen Hussain  Secretary: Amanda Howell  Co-VPs of Advocacy: Tammy Korolis and Paige Lloyd Co-VPs of Communications: Pooja Arora and Justine Bond  VP of Events: Shalini Singh  VP of Enrichment: Leslie Soelberg  Co-VPs of Fundraising: Landy Pacheco and Maria Schafer  VP of Membership: Heidi Lin  The Nominating Committee has confirmed that all nominees have been a member of Emily Dickinson PTSA for at least  15 days prior to the election, and meet other requirements as stated in the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws .   Nominating Commitee Members: Pooja ... read full article
2022 LWSD LEVIES TOWN HALLHeidi Nguyen1/22/20221/27/2022
2022 LWSD LEVIES TOWN HALL
Families, staff, & community are invited to listen, learn, and ask questions about the Feb 2022 levies. LWSD Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen , will present information about the levies and answer your questions. Meetings will be held on Teams Live, with the "Question & Answer" feature enabled.  These meetings will be the same presentation.  So pick a date and time that works best for you. Tues, Jan 25, 12-1 pm Thurs, Jan 27, 7-8 pm ... read full article
SEND A TEACHER A VALENTINEHeidi Nguyen1/20/20222/11/2022
SEND A TEACHER A VALENTINE
Lake Washington Schools Foundation This Valentine's Day, let teachers and staff know you care.  For a limited time, when you make a donation in an LWSD teacher or staff member's honor, we'll put their name on our Virtual Wall of Love , send them an inspirational postcard, or even include a special edition enamel pin.  Your donation supports our work and brightens their day!  But please act quickly: We need orders in by February 10.  Check out the options and send your appreciation today at www.lwsf.org/valentine . ... read full article
2021-22 REFLECTIONSHeidi Nguyen1/11/20226/30/2022
2021-22 REFLECTIONS
Congratulations again to 2nd grade student Guhan Rabindranath  for earning an Outstanding Interpretation award for his submission "The Kindness Sensation" in the Reflections Art Competition at the Washington State PTA level of competition.  (Guhan previously earned a Literature Award of Excellence at the Lake Washington PTSA Council level.)  Guhan's entry now advances to the National PTA level of competition!   Good luck, Guhan! Also, tremendous thanks to our Reflections chair , Yu Ling Huang !  You rock! ... read full article
REFLECTIONS THEMES ANNOUNCEDHeidi Nguyen1/7/20226/30/2022
REFLECTIONS THEMES ANNOUNCED
2022-23 "Show Your Voice!" 2023-24 "I Am Hopeful Because..." ... read full article
WE'VE GONE PLATINUMHeidi Nguyen12/20/20215/1/2022
WE'VE GONE PLATINUM
The Washington State PTA has recognized our very own Dickinson PTSA with the Platinum Membership Growth Award !   PTSAs are presented with this award for enrolling at least 20% more members this year compared to last year.  That means our PTSA is growing!  Thank you to everyone who has become a member so far this year:  YOU are the reason our PTSA achieved this award. If you haven't yet signed up for a 2021-22 PTSA membership, please considering joining today.  By doing so, you are demonstrating your support for our PTSA and all it does for our school. ... read full article
We've Gone Platinum!Heidi Nguyen12/5/202112/19/2021
We've Gone Platinum!
The Washington State PTA has recognized our very own Dickinson PTSA with the  Platinum Membership Growth Award !  PTSAs are presented with this award for enrolling at least 20% more members this year compared to last year.  That means our PTSA is growing!  Thank you to everyone who has become a member so far this year:  YOU are the reason our PTSA achieved this award.  If you haven’t yet signed up for a 2021-22 PTSA membership, please consider joining today.  By doing so, you are demonstrating your support for our PTSA and all it does for our school.  ... read full article
MOVE-A-THON SUCCESSHeidi Nguyen10/26/20215/1/2022
MOVE-A-THON SUCCESS
PJ Day, extra recess, Crazy Hair Day, and pies in the face -- OH MY! Enormous THANK YOU to all who participated and contributed to the Move-A-Thon!  You are making a real difference within PTSA and the enrichment programs and family events we can offer! The classroom donations leaderboard at 11:59pm on Wed, Nov 10 determined our top 2 fundraising classes to win a donut party : 1.  $2,710.00  Team Potter (3rd grade) 2.  $2,345.00  Team Schwabenbauer (Kindergarten) 3.  $2,022.00  Team Carter (3rd grade) 4.  $1,902.00  Team Bergstrom (4th grade) 5.  $1,831.00  Team Peckinpaugh (2nd grade) Again, thank you to ... read full article
2021-22 Reflections Theme Announced8/7/202112/31/2021
2021-22 Reflections Theme Announced
The  National PTA Reflections art contest is now open to all Dickinson/Explorer students.  Students create and submit original works of art in one or all of the available categories, but just one entry per category:  dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts.  The 2021-22 Reflections theme is "I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..." Let the theme inspire you, and let creativity flow!  Can't wait to see what Dickinson/Explorer students create!  Submission deadline:  Wed, Nov 10.  Please electronically submit entries to Reflections Chair Yu Ling Huang at   ylhuang@dickinsonptsa.org   2022-23 Reflections theme is  "SHOW YOUR VOICE!" ... read full article

Emily Dickinson PTSA    7040  208th Ave NE    Redmond WA 98053    425 936 2530    LWSD

Emily Dickinson PTSA 2.8.13 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  We serve Emily Dickinson Elementary and Explorer Community School on Union Hill in Redmond, WA.  Tax ID # 91-1212455.