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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, May 1
Time:
2:45p - 11:59p

The Dickinson Community Messenger is a weekly e-newsletter. Look for it on Sunday afternoons to prep for the school week ahead. SUBSCRIBE for the latest news + events at Dickinson/Explorer.
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week

Date:
Monday, May 2
Safety Patrol: BLUE squad
Safety Patrol: BLUE squad

Date:
Monday, May 2

May 2-6
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week

Date:
Tuesday, May 3
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week

Date:
Wednesday, May 4
SBA State Testing begins
SBA State Testing begins

Date:
Wednesday, May 4

SBA state testing May 4 - June 2.
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week

Date:
Thursday, May 5
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week
Teacher + Staff Appreciation Week

Date:
Friday, May 6
Math Challenge #15
Math Challenge #15

Date:
Friday, May 6

MATH CHALLENGE #15: https://www.mathinaction.org/e-dickinsonexplorer-elementary.html

CHALLENGE SCHEDULE: here
School Lunch Hero Day
School Lunch Hero Day

Date:
Friday, May 6
Where:
http://www.schoollunchheroday.com/

Between preparing healthful food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating food allergies, and offering service with a smile, LWSD's nutrition professionals have a lot on their plates. To recognize School Lunch Hero Day on Friday, May 6, LWSD invites you to take a moment to show our Nutrition Services team members how much they're appreciated!
Carnival Wristband Sales BEGIN
Carnival Wristband Sales BEGIN

Date:
Friday, May 6
Where:
https://dickinsonptsa.org/Packet/CarnivalBands
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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, May 8
Time:
2:45p - 11:59p

SUBSCRIBE for the latest news + events at Dickinson/Explorer.
Safety Patrol: RED squad
Safety Patrol: RED squad

Date:
Monday, May 9

May 9-13
Virtual Author Visit: Jerry Pallotta
Virtual Author Visit: Jerry Pallotta

Date:
Monday, May 9
Where:
Teams

Students will experience a virtual author visit from Jerry Pallotta, author of the popular "Who Would Win" book series featuring the world's fiercest animals.

Grades K-2: 12:40-1:40p
Grades 3-5: 1:45-2:45p

Sponsored by the PTSA.
2:00p Garden Committee Raffle
Garden Committee Raffle

Date:
Wednesday, May 11
Time:
2:00p - 2:40p
Where:
front of Dickinson

The PTSA Garden Committee is raffling a $25 Molbak's gift card + potted plant. Raffle tickets are $10 each. Winner will be notified on Friday afternoon via text. All funds raised will get the raised garden beds started.
Math Challenge #15 DUE
Math Challenge #15 DUE

Date:
Friday, May 13
Where:
give to teacher or front office

MATH CHALLENGE #15: https://www.mathinaction.org/e-dickinsonexplorer-elementary.html

CHALLENGE SCHEDULE: here
3:30p Garden Committee Raffle
Garden Committee Raffle

Date:
Friday, May 13
Time:
3:30p - 4:00p
Where:
Wetlands parking lot

The PTSA Garden Committee is raffling a $25 Molbak's gift card + potted plant. Raffle tickets are $10 each. Winner will be notified on Friday afternoon via text. All funds raised will get the raised garden beds started.

5:00p Explorer Spring Social
Explorer Spring Social

Date:
Friday, May 13
Time:
5:00p - 7:00p
Where:
Anderson Park, Redmond

The Explorer Spring Social is moved to this Friday!

Sign up HERE to contribute a potluck dish.
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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, May 15
Time:
2:45p - 11:59p

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Safety Patrol: YELLOW squad
Safety Patrol: YELLOW squad

Date:
Monday, May 16

May 16-20
6:30p LAST Explorer Parent Meeting
LAST Explorer Parent Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, May 17
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Dickinson Commons

We ask that someone from each family attend. We will vote to approve the budget for 2022-23, sign up for next year's committees and Friday Choice dates, and introduce new families, along with normal business.

If you need childcare during the meeting, sign up on the Explorer Parents Shutterfly site. Go to the "More" tab, select "Sign Up", then on the left hand side look for "May Childcare" link. Volunteer to watch the children on the same sign up sheet.
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Carnival Wristband Sales END
Carnival Wristband Sales END

Date:
Sunday, May 22

Pre-purchase your carnival wristbands HERE by 11:59p on May 22!
2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, May 22
Time:
2:45p - 11:59p

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Safety Patrol: GREEN squad
Safety Patrol: GREEN squad

Date:
Monday, May 23

May 23-26
5:00p Brick & Mortar Books Literacy Event
Brick & Mortar Books Literacy Event

Date:
Wednesday, May 25
Time:
5:00p - 7:00p
Where:
7430 164th Ave NE, Suite B105, Redmond 98052

We're excited to partner with Brick and Mortar Books in Redmond Town Center for a library fundraising event. Between 5-7p, the library receives 20% of all sales in the store! Shop local, support our library, listen to read-alouds by Mrs. Williams, Mrs. Millard, Mr. Fitch, Mrs. Potter, and Mr. Gomez, and keep promoting our students' love of reading!

5:00p Cold Stone Creamery fundraiser
Cold Stone Creamery fundraiser

Date:
Wednesday, May 25
Time:
5:00p - 7:00p

Visit Cold Stone Creamery in Redmond Town Center on Thurs, 5/26, and a portion of sales will be donated to Dickinson PTSA!
Spirit Day: Backwards Day
Spirit Day: Backwards Day

Date:
Thursday, May 26

Wear your clothes backwards to school!
MOD Pizza fundraiser
MOD Pizza fundraiser

Date:
Thursday, May 26
Where:
Redmond Ridge

Visit MOD Pizza Redmond Ridge on Thurs, 5/26, and 20% of sales will be donated to Dickinson PTSA!

If ordering online, use code MODF5256.
NO SCHOOL - LEAP Day
NO SCHOOL - LEAP Day

Date:
Friday, May 27
PTSA Award Nominations DUE
PTSA Award Nominations DUE

Date:
Friday, May 27

Each year, Dickinson PTSA recognizes volunteers and educators for outstanding service to our children and school community by presenting them with honors such as the Golden Acorn, Outstanding Advocate, and Outstanding Educator awards.

We invite you to participate by submitting a nomination form HERE.
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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, May 29
Time:
2:45p - 11:59p

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NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

Date:
Monday, May 30
Safety Patrol: BLUE squad
Safety Patrol: BLUE squad

Date:
Tuesday, May 31

May 31-June 3
REGULAR SCHOOL DAY
REGULAR SCHOOL DAY

Date:
Tuesday, May 31
SBA State Testing ends
SBA State Testing ends

Date:
Thursday, June 2

SBA state testing May 4 - June 2.
5:30p Carnival
Carnival

Date:
Friday, June 3
Time:
5:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Dickinson campus

Come one, come all! Step right up to the most fun around. Dickinson/Explorer Carnival is coming to town. Games, inflatables, food, and more... Treats, prizes, and grins galore! Buy your wristband now so it's out of the way, which saves precious time and money on carnival day.

Celebrate the end of the school year with an evening at the Dickinson/Explorer Fairgrounds. Come join the fun!
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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.