Emily Dickinson PTSA 2.8.13

CALENDAR

MESSENGER
 

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DIRECTORY

AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

Chess Club registration closes 2/1

 

SHOW SCHOOL SPIRIT

MOD Pizza Event (Redmond Ridge) 2/15

Pre-order the Dickinson Yearbook

Spirit Wear sales close 2/22

verify your orders

 

VOLUNTEER

5th Grade Promotion Committee 

Art Walk Coordinator for 4/20 event

Carnival Committee for 6/9 event

Garden Club on 2/6

Nominating Committee needed 1-2 hours/week in Jan+Feb

Staff Appreciation Week Committee for 5/1-5/5

more volunteer opportunities

 

STAY CONNECTED

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MATH CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT

CONGRATULATIONS to our top scoring students in the 2022 National Math Challenge Tournament!  Our school had three high scoring entrants:  Top scorer Guhan Rabindranath (3rd grade), and top 10% scorers Anika Menon (3rd grade) and Paridhi Gupta (2nd grade).  Well done to you all!  And for everyone else, don't forget to keep turning in your Math Challenges.


FUN RUN 2022

FUN RUN raised an impressive $32,969.23 as of 10/15/2022.  Team Jackson (1st grade) and Team Larsen (1st grade) each won a dessert party, according to the Classroom Donations Leaderboard HERE.  Thank you to ALL who contributed and helped make FUN RUN a tremendous success! 


LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 2022

Washington State PTA (WSPTA) hosted Legislative Assembly on Oct 15-16, 2022.  PTA delegates voted on these top five legislative priorities as listed below:

WSPTA 2022-2024 Top 5 Legislative Priorities: (1.) Addressing the student mental health crisis (2.) Addressing critical gaps in education funding (3.) Preventing and reducing gun violence and suicide (4.) Addressing funding, inclusion and supports in special education (5.) Building and maintaining safer school facilities


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updated 1/26/2023

Chess Club also returns!  Register HERE by Wed, Feb 1Chess Wizards teaches students that chess is fun on Day 1.  Students will be divided into groups according to chess experience.  After school Mondays over eight weeks for grades 1-5 beginning Mon, Feb 6.

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International Night was a tremendous success!  Thank you to all participating students, families, staff, and guests.  We couldn't have done it without your support!

Math Challenge #8 is available HERE and due Fri, Jan 27.  Please print and return to school.  Students who complete 12 out of 15 challenges are recognized with a personalized medal at the end of the school year.

Update your teacher assignments HERE to help complete our online student directory.

4th graders: Obtain a FREE pass to federal parks, lands, and waters from Every Kid Outdoors!  Passes must be printed; electronic passes not accepted.  Passes are intended for 4th graders only and valid through August 31, 2023.

Volunteers neededMake sure your volunteer status is up to date!  First time volunteer?  Submit a LWSD Online Volunteer Application for clearance.  Returning volunteer?  Look for a renewal reminder from Raptor.  (Check junk mail for Raptor System.)  Approvals are valid for two full years.

Free & Reduced Meal Benefits:  Applications for the 2022-23 school year are available to complete online (preferred method) through MySchoolApps, or by manually filling out an application found on the district website.  Please file a new application for uninterrupted benefits.  The application takes less than 10 minutes to complete, and parents need to provide just one application per family or household.


SUBSCRIBE TO THE MESSENGER

Subscribe HERE for The Messenger, your PTSA e-newsletter.  Be first to know about book fairs, Fun Run, International Night, theater, BINGO night, carnival, and all other PTSA events!


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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, January 29
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.
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Safety Patrol: BLUE squad
Safety Patrol: BLUE squad

Date:
Monday, January 30
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Mrs. Enslow's birthday
Mrs. Enslow's birthday

Date:
Wednesday, February 1
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Chess Club registration ENDS
Chess Club registration ENDS

Date:
Wednesday, February 1

Final day to register for after school Chess Club HERE!
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2:30p Art Club begins
Art Club begins

Date:
Wednesday, February 1
Time:
2:30p - 4:00p
Where:
school classroom or pod

Grades 1-2
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4:00p Art Club begins
Art Club begins

Date:
Wednesday, February 1
Time:
4:00p - 5:30p
Where:
school classroom or pod

Grades 3-5
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9:30a School Garden Meeting
School Garden Meeting

Date:
Thursday, February 2
Time:
9:30a - 10:30a
Where:
portable
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Math Challenge #9
Math Challenge #9

Date:
Friday, February 3

Math Challenge #9: https://www.mathinaction.org/e-dickinsonexplorer-elementary.html
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Spirit Day: Spirit Wear or School Colors
Spirit Day: Spirit Wear or School Colors

Date:
Friday, February 3
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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, February 5
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.
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Safety Patrol: RED squad
Safety Patrol: RED squad

Date:
Monday, February 6
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11:50a Garden Club
Garden Club

Date:
Monday, February 6
Time:
11:50a - 12:50p
Where:
lunch recess

K-2 + Pull-Out Quest: 11:50a - 12:20p
3-5 + Explorer: 12:25p - 12:50p

We would love volunteer help HERE!
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2:30p Art Club
Art Club

Date:
Wednesday, February 8
Time:
2:30p - 4:00p

Grades 1-2
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4:00p Art Club
Art Club

Date:
Wednesday, February 8
Time:
4:00p - 5:30p

Grades 3-5
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Math Challenge #9 DUE
Math Challenge #9 DUE

Date:
Friday, February 10
Where:
give to teacher or front office

Math Challenge #9: https://www.mathinaction.org/e-dickinsonexplorer-elementary.html
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Mr. Spray's birthday
Mr. Spray's birthday

Date:
Friday, February 10
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Spirit Day: Sports Team or College Wear
Spirit Day: Sports Team or College Wear

Date:
Friday, February 10
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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.