• February 27 and 28 – Alice in Wonderland 7:00pm
• March 2 – 6 – Support Staff Appreciation Week
• March 3 – PTSA Board of Director’s Meeting 7:00-8:30pm • March 5 – Westside Choral Concert (6th Grade Honor Choir) – 7:00-8:30pm Shorewood H.S.
• March 5 – Student Council Meeting 8:15 am Ms. Q’s Room • March 8 – Daylight Savings Time Begins
• March 10 – Student Store 3:40-4:00pm
• March 13 – Popcorn Friday
• March 14 – Shoreline Math Olympiad for Elementary and Middle School at Shoreline Community College from 8:30 am to approx 3:00pm
ALICE IN WONDERLAND – February 27 and 28
DandyLyon Drama and MP PTSA invite you to see MP students acting in Alice in Wonderland. Showtimes are Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28 at 7:00pm at the Shorewood High School Performing Arts Auditorium. Tickets are $5.00/student, $7.00/Adult and can be purchased at the door.
GOLDEN ACORN/OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AWARDS
Please vote online for this year’s MP Golden Acorn award winner (a volunteer recognized for his/her dedication and service to children and youth) and Outstanding Educator award winner (an individual who has provided outstanding educational opportunities for children and youth that are beyond the normal scope of their job).
To vote for the Golden Acorn award: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FQHP85B
To vote for the Outstanding Educator award:
SUPPORT STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK – March 2-6
Here is your chance to appreciate all of the amazing men and women who support Meridian Park and our students. Feel free to send them a handmade card or just let them know how much you appreciate them! Support staff includes: Jill Gwazdauskas and Diane Randall (office), Annie Gage (Family Advocate), Susan Goldman and Tama Leahy (nurses), Para-Educators: Mike Adams, Peggy Bunstine, Deborah Christianson, Angela D’Elia, April Ingle, Chris Keller, Carmen Marsall, Tammy Maxwell, Lisa Olson, Denise Prosser, Monica Reynolds, and Sheryl Skoglund. Cafeteria: Geri Johnson, Sandy Renanco, Babylyn Lumbera, and Custodians: Gary Hobart, Jim Lakey, and Lue Moua.
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NOMINATION FOR THE MERIDIAN PARK PTSA OFFICERS – Due March 16, 2015!
At the April 7, 2015 general membership meeting, MP will be electing officers for the following positions: Co-President, VP Events, VP Programs, Secretary, and Co-Treasurer for the 2015-2016 PTSA year. Please consider nominating someone. Individuals are welcome to recommend themselves. Please contact Dana Doerksen at
firstname.lastname@example.org with nominations or further questions.
MERIDIAN PARK POSITIVE BEHAVIOR COMMITTEE
MP’s Positive Behavior Committee is looking for two or three parents to supervise our monthly Very Important Cheetah (VIC) lunches. The lunches are from 11:15 – 1:30 on the following dates: February 26th, March 26th, April 30th, May 28th, and June 11th. Volunteers’ duties include setting up the tables on the stage in the cafeteria for the VICs, making sure VICs get to the tables, get their drinks, and take their photo. That’s it! If you are interested in helping with one or more of these lunches, please contact Jenny Hillger
(email@example.com) or Megan Jones
THE WORKS – March 3 from 6:30-8:00pm
It’s MP’s night to volunteer at The Works! This is a terrific opportunity to help out in our community! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Tracey Poole at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEALTH OFFICE WISH LIST
The Health Office is hoping for donations of healthy snacks: String cheese, small packages of crackers/pretzels, fruit leather, applesauce (individually packaged), granola/nutrition bars (nut free if possible), and yogurt squeeze tubes. If you are able to contribute snacks, please feel free to drop them off at the MP front office or the Health Office. Thank you for your support!
SAVE THE DATE!
March 20 End of Second Trimester
March 23 – No School, Staff Work Day
March 24 – Student Store, 8:40am – 9:00am
March 25 – Shoreline Special Needs PTA Meeting 6:30pm
April 2 – MP SKating Party 6:00pm Lynnwood Bowl & Skate