Here’s what’s happening for the week of May 11, 2015

May 11 – No School
May 11 – Car Show Meeting – 7:00pm in the Library
May 12 – 15 – Teacher Appreciation Week

NEXT WEEK

May 18 – 21 – Sixth Grade Camp
May 25 – No School, Memorial Day

STATE TESTING SCHEDULE
On time attendance is very important! Please review this information carefully.
It’s very helpful for students to attend on the dates listed; please limit appointments & early dismissals.

Grade 3 May 14 & 19
Grade 4 May 12, 13
Grade 5 May 13
Grade 6 May 12

If you have questions, contact your teacher or Mr. Tadlock.
Thank you for helping us with perfect attendance during state testing!

MP ARTS FESTIVAL
You are cordially invited to the annual Meridian Park Arts Festival, Thursday, May 28, 2015, featuring student demonstrations in the fine and performing arts.
Highlights of the evening include:

Student artwork displayed throughout the building: All evening
Poetry readings in the Library Media Center: 6-6:25 p.m.
Chamber music in the main entrance lobby: 6:30-6:40 p.m.
Vocal concert, “Critters and Folks,” in the gym: 6:45-7:30 p.m. All students in grades 2, 3, 4, and 5 will perform.* Visual art viewing:7:30-8 p.m.

*Students should be in place in the bleachers at 6:35 p.m. Dress up as much as you would like! All 2nd-5th grade students are expected to perform at the concert. We need every student to be there as we are so eager to share our exciting, fun, beautiful music with you, our honored guests! You won’t want to miss it!
Please plan to attend this wonderful event with your family!
Shari Anderson, Music Specialist
Jenny Hillger, Library Media Specialist
Vicki Ault, String Orchestra teacher
Kelsey Jobst, Band teacher

PTSA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING – June 4, 7:00-8:30pm in the Library
Calling All of Our Amazing Meridian Park Volunteers! Please join the Meridian Park PTSA for a special Volunteer Recognition Night and General Membership Meeting Thursday, June 4th from 7-8:30pm. Treats and FREE childcare provided!

FIELD DAY IS COMING!
Field Day is coming Friday June 12th, 1:00-3:30 and we need your help! This is usually one of the highlights of the year for many kids, and we need lots of family support to make it successful. If you would be willing to volunteer to help run a station please email Mr. Reiman at matt.reiman. If someone you know is also volunteering and you would like to work at the same station, please indicate that as well.

May 26 – Shoreline Special Needs PTA Meeting 6:30pm
May 28 – MP Arts Festival 6:00 – 8:00 pm
May 29 – Popcorn Friday
June 2 – 5th Grade Band and Orchestra Night 7:30pm
June 2 – MP Menchie’s Night 6:30 – 9:30pm
June 4 – PTSA General Membership Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation 7:00 – 8:30
June 5 – Box Top Trimming and Prep – 2:00pm in the Staff Lounge
June 8 – Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
June 10 – 6th Grade Band and Orchestra Concert – 7:00pm
June 12 – Field Day 1:00-3:30pm
June 15 – Student Council Student Store – 2nd Recess
June 18 – 6th Grade Moving On Ceremony