Here’s What’s Happening for the Week of October 19, 2015

THIS WEEK AT Meridian Park

Oct. 23 – Reflections Entries Due
Oct. 24 – Legislative Assembly in Olympia

LOOKING AHEAD

Oct. 26 – No School, Non Student Work Day
Oct. 29 – Fall Harvest & Culture Fest 6:00-8:00pm

EMPOWER THE CHEETAH FALL FUNDRAISER
Please consider donating money to the MP PTSA fall fundraiser. Empower the Cheetah paperwork and pledge forms went home last week and can also be found on the mpptsa.org website and Facebook page. 100% of your donation goes towards the students of Meridian Park Elementary! Thanks for your support!

ART ENRICHMENT
The MP PTSA is sponsoring an after school art enrichment class. Class will be led by ArtwiseNW on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 starting November 5 for six weeks. Cost is $90. Registration opens on October 21 at annie.gage. For more information, please see yellow flyer that went home in kidmail or contact Mary Webb at mwebbnd.

REFLECTIONS
The Reflections theme for 2015/16 is “Let Your Imagination Fly!” If you are interested in participating in Reflections, please turn in your original artwork reflecting this theme. Artwork should be turned in to the office, by Friday Oct. 23rd. Each piece must have an entry form attached. You may use the following link for an entry form, and to look up the rules to your art category. http://www.wastatepta.org/Programs/reflections/forms.html
Contact Reflections Chair, Tiffany Megargee with questions: tiffgm

PTSA FALL HARVEST AND CULTURE FEST – October 29th
Come in costume or traditional dress to the PTSA Fall Harvest and Culture Fest! Join us Thursday, October 29th from 6:00-8:00 pm in the cafeteria for entertainment from different cultural acts and in the gym for Meridian Park Around the World. MP families will host tables showcasing their heritage, culture, or birthplace with artifacts, photos, and other engaging items and activities.

We still need more families to host tables. Are you from Seattle? You can host a Pacific NW table! Were you born in another state? You can host a Hawaii table!

Volunteers are also needed for set up, pie potluck, face painting, and clean up. If interested in volunteering, please contact Jill Steinberg at jrsteinberg or Dana Doerksen at gasbarri. Your support makes this event possible!

VOLLEYBALL CLUB
Beginning Volleyball Club for 5th and 6th grade students begins November 10th. The club meets on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings from 8:15 to 9:00 am through December 17th. There are currently five open spots left in club. Permission slips are available from Jill G. in the main office. Contact Mr. Alford or Mrs. Borovina for more details.

SAVE THE DATE!
Nov. 3 – Make Up Picture Day
Nov. 3 – PTSA Board of Directors Meeting 7:00-8:30pm
Nov. 12 – Skating Party 6:00-8:00pm
Nov. 20 – Bookfair
Nov. 20 – Movie Night