Here’s What’s Happening the Week of November 14, 2016

THIS WEEK AT Meridian Park

Tuesday, November 15 – Picture Retakes
Friday, November 18 – 6:30pm Family Movie Night. Free – PTSA is showing
Bolt in the cafeteria. Bring your lawn chair, pillow, picnic dinner, and
anything else that sounds good. Adult supervision of children is required.
Minimum one adult per 6 kids – you can bring your children with their
friends or schedule with another parent to bring yours. Please, remember
you are responsible for the behavior of the children that you bring. We
will have concessions for sale, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Looking Ahead

Tuesday, November 22 – Highly Capable Program Information Night at the
Shoreline Conference Center from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. **Correction to
the November Cheetah Chatter**
Tuesday, November 22 – Family Internet/Social Media Awareness Event,
Einstein Middle School at 7:00 pm, see below for details.

Monday, November 28 – Shoreline Hi Cap Advocacy Group Planning Session at
the Shoreline Library (large meeting room) from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. All Hi Cap
parents are welcome to attend! Contact us at:
Shoreline.Hicap.Advocacy with questions.

Save the Date!
Did you know.Meridian Park’s Got Talent??!!
Do you have an act that no one can top?
Can you keep an audience entertained?
Have you ever wanted a chance to be an Emcee at an awesome venue?
Then be ready to audition for the 2017 Variety Show!

When: Auditions – December 13th and 15th, 2016 3:30-6:30 pm
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal – Friday, January 20th
Talent Show – January 21, 2017

Parents: We could use a hand supervising at the auditions, rehearsal and the
performance. If you are interested in learning more or if you have any
questions, please contact:
Payal Palta at payalpalta 206-384-3831 (texts only) and/or
Margaret Stapleton at margaretstapleton, 206-352-9292
Audition details forthcoming. Dress Rehearsal and Show at Shorecrest High
School Auditorium.

Meridian Park Elementary SPIRIT Apparel Fall 2016 LINK TO THE WEBSITE – Or visit – and enter
"MERIDIAN" as your store name. You can now purchase your items online in 3
easy steps: 1. Go to the online store at 2.
Choose your items and add them to your cart 3. Securely checkout with your
credit card Online Store Deadline: November 21st, 2016 (11:59pm)

PTSA Fall Fundraiser Drive the Cheetah!- Thank you Meridian Park Families!
We are just over $2500…1/4 of the way to our $10K goal! Let’s get the all
the way! If you have not donated yet please consider a donation that will
work for your family. If every student donated $16 we would meet our goal!
Two weeks left in our campaign…look for the purple flyer and yellow
envelope, or you can donate online at and click on the yellow
donate button.

Syre PTA’s Family Engagement Committee would like to invite the adults in
your communities to an upcoming event hosted at Einstein Middle School. The
event is open to parents/guardians of students feeding into the Einstein
community. Please let your families know of this great speaker. Please note
this event is for adults only. Childcare will not be provided. ALL are

Speaker: Stefanie Thomas of the Seattle Police Department’s Internet Crimes
Task Force
Topic: Family Internet/Social Media Awareness
Date: Tuesday, November 22 @ 7:00 PM
Where: Einstein Middle School Cafeteria

Officer Thomas’ dynamic and informative presentation will cover
cyber-bullying, online relationships, social networking, online posting, and
internet safety tips. We hope to facilitate conversations between students
and families, working to nurture a culture of kindness and safety as our
kids navigate the realities of the online world. We hope to have a packed
house! Our kids are growing up in a digital world that is still new to a
lot of us. The more we know about their realities, the more we can help
them safely navigate! This event is open to all of the elementary schools
feeding into Einstein Middle School! Tell a friend!