Here’s What’s Happening for the Week of February 13, 2017

THIS WEEK AT Meridian Park

Wednesday, February 15th – Supporting LGBTQ Youth and Families Panel Discussion,
4:00-6:00 pm at the Shoreline Center, Shoreline Room, 18560 1st Ave. NE – Contact Constance, 206-801-2253 with any questions.

Calling all K-6 Cheetahs! The Yearbook Club would like your design ideas for the 2016-17 yearbook cover! This year’s yearbook theme is, “Keep Calm and Cheetah On.”

If you’d like a chance for your artwork/design to be featured on the cover, submit it (scanned or photo) to by THURSDAY, MARCH 2nd. Please include: Student Name, Grade/Teacher, and Contact Info (Email and Phone Number).

NOTE: All submitted artwork must be original ideas and created entirely by the student.
After we receive all submissions, the Yearbook Club will review your artwork and make a decision based on: Interpretation of the theme, Technical skill, and Origi.

Tall Tales School Play
MP PTSA Drama Club’s performance of “Tall Tales” is March 3rd & 4th @ 7 pm, Shorewood High School Theater. Watch for pre-sale ticket information in Kid Mail. Tickets are $8/Adult and $5/student. This is a great family friendly show!

Community Dinner and Lecture
Edmonds Lutheran Church is hosting a dinner and lecture “Islam, Christianity, and Friendship” in partnership with the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS).
Saturday, February 11th at 5:30 pm
23525 84th Ave W
Edmonds, WA 98026
RSVP is appreciated but not required by emailing or email Suzy Baroud at with any questions.
MP Read-a-thon Coming Soon!
The 2017 Read-a-Thon (RAT) is coming up! It will begin on Monday, February 27th and end on Sunday, March 19th. RAT is a fun opportunity to read, read, read — for students and families alike! It is also an important fundraiser for PTSA, with funds raised supporting a variety of student activities and academic resources. Materials will come home with your student(s) next week explaining how to participate, collect pledges, and even earn prizes. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Elizabeth Swan at Thank you in advance for your participation; happy reading!

Afternoon Mandarin Chinese Classes
Afternoon Mandarin language classes are now forming at MP! Instructor Hua Zhang will be offering classes (grades K-6) on Mondays and Wednesdaysfrom 3:35 pm – 4:35 pm. Classes will run from February 13 – June 14. Look for her flyer in your student’s boomerang folder and also in the upcoming February Cheetah Chatter for more info. Or contact Ms. Zhang directly at

February 20-24th – Mid Winter Break – No School
February 27th – MP Read-a-thon Begins
Thursday, March 2nd – MP Instrumental Concert
March 3rd & 4th – MP Drama Club performs “Tall Tales” – 7:00 pm at Shorewood HS Theater – More details to follow