Here’s What’s Happening for the Week of March 20, 2017

THIS WEEK AT Meridian Park

March 24th – Deadline for Family Photo entries (see below for details)

March 26th – Deadline for Submissions for Outstanding Educator and Golden Acorn Awards.

Make your nominations today!

Geology Club
PTSA Sponsored Geology Club with Rock Solid Science. WHEN: FRIDAYS 3:30-4:45 PMDATES: APRIL 28TH, May 5TH, May 12th, May 19th. Program is limited to 12 students. Cost is $75 for 4 weeks of ROCKIN’ EARTH SCIENCE! To confirm your place in class, please register and pay online via http://www.rocksolidscience.com

MP Read-a-Thon
The 2017 Read-a-Thon (R-a-T) ends this SUNDAY, 3/19! Please turn in all pledges and tracking forms by Friday, 3/24. Only forms and pledges received by Friday, 3/24 will count toward prizes. Prizes will come home April 10th-12th and will be available for pickup at Family Fun Night on April 13th. Prizes include credit to spend on BOOKS at the Spring Book Fair, April 12th-14th. Any questions or concerns can be direct to Elizabeth Swan at eswan27@gmail.com.

THANK YOU to all of the students who submitted T-Shirt design ideas; check them out in the main entrance lobby. And THANK YOU to everyone supporting our students as they read, read, read, right through Sunday!

Mindfulness and yoga club
Grades 3-6
Tuesdays April 25-May 30 at 3:30-4:45
Cost $80
Please contact instructor Jeannie Cziesla at jbcziesla@gmail.com to register.
If you would like to be lead parent (attend all classes), let the instructor know and your child will get free tuition. A parent volunteer is required so if no lead parent, parents are expected to signup to volunteer for one class.

April 6th – LGBTQ Families & Allies Potluck – The Shoreline PTA Council is proud to partner with the Shoreline Public Schools for the 2nd annual LGBTQ Families and Allies Potluck Dinner on Thursday, April 6th from 5:30-7:30pm at Shoreline Center.

Family Picture Project
Please join us in celebrating and honoring all of the families at Meridian Park. The PTSA and Meridian Park staff would like to invite all families to participate in our Family Picture Project. The goal is to fill our front foyer with pictures of our families. We are asking you to:

  • Send a printed family photo with your child to school (one you might not get back) and write your name on the back, OR
  • Email a photo to: mpptsapresident@gmail.com
    We hope to have all family photos ready for display by Friday, March 24th.

LOOKING AHEAD
April 3 – No School – Staff Work Day
April 4 – PTSA Board of Directors and General Membership Meeting – 7:00 – 8:30 pm – MP Library. Special Guest – Curtis Campbell will go over how to use the School District APP. Bring your smartphones and learn how to set alerts for the updates you want.
April 7 – Meridian Park Multicultural Potluck – 5:30 – 7:30 pm – MP Cafeteria
April 12 – April 14 – Spring Scholastic Book Fair
April 13 – Spring Family Fun Night and Recognition of the Educator of the Year and Golden Acorn.