Here’s What’s Happening for the Week of April 24, 2017

THIS WEEK AT Meridian Park

Monday, April 24th – Talking to Kids About Race – Einstein Middle School Cafeteria 6:30-8:30 pm

Hicap Parent Event
Shoreline Public Schools and the Shoreline HiCap Advocacy Group are co-sponsoring a community event on Tuesday, May 16, at the Shoreline Conference Center. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Nancy Hertzog, Director of the UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars. A renowned expert in gifted education, Dr. Hertzog will bring much insight to families and staff about the education of Highly Capable students. Childcare will be provided by the YMCA at no cost, and will be on a “first come, first serve” basis by contacting shoreline.hicap.advocacy@gmail.com. Event time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Shoreline Room. For additional info: http://www.shorelinehicap.org or http://www.shorelineschools.org/Domain/90

Yearbook Sales
Reminder to Keep Calm and . . . Buy your 2016-2017 Meridian Park Yearbook Today! Forms were sent home, but if you didn’t receive one, please be in touch.

Get Meridian Park’s full-color, student-made yearbook for only $17.00. Remember to return the form with your payment (check payable to “Meridian Park PTSA” or cash) NO LATER THAN April 30th.

Yearbooks will also be sold in the front lobby during the last week of school for $20, but there are only a limited number available. Don’t miss out!

Yearbook Photo Search
The MP Yearbook Staff is looking for photos for our 2017 yearbook. This is your last chance to send in your photos! The Potluck and Family Fun night pictures especially! Send all photos by email to Molly at moogie1221@gmail.com by April 19th.

Save The Date – 6th Grade Moving On Ceremony
June 22, 9:30 – 11:00 am and then lunch potluck BBQ at Cromwell park.
Volunteers are needed! Please click on the following link. Many hands are needed for this important tradition!
http://www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0B4DAEA92DA6FC1-6thgrade

Cultural Event
Culture Share: BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
Sat. April 29th, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Shoreline City Hall
17500 Midvale Ave. North
Free event! Bring a potluck dish to share.

There will be music, dancing, and food for all to enjoy! Come meet your neighbors and learn about different cultures. The Culture Share on Saturday, April 29th will focus on Bosnia & Herzegovina, in partnership with Kud Ljiljan, the youth program of the Islamic Community of Bosniaks in Washington (ICBW). The City of Shoreline is committed to ensuring a welcoming and safe community for all.
State Testing Schedule 2017 – Meridian Park
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 and early dismissals.

Grade 3 – May 2, 4, 5, 25, 26
(includes room 411, Ms. Sabo)
Grade 4 – May 16, 17, 18, 19
Grade 5 – May 2, 9, 16, 18, 25-26
Grade 6 – May 2, 16, 18, 25-26

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

LOOKING AHEAD
April 30th – Deadline to Order Yearbooks
May 9th – PTSA Board Meeting – MP Library 7:00-8:30 pm
May 25th – MP Arts Festival – More details to come
June 3rd – MP PTSA Mariners Night – More details to come