Message for the week of September 17, 2018

MP Update for the week of September 17, 2018

Early Release Wednesday at 1:50 pm!  Please check your plans. Younger children often forget, so please consider a reminder note or system.  We understand the need sometimes for early pick-ups, but it’s helpful if we can limit early pick-ups after 1:30.  Good job last week, Cheetahs, and thank you!

Tuesday, September 18 – PTSA Meeting

All are welcome at 6:30 PM in the library for the PTSA’s first meeting of the year!  Childcare is provided by YMCA. Come learn about a new Grandparent Ambassador program and hear from Shoreline Council co-President Susie Moore.

Tuesday, September 18 & Wednesday, September 19 – Art Docent Orientation

If you signed up to be an Art Docent, please attend one of the following orientations: Sept. 18th, 9:15 am (Teacher’s Lounge) or Sept 19th, 7pm (Library).  Our Volunteer-led Art Docent Team is recruiting for new & returning volunteers to support quarterly art projects in your child(ren)’s classroom during school hours. Email if you are interested, but cannot attend a scheduled orientation.

Friday, September 28 – Walk-A-Thon, 2-3 pm, extended recess activity, please notice the DATE CHANGE

You’re invited to walk, jog, or volunteer on September 28 as we fund raise for classroom field trips and other special activities.

Picture day is quickly approaching!

Picture day will be Monday, September 24th (grades 2-3-4-5-6) and Tuesday September 25th (grades K-1-2). Retakes will be on Tuesday, November 6th.  Order pictures using the form that comes home with your student(s), or order online at Meridian Park’s online access key is: TU8C8G6U. Online pre-orders are available up to 4 days after picture day. Extra paper forms are available in the office.

The MP Yearbook team is looking for photos of any 2018-2019 MP clubs, events, field trips, classroom pics, and before and after school pictures. If you take a picture and think it would be good in the yearbook, please email it to

Check out Meridian Park’s sponsorship page. These local businesses are owned by Meridian Park parents or supporters of the Meridian Park community and are all committed to our students’ experience!

Become a member of the Meridian Park PTSA! Membership shows support for efforts to provide opportunities for students, foster a sense of community within our school, and partner with school staff to create a positive climate. Thank you for supporting Meridian Park’s PTSA!  Sign-up online HERE.

From the Office:  Thanks for a smooth early release last week and let’s do it again this week!  Thanks also for a fantastic curriculum night.  We hope to see everyone at PTA on Tuesday at 6:30 pm. For your information, we will be holding an all school lockout and fire drill on Thursday at 3 pm and all students will be prepared in advance by their teachers.  If your schedule allows, please join us for our annual Cheetah Walk-A-Thon in the afternoon on September 28.  Thanks again for our partnership and we look forward to seeing you soon. – MP Admin and Staff.