Message for the week of October 1, 2018

MP Update for the week of October 1, 2018

Tuesday, October 2 – MPPTSA Meeting 6:30 PM (see below)

Wednesday – Early Release at 1:50 pm

Friday, October 5 – Student Council elections

Friday, October 5 – Hearing & Vision Screenings (see below)

Everyone Invited:  Tuesday is our October PTSA meeting, held in the Meridian Park library at 6:30 pm. We will hear from staff, the Special Needs PTSA, and our secretary, Meghan Jernigan. Childcare is provided. This is a great way to be informed or involved.  Please join us!

Parent volunteers are needed to help with health screenings!  Washington State law requires schools to conduct auditory and visual screenings for elementary students in grades K, 1, 2, 3, and 5. The Meridian Park nurse will be doing hearing and vision screenings on Friday October 5th and Monday October 8th, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM and 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM on each of those days. No experience is necessary and training will be provided. If you are able to help, please contact Nurse Tama at 206-393-4124 or

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for October 9, 11, and 12.

The schedule for this week is a little crazy, so please start planning now.

October 8, regular day, 9:05 – 3:30

October 9, conferences, 9:05 – 11:45

October 10, early release day, 9:05 – 1:50

October 11, conferences, 9:05 – 11:45

October 12, conferences, 9:05 – 11:45

Love math problems and puzzles? Math Club is off to a great start and looking for coaches and classroom volunteers in 3rd-6th grade levels to make it a huge success. Our motivated students are waiting for you to share your passion for mathematics so they can prepare for contests and beyond. Learn more about math club HERE, and email to talk with the coaches about ways you can help.

View all of the MPPTSA sponsored before and after school enrichment activities HERE on

Check out Meridian Park’s sponsorship page.

Meridian Park PTSA Needs You! PLEASE JOIN or RENEW TODAY to show support for MP PTSA’s tireless efforts to provide opportunities for students, foster a sense of community within our school, and partner with school staff to create a positive climate.

District Survey:  Please watch your email for an all district survey to be sent out soon.  You can also complete the survey when you attend conferences.  We hope you will participate.

From the Office: A big congratulations to all Cheetahs for a super successful Walk-A-Thon. Thanks to many of you for participating. Donations support a field trip or other special activity for all classrooms. All donations help. We look forward to seeing you at conferences, and we appreciate careful family planning for pick-ups and care next week. Hope to see you at PTA or another activity soon.  MP Admin and Staff

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