Message for the week of January 14, 2019

Tuesday – Stop the Bleed Training, 6:30-8:00PM in the library (see below)

Wednesday – Early Release Day, 1:50 Dismissal

Thursday – MLK, Jr. Assembly (Gr. 1-6), 2:30PM in the cafeteria

Friday – MLK, Jr. Assembly (K), 9:30AM in the cafeteria


Future Dates

Monday, January 21 – NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, January 23 – NO Early Release (4-day week)

Friday, January 25 – Spirit Day, Future Job Day

Wednesday, January 30 – NO Early Release (4-day week)

Friday, February 1 – NO SCHOOL

Are you interested in having your student assessed for highly capable services for next year? Shoreline is offering testing for hi-cap eligibility this Spring for any student not previously screened or tested during the 2018-2019 school year. For more information or to register on-line, please visit You may also contact the hi-cap program office at 206-393-4771.

Stop the Bleed, Save a Life! MP PTSA is presenting free training to MP parents and caretakers on January 15th, from 6:30-8:00PM. This free 1.5 hour course teaches basic life-saving medical interventions, including a brief Active Shooter preparedness presentation and methods to control bleeding. If you are interested in signing up for this event, please contact April Ingle at

On January 21st at 10:00AM the MPPTSA is offering a MLK Day of Service opportunity on the school grounds. Come prepared to pull weeds, rake leaves, and clean up the school.  Join us again at 4:00 PM for a Neighborhood Potluck. MPPTSA is partnering with the Meridian Park Neighborhood Association to make this event possible. There will be games and fun activities for the whole family!

The Variety Show is coming up! There is Mandatory Tech Rehearsal for ALL performers on Thursday Jan 24th 4-6pm. Please wear the clothes you will be wearing for the performance. The show will be on Friday, January 25th at Shorewood High School from 6:00-8:30PM.

Upcoming Spirit Day on Friday, January 25, it is Future Job Day!  Dress up in whatever career you think might be in your future!

Join fellow Shoreline families on Friday, January 25, 2019, in Olympia for Gifted Ed Day (GED) festivities.  Learn about the issues that are impacting Hi Cap services across our state, see government at work, meet with legislators, and connect with Hi Cap families from other districts.  This is an excused absence day for Shoreline students who plan to attend.  If you and your student(s) would like to tour the Capitol Building, we have availability in a tour scheduled for 12 noon. This will be on a “first come, first serve” basis.  If interested, please email:!

We are still looking for Winter Ball (January 31st) volunteers! Please e-mail to express interest or receive more information.

The Spring Auction Needs You! Do you own a business? Have a vacation property? Have connections with local businesses? The MP Spring Auction committee is actively seeking auction items. Please let us know if you have something to donate or would like to help procure items for the Family Fun Night and Auction on April 18. Contact:

From the Office:   The first week of 2019 at MP was amazing.  Your student(s) worked really hard and it was a super positive and productive week full of learning and laughing. We are working on ‘perseverance’ in January. We are also honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Please consider how your family can do community service on Jan 21 or this month.  There are so many ways to be involved in our PTA, our school, or our community; we welcome your involvement. We appreciate everyone’s patience in our parking lot and on Meridian; slow please, share, and take turns.  We are a great school community because of all of us working together.  See you soon!  One Community • Stronger Together • Celebrating 25 Years of Greatness