MP Update for April 15-19, 2019

Have a wonderful spring break!

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It’s an exciting week at MP, with lots of great opportunities to celebrate, socialize, and support our school community:

Monday – Yearbook photo submissions due (see below)

Wednesday – Early Release Day, 1:50 Dismissal

Wednesday – Book Fair (see below)

ThursdayBook Fair & Spring Family Fun Night (see below)

Friday – Book Fair & Spirit Day: Crazy Hat & Hair (see below)

Reminder: Next week is Spring Break — NO SCHOOL

State Testing (SBA) for Grades 3-4-5-6:  Please see the schedule attached and sent home last week.  It helps to limit absences for appointments.  Testing dates are spread across April, May and June. Please check the schedule against your family calendar – thanks! MP State Testing 2019

The Spring Book Fair runs Wed-Fri this week. Shop a wonderful selection of titles, check out teacher wish lists, and remind your students to spend their Read-a-Thon Book Bucks if they earned them! If you can VOLUNTEER, Please contact Jenny Hillger, MP librarian, at or 206-393-4125 if you can assist for any time on Wed. April 17 [8:30AM-1:15PM], Thurs. April 18 [8:30AM-7:30PM], or Fri. April 18 [8:30AM-2:00PM].

Our Spring Family Fun Night and 25th Birthday Party is on Thursday, from 6-8PM. You don’t want to miss this! Craft-making, mac’n’cheese bake-off, silent auction, and more. There will be a recharge/low-stim room hosted by the SSNPTSA. You can also  VOLUNTEER and still enjoy all the festivities. Please contact Katie Johnson at if you can assist any time between 4-8:30PM on Thurs. There’s a job for every interest and ability.

Interested in a sneak peek at this year’s exciting auction items? Click HERE  to check them out!

Our next Spirit Day is Friday, and it’s Crazy Hat & Hair Day. There will be a Crazy Hat making station on Thursday night provided by Student Council at the Family Fun Night, so come and get yours ready! 

Future Events and Volunteer Opportunities

YEARBOOK pre-order forms are due by May 3rd. Pre ordered books are $17. A limited number will be offered for $20 the last week of school. Cash or check only. Have photos to share? E-mail them directly to: Submission deadline: April 15th for our 2018-2019 yearbook.

Free meals for kids and teens will be available at the following locations and times, on weekdays from July 8-August 2, 2019. Anyone age 18 or under can join us for free:

Meridian Park Elementary | 10:45AM-11:30AM

17077 Meridian Ave N

Shoreline 98133

Shorecrest High School | 12-12:30PM

15343 25th Ave NE

Shoreline, 98155

It’s never too late to become a member of our Meridian Park PTSA or make a donation to support our entire Cheetah community at

From the Office:  Our Cheetahs are being learners and leaders. State testing for grades 3-4-5-6 starts after break – please see the schedule. We hope to see EVERYONE this week for the Book Fair, Family Night, and Birthday Celebration on Thursday.  As we celebrate our 25th year, we thank you for the gift of your children and family.  – MP Staff • Meridian Park Elementary • One Community • Stronger Together • Celebrationg 25 Years of Greatness