MP Update for the Week of 4/29

State Testing (SBA) for Grades 3-4-5-6 begins this week.

Please see the schedule attached and check it against your family’s calendar. Thank you for limiting  absences for appointments on dates that affect your student(s)!  MP State Testing 2019 

Tuesday – SSNPTSA sponsored screening of Intelligent Lives, 7:00-9:00PM*

Wednesday – Early Release Day, 1:50 Dismissal

Thursday – All-School Skate Night*

Friday – Yearbook order forms due*

Friday – “Display My Art” orders due*

Saturday – Immigrant Rapid Response Training*

*See below for additional information

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Our school district is has added text messaging functionality to our School Messenger mass notification system as a supplement to phone calls or emails in appropriate situations–from reminders for school events to updates about emergency situations. Families do need to opt-in to give us permission to send text messages to their cell phones. Opt-in anytime by texting “Y” or “Yes” to 67587. Please note that only cell phone numbers connected to student/family accounts will be able to receive text messages from our schools or school district. If you are unsure if your cell phone number is included in your child’s registration contact information, please contact your school’s registrar. You can opt-out of receiving text messages anytime by texting “Stop” to 67587 or by visiting Questions? Contact our Public Information Office at or 206-393-4412.

The Special Needs PTSA is excited to host a free screening of the film Intelligent Lives at the Shorewood Theater on Tuesday, April 30th.  Doors open at 6:30PM; screening begins at 7:00PM, after a short intro from the PTSA. This event is open to anyone in the Shoreline and neighboring areas.  Click here for a preview of the film. 

Join us for an all-school skate night on Thursday, May 2nd, from 6:00-8:00PM at Lynnwood Skate And Bowl (6210 200th St SW, Lynnwood, 425-778-3133). Admission is $7 per person; quad and in-line skate rentals are available for an additional $3.25. Click HERE for a map!

You are invited to join the MPPTSA on Saturday, May 4th, 10:00AM-NOON for Rapid Response Training (breakfast and childcare provided) in the MP Library.  This community learning opportunity, facilitated by the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN), explains the immigrant enforcement process as an affected person, and learn how to support community members who are most vulnerable. Please RSVP

MP families, did you forget to order your child’s personalized art items from “Display My Art” & our school wide Art Docent Printmaking project? Good news- the FREE shipping deadline has been extended until 5/3; others accepted after 5/3, but fees apply. You can purchase t-shirts, mugs, tote bags & more with your child’s art featured! You can order from multiple school locations. Please use the personalized form sent home before Spring Break and thanks for your continued support of our Volunteer-led Art Docent program! Questions to

Future Events and Volunteer Opportunities

You are invited to our next MPPTSA meeting on Tuesday, May 7th, from 6:30-8:00PM in the MP library. Please join us!

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10th!  There are lots of ways to participate this week:

-Write a note thanking your favorite teachers and staff for their efforts to teach our kids. A simple fill-in-the- blank note is available HERE. There will be a mailbox in the lobby and all notes will be delivered by Friday, May 10th. 

-Donate items for our PTSA sponsored Breakfast Burrito Buffet on May 7th! Sign-ups are HERE

-Donate items for our teacher/staff Gift Basket Giveaway! Sign-ups are HERE  (or donate a basket of your own!)

From The Office:  Thanks again to Jax, Naomi, Elizabeth, and many others for an amazing celebration on April 18. Learning continues to be our focus as we head into May and June.  We believe all Cheetahs can do anything; and we cannot wait to see you Monday at 9:05 am!  Never forgot your greatness Cheetahs and that we are one community, stronger together. 

State Testing Schedule 2019