MP Update for March 9 – 13
We are on a regular schedule this week. Go Cheetahs!
Classified Support Staff Appreciation Week
Watch for our newsletter to be published this week
Please nominate a staff member for an award – see below
Wednesday Postponed – sixth grade camp info night
Thursday Classified Support Staff Day of Celebration
Friday Bad Apples, school play – postponed – see below
Saturday – Math Olympiad – cancelled
From the District – clubs, field trips, volunteers, and extended care
Field Trips and volunteers are postponed until at least March 20. Volunteer and vendor led clubs or activities are also postponed. This includes Chess Club, Drama and Drama Jr., Hip Hop, Mandarin, Math Club, Sewing, and Spanish. Extended Care and YMCA Before/After care are on a regular schedule. Please see district website or emails for more info.
Bad Apples (school play) Update: We have plan to postpone our school play until May. No performances this weekend. The director and parent leaders will finalize postponement plans this week and will share with everyone.
Classified Support Staff Appreciation – we love and appreciate our classified support staff! Classrooms will be making cards and teachers will be providing lunch on Thursday. If your family would like to make a card or a small gift, please send with your student. Thanks!
From the Office: Thank you for a wonderful week of conferences. We appreciate our partnership supporting the learning and growth of all Cheetahs. Thank you Miranda, Justin, and others for an amazing staff lunch on Thursday! Thanks everyone for your patience and understanding during this time. We are focusing on regular hand washing and other habits for healthy community. All classes will wash hands at the start of the day and regularly throughout. Please talk with your student(s) about hand washing. We are ready for lots of learning this week. Now and always, we are one community, stronger together! – MP Staff
Awards Info – see links below
Award Season is upon us and the Meridian Park PTSA wants you to let them know who deserves to be recognized. Your input is how PTSA decides who gets these prestigious awards and who is invited to a special awards banquet dinner hosted by Shoreline PTA in April. PTA award nominations due by March 13th! School District Award Nominations are also open and due by March 20. Please see below for both!
PTA Golden Apple (Educator)
PTA Golden Acorn (Volunteer)
PTA Outstanding Advocate (dedicated to health, safety, welfare and education for all students)
Nominations are open for the 2020 Shoreline Schools Staff of the Year Awards! Please consider nominating a deserving Shoreline Schools staff member by Friday, March 20, 2020 using the online form HERE.
Nomination categories include:
• Administrator of the Year
• Elementary Educator of the Year
• Secondary Educator of the Year
• Educational Specialist of the Year
• Early Learning Educator of the Year (Edwin Pratt Early Learning Center staff)
• Para Educator of the Year
• Support Staff of the Year
• Office Staff of the Year
• Volunteer of the Year
• Community Partner of the Year
If you do not know which category to select for your nominee, select “Unsure.” Miscategorized nominations will also be corrected before being reviewed by the selection committee. Nominations may be submitted by staff, students, families, and community members. Nominating a staff member is easy all done online. Nominations must be submitted using this online nomination form below by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020. Award recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony and reception at the Shorecrest High School Commons, 15343 25th Ave. N.E., on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 6 p.m. All Shoreline Schools staff, families and community members are invited and encouraged to attend. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 393-4412.