BSD: Rollout on Aug. 6: online student data verification
Dear Bellevue School District Families, Last month we sent all staff members and families  communication  about a new process set to rollout on  Aug. 6 : online student data verification.  This is a natural extension of what families have already become accustomed to doing this year - such as accessing grades, attendance, teacher's messages and other school-related information to support students' academic success.  Features of this online process include: Parent(s)/guardian(s) will be able to access Online Student Data Verification from their existing ParentVUE accounts anytime throughout the year, on any device. Address, phone numbers and other information that is common ... read full article
Author:
Lucille Tam 
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6/18/2018-9/8/2018

Leaving Legacy from 5th Graders
Our 5th graders have voted on what they would like to leave behind as part of their "legacy" to Medina Elementary. PTA funds were set aside at the beginning of the year and four choices were given to the students from which to choose. They voted to give the school a printer/tech package of 6 color printers (one for each grade) with ink, an updated dvd player and lighting board for the stage area. We know that future students will appreciate these tools to use in their education! ... read full article
Author:
Shamima Paurobally 
Show from:
6/17/2018-7/18/2018

Chinook Newsletter Signup
  Stay Updated and Get Involved at Chinook! Newsletter Signup Are you a parent or guardian of an incoming 6th grader at Chinook? Do you want to know what to expect when school starts? Would you like to be up-to-date with the latest news and events at the school? If so, you can sign up  HERE  for Chinook PTSA's newsletter, the Kodiak Korner. Just check the box at the bottom that says: “I have a student in the 5th Grade/incoming 6th Grader (Class of 2025).” You can also visit us at the  Chinook PTSA website  or join our  Facebook page ... read full article
Author:
Shamima Paurobally 
Show from:
6/17/2018-9/5/2018

ANNOUNCING OUR BOX TOP WINNERS!
Congratulations to all Medina students for raising  $294.20  during our last Box Top collection drive in May! That means we collected over  2940  Box Tops! The following classrooms collected the most Box Tops in each grade and have won an extra recess!    Kindergarten: Mrs. Wright First Grade: Ms. Ptak Second Grade: Ms. Tenace Third Grade: Ms. Seery Fourth Grade: Ms. Lee Fifth Grade: Ms. Kaminoff   Thank you so much for your participation! Save Box Tops throughout the summer so we can be ready for the next collection week, coming up in September or October. You can turn in box tops ... read full article
Author:
Shamima Paurobally 
Show from:
6/13/2018-6/29/2018

5th Grade Moving-Up Ceremony
5th Grade Moving-Up Ceremony  @ 8:30 am June 22nd ... read full article
Author:
Shamima Paurobally 
Show from:
6/4/2018-6/23/2018

Seattle Kids Marathon
2018 Summer Kids Fun Run Sunday, August 26th  @  Seward Park, Seattle Kids will run in a fun dash following our 5k and 10k races that morning. Kids will receive a t-shirt, goody bag and finisher souvenir. This is great opportunity for kids to get excited about the Kids Marathon in the fall, a great incentive to stay active in the summer and a fun dog-friendly, family event. $25 entry fee. Complete details here:  http://www. seattlemarathon.org/hero/   2018 Seattle Kids Marathon Saturday, November 24th  @  Memorial Stadium, Seattle In the weeks prior to the Kids Marathon, students will independently log ... read full article
Author:
Shamima Paurobally 
Show from:
5/25/2018-8/26/2018

Chinook Incoming 6th Graders
Hello 5 th  Grade Families! We at Chinook PTSA want to welcome all of you who will have a 6 th  grader at Chinook Middle School in 2018-2019.  We want you to feel connected in as soon as possible as Chinook begins orientations in mid-August.  To help better connect with us, you can go on our website at:  http://www.chinookptsa.org/     We have a weekly (during the school year) email newsletter which we will also send out in July to help you get prepared for the school year.  To subscribe to that newsletter (you can always unsubscribe at any time), go to our website above ... read full article
Author:
Shamima Paurobally 
Show from:
6/1/2018-7/11/2018
BSD: Rollout on Aug. 6: online student data verificationLucille Tam6/18/20189/8/2018
BSD: Rollout on Aug. 6: online student data verification
Dear Bellevue School District Families, Last month we sent all staff members and families  communication  about a new process set to rollout on  Aug. 6 : online student data verification.  This is a natural extension of what families have already become accustomed to doing this year - such as accessing grades, attendance, teacher's messages and other school-related information to support students' academic success.  Features of this online process include: Parent(s)/guardian(s) will be able to access Online Student Data Verification from their existing ParentVUE accounts anytime throughout the year, on any device. Address, phone numbers and other information that is common ... read full article
WORLD CULTURE NIGHTShamima Paurobally3/27/20184/18/2018
WORLD CULTURE NIGHT
SAVE THE DATE! WORLD CULTURE NIGHT! APRIL 18 th    5-7PM Click  here  for More Information ... read full article
Medina Kindness Club needs YOUR HELP!Shamima Paurobally4/1/20185/2/2018
Medina Kindness Club needs YOUR HELP!
Our 4th and 5th graders in Kindness Club are joining the Bellevue Kindness Challenge 2018. At Medina Elementary, our PTA along with the Kindness Club is organizing the 2nd Annual Kindness Kits Drive. We are collecting items for the homeless. We will assemble Kindness Kits with essential items including new toothbrushes and UNUSED travel-size shampoo, soap, toothpaste, Q-tips, Kleenex tissues, and wipes.   Also needed are earplugs (individually packaged), NEW adult gloves and socks, hand warmers, and granola bars.  Please send donated items in gallon-size Ziplock bags by 4/30.  There are collection bins at the school entrance. If you have any ... read full article
Leaving Legacy from 5th GradersShamima Paurobally6/17/20187/18/2018
Leaving Legacy from 5th Graders
Our 5th graders have voted on what they would like to leave behind as part of their "legacy" to Medina Elementary. PTA funds were set aside at the beginning of the year and four choices were given to the students from which to choose. They voted to give the school a printer/tech package of 6 color printers (one for each grade) with ink, an updated dvd player and lighting board for the stage area. We know that future students will appreciate these tools to use in their education! ... read full article
Chinook Newsletter SignupShamima Paurobally6/17/20189/5/2018
Chinook Newsletter Signup
  Stay Updated and Get Involved at Chinook! Newsletter Signup Are you a parent or guardian of an incoming 6th grader at Chinook? Do you want to know what to expect when school starts? Would you like to be up-to-date with the latest news and events at the school? If so, you can sign up  HERE  for Chinook PTSA's newsletter, the Kodiak Korner. Just check the box at the bottom that says: “I have a student in the 5th Grade/incoming 6th Grader (Class of 2025).” You can also visit us at the  Chinook PTSA website  or join our  Facebook page ... read full article
ANNOUNCING OUR BOX TOP WINNERS!Shamima Paurobally6/13/20186/29/2018
ANNOUNCING OUR BOX TOP WINNERS!
Congratulations to all Medina students for raising  $294.20  during our last Box Top collection drive in May! That means we collected over  2940  Box Tops! The following classrooms collected the most Box Tops in each grade and have won an extra recess!    Kindergarten: Mrs. Wright First Grade: Ms. Ptak Second Grade: Ms. Tenace Third Grade: Ms. Seery Fourth Grade: Ms. Lee Fifth Grade: Ms. Kaminoff   Thank you so much for your participation! Save Box Tops throughout the summer so we can be ready for the next collection week, coming up in September or October. You can turn in box tops ... read full article
5th Grade Moving-Up CeremonyShamima Paurobally6/4/20186/23/2018
5th Grade Moving-Up Ceremony
5th Grade Moving-Up Ceremony  @ 8:30 am June 22nd ... read full article
Spring Yearbook SaleShamima Paurobally5/14/20186/1/2018
Spring Yearbook Sale
Have you ordered your yearbook yet? Now is the time! Be sure to order by June 1st to guarantee your copy! This is your last chance to order your Medina Elementary Yearbook for $18. Click  HERE  to place an order now! Not sure if you have purchased a yearbook? You can check by signing in on the  Medina PTA website  and looking under "My Account.” If there is not an order shown for "Yearbook" then you have not purchased a copy. If you have any questions, contact Linda Corets at  Yearbook@medinapta.org ... read full article
BSD Gifted Program UpdateShamima Paurobally4/23/20185/14/2018
BSD Gifted Program Update
BSD Gifted Program Update – A BGA Event With Dr. Ivan Duran, BSD Superintendent and Lora McHugh, supervisor of gifted education in Bellevue School District (BSD). Dr. Duran and Lora will be speaking about an update on gifted education in BSD. The presentation will focus on information about gifted services, student achievement, and student matriculation data. May 14, 2018 6:30-7:30 PM (doors open at 6:15 PM) Odle Middle School Commons 7:30-8:30 PM will be a time for parents to meet other parents. We have had several requests for a time for parents to meet other parents in gifted, and this ... read full article
Seattle Kids MarathonShamima Paurobally5/25/20188/26/2018
Seattle Kids Marathon
2018 Summer Kids Fun Run Sunday, August 26th  @  Seward Park, Seattle Kids will run in a fun dash following our 5k and 10k races that morning. Kids will receive a t-shirt, goody bag and finisher souvenir. This is great opportunity for kids to get excited about the Kids Marathon in the fall, a great incentive to stay active in the summer and a fun dog-friendly, family event. $25 entry fee. Complete details here:  http://www. seattlemarathon.org/hero/   2018 Seattle Kids Marathon Saturday, November 24th  @  Memorial Stadium, Seattle In the weeks prior to the Kids Marathon, students will independently log ... read full article
Chinook Incoming 6th GradersShamima Paurobally6/1/20187/11/2018
Chinook Incoming 6th Graders
Hello 5 th  Grade Families! We at Chinook PTSA want to welcome all of you who will have a 6 th  grader at Chinook Middle School in 2018-2019.  We want you to feel connected in as soon as possible as Chinook begins orientations in mid-August.  To help better connect with us, you can go on our website at:  http://www.chinookptsa.org/     We have a weekly (during the school year) email newsletter which we will also send out in July to help you get prepared for the school year.  To subscribe to that newsletter (you can always unsubscribe at any time), go to our website above ... read full article

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