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We support Medina Elementary School in the Bellevue School District

Together we build a feeling of community and provide programs, and activities that help enhance our children's education!

December 11-15

Spirit Week will take place the week before we go to Winter Break, December 11-15. Feel free to participate at whichever level you feel comfortable as this is all optional. 

Monday - Tiger Day

 Wear your Medina Elementary gear (i.e. Media t-shirts, Walk-a-Thon or Dance-a-Thon t-shirts, or blue/orange)

Tuesday - Hat day

 Wear your favorite hat

Wednesday - Animal Da

 Dress like your favorite animal (i.e. an animal onesie, t-shirt with an animal on it)

Thursday - Festive Sweater

           Holiday sweater time!

Friday - Pajama Day

Let’s get cozy the last day before break! 

Dec 10
NO SCHOOL Winter Break
NO SCHOOL Winter Break

Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
NO SCHOOL Winter Break
NO SCHOOL Winter Break

Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
NO SCHOOL Winter Break
NO SCHOOL Winter Break

Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
NO SCHOOL Winter Break
NO SCHOOL Winter Break

Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
NO SCHOOL Winter Break
NO SCHOOL Winter Break

Mon 12/18 - Mon 1/1
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Medina Wine Club

 Are you a wine lover who enjoys discovering rarer wines from the NW? Would you like Medina Elementary PTA to receive a donation when you purchase something you already enjoy?

Medina Wine is offering Medina families either a 4 or 6 bottle monthly wine club. The wine selection is curated from exclusive releases not available in stores. They have committed to making a sizable donation per wine club membership. While you can purchase this as a gift as well, all deliveries must be in the Medina/downtown Bellevue areas. Thanks to Medina Wine for this commitment to their community. Please fill in Wine Club Medina Order Form to submit your order! 

Bellevue Ice Arena

Enjoy this fun winter activity at the south end of Downtown Park in Downtown Bellevue, just south of Bellevue Square and help Medina! Mention you are from Medina Elementary when you purchase your tickets and they will make a donation to our PTA for our school.
The ice rink is a temporary structure at the Bellevue Downtown Park in Downtown Bellevue, just south of Bellevue Square.
Admission to the rink is $14/person (includes skate rental), $10/person for ages eight and under.

Visit the ice arena December 12-14January 2-4 and 9-11 between 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.courtesy of Overlake Medical Center, to learn how to skate from the pros! Skating instructors will be on-site to give complimentary skating lessons. Normal admission rates apply for each skater.
The rink is open from now until December 15, 2017 and again from January 2-15, 2018. November 24-December 15, 2017 & January 2-15, 2018. More information about the Bellevue Magic Season can be found here.

Math Club Competitions

More competition registration open, deadline is 1/15/2018

 Math is Cool
Mount Rainier High School, 22450 19th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198
5th grade: Friday, 3/9/2018, 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4th grade: Friday, 3/16/2018, 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Registration link:

Newport High School, 4333 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA 98006
Saturday, 3/17/2018, 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
registration link: 

WSMC Blaine
Blaine High School, 1055 H St, Blaine, WA 98230
Saturday, 3/24/2018, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
registration link:

Math Kangaroo Competition

Where: Medina Elementary School
When:  3/15/18 (Thursday)
Time:  2:45 - 4 pm
Who: 3rd - 5th graders at Medina

Math Kangaroo is an international math competition consisting of a 75 min. multiple choice test completed individually.  It is open to all Medina students from 3rd grade through 5th grade. Registration is open until 15 December 2017. Fee is $20 per student. If you would like to register your student, please follow this LINK

[Medina is not listed in the site drop-down menu because we are hosting Medina students only.  Please use the following private session access code to select Medina as your location:  WAMEDIN0001328] 

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The 12th Annual All-City Chess Tournament will be on Saturday, 1/20/2018, at Medina ElementaryCheck-in for the tournament is between 8:00 to 8:30 am, and games begin at 9:00 am. We welcome all players in grades K-6, including students who are not in the Chess Club this year. All participants must register in advance. No exceptions. You can register for the tournament HERE. Please note that Medina Chess Club members are NOT automatically registered for this tournament. If your child wants to participate, you must register for the tournament. For more information, visit the Chess Club webpage or contact Chess Club Co-Chairs, Gulin Goktepe and Yu Liu, at

Destination Imagination

We are now in the middle of Medina DI 2017-2018 season.

1. We have 8 competition DI teams 3 rising star DI teams.

2. Please also meet our wonderful parent-volunteered DI team managers.  They have been devoted lots of hours and time and effort in growing a happy and healthy DI team. (the following pictures only capture portion of the team managers).

DI Dates Reminder

1. December 4th 7:30- 8:30pm -- Medina DI Team manager meeting with Guest Speaker Donna to share with IC challenge    tips. All team IC appraisers are required
2. December 10th 3:30-4:30pm - Medina DI Instant Challenge Workshop @ school gym
3 .December 15th: Deadline for submit Team Name and full team name to Emily Ching via in order to register for regional DI competition.

Computer Recycle

There is a call for any working laptops, ipads or tablets that can be donated to the school. If you are upgrading this year, please consider an in kind donation to the school's tech program of your old machine. It will be wiped clean of everything but the operating system.  If you are interested in making this generous donation, please contact Shafiqa Darani at

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