THE BYTE

Medina Elementary PTA Newsletter
Issue #14 - November 26, 2017

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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 From to submit your order ! 


 

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 daranis@bsd405.org.


   Family Movie Night!!!  Featuring Despicable Me 3

Please join us on Friday, 12/08 at 6:30 pm for Family Movie Night at Medina Elementary in the Multi-Purpose Room!  The feature presentation will be Despicable Me 3! Free admission! Free popcorn!

Feel free to bring your picnic blankets, fluffies and pillows!

Parents are required to stay for the event. No drop-offs please. 


 

 Yearbook Cover Contest - Calling all Medina Artists !

It’s time to combine your school spirit with your colorful creativity and enter the Annual Yearbook Cover Contest! Principal Harvey will choose one lucky winner whose drawing will appear on the cover of the 2017-2018 yearbook! This is a big honor and an awesome way to show off your artistic talent!

This year's theme is:  Shining Stars!

The Art Room will be open during lunch recesses on Monday, November 27th & Monday, December 4th for all artists to work on entries.

The deadline to submit an entry is Friday, December 8th. 

For more information, go to the Yearbook webpage. If you have any questions, please contact Linda Corets at Yearbook@medinapta.org

Have you ordered a yearbook yet? Check your account information on the Medina PTA website. If you do not see a yearbook order on your account, then you have not purchased a copy. Click HERE to place an order now.


You should have received an email with lesson and season pass sign up information by this time, if you registered for Ski bus. Please contact us if you have not received this email, and we will send it to you. Also if you plan to drive your child up please contact us as well and we will send the lesson and pass information as well.

SKI LESSON SIGNS UP IS DUE DEC 1ST.

QUESTIONS
METTE AND MANDA
SKIBUS@MEDINAPTA.ORG

What's New This Week

Looking For A Creative Volunteer 

We are hoping to find someone who is creative and good with visual projects.  The school would like to create a wall, for our community to see and reference, of all of our full staff, pictures, names, and jobs.  We have an interested staff member who will be a point person as well and would love to find a parent volunteer who has an interest in this. Please contact president@medinapta.org if you are interested.

Calendar

  November

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8:10am PTA General Assembly Meeting

5th Grade Staff Appreciation Lunch

 

School Picture Re-Take Day

Parents can still order at MYLIFETOUCH.COM
Picture Day ID:  LS117071Q1 

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 BOOK FAIR

 BOOK FAIR

 BOOK FAIR

NO School

 No School

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Missoula Children's Theater

Missoula Children's Theater

Missoula Children's Theater

Missoula Children's Theater

Missoula Children's Theater

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 No School

Thanksgiving

 No School

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 District Calendars 

You can find the monthly Bellevue School District calendar HERE on the district website. There is also the entire calendar for the 2017-18 school year. 

Engage in After School Activities

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] 

 

Invitation to Math Challenge Tournament Fall 2017

Math Challenge Tournament is a National Math Tournament for grade 2 to 5 students. This tournament enables students to showcase both their math fundamental and problem-solving skills.  It is open for all students from 2nd grade through 5th grade.

Where: Medina Elementary School
When: November, 28th 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 2:45 - 4 pm 

Registration is extended until November 17 2017. Fee is $20 per student. If you would like to register your student, please follow this LINK. Please do review the general information about this math competition on their website, and the sample tests as well. 

If you have, any questions please email mathclub@medinapta.org 

Tune in to Community Events

For local area activities, events, sports, and information, visit our PTA website.

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