THE BYTE
Medina Elementary PTA Newsletter
Issue #44 - May 26 2018

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Presidents' Message

 

Hello Medina Community,

 

Hope you all had a nice long weekend!

 

Can’t believe that we only have only 19 school days left in the year. Please have your kids join in the fun of the last school days with our ABC countdown!

 

Yearbook orders are due by June 1st. Make sure that you order before the deadline to guarantee a copy for your kid.

 

Please mark your calendar for our last General Assembly meeting of the year, which will be Thursday June 6 at 6 pm in the Art Room. We will have a supervised movie night for our kids in the Multi Purpose room. We will be voting on next year's board members and next year's budget, as well as presenting our Golden Acorn awards to parents who have been active volunteers and who will be graduating out with their students.

 

Have a great week!

 

Jessica Shao

 

President, Medina Elementary PTA

Join in our School Events

 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 Daana Denzel at yearbook@medinapta.org


 

Every kid's favorite day of school is just around the corner. Field Day is June 7th from 1pm-2:15 pm. Below is the sign up for volunteers.....we still have several spots open and would love to see parents from each grade sign up.

FIELD DAY PARENT VOLUNTEERS 2019


 


  BGA Spring Event - updated event details

Aisha Simon of Axiom Learning

“Boosting Executive Function Skills to Succeed in Middle School”

Free!

Join us for an interactive workshop to learn about and develop executive function skills such as planning, prioritization, working memory, and cognitive flexibility.  This session is designed for current 4th, 5th, and 6th graders plus a parent.  You will be working in parent-child teams (1:1 is best).  Reserve your spot here:

https://forms.gle/6rmRpAKVkeBHbwUX8

June 3, 6:30-8:00 PM

Doors open at 6:15 PM

Wilburton Instructional Service Center

12241 Main St., Bellevue

Rainier Room


 Preparing for College - Four Workshops

Bellevue PTSA Council, Bellevue Gifted Alliance, and Transcend Academy present a series of four exciting NEW workshops geared toward students in grades 8 to 11.   Workshops will be led by Transcend Academy CEO Tina Tran Neville and BSD Counselors.

FREE to any BSD student with student ID CARD

$20 for BSD adults

$40 for out of district attendees

Tickets can be purchased online:

https://squareup.com/store/bellevue-ptsa-council-2-dot-3

I. Top 10 Things Colleges Look for in Admissions and How to Get There

   April 15 

II. Rocking Standardized Tests

  April 29

III. How to Write an Unforgettable Essay

  May 14 

IV. Build Your College Resume (updated title)

 * Life is a Journey. Appreciate the Journey.

 * Who You Are Will Change Through High School and College

 * Craft a Personal Resume that Works for You

 * How Joining Activities Can Help You Find Your Passion

    May 28

Wilburton Instructional Service Center

12241 Main St. Bellevue

Rainier Room

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


 

Do you have any gently used items that your child no longer fits in?

Medina school nurses are happy to take them away for you. 

We are in need of children’s clothing, primarily pants/leggings between size 5T-8 (XS-M)

Please drop them at the Medina front office.    

Thank You!-  Nurse Sarah and Deb

Calendar

 May

Sun Mon Tuesday Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Apr 28 29 30 May 1 2 3 4
                                          

   

        

     

                                                

 
5 6 7 8 9 10 11

 

Bring 2 flowers to school

Bring a small treat for your teacher

Lunch will be provided by the PTA

Bring in a card or note for their teacher(s)

Class Gifts 

Math Adventure 

 

              

12 13 14 15 16 17 18
     

Last Day of Chess Club - Ice Cream Party

 



 
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
 

 

 

 

 

Gold Acorn Award Nomination deadline

 
26 27 28
29  30 31
1
   NO SCHOOL Memorial Day          

 District Calendars 

You can find the monthly Bellevue School District calendar HERE on the district website. There is also the entire calendar for the 2018-19 school year. 

Tune in to Community Events

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

Update : 

--- Swing dance on June 1st

--- Come to the Celebratory Kick-Around with Bellevue United's Girls 2005 Team! 

--- Reading Skills and Speed Reading Program. Click here for details.

--- Bellevue Lacrosse Summer Camp

---You are invited to perform on grand piano in the BHS performing arts center

---Support SplashForward for new aquatic facilities in our communities.

--- Language Immersion summer camp

--- The Bellevue Girls Basketball Team, along with Coach Nick Crossan and his coaching staff, will be running a basketball program at Bellevue High School for girls in grades 3rd-8th to learn basketball skills through drills and scrimmages. 

Quick Links

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