Medina Elementary PTA Newsletter
Issue #46 - June 09 2019

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Presidents' Message

Hello Medina Community,

It has been a busy but fun week! We would like to thank all of you who attended the final PTA General Assembly Meeting on Thursday. Next year’s PTA budget was approved by the General Assembly. Congratulations to the 2019-2020 PTA Executive Board Officers that were elected and installed.

Co-President:Marti Enke and Yan Guo

Co-President-Elect: Li-Tan Hsu

Co-VP Programs: Liang Sun and Li-Tan Hsu

VP Fundraising: Svetlana Gershman

VP Finance: Michelle Reeves

Treasurer: Julie Franck

Self-Funding Treasurer: Rebekah Tambe

Secretary: Maxine Lee 

We would also like to thank the 2018-2019 Board as well as all the committee chairs for their hard work and commitment throughout the year,

Congratulations to the 2019 Golden Acorn Award recipients: Alicia Alibhai, Shanna Case, Emily Ching, Manda Ederer, Dongqin Feng, Cindy Gayte, June Han, Rachel Hildahl, Karyn O’Hara, Jessica Rossman, Denise Stolte-Reinisch, Jessica Liping Shao. Thank you so much for going above and beyond in your volunteer effort. Medina will sure miss you! 

Our kids had a great time during the Field Day on Friday despite the rain. Thank you to Anita Bagga for organizing this fun event and to all the volunteers, teachers and staff who helped.

Medina PTA’s first ever rummage sale, UPCycle, was well supported and received by the community. We were able to raise over $620 for PTA through sales of donated items, and the remaining items will fill the Goodwill Donation Truck on 6/23 to help with Medina PTA DI program. Thank you to Ian Olsen, Elizabeth Anderson, Sean Dillon, Paul Cun, Lance Rounds,Ryan Lentz and many other parents that helped with this event. And thank you to everyone who donated items or came to support the sale.

Thank you and Have a great week!

Jessica Shao

President, Medina Elementary PTA

Join in our School Events

Spring Yearbook Sale

Online sales for Yearbook are now over.  If you would like to purchase a copy, you still have a chance!  Yearbook sales will take place before and after school on June 20th near the front entrance.  Price per yearbook is $20 and it is CASH ONLY.  There will be no change available.

 Goodwill Fill the Truck Donation Drive

Our Medina DI Global Finalist teams are teaming up with Seattle Goodwill to fundraise for their globals trip, as well the Medina DI program. 

Clear Clutter. Riase Funds. Reduce Landfill. Mark you calendar for Sunday June 23, when Goodwill will send a truck to Medina Elementary parking lot and take donations of small items to fill the truck. 

Clothing, jewlery, household items, toys, electronics... You can bring (almost) anything to donate, except mattresses, TVs over 50lbs, furniture or items in need of repair. 

The school year is almost over and the Bellevue Schools Foundation still needs to raise $40,000 to support technology curriculum and teacher training. Donations will support innovative programs such as Rocketry, Robotics and Maker Spaces in our schools. Every gift made before the end of the school year will be matched by The Dean Witter Foundation, up to $10,000. The kids would love your support, please donate here

  TEALS CALL for Computer Science Volunteers





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Bring your favorite stuffed ANIMAL

B & C

Playdate with your BUDDY! &

Wear CRAZY socks!colors and patterns.

 D & E

We’ll play music & DANCE! Show off your EPIC moves!

6pm PTA General Assembly Meeting & Movie Night

F & G

Read by FLASHLIGHT & wear GREEN and recycle!!!

H & I

Crazy HAIR day & INSIDE OUT clothes!!



Tell 5 JOKES!!


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Do 7 KIND things!!


Dress up for LUAU day!!


MISMATCH your clothes!!!!



Tell friends something NICE about them!


Wear ORANGE for Tiger Pride!


Wear your favorite PAJAMAS!!!!!!!


Get to know someone and ask QUESTIONS! 
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READ your favorite book! 


Wear your SUMMER SHADES to school!


TWIN day!! Ask a buddy to dress alike!


USA!!! Wear Red, white and blue!

V &W

Try some VEGGIES & take a WALK!


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eXchange YEARBOOKS & ZOOM into summer!!!!


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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 2018-19 school year. 

Tune in to Community Events

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

Update : 

--- Summer basketball camp with coach Sam Fein

--- 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

Amazon Smile: You can raise money for Medina Elementary when shopping at Amazon! Make your purchases via our Amazon Smile page, and 0.5% of your purchase will go to our school.

Coorporate Match Donations: If you or your spouse’s employer matches donations made to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, your donation could be doubled or even tripled! Simply go to your company’s internal website and complete the necessary information. For more information, see HERE.

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