Welcome To Medina Elementary!

We are so excited to start the new year! For those of you new to the community, we wanted to give you an overview of some of the exciting events that happen throughout the year. See below, or the pdf file or the Calendar on the Medina PTA website for further details.


- Grade Level Playdate
- Kindergarten Assessments (August 22)
- Back To School Day (August 29): Kids can meet their teacher, you can sign up for the PTA in person or online, find out about various clubs and activities around school, sign up to volunteer for PTA activities as well as class room volunteer opportunities
- First Day of School for 1st-5th Graders (August 31)

During the first weeks of school, your Room Parent will coordinate sign up for class room as well as PTA sponsored activities and volunteer opportunities. You will also be asked to contribute to class room funds for class room activities


- Labor Day: No school (September 4)
- First Day of School for Kindergarteners (September 5)
- First General Assembly PTA Meeting (September 5): Come find out how you can be more involved in the school and the PTA
- Meet and Greet Brunches per Grade Level for Parents: This is an opportunity to meet other parents in your child’s grade level and catch up with old friends. See Calendar and/or the Byte (the PTA newsletter) for details regarding when and where your child’s grade brunch will be
- Chess registration (Opens September 6), Chess Family Night, Chess Club starts: Enroll your child in the largest Chess Club in the State of Washington
-Ice Cream Social (September 7, 6:30-7:30pm)

- Enroll your child in Math Club, Destination Imagination (DI) or any of the other many clubs and activities (see the website for further details)
- Picture Day (September 15)
- Dad’s Night Out (September 29): This event is for Medina dads to get together and socialize for an evening


- DANCE-A-THON (October 16-20): Set your calendar for Friday night, October 20th! Come dance with your kids and help raise money for all the awesome programs and experiences that the school and PTA offer and fund
- 4th Grade is in charge of monthly Staff Appreciation Lunch (October 4)
- Mom’s Night Out (October 6): This is an opportunity for Medina moms to get together and socialize for an evening

- Ski Bus Registration (October 24)
- Movie Night (October 27)
- Class Fall Parties


- 5th Grade is in charge of monthly Staff Appreciation Lunch (November 1)
- Book Fair (November 6-9)
- Missoula Children’s Theater (November 13-17): Your child can audition for and play a part in the nation’s largest children’s theater touring company. They produce a play in one week with two shows.
- Thanksgiving: No School (November 23 and 24)


 3rd Grade is in charge of monthly Staff Appreciation Lunch (December 6)
- Movie Night (December 8)
- Class Winter Parties
- Winter Break (December 18-January 1)


- MLK Day: No School (January 15)
- Medina All-City Chess Tournament (January 20)
- Professional Day: No School (January 29)


- Kindergarten is in charge of the monthly Staff Appreciation Lunch (February 7)
- Math Adventures (February 16)
- Mid-Winter Break (February 19-23)


- MEDINA ELEMENTARY AUCTION on MARCH 10th-Mark you Calendar! Save the Date! This is a fun, community building event for a great cause: YOUR KIDS! This is the Medina PTA’s main fundraiser of the year and we hope you can all attend. - Meet new parents from around school. Don’t know anyone? No problem! There will be plenty of seasoned parents there who will help make you feel welcome! In order to provide the resources that Medina offers, we need all of you there to help us raise funds to meet our school’s needs.
- 2nd Grade is in charge of the monthly Staff Appreciation Lunch (March 7)
- Professional Day: No School (February 16 and 19)
- Queen’s Quest Chess Tournament (March 24)
- General Assembly Meeting/Movie Night (March 30)


- 1st Grade in charge of monthly Staff Appreciation Lunch (April 4)
- Spring Break (April 9-13)
- World Culture Week (April 16-20)
- STEM Week (April 23-27)


- Mothers/Son Star Wars Theme Sports Day (May 4)
- Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week (May 7-11)
- Talent Show (May 18)
- Memorial Day: No School  (May 28)


- Father/Daughter Dance (June 2)
- Field Day (June 16)
- 5th Grade Graduation and Party


Questions about the Medina PTA website? send email to webmaster at webmaster@medinapta.org