Emily Dickinson PTSA 2.8.13

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Art Walk Coordinator - spring event

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FUN RUN 2022

FUN RUN raised an impressive $32,969.23 as of 10/15/2022.  Team Jackson (1st grade) and Team Larsen (1st grade) each won a dessert party, according to the Classroom Donations Leaderboard HERE.  Thank you to ALL who contributed and helped make FUN RUN a tremendous success! 


LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 2022

Washington State PTA (WSPTA) hosted Legislative Assembly on Oct 15-16, 2022.  PTA delegates voted on these top five legislative priorities as listed below:

WSPTA 2022-2024 Top 5 Legislative Priorities: (1.) Addressing the student mental health crisis (2.) Addressing critical gaps in education funding (3.) Preventing and reducing gun violence and suicide (4.) Addressing funding, inclusion and supports in special education (5.) Building and maintaining safer school facilities


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updated 12/3/2022

Shop Night at Snapdoodle Toys Redmond is Fri, Dec 9 @ 5-8p.  Shop for your kids, shop for the Dickinson/Explorer toy drive (donation box in the school lobby -- the goal is 100 toys!), and shop local.  20% of all purchases return to our school! 

5th Graders:  Submit your art for the 2022-23 Dickinson yearbook cover!  Art should fit on letter size paper (8.5 x 11 inches).  Include your name and teacher.  Give submissions to Mrs. Jones in the front office, or email it to yearbook@dickinsonptsa.org by 12/31.

PTSA is pleased to bring back Theater with The Legend of Robin Hood!  First graders may now register as the opening act HERE.  Performances on Fri, Jan 20 and Sat, Jan 21. 

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International Night was a tremendous success!  Thank you to all participating students, families, staff, and guests.  We couldn't have done it without your support!

Math Challenge #6 is available HERE and due Fri, Dec 16.  Please print and return to school.  Students who complete 12 out of 15 challenges are recognized with a personalized medal at the end of the school year.

Which teacher did your kid get?  How about your kids' friends?  Update your teacher assignments HERE to help complete our online student directory.

4th graders: Earn a FREE pass to federal parks, lands, and waters from Every Kid Outdoors!  Passes must be printed; electronic passes not accepted.  Passes are intended for 4th graders only and valid through August 31, 2023.

Volunteers neededMake sure your volunteer status is up to date!  First time volunteer?  Submit a LWSD Online Volunteer Application for clearance.  Returning volunteer?  Look for a renewal reminder from Raptor.  (Check junk mail for Raptor System.)  Approvals are valid for two full years.

Free & Reduced Meal Benefits:  Applications for the 2022-23 school year are available to complete online (preferred method) through MySchoolApps, or by manually filling out an application found on the district website.  Please file a new application for uninterrupted benefits.  The application takes less than 10 minutes to complete, and parents need to provide just one application per family or household.


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Subscribe HERE for The Messenger, your PTSA e-newsletter.  Be first to know about book fairs, Fun Run, International Night, theater, BINGO night, carnival, and all other PTSA events!


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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, December 4
Time:
2:45p - 11:59p

The Dickinson Community Messenger is a weekly e-newsletter. Look for it on Sunday afternoons to prep for the school week ahead. SUBSCRIBE for the latest news + events at Dickinson/Explorer.
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Safety Patrol: GREEN squad
Safety Patrol: GREEN squad

Date:
Monday, December 5
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Mon 12/5 - Tue 12/6
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Mon 12/5 - Tue 12/6
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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6:30p 5th Grade Parent Night
5th Grade Parent Night

Date:
Tuesday, December 6
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Teams

Join Teams meeting HERE.
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Ms. Peckinpaugh's birthday
Ms. Peckinpaugh's birthday

Date:
Thursday, December 8
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Thu 12/8 - Fri 12/9
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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Toy Drive Ends
Toy Drive Ends

Date:
Friday, December 9
Where:
school lobby

Giving Tree runs 11/28 - 12/9.
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Math Challenge #6
Math Challenge #6

Date:
Friday, December 9

Math Challenge #6: https://www.mathinaction.org/e-dickinsonexplorer-elementary.html
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Thu 12/8 - Fri 12/9
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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5:00p Shop Night at Snapdoodle Toys
Shop Night at Snapdoodle Toys

Date:
Friday, December 9
Time:
5:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Redmond

It's Shop Night at Snapdoodle Toys Redmond! Shop for your kids, shop for the Dickinson/Explorer toy drive (donation box in the school lobby -- the goal is 100 toys!), and shop local. 20% of all purchases return to our school!
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2:45p Messenger Weekly News
Messenger Weekly News

Date:
Sunday, December 11
Time:
2:45p - 11:59p

SUBSCRIBE for the latest news + events at Dickinson/Explorer.
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Dreagle Department Store
Dreagle Department Store

Date:
Mon 12/12 - Fri 12/16
Where:
portable
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Safety Patrol: YELLOW squad
Safety Patrol: YELLOW squad

Date:
Monday, December 12
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Mon 12/12 - Tue 12/13
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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Dreagle Department Store
Dreagle Department Store

Date:
Mon 12/12 - Fri 12/16
Where:
portable
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Mon 12/12 - Tue 12/13
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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Dreagle Department Store
Dreagle Department Store

Date:
Mon 12/12 - Fri 12/16
Where:
portable
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Dreagle Department Store
Dreagle Department Store

Date:
Mon 12/12 - Fri 12/16
Where:
portable
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Explorer At-School Field Trip
Explorer At-School Field Trip

Date:
Thursday, December 15
Where:
Humane Society
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Thu 12/15 - Fri 12/16
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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Dreagle Department Store
Dreagle Department Store

Date:
Mon 12/12 - Fri 12/16
Where:
portable
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Math Challenge #6 DUE
Math Challenge #6 DUE

Date:
Friday, December 16
Where:
give to teacher or front office

Math Challenge #6: https://www.mathinaction.org/e-dickinsonexplorer-elementary.html
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3:50p Theater Rehearsals
Theater Rehearsals

Date:
Thu 12/15 - Fri 12/16
Time:
3:50p - 5:45p
Where:
Commons
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Mr. Klujber's birthday
Mr. Klujber's birthday

Date:
Saturday, December 17
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Emily Dickinson PTSA    7040  208th Ave NE    Redmond WA 98053    425 936 2530    LWSD

Emily Dickinson PTSA 2.8.13 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  We serve Emily Dickinson Elementary and Explorer Community School on Union Hill in Redmond, WA.  Tax ID # 91-1212455.