Dine Out for Sand Point Elementary: June 3rd and 4th

Support Sand Point Elementary by eating lunch and dinner out!

When: Monday, June 3, 11:00 am—9:00 pm &   Tuesday, June 4 11:00 am—10:00pm
Where: Magnuson Café & Brewery
(7801 62nd Ave. NE. in Magnuson Park)
Why: To help raise funds for the Sand Point   Elementary PTA so we can improve the school through capital improvements and enrichment programs for all SPE students.
Who: Spread the word to family, friends, and neighbors to dine out to support SPE.
What: Magnuson Café & Brewery is graciously donating 20% of all  sales (even drinks!) during that time to the Sand Point Elementary PTA!

Wear your Sand Point Elementary or Move-A-Thon shirts to show your school spirit! See you there!

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A Very Special Thank You to Emi Buckmaster

SPE YEARBOOKS WILL BE COMING SOON

It is fantastic to see the variety of talent among our supporters and thanks to the artistic eye and generosity of Emi Buckmaster, who spent countless hours formatting and putting our book together, we are excited to see the 2018-2019 SPE Yearbook coming soon. Thank you for your support of Sand Point Elementary, Emi!

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Attn: Bike Riders – Submit Your Riding Calendar by June 7

Is your Squirrel still keeping track of all the minutes on their wheels? All time on the saddle counts – not just rides to school!

Just a reminder to have your Squirrel log the minutes on the Yellow “Bike to School” form sent home, add the minutes up at the end of the month, and turn the form in by June 7th. Please submit the form to the SPE Office. (If teachers receive forms, please send to the office, thanks!)

Ride On, Squirrels!

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Kindergarten News

Will you have a kindergartener next year? Do you know families with kindergarteners or preschool aged children new to the area? Just a reminder, students must be enrolled with Seattle Public Schools and registration is OPEN. Having accurate student registration now (verses in the Fall) impacts Staffing and budget planning at schools. For more information and to register NOW, click Online Student Enrollment at Seattle Public Schools.

SPE FAMILY KINDERGARTEN WELCOME
JUNE 20TH
6:00 – 7:00pm

Do you have an incoming SPE Kindergartener? Join Principal Roberts and SPE staff on June 20th at 6 PM. Save the date – more info to come…

JUMP START
AUGUST 19 – 23, 9:00am – Noon

Kindergarten Jump Start is August 19-23, 2019 from 9:00am to noon at Sand Point Elementary.  All kindergarten students are invited to attend.  Please read the attached letter and registration form.  If you have any questions, please contact Sandy Warner at 206-252-4640 or sjwarner@seattleschools.org

SPE JUMP START 2019 LETTER

JUMP START REGISTRATION FORM
page 1, page 2

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SEL Curriculum Advisory Videos

Here at Sand Point, we use social learning theory as the framework for implementation throughout each month. Advisory meetings for Sand Point’s SEL curriculum are held on the first Monday of each month and the SEL theme for the month is presented. At the end of the month, the work is presented by Student Council at the morning all-school assembly. Families are welcome to attend.

Watch the videos with your Squirrels to share and learn together.

September: Community
October: Growth Mindset
November: Reflection
December: Identity
January: Competition
February: Culture, Perspective, Opinion, Empathy
March: Compromise
April: Skills and Drills
May: Mind, Body, Spirit

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Volunteer Opportunities

Wondering how to share your time and talent, support our Sand Point community, and earn that awesome Squirrel Squad gear this week?

FOOD PACK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – only 1 more this year! It’s not too late to lend a helping hand!
Every 2 weeks we pack over 100 bags of food to share with our community. Join us for our final food pack on Friday, 6/14 at 11:30 to unload food then find us in P5. We need more volunteers to help. Sign in at the office and find us in the portable. Contact Anne at arunning@hotmail.com with questions.

FIELD DAY VOLUNTEERS
Field Day is on 6/26 at Magnuson Park. Parent volunteers are needed to help with activity stations so watch for the signup genius coming soon. In order to help with this fun event, volunteers must have their Volunteer requirements complete. Please confirm you have completed the SPS Online Volunteer Application now.

SUMMER GARDEN WATERING HELP
The SPE halls may be quiet but our SPE Garden keeps growing all summer. Are you able to help with watering so that students can come back to a green garden with food to harvest? For more info and to sign up for a week to water, go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0848acac2babfc1-sand

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Aloha Kegger (adults only) and Students vs. Teachers Soccer Game

DID YOU MISS THE SIGN UPS AT OUR BENEFIT CONCERT?
IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN IN AND SUPPORT SAND POINT ELEMENTARY!!

Register here for both events: https://sandpointelementarypta.schoolauction.net/spring2019/give

Saturday, June 8th – 7:30pm
Aloha Kegger (Adults Only)

Steal away with your Sand Point friends to a tropical island destination on Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. for a Hawaiian Kegger at the Findley Residence. Imagine the sunset over the Pacific, the sound of ukulele music in the distant background, and a buffet of your favorite island treats to enjoy. Come for the aloha, stay for the beer.

Sunday, June 9 – 9:00- 11:00am
3rd Annual Students vs Staff Soccer Game @ Roosevelt High School
(Husky Stadium was booked all spring)
Don’t let your kids miss out on a fun and friendly game of soccer!! (K through 5th grade students + SPE alums – non-SPE students welcome).

Your child will be placed on a team based on their age group (Kindergarten /1st , 2nd /3rd , 4th /5th, Alums (6th+). There will be 4 games with each game lasting 20 minutes. When your child isn’t playing soccer they can cheer on their friends from the sideline.

Donuts for all participants. Bragging rights for the winners. Opportunities to sponsor non-auction attending students to participate.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Wondering how to share your time and talent, support our Sand Point community, and earn that awesome Squirrel Squad gear this week?

BOX TOPs – COUNT/ SUBMIT CURRENT BATCH
Box Tops already collected need to be organized and submitted June 1st. Do you have a little time? Please let Judy Findley or Brooke Lawson know that you can help with this project at volunteerspepta@gmail.com.

FOOD PACK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Every 2 weeks we pack over 100 bags of food to share with our community. Join us for our next food pack on Friday, 5/17 at 11:30 to unload food then find us in P5. We need more volunteers to help. Sign in at the office and find us in the portable. Contact Anne at arunning@hotmail.com with questions.

FIELD DAY VOLUNTEERS
Field Day is on 6/26 at Magnuson Park. Parent volunteers are needed to help with activity stations so watch for the signup genius coming soon. In order to help with this fun event, volunteers must have their Volunteer requirements complete. Please confirm you have completed the SPS Online Volunteer Application now.

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Seattle Public Schools Family Survey Due May 17th

The 2019 Family Survey opened April 16. All Seattle Public Schools families should have received a survey by email no later than April 17. To complete the Family Survey, please respond by May 17 to the survey link that was emailed to you. Thank you for your participation!

Families who do not have an email address on file with their child’s school are sent paper surveys in the mail. If you received a survey in the mail but prefer to take the survey online, click on the appropriate link below and enter the 10-digit login code printed in the letter you received.

Contact us
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact research@seattleschools.orgresearch@seattleschools.orgresearch@seattleschools.org or click SPS Family Survey Information

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Staff Appreciation Week: May 6-10

Let’s celebrate our amazing teachers and staff by participating in a week of fun events for teacher appreciation week, May 6-10.

Monday, May 6
The PTA Board will treat teachers to a delicious Continental Breakfast and Monday morning coffee drinks.

Tuesday, May 7
Wear your Teacher’s Favorite Color to school.

Wednesday, May 8
Please help Cater a Potluck Lunch for staff and teachers! Visit http://bit.ly/2GNzzt1 to sign up to bring a tasty dish to serve at least 10.
Please plan to have all food brought to the Staff Lounge by 10:30am.

Thursday, May 9
Students (and parents): Now’s your chance to Write a Note of Appreciation to your classroom teacher and staff!

Friday, May 10
Please help show our staff how much we value them with a Hawaiian Lunch and a Dessert Bar for a sweet afternoon treat. Sign up here to help with food donations: http://bit.ly/2UV6nKe Please deliver all items to the Staff Lounge by 10:30am.

Help our teachers and staff feel appreciated all week long:
– Volunteer to complete special classroom projects for a teacher.
– Share compliments and notes of gratitude with our teachers on the bulletin board in the hallway across from the office.
– Consider bringing a small gift for your classroom teacher and our staff — check out the “staff’s favorite things” list posted by the office and attached to this flyer for ideas.
– Bring flowers for teachers and staff to brighten up the school.

Questions? Contact the SPE Staff Appreciation Committee volunteerspepta@gmail.com

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