Enrichment Program Sign Up Deadline: December 12

Only 2 more days to sign up for Sand Point Elementary’s Enrichment Program!

There are 26 spots available each for Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5.  Because of this limitation we will be picking students through a lottery.  Once your sign up is turned in no later than December 12, 2014, we will then randomly pick students.  You will be notified if your student has been picked to participate in the program the week of December 15, 2014.  If your student has not been picked for the first 6 week session, you will be put on a waitlist and have first priority for the next session.

The Enrichment Committee and Team are developing challenging and engaging learning opportunities for Sand Point students.  Enrichment this year will be designed around the goal of providing students a lab environment where they will wrestle with real life problems to find solutions.  In these math/science learning labs, students will research, design, and build solutions to problems introduced to the students by the learning lab coordinator.  We will use the problems presented by the portable classrooms: an asphalt setting, poor ventilation, overheating, poor lighting, lack of running water, and limited space as the petri dish of our research and experimentation in environmental design and sustainability. Through research, design, and construction, students’ work will be a cornerstone of Sand Point’s eco-community and a permanent feature of Sand Point’s physical plant.

There will be six week intervals with a two week Interim time in between sessions.  The Interim time will utilize the broad skills of our parent volunteer community and expand the interests here at Sand Point Elementary.

Classes are once a week starting at 8:15am, ending at 9:15am (transportation is not provided at this time)

Grades K-2 will start on Tuesday January 6, 2015

Grades 3-5 will start on Thursdays January 8, 2015

Location: The Library

Ways parents can help with Enrichment:

  • We welcome volunteers!!  The Enrichment Coordinator would love to have parents helping assist with this classroom time.  To volunteer contact our volunteer coordinators Heidi Stolte and Natalie Badgett at volunteerspepta@gmail.com
  • Join the PTA Enrichment Committee.  This is how it all got started!  Help us plan for the next Enrichment Project, or new Interim ideas.  Help us find Interim teachers. Volunteer to teach an Interim project.  Write grants to help support Enrichment at Sand Point.

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Shop on Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate .5% of all eligible purchases to the Sand Point Elementary PTA!

Support the Sand Point Elementary PTA through shopping on Amazon Smile.

Here’s how in just 3 easy steps:

  1. Go to: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-3673859

  2. Log in with your Amazon account information (or start an account if you are new to Amazon)

  3. Start shopping and Amazon will donate 0.5% of all eligible purchases to Sand Point Elementary PTA!

Be sure to bookmark https://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-3673859 and make sure to use that website address when shopping on Amazon.  Spread the word to family and friends to do shop through this site to benefit our school.

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DINE OUT on Tuesday, December 9 at the RAM in the U Village

Support Sand Point Elementary by eating dinner out!

When: Tuesday, December 9 from 5:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

Where: The Ram Restaurant in the University Village

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 and friends to dine out to support SPE.

What: The Ram is graciously donating 10% of all  sales during that time to the Sand Point Elementary PTA.

Wear your Sand Point Elementary shirts to show your school spirit! See you there!

 

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Wreath and Cookie Dough Fundraiser

‘TIS THE SEASON.. READY OR NOT!!

The Sand Point Elementary PTA is here to help you prepare for the holidays! Whether you need a wreath on your door to welcome friends and family, some fresh cedar garland to hang around your fireplace, or some delicious Cougar Mountain cookie dough to have in your freezer for those last minute guests, we can help. We will be getting our greenery directly from Hunter Farms, a locally owned Christmas Tree Farm just outside of Seattle, and cookie dough from Cougar Mountain, located in Magnolia. Please consider ordering your Holiday supplies from Sand Point as 50% of the proceeds go to the PTA. ALL ORDERS ARE DUE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19th and greenery and cookie dough will be distributed at school on Wednesday, December 10th.

Thank you for supporting Sand Point Elementary PTA and happy holidays to you all! Questions? Please email Juli Horan. Please make all checks out to SPE PTA.

Wreath Order Form (PDF)

Cookie Dough is $16 for a 3lb tub. Email Juli Horan for more details.

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