Let’s Rock This Boat: Sand Point SuperFonics Farewell Show

Hello Sand Point Families!
We know you’ve saved June 5, 2021 for the the big spring fundraiser and have been patiently waiting for the registration info, so here it is!

Last year we had to unfortunately postpone and then cancel our event, but now we are able to have it! LIVE and IN-PERSON! Our kids have been able to see each other, and now it’s our turn to finally be able to come together to support Sand Point Elementary

What: Let’s Rock This Boat: Sand Point SuperFonics Farewell Show
YES! This is the Farewell Show of our beloved Sand Point staff band. They are ready to entertain us with the best Yacht Rock cover songs you know and love!

WhenSaturday, June 5, 2021, 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: Seattle Yacht Club (no, we will not be boarding any boats, so no need to take dramamine) 1807 East Hamlin Street (just south of the Montlake Bridge)
Why: This our annual major spring fundraiser for Sand Point Elementary PTA. This event raises crucial funds for school enrichment activities such as music, science, art, field trips, library books, school supplies, PE and recess equipment, classroom grants, the Family Support Program, and more.

Who: Adults Only (21 and over) who want to come and support (Tickets are $80 each)**
Goal: $100,000

As you know, all fundraising the PTA does supports each and every student at Sand Point Elementary, as well as the staff. For instance, field trips are 100% covered so that no family has to worry about paying for their child to go on a field trip. Our library is fully stocked with new books (the district does not have a budget for school libraries). All of the recess and PE equipment is provided by the PTA through fundraising from events such as this. These are just a few examples of the things the PTA is able to do through the support of Sand Point families and friends supporting this event.

Register here by Thursday, May 27: https://sandpointelementarypta.schoolauction.net/spring2021/homepages/

Can’t make it, but want to make a donation? https://sandpointelementarypta.schoolauction.net/spring2021/g/

So come on out and celebrate in person all the good things our school does and will be able to continue to do from the generosity of this event. You do not want to miss the Sand Point SuperFonics (pandemic edition) Farewell Show!

**Inclusion is a value we hold close at Sand Point Elementary. And because of this, we want to be sure that all Sand Point Elementary parents and guardians are able to attend this adults-only event. If the cost of the $80 is prohibitive for you to attend, please register for the “Pay What You Can” ticket option and pay what you are able to for your ticket through the donation page.

See you on June 5th!

Questions? Contact Megan Sun McIntosh at mysunmcintosh@gmail.com

Best,

Your 2021 Let’s Rock This Boat Committee

 

Sponsored by:

Ryan General Contractors Move a Thon Sponsor

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Move-a-Thon 2020

Move a Thon 2020
This Friday, December 4 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm, students can pick up their Move-A-Thon supplies for the Move-A-Thon on Friday, December 11 from noon – 12:30pm. Please wear a mask when you come to school.

Students will receive their official Move-A-Thon shirts, pedometers and a fun surprise from Mr. O’Brien!

Bet you’re wondering how we’re going to be doing the Move-A-Thon if we’re all at home? The plan is that all Sand Point students and staff will put on their Move-A-Thon shirts and pedometers to start moving around their neighborhoods from noon – 12:30 p.m. (before lunch) on Friday, December 11. We’d like for them to take their photo on their school devices and upload them to Seesaw as well as their steps. Mr. O’Brien will be sharing these details as we get closer.

The Move-A-Thon is a fundraiser and our hope is to raise $12,000 to support the PTA (including PE and recess equipment for when we return to school, our Family Support Program, supplies, classroom grants, and more). This year, we are thrilled once again to contribute 10% of our fundraising to The Eli’s Park Project, where Sand Point families live and play. We are also donating 10% of our fundraising to Rainier View Elementary PTA’s COVID Response Fund. Information is being mailed home to each family with pledge forms and FAQs.

Here’s the link to collect pledges: www.bitly.com/spemove2020. Please forward it on to your family and friends to help us reach our goal!

If you have any questions regarding the Move-A-Thon, please contact sandpointelempta@gmail.com.

Permanent link to this article: https://sandpointelementarypta.org/2020/12/03/move-a-thon-2020/

Global Reading Challenge 2021

4th and 5th grade students signed up to participate this year will meet with Mrs. Burke on Tuesdays at noon. Students will find their meeting link in Seesaw.

Questions? Contact Mrs. Burke, Sand Point Librarian for more information at jeburke@seattleschools.org

Learn more about the 2021 Global Reading Challenge program at Seattle Public Library.

Permanent link to this article: https://sandpointelementarypta.org/2020/12/03/global-reading-challenge-2021/

Curbside Library for December

Tuesday, December 8th
4 pm –  5 pm
Tuesday, December 15th
4 pm – 5 pm

If you would like to get a book for this pickup time, please place a HOLD by 3pm the day before pickup.

Please note: The Curbside Library schedule now occurs every other week in December, Tuesdays, from 4-5pm. Remind your Squirrel to pick up books to read over winter break!

Library book reminders;

– Students can checkout up to 3 books
– Place holds on 3 books
– 1 of the 3 books can be a graphic novel
– 1 of the 3 books can be from a series

When your child is finished reading, please return books anytime in the black and yellow bin in front of our school doors.
 
Questions? Please email Mrs. Burke at
jeburke@seattleschools.org

 

Wondering how your Squirrel can place a hold?
How to Place a Hold
How to Pick Up

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Seattle Public Schools

Outdoor Learning Initiative Community Meeting School Board Vice President Chandra Hampson, District III
December 9, 7:30 – 9:30pm

School Board Vice President Chandra Hampson will host a community meeting to discuss the district’s Outdoor Learning Initiative and other important topics on Wednesday, December 9th from 7:30-9:30pm.

The Board knows that innovative in-person learning solutions are a high priority for families and students. This community meeting will be facilitated by the Seattle Council PTSA.

You can register for the public meeting by going to the Community Meeting Announcement.

Translation supports will be provided. Please indicate language needs when you register for the meeting.

Permanent link to this article: https://sandpointelementarypta.org/2020/12/03/seattle-public-schools-3/

UW Survey Opportunity for Parents about Covid-19

COVID Parent Survey

Permanent link to this article: https://sandpointelementarypta.org/2020/12/02/uw-survey-opportunity-for-parents-about-covid-19/

Global Reading Challenge 2021: Sign up by Friday, 11/18 to participate

This week in Library, 4th and 5th Graders will learn more about the Global Reading Challenge and how they may sign up for this fun challenge. Ask your Squirrel to show you the information located in their Seesaw account or contact Mrs. Burke, Sand Point Librarian for more information at jeburke@seattleschools.org

Also learn more about the 2021 Global Reading Challenge program at Seattle Public Library.

Permanent link to this article: https://sandpointelementarypta.org/2020/11/19/global-reading-challenge-2021-sign-up-by-friday-11-18-to-participate/

Message from Counselor Keri

Counselor Keri here! I have been LOVING getting to know your students in SEL so far this year. Students are craving peer connections during remote learning. To help with this, I am offering weekly virtual lunch bunches for each grade starting the week of 10/26! Any student is welcome to come to their grade level lunch bunch! This is also completely optional. Have questions? Give me a call or email: (425)528-0977 or kakochvar@seattleschools.org.

Permanent link to this article: https://sandpointelementarypta.org/2020/11/19/message-from-counselor-keri/

Food Pick Up: Monday-Friday 11:15am-1:15pm

Stretch your legs and step away from the screen, Squirrels! Support this program and stop by Sand Point Elementary Monday – Friday between 11:15am -1:15pm to pick up meals: available for ALL household members. Pre-registration NOT required – just stop by daily to pick up meals. Quick and easy, bags provided, delicious meal options! Crossing guard present at NE 65th St and Sand Point Way NE during this time for safety. Send your Squirrel on a lunch run for the family!

November Menu

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Squirrel Gear

The days and nights are getting colder. This is the one time of the year to stock up on Squirrel Gear (sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts) for the whole family! This year we even have reversible, machine washable Sand Point masks! Forms and money are due at picture day on Sunday, October 25. Click here for your order form.  We will have blank forms available on site as well.

Green Sand Point Mask

 

Permanent link to this article: https://sandpointelementarypta.org/2020/10/20/squirrel-gear/

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