Elementary Weekly News | Feb 24

Please contact Mrs. de Langen at mdelangen@kingsschools.org if you have any questions.

Meals of Love Totals as of February 23: 8,460
School Faith Goal:  20,000 meals
Write checks made out to King’s Schools, please put in the memo line:  Meals of Love.

Meal Packaging Event – March 14
Time:  8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  –  Gym
If you would like to help contact the office at 206-546-7258.
Lunch provided for volunteers!

3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th Grade Parents:
Host a MeySen Academy Student – See Details Attached!
We are looking for 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade families who would be interested in hosting our friends from MeySen Academy in Japan!  Please open your homes to host 2 students.  We need 4 more homes!   It is a wonderful experience!  Please call the office at 206-546-7258 for more details!

Do not miss Dr. Seuss themed lunches on March 2, 2017!
We will be serving:

  1. Green Eggs and Ham with French Toast
  2. Cat in the Hat strawberry yogurt parfait
  3. Themed Meal Pack
  4. “Oodles of Noodles” chicken noodle soup

Grandparent’s Day – March 2 from 8:15-11:45 a.m. (See attached schedule.)
It is important that Grandparents who were included on your invitation request RSVP to Christy Wolyniak, cwolyniak@crista.net or call 206-546-7305 as soon as possible ensure accurate numbers.  Deadline to RSVP is February 23.

In order to help with parking and traffic, if possible, please drop off grandparents with your children at their schools and plan on picking them up after the event. Shuttle buses will take elementary grandparents to Schirmer Auditorium for the opening welcome.  Those with wheel chair needs/mobility issues can be dropped off directly at Schirmer.

Please note, shuttles will not be running until 8:20 a.m. Any grandparents that are dropped off at the Elementary School before this time will have to wait for a shuttle or they may walk to Schirmer.

Grandparents’ Day Help Needed
We are still in need of volunteers for event set up on Wednesday, March 1, and ushers on March 2! If you are available for any of these slots, please sign up here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0A48A9AF23A75-grandparents. Thank you!

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED!
The auction committee is still looking for WINE donations ($40 value) and DESSERT donations for the auction on March 17.  Please email kingsauction@kingsschools.org with questions.

Don’t forget to RSVP for the Auction on March 17!  If you would like help putting a table together, please contact your grade level lead or Ann Faris annhfaris@gmail.com.

Employment Opportunity
Would you like to work at the school and have the same work schedule as your kids have in school?  Two immediate opening in the school lunch program.  About 5 ½ hours per school day.  If you are interested, please contact Marilyn for more information at mbrooks@crista.net or 206 546 7440.

Re-enrollment for 2017-2018
Be sure to re-enroll ($225) to ensure priority student placement for next year.  We are currently interviewing new students for 2017-2018.

Financial Aid Deadline for 2017-2018
Go directly to online.factsmgt.com/aid to apply.  Further financial aid information is available in the documents section on ParentsWeb and at www.kingsschools.org.

King’s Elementary Spelling Bee 2017
The school competition will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 1:15pm in the Elementary gym.  The Regional Spelling Bee is on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in Seattle’s Town Hall.

Kindergarten Carpool
Please turn RIGHT ONLY when exiting the lot.  Do not turn left.  Thank you!

North Carpool
NO DOUBLE DROP-OFFS.  When the line stops ALL students in the car need to get OUT of the car immediately.  Please pull up, stop and let out all your students at the same time.

Box Tops for Education
Save your box tops and bring them to the Elementary Library or Office.

King’s Wear
You can access the sideline store to order King’s wear anytime at:  http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/washington/shoreline/kings-high-school.

 Annual Magazine Renewal and New Subscription Event
If you would like to renew or subscribe to new magazines for the coming year, the online portal is available for your convenience. A portion of each order will go to our school and be used for curriculum enrichment at the elementary. Just go to the website for a list of selections. The website is available 365 days a year for your convenience! If you have any questions, please contact the school office and Mr. Kelly will provide assistance.

Office Communications:
When you are emailing the office, please be sure to email both Mrs. de Langen at mdelangen@kingsschools.org and Miss Soriano at ksoriano@kingsschools.org. Any change in student pick-up at the end of the day needs to go through the office.  This is the only way to be sure your student gets the message.  If you send an email to the teacher, he/she may not be available to respond due to teaching students.  Please Call Mrs. de Langen or Miss Soriano at 206-546-7258.

King’s Auction Amazon Wish List
This year it’s quick and easy to procure auction items with the King’s Auction Wish List. Click on the link below to purchase one or two(!) items and then choose your shipping preference. Each King’s family is asked to procure items with a value of $100 or more. We’re ready to receive donations today. Thank you for your support.  https://amzn.com/w/35EZYDM5GT0JU