PTSA Meeting: Mon. 10/22 6:30-8:30pm
Meeting will be held in the Smith Elementary library. Agenda includes: Dolphin Dash updates (including hearing from you on where any extra dollars raised should be invested) re-approving this year’s budget Standing Rules Mission Statement Ms. Warner will also be giving us an update on the future of our playgrounds .  Please join us!  Childcare will be provided with an age appropriate movie in the gym-  though we are in need of one more volunteer (18 or older) to help hang out with the kids, please email  volunteers@smithptsa.org  if you are able to help ! We encourage all members to ... read full article
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Marcus Grinde 
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10/14/2018-10/22/2018

After School Programs: Register by 10/22
In addition to the YMCA-run after school programs at Smith, local vendors are offering a selection of classes including: Animation Maker (from Coding with Kids) Arts & Logic Chess Club Fast Track Math Small Hands on Art   Please register by Monday, October 22.   [Registration form] ... read full article
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Marcus Grinde 
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10/9/2018-10/24/2018

Math Challenge Tournament Information
  The Math  Challenge  Tournament is back for 2018! Who:  Grade 2-5 students. (Seats are limited.)  Where : Samantha Smith Elementary (Gym) Date : November 30, 2018 Time : 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM How:  REGISTER HERE   Cost : $20 per student   [More Information] ... read full article
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Marcus Grinde 
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10/16/2018-11/30/2018

Want to get involved at our school?
Volunteer! ... read full article
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Marcus Grinde 
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10/3/2018-1/6/2019
PTSA Meeting: Mon. 10/22 6:30-8:30pmMarcus Grinde10/14/201810/22/2018
PTSA Meeting: Mon. 10/22 6:30-8:30pm
Meeting will be held in the Smith Elementary library. Agenda includes: Dolphin Dash updates (including hearing from you on where any extra dollars raised should be invested) re-approving this year’s budget Standing Rules Mission Statement Ms. Warner will also be giving us an update on the future of our playgrounds .  Please join us!  Childcare will be provided with an age appropriate movie in the gym-  though we are in need of one more volunteer (18 or older) to help hang out with the kids, please email  volunteers@smithptsa.org  if you are able to help ! We encourage all members to ... read full article
Time for DOLPHIN DASH!!!Marcus Grinde10/3/201810/4/2018
Time for DOLPHIN DASH!!!
[Get your pledges in]   [Event information] ... read full article
After School Programs: Register by 10/22Marcus Grinde10/9/201810/24/2018
After School Programs: Register by 10/22
In addition to the YMCA-run after school programs at Smith, local vendors are offering a selection of classes including: Animation Maker (from Coding with Kids) Arts & Logic Chess Club Fast Track Math Small Hands on Art   Please register by Monday, October 22.   [Registration form] ... read full article
Math Challenge Tournament InformationMarcus Grinde10/16/201811/30/2018
Math Challenge Tournament Information
  The Math  Challenge  Tournament is back for 2018! Who:  Grade 2-5 students. (Seats are limited.)  Where : Samantha Smith Elementary (Gym) Date : November 30, 2018 Time : 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM How:  REGISTER HERE   Cost : $20 per student   [More Information] ... read full article
Note from PTSA President: THANK YOUMarcus Grinde10/9/201810/14/2018
Note from PTSA President: THANK YOU
  Hello Smith Families, What an incredible time kids had at the Dolphin Dash last week!  It would not have happened without the help of several parents who pitched in to volunteer handing out bands, water, monitoring the course etc. and in particular Ferrol McCartney who planned and organized all of the details of the day-  THANK YOU!  On behalf of all of the students and staff, Deshna Shah (our VP of Fundraising) and the rest of the board,  THANK YOU  for supporting your kids with your own donations as well as getting friends and family to sponsor kids in the ... read full article
Spiritwear Orders: OPEN NOW to Fri Sept 21Marcus Grinde9/3/20189/23/2018
Spiritwear Orders: OPEN NOW to Fri Sept 21
The Smith PTSA has arranged with a vendor to offer Smith Elementary Dolphins themed shirts and hoodies (similar to the one above) in child and adult sizes.   The ordering site is now open ! Click here to see what's available or to place an order:   [Spiritwear Sales portal]   Questions?: Email  secretary@smithptsa.org ... read full article
Math Challenge #1 Due Wed., Oct. 3Marcus Grinde9/24/201810/3/2018
Math Challenge #1 Due Wed., Oct. 3
Math Challenge is back for 2018-19! There will be 15 math challenges throughout the school year. Every two weeks, there will be a new math challenge. We encourage students to participate in this program and discuss these math problems with their parents or siblings. Students who submit qualified answers to at least 12 math challenges will be recognized in June 2019.  Math  Challenge   #1 "Working Backwards"  is now available for  download from this  [LINK] Solutions are  due  on Wednesday , October 3, 2018   by  1:50  PM .   Students may turn in solutions to their  teacher or at the ... read full article
Student Directory StatusMarcus Grinde9/5/201810/6/2018
Student Directory Status
Note for our Smith PTSA Members:  One of the benefits of being a Smith PTSA Member is access to the searchable online student directory.  The Student Directory is now available, but incomplete*.   We can't fully update it until the school district processes all privacy requests during the month of September.  But, you can update your own student information and help everyone benefit from the directory sooner.  Let your classmates know how to get in touch with you by making sure your  account information is up-to-date now.   ( Thanks to the awesome parents who already took the time to ... read full article
Message from Lake Washington Schools FoundationMarcus Grinde9/28/201810/8/2018
Message from Lake Washington Schools Foundation
Welcome Back to School from the staff and board of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation! And a warm welcome to our new Superintendent, Dr. Jane Stavem! All of us at LWSF are very excited about the upcoming school year and are already hard at work in continuing to fulfill our mission in Lake Washington School District to support academic excellence and the over-all health and well-being of every student in the district. Our Start Strong Fall Fundraising Campaign is in full swing!  This is one of our two major fundraisers for the year.  Please consider making a donation to LWSF ... read full article
Want to get involved at our school?Marcus Grinde10/3/20181/6/2019
Want to get involved at our school?
Volunteer! ... read full article