Reflections Competition: Enter by 10/25
Welcome back to another exciting School Year at Smith, and the 50 th  Year of creating art through the Reflections Annual National Arts Competition.  The theme for 2018 is:  “Heroes Around Me” All students welcome to enter.  Entry Turn-in Day: Thursday, October 25 th , 8:30 AM- 9:00 AM Location:  SMITH Library Judging: Thursday, November 1st   Reflections Reception: Thursday, November 13 th , 6-7 PM     [Event Info Page] ... read full article
Author:
Marcus Grinde 
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10/2/2018-11/10/2018

Follow Smith PTSA on Facebook
Hey are you on Facebook? So are we! Follow us at  https://www.facebook.com/ smithptsa/  and get notices about upcoming events and reminders for PTSA events, school events, school district updates and state PTSA notices. ... read full article
Author:
Marcus Grinde 
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10/17/2018-6/30/2019

Emergency Kit Info: 2018-2019
Emergency Preparedness committee update, August 2018 The PTSA Emergency Preparedness committee works with school leaders to help prepare for the event of an environmental disaster or campus lockdown during school hours.  With the support of the Smith PTSA, the goal is to  ensure that ALL students and staff have immediate access to necessary emergency supplies .  In previous years, students were asked to either buy a personal emergency supply kit or to build their own and bring it in to school.  These kits were then consolidated and stored in the classroom.  Since the items in the kits have a shelf-life ... read full article
Author:
Marcus Grinde 
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8/23/2018-6/30/2019
Conference Week Release ScheduleMarcus Grinde10/14/201810/19/2018
Conference Week Release Schedule
Week of October 15-19 Parent/student-Teacher conferences are being held at Smith this week.  The release schedule is as follows: Monday 11:50 am Tuesday 11:50 am Wednesday 1:50 pm (normal schedule) Thursday 11:50 am Friday NO SCHOOL ... read full article
Curriculum Night InformationMarcus Grinde9/13/20189/16/2018
Curriculum Night Information
*Children do not attend. K-1 Thursday, August 30 th   6:00-7:00PM (Kinder parents start in the library and 1 st  grade families head to the classroom) Gr 2-5 Thursday, September 13 th   2 nd -3 rd  5:30-6:10PM 4 th - 5 th  6:35-7:15PM ... read full article
Important Dates In August/September:Marcus Grinde8/25/20189/12/2018
Important Dates In August/September:
Back to Business Night:   Wednesday, August 29 th  5:00-7:30 PM  (You will want to attend this night. You can get all of your back to school paperwork done and  this is where you are given your child’s classroom teacher assignment .) (Get a Back To Business FAST PASS by becoming a 2018-2019 PTSA member now .)   Meet and Greet:  *Children attend.  Thursday, August 30 th   K-2 nd  (includes 2/3 Quest) 2:00-2:30 Gr 3-5th (includes 4/5 Quest) 2:30-3:00 Come meet your child’s teacher and see the classroom.   Curriculum Night(s):   *Children do not attend. K-1 Thursday, August ... read full article
Dolphin Bash is Friday, Oct 12 6-8pmMarcus Grinde10/9/201810/13/2018
Dolphin Bash is Friday, Oct 12 6-8pm
It's time to Celebrate!!  Join us this Friday at the Dolphin Bash   Who:  All Smith Families! What: Dance party with “Dance Dude” from Dance Week Food trucks: Pizza, Hot Dog Lady & Bugsicle for dessert Bounce house Carnival games   Please sign up  [here]  to volunteer part of your evening to help make this a successful night-   we still need help with Set-up, Running Carnival Games, and Clean-up! When:  Friday, October 12 th , 6p-8p Where:  Smith Gyms Why:  to celebrate the accomplishments of the Dash, show off the dance skills learned this week, and have a great time ... read full article
Reflections Competition: Enter by 10/25Marcus Grinde10/2/201811/10/2018
Reflections Competition: Enter by 10/25
Welcome back to another exciting School Year at Smith, and the 50 th  Year of creating art through the Reflections Annual National Arts Competition.  The theme for 2018 is:  “Heroes Around Me” All students welcome to enter.  Entry Turn-in Day: Thursday, October 25 th , 8:30 AM- 9:00 AM Location:  SMITH Library Judging: Thursday, November 1st   Reflections Reception: Thursday, November 13 th , 6-7 PM     [Event Info Page] ... read full article
Follow Smith PTSA on FacebookMarcus Grinde10/17/20186/30/2019
Follow Smith PTSA on Facebook
Hey are you on Facebook? So are we! Follow us at  https://www.facebook.com/ smithptsa/  and get notices about upcoming events and reminders for PTSA events, school events, school district updates and state PTSA notices. ... read full article
Dolphin Dash is Thursday, Oct. 4thMarcus Grinde9/30/201810/9/2018
Dolphin Dash is Thursday, Oct. 4th
What:   Dolphin Dash Fun-Run Fundraiser Who:   All students participate, parents may come cheer When:   Thursday, October 4th, 2-3pm Grades K-1 :  2:40-3:00 pm Grades 2-3:   2:00-2:20 pm Grades 4-5:   2:20-2:40 pm Where:   Smith Elementary Sand field Why:   Raise funds to  support our school   [More Information] [Parents Donate Here] [Friends/family Donate Here] [Pledge form] [Help on Event Day...Sign Up Here ! ] ... read full article
After School Programs at SmithMarcus Grinde9/12/20189/20/2018
After School Programs at Smith
  Fall Session Dates:   September 24 - October 26 Registration Deadline:   September 20   Register for After School Programs, taught at Smith by local vendors: [Link to vendor run classes]   [More Information]   Register for After School Programs, taught at Smith by The YMCA: (Online registration is closed but you may contact The YMCA Admin Office to check registration availability at:  425-644-8417  or   eastsidechildcare@seattleymca. org ) ... read full article
Staff Appreciation October 12th, 9 amMarcus Grinde10/2/201810/13/2018
Staff Appreciation October 12th, 9 am
For October, we're excited to provide some healthy, easy to grab snacks for our staff during conference week. Please sign up here  if you can help provide snacks for our amazing staff at Smith. Snacks should be delivered by Friday, October 12th at 9 am Thanks !   Caroline Rausch and Elena Luican, The Smith PTSA Staff Appreciation Team ... read full article
PTSA Community Event for New Families 9/28Marcus Grinde9/21/20189/30/2018
PTSA Community Event for New Families 9/28
Our Smith PTSA Family And Community Engagement chair, Dr. Danit Erlich, will be holding a free open forum discussion designed for families who are new to the area and would like advice on adjusting to their new home. Topics of discussion include 'Culture Shock' and 'Adjusting to the Area' with questions and answers afterward. Who:   Parents who are new to the area What:   Open forum talk on adjusting to your move When:  Friday, September 28th, 10:00-11:30 am Where:   Sammamish YMCA Community Room How:   Register by emailing  face@smithptsa.org   [Event flier] ... read full article
Sammamish Community Event: 9/22Marcus Grinde9/18/20189/23/2018
Sammamish Community Event: 9/22
The City of Sammamish and the Sammamish Citizens Corp invite you to attend the annual Disaster Preparedness Fair.  Featuring the " Big Shaker !" mobile earthquake simulator that gives participants the opportunity to experience the shaking of a simulated 8.0 earthquake! When:   Saturday, September 22, 2018 Time:   9:00am – 3:00pm Where:   Sammamish City Hall [Original City of Sammamish website announcement]   [Vendor/Exhibitor list] Organized and sponsored by Sammamish Citizen Corps ... read full article
Math Challenge #2 Due Oct 17Marcus Grinde10/9/201810/21/2018
Math Challenge #2 Due Oct 17
Math  Challenge   #2 "Patterns"  is now available for  download from this  [LINK] Solutions are  due  on Wednesday , October 17, 2018   by  1:50  PM .   Students may turn in solutions to their  teacher or at the Smith front office . Have fun!  If you need more information please email Smith PTSA Math  Challenge  Committee:   mathchallenge@smithptsa.org ... read full article
Welcome from PTSA President 2018PTSA President8/24/201810/15/2018
Welcome from PTSA President 2018
August, 2018 Welcome Back Smith Families! We are excited to be celebrating the  30 th  Anniversary of Smith and the Smith PTSA this year !  The past few weeks, your PTSA Board has been bustling about getting ready for Back to Business night and lining up volunteers to head up key PTSA sponsored programs that benefit our kids all year.  If you have not yet renewed your annual membership for this year, please  join  today.  Not only does your membership help make the programs we sponsor and support possible, it also gets you access to the online directory, discounts from ... read full article
Emergency Kit Info: 2018-2019Marcus Grinde8/23/20186/30/2019
Emergency Kit Info: 2018-2019
Emergency Preparedness committee update, August 2018 The PTSA Emergency Preparedness committee works with school leaders to help prepare for the event of an environmental disaster or campus lockdown during school hours.  With the support of the Smith PTSA, the goal is to  ensure that ALL students and staff have immediate access to necessary emergency supplies .  In previous years, students were asked to either buy a personal emergency supply kit or to build their own and bring it in to school.  These kits were then consolidated and stored in the classroom.  Since the items in the kits have a shelf-life ... read full article