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Important! Want to make a difference?

Every year, the PTSA supports and sponsors many of the events and programs that enhance our children's education. From the science fair, to field trip support, to classroom resources, these things are made possible with the help of our generous parents and guidance of the PTSA board.  We're looking for a few parents who, like us, believe in doing all they can to enhance the education of our children. This is the time of year when we form our board for the upcoming school year. If you're interested in learning how you can put your time, skills and energy to work for our children, please contact nominations@smithptsa.org, or use the nomination form below. Here are job descriptions for positions available [PTSA Job Descriptions].

[Nomination form]  [More information]


Virtual STEM Fair 2020

In the spirit of promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in the times of social distancing, we're rebooting the STEM Fair to make it virtual this year. Even if you haven't made a STEM project for the fair, you will be able to participate. If you have made a project, there will be a way for you to participate, too. Participation is not mandatory, of course, but it could be a fun way to explore STEM topics and develop a love of STEM. The platform we're using is FlipGrid, where students will be able to either post their responses to STEM related topics, or post short videos about their STEM project.
We'll be accepting posts now through June 13th. All Smith students/families are invited to view the posts.

Log in to find out more: https://flipgrid.com/smithstemfair


Food/Meal Resources & How to Help
Our Smith Elementary school counselor has put together information on food and meal resources available to those who may be in a time of need...
 
Food and Meal Resources
Note: If you are in need of additional resources or looking for a way to help, please reach out to our School Counselor, Katherine Epstein at kepstein@lwsd.org. Thanks!
 
District Meal Resources
LWSD has the following student meal programs in place:
  • Currently, the district is able to prepare lunches for LWSD students throughout the extended closure starting on Monday, March 19th.
  • Meals must be ordered between 2:00pm the previous day and 8:00am the day of the pickup.
  • There are vegetarian and non-vegetarian options for meals.
  • Student meal accounts will be charged according to the student’s eligibility status.
  • Students must be present in order to receive the meal.
  • Meals will be distributed at the six of middle schools where our base kitchens are:
    • Finn Hill Middle School
    • Inglewood Middle School
    • Kamiakin Middle School
    • Redmond Middle School
    • Rose Hill Middle School
    • Timberline Middle School
  • Meals can be picked up between 10:30am-12:00pm
  • We are working on an option for breakfasts and will announce details next week.
  • We are working on the option to have meals delivered to students who cannot get to the middle school distribution sites.
  • More information regarding meal service and the order form is available at the following webpage: Student Grab and Go Meals
 
Pantry Pack
Pantry Packs recipients can find updates to the weekend food pack program at www.lwsf.org/pantrypacks during the school closure.
 
Hopelink Food & Meal Resources
In response to the arrival of COVID-19 in our community, pre-packed boxes of food will be available for all participants to pick up. Just follow the signage to the door where they will be given out at your local center. Each household will be able to pick up enough food for 21 meals per person (or two weeks worth of food). 
You do not need to register. Go during open hours and you should be able to pick up the boxes.
 
Kirkland/Northshore Food Bank and Emergency Services 
11011 120th Ave. NE  
Kirkland, Washington 98033 
P: (425) 889-7880 
Mondays & Tuesdays from 1:00pm-4:00pm 
Wednesdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm 
Thursdays from 10:00am-1:00pm
Fridays from 1:00pm-4:00pm
 
Redmond Center  
8990 154th Avenue Northeast 
Redmond, Washington 98052 
P: (425) 869-6000 
Mondays & Tuesdays from 1:00pm-4:00pm 
Wednesdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm 
Thursdays from 10:00am-1:00pm
 
Bellevue Food Bank and Emergency Services 
14812 Main Street
Bellevue, Washington 98007  
P: (425) 943-7555  
Mondays & Tuesdays from 1:00pm-4:00pm 
Wednesdays 3:00pm-7:00pm
Thursdays 10:00am-1:00pm

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Important! Covid-19 Info from LWSD

 

[LWSD Covid-19 info page]


Corona Rock Garden


Join us in creating “Corona Rock Garden” at Smith 
Covid-19 crisis requires us to be creative in the way we can connect with one another. Our Family and Community Engagement (FACE) chair, Danit Erlich, thought of a fun and safe way to connect by creating a “Corona Rock Garden” at our school. It will also be a reminder to spread JOY during the crazy time we are in.

Let’s see if we can reach the goal of 100 rocks! We invite everyone – school staff, parents and students to create special rocks as a part of our Smith family.

Instructions:
1. Choose rocks from your yard or at the park and paint them. Turn it to a fun, family activity.
Ideas: turn your rock to an animal, fruit, write an inspiring word or just paint it and turn the gray rock to a cheery rock. You can even sign your name, teacher and year.
2. The rock garden is located in front of the reader board at the entrance of the school. There's a small sign there. We will share the garden pictures on our PTSA Facebook page.


School Supply Kits

Smith Parents

It's that time of the year again! The EduKit website to order school supplies for the year 20/21 is now live. Place your orders by June 19 for best pricing and free shipping to the school. 

You can click a button and get all your kid's school supplies in one convenient kit. We deliver and your child can show up prepared for the first day of class. You don't need to run to stores in the times of social distancing! 

There is an extended ordering window from June 20 - Aug 07, but the pricing goes up and the supplies will be shipped to the student's home instead of the school.

You can place your order here.

Our professional and dedicated team is available to work with you and answer any questions you may have. 


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