Apr 13
6:00p GM Meeting and Parent Ed Class
GM Meeting and Parent Ed Class

Friday, April 18
6:00p - 7:30p
Smith Library
5:00p Mc.Teacher Night
Mc.Teacher Night

Tuesday, April 22
5:00p - 8:00p
6:00p Math Night
Math Night

Friday, April 25
6:00p - 8:00p
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Please join us in the Smith Library this Friday, April 18th at 6:00 PM. We will be voting in next year’s officers. We need your voice and your vote!

A presentation by Kathy Slattengren, M.Ed., from Priceless Parenting will follow. She will be speaking about “Conflict Management and Bullying”. Attend both of the events and leave the Childcare of children (Kindergarten to 5th grade only) to volunteers of Sparrow Club. Kids would indulge in many fun activities and Pizza will be provided. Donations towards their care are accepted and will benefit our “Sparrow” Violet.

Important! April 22nd Bond Measure
What you may know about the Apr 22nd Bond:

The original bond measure did not pass in the Feb 11 ballot even though needs remain the same and enrollment continues to grow

What you may not know about the Apr 22nd Bond:

Only 17% of the school community voted

Please, if you are one of the app.650 that not get a chance to vote last time or know someone who did not, spread the word and get those votes out by Apr 22nd. That’s how many votes we missed the bond by!

If you voted on the Feb 11 ballot, thank you, and please do it again. We need these votes to make the 60% required to pass this bond

You should have received the ballots by mail. Please ensure that vote "YES" on Proposition 1.

What may happen if the bond does not pass this time:

Reduce or eliminate all day Kindergarten
Double shifting from K – 12 resulting in no after school programs and zero periods added at elementary schools
Portables – cost about $300 000 each
Changes to calendar (switch to year round school)
Change delivery method of district programs (Safety net, Pull out, Ell etc)

For more information, please visit -

Important! REVISED PTSA Nomination Slate
We are pleased to announce the slate of nominees for PTSA Executive Board for the year 2014-2015.
We would like to thank the Nomination Committee- Iesha Honeycutt, Nancy Colburn, and Elaine Hill, for all their hard work and time.

We will vote in the new board at our General Membership Meeting on Friday, April 18th at 6:00PM at the Smith Library. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Click HERE to see the revised nominations

~ Jay Pulacode and Sujatha Parthasarathy

Important! LWSD Bond
Parents: Please support our children. We need your help. On April 22nd the Lake Washington School District bond measure will again be on the ballot. Volunteers are needed to help with the phone bank on April 17th from 4:30 -7:00 at John L. Scott Real Estate in Sammamish. Your aid in passing the bond is important so that LWSD can address the needs of growing enrollment and overcrowding. If you are interested, please contact Jay Pulacode-

Attention: 5th Grade Parents
Please click on the "Celebrate Success" icon and read about the plans for the 5th grade celebration. There are things the committee needs from you before April 18th!

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Math Challenge #12
Math Challenge #12  is already posted  here . The completed response sheet needs to be turned in by 3PM on  Thursday, April 17th   at the front office . Contact Smith PTSA Math Challenge team at  for any questions. ... read full article

Ongoing Incentives
Please contact Sudha Balaji if you have any questions about any of the programs listed below or if you would like to refer a program that our school can benefit from. Box Tops: Thanks so much for sending in the box tops! Together we have collected over 5,850 box tops!!The classroom contest winners are Ms.Woodworth’s class (K-2) with 952 box tops and Mr. Sweet’s class (3-5) with 1,314 box tops!!Congratulations winners and great job to each and every one of you who participated!! eBox tops: You can earn cash for our school online, too! You can shop online through ... read full article

YEARBOOKS - Last Day to order is April 18th!
Make sure your student doesn’t miss out on this opportunity! YEARBOOKS ORDERING DEADLINE  APRIL 18 : The final day to order a yearbook is  Friday, April 18 th,!  Make sure your student doesn’t miss out on this opportunity! Online orders only.  Yearbooks can be ordered at   with yearbook ID code 7755614 If you have any questions, please contact Michele Miller at  or Ann Bauer at   YEARBOOK COVER CONTEST WINNERS The winners of the Smith 2013-2014 Yearbook Cover Contest were announced to the student body on Friday, March 28 at an all school assembly. Congratulations to ... read full article

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