Live: Smith PTSA Facebook Feed
Author:
Marcus Grinde 
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8/25/2021-7/1/2022

PTSA Volunteer Spotlight - Kate Thibodeau
Thank you so much for all that you do, Kate Thibodeau ! ... read full article
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Prachi Vora 
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1/10/2022-1/24/2022

Staff Appreciation - Bring items on Jan 20
January Luau Lunch for Smith Staff We're celebrating the Smith Staff with a lunch luau. PTSA will provide the sandwiches. Can you bring extra goodies to make lunch complete? Bring your item(s) to drop off in front of school the morning of Thursday, January 20th. Thank you! Signup Link ... read full article
Author:
Prachi Vora 
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1/10/2022-1/21/2022

Volunteers Needed - Volunteers on Watch (Watch DOGS) program
Learn more about Volunteers on Watch here ! Ready to sign up? Signup Genius This year, we're replacing our Watch Dogs program with Volunteers on Watch . Volunteers are invited to help out during drop off and recess. You will need to show proof of vaccination, be a registered volunteer  with the district, and wear a mask. PTSA will provide a Volunteer on Watch t-shirt to be worn while you volunteer. Just include your t-shirt size when you register to volunteer, or let us know if you already have a 'Volunteers on Watch' shirt.  ... read full article
Author:
Prachi Vora 
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10/18/2021-6/18/2022

Thank you, Sponsors!
Big Fish Sushi Restaurant Blue Arrow Creations Kumon of Sammamish Mathnasium Occhio Optometry Orthodontics on the Plateau Re/Max Alliance Red Barn Farm True Martial Arts ... read full article
Author:
Prachi Vora 
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10/28/2021-10/31/2022
Live: Smith PTSA Facebook FeedMarcus Grinde8/25/20217/1/2022
Live: Smith PTSA Facebook Feed
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Smith PTSA General Membership Meeting - Jan 13 at 7pmPrachi Vora1/4/20221/14/2022
Smith PTSA General Membership Meeting - Jan 13 at 7pm
You are invited to our first  General Membership Meeting (GMM) of 2022  on  January 13th at 7pm . The key agenda item is a presentation on the New Education Levy by an invited Guest Speaker from LWSD.  Join the Smith PTSA GMM  via Teams here: Click here to join the meeting   View the GMM Agenda     ... read full article
Dolphin Dash & Bash 2021Prachi Vora9/17/202110/1/2021
Dolphin Dash & Bash 2021
The Dolphin Dash is on Thursday, Sep 30 th ! Things will look a little different than previous years... For one thing, this year all students will receive a free Dolphin Dash themed t-shirt to show they participated in Dolphin Dash! Attendance at the event will be optional as it is being held after school, rather than during the lunch recess. Students may choose to join in the run at the school on a pre-set route, or attend virtually and run at a location that suits their family. (More information on this, along with a route map, will be sent ... read full article
PTSA Volunteer Spotlight - Kate ThibodeauPrachi Vora1/10/20221/24/2022
PTSA Volunteer Spotlight - Kate Thibodeau
Thank you so much for all that you do, Kate Thibodeau ! ... read full article
Staff Appreciation - Bring items on Jan 20Prachi Vora1/10/20221/21/2022
Staff Appreciation - Bring items on Jan 20
January Luau Lunch for Smith Staff We're celebrating the Smith Staff with a lunch luau. PTSA will provide the sandwiches. Can you bring extra goodies to make lunch complete? Bring your item(s) to drop off in front of school the morning of Thursday, January 20th. Thank you! Signup Link ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Sign-up - Dec 17Prachi Vora12/15/202112/18/2021
Staff Appreciation Sign-up - Dec 17
Please review the available slots in the sign up and bring to school in the morning on Friday, Dec 17 . Thank you!   ... read full article
Volunteer Spotlight - Aarti BhargavaPrachi Vora12/13/202112/20/2021
Volunteer Spotlight - Aarti Bhargava
Thank you Aarti for all that you do! We greatly appreciate you! ... read full article
Volunteer Spotlight - Paulina NgPrachi Vora11/29/202112/6/2021
Volunteer Spotlight - Paulina Ng
Thanks for all that you do, Paulina !!  ... read full article
November Staff Appreciation (Nov 19) - Signups AvailablePrachi Vora11/2/202111/22/2021
November Staff Appreciation (Nov 19) - Signups Available
November theme: Willy Wonka Please sign up here to bring goodies and treats for the Smith Staff. Bring your item(s) at drop off the morning of Friday, November 19th. Thank you! ... read full article
Pre-order Yearbooks!Prachi Vora9/15/202110/1/2021
Pre-order Yearbooks!
Order the yearbook at TreeRing. ( https://tr5.treering.com/validate  with school passcode: 101586364959367). Buy before September 30 th for a 10% discount . You will have to create a login and password so you can create your own two free custom pages that will only appear in your student’s book! This year’s cost is $19.00 plus shipping/tax and it will be mailed directly to your house in the spring! - LINK Questions: email  yearbook@smithptsa.org . ... read full article
Welcome to Kindergarten - Coffee & Treats for ParentsPrachi Vora9/8/20219/11/2021
Welcome to Kindergarten - Coffee & Treats for Parents
What a special time for our Kinders!! Join the Smith PTSA on Friday, Sep 10th at 9:00am outside the Kinder classrooms for coffee and treats after dropping off your little one on their 1st official day! Please wear your masks and adhere to the COVID-19 protocols for outdoor PTSA events { LINK } ... read full article
Volunteer Spotlight - Sarah OrochenaPrachi Vora11/23/202111/28/2021
Volunteer Spotlight - Sarah Orochena
Thanks for  everything  you do for the school, Sarah!  ... read full article
Volunteers Needed - Volunteers on Watch (Watch DOGS) programPrachi Vora10/18/20216/18/2022
Volunteers Needed - Volunteers on Watch (Watch DOGS) program
Learn more about Volunteers on Watch here ! Ready to sign up? Signup Genius This year, we're replacing our Watch Dogs program with Volunteers on Watch . Volunteers are invited to help out during drop off and recess. You will need to show proof of vaccination, be a registered volunteer  with the district, and wear a mask. PTSA will provide a Volunteer on Watch t-shirt to be worn while you volunteer. Just include your t-shirt size when you register to volunteer, or let us know if you already have a 'Volunteers on Watch' shirt.  ... read full article
Volunteers Needed - Explore Art programPrachi Vora10/12/20211/1/2022
Volunteers Needed - Explore Art program
Volunteers needed to join the 2021-2022 Explore Art team! Volunteers are needed to put together monthly art lessons, including gathering supplies and creating a PowerPoint presentation (templates and ideas available), and coordinate with the class teacher on best approach to implementing the lesson (via Teams or by teacher). In the past, volunteers have taught the lessons, but this year they are not allowed in the classroom due to COVID-19 restrictions. Click here  to sign up! Explore Art is a volunteer–based art program provided by the Samantha Smith PTSA to support our continued effort in encouraging students to develop their own ... read full article
Thank you, Dolphin Dash Sponsors!Prachi Vora9/22/202110/12/2021
Thank you, Dolphin Dash Sponsors!
Big Fish Sushi Restaurant Kumon of Sammamish Mathnasium Occhio Optometry Orthodontics on the Plateau Re/Max Alliance True Martial Arts ... read full article
Smith Spiritwear 2021-22Dipti Agrawal8/28/20219/10/2021
Smith Spiritwear 2021-22
ORDER YOUR SMITH SPIRITWEAR BY 9/10, 10:00AM!  Use this  LINK All orders will be shipped to school.   ... read full article
Back to Business Ice Cream SocialPrachi Vora8/19/20218/29/2021
Back to Business Ice Cream Social
We are kicking off this year's Back to School event on Friday, August 27th . C'mon over to meet friends, purchase ice cream/popsicles, snap pictures in a fun photo booth, create chalk art and gather information on forthcoming PTSA events/volunteer opportunities! Group 1 (grades K-2): 3:30-4:00pm Group 2 (grades 3-5): 4:00-4:30pm (Siblings may come in either group.) Notes: Please remember to wear masks and socially distance as per the current guidelines by Lwsd and CDC  found here Pathway Forward FAQ - Lake Washington School District (lwsd.org) .  Since kids are unvaccinated, we strongly recommend that all people, regardless of vaccination ... read full article
Summer Camp Opportunities!Dipti Agrawal7/1/20218/13/2021
Summer Camp Opportunities!
Dear Parents, If you are looking for Summer Camp Opportunities for your kids in Theater and Basketball, then do consider these two offered every year by dedicated members of our community!   Eastlake Summer Youth Basketball Camp   We are getting excited to host the Eastlake Summer Youth Camp for Basketball Players  Grades 3-8 .  Led by the Eastlake Head coaching staff, current high school players and alumni, each day will be fun and filled with meeting new friends and growing skills: - Basketball Offensive & Defensive Fundamentals - Individual Player Instruction & Observation - Specific Drill Stations - Lots ... read full article
Reflections Program 2021 Finalists - AnnouncementPrachi Vora12/1/202112/15/2021
Reflections Program 2021 Finalists - Announcement
Special announcement from Aarti Bhargava, Reflections Chair Hello Smith parents, Firstly, thanks to all the families and students behind the 27 entries we received this year for the theme “I Will Change the World By”! Congratulations to all the Participants and Finalists for completing Reflections this year! Some of you have participated in more than one category which shows how talented our students are and they can really change the world by making a difference. We have 15 finalists that made it to the Council Level. From the Primary category we have 2 students and from Intermediate we have 13 students moving ... read full article
Volunteers Needed - Room ParentsPrachi Vora10/28/202111/30/2021
Volunteers Needed - Room Parents
We are looking for 1-2 parent volunteers per classroom as a contact between your class and your child's teacher. This year looks totally different than most, but you can be the liaison to: check in with the teacher to see if anything is needed pass on information to your class ( school directory is coming soon !) regarding your teacher's favorite things, teacher appreciation, finding Explore Art volunteers, or any other needs that may arise. Please sign up if interested! - LINK ... read full article
Unity Week - October 18-22Prachi Vora10/11/202110/25/2021
Unity Week - October 18-22
Unity Week  is October 18-22, 2021!  Check out this video to learn more about Unity Week --> LINK Remember to wear orange on Wednesday to show your support for preventing bullying and promoting kindness, inclusion, and acceptance!  ... read full article
Dolphin Dash Fundraiser: WE SURPASSED OUR GOAL!Prachi Vora10/6/202110/12/2021
Dolphin Dash Fundraiser: WE SURPASSED OUR GOAL!
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THANK YOU for the Dolphin Dash Donations!Prachi Vora10/2/202110/16/2021
THANK YOU for the Dolphin Dash Donations!
Dolphin Dash & Dolphin Bash Info Page Big Fish Sushi Restaurant Kumon of Sammamish Mathnasium Occhio Optometry Orthodontics on the Plateau Re/Max Alliance True Martial Arts ... read full article
What School Supplies Do I Need?Marcus Grinde8/1/20219/30/2021
What School Supplies Do I Need?
Smith Elementary School Supply List;  [Link] ... read full article
Thank you, Sponsors!Prachi Vora10/28/202110/31/2022
Thank you, Sponsors!
Big Fish Sushi Restaurant Blue Arrow Creations Kumon of Sammamish Mathnasium Occhio Optometry Orthodontics on the Plateau Re/Max Alliance Red Barn Farm True Martial Arts ... read full article