Reflections 2020-21 Finalists for State
        Thank you to all the families and students behind the 26 entries we received for “I Matter Because”! Many of you participated in more than one category which proves how much you enjoy Art! The Break up  of the 26 entries is  HERE We Finally Have the names of the 7 students who move to State! S. No. Name Category Grade Award 1 Arjun V. Film Intermediate Outstanding Interpretation 2 Saatvik M. Literature Primary Outstanding Interpretation 3 Anya P. Music Intermediate Award of Merit 4 Ella R. Photography Intermediate Award of Excellence 5 Darius F. Photography Intermediate ... read full article
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Smith Office Tree OrnamentsDipti Agrawal12/14/202012/16/2020
Smith Office Tree Ornaments
Decorate the Tree at the Smith Office with your favorite ornament! Make or Buy one, and Drop it off in the box outside the school anytime between December 14-16. ... read full article
Winter Fundraiser: Crayons For Cooper Drive 12/14-12/18Dipti Agrawal12/4/202012/18/2020
Winter Fundraiser: Crayons For Cooper Drive 12/14-12/18
          The Heart of Cooper Guild is a fantastic cause that helps The Seattle Children’s Hospital, and this guild was established by our very own Smith family, the Kims. Read more about  The Kim Family and Crayons for Cooper DONATION DETAILS Please bring new and unopened boxes of crayons to the Smith drop-off boxes if you’re able to donate to our fundraiser.  You may also make monetary donations online using this  LINK . Remember to   select " Guild Credit " and " Heart of Cooper Joe .” To generate enthusiasm for our fundraiser, the Smith ... read full article
Safety Night Webinars-DecemberDipti Agrawal11/30/202012/10/2020
Safety Night Webinars-December
The LWPTSA Emergency Preparedness Committee is taking the COVID-cancelled district-wide Safety Night Event from last Spring, into a webinar series for parents, students and staff. They will be held throughout the year on a variety of safety and emergency preparedness topics.  The first two webinars have been scheduled for December.  Tuesday, December 1st, 7:00-8:00 pm - Safety & Privacy Online  by Sarah K. Miller, Emergency Management Professional & Crisis Manager. This session will cover the basics of cyber hygiene, designed to help you and your family stay safe online. We’ll talk about how to keep private information private, how to avoid ... read full article
MOD PIZZA FUNDRAISERDipti Agrawal11/28/202012/6/2020
MOD PIZZA FUNDRAISER
  Mark you Calendars and Eat for a Cause, at your closest- Mod Pizza On- Sunday,  December 6, 2020 10:30 AM-10:00PM! Mention- Smith Elementary when ordering or at checkout.    ... read full article
Virtual Parent Discussion: Healthy Habits around Remote LearningDipti Agrawal11/26/202012/10/2020
Virtual Parent Discussion: Healthy Habits around Remote Learning
  Thanks to all the Smith parents for attending the online discussion with our school counselor, Katie Epstein , on the topic of ' Developing Healthy Family Habits Around Remote Learning' on December 3rd! Our amazing counselor created a recorded version of her PowerPoint for those who missed tonight’s event along with a helpful list of resources- Presentation Link: Healthy Habits for Remote Learning - Recording.pptx Resource List Link: PTSA Healthy Habits Event Resource List .docx ... read full article
Dolphin Drive 2020 UpdateDipti Agrawal11/20/202011/27/2020
Dolphin Drive 2020 Update
Thank you to all the wonderful Smith families that contributed to our Annual Food Drive for Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank ! Our goal was to collect 500lbs of donated food,  and….WE DID IT!  Do Not Miss this lovely Thanksgiving Message  compiled by our amazing Smith Staff shared through a   Lip Sync Video  ! A Word from our 3rd Grade Teacher, Jen Harmon - "We cannot thank you all enough for your generosity and compassion during this time. We also want to take this time to tell our students and families how proud we are of you all this ... read full article
The 2020 Yearbook Cover ContestDipti Agrawal11/11/202012/19/2020
The 2020 Yearbook Cover Contest
  Thank you to all Smith families for voting for the Yearbook Theme, "Dolphin Strong   No Matter The Distance"!  It is now time for Step 2, which is to design the cover! The Cover Contest will be reviewed/voted on by a Committee. The Winner will have their artwork featured in the 2020-2021 Yearbook.  All artwork must be emailed to yearbook@smithptsa.org  by December 19, 2020, 9:00PM. GUIDELINES for the Contest- Use only 8.5" X 11" plain (unlined) white paper. Erase all stray marks thoroughly. Be very neat, and do not fold or bend. Spell correctly. Use lots of color! Save ... read full article
Room Parents Welcome!Dipti Agrawal10/22/202011/20/2020
Room Parents Welcome!
In this time of remote learning we know teachers and parents have even more on their plate than any other Fall.  While most volunteering is put on hold, we are pleased to kickstart the Room Parent program during Remote Learning.  For more Information about how it will look like and to Sign-Up ,  CLICK HERE ... read full article
CELEBRATE UNITY WEEK 2020 AT SMITH!Dipti Agrawal10/19/202010/23/2020
CELEBRATE UNITY WEEK 2020 AT SMITH!
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Reflections 2020-21 Finalists for StateDipti Agrawal10/1/20201/31/2021
Reflections 2020-21 Finalists for State
        Thank you to all the families and students behind the 26 entries we received for “I Matter Because”! Many of you participated in more than one category which proves how much you enjoy Art! The Break up  of the 26 entries is  HERE We Finally Have the names of the 7 students who move to State! S. No. Name Category Grade Award 1 Arjun V. Film Intermediate Outstanding Interpretation 2 Saatvik M. Literature Primary Outstanding Interpretation 3 Anya P. Music Intermediate Award of Merit 4 Ella R. Photography Intermediate Award of Excellence 5 Darius F. Photography Intermediate ... read full article
Welcome from PTSA!Marcus Grinde8/26/20209/9/2020
Welcome from PTSA!
If you are returning to Smith this year, we welcome you back; hopefully, you already know all the important work the PTSA does for our school and you will renew  your membership this year. If you are new to Smith, then welcome to our school family; we are certain you will agree that Smith provides excellent education opportunities for our children. We encourage you to get involved with the PTSA by learning more about it, joining (using the form or online ), leveraging our communication resources and by volunteering in any way you’re able (there are lots of ways to ... read full article
LWSD Information/FAQMarcus Grinde8/14/20209/30/2020
LWSD Information/FAQ
For the latest information on the Lake Washington School District's plans and answers to frequently asked questions, please refer to:  https://www.lwsd.org/ ... read full article