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Here’s What’s Happening for the Week of March 13, 2017

Here’s What’s Happening for the Week of March 13, 2017

 

THIS WEEK AT SYRE

 

LOOKING AHEAD

  • Mar. 23 - Festival of Cultures - 6:30 pm
  • Mar. 23 - Multicultural Musical Showcase featuring Mr. Reni’s, Mrs. Scherf’s and Mrs. Taillie’s classes                    2:45 Assembly and 7pm Evening Performance
  • Mar. 27 - PTA Skate Night at Lynnwood Skate 6-8 pm
  • April 3 - NO SCHOOL - Staff Work Day/Best Practices in Literacy Instruction
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ALL-SCHOOL COOKIE DOUGH FUNDRAISER

Through March 14th!!

Hello Syre Families! The 6th Grade is sponsoring the Cougar Mountain Cookie Dough Fundraiser.  The money raised will go directly toward the 6th Grade Camp Orkila Fund which will reduce the cost per child as well as provide scholarships to those in need. Extra Order Forms are available in the office.  Thanks for your support!

 

EDUCATION FUNDING FORUM

Our legislators can do a better job of communicating the importance of full funding if they have YOUR STORIES. Does a counselor in every building make a difference to your kids? How about a librarian or a well-stocked library? How about a nurse? How does class size affect your student? Personal stories will go a long way; help provide our legislators with an arsenal that illustrates the impact that all of our staff positions and programs have on your family.

A reminder that we have it good in Shoreline - explain how your family benefits from our "Shoreline model" and how much more difficult it would be elsewhere (or what even Shoreline is lacking).

Please join us for a conversation with our legislators on March 11th from 9:30 to 11:30 am. This event is open to all educators, school leaders, school board members, students, and parents. We will speak with our legislators about the need for full funding.

Shoreline Conference Center--Shoreline Room

(18561 1st Ave. NE, Shoreline 98155 )

Legislators from the 21st and 32nd Legislative Districts

Sponsored by Edmonds Education Association and Shoreline Education Association

The State Legislature will be shaping compensation and education funding for decades to come. In October, the State Supreme Court ordered the Legislature to finally fully fund our schools, including compensation, during the current session, with full funding to start September 1, 2018. The state budget the legislature passes this session will be the "McCleary Budget," the framework for future education budgets for the foreseeable future. Don't miss this chance to share your thoughts and concerns directly with our legislators!

Register Here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/education-funding-forum-a-conversation-with-legislators-registration-31685801084


RESILIENCE

18560 1st Ave NE -Shoreline Auditorium 

March 12th, Movie at 4pm, Panel discussion from 5-5:45

RESILIENCE is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. The original research was controversial, but discover some of the most important public health findings of a generation!

After the screening join Shoreline Community Moviegoers to ask questions/listen to the panel of professionals working on this important topic. Movie at 4pm, Panel discussion from 5-5:45. $5 adult Tickets 

http://shorelinecommunitymovie.brownpapertickets.com/

High school students with ID will be FREE at the door; no ticket purchase required. Childcare available by reservation and is staffed on site by the YMCA.

FESTIVAL OF CULTURES - March 23 at 6:30pm

Join your Syre community and experience our cultural diversity Wednesday, March 16 from 6-8p! We’re going to celebrate through performances, traditions and international cuisine from our very own Syre families!

We are looking for people to:

  •         Decorate a Booth/Table with a cultural theme!
  •         Perform!
  •         Send family photo celebrating culture!
  •         Teach a craft, dance, game or song!
  •         Help with set up, during the event or clean up

Please contact Michele Chomos Peijs at MChomosPeijs@gmail.com

 

SYRE GOLDEN ACORN NOMINATIONS

Golden Acorn nomination forms were distributed via Kidmail. Please check your student(s) backpack, or pick one up in the main office.

This is our opportunity to acknowledge an outstanding educator, student advocate and an extraordinary parent volunteer. Please take the time to fill out these forms so that we can honor those who make our school such a special place for our children.

 

SKATING PARTY - March 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Join us for a Syre skating party at Lynnwood Bowl & Skate, 6210 200th St. SW, Lynnwood.  Admission is $6.50 which includes quad skate rental.  Pay an additional $3.00 for in line skates.  Parents are encouraged to participate.  No drop-offs allowed.  Feel free to bring your helmet!  Hope to see you there!


SYRE NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Would you like to be on the committee to help recruit PTA members to open positions for next year?  If so, let Lori Trull (loritrullwsu@gmail.com) know!  We are looking for 3 people!


GOODWILL DROP-OFF DONATION DRIVE MARCH 11 

Save up all the stuff you are planning to take to Goodwill until Saturday, March 11th!   The Shorewood Marching Band is hosting a Goodwill Drop Off fundraiser between 10-2, Saturday, March 11th to raise funds for uniforms and instruments.  They would love to accept all your usual excess household items, clothing, small furniture ONLY (maximum size of an end table), electronics and dead computers to recycle. Simply bring your load to the Shorewood school parking lot and volunteers will be on hand to unload your items.  For every truck we fill with old items, Goodwill will make a significant donation to the Shorewood Band.  Please ask your friends and neighbors to support us!

 

STATE ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE - MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

Syre students in grades 3-6 will be taking the Washington State Smarter Balance Assessments between May 9 and June 1. Please avoid making appointments for your student or scheduling family travel during this time.

 

BABY ITEMS NEEDED!

Hello Syre Families!  We have a mom expecting a little boy in April.  The family is currently without most of the necessary items to help with his care.  If you have any extra baby items at home you no longer need I am happy to collect them and to pass them on to this family.

Thank you in advance for your support and assistance!!!

Kristina Weidert - 206-393-1687 - kristina.weidert@shorelineschools.org

 




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