September 18 (Thursday)
School Portraits Makeup Day
PTSA General Members Meeting
9-10:30 am; Commons
Curriculum Night ~ Grades 1, 2
6-7 pm; Commons, classrooms
September 22 (Monday)
First Day of Autumn
September 23 (Tuesday)
Destination Imagination Information Meeting
6:30-7:30 pm; Commons
September 25 (Thursday)
PTSA Ice Cream Social
6:30-8 pm; Commons
September 26 (Friday)
Fun Run Envelopes go home
(Due back Oct. 10)
October 9 (Thursday)
PTSA Board of Directors Mtg
2-3:30 pm; Portable 1
October 10 (Friday)
PTSA Fun Run
October 13, 14 and 16
October 24 (Friday)
Fun Run Assembly
Announcements & Events
PTSA General Membership Meeting and Guest Speaker
Thursday, September 18; 9-10-:30 am
Join the PTSA's Board of Directors at its first General Membership Meeting (GMM) on Thursday, September 18th. At this meeting you will hear about and help determine what your PTSA will be doing this year; members will also vote to choose the PTSA's new mission statement. Guest speaker Stacy Erickson will then discuss Organizing for After-School Routines. Stacy is a Professional Organizer and Child Development Specialist who has appeared on Evening Magazine. Visit her website at homekeyorganization.com.
LWPTSA Council Family Fun Event
Seattle Sounders vs. Los Angeles Galaxy
Saturday, October 25; 12 pm
Take the family to the last regular-season home game of the Sounders when they play the Los Angeles Galaxy! The Lake Washington PTSA Council is hosting a district-wide family event and has secured a limited amount of seats at a reduced price of $18 (regularly $25). Not only is it the last regular-season home game, but it is Landon Donovan's last regular-season home game of his career. This game is sure to sell out so buy your tickets soon! A portion of ticket sales will come directly back to the McAuliffe PTSA when you enter our promo code (see below).
To purchase tickets:
1. Go to the Sounders website.
2. Create an account or log in if you have an existing account.
3. In the Access an Offer text box, enter promo code PTAMCALIF.
4. Click Go. When the promo code is accepted, the discounted price ($18) appears in the Pricing Options, and the seating map displays.
5. Continue and complete your purchase.
Additional information: Event flyer | LWSD Promo Codes | FAQs
Register by Friday for Before & After School Programs
Registration for Before & After School Enrichment Programs is in full swing and open until September 19. If you missed seeing the robust line-up in last week's payload packet, click here to see all classes and registration details. Don't miss the slate of 14 programs -- including some returning favorites, like Lego, Chess and Running Club (to name a few), as well as some exciting new offerings!
NOTE: There is a correction to the Destination Imagination flyer sent home with students Friday, Sept. 5: the Information Meeting will be on TUESDAY (not Thursday), September 23, 6:30-7:30 pm in the Commons.
Cook Up a Prize of $15,000 for Your Family and $30,000 for Our School Cafeteria!
UNCLE BEN'S® is excited to work with PTA/PTSAs across the country for this year's Ben's Beginners™ Cooking Contest. This important program helps families eat better by cooking together. This year, five Grand Prize-winning families will each be awarded $15,000, and their kid's school will each receive $30,000 cafeteria makeovers! It's easy and fun to enter the contest: Families simply create a short video that shows parents and kids preparing a rice dish. Click here for more information; contest ends October 10, 2014.
Support McAuliffe while you shop on AmazonSmile! It's the same Amazon you know, but when you shop from AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the Mcauliffe PTSA. If you are already an Amazon member, just log in and shop. Not a member? Create an account, search for and select "Christa McAuliffe Ptsa (Tacoma WA)" as your charity, and you’re done! (Well, except for the shopping!)
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