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NO SCHOOL (MLK Jr. Day)
NO SCHOOL (MLK Jr. Day)

Date:
Monday, January 15
6:30p Bond/Levy Presentation w Superintendent Pierce
Bond/Levy Presentation w Superintendent Pierce

Date:
Tuesday, January 16
Time:
6:30p - 7:30p
Where:
Redmond High School

Bond/Levy Presentation with Superintendent Pierce
6:30-7:30pm Redmond High School

6:30p LWPTSA-Special Needs Group Presentation
LWPTSA-Special Needs Group Presentation

Date:
Tuesday, January 16
Time:
6:30p - 8:30p
Where:
LWSD Resrouce Center

LWPTSA-Special Needs Group Presentation:
Meaningful Inclusion with Dr. Ilene Schwartz
6:30pm-8:30pm LWSD Resource Center
7:00p General PTA Meeting - All Welcome!
General PTA Meeting - All Welcome!

Date:
Thursday, January 18
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p
6:00p Family Movie Night
Family Movie Night

Date:
Friday, January 19
Time:
6:00p - 9:00p
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Conference Day (Half-Day)
Conference Day (Half-Day)

Date:
Tuesday, January 23
9:00a 9:00 am Coffee with Mr. Clark.
9:00 am Coffee with Mr. Clark.

Date:
Tuesday, January 23
Time:
9:00a - 11:59p
Where:
Staff Room in school office

9:00 am Coffee with Mr. Clark. Join Mr. Clark and Mr. Scott for coffee, pastries, and conversation. Topic this month includes the A.L.I.C.E. safety program and more. Staff Room in the office.


6:30p 5th Grade Parent Info Night at RMS
5th Grade Parent Info Night at RMS

Date:
Tuesday, January 23
Time:
6:30p - 11:59p
Where:
Redmond Middle School Gym

6:30 pm 5th Grade Parent Info Night at Redmond Middle School - Starts in the Gym at RMS
2:00p Optional Info Meeting for prospective KG parents
Optional Info Meeting for prospective KG parents

Date:
Wednesday, January 24
Time:
2:00p - 11:59p
Where:
School library

January 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the school library. Meet the principal, tour the school and ask questions! Adults only - no child care provided. Registration packets will be available to take home.
Conference Day (Half-Day)
Conference Day (Half-Day)

Date:
Thu 1/25 - Fri 1/26

Jan 23, 25, 26 Half-Day Elementary Conferences
1:00p Dine Out For Rockwell PTA - Panda Express 1pm -8pm
Dine Out For Rockwell PTA - Panda Express 1pm -8pm

Date:
Thursday, January 25
Time:
1:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Panda Express

Dine Out For Rockwell PTA - Panda Express 1pm -8pm. Present this flyer: http://normanrockwellpta.org/Doc/Program Flyers/panda express 2018.pdf

7:00p Elementary Orchestra "I Heart Strings"
Elementary Orchestra "I Heart Strings"

Date:
Thursday, January 25
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p
Where:
Inglewood Middle School

Elementary Orchestra "I Heart Strings"
Inglewood Middle School 7pm - 8:30 pm
Conference Day (Half-Day)
Conference Day (Half-Day)

Date:
Thu 1/25 - Fri 1/26

Jan 23, 25, 26 Half-Day Elementary Conferences
Lost and Found to be donated
Lost and Found to be donated

Date:
Friday, January 26

Lost and Found to be donated - come find your things before that happens!
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The Yearbook needs your photos!
The yearbook committee is in need of pictures for the following events for the yearbook, if you have any pictures from these events, please upload it to our community picture upload site.  https://community.lifetouch. com . The access code to upload is  JYMKJE Pictures needed for: Back to school Food truck Harvest/Halloween celebrations Orchestra Band Choir If you would like to see your students’ pictures in the yearbook, here’s the chance to upload them for the selection process!  We are also looking for volunteers to take pictures for the upcoming events, if you would like to volunteer, please contact one of ... read full article

PTA Year in Review
Norman Rockwell PTA Year in Review We are already halfway through the year! Let’s take a look at all we’ve accomplished thus far: We welcomed 635 students and their families back to school with Dog Day, had coffee at the flag pole and fun at food truck night.  Room parents, Art Docents and volunteers have created wonderful memories at Halloween parties, through monthly art work lessons and weekly afterschool enrichment programs. Fourth graders earned an extra lunch recess by collecting the most BoxTops! 100 people gathered in the gym for movie night and laughed at the Smurfs. The membership learned ... read full article

SIGN WAVING DAYS FOR THE BOND/LEVY JAN 29
SIGN WAVING DAYS FOR THE BOND/LEVY LWSD is putting three new funding measures on the February 2018 ballot Proposition 1: Replacement Educational Programs & Operations Levy Proposition 2: Replacement Capital Project Levy Proposition 3: Bond to Reduce Overcrowding and Enhance Learning Environments For anyone who is interested in participating, there are two sign waving events leading up to the election on Feb. 13.    RED MONDAY SIGN WAVING EVENT- JANUARY 29 Join Rockwell families and staff on the corner of 162nd and 116th from 7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. to wave signs. Campaign signs will be provided but you are welcome to make your own. ... read full article

Yearbook orders opening Feb 1st!
YEARBOOK UPDATE We have had some inquiries about yearbook orders! Many of you  already ordered a yearbook back on Dog Day before school started or when you completed your online "first day PTA packet". If you can't remember,  just check your account/order history on the PTA website .  For NEW orders, we will be posting a link to order your yearbook starting February 1st 2018. Keep an eye out for more information in the bugle, and Facebook. Check your account/order . ... read full article

PTA's Family Bingo Night (Western Theme)
PTA'S FAMILY BINGO NIGHT   Western Theme Howdy! We sure hope you trot on over to the Rockwell Gym for Bingo Night! Western-theme attire encouraged, but not required. Bingo, fun, dance breaks, and lots of prizes. Giddyup - let's get this party started. DATE/TIME:  Friday, Feb 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm ADMISSION: $1.00/per bingo card (Concession items will be sold) *Parental Guidance/Attendance is required. ... read full article

5th GRADE PROMOTION CHAIRS/TEAM NEEDED
5th GRADE PROMOTION CHAIRS/TEAM NEEDED *Traditionally 4th grade (& below) parents   Each school year, a small committee of 4th grade parents and staff get together to plan for a wonderful end-of-year send-off to our fifth graders. The plans include creating special banners for each graduate (the committee simply helps create the blank template with each graduate's name on it), setting up the gym the day before graduation to post all of the banners and set up the stage, order the cake and waters, and help serve the cake and support the event on graduation day (typically from 9:00am-11am). It's a very easy and ... read full article

Do you want to help new Rockwell families feel included and appreciated?
SEEKING F.A.C.E. COMMITTEE MEMBERS Do you want to help new Rockwell families feel included and appreciated? Do you want to make a difference in our school and community? Do you speak a language other than or in addition to English? If you answered "yes" to ANY of these questions, you're who we're looking for!  Our Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) committee is starting up and we can't wait to make Rockwell an even more helpful and inclusive place for our wonderful families from all over the world.   Our first meeting will be on Thursday, January 18th at 2:15 p.m. at the ... read full article

BOX TOPS Bonus App
BOX TOPS BONUS APP BoxTops Bonus App - Now in Apple and Google Play App Stores! Our Winter BoxTops Contest is approaching next month (February 5-16), yet you can now help earn even more cash to help Rockwell school get what it needs through the Box Tops for Education Bonus App. Turn your everyday receipts into cash for your school. It's free and as easy as 1-2-3. Here's how it works: BUY: Find offers and buy products SCAN your receipt EARN: Watch earning stack up More information about the Box Tops Bonus App can be found  here . ... read full article

SMART WITH ART - WINTER SESSION - AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT
SMART WITH ART - WINTER SESSION - AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT Smart with Art is starting its winter session classes later this month, with two brand new offerings for students!   Visual Arts: American Artists , Fridays (starting Jan. 26)  3:05 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.  Grades K-5. Printmaking with Passion , Wednesdays (starting Jan. 31) 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Grades 1-5.   If you'd like to be our dedicated PTA Parent Volunteer for either of these classes, you'll receive a HUGE discount on tuition as well!  Please note that volunteers must be cleared through Lake Washington School District. Flyers will be coming home ... read full article

WINTER CODING CLASSES - AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT
  Questions about Coding Class at Rockwell? Contact Rockwell PTA Parent Volunteer Renu Bhandari ... read full article

E-Prep Tip from Our Emergency Prep Chair
E-Prep Tip from Our Emergency Prep Chair Winter Storms and Car Kits   STAY OFF THE ROAD Federal Highway Administration reports indicate that the risk of vehicular accidents rises sharply in winter weather conditions. In an average year, there are more than half a million vehicle crashes when the roads are snowy, slushy, or icy, resulting in nearly 2,000 fatalities and 140,000 injuries. Driving is very dangerous during and immediately after a winter storm. Plan to stay off the road when authorities issue Advisories, Watches, and Warnings.   ESSENTIAL TRAVEL ONLY If driving is necessary, ensure you have emergency supplies ... read full article

DINE OUT FOR ROCKWELL PTA - PANDA EXPRESS on 1/25 1-8pm
DINE OUT FOR ROCKWELL PTA - PANDA EXPRESS on 1/25 Present this flyer from 1-8pm!     ... read full article

PTA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: 7pm Jan 18th
Rockwell PTA is currently 400 members strong yet less than 10% attend the quarterly meetings. While we appreciate your trust and support in running the business of PTA, we invite you to attend the General Membership Meetings to be part of the process, advocacy and parent education presentations. This meeting will include two different parent education topics based on how parents can share power in partnership with teachers and students: New Writing Curriculum - Presented by Gena Thome, 2nd grade teacher/Member of LWSD Curriculum Development Team, will share information on how parents can support their child's writing at home. She will ... read full article

PTA'S FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT - Despicable Me 3
PTA'S FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT   Despicable Me 3 DATE/TIME:  Friday January 19th, 6pm - 8:30pm FEATURE  PRESENTATION:  Despicable Me 3 (PG) ADMISSION:  Free (Concession items will be sold) Parental Guidance/Attendance is required. Stay Tuned for more information! Sonal Mandelecha and Kristin Koliha Movie Night Chairs ... read full article

LOST AND FOUND TO BE DONATED on Jan 26th
LOST AND FOUND TO BE DONATED   Is your student missing any jackets, hats, lunchboxes, water bottles, etc.? Please come in and check our lost and found. Our lost and found is overflowing with numerous items.  All belongings must be claimed by the end of the school day on Friday, January 26th.  Anything left in lost and found after January 26th will be donated. Thank you,  Inez Mobley Student Records Secretary, Norman Rockwell Elementary ... read full article

5th GRADE PARENT INFO NIGHT - 6:30 PM at RMS
5th GRADE PARENT INFO NIGHT - RMS 6:30 PM at Redmond Middle School On  Tuesday, January 23rd Redmond Middle School will be hosting a parent night for all current 5th graders who will be attending RMS next year.  This is event starts in the gymnasium at RMS at 6:30pm . This will be a great chance to see and tour Redmond Middle, meet the administration and counseling staff, and have any questions answered for you. This evening geared toward parents only.  Our 5th grade students will be visiting Redmond Middle the following Tuesday on January 30th for a field trip.  ... read full article

Kindergarten information for Sept 2018 - Jan/Feb important dates
Kindergarten Information for September 2018 Classes Optional Information Meeting for prospective Kindergarten parents will be January 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the school library.  Meet the principal, tour the school and ask questions!  Adults only - no child care provided.  Registration packets will be available to take home.  Please call Inez for more information at 425-936-2670. Kindergarten Registration will begin Thursday, Feb. 1 from 1:00 - 7:00 pm in the school library.  Child must be 5 by August 31, 2018 to register.  Bring birth certificate or passport, immunization records, emergency contact information, and proof of address (recent utility bill ... read full article

What is PAW PATROL? Become involved!
What is PAW PATROL? Paw Patrol is intended to engage families and partner with the school to welcome, support and encourage all students upon arrival every morning 8:15-8:30am .  Adults (parents,grandparents, neighbors, community members) will be wearing safety vests and walking the perimeter of the school to: Boost social behavior by greeting kids with a welcoming “hello”. Encourage students to be safe, respectful, responsible and kind. Enhance safety by reinforcing school rules. Ensure students are lined up for class when the bell rings. The first week of Paw Patrol was a BIG success! Our Paw Parent, Romina, was delighted to ... read full article

LEGO ENGINEERING CLUB - Register Now Winter 2018
STEM is the theme for winter Lego sessions. Do sign up your kids for the sessions and don't forget to sign up to be a parent volunteer. Intro to STEM with with LEGO® Materials, Winter Grades: K to 1 Dates: 1/22/18 - 3/26/18 Mondays No Class date: Feb 19th Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm Student signup Parent volunteer signup STEM Challenge with with LEGO® Materials, Winter Grades: 2 to 5 Dates: 1/30/18 - 3/27/18 Tuesdays Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm Student signup Parent volunteer signup   This class is being sponsored by Rockwell PTA. All classes need to have a parent volunteer without one ... read full article

NOMINATION COMMITTEE for 2018-2019 PTA BOARD - NEEDED NOW - APRIL
NOMINATION COMMITTEE for 2018-2019 PTA BOARD - NEEDED NOW - APRIL Although we are only four months into the school year, the time to find the 2018-19 Board of Directors for Rockwell PTA is officially now! Three volunteers are asked to work together to seek the best Board candidates. You can nominate yourself to be on the Nominations Committee or you can be nominated into the leadership role by someone else. Once cleared by the Board, you are voted into position on January 18 th at the General Membership Meeting. Task: Attend LWPTSA training, build a pool of qualified candidates, ... read full article

ESSAY CONTEST "Men Making a Difference" - Entries Due March 1st
ESSAY CONTEST - Entries Due March 1st "Men Making a Difference" is a statewide essay contest.  It explores the important contributions men make in the lives and education of children - from our children's perspective. All men involved in a child's life - fathers, uncles, grandpas, brothers, step-fathers, mentors, neighbors, pastors, coaches, and friends - impact the children they care about.   Students may consider many questions when writing their essays including: Why is this male role model important in your life? What life lessons, ethics, or skills has he taught you? Why do you look up to him and appreciate ... read full article

The Bugle - Our Weekly Newsletter
Did you miss a Bugle?  Find our Archives here .  To subscribe yourself to the Bugle or submit an article check here . Thanks, The Communications Team ... read full article

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