Medina Elementary PTA Newsletter
Issue #47 - June 16 2019

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Presidents' Message

Hello Medina Community,

With only one week of school left, this will be our last BYTE for the 2018-2019 school year.

Congratulations to our 5th graders, who will have their Moving-up Ceremony this Friday morning, followed by a 5th grade parent reception. Thank you to the 4th grade classes for hosting the 5th grade graduation reception!

Once again, a heartfelt thank you to our PTA Executive Team and Board of Directors for your commitment and service to our school. Thank you to all the committee chairs and volunteers who have helped in our school events and classrooms. You have all been nothing but amazing! We really appreciate all the help!

Thank you to our wonderful school administration, teachers and staff for working closely with our PTA to ensure the smooth operation of all programs and events!

Hope our children will enjoy the final week and finish the ABC countdown with autographs exchange on their yearbooks. Your last change to get a yearbook is this Thursday June 20th before and after school.

Please don’t forget that school will be dismissed at 10:05am on Friday.

Thank you and Have a great week and summer!

Jessica Shao

President, Medina Elementary PTA

Join in our School Events

Spring Yearbook Sale

Online sales for Yearbook are now over.  If you would like to purchase a copy, you still have a chance!  Yearbook sales will take place before and after school on June 20th near the front entrance.  Price per yearbook is $20 and it is CASH ONLY.  There will be no change available.

Click here for details.

Auction 2020 !

Save the date for our annual fundraiser next year on March 7th, 2020 at the Bellevue Hilton. Put it on your calendar! You won’t want to miss it!

Have ideas for a fun auction theme in mind? Would like to be on the auction planning committee next year? Have anything else auction-related on your mind? Please email with your thoughts! We would love your input/ involvement in planning this wonderful event.

 Goodwill Fill the Truck Donation Drive

Our Medina DI Global Finalist teams are teaming up with Seattle Goodwill to fundraise for their globals trip, as well the Medina DI program. 

Clear Clutter. Riase Funds. Reduce Landfill. Mark you calendar for Sunday June 23, when Goodwill will send a truck to Medina Elementary parking lot and take donations of small items to fill the truck. 

Clothing, jewlery, household items, toys, electronics... You can bring (almost) anything to donate, except mattresses, TVs over 50lbs, furniture or items in need of repair. 

The school year is almost over and the Bellevue Schools Foundation still needs to raise $40,000 to support technology curriculum and teacher training. Donations will support innovative programs such as Rocketry, Robotics and Maker Spaces in our schools. Every gift made before the end of the school year will be matched by The Dean Witter Foundation, up to $10,000. The kids would love your support, please donate here

  TEALS CALL for Computer Science Volunteers





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Bring your favorite stuffed ANIMAL

B & C

Playdate with your BUDDY! &

Wear CRAZY socks!colors and patterns.

 D & E

We’ll play music & DANCE! Show off your EPIC moves!

6pm PTA General Assembly Meeting & Movie Night

F & G

Read by FLASHLIGHT & wear GREEN and recycle!!!

H & I

Crazy HAIR day & INSIDE OUT clothes!!



Tell 5 JOKES!!


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Do 7 KIND things!!


Dress up for LUAU day!!


MISMATCH your clothes!!!!



Tell friends something NICE about them!


Wear ORANGE for Tiger Pride!


Wear your favorite PAJAMAS!!!!!!!


Get to know someone and ask QUESTIONS! 
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READ your favorite book! 


Wear your SUMMER SHADES to school!


TWIN day!! Ask a buddy to dress alike!


USA!!! Wear Red, white and blue!

V &W

Try some VEGGIES & take a WALK!


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eXchange YEARBOOKS & ZOOM into summer!!!!


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 District Calendars 

You can find the monthly Bellevue School District calendar HERE on the district website. There is also the entire calendar for the 2018-19 school year. 

Tune in to Community Events

For local area activities, events, sports, and information, visit our PTA website.

Update : 

--- Girls Lacrosse summer camp July 29 - August 2, Chinook MS

--- Summer basketball camp with coach Sam Fein

--- Swing dance on June 1st

--- Come to the Celebratory Kick-Around with Bellevue United's Girls 2005 Team! 

--- Reading Skills and Speed Reading Program. Click here for details.

--- Bellevue Lacrosse Summer Camp

---You are invited to perform on grand piano in the BHS performing arts center

---Support SplashForward for new aquatic facilities in our communities.

--- Language Immersion summer camp

--- The Bellevue Girls Basketball Team, along with Coach Nick Crossan and his coaching staff, will be running a basketball program at Bellevue High School for girls in grades 3rd-8th to learn basketball skills through drills and scrimmages. 

Quick Links

Amazon Smile: You can raise money for Medina Elementary when shopping at Amazon! Make your purchases via our Amazon Smile page, and 0.5% of your purchase will go to our school.

Coorporate Match Donations: If you or your spouse’s employer matches donations made to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, your donation could be doubled or even tripled! Simply go to your company’s internal website and complete the necessary information. For more information, see HERE.

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