Meany PTSA News 1/12/18

It's the don't-miss-it meeting of the year!

The PTSA General Meeting is this Tuesday, January 16th and you'll want to make sure you're there. We'll open at 6:30 pm sharp with a very special guest appearance by Zachary DeWolf, the Seattle School Board representative for District V. He'll share his perspective and priorities for Meany and the district and field some questions from the Meany community. After that, we'll hear from the Meany counseling team about some of the important work they're doing with students. Don't forget to come early for Chats with Chanda, an opportunity for direct and open conversation with Principal Oatis, from 6:00 to 6:30 pm. 

8th grade MOHAI field trip needs chaperones!

History teacher Ms. Howell is planning a field trip for her 8th grade students as part of their Innovation series. The outing will be to MOHAI in February, and requires parent volunteers to accompany the classes. Trips are on February 9th and 13th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. Ms. Howell needs 12 parent volunteers each day. A completed, approved SPS Volunteer Screening form is required. Contact Ms. Howell at to volunteer or for more information.

Open House for incoming families

Meany Middle School is hosting an Open House and tour for incoming families on Tuesday, February 27th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Add it to your calendars, tell your elementary school parent friends, and stay tuned for more details!

High School & Beyond Information Night at Meany

Meany and Washington Middle School will be hosting an Open Enrollment and High School and Beyond Night for our 8th grade families and interested members of our community on Wednesday, January 24th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the cafeteria. There will be representatives from the Center School, Nova, Garfield, Franklin, Cleveland, Interagency, Summit Sierra and other programs. We will have food, interpreters, and prizes. All are welcome!

PTSA Interim Fundraising Chair sought

Do you have a knack for fundraising? An interest in supporting the Meany community? Some extra time to focus on a worthy cause? The Meany PTSA is looking for an Interim Fundraising Chair to help us plan and manage fundraising efforts for the remainder of the school year. Contact for more info.

Coat Drive & Ski Swap

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Coat Drive & Ski Swap! Numerous coats, hats and scarves were collected, fun was had by all, and one attendee even remarked "Everyone I met was super nice!" There are still coats available to Meany students and their families. Contact Mr. Jackson on the Counseling team to coordinate.

More Spirit Wear available

Spirit Wear is still available to order during the month of January. If you missed out on the great items or just want more, download the order form and return with payment (make checks payable to Corporate Promotions) by January 30th.