Meany PTSA News 5/4/18

Meany Arts Festival this Sunday!


Join us for the Meany Arts Festival this Sunday, May 6th
from 3:00-5:00pm at Optimism Brewing Company (1158 Broadway).

Artwork and projects from multiple classrooms will be on display. One free Molly Moon ice cream for each student and free appetizers from Chipotle. Beer and floats will be available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds from all sales will come back to Meany. All ages welcome! Step across the street to Chipotle anytime between 3:00-7:00pm to grab dinner and bring it back to the brewery. Let them know you are with Meany and 50% of food sales will come back to our PTSA. Please help spread the word and invite your family and friends. Click here to see the event poster. Don’t miss this fun event!

Let's appreciate Meany teachers and staff!

Thank you to all of the families who have signed up to bring items for Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week next week (May 7-11). Visit the volunteer link to sign up. The PTSA is organizing a week of treats to show some support for our Meany staff and all the hard work they've put in for our kids this year. There will be something great happening each day. Here is the schedule for the week:

  • MONDAY - Breakfast Treats/Baked Goods - beginning of the school day in the Staff Lounge
  • TUESDAY - Staff Lunch Potluck - various salads, sandwiches, veggie tray, fruit, etc.
  • WEDNESDAY - Pastries and fruit from the PTSA at the morning staff meeting before school + thank you notes from students and fabulous cookies donated by Hello Robin
  • THURSDAY - Staff Lunch - (from the PTSA)
  • FRIDAY - Breakfast: bagels, cream cheese, juice, seltzer, and fresh fruit

Please also consider writing a note or email next week to a teacher or staff member who has positively impacted your family. This has been a year of lots of ups and downs, and this is a great opportunity to show Meany teachers & staff that we appreciate them.

PTSA General Meeting - Tuesday, May 15th

Please join us for the last PTSA meeting of the school year, on Tuesday, May 15th at 6:30pm in the library. Agenda highlights: 1) Report from Ms. Oatis on student survey results + plans to implement in response, 2) Parent Lecture by Carly Baker, Head Counselor - Topic: Tweens & Social Media,  3) PTSA Board Election Vote. Principal Oatis will hold "Chats with Chanda" before the meeting from 6:00-6:25pm in the Meany Cafe. This is a great opportunity to hear school updates from her and ask questions. 

Make a difference at Meany

The PTSA is still seeking new board members for the 2018-2019 school year. We will be finalizing our slate of nominees at our board meeting on Thursday, May 10th. If you are interested in being involved but aren't sure which role might be a good fit for you, please contact us. We’re particularly looking for people to fill the Treasurer and Fundraising Chair positions. The election of the new board will take place at the PTSA meeting on May 15th. Please contact to learn more. 

Special Education parent group

The Meany Special Education parent group will next meet on Wednesday, May 30th at 6:30 pm in the library. Please join us if you have a child with a 504 or IEP, want to learn more about Special Education, or are interested in being an ally for Special Education and supporting this vital part of our diverse school community. Contact Lori Hiltz to RSVP or learn more.