Meany PTSA News 6/15/18

Let's help our students celebrate!
 

There are exciting activities planned next week, where Meany students can celebrate their accomplishments of the year and enjoy some fun together. Field Day for 6th and 7th graders will be happening on Wednesday, June 20th while the 8th graders are on their cruise. And 8th Grade Promotion is Thursday, June 21st at 7pm in the cafeteria. We need parent volunteers for Field Day and 8th Grade Promotion. Please contact Ms. Baker if you can help a staff member run one of the Field Day stations from 12:45-2:30pm or help with set-up beginning at 11:00am. Ideally we would like 6th & 7th grade parent volunteers for the promotion night, so 8th grade parents can enjoy the celebration with their students. Please contact the PTSA Volunteer Coordinator for more information if you can help on promotion night.
 

Thank you Library volunteers!

Ms. Macer would like to thank the Library volunteers who have helped the Meany Library for their tremendous efforts: "Your dedication and generous support made a huge difference in getting a new library up and running, the programming being offered, and having efficient turnaround for books. Volunteers shelved, made fliers, drove students, drew posters for book promotion, checked books in and out, sent in donations, cooked hot dogs, helped with bulletin boards, and so much more. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. You made a difference in the Meany Library and for the students. Apologies if I have omitted anyone."  

Kim Blakemore
Jey-Hsin Chen
Sophie Demar
Farida and Tony Dowler
Vi Hsiung
Nancy and Andy Jensen
Amanda Kemp
Fayth McCollum  
Jennifer Martin
Grace Neri  
Chris Lee-Keenan (a grandparent who lives in the community) 
Miriam Roskin
Erikka Sagor
Julia Salathe
Shelby Tran
Lisa Whipple
Chakeitha Wigfall
Molly Wyman
 

Get ready for locker cleanout

Locker cleanout will be taking place Monday June 18th and Wednesday June 20th. Please send your student with a few bags they can use to bring home their locker contents. 
 

Welcome incoming Garfield students

Garfield High School extends a warm welcome to all its incoming students. They have put together a webpage with helpful information about the school, activities, and even a Bulldog Summer Academy for rising 9th graders: http://garfieldptsa.org/welcome-class-of-2022-from-the-garfield-community-ptsa
 

Yearbooks will be handed out on Tuesday!

Today is the last day to purchase a yearbook for $20. Please make checks to Meany Middle School and fill out an order form in the main office. After today the cost of yearbooks goes up to $25 and copies will be available on a first come, first served basis. 
 

8th Grade Promotion - Thursday, June 21 at 7:00 pm

Families, please join us to to celebrate our 8th graders moving on to high school! The 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony will be on Thursday, June 21 at 7:00 pm in the Meany Cafeteria. Planning for this exciting event is underway. More details will be announced soon. Here is the promotion announcement.
 

Key roles on Meany PTSA Board still need filling

We are still looking for people to fill a few roles for next year. Openings on the board: BLT Rep (Building Leadership Team), Membership Chair (minimal time commitment and most of the work in the fall), and Special Ed Parent Liaison. There are also opportunities to help out on various committees. Please contact meanymiddleschoolpta@gmail.com if you are interested or would like to learn more. 

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