Category Archive: Fundraising News

Jun
14

6/14/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 6.14.17 Dear Families, The ending of a school year is filled with completing projects, celebrations, and mixed emotions.  Many students have shared with me that they are excited for summer but are sad to leave their teacher and friends.  Today I received two letters (from a kindergartener and second grader) asking …

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Dec
18

12/7/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 12.7.16 Dear Families, It’s that wonderful time of year… The 5th Grade Helping Hawks Food Drive runs through Tuesday, Dec. 13th. So far students have weighed in 350 pounds with the goal of 750 (Pic 1 Pic 2 pic 3 ). If your family could benefit by receiving any collected food, please contact our …

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Dec
01

12/1/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 12.1.16 Dear Families, Welcome to December! This month is filled with opportunities for our students to be Leaders In Action.  New Leadership jobs have been posted and grades 1-5 have a variety of opportunities; Winter Leadership Jobs.pdf explaining the jobs and application process.   Also happening this month is our 5th grade Helping Hawks …

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Nov
09

11/9/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 11.9.16 Dear Families, Thanks to our amazing Family Support Network (FSN) there will be a limited number of Thanksgiving meals available for families who receive Free or Reduced Meals. Our FSN is a group of Silver Beach Families helping other Silver Beach Families with basic need support. If your family could …

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Nov
03

11/2/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 11.2.16 Dear Families, I have been working with the Facilities & Transportation Department on ways to improve the safety and efficiency of our parent pick-up and drop-off areas.  1) No parking in the lane where busses come in and out- this is currently marked by orange cones.  2) The crosswalk in …

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Oct
12

10/12/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 10.12.16 Dear Families, We are in the process of hiring for our first round of Student Leadership Jobs. Ask your child(ren) to share with you what jobs are available (1st-5th).  These opportunities will increase as the year progresses and all students are encouraged to fill out an application and serve on …

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Oct
05

10/5/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 10.5.16 Dear Families, Welcome to October! Here is the link to our October Newsletter. We are excited to partner with Bellingham Technical College in hosting a class titled, Raising School Age Children Fall 2016.pdf .  The content and presenter, Ann Marie Read, get rave reviews. This class is online with two in-person classroom sessions …

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Sep
28

9/28/16 Update From Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.28.16 Dear Families, Last week was an exciting week with our Student Led Open House and the Jog-A-Thon. Since this was our first fall Open House, we are very interested in parent feedback about Student-ledOpen House vs Curriculum Night (parents & teachers only).  I’d love an email from you sharing your …

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Sep
21

9/21/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.21.16 You are invited… to a Student Led Open House When: Thursday, September 22nd, 6:00-7:15 pm At Silver Beach we are working hard to create a school culture that fosters student ownership of learning. We believe that every child is a leader and a student led open house is a great …

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Sep
15

9/14/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.14.16 Thank you to our PTO Board and Activity Chairs for hosting our first Fall Social last Friday night.  It was wonderful to see so many families connecting.  Our next big event is next Friday, our ‘one-and-done’ fundraiser, the Jog-a-Thon.  Our school goal is $30,000 with funding approximately distributed by: • 64% …

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Sep
08

9/7/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.7.16 It’s hard to believe we are already 10 days into our school year! I spend the majority of my day on the playground, in the lunchroom and visiting classrooms.  We have the BEST kids ever! Mr. Gilmore and I had lunch with our new students this week (2nd-5th grade) and …

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Sep
06

8/31/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 8.31.16 It has been an amazing start!  Parents are always welcome to join us on the playground and in the lunchroom.  Our first PTO Food Truck Dinner and Ice Cream Social is next Friday night. Come meet your new PTO Board, learn about volunteering at Silver Beach, upcoming events, and meet …

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Aug
30

8/24/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 8.24.16 Welcome to a new school year!  In my 6 years here, it was by far the BEST first day!  It was so exciting to see all our 1st-5th grade kids and families.  This year we have 32 new students joining our community. We are welcoming 85 kindergartners, another record number for us!  …

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May
31

Fundraiser for 2016-17 Fifth Graders June 20th!

EAT WINGS. RAISE FUNDS. On the day listed below, present this ticket (.EWRF-Ticket) to your server and Buffalo Wild Wings® will donate 10%* of your total bill (not including tax, gratuity or promotional discounts) to our organization. Buffalo Wild Wings strives to support our community and the organizations and sports teams within it. Together we …

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May
31

5/26/2016 Update From Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.26.16 We hope you will join us tomorrow at our Annual School BBQ, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” theme. The eating schedule is: K-10:45, 1st-11:15, 2nd/3rd-11:45, 4th/5th-12:15 Enjoy the long weekend!  ~Nicole Reminders: Silverhawk gear is open for ordering again! https://silverbeachgear.itemorder.com/ The Silver Beach Auction is June 10th.  Reservation forms are available …

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May
20

Common Threads Fundraiser

Help support Common Threads and encourage our students’ advocacy for nutrition and our local food system by purchasing some healthy local products made by local artisans! All proceeds will go to Common Threads to support their amazing programming at our school. Pick up at the end of the school day on June 9th (don’t forget it’s …

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May
18

5/18/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.18.16 Friday will be a very exciting day with Bike to School and the Jr. Ski to Sea Parade.  All families are invited to share in the Silver Beach spirit as we sing, dance, and chant our way through the parade route.  We line up behind LakeSide Coop Preschool just north …

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May
18

5/11/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.11.16 Yesterday, we had a great, student led Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw assembly. The script was written by 5th grader, Jessica Hill, actors were Zack Watt, Cade Morris, Faith Taddino and Ava Curnow. Faith and Ava created aPowerPoint Presentation to introduce the Habit 7. Zack and Cade also audio recorded 23 first …

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May
05

5/4/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.4.16 Our first Student-Led Open House was a great success!  Thank you to everyone that attended; we had 80% of our primary students and 62% of intermediate student leaders proudly share their learning.  We hope you enjoyed the night as much as we did. We would love to have your feedback …

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Apr
27

4/27/16 Update From Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.27.16 Tomorrow night is our Student Led Open House 6-7pm.Here at Silver Beach we are working hard to create a school culture that fosters student ownership of learning.  We believe that every child is a leader and a student led open house is a great way to let them shine.  Students …

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