Category Archive: PTO Meetings

Jun
01

5/31/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.31.17 Dear Families, Tomorrow is our first Leadership Day and we hope you will join us at our Student Led Open House tomorrow 6:00-7:00pm. Students are excited to share the academic progress they have made this year, celebrate their leadership, and tour you through the school.  The Book Fair will be …

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May
18

5/17/17 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.17.17 Dear Families, The annual Bike to Work and School Day is this Friday, May 19. All students are encouraged to ride their bikes. Please walk bikes once you are on school grounds. Be safe and remember to wear your helmet! Enjoy the sunshine! Nicole Upcoming Dates: May 18: 3:00-5:00 Kindergarten …

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May
11

5/10/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.10.17 Dear Families, It is so hard to believe that there are less than 30 days left in the school year! Please note all the upcoming events listed below.  This year we will have a “Fun in the Sun” picnic theme rather than a BBQ.  Our hope is that this change allows …

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Apr
21

4/20/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.20.17 Dear Families, Last Friday, we had our Habit 6: Synergize assembly.  This assembly was written and directed by Sydney Fuller and Carli Kiesau (2nd grade) and Eva Smith and Madison Nathanson (4th grade).  For the first time, a “Student Spotlight” component was added and highlighted fifth grade artist, Thad Speyer. …

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Apr
12

4/12/2017 Upate from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.12.17 Dear Families, Thank you to Dr. Putney for presenting on the topic of Navigating Adolescence last night at the PTO meeting.  The presentation and resources will be linked to our PTO website. Dr. Putney recommends visiting greatconversations.com for dates on upcoming local discussions. All PTO Executive Board position are open for …

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Mar
30

3/29/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.29.17 Dear Families, Last Monday was one of the highlights of my career. Unbeknownst to me Mrs. Riber, Mr. Gilmore, and Mrs. Walstad orchestrated a plan to gather the whole school in the gym so that Dr. Baker and District Representatives could present me with the Leader of the Year Bellingham …

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Mar
15

3/15/2017 Update for Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.15.17 Dear Families, Our Science Fair is Friday! BIG thanks to Kristen Mason and Kristen Isakovic who chair this event sponsored by our PTO.  This year we have over 100 entries!  All students who submit a project will have the opportunity to a present to a parent volunteer and receive feedback and …

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Jan
13

1/11/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 1.11.17 Dear Families, Due to the fact that Friday the 27th is now a non-student day and the Reptile Man assembly is Friday, Feb. 3rd, we have postponed our next Friday Club session to start Friday, Feb. 17. This will be a five-week session 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31. We already …

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Jan
04

1/4/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 1.4.17 Dear Families, Happy New Year! I have appreciated the return to routines and seeing the smiling faces of our kids and staff. All those little box tops add up! We were just notified that Silver Beach earned $1236.20 for the first half of the year; please keep sending them in!  …

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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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Apr
21

4/21/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.21.16 Congratulations to our teachers, students and families! Silver Beach has been awarded (3rd year in a row) a Washington State Achievement Award for exceptional progress in ELA: English Language Arts (reading and writing). Washington Achievement Award winners are selected using the Achievement Index and are based on being in the top …

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Apr
14

4/13/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.13.16 I hope you had an enjoyable spring break!  It is hard to believe that we are nearing the last fourth of the school year.  Each day, while visiting classrooms,  it is amazing to see how engaged our students are in high levels of learning.  We are excited to have the kids …

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Mar
31

3/31/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.31.16 Mark your calendar for April 28th 6:00-7:00pm for a Student Led Open House.  An invitation will be coming home tomorrow. Have a GREAT spring break! ~ Nicole Reminder:  Kindergarten Registration continues through April 28th Upcoming Dates: April 4-8: No School- Spring Break April 13-15: 5th Grade Mt. School April 13: 4th grade …

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Mar
25

3/24/16 Update from Silver Beach

3.24.2016 Weekly Update from Silver Beach I apologize that this message is a day late.  I am at the Excellence in the Early Grades District Leadership Summit in Chicago.  Silver Beach has been in the capable hands of Aspiring Administrators, Mr. Perigo and Mr. Gutzler. Extra thanks to Mr. Gilmore and Mrs. Riber for the …

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Mar
09

3/9/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.9.16 Our Science Fair was a huge success! BIG thanks to Kristen Mason and Kirsten Isakovic who chaired this event sponsored by our PTO.  This year we had a record number of entries-154!!  All students who submitted a project had the opportunity to a present to a parent volunteer and receive …

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Mar
03

3/2/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.2.16 HAPPY MARCH!  The Newsletter is attached ! Input Needed From Families of Students in Special Education Bellingham Public Schools is taking steps to improve communications about our special education program. We are asking families with children in special education to please take this survey. Your feedback is important to us and will help influence …

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Feb
05

2/3/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 2.3.16 Happy February! The school newsletter is attached– big thanks to our publisher, Katie Kavulla! Ask your student to share with you about the lockdown drill we had this afternoon. Our goal is to practice in such a proactive way that it does not cause stress upon students.  Schools are required by State …

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