Picture Day is Thursday, September 28th. 
Please return the order form envelope with payment enclosed, or you may order on-line at  www.mylifetouch.com   The Picture Day ID:   LS117093Q0.    If you choose the on-line option, please print the confirmation and send it to school with your student on September 28th. To make this day successful, we need some great volunteers.  Use the following Sign Up Genius to volunteer:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050844A8A62DA64-spiritridge1  .  If you have any questions, please contact Betsy Vo at  bmv329@gmail.com . ... read full article
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Web Master 
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9/17/2017-9/28/2017

Help Spiritridge with Scrip!
You still have time to help Spiritridge and order Scrip!  Scrip is where you buy gift cards for local and online stores you already visit, and Spiritridge gets a portion back.  You can order in a couple of ways: Download the letter and order form  here.   You can send in the completed order form and payment (cash, check, or proof of online payment) to the office with your student.  If you would like to pay online, please visit  Scrip purchasing. You can visit www.shopwithscrip.com,  set up an account, order your gift cards, and print out your order.  Submit this ... read full article
Author:
Allison George 
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9/11/2017-9/20/2017

Volunteer Opportunities
Looking to be involved at Spiritridge?  Volunteers are the lifeblood of our commUNITY!  PTSA programs and events wouldn't be possible without the dedication of our many wonderful volunteers.  Take a look at the variety of volunteer needs and get involved today.  Thank you for your support!  Key Needs: Library Helpers:  volunteer during a classroom library time each week.  This position can be shared between multiple parents.  Popcorn:  pop and fill popcorn bags or sell popcorn during second recess on Fridays.  A student favorite! Visit https://spiritridgeptsa.ourschoolpages.com/Packet/Volunteer/VolunteeringPacketPage/1 for more information or to signup or email volunteers@spiritridge.org with questions. Background Check Required for ... read full article
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Jennifer Schultze 
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9/5/2017-9/19/2017

Sync your Calendar with Spiritridge's Calendar
Did you know that you may be able to access the Spiritridge PTSA's calendar with your personal calendar.  You can find directions on how to do that here:  http://spiritridge.org/Event/ViewElsewhere ... read full article
Author:
Web Master 
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8/8/2017-10/15/2017

Bellevue Schools Foundation & Your PTSA—the BEST Combination
Thank you for supporting high-quality education for every Bellevue student by supporting both your school PTSA and Bellevue Schools Foundation. With parent support, the Foundation invests upward of $1 million annually in innovative programs that benefit every Bellevue student, like STEM, Computer Science, early literacy intervention, and volunteers in our Bellevue schools (VIBES). Every Bellevue student benefits. The Foundation funds districtwide programs while PTSA provides funds for individual school-based programs as well as student advocacy. Both are vital to take public education from basic to BEST!    Watch for exciting things happening at your school because of PTSA- and Foundation-funded ... read full article
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Web Master 
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9/17/2017-10/1/2017
Picture Day is Thursday, September 28th. Web Master9/17/20179/28/2017
Picture Day is Thursday, September 28th. 
Please return the order form envelope with payment enclosed, or you may order on-line at  www.mylifetouch.com   The Picture Day ID:   LS117093Q0.    If you choose the on-line option, please print the confirmation and send it to school with your student on September 28th. To make this day successful, we need some great volunteers.  Use the following Sign Up Genius to volunteer:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050844A8A62DA64-spiritridge1  .  If you have any questions, please contact Betsy Vo at  bmv329@gmail.com . ... read full article
Help Spiritridge with Scrip!Allison George9/11/20179/20/2017
Help Spiritridge with Scrip!
You still have time to help Spiritridge and order Scrip!  Scrip is where you buy gift cards for local and online stores you already visit, and Spiritridge gets a portion back.  You can order in a couple of ways: Download the letter and order form  here.   You can send in the completed order form and payment (cash, check, or proof of online payment) to the office with your student.  If you would like to pay online, please visit  Scrip purchasing. You can visit www.shopwithscrip.com,  set up an account, order your gift cards, and print out your order.  Submit this ... read full article
Volunteer OpportunitiesJennifer Schultze9/5/20179/19/2017
Volunteer Opportunities
Looking to be involved at Spiritridge?  Volunteers are the lifeblood of our commUNITY!  PTSA programs and events wouldn't be possible without the dedication of our many wonderful volunteers.  Take a look at the variety of volunteer needs and get involved today.  Thank you for your support!  Key Needs: Library Helpers:  volunteer during a classroom library time each week.  This position can be shared between multiple parents.  Popcorn:  pop and fill popcorn bags or sell popcorn during second recess on Fridays.  A student favorite! Visit https://spiritridgeptsa.ourschoolpages.com/Packet/Volunteer/VolunteeringPacketPage/1 for more information or to signup or email volunteers@spiritridge.org with questions. Background Check Required for ... read full article
Back to School BBQJennifer Schultze9/2/20179/9/2017
Back to School BBQ
Your family is invited to join us for our annual Back to School BBQ Potluck.  Friday, September 8th 5:30-7:30pm   FOOD PTSA WILL PROVIDE: Beef and garden burgers, hot dogs and drinks at no charge!   FAMILIES, PLEASE BRING A DISH TO SHARE.   IF YOUR LAST NAME BEGINS WITH THE LETTERS:   A – S Bring a salad or side dish T – Z  Bring a dessert   Don’t forget to mark your dishes and serving ware with your last  name.   WANT TO HELP?? Volunteers are needed to work a short shift for setup, cooking, serving or clean-up here ... read full article
School Supply Drop OffJennifer Schultze8/22/20178/29/2017
School Supply Drop Off
Easy the heavy load of school supplies on the first day by dropping off items early! Come by Spiritridge on Tuesday, August 29th from 11:30am-12:30pm to drop off your school/class supplies outside your classroom. Then join the PTSA on the playground for popsicles and fun!! This is an opportunity to meet other families and peers and not have to carry all those supplies on the first day of school.     ... read full article
Summer PlaydatesWeb Master8/13/20178/29/2017
Summer Playdates
 Mark your calendars! The Spiritridge PTSA has set some    dates  for summer  playdates .  Current and new  families are invited to come connect with friends and  make new ones. If you have Spiritridge shirts, please  wear them to help locate each other.  We hope to see you there! Incoming Kindergartners - Contact  Sarah Keibler June 30th  at Spiritridge Park @  6:15 pm July 14th  at the "boat park" (Lake Hills Park) @  6:15 pm  (Susie Pietz coordinating) July 28th  at Spiritridge park @  6:15pm Aug 7th  at the boat park @  6:15 pm Aug 21st  at the boat park @  6:15 pm ... read full article
PTSA Survey from Last YearWeb Master8/13/20178/22/2017
PTSA Survey from Last Year
The Spiritridge PTSA Board ( Link for this years board members ) would like to thank all our members who took the annual survey that was sent out at the end of last year.  We reviewed the feedback in our summer meeting earlier this month, and plan to use that feedback to guide our decisions as the year progresses.  We greatly appreciate all of you who took the time to submit a survey response and want to remind everybody that we always welcome more member involvement/feedback at our monthly meetings.  Those meeting dates haven't been put on our  calendar  quite ... read full article
Back To School Supply ListWeb Master8/8/20179/10/2017
Back To School Supply List
Back to school supply list's for each grade is now available at the following link. http://www.bsd405.org/spiritridge/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/06/Supply-List-2017-2018-Gen-Ed-and-GESP.pdf ... read full article
First Day CoffeeWeb Master8/30/20179/5/2017
First Day Coffee
      Kindergarten Parents:  After your kids are settled in for the first day of school, please join the PTSA for our First Day Coffee on Tuesday, September 5th.  Swing by the flagpole area for a cup of coffee and conversation!  ... read full article
Back to School FairWeb Master8/30/20179/13/2017
Back to School Fair
New Back to School Fair Means Back to Fun! Start off the new school year right. Come to the 2017 Back to School Fair, featuring family fun, resources, prizes, and food trucks: Saturday, Sept. 9 . 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at  Bellevue High School Bellevue PTSA Council 2.3 , in partnership with the  District  and  Bellevue Schools Foundation,  is hosting this event to welcome ALL district families back to school. From optional educational sessions for parents on a variety of topics and a resource fair with 60+ community organizations to an introduction to our new District Superintendent Dr. Duran, ... read full article
Sync your Calendar with Spiritridge's CalendarWeb Master8/8/201710/15/2017
Sync your Calendar with Spiritridge's Calendar
Did you know that you may be able to access the Spiritridge PTSA's calendar with your personal calendar.  You can find directions on how to do that here:  http://spiritridge.org/Event/ViewElsewhere ... read full article
Bellevue Schools Foundation & Your PTSA—the BEST CombinationWeb Master9/17/201710/1/2017
Bellevue Schools Foundation & Your PTSA—the BEST Combination
Thank you for supporting high-quality education for every Bellevue student by supporting both your school PTSA and Bellevue Schools Foundation. With parent support, the Foundation invests upward of $1 million annually in innovative programs that benefit every Bellevue student, like STEM, Computer Science, early literacy intervention, and volunteers in our Bellevue schools (VIBES). Every Bellevue student benefits. The Foundation funds districtwide programs while PTSA provides funds for individual school-based programs as well as student advocacy. Both are vital to take public education from basic to BEST!    Watch for exciting things happening at your school because of PTSA- and Foundation-funded ... read full article
Seeking Panther Post EditorsWeb Master8/13/20179/9/2017
Seeking Panther Post Editors
Join the Communications team as one of the Panther Post editors for next year.   To help with publishing this newsletter, all you need is basic computer familiarity and an enthusiasm for sharing information every few weeks. This is a great way to volunteer behind the scenes with a rotating turn at publishing the newsletter. Email  communications@spiritridge.org  if you would like to participate or want to learn more. ... read full article

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