Share The Warmth
Share The Warmth Drive By Fernwood Student Council   Help needy children in our community by donating newscarves, hats, mittens and socks.   What: New hats, gloves, scarves, gloves and mittens will be collected and Hopelink will put the donations in their Holiday Store. This is a place for families to shop for items for holiday presents at no cost.    When:   December 2nd -December 19th.    How:  Any donations may be brought to the Fernwood office, where there will be a donation bin just inside the office door.    If you have questions about the drive, please contact  Mrs. ... read full article
Author:
Anusha Chikodi 
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12/1/2019-12/19/2019

Year End Carnival Planning
  PROJECT KICKOFF :Monday, Jan 13, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  MEETING CADENCE: Set to a biweekly tempo, starting from the date above. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- READ OUR BLOG  at  https:// fernwoodyearend.blogspot.com/ MEET OUR TEAM  at  https:// fernwoodyearend.blogspot.com/ p/meet-2020-planning- committee.html JOIN OUR COMMITTEE  at  https:// fernwoodyearend.blogspot.com/ p/join-our-committee.html --- Many thanks for your time, and have a great day! ... read full article
Author:
Anusha Chikodi 
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12/9/2019-12/23/2019

Bingo:Save The Date
Bingo is Friday, January 31st, 2020. If you or your company has something to donate for our raffle, please email Mary Khouzam at  mary@khouzam.com. Contact Jessica Seavers if you’d like to help on the Bingo committee: jseavers919@gmail.com . ... read full article
Author:
Anusha Chikodi 
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11/8/2019-1/31/2020

Thank You for Attending Legislative Assembly!
Click in the Image to find out what happened at the 41st Legislative Assembly! ... read full article
Author:
Mary Khouzam 
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11/3/2019-12/27/2019
Early Release Schedule ChangeAnusha Chikodi11/18/201911/29/2019
Early Release Schedule Change
Please note the schedule changes for this week Early Release Wednesday : Students are dismissed at 2:00 p.m. Early Dismissal Nov. 21, 22, 25, 26 and 27 : Students are dismissed at 12:10 p.m. NSD Bell Time Schedule ... read full article
Share The WarmthAnusha Chikodi12/1/201912/19/2019
Share The Warmth
Share The Warmth Drive By Fernwood Student Council   Help needy children in our community by donating newscarves, hats, mittens and socks.   What: New hats, gloves, scarves, gloves and mittens will be collected and Hopelink will put the donations in their Holiday Store. This is a place for families to shop for items for holiday presents at no cost.    When:   December 2nd -December 19th.    How:  Any donations may be brought to the Fernwood office, where there will be a donation bin just inside the office door.    If you have questions about the drive, please contact  Mrs. ... read full article
Year End Carnival PlanningAnusha Chikodi12/9/201912/23/2019
Year End Carnival Planning
  PROJECT KICKOFF :Monday, Jan 13, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  MEETING CADENCE: Set to a biweekly tempo, starting from the date above. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- READ OUR BLOG  at  https:// fernwoodyearend.blogspot.com/ MEET OUR TEAM  at  https:// fernwoodyearend.blogspot.com/ p/meet-2020-planning- committee.html JOIN OUR COMMITTEE  at  https:// fernwoodyearend.blogspot.com/ p/join-our-committee.html --- Many thanks for your time, and have a great day! ... read full article
Cultural Night Dance GroupsAnusha Chikodi11/20/201912/4/2019
Cultural Night Dance Groups
  Do you dance? We are looking for group dances to represent at least 5 countries. Dance is important in all cultures & we would love to see you dance. Performances can be 2 minutes and need to include at least 5 dancers. We will be doing auditions in January, so start dancing!   Contact  Stacey Hutchinson if you have any questions. ... read full article
PTSA MeetingAnusha Chikodi11/18/201912/2/2019
PTSA Meeting
Here's What Happened  At last week's PTSA meeting we met Heather Orsen children's librarian at the Mill Creek library who provided us with many online resources available to families, including homework help. Check them out  here. Our Student Council rep gave us a report on projects they are working on and gave us dates for Fernwood Spirit Days (see below). We also heard Ms. Bradshaw's principal's report which included a recap and highlights from the recent Veterans Day assembly, information on a new screen & projector for the gym, conference updates, the i-Ready diagnostic tool, and more. Mrs. Redshaw provided ... read full article
Recess Volunteer TrainingAnusha Chikodi11/10/201911/24/2019
Recess Volunteer Training
  Tuesday, November 12 th  6 PM - 6:30 PM There is   a training being held for Recess Volunteers. For families wishing to participate in this new program, please sign up for training  here. ... read full article
Bingo:Save The DateAnusha Chikodi11/8/20191/31/2020
Bingo:Save The Date
Bingo is Friday, January 31st, 2020. If you or your company has something to donate for our raffle, please email Mary Khouzam at  mary@khouzam.com. Contact Jessica Seavers if you’d like to help on the Bingo committee: jseavers919@gmail.com . ... read full article
Thank You for Attending Legislative Assembly!Mary Khouzam11/3/201912/27/2019
Thank You for Attending Legislative Assembly!
Click in the Image to find out what happened at the 41st Legislative Assembly! ... read full article
Committee Chair TrainingMary Khouzam10/27/201911/10/2019
Committee Chair Training
If you are chairing a committee or are interested in learning more about working on a committee, there will be a training in the cafeteria Thurs, Nov 7th at 9:15 a.m. We are always looking for new families to get involved, so if you’re interested, please join us. If you have any questions please contact Stacey Hutchison or Mary Khouzam . ... read full article
Veteran's Day Reception 2019Anusha Chikodi10/26/201911/9/2019
Veteran's Day Reception 2019
  Fri Nov 8, 2019 F ernwoo d staff will be honoring all Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, as w ell as police officers and firefighters at the school assemblies on Nov. 8 at 9:15am and 10:00am. There will be a reception for them beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 10:00am. To honor all the service members there will be a special slideshow displaying photos of them in the assembly. To achieve this , we request all the students families to submit the photos of their respective Veterans at this email id: bhuizenga2@nsd.org or upload here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jaxQ8yQhMy5pukp-Jzuclf3wdfR7IfsT/view?usp=sharing . Please use the   sign-up ... read full article
Thankful for Staff: Pie DayAnusha Chikodi10/26/201911/29/2019
Thankful for Staff: Pie Day
Wednesday,Nov 27th   We need your help! Thank a teacher by donating a pie.We will be providing pies to all Fernwood staff the day before Thanksgiving. Please sign up to donate here: www.perfectpotluck.com . Coordinator Last Name: ptsa Password: pie. Drop off will be Wednesday,Nov 27th in the Fernwood front office between 8:30-9:30 a.m . Thank you in advance for your support and pie donation! ... read full article
Membership UpdateAnusha Chikodi10/20/201911/3/2019
Membership Update
Thank you to all our members who have joined PTSA!We currently have 420 members . We have met our 100% Staff Participation Goal but we still need 80 more memberships to reach our total goal.  It's not too late to become a member! In order to truly reach our 100% membership goal it means having at least as many PTSA members as there are full-time enrolled students! Being a PTSA member does not require a commitment of your time. Just by purchasing a $12 membership you are showing the support our students and teachers need! Members receive a free school ... read full article
We Want to Hear From You!Mary Khouzam10/13/201911/29/2019
We Want to Hear From You!
The Northshore Council PTSA has been asked by Northshore School District Superintendent Dr. Reid to gather feedback on pick up and drop off issues at our schools. The survey may be taken more than once to give feedback for more than one school. ... read full article
WSPTA Legislative AssemblyAnusha Chikodi10/8/201910/22/2019
WSPTA Legislative Assembly
  The 41st annual WSPTA Legislative Assembly is taking place on  October 26-27, 2019 at the Bellevue College in Bellevue.   At legislative assembly, you will discover the power PTA has to advocate for every child – the whole child – regardless of race, creed, gender, or zip code. The top five reasons to attend legislative assembly: Hear from inspiring speakers and learn about the legislative accomplishments WSPTA had last year. Add your PTA’s voice to our legislative platform for the coming year. Attend education sessions to learn about the proposed issues and resolutions and about advocacy at all levels – ... read full article
Watch D.O.G.S. Kick-Off Pizza PartyMary Khouzam9/29/201910/13/2019
Watch D.O.G.S. Kick-Off Pizza Party
What is Watch DOGS?  Dads of Great Students -Volunteer program that places male role models on campus and in their student’s classroom. -Help demonstrate the importance of education. -Extra pair of eyes on campus which in return reduces bullying. -Bonus Watch DOGS and students have fun shooting hoops at the playground.    Who’s invited? Dads, step-dads, uncles, grandpas, and other male role models with a student at Fernwood  PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS IMPORTANT EVENT!  Questions? Contact Ms. Redshaw  tredshaw@nsd.org or Kris Cahill  cahillkrisj@gmail.com   What to learn more? Attend our Pizza Night: Tuesday October 8th at 6pm-7pm Fernwood Elementary ... read full article
NSD Superintendant Dr. Reid's Thursday Thoughts Mary Khouzam9/29/201910/31/2019
NSD Superintendant Dr. Reid's Thursday Thoughts
"In a  Northshore Innovates  segment, last year NCHS Sophomore Diya Gupta successfully developed and implemented an Elementary Science Olympiad to support a passion for learning science among our younger students. This PTSA approved after school program was available for 4th and 5th graders of Fernwood Elementary School and was free for participating students. Diya managed required funds for this program by conducting Math enrichment classes during weekends at her residence for students in grades 3 to 7. Diya then conducted the end of the year tournament and students were awarded with Washington Science Olympiad medals.  This school year Diya would ... read full article
SOUNDERS FC FALL SCHOOL DAYAnusha Chikodi9/15/201910/7/2019
SOUNDERS FC FALL SCHOOL DAY
  CenturyLink Field on Sunday, October 6 at 1:00 PM  Kick off the 2019 school year with Rave Green. Join your Fernwood Elementary classmates as Sounders FC take on Minnesota United!   Tickets start at just $18. To purchase tickets online, click on the button. Purchase Deadline: Oct 4th @ 1:00pm PST  Or Download the Sounders Form and turn it in the Fernwood Office by Sept 23rd   Need help? Contact Mary Khouzam at  mary@khouzam.com ... read full article
Welcome Back to School!Mary Khouzam8/19/20199/27/2019
Welcome Back to School!
We are so excited for this upcoming school year! With lots of dates to mark on your calendar, we have provided you with some important ones to get the year started. For additional information on dates, the PTSA, and becoming a member, please visit us on our website. Fernwood PTSA would not be possible without families like you and the community at Fernwood. See you soon! COMMUNITY SERVE DAY SUNDAY, AUGUST 25th 9 AM – 1 PM Check in by main office Come be part of the team and help us spruce up the campus before school starts. Spread some ... read full article