Kindergarten -5th Grade, Registration for Fall 2020-2021
Kindergarten Enrollment We are excited to once again welcome kindergarten back to Fernwood for the 2020-2021 school year. To enter kindergarten, your student must be five years old on or before August 31. Please visit the  NSD Kindergarten page for full details and how to enroll online. Even though our building is closed, registrations can still take place! 1st-5th Enrollment Northshore is using an online enrollment process for the 2020-21 school year. Please use the following  link to enroll  your 1st-5th grade student.  Please note :  If your student is already entered or has previously enrolled within the Northshore School District (from any ... read full article
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Anusha Chikodi 
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You are Part of an Award-Winning PTSA!
    Each year, Washington State PTA recognizes the work of individuals, PTAs and Councils across the state via a variety of awards, including Leadership Academy and the Awards of Excellence Program. Some of our amazing Northshore PTAs submitted applications and were recognized for their efforts at the 2020 WSPTA Annual Convention in May.  Fernwood PTSA is so excited to have earned the following awards from Washington State PTA for the 2019-20 school year!    1.  PTAs Taking Significant Action: -- GOLD 2. Standards of Excellence: -- GOLD 3.  Outstanding Communication Strategy: -- GOLD 4. Outstanding Website: -- SILVER 5. Outstanding ... read full article
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Anusha Chikodi 
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5/26/2020-6/9/2020

Join the Team!
Are you an incoming Fernwood Elementary family? Hello Kindergarten and 1st grade families! PTSA has been actively working to make this year wonderful for Frank Love and Fernwood students. As we look ahead to fall planning (wow, already?!) we invite you to become part of the team! We are recruiting for 2020-2021 PTSA board of directors and committees chair positions .   In the next few months we will preparing nominations for these various positions. Participating in PTSA is a great way to stay involved in your child’s education, meet fellow parents and add non-profit experience to your resume. There are various ... read full article
Author:
Mary Khouzam 
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2/5/2020-6/19/2020
Staff AppreciationAnusha Chikodi4/6/20204/20/2020
Staff Appreciation
  We appreciate our staff and all their hard work they do. Since we are digital and won't be going back before our planned Staff Appreciation week we are getting creative.  We are asking for pictures from students that say Thank you! So we can put together a slide show for them.  Requirements: 1. No faces should be shown in the pictures 2. All files should be a jpeg format.  3. No specific teacher or staff names - just general thank you's.  4. If you put your name on it please use first name and last initial only 5. They can be from ... read full article
Parent SupportAnusha Chikodi3/26/20204/9/2020
Parent Support
  Online learning can be especially stressful for special needs students. We want to help by creating a list of families looking for support and those willing to help. Are you interested in connecting to share the time with students, help set up schedules or assignments, set up online social times?  Please contact your PTSA Special Needs Representative,  Amy Robertson with suggestions or needs you may have, or if you are interested in any of the above suggestions. Thank you! ... read full article
Your Feedback is Appreciated!Anusha Chikodi3/26/20204/9/2020
Your Feedback is Appreciated!
The PTSA is interested in your opinion. Every year we like to survey our families to know what programs we should continue to support and which ones families are not interested in. One new addition this survey helped us with is the addition of the 1st-3rd spelling bee. We appreciate your input and want to make sure tour voice is heard.     If you could spare a few minutes to complete this short survey .it will help us in planning the 2020-2021 school year and budget. Thank you! ... read full article
Update to the Kindness CampaignAnusha Chikodi3/19/20204/2/2020
Update to the Kindness Campaign
As we all take life in strides during the uncharted territory of the current times,we are having to adjust plans and life as we know it. As you know, the PTSA Kindness Campaign was slated to kick off today, March 18th. With the hardships and complications currently affecting our local and state community, we are forced to reassess our plans. We have decided to postpone this fundraiser, and instead to set the focus on reaching out to our Fernwood community and encouraging you all to embrace the positive forces we can be during these times, by way of acts of ... read full article
March Membership DriveMary Khouzam3/8/20203/28/2020
March Membership Drive
We need 4 more members to reach state recognition ,It's more important  than ever to participate and advocate for children. Memberships are valid until end of October.    ... read full article
Update: Math Challenge SubmissionAnusha Chikodi3/6/20204/5/2020
Update: Math Challenge Submission
Update from the Math Challenge Team on submission of answer papers   Please make the students complete the required questions and submit the papers once the school reopens. This will  not be considered as  late submission. Please make sure the students are doing their work honestly and not using the answer key as a resource to solve the problems.  Happy Solving ! ... read full article
After-School Winter ProgramsAnusha Chikodi1/5/20201/19/2020
After-School Winter Programs
    Welcome to the Winter 2020 Fernwood PTSA after-school enrichment classes. Your PTSA is happy to provide a dynamic, nurturing and safe environment for your student to learn and grow through enrichment classes. Click  here   for more details or look for a flyer coming home this week.   Lottery registration opens Wednesday, January 8 th  and closes on Wednesday, January 15 th . ... read full article
Winter BreakAnusha Chikodi12/19/20191/2/2020
Winter Break
 The school will be closed for winter break from December 23rd to January 3rd. Wishing you all Happy Holidays, Stay Warm ! Students return to school on Monday, Jan 6 th , 2020    ... read full article
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
Kindergarten -5th Grade, Registration for Fall 2020-2021Anusha Chikodi6/1/20206/15/2020
Kindergarten -5th Grade, Registration for Fall 2020-2021
Kindergarten Enrollment We are excited to once again welcome kindergarten back to Fernwood for the 2020-2021 school year. To enter kindergarten, your student must be five years old on or before August 31. Please visit the  NSD Kindergarten page for full details and how to enroll online. Even though our building is closed, registrations can still take place! 1st-5th Enrollment Northshore is using an online enrollment process for the 2020-21 school year. Please use the following  link to enroll  your 1st-5th grade student.  Please note :  If your student is already entered or has previously enrolled within the Northshore School District (from any ... read full article
You are Part of an Award-Winning PTSA!Anusha Chikodi5/26/20206/9/2020
You are Part of an Award-Winning PTSA!
    Each year, Washington State PTA recognizes the work of individuals, PTAs and Councils across the state via a variety of awards, including Leadership Academy and the Awards of Excellence Program. Some of our amazing Northshore PTAs submitted applications and were recognized for their efforts at the 2020 WSPTA Annual Convention in May.  Fernwood PTSA is so excited to have earned the following awards from Washington State PTA for the 2019-20 school year!    1.  PTAs Taking Significant Action: -- GOLD 2. Standards of Excellence: -- GOLD 3.  Outstanding Communication Strategy: -- GOLD 4. Outstanding Website: -- SILVER 5. Outstanding ... read full article
PTSA Meeting UpdateAnusha Chikodi5/20/20206/3/2020
PTSA Meeting Update
Here's What Happened! At last week's Membership Meeting, we heard Principal Bradshaw's report, which included information on year end activities, Spirit Days, and report card expectations for the end of this year.There will be more information coming home to families on this topic. Consider staying up to date with the latest from our principal by reading the  Fernwood Update  .   Thank you, Ms. Bradshaw , for providing great information to Fernwood families, and for making time for discussion during Coffee with the Principal!   At this meeting, we also welcomed special guests: Skyview's principal ,  Dawn Mark  , and Skyview PTSA President ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Week: April 27 th - May 1 stAnusha Chikodi4/29/20205/13/2020
Staff Appreciation Week: April 27 th - May 1 st
  It's Staff Appreciation Week at Fernwood,  so take a moment and thank a staff member for all they do!  Thank you to the families who contributed the sweet notes and lovely art for us to share with our staff. Please click on the picture below to see the video.     Click here to view the Staff Favorites      ... read full article
Introducing PTSA Board of Directors for 2020-2021Anusha Chikodi4/24/20205/8/2020
Introducing PTSA Board of Directors for 2020-2021
Thank you for sharing your talents with Fernwood PTSA! 1. President –  Stacey Hutchison 2. President-Elect –  OPEN 3. Secretary –  Nan Nan Maffetone 4.Treasurer – Guang Yang 5. Assistant Treasurer – Zhen Zhang 6. 1 st  VP-Membership –  Bobbie Moe 7. 2 nd  VP-Fundraising –  Archana Jayaraman 8. Advocacy–  Amy Robertson   We are still looking to fill the position for President-Elect and for co-chair for Fundraising . Please  email us  if interested in self-nominating for one of these positions! ... read full article
Important Information About PTSA EventsAnusha Chikodi3/12/20203/25/2020
Important Information About PTSA Events
    Given recent developments at the district level, all current PTSA programs and upcoming events are under review, and updates will be sent out as soon as we are able to clearly determine what changes may need to be made. We understand that this may result in inconveniences on many levels, but will of course follow all guidelines set forth by the district and will do all we can to help protect the health and safety of our community.   Thank you for understanding. ... read full article
Kindness Campaign: Annual Fundraiser Kick-OffAnusha Chikodi3/2/20203/16/2020
Kindness Campaign: Annual Fundraiser Kick-Off
Fernwood Elementary PTSA is proud to host the 2020 Raise Craze Kindness Fundraiser beginning March 18th through April 12th .This is a unique way for us to raise money for our school while making an impact in our community. During this fundraiser, students ask friends and family for donations via the online Raise Craze platform while performing acts of kindness toward others. What a great way for us to teach our students the importance of kindness and gratitude while raising much needed funds. Students will spend time serving, not selling. Information will be coming home with students on Wednesday, March ... read full article
Yearbook Photos !Anusha Chikodi3/2/20203/16/2020
Yearbook Photos !
The Yearbook Committee is looking for your photos to add to this year's yearbook! Do you have photos from Fernwood events such as Bingo Night, Skate Night, Resource Fair or from your child's classroom? We would love to include them all in the yearbook! To upload photos please visit: https://commpe.pictavo.com State: Washington City: Bothell School: Fernwood You will need to create a login using your email address. We thank you in advance for your submissions! The deadline for uploading photos is Friday March 28th . Your photos help us make sure as many students as possible are represented in our ... read full article
Get involved on your time.Anusha Chikodi3/2/20203/16/2020
Get involved on your time.
Are you a Fernwood family this upcoming 2020-21 school year? We invite you to become part of the team! Click on the PDF to learn more about opportunities   Contact us at  fernwoodpanthers@gmail.com for more details. Get involved on your time.     ... read full article
Spelling Bee Results!Anusha Chikodi2/9/20202/23/2020
Spelling Bee Results!
Keep Trying , Knowing and Growing   Congratulations to all our amazing spellers who participated in the Spelling Bee 2020.We are very proud of all of them!! Here are the list of the winners from both the sessions that were held in last few weeks.   Winners from 1st & 2nd Grade 1st place: Krish Rahul Varrier 2nd place: Avi Palaskar 3rd place:Shravani Kalyankar It was a nail-biting and exhausting last few rounds for our top three contestants from the intermediate grades.  Winners from 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade 1st place: Advaith Koushik  ( Mr. Metzger's  class) 2nd place: Kshama Gowda (Mr. Pierce's class) ... read full article
Bingo Donations Accepted through January 17thAnusha Chikodi1/12/20201/21/2020
Bingo Donations Accepted through January 17th
  We plan to fill lots of prize baskets for this year’s bingo night, and we need your help! Did you get duplicate board games over winter break, or gift cards to places you don’t plan to visit?   Feel free to donate them to bingo night! (New items only please.) Or use this handy  link  to make a contribution directly using an Amazon wish list.    Reservations & ticket sales available   here  ! Thank you for helping us make this the best event yet!    Fernwood PTSA is a non-profit 501(c)3 and all donations are tax-deductible and eligible ... read full article
Ride the Bus with Us on Focus DayAnusha Chikodi1/12/20201/21/2020
Ride the Bus with Us on Focus Day
  Monday, January 20 th   (Non-student day)   WSPTA members can send a strong message by showing up in Olympia on Focus Day, January 20 th , for a day of talking to legislators. Join Northshore Council PTSA leaders as we advocate for all children.    More details are available  here .... ... read full article
Reflections Art Competition : Date ChangeAnusha Chikodi1/5/20201/12/2020
Reflections Art Competition : Date Change
When: Saturday, January 11th          Where: Leota Middle School cafeteria  Time: 2.30-5.00 pm The Northshore Council PTSA Reflection's celebration will now be held on Saturday, January 11 th , Come and view all the entries that made it to the district level of the competition. Included in the celebration are four works created by Fernwood students that were chosen to move on to the state level of the competition and  four others that won Judge's Choice prizes . ... read full article
Family Bingo NightAnusha Chikodi12/15/20191/1/2020
Family Bingo Night
**IMPORTANT   DATE CHANGE** Bingo Night has been moved to Friday, January 24, 2020. If you or your company have something to  donate for our raffle, please email Mary Khouzam .   Contact  Jessica Seavers if you’d like to help on the Bingo committee.  Due to space constraints, only families who have RSVP’d & preordered tickets will be granted admission to the event. Be sure to secure your spot on our website today! ... read full article
Reflections Art Competition UpdateAnusha Chikodi12/15/201912/29/2019
Reflections Art Competition Update
This year saw a whooping number of  entries for Reflections  at Fernwood! Congratulations to all students who participated Tin this event, making it such a success. We received 36 entries in 5 different categorie s , of which 20 were chosen and have moved onto the district level of the competition. Those students who have moved onto the district level are: Dance: Jiya G Music: Selah F Literature: Sidharth V, Nithya Sruthi G & Anish S Photography: Jocelyn M. Visual Arts: Sahithya V, Shailene N, Maya B, Niyati G, Shaivi M,Katelyn C, Anay A, Advaith K, Lanxin Y, Cameron Blacken, ... 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
PTSA Meeting UpdateAnusha Chikodi4/24/20205/8/2020
PTSA Meeting Update
      At last week's meeting we heard our principal's report, which included details about Fernwood Spirit Days, Virtual Lunch Club and discussion about supporting students and families during their year-end transitions, whatever those transitions may be.   We also updated our Standing Rules to include electronic voting, approved next year's budget, and elected our new board of directors. Mark your calendars for our next meeting on Tuesday, May 12th at 7 p.m , where we will honor our amazing volunteers and Golden Acorn nominees and Outstanding Educators.   ... read full article
Golden AcornAnusha Chikodi4/17/20204/23/2020
Golden Acorn
It's time to acknowledge our many hard-working volunteers. The Golden Acorn Committee is looking for the names of outstanding volunteers & educators in our Fernwood community to recognize with our annual award. Everyone is welcome to submit a nomination! We now have an online  nomination form for your convenience. ... read full article
Do you work for Google, Microsoft or another large tech company? Mary Khouzam3/2/20203/25/2020
Do you work for Google, Microsoft or another large tech company?
Do you know that Fernwood students use headphones for assessments and daily activities at school?  While the school has an assortment of headphones that have been used for many years, it’s time for an update to help students get the best experience and sound from their devices. This is especially important for the iReady assessments.   We are asking families who work for local tech companies for donations of headphones. Please contact Karrie Palis, PTSA president or LeAnn Edison, Office Manager , if you can help. We are also looking to apply for grants for new technology equipment so if ... read full article
Attention Future Canyon Creek Elementary & Ruby Bridges Elementary FamiliesAnusha Chikodi2/25/20203/10/2020
Attention Future Canyon Creek Elementary & Ruby Bridges Elementary Families
    Our goal is to help families with next year's transition. Sign up for the Canyon Creek PTSA  Newsletter today!  Signing up for this newsletter is a great way to be informed and to help make plans for next year!     If your family is headed to Ruby Bridges next year, see the  NSD website  for details. There is an  info night  scheduled for February 26th.     ... read full article
Join the Team!Mary Khouzam2/5/20206/19/2020
Join the Team!
Are you an incoming Fernwood Elementary family? Hello Kindergarten and 1st grade families! PTSA has been actively working to make this year wonderful for Frank Love and Fernwood students. As we look ahead to fall planning (wow, already?!) we invite you to become part of the team! We are recruiting for 2020-2021 PTSA board of directors and committees chair positions .   In the next few months we will preparing nominations for these various positions. Participating in PTSA is a great way to stay involved in your child’s education, meet fellow parents and add non-profit experience to your resume. There are various ... read full article
Coffee with the Principal & PTSA MeetingAnusha Chikodi2/2/20202/12/2020
Coffee with the Principal & PTSA Meeting
Tuesday, Feb 11th @ 6:30 pm Fernwood library Come enjoy a cup of coffee with Ms. Bradshaw and talk about issues that matter to you. You’re invited to stay for the PTSA Membership Meeting at 7 pm where we will welcome guest speaker and T.I.P.S. awareness advocate Crystal Ellis who will give us a safety presentation about Furniture Tip-Over Prevention. All are welcome to attend. More info is available Here ... read full article
Help Wanted...Anusha Chikodi1/26/20202/9/2020
Help Wanted...
  Interested in Getting More Involved with PTSA? We are currently looking for help with this Bingo,Weekly Update newsletter, the Book Room and other committees . If you would like to find out more, please  email us  ! Free training is provided. ... read full article
RSVP For Bingo Night Anusha Chikodi1/5/20201/15/2020
RSVP For Bingo Night
  When : Friday, January 24, 2020  Time :Doors open at 5:45 PM. Bingo starts at 6:30 PM. Where : North Creek High School Cafeteria, Bothell, WA, 98012.  RSVP your spot  for our Bingo Night   Only RSVPs will be allowed entry into the event.  Please be sure to reserve your family’s spot QUICKLY . Per the fire code and for your safety and comfort, there will be a limited number of seats available.  Questions/Queries :  Jessica Seavers   ... read full article
WA State PTSA: Spring ConventionAnusha Chikodi4/29/20205/13/2020
WA State PTSA: Spring Convention
  Washington State PTA is hard at work transitioning from a weekend, in-person event to a virtual event. The new dates for this year's convention are May 11 - May 21, 2020. For any of you who are interested in attending the conference, there is an admission fee, but it covers the entire conference so you can go to as many classes as you desire.   Please look at the schedule link below, it will be modified as details are finalized https://www.wastatepta.org/convention/schedule-of-events/   ... read full article
Advocacy: Furniture Tip-Over Prevention ResolutionMary Khouzam2/17/20203/2/2020
Advocacy: Furniture Tip-Over Prevention Resolution
Safety advocate Crystal Ellis came to speak at Fernwood PTSA’s meeting last week to educate parents on the risk of furniture tip-over (click here  for more info). This past fall Northshore Council PTSA adopted a Furniture Tip-Over Prevention Resolution, and now the Senate is considering a bill that would require stability standards and stronger warnings for these and similar clothing storage units. See the link below to encourage your Senator to support the STURDY bill. The STURDY Act would, among other things, require the CPSC to establish a mandatory stability standard for chests, dressers, bureaus and other similar clothing storage ... read full article
Skyview Bound Next Year?Mary Khouzam2/16/20205/1/2020
Skyview Bound Next Year?
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National PTSA - Our Children MagazineAnusha Chikodi2/2/20202/16/2020
National PTSA - Our Children Magazine
  Here is another resource for Fernwood families: Our Children Magazine is the unique voice for parents, published by National PTA, created for the parent who’s always on the go and looking for the best info to help their child excel at school and in life.    Sign up  to receive the Our Children e-newsletter. ... read full article
Mark Your Calendars: Advocacy Week Begins!Anusha Chikodi1/26/20202/9/2020
Mark Your Calendars: Advocacy Week Begins!
  Now that the Legislative Session is in full swing, WSPTA will be asking members to take action from home or your phone throughout an entire week: February 24 - 28.   To participate, subscribe to the WSPTA Action Network to stay informed. Further details of this key 2020 advocacy event will be available soon on the WSPTA website. ... read full article
Membership UpdateAnusha Chikodi1/26/20202/9/2020
Membership Update
    Thank you for signing up to be a member! We are currently at 439 members. Help us reach our goal. By becoming a member, you are showing support for Fernwood students and PTSA programs.   Plus you get special discounts at many vendors! More information on member benefits is available   here....  . ... read full article
Thank You Bingo SponsorsMary Khouzam1/26/20202/9/2020
Thank You Bingo Sponsors
THANK YOU to everyone who helped make Fernwood Family BINGO Night another huge success! We had many prizes thanks to all the parents, staff and local businesses who donated items! ... read full article
Important changes to Washington’s child restraint Law effective January 1st, 2020.Mary Khouzam1/5/20202/1/2020
Important changes to Washington’s child restraint Law effective January 1st, 2020.
Important changes to Washington’s child restraint Law effective January 1st, 2020. Keeping up-to-date with Washington’s Child Restraint Law helps ensure you are correctly using the right seat for your child’s age and size.  Following these requirements greatly reduces the chances of death or serious injury in a crash.  Your child’s safety in the car requires the right seat, used the right way, every time.   These requirements to Washington’s Child Restraint Law take effect January 1, 2020 . Read more about it ....  . ... 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
Thank You for Attending Legislative Assembly!Mary Khouzam11/3/201912/17/2019
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