Last Day of School
  Last day of school is Friday, June 19  th  , 2020.       ... read full article
Author:
Anusha Chikodi 
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5/26/2020-6/9/2020

Fernwood Parent Meeting
A Message from Proud Fernwood Principal, Ms. Bradshaw: Please click on the image for an important message about a parent meeting intended for incoming Fernwood families scheduled for Tuesday, June 9th, 2020.   ... read full article
Author:
Mary Khouzam 
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6/3/2020-6/17/2020

WSPTA Convention 2020 Wrap-Up
WSPTA Convention 2020 Wrap-Up Business of the Association   Bylaws - A total of six bylaws amendments were approved through the online ballot process. These amendments will take effect as of July 1, 2020. The amendments are posted on the WSPTA website's Governance page and a fully updated WSPTA Uniform Bylaws document will be available on July 1.   Resolutions - One new resolution and three amended resolutions were approved through the online ballot process. These documents have been uploaded to the website and are available for PTA use.   Elections of Board Member Representatives - The delegate body approved ... read full article
Author:
Mary Khouzam 
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5/25/2020-6/20/2020

Looking for Artists!
Hello Fernwood Students – Our PTSA is looking for a new T-shirt design for next school year and we decided who better to help us come up with ideas than our fabulous artists of Fernwood. Unlike the design for the yearbook we need something simple that can be printed on a t-shirt or sweatshirt.  We have a few examples from previous years.   Please email Sbhutchison@gmail.com  SUBJECT: SPIRIT WEAR if you have any ideas or to submit a design idea.  RULES: Must include: Safe, Kind, Learner Design should be in 1 color that goes along with our school colors of Pink ... read full article
Author:
Mary Khouzam 
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4/20/2020-6/26/2020
Last Call For YearbookAnusha Chikodi4/11/20204/23/2020
Last Call For Yearbook
  Hello Fernwood Families, in many ways, this has been a unique year for all of us at Fernwood. For many families & students this will also be the last year at Fernwood. Thank you to all of you who have already placed your orders. For those of you, who would like to order a copy or would like to order additional copies, please  Order Now . Last date to receive the orders is April 17th. ... read full article
Popcorn Friday.. 31st JanAnusha Chikodi1/26/20202/1/2020
Popcorn Friday.. 31st Jan
Friday, January 31  st   We need hands to help us pop and bag popcorn, and then deliver them to the classrooms. We normally work from 8:30am - 11:30am, including clean up.   Our students love this day and we appreciate your help to make it happen, plus, it's a great way to meet other parents. We had great help in September but our numbers have dropped.   If you can only come for a short period feel free to  sign up in the slot anyway!!   ... read full article
Dads & Donuts: January 10thAnusha Chikodi1/5/20201/11/2020
Dads & Donuts: January 10th
    Bring your Panther and join us in the cafeteria for donuts with the Fernwood WatchDOGS!    Any guardian (male or female) is welcome to attend with their families. Milk, juice, and coffee will also be provided. Please note this is not a drop off event.    Help us plan for enough donuts for this event by  submitting your RSVP   for this event by  Wednesday 1/8/19. ... read full article
Spelling Bee UpdateAnusha Chikodi11/20/20191/30/2020
Spelling Bee Update
The Fernwood PTSA Spelling Bee is coming up soon and we have over 100 students participating. The Spelling Bee for students from grade 3 to grade 5 will be held on February 4th, 2020 ! We are excited to announce that this year we will be holding a separate Spelling Bee for the 1st and 2nd graders on January 27th, 2020!. Please mark your calendars for practice sessions: Dec 16th 2019 3:35pm January 13th 3:35pm for 1st and 2nd graders  January 9th & January 23rd at 3:35pm for 3rd, 4th & 5th graders. Registered families, please look out for more information on ... read full article
Last Day of SchoolAnusha Chikodi5/26/20206/9/2020
Last Day of School
  Last day of school is Friday, June 19  th  , 2020.       ... read full article
Thank You Fernwood StaffAnusha Chikodi5/8/20205/19/2020
Thank You Fernwood Staff
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PTSA Spring Break Zoom PlaydatesAnusha Chikodi4/6/20204/14/2020
PTSA Spring Break Zoom Playdates
  Are your kids interested in "seeing" their classmates over spring break?  The PTSA is offering small guided zoom-play dates this coming week .  These zoom play dates will be an activity or game that the kids can play together using simple things from around the house or the zoom white board.   Click here to view the guidelines . Sign up  here WE NEED YOU!  To make these happen we need 2 parents per grade to be "chaperones" that are PTSA members and have volunteer paperwork completed via the school (we can check this for you).  If we don't have 2 volunteers we will ... read full article
Variety Show 2020 UpdateAnusha Chikodi2/9/20202/29/2020
Variety Show 2020 Update
Thank you for auditioning for the Variety Show! We had a record breaking number of  55 acts audition!!  Awesome news, but as a result, we cannot hold the event in one evening.   *The  primary grade students  (Grades 1 and 2) will participate on Thursday evening, 2/27 from 6 - 8 pm   @ Fernwood gym.     *The  intermediate grade students  (Grades 3,4 and 5) will participate on Friday evening, 2/28 from 6 - 8 pm @ Canyon Park Middle School.     If you are participating in the Variety Show please check your email (and spam folders!) for an detailed ... read full article
Let's Go Skating For FernwoodAnusha Chikodi12/15/20191/20/2020
Let's Go Skating For Fernwood
  When: November 29th, 2019 to January 20th 2020. Where : Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink. (100 100th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004) (One block south of Bellevue Square at NE  1st Street & 100th Avenue NE,by Inspiration Playground) Don't forget to mention you are with Fernwood Elementary upon entry and $3 from each admission will be donated back to the Fernwood Elementay PTSA ... read full article
May Panther Tales NewsletterAnusha Chikodi5/20/20206/3/2020
May Panther Tales Newsletter
 Fernwood families, did you know we have a monthly Panthers newsletter ?You can check out the latest version of our monthly newsletter  here . The previous month(s) newsletters can be found  here   You'll find information on our newly elected board, Golden Acorn and Outstanding Educator nominees, resources for families and a message from Fernwood PTSA president, Karrie Palis .   Thank you to  Swarali Hatkhamkar  for another beautiful edition of Panther Tales!   This is a great opportunity to volunteer from home - free training is provided! :). If you are interested in being next year's Panther Tales editor, please reach out to ... read full article
Congratulations Golden Acorn & OE Nominees!Mary Khouzam4/20/20205/22/2020
Congratulations Golden Acorn & OE Nominees!
We would like to congratulate all the individuals who were nominated for the Golden Acorn and the Outstanding Educator award.   Please click the image for details. ... read full article
Science FairAnusha Chikodi2/2/20202/16/2020
Science Fair
  Sign-Up Now! Save the date for the PTSA-sponsored Science Fair on Friday, April 17th. Look for flyers coming home soon to sign up for the annual Science Fair. If you plan to participate, please ensure you fill out this form and send it back to school by the deadline. Completed boards may be brought to school the morning of the Science Fair. For questions, contact Lina Jiang   ... read full article
Family Skate NightAnusha Chikodi2/2/20202/8/2020
Family Skate Night
  Tuesday, February 4 th  6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Everett Skate Deck   Join us for Fernwood & Frank Love Family Skate Night, a discount-skate night to promote community and health. Everett Skate Deck willl be open to Fernwood & Frank Love families only. Please note that this is not a drop-off event. ... read full article
Cultural Night Sign Ups.. Happening NowAnusha Chikodi1/26/20202/9/2020
Cultural Night Sign Ups.. Happening Now
 March 20th 6:30-8:30 pm   Fernwood PTSA's Annual Cultural Night is coming up this March.   Cultural night is an evening event designed to showcase Fernwood's diversity. Feel free to bring a decorated poster board, food samples, crafts, artifacts and more.There will be some artistic performances and a fashion show as well!   If you have a country that you would like to represent,please  sign-up today and let us know what you plan to bring.   You can sign-up sign-up here  or wait for the paper copy to come home in the next week or so.      If you ... read full article
Variety Show 2020Anusha Chikodi12/15/20191/31/2020
Variety Show 2020
Auditions for Variety Show When:  January 29th and 30th Where :  Ms. Berry's music room (B114)   (first-come-first audition basis)  Applications Forms :  Click here   Application forms will be also be available in the main office after Winter Break. Volunteer: Sign Up Here Questions: Sarah Ordona  . Please consider volunteering some of your time to help make the Variety Show a success! We will not be able to run the show without as much help as possible.   ... read full article
Fernwood Parent MeetingMary Khouzam6/3/20206/17/2020
Fernwood Parent Meeting
A Message from Proud Fernwood Principal, Ms. Bradshaw: Please click on the image for an important message about a parent meeting intended for incoming Fernwood families scheduled for Tuesday, June 9th, 2020.   ... read full article
WSPTA Convention 2020 Wrap-UpMary Khouzam5/25/20206/20/2020
WSPTA Convention 2020 Wrap-Up
WSPTA Convention 2020 Wrap-Up Business of the Association   Bylaws - A total of six bylaws amendments were approved through the online ballot process. These amendments will take effect as of July 1, 2020. The amendments are posted on the WSPTA website's Governance page and a fully updated WSPTA Uniform Bylaws document will be available on July 1.   Resolutions - One new resolution and three amended resolutions were approved through the online ballot process. These documents have been uploaded to the website and are available for PTA use.   Elections of Board Member Representatives - The delegate body approved ... read full article
Looking for Artists!Mary Khouzam4/20/20206/26/2020
Looking for Artists!
Hello Fernwood Students – Our PTSA is looking for a new T-shirt design for next school year and we decided who better to help us come up with ideas than our fabulous artists of Fernwood. Unlike the design for the yearbook we need something simple that can be printed on a t-shirt or sweatshirt.  We have a few examples from previous years.   Please email Sbhutchison@gmail.com  SUBJECT: SPIRIT WEAR if you have any ideas or to submit a design idea.  RULES: Must include: Safe, Kind, Learner Design should be in 1 color that goes along with our school colors of Pink ... read full article
April 2020 Panther Tales NewsletterMary Khouzam4/6/20205/9/2020
April 2020 Panther Tales Newsletter
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Nominating Committee ReportMary Khouzam3/31/20204/23/2020
Nominating Committee Report
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Virtual PTSA MeetingMary Khouzam3/8/20203/22/2020
Virtual PTSA Meeting
March 10th PTSA Meeting --> Moved to Virtual Platform We plan to hold this month's meeting using the Zoom app. Our agenda will include: reviewing Treasurer's Report, Principal's Report, event updates including Cultural Night and Science Olympiad, info on our upcoming Kindness Craze Fundraiser, and more. Please join us by clicking below or calling in:   Topic: Fernwood PTSA Membership Meeting Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/164333893 Meeting ID: 164 333 893   One tap mobile +14086380968,,164333893# US (San Jose) +16465588656,,164333893# US (New York)   Dial by your location     +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)     +1 646 558 8656 US (New ... read full article
WA STATE PTSA Essay ContestAnusha Chikodi2/25/20203/5/2020
WA STATE PTSA Essay Contest
  DUE Sunday, March 1  st   This statewide essay contest explores the important and varied influencers in the lives and education of children.  Read more about it and how to enter  HERE  .   ... read full article
MOD Pizza for Watch D.O.G.S.Anusha Chikodi2/25/20203/10/2020
MOD Pizza for Watch D.O.G.S.
Save the Date! March 5  th   Take a break from cooking and stop in at MOD pizza in Mill Creek (near 164th) on Thursday, March 5  th  . Be sure to mention Fernwood Elementary PTSA and MOD Pizza will donate 5% back to Fernwood!   Click  HERE  for more details. ... read full article
MathinAction Challenge 5Anusha Chikodi11/23/201912/7/2019
MathinAction Challenge 5
  Fifth challenge  of the school year 2019-2020 is now available. Submit your solutions by the due date   12/12/19  to your teacher or drop your solution into the school office Math Challenge Dropbox.To learn more about the how to participate,dates and the rules, please click on the  MathinAction  link. ... read full article
Book Fair UpdateAnusha Chikodi11/20/201912/4/2019
Book Fair Update
Our Arctic Adventure Book Fair will be here Friday December 6th through Thursday, December 12th @  Fernwood library . We hope you will join us for our Family Night on Thursday,December 12th from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm. Students will have the opportunity to make a wish list and shop the book fair during their assigned library time on those days. New this year is E-Wallet, a secure, cash-free way for your students to shop at the Book Fair. Watch for a flyer to come home with your student.  Stop by to hear Principal Bradshaw read some books . Check out the Mill ... read full article
MathinAction Challenge 4Anusha Chikodi11/8/201911/21/2019
MathinAction Challenge 4
Fourth challenge  of the school year 2019-2020 is now available !Submit your solutions by the due date  11/21/19 to your teacher or drop your solution into the school office Math Challenge Dropbox. To learn more about the how to participate,dates and the rules, please click on the  MathinAction  link. ... read full article
Pumpkin RunAnusha Chikodi10/27/201911/7/2019
Pumpkin Run
Hosted by North Creek Cross Country Team When: Wednesday, October 30, 6:00 pm Who’s Eligible: Students in grades K-5 from Fernwood, Canyon Creek, Crystal Springs & Kokanee Where : North Creek High School Football Field , 3613 191st Pl SE, Bothell, WA 98012 What to wear: Halloween costumes &/or whatever makes you fast Race Distances Kindergarten 200 meters 6:00pm 1st Grade 400 meters 6:15pm 2nd Grade 600 meters 6:30pm 3rd Grade 800 meters 6:50pm 4th Grade 1000 meters 7:10pm 5th Grade 1200 meters 7:30pm **Girls from each grade will run first and the boys from that grade immediately after Please ... read full article
Candy Buy Back ProgramMary Khouzam10/27/201911/7/2019
Candy Buy Back Program
ND Orthodontics will buy your Halloween candy for $1.00 per pound and donate it to our troops. Dr. Darvish will match the amount brought in and donate that dollar amount to our school's PTSA. Fernwood PTSA will use the funds raised as a social services project in support of CPMS PTSA's Threads & Treads, which supports all Northshore families. Click on the image for further details.  ... read full article
Annual Book FairAnusha Chikodi10/26/201911/19/2019
Annual Book Fair
The annual Book Fair will take place from Dec 6th through Dec 12th and we are looking for volunteers. Please email our volunteer coordinator, Sarah  for more information or click  here for volunteer opportunities.. Parents can also come and shop and enjoy the readings by book staff  on Dec 12th between 6pm-8pm Thank you Karen Backman & Amber Hohl for chairing the Book fair. ... read full article
Dads & DonutsAnusha Chikodi10/15/201910/29/2019
Dads & Donuts
When : Friday,Nov 15th.   Time : 8.15am.   Where: Fernwood Cafeteria Hey Dads Of Great Students, the next Dads & Donuts event is coming up soon! We are so excited to see you all there , supporting your students and learning more about the D.O.G.S program. Bring your Panther and join us for donuts & coffee.  Please h elp us plan for this event by RSVP'ing  here.  THANK YOU! *Any guardian (male or female) is welcome to attend with their child. Please note this is not a drop-off event.   ... read full article
MathinAction Challenge 2Anusha Chikodi10/14/201910/25/2019
MathinAction Challenge 2
Second challenge  of the school year 2019-2020 is now available ! Submit it the answers by 10/24/19 To learn more about the how to participate,dates and the rules, please click on the  MathinAction  link. ... read full article
Family Fun Night: Skate DeckAnusha Chikodi10/8/201910/22/2019
Family Fun Night: Skate Deck
Fernwood and Frank Love PTSA's Family Fun Night -Roller Skating Party When : Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 Where : Everett Skate Deck, 9700 19th Avenue SE (Bothell Everett Highway) Time : 6.30pm-8.30pm (Races start at 8.15pm) Cost : $6-includes admission and skate rental. In-line skates $1 extra.Non skating adults are free. Questions ? Email  fernwoodpanthers@gmail.com This is a Frank Love & Fernwood PTSA co-sponsored event and is for Fernwood & Frank Love students and their families only.Children must be accompanied by an adult who will remain on the premises at all times.   ... read full article
Parents Active in Cooperative Education (PACE)Anusha Chikodi10/4/201910/18/2019
Parents Active in Cooperative Education (PACE)
Northshore Parents, Have you thought about PACE ? Parents Active in Cooperative Education (PACE) , is a choice program offered through the Northshore School District.  Placement is by blind lottery, open to children in grades 1-5 (space permitting). PACE is committed to an enriched learning environment, emphasizing active participation of parents, innovative teaching techniques, and creating a partnership of teachers, parents, and students. Find out if PACE is the right choice for your family at the following Information Night.   Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7:00PM Woodmoor Elementary (E-POD)   Questions can be directed to  Enrollment@PACEatwoodmoor. org   or  http://paceatwoodmoor. ourschoolpages.com .  ... read full article
MathinAction Challenge1Anusha Chikodi9/30/201910/11/2019
MathinAction Challenge1
First challenge  of the school year 2019-2020 is now available !  To learn more about the how to participate and the rules, please click on the  MathinAction link. ... read full article
Free Family YogaAnusha Chikodi9/15/20199/29/2019
Free Family Yoga
Tuesday October 1st in the gym 6-7 PM *Limited to the first 30 students who sign up before Sept 27th. To register for the event, click on the image below.   ... read full article
Reflections 2019Anusha Chikodi9/9/201911/16/2019
Reflections 2019
The much awaited Reflections 2019 is here. CLICK on the image for details on the event!  ... read full article
TEEN & Daytime CERT Starting in SeptemberAnusha Chikodi8/21/20199/4/2019
TEEN & Daytime CERT Starting in September
This September NEMCo is offering  TWO  (yes that’s right)  2  different CERT classes.   One “regular”  CERT class and one TEEN CERT class .   Both classes are held Monday 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, and a joint disaster simulation on Saturday 10/26 . The regular CERT class will be offered  during the day 9:00 am – 12 noon , while the TEEN CERT will be in the evening 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm.   Both classes are expected to fill up so if you have friends or family interested, be sure to sign up soon. You can register  for ... read full article