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Meet SPS CFO and Chief of HR

  STEM Families, Happy New Year and welcome to 2021!! Denise Juneau, the Seattle Public Schools Superintendent, asked her Senior Staff to visit with PTAs and meet with families to discuss SPS strategic plan goals, provide updates on remote learning, and next steps on the outdoor education pilots as well as return to in-person learning. …

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Giving Tree 2020

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Follett Book Fair Nov 10-30th

  Our First STEM e-BOOK Fair! https://efairs.follettbookfairs.com/guest/home?classCode=RK9LW Thank you to STEM PTA for hosting our first ever STEM e-Book Fair November 10th – 30th! Over the last few years, we were seeking a book fair vendor that offered a more diverse variety of books to better represent our students and families. We had planned to offer an in-building …

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Global Reading Challenge

Global Reading Challenge Titles will be announced on November 1st. They will be available at STEM Outdoor Library as soon as we have received, quarantined and processed them. 4th and 5th grade students have priority from Nov. 1st until the end of February. After that, all STEM Scholars may check out this year’s titles.

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More information about last Friday’s auction

Hello STEM Friends, Thank you all so much for your generosity and giving – in time, treasure, and talent during the MacGyver Auction on Friday. We are just over $40,000, which is shy of our goal – so if you haven’t donated you still can. There are a few (FEW!) items still open and the link for making …

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Permanent link to this article: https://stemk8pta.org/2020/10/12/more-information-about-last-fridays-auction/

Silent Auction is now open!

T-Minus 5 DAYS! The Auction is OPEN! The Silent Auction is LIVE and you can bid now on the Live and Dessert Dash – which then rolls into the Live Virtual Auction October 9th @7.   Don’t miss out on ordering wine for delivery before the 6th.   You have the option of ordering dinner at Auction Sponsor Circa: Circa order form (complete …

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Auction is fast approaching!

Dear STEM Friends, Our annual Auction is October 9th! We are likely all feeling the strain of the pandemic; this fun event is a time for us to gather and celebrate our community that we haven’t seen since March. Your support of this event goes directly back to your students: funds raised at the auction …

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Helpful information for Seesaw and Schoology

STEM K-8 Families,   I am sharing the links for three different training sessions we are offering on Wednesday and Thursday this week for STEM families to support access to Seesaw and Schoology by parents/guardians. Click on the class title below to join an online training at that time. Additionally, self-guided and translated support videos for SeeSaw and Schoology can …

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2020 Auction News

Dear STEM friend, Update on the Saturday Morning Cartoons & PJ’s Auction – originally scheduled for March, then May, then October. We are changing the TV channel off of Animaniacs (it’s much to Wakk-o!) and changing it over to MacGyver! The past six months we’ve had to be problem-solvers, innovators, flexible, and improvise under unpredictable circumstances. A swiss-army knife isn’t …

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Back to school bash 9 Bingo!

Back to Back to School Bash 9 at Lincoln Park where we sneeze all over a Potluck Dinner?! Nope! It’s Bingo! We are taking our oldest community event online! Join us for a family/friends Bingo night! You can join for a few rounds, or for the whole night. Prizes include t-shirts, stem swag, trinkets, owl …

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